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3 brothers assaulted
Cops called for help but refuse to act
Anil Malik (left) and Manoj Malik who were assaulted by a group of youths in Sector 9, Panchkula, on Thursday night.Panchkula, July 23
Despite frantic calls by three brothers who were brutally assaulted by 20 persons in Sector 9 late last night, the police reportedly failed to respond.


Anil Malik (left) and Manoj Malik who were assaulted by a group of youths in Sector 9, Panchkula, on Thursday night.

Counselling for admission to engg colleges from Aug 9
Chandigarh, July 23
The Chandigarh Administration today announced that counselling for admission to Punjab Engineering College (PEC), the Chandigarh College of Architecture and the Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology would begin from August 9. The detailed schedule of the counselling would be released later.




 

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GOC-in-C for absorbing new techniques
Chandigarh, July 23
The General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, Lieut-Gen J. J. Singh, emphasised upon the need for absorbing new technology, techniques and concepts during individual as well as collective training.

PGI gets yet another cholera case
Chandigarh, July 23
The cholera scare is not over yet. A 73-year-old man, Gurbax Singh, hailing from Singh Majra village in Ropar district, who was admitted to the PGI, has tested positive of cholera.

PGI to provide free drugs to HIV patients
Chandigarh, July 23
Being HIV positive may be an emotional and physical trauma but financially too its extremely taxing. 

Merely 47 pc PGI patients happy with services
Chandigarh, July 23
An institute of the magnitude of the PGI, which receives thousands of patients each day from the region, is barely able to satisfy 47 per cent of the patients and their attendants, leaving one fourth of the patients totally dissatisfied with the quality of services provided at the place.

Jaspal BhattiNotice served on Jaspal Bhatti
Chandigarh, July 23
A local advocate, Mr Arvind Thakur, today served a legal notice on poker-faced comedian Jaspal Bhatti for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the Hindus.

 
COMMUNITY

Campaign against consumer exploitation
Chandigarh, July 23
The Consumer Coordination Council, a national coalition of 55 consumer organisations, today announced the launching of a national campaign against exploitation of the poor and the disadvantaged consumers.

 
CRIME

Man booked for driving wife to suicide
Panchkula, July 23
The Raipur Rani police tonight booked a resident of Kakrali on charges of inciting his wife to commit suicide. Amar Kumar, alias Amno, was booked by the police under Section 306 of the IPC on the compliant of his mother-in-law, Mrs Raj Kali.

BUSINESS

Rs 60,872 cr collected under small savings scheme
Chandigarh, July 23
The Chandigarh Centre of National Savings Institute has contributed 10 per cent to the country’s total net collection of Rs 60,872 crore during 2003-04. It has collected Rs 6,044 crore under the small savings scheme.

Visitors at an exhibition of home linen at Exhibition Hall, Sector-17, Chandigarh, on Friday.
Visitors at an exhibition of home linen at Exhibition Hall, Sector-17, Chandigarh, on Friday. — A Tribune photograph

Benefits of organic farming highlighted
Chandigarh, July 23
Various states and regions should develop and adopt organic farming models that best suit their environmental and socio-economic eco systems. This was stressed by experts from government, industry and research institutions during a day-long conference on organic farming here today.

Tata Sumo to get a facelift
Chandigarh, July 24
Tata Motors, has announced the launch of a new version of Tata Sumo. It has been named “Sumo Victa”.

 
EDUCATION

Sainik School boys score distinctions
Chandigarh, July 23
A record number of boys at Sainik School, Kunjpura, scored distinctions in the All-India Secondary School Certificate Examinations, the result of which was declared recently.

Official of the State Bank of India, PU branch, rendering services to BE students taking admission in PU Chemical Engineering Department in Law auditorium in Chandigarh on Friday.
Official of the State Bank of India, PU branch, rendering services to BE students taking admission in PU Chemical Engineering Department in Law auditorium in Chandigarh on Friday. — A Tribune photograph

Schools lack fire safety measures
Mohali, July 23
A team of fire officials today conducted inspection of over six schools in the township. The officials visited these schools to check and report on the fire safety measures being taken there. The majority of the schools, according to the team, had no arrangements to fight fire in the school.

31 schools unsafe
Panchkula, July 23
The local Municipal Council has finished the survey of all government and public schools within its limit and issued notices to those found lacking in fire safety measures.

COURTS

High Court
Demolition of Hutch towers stayed
Chandigarh, July 23
The Punjab and Haryana High Court today stayed the demolition of towers erected by mobile telephone service provider Hutch in Chandigarh. Taking up a petition filed by Hutchison Essar, the Bench of Mr Justice Swatanter Kumar and Mr Justice Amar Dutt also asked the company not to erect any more towers.

PSHRC to hear neuro patient's case
Chandigarh, July 23
Taking cognizance of human rights violations of Mr Pushpinder Singh, a resident of Aahan Kheri village, near Malerkotla, a five-member Bench of the Punjab State Human Rights Commission(PSHRC) today decided to hear the case.

 

CULTURE

Artist P.S. Verma (right) explains a painting on display at an exhibition ‘Image of Life’ being held at Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sector-10, Chandigarh, on Friday. Artist with an eye for human form
Chandigarh, July 23
In times when figurative work has few takers as compared to abstract art, senior artist from the city P.S. Verma has dared to exhibit an all-figurative ensemble.

Artist P.S. Verma (right) explains a painting on display at an exhibition ‘Image of Life’ being held at Government Museum and Art Gallery, Sector-10, Chandigarh, on Friday. — A Tribune photograph

HEALTH

Man discharged after 2 months in coma
Mohali, July 23
Mr Baldev Raj (50) a resident of Yamunanagar, who remained in coma for more than two months, was today discharged from the Fortis Heart and Multi-Specialty Hospital here.

 
SPORTS

Gymnasts of DAV College Coaching Centre, Sector 10, who were honoured on Friday by DAV College Principal at the centre.City gymnasts honoured
Chandigarh, July 23
Gymnasts of the DAV College Coaching Centre, Sector 10, who brought laurels during the past one year, were honoured today by the Principal of the college, Mr Subhash Marriya, in a simple function held on the centre premises.

Gymnasts of DAV College Coaching Centre, Sector 10, who were honoured on Friday by DAV College Principal at the centre.

Cricket tournament
Panchkula, July 23
Little Flower Convent School, Sector 14, Panchkula, made it to the final of the Panchkula District Inter-School Cricket Tournament in the under-16 age group. The finals will be played against Satluj Public school, Sector 4.

ADMINISTRATION

UT cops to study security in Delhi courts
Chandigarh, July 23
The Chandigarh police today decided to set up the security of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on the pattern of the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court. A team of police officers from Chandigarh will visit Delhi courts to study security there.

MC orders removal of glow signs on houses
Chandigarh, July 23
The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation (CMC) today asked all residents, who have put up on their buildings advertisements or glow signs of companies without having business operations on their premises, to remove them within seven days failing which these would be removed by the corporation at the cost of the violators.

PUDA Superintendent suspended
Mohali, July 23
A superintendent working in the office of Punjab Urban Planning Development Authority’s Estate here was suspended today on charges of forging the Estate Officer’s signatures to help transfer the property of one person to another.
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