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Lawyers hold up traffic
Protest against police assault on colleague’s son; commuters suffer
Chandigarh, January 19
A man argues with agitated lawyers over the blocking of traffic at the roundabout near Cricket Stadium, Sector 16, in Chandigarh on Friday. Hundreds of road users were held to ransom when lawyers at the district courts here laid a siege to the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium roundabout for over two hours.

A man argues with agitated lawyers over the blocking of traffic at the roundabout near Cricket Stadium, Sector 16, in Chandigarh on Friday. — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan

Games a ticket for officials’ jaunts
Chandigarh, January 19
In a true reflection of the prevalent sports culture, five officials of the Chandigarh Administration’s Education Department accompanied three swimmers to the recently concluded National Games held at Goa.




EARLIER STORIES

This is high-risk period for heart attack
Chandigarh, January 19
Cold weather is one of the major contributing factors to heart attacks. The rate of incidence of heart attacks and deaths due to heart attacks shoot up during winter.

After demolitions, HUDA does some talking
Asks Saketri villagers to give affidavits
Panchkula, January 19
HUDA today asked villagers of Saketri to submit affidavits stating that no new constructions would be carried out outside the “lal dor” in the “unauthorised houses” on acquired land while asking them to maintain status quo.


COMMUNITY

MC extends garbage disposal scheme to more areas
Chandigarh, January 19
Encouraged by the response to the scheme of the disposal of garbage and domestic horticulture wastes at the designated places in Sectors 15, 8, 27, 28, 19, and Modern Housing Complex, Sector 22 C and D, Sectors 31, 36 and 42, the Municipal Corporation is extending the same to Sectors 37, 39, 44 and the Industrial Area Phase-I from January 30.

Morgue staff get clean chit
Chandigarh, January 19
The one-member committee, constituted by the PGI, to probe into the bodies’ swapping case, today submitted its report. The committee found ‘no lapses’ on the part of the morgue staff of the PGI. The PGI authorities had asked Dr Kusum Joshi, head of the department of histopathology, to enquire into the swapping of the body of Kamlesh (28) with Ameena. The body of Kamlesh was handed over to Ameena’s relatives and vice versa.

Seniors behind husband’s disappearance, says woman
Chandigarh, January 19 The wife of an employee in the Punjab Education Department has accused the seniors of her husband of being involved in his mysterious disappearance.

Tenant verification campaign
Chandigarh, January 19
The Chandigarh Police is organising a special campaign for verification of tenant/servant/paying guests in all police stations on January 21 in respective areas.

 
CRIME

Patiala resident accused of theft
Chandigarh, January 19
Mr Parminder Singh, a resident of Sector 36 A, has reported that Raj Sharma of Patiala stole Rs 12,000, two gold kara, one gold bracelet, one gold ring and one gold chain on December 28. The Chandigarh Police has registered a case under Sections 380 of the IPC at Sector 36 police station.

 
EDUCATION

Embedded Systems is next big revolution in India: UIET Director
Participants during the opening of the IEEE Student Chapter at UIET, Panjab University, Chandigarh, on Friday. Chandigarh, January 19
The IEEE Student Chapter at UIET was inaugurated by Prof B.S. Sohi, Director, UIET, Panjab University, here today. The function was attended by Prof D.N. Singh, IEEE Student Chapter Counsellor, Prof Renu Vig, Coordinator of Electronics and Communication Engineering, along with faculty members of various branches of the institute.

Participants during the opening of the IEEE Student Chapter at UIET, Panjab University, Chandigarh, on Friday.

IET students develop music software
Chandigarh, January 19
Listening to your favourite song has become easier. As part of their industrial training programme, Atul Gupta and Ruchika, two final-year students of IET Bhaddal, have developed a software that can be used as an instant music player as well as editor. So, now you need not go mad searching for your favourite song in your computer. The software named ‘Music Blends’ will labour on your behalf.

Prof Sobti honoured at biotech fest
Chandigarh, January 19
Government College for Girls, Sector 42, here organised the Inter-State Gentech Biotechnology Festival in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology, Chandigarh Administration, for Biotech students from Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.

Scope of human rights discussed
Chandigarh, January 19
A lecture on human rights and duties was delivered by Mr A.P. Bhatnagar, IPS (retd), Advisor to the Punjab Government (Prison Reforms) at the Government College, Sector 11 auditorium, today to students who have enrolled for the UGC-sponsored foundation course offered by the Department of English of the college.

‘RTI can help eradicate corruption’
Chandigarh, January 19
The Department of Professional Studies, DAV College, here, organised an ICSSR-sponsored seminar on “Corruption and Quality of Governance”. Principal S. Marriya in his welcome address stressed on the need to eradicate corruption from the root.

Students given practical lessons
Mohali, January 19
Environment Day was celebrated in the Doon International School with its director, M.K.Mann, planting a sapling to mark the occasion. She also made the students aware of different ways of conserving and protecting the environment.

 
CULTURE

Arts council to dedicate auditorium to Dr Randhawa
Chandigarh, January 19
The Punjab Arts Council complex, which is otherwise a vibrating centre of multi-dimensional literary, performing arts, cultural and creative activities, has added another jewel to its crown.

 
SPORTS

Rahul bags 7 wickets for 6 runs
Chandigarh, January 19
Deadly bowling by Rahul (7 for 6) enabled DAV Senior Secondary School’s B team to register a 10-wicket victory over the Government Senior Secondary School, Sector 27, in the inaugural Chandigarh Inter-School ur-19 Cricket Tournament for the Adviser's Cup at the DAV Senior Secondary School grounds in Sector 8, here today.

Manjit wins wrestling title
Chandigarh, January 19
Manjit Kaur beat Saroj 4-3 in the final to emerge winner in the 55 kg category of the Chandigarh Sub-Junior, Juniors and Seniors (men and women) Wrestling Championship being conducted by the Chandigarh (UT) Wrestling Association at the Labour Hall in the Community Centre, Sector 30, here today.

Karan scripts MCM victory
Chandigarh, January 19
A fine display by Karan Khosla 59 off 54 balls ably supported by Harsaroop Singh 31 off 56 balls enabled MCM Blue Caps Cricket Academy to beat Greenfield Cricket Academy by 56 runs in the second semi-final match of the Ist Jal Champions Trophy organised by MCM Blue Caps Cricket Academy. The meet held at the MCM DAV College, Sector 36, here today.

Mohali tennis tourney from February 2
Mohali, January 19
The Mohali District Lawn Tennis Association (MDLTA) will organise the SAS Nagar District Championship for players from the city from February 2 to 4 at the tennis courts at the State Institute of Health and Family Welfare Complex, Phase VI, here.


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