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Death in Custody
Violence precedes Anil Kumar’s cremation
Khaki rage unleashed
Chandigarh, July 14
The victim’s sister being consoled at the cremation ground.
Violence, pelting of stones and blockades that preceded the cremation of Anil Kumar (21) led the police to use tear gas, water cannon and lathi charge today.

The victim’s sister being consoled at the cremation ground. — Tribune photo by Malkiat Singh

Chandigarh on song, barely
Chandigarh, July 14
If not anything else, the first-of-its-kind Chandigarh city song competition at least served to stir people’s imaginations.

City smokes it out today
Chandigarh July 14

With the constitution of tobacco control cell and empowering of officials to recover fine on the spot from people found smoking at public place, the Union Territory is set to become first “smoke- free city” of the country tomorrow. Banners bearing anti-smoking slogans put up at Jan Marg on the eve of Chandigarh going smoke-free on Saturday.
Banners bearing anti-smoking slogans put up at Jan Marg on the eve of Chandigarh going smoke-free on Saturday. — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan




EARLIER STORIES

6-storey sectt wing planned
UT dreams it big
Chandigarh, July 14 Shrinking staff, outsourcing of services and introduction of contractual system in employment notwithstanding, the Chandigarh administration is planning a new wing of its secretariat in Sector 9.

COMMUNITY

Six rehri markets highly fire-prone
Mohali, July 14
Six rehri markets in the town are highly prone to fire even as the administration is yet to make these safe for the shopkeepers, customers and those living in the neighbourhood.

Theatre artiste alleges cheating
Chandigarh, July 14
The local police has registered a case of cheating on a complaint filed by theatre artiste Neelam Maan Singh.

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CRIME

Eve-teasing lands three in lockup
The victim of eve-teasing argues with the accused at the Sector 15-16 trafficlights in Chandigarh. Chandigarh, July 14
Teasing a girl in late-night hour proved costly for three inebriated youngsters on Friday. The police arrested the three for allegedly indulging in eve-teasing, after their repeated apologies failed to move the girl being harassed by them.



The victim of eve-teasing argues with the accused at the Sector 15-16 trafficlights in Chandigarh. — Tribune photo by Vinay Malik

Man hangs himself
Chandigarh, July 14
Unable to cope with depression, a 25-year-old man hanged himself to death at his Sector 38 residence here this morning.

Student commits suicide
Chandigarh, July 14
Depressed over failing to make it to a technical institute, a 16-year-old boy allegedly hanged himself to death at his Sector 29 residence, here this afternoon.

 

Two killed in accidents
Panchkula, July 14
Two persons died in separate incidents in Pinjore, here today. While an unidentified Nepali person was found dead inside a manger, a youngster was killed in an accident on the Kalka-Pinjore road.

 
BUSINESS

Mohali industry seeks better infrastructure
Mohali, July 14
The Mohali industry is not interested in availing of subsidies, but wants the government to provide proper infrastructure so that the local industry could perform well in the competitive market.

 
EDUCATION

Vivek school to go on air
Chandigarh, July 14
“Rocking School Ka Rocking Station, “ Hila Dega Sara Nation”; “Campus Calling”, “Fly High with Vivek High”. These are some of the slogans keeping Sector 38 Vivek High School students busy these days at the anvil of their new venture - community radio. It’s to be launched soon at 50 watts frequency module (FM) of 90.4.

AIEEE Counselling
PEC electronics engg cut-off rank 2,258
Chandigarh, July 14
The ongoing joint AIEEE counselling at Panjab University for admissions to BE and BArch courses at Punjab Engineering College, department of chemical engineering, Panjab University, UIET, CCET and SSG College of Engineering and Panjab University Regional Centre, Hoshiarpur, today entered its third day.

Counselling schedule
Chandigarh, July 14
Counselling for admissions to BA LLB Honours, 5-year integrated course, and LLB, 3-year professional course, at Swami Sarvanand Giri, Panjab University Regional Centre, Bajwara, Hoshiarpur, will be held at the department of laws, PU, as per the following schedule:

US educationists interact with villagers
Chandigarh, July 14
A 15-member team of US educationists today visited Kot, a village in Ramgarh (Haryana), on a two-week international faculty development seminar. They went to the primary health centre and temple and spent a couple of hours talking to local residents, particularly women and children.

Class XI admissions conclude
Chandigarh, July 14
As many as 729 students were enrolled on the 10th and the last day of counselling for Class XI admissions at GMSSS-23, here, today.

 
CULTURE

Six Days To Go
Potter frenzy palpable, already
Chandigarh, July 14
What is the Deathly Hallows? Author J.K. Rowling will not tell simply because the story of this final volume in the Potter saga will be revealed. But with the magic wand about to be waved in combat with He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named in the most anticipated battle between good and evil, “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows” is already a best-seller.

Pune-based vocalist Upendra Bhatt performs at a musical soiree organised by Pracheen Kala Kendra in Chandigarh on Saturday. A treat for music lovers
Chandigarh, July 14
The city music lovers were treated to a divine spell of Hindustani classical music by Pune-based vocalist Upendra Bhatt at a special musical soiree organised by Pracheen Kala Kendra at its auditorium here today.


Pune-based vocalist Upendra Bhatt performs at a musical soiree organised by Pracheen Kala Kendra in Chandigarh on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph

Talent aplenty in region, says music director
Chandigarh, July 14
With the advent of many TV channels and talent-hunt shows, a large number of youngsters seeking a career in Bollywood are coming forth to try their luck, says Bollywood music composer Annuj Kappoo, son of the legendary film actor Satyen Kappoo.

 
SPORTS

Roll Ball Meet
Haryana girls emerge winner
Panchkula, July 14
Haryana girls have made the state proud by clinching the national u-17 title of the ongoing 4th Sub-junior and 5th Junior National Roll Ball Championship at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex, Sector 3, here today.

Naina, Mayank lift TT titles
Chandigarh, July 14
Naina Suri and Mayank Kapoor clinched top honours in the singles of sub-junior girls and sub-junior boys categories, respectively, of the Bhavan Hawks State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament at the Table Tennis Hall, Sector 23, here today.

Radhika of Manav Mangal School in action during the Panchkula District Table Tennis Tournament at DAV Senior Public School, Surajpur, on Saturday. Radhika outclasses Samridhi
Panchkula, July 14
Radhika of Manav Mangal School, Sector 11, Panchkula, overpowered her opponent Samridhi Handa of Gurukul, Sector 20, Panchkula, in the finals of the Kids Girls’ u-10 Panchkula District Table Tennis Tournament, here today. The tournament is being held at DAV Senior Public School, Surajpur, near here, under the aegis of the Panchkula District Table Tennis Association.

Radhika of Manav Mangal School in action during the Panchkula District Table Tennis Tournament at DAV Senior Public School, Surajpur, on Saturday. — A Tribune photograph

SJFI annual meeting today
Chandigarh, July 14
The annual general meeting of Sports Journalists Federation of India (SJFI) will be held at Punjab Bhawan here tomorrow. The meeting is being hosted by the Chandigarh Sports Journalists Association.




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