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CBSE XII Results
Shashank of Bhavan is topper
Chandigarh, May 21
Seek, strive, and never give up. This is the spirit showcased by toppers of different streams of the CBSE Class XII, the results of which were declared today.

tops commerce

Aditi Mehta
Aditi Mehta, Medical


Vidushi Yadav
Vidushi Yadav, Humanities

Kartikeya makes a mark in Mohali
Mohali , May 21
Kartikeya Rajdev of DAV Public Senior Secondary School has topped in Mohali by securing 93 per cent marks in the Class XII examination of the CBSE, results of which were declared today.
(93 pc in medical)
(91.8 pc in non-medical)
(90.6 pc in commerce)

Jagriti shines with 94.8 pc in Panchkula
Panchkula, May 21
While Vidushi Yadav of Satluj Public School, Sector 4, stood first in tricity in humanities stream securing 457 (91.4 pc) marks, Divya Goel, another student from the same school, in commerce topped in the school with 92.2 per cent marks.


CBSE Class XII Results
Boys’ pass percentage declines
Chandigarh, May 21
The Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 16, clinched the top honours among government schools in all the four streams in the CBSE Class XII examination this year. Otherwise, this time too, it is private schools’ students that have outshined those of government schools.

Cheergirls Row
Probe if matter comes to IPL ‘officially’
Chandigarh, May 21
The controversy surrounding the alleged racial abuse charges by two foreign dark-skinned cheergirls does not seem to die down.

51 days gone still counting ...
Delay affects development
The delay in the appointment of the home secretary is affecting development in the city. It is unfortunate that the administration and the ministry of home affairs (MHA) seem to be passing the buck on the appointment.


Grants for welfare of poor women
CEPL officials splurging on foreign jaunts
Chandigarh, May 21
Grants issued for the welfare of poor women have been utilised for funding foreign tours of officials of Consumer Electronics Punjab Limited (CEPL). The Mohali-based company was started by the state government under the NORAD scheme for uplifting women.

Rodrigues opens garbage processing plant
Mayor boycotts function
Chandigarh, May 21
Amidst protest and boycott by the mayor and Congress councillors, UT Administrator SF Rodrigues today inaugurated the Rs 30 crore municipal solid waste garbage processing plant in Dadu Majra here today.

Proposed plastic ban raises hackles
Chandigarh, May 21
The ambitious proposal of the Chandigarh administration to ban plastic bags has earned the ire of the plastic manufacturers on the ground of "non-feasibility".

Anuradha’s Murder
Evidence against husband mounts
Chandigarh, May 21
The police today claimed to have procured “strong evidence” confirming the involvement of Baljinder Singh Sandhu, alias Talla, into the sensational murder of his wife, Anuradha and his servant Sunil Kumar.

Central Varsity Status
Teachers discuss future strategy
Chandigarh, May 21
After the meeting with Pay Review Committee of UGC got over, all leaders of teachers from four states held a meeting to chalk out strategy for the future struggle for the teachers. The meeting was presided over by V.K. Tewari, former secretary general of All India Federation of University and College Teachers Organisations (AIFUCTO).

Encroachments removed
Chandigarh, May 21
The enforcement wing of the municipal corporation today removed encroachments from municipal land in Sectors 22 and 38-West and issued challans to 22 violators.

2 killed in accidents
Chandigarh, May 21
Shiv Morath, a resident of Mani Majra, was killed in a road accident near Vikas Nagar, Mani Majra, here last night.

IS Bindra bereaved
Chandigarh, May 21
Rachpal Kaur Bindra, mother of former principal secretary to the Punjab government and president, Punjab Cricket Association, IS Bindra, died here late this evening.

Bank staff hold demonstration
Chandigarh, May 21
On a call given by the All-India State Bank Officers’ Federation, officers of the bank gathered here today in large numbers in front of the local head office of the bank.

Art workshop from May 29
Chandigarh, May 21
A three-day art workshop and seminar for young girls is being organised at Punjab Kala Bhawan, by ‘We’, a group of women artists, from May 27 to 29.

City Concerns
For the past many days, Panjab University teachers, under the banner of PUTA, are on a relay strike, demanding Central University Status for the premier institution.


CBSE Class XII Results
Dheeraj, Kushbeen top in Patiala
Patiala, May 21
Unlike previous years when girls dominated, this time boys stole the limelight by dominating in the CBSE (XII) examinations in this district, the results of which were declared today.

Patiala topper of CBSE Class XII Dheeraj Gakhar being offered sweets by his teacher in Patiala on Wednesday. — Photo by Rajesh Sachar
Patiala topper of CBSE Class XII Dheeraj Gakhar being offered sweets by his teacher in Patiala on Wednesday.

Amrita is Class X topper
Patiala, May 21
Amrita Garg, a student of the Yadavindra Public School, Patiala, stood first in Patiala district and third in the region securing 96 per cent marks in the ICSE examinations (Class X), the results of which were declared yesterday.

Girl defies dowry demand; sends groom back
Ropar, May 21
Mamta of Sadavart village refused to marry Ajaib Singh after the latter’s parents demanded dowry at the time of marriage.

21 injured as bus overturns
Ropar, May 21
Twenty-one people were injured when a bus overturned near toll tax barrier at Kathgarh village today. The incident took place at 8 am when the ill-fated bus (PB 10 CD 1201) on way from Jalandhar to Mohali, reached the toll tax barrier.

Residents protest putting up of board on govt land
Ambala, May 21
A simple task of putting a board stating “government property” on a piece of land turned out to be much more than the local police had anticipated here in Ambala Cantonment today.

CM visits dera
Bassi Pathana, May 21
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal made a secret visit to the dera of Brahm Giani Sant Baba Ajit Singh Ji Hansali Wale on Wednesday to pay obeisance.

Hry karatekas excel
Ambala, May 21
The Haryana Karate team was overall third in the 24th national karate championships held in Dharamshala from May 15 to 20. The team won 9 gold, 2 silver and 6 bronze medals. Around 400 participants from 16 states participated in this event.


Chandigarh Junior Netball team after winning bronze medal in the 22nd All India Junior National Netball Championship, held at Delhi.
Chandigarh Junior Netball team after winning bronze medal in the 22nd All India Junior National Netball Championship, held at Delhi. — A Tribune photograph

AITA: 3 local lads reach semis
Chandigarh, May 21
The AITA Talent Series Tennis Championship at the CLTA Sports Complex, Sector 10, saw its semifinalists, including three local lads Utkarsh Khosla, Sachin Kumar and Dheer Anush Bhatti and Vikash Berwal (Delhi), in the boys’ Under-12 category.

60 selected for Bharti Vij’s cricket academy
Over 300 take part in the trials
Chandigarh, May 21
The newly set up Bharti Vij Cricket Academy got a good response as over 300 budding cricketers participated in the trials being held at Saint Soldier International School, Sector 28, here today.

Mukesh to lead city’s soccer team
Chandigarh, May 21
Mukesh of Chandigarh Police will lead the city team in the 62nd National Football Championship for Santosh Trophy to be held in Jammu and Srinagar from May 25 to June 15.

Cricket trials
Chandigarh, May 21
As many as 335 players turned up for trials conducted by the Cricket Federation of Punjab at the Government Senior Secondary School, Sector 32, here today.

Cricket tourney from May 26
Chandigarh, May 21
The Desh Prem Azad Cricket Academy will organise an Inter-Academy Under-15 Cricket Tournament for Mount Shivalik Trophy on the St Stephen’s School ground in Sector 45 here from May 26 to June 8.

Basketball camp concludes today
Chandigarh, May 21
A 14-day coaching camp for Chandigarh State Junior Basketball being held at New Public School, Sector 18, will conclude here tomorrow.


Cop assaulted
Panchkula, May 21
Dinesh, a resident of Sector 7, attacked a police party, injuring a head constable when they reached a house to help a senior citizen here today.

Eight booked for cheating
Zirakpur, May 21
The local police booked eight persons, including the directors of Shivalik Vihar and their wives, on the charges of cheating a resident of AKS Colony.


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