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Pre-poll gifts for Mohali
Stone of business centre, AC bus stand laid
Mohali, February 24
Deputy Chief Minister lays the stone of the central business district in Sector 62, Mohali, on Tuesday. With focus on development, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today laid the foundation stone of central business district in Sector 62 and the state-of-the-art air-conditioned bus terminal in Sector 57 here.
Deputy Chief Minister lays the stone of the central business district in Sector 62, Mohali, on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

Punjabi conference future uncertain
Chandigarh, February 24
Panjab University’s Second World Punjabi Conference left delegates with uncertainty on continuity of organising this event by the university next year as the authorities have failed to constitute an organising committee for this conference till date.

Merger of DSP cadre with other UTs on cards
Chandigarh, February 24
In a bid to break the “stranglehold” of police officials, particularly of the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), over the city, the UT police has moved a proposal to merge their cadres with Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar and Puducherry and make their jobs transferable.

Ram Darbar Brawl
Mayor’s hubby a party to clash?
Chandigarh, February 24
Was the Mayor’s husband present during the clash that took place yesterday in Ram Darbar? This question was on everybody’s lips today in the Municipal Corporation.

Cops’ Sumo falls off bridge during chase; 2 hurt
Panchkula, February 24
Two police officials injured seriously when their Tata
Sumo fell on the river bed while chasing a vehicle here
yesterday night.




EARLIER STORIES

Bogus roll number receipts issued
Mohali, February 24
In the ongoing middle class examination of the Punjab School Education Board, the board authorities today unearthed a racket which involved the issuing of bogus roll numbers’ receipts.


COMMUNITY

Mohali police biased: Fiza
Mohali, February 24
A preliminary police probe into the criminal complaint filed by Fiza against her husband Chand Mohammad has opined that the ongoing controversy is the result of “strained” relations between the couple.

Cancer hospital’s stone laid
Mohali, February 24
The foundation stone of a 200-bed super speciality cancer and trauma hospital was laid by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on the premises of the Civil Hospital here today.

MC retrieves 2-kanal land
The wall surrounding the temple that was demolished during a drive by MCC in Chandigarh on Tuesday.Chandigarh, February 24
The Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, retrieved 2 kanal of land worth crores at Hallo Majra village here today in a demolition drive that was carried out under the supervision of TPS Phoolka, joint commissioner, and assisted by Parminder Pal Singh, assistant commissioner, today.


The wall surrounding the temple that was
demolished during a drive by MCC in Chandigarh
on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Punjabi play “Yug Wartara” staged at Punjab Kala Bhawan in Chandigarh on Monday. Punjabi play ‘Yug Wartara’ staged
Chandigarh, February 24
Since the very creation of the Universe,
the elements of contrast have been
constantly operating and affecting nature,
life and culture in all its manifestations.


Punjabi play “Yug Wartara” staged at Punjab
Kala Bhawan in Chandigarh on Monday. Tribune
photo: Pradeep Tewari

City authors win national award
Chandigarh, February 24
A book on problems faced by women victims of crime by Chandigarh scholars  Dr Upneet Lalli and Dr Rita Tiwari has been chosen for the Govind Pant Ballabh award.

Murder Case
Police accused of manipulation
Panchkula, February 24
Parents of a girl from Mandroi village in Yamuna Nagar district demanding a probe by an independent agency in the death of their daughter alleged that the police under the influence of a politician has not only converted the case of murder into a suicide but has also manipulated the age of their minor daughter.

MC okays Rs 21.40-cr budget
Zirakpur, February 24
The Zirakpur Municipal Council has passed the annual budget of Rs 21.40 crore at the meeting of the councillors held here today.

EDUCATION

Business course launched
Chandigarh, February 24
The Icfai Business School (IBS) has launched a global MBA programme with an aim to providing global orientation to the existing MBA modules.

Seminar on development in India
Delegates attend a seminar at ICSSR, Panjab University, in Chandigarh on Tuesday.Chandigarh, February 24
A two-day seminar on development, deprivation and marginalisation in India, organised by the department of sociology, was inaugurated by Capt Kanwaljit Singh, Minister of Cooperation, Punjab, on the campus here today.

Delegates attend a seminar at ICSSR, Panjab University, in Chandigarh on Tuesday. A
Tribune photograph

Technology security threats discussed
Chandigarh, February 24
Finance secretary Sanjay Kumar inaugurated a two-day workshop on “advances in information security” at Punjab Engineering College here today.

2-day workshop on service solutions
Chandigarh, February 24
A two-day workshop on statistical product and service solutions (SPSS) was organised for students and faculty of the University Business School, Panjab University Regional Centre, Ludhiana, at the department of statistics, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

“Judges’ experiences influence hearings”
Chandigarh, February 24
The department of laws, Panjab University, organised a special lecture on the campus here today. Hassan Fancy, managing Barrister at Fancy Barristers PC and a specialist in civil litigation, was the guest speaker and delivered a lecture on Constraining Bias: Bridging the Sciences with the Law.

GCG-11 holds tech fest
Chandigarh, February 24
The department of computer science and information technology, Government College, Sector-11, organised a day-long fiesta for the students.

 
NEIGHBOURHOOD

CM lays stone of Sirhind canal bridge, mini bypass
Ropar, February 24
The foundation stone of much-awaited projects of bridge over Sirhind canal and Ropar mini bypass were laid today.

Four booked for murder
Rajpura, February 24
The Rajpura police today booked four persons, including the husband of a woman, for killing her.

3 die in accidents
Rajpura, February 24
A rickshaw puller, identified as Baldev Verma, resident of Ambala area had met with an accident on Sunday evening.

Man held with 117 mobiles
Rajpura, February 24
The CIA branch of Rajpura police has arrested one person with 117 mobile phones and Rs 2.66 lakh from the city today.

Body found
Dera Bassi, February 24
The body of 20-year-old youth was found lying dead on a railway track near Dera Bassi here today.

COURTS

Saji to appear in court on March 9
Chandigarh, February 24
The Chandigarh Police has obtained fresh production warrants from a local court today to produce Saji Mohan, the former zonal director of the Narcotic Control Bureau, Chandigarh, before the court here on March 9.

Charges framed in ASI paper-leak case
Chandigarh, February 24
District Sessions Judge Kewal Krishan Garg today framed charges of corruption, cheating and criminal conspiracy against Joginder Dahiya, Shamsher Singh, Sanjay Rana and Sandeep Guliya in the ASI paper leak scam.

Hotel James gets 11 months to complete building
Chandigarh, February 24
James Hotel has got a relief from the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The Division Bench of Justice MM Kumar and Justice Jora Singh today granted the management 11 months time to complete the Sector -17 hotel building.

CRIME

2 youths held for robbing man
Chandigarh, February 24
The police today arrested two youngsters, who allegedly robbed a Maloya resident at the knife point on Sunday.

SPORTS

The players exult after winning the Panjab University Inter-College Basketball (Women) C-Division Championship in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Dev Samaj win top honours
Chandigarh, February 24
Dev Samaj College of Education, Sector 36,
Chandigarh, claimed an empathic over Dashmesh
Girls’ College of Education, Badal, Muktsar, 25-19
in a final match to win the Panjab University
Inter-College Basketball (Women) C-Division
Championship for the session 2008-09 here
today on PU basketball court.
The players exult after winning the Panjab University Inter-College Basketball (Women) C-Division Championship in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Tribune photo: S. Chandan

UP beat Punjab by 9 wickets
Panchkula/Chandigarh, February 24
Punjab’s winning spree was broken today by Uttar Pradesh (East) as they edged past the former by nine wickets in a Pool C match of the 8th BSNL All-India Cricket Tournament 2008-09 here at Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Sector 3, on Tuesday.

Kho-kho meet from Feb 28
Chandigarh, February 24
The Chandigarh Kho-Kho Association will conduct the Senior State Kho-Kho Championship (boys and girls) from February 28 to March 1.

Cycling championship from today
Chandigarh, February 24
As many as 22 universities will be participating in the All-India Inter-University Cycling Championship.

 



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