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Kajouli water works security breached
Six sets of solar plates, 3 batteries stolen
Chandigarh, May 23
Poles at the Sector 39 water treatment plant from where six solar plates were stolen. Reflecting a serious
security lapse in the
heavily-guarded Sector
39 water treatment
plant (Kajouli water
works), six sets of
solar charging panel
plates and three
batteries were stolen
yesterday evening.
Poles at the Sector 39 water treatment plant from where six solar plates were stolen. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

In trouble, don’t rely on 100
Moving on the national highway towards
Chandigarh, when the number was tried by
fixing the area code of Zirakpur (01762),
the call went to Rajpura police station
Mohali/Panchkula, May 23
The incident of a married woman being kidnapped from Zirakpur this Thursday has thrown up several questions about the safety of those moving on the roads as the Police Control Room (no.100) is not accessible from any point along the national highway.

2 more held for jewellery dacoity
Panchkula, May 23
With the arrest of two more accused of dacoity at PC Jewellers by the Rohtak police today, the chances of substantial recovery in the case has been increased. Till now the police could not recover the jewellery worth over Rs 2 crore even after many of the gang members were arrested earlier.

City woman run over by truck
Kavita Sharma Husband hurt as vehicle hits scooter on the killer Barwala road; driver arrested
Panchkula, May 23
The killer stretch of the Panchkula-Barwala road has snuffed out one more life when a 30-year old woman from Chandigarh was killed when the scooter she was riding pillion with her husband was hit by a truck here today.








EARLIER STORIES

Epilepsy
Go for surgery if drugs don’t work
Chandigarh, May 23
She lived with epilepsy for nearly 13 years. Whenever a seizure attack started, it lasted for hours and even a multiple drug treatment yielded no results. With all solutions blocked, surgery was the only option for 23-year-old Vineeta (name changed). She underwent a surgery at PGI and since then has not had a single epileptic seizure.


COMMUNITY

Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan speaks at a seminar at PEC, Sector 12, in Chandigarh on Saturday. ‘Strike balance between
environment, development’

Chandigarh, May 23
“There is a need to strike a balance between
environment and development,” feels the Chief
Justice of India, KG Balakrishnan.

Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan speaks
at a seminar at PEC, Sector 12, in Chandigarh
on Saturday. Tribune photo: Vinay Malik

MC to auction parking lots
Chandigarh, May 23
Finally after the election process is over, the Municipal Corporation (MC) has started getting with its pending projects. To start with, the MC will go to auction four parking lots.

Illegal stalls at Night Food Street
Chandigarh, May 23
The Sector 14 Night Food Street is in news again for wrong reasons. In a gross violation of norms, illegal eating stalls have cropped up.

Special Girl’s Rape
Human rights forum protests
Chandigarh, May 23
Members of the Citizen Forum on Human Rights, Chandigarh, today lodged their protest against the inhuman act of raping a mentally challenged girl, by lighting the candles near Sector 34 gurdwara here today.

Pension hike for Lt Colonels
Chandigarh, May 23
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued the much-awaited orders for the sanction of enhanced pension to Lieutenant Colonels following the rank being upgraded to Pay Band-4.

Fire in Sector 17 shop
Chandigarh, May 23
A minor fire broke out at Bhardwaj Gift Shop in Sector 17-C here today early morning. The fire was brought under control in 10 minutes of the incident.

Workshop on empowerment training begins
Chandigarh, May 23
A four-day workshop on “Empowerment training and training of trainers” in the field of evidence-based management and medicine was inaugurated today at Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, by Gen SF Rodrigues (Retd), Governor of Punjab and UT Administrator.

A doctor performs bhangra with his patients who had undergone orthopaedic treatment at a special meet organised by Fortis Hospital in Mohali on Saturday. Patients treated for orthopaedics perform bhangra
Chandigarh, May 23
Fortis Hospital, Mohali, organised a
special meet, ‘Friends of Fortis’, here
for its former patients. The meet
was conducted by the orthopaedics
department of the hospital.

A doctor performs bhangra with his
patients who had undergone
orthopaedic treatment at a special
meet organised by Fortis Hospital
in Mohali on Saturday.
A Tribune photograph

Healthy baby show organised
Chandigarh, May 23
The local unit of the Air Force Wives’ Welfare Association (AFWWA) organised a healthy baby show at no. 3 base repair depot, in which about 30 children participated.

303 donate blood
Chandigarh, May 23
The Thalassaemic Children Welfare Association (TCWA) organised its 106th blood donation camp at Zakir Hall in PGI, here today.

Poetry book ‘Noori Jotan’ released
Chandigarh, May 23
The Academy of National Literature and Culture, Mohali, organised a seminar to mark the release of a Punjabi poetry book “Noori Jotan”, authored by Bhagat Ram Rangara at Shivalik Public School here today.



EDUCATION

Row over poll in Saupin’s
Chandigarh, May 23
Parents gather in front of Saupin’s School against the school authorities after attending a Parents Teachers Association (PTA) meeting on Saturday. General body meeting of Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of Saupin’s School ended with heated arguments between parents and school authorities on conducting coming executive body elections of the school.

Parents gather in front of Saupin’s School against the school authorities after attending a Parents Teachers Association (PTA) meeting on Saturday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Art exhibition by Saupin’s students
Mohali, May 23
A student of Saupin’s shows her talent in an exhibition held at Mohali on Saturday. Saupin’s School, Mohali, organised an art and
craft exhibition to showcase the talent of
students. The exhibition had a vast array of
art work representing all mediums, water
colors, oils, acrylic, lustre glazed pottery,
wood carvings, gloss, etc whereas the craft
had a wide range from utilitarian objects to
fine decorative items. The students displayed
their originality and creativity through the
glass paintings, decorated pots, masks and
the best out of waste. — TNS
A student of Saupin’s shows her talent in an exhibition held at Mohali on Saturday.
A Tribune photograph

Kids get tips on banking
Chandigarh, May 23
HSBC India organised a workshop on basics of banking for students of Vivek High School at its branch in Chandigarh today.

PU Notes
PU to impose reservation policy for faculty
Chandigarh, May 23
With the Syndicate and Senate giving its approval, Panjab University will now implement reservation policy of the Government of India as prescribed by the UGC in its new guidelines for appointment of faculty.



 
NEIGHBOURHOOD

Women protest water shortage in Pinjore
Kalka, May 23
Anguished over the acute water shortage in Pinjore since last more than one month, women of Shiv Colony, Pinjore, today raised against the department of public health and Haryana government for not making proper arrangements for adequate water supply in the area, which was causing inconvenience to them.

Engineering students shine
Kharar, May 23
Students of Rayat and Bahra College of Engineering and Biotechnology for Women, Sahauran campus, secured high percentile marks in first semester of BTech examination conducted by Punjab Technical University (PTU), Jalandhar, in December 2008.

Interaction programme at business school
Banur, May 23
Dr GG Mewani, regional partnership representative (SAARC countries), from Canadian education giant Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology today visited Aryans Business School.

50 students donate blood
Patiala, May 23
A blood donation camp was organised at Our Lady of Fatima Convent School on the eve of golden jubilee celebrations here today.



COURTS

Judicial officers from region to be trained: CJI
Chandigarh, May 23
Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan (left) at the inauguration of the Chandigarh Judicial Academy campus in Chandigarh on Saturday. Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan
today said a regional centre would be
set up for training judicial officers.


Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan (left) at the inauguration of the Chandigarh Judicial Academy campus in Chandigarh on Saturday. Also seen in the picture are Justice DK Jain and Justice HS Bedi (second and third from right, respectively). Tribune photo: Vinay Malik

Chandigarh Judicial Academy
An architectural wonder, it’s designed for work and relaxation
Chandigarh, May 23
One look, and you can mistake it for a five star hotel. A gargantuan, architectural wonder, with archways of red stones sprawling over 8.5 acres; a swimming pool with lights brightening up the pristine blue waters; 93 twin sharing rooms, 10 suites and a solar plant; the Chandigarh Judicial Academy in Sector 43 looks all too relaxing, until you hear Justice Mehtab Singh Gill.

Justice Yadav’s plea for work resumption
CJI throws question in CJ’s court
Chandigarh, May 23
Justice Nirmal Yadav’s request to the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court to allow her to resume work continues to be draped in suspense.



CRIME

Missing woman found, lover arrested
Chandigarh, May 23
After two years, the Chandigarh police has found a missing woman allegedly with her lover from Panipat, here today.

Panchkula resident cheated
More victims approach police
A visitor at Northern Stock Exchange goes through the guidelines issued in the public interest by Master Capital Services in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Saturday.Panchkula, May 23
After the police registered a case under Section
420 against three directors in the office of Master
Capital Services Limited at Sector 9 in Chandigarh,
along with Nitul Mahajan, a former sub-broker of
the company at Sector 34, for cheating a
Panchkula resident of Rs 30.5 lakh, many other
victims of Mahajan have approached the police
seeking help to recover their investment.

A visitor at Northern Stock Exchange goes through the guidelines issued in the public interest by Master Capital Services in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Saturday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Threat calls to DIG
Mobile owner quizzed
Mohali, May 23
In connection with the case of the DIG (Internal Vigilance) of the Punjab police, KS Pannu, alleging threat calls, the Mohali police today questioned the owner of the mobile phone from which the calls was made. Mukesh Partap, a resident of Patiala, whose mobile number was used to make the calls, was also asked for his whereabouts during the timings when the calls were made.



SPORTS

Mount Carmel Tennis
Double delight for Digvijay
Chandigarh, May 23
Digvijay Singh clinched both the titles of boys’ under-10 and under-12 categories on the final day of the Mount Carmel Total Tennis Championship, being played on the school premises.

Mohali premier league from today
Mohali, May 23
Mohali Cricket Association (MCA) is organising a “Jal Mohali Premier League”, an inter-club cricket tournament, from tomorrow on Yadvindra Public School grounds.

 



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