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Decision in Delhi, impact in UT
Acting Chief Engineer to benefit from deputationist’s extension
Chandigarh, June 1
The acting Chief Engineer of the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) is going to benefit from the recent extension given to the regular Chief Engineer, SK Jain, currently on deputation in Delhi. Eyebrows are being raised over the “expected” extension to the incumbent, GS Rosha.

No action plan on e-waste
Chandigarh, June 1
The UT administration remains mute on setting into place a resolute mechanism for the disposal of e-waste, one of the biggest realities of the 21th century staring into our face.

Haryana govt employee held for rape
Chandigarh, June 1
A former private assistant of the Haryana election commissioner who was later transferred to the state irrigation department was arrested last night on charges of raping a woman in Maloya village. The police also apprehended his colleague for allegedly abetting the crime.

Probe ordered into corporal punishment case
Mohali, June 1
After sacking a teacher for beating a class VII student, Rattanpreet, Yadavindra Public School (YPS) has marked an inquiry into the incident leading to the student making a frantic call to his mother, Dr Gurpreet Kaur, who died of cardiac attack last Friday.


CBSE X Results
CGPA: No end to confusion
Chandigarh, June 1
Confusion continues to surround the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) awarded to Class X students this year, as not only the students but also the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) stands clueless about the formative or non scholastic assessment awarded to them.

Girhotras’ counsel’s house raided
Chandigarh, June 1
The Amritsar police today raided the house of Pankaj Bhardwaj, counsel for the Girhotras in the Ruchika murder case, in a cheating case registered against him in 2007.

UIHMT students to provide ‘inhouse’ catering
Chandigarh, June 1
Students of the University Institute of Hotel Management & Tourism (UIHMT) will now offer food catering services at significant meetings, including those of the syndicate and senate, held on the Panjab University campus.


City no more ‘El Dorado’ for HCS, PCS officers
‘Officer crunch’ leaves key posts vacant
Chandigarh, June 1
The City, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana and the administrative headquarters of the Union Territory, which was considered to be an “El Dorado” by PCS and HCS officials for postings in the past, has now become an ‘undesirable’ destination.

Kidnapping Case
Kalka man murdered in Panipat
Kalka, June 1
Anupam Aggarwal, a resident of Kalka, who was kidnapped from here on November 13, 2009, by his tenant, has been murdered in Panipat.

Speed limit boards
MC to cancel contract with firm
Mohali, June 1
Mohali municipal council has proposed to blacklist a firm, which had put up 90 speed limit boards in various parts of the town.

Rape victim fears for life, seeks police protection
Panchkula, June 1
Fearing a threat to her life from the unidentified assailants whom she has accused of raping her, a woman from Yamunanagar today met Haryana director general of police Ranjiv S Dalal here to seek protection.

Rise in Mercury
No respite for another week
Chandigarh, June 1
Mercury shot up in the city during the day today with maximum temperature settling at a scorching 42.6 °Celsius (C) though night hours provided some relief as the temperature remained below the normal level after sunset. The city residents should brace themselves as the heat-wave conditions will continue for another week, the weather office warned today.

Flag march in Mauli Jagran
Police team and commandos of the operations cell of the Chandigarh police carry out a flag march in Mauli Jagran on Tuesday Search operation launched to nab accused who assaulted police party on Monday night
Chandigarh, June 1
The police today carried out a flag March in Mauli Jagran and launched a search operation to arrest the accused, who had assaulted a police team yesterday.

Police team and commandos of the operations cell of the Chandigarh police carry out a flag march in Mauli Jagran on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Truce between Mayor, Commissioner
Chandigarh, June 1
The differences between the Mayor and Commissioner, which apparently had hogged the limelight for the past several days, seems to have sorted out, at least for now, with the intervention of Pawan Bansal, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Water Resources, and Pradip Mehra, Adviser to the UT Administrator.

Railing of median proves fatal for youth
Chandigarh, June 1
A 22-year-old youth was killed and three others were left injured in four separate road accidents occurred in different parts of the city.


PSEB Results
Govt schools record better result
Mohali, June 1
Besides toppers in class XII results, hundreds of students in the rural government schools in Mohali district have done their school proud with improvement in their performance in the results declared yesterday by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB).

PU declares CET results
Chandigarh, June 1
Results of the CET-2010 conducted by Panjab University on May 23 have been declared today. The courses for which the results have been declared included MBBS, BAMS, BHMS, BDS, BALLB (honours) five-year integrated course, BSc (tourism management), BSc (hospitality and hotel administration), BPharma and BSc (Honours School).


Robbers decamp with cash, jewellery
Ambala, June 1
Panic gripped Model Town in Ambala City, after armed robbers entered the house of a senior executive of a pharmaceutical company and made away with jewellery worth lakhs of rupees, cash and mobile phones.

2 held for smuggling liquor
Rajpura, June 1
The police today arrested two persons with 700 boxes of liquor being smuggled to Haryana from Chandigarh.
The accused have been identified as Arik Masih and Madan Lal, both residents of Sirsa. They admitted smuggling liquor from Chandigarh to Haryana where liquor was to be distributed among voters during the panchayat elections in Haryana.


Murder Case
Video conferencing in court
Ambala, June 1
The hearing in Ram Chander Chaterpati murder case was conducted through video conferencing in the court of A S Narang, special CBI judge, Haryana, here today.


Snatcher nabbed
Chandigarh, June 1 The police today arrested a Mohali resident who allegedly was a habitual snatcher of articles from people in the jungle of Darua village. The Industrial Area polcie station has constituted a special jungle beat after the double murder of two security guards.


Sumit secures berth in quarterfinals
Gurbani plays a shot at the CLTA, Sector 10, Chandigarh, on TuesdayChandigarh, June 1
Fourth seed Sabrina Gill shown the doors to Priya Singh of Rajasthan by beating her 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 in the girls’ under-16 category in the AITA Talent Series Tennis Tournament at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association courts, Sector 10, here today.

Gurbani plays a shot at the CLTA, Sector 10, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

Naresh outplays Inderjit in boxing
Chandigarh, June 1
Naresh of SD College, Sector 32, defeated Inderjit of PML SD School in the 75kg category during the 34th Chandigarh Senior State Men Boxing Championship held at PMLSD Public School, Sector 32-C, here today.

Taj, Ayushi bag top spots
Patiala, June 1
The 25th Sub-Junior, 35th Junior and 37th Senior Patiala District Swimming Championship that was being held at Narain Public School, Patiala, concluded here.


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