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SDM’s brush with road rage
Youths smash windscreen of car, three held
Chandigarh, June 26
SDM (East) Abhishek Dev and his wife had a harrowing time late last night following an incident of road rage when three youngsters in their mid-20s smashed the windscreen of the car the couple was travelling in on the road separating Sectors 9 and 10.

Former cricketer assaulted
Chandigarh, June 26
Former Ranji player and cricket coach Rajeev Nayyar was assaulted by unidentified persons near his residence in Sector 35 early this morning.

Unique way to pamper guests
Outstanding amount not recovered since 1983
Chandigarh, June 26
When it comes to pampering guests, the UT administration seems to be literally following the old saying - “Atithi Devo Bhava” - meaning guests are like God.

Youths open fire at police
Panchkula, June 26
Panic gripped the crowded Sector 7 market when a group of car-borne youths, suspected of snatching, fired shots at a police team from Mani Majra here this evening.



Terror Threat
More teeth for UT’s quick reaction team
Chandigarh, June 26
Admitting that the city was “on the terrorist radar”, the UT administration today announced the strengthening of the quick reaction team (QRT) of the Chandigarh Police.

Price Rise
A life far more expensive
BJP supporters protest against the fuel price hike in Chandigarh on Saturday Chandigarh, June 26
The hike in the prices of petrol, diesel and LPG has come as a shock to the common man. A cross section of the people The Tribune talked to said this would upset their monthly budget. They said the hike would hit every section of the society. This would also have an effect on the other sectors like transport, commodities, industry, trade and business, they said.

BJP supporters protest against the fuel price hike in Chandigarh on Saturday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Jan Aushadhi outlet at GMCH-32 in July
Chandigarh, June 26
After much delay, the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, has finally started the process for setting up a Jan Aushadhi (people’s medicine) outlet, where generic medicines will be available at half the price of branded medicines.

MC crackdown on dhobis
The enforcement staff of the municipal corporation remove temporary structures of “dhobis” in Sector 11, Chandigarh, on Saturday 135 structures removed from service lanes
Chandigarh, June 26
Under a special drive launched by the enforcement department of the Chandigarh municipal corporation, at least 135 temporary structures of “dhobis” were removed from the service lanes of the city today. In most sectors, service lanes have been encroached upon by local “dhobis”, majority of whom use these to iron clothes.

The enforcement staff of the municipal corporation remove temporary structures of “dhobis” in Sector 11, Chandigarh, on Saturday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

City woman’s murder case cracked
Kharar, June 26
The police today cracked the murder case of a woman whose mutilated body was found near Bar Majra village, adjoining the Balongi area of Kharar, on Monday.

40 more low-floor AC buses soon
Chandigarh, June 26
Buoyed by its all-India second ranking for good occupancy rate, Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) is all set to induct 40 new low-floor air-conditioned buses.

Trains rescheduled
Chandigarh, June 26 Northern Railway (NR) has announced change in the timings of the some trains in the Ambala division with effect from July 1.

Power Bill Collection on Doorstep
Facility to encompass entire Mohali
Mohali, June 26
Mohali power consumers can now pay their electricity bills right on their doorstep, thanks to a new scheme launched by the Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd.

Stress on curbing vector-borne diseases
Chandigarh, June 26
An anti-malaria camp was organised by the National Vector-Borne Disease Control Programme at Palsora village here yesterday.

ZP Polls
Licence holders told to surrender arms
Panchkula, June 26
In view of the enforcement of election code of conduct due to the forthcoming zila parishad elections, the district administration has directed owners of licensed weapons to immediately deposit their arms at the nearest police stations for the elections period.

SAD protests fuel price hike
Mohali, June 26
The local wing of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) held a rally in protest against the hike in the prices of petroleum products.

Chandigarh on radar of terrorists: SSP
Chandigarh, June 26 Chandigarh SSP SS Srivastava said here today that the city has been on the "radar of terrorists".


Illegal ads dot police barricades
Dera Bassi, June 26
The traffic police here prefers to display advertisements of private institutions on its boards over traffic rules. During a visit at Lalru, Dappar Lehli and Zirakpur it was found that at many key crossings on the national highway, private colleges have put up their advertisements on the barricades of the traffic police.

Traffic Woes
Commuters stranded for hours on NH-22
Kalka, June 26
Hundreds of tourists and daily commuters had a harrowing time today due to traffic disruption on the National Highway-22.

Man’s body found in rivulet
Chandigarh, June 26
Nirmal Kishore, a 52-year-old resident of Sector 38, was found dead in Patiala Ki Rao rivulet, near Dhanas village, here yesterday.


4 booked for duping people of Rs 6 lakh
Mohali, June 26
The police has booked four persons, including two Chandigarh residents, on a charge of duping three persons of Rs 6 lakh on the pretext of sending them abroad.

Man booked for abduction
Zirakpur, June 26
The police today booked one person for abducting a minor girl from Zirakpur. The accused has been identified as Hari Har, a resident of Bihar.


Jalandhar lift Dhruv Pandove Trophy
Chandigarh, June 26
Jalandhar emerged champions in the U-19 Inter-District Cricket Tournament for Dhruv Pandove Trophy by thrashing Patiala by an innings and 147 runs on the final day of the match at Burlton Park, Jalandhar.

Stepping Stones emerge champs
Chandigarh, June 26
Stepping Stones Cricket Academy defeated DP Azad Cricket Academy by five wickets in the final of Stepping Stones Cricket Trophy on the school ground here today.

Prabhjot guides BECC to victory
Patiala, June 26
A fine batting by Prabhjot Singh (94 not out) helped BECC, Patiala, defeat Sunny Cricket Club, Bathinda, by eight wickets during the five limited over match series for Friendship Cup on the hosts ground today.

Pranshu clinches gold
Zirakpur, June 26
New Angel Public School, Zirakpur, organised a three-day Summer Cup National Tae kwon do Championship on the school premises here today.


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