Top stories | Community | Education
Neighbourhood | Courts | Crime | Sports


Class XI Admissions
Confusion mars declaration of cut-off list

Chandigarh, July 3
Confusion marred the declaration of the first cut-off list for the class XI admissions in city government schools today.

  VC’s assurance to PUTA members
  Action Plan


Students arrested for looting  food delivery boys 
Chandigarh, July 3
A gang of five engineering students, allegedly involved in looting home delivery boys of various food joints of food items and cash in the city, today landed in police net.

GMADA accused of unfair trade practice
Chandigarh, July 3
Already drawing flak for encouraging “betting” on plots in Aerocity, the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) has attracted criticism from consumer rights activists for allegedly adopting unfair trade practice while inviting applications against the housing project. The activists have also highlighted the role of financial institutions in adopting “monopolistic and restrictive trade practice” while financing the plots.

Mercury rises again
Monsoon likely to be delayed: Met
Chandigarh, July 3
After a day’s respite, the city again experienced sultry conditions today with the mercury rising by over six degrees from Thursday’s 30.2 degrees Celsius to 36.3 degrees.


Ambala-Chandigarh Stretch
Illegal sewage lines along highway removed

A JCB machine removes an illegal drain connection along the Chandigarh-Ambala Highway Zirakpur, July 3
The company undertaking maintenance of the Ambala-Chandigarh highway today removed illegal sewage lines connected to storm water RCC drains. However, the team had a tough time conducting the drive, as many residents raised objections.

A JCB machine removes an illegal drain connection along the Chandigarh-Ambala Highway on Saturday. A Tribune photograph

Chandigarh-Mullanpur-Baddi Stretch
Potholed road gives hard time to commuters

Mohali, July 3
Potholes on the Chandigarh-Mullanpur-Siswan road. Despite assurance from the Punjab Public Works Department, the condition of Chandigarh-Mullanpur-Baddi road continues to be pathetic. Potholes on the road make the journey bumpy. “The entire purpose to open the Baddi-Siswan road has failed as the connecting road is in a bad shape”, said Arvind Puri, a resident of Mullanpur.

Potholes on the Chandigarh-Mullanpur-Siswan road. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu

Telegram delivered after 8 days!
Chandigarh, July 3
In this era of information technology, the telegraph wing of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited seems to be living in ancient times.


UGC Regulations
VC gives assurance to PUTA members

Chandigarh, July 3
Taking cognisance of the apprehensions expressed by the Panjab University Teachers’ Association (PUTA) on the latest regulations issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC), the PU Vice-Chancellor today assured PUTA representatives that the interests of the teachers would be taken care of and the career advancement scheme (CAS) promotions would not suffer on account of the new regulations.

Class XI
Only 3 seek admission in medical stream

Mohali, July 3
Even as the admission process to Class XI in the Government College here draws to a close, only 5 per cent seats have been filled in the medical stream and 17 per cent in the non-medical stream till today.

More students admitted than available seats
Chandigarh, July 3
Leaving many a student, surprised, the UT education department has admitted more students than the total number of science seats in various renowned government schools.

Boys allotted seats in girls schools
Chandigarh, July 3
In a sheer display of the failure of the UT education department’s Class XI online counselling, several boys were allotted seats in the city’s all girls schools.

PU’s B-school to get new syllabi
Chandigarh, July 3
It has been 10 years since the management, curriculum and teaching methodology at Panjab University’s coveted University Business School were last revised.

Students take a look at the admission list for the BCA, displayed at MCMDAV College, Sector 36, Chandigarh BBA most sought-after course
Chandigarh, July 3
With various city private colleges declaring their first cut off lists, Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA) has emerged as the most sought-after course. Having a flattering high merit, the course had an all time high number of applications with over 15 applicants per seat.

Students take a look at the admission list for the BCA, displayed at MCMDAV College, Sector 36, Chandigarh, on Saturday. Tribune photo: Parvesh Chauhan

BSc hospitality at Pbi varsity
Patiala, July 3
The department of tourism, hospitality and hotel management, Punjabi University, will start a three-year BSc course in hospitality and hotel management from the forthcoming academic session.


Two killed in accident
Kharar, July 3
Two youth, both employees of CM Auto Sales, Khanpur, were killed in an accident here yesterday. The victims have been identified as Surinder Singh from Desu Majra and Mehraj Khan from Sirmour in Himachal Pradesh. The former was working as a supervisor with the agency at Khanpur and the latter was the mechanic. According to police post in charge of the area Gurvinder Singh, both Surinder and Mehraj have to test drive a Maruti Swift car that had come for the servicing.

Bridegroom booked for firing
Dera Bassi, July 3
The Dera Bassi police has booked a bridegroom for firing in the air at a party thrown by him last night.

Thief beaten to death
Dera Bassi, July 3
A thief was allegedly beaten to death in Bhagat Singh colony, here, last night.

Juicy start to Mango Mela 
Kalka, July 3
The two-day Mango Mela, organised jointly by the tourism and horticulture departments of the state, began today at Yadvindra Gardens, Pinjore.

Bobby Murder Case
Accused to be brought on transit remand

Ambala, July 3
The special investigating team (SIT) of Ambala range will bring Gobind, an accused in the Bobby murder case to Ambala, on a transit remand for interrogation. The Chandigarh and Haryana police team in a joint operation arrested him after a short encounter at Chandigarh on July 2. Two of his associates managed to flee from there.

Body of a girl found
Ambala, July 3
The body of an 8-years-old girl was recovered from an abandoned pond in Fathehgarh village close to Ambala City this morning.


5 HC addl judges get extension
Chandigarh, July 3
In the absence of regular vacancies, five additional judges of the Punjab and Haryana High Court will continue on the same post.

Court reporters to get accreditation
Chandigarh, July 3
Just over a year after the Punjab and Haryana High Court underscored the need for laying down the parameters for court reporting, the Full Court comprising all judges yesterday gave its nod to the move to grant accreditation to court correspondents.


Police officials remove the scooter, which met with an accident on the Zirakpur flyover Youth killed in road mishap
Zirakpur, July 3
A 25-year-old youth was killed after his scooter was hit by a speeding tractor-
trolley on the flyover at Ambala-Chandigarh here this morning. The deceased has been identified as Chitranjan Pandey, a resident of Palm Enclave, Pabhat village. He was working as a computer operator in a private company at Chandigarh.

Police officials remove the scooter, which met with an accident on the Zirakpur flyover on Saturday. Tribune photo: S.Chandan

Gang of thieves busted, 4 held
Mohali, July 3
The Mohali police has solved at least nine cases of theft with the arrest of four members of a gang.


Carrying on the tradition

Sports legends Milkha Singh, Kapil Dev and Abhinav Bindra with Queen’s Baton during its welcome ceremony in
Chandigarh on Saturday. Tribune photos: Manoj Mahajan Report P5 

Cold response to Queen’s Baton Relay 
Chandigarh, July 3
The Queen’s Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games received a cold response in the city today despite the presence of legendary sportspersons, including sprinter Milkha Singh, cricketer Kapil Dev and Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra.
The audience, though not large in number, however, showed great enthusiasm when the baton reached Matka Chowk in a big procession at 5.20 pm today. From Chandi Mandir, the baton was taken into an open gypsy up to Matka Chowk. Amidst applause, 83-year-old Milkha Singh received the shining baton from UT Sports Secretary Sanjay Kumar.



HOME PAGE | Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
| Business | Sports | World | Letters | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | Delhi |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |