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Woman’s body found in Jalandhar identified
Police files case of kidnapping, murder
Panchkula, May 3
The police filed a case in the kidnapping and murder of a 25-year-old Amritsar woman whose body was found in a mutilated condition in Jalandhar on Tuesday. The deceased, identified as Simran Kundra, had enrolled in a fashion designing course at the National Institute of Fashion Designing in Sector 8, Chandigarh, and had been living in a rented accommodation in Sector 15 here.

Old rivalry turns bloody in SD College
BA-III student attacked with sharp-edged weapons, injured
Chandigarh, May 3
In a fresh instance of student violence, Avinder Bajwa, a BA final year student of SD College, Sector 32, was attacked by five youths with sharp-edged weapons on the college premises here today.

3 suspected terrorists rounded up
Kharar, May 3
A special team of the Punjab Police stopped a Punjab Roadways bus near Gharuan village and rounded up three persons around 8.30 am today.


CBI chargesheets SI, 2 others in graft case
SHO’s name dropped
Chandigarh, May 3
The CBI today filed a chargesheet against a UT police sub-inspector and two others in a case of graft. The investigating agency has dropped the name of Inspector Dilsher Singh Chandel, the then SHO of the Industrial Area police station, from the chargesheet as no evidence was found against him.

AIEEE on May 11
Chandigarh, May 3 The CBSE on Tuesday announced that the AIEEE, earlier held on May 1 following some delay on account of paper leak, will now be held at 9.30 am on May 11 instead of May 8 as had been declared earlier.

PU exam reforms under scanner
180 unfair means cases registered
Chandigarh, May 3
Panjab University is just midway through the examination schedule and it has already registered over 180 unfair means cases (UMCs), as compared to 80-registered last year at the same time.

ALL DECKED UP: Fiza at a press conference in Mohali on Tuesday. Fiza enters into wedlock again
This time with the country; says all citizens her children!
Mohali, May 3
Fiza, alias Anuradha Bali, the estranged wife of former Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Chander Mohan, never fails to amaze and make news. After marrying the Congress leader two years ago amidst high drama only to part from the relationship followed by a series of spats with neigbours, she today entered into wedlock again while simultaneously announcing to take on the Badals in Punjab.

ALL DECKED UP: Fiza at a press conference in Mohali on Tuesday. — A Tribune photograph


Better implants for knee replacement
Chandigarh, May 3 Patients requiring knee replacement can hope for a better tomorrow, with the launch of comfortable implants like the orthopilot machine, having an increased usage period. “With the new-generation machine, the accuracy of implants and surgery has improved. In the new machine, there is an improvement in load distribution across the implant, increasing its longevity. The normal life span of an implant is 15 to 20 years. 

Awareness rally on asthma
Panchkula, May 3
More than 200 students and staff of New Indian Senior Secondary School, Sector 15, participated in a rally here today to create awareness about asthma and its prevention among people.

Emphasis laid on social service
Panchkula, May 3
Ashok Kumar Yadav, director general, agriculture, Haryana, urged people to take up social service to uplift the downtrodden during a prayer meeting here on Sunday.

‘Living or Dead’ leaves audience in tears
Students from Yadavindra Public School perform the play ‘The Kabuliwalah’ at the Tagore Theatre in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Chandigarh, May 3
The prodigious student artistes of Yadavindra Public School, Mohali, saluted literary prominence of the celebrated Noble laureate Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore by staging two of his classic stories, “Kabuliwalah” and “Living or Dead”, to near perfection at Tagore Theatre here today.

Students from Yadavindra Public School perform the play ‘The Kabuliwalah’ at the Tagore Theatre in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Tribune photo: S Chandan

Emphasis on technical education among women
Girls from the Government Polytechnic for Women perform a traditional dance during the annual function in Chandigarh on Tuesday Chandigarh, May 3
The annual function-cum-prize distribution function was held at the Government Polytechnic for Women, Sector 10-D, here today. Joint secretary technical education-cum-director technical education, UT, Chandigarh, SS Khara was the chief guest on the occasion.

Girls from the Government Polytechnic for Women perform a traditional dance during the annual function in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Tribune photo: S Chandan

Denied licences, temporary liquor vends stay dry
Chandigarh, May 3
Liquor contractors who had made successful bids worth over Rs 8 crore for 20 liquor vends in temporary structures on land owned by the municipal will not be able to start their business for some time. Despite having paid the due amount of 35 per cent of their bid amount within the stipulated period of ten days, the UT excise department has refused to issue them licenses for failing to submit the required “no objection certificate” (NOC) from the civic body.

26 illegal structures razed in Sec-19 Sadar Bazaar
Chandigarh, May 3
Twenty-six illegal structures were demolished from the government land at the Sector 19 Sadar Bazaar in a massive anti-encroachment drive conducted by the enforcement department of the Municipal Corporation today.

City set to get DSPs from other states
Chandigarh, May 3
The fiefdoms of local Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSPs) are set to crumble with Chandigarh set to get eight DSPs from other states.

Road Safety Group calls for curb on drunken driving
Chandigarh, May 3
Spreading the massage of road safety for the last over three decades across 10 countries including India, Gayle Di Paetro, a Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) official from Geneva, says that with 1.25 lakhs deaths in a year in road accidents in India, it was high time the citizens adopted road-safety measures.

Tribune Impact
Poor Upkeep of Parks

UT to provide manpower, machinery

Chandigarh, May 3 
The UT administration has assured to provide manpower and machinery support for the six big gardens, which were recently transferred to Municipal Corporation (MC). This was decided in the coordination committee meeting of the UT and MC which was held here today under the chairmanship of the Advisor to the Administrator, KK Sharma.

Police deptt vacates building
Chandigarh, May 3
After more than two and half decades, the UT police has finally handed over the Labour Welfare Building located at Bapu Dham to the Municipal Corporation, which was occupied by them since the days of terrorism in 1984. The UT IG, P K Srivastava, today assured area councillor Sarita Sharma, who was on a hunger strike for the past one week that the department would hand over the possession letter to the corporation tomorrow.

Police forms cheetah squad
Chandigarh, May 3
In order to keep a vigil on snatchers and thieves who target during late nights, the UT police formed a cheetah squad today, which will function at late nights from 1 am to 4 am.

Open Darbar
Sec-19 residents seek construction of road
Panchkula, May 3
Residents of Sector 19 today urged local MLA Devender Kumar Bansal to get a road constructed from Industrial Area, Phase I, to railway level crossing besides removing unauthorised parking of private vehicles from the market during the ‘open darbar’ held at Sector 12-A here today.



AIEEE on May 11
Relief for 2,500 candidates
Chandigarh, May 3
In what comes as a big relief to over 2,500 students who could not appear at five of the total 43 exam centres for the All India Engineering Examination (AIEEE) on May 1, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today announced that it would conduct the re-examination on May 11 rather than the earlier declared date of May 8 as it was clashing with many national-level competitive examinations.


MC wakes up to illegal water connections
Ambala, May 3
Strange it may sound but the Ambala Municipal Corporation had no idea about the number of illegal water connections in Ambala City and Ambala Cantonment.

No space for foodgrains
Dera Bassi, May 3
Due to lack of proper space in godowns, food grains procured for the central pool are lying in the open.

Fake judge homosexual, says DSP
Rajpura, May 3
Thirtyone-year-old Satinder Singh, arrested by the Rajpura police for posing as Additional Civil Judge and enacting a kidnap drama, has been sent to 14-day judicial remand.

AKS Colony without water for 5 days
Zirakpur, May 3
Residents of AKS Colony have been deprived of water supply for the past five days due to indifferent attitude of the officials concerned who failed to get the tubewell in the area repaired.

Murder Case
Head constable gets life term
Ropar, May 3
The court of District and Sessions Judge GK Dhir awarded life imprisonment to head constable Tarlochan Singh from Mataur village and imposed Rs 17,000 fine on him.


2 cheating cases registered
Chandigarh, May 3
Two separate cases of cheating were registered in the city today. On the complaint of Tejwant Singh of Sector 17, the police booked owner of Kasra World Wide Immigration Consulted office, Harwinder Singh, in Jalandhar for allegedly cheating him of Rs 11.10 lakh.

Bag snatched
Chandigarh, May 3 Four unidentified suspects allegedly snatched a bag containing Rs 22,000 in cash from a drugstore owner near his home in Sector 15 late on Monday night. Vimal Prasad, 25, who runs a chemist shop at PGI, was stopped near DAV School, Sector 15 by the four who then seized his bag and fled. Based on his complaint, a case under sections 356 & 379 of the Indian Penal Code was later filed at the Sector 11 police station.

Pedestrian crushed to death
Chandiagarh, May 3
A 24-year-youth died in a road accident near a poultry farm roundabout near Hallomajra in Sector 31, here, today. The victim, Suman, who worked in a roadside dhaba succumbed to his injuries in the Government Medical College and Hospital at Sector 32 later in the day.


A batsman plays a shot during a match in Guru Nanak Public School, Sector 36, Chandigarh on Tuesday. Pardeep stars in Chandigarh win
Chandigarh, May 3
Continuing their winning spree, the Chandigarh district team got the better of Amritsar district team by seven wickets in the U-14 cricket tournament being organised by the Chandigarh Cricket Association affiliated to the Punjab Cricket Association at Guru Nanak Public School, Sector 36, here today.

A batsman plays a shot during a match in Guru Nanak Public School, Sector 36, Chandigarh on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Vinay malik

Millennium thrash St John’s
Chandigarh, May 3
The Millennium School, Mohali, opened their account on a winning note by thrashing St John’s High School, Sector 26, by nine wickets in a league match of the St Kabir Trophy being organised by St Kabir Public School, Sector 26.

‘Get Golf Ready’ camp from May 7
Chandigarh, May 3
The Chandigarh Golf Club Academy will conduct a two-day 'Get Golf Ready' programme under the EGTF-certified coach, Ajay Gujral.

Hockey trials
Chandigarh: Trials to select players for a short training camp and subsequent selection for the Chandigarh men hockey team for the Federation Cup will be held on May 5 at 3 pm at the Sector 42 Hockey Stadium. The Federation Cup meet, being organised by the Punjab Hockey Association, will be held from May 12 at Jalandhar. — TNS


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