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Come June, delivery not to cost a penny at GMCH, GMSH
Chandigarh, May 27
The UT Administration seems to have finally learnt its lessons from the Bulbul fiasco as it is all set to implement the free institutional delivery system in government institutions from next month.

Chargesheet filed against 3 in Khushi murder case
Chandigarh, May 27
The UT Police today filed a 764-page chargesheet against three accused in the Khushpreet murder case that was cracked in March this year.

PTU penalised for delaying result of student
Fatehgarh Sahib, May 27
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Fatehgarh Sahib, has imposed a penalty of Rs 3 lakh, along with Rs 5,000 as litigation charges, on Punjab Technical University (PTU), Jalandhar, and Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College (BBSBEC), Fatehgarh Sahib, for delaying a student’s results by almost two and half years.


Bringing their tale alive on stage
pain-struck Artistes stage the play ‘Katha Turi Bahurangi’ at Government College, Sector 46, Chandigarh, on Friday.
pain-struck Artistes stage the play ‘Katha Turi Bahurangi’ at Government College, Sector 46, Chandigarh, on Friday. Tribune photo: S Chandan 

Bad weather grounds flights
Chandigarh, May 27
Bad weather in Jammu put fliers in Chandigarh to inconvenience as two Kingfisher flights, Chandigarh-Jammu-Srinagar and Jammu-Chandigarh-Delhi, were cancelled today.

Ind-Swift surrenders Rs 55 crore
Chandigarh, May 27
The income tax raid at pharmaceutical giant Ind-Swift yesterday has yielded undisclosed income of Rs 55 crore. According to sources, incriminating documents revealing undisclosed financial transactions, seized during the raid at the 20-odd premises, both residential and commercial, of Ind-Swift and its promoters, led to the surrender of Rs 55 crore.


Hospital in southern sectors on fast track
Chandigarh, May 27
Chandigarh Administration’s ambitious project of a 300-bedded hospital in southern sectors, conceived as an alternative to the scrapped medicity and provide medicare to the ever-increasing population, is on the fast track.

Residents oppose widening of road in Sec 23
Chandigarh, May 27
strewn Concrete and gravel dumped along a road affects the movement of vehicles in Residents of Sector 23 have objected to the road widening work initiated by the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation. Some of the residents have submitted a request to the MC Mayor that the work of widening of road should be stopped as it would affect the greenery of the area. A delegation of area residents also met the MC chief engineer in this regard.

strewn Concrete and gravel dumped along a road affects the movement of vehicles in Sector 23, Chandigarh. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan 

Eco-cabs to ply on city roads
Chandigarh, May 27
Modern rickshaws, popularly known as eco-cabs, may soon be plying on Chandigarh roads. The spacious rickshaws are 25 per cent lighter than the existing models.

Joy ride

MIRTHFUL Children enjoying a light drizzle on way to their school in Chandigarh on Friday morning.
MIRTHFUL Children enjoying a light drizzle on way to their school in Chandigarh on Friday morning. Tribune photo: S Chandan

Police proposes setting up of specialised cells
Chandigarh, May 27
Taking cognisance of the “changing trends of crime and criminals”, the Chandigarh Police has proposed the setting up of specialised operational and technical cells. The proposal comes soon after the inquiry officer in the Khuspreet kidnapping and murder case recommended the setting up of such cell.

10 NCC shooters felicitated
Chandigarh, May 27
Ten NCC shooters from the Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Chandigarh NCC Directorate who had won laurels individually in the 20th All-India GV Mavlankar Camp and the 54th National Shooting Championship were felicitated by the Additional Director-General, Maj-Gen Mohabat Singh, here today.

Water pressure low in Sec 29
Chandigarh, May 27
The onset of summer in the city brings with it many problems, of which shortage of water is a major one. Though the peak summer season is yet to start, residents of Sector 29 have started facing the problem of low water pressure.

Shopkeepers observe complete bandh
BURNING ISSUE: Shopkeepers protest against HUDA officials in Panchkula on Friday.Panchkula, May 27
The members of the Panchkula Beopar Mandal (PBM) today burnt the effigy of the administrator, Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA), against the anti-encroachment drive launched by the enforcement wing of HUDA.

BURNING ISSUE: Shopkeepers protest against HUDA officials in Panchkula on Friday.  Tribune photo: Nitin Mittal

Rly shifts focus to religious tourism
Chandigarh, May 27
The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is taking the road to religion to cash in on devotees wanting to visit shrines.

Lightning strikes tents of YPS students, none hurt
Mohali, May 27
A trekking expedition of a group of 31 girl students of Yadavindra Public School (YPS), Mohali, was cut shot by inclement weather. The students of Class IX and XI, who had gone on a trekking adventure to Triund (Dharamsala), along with two teachers and four helpers, had a miraculous escape, when the outhouse in which they were putting up, was struck by lightning.

Chandigarh Scan


From Schools
Chandigarh: As many as 150 children from various schools of the city are enjoying various activities in a summer camp being held in DC Montessori Smart School , Mani Majra, Chandigarh. Three different workshops are being held for each participant.

Diplomas in Urdu awarded
Chandigarh, May 27
In an endeavour to revive the grandeur of the Urdu language, the Haryana State Urdu Akademi had introduced correspondence courses. It held its convocation to confer one-year diploma in Urdu on 106 second-batch passouts here today. — OC


Final voter list out by July 30
Bassi Pathana, May 27
Work for the addition and alteration of names in the voter lists of the Bassi Pathana (reserved) Assembly constituency is in progress. It will be completed by July 30 and booth-level officers have been appointed at every polling station for the purpose.

Child abducted on May 16 recovered
Kurali, May 27
The Kurali police has recovered a 12-year-old child of ward number 2 area, who went missing on May 16. The child’s parents complained of their missing son to the police on the same day. The child was recovered today with the help of people from Himachal Pradesh.

Patients examined at eye camp
Patiala, May 27
More than 600 patients were examined and 25 free phaco-surgeries were done by Dr Sukhdip Singh Boparai and Dr Anuradha Raj from Patiala Eye Hospital and Lasik Laser Centre at a free eye operation camp at Sanaur, near Patiala.

Former councillor arrested
Ambala, May 27
The police today arrested Naveen Yadav, a former municipal councillor of Ambala Cantt, in connection with a case registered against him a few days back when he, along with some residents of Tibetti Colony, locked the public health office at Ambala Cantt.

Constable booked for helping two convicts
Patiala, May 27
The Patiala Police has registered a case against two under trial convicts and a police constable for allegedly conspiring together and beating up another policeman on duty after he objected to their conduct during a court case hearing.

Farmers end 3-month-old dharna
Dera Bassi, May 27
Farmers of Bhankarpur village, who had been protesting for the past three months seeking restoration of ownership rights of a piece of land that had been under their cultivation for 50 years, ended their dharna today after the Punjab and Haryana High Court issued status quo on the issue. 


HC raps admn for not formulating policy for night food streets
Chandigarh, May 27
The Chandigarh Administration’s failure to spice up the lives of city residents in the hours of darkness by coming out with a bright policy on the setting up of night food streets in Chandigarh today saw the Punjab and Haryana High Court virtually admonish the powers that be.

Commission sets aside arrest warrant order
Chandigarh, May 27
The UT Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission has set aside the forum’s  order issuing non-bailable warrants against a Panchkula resident.


Laptop, cash stolen from cars
Chandigarh, May 27
Thieves decamped with laptop and cash after breaking windowpanes of two cars in separate incidents in the past 24 hours.

20-yr-old ends life
Chandigarh, May 27
A 20-year-old youth committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Sector 41 late last night. The victim, Davinder Singh, who was working with a Mohali-based call centre and pursuing graduation, was found hanging from a fan at around 11 pm. 

FIR against officers of Directorate of Defence Estate
Chandigarh, May 27
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR against former principal director of the Directorate of Defence Estate, Western Command, VK Srivastva and chief executive officer (CEO) Ramandeep Singh for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 3 lakh during the recruitment of sub-divisional officer (SDO).


Chandigarh enter third round
In full swing A batsman attempts a shot on the second day of the match between Mohali and Jalandhar at the PCA Stadium, Mohali, on Friday. Chandigarh, May 27
Overnight rain delayed the start of the second day’s proceedings of the match between Patiala and Chandigarh by two hours in the Punjab State Under-19 Dhruv Pandove Trophy at the Dhruv Pandove Stadium at Patiala today.
In the last round of the league, Delhi defeated hosts Chandigarh 2-1 in the men team championship and earned the top position

In full swing A batsman attempts a shot on the second day of the match between Mohali and Jalandhar at the PCA Stadium, Mohali, on Friday. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu

Chandigarh retain women’s crown
Chandigarh, May 27
Defending champions Delhi and Chandigarh retained men and women trophy, respectively, by earning top positions in the round robin league in the 11th North Zone Carrom Championship played at St Stephen’s School, Sector 45, here today.


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