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In realty, UT babus say they are worth lakhs
Chandigarh, June 4
Who says residential property rates in the tricity, Gurgaon and New Delhi are priced in crores. For, if the estimate provided by some of the city’s current and former top bureaucrats are to be believed, the value of houses in these cities figures in just a few lakhs.

A police official inspects the room where the suicides took place Under debt, family of 3 commits suicide
Dera Bassi, June 4
Three members of a poverty-stricken family committed suicide by hanging from the hook of the ceiling fan at their rented accommodation at Gholumajra village, near here, last night.

A police official inspects the room where the suicides took place. A Tribune photograph


Man hangs himself
Mohali, June 4
A man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at Mohali village here. The body of Chandan Singh (35) was removed by the police and sent to the Civil Hospital for a post-mortem examination.

Three GMSH docs in dock for fudging records
Chandigarh, June 4
Three doctors of Government Muti-Speciality Hospital are in a dock after a doctor pursuing his internship with the Chandigarh health department reportedly remained abroad for nearly two months while his attendance was marked in the record.

2 held with heroin worth Rs 1 cr
Chandigarh, June 4
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested two persons for possessing 1 kg heroin worth around Rs 1 crore in the international market.


Ragpickers segregate garbage at Sector 21 in Chandigarh What a waste of garbage processing plant!
Chandigarh, June 4
Due to non-implementation of segregation and collection of garbage, Municipal Corporation (MC) has failed to manage the waste in the city. Garbage processing plant, installed at Dadu Majra, to manage garbage disposal problem is therefore not being able to serve its purpose.
NEED MORE HANDS Ragpickers segregate garbage at Sector 21 in Chandigarh. Tribune photo: Parvesh Chauhan

People await their turn during the quarterly lok adalats at the District Courts in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Saturday Lok adalats evoke huge response
Chandigarh, June 4
The quarterly lok adalats held at the district courts today evoked a huge response as over 6,500 cases of different categories were disposed of. These include a large number of traffic challans.

queued up People await their turn during the quarterly lok adalats at the District Courts in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Saturday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

204 challaned for traffic violations
Chandigarh, June 4
In a special drive against traffic violations, the police today challaned 204 offenders by putting up barricades across various places.

DIG awarded police medal
Chandigarh, June 4
Mahesh Aggarwal, IPS, DIG,CBI, Chandigarh Zone, was awarded the Police Medal for meritorious service by V. Narayanasamy, minister of state (PP).

Rabid dog bites 5, put down
Dera Bassi, June 4 A stray dog infected with rabies bit five persons, including two children, here last night. Later, some persons killed the dog near the Ramlila ground.

Bid to demolish boundary wall opposed
Mohali, June 4
Tension prevailed in the Industrial Area today after employees of an industrial unit owner started demolishing a wall on a plot, which some Sikh organisations claimed was the property of a gurdwara.

Bansal meets UT villagers
Chandigarh, June 4 Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Pawan Bansal today assured the UT villagers that there land would not be acquired till a new land acquisition policy was formulated by the Congress-led UPA government.

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No unfair means case reported during BCA exam this year
Chandigarh, June 4
In an exceptional display of honesty, out of 2,886 candidates, who appeared in Panjab University’s bachelors in computer applications (BCA) final-year programme in 2011, not a single unfair means case (UMC) was found across all Punjab and UT colleges.

Survivors’ journey from detection to rebirth
Chandigarh, June 4
“One has to understand that life is neither all good, nor all bad. It’s a mix of both. We can’t control illness, but we can control how we react to it.” This was the message of the Saarthak meet held at Fortis Hospital on the eve of National Cancer Suvivors’ Day here today.

Separate workstations for patwaris
Zirakpur, June 4
A separate workstation for patwaris and kanugos of Dera Bassi sub-division is likely to be setup by this year end at Dera Bassi tehsil. This was stated by Mohali Deputy Commissioner Varun Roojam, while visiting a camp organised by the revenue department for providing land mutations and other records of area under Dera Bassi kanugo circle in Zirakpur here today.

Powercom directed to install new meter
Mohali, June 4
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd to install a new meter and restore power supply to a Sohana resident’s house.

Work on Pinjore-Baddi road to begin soon
Panchkula, June 4
The nightmare for commuters travelling on the Pinjore-Baddi road is likely to be over soon, as the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) has finally handed over the land to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the construction of the much-needed Pinjore bypass.


Dera Bassi, Lalru students excel in class X exam
HDera Bassi, June 4
Students of Dera Bassi and Lalru areas have been successful in getting high grades in CBSE class X results declared recently.

Revenue department takes up pending cases
Kharar, June 4
A camp was organised by revenue department at Gharuan near here to solve pending cases of people pertaining to revenue matters.
Mohali Deputy Commissioner Varun Roojam called upon people to make the most out of such camps that provide solution to all pending issues under one roof. Gharuan has eleven patwar circles and 36 villages. The camp was held at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Gharuan.

Traffic disruption claims life
Kalka, June 4
Traffic disruption on NH-22 and NH-2A claimed the life of a woman, who suffered heart attack today.


Gang of thieves busted
Chandigarh, June 4
With the arrest of three persons, the Crime Branch of Chandigarh Police has claimed to have busted a gang of thieves.



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