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Pushed on road to crime by dad
Chandigarh, September 29
In a takeoff from a typical Bollywood flick, the father of a juvenile has been arrested for asking his son to commit robberies to get money for his quota of evening liquor.

Family tradition in epic rendition
Vikram and Milan Bisht get ready to perform at Sector 28 in Chandigarh on Thursday.Chandigarh, September 29
Grandfather Sardar Singh Bisht played the role of Hanuman and father Vikram Bisht that of Ravan. And now, 13-year-old Milan is playing the role of Nal, carrying forward the legacy of his family.


Vikram and Milan Bisht get ready to perform at Sector 28 in Chandigarh on Thursday. tribune photo: vicky gharu

33 local TDS defaulters to face I-T heat
Chandigarh, September 29
The TDS (tax deducted at source) wing of the income tax department has initiated prosecution proceedings against 33 local assessees, including corporate, non-corporate and individuals, for non-deposition of TDS, amounting to several lakhs, for more than a year.





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Just walk into UT Secretariat!
Visitors enter the UT Secretariat at Sector 9 unchecked as security gates remain unmanned in Chandigarh on Thursday.Chandigarh, September 29
The Chandigarh Police, in a letter to the Home Secretary, has asked for sprucing up of security at the UT Secretariat in Sector 9 here.


Visitors enter the UT Secretariat at Sector 9 unchecked as security gates remain unmanned in Chandigarh on Thursday. tribune photo: manoj mahajan

Fourth accused, a juvenile, held
Chandigarh, September 29
The UT police today arrested the fourth accused in the murder of 22-year-old Pushkar, who was killed near Government Model Senior Secondary School at Sector 19 earlier this week.


COMMUNITY

13 lakh Indians die of cardiac arrest every year: US statistics
Chandigarh, September 29
It is not uncommon to hear of a healthy person dying abruptly and unexpectedly or during sleep due to sudden cardiac arrest. People who are suffering from heart rhythm disturbances are particularly more prone to such sudden deaths.

EC to meet UT officials
Chandigarh, September 29
The Election Commission of India will hold a meeting with UT officials to decide the date and the number of wards for the forthcoming municipal corporation elections. 

Wildlife Week from October 1
Chandigarh, September 29
The Chandigarh administration will organise programmes to mark Wildlife Week from October 1 to promote forest tourism in the city.

PSEB employee jumps from second floor
Mohali,September 29
Dilbagh Singh, a Class IV employee of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), reportedly jumped from the second floor of the PSEBís office during a blood donation camp organised on the boardís premises on Thursday.

75 encroachers challaned 
Chandigarh, September 29
The enforcement department of the municipal corporation issued 75 challans to defaulters during an anti-encroachment drive in Sectors 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 today.

Spiralling prices may send your pulse racing
Chandigarh, September 29
A sharp increase in the prices of pulses during the last week has upset the budget of the average household in the city.

EDUCATION

DAV management appoints officiating principal
Pawan Kumar Jain, newly appointed officiating principal, interacts with students at DAV College in Chandigarh on Thursday.Chandigarh, September 29
After Shashi Gupta, its Pawan Jain now, the ongoing controversy between DAV management and BC Josan doesnít seem to end.


Pawan Kumar Jain, newly appointed officiating principal, interacts with students at DAV College in Chandigarh on Thursday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Workshop on still photography
Students of Vivek High School all smiles before leaving for Singapore to attend a workshop in Chandigarh on Thursday.Chandigarh: Students of Vivek High School, Sector 38, will proceed on a weeklong workshop in still photography to the Objectives Centre for Filmmaking and Photography, Singapore. The workshop, according to school director HS Mamik, is one of school programmes aimed to give global exposure to students.

Students of Vivek High School all smiles before leaving for Singapore to attend a workshop in Chandigarh on Thursday. Tribune photo: Parvesh Chauhan

PUTA threatens to launch agitation
Chandigarh, September 29
The Panjab University Teachersí Association (PUTA) has threatened to launch an aggressive agitation from November 1, if the university fails to complete promotion of teachers under the career advancement scheme (CAS) of the UGC by October end.

 
NEIGHBOURHOOD

Bittaís plea dismissed
Ambala, September 29
The Registrar of Firm and Societies dismissed the petition of MS Bitta, president of All-India Anti-Terrorist Front against Viresh Shandilya.

Rs 9.88 distributed among pregnant women
Fatehgarh Sahib, September 29
An amount of Rs 9.88 lakh was distributed among 988 pregnant women under Mata Kaushhlaya Scheme.

Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd penalised Rs 5,000
Fatehgarh Sahib, September 29
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd to pay Rs 5,000 as litigation charges and recover electricity bill from complainant Dilabar Singh, a resident of Jalbehra village, on monthly minimum charges from November 30, 2010, to March 11, 2011.


COURTS

NHAI guilty of ignoring disabled: High Court
Chandigarh, September 29
Holding the National Highways Authority of India guilty of violating the provisions of ďPersons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act by not providing the disabled with the means of crossing the highways, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the authority and Panchkula Deputy Commissioner of Police to act.

MC doing little to check pollution, HC told
Chandigarh, September 29
Health concerns are still going down the drain, with the municipal corporation of Chandigarh doing precious little to plug the discharge of polluted water into the N-choe.

CRIME

2 held in ATM fraud case
Panchkula, September 29
In the ATM fraud case, the Panchkula police has arrested IndusIndís bank relationship officer Nikhil Sharma and his brother Ankur Sharma from Ambala.

Conmen rob deliveryman
Chandigarh: Two unidentified conmen in a car bearing a Delhi registration number cheated a deliveryman and took away an LCD and an LED worth Rs 32,000 from him. One of the conmen introduced himself as the son of the owner of King Electronic at Kharar to the deliveryman, Vishsher Tanti. The incident took place near the Sector 39-40 roundabout.

SPORTS

Rurakalan academy disqualified
A goalkeeper parries the ball during a match at Sector 42, Chandigarh, on Thursday.Chandigarh, September 29
Making a mockery of a national-level football tournament, Rurakalan Football Academy (RFA) team was found fielding overage players and players with fake names during the ongoing 9th Administratorís Challenge Cup Tournament for Boys (U-17) held at the Sports Complex, Sector 42.
A goalkeeper parries the ball during a match at Sector 42, Chandigarh, on Thursday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Jerath is boxing body chief
Chandigarh, September 29
During the annual general council meeting of the Chandigarh Amateur Boxing Association (CABA), Dr CK Jerath is unanimously elected as the president of the association for the next term of four years, while Harjinder Pal Singh was selected as secretary of the association.

KCW eves drub PU Campus
Chandigarh, September 29
Khalsa College for Women (KCW), Ludhiana, defeated PU Campus, by 59-38 during the ongoing Panjab University Inter-College Basketball (A-Division) Tournament for Women here today.

 



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