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Body found in trench
Chandigarh, February 10
The trench on the roadside in Sector 48, Chandigarh, where the body of Manav Garg (inset) was spotted by a pedestrian on Sunday. The body of a 21-year-old student of B.Tech at Chitkara University, Baddi, was found lying under mysterious circumstaces in a muddy trench along a roadside in Sector 48 here this morning.

The trench on the roadside in Sector 48, Chandigarh, where the body of Manav Garg (inset) was spotted by a pedestrian on Sunday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

PGI Incident
Patient died before fire in equipment: Court
Chandigarh, February 11
Less than a year after patient Ghinder Singh was allegedly burnt to death in the PGI, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has concluded that he was dead before the flames engulfed recovery ward number five.


UT finalises vendor
Chandigarh, February 11
With the finalisation of a vendor through bids here today, the process of affixing high-security registration plates (HSRPs) will begin shortly in the city. Out of the total three bids, the vendor with the lowest bid was selected



Accused to turn approver
Panchkula, February 11
In the infamous case of gang rape on wheels in Panchkula, in which two students had raped their friend’s minor sister, an accused now wants to turn prosecution’s approver.

Body found under mysterious circumstances
Zirakpur, February 11
ex-serviceman, who was working as a security guard in a factory at Singhpura village, was found dead under mysterious circumstance here today. The deceased was identified as Surjit Singh (50), a resident of Pathankot.

Mohali dealer penalised for delivering old car model
Mohali, February 11
The Mohali District Disputes Redressal Forum has held a Mohali-based car dealer guilty for passing off a 2010 model Alto car as a 2011 model. Levying a penalty of Rs 20,000 on the dealer, Chittosho Motors, the forum comprising BS Mehandiratta, president, Dr SS Dhaliwal and HK Ghuman, both members, held him guilty on account of deficiency in service.

Structures part of four-laning project: NHAI
Panchkula, February 11
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and Himalayan Expressway Limited (HEL) have maintained that the structures raised near the Chandimandir toll plaza are part of the four-laning of the Zirakpur- Parwanoo highway and there is no violation on their part.

Army personnel to have personalised stamps
Chandigarh, February 11
Defence personnel in the tricity region would be able to have their own stamps as the Army Postal Service (APS) has sought permission from the Directorate of Postal Service, New Delhi, to issue it personalised stamps.

Show-cause notices to e-sampark staff
Chandigarh, February 11
Though all e-sampark and gram sampark centres remained closed today following yesterday’s strike by employees of these centres, the agitated employees do not seem in a mood to give up.
A clash took place at Aadhar Centre in Sector 11, Panchkula, on Saturday.
A clash took place at Aadhar Centre in Sector 11, Panchkula, on Saturday. Tribune photo: Nitin Mittal

Classical soiree impresses audience
Chandigarh, February 11
Kabul-based Hindustani classical vocalist holding allegiance with Patiala gharana, Eltaf Hussain Sarahang brought alive the grandeur of vocalism at the Pracheen Kala Kendra here today.

2 awarded for service to humanity
Mohali, February 11
The “Change-maker” awards were presented to two eminent personalities, Kanta Swaroop Krishan and Chandra Mohan, by the Rotary International at the Rotary International District 3080 two-day conference, which started at Shivalik Public School, Mohali.

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Poster making marks IT fest
Chandigarh, February 11
The department of computer science, Dev Samaj College for Women, Sector 45, organised “Tech Mantra”, the IT fest, today on the college premises. It included items like website development in which students from various colleges were asked to develop a website from the software provided to them. Other competitions like debugging, software development and poster making were also organised.

280 perform at ‘Os Ki Boondein’
Chandigarh, February 11
Budding prodigious students of AKSIPS-65 smart school organised its annual function “Os Ki Boondein” for the pre-primary and primary wings with zeal and excitement. Director-principal Jasmine Kalra presented the school report.

Fete marks founder’s day celebrations at YPS
Mohali, February 11
Yadavindra Public School (YPS), SAS Nagar, Mohali, celebrated its founder’s day on the school premises here today. Dr BN Goswamy, an art historian, scholar and author, was the chief guest on the occasion.


Sports day at Saffron City
Fatehgarh Sahib, February 11
Saffron City School, Fatehgarh Sahib, today celebrated its annual sports day at the school campus today. Chairperson JK Kahlon inaugurated the meet. Senior students took part in 100m race, 200m race, shot put, long jump and four hand races.


Mystery shrouds theft at P’kula house
Panchkula, February 11
Mystery shrouds the theft at a house in Sector 4 when the police found a woman inside the house. According to the information, Heera Lal, owner of house no. 284, Sector 4, had gone abroad with his wife to meet his kids. They stayed there for around two months. But, on Friday when they reached Delhi they informed their neighbours, who had the keys, to get their house cleaned.

Man dies in hit-and-run case
Chandigarh, February 11
In a hit-and-run accident, Mangal Singh alleged that the driver of a car (HR-51-B-0912) sped away after hitting his bicycle near the road dividing sector 9 and 4 yesterday.

Nine held for gambling
Chandigarh, February 11
Acting tough against satta (gambling) players, the police arrested as many as nine persons while they were playing satta at different places in the city here today.

Cheque stolen from shop: Jeweller
Chandigarh, February 11
In a case of forgery, the owner of the Nikka Mal Babu Ram jewellery shop in Sector 22 has filed a complaint with the police that some unidentified person stole a blank cheque and tried to withdraw Rs 48.5 lakh from an account.

Man injured in road mishap
Chandigarh, February 11
Jaspal Singh Rana, a resident of the city, alleged that he was injured after being hit by a rashly driven vehicle (PB-12L-9000) at the light point of Sectors 15 and 16 yesterday. A case under Sections 279 and 337 of the IPC has been registered


Coca-Cola Cup: DAV-8 beat GMSSS-35
Chandigarh, February 11
DAV Senior Secondary School, Sector 8, defeated Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 35 (GMSSS-35), by 15 runs in a match played here today.

Shubham wrecks YPS batting line
Mohali, February 11
A fine performance by Shubham Bedi (6 for 11) and Gaurav Bedi (4 for 25) coupled with 100-run opening wicket partnership between Karan Aggarwal and Jashanpreet helped St Stephen’s School, Togan, to defeat Yadavindra Public School by 9 wickets in Coca Cola Cup U-16 tournament here today.

Ludhiana eves pocket tae kwon do title
Players in action during the final of a tae kwon do championship in Chandigarh on Saturday. Chandigarh, February 11
The Khalsa College for Women (KCW), Ludhiana, took away the trophy of the Panjab University Inter-College Tae kwon do (Women) Championship held at Panjab University here today. DAV won the toss and elected to bat first and had the steady start. DAV opener Bhagminder had a partnership of 82 runs with Vineet Dhaka.

Players in action during the final of a tae kwon do championship in Chandigarh on Saturday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

Khalsa College lift cricket trophy
Chandigarh, February 11
Khalsa College, Garhdiwala, defeated Government College, Karamsar, by 17 runs in the final of the Panjab University Inter-College Cricket (Men) B-Division Championship held at PU grounds here today.


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