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CBSE class XII result
Students bring double joy to city
Navya Singla tops country in commerce
Anhad Miglani first in national-level CLAT
Chandigarh, May 28
The Central Board of Secondary Education class XII results declared today proved to be a repeat of the last year, as not only the overall pass percentage and toppers' score was more or less the same, but girls continued to rule the merit charts.

Navya Singla


Poor show by students of govt schools
Chandigarh, May 28
In what has brought quality of education in government schools under the scanner once again is the fact that none of the Government Model Senior Secondary Schools of Sector 22 and 15 non-model schools have got 100 per cent pass result for the second year in row.

Good in studies too
Panchkula students shine
Patiala students come out with flying colours
Ambala students excel
Taxi operator's daughter attains over 90%
Hard work pays off
Students who succeeded against all odds

Death of Jaspal Bhatti’s kin in mishap
Did police let the accused escape?
Chandigarh, May 28
The lackadaisical approach of the UT police in arresting an accused in a fatal accident case cost it dear, with the negligent driver fleeing right under its nose! Actor and satirist Jaspal Bhatti, brother-in-law of the deceased Amarjit Singh, who died when he was hit by a motorcyclist on the Sector 35/43 dividing road last Thursday, has expressed shock at the police’s negligent attitude in apprehending the accused, thus letting him flee. The UT police had told Bhatti that it was waiting to arrest the accused once he gets “discharged” from hospital as he (the accused) is also critically injured in the mishap.

Mayor cancels all free parking passes in city
Chandigarh, May 28
All 3,020 free parking passes issued by the Municipal Corporation under 18 categories were cancelled today. Immediately after this, the General House meeting was adjourned by Mayor Raj Bala Malik.

Police removes a red beacon from the car of a former minister Baldev Singh Maan in Mohali Ex-minister loses Red beacon
Mohali, May 28
On the second day of its special drive, the Mohali police today found at least three vehicles with red beacon and one with blue beacon roaming on the roads without permission and challaned their owners here. All the three vehicles with red beacon were found belonging to Akali leaders.

Police removes a red beacon from the car of a former minister Baldev Singh Maan in Mohali on Monday. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu


GMCH-32 nurses hold protest
Chandigarh, May 28
The GMCH Nurses Welfare Association today staged a protest in front of the emergency entry. The employees of the hospital are pressing for the fulfilment of their long-pending demands.

Members of the GMCH Nurses Welfare Association hold a protest in Chandigarh on Monday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

UT reshuffles depts
Haryana, Punjab officers benefit n Satyagopal relieved of major depts
Chandigarh, May 28
In a reshuffling of departments, UT Administrator Shivraj V Patil today allotted few more departments to UT Home Secretary Anil Kumar (1988 batch of the Haryana cadre) and Finance Secretary VK Singh (1990 batch of the Punjab cadre). While the UT Administration gave more departments to these two officers, the 1988 batch UT cadre officer Satyagopal was relieved of all the major departments, which was allotted to him six months ago.

Liquor vends, taverns on green belts to be shifted by June 28
Chandigarh, May 28
It’s bottoms up to all liquor vends and taverns being run in prefabricated structures across the city. A Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued directions for the shifting of all the liquor vends and taverns being run in pre-fabricated structures on the green belts of Chandigarh. If the vends and taverns are not shifted to other places, they would have to close down by June 28, the Bench has ruled.

MC House fails to take up water crisis issue
Chandigarh, May 28
While the residents of the city have been facing an acute water shortage and low pressure for a fortnight, the public representatives did not even bother to take up this issue in the General House meeting of the Municipal Corporation which stretched for five hours here today. Interestingly, the House meeting, which was chaired by Mayor Raj Bala Malik, turned out to be a ‘grievance darbar’ for the Opposition councillors who alleged that the ruling party Mayor had giving them a step-motherly treatment with regards to constitution of sub-committees on various burning issues facing the city.

Tricity scan
Children honoured: An NGO, Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP) under its Project ‘Saksharta 2012’ distributed study material to financially week yet deserving students. A total of 346 students (212 Girls and 134 Boys) from Chandigarh, which includes books, stationery and uniform at a function held here on Monday at Moti Ram Arya Senior Secondary School, Sector 27. These students are studying in Class X and IX and selected from 60 government schools.

Construction around Patiala ki Rao stayed
Chandigarh, May 28
Acting on a petition alleging illegal construction and encroachment in and around seasonal rivulet Patiala ki Rao, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today stayed construction in the vicinity of the rivulet in Kharar.


Yet another blunder in PU exams
Chandigarh, May 28
In what can be called one of the biggest blunders of Panjab University examination system, the MA first year political science exam was cancelled today after the question-paper was found to be completely out of syllabus. Thousands of students in PU and its affiliated colleges would now have to appear again in the examination.


Govt accommodation misuse
High Court calls for list of properties owned by UT
Chandigarh, May 28
Just about a week after The Tribune reported that the government houses in Chandigarh, which are meant for migrants from Jammu and Kashmir, have either been sold off illegally or have been sublet, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today called for a list of all other properties owned by the UT Administration to check their misuse.


5 criminals arrested
Chandigarh, May 28
The Crime Branch of the UT police has arrested five persons for their involvement in various cases of of snatching, burglary and auto theft in the city. Police arrested Naresh, Rakesh Kumar, Dinesh Kumar, Manoj Kumar and Umesh and solved a total of 19 different cases registered in the past.

Woman commits suicide
Chandigarh, May 28
A 22-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at Sector 21 this afternoon. The victim, Harpreet Kaur, hung herself with a bedsheet. She was suffering from extreme depression.

MC clerk held for bribe
Chandigarh, May 28
The Vigilance Cell of the UT police has arrested a person working as work munshi (clerk) with the Roads division of the Chandigarh MC in a bribe case.


Tennis tourney
Yuvraj wins two titles
Chandigarh, May 28
Continuing his wining streak, the ace tennis player Yuvraj Singh won both titles of boys (U-12 and U-14), during the Mount Carmel Total Tennis Championship, being held, here today.

Akshit, Vaibhav in final
Panchkula, May 28
Tennis players, Akshit Chabra defeated Navneet Singh while Vaibhav Sahini overcame Abhi Garg, to reach the final of boys (U-12) category, during the ongoing Manav Mangal School and Ideal Tennis Academy Lawn Tennis Tournament, being held, here today.

A player returns a shot during a tennis match at Sector 11, in Panchkula on Monday. Tribune photo: Nittin Mittal

LIC cricket academy lift T-20 tournament title
Chandigarh, May 28
Members of the LIC Cricket Club after winning women’s final match on Monday The women cricket team of LIC cricket academy won the T-20 Cricket Tournament for Women after defeating Sacred Heart, at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 26, here.
In the finals of the championship, the losing side elected to bat first and bundled out in 9 overs after scoring a total of 43 runs. Aayush (14) and Nandni (10) were the main scorer for the team.

Members of the LIC Cricket Club after winning women’s final match on Monday. tribune photo: pradeep tewari

St John’s defeat Shishu Niketan in cricket tourney
Chandigarh, May 28
The host cricket team of St John’s School, Sector 26, defeated Shishu Niketan School by nine wickets to reach the finals in the ongoing 1st Brother Mccann Cricket Tournament for boys (U-18 and U-13), here.

Boxers participate in trials at PML SD Public School, Sector 32. Tribune Photo: Manoj Mahajan

Netball trials on May 30
Chandigarh, May 28
The Netball Association of Chandigarh will conduct trials to select city’s sub-junior netball team for participating in the upcoming 28th Sub-Junior National Netball Championship, here.

U-11 Series
Tushar guides Hansraj Red team to victory
Panchkula, May 28
A brilliant all-round performance by skipper Tushar Goyal (48 off 32 including seven boundaries and three wickets) guided the Hansraj Red team to overcome Hansraj Blue by ten wickets, in the match of three-match cricket series for boys (U-11), here.

Free gatka summer camps
Chandigarh, May 28
The Punjab Gatka Association will organise a weeklong free special summer camps for nurturing the gatka skills in all districts of the state.


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