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2 inspectors suspended
Chandigarh, October 6
Inspector Neeraj Sarna and Inspector Amanjot Singh The UT police today suspended two inspectors on a charge of insubordination during the Vice-Presidentís visit to the PGI in May this year. The action was taken following a communication received from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Inspector Neeraj Sarna and Inspector Amanjot Singh

Locker holders have a sleepless night
Chandigarh, October 6
Following yesterday's fire incident at the Bank of Baroda in Sector 22, panicky account and locker holders rushed to the bank to check the status of their documents and articles lying in the lockers, which were housed in the basement, where the fire broke out.



Controversy over staff selection resolved
Chandigarh, October 6
The issue of approval regarding selection for the posts of professor and associate professor in the Dr HSJ Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital that was deferred in the last Syndicate meeting pending certain clarifications was approved in todayís meeting by majority vote.

Officials inspect Le Corbusier Centre
Chandigarh, October 6
A day after the Chandigarh Tribune highlighted the poor condition of the Le Corbusier Centre, the senior officials of the UT Administration inspected the centre today.

A spider in an enclosure at the Le Corbusier Centre in Sector 19, Chandigarh (L) and Fungus on a painting at the entry of the centre in the City Beautiful. Tribune photos: Pradeep Tewari

Plan to expand Le Corbusier Centre
Chandigarh, October 6
Residents take part in the INTACH heritage walk to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Le Corbusier at the Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Saturday. tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan On the 125th birth anniversary of Le Corbusier, the UT Administration announced that the building adjoining to Le Corbusier Centre would be handed over to the centre and a heritage and research centre on Le Corbusier's work will be set up in the building.

Residents take part in the INTACH heritage walk to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Le Corbusier at the Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Saturday. tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Mohali hockey stadium to be ready by November 15
Mohali, October 6
A world-class floodlit hockey stadium, under construction at Phase IX, will be completed by November 15 this year with the cost of Rs 41 crore. "Pink and blue coloured astroturf will be laid there on the pattern of London hockey stadiums,"said Public Works Minister Sharanjit Singh Dhillon, who was reviewing the status of the construction work along with PWD officials.

Theatre fest to begin tomorrow
Chandigarh, October 6
The two-day theatre festival, Which will be held from October 8 at the Tagore Theatre, will witness three satirical plays, based on the stories written by prolific writers like Munshi Prem chand.

Experts dwell on psychiatric disorders 
Chandigarh, October 6
On the second day of the 13th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Private Psychiatry, Dr Indira Sharma presented her talk on the management of psychiatric disorders in general practice here today. She stated that the patients with psychiatric disorders were first seen by the general physicians across the world, therefore, the role of general physicians become more important in treating patients of general psychiatric disorders. She further insisted that we should try to avoid all kind of stressful situations. One should be ready to face stress and regular practise of yoga helped to control stress, she said.


Syndicate nod to teachersí evaluation by students
Chandigarh, October 6
The Panjab University Syndicate today gave a nod to the Teacher Evaluation which had been pending from the last few years. The House approved the recommendations of the concerned committee, pertaining to the teachersí evaluation by the students.

Parvinder Singh is PU Controller of Examinations
Chandigarh, October 6
The Syndicate, at its meeting held here today, approved the appointment of Dr Parvinder Singh as the Controller of Examinations (CoE) of Panjab University. At present, Registrar AK Bhandari was officiating as the CoE.
On the direction of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the House reconsidered the appointment of the Controller of Examinations and unanimously approved the appointment of Dr Parvinder Singh to the said post.

From schools

School board union poll on Oct 19
Mohali, October 6
The Punjab School Education Board Employees' Union is all set to hold its annual elections on October 19. During the election, there will be no defacement of premises by pasting posters or other material on the walls and no rallies will take place. There will only be an open-house debate among the parties.


Zonal youth festival concludes
Fatehgarh Sahib, October 6
On the concluding day of the zonal youth festival of Punjabi University (Fatehgarh zone), which was hosted by Cordia Group of Educational Institutes, Sanghol, Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib, won the overall trophy and Patel Memorial College, Rajpura, was declared as runner-up. The third place was bagged by BZSFS Girls College, Morinda. Over one thousand students from 37 colleges had participated in the competition.

Man held with duplicate wires 
Banur, October 6
The Banur police has seized duplicate electricity wires from a electricity shop at Gajjukhera village on Saturday. Ravinder Kumar Grover, resident of Gajjukhera village, was arrested and a case under the Copy Right Act, 1957, has been registered against him. 

10 schools take part in debate competition 
Ambala, October 6
An inter-school debate competition on topic social networking was organised at Chaman Vatika Public School, Ambala City. 10 schools participated in the competition. Aniket Singh of Convent of Sacred Heart and Monika Banerjee of SD Public School were adjudged the best speakers of the competition. Chaman Vatika bagged the best team award followed by PKR Jain Vatika School and St Stephen's School, Chandigarh. The participants were awarded with mementos and certificates.


Demand for paid maternity leave gets a boost 
Chandigarh, October 6
The issue of paid maternity leave to the contractual female employees working in different government departments in UT has further got fillip after the Central Administrative Tribunal, Chandigarh, in its latest judgment, on September 21 last month, ordered the Chandigarh administration to grant paid maternity leave to 11 contractual female teachers working in Chandigarh government schools.

Three get jail in opium case


Two cases of eve-teasing registered; one arrested
Chandigarh, October 6
Two more cases of eve teasing were registered by Chandigarh police with the arrest of one of the accused.

DSP's daughter victim of eve-teasing
Chandigarh, October 6
A Punjab Police DSP, who has been posted in Chandigarh, has filed an eve-teasing complaint against a resident of the city alleging that the latter threatened, sent objectionable SMSes and teased his daughter. The DSP, Jilla Singh, who has been posted at the CID wing of the Punjab Police in Chandigarh, has filed the complaint against Deepak, a resident of Sector 27.

7 held in road rage case
Chandigarh, October 6
Five youths, in a Ford Figo car, chased two Alto car occupants, intercepted them and thrashed them with a helmet at the light point of Sector 22-23. Meanwhile, one of the the five youths also opened fire while thrashing Alto car occupants, who were identified as Vijay of Sector 23 and Amrit Singh of Sector 37.The incident was reported at around 1.30 am today.

Vehicle thief arrested
Chandigarh, October 6
The Chandigarh police has claimed to have arrested a notorious vehicle lifter and recovered six two-wheelers from him . The accused has been identified as Kapil Verma (28), a resident of Sector 45, Chandigarh. Inspector Ram Gopal, SHO, Sector 17 police station, said the accused was arrested with a stolen motorcycle at a naka, laid by the police, near GPO, Sector 17, on October 4.

25-yr-old woman commits suicide
Mohali, October 6
A 25-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her resident in Phase 7 today.


 Boxers oppose referees' decision
Chandigarh, October 6
The second day of the ongoing Inter-College Boxing Tournament for men at the PU witnessed players opposing refereesí decision. The boxer, representing PU, Anil Kumar Chahal, staged a protest after he alleged favouritism by a panel of referees to advance his opponent Surinder to the next level. Surinder of GGDSD College, Sector 32, Chandigarh, beat Anil Kumar in a closely fought match, held in 57 kg.



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