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2 constables held for murder attempt
The accused, constable Rajesh Kumar and constable Niharika, being taken to a court in Chandigarh on Tuesday.Chandigarh, October 16
In a major embarrassment to the UT Police, two constables, including a woman, were today arrested for attempting to kill the wife of the constable by pushing her into the Ganga in Haridwar.

The accused, constable Rajesh Kumar and constable Niharika, being taken to a court in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Road sweeping machines to run in single shift 
Chandigarh, October 16
Overruling the decision of the municipal corporation general house meeting on running road sweeping machines in three shifts, the sanitation committee has decided to run these only in one shift as a cost-cutting exercise.


Khaki under attack in city
October 16,  2012
Major relief for traders
October 15,  2012
7-yr-old was tied, starved
October 14,  2012
UT to seek legal opinion
October 13,  2012
SC ruling comes as a blow to admn
October 12,  2012
Dengue stings tricity
October 11,  2012
Collector rate @ Rs 2 lakh per sq yard
October 10,  2012
No breakfast for 700 patients at PGI
October 9,  2012
Documents in lockers damaged
October 8,  2012
2 inspectors suspended
October 7,  2012
Major fire in Bank of Baroda
October 6,  2012
Refund anomaly costs RLA Rs 35 lakh
October 5,  2012

17 more dengue cases confirmed 
Chandigarh, October 16
With 17 more cases of dengue being confirmed today, the number of city residents having contracted the disease so far this year has reached 139. While UT Health Department officials claim to have carried out fumigation drives across the city, the number of cases is on the rise.

Unaware of golf cart facility, devotees have a harrowing time at Mansa Devi
Panchkula, October 16
With the Panchkula administration having failed to create awareness about the novel idea of golf carts for the elderly and the differently abled at the Mansa Devi shrine, devotees had a harrowing time on day one of the Navaratras.

Admn in a fix over one-year extension to staff
Chandigarh, October 16
The UT Administration is in a fix whether to give a one-year extension to UT employees after the retirement age of 58 years on the pattern of Punjab Government or not.


Navaratra festival
Over 80,000 visit Mansa Devi on day one

Panchkula, October 16
Thousands of devotees thronged the Mansa Devi shrine on the first day of the Navaratras during the fest held at the temple. The fest was inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

Dandiya adds colour to Chandigarh Haat
Visitors take part in dandiya at the Exhibition Ground in Sector 34, Chandigarh, on Tuesday.Chandigarh, October 16
A ten-day dandiya festival kicked off today amidst lots of fanfare at the Chandigarh Haat situated at the Exhibition Ground, Sector 34, Chandigarh.

Visitors take part in dandiya at the Exhibition Ground in Sector 34, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Tribune photo: vicky gharu

City sees decline in snatching incidents
Chandigarh, October 16
The city witnesses decline in snatching incidents this month compared to last year as only five such incidents were reported so far. As per records, there were 20 snatching cases on October last.

DEO’s office sans power for second day
Chandigarh, October 16
The district education office continued their work without electricity even for the second day.

Monica committed suicide: Police
The in-laws of the victim being taken to a court in Chandigarh on Tuesday.Chandigarh, October 16
A day after the mysterious death of a computer teacher, Monica Goyal, at her Sector 21 residence, postmortem report revealed that her death was due to hanging.

The in-laws of the victim being taken to a court in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

No poison found in Mehak’s body n Homicide cannot be ruled out, say doctors
Panchkula, October 16
The viscera report of Mehak, whose body was found under mysterious circumstances at her in-laws’ residence about two months ago, states that she was not poisoned. However, homicide cannot be ruled out, stated the team of doctors who studied the report.

30% patients visiting psychiatry dept suffer from depression: PGI 
Chandigarh, October 16
Of the total 9,000 patients visiting PGIMER’s Department of Psychiatry over the past one year, more than 30 per cent were found to be suffering from depression. According to experts at the department, depression is a serious disease and must not be undermined by the individuals.

from schools
Healthy tiffin competition
Students of Shivalik Public School, Phase VI, Mohali, participated in healthy tiffin Competition on the World Food Day. The students were told about good eating habits. They were also encouraged not to waste food. They brought green vegetables, curd, salad, sprouts and fruits.

Panel to solve problems of schools constituted
Mohali, October 16
A high-level committee has been set up in Punjab to the tackle problems faced by schools and hospitals, falling under zila parishads.

PCA now gets more teeth
Chandigarh, October 16
The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) is all set to become a more potent body. As a petition on its powers and jurisdiction came up for hearing this morning, the Punjab and Haryana High Court directed Chandigarh Administration to amend its notification, whereby the PCA was made just a recommending body.


Techno-management fest Aavishkar-12 concludes
Chandigarh, October 16
The last day of the techno-management fest Aavishkar-12 of UIET, Panjab University, was as eventful as it was on its first.

PU to digitise Phd theses
Chandigarh, October 16
In a move to assist thousands of students willing to pursue Phd, Panjab University will soon digitise around 8,000 theses written by research scholars at the PU between 1956 to 2007. The university has earmarked Rs 24 lakh for the proposal, which would be tabled before the Board of Finance (BOF) for the final approval on October 17.

Job-oriented courses remain a non-starter
Mohali, October 16
An ambitious scheme of the Central Government to run job-oriented courses at Government College, Mohali, has turned out to be a non-starter with students evincing little interest in these classes.


Paddy procurement in full swing
Fatehgarh Sahib, October 16
The procurement of paddy is in full swing at all the 33 procurement centers set up in the district. Till today, 7,1684 mt of paddy has been procured by various government procurement agencies and the rice millers, said Yashveer Mahajan, Deputy Commissioner.

Girl hit by train, dies
Dera Bassi, October 16
An 18-year-old girl was killed after she came in the grip of a train near Lehli railway crossing here on Monday. The deceased was identified as Sarbjit kaur, a resident of Lehli.

Mason falls from roof in Pinjore, injured 
Kalka, October 16
A mason was seriously injured in Pinjore when he fell from the roof of an under construction house, here yesterday.

Gupta is Bassi Pathana Municipal Council chief
Fatehgarh Sahib, October 16
Raman Gupta of SAD (B) was unanimously elected as the president of the Municipal Council, Bassi Pathana, in an election held in the council office.


Remand of ATM theft accused extended
Panchkula, October 16
The accused in the ATM theft case that shook the city recently, were produced in the court today and have been sent on a further remand of one day. Both the accused were already on a remand period of six days. The police have not recovered anything yet.

HC: Lowering the authority of Labour Court is contempt
Chandigarh, October 16
In a first, a Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that acts scandalising or lowering the authority of Labour Court-cum-Industrial Tribunal amount to contempt.


Trial in a day
Chandigarh, October 16
In one of the fastest trials in the history of district courts, a 38-year-old man was today sentenced to eight months imprisonment for attempting to kidnap a nine-year-old in Mauli Jagran.

5 booked for duping man of Rs 6 crore
Chandigarh, October 16
The Economic Offences Wing of the UT Police has registered a case of cheating against five persons on the complaint of a businessman who alleged he has been duped of Rs 6 crore.

1 held for making fake e-mail ID
Mohali, October 16
The police has booked a resident of Faridabad for allegedly making a fake email ID and purchasing goods worth lakhs of rupees from a factory today.

9 booked for attacking panchayat union leader
Mohali, October 16 Nine persons, including the sarpanch of Kumbra village, were booked on charges of trespassing and voluntarily causing hurt.


cfa beat yc in football tourney
Chandigarh, October 16
Continuing their winning streak, the local soccer team of Chandigarh Football Academy (CFA) drubbed down Young Challengers (YC), Rajkot, by 21-0,during the ongoing 10th Administrator's Challenge Cup Tournament being played, here today.

Boxers in action during a championship at the GGDSD School, Sector 32, in Chandigarh on Tuesday.
Boxers in action during a championship at the GGDSD School, Sector 32, in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Tribune photo: manoj mahajan

Manjot bags 2 titles in tennis tourney
Chandigarh, October 16
Tennis player Manjot Singh bagged both the titles of boys (U-16) and that of the men’s category, on the concluding day of the YMCA Total Tennis Championship, played here today.

Saupins School win by 28 runs
Chandigarh, October 16
The cricket team of Saupins School, Sector 32, defeated St. Johns’ School, Sector 26, by 28 runs to reach in the semifinals of the ongoing Inter-School Cricket Tournament for boys (U-16) being held here today.


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