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HUDA top officials’ cars attached
Panchkula, February 7
Court officials and HUDA employees argue over the attachment of HUDA Chief Administrator DPS Nagal's car in Panchkula on Thursday A Panchkula court today ordered the attachment of the official cars of HUDA Chief Administrator DPS Nagal, Panchkula HUDA Administrator (additional charge) Surjit Singh and HUDA estate officer Ashwini Sharma.
Court officials and HUDA employees argue over the attachment of HUDA Chief Administrator DPS Nagal's car in Panchkula on Thursday. A Tribune photograph


Accused Rakesh Jain CBI seals 16 bank accounts of I-T officer, kin
Chandigarh, February 7

A team of the CBI today sealed all bank accounts of income tax officer Rakesh Jain, who was arrested while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a real estate agent on Tuesday. CBI sleuths had found 16 bank accounts and two lockers being operated by the accused, which have now been sealed.
                                                                                      Accused Rakesh Jain

3 youths thrash policeman, molest his constable wife
Chandigarh, February 7
A UT police constable was allegedly assaulted while his constable wife was eve-teased and molested by three occupants of a Swift car in the wee hours today. The incident occurred near the grain market roundabout in Sector 26 when the constable couple, who were in civvies, became a victim of the youths' rowdiness.

25 hurt as bus plunges into canal
Ambala, February 7
Twenty five persons sustained injuries when the bus in which they were travelling in fell into a canal near Malikpur village on Saha-Sahazadpur road today.

Haryana sends panel for secy-level posts
Chandigarh, February 7
The Haryana Government has sent a panel of three IAS officers for the secretary-level posts in the Chandigarh Administration.


Structures raised outside the ‘lal dora’ in Deep Complex in Chandigarh Admn not to extend 'lal dora'
Chandigarh, February 7
The Chandigarh Administration has decided not to extend the 'lal dora' (abadi deh), the boundary line beyond which any construction is declared as illegal. The administration has also decided not to withdraw the Periphery Act.

Structures raised outside the ‘lal dora’ in Deep Complex in Chandigarh. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Fake SP is son of former MLA of Narot Mehra
Accused Rahul (centre) being taken to a court in Mohali on ThursdayMohali, February 7
Rahul Kumar, who was arrested by the Mohali vigilance sleuths yesterday for duping a Fatehgarh Sahib-based BDPO of Rs 10,000 by posing as superintendent of police (vigilance) at Patiala, is the son of a former MLA of the BJP from the Narot Mehra constituency in Gurdaspur.

Accused Rahul (centre) being taken to a court in Mohali on Thursday. A Tribune photograph

Pay VAT, other taxes online soon
Chandigarh, February 7
After the online registration of traders, the Department of Excise and Taxation will soon start the process of accepting value added tax (VAT) and other taxes online.

Industrialists approach Bansal
Chandigarh, February 7
Representatives of the Chandigarh Industrial Association (CIA) discussed the proposed ban on the transfer of leasehold industrial plots with Union Railway Minister and Local MP Pawan Kumar Bansal.

Labourers work on a damaged water pipeline in Sector 49, Chandigarh, on Thursday Pipeline damaged as earth caves in
Chandigarh, February 7

A water supply pipeline on the road separating Sector 46 and 49 got damaged last night. The employees of the Municipal Corporation have started work to replace the damaged pipeline.

Labourers work on a damaged water pipeline in Sector 49, Chandigarh, on Thursday. Tribune photo: Parvesh Chauhan

Panchkula MMS case hots up again
Panchkula, February 7
The Panchkula MMS case where some girls forcibly stripped another girl and made her MMS has again heated up in the wake of the National Commission for Women (NCW) calling for a report from the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Panchkula, as to what action has been taken in the case. The case had hit the headlines in September 2011 after four girls made an MMS of another girl in Sector 5, Panchkula, and allegedly circulated it.

Litigants get stuck in lift
Chandigarh, February 7
Panic struck as many as 11 litigants in the district courts today after a lift at the new complex in Sector 43 stopped midway with litigants inside. One of the persons called the fire brigade, which forwarded the complaint to the police control room.

Amit Kumar shows his damaged car at the Sector 39 police station in Chandigarh on Thursday Lawyers hold protest against police
Chandigarh, February 7
A group of advocates protested against the police for registering a wrong case of rash and negligent driving against an advocate yesterday.

Amit Kumar shows his damaged car at the Sector 39 police station in Chandigarh on Thursday. Photo: Parvesh Chauhan

Owner injured in scuffle at liquor vend
Mohali, February 7
The contractor of a liquor vend in Sector 52 suffered injuries in a scuffle with youngsters here today.

17-year-old delivers baby at PGI
Chandigarh, February 7
The mental agony of a 17-year-old girl impregnated by a man hailing from Uttar Pradesh came to light today when she delivered a baby boy at the PGIMER today.

Now, transport authority to digitise records
Mohali, February 7
The District Transport Authority, Mohali, has been directed by the government to keep computerised records of the documents related to driving licences and motor vehicle registrations and return the original documents to applicants.

Rs 42 cr to be spent on improving infrastructure of govt schools
Mohali, February 7
DEO (secondary) Dr Vinod Kumar, who also has the additional charge of DEO (elementary), today said that Rs 42 crore would be spent to improve the infrastructure of the government schools in Mohali district.

Play on caste system staged
Chandigarh, February 7
The Fools’ Paradise Production today staged a play “Guru Dakshina” at Punjab Kala Bhawan, Sector 16, Chandigarh.


Students in a joyful mood during ‘Cyanide-13’ at Panjab University in Chandigarh on Thursday Cyanide-13 kicks off at PU
Chandigarh, February 7
The three-day annual fest “Cyanide-13” organised at the University Institute of Chemical Engineering (UICET), Panjab University, kicked-off today with various events including Turban tying competition, pirates of PU, rangoli making etc.
Students in a joyful mood during ‘Cyanide-13’ at Panjab University in Chandigarh on Thursday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

PEC to conduct interviews
Chandigarh, February 7
Brushing aside controversies over the interviews for selections and promotions scheduled at the PEC University of Technology later this month, Board of Management (BOM) that has VK Singh Secretary, Technical Education as the Co-Chairman, has decided to go ahead with the selections.

Video-editing workshop held at GGDSD-32
Chandigarh, February 7
Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, GGDSD College, Sector 32, organised a two-day workshop on video-editing and role of a video-editor in the electronic programme production.

CAT admits UT teachers’ plea against deputationists
Chandigarh, February 7
The Central Administrative Tribunal has admitted a petition filed by UT teachers against long stay of deputationists in the UT Education Department. The case has been fixed for a hearing on March 27. As many as 39 government teachers have alleged in their petition that the department has became the dumping ground for the relatives of high-ups who were being accommodated without proper rules and regulation for the purpose.

Strawberry Fields School to hold dance ensemble
The Strawberry Fields World School is holding Junior School Dance Ensemble here on February 10 at the Tagore Theatre, Sector 18, Chandigarh. The entire junior school would be participating in a set of 21 sequences, each bringing alive a well-known era or character from some of the music and dance legends that the world has ever seen or known.


Five drug peddlers arrested
Fatehgarh Sahib. February 7
The district police has arrested five drug peddlers involved in the sale of drugs and recovered 5 kg poppy husk, 16 gm smack, 5,000 intoxicant tablets and 4,000 capsule from their possession.


Ram Kumar Chaudhary Doon MLA's counsel withdraws security application
Panchkula, February 7
Doon MLA Ram Kumar Chaudhary's counsel today withdrew a security application, which was filed in the court citing a threat to the MLA's life as the reason. It was stated since an application for providing the B class facilities to the MLA has already been moved, if the court provides the same, then there will be no need to have security for the MLA in the jail.
                                                                                  Ram Kumar Chaudhary


Man robbed at gunpoint
Mohali, February 7
A person was robbed of Rs 1,500, a watch, a mobile phone and a silver ring at gunpoint by some unidentified car-borne robbers near Nadiali village.

Chain snatched from woman
Panchkula, February 7
A gold chain was snatched from a resident of Sector 7, Panchkula, by two unidentified persons while she was standing outside her house.


Players in action during a cricket match of the fourth Kings XI Punjab Cricket Cup at the PCA Stadium, Mohali, on ThursdayKXIP Blue, Green in T20 final
Mohali, February 7
The cricket team of KXIP Blue will face KXIP Green in the final of Kings XI Punjab Cricket Cup at the PCA Stadium, tomorrow.

Players in action during a cricket match of the fourth Kings XI Punjab Cricket Cup at the PCA Stadium, Mohali, on Thursday. Tribune Photo: Parvesh Chauhan

Volleyball: GCE-20 beat Mahilpur college
Chandigarh, February 7
The volleyball team of Government College of Education(GCE), Sector 20, beat SBHSM, College of Education, Mahilpur, by 25-12 and 25-17, during a match of inter-college volleyball of men for evening and education colleges, held here today.

Saksham of Sacred Heart excels in gymnastics
Chandigarh, February 7
Gymnast Saksham of Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, attained first place with 54 points, in the club's category event, during the 9th Chandigarh State Gymnastic Championship, held here. Parampreet Kaur of St Xavier's School, Sector 44, with 4.80 points and Ceerat, of Ryan International School, Sector 49, with 3.5 points secured second and third place, respectively.

Mahilpur college shine in netball tourney
Chandigarh, February 7
The SGGS Khalsa College, Mahilpur defeated PG Government College for Women, in the first match of Panjab University Inter-College Netball Championship for Women, being held here today.The team registered a 16-9 margin win over the rivals.


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