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Petty quarrel turns bloody
Mohali, February 27
A man shows a bullet A petty quarrel between neighbours over parking of vehicles took an ugly turn when some youngsters, living as paying guests, opened fire, leaving one person dead and two injured.
A man shows a bullet


6-yr-old rape victim identifies accused
Panchkula, February 27
A six-year-old rape victim today identified the accused in the court. The victim, having two holes in her heart, told everything fearlessly how she was violated by the accused, who drives her father’s car.

A life lost for Rs 200
Chandigarh, February 27
A 22-year-old youth snatched a purse from a woman and tried to flee on a stolen scooter at the Sector 38 market. But fate had something else in store for him.

Garbage dumped in front of the Police Lines in Sector 26, Chandigarh Rs 20 cr spent, waste mgmt still a tall order
Chandigarh, February 27
Figure this out: The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has spent a whopping Rs 20 crore on the purchase of garbage lifting machines in the past five years, but the management of solid waste is still a challenge to the civic body. The MC has failed to find a solution to the problem.
Garbage dumped in front of the Police Lines in Sector 26, Chandigarh. Tribune Photo: S Chandan


PCA Acts tough with cops
Chandigarh, February 27
Coming down heavily on three policemen, the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) has ordered shifting of two police officials to the police lines for “dereliction of duty, mala fides and partisan attitude.

This fiscal, residents expect a people-friendly Budget
Chandigarh, February 27
The Union Budget for fiscal 2013-14 will be presented by Finance Minister P Chidambaram in Parliament on Thursday. City residents have high expectations and are hoping that prices of essential commodities will come down and the income tax slabs will be revised. Chandigarh Tribune talks to the residents across the city.

Water accumulated on a road in Sector 49, Chandigarh EWS society faces neglect
Chandigarh, February 27
The residents of EWS society, Sector 49, are a harried lot. They said despite taking up the problem of waterlogging on internal roads of the society with the authorities, nothing has been done. The situation goes from bad to worse during rainy season as it becomes difficult to commute on the roads.

Water accumulated on a road in Sector 49, Chandigarh. Tribune photos: Parvesh Chauhan
Under cover
A cyclist pedals down a road as it rains in Phase I, Mohali, on Wednesday
A cyclist pedals down a road as it rains in Phase I, Mohali, on Wednesday. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu

missing family case
Debt forced family to flee
Mohali, February 27
Huge burden of loan led a family of three persons from Phase 4, Mohali, to run away from their house about 12 days ago. This was stated by Kamaljit Singh, SHO of Phase 1 Police Station while claiming that the family comprising, Baldeep Singh, his wife Taranjot Kaur and his mother Raminder Kaur, has safely reached at the Patiala residence of Taranjot’s father, Santokh Singh.

pending demands
PUDA employees protest
Mohali, February 27
Hundreds of Punjab Urban Development Authority (PUDA) employees, under the flagship of Punjab Field Workshop Workers Union staged a protest against the authorities for not paying heed to their long-pending demands, here today.

A stormwater line caves in at Sector 51, Chandigarh, on Wednesday
A stormwater line caves in at Sector 51, Chandigarh, on Wednesday. Tribune Photo: Parvesh Chauhan

Canada issues record visas to Indians in 2012
Chandigarh, February 27
The applications of More than 1.40 lakh Indians— both students and visitors— for visa to Canada were not only successful but also created a record of sorts as never before so many visas have been granted in a single calendar year. Among the beneficiaries were 1.30 lakh visitors and 13,000 students. Canadian Minister of State for Small Business and Tourism Maxime Bernier hailed this as a demonstration of the increasingly close relationship between the two countries. 

A treat for music lovers
Chandigarh, February 27
Langa folk singer from Rajasthan, Rehmat Khan, mesmerised the audience with his folk music performance at the PEC, Chandigarh. A part of SpicMacay’s function, he began his performance with a beautiful folk song on the festival, Holi, “O Mharo Jalalo Bilalo”, followed by another folk song Maurni Baga Ma Nache.

Dr Raj Bahadur gets yet another extension as GMCH Director
Chandigarh, February 27
Dr Raj Bahadur, Director, Principal of Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, has been “awarded” another extension for a month.

Thrashed police constable admitted to PGI
Chandigarh, February 27
A day after a scuffle was reported between constable and advocates at the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the constable was admitted to the PGI today after his condition deteriorated.

Diabetics at high risk of contracting TB: Experts
Chandigarh, February 27
“Diabetics are at a high risk of developing tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes worsens the outcomes of TB. These outcomes include increased deaths, failure and relapse rates,” city experts said.

Artistes perform during the Chandigarh Dance Festival at Tagore Theatre in Sector 18, Chandigarh, on Wednesday Splendid performance by classical dancer Rajashree
Chandigarh, February 27
The third day of the Chandigarh dance festival at Tagore Theatre saw a splendid performance by Mumbai-based classical dancer Rajashree Shirke.

Artistes perform during the Chandigarh Dance Festival at Tagore Theatre in Sector 18, Chandigarh, on Wednesday. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu


board examination
Students prepare for the board examination that will begin on Friday Students spend sleepless nights
Chandigarh, February 27
With just two days remaining for the board examinations of Classes X and XII to begin, students are spending sleepless nights. However, the anxiety is more among the Class XII students, whose career opportunities depend on the examination.

Students prepare for the board examination that will begin on Friday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan
Students of Home Science College, Sector 10, in a jubilant mood after rehearsing for a fashion show in Chandigarh on Wednesday
Students of Home Science College, Sector 10, in a jubilant mood after rehearsing for a fashion show in Chandigarh on Wednesday. Tribune photo: S Chandan

Science fest kicks off at Panjab University
Chandigarh, February 27
A science fest, CITRON 2013, began today at Panjab University, with an encouraging response from students. A flash mob performance creating awareness on the security of women marked the beginning of the event.

from schools
Annual day
Panchkula: Colours and festive spirit abound at the primary wing of Dikshant International School, Zirakpur, as students presented skills in acting, dancing, singing, and playing musical instruments during the junior annual day. Around 400 students performed on the stage as parents cheered them.


Tractor-trailer overturns, leads to traffic jam
Dera Bassi, February 27
The traffic on Ambala-Chandigarh national highway was blocked for over one hour on the Wednesday morning due to the overturning of wheat husk loaded trailer near Bhankarpur, Dera Bassi. The long queues of traffic were seen after the trailer overturned, resulted in spreading of wheat husk on the road. The Dera Bassi police and traffic police reached on the spot and controlled the situation. Thereafter the spread husk was removed from the road and the traffic was diverted on the approaching link roads for some time.

Employees of local trader robbed of Rs 14 lakh
Ambala, February 27
Two employees of a local trader were robbed of Rs 14 lakh by two youths who threw chilly powder in their eyes and fled with the bag carrying the cash.


PEC admission scam: Accused granted bail
Chandigarh, February 27
The CBI court today granted bail to Kishore Yadav, an accused in the PEC admission scam. Yadav was arrested in January after evading arrest for over two years.

Judge chides police officers
Panchkula, February 27
Defying the orders of the Judge and keeping a juvenile in the Central Jail instead of the juvenile home cost the police dear.

murder case
Accused sent to judicial custody
Dera Bassi, February 27
Three accused, involved in the Rajesh Kumar Bittu murder case were presented in the Dera Bassi court, here and were sent them on 14 days judicial custody by the court. The three accused, including Rakesh Mehta, Jangbhadur Singh and Sandip, alias Sonu, have been sent to Patiala Jail while the fourth accused who is minor is already in the judicial custody.

arnav kidnapping case
Serial kidnapper gets another life term
Panchkula, February 27
In another jolt to Jiya’s kidnapper, Ravinder, the court awarded another life imprisonment in the infamous Arnav kidnapping case which had hit the headlines in 2010. One-and-a-half-year old Arnav, son of a businessman, was kidnapped from outside his house in Sector 7, Panchkula, while he was playing. Reportedly, it was after a ransom of Rs 15 lakh was paid that the child was set free.

jyoti murder case
Arrest warrants issued against mobile shop owner in Baddi
Panchkula, February 27
In a major development in the Jyoti murder case, arrest warrants have been issued against a mobile shop owner in Baddi.


17 cases of liquor seized
Chandigarh, February 27
The Chandigarh Police recovered 17 cases of liquor in the wee hours today. The personnel on a PCR vehicle spotted some persons loading cases of liquor in a Maruti car at the Sector 28 market.

Woman robbed of gold jewellery
Panchkula, February 27
The Sehsani gang that targets the elderly robbed an elderly woman of gold jewellery worth Rs 1.50 lakh near Nada Sahib Gurdwara today.

Student arrested for teasing girl
Chandigarh, February 27
The UT Police arrested an engineering student in a case of eve-teasing. The police arrested Akash Monu, a student of Landran College in Mohali, for passing lewd comments on a girl in Sector 9 market.


Satluj Stunner win by three wickets in cricket meet
Chandigarh, February 27
In the ongoing Sardar Bhagwant Memorial Cricket Tourney, the team of Satluj Stunner Cricket Academy defeated Satluj Public School by three wickets, here. After winning the toss, the Satluj Public School posted 145 runs in their allotted 30 overs.

Invitational basketball tourney from March 8
Chandigarh, February 27
As many as eight teams have confirmed their participation in the first All India Invitational (flood light) Basketball Tournament for Men at Sports Complex, Sector 46, Chandigarh, from March 8 to 12, here.
Players of Panjab University in a jubilant mood after winning a yachting championship in Pongdam
Players of Panjab University in a jubilant mood after winning a yachting championship in Pongdam. Tribune Photo: Manoj Mahajan

City cricket association awards players, coaches
Chandigarh, February 27
The Chandigarh Cricket Association affiliated to Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) organised their annual function at the Guru Nanak Public School, Sector 36, here. On this occasion the MP Pandove appreciated the achievements of the association and congratulated the Mohinder Singh, secretary of Chandigarh Cricket Academy. The local team won the district tournaments in all the age groups of U-16,19,22 and seniors and also bagged the best district award for the year 2012-13.

Trials of Civil Services cagers on March 1
Chandigarh, February 27
The UT Sports Department will conduct trials to select the Civil Services Basketball team on March 1 at 4pm at the Sports Complex of sector 46, here. All the departments of Chandigarh Administration are eligible to take part in the trials.

The budding golfers with their prizes at Chandigarh Golf Club Club honours budding golfers
Chandigarh, February 27
As many as 40 young golfers between the age group of 5 to 14 years were honoured by Academy of Golf Club, here. The golfers participated in various juniors' golf camps, organised last year.

The budding golfers with their prizes at Chandigarh Golf Club. Tribune Photo: Manoj Mahajan


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