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ICSE Examinations
Rajat tops tricity in Class X
Panchkula, May 17
Rajat Bir Singh Bajwa, a student of Little Flower Convent School, Sector 14, Panchkula, has topped the tricity by scoring 96.8 per cent marks in the ICSE Class X examinations, the results of which were declared today. Chandigarh girl Prabhleen Kaur of St Xavier's School, Sector 44, has bagged the second position in the tricity by scoring 96.4 per cent marks.



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ISC Examinations
Commerce student Riya shines in Class XII with 91.25% marks
Chandigarh, May 17
For the third time in a row, the tricity topper in the ISC Class XII results is from the commerce stream. The results of the ISC Class XII examinations were declared today. This year, a student of St Xavier's School, Sector 44, Chandigarh, Riya Sharma, is the overall topper in the tricity by securing 91.25 per cent marks in the commerce stream.


COMMUNITY

Illegal structures razed at two villages
Chandigarh, May 17
In a major demolition drive today, the UT Estate Office razed 13 illegal structures outside the lal dora of two villages. Twelve of these structures were razed in the residential area of Kaimbwala and one in Ali Sher Khudha.

A JCB machine demolishes illegal structures at Kaimbwala village; and (right) policemen try to pacify agitating villagers who blocked the entry point of the village during the demolition drive on Friday.

A JCB machine demolishes illegal structures at Kaimbwala village; and (right) policemen try to pacify agitating villagers who blocked the entry point of the village during the demolition drive on Friday. Tribune photos: Pradeep tewari

Aadhaar-enabled bank account
Direct cash transfer scheme begins in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, May 17
The direct cash transfer scheme through Aadhaar-enabled bank account commenced in Chandigarh today. UT Administrator Shivraj V Patil inaugurated the disbursal of pension scheme through Aadhaar-enabled bank account and disbursed pension to beneficiaries by using micro ATM.

Chandigarh-Lucknow express
Additional AC coach to clear summer rush
Chandigarh, May 17
To clear the rush of passengers travelling to Lucknow from the city, the authorities have augmented an AC 3-tier coach in the existing Chandigarh-Lucknow Express for one month.

UT Admn holds interactive session with IT Park firms
Chandigarh, May 17
In order to enhance the Rajiv Gandhi Chandigarh Technology Park further for IT companies, their employees and the visitors, the Department of Information Technology, Chandigarh Administration, organised an interactive session to listen to the concerns of IT companies operating from the IT Park.

A set of "chura" lying at the bench at the gym inside the ashram at the PGI. Victim was seeking peace, emotional support at ashram
Chandigarh, May 17
The 17-year-old girl, who was reportedly raped by godman Mahavir, alias Sant Ram Rishi, in an ashram inside the PGIMER campus two weeks ago, had sought shelter in the ashram in pursuit of peace and emotional support as she lost her parents long ago.

A set of "chura" lying at the bench at the gym inside the ashram at the PGI. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

Students visit cancer-affected children at PGI
Chandigarh, May 17
Students from the Interaction Club of Guru Nanak Public School, Sector 36, Chandigarh, visited the Paediatric Oncology OPD of the PGI here today.

CENTRAL CLUB poll
Win-win situation for Sekhri group
Chandigarh, May 17
It was a win-win situation for the Sekhri group in the Central Club elections as after all the five office-bearers were elected unopposed. There are only six-candidates left in the fray for the post of five-executive members and except one, all the other candidates are from the Sekhri group.

 Mother's day celebrations at Bachpan School, Sector 71, in Mohali on Friday.
celebrating motherhood: Mother's day celebrations at Bachpan School, Sector 71, in Mohali on Friday. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu

Admn sets up panels to check illegal mining
Mohali, May 17
The Mohali administration has constituted committees at the subdivision level to check illegal mining.

INLD names 20 candidates for MC poll
Panchkula, May 17
Failing to get recommendation from BJP, a candidate joined Congress today to contest elections. Though the Congress will not be fighting on party symbol, as many as 13 of them have declared that they are Congressmen but will be fighting independently.

ipl spot-fixing
Cricket fans shocked
Chandigarh, May 17
The spot-fixing incident during the ongoing matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has not only stunned the country natives but has also left the local cricketing buffs in shock.

MOHALI TIE
Tricity in news for wrong reasons
Chandigarh, May 17
Tricity is in limelight for wrong reasons. First it was Ďrailgateí scam involving former Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansalís nephew Vijay Singla and now itís the spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the PCA stadium in Mohali.

INVOLVEMENT WITH BOOKIES
Two SHOs found guilty in preliminary inquiry
Panchkula, May 17
Following the controversy of working hand in glove with the bookies in the IPL matches, two Station House Officers of Panchkula, who were accused of taking Rs 10 lakh, have been found guilty in preliminary inquiry conducted by the ACP

Woman commits suicide
Zirakpur, May 17
A woman committed suicide by jumping from the 6th floor of Rishi Apartments at Zirakpur on the Friday morning. The body of victim had been kept in the Civil Hospital, Dera Bassi, for the purpose of postmortem. The victim had been identified as Lovleen Kaur from Zirakpur, though the reason behind her suicide could not be confirmed.

Blood in urine indicator of serious underlying disease: Experts
Chandigarh, May 17
It is not uncommon to note partly red-colour urine, which is mostly indicative of presence of blood. It is called Haematuria, which is an important symptom pointing towards a serious underlying disease affecting the urinary tract (kidney, ureter, urinary bladder, prostate gland and urethra).



EDUCATION

Aastha Rajan, a Class X student of Little Flower Convent School, with her parents in Panchkula on Friday. Highest percentage sees a decline
Chandigarh, May 17
Compared to last year, the highest percentage secured by the tricity toppers has shown a decline in both the ICSE Class X and ISC Class XII results.





Aastha Rajan, a Class X student of Little Flower Convent School, with her parents in Panchkula on Friday. Tribune photo: nitin mittal

Girls outperform boys again
Chandigarh, May 17
Even as a boy topped the ICSE Class- X results, it is the girls who performed better in the overall results in the tricity.

beating the odds
Kiran Aswal, a Class X student of St Xavier's High School, who has secured 85 per cent marks in the ICSE (Class X) examinations, celebrates her success with her family in Mohali on Friday. School peonís daughter gets 85% marks
Mohali, May 17
A peon's daughter and student of St Xavier's High School here has brought laurels to the institution and her village by scoring 85 per cent marks in the ICSE (Class X) examination.

Kiran Aswal, a Class X student of St Xavier's High School, who has secured 85 per cent marks in the ICSE (Class X) examinations, celebrates her success with her family in Mohali on Friday. Tribune photo: vicky gharu

Class X results
Little Flower Convent emerges front runner in tricity
Chandigarh, May 17
Little Flower Convent School, Sector 14, Panchkula, has emerged a front runner in the ICSE Class X results with two tricity toppers well as the highest number of students securing above 90 per cent.

Tej Pratap tops YPS in Class XII
Mohali, May 17
Tej Pratap Singh Juneja topped Yadavindra Public School in the Commerce stream in the ISC (Class XII) examination conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE).

Girls bag top positions in YPS, Mohali
Mohali, May 17
Girls stole the show at Yadavindra Public School (YPS) here winning the top three positions in the ICSE (Class X) examination.

Beating odds, they brought laurels
Chandigarh, May 17
Against all odds, two EWS students of the St Stephen's School, Sector 45, managed to score well in the ICSE results.


 
NEIGHBOURHOOD

IOC official held for graft
Ambala, May 17
A team of CBI officials raided the Indian Oil Corporation's (IOC) depot located on the National Highway No 1 and arrested one of its safety officials on charges of demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000.

Patiala students come out with flying colours in Class X exam results
Patiala, May 17
Keeping up the tradition of academic brilliance, students of Patiala have come out with flying colours in the ICSE and ISC results. The YPS Patiala school has achieved 100 per cent pass result in the ISC (Class XII) examination as a total of 106 students, who appeared for the examination, have passed.

Infantís body found on roadside
Ambala, May 17
The district police recovered the body of a one-and-half-year-old girl from the ditches along the National Highway No 1, near Ghasitpur village in the district, today with both her legs amputated.

Stay united, minister exhorts Cong workers
Dera Bassi, May 17
Preneet Kaur, Minister of Sate for External Affairs, said that SAD- BJP government of Punjab had failed to provide basic facilities to people and there was no development in any field. While addressing to pubic meetings she said people of state had become aware about the anti-people face of the State Government.

23-yr-old gets 7-year jail for rape
Ropar, May 17
GS Gill, the District and Sessions Judge, sentenced a 23-year-old man to 7-year imprisonment for raping a 60-year-old woman here today. Gurjant Singh of Rangian village near Morinda had raped a physically handicapped woman on November 18 last year.


COURTS

SUCHA SINGH CASE
Ex-SSP appears in court
Mohali, May 17
A former SSP of the Punjab Vigilance Bureau SS Virk today appeared in court in connection with a corruption case registered against former PWD Minister Sucha Singh Langah and others. The court had issued non-bailable warrants against him for not coming to give evidence in connection with the case.

Murder case: 3 get life term
Mohali, May 17
The Mohali court sentenced three persons, Devinder Singh of Basian village, Pawan Kumar of Cholta Khurd and Sandeep Singh of Malakpur, to life term and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 in the murder of Devinder Kumar Sahota, a resident of Phase V.



CRIME

Two more arrested in Píkula dacoity case
Panchkula, May 17
Two more persons have been arrested in the Sector 4 dacoity case, including one girl and the property dealer. While three persons including two women and a youth from Orissa have already been arrested, three are still at large.

Class XII girl teased outside school
Chandigarh, May 17
In a shocking incident, a schoolgirl was eve-teased and attempts were made to strangle her with a dupatta outside Government Senior Secondary School in Sector 23 today in the morning.

Two arrested for attempting to rape minor girl in city
Chandigarh, May 17
The UT police arrested two persons, including a woman, for attempting to rape a minor girl. The accused, Dinesh and his sister, Monika, were produced in a local court and remanded in the judicial custody.

2 ITBP men arrested with fake currency
Chandigarh, May 17
The UT police today arrested two ITBP personnel, including a head constable, with fake currency notes amounting to Rs 91,000.



SPORTS

Golf camp for kids from May 25
Chandigarh, May 17
An eight-day Summer Golf Camp for kids will be conducted by an EGTF certified coach, Ajay Gujral, at the Chandigarh Golf Club from May 25 to June 2 here.

 



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