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Child falls into pit, rescued
 The child being rescued from the pit at Sector 32 in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Chandigarh, September 3
After a three-hour-long operation, the Chandigarh Administration today rescued a two-and-half-year-old child who had accidentally fallen into a 15 feet deep cemented pit at a construction site in Sector 32-A this evening.




The child being rescued from the pit at Sector 32 in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Tribune photo: S Chandan


EARLIER STORIES

Cityís gain is Gurgaonís pain
Chandigarh, September 3
Residents of a Gurgaon village, who had torched 17 trucks of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation carrying stray cattle from the city to the Barsana gaushala, are now facing a problem from 80 bulls that were released by the protesters before torching the trucks on August 30. The 80 violent bulls that are seen roaming freely on the streets of Khandewla village in Gurgaon, are damaging the properties of villagers, attacking the residents and are even creating hurdles in the smooth flow of traffic.

The battle begins, over to students now
Chandigarh, September 3
The stage is set for the big day on the Panjab University campus, which will go to polls on Wednesday. As many as 13,556 voters will decide the fate of 14 candidates contesting elections for the Panjab University Campus Student Council (PUCSC).
Girls campaign for a student organisation; and (right) police holds a flag march on the Panjab University campus on Tuesday.
Girls campaign for a student organisation; and (right) police holds a flag march on the Panjab University campus on Tuesday. Tribune photos: Pradeep Tewari



COMMUNITY

The repaired Phase III and Phase IV pipelines at Gharuan village on Tuesday. kajauli water works
Phase IV pipeline functional
Mohali, September 3
With the release of 20 MGD water in Phase IV pipeline this evening, the normal water supply from Kajauli Water Works to the town and Chandigarh has been restored.

The repaired Phase III and Phase IV pipelines at Gharuan village on Tuesday. Tribune photos: Vicky Gharu

Full pressure from this evening, says UT Chief Engineer
Chandigarh, September 3
Even after the authorities have completed the repair of the pipelines of Phase III and IV of the Kajauli Water Works, residents will start getting water supply at full pressure from Wednesday evening.

CHB floats tenders for 2-room tenements at Maloya
Chandigarh, September 3
As the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, is scheduled to inaugurate 8,448 one-room tenements at Dhanas village on September 14, the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has floated tenders for two-room tenements to be built at Maloya.

A woman sells her gold ornaments at a jewellery shop in Sector 22, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Hike in gold prices: City witnesses reverse trend
Channdigarh, September 3
With the hike in price of the yellow metal, a reverse trend is being witnessed, residents are busy selling off their gold ornaments and there is slump in the market as hardly any sale is being reported.

A woman sells her gold ornaments at a jewellery shop in Sector 22, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

stray cattle case
Advocate who filed PIL gets threat letter
A file photo of stray cattle Chandigarh, September 3
Advocate Pankaj Chandgothia, who had filed a public interest litigation (PIL), on the stray cattle issue, received a threat letter today. Chandgothia said that he received a letter through the Speed Post at his Panchkula residence in which some persons had had threatened him of dire consequences if he did not back out from the case related to cattle menace in the city.


A file photo of stray cattle

Illegal liquor flows unabated
Chandigarh, September 3
Despite repeated announcements of introducing holograms on liquor bottles over the past two years, the UT Excise Department has failed to do the needful.

Most cancer patients in Mohali are women
Mohali, September 3
Most of the cancer patients in Mohali district are women, with breast and uterus cancer being the most common form of the disease. Among men, cancer of mouth, gums, tongue and food pipe are the most common.

Panchkula DC snubs Roadways official at meeting
Officials deliberate on the issue after Panchkula Deputy Commissioner SS Phulia (extreme right) asks Roadways traffic manager SS Verma (not in picture) to leave a meeting in Panchkula on Tuesday. Panchkula, September 3
Politeness was given a go-by when the Panchkula Deputy Commissioner today shunted the traffic manager of the Roadways from the meeting convened to take stock of the preparedness for the Navratras.

Officials deliberate on the issue after Panchkula Deputy Commissioner SS Phulia (extreme right) asks Roadways traffic manager SS Verma (not in picture) to leave a meeting in Panchkula on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

Spreading message of peace on his bicycle
Chandigarh, September 3
With a message of world peace and prosperity on mind, Parvesh Masih is on a mission to peddle across the length and breath of the country besides visiting neighbouring countries.

health notes
Sanitation Week at GMCH
Chandigarh: In its effort to improve sanitation in and around the hospital, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, is observing Sanitation Week from September 2 to 8. The best ward/block will be adjudged by a committee, and a running trophy will be given to the sanitation workers of the winning ward/block.

Students of the Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology get together to spell out the name of a cultural programme, Apratim, at the Sector 26 campus in Chandigarh on Tuesday.
making their presence felt: Students of the Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology get together to spell out the name of a cultural programme, Apratim, at the Sector 26 campus in Chandigarh on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan


EDUCATION

Members of the PUSU-INSO-ABVP alliance all smiles at Panjab University on Tuesday. Itís now or never, choice is yours
Chandigarh, September 3
Candidates made a last-minute effort to woo voters on the PU campus. Emerging strong, the student leaders were seen interacting with the other students today.

Members of the PUSU-INSO-ABVP alliance all smiles at Panjab University on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

Members of NaMo League at the UIET. A new entrant at university
Chandigarh, September 3
A new party formed by the supporters of Narendra Modi, NaMo League, has gained entry into Panjab University. A group of supporters is campaigning in hostels and various departments.




Members of NaMo League at the UIET. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

All is fair in love and poll
Chandigarh, September 3
A day before the elections, student organisations drew cartoons to tarnish the image of their rivals. It was learnt that members of a student party distributed these among students.

The Chandigarh Police takes out a flag march on the campus on Tuesday.
Security up: The Chandigarh Police takes out a flag march on the campus on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari 

Students to elect their favourite teacher in Panchkula school
Panchkula, September 3
Students of a Panchkula school will be learning the voting process by electing their favourite teacher tomorrow. In a unique initiative by Hansraj Public school, Sector 6, Panchkula, the students will come to know about the democratic process. The school has decided to hold voting on the parliamentary pattern.



 
NEIGHBOURHOOD

Ill-effects of corruption highlighted at seminar
Fatehgarh Sahib, September 3
The Giani Ditt Singh Welfare Society in collaboration with the Vigilance Bureau (VB), Punjab, organised a seminar to create awareness about the ill-effects of corruption and to suggest the means to eradicate corrupt practices from society.

Thieves decamp with cash, jewellery
Dera Bassi, September 3
Thieves decamped with cash, Australian dollars and jewellery from a house at Lalru Mandi yesterday. The police has registered a case against the unidentified thieves and has started investigations.

Mata Gujri College holds religious programme
Fatehgarh Sahib, September 3
To promote the spirit of Sikhism among the younger generation, Mata Gujri College organised a religious programme on the eve of Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib. Harpal Singh, Head Granthi, Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib, presided over the function.

Man held with smack
Banur, September 3
The police has arrested a person and seized 10 grams of smack from his possession. The accused has been identified as Nazeerideen, a resident of Ward No.5, Banur.


COURTS

sucha singhís murder
A file photo of accused Basant Accused files plea for separate cell
Chandigarh, September 3
Fearing threat to his life, dismissed UT police constable Basant Kumar, accused in the murder of Inspector Sucha Singh, filed an application before the local court for providing him a separate cell in jail for security reasons.
A file photo of accused Basant

Sexual assault: Rickshaw-puller gets five-year jail term
Chandigarh, September 3
A local court awarded a sentence of five years to a rickshaw-puller for sexual assault on an eight-year-old boy here today.

Lovepreet Kaurís suicide case shifted
Mohali, September 3
The case of 23-year-old Lovepreet Kaurís suicide involving the Superintendent of Police (Crime), Punjab, Mohan Lal, has been shifted from the court of judicial magistrate (first class) to the court of Mohali Additional District and Sessions Judge (senior division) here today.

etoís suicide
Amandeep Kaur Accused seeks relief from court
Mohali, September 3
In the Excise and Taxation Officer Ranjit Singh's suicide case, accused Superintendent of Police (Vigilance), Punjab, Amadeep Kaur has requested the court to permanently exempt her from personally appearing before it during the proceedings.


Amandeep Kaur


SPORTS

hockey tournament
Easy victory for GMSSS-26 girls
Players vie for the ball during a match of the Inter-School Hockey Tournament at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 37, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Chandigarh, September 3
In the ongoing Inter-School Hockey Tournament for Girls (U-14), Government Model Senior Secondary School (GMSSS), Sector 26, defeated Government High School, Sector 25, 4-0 at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 37, today.


Players vie for the ball during a match of the Inter-School Hockey Tournament at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 37, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Parvesh Chauhan

cricket tournament
Jalandhar overcome Mohali hurdle, win by 253 runs
Chandigarh, September 3
Jalandhar registered a 253-run victory over Mohali during the Katoch Shield Cricket Tournament today. Resuming from their overnight score of 111, Jalandhar declared their second innings at 209 for 4 in 41 overs. Mandeep Singh scored an unbeaten 41 off 53 balls, inclusive of 3 boundaries, while Himanshu Satyawan scored an unbeaten half century( 57 off 26 balls), studded with five boundaries and four sixes.

baseball championship
Smooth sailing for GMSSS-10
Players in action during the Inter-School Baseball Tournament at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 35, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Chandigarh, September 3
Government Model Senior Secondary School (GMSSS), Sector 10, defeated Ajit Karam Singh International Public School, Sector 41, during a match of the Inter- School Baseball Championship for Boys (U-14) at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 35, today. The team registered a 4-0 victory over the rivals.


Players in action during the Inter-School Baseball Tournament at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 35, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Tribune photo:Parvesh Chauhan

A kabaddi match in progress at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 23, in Chandigarh on Tuesday. kabaddi tournamnent
Sarangpur school bite dust
Chandigarh, September 3
Government High School, Kajheri, defeated Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sarangpur, by 10 points during a match of the circle kabaddi for boys (U-19) at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 23, today.

A kabaddi match in progress at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 23, in Chandigarh on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

Northern Frontier win in athletics
Chandigarh, September 3
The team of Northern Frontier, Dehradun, stood first in the 1500 mt race during the first day of the 33rd Inter-Frontier Athletics Championship at the Basic Training Centre (BTC), Bhanu, ITBP base, today.


 



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