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On call of duty, cop run over by MUV
Chandigarh, October 1
The MUV that ran over constable Vijay Kumar near the CRPF camp at Hallo Majra on Monday night A 45-year-old Chandigarh Police constable died after being hit by a MUV near the CRPF camp at Hallo Majra last night.

The MUV that ran over constable Vijay Kumar near the CRPF camp at Hallo Majra on Monday night. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Golf Club granted tax exemption
Chandigarh, October 1
Chandigarh Golf Club has been granted exemption under Section 12-A of the Income Tax Act. Information to this effect was given to the Punjab and Haryana High Court by the Golf Club counsel.


Accident cuts short two young lives
October 1, 2013
Govt schools a sinking ship
September 30, 2013
Panchkula cops' alertness exposed
September 29, 2013
2 MC officials to pay Rs 4 lakh
September 28, 2013
PVR Cinemas sealed
September 27, 2013
More rail links from city soon
September 26, 2013
SC order hits UT Admn Aadhaar plans
September 25, 2013
Sec 47 mid-day meal centre shut down
September 24, 2013
Tubewells to get power backup
September 23, 2013
Cops found drunk
September 22, 2013

Voluntary Blood Donors’ Day
Jagtar Singh and Charanjeet SinghNo ordinary mortals
Chandigarh, October 1
Donating blood is not a responsibility but a moral obligation for him. Chanranjeet Singh (62) has been donating blood regularly for the past over four decades. Moved by the condition of soldiers during the 1971 Indo-Pak war, Charanjeet donated blood in 1971 for the first time. He has donated blood 188 times to date. One of the most recognized blood donors at the PGIMER, the apex body encouraging voluntary donations; Charanjeet inspires young donors to retain their spirit of serving the ailing humanity.

Jagtar Singh and Charanjeet Singh. Tribune photos: Manoj Mahajan

Amritsar-Lalkuan train to chug off from today
Chandigarh, October 1
The weekly air-conditioned Amritsar-Lalkuan via Chandigarh train will be flagged off from the Chandigarh railway station 10 am on Wednesday.

Stage set for ‘political’ Ramlila
Chandigarh, October 1
This will be a surprise. Political speeches from the Ramlila stage!


25 shanties in Maloya village gutted
Chandigarh, October 1
A woman talks to her kin informing them about the fire that broke out in Maloya Colony on Tuesday As many as 25 shanties were gutted in a fire in Gwala colony in Maloya on Tuesday afternoon, leaving many people homeless. Officials of the Fire Department said, no injuries or casualties were reported. The Fire Department had received a call at 11.56 am and immediately three fire engines were pressed into service. Within 20 minutes they controlled the fire.
A woman talks to her kin informing them about the fire that broke out in Maloya Colony on Tuesday. Tribune Photos: Pradeep Tewari

Eighty-two-year-old Devika Devi leads a rally on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons at Sector 15, Chandigarh, on Tuesday 49% elderly disrespected, 32.71% verbally abused by kin in city: Survey
Chandigarh, October 1
According to a survey report of Help age India, around 49 per cent of the elderly are disrespected by their kin in the city.

Eighty-two-year-old Devika Devi leads a rally on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons at Sector 15, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Tribune photo Pradeep Tewari

Blood samples of patients go missing at PGI
A copy mentioning SNF (sample not found) Chandigarh, October 1
Misplacing blood samples of patients has become rampant at the PGIMER and the authorities seem to be ignorant of the faults of the staff involved in blood-sample collection. Officials at the PGIMER seemed to be unmoved by the patients’ ordeal who travels several miles, waits patiently in endless queues at the counters.

A copy mentioning SNF (sample not found). A Tribune photograph

blood donation day
110 units of blood collected
Chandigarh, October 1
On the occasion of National Voluntary Blood Donation Day, a blood donation camp was organised by Markfed Blood Trust in association with the department of blood transfusion, PGIMER.

Industrialists oppose advance charges
Chandigarh, October 1
Industrialists have resented the imposition of advance consumption demand (ACD) charges.

Power pangs ahead of Navratras
Panchkula, October 1
Residents of Mansa Devi Complex have been facing 10-12 hour power cuts.

Shalimar ground in Panchkula being readied for Ramlila Money web around Ramlila
Panchkula, October 1
Ramlila is no longer a 'penny task'. This time, even the ground will not be free of cost. The Administration is charging the committee lakhs per day.

Shalimar ground in Panchkula being readied for Ramlila. A Tribune photograph

stone pelting
Two police personnel injured
Chandigarh, October 1
Two policemen, including a woman, were injured after six youths pelted stones at the police control room vehicle here at Vikas Nagar near the railway bridge late in the evening today.

Make use of Punjabi, Hindi languages on signboards: Patil to UT officials
Chandigarh, October 1
The UT Administrator, Shivraj V Patil, today met senior UT officials and asked them to make use of Hindi and Punjabi languages on signboards of different areas of the City Beautiful for the convenience of residents and tourists.

BIS organises jewellers meet
Chandigarh, October 1
An awareness programme was organised by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chandigarh, for jewellers on the significance of hallmarking of gold and silver jewelleries today.

Preservation of natural heritage stressed
Chandigarh, October 1
An international conference on ‘Interpretation of Built Heritage and Natural Heritage’ was organised by the Punjab Tourism Department ended here today. During the two-day event, which saw participations from artists, NGO working towards the preservation of natural heritage and those involved in preservation of wildlife, the events of discussion ranged from raising natural heritage awareness, eco tourism for wetlands, and interpretation of rural heritage sites.

LIC to celebrate social security month
Chandigarh, October 1
In order to emphasise the message of social security, particularly to socially and economically backward classes and poor, the LIC will be celebrating the month of October as social security month. The event was inaugurated by LC Meena, Senior Divisional Manager, LIC, Chandigarh division.

Dharna by CHB federation
Chandigarh, October 1
The CHB Resident Federation today announced that it would stage a two-hour dharna on Gandhi Jayanti.

Chandigarh Scan
A travelling exhibition of the Netherlands Architecture Institute entitled “Architecture of Consequence” depicting Dutch designs on the future since 1840 opened at the Foyer Gallery, Chandigarh College of Architecture, today. The exhibition will be open for public viewing from October 3-7 from 9 am to 5 pm. Recent designs alongside selected works from the rich collection of Dutch architecture of 19th and 20th century are on display.


PU official’s appointment upheld
Chandigarh, October 1
Upholding Vikram Nayyar’s appointment as Panjab University Finance and Development Officer, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on the petitioner, Rajinder K Singla.
Guess who I am?
Students of the Home Science College for Girls wear masks during an event in Sector 10, Chandigarh
Students of the Home Science College for Girls wear masks during an event in Sector 10, Chandigarh. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

UN Day for Elderly Persons
Grandparents from India, Pakistan share their experiences
Panchkula, October 1
Rising above the enmity of warring nations, grandparents from Pakistan interacted with their counterparts here at a school in Panchkula through videoconferencing here this evening. An interactive session in association with the Tony Blair Foundation was organised at The Gurukul school, Sector 20, Panchkula, and discussion on the acceptance of the elderly was discussed on the occasion of World Elderly Day.

Students of The Sky World School, Sector 21, Panchkula, hold a march past at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on TuesdayStudents hold peace march
Panchkula, October 1
In view of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, a peace march was held by students of The Sky World School, Sector 21, Panchkula, at Sukhna Lake this morning.

Students of The Sky World School, Sector 21, Panchkula, hold a march past at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

Cultural event marks Gandhi Jayanti
Mohali, October 1
Paragon Senior Secondary School, Mohali, has organised a cultural event to commemorate Gandhi Jayanti and China’s National Day.

Remembering Bapu
Students of SMD Little Champ School celebrate Gandhi Jayanti on the school premises in Panchkula on Tuesday
Students of SMD Little Champ School celebrate Gandhi Jayanti on the school premises in Panchkula on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

Workshop on fermentation technology
Chandigarh, October 1
The Department of Biotechnology, GGDSD College, Sector 32, Chandigarh, organised a lecture series-cum-workshop on fermentation technology under the aegis of Star College Scheme of Department of Biotechnology (DBT), GoI. Engineer Anoop Verma from Thapar University, Patiala, was the resource person. In his talk, he discussed various aspects of design and control system of lab to industrial scale fermenters.

IEEE fest ends
The IEEE festival, ‘Aarambh’ concluded in the University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET), Panjab University (PU), on Tuesday. The student wing of the UIET-IEEE, PU, Chandigarh, organised its first IEEE fest ‘Aarambh’ for enhancing the technical knowledge and skills among students.


lack of arrangements
Govt agencies fail to purchase paddy
Dera Bassi, October 1
Alleged lack of proper arrangements at the Grain markets of Dera Bassi and Lalru, to buy paddy, led to an indefinite delay in purchasing of the crop by the government agencies. The purchase work was scheduled for today.

world geriatric day
Book released at Khalsa College
Patiala, October 1
A book comprising a collection of essays by famous writers and scholars was released on the occasion of World Geriatric Day at Khalsa College, Patiala, today. The book titled 'Sade Bazurg Sada Sarmaya', edited by Swarnjeet Kaur Ubha and Parminder Kaur Kranti, was released by Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar, former president of SGPC, Amritsar, GK Singh, Patiala Deputy Commissioner, and Dr Karmjeet Singh Sra, managing director, Markfed.

blood donation day
60-year-old donor honoured
Ambala, October 1
City-based Rajender Garg, who has donated blood for as many as 161 times was honoured, along with seven others from across the country, by the Union Health Minister Gulam Navi Ajad, on the occasion of the Blood donation day, at a function in today.

Man hurt in road accident
Kalka, October 1
A motorcycle-borne youth was injured in a road accident on NH-22, adjacent to the Kalka police station, today. The injured has been identified as Subhash, a resident of Rattpur Colony, Pinjore.

Investiture ceremony
Patiala, October 1
Investiture ceremony was organised at Delhi Public School, Patiala, today. Birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was also observed on the occasion. The event was presided over by director, Pre-School Springles, Sameer Pandhi.


brawl case
Two advocates acquitted
Chandigarh, October 1
A local court today acquitted two advocates in a case of brawl that occurred during a hearing of the Beant Singh murder case in 2005. The court acquitted advocate AS Chahal and advocate SS Bawa in a case of wrongful restraint, causing hurt and obstructing public servant from performing duty after the prosecution failed to prove the charges against them.

Youth acquitted of rape
Chandigarh, October 1
The court of Sessions Judge SK Aggarwal today acquitted a person in a case of rape after the victim turned hostile and told the court she was married to the accused and did not want any criminal proceedings against him.

Man acquitted in theft case
Panchkula, October 1
The court has acquitted Ravinder Gill in a car theft case. Gill was accused of stealing a Swift Dzire car from outside Platinum Gym in Panchkula.


Car driver held
Chandigarh, October 1
A day after DAV college girls were injured in an accident, the police has arrested the driver of the car identified as David Godra, who is a student of DAV College Sector 10 and a resident of Hisar.

Panchkula mishap: Army truck driver held
Panchkula, October 1
The police today arrested the driver of the Army truck, who rammed into an Alto car, killing two youths on the spot.


DSP Ashish Kapoor City cop bags gold in World Police Games
Chandigarh, October 1
Usually busy in making plans to catch criminals, supervising major events and solving regular cases, Ashish Kapoor, a Deputy Superintendent of Police rank official of the Chandigarh police is bagging laurels in the world of sports.
Kapoor, who is in love with tennis and has a deep passion for the game, bagged a gold medal at the recently concluded World Police Games. He represented India in the World Police Games held at Belfast in Ireland. 

DSP Ashish Kapoor

Hockey Tourney
ITBP defeat Ratwara Sahib Academy
Mohali, October 1
On the opening day of 11th Olympian Dharam Singh Memorial Hockey Tournament, the ITBP team trounced Ratwara Sahib Academy while the Chandigarh XI team advanced to the second stage by defeating IAF side. In the first match, played at Shivalik School, Mohali, the team of ITBP defeated Ratwara Sahib Academy by 13-12 in a closely contested tie breaker.

Pandove Trophy
Punjab score 350 on Day 1
Chandigarh, October 1
The Punjab side scored 350-runs against Odisha on the opening day of 3rd edition of All India Dhruv Pandove Trophy for boys (U-19) today. Winning the toss, the side restricted the host team with Harisankar Patti peeked 4 for 57 while Devabrata Pradhan and Rajkishan Patel claiming three wickets each. For batting side, Anmolpreet Singh scored a brilliant century and scored 119-runs while Prabhjot Singh contributed 82-runs. In reply, Odisha team lost two wickets at the total of 18-runs.

Reliance enter quarterfinals
Chandigarh, October 1
Cricket teams of Reliance-I and State Bank of Mysore won their respective matches of ongoing 20th All India JP Atray Memorial Cricket Tournament, being held, here today.

CFA begin campaign with a win
Chandigarh, October 1
The junior lads of Chandigarh Football Academy (CFA) while representing Government Model High School, Sector 36, won their opening match of Subroto Football Cup for Boys (U-14) being held at NWC Football Ground, Delhi.

The team leader returns the expedition axe to Lt Gen Philip Campose on culmination of the expedition at Chandimander Military Station in Panchkula on Tuesday 2 Army trekking teams flagged in
Chandigarh, October 1
Two trekking teams from the six Mechanised Infantry and the 14 Mechanised Infantry regiments that had undertaken expeditions in Himachal Pradesh, were flagged in at Chandimandir Military Station today.

The team leader returns the expedition axe to Lt Gen Philip Campose on culmination of the expedition at Chandimander Military Station in Panchkula on Tuesday. A Tribune photograph

Players selected for boxing tourney
Chandigarh, October 1
The Chandigarh Amateur Boxing Association (CABA) today selected local Boxers to represent Chandigarh in the Rajeev Dhankar Cup Cash Award Boxing Championship to be held at Bhiwani from October 2 to 6.


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