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Jyoti’s murder
Two witnesses turn hostile
Panchkula, November 12
In another setback to the prosecution, two witnesses turned hostile in the Jyoti Murder case involving Doon MLA Ram Kumar Chaudhary. The two witnesses said the vehicles used in the crime — a truck and an Alto car — were with them even on the night of the murder — November 21, 2012.

For UT Admn, safety of residents comes first
Chandigarh, November 12

Wearing seatsbelts even on the rear seat of a vehicle will be soon made mandatory in Chandigarh to ensure safety of the passengers.


Car dealer held for assaulting MC cashier
Chandigarh, November 12
Accused Ranjit Thakur (extreme left) and MC cashier Naval Kumar (extreme right) at the Sector 17 police post on Tuesday High drama was witnessed at the Sector 17 office of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation today when a junior cashier and a Sector 7-based car dealer entered into a scuffle.

Accused Ranjit Thakur (extreme left) and MC cashier Naval Kumar (extreme right) at the Sector 17 police post on Tuesday. Tribune Photo: S Chandan

Multi-crore wheat scam
Accused’s death deepens mystery
Panchkula, November 12
Mystery shrouding the multi-crore wheat scam has deepened following the death of Confed GM, Vinod Kumar. It was learnt that soon after the case was registered, the two other accused in the scam were also found dead under mysterious circumstances in Ambala. The police is now ascertaining the reason behind the death of the accused.

crime by women
The sweet criminals who operate shadily, smoothly
Chandigarh, November 12
More and more women are taking to crime. The official data has revealed that the UT police has arrested 1,034 women for their involvement in criminal activities since 2007.

IT survey: Rs 5.91 crore surrendered
Chandigarh, November 12
Following surveys by the Income Tax Department, jewellers and builders surrendered Rs 5.91 crore unaccounted income.

saving sukhna
The tide is high, but picturesque lake is holding on
Chandigarh, November 12
Roorkee-based National Institute of Hydrology (NIH) has come out with a slew of suggestions which can prolong the life of Sukhna Lake. The suggestions include checking of evaporation to preserve water in the lake. The report also recommends an increase in the overall capacity of the lake and lowering the capacity of check dams. Data collection and awareness programmes are some of the other recommendations.

Implement NIH recommendations: Experts
Chandigarh, November 12
Experts on the Sukhna Lake feel that recommendations made by the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee, in its integrated study on Sukhna Lake, are very good, but to save the city’s landmark UT officials should implement these suggestions. The experts said that a permanent body to save the Sukhna Lake must be formed.


Better Mohali
Violations thrive in Mohali markets
Encroachments at the Phase VII market in Mohali Encroachments go on unbridled in almost all the markets across the town. Not only fahri-walas and petty traders, even those running their businesses in showrooms are encroaching upon the corridors in front of their shops.

Encroachments at the Phase VII market in Mohali

chandigarh police week
Girls take part in a helmet rally in Chandigarh on Tuesday Girls take out rally to promote helmets
Chandigarh, November 12
Over 200 girl students took out a rally on their two-wheelers to promote the use of helmets. The event was organised by the traffic police in association with Maruti Suzuki India Limited. Students from the Government Colleges for Girls, Sector 11 and 42, and Guru Gobind Singh College for Girls, Sector 26, came together for the noble cause. Helmets were provided to the participants. The rally was flagged off by the UT Home Secretary, Anil Kumar, from Student Centre on the Punjab University campus.

Girls take part in a helmet rally in Chandigarh on Tuesday

Award announced for Punjabi literary works
Chandigarh, November 12
The gathering listens to Barj S Dhahan (right) as he announces the launch of Dhahan International Punjabi Literature Prize in Chandigarh Eminent poets, writers and scholars came together for interactive session at the JW Marriot hotel today. The event was organised by the Canadian-Indian Education Society of British Columbia in collaboration with Dahan International Punjabi Literature Prize.

The gathering listens to Barj S Dhahan (right) as he announces the launch of Dhahan International Punjabi Literature Prize in Chandigarh. Tribune Photo: Pradeep Tewari

kidney transplant
Doctors overcome blood barrier
Chandigarh, November 12
There a glimmer of hope for patients with renal failure. Overcoming the blood barrier, doctors at Max Hospital, Mohali, performed a successful ABO incompatible (a different blood group) kidney transplant.

New train to Amritsar from November 15
Mohali, November 12
Giving a special ‘Gurpurb gift’ to the people of the area, the Northern Railways is all set to run ‘Darbar Sahib Express’ between Chandigarh and Amritsar from November 15, two days before the forthcoming Guru Nanak Dev birth anniversary.

Children’s Day function dedicated to ‘Save Girl Child’ campaign
Chandigarh, November 12
The Municipal Corporation has decided to dedicate the Children’s Day function on November 14 to the ‘Save Girl Child’ campaign.

A view of the Advanced Paediatric Centre of the PGIMER PGI to set up nutrition division
Chandigarh, November 12
Finding malnourishment a common problem among children coming to its Advanced Paediatric Centre (APC) for treatment of various ailments, the PGIMER is planning to set up a nutrition division at the Centre.

A view of the Advanced Paediatric Centre of the PGIMER. A Tribune photograph

Four-year-old cancer patient needs help
Chandigarh, November 12
A four-year-old girl from Hoshiarpur District, Heena, is suffering from cancer and needs Rs 3 lakh for her treatment. Her father, Surinder Pal, works as a daily wager and is unable to pay money for her treatment.

Drunk driving: Violator’s licence suspended
Chandigarh, November 12
Continuing with its drive against drunk driving, the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Rajnish Kumar Sharma suspended the driving licence of Vivek Khamboj, a Sector 33 resident for a month.
Shopkeepers set up stalls for the book fair at the Parade Ground in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Tuesday
On the job: Shopkeepers set up stalls for the book fair at the Parade Ground in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Four new dengue cases
Chandigarh, November 12
Four new cases of dengue were reported in the city today, bringing the total number of cases to 85 this year, so far.

Kharar Municipal Council official suspended
Mohali, November 12
An employee of the Kharar Municipal Council has been put under suspension while another has been transferred following a raid by officials of the vigilance wing of the Local Bodies Department at the council's office today.

12 rods robbed at knifepoint from construction site in P’kula
Panchkula, November 12
Three masked miscreants robbed 12 expensive rods at knifepoint, that were kept for the construction of a wall by the municipal corporation at Sector 16 late last night.

Vacant plots or garbage dump yards?
Vacant plots in residential areas are turning into garbage dump yards. Stink emanating from these areas has made the lives of residents miserable. Wild growth and stagnant water favour mosquito breeding.

Indigo Airlines penalised Rs 10,000
Chandigarh, November 12
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed Indigo Airlines to pay Rs 10,000 to the complainant.


punjab Civil Services examination
Harveen Kaur Mohali girl scores 57th rank
Mohali, November 12
Harveen Kaur has done the town proud by scoring 57th rank in the recently held Punjab Civil Services examination.

Harveen Kaur

Students perform during a function organised by the BBMB at Inderdhanush Auditorium, Sector 5, Panchkula, on Tuesday
Drenched in patriotism: Students perform during a function organised by the BBMB at Inderdhanush Auditorium, Sector 5, Panchkula, on Tuesday. Tribune Photo: S Chandan

PU to coach HCS, PCS aspirants
Chandigarh, November 12
The Centre for IAS and Other Competitive Examinations at Panjab University (PU), which prepares students for civil services and other important examinations, has chalked out a plan to refurbish its coaching as per the changed syllabus and needs of various top examinations of the country. Honorary director of the centre Ravi K Mahajan said that earlier, the centre used to provide coaching only to the aspirants of the civil services examination conducted by the UPSC.



No effect of strike call on Mohali courts
Mohali, November 12
There was no effect of the strike call on Mohali courts that were seen functioning smoothly throughout the day.


MC staff assaulted while on duty
Chandigarh, November 12
An employee with the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation was assaulted by four youths, as he was issuing challans in Mauli Jagran.

Four booked for rape
Zirakpur, November 12
The police has booked four persons for raping a woman.


men’s junior softball c’ship
Softball player Aseem Wadhwa City lad makes it to Asian meet
Chandigarh, November 12
Bringing laurels to the city, a 17-year-old local softball player, Aseem Wadhwa, has successfully made it to the final list of the Asian Men’s Junior Softball Championship to be held at Chayapum in Thailand. The competition will start from December 1.

Softball player Aseem Wadhwa. Tribune Photo: Pradeep Tewari

PU trounce PGGC-11 in kho-kho match
Chandigarh, November 12
Panjab University defeated Post Graduate Government College (PGGC), Sector 11, in their first match of the Panjab University Inter-College Kho-Kho Championship for Men, at Panjab University, here today.

Punjabi varsity win gold medal on Day1
Patiala, November 12
On Day 1 of the All India Inter-University Cycling Championship, Punjabi University won a gold medal in 1500-metre race today.

DT defeat Piccadily Square by 6 wickets
Chandigarh, November 12
DT Cinemas defeated Piccadily Square in the first match of the Cinema Cricket League.

DAV-10, SGGS-26 steer into badminton final
Chandigarh, November 12
DAV College, Sector 10, will face SGGS College, Sector 26, in the final of the Panjab University Inter- College Badminton Tournament for Men (A-division) at Gymnasium Hall of Panjab University, tomorrow.

Cricket tourney
SSIET eves script victory
Dera Bassi, November 12
Sri Sukhmani Institute of Engineering and Technology (SSIET), Dera Bassi, has brought laurels to the institution by bagging a gold Medal in the PTU Inter-College Cricket Tournament at RBIENTW, Hoshiarpur.

Multani Mal Modi College clinch title
The winning team with the trophy in PatialaPatiala, November 12
Multani Mal Modi College has won the Inter-College Tae kwon do Championship for Girls at PMN College, Rajpura. Government College for Girls, Patiala, notched second spot and Guru Nanak College, Budhladha, secured third position.

The winning team with the trophy in Patiala. A Tribune Photograph

Book on sports revolution in schools to be released today
Chandigarh, November 12
With a motive to make the conception of sports clearer among children, former Haryana Sports Director (2008-12) OP Singh is all set to launch a book titled, ‘Say Yes to Sports’ on Wednesday in New Delhi.

GMSSS-56 beat Ryan International
A match in progress during the Pt Kedarnath Memorial Trophy at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 56, Chandigarh, on Tuesday Chandigarh, November 12
Government Model Senior Secondary School (GMSSS), Sector 56, defeated Ryan International School, Sector 49, by 60 runs, in the opening match of Pt Kedarnath Memorial Trophy for Women, here today.

A match in progress during the Pt Kedarnath Memorial Trophy at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 56, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Tribune Photo: Parvesh Chauhan

Cricket tourney
Punjab, West Bengal to clash for title
Chandigarh, November 12
Punjab will lock horns with West Bengal in the All-India final of Vinoo Mankad Cricket Trophy for Boys (U-19) in Ahmedabad.


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