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Avoid routes leading to Sector 5 in Panchkula today
Panchkula, October 25
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi arriving by road amidst tight security at the oath -taking ceremony of the Haryana Chief Minister designate Manohar Lal Khattar at Shalimar Ground in Sector 5, tomorrow, all those travelling to Panchkula need to avoid routes leading to the venue from 10 am to 1 pm.
Police top brass supervise security arrangements at Shalimar Ground in Panchkula Police top brass supervise security arrangements at Shalimar Ground in Panchkula. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan



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Panchkula Sector 5 all set for Khattarís swearing-in ceremony

Gearing up: Arrangements being made at the venue of Haryana CM designateís swearing-in ceremony in Sector 5, Panchkula, on Saturday
Gearing up: Arrangements being made at the venue of Haryana CM designateís swearing-in ceremony in Sector 5, Panchkula, on Saturday. Tribune photos: Manoj Mahajan

A dog squad team inspects the area near the stage where the ceremony will take place
A dog squad team inspects the area near the stage where the ceremony will take place.
Tents being prepared in hues of saffron and white at the venue
Tents being prepared in hues of saffron and white at the venue.
Petrol pumps near the venue have been closed in view of the function
Petrol pumps near the venue have been closed in view of the function.
Metal detectors have been installed at the entrance of the venue
Metal detectors have been installed at the entrance of the venue.
A dry run of the VVIP cavalcade in Panchkula
A dry run of the VVIP cavalcade in Panchkula.

Security up for Prime Ministerís visit today
Chandigarh/Mohali, October 25
In view of Prime Minister Narendra Modiís visit to Panchkula tomorrow, the Chandigarh Police and their Mohali counterparts have sounded a high alert in their respective areas around the Chandigarh Airport.
UT police personnel get instructions on security arrangements ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modiís visit for attending the swearing-in ceremony of the new Haryana Chief Minister, in Chandigarh on Saturday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan
UT police personnel get instructions on security arrangements ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modiís visit for attending the swearing-in ceremony of the new Haryana Chief Minister, in Chandigarh on Saturday


Smart act: PWD workers spruce up the road from The Tribune Chowk to the Transport Area lights ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modiís visit, in Chandigarh on Saturday
Smart act: PWD workers spruce up the road from The Tribune Chowk to the Transport Area lights ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modiís visit, in Chandigarh on Saturday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

No major air traffic disruption for PMís flight
Chandigarh, October 25
Prime Minister Narendra Modiís movement by air to Chandigarh for attending the swearing-in ceremony of Haryana Chief Minister-designate Manohar Lal Khattar in Panchkula tomorrow would not cause any major disruption in the schedules of commercial flights operating from the city.

GRP gears up to cater to rush of BJP supporters at railway station
Chandigarh, October 25
The Government Railway Police have geared up to cater to the rush of BJP supporters reaching the city by train to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Haryana Chief Minister-designate Manohar Lal Khattar at Sector 5 in Panchkula on Sunday.

11-yr-old girl dies of burns in Mohali
Mohali, October 25
A 11-year-old girl died at Gige Majra village near Sohana after sustaining burn injuries today. The victim, Simran Kaur, a student of Class V, sustained burn injuries on her face, arms, legs and other parts of the body when she was playing with gunpowder taken out from burnt crackers along with other children yesterday morning after Diwali.
Family members of Simran who died due to burn injuries at the Civil Hospital in Mohali on Saturday. A Tribune photograph
Family members of Simran who died due to burn injuries at the Civil Hospital in Mohali on Saturday


Bonds of love: A girl applies tilak on her brotherís forehead on the occasion of Bhai Dooj at Sector 20, Chandigarh, on Saturday
Bonds of love: A girl applies tilak on her brotherís forehead on the occasion of Bhai Dooj at Sector 20, Chandigarh, on Saturday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

environment clearance
UT Admn orders legal recourse against builder
Chandigarh, October 25
Taking a serious note of the failure on part of a builder to get environmental clearance before starting construction, the UT Environment Department has ordered to file a criminal case against Berkeley Realtech Ltd, a leading real estate developer, in the region. Besides, orders for sealing the premises and disconnecting water and electricity connection, the department director, Santosh Kumar, confirmed that legal recourse was being taken.





COMMUNITY

Relief likely for plot owners
Chandigarh, October 25
Relief to the industrialists, who had opted for the Conversion Scheme in the Industrial Area, Phases I and II, is on the cards as the UT Administration is likely to remove condition to complete construction within three years on the converted plots.

400 attend veteransí meet at Chandimandir Military Station
Chandigarh, October 25
Continuing with the series of outreach initiatives, the Headquarters Western Command organised an interaction with retired officers residing in the tricity at the Chandimandir Military Station today.


Col DC Bhalla (retd) being felicitated by GOC-in-C, Western Command, Lt-Gen KJ Singh at the Chandimandir Military Station. A Tribune photograph
Col DC Bhalla (retd) being felicitated by GOC-in-C, Western Command, Lt-Gen KJ Singh at the Chandimandir Military Station

PGI celebrates Research Day
Chandigarh, October 25
The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) today celebrated the third annual Research Day. The faculty of 50 departments showcased their research activities of the past one year.

Misty view: Smog was visible in Chandigarh on Saturday
Misty view: Smog was visible in Chandigarh on Saturday. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Diesel-run autos to go off road from November 1
Chandigarh, October 25
The UT Transport Department is going ahead with its decision to ban the entry of diesel-run auto-rickshaws in the city with effect from November 1. A communication has been sent to the UT traffic police to coordinate with the State Transport Authority (STA) to enforce the ban effectively.

Dealers to be allowed to process documents
Chandigarh, October 25
On the pattern of Punjab, the Chandigarh Administration is seriously contemplating to allow car dealers in Chandigarh to handle the work of processing documents pertaining to the registration certificates of new vehicles.

Problems continue to plague Industrial Area in Mohali
Mohali, October 25
The state of infrastructure in the Industrial Area here has improved due to steps taken by the Municipal Corporation. However, problems continue to plague the owners of the industrial units.

A potholed road in the Industrial Area, Phase II, Mohali. Tribune photo: Parvesh Chauhan
A potholed road in the Industrial Area, Phase II, Mohali

Traffic police, students hold road safety drive
Chandigarh, October 25
The Chandigarh Traffic Police in association with Aautosync Innovation, Vintage and Classic Car Club organised a road safety awareness drive in honour of late Jaspal Bhatti.


Students perform a flash mob at Elante Mall in Industrial Area, Phase I, Chandigarh, on Saturday. Tribune photo: S Chandan


Students perform a flash mob at Elante Mall in Industrial Area, Phase I, Chandigarh, on Saturday

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First woman branch of bank inaugurated
Member of Parliament (MP) from Chandigarh and veteran actress Kirron Kher inaugurated the first woman branch of the Bank of Baroda at Sector 40 on Saturday, making it the 22nd branch in Chandigarh.

EDUCATION

PU slow on installing grilles in hostels
Chandigarh, October 25
It seems Panjab University authorities are waiting for another tragedy to happen on the campus. In the wake of the recent cases of suicide on the campus, the PU authorities had decided to install grilles on the balconies of hostels for the safety of inmates on the campus.

Due to the absence of iron grilles on the balconies of hostels, several students have committed suicide at the hostel in Panjab University. A Tribune photograph
Due to the absence of iron grilles on the balconies of hostels, several students have committed suicide at the hostel in Panjab University

PU roster not as per UGC guidelines?
Chandigarh, October 25
The teaching roster of Panjab University is not as per the UGC guidelines for the SC/ST candidates. This is in violation of the National Reservation Policy, Fundamental Rights and UGC guidelines-2006.

Survey to identify outsidersí vehicles at PU
Chandigarh, October 25
Taking note of the traffic problem on the campus, Panjab University is mulling to monitor the inflow of Ďoutsiderí vehicles and make separate arrangement for their parking.
Heavy vehicular movement causes chaos at the Panjab University. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari
Heavy vehicular movement causes chaos at the Panjab University

Vocalistsí renditions mesmerise audience
Chandigarh, October 25
Scintillating vocal performances were given by Manjusha Patil and Shounak Abhisheki on the second day of the 37th Chandigarh Sangeet Sammelan at Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan today.

Manjusha Patil performs at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan in Sector 27, Chandigarh, on Saturday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

Manjusha Patil performs at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan  in Sector 27, Chandigarh, on Saturday

Anti-cracker rally
Chandigarh, October 25
Ashmah International School organised an anti-cracker campaign. The students as well as residents were educated about the ill-effects of burning crackers and were advocated about the idea of celebrating Diwali with candles, sweets and non-polluting green crackers available in markets.

FROM SCHOOLS
Diwali function
Chandigarh: The tiny tots of Eurokids, Sector 37, along with their teachers and parents organised a colourful function to celebrate Diwali. The function was also held Euro kids School, Sector 9, Panchkula. During occasion, the school wore a festive look and Diwali was celebrated with full fervour and enthusiasm.

 
NEIGHBOURHOOD

Jeep with stolen wood recovered
Dera Bassi, October 25
The police have booked some unidentified persons on the charges of theft after impounding a jeep laden with stolen wood from the Dandrala Forest area.


COURTS

RAPE CASE
Victim solemnised marriage without divorce
Mohali, October 25
In a new twist to the rape case against Punjabi singers ó Jarnail Singh Jally and Maninder Manga ó and two others, the victimís first husband, Harjinder Singh, today alleged that she had solemnised the second marriage without taking a divorce from him.

CRIME

Commando Caterersí owner booked for fraud
Mohali, October 25
The Mohali Police have booked the owner of Commando Caterers, his wife and son for allegedly cheating two persons from Amritsar.

Panchkula resident robbed of car
Chandigarh, October 25
An unknown person along with his accomplices fled away after robbing a Panchkula resident of his car near the Fun Republic light point in Mani Majra this evening. The victim, Amit, a resident of Sector 9, Panchkula, was returning to his home when the miscreants allegedly take away his car.

SPORTS

Chd thrash Mohali by 80 runs
Chandigarh, October 25
The Chandigarh cricket team defeated the Mohali side by 80 runs in their ongoing campaign FC Mittal Cricket Trophy, held at the cricket stadium of Sector 16, here, today.

Players in action during a cricket match of the FC Mittal Cricket Trophy at Sector 16 in Chandigarh on Saturday. Tribune photo: Pradeep Tewari

Players in action during a cricket match of the FC Mittal Cricket Trophy at Sector 16 in Chandigarh on Saturday

CLTA trainee Dhruv beats 2nd seed Karthik
Chandigarh, October 25
CLTA trainee Dhruv Sharma upset second seed MS Karthik in a second round match of the CLTA AITA Talent Series Tournament that began at the CLTA tennis courts here today.

Carom tourney from Nov 8
Chandigarh, October 25
The Chandigarh Carom Association will host the 16th Raj Kumar Babuta Memorial Prize Money Carom Ranking Tournament at St Stephenís School in Sector 45 here. The championship will be conducted from November 8 to 10.

Table tennis meet
Manav Mangal-11 win twin titles
Panchkula, October 25
Paddlers of Manav Mangal School, Sector 11, won both boysí and girlsí (under 18) titles during the Panchkula inter-district table-tennis championship held here today. In the finals, the team defeated Bhavan Vidayalaya, Sector 15, Panchkula, in both the categories.

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