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Biker killed in road accident

Biker killed in road accident

Mohali: A 27-year-old man died after his bike was allegedly hit by an unknown speeding Swift car at the T-point near a primary school in Phase 2 here. The victim has been identified as Satish Kumar of Maloya. He was working as a computer programmer. According to the police, a woman, who was driving the car, brought the victim to the PGI, Chandigarh, where he succumbed to his injuries on Thursday. — TNS

10 GIRLS get job offers

Mohali: As many as 10 girl trainees of Government Industrial Training Institute (W), Phase 5, have been offered job during the campus placement drive. The selected girls will get an annual package of Rs 1.5 lakh by the company. Shamsher Purkhalvi, District Nodal Officer and Principal of ITI (w), Mohali, said M/s Virsa Clothing Company had offered jobs to 10 girls who were given letters for regular employment after a month of practical training. Purkhalvi said that handicraft education had an important role to play in the present times. He appealed to parents to give vocational education to their daughters for building a better future so that they could become self-reliant. The girl trainees selected by the company expressed their happiness and thanked the officials of the institute. TNS

AAP against liquor vend

Kharar: Workers of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday protested the opening of a liquor vend at the Kurali bus stand, which is close to Government Girls School. They submitted a memorandum to the Kharar SDM and Kurali SHO and alleged the vend was opened against the orders of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. They said the vend was also close to a temple. OC

PU declares results

Chandigarh: Panjab University announced results of science (Honours) anthropology (1st semester, 3rd semester, 5th semester), science (Honours) microbiology (5th semester), diploma in forensic science and criminology (1st semester), PhD course work in mass communication March 2020, electrical and electronics (1st semester, 3rd semester), food processing and quality management (5th semester), hospital administration and management (5th semester). TNS

Webinar on healthy diet

Chandigarh: Wardens of various hostels of Panjab University, including Dr Rajeev, Dr Praveen, Dr Nidhi Gautam, Dr Jai Mala and Dr Avneet organised a webinar titled “Healthy diet to fight Covid-19”. Nutritionist Dharamjit Singh asked around 70 participants to take a sun bath for at least half an hour to get enough vitamin D. TNS

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