Chandigarh: A foetus was found at Mauli Jagran on Sunday. Residents found the foetus on the slip road near the railway bridge at Mauli Jagran. The police were informed, who visited the spot. A case under Section 318 (concealment of birth by secret disposal of body) of the IPC has been registered at the Mauli Jagran police station. TNS
Donation box at shrine stolen
Chandigarh: Unknown persons stole a donation box from a gurdwara in Sector 63 on the intervening night of February 20 and 21. Complainant Rupinder Singh reported that the suspect entered the gurdwara after breaking the lock of the main door. The police have registered a case at the Sector 36 police station. TNS
61K take online exam on Day 8
Chandigarh: Around 61,000 students of undergraduate/ postgraduate/other professional courses, including USOL/private candidates, appeared on Day 8 of the online examination, said Dr Jagat Bhushan, Controller of Examination. He said 157 examinations were conducted on Monday. TNS
National Road Safety Week
Chandigarh: The 32nd National Road Safety Week was observed by the faculty of Engineering & Applied Sciences and IEEE student branch at Desh Bhagat University. The programme covered various topics, including see me save me -making cycles visible on roads, school bus safety, making India a black spot-free nation and respect red light. Harpreet Singh, Director, Global Alliance of NGOs, addressed the students. Dr DM Mulay, member of the National Human Rights Commission, congratulated the organisers for spreading awareness on road safety. Chancellor Dr Zora Singh and Pro-Chancellor Dr Tejinder Kaur laid stress on following road safety rules. TNS
Fencing squad announced
Panchkula: The District Fencing Association, Panchkula, selected a 29-member squad for participating in the Haryana State Fencing Championship. The District Fencing Championship concluded recently at New India Senior Secondary School, Sector 15. The squad members are (boys’ U-20) Swayam, Mayank (epee), Vishavjeet, Nitish, Harpreet (sabre); (girls’ U-20) Shiviya, Tanu, Savera, Himanshi (foil), Anushka, Harshita, Ananya, Kashish (epee), Lavanya, Mannat, Ritika, Ashima (sabre); (men’s senior) Vishavjeet, Nitish; (women’s senior) Shiviya, Himanshi, Tanu (foil), Anushka, Harshita, Kunjan (epee) and Lavanya, Harsh, Mannat, Ashima (sabre). TNS
Panchkula dist win skating gold
Panchkula: The Panchkula district team won gold medal in the boys’ quad event during the 34th Haryana Roller Skating Championship at Blue Bird High School, Sector 16. Yamunanagar claimed silver medal and Kurukshetra won bronze. In the boys’ inline event, Gurugram, Panchkula and Sirsa claimed first three positions, respectively. The championship was organised by the Haryana Roller Skating Association and hosted by the District Roller Skating Association, Panchkula. TNS
Dumping garbage in open: 80 fined
Patiala: The Municipal Corporation has started issuing challans and collecting fine for dumping garbage in the open. Officials said 80 challans had been issued to those caught dumping garbage on the roadside. The officials visited various areas of the city, including the Gur Mandi and market areas near the Sanauri Gate. Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Mayor, said: “As per the recent notification of the Punjab Government, we are supposed to collect Rs1,000 as fine for disposal of garbage in the open by households and shops, and Rs5,000 for dumping waste in drains.” He said cases of those who failed to pay the fine would be decided at the district courts. TNS
Tarn Taran man held with vials
Lalru: The police have arrested a Tarn Taran resident and recovered 550 injections of buprenophine and 560 vials of a narcotic substance from him. The police said the suspect, identified as Karan Kumar, used to bring injections from Saharanpur and sell those at Tarn Taran. He was produced in the Dera Bassi court, which sent him to two-day police remand. TNS
Man arrested under arms act
Mohali: The police have arrested a Jalandhar resident, Tarun Kumar, with two country-made pistols, one live round and a. 32-bore pistol magazine at a checkpost near the Balongi barrier. The police said Tarun used to supply weapons for a Bhiwani resident, Deepak, alias Tinu, who was a key member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang. The police have booked Deepak in the case too although he is presently in jail. TNS
12 booked on assault charge
Mohali: Twelve residents of Daun Majra have been booked after an incident of road rage turned ugly, resulting in an assault on a Kharar resident, Surinder Singh, and his nephew Varinder Singh at Daun Majra on Sunday. On the statement of the complainant, the police have registered a case of assault against Bhupinder Singh, Gola Singh, Shyam Singh, Diljeet Singh, Maninder Singh and others at the Sadar Kharar police station. TNS
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