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In Dera Bassi, 68 diarrhoea cases

In Dera Bassi, 68 diarrhoea cases

As many as 68 new cases of diarrhoea were reported from the Kurawala area in Dera Bassi on Tuesday. - File photo

Dera Bassi: As many as 68 new cases of diarrhoea were reported from the Kurawala area in Dera Bassi on Tuesday. As many as 357 patients visited a camp of the Health Department at the spot. Six teams were stationed there. Twelve patients were admitted to hospital and nine discharged on Tuesday. — TNS

2 arrested with pistol, cartridges

Chandigarh: Two youths have been arrested with a country-made pistol and two live cartridges. The police had laid a naka near the community centre at EWS Colony, Dhanas, on Monday night when they stopped a car for checking. On suspicion, the police conducted a search and found a pistol along with cartridges. The two suspects, Deepak, alias Botal (26), a resident of Sector 25, and Sanjeev Kumar, alias Bhura (23), a resident of Sector 38 (West), were arrested and a case under the Arms Act registered against them at the Sarangpur police station. The police said both suspects had a criminal past. TNS

Two nailed with 4 stolen bikes

Zirakpur: The police nabbed two suspects and recovered four stolen motorcycles near Baltana on Tuesday. The suspects have been identified as Vishnu Kant, a resident of Ram Darbar, Phase II, Chandigarh, and Prince, a resident of Mahadev Colony, Kaithal. The duo was operating in the Zirakpur-Pachkula area for a long time. A case under Sections 379 and 411 of the IPC has been registered at the Zirakpur police station. A thorough interrogation of the suspect was conducted and four motorcycles were recovered from different places at different times after obtaining a two-day police remand from the court. The two suspects are being further questioned. Suspect Prince has already been charged with two cases of murder and illegal possession of firearms and was released on bail. TNS

Family attacked in Maloya area

Chandigarh: More than 12 assailants entered a house in area under the Maloya police station and attacked the family on Sunday. According to the police, a woman alleged that Karan, Anil Pardhan, Langra, Golu, Vijay, Guddu, Abhay, Gautam, Anil, Vikas, Shabhu and others entered her house and attacked her family with swords, stick etc. Vikas and Anil Kumar, both residents of Dadu Majra Community (DMC), have been arrested. TNS

Rotaract Club opens library

Chandigarh: The Rotaract Club, Shivalik Rangers, has opened a library at Nari Niketan in Sector 26 here. Books on literature, spirituality and moral values are available in the library. Club's founders Anamika and Vinayak Mohan said the club regularly undertook social and professional development projects, and remained committed to educational avenues in the city. TNS

Dodgeball team finishes third

Chandigarh: The city girls claimed third position in the recently concluded 14th Senior National Dodgeball Championship held at Shahi Sports College of Physical Education, Samrala. Chandigarh eves beat Maharashtra 11-10 9-12 15-14 to claim the bronze medal. A total of 28 teams had participated in the event. TNS

City karatekas triumph

Chandigarh: City karatekas won a rich haul of medals in the North Zone Karate Championship held at Chandigarh University, Gharuan. Simran Kaur, Kanishka, Vidhi Raghav, Khyati Raghav and Sanjana won a gold medal each in the girls' competition. Sneha and Anjali returned home with bronze medals. In the boys' category, Harsh and Sachin won a bronze medal each. TNS

Virtual Global Edu Summit

Chandigarh: Second day of Virtual Global Education Summit, being organised by Chandigarh University, witnessed a discussion on the importance of digital technology. Prof Sushila Chang, Vice Chancellor, The University of Fiji, delivered her inaugural address on the topic, "New age Universities, Road map for Meeting Global Challenges:, said: "Digital technology makes the course materials and academics more accessible for the students." TNS

Football meet

Chandigarh: The Chandigarh State Senior (Men) Football Championship for Chandigarh Police Shaheed Memorial Trophy - 2021 will be played from October 25-30 at the Sector 26 Police Lines football ground. TNS

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