Mohali: One confirmed case of dengue and five suspected cases were reported from the district on Wednesday. With this, the count has reached 3,921. Last month, 1,289 dengue cases had surfaced in the district. A total of 39 dengue deaths have been recorded so far. TNS
Badminton meet from Dec 11
Panchkula: The 29th edition of Smt Krishna Khaitan Memorial All-India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament, to be organised under the aegis of the Haryana Badminton Association, will be organised from December 11 to1 7 at Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Sector 3. Interested players can send their entries to the organisers before December 22. The qualifying matches will be organised from December 11 to 13, followed by main the draw matches from December 14 to 17. TNS
Rowing trials tomorrow
Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Rowing Association will organise trials to select the local rowing team on December 10 (9 am) at the Lake Sports Complex rowing centre. The selected teams will participate in the 39th Senior Rowing National and 23rd Open Sprint National, to be held at Army Rowing Node, Pune, from January 3 to 9. Interested rowers can send their entries to coach Deepak Kumar. TNS
Kerala beat Chandigarh
Chandigarh: The Union Territory Cricket Association (UTCA) suffered a six-wicket defeat in their first match against Kerala at the Vijay Hazare One Day Tournament in Rajkot. Chandigarh posted 184/8 in 20 overs with the help of Manan Vohra (54), Sandeep Sharma (26) and Arpit Sharma (25). In reply, Sachin Baby (59) and Rohan Kunnumall (46) helped Kerala to chase down the easy target in the 34th over for the loss of four wickets. TNS
Pacer Sandeep to play for city
Chandigarh: Punjab pacer Sandeep Sharma has decided to switch to Chandigarh, said Union Territory Cricket Association (UTCA), Chandigarh, through the social media. Sharma has been allegedly overlooked by Punjab selectors for the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy. The fast bowler secured a certificate without objection from his mother state, Punjab, and will play his first match for his new team in the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Kerala (Elite Group D) at Madhav Rao Scindia Cricket Ground, Rajkot, on Wednesday. TNS
Teachers’ stir continues
Chandigarh: The ongoing chain fast by teachers at DAV College, Sector 10, entered its third day on Wednesday. The teachers are demanding the implementation of the revised pay scales as per the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission, notified by the Centre (due since January 1, 2016) and revocation of the delinking of teachers' pay scales from the University Grants Commission (UGC). TNS
Man held in NDPS case
Chandigarh: The police arrested a Chamba native, Jumman, 30, and recovered around one kg of marijuana from his possession on the road behind the ISBT, Sector 43, on December 7. A case under the NDPS Act has been registered at the Sector 36 police station. He was produced in a court, which sent him to police remand. A case under the NDPS Act was already registered against him. TNS
Man loses Rs8L in bank fraud
Chandigarh: An unknown person on phone presented himself as an employee of a bank and withdrew Rs8,10,062 from the account of a Mani Majra resident, Hans Raj, by sending him a link. A case under Sections 420 and 120-B of the IPC has been registered at the Mani Majra police station. In another case, an unknown person withdrew money by using the ATM card of a Sector 34 resident. She alleged that her Haryana Cooperative Bank card was lost some time ago. A case under Sections 379 and 420 of the IPC has been registered at the Sector 34 police station. TNS
Bedecked car driver held
Chandigarh: The police on Wednesday booked the driver of the speeding car bedecked with flowers for a marriage ceremony that crashed into to grill on the road separating Sector 52 and 53 and also collided with a car and an auto on the other side of the road near a school in Sector 53 on December 7. A case under Sections 279, 337 and 427 of the IPC has been registered at the Sector 36 police station. Sector 52 resident Sunil Kumar, in a complaint to the police, alleged that the driver of the luxury car, Saurab Goel, a resident of Sector 61, rammed into his auto-rickshaw. The complainant's daughter, who was in the auto, also got minor injuries. The suspect was arrested and later released on bail. Investigation of the case is in progress. TNS
Culpable homicide bid
Chandigarh: Five SUV-borne assailants attacked a Phase 4 resident, Sukwinder Singh, a lawyer, and his friends Barinder Singh and Amanpreet Singh and damaged their car. Sukwinder told the police that the suspects snatched their car near the road separating Sector 37 and 38 on December 7. A case has been registered. TNS
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