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Teenaged boy run over by train

Teenaged boy run over by train

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Chandigarh: A teenager was run over by a train near Ram Darbar here on Friday The victim, Mahavir aka Sheelu, aged 17-18, worked at a factory in the Industrial Area, Phase II, and was returning home in Hallo Majra when while crossing the tracks, Paschim Express (02926) hit him. SI Raj Singh, investigating officer, said, “The incident took place around 1:45 pm. The boy was rushed to the GMCH-32 where he was declared brought dead.” TNS

Water supply to be hit in Mohali

Mohali: In view of the leakage in the pipeline of Kajauli Waterworks, the water supply to Phase 1 to 7, 9 to 11, Sector 70 and 71, Industrial Area (Phase 1 to 5), and villages of Mataur and Shahi Majra would be affected for the next two days. Sunil Kumar, Executive Engineer, Water Supply and Sanitation Division No. 2, said there would be low-pressure water supply to these areas in the morning and evening hours while there would be no water supply during the afternoon hours. TNS

Webinar held

at institute

Chandigarh: The DAV Institute of Management, Sector 10, organised a webinar, "A colloquy with Dr Bharat Jhunjhunwala", here on Thursday. The resource person, a former professor of the IIM-Bangalore, talked on transformational reforms going to take place in the Indian economy in general, and the business fraternity in particular. Dr Jhunjhunwala explicitly handled the concerns of participants and resolved their queries. Nearly 50 participants attended the webinar. TNS

ABVP submits memorandum

Chandigarh: The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has demanded the resumption of educational activities at Panjab University. The ABVP's PU unit president, Paras Rattan, said while life around had become normal, the university had still not decided to reopen the campus for regular students. Hrishika Raj, secretary, said all college campuses in Chandigarh were gradually opening up again. The ABVP has demanded that the VC should take action towards resuming educational activities on the campus, reopening hostels and allowing students to come and stay. tns

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