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Woman dies in mishap

Woman dies in mishap

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Chandigarh: A 64-year-old woman, riding pillion on an Activa, died after a pick-up hit her on Patiala road on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Neelam, a resident of Dera Bassi. After buying sweets, she was going to her relative’s house in Banur to wish them on the birth of a baby when the mishap occurred. The Activa was being ridden by her son Yogesh Sharma. She was rushed to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. The driver of the pickup fled from the spot. A case has been registered against the driver. TNS 

Zero FIR in rape case registered

Chandigarh: The UT police have registered a zero FIR on the complaint of a woman who alleged that her boyfriend, with whom she was living in a live-in relationship, raped her on the pretext of marriage. Sources said the victim and the suspect worked at a gym in Chandigarh. They were staying together in Nayagaon. The victim, in her complaint to the police, alleged that the suspect promised to marry her, but later backtracked. The police registered a zero FIR at the Sector 17 police station and transferred the case to the Nayagaon police station.TNS

Shopping fest

at Elante Mall

Chandigarh: As the festivities ring in after months of lockdown, Elante Mall has announced Navratra special “Nau Din, Shop and Win” until October 25 where over 150 top brands have rolled out special offers for customers. There are special offers across electronics, fashion, jewellery and food at Elante Mall. Anil Malhotra, Executive Director- Corporate Affairs, Nexus Malls, said: “We have our campaign for the Navratras, where customers who shop above a certain amount will win assured and instant gratification from Elante.” TNS

2-month-old baby stolen

Zirakpur: A two-month-old baby was stolen from a jhuggi in the Peer Muchalla area here. The incident took place on Sunday night. However, the child’s mother came to know about it in the morning when she woke up. The family searched for the child in the neighbourhood, but to no avail. The family informed the police about the incident. A case has been registered against an unknown person. TNS

Workshop held at Sec 10 college

Chandigarh: A workshop on resume writing was conducted by the Department of Management, DAV College, Sector 10. Training expert Tamosi M. Sarkar guided the students about the essentials of an impressive resume. She also highlighted the steps in writing a resume. Dos and don’ts of resume writing were also discussed. TNS

Registration dates extended

Chandigarh: Panjab University has extended the last date of registration for postgraduate classes up to October 21. TNS

PU results announced

Chandigarh: The PU announced the results of BCom (Hons) semester VI, BALLB (Hons) semester X, BComLLB (Hons) semester X, BABEd semester VIII, BSc-BEd, MSc (HS) (Microbilogy) semester IV, Bachelor of Fine Arts semester IV and Bachelor of Agriculture semester VIII. TNS

varsity Fellows meet UT Adviser

Chandigarh: After falling to get a response from the Panjab University Vice-Chancellor, a delegation of Fellows met UT Adviser Manoj Parida and submitted a memorandum for allowing the PU to conduct Senate elections. The Fellows said Parida assured them of taking up issue with the UT Administrator. TNS

Patiala to have cycling points

Patiala: The Municipal Corporation on Tuesday said it had decided to establish cycling points for residents. Residents will be able to rent cycles after paying pre-decided charges. The MC will spend Rs44.28 lakh on the redevelopment of the Rose Garden on the Rajpura road as well. Officials said the MC would buy 40 cycles as part of the initiative. They also announced shifting of 120 dairies to the new site in Ablowal village. TNS

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