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20-yr-old girl dies mysteriously, mom accuses youth of murder

20-yr-old girl dies mysteriously, mom accuses youth of murder

06 Dec 2019 | 7:19 AM

AMRITSAR: A 20-year-old woman died under mysterious circumstances at Naushera Kalan village here on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Parveen, a resident of the village.

Dal Khalsa, SAD (A) to hold dharna in Srinagar

Dal Khalsa, SAD (A) to hold dharna in Srinagar

06 Dec 2019 | 7:19 AM

AMRITSAR: The Dal Khalsa and the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) on Thursday announced to hold a dharna at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on the occasion of International Human Rights Day on December 10.

SAD’s former sarpanch of Mianpur shot at, 10 booked

SAD’s former sarpanch of Mianpur shot at, 10 booked

06 Dec 2019 | 7:19 AM

TARN TARAN: Surjit Singh, a SAD leader and former sarpanch of Mianpur village, 25 km from here, was shot at and injured in Mianpur on Wednesday night.

GNDU suspends electrician for harassing daily wagers

06 Dec 2019 | 7:19 AM

AMRITSAR: Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) has suspended an employee of the electrical department on charges of harassment of employees working on daily wages.

Bhai Vir Singh remembered

Bhai Vir Singh remembered

06 Dec 2019 | 7:19 AM

AMRITSAR: A programme was organised by the Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) to celebrate the148th birth anniversary of founder of Chief Khalsa Diwan here on Thursday.

Bhai Gurdas Library to house legacy of reformist Nanak Singh

Bhai Gurdas Library to house legacy of reformist Nanak Singh

06 Dec 2019 | 7:19 AM

AMRITSAR: The legacy of Nanak Singh, a reformist and one of the most prolific writers who gave the Indian and Punjabi literatures some of the most valuable gems, will soon be preserved by Guru Nanak Dev University as a museum will be created in his memory.

Traffic congestion adds to inconvenience of residents

Traffic congestion adds to inconvenience of residents

06 Dec 2019 | 7:19 AM

AMRITSAR: Frequent traffic jams, lack of driving sense and violation of traffic rules at the intersections in front of Khalsa College for Women have become a nuisance for the commuters in large.

Three-week orientation programme ends

Three-week orientation programme ends

06 Dec 2019 | 7:19 AM

AMRITSAR: A three-week orientation programme 108 concluded at the UGC-Human Resource Development Centre of Guru Nanak Dev University.

‘People not getting benefits of schemes’

06 Dec 2019 | 7:19 AM

AMRITSAR: Jodh Singh Samra, Ajnala halqa in-charge of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), on Thursday criticised the state government for its failure to provide benefits of the state and the Central-sponsored social schemes to the needy persons.

City student tops Eng olympiad

City student tops Eng olympiad

06 Dec 2019 | 7:19 AM

Amritsar: Zyna Dhillon, a student of Mount Litera Zee School, bagged rank 1 in the International English Olympiad (IEO). She scored 60 out of 60, making to the top rank at the international level.

City boy shines in English Olympiad

City boy shines in English Olympiad

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: Dhairya Mannan, a Class 1 student of The Senior Study II, has made the city proud by bagging the second rank in the SOF International English Olympiad.

Inmate hurt in clash at jail

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: Three inmates reportedly attacked another prisoner and injured him at Central Jail Amritsar here on Tuesday. The accused have been identified as Harmanjit Singh resident of Padda, Karanjit Singh, alias Karma, a resident of New Model Town, and Ranpreet Singh, alias Rana, of Mehsampur Khurd.

Robbers take away trader’s car at gunpoint

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

MAHILAPUR: Unidentified armed robbers took away a Hyundai Creta vehicle from a textile merchant of Mahilpur town from near Thuana village on the Phagwara road late last night.

Auto, taxi owners irked over railway parking area beautification plan

Auto, taxi owners irked over railway parking area beautification plan

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: The railway is in the process of providing seating arrangement at the place where autos used to be parked in the parking bay area of the city railway station.

Encroachments galore in city’s Civil Lines area

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: Despite the anti-encroachment drives by the MC from time to time, the problem persists in commercial areas of the Civil Lines.

Powercom staff continue protest over delay in pay

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

TARN TARAN: Employees and pensioners of the Powercom department on Wednesday continued their protest for the third day here.

10 % rebate on property tax

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: The state government has offered a onetime settlement of property tax with 10 per cent rebate under the e-governance project.

Maa Boli festival held to promote Punjabi culture

Maa Boli festival held to promote Punjabi culture

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: Traditional arts and songs of love, spirituality and ‘Punjabiat’ resonated through the halls of Spring Dale School as the Punarjyot Foundation, run by the school management, held the 12th edition of Maa Boli festival to instill love and pride for Punjabi culture and language among the masses.

GNDU has cleanest campus among govt universities

GNDU has cleanest campus among govt universities

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) has bagged the top position among the multispecialty government universities across the country having big campuses based on a national-level competition conducted by the MHRD under Swachh Campus Ranking-2019.

NGO starts distribution of dialysis kits

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: The Sarbat Da Bhalla Trust, a Dubai-based NGO run by Dr SP Singh Oberoi, has started providing dialysis kits free of cost to patients with kidney problems at Guru Nanak Dev hospital here.

Powercom JE booked for raping woman

Powercom JE booked for raping woman

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

TARN TARAN: The police have booked Partap Singh, a Junior Engineer (JE) of Powercom posted at Goindwal Sahib, under Section 376 of the IPC for raping a Chandigarh-based woman.

Noted travel writer Inder Raj Ahluwalia visits Khalsa College

Noted travel writer Inder Raj Ahluwalia visits Khalsa College

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: In a world crowded with Insta-travel bloggers, Inder Raj Ahluwalia comes as a relief, among the rare documentarian, who has been trotting the globe for almost four decades.

Voting begins for poll to Youth Cong posts

Voting begins for poll to Youth Cong posts

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: Elections to various posts of the Punjab Youth Congress and the District Youth Congress began on Wednesday with the voting witnessed at the Amritsar North and Central constituencies, which was held at the District Congress Committee (DCC) rural office and the DCC urban offices, respectively.

‘Smile Torch’ reaches holy city

‘Smile Torch’ reaches holy city

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: Smile Train India, an international cleft care charitable organization and its partner hospitals, welcomed the ‘Smile Torch’ to the holy city on Wednesday.

CM’s announcement gets wide appreciation

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: After the nationwide uproar over the brutal rape and killing of Telengana vet, the Punjab government’s decision to provide free and safe ride home to stranded women has managed to earn it approval from women.

Free drop facility for women to be implemented soon

Free drop facility for women to be implemented soon

05 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

AMRITSAR: Following the announcement of the state government for free-facility for stranded women, the Amritsar Police are making arrangements to implement it in the city and surrounding areas.

Farmers demand debt waiver

Farmers demand debt waiver

04 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

TARN TARAN: Despite the police crackdown on the leaders of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) last night, hundreds of its workers came on the roads and blocked road and rail traffic in the area on Tuesday.

India defeat England in opener

India defeat England in opener

04 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

AMRITSAR: India defeated England and Canada beat USA in matches played at Guru Nanak Stadium here on Tuesday.

Farmers block rail traffic at Rayya

Farmers block rail traffic at Rayya

04 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

AMRITSAR: Activists of the Kisan Sangharsh Committee held a dharna on the railway tracks near Rayya to protest against the non-release of dues of sugarcane farmers and alleged decision of a private sugar mill owned by a senior politician of the ruling party here on Tuesday.

Students celebrate bravery of armed forces

Students celebrate bravery of armed forces

04 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

AMRITSAR: Making children aware of the battle heroics of our soldiers and teaching them martial history of the country through art and craft, the Punjab State War Memorial and Museum engaged youngsters in several cultural activities during a two-day event.

Kabaddi Cup opens to  almost empty stands

Kabaddi Cup opens to almost empty stands

04 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

AMRITSAR: The two matches of the International Kabaddi Cup held at Guru Nanak Stadium here on Tuesday received a lukewarm response from kabaddi enthusiasts as the audience stands remained almost empty during the matches.

IN BRIEF

Factory worker dies in accident

04 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

Amritsar: A 28-year-old labourer died after falling into a container, where a cutter was functional at a cardboard factory in the Focal Point area here on Monday.

Powercom staff seek release of salary

Powercom staff seek release of salary

04 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

TARN TARAN: Powercom employees and pensioners on Tuesday continued their protest over the delay in salary at the local circle office here.

Educational institutes observe Int’l Day of Disabled Persons

Educational institutes observe Int’l Day of Disabled Persons

04 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

AMRITSAR: City-based educational institutions organised a number of activities to observe the International Day of Disabled Persons here on Tuesday.

2 held for thrashing doc, misbehaving with family

2 held for thrashing doc, misbehaving with family

04 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

AMRITSAR: The police have booked five persons for beating up a doctor and misbehaving with his wife and mother on Mall Road here on Sunday night.

Farmer-scientist talk on organic farming

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

TARN TARAN: The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) at Booh, 35 km from here, organised a farmer-scientist interaction programme under the Parampragat Krishi Vikas Yojna (PKVY) on Sunday.

IN BRIEF

Minor dies, suv driver booked

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

Amritsar: The police have booked a person, who was driving an SUV, after the death of an eight-year-old boy. The victim was injured in an accident on November 30.

Expert throws light on cardiac damage

Expert throws light on cardiac damage

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: The Department of Botanical and Environmental Sciences of Guru Nanak Dev University organised an academic lecture on ‘Oxidative/ Nitrosative Stresses and Heart Failure’ here on Monday.

Session on key to success organised

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: Bhavan’s SL Public School organised an inspirational two-day workshop on the topic ‘Even Mindedness : Key to Success’ in the school’s campus.

Online NOCs for new units bolster investment

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: Online portal for assisting entrepreneurs in securing NOCs to set up new industrial units in the state has bolstered investment as Rs 50,000 crore has been invested during the past two and a half years.

Powercom staff protest non-payment of salary

Powercom staff protest non-payment of salary

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

TARN TARAN: Employees of Powercom staged a protest against non-payment of their November’s salary here on Monday.

Light & sound show marks school’s annual function

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: Mount Litera Zee School organised a light and sound show to mark its 5th annual function, ‘Rasdhar’, here on Monday.

Industrialists’ unending wait for capital subsidy reimbursement

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: Industrialists continue to wait for the reimbursement of capital subsidy for border districts withheld as per the Industrial Policy 2003-2007.

New flights to Kolkata, Delhi set to boost tourism, trade

New flights to Kolkata, Delhi set to boost tourism, trade

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: Trade, industry and tourism will receive a fillip following the introduction of two daily flights to Kolkata and Delhi and a limited period flight to Srinagar, besides increasing domestic air connectivity from the Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport.

No solution in sight to land dispute at Khawaspur villageTARN TARAN DIARY

No solution in sight to land dispute at Khawaspur village

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

The controversy over possession of land in Khawaspur village, 20 km from Tarn Taran, has become a bone of contention for the administration.

Woman booked for creating fake Tinder profile of another

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: The local police booked a woman for making a fake Tinder profile of another woman and putting up the latter’s Facebook identity link on the same.

War museum hosts cultural activities, sessions for students

War museum hosts cultural activities, sessions for students

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: In the run-up to the Military Literature Festival, 2019, scheduled to be held in Chandigarh from December 12 to 15, the Punjab State War Memorial and Museum hosted cultural activities and sessions by military historians for students and families of the armed forces.

Age no bar for this sprinter cop

Age no bar for this sprinter cop

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: Surinderpal Singh (56), an Assistant Sub-Inspector (traffic), has won a silver medal at the Master Athletics Championship held in Chandigarh recently.

Durgiana Mandir police post building under civic body lens

Durgiana Mandir police post building under civic body lens

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: The construction of the police chowki at Durgiana Mandir has come under the scanner of the local Municipal Corporation as it has constituted a sub-committee to probe the ownership rights of the land and the previous use of the building.

Teachers make all-out efforts to help students polish personality

Teachers make all-out efforts to help students polish personality

03 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

AMRITSAR: Teachers of government schools are making all-out to polish the personality of students.

Flight from Amritsar to Kolkata takes off

Flight from Amritsar to Kolkata takes off

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

AMRITSAR: IndiGo Airlines on Sunday started a daily flight from city to Kolkata and a temporary flight between city and Srinagar, besides another flight between city and Delhi.

Two booked for robberyBRIEFLY

Two booked for robbery

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

AMRITSAR: Two persons, armed with a sharp-edged weapon, robbed a sweet shop here on Saturday evening. They were later identified as Mahabir Singh alias Mithu of Samadan Wali Gali and Gagan.

CKD observes martyrdom day of Guru Tegh Bahadur

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

AMRITSAR: The Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) observed the 344th martyrdom day of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur here on Sunday. Rendition of religious hymns by Raagi Jathas of Central Khalsa Orphanage and CKD school students created an aura of mysticism and spirituality.

Residents hold candle march in victim’s supportTELANGANA RAPE & MURDER

Residents hold candle march in victim’s support

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

AMRITSAR: A group of students and members of civil society held a candle march in protest of the rape of a 27-year-old female veterinarian in Hyderabad, on Sunday. The march commenced from Hall Gate and and concluded at Jallianwala Bagh, covering Hall Gate and Partition Museum.

News authenticity keeps readers glued to The TribuneTHE TRIBUNE READER’S FORUM

News authenticity keeps readers glued to The Tribune

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

AMRITSAR: The Tribune started an interactive programme in Punjab from the holy city by reaching out to readers, with Editor Rajesh Ramachandran meeting city’s prominent personalities in the fields of education, health, environment, politics and art and culture here on Saturday.

31 Turbanators pedal 550 km to spread Guru Nanak’s teachings

31 Turbanators pedal 550 km to spread Guru Nanak’s teachings

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

AMRITSAR: A total of 31 members of Turbanators — The pedalers, a Delhi-based cyclist group, on Sunday reached the Golden Temple to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

Farmers protest non-purchase of sugarcane by mill management

Farmers protest non-purchase of sugarcane by mill management

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

AMRITSAR: Activists of the Kisan Sangharsh Committee on Sunday started an agitation outside a Sugar Mill at Butar Sevian village belonging to a prominent political leader of the ruling party.

Groom goes missing on day of wedding, booked for rape

Groom goes missing on day of wedding, booked for rape

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

AMRITSAR: A day after a youth and his family members went missing at the eleventh hour of his marriage, the police booked the youth on the charge of rape.

Nagar kirtan marks ninth Guru’s martyrdom in city

Nagar kirtan marks ninth Guru’s martyrdom in city

01 Dec 2019 | 7:28 AM

AMRITSAR: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) today carried out a nagar kirtan from Akal Takht to Gurdwara Guru Ke Mahal to mark the martyrdom day of ninth Sikh Master, Guru Teg Bahadur.

BRIEFLY

20-kg poppy husk seized, 2 caught

01 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

Amritsar: The city police nabbed two persons with 20 kg of poppy husk near Sun City on the Batala road yesterday. They had concealed the drugs in apple boxes they brought from J&K.

‘Thief’ arrested with illegal firearms

‘Thief’ arrested with illegal firearms

01 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

AMRITSAR: The police have arrested a vehicle “thief” and confiscated two illegal weapons from his possession.

Stray animal hits car, youth loses life

01 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

TARN TARAN: A person lost his life and two others were injured after their car met with an accident on the Patti-Valtoha road near Varnala village, 35 km from here, last night.

Civil Surgeon meets staff

01 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

AMRITSAR: Civil Surgeon Dr Prabhdeep Kaur Johal conducted a meeting with the newly appointed nurses, ANMs and medical officers here today.

Woman, two others booked for theft

01 Dec 2019 | 7:28 AM

TARN TARAN: Gurvel Singh of Mundapind has lodged a case against his daughter-in-law and her parents for cheating and stealing valuables from his house.

Man posing as cop flees with mobile

01 Dec 2019 | 7:28 AM

AMRITSAR: An unknown person, posing as a cop, fled away with an expensive mobile phone of a local resident, Saransh Bansal.

15 snatchings in one week, residents blame police

01 Dec 2019 | 7:28 AM

AMRITSAR: The city police have a huge number of high-rank officials as compared to other police commissionerates in the state, but even then the city is yet to get respite from a large number of petty crimes, like snatchings which have become a bane for the holy city.

Honour for District Library for promoting environment literacy

01 Dec 2019 | 7:28 AM

AMRITSAR: Earth Day Network, India, a chapter of Earth Day Network, along with the IHA Foundation has declared the District Library, Amritsar, winner for its initiatives to promote environmental literacy in the city.

State dilly-dallying on rail link: Malik

State dilly-dallying on rail link: Malik

01 Dec 2019 | 7:28 AM

AMRITSAR: State BJP president Shwait Mailk has accused Capt Amarinder Singh government of slowly moving to materialise the Amritsar-Ferozepur railway link.

Farmers in MC area not getting compensation

Farmers in MC area not getting compensation

01 Dec 2019 | 7:28 AM

AMRITSAR: The farmers in the villages falling under the Municipal Corporation are dejected as their applications for Rs 2,500 per acre compensation are not being accepted by Block Development and Panchayat Officers (BDPO).

Day after NRI couple robbed, one held, accomplice on run

Day after NRI couple robbed, one held, accomplice on run

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: A day after a purse containing gold ornaments was snatched from a New Zealand-based NRI couple, the police on Friday claimed to have solved the case by arresting a youth in this regard.

IN BRIEF

Migrant stabbed, robbed of Rs10,000

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: A migrant was stabbed and robbed by three unknown persons near Pandori Lubana village here Thursday evening.

Adverse effects of air pollution highlighted

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: With a live musical concert to create awareness about the rising air pollution, ‘The campaign Play for a Cause’ hosted artiste Malkeet at Clubhouse on Friday night.

Man shot at, seven booked

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: A total of seven persons have been booked on the charge of attempt to murder, when they fired at a person, leaving him injured.

Govt must ensure depositors' money: Experts

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

Amritsar, November 29Financial experts and common people have demanded stricter laws to refund money in case of fall of any financial institution after Parliament passed the Chit Funds (Amendments) Bill 2019.

GND varsity prof co-authors book with renowned scientists

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: Prof Swapandeep Singh Chimni of the Department of Chemistry of the Guru Nanak Dev University, who is also a noted scientist in his field, has recently co-authored a research book entitled ‘Asymmetric Synthesis of 3, 3-Disubstituted Oxindoles’ with Dr Renato Dalpozzo from the University of Calabria in Italy, Dr Ramon Rios Torres from the University of Southampton, UK, and Prof Héléne Pellissier from Aix-Marseille University, France.

1 booked for slapping, molesting MC worker

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

Amritsar: The Safai Mazdoor Union of the Amritsar Municipal Corporation on Friday threatened to launch an agitation and stop garbage lifting if the police authorities failed to register a case under the SC/ST Act against a local resident who had allegedly physically assaulted a fourth-class woman employee on Tuesday.

Keeping cold, cough at bay in winters!

Keeping cold, cough at bay in winters!

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

Amritsar: The onset of winter brings some common health worries with itself, especially among children. With the rise in air pollution and low temperature, cold, cough and respiratory problems are most prevalent.

Man booked for raping mentally challenged girl

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: In a shocking incident, a mentally challenged 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a shopkeeper in the Majitha area here.

Snatching incidents on rise, four cases reported in 24 hrs

Snatching incidents on rise, four cases reported in 24 hrs

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: The rising incidents of snatching have raised a question mark on the functioning of the local police as four more cases of robbery have been reported in the holy city in the past 24 hours.

Sony Maan, Mukh Mantri release song

Sony Maan, Mukh Mantri release song

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: Punjabi singer Sony Maan released her latest song in city on Friday.

Man booked for raping mentally challenged girl

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: In a shocking incident, a mentally challenged 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a shopkeeper in the Majitha area here.

Preparations on to host kabaddi match on Dec 3

Preparations on to host kabaddi match on Dec 3

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: Preparations are in full swing to host a kabaddi match at the local Guru Nanak Stadium, allotted under the International Kabaddi Cup here on December 3.

NAMMA toilets, known as bio-toilets, lying locked

NAMMA toilets, known as bio-toilets, lying locked

30 Nov 2019 | 10:20 AM

AMRITSAR: NAMMA toilets, known as bio-toilets, installed under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at the general waiting hall (which is next to platform No.

Amritsar, last 7 days...
84 fresh dengue cases in district; total count 622

84 fresh dengue cases in district; total count 622

06 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

BATHINDA:Contrary to the claims of the district Health Department, there is a sharp increase in dengue cases in the district.

Students seek justice for H’bad rape victim

Students seek justice for H’bad rape victim

06 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

BATHINDA: Students and faculty members of the SSD Group of Girls’ Colleges carried out a candle march in solidarity with Hyderabad rape victim in the city.

AAP workers deplore soaring onion prices

AAP workers deplore soaring onion prices

06 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

BATHINDA: District unit members of the Aam Aadmi Party staged a protest over the soaring onion price near Fire Brigade Chowk in the city on Thursday.

Chowk named after Guru Nanak sans repairs in Malout

Chowk named after Guru Nanak sans repairs in Malout

06 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

MALOUT: The district administration named the Bathinda Chowk after Guru Nanak Dev on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev recently, but the rotary is in a dilapidated condition.

Kabaddi Cup: India, US register wins

Kabaddi Cup: India, US register wins

06 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

BATHINDA: The US team defeated Kenya 50-31 points during the ongoing special edition of the International Kabaddi Cup to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev here at the Multipurpose Sports Stadium here on Thursday.

Lt Gen Repswal takes charge as Sapta Shakti Command chief

Lt Gen Repswal takes charge as Sapta Shakti Command chief

06 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

BATHINDA: Lt Gen KK Repswal has taken over the charge of Chief of Staff of Sapta Shakti Command on Wednesday.

Unemployed BEd teachers seek jobs

Unemployed BEd teachers seek jobs

06 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

BATHINDA: Members of the TET Qualified Unemployed BEd Teachers’ Union carried out a protest march and burnt an effigy of the state government in the city on Thursday.

Murder case ‘cracked’ with arrest of two

06 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

BATHINDA: Two persons have been arrested in connection with a murder of a youth at Bhundar village, a couple of days ago.

IN BRIEF

Man crushed under train

06 Dec 2019 | 7:39 AM

Bathinda: A man was crushed under a train on the Bathinda-Delhi railway line near Tungwali village in the district. The deceased has been identified as Inderjit Singh (55) of Tungwali village itself.

Dist police pull up socksDROP FACILITY FOR WOMEN

Dist police pull up socks

05 Dec 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: A day after Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh announced free police help to women safely home if they are stuck out between 9 pm and 6 am, district police officials have swung into action.

Equipment distributed among differently abled kidsSPECIAL PERFORMANCE

Equipment distributed among differently abled kids

05 Dec 2019 | 7:48 AM

Bathinda: The Education Department organised a camp-cum-cultural activity programme for specially abled children at Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Mall Road, here on Wednesday.

Drug addict flees from hospital after getting treatment

05 Dec 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: A drug addict was found lying unconscious on the road near the District Court Complex here today.

IN BRIEF

Powercom staff continue protest

05 Dec 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: Demanding their salary on time, members of the Powercom Employees’ Forum have been protesting for the past three days in Sirki Bazaar.

3 inmates booked for stealing medicines from OOAT clinicCENTRAL JAIL

3 inmates booked for stealing medicines from OOAT clinic

05 Dec 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: The police have booked three jail inmates for stealing medicines meant for drug addiction patients from the Out Patient Opioid Assisted Treatment (OOAT) clinic on the Central Jail premises.

Over 30K books on display at two-day CUP exhibition

Over 30K books on display at two-day CUP exhibition

05 Dec 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: As many as 46 book publication houses have displayed more than 30,000 books of Indian and foreign authors during a two-day exhibition that started at the Central University of Punjab here on Wednesday.

Janata darbar: Faridkot DC receives 34 plaints

Janata darbar: Faridkot DC receives 34 plaints

05 Dec 2019 | 7:48 AM

FARIDKOT: DC Kumar Saurabh Raj held a ‘janata darbar’ here on Wednesday.

Farmers ‘exchange heated arguments’ with Jaito SDM

Farmers ‘exchange heated arguments’ with Jaito SDM

05 Dec 2019 | 7:48 AM

FARIDKOT: Farmer leaders associated with the BKU Sidhupur allegedly exchanged heated arguments with the Jaito SDM in her court room on Wednesday evening.

World Disability Day observedIN BRIEF

World Disability Day observed

04 Dec 2019 | 7:12 AM

Faridkot: The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed at Red Cross School for Special Children in Faridkot on Tuesday. Jyoti Singh Raj, chairperson of the Red Cross Society, was the chief guest.

DC directs Local Bodies to maintain cleanliness

04 Dec 2019 | 7:12 AM

MANSA: Officiating Deputy Commissioner of Mansa Rajdeep Singh Brar on Tuesday directed the municipal bodies to ensure 100 per cent garbage collection in their areas for ensuring cleanliness.

Physiotherapy recommended for differently-abled persons

Physiotherapy recommended for differently-abled persons

04 Dec 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: To mark International Day of Disabled Persons, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, organised a lecture on ‘Role of physiotherapy for differently-abled persons’.

Forest Department workers protest delay in salaries, seek regular jobs

Forest Department workers protest delay in salaries, seek regular jobs

04 Dec 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: Members of the Forest Department Workers’ Union staged a protest in front of the office of the district Forest Department in Thermal Colony here on Tuesday.

Muktsar records nearly 100 dengue cases so far

Muktsar records nearly 100 dengue cases so far

04 Dec 2019 | 7:12 AM

MUKTSAR: The number of dengue patients is increasing in Muktsar district. For instance, the count is nearing 100 in the district, which was 80 just a few days ago.

Despite shelter homes, destitute spend nights out in cold for alms

Despite shelter homes, destitute spend nights out in cold for alms

04 Dec 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: Despite the availability of free accommodation at night shelter homes, many destitute persons prefer to sleep on footpaths in the biting cold.

3 cops suspended for ‘giving VIP treatment’ to accused

04 Dec 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: Three policemen have been suspended for allegedly giving VIP treatment to two persons, who are accused in an assault case, at the Talwandi Sabo police station. Notably, the accused were booked around a month ago and were arrested four days ago.

Specially abled youth bags national award

Specially abled youth bags national award

04 Dec 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: Yashveer Goyal, a hearing and speech impaired youth of the city, was conferred a national award in the ‘Role model’ category during a national-level function organised at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi by the Department of Empowerment, Ministry of Social Justice, GoI.

Powercom staff seek 2-month salary

Powercom staff seek 2-month salary

04 Dec 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: Members of the PSEB Employees’ Joint Forum staged a protest against the Powercom Department and the state government over payment of their salaries.

Army man’s wife killed, brothers-in-law arrested

Army man’s wife killed, brothers-in-law arrested

04 Dec 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: The police have arrested two Army men for allegedly killing their sister-in-law following a family feud in the wee hours in the cantonment area here on Monday.

DAV boy clinches wrestling goldBRIEFLY

DAV boy clinches wrestling gold

03 Dec 2019 | 7:07 AM

Bathinda: It was an exhilarating moment for DAV College, Bathinda, when Sandeep Singh (BA II) won a gold medal at Senior National Wrestling Championship in Jalandhar.

Mishap snuffs out two lives

03 Dec 2019 | 7:07 AM

BATHINDA: Two persons were killed and two others injured in a road mishap near Deon village on the Bathinda-Muktsar road here on Sunday evening.

Kin of youth who died at de-addiction centre hold protest

03 Dec 2019 | 7:07 AM

MUKTSAR: Relatives of a youth, who had allegedly committed suicide in a private de-addiction centre at Udekaran village here on Thursday, lodged a protest in front of the Muktsar (Sadar) police station, demanding the arrest of the three persons booked in this regard.

Powercom employees protest delay in salaries

Powercom employees protest delay in salaries

03 Dec 2019 | 7:07 AM

BATHINDA: Irked over not getting salary on time, Powercom employees staged a joint protest outside the SDO office in Sirki bazaar here on Monday.

Stubble burning cases: Defiant farmers want FIRs withdrawn, admn in a fix

Stubble burning cases: Defiant farmers want FIRs withdrawn, admn in a fix

03 Dec 2019 | 7:07 AM

FARIDKOT:The district administration is in a spot over the farmers’ agitation in Jaito.

PSU protests Hyderabad gang-rape incident

PSU protests Hyderabad gang-rape incident

03 Dec 2019 | 7:07 AM

BATHINDA: Members of the Punjab Students’ Union (PSU) on Monday staged protests at Government Rajindra College and Industrial Training Institute (ITI) against gang rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad.

Labourers seek cheap power, submit memo to SDM

Labourers seek cheap power, submit memo to SDM

03 Dec 2019 | 7:07 AM

BATHINDA: On a call by its state working committee, the district panel of the Dihati Mazdoor Sabha staged a protest in front of the district administrative complex (DAC) here on Monday.

Farmer attempts suicide, live streams act on social media

Farmer attempts suicide, live streams act on social media

03 Dec 2019 | 7:07 AM

BATHINDA: A poor marginal farmer of Jeond village here, identified as Saudagar Singh, tried to commit suicide by consuming poisonous substance in his field and live streamed the act on social media on Sunday.

At Rs80/kg, onion prices hit the roof

At Rs80/kg, onion prices hit the roof

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

BATHINDA:The skyrocketing onion prices appear to be making residents cry. The sharp increase in the prices of onion here has forced homemakers and eateries to stop using in food preparation.

IELTS fraud cases on the rise; another youth duped of Rs 6 Lakh

IELTS fraud cases on the rise; another youth duped of Rs 6 Lakh

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

BATHINDA: Incidents of IELTS fraud are on the rise in the region as the craze for studying abroad is very much among youngsters of the Malwa region. The Bathinda police have registered a case against the owner of a city-based IELTS centre for duping a youth of Rs 6.70 lakh on the pretext of providing him seven bands in the IELTS exam.

BRIEFLY

Annual function at St Kabir school

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

Bathinda: Students and faculty members of Saint Kabir Convent Senior Secondary School celebrated its annual function with great enthusiasm and zeal. The event was themed ‘Rishtey’. Professor Mohan Paul Singh Ishar, Vice-Chancellor, MRSPTU, Bathinda, graced the occasion as the chief guest and Parmod Mittal, president, Shri Sanatan Dharma Sabha, Bathinda, was the guest of honour.

Punjab Police cagers win title

Punjab Police cagers win title

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

BATHINDA: The Punjab Police defeated Indian Railways (Blue) and won the national-level invitational basketball tournament being at the Police Lines basketball court here.

Cardiac awareness programme organised at Adesh Hospital

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

BATHINDA: An awareness programme on heart related problems was organised at Adesh Hospital where cardiac patients and their relatives were sensitised regarding symptoms and preventive measures against deadly disease in the lecture session.

Awareness seminars organised to mark World AIDS Day in city

Awareness seminars organised to mark World AIDS Day in city

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

BATHINDA: Awareness programmes were organised to observe World AIDS Day at different academic institutions in the city on Sunday.

Sports meet ends with powerful performances

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

BATHINDA: The five-day annual sports meet, Jamboree, being conducted at the Army Public School (APS), Bathinda, concluded on Saturday amid great zeal and sporting action.

Renowned artistes take part in art fest

Renowned artistes take part in art fest

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

BATHINDA: Four day-long art festival organised by the Sobha Singh Memorial Society concluded here at Teachers’ Home in the city on Sunday.

Educate youth, fine repeat violatorsOPEN HOUSE: HOW TO TACKLE DRUNKEN DRIVING MENACE?

Educate youth, fine repeat violators

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

Many road accidents occur in city daily due to drunken driving. In most of these cases, youth, under the influence of drugs, drive recklessly, thus endangering not only their own life but also of others. There are sufficient laws to punish those who resort to drunken driving.

ROB ready, but non-completion of RUB inconveniences commuters

ROB ready, but non-completion of RUB inconveniences commuters

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

FARIDKOT: After an inordinate delay of over two years in its construction, while the 925-m-long and 28-m-wide railway overbridge (ROB) on the Faridkot-Talwandi Bhai-Amritsar road is complete but because of the non-completion of an adjoining railway underbridge (RUB) due to an alleged encroachment on a small portion of the land, there is no respite to Faridkot residents.

Sewage overflow angers Amarpura Basti residents

Sewage overflow angers Amarpura Basti residents

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

BATHINDA: Residents of Amarpura Basti are deeply perturbed as overflowing sewerage water has thrown normal life out of gear for the past over one week.

FM distributes cheques worth 12.5 cr for development, welfare works

FM distributes cheques worth 12.5 cr for development, welfare works

02 Dec 2019 | 9:02 AM

BATHINDA: Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today distributed cheques for development and welfare works in the city.

In era of swanky cars, man takes his bride on bicycle

In era of swanky cars, man takes his bride on bicycle

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: In this era of swanky cars, a 24-year-old man of Ramnagar village in Maur here cycled 21 km to reach a village in Mansa to marry the girl of his dreams.

IN BRIEF

Over 100 attend medical camp

01 Dec 2019 | 7:23 AM

BATHINDA: The Goodwill Society organised a medical check-up camp at Sundar Dass Bareja Model School on Saturday. More than 100 persons were examined and given free medicines.

Drug-addict hangs self, three booked

Drug-addict hangs self, three booked

01 Dec 2019 | 7:23 AM

MUKTSAR: The Muktsar (Sadar) police have booked three persons, including an owner of a private de-addiction centre, after an addict admitted there allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan on Thursday.

‘Effect of cochlear implant surgery decreases with age’

‘Effect of cochlear implant surgery decreases with age’

01 Dec 2019 | 7:23 AM

BATHINDA: “Children who do not cry at birth are at a higher risk of getting hearing impaired and suffer delayed mental development, if left untreated.

Police to bring ‘killers’ of dera deputy from MP

01 Dec 2019 | 7:23 AM

FARIDKOT: To get the custody of two gangsters, who were allegedly involved in the killing of Baba Dyal Das, deputy head of Dera Harka Dass in Kot Sukhia village, a team of the Faridkot police on Friday evening left for Mandsaur town of Madhya Pradesh.

Transform ideas into venture, budding entrepreneurs told

Transform ideas into venture, budding entrepreneurs told

01 Dec 2019 | 7:23 AM

BATHINDA: An awareness lecture-cum-open session on ‘Academics, innovation and entrepreneurship- path from idea to reality’ was organised by the Institution’s Innovation Council at the Central University of Punjab on Saturday.

Unemployed BEd teachers demand filling of vacant posts in govt schools

Unemployed BEd teachers demand filling of vacant posts in govt schools

01 Dec 2019 | 7:23 AM

BATHINDA: Members of the TET Qualified Unemployed BEd Teachers’ Union staged a protest over their long-standing demands and burnt an effigy of the state government here on Saturday.

Gang using forged papers for vehicle loans busted, four held

Gang using forged papers for vehicle loans busted, four held

01 Dec 2019 | 7:23 AM

BATHINDA: The Bathinda police have busted a gang involved in purchasing two-wheelers on loan from automobile and finance companies by submitting fake Aadhaar and voter cards.

Farm suicide victims’ kin demand loan waiver, jobs

Farm suicide victims’ kin demand loan waiver, jobs

01 Dec 2019 | 7:23 AM

BATHINDA: A meeting of the Farmer and Labourer Suicide Victim Families’ Committee, Punjab, was held here on Saturday.

Six get life sentence for murdering Dalit youth

Six get life sentence for murdering Dalit youth

01 Dec 2019 | 7:23 AM

MANSA: The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Dinesh Kumar sentenced six persons to life imprisonment for murdering Sukhchain Singh, a 21-year-old Dalit youth of Ghanrangana village, in Mansa district, here on Saturday.

Work on boosting sludge carrier’s capacity to resume soon: MC

Work on boosting sludge carrier’s capacity to resume soon: MC

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: The work regarding 12.5-km pipeline, parallel to the sludge carrier, to increase its capacity is set to restart soon in the coming days as the administration has sorted out all issues that were blocking the project earlier.

Patients examined for eye-related ailments

Patients examined for eye-related ailments

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICEBATHINDA: A free eye check-up camp was organised by Sarbat Da Bhala Charitable Trust at Kotshamir village to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

IN BRIEF

Nathana SHO transferred

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: The Nathana police station SHO, Narinder Kumar, has been transferred to the Police Lines in a case related to an Italy-based Non-Resident Indian (NRI). Bathinda SSP Nanak Singh has taken the action on the directions of the NRI Commission.

NCC Day celebrated, cadets honoured

NCC Day celebrated, cadets honoured

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: National Cadet Corps (NCC) Day was celebrated at Giani Zail Singh Campus College of Engineering and Technology (GZSCCET) of the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, Bathinda, with fervor and gaiety.

Admn turns blind eye to stray cattle menace

Admn turns blind eye to stray cattle menace

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

MUKTSAR: The stray cattle menace continues to claim innocent lives in Muktsar district, but the administration seems to have turned a blind eye towards it.

Pharmacists stage protest against changes in Drugs & Cosmetics Act

Pharmacists stage protest against changes in Drugs & Cosmetics Act

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: Members of the Punjab State Pharmacy Officers Association staged a protest in the city against the Union Government for not considering their objections raised against proposed amendments to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1945.

Use of drone banned over GGS refinery

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: Alarmed over the misuse of drones following smuggling of arms and ammunition with the help of drones by anti-national elements in Pakistan recently, the district administration has banned the use of drones over and near Guru Gobind Singh(GGS) Refinery in the district.

Shifted from Gian Sagar, PG students move HC for stipend

Shifted from Gian Sagar, PG students move HC for stipend

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

FARIDKOT: They were shifted from Gian Sagar Medical College in 2017

Farmers block rail traffic, sent to jail

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

FARIDKOT: In the ongoing standoff between the farmers’ union and the district administration over the FIRs against the farmers for burning stubble in Faridkot, the police on Friday booked 50 members of the BKU (Sidhupur) under Section 107, 151 (preventive arrest) and sent them to the judicial custody in Faridkot Central Jail.

City gymnast wins four medals at National School Games 2019

City gymnast wins four medals at National School Games 2019

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: City-based gymnast Sukhnoor Preet Kaur Dhaliwal (14) has won 14 medals in state and national-level championships held in the last one year. Dhaliwal, who started practising gymnastics at a tender age of four, has in her kitty more than 50 medals in district, state and national-level games in the past 10 years.

MC fixes user charges for garbage collection

MC fixes user charges for garbage collection

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: The Municipal Corporation (MC) has fixed charges for door-to-door collection of garbage in the city.

Drivers of ‘rashly driven’ car, motorcycle booked

Drivers of ‘rashly driven’ car, motorcycle booked

30 Nov 2019 | 7:12 AM

BATHINDA: The families of the four persons, who were killed in the bus-car mishap which took place on the Bathinda-Amritsar National Highway in Goniana block on Thursday, are in shock.

Bathinda, last 7 days...
In early-morning drive, MC removes unauthorised vendors from Sectors 19, 22

In early-morning drive, MC removes unauthorised vendors from Sectors 19, 22

06 Dec 2019 | 10:34 AM

CHANDIGARH: In an early-morning eviction drive on Friday, the Chandigarh MC and police removed unauthorised vendors from Sectors 19 and 22 here.

Teacher shot dead outside school in Sunny Enclave

Teacher shot dead outside school in Sunny Enclave

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

KHARAR: A woman teacher, Sarabjit Kaur, was shot dead by an unidentified person outside her school in Sunny Enclave, Kharar, around 8 am today as soon as she parked her Activa scooter.

UT to hold public hearing on flyover issue on Dec 23

UT to hold public hearing on flyover issue on Dec 23

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: UT Adviser Manoj Kumar Parida will hold a public hearing on the Tribune flyover on December 23.

Test centre manager leaks paper, heldHRY SSC ITI INSTRUCTOR EXAM

Test centre manager leaks paper, held

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: The manager of a test centre located in the Industrial Area has been arrested for leaking the question paper of Haryana SSC ITI instructor exam.

Class X girl sets herself ablaze at park, dies

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

PANCHKULA: A 15-year-old girl from Dhakoli in Zirakpur allegedly committed suicide by setting herself on fire at a park in Sector 7 here this evening.

UT Adviser gives Rs 32 cr as season nears endRECARPETING OF ROADS IN CITY BEAUTIFUL

UT Adviser gives Rs 32 cr as season nears end

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: At the fag end of the road recarpeting season, UT Adviser Manoj Parida today alloted Rs 32 crore for the roadwork.

Vendors to face action from today

Vendors to face action from today

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: Sectors 1-6 and Sector 17 will be free from street vendors and other sectors will have the required number of vendors as the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation, along with the police personnel, will carry out a major operation to evict them from tomorrow.

CONSTRUCTION IN SUKHNA’S CATCHMENT AREA

HC adjourns matter to December 11

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: Kansal and Nayagaon residents did not get any relief from the Punjab and Haryana High Court today also for the construction in the Sukhna Lake’s catchment area.

3-day Chrysanthemum Show begins today

3-day Chrysanthemum Show begins today

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: Chrysanthemum Show will begin from Friday at the Terraced Garden in Sector 33 here.

Guv’s nod to conveyance deed on old rates brings relief for flat owners

Guv’s nod to conveyance deed on old rates brings relief for flat owners

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: In a major relief to thousands of residents of the cooperative housing societies, VP Singh Badnore Governor of Punjab and the UT Administrator, has given his nod for the extension of the policy for the execution of the conveyance deed of societies on old rates for one more month.

HC directs Defence Secy to file affidavit on airport issues

HC directs Defence Secy to file affidavit on airport issues

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: Taking up a petition filed in public interest on the smooth take off of the Chandigarh international airport, a Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today asked the Defence Secretary to file his personal affidavit on three issues.

City’s annual per child cost highest in country

City’s annual per child cost highest in country

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh has the highest annual per child cost at Rs 28,176 among all states and union territories in the country.

Chrysanthemum exhibition at PU from Dec 10

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Horticulture Division of Panjab University will organise the 12th chrysanthemum exhibition at Prof RC Paul Rose Garden, PU, from December 10-15.

Website for int’l conference launched

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Raj Kumar today launched a website, iconica2020.

VC releases book on combating social exclusion

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Raj Kumar today released a book on ‘Combating Social Exclusion: Intersectionalities of Caste, Class, Gender and Regions’.

Exams from Dec 7, students yet to get roll no.

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: Several students of the Psychology Department, Panjab University, are yet to get their roll numbers irrespective of the fact that their examinations will start from December 7.

Bhavan Vidyalaya, PanchkulaSCHOOL NOTES

Bhavan Vidyalaya, Panchkula

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

Geeta Dewan, Head of the Mathematics Department at Bhavan Vidyalaya, Panchkula, received the Global Educator Award from Amity University, Singapore.

World AIDS Day observed

World AIDS Day observed

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: To spread awareness about HIV/AIDS among Army personnel and their family members, World AIDS Day was observed at the Chandimandir military station in Panchkula from December 2 to 5.

PROGRESSIVE PUNJAB INVESTORS SUMMIT-2019

Develop Mohali as first ‘startup valley’: Panellists

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

MOHALI: Panellists participating in the startup session of the Progressive Punjab Investors Summit-2019 at the Indian School of Business (ISB) here wished to develop Mohali as the first ‘startup valley’.

No relief from rising onion prices in sight

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: While the Chandigarh Administration is waiting for a response from the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) for giving onions at cheaper price, there is no sign of a decline in the current rates.

College, PayU told to pay Rs10K relief to Panchkula resident

College, PayU told to pay Rs10K relief to Panchkula resident

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: The State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commision has directed Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Sector 26, Chandigarh, and PayU Payments Private Limited to pay compensation of Rs 10,000 and also refund Rs 535.

Man arrested for raping stepdaughter

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

ZIRAKPUR: The local police have arrested a man for allegedly raping his 13-year-old stepdaughter multiple times during the last one year.

Bollywood singer’s Instagram account recovered

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

MOHALI: Bollywood singer Jashan Singh’s Instagram account has been recovered after three weeks while his Facebook account is still out of access from him.

Gupta tells P’kula civic body to complete development works worth Rs136 crore

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

PANCHKULA: Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker Gian Chand Gupta held an emergency meeting with officials of the Municipal Corporation (MC) to review the ongoing development works in Panchkula today.

Agriculture Dept SDO, asst arrested for taking bribe

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

AMBALA: An officiating SDO of the Agriculture Department Parveen Joshi and his assistant Shubham were today arrested by the State Vigilance Bureau (VB) while allegedly taking Rs 5,000 bribe.

Rs7,114 cr credit plan launched for Fatehgarh Sahib district

Rs7,114 cr credit plan launched for Fatehgarh Sahib district

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

FATEHGARH SAHIB: An annual potential credit plan of Rs 7114.

Two lose job in Bhag Singh case

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: Just about two months after Jannayak Janta Party’s Kalka candidate for the Assembly elections Bhag Singh moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the deletion of his name from the voters’ list, two persons have lost their job following the holding of an inquiry to ascertain circumstances leading to the non-tracing of relevant record and for fixing responsibility.

Ambala street vendors to be registered, relocated

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

AMBALA: Street vendors will be registered, relocated and given dedicated place to work in Ambala.

Estate Office inspector gets 3-yr jail in graft case

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: The court of Special Judge (CBI) Dr Sushil Kumar Garg today awarded three-year imprisonment to a work inspector with the Estate Office in a graft case.

Residents, DAV school staff up in arms

Residents, DAV school staff up in arms

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: A day before the Municipal Corporation’s drive to shift vendors to Sector 15, local residents and DAV Model School Principal, along with teachers, held a protest at the site where around 850 vendors are to be moved.

SEC 48 CIVIL HOSPITAL

Health Dept yet to get nod for additional staff

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Health Department is yet to receive sanction from the Union Government for additional workforce required to run the Civil Hospital in Sector 48.

2 arrested with stolen mobikes

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

AMBALA: The police have arrested Kewal Singh of Mahesh Nagar near here and Akshay Kumar of Ambala City and claimed to have recovered two stolen motorcycles from them in separate cases, officials said here on Thursday.

In death, youth turns saviour for two

In death, youth turns saviour for two

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: A family from Ambala district set an example of compassion and unconditional love by consenting to donate organs of their dear one, Sunil Kumar (22), and saved lives of two terminally ill renal-failure patients with the transplantation of retrieved kidneys at the PGI here.

Rs 35K, papers stolen from 2 cars

Rs 35K, papers stolen from 2 cars

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

CHANDIGARH: Unidentified miscreants stole cash and valuables from two cars parked in Sector 22 after smashing their windowpanes on the intervening night of December 4 and 5.

Illegal political hoardings dot city roads

Illegal political hoardings dot city roads

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

A family saves lives of 2 terminally ill renal failure patients by consenting to donate organs of their dear one.

Civic body identifies 28 areas as no-vending zones

Civic body identifies 28 areas as no-vending zones

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

ChandigarhPetrol Rs 70.79Diesel Rs 62.66PanchkulaPetrol Rs 74.22Diesel Rs 64.97MohaliPetrol Rs 75.58 Diesel Rs 65.56

One booked for making fake Instagram profile of girl

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

PATIALA: The Patiala police have registered a case under the IT Act against a man for creating a fake Instagram profile of a girl and sharing objectionable posts.

Play throws light on struggles 
of an independent woman

Play throws light on struggles of an independent woman

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

PATIALA: A thought-provoking play ‘Matrimonial’, was staged during the 6th Norah Richards National Theatre Festival at Kala Bhawan in Punjabi University.

Wife kills self , husband booked for abetment

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

PATIALA: A case has been registered against a man after his wife allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the Bhakhra canal. The case has been registered on the complaint of the woman’s mother.

BRIEFLY

Close shave for man in mishap

06 Dec 2019 | 7:22 AM

DERA BASSI: A resident of Ambala had a miraculous escape when a rashly driven car hit his car parked on the roadside on the Chandigarh-Ambala highway here on Thursday evening.

Punjab colts up for Ranji challenge

Punjab colts up for Ranji challenge

06 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH:Punjab skipper Mandeep Singh is keen to repeat what his seniors did way back in 1992-93 — winning the Ranji Trophy.

Indian kabaddi team log win

06 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Indian team continued its winning run in the ongoing International Kabaddi Tournament, recording its third consecutive win.

Strawberry Fields-26 in basketball final

06 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH:Strawberry Fields High School (Sector 26) managed to edge past Vivek High School (Sector 38) 10-8 to reach the girls' U-12 final on the penultimate day of the St Kabir Basketball Trophy today.

Puskar wins skating gold

Puskar wins skating gold

06 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH:Puskar Jain and Naina Dutt from Society for the Rehabilitation of the Mentally Challenged (SOREM) claimed the first two positions in the 100m event of the COED (I) division during the Special Olympics Bharat Chandigarh Roller skating State Meet here today.

Aryaman shines with bat

06 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH:Aryaman Singh scored a dazzling 94 off 73 balls to help Vivek High School (Mohali) defeat Chitkara International School (Sector 25) by 85 runs in the 15th Molly Carver U-16 Cricket Tournament at St Stephen's School (Sector 45) today.

Jatin claims six wickets for DPS

06 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH: A fine six-wicket spell by Jatin helped Delhi Public School (Sector 40) defeat Chitkara International School (Sector 25) by seven wickets in the St Xavier''s Inter School Cricket League.

Suresh to fight in first-ever pro bout

06 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH:Army man Suresh Kumar will look to rise to the occasion when he takes on Pakistan's Muhammad Bilal in a first ever professional boxing match between the two nations in the superlight weight category.

Teacher shot dead outside school in Kharar, husband prime suspect

Teacher shot dead outside school in Kharar, husband prime suspect

05 Dec 2019 | 12:18 PM

CHANDIGARH: A woman teacher was shot dead on Thursday outside her school in Mohali district in front of her five-year-old daughter who was accompanying her, police said.

Adviser inaugurates Sukhna Interpretation Centre at lake

Adviser inaugurates Sukhna Interpretation Centre at lake

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: UT Adviser Manoj Parida inaugurated Sukhna Interpretation Centre at Sukhna Lake on the occasion of 52nd death anniversary of Pierre Jeanneret, here today.

Profs seek implementation of 7th Pay Commission

Profs seek implementation of 7th Pay Commission

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

PATIALA:Over 200 professors associated with the Punjabi University Teachers’ Association (PUTA), Government Colleges Teachers Association and Punjab Agriculture Teachers’ Association, Ludhiana, today held a protest outside the Vice-Chancellor’s (VC) office for implementation of 7th Pay Commission.

Play Gadhe Ki Baraat brings forth divide between rich, poor

Play Gadhe Ki Baraat brings forth divide between rich, poor

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

PATIALA:A satirical comedy Gadhe Ki Baraat was staged on the fifth day of the 6th Norah Richards National Theatre Festival organised by the Sarthak Rangmanch in association with the North Zone Culture Centre (NZCC) and Punjabi Academy, New Delhi at Kala Bhawan, Punjabi University.

MC officials, Japanese experts dwell on waste management techniques

MC officials, Japanese experts dwell on waste management techniques

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

PATIALA:A three-member team from Japan visited the Patiala Municipal Corporation office today to discuss the process of solid waste management.

Gauri wins laurels in SAGIN BRIEF: SPORTS

Gauri wins laurels in SAG

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

Chandigarh: Gauri Sheoran won a gold and a silver medal in the Sports Pistol women''s event during the South Asian Games in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Ex-Dy Mayor, kin acquitted in assault case

Ex-Dy Mayor, kin acquitted in assault case

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: After facing a trial for five years, former Deputy Mayor Anil Dubey, his brother Rakesh Dubey, the then BJP block president, and Shanu Dubey, son of Anil Dubey, have been acquitted by a local court in an assault case as the prosecution failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt.

PU jumps 3 spots, 36th best in India

PU jumps 3 spots, 36th best in India

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: Ringing the good news for Panjab University (PU), the recently released QS Asia Rankings-2020 have rated it the 36th best among Indian universities and educational institutes.

Power consumers to fill coffers of cash-hit MC

Power consumers to fill coffers of cash-hit MC

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: From next month, you will have to pay extra from your pocket to run the cash-starved Municipal Corporation (MC) as UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore has approved a proposal of the MC to levy municipal cess of 10 paise per unit on power bills.

Heedless garbage dumpingWHAT OUR READERS SAY

Heedless garbage dumping

05 Dec 2019 | 9:26 AM

Garbage is being dumped heedlessly near Mauli Jagran (en route railway station from the Panchkula side).

SCHOOL NOTES

MJS Ramgarhia, Chandigarh

05 Dec 2019 | 9:25 AM

Maharaja Jassa Singh Ramgarhia Public School, Sector 27, Chandigarh, organised its annual function, ‘Utsav Umang Tarang’, at Makhan Shah Lobana Auditorium.

Woman found murdered, husband, in-laws booked

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

PATIALA:Paramjit Kaur (26), was allegedly murdered by her husband and in-laws in Mandiana village on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday.

RACIST REMARKS

MC employee suspended after preliminary probe

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

PATIALA:A two-day standoff between the Municipal Corporation (MC) employees and officials came to an end today after Commissioner Poonamdeep Kaur, suspended Jatinder Kumar Prince, a complainant employee.

Waste-to-energy plant hangs fire

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

AMBALA:The project to transform a defunct solid waste treatment plant into an integrated cluster based waste-to-energy plant at Patvi has been put on the backburner.

Football match on Dec 28 becomes bone of contention

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

FATEHGARH SAHIB:Taking a serious note of a football match being hosted by Khalsa Football Club on December 28 at Mata Gujri College, Bir Devinder Singh, former Deputy Speaker, warned that he would not allow the match to take place.

Nandini bows out in quarters

Nandini bows out in quarters

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

CHANDIGARH:Chandigarh’s medal hopes received a major jolt after one of the team's strongest contenders, Nandini, was beaten in the 4th Elite Women’s National Boxing Championships in Kannur (Kerala) today.

UT Sports Dept’s U-19 inter-school cash prize tourney postponed

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

CHANDIGARH:The U-19 cash prize inter-school tournament for various disciplines, which was to be organised last month, has been postponed due to busy schedule of the ongoing School National Games and upcoming Khelo India Games.

Anresha shines in Saupin’s win

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

CHANDIGARH:Anresha (6 points) helped Saupin’s School (Sector 32) defeat Vivek High School (Mohali) 12-6 in the girls’ U-12 category in the ongoing St Kabir Basketball Trophy here today.

Indian men log second victory

Indian men log second victory

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Indian men logged their second consecutive victory in the ongoing International Kabaddi Tournament at Guru Ramdass Stadium in Guru Har Sahai (Ferozepur) today.

Karandeep to feature in ICC RCGC Open C’ship

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

CHANDIGARH:Chandigarh lad Karandeep Kochhar will feature in the ICC RCGC Open Golf Championship, part of the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) circuit, at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) from December 11.

Mount Carmel School defeated Saupin's SchoolST XAVIER'S INTER-SCHOOL CRICKET LEAGUE

Mount Carmel School defeated Saupin's School

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

CHANDIGARH:Mount Carmel School (Sector 47) defeated Saupin's School (Panchkula) by seven runs on the opening day of the St Xavier's Inter-School Cricket League Tournament here today.

IN BRIEF

HP native held with charas

05 Dec 2019 | 9:23 AM

Chandigarh: A Himachal Pradesh native has been arrested by the local police with charas. According to the police, a team of the IT Park police station nabbed Surinder Kumar, a resident of Dawah village in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, with 250 gm of charas.

Three injured as gunshots fired in Ambala’s Topkhana Bazaar

05 Dec 2019 | 8:56 AM

BALA: Three men sustained bullet injuries in a firing incident near Topkhana Bazaar area here late on Wednesday night.

Admn launches ‘Clean Ambala’ app

05 Dec 2019 | 8:56 AM

AMBALA: The district administration today launched a mobile application ‘Clean Ambala’ to improve sanitation in Ambala.

HSVP seals showroom in Panchkula, owners oppose move, tenants cry foul

05 Dec 2019 | 8:56 AM

PANCHKULA: High drama was witnessed after the Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) sealed a showroom in Sector 14, Panchkula.

42 unidentified bodies found in city this year

05 Dec 2019 | 8:56 AM

CHANDIGARH: On an average, four unknown persons were found dead in the city every month this year.

Six hurt in Mohali road mishap

Six hurt in Mohali road mishap

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

MOHALI: Six persons suffered injuries in a road accident at the Phase 3-5 traffic light point here this morning.

Cops procure photos of snatchers

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

MOHALI: The Balongi police have procured the photos of four miscreants who snatched a bag containing cash worth around Rs 8 lakh from a youth at the gunpoint from TDI City here on Monday.

Seminar on study visa

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: A seminar on study visa by immigration solicitor from the UK, Gurpal Singh Uppal, concluded at a hotel here today.

Play on Mahatma Gandhi marks 15 years of Delhi Public School

Play on Mahatma Gandhi marks 15 years of Delhi Public School

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: Delhi Public School, Sector 40, Chandigarh, marked its 15 years of inception with a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi by enacting a play, ‘Gandhi - Ek Soch’, here today.

PGI prof awarded

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: Prof RK Ratho, Head of the Department of Virology, PGIMER, has been awarded the Dr SC Agarwal Oration Award in the recently concluded 43rd national conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM), Mumbai.

Services of NIPER Director terminated

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

MOHALI: The services of Dr Raghuram Rao Akkinepally, Director of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali, have been terminated with immediate effect by the government for alleged fraudulent action on his part.

Investors’ summit begins today

Investors’ summit begins today

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

MOHALI: The Progressive Punjab Investors Summit-2019 will witness industry honchos from Japan, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and Germany who will share expertise with their counterparts during the two-day event starting at the Indian School of Business (ISB), Sector 81, here from tomorrow.

Chitkara, HP, 7th cleanest university in the country

Chitkara, HP, 7th cleanest university in the country

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh, has once again made to the list of top 10 cleanest universities in the country.

Waste-to-energy plant hangs fire

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

AMBALA: The project to transform a defunct solid waste treatment plant into an integrated cluster based waste-to-energy plant at Patvi has been put on the backburner.

Street vendors up in arms

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: Street vendors today held a protest in the parking lot of the Sadar market, Sector 19, here against the plan of the Municipal Corporation to shift them to their allotted sites after Thursday.

Final draw of lots for vendors held

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Municipal Corporation today conducted final draw of lots for giving sites to street vendors under the non-essential service providers (NESP) category.

The caste equation

The caste equation

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

Recently, I read insightful articles on caste dimensions in Punjab, which overwhelmed me.

Vulgarity sells like hot cakes!

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

Gone are the days when cultural soirees on the TV channels devoted a whale of a time to portray Punjabi folk culture in its true colours.

Not all classrooms have four walls

Not all classrooms have four walls

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

Birthday, a much-cherished day, comes with its yearly customs — laughing at the mistakes made in the past and looking forwarded to a better future, making a wish and then blowing candles on a scrumptious cake.

Retired officers observe Navy Day

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: Navy Day was commemorated by members of the Navy Foundation’s Chandigarh chapter by organising a social get-together at Defence Services Officers Institute here today.

Governor gives in-principle nod to vintage car, furniture museum

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Governor and UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore gave in-principle approval to the vintage car and furniture museum.

The grass is greener... or is it?

The grass is greener... or is it?

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

India is the world''s 5th largest economy. The positive energy surrounding India is evident as soon as one lands at the New Delhi airport. Gone are the days of flying in a modern gleaming plane from America to cross the ocean to Europe and Asia, and then being led to a disgusting terminal to board an old decrepit plane as a connecting flight to the "third world".

Delegates from Japan visit STP in Zirakpur

Delegates from Japan visit STP in Zirakpur

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

ZIRAKPUR: A team comprising delegates from Japan and the local Municipal Council today visited the sewerage treatment plant (STP) at Singhpura village here to get feedback on how things can be improved to upgrade the existing STP with the latest technology and expand its capacity.

Once again, PU nowhere in Round University Ranking

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: From the copper-bottomed first two years of Panjab University (PU) in the Round University Ranking (RUR), which was first published in 2010, to its abysmal absence from this year’s RUR, has the PU lost out on its global rank?

ENTRY-LEVEL ADMISSIONS

Schools seek addl documents, parents write to Education Dept

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: Parents have flagged concerns over private schools demanding a huge list of additional documents beyond documentation notified by the Chandigarh Administration in 2011 for the purpose of granting admission to weaker sections under the Right to Education (RTE) Act.

Snatchers ride away with chain

Snatchers ride away with chain

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: Two motorcycle-borne miscreants snatched a gold chain from a woman who was sitting outside her house in Sector 40 today.

Mason killed over ‘illicit relations’

Mason killed over ‘illicit relations’

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

MOHALI: A 40-year-old mason was murdered by his acquaintance, who was suspecting illicit relations between his wife and the victim.

UT blocks e-way bill generation of 460 GST defaulters

UT blocks e-way bill generation of 460 GST defaulters

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: Over 400 traders, hotels, institutions, transporters, government departments and companies are on the radar of the Excise and Taxation Department of the Chandigarh Administration for not paying tax or filing the mandatory GST returns on time.

Leopard strays into P’kula village, rescued

Leopard strays into P’kula village, rescued

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

PANCHKULA: Fear gripped residents of Billa village near Ramgarh in the district after a leopard ventured into a farmhouse owned by senior BJP leader Virendher Bhau this morning.

Drones, CCTV cameras to keep eye on vendors

Drones, CCTV cameras to keep eye on vendors

05 Dec 2019 | 8:15 AM

CHANDIGARH: In an extensive operation against vendors sitting in unauthorised spaces, eight drone and 75 video cameras will keep an eye on street vendors from Friday onwards.

Self-defence training imparted to 13 girls

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: A three-week long self-defence training programme, ‘Swayam’, for visually-impaired girls culminated today with a demonstration by 13 girls of the Institute for the Blind, Sector 26.

Tricksters make off with Rs 2.30L from car

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: Unidentified miscreants stole Rs 2.30 lakh from a Swift car after tricking its occupants at the Sector 34/35/43/44 roundabout here today.

IN BRIEF

Thief held with eight bicycles

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

Chandigarh: A 37-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stealing bicycles in the city.

Gurdeep, Jaskaran, Rakhi win judo gold

Gurdeep, Jaskaran, Rakhi win judo gold

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH:Gurdeep defeated Krish to claim the judo gold medal in the male (16-21 years) U-55kg category on the concluding day of the three-day National Sports Meet for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, organised by the Government Rehabilitation Institute for Intellectual Disabilities (GRIID).

Aksh, Aryan script St Joseph's  8-wicket win

Aksh, Aryan script St Joseph's 8-wicket win

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH:St Joseph''s School (Sector 44) defeated St Stephen’s School (Togan) by eight wickets in the 15th Molly Carver U-16 inter-school cricket tournament.

PU Campus, Athletic Club win title

PU Campus, Athletic Club win title

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH:Panjab University Campus won the men’s title by defeating ITBP on the concluding day of the Chandigarh State Volleyball Championship at the Sector 7 Sports Complex here today.

Chandigarh, Punjab boxers dominate

Chandigarh, Punjab boxers dominate

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH:Chandigarh and Punjab boxers dominated the proceedings on the second day of 4th Elite Women’s National Boxing Championships in Kannur, Kerala, today.

GMSSS-56 in cricket final

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH:Government Model Senior Secondary School (Sector 56) defeated Government Girls Senior Secondary School (Sector 20) by nine wickets to storm into the final of the Pandit Kedarnath Women's U-19 Tournament.

Indian men defeat England 54-36

Indian men defeat England 54-36

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH:India defeated England 54-36 in their opening match of the International Kabaddi Tournament in Amritsar today.

Local cagers shine in national meet

Local cagers shine in national meet

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH:The local boys' U-19 basketball team won the silver medal in the recently concluded SGFI National U-19 Championship, at Puducherry.

Mandeep to lead Pb Ranji squad

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH:Mandeep Singh will lead the Punjab team in the forthcoming Ranji Trophy matches, starting from December 9.

Satluj lads win U-16 Tribune Cup

Satluj lads win U-16 Tribune Cup

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH:Satluj Public School (Panchkula) won The Tribune Inter-School U-16 T20 Cricket Championship by registering a six-wicket win over Chandigarh Baptist School (Sector 45) in a low-scoring final here today.

Prof awarded for helping differently abled

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

PATIALA:Prof Vishal Goyal of Department of Computer Science, Punjabi University, has been honoured with the State Award on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities held in Ropar on Tuesday.

Play on relationship follies wins hearts

Play on relationship follies wins hearts

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

PATIALA:A play titled ‘Adhe Adhure’, enacted on Day 4 of the sixth Norah Richards National Theatre Festival at Kala Bhawan in Punjabi University, presented the incompleteness of relationships in a middle-class family.

Study: 25 docs left govt job in past 3 yrs citing stress, assault

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

PATIALA:Having a government job might be a cherished dream for many, but it’s not the case for doctors working in the District Health Department.

Varsity staff yet to get Nov salary due to fund crunch

Varsity staff yet to get Nov salary due to fund crunch

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

PATIALA:Reeling under fund crunch, the Punjabi University has failed to pay salaries to its staff for the month of November.

RGNUL cleanest among government residential varsities

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

PATIALA:Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) has been adjudged the cleanest among government residential universities in the category of government institutions in the ‘Swachh Campus Rankings -2019’ conducted by Ministry of Human Resource Development.

‘Rename Ram Darbar Sec 31 (East)’

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

Chandigarh: While the UT Administration has sought suggestions from public on renaming localities in the city, residents of Ram Darbar have raised a demand to change the name of their locality also.

Traffic lights go Kaput in PanchkulaWHAT OUR READERS SAY

Traffic lights go Kaput in Panchkula

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

THE photograph taken at the Sector 7/8/17/18 roundabout (Shahid Major Sandeep Sagar Chowk) in Panchkula displays the unduly prolonged non-functional traffic signals.

Sacred Heart band wins laurels

Sacred Heart band wins laurels

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: The school band of Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School, Chandigarh, has secured the second position in the Northern Zone School Band Competition.

Mohali STF arrests 2 with heroin, banned injections

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

MOHALI: The sleuths of the special task force (STF) in Mohali arrested two persons in separate cases after recovering 50-gm heroin and banned injections from their possession here.

Lamp-lighting ceremony at NINE

Lamp-lighting ceremony at NINE

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

Chandigarh: Lamp-lighting and Florence Nightingale pledge-taking ceremony of 47th batch of BSc (Nursing) first year students of National Institute of Nursing Education (NINE) , PGI, held here today before the induction of students to clinical areas.

Burglars target three shops in Mohali, decamp with valuables

Burglars target three shops in Mohali, decamp with valuables

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

MOHALI: Some burglars targeted three shops in Phase 3B2 market last night and decamped with 15,000 cash, coins worth Rs 2500, a mobile phone and other stationary items.

Sec 22 to have addl sewer line

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: Mayor Rajesh Kalia laid the foundation stone of an additional sewer line in Sector 22 here.

Security arrangements in place for investors’ meet

Security arrangements in place for investors’ meet

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

MOHALI: Nearly 1,000 policemen will keep a close vigil in and around the Indian School of Business, the venue of the two-day Progressive Punjab Investors Summit starting from December 5 at Sector 81 here.

Two vendors shot at in Ambala Cantt

Two vendors shot at in Ambala Cantt

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

AMBALA: Two vendors were shot at and one of them was left seriously injured here late on Monday night, the police said here today.

Fake job letter: Case registered

Fake job letter: Case registered

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: Almost a week after a Punjab resident had reached the DC office with a fake appointment letter for the post of data entry operator, the UT police have registered a case against unknown person.

No holiday for MC staff this weekend

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: To remove vendors from unauthorised areas, the Municipal Corporation (MC) today ordered that Saturday and Sunday would be working days for all employees this weekend.

Man awarded 3-yr jail for attempt to murder

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: A local court has awarded three-year imprisonment to a 53-year-old resident of Sector 25 in a case of attempt to murder.

French firm offers loan to strengthen sewerage

French firm offers loan to strengthen sewerage

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: After agreeing to fund the 24X7 water supply project, French Development Agency today offered to fund the Municipal Corporation (MC) project of strengthening storm water, sewage and tertiary water system.

Experts dwell upon air pollution

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: The two-day workshop on ‘Knowledge sharing and capacity-building for NCAP knowledge network in the Indo-Gangetic plain states’ began here today.

Manav Mangal, ZirakpurSCHOOL NOTES

Manav Mangal, Zirakpur

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

A week-long sports fest was organised for students of Manav Mangal. The opening ceremony began with the lighting of a torch, march past by Class X students and an oath-taking.

MC, NITTTR sign MoU for infra development

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Municipal Corporation today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (NITTTR), Sector 26, for technical and condition survey of roads and development of their renewal plan.

NON-IMPLEMENTATION OF 7TH PAY PANEL

PU teachers to wear black badges today

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: In view of the call given by the Punjab Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organisations , the Panjab University Teachers’ Association (PUTA) will wear black badges tomorrow against the non-implementation of the 7th Pay Commission and “callous” attitude of the Punjab Government.

VC pitches for disabled-friendly university

VC pitches for disabled-friendly university

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Equal Opportunity Cell for Persons with Disabilities (EOC-PwDs), PU, celebrated World Disability Day at the university here today.

Special moment — DC for a dayINTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Special moment — DC for a day

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

FATEHGARH SAHIB: Abhijit Singh, a differently-abled student of Government Middle School, Nangla, was made the DC for a day by Fatehgarh Sahib Deputy Commissioner Amrit Kaur Gill here today.

Edu Dept to examine fee hike for entry-level class

Edu Dept to examine fee hike for entry-level class

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: The UT Education Department has sought information on the annual fee charged by schools for three consecutive academic sessions – 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 — to check the fee hike percentage for entry-level class.

Cylinder blasts trigger panic in Mohali market

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

MOHALI: Panic gripped the Phase 3B2 market after three LPG cylinder blasts here tonight.

ASI gets four-year jail in bribery case

ASI gets four-year jail in bribery case

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: Coming down heavily on corrupt police officers, the court of Special CBI Judge Sushil Kumar Garg today awarded rigorous imprisonment (RI) of four years to ASI Davinder Kumar of the UT police in a Rs 3,500 bribery case.

Good Samaritan helps Mumbai man reunite with kin

Good Samaritan helps Mumbai man reunite with kin

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

PANCHKULA: Amandeep Singh, a food delivery executive living in a rented accommodation in Sector 11, Panchkula, has set an example in humanity.

1 dies, 2 hurt in LPG explosion

1 dies, 2 hurt in LPG explosion

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: One person was killed while two others, including a woman, were injured after an LPG cylinder caught fire following leakage of gas at a house in Maloya here today.

UT seeks Centre’s help as onion prices soar further

UT seeks Centre’s help as onion prices soar further

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

CHANDIGARH: With no respite from the soaring prices of onion, the UT Administration has sought the help of the Government of India to overcome the crisis.

Teen stabs friend to death, arrested

Teen stabs friend to death, arrested

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

MOHALI: A teenager allegedly stabbed his friend to death after a spat over some petty issue while taking alcohol at Mohali village here last night.

FASTag trial results in long queues at cash lanes

FASTag trial results in long queues at cash lanes

04 Dec 2019 | 7:46 AM

DERA BASSI: The GMR Expressway Ambala-Chandigarh Highway Pvt Ltd conducted a hour-long trial of FASTag at Dappar toll plaza on Tuesday afternoon to take stock of the traffic situation once it becomes mandatory from December 15.

MACT awards  Rs 22.60L relief to bizman’s family

MACT awards Rs 22.60L relief to bizman’s family

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded a compensation of Rs 22.60 lakh to the family of a 61-year-old businessman, Baldev Chand, who died in a road accident in 2018.

176 minors among 423 went missing this year

176 minors among 423 went missing this year

03 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH:A total of 423 persons went missing from the city this year of whom close to 42 per cent were minors.

Two booked on charge of rape

Two booked on charge of rape

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:The UT police have registered a rape case against two unknown persons for raping a 13-year-old girl.

Teenager acquitted of raping classmate

Teenager acquitted of raping classmate

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:A 19-year-old boy has been acquitted by a local court of the charges of raping his minor classmate.

HC rejects accused’s bail pleaPTE RACKET

HC rejects accused’s bail plea

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:Less than two months after the Chandigarh Police registered a case of cheating, criminal conspiracy and other offences in an examination (Pearson Tests of English) racket, the UT Additional Public Prosecutor and another counsel have made startling claims before the Punjab and Haryana High Court about the modus operandi adopted by the accused.

Collect, submit forms from todayNURSERY ADMISSIONS

Collect, submit forms from today

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:The nursery admissions have begun in the city and parents can collect admission forms from tomorrow.

Three killed as bus hits bike

Three killed as bus hits bike

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

FATEHGARH SAHIB:Three labourers were killed when a speeding private bus hit their bike near Kharori village on the Sirhind-Patiala road late on Sunday night.

Four rob Mohali firm staffer of  Rs 8L at gunpoint

Four rob Mohali firm staffer of Rs 8L at gunpoint

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

MOHALI:Four unidentified persons snatched a bag, containing around Rs 8 lakh, at gunpoint from a money collector of a private company here today.

2,674 vendors in city lose licence over dues

2,674 vendors in city lose licence over dues

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:Over three years after they were registered following a survey, licences of 2,674 vendors have been cancelled.

PUCSC head promises to attend classes

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: About a month ago, PU Student Council president Chetan Chaudhary''s name was reportedly struck off from the Department of Urdu.

BRIEFLY

Theft at temple in Kaimbwala

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

Chandigarh: A theft was reported from a temple at Kaimbwala village from where cash and other valuables were stolen.

WHAT OUR READERS SAY

Outdated billboard

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

An outdated bill board has still been installed at the Sector 7-8-17-18 roundabout in Panchkula.

SCHOOL NOTES

Aanchal International, Chandigarh

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

SHISHU NIKETAN:Aanchal International School, Sector 41-D, Chandigarh, celebrated its annual day ‘XPRESSIONS-2019’.

Baba Bantu highlights landlord’s fate

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:A play, Baba Bantu, was enacted on the third day of sixth Norah Richards National Theatre Festival being held at Punjabi University Patiala today.

Form state govt on Maharashtra pattern: Bir Devinder to MLAs

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

FATEHGARH SAHIB:An open revolt by the ruling party MLAs, particularly in the home district of Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, shows general public discontent against the present state government.

Annual function at Indo British School

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:Indo British School, Nabha, organised its 15th annual function of junior and senior wings.

GMC allows asst professor to teach MBBS students

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:Acting on The Tribune report the Government Medical College (GMC) authorities re-allowed a professor through an office order on November 28 to take theory classes of the MBBS students.

Pbi University students protest hostel fee hike at JNU

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:Protest over the increase in hostel fees at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi has now reached Punjabi University campus in the city.

Unemployed multi-purpose health workers begin strike

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:Irked over nonchalant attitude of the state government towards their demands, members of the Unemployed Multi-purpose Health Workers (Male) Union, Punjab, staged a protest and started an indefinite strike, in front of the Baradari Gardens here today.

Cleanliness hits roadblock as civic body removes bins

Cleanliness hits roadblock as civic body removes bins

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:A major project initiated for ensuring cleanliness in the city – installation of smart-semi underground waste collection bins – seems to hit a roadblock as first bins installed at Nabha Gate in presence of Member of Parliament Preneet Kaur have been razed.

Language refresher course ends

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:The two-week refresher course for language teachers, organised by the UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (UGC-HRDC) and Department of Hindi, on ‘Challenges of Reclaiming Folk in Literature’ concluded today.

116 volunteers donate blood at camp

116 volunteers donate blood at camp

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Faculty Association (FA), in collaboration with the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) and HDFC Bank, organised the annual blood donation camp at the PGI here today.

Punjab to explore growth avenues in automobile sectorPROGRESSIVE PUNJAB INVESTORS SUMMIT-2019

Punjab to explore growth avenues in automobile sector

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

MOHALI:Punjab is all set to explore further growth avenues in the automobile sector during the Progressive Punjab Investors Summit-2019, kicking off at the Indian School of Business here on December 5.

Army asks ‘ousted’ ECHS officer to rejoin following court’s rap

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Army has asked the officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Ex-servicemen’s Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) polyclinic in Chandigarh, whose contract was not being extended earlier, to rejoin his duties following a rap by the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Haryana CM gets legal notice over hookah bars

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

PANCHKULA:An NSUI leader has sent a legal notice to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala, Haryana Director General of Police, Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula, Estate officer, HSVP, Panchkula, to shut down hookah bars in Panchkula.

P’kula to soon have electric vehicle charging stations

P’kula to soon have electric vehicle charging stations

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

PANCHKULA:Taking a step forward to attain the green city tag, the Panchkula Municipal Corporation has decided to install charging stations for electric vehicles in Sector 8, 9 and 10 in the next 15-20 days.

Sports fest concludes at Mohali

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

MOHALI:The Tricity corporate sports fest organised by Sportsaga at the Manav Rachna International School, Sector 82, Alpha City, Mohali, concluded today.

Andhra boys defeat GRIID

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:Andhra Pradesh’s Rural Development Trust (RDT) defeated Government Rehabilitation Institute for Intellectual Disabilities (GRIID, Sector 31, Chandigarh) 7-5 to win their boys’ U-14 handball match at the ongoing National Sports Meet for individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.

Sports Complex spikers win title

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:Hosts Sports Complex (Sector 7) girls won the junior title on the penultimate day of the State Volleyball Championship here today.

Chd Baptist to face Satluj in finalTRIBUNE U-16 T20

Chd Baptist to face Satluj in final

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:Chandigarh Baptist School (Sector 45) will face Satluj Public School (Panchkula) in the final of The Tribune Inter-School U-16 T20 Cricket Championship.

Man held with illegal weapon

Man held with illegal weapon

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMBALA:The police have arrested Vikram, alias Vicky, of Shahzadpur near here and claimed to have recovered an illegal .

City youth walks free in drug case

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:A local court has acquitted a 22-year-old local resident in a drug case.

Fraudster poses as Army man, dupes trader of Rs 40K

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:An unknown fraudster posing as an Army man duped a Sector 35 trader of Rs 40,000 by siphoning off the money from a bank account.

LESS USE OF NIRBHAYA FUND

UT Adviser told to look into issue

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Governor and UT Administrator VP Badnore has asked the UT Adviser to look into the issue of less expenditure of the Nirbhaya Fund.

YOUTH’S MURDER

Arguments heard on quantum of punishment

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

PANCHKULA:A district court here today heard the arguments on quantum of punishment in the murder case of a 22-year-old youth from Baddi in Himachal Pradesh.

Bathinda youth attacked in city

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:A 26-year-old youth was chased and attacked with sharp weapons near Pipe and Barrel, a night club in Sector 9, on the intervening night of December 1 and 2 here.

Mahila Cong holds candlelight march against vet’s rape, murder

Mahila Cong holds candlelight march against vet’s rape, murder

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Chandigarh Pradesh Mahila Congress today held a candlelight march in protest against the rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad.

Chandigarh tops in GST return compliance, again

Chandigarh tops in GST return compliance, again

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Excise and Taxation Department, Chandigarh, has once again topped the country in the GST 3B monthly tax return compliance rating with average 95.05 per cent among all states and UTs in the first 8 months for the financial year 2019-2020.

Protest against HPSC over delay in results of recruitment exam

Protest against HPSC over delay in results of recruitment exam

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

PANCHKULA:Candidates who appeared for the Assistant Professor (Geography) recruitment exam staged a protest against the Haryana Public Service Commission over delay in the declaration of results here today.

Physiotherapy course on the cards at varsity

Physiotherapy course on the cards at varsity

03 Dec 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:A panel of Panjab University (PU) today resolved to introduce a new course in physiotherapy at the university, said sources.

Unhygienic food lands five eateries in the soup

Unhygienic food lands five eateries in the soup

03 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH:Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar has imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 each on five restaurants for preparing and serving food in unhygienic conditions.

UT for Mani Majra as Sec 13

UT for Mani Majra as Sec 13

03 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH:The UT Administration does not consider “number 13” as ‘inauspicious’ anymore as it has proposed to rename Mani Majra as Sector 13.

No immediate HC relief for Kansal, Nayagaon residentsCONSTRUCTION IN SUKHNA LAKE’S CATCHMENT AREA

No immediate HC relief for Kansal, Nayagaon residents

03 Dec 2019 | 7:29 AM

CHANDIGARH:Kansal and Nayagaon residents did not get any relief from the Punjab and Haryana High Court today for the construction in the catchment area of Sukhna Lake.

Off-roaders enthral visitors at military carnival

Off-roaders enthral visitors at military carnival

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:Military horse riders and amateur 4×4 off-roaders continued to enthral residents on the concluding day of the Military Carnival, organised as a run-up to the Military Literature Festival, here today.

UT to provide onions at ‘no profit, no loss’

UT to provide onions at ‘no profit, no loss’

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:While soaring prices of onion are bringing tears to the eyes of consumers, the UT Administration has decided to provide the vegetable at a cheaper rate.

Ambala man booked for embezzlement of Rs 31.73L

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

AMBALA: The police have booked a man for the embezzlement of Rs 31.73 lakh at a fuel pump in Ambala. The suspect has been identified as Ashish, a resident of Ambala Cantonment.

Ace Punjabi comedian bats for movies with social message

Ace Punjabi comedian bats for movies with social message

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PATIALA:The industry should create movies that deliver important messages to the audience, said famous Punjabi comedian BN Sharma.

MEDIA CLUB ELECTIONS

Chattha gets 2nd consecutive term

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PATIALA:Gurpreet Singh Chattha was elected as president of Patiala Medial Club for second consecutive term here on Sunday.

Three killed in road accidents

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PATIALA:In the first incident, a person was killed on Saturday at around 9 am, near focal point, when a pick-up truck hit his two-wheeler.

Experts dwell on treatment of paediatric diseases

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PATIALA:The Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Patiala, organised a workshop on lab evidence in paediatric infectious diseases here.

Doctor under scanner for ‘fleecing patients’

Doctor under scanner for ‘fleecing patients’

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PATIALA:The alleged nexus between government doctors and pharmaceuticals companies has once again come to the fore at the Government Rajindra Hospital.

Site allotment issue of Jan Aushadhi centre fails to die

Site allotment issue of Jan Aushadhi centre fails to die

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PATIALA:The matter over allotment of a site for temporary setting up of Jan Aushadhi Centre by Public Works Department (PWD) near Government Rajindra Hospital here still hangs fire as the office of the SDO is yet to submit a field report to the XEN on the matter.

SCHOOL NOTES

Ryan International, Chandigarh

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

MRA MODERN PUBLIC:Ryan International School organised its 22nd Minithon in the vicinity of the school.

WHAT OUR READERS SAY

P’kula Traffic Police in disarray

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

KUMAR GUPT:The photograph taken near the water boosting station in Sector 8, Panchkula, reveals the inside story of Panchkula Traffic Police.

Sports Club defeat Youth Spikers

Sports Club defeat Youth Spikers

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:Sports Club (Sector 42) defeated Youth Spikers Club (Sector 28) in straight sets 25-09 25-12 25-11 in the boys' junior opening match during the Chandigarh State Junior Volleyball Championship, organised in meomory of Kamal Sharma, former president, Chandigarh Volleyball Association.

GRIID nationals begin in city

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH: Pehal Amritsar defeated GRIID Chandigarh 5-2 in handball on the opening day of the GRIID National Sports Meet, at the Sector 7 Sports Complex, here today.

Ankush scores in Satluj’s title win

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PANCHKULA:Hosts Satluj Public School (Sector 4) won the Six-a-Side Football Tournament by registering a solitary goal win over Minerva Public School (Mohali) here.

Yuvraaj, Avtar shine in golf

Yuvraaj, Avtar shine in golf

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:Yuvraaj Hara and Brahmjot Singh claimed top two positions, respectively, in the category-A on the concluding day of the 2nd MGR Golf Cup 2019, organised by Mohali Golf Range Sector 65, here.

England, USA, Canada win kabaddi matches

England, USA, Canada win kabaddi matches

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:England defeated Sri Lanka 66-21 in the opening match of the International Kabbadi Tournament, started at Guru Nanak Stadium, Sultanpur Lodhi, today.

Lalkhapuimawia’s brace sinks Punjab FC

Lalkhapuimawia’s brace sinks Punjab FC

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:Lalkhapuimawia netted two goals as hosts Churchill Brothers FC defeated Punjab FC 3-0 to get their 13th Hero I-League season underway on a confident note, at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa, today.

Rohan shines in Gurukul’s victory, GNPS win girls’ title

Rohan shines in Gurukul’s victory, GNPS win girls’ title

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:Rohan scored 26 points to help Gurukul Global School (Mani Majra) win the Servo Youth State Basketball Championship, concluded at New Public School (Sector 18) here today.

Flyover is not a solution to traffic congestionOPEN HOUSE: SHOULD UT SCRAP THE TRIBUNE CHOWK FLYOVER PROJECT?

Flyover is not a solution to traffic congestion

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

HARISH KAPUR:Chandigarh well known for its greenery is suffering at the hands of the authorities due to wrong planning.

Colts drub Mizoram

Colts drub Mizoram

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:A fine performance by city bowlers helped the side to register an innings and 603-run win over Mizoram in the ongoing Cooch Behar Trophy, at Kolkata, today.

A classical treat for art lovers

A classical treat for art lovers

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:Pracheen Kala Kendra, in collaboration the North Zone Cultural Centre and Pracheen Kala Kendra, organised a Kathak dance drama titled 'Jodha' by over 70 prodigious student artistes from Shobhaniya Kala Kendra at Tagore Theatre here today.

NSUI holds candle march against Hyderabad doc’s rape-murder

NSUI holds candle march against Hyderabad doc’s rape-murder

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PANCHKULA:The National Students’ Union of India, Haryana, held a candle march to protest against the rape and murder of Hyderabad veterinarian Dr Priyanka Reddy, at Shalimar Chowk in Sector 5 here.

Raids continue over sexual harassment case against SMO

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PANCHKULA:The Pinjore police are conducting raids to arrest Nanakpur SMO Dr Sukhraj, who is accused of sexual harassment.

Over 1,400 screened for HIVWORLD AIDS DAY

Over 1,400 screened for HIV

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:As many as 1,482 persons were screened for HIV, syphilis and non-communicable diseases at various locations in the city on World AIDS Day today.

Lawyer’s line of work distinctive, diverse from other professions

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

Lawyers are not merely in the business of law.

Grid maintenance hits power supply

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

MOHALI:Various parts of the town have been witnessing long power shutdowns due to the ongoing repair work of grids and feeders.

Experts suggest action panel for control of hypertension

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:Experts have recommended the formation of a non-communicable disease (NCD) action committee for prioritising hypertension and a special survey to identify the affected patients suffering from hypertension at a workshop held on management and prevention of hypertension in Punjab.

CONCLAVE ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Mayors, deputy mayors of 95 northern cities invited

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has invited mayors and deputy mayors of 95 northern cities for the second conclave on climate change to be held from December 5 to 7 in Sector 19 here.

CAS CASES

PUTA to protest delay in meetings of selection panels

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Panjab University Teachers’ Association (PUTA) has raised concern over the delay in the meeting of selection committees for Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) cases, which were earlier fixed for September 28, but were postponed due to a special meeting of the Senate.

Cops yet to make headway in Sector 26 firing incident

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:The UT police are yet to make any headway in a case in which two youths opened fire at bouncers after they were denied entry into a club in Sector 26.

Ex-GMCH head: 30% women, 22% men in Punjab obese

Ex-GMCH head: 30% women, 22% men in Punjab obese

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:According to a study, 30 per cent of women and 22 per cent men are obese in Punjab.

Pinning hopes on investors’ summit

Pinning hopes on investors’ summit

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

FATEHGARH SAHIB:The Progressive Punjab Investors Summit-2019, to be held at the Indian School of Business in Mohali on December 5 and 6, may be a boon for the industrial town of the district and state’s secondary steel processing hub, Mandi Gobindgarh.

SYNDICATE MEETING

PU board wants exam dates, rules fixed

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:Amidst the searing ambiguity of the Syndicate over granting approval to Panjab University (PU) for starting courses in Vedic Astrology, the PU’s Undergraduate Board of Studies (UGBOS) in Sanskrit has now sought the Syndicate’s nod for ratifying the regulations and fixing exam dates in four of its courses for the current session.

Proposal to double student loan subsidy awaits approval

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

Chandigarh: The Syndicate will take a call on the recommendation of a five-member committee constituted by VC Prof Raj Kumar to review the merit-cum-means loan subsidy scheme.

Residents protest against CHB demolition notices

Residents protest against CHB demolition notices

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:Opposing demolition notices, the sector coordination committees of the CHB Residents’ Welfare Federation held dharnas at seven places in the city today.

Dhaba owner killed in P’kula hit-&-run

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PANCHKULA:A man was killed after his bike was hit by an unidentified vehicle in Sector 19 here.

3 Mohali residents killed  as car crashes into truckKAITHAL MISHAP

3 Mohali residents killed as car crashes into truck

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

MOHALI:Four friends, three from Mohali district and one from Ropar district, died when their car collided with a truck on the Hisar-Kaithal highway near Kiorak village on Saturday night.

Onion prices at all-time high, hit century in city

Onion prices at all-time high, hit century in city

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:The price of onion has broken all records in the city, touching the all-time high of Rs 100 per kg in the retail market.

Cong leaders slam Modi, Kirron Kher

02 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH:A large number of city Congress workers took to streets today against the rising prices of onion.

Blinded by differences

Blinded by differences

01 Dec 2019 | 9:11 PM

This article was first published in the Chandigarh Tribune supplement of the print edition of The Tribune on October 31, 2019.

PGI adds another feather to its cap

PGI adds another feather to its cap

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today awarded the PGIMER as ‘Best ROTTO’ (Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation) for its contribution towards the promotion of cadaver organ donation at an event organised to celebrate the 10th Indian Organ Donation Day by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) in New Delhi.

Bollywood actor Madhuri Dixit sells her P’kula house for Rs 3.15 cr

Bollywood actor Madhuri Dixit sells her P’kula house for Rs 3.15 cr

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

PANCHKULA: Bollywood actor Madhuri Dixit sold her 1-kanal kothi at Mansa Devi Complex in Sector 4 here for Rs 3.15 crore.

After dengue, Punjab faces swine flu threat

After dengue, Punjab faces swine flu threat

01 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

PATIALA:Already battling with rising incidents of dengue, the State Health Department is now facing the threat of swine flu (H1N1 influenza).

Norah Richards fest kicks off with play ‘Talaaq’

Norah Richards fest kicks off with play ‘Talaaq’

01 Dec 2019 | 7:45 AM

Patiala: The ninth Norah Richards National Theatre Festival kicked off with play ‘Talaaq’, staged by accomplished actors of Sarthak Rangmanch Patiala, at Punjabi University’s Kala Bhawan on Friday.

IN BRIEF

Youth held with 40-gm heroin

01 Dec 2019 | 7:52 AM

Mohali: The local police arrested a youth with 40 grams of heroin on Friday night. The suspect has been identified as Manish Kumar (23), a resident of Malout, Punjab.

SCHOOL NOTES

Satluj Public School, panchkula

01 Dec 2019 | 7:50 AM

Satluj Public School, Sector 2, Panchkula, wore a festive look on the second day of the 43rd annual function, ‘Satluj Go – Getters-2019’.

Gurmannat wins twin titles; Uday, Sarthak also shine

Gurmannat wins twin titles; Uday, Sarthak also shine

01 Dec 2019 | 7:48 AM

CHANDIGARH:Gurmannat won twin titles on the concluding day of the Yonex Sunrise Chandigarh State Ranking Tournament, which concluded at the Sector 38 Sports (West) Complex, here today.

Amrendra scores 23 points in Gurukul’s win

01 Dec 2019 | 7:47 AM

CHANDIGARH:Amrendra scored 23 points as Gurukul Global School (Mani Majra) defeated PML SD School (Sector 32) 84-56 in the Youth State Basketball Championship.

Hosts Churchill Brothers face former champions Punjab FC

01 Dec 2019 | 7:47 AM

GOA:The I-League is up and running and with two matches already taking place on the first day of the league, all eyes shift to western India for match day 2 as Churchill Brothers face the 2017-2018 champions Punjab FC in their first home match of the season on Sunday.

Rajangad takes 5-wkt haul, derails Mizoram

Rajangad takes 5-wkt haul, derails Mizoram

01 Dec 2019 | 7:47 AM

CHANDIGARH:Rajangad Bawa claimed a five-wicket haul to leave Mizoram trailing by 642 runs on the second day of the Cooch Behar Trophy, at JU Second Campus (Kolkata), today.

Husband, in-laws booked for dowry death

01 Dec 2019 | 7:45 AM

PATIALA:Seven months after a woman died, the Patiala Police have booked her husband and in-laws for dowry death.

Boy found locked in classroom, school in-charge suspended

01 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PATIALA:The District Education Officer (DEO) on Friday suspended the in-charge of a government model elementary school after a video of a nursery student having been locked in a classroom went viral.

City girl wins silver in skeet shooting c’ship

01 Dec 2019 | 7:44 AM

PATIALA:Asees Chhina of Punjabi University, Patiala, won two medals in the skeet shooting women’s event at the All-India Inter University Championship 2019 held at New Delhi from November 12 of 15.

Quack booked on rape charge

01 Dec 2019 | 7:43 AM

PATIALA:The Patiala police have booked a quack on the charge of raping a married woman of a village in Passina block of the district on Friday.

Six rob contractor of Rs40K, gold ornaments

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

KHARAR: Six robbers including four with covered faces entered hut of Mohammad Hanif, a farm contractor, and took away Rs 40,000 in cash and some gold ornaments in Packi Rurki village on the Kharar Morinda road on Thursday night.

Need to generate awareness on menopause mgmt: Experts

Need to generate awareness on menopause mgmt: Experts

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: A two-day international meet on menopausal management for general practitioners, nurses and midwives for South- East Asian Region started here today.

P’kula murder: Arguments on quantum of sentence tomorrow

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

PANCHKULA: A local court here today couldn’t advance the arguments on quantum of punishment in new year night murder case as lawyer representing Mohd Arif, who was held guilty by the court on November 23, didn’t appear in the court.

Wine shops near gurdwara to remain closed during Jor Mela

Wine shops near gurdwara to remain closed during Jor Mela

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

FATEHGARH SAHIB: The major event of the district, annual Saheedi Jor Mela, to be held from December 26 to 28 in the memory of younger Sahibzadas of Guru Gobind Singh, who were bricked alive here by the Mughals for refusing to embrace Islam, would be totally religious in nature and spirit.

Pinjore resident held with 10-qtl poppy husk

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

PANCHKULA: The Panchkula police have registered a case under Section 15 of the NDPS Act against a drug dealer from Pinjore for transporting bhuki (poppy husk).

3 Army men hurt in Ambala road mishap

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

AMBALA: Three Army men suffered injuries after the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a canter from the rear at the Devi Nagar toll plaza here today.

Rice-for-plastic drive a hit in Ambala

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

AMBALA: The first phase of Ambala’s first-of-its-type ‘rice-for-plastic’ drive closed to a massive response here today.

Expert stresses role of microbes in farming

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

KHARAR: Eminent farm scientist Prof AS Ahluwalia today underlined the importance of application of algal bio-fertilisers and microbes and how these would meet the needs of sustainable agriculture with the three main objectives of healthy environment, economic benefit and socio-economic equity.

IAF 48 Squadron completes 60 yrs

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: The city-based 48 squadron of the IAF, also known as the Camels, commemorated its 60th anniversary here today.

Provide dignified care to women in labour room: PGI professor

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: A continued medical education (CME) on evidence-based intra-partum practices and family planning services was organised by the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the Community Medicine and School of Public Health in collaboration with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Science exhibition concludes

Science exhibition concludes

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: The 47th State-Level Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition for Children - 2019 organised by the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Sector 32, in collaboration with the NCERT, New Delhi, concluded here today.

Vivek High students display sports skills

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: More than 1,200 students of Vivek High School, Mohali, today hosted the annual athletics meet and field display, ‘A Clarion Call - Fit Hai To Hit Hai’, at GMADA Sports Complex , Sector 78 , wherein students showcased their sporting prowess and performing skills.

Athletics meet begins at Strawberry Fields

Athletics meet begins at Strawberry Fields

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: Students of Strawberry Fields High School practised zealously for the first round of their athletics meet with Classes IX, X, XI and XII.

PU official notice boards don RSS ad

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: Posters reading ‘Join RSS - Ek Kadam Sangh Ki Aur’ are dotting the official notice boards on the campus of Panjab University, inviting disdain from the members of several student parties.

CASH-AT-JUDGE’S DOOR SCAM

One more witness turns hostile

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: One more witness retracted from his statement in the cash-at-judge’s door scam.

Syndicate to discuss loan subsidy scheme on Dec 7

Syndicate to discuss loan subsidy scheme on Dec 7

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: In the Syndicate meeting of Panjab University, which is slated for December 7, the syndics will review the guidelines pertaining to “merit-cum-means loan subsidy” scheme for all self-financing courses.

Normal winter likely in city

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: While most parts of the country are expected to witness warmer than average minimum temperatures, the city is likely to have normal winter.

11-hr power cut irks Mohali residents

11-hr power cut irks Mohali residents

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

MOHALI: Residents of Phase XI were left high and dry as the power supply remained suspended in the area for around 11 hours today.

Tipper mows down woman scooterist

Tipper mows down woman scooterist

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

MOHALI: A woman riding a scooter died when a tipper ran over her at Dholewala Chowk in Phase VI here this evening.

In Mohali, one held for firing shots in the air

In Mohali, one held for firing shots in the air

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

MOHALI: Panic spread in the Phase 3B2 market when a youth shot at least six fires in the air on Friday evening.

UT cop held guilty in graft case

UT cop held guilty in graft case

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: An ASI of the UT police has been held guilty in a corruption case.

Mohali to approach HC over relief for plotsSTRUCTURES IN AIRPORT VICINITY

Mohali to approach HC over relief for plots

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

MOHALI: The Mohali administration will approach the Punjab and Haryana High Court to seek directions on providing compensation for plots to the owners of the 98 structures to be demolished as these came up in the restricted area around the Chandigarh Air Force Station/airport.

Denied entry at club, two youths open fire

Denied entry at club, two youths open fire

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: Two unidentified miscreants started firing indiscriminately at two bouncers after they were denied entry into Play Ground, a discotheque in Sector 26 here, around 1:25 am on Saturday.

Six heritage items go for Rs 1.75 cr at Paris auction

Six heritage items go for Rs 1.75 cr at Paris auction

01 Dec 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH: In yet another jolt to the UT Administration, heritage furniture of the city has been auctioned abroad.

Tanzanian arrested with heroin worth Rs5L

Tanzanian arrested with heroin worth Rs5L

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: The crime branch of the UT police nabbed a 25-year-old drug peddler, a native of Tanzania, with 100 gm of heroin.

GNPS log twin win, Gurukul in next round

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

CHANDIGARH: Guru Nanak Public School (Sector 36) cagers won their both league matches in the ongoing Youth State Basketball Championship, here today.

CGC Jhanjeri win volleyball championship

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

MOHALI:CGC Jhanjeri won the inter college volleyball tournament, organised by PTU Jalandhar, for the third consective time, today.

Garvveer, Prabhat shine in football

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

PANCHKULA: Garvveer and Prabhat scored two goals each as Satluj Public School (A) defeated Shemford Futuristic School (Pinjore) 5-0 in the Satluj Six-a-Side Football Tournament. Saurabh netted the fifth goal.

Carcass of stray cattle raises stink

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

PATIALA:Residents of Guru Nanak Nagar had to face a tough time as the Municipal Corporation failed to lift the carcass of a stray cattle till Friday evening.

6th pay panel members discuss salary issues

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

PATIALA:Members of the Sixth Pay Commission committee of the state government discussed financial matters regarding salaries of employees with experts in a meeting at Punjabi University on Friday.

Health officials collect food samples

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

PATIALA: The District Health Department raided a dairy shop in Jujjar Nagar and collected food samples, on Friday.

8 teams for international kabaddi meet

8 teams for international kabaddi meet

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government will host the Special Edition of International Kabaddi Tournament-2019 to mark the 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev from December 1 at Guru Nanak Stadium, Sultanpur Lodhi.

Dev Samaj girls log win

Dev Samaj girls log win

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

CHANDIGARH: Dev Samaj Cricket Academy (Sector 45) defeated IS Dev Samaj School (Sector 21) by nine wickets in the ongoing Pandit Kedarnath Women Cricket U-19 Tournament, here today.

Rakshita defeats Avishi, moves to next round

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

CHANDIGARH:Rakshita defeated Avishi 21-15 21-15 in the girls' U-13 opener during the Yonex Sunrise Chandigarh State Ranking Tournament, at the Sector 38 (West Complex), here today.

City boys out of title contention

City boys out of title contention

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: Despite a heroic effort by Nipun Pandita (5/39), Chandigarh faced a humiliating 150-run defeat against West Bengal in the Men''s U-23 One Day semifinals at Dehradun today.

BRIEFLY

Woman held with banned vials

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: The UT police have arrested a 26-year-old woman, Pooja, while possessing banned injections.

Sewage discharged by MC harming crops

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

KHARAR: The sewer water discharged by the Kharar Municipal Council (MC) is badly affecting standing crop in fields of many villages in the Kharar area.

Pinjore apple market will help HP, J&K farmers: Agri minister

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: An ultramodern apple and fruits market, which was to come up on 78-acres in Pinjore, will help in economic development and benefit apple farmers of Himachal Pradesh (HP) and Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

Trans-Ghaggar sectors’ residents air grievancesJANATA DARBAR

Trans-Ghaggar sectors’ residents air grievances

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

PANCHKULA: Issues in trans-Ghaggar sectors were at the heart of grievances shared by the general public at ‘janata darbar’ presided over by Haryana Speaker and Panchkula MLA Gian Chand Gupta at community centre, Sector 23, here today.

Trucker takes away Rs 10-lakh tyres, arrested

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

AMBALA: In a classic case of cheating, a trucker took away a consignment of tyres worth over Rs 10 lakh in a truck with fake number plate and failed to deliver it in Srinagar, the police said here today.

70-year-old man found unconscious dies in hospital

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

MOHALI: The police found an elderly man lying unconscious near the Phase VII traffic lights here on Thursday evening.

Auto tyres stolen, cars’ windowpanes damaged

Auto tyres stolen, cars’ windowpanes damaged

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

MOHALI: The tyres of a three-wheeler were stolen, while windowpanes of three cars were damaged by unknown miscreants in Balongi yesterday.

Wheel thieves on the prowl, target yet another car in city

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: In yet another incident of wheel theft, two alloy wheels and tyres of a car parked in Sector 21 have been stolen.

Youth held for snatching Rs12,700

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: The UT police have arrested a youth for allegedly snatching Rs 12,700 and a mobile phone from a person outside a bank in Sector 26.

Now, generate challan, pay in cash: CHB to allottees

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: To facilitate those who cannot make online payment for dues, the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has come up with an alternative.

P’kula to have advisory council on lines of UT

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

PANCHKULA: On the lines of the Chandigarh Administration, an advisory council is likely to be set up for the Panchkula district which will revive the beautification and development works in the city.

Gangster Budda’s close aide arrested

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

MOHALI: The Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) claimed to have nabbed a close aide of gangster Sukhpreet Singh Budda, who helped him in collecting extortion money, from Lalru here yesterday.

Man killed in road accident

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

PANCHKULA: A man was killed in an accident when a pickup van hit his bike from the rear near Rehod village.

Strict traffic laws need of hour, says father of girl who died in mishap

Strict traffic laws need of hour, says father of girl who died in mishap

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

PATIALA: My daughter had gone to the market to buy a traditional Punjabi suit for herself as she was fond of wearing new clothes, but she returned wrapped in white clothes, said an inconsolable father, Kuldeep Maggu.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

CMO told to take stringent action against SMO

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

PANCHKULA: The Haryana State Commission for Women has written to the CMO, Panchkula, suggesting a slew of measures to ensure women’s safety in hospitals and other health centres after a female health worker accused the SMO posted at a community health centre in the district of sexual harassment.

Transport aircraft crew reunite after 20 yrs

Transport aircraft crew reunite after 20 yrs

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: Twenty years after they last met, former IAF officers, who had served on the Packet transport aircraft that had played a crucial military and diplomatic role in the IAF’s early days, got together for a reunion here today.

Doctor dwells on treating esophageal cancer

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: Laparoscopy (also known as keyhole surgery or Laser surgery) for esophageal cancer gives better results than open surgery, said Dr Vijay Jagdish Jagad, Consultant, Surgical Oncology, Fortis Hospital, Mohali, while addressing the media here today.

EX-DEO’S PLEA AGAINST TRANSFER

Tribunal tells Edu Dept to file reply by December 9

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) today issued a notice to the Education Department, directing it to file a reply by December 9 on the petition by former District Education Officer (DEO) Anujit Kaur regarding stay on her transfer.

Varsity to promote staff lacking expertise in Punjabi unicode font!

Varsity to promote staff lacking expertise in Punjabi unicode font!

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

PATIALA: Punjabi University, Patiala, is all set to promote a select number of peons to the post of typists lacking efficiency in Punjabi (Unicode) typing.

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Exam branch open today

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: Keeping in view the examinations commencing from December 2, officials of Examinations Branches, PU, will be present at the office on November 30 (Saturday).

SCHOOL NOTES

St Joseph’s, Chandigarh

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

ST JOSEPH’S: An English poem recitation competition was organised for nursery students of St Joseph’s School, Sector 44-D.

Students have a field day

Students have a field day

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: Sacred Heart School welcomed its alumna Anjum Moudgil, a Common Wealth medalist, as the chief guest to ‘Prayaas - 2019’.

PU alumni for engaging global faculty

PU alumni for engaging global faculty

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: The second day of the Global Alumni Meet, organised by the Panjab University Alumni Association (PUAA), commenced with a plantation ceremony at the Alumni House of the PU here today.

Kharar shows the way in waste mgmt

Kharar shows the way in waste mgmt

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

MOHALI: The Municipal Council, Kharar, has become the first council in the state to convert biodegradable waste into organic compost using state-of-the-art machinery and paving the way to generate income for the municipality.

No takers for Rs 350-cr solid waste plant project in Ambala

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

AMBALA: Ambala’s plan to set up a solid waste management plant at an estimated cost of Rs 350 crore has failed to get any takers as no bidder came forward to take up the project.

Madrasi Colony dwellers to be shifted to Ashiana flats

Madrasi Colony dwellers to be shifted to Ashiana flats

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

PANCHKULA: In what may be termed as a major relief for Sector 21 residents, the Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) has finally decided to shift 20-year-old labour colony, also known as Madrasi Colony, located between Sector 21 and Maheshpur village.

Road rage: Court frames charges against woman

Road rage: Court frames charges against woman

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: A local court today framed charges against a 25-year-old woman, Sheetal Sharma, who had allegedly attacked a man following a road rage.

Nepal native gets 20 years in jail for raping minor

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: A local court today sentenced a 54-year-old Nepal native to 20-year imprisonment for abducting and raping a 15-year-old girl in 2018.

Comprehensive policy on parking in 3 months: HC told

Comprehensive policy on parking in 3 months: HC told

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: The UT Administration is coming out with a comprehensive policy for putting an end to the parking woes of motorists in the city, the Punjab and Haryana High Court was told today.

Nov rainfall at 3-decade high

Nov rainfall at 3-decade high

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: The rainfall in November this year has broken a three-decade record in Chandigarh.

Now, shell out 20 times more for increasing FAR

Now, shell out 20 times more for increasing FAR

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: Increasing the floor area ratio (FAR) will cost industrialists and owners of commercial properties in the city nearly 20 times more as the UT Administration has decided to link the charges with the current collector rates on the basis of the formula adopted in the case of educational institutes.

Minor among 4 killed in Ambala road accident

Minor among 4 killed in Ambala road accident

30 Nov 2019 | 7:07 AM

AMBALA: Four persons, including a minor boy, were killed after the car they were travelling in met with an accident on the National Highway here on Thursday midnight.

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Capital to get 11K Wi-Fi hostspots, says Kejriwal

Capital to get 11K Wi-Fi hostspots, says Kejriwal

05 Dec 2019 | 9:27 AM

NEW DELHI:Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced that Delhiites will get free 15 GB data per month through a hotspot network across the city, asserting that the AAP has fulfilled all its poll promises.

Ruckus in Assembly, BJP’s Gupta marshalled out

Ruckus in Assembly, BJP’s Gupta marshalled out

04 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

NEW DELHI:A group of protestors breached the security cordon and entered the Delhi Assembly premises on Tuesday, raising slogans against the AAP government on the issue of dirty water allegedly being supplied in the national Capital.

Doc, employee found dead in car

05 Dec 2019 | 9:28 AM

NEW DELHI:Bodies of a doctor and his employee with gunshot injuries were found in a car in Delhi’s Rohini Sector-13 on Wednesday , police said.

Differently-abled protest, traffic hit

Differently-abled protest, traffic hit

04 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

NEW DELHI:Days after the Indian Railways virtually rejected almost all their demands, a group of disabled people claiming to be job aspirants in the national transporter threw traffic in disarray and caused inconvenience to commuters during peak hours.

Delhi Cong stages protest

Delhi Cong stages protest

04 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

NEW DELHI:Delhi Congress workers and leaders staged a protest-march near Nirman Bhawan in central Delhi on Tuesday, where the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry is located, over the issue of regularisation of unauthorised colonies.

Four arrested for robbery

04 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

NEW DELHI:Four men, including two Iranian nationals, were arrested for impersonating police personnel and carrying arms to rob people near the Delhi airport, a senior police official said on Tuesday.

Maliwal to sit on hunger strike

Maliwal to sit on hunger strike

03 Dec 2019 | 8:00 AM

NEW DELHI:Delhi Commission For Women chief Swati Maliwal will sit on an indefinite hunger strike from Tuesday to protest against incidents of rape that has been reported in the last few days from different parts of the country.

JNU Teachers’ Association demands report on fee hike issue be made public

JNU Teachers’ Association demands report on fee hike issue be made public

02 Dec 2019 | 8:06 PM

NEW DELHI: The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Association on Monday staged a march to demand that the report of a high-powered committee set up by the Centre on the fee hike issue be made public.

3 minors killed in road accident

02 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

NEW DELHI:Three minors, who were speeding on a scooter without wearing helmets, met with a fatal accident after their vehicle rammed into a pole near Delhi Gate area here, the police said on Sunday.

Aurangzeb Lane’s signboard blackened

Aurangzeb Lane’s signboard blackened

02 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

NEW DELHI:Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa along with other Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) members blackened Aurangzeb Lane signboard in Lutyens’ Delhi on Sunday and demanded removal of Mughal emperor’s name from road signages and textbooks.

Assaulted, harassed by cops: Woman protester

01 Dec 2019 | 7:17 AM

NEW DELHI:A woman sat on a solitary protest near the Parliament here on Saturday morning in the wake of the gangrape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian on the outskirts of Hyderabad, and alleged that she was harassed and beaten up by police personnel following which the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) issued a notice to the Delhi Police.

DSGMC leaders in war of words over empty coffers

01 Dec 2019 | 7:17 AM

NEW DELHI:Politics over managing and securing the funds of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is getting intense.

JNU students protest near HRD Ministry

JNU students protest near HRD Ministry

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

NEW DELHI: JNU students on Friday staged a protest near the HRD Ministry premises here demanding that recommendations of the government-constituted panel, on restoring normal functioning of the university, be made public.

Bar elections on Dec 13

Bar elections on Dec 13

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday allowed elections of the bar associations at Tis Hazari and Karkardooma district courts here to be held on December 13.

Registry of properties from Dec 16: Tiwari

Registry of properties from Dec 16: Tiwari

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

NEW DELHI: Congratulating residents of unauthorised colonies here, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Friday said they can start the process of registration of their properties from December 16.

Delhi court seeks status report on Nirbhaya convicts’ legal remedies

Delhi court seeks status report on Nirbhaya convicts’ legal remedies

30 Nov 2019 | 7:13 AM

NEW DELHI: A Delhi Court on Friday asked four men convicted in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case to apprise it about the status of their mercy and curative petitions.

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Include city in Hyperloop project, MP writes to CM

Include city in Hyperloop project, MP writes to CM

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

JALANDHAR: Member of Parliament Santokh Singh Chaudhary today wrote to Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to include Jalandhar in the Hyperloop transport infrastructure project, which would be developed on the Amritsar-Ludhiana-Chandigarh route.

‘Strict law needed to stop crime against women’

‘Strict law needed to stop crime against women’

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

JALANDHAR: The brutal killing and gangrape of the 26-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad has not only shaken the entire nation but have brought national shame, exposing the ugliest face of the country.

‘Shakti app’ to ensure safety of girl students, women in city

‘Shakti app’ to ensure safety of girl students, women in city

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

JALANDHAR: The Commissionerate Police (CP) today held a sensitisation workshop on ‘Shakti app’ for school and college students to ensure the safety and security of women in the city.

Youth Cong polls: After Ludhiana firing, security up in city

Youth Cong polls: After Ludhiana firing, security up in city

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

JALANDHAR: A day after an incident of firing in Ludhiana during the ongoing Youth Congress elections, security was beefed up in Jalandhar too.

Farm fires: Farmers want FIRs withdrawn

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

JALANDHAR: Quoting the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and Supreme Court’s instructions that farmers should not be completely held responsible for farm fires, the farmers have demanded the police and the district administration to withdraw FIRs registered against them under Section 188 of the IPC.

5 arrested for running illegal lottery business

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

JALANDHAR: Cracking down on racket of illegal lottery business, being operated in the city, the city police have arrested five suspects for indulging in the trade in various areas of the city.

‘World Soil Day’: Students stress on soil conservation

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

PHAGWARA: Staff and students of MLU DAV College, Phagwara, observed ‘World Soil Day’ on the college premises here today.

Alumni meet at Sainik School tommorow

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

KAPURTHALA: Inviting ex-students serving on various prestigious positions, Sainik School, Kapurthala, will hold its old boys’ meet on its campus on December 7.

Phillauria , Harphool conferred with Kewal Vig Award

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

JALANDHAR: On the 27th death anniversary of former journalist Kewal Vig, noted Punjabi short story writer Mohan Lal Philauria and Punjabi poet Harphool Singh on Thursday were conferred with ‘Kewal Vig Award-2019’ as the best writer and the best poet, respectively.

Memorandum on research-related activities signed

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

PHAGWARA: Lovely Professional University (LPU) and Shanghai Vocational College of Agriculture and Forestry (SHAFC) of China have signed an MoU, today, on the campus of LPU for collaboration in academic and research related-activities.

Balwant Kapur memorial hockey from January 5

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

JALANDHAR: The 16th edition of All India Balwant Singh Kapur Memorial Hockey Tournament will going start from January 5 and conclude on January 12.

SCHOOL NOTES

Annual sports meet held

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

Kapurthala: The much-awaited annual sports meet of MGN Public School commenced on Thursday.

BRIEFLY

Stationery items distributed

06 Dec 2019 | 7:35 AM

STATIONERY ITEMS: Jalandhar: Inner Wheel Club, Jalandhar, on Thursday distributed notebooks and stationery items were distributed among students of NCLP School.

Cops on toes to provide free service to women at night

Cops on toes to provide free service to women at night

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

JALANDHAR: Amid the mounting public outrage against incidents of rape and violence against women in the country, the announcement made by Capt Amarinder Singh to provide free home service for women at night in the state was welcomed by women and social activists in the city.

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Two arrested in carjacking case

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

PHAGWARA: The Goraya police on Wednesday arrested two suspects, who were involved in forcibly taking away an Alto Car from Vikramjit, a resident of Goraya, on November 19 and recovered the car (bearing registration number PB 08K 5485) and a toy pistol from their possession.

Garbage dump troubles students

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

PHILLAUR: The garbage dump site selected by the Bilga Nagar Panchayat (NP) in front of Government Primary School (Girls) is posing health hazards to students.

Youths from 13 states showcase talent

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

JALANDHAR: To strengthen unity in diversity among youths of 13 states, a National Integration Camp started with scintillating folk dance performances by youths at Lyallpur Khalsa College yesterday.

Expert dwells on geometric dimensioning at workshop

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

PHAGWARA: GNA University organised a two-day workshop on ‘Geometric dimensioning and teolerancing (GD&T) for 250 students of BTech Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and Robotics Engineering for the first time here today.

Gujral doctrine is still favourite subject of research: IKGPTU VC

Gujral doctrine is still favourite subject of research: IKGPTU VC

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

JALANDHAR: Former Prime Minister (PM) Inder Kumar Gujral was remembered during two events organised in connection with his birth centenary today.

Ophthalmology conference begins tomorrow

Ophthalmology conference begins tomorrow

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

JALANDHAR: The 23rd annual conference of Punjab Ophthalmological Society of eye surgeons from Punjab, Chandigarh and adjoining states of Haryana, Himachal, dedicated dedicated to the 550th Parkash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev, will be held at The Grand Lilly Resorts, Jalandhar, from December 6 to 8.

Robbers take away trader’s car at gunpoint

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

MAHILAPUR: Unidentified armed robbers took away a Hyundai Creta vehicle from a textile merchant of Mahilpur town from near Thuana village on the Phagwara road late last night.

Agrarian crisis has deepened in state: Farmers

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

JALANDHAR: A year has passed, when farmers in Doaba protested for sugarcane dues, but the problem stands as it is. Last year the protest was started on December 4 and ended on December 6.

Incomplete voters’ lists mess up Youth Congress polls

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

JALANDHAR: Amid too much confusion and technical problems, only 20 per cent polling took place on the first day of polling for the Punjab Youth Congress elections today.

Visiting historic gurdwaras across country on cycle

Visiting historic gurdwaras across country on cycle

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

JALANDHAR: A saffron flag over a bicycle decked with flowers bears a sign – ‘Ýatra, Sachkhand Shri Hazoor Sahib’. Being ridden by a wrinkled and white-bearded man dressed in saffron robes and a blue turban, it is an unusual sight on a chilly day on the Kapurthala highway.

Refund fee charged for NASA visa processing, forum tells city school

Refund fee charged for NASA visa processing, forum tells city school

05 Dec 2019 | 7:31 AM

KAPURTHALA: The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has asked Cambridge International School, here, to refund Rs 40,000 sought from a parent for sending his son to a proposed trip to NASA in February last year.

Effluents in Kala Sanghian drain leave residential areas polluted

Effluents in Kala Sanghian drain leave residential areas polluted

04 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

JALANDHAR: Led by Ward No. 2 councillor Sushil Kumar, a letter signed by 100 residents of the Kalia Colony here and nearby areas was submitted to the Chairman of the NGT Monitoring Committee here today.

Child rights panel serves notice to DC, MC

Child rights panel serves notice to DC, MC

04 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

JALANDHAR: Taking cognizance of the delay in action by the district administration and the Municipal Corporation to remove an open garbage dump located outside the premises of Sai Dass Senior Secondary School, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sent a notice to the Deputy Commissioner (DC) and the Municipal Corporation (MC) to take an appropriate action within 10 days

sex racket: 4 get judicial custody

04 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

Jalandhar: The police on Monday arrested four persons under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act for allegedly running sex racket at a spa. All accused were produced in a court on Tuesday, which sent them to judicial custody.

Woman held on fraud charge

04 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

NAKODAR: The police have arrested a woman on charges of fraud and criminal conspiracy.

Civil Hospital gets medical equipment worth Rs 55 lakh

04 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

PHILLAUR: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee general secretary and Assembly in-charge, Phillaur, Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary inaugurated medical equipment worth Rs 55 lakh at the Civil Hospital here on Monday.

F&CC meeting on December 6

04 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

JALANDHAR: A meeting of the Finance and Contract Committee (F&CC) will be held at the Municipal Corporation office here on December 6.

JIT penalised for delay in possession of flat

04 Dec 2019 | 7:54 AM

JALANDHAR: The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum while hearing the case pertaining to a complaint filed by Geetika Grover, a resident of Urban Estate, Phase I, here, told the Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) to pay the entire price of a flat — Rs 6,01,800 — with 12 per cent interest, along with Rs 55,000 as harassment and litigation expenses, for the delay in handing over the possession of the flat, which was supp