Friday, December 13, 2019
facebook
11 Dec 2019

Tribune Impact

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

RK KAPOOR:I thank The Tribune for publishing my grievance, 'Tree branches lying on road'.

Kundan International, Chandigarh

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

LAWRENCE GLOBAL:Kundan International School celebrated its 13th founder’s day.

Two police stations go powerless over dues

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PATIALA:The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited officials (PSPCL) today disconnected power supply to two police stations, here today, due to their inability to pay their bills.

Powercom retirees hold protest

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PATIALA:On a call of the PSPCL Pensioners Association, thousands of Powercom pensioners held a protest in front of the PSPCL head office to press their demands, here today.

Punjabi varsity likely to set up Dr Ambedkar Chair

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PATIALA:Punjabi University, Patiala, is likely to set up Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar Chair on its campus.

Health Department raids pan shops, slaps Rs 2,800 fine

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PATIALA:As a part of the statewide crackdown on the sale of E-cigarettes and hookah, the district Health Department on Tuesday conducted raids in the city.

Pbi varsity students burn copies of Citizenship Amendment Bill

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PATIALA:After the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, (CAB) was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday midnight, various student organisations staged a massive protest at Punjabi University, Patiala, against the bill.

Labour officials asked to submit status report

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PATIALA:The Deputy Secretary of the BOCW Labour Welfare Board has sought status report from all Assistant Labour Commissioners (ALCs) across the state, over the disbursement of money to the underage girls under the Shagun Scheme.

Inline hockey selection camp begins

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

MOHALI:A seven-day long inline hockey selection camp started at The Gurukul School (Zirakpur), here today.

Aarav helps DPS-40 log victory

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Delhi Public School (Sector 40) recorded a 47-run win over St Xavier's High School (Panchkula) in the ongoing St Xavier's Inter-School Cricket League, here today.

Monika guides PU to third position finish

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Monika Pandey came up with yet another match winning performance to help Panjab University (PU) claim third position in the North Zone Inter-University Cricket Championship.

AG UP to face Haryana in final

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:AG Uttar Pradesh defeated AG Punjab 4-2 to sail into the finals of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department North Zone Hockey Tournament, at the Sector 42 Sports Complex here today.

Sports Dept focus on developing ‘Centres of Excellence’ at indoor complexes

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:In a major development, the UT Sports Department has decided to come up with ‘centres of excellence’ at various indoor sports complexes functioning under the department.

Arslan doesn't rue missing world record chance

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Debutant Arslan Khan has become the first batsman from Chandigarh to score a century and a double-century in their maiden Ranji Trophy match against Arunachal Pradesh.

Chandigarh on brink of big win

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Debutant Arslan Khan smashed double-ton on Day 2 to put Chandigarh on the brink of victory in their debut Ranji Trophy match against Arunachal Pradesh at Sector 16 Stadium.

Short plays, dances mark cultural event

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Central Government Welfare Coordination Committee organised its annual cultural bonanza, ‘Jhankaar-2019’, at Tagore Theatre here today.

Couple declared PO in fraud case held in Delhi

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

MOHALI:The police with the help of immigration authorities arrested a couple at the Delhi airport in a three-year-old fraud case.

No headway in Elly Mangat case

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

MOHALI:More than two months have passed since the Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ropar range, to investigate the alleged custodial torture of Punjabi singer Elly Mangat by the police during his remand, but there has been no headway in the case so far.

Workshop on healthcare cost begins

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:A four-day workshop on costing of healthcare services began at the Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, PGIMER, today.

Police seek record from asst registrar of coop societies

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PANCHKULA:Investigations into the fraud at New Bankers Cooperative Thrift and Credit Society will begin soon as the police have now sought records from the assistant registrar of cooperative societies who had filed a complaint against the old managing committee of the society following which the police had lodged an FIR.

INLD to challenge SDM court’s decision

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

AMBALA:INLD district chief Sheeshpal Jandheri today alleged that the decision of giving the possession of Tau Devi Lal Bhawan, where the INLD had been running its office for the past 10 years, to the Jannayak Janata Party was taken under the pressure of Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala.

Hry rapped for dragging feet in Excise Dept irregularities

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab and Haryana High Court rapped Haryana for trying to “drag its feet for a motivated cause to attain sinister design to protect the real culprits” in a “scandal where public money was sought to be usurped”.

Dera violence case: HC blow to police for sitting over matter

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Just over two years after violence erupted in Haryana following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case, the state of Haryana and the police today found themselves at the receiving end with the Punjab and Haryana High Court virtually questioning them for sitting over the matter for almost three days.

Youth harasses girl, booked

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

ZIRAKPUR:The police have booked a youth, along with his accomplices, for allegedly stalking and outraging modesty of a girl.

Doctor booked for molesting 12-year-old

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PANCHKULA:The police have registered a case against a registered medical practitioner for molesting a 12-year-old girl in Toda village near Raipur Rani today.

Illegal miners back in business at Dera Bassi

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

LALRU:Illegal mining, which was under check following the police crackdown for the last several months, has once again become rampant in Dera Bassi subdivision.

Man trying to fix faulty bulb falls off fourth floor, dies

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

KHARAR:Arash Sharma, a resident of Patiala, died while his relative, a woman, Vicky Saggi, was seriously injured when both fell off the fourth floor in Gulmohar Complex near Sunny Enclave on Tuesday, late evening.

2 women caught stealing purse

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Two women have been arrested for stealing a purse from a girl’s bag at a shop in Mani Majra.

Man gets 5-yr jail for carrying charas

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:A local court has awarded five-year imprisonment to a 30-year-old resident of Himachal Pradesh in a drug case.

Ambala woman harassed for dowry, 2 held

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

AMBALA:The district police have arrested two persons in a case of dowry cruelty and harassment, officials said here on Tuesday.

Three morning walkers hurt in hit-&-run

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

AMBALA:Three women sustained injuries when a car hit them while they were on a morning walk in Ambala City this morning.

Warrants against MD of Holy Smoke over non-compliance

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has issued bailable warrants against the MD of Holy Smoke, a restaurant at Elante Mall, for not complying with an order of the forum.

Only 20 of 35 councillors agree to go on study tour

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Not only Congress, but several BJP councillors too have decided not to go on a “study tour” to Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala and Kolkata, West Bengal.

Graft: CBI court allows ex-DSP to fly abroad

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:The court of Special Judge, CBI, today allowed former Mohali DSP Raka Ghirra to fly abroad.

Over 2K defaulters may get back licence to vend

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:A large number of vendors, whose vending licences were cancelled on account of non-payment of monthly fee, are likely to get a “golden chance” to pay the dues and operate again as the Town Vending Committee (TVC) will take up a proposal in this connection tomorrow.

CRRID remembers ICSSR chairman

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:A meeting of the faculty and staff of the Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID) today condoled the demise of Prof Braj Bihari Kumar, Chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.

PGI docs bring laurels

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Faculty and resident doctors from the Advanced Eye Centre (AEC), PGI, have won national awards at various conferences.

Innovation award for CSIO scientist

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Dr Neelesh Kumar, Senior Principal Scientist, Biomedical Instrumentation Unit of Central Scientific Instruments Organisation, has received an award for the ‘Best Applied Research or Technology Innovation aimed at Improving the Life of Persons with Disabilities.

Cancer care camp during Shaheedi Jor Mela

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

FATEHGARH SAHIB:Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, in collaboration with the Cancer Care Charitable Society, would organise a three-day free camp on the eve of Shaheedi Jor Mela at the university campus, said Dr Prit Pal Singh, Vice-Chancellor of the university, after inaugurating a seminar on effects and prevention of cancer here today.

Human Rights Day with village kids

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Centre for Human Rights and Duties celebrated Human Rights Day at Masol Village in Mohali.

Chrysanthemum exhibition begins at varsity, 150 varieties on display

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:The 12th Chrysanthemum Exhibition, organised by the Horticulture Division of the PU, was inaugurated by PU VC Prof Raj Kumar at Prof RC Paul Rose Garden here today.

Teachers protest at Secretariat

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:More than 400 guests and contract teachers working in different government schools of the UT sat on a dharna, under the banner of Joint Action Committee, here today.

PU withdraws circular for Kashmiri students

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:The PU today withdrew the circular demanding affidavits from Kashmiri students, declaring that they have not been involved in any unlawful activity during the clampdown in the valley.

Will not seek additional documents: Schools

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Six schools, against whom a complaint was submitted for seeking additional documents for admission to students from the Economically Weaker Section (EWS), have withdrawn the requirement after the District Education Officer (DEO) asked them to comply with the 2012 notification.

Woman sets self ablaze in Zirakpur, dies

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

ZIRAKPUR:A 42-year-old woman set herself ablaze after pouring kerosene on herself in front of Gurdwara Sahib at Dyalpura village, Zirakpur, in the wee hours of today.

Two convicts land in police net after 23 yrs

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:Two convicts in a case of dowry death, who were absconding since 1996, were re-arrested by the Chandigarh Police today.

Public hearing at 4 pm on December 23

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:The UT has issued a public notice for holding a public hearing on the Tribune flyover on December 23.

Expert panel nod to Tribune flyover was a mere formality

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:No experts’ committee, including the high-powered state-level Road Safety Council, of the UT Administration had ever discussed the Tribune flyover project or other options before its approval.

PU restricts timings of botanical garden

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:In the wake of the molestation incident reported at the crack of dawn from Panjab University’s botanical garden, the Vice-Chancellor has ordered to restrict the timings of the garden.

Police carry out search at PU, adjoining areas

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:A day after a middle-aged man molested a woman journalist at Panjab University’s botanical garden, the UT police carried out a search operation in nearby areas with a sketch of the suspect.

Teacher’s murder cracked, prime suspect’s mother held

11 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

KHARAR:The Kharar Sadar police have cracked the murder case of a schoolteacher, Sarbjeet Kaur, who was shot dead outside her school in Sunny Enclave on Thursday morning and have arrested the mother of prime suspect Harvinder Singh Sandhu in the case.

10 Dec 2019

MC to construct stadium in memory of trainee pilot

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

Kharar: The Kharar Municipal Council has decided to construct a sport stadium in Chajju Majra village in the memory of Amanpreet Kaur Sidhu, a trainee pilot who died in a plane crash in Telangana in October.

St Joseph’s, Chandigarh

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

Students of St Joseph’s School, Sector 44-D, participated in the 47th state-level science, mathematics and environmental exhibition for children.

Fire in spare parts shop

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

Ambala: A fire broke out at a spare parts shop near the Ambala Cantonment bus stand around midnight on Sunday.

Road dotted with potholes

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

The link road between Panchkula and the Chandigarh Railway Station via Mauli Jagran (near Sant Nirankari Mandal Complex and beyond) is full of potholes.

Digital show on Guru Nanak’s life concludes

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

Fatehgarh Sahib: The three-day mobile digital museum-cum-light and sound show on life and philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev, concluded at the Sports Stadium, Madhopur on Monday.

Click selfie with segregated waste, get organic compost free of cost

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

Kharar: To spread awareness of sanitation and solid waste management, the Municipal Council, Kharar, has decided to give free organic compost to the person, who will show selfie with segregated domestic waste in dry and wet dustbins.

Civil Surgeon warns of strict action against errant doctors

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

Kharar: Strict action will be taken against those found indulging in the illegal practice of determining the gender of the foetus, said Civil Surgeon Dr Manjit Singh while addressing a gathering during a function under “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” campaign in the government hospital at Bootgarh village near Kurali.

MLA threatens protest against illegal mining

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

ZIRAKPUR: Local MLA NK Sharma on Monday raised voice against illegal mining going on unchecked near Chhat village in Zirakpur.

Chemist shop burgled

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

Kharar: A burglary was committed at a chemist shop on Badala road in the wee hours on Monday.

15-year-old girl commits suicide

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

ZIRAKPUR: A 15-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence in Zirakpur on Sunday night.

Rs 2.5-lakh robbery: Mobile phone recovered from Sector 16 dump

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PANCHKULA: In the Rs 2.5 lakh gunpoint robbery at a showroom in Sector 16 two days ago, the police recovered owner’s mobile phone from the dump in the area.

Owners object to earmarking of vending sites near booths

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PANCHKULA: Earmarking of vending zones in various markets of the city by the Panchkula Municipal Corporation (MC) has caused resentment among booth owners.

JJP gets possession of Tau Devi Lal Bhawan in Ambala

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

AMBALA: The Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) today claimed to have got the possession of Tau Devi Lal Bhawan at Sector 8 in Ambala City where the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) had been running its office for the past several years.

Two pay Rs 500 fine each for throwing garbage in open

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

CHANDIGARH: The district court has imposed a fine of Rs 500 each on two persons for throwing waste material in the open in 2016.

Six-month-old foetus found in Naraingarh

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

AMBALA: A six-month-old foetus was recovered by the police from a plot near a hospital in Naraingarh on Monday morning.

Haryana to have anti-corruption cell at Chief Minister’s office

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PANCHKULA: The Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, today announced to set an anti-corruption cell at the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) and made it mandatory for all members of raiding teams of all departments to carry body cameras during raids.

Thieves decamp with cash, silver ornaments from locked house

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

DERA BASSI: Thieves targeted a locked house in Dera Bassi.

CCTV footage reveals girl visited Manali hotel alone

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

PANCHKULA: Fresh investigation in suicide by a 15-year-old girl have revealed that she visited a hotel in Manali on December 5 morning alone as per the CCTV footage of the hotel.

Convict wanted in accident case arrested

10 Dec 2019 | 7:18 AM

Chandigarh: The UT police has re-arrested a convict, who was wanted in an accident case.

The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found.
The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found.