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Sunday, 1 November 2020

Online Fraud: Two residents duped

Chandigarh: Two city residents have been duped through an e-commerce website. In his complaint, Ajit Kumar, a resident of Sector 56, stated that unknown persons duped him on the pretext of buying a mobile phone. A case under Sections 420 and 120-B of the IPC has been registered at the Sector 39 police station. In another complaint, Yatin Kumar, a resident of Sector 37-D, stated that he was duped of Rs23,800 through barcode on the pretext of buying a bed he wished to sell on an e-commerce portal. TNS

Cycle rally flagged off

Mohali: The Department of Health and Family Welfare, Punjab, organised a cycle rally from Phase 5 to Phase 11 to spread awareness among people about non-communicable diseases. People from different walks of life took part in the rally. The rally was flagged off by Dr Manjit Singh, Director Health Services. He said diabetes, blood pressure, stroke and heart diseases were on the rise among the people. "People need to exercise and use bicycle more to prevent such diseases," he said. Traffic police personnel also took part in the bicycle rally. TNS

SC scholarship scheme launched

Mohali: Cabinet Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu launched Dr BR Ambedkar Post-Matric SC Scholarship scheme at a virtual event in Bhankarpur. Sidhu said to facilitate larger number of SC students for pursuing higher education in government and private institutions, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh-led state government had increased the family income criteria for this scheme from earlier Rs2.5 lakh to Rs4 lakh. This scheme was to be effective from academic session 2021-22. Sidhu inaugurated a modern anganwari centre at Bhankarpur village. The anganwari centre has been set up at a cost of about Rs10 lakh, of which Rs6.5 lakh was spent by philanthropists. TNS

Interactive session held

Chandigarh: Members of the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA), national body of architects in the country, held an interactive session with Sujata and Rajan of Zeba Design studio here on Saturday. Surinder Bagha of the IIA stressed upon the need for coordination between living, dining and bed space by dressing up walls, floors, windows, beds and dining. TNS

from The Tribune

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