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Tuesday, 29 December 2020

34-year-old man crushed to death in Zirakpur

Zirakpur: A 34-year-old man, Om Prakash, was crushed to death by a truck near the Metro point on the Chandigarh-Ambala highway on Sunday evening. The deceased, a resident of Palsora, Sector 55, was riding a motorcycle when the accident happened. The police have informed the kin of the deceased. Investigating Officer Sukhdev Singh said: ''The driver fled the spot with the vehicle but the registration number of the vehicle has been noted. A case has been registered and the truck driver will be traced soon.'' TNS

Water supply to be hit in city

Chandigarh: The water supply in the city will be affected on Tuesday due to repair work in some areas. According to the MC, there will be routine water supply from 4 am to 9 am. However, there will be no afternoon and evening supply in Sector 1-12, 14-18, the PGI, Sector 21-A, 22-A and B, 25, the waterworks colony, Sector 39, Dadu Majra village and Maloya Colony. TNS

Driver found dead in auto

Chandigarh: A 23-year-old auto driver was found dead in an auto parked near the Golf Club on Monday. The victim has been identified as Neeraj, a resident of Ram Darbar. A passerby informed the police. He was rushed to Government Multi-Specialty Hospital, Sector 16, where doctors declared him brought dead. The police said the body had been shifted to a mortuary and the autopsy would be conducted tomorrow. Inquest proceedings have been initiated at the Sector 3 police station. TNS

Clothes donated to the poor

Panchkula: Rotaract Club Chandigarh Himalayan organised Arpan, a cloth donation drive at a nursery, Sector 14, here on Monday. The event was organised by Superheads Siddarth and Rtr Muskan Sagar with their team under the able guidance of Rtr Kanwal Preet Singh. The clothes, collected from donors all over the tricity, were donated to the underprivileged and animals after stitching and washing. TNS

Workshop on heart problems

Chandigarh: An arrhythmia workshop for the patients suffering from various heart rhythm problems was held at Mukut Hospital here on Monday. The patients underwent electrophysiological (EP) study radiofrequency (RF) ablation procedure. Dr Devendra Bisht, senior interventional cardiologist and electro-physiologist, stated that many patients with symptoms of palpitations, shortness of breath, fainting, chest pain, paralysis and in extreme cases cardiac arrest were visiting their Heart Clinic. TNS

Mobile phone snatched

Zirakpur: An unknown motorcycle-borne youth snatched a mobile phone from a labourer, Balkaran Sahni, near Lotus Green on Patiala road around 11 pm on Sunday night. The victim, a construction worker, was coming from near VIP Road at night when a motorcyclist came from behind and snatched his phone near a pizza outlet. The police have registered a case and investigation is on. In another incident, a woman alleged that that a bike-borne miscreant snatched her gold chain. The complainant said a man started chasing her on a bike and snatched her gold chain near Lohgarh. Also, in Lalru, three persons took away a car from a taxi driver on Sunday. TNS

Mentally ill goes missing

Chandigarh: A 26-year-old mentally challenged person, identified as Randeep, has been missing from Deep Complex, Hallo Majra. He went missing on December 13, after which his family reported the matter to the police. A DDR has been lodged at the Sector 31 police station. TNS

Council honours Covid warriors

Chandigarh: The All Churches Council organised a Christmas get-together at Christ Church, Sector 18, Chandigarh. The council honoured Covid 19 warriors for their contribution to various fields. Those who were honoured are Dr Amandeep Kang, Director, Health Services, Dr Jaswinder Kaur, Director, Government Medical College and Hospital, Dr Yash Pal, Head of the Cardiology Department, PGI, Shailender Singh, Chief Engineer, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, and Arun Sood, city BJP president. Anil Masih, president of the council, said they also honoured the medical staff of three main hospitals of Chandigarh - PGI, Government Multi-Specialty Hospital, Sector 16, and Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32. TNS

from The Tribune

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