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Wednesday, 23 December 2020

Boy dies as truck hits cart

Chandigarh: An 11-year-old boy was killed in a road accident near Maloya on Tuesday. Arpan of EWS Colony, Maloya, was pulling a cart when a truck hit it. He was rushed to the GMSH-16 where doctors declared him brought dead. The truck driver, Ramesh Chandra, has been arrested. The victim was a student of Class VII. The police said his parents were migrant labourers. TNS

Rs5l, gold stolen from house

Zirakpur: Gold, valuables worth Rs30 lakh and Rs5 lakh were stolen from a locked house at the AKS-2, a society in Zirakpur, on Monday night. The incident was captured on a CCTV camera. The owner, Naresh Kumar, and his family had gone to Hoshiarpur for a relative's marriage. A DDR has been registered. TNS

Tertiary water supply to be hit

Chandigarh: There will be no tertiary-treated water supply in Sector 14 to 29 from December 23 to January 1. According to the MC, due to the ongoing work on installation of aerators/mixers for tertiary-treated water at the UGR in Sector 29-B, the supply will be affected. TNS

Lecture Series launched

Chandigarh: The Society for Promotion of Science amp; Technology in India and the Chandigarh Chapter of the National Academy of Sciences, India, in collaboration with the Haryana State Council for Science, Technology amp; Innovation, launched a lecture series on Tuesday to celebrate National Mathematics Day, the birth anniversary of the great mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. To mark the occasion, a series of online activities involving lectures, quiz, poster competition and declamation will continue till March. The first in this series was a lecture, "Mathematics behind Data Transmission", by Prof Gurmeet Kaur Bakshi, from the Department of Mathematics. TNS

Webinar organised

Chandigarh: Dr Prabhdip Brar, Chairperson, University Institute of Fashion Technology amp; Vocational Development (UIFTamp;VD), organised a webinar on Tuesday on "Non-Surgical Aesthetic Treatments - Instagram Face or Psychosocial Benefits..." by Dr D Sara Sangha, BS in Pharmacy from Mangalore University and Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Vascular Cell Biology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, the US. It was attended by more than 75 participants, including faculty, research scholars and students of final year. TNS

Judo, TT trainees hold cyclothon

Chandigarh: The Sports Department organised cyclothon rallies under the Fit India campaign of the Centre. Judo and table tennis trainees of Sports Complex, Sector 34, along with their coaches, paddled in the sector while raising slogans "Fitness Ka Doze, Aadha Ghanta Roz" to create awareness on good health among the residents. Krishan Lal, Senior Judo Coach and in charge of Youth Affairs, also took part in the rally to motivate the trainees. TNS

PU declares Results

Chandigarh: Panjab University declared the results of MA Community Education and Development 4th semester, MSc (Cosmetology amp; Health Care) 4th semester, BSc (Hons) in Physics amp; Electronics 6th semester, BEd Special Education (Mental Retardation) 4th semester and Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management 2nd semester. The results can be seen at the respective departments/colleges or at Panjab University's website. TNS

Mayor opens green belt

Chandigarh: Mayor Raj Bala Malik inaugurated a green belt at Mauli Jagran here on Tuesday. She said besides ornamental trees, this green belt has play equipment for children, a walking track, benches and huts. Having an area of 1.25 acres, the green belt also has various flower beds. TNS

Man held with banned vials

Chandigarh: A 45-year-old man has been arrested by the local police with banned vials, tablets and capsules. According to the police, Sudesh Kumar, alias Binder, a resident of Sector 29, was nabbed from the Industrial Area, Phase II, with 26 banned vials, 80 tablets and 24 capsules on December 21. The police have registered a case against him under the NDPS Act at the Sector 31 police station. TNS

Loud music has DJ in trouble

Chandigarh: A DJ-cum-manager was booked by the local police for playing music at high volume at a nightclub, Play Ground, in Sector 26. A police team was patrolling the area on the intervening night of December 21 and 22 when they found loud music being played at the club by a DJ, identified as Parmit Singh (31). The police said a case under Section 61 of the Punjab Police Act had been registered at the Sector 26 police station. The DJ was arrested and later released on bail. TNS

from The Tribune

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