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Friday, 25 December 2020

Man loses Rs 24K in online fraud

Chandigarh: A Sector 29 resident was allegedly duped of Rs24,240 by a fraudster, who called him posing as a bank executive. The victim, Somvir Singh, said he received a call from a woman, who claimed she was an executive of RBL Bank, on December 23. The woman told him that there was an offer to enhance the limit of the credit card. The fraudster sent an OTP on the victim's mobile number and asked him to share it. He revealed the OTP and later found that he had lost Rs24,240. TNS

Theft reported from house

Chandigarh: Gold jewellery and cash were stolen from a house in Khuda Ali Sher. According to the police, complainant Amandeep Singh reported that the incident took place between December 21 and 23. TNS

Elante offers shopping bonanza

Chandigarh: Elante Mall has given the patrons a whole lot to cheer about. It is giving people from the tricity another reason to end 2020 with smiles by announcing a three-day flat 50% off on over 200 brands from December 25. The participating categories include fashion, footwear, Famp;B, beauty and many more. The three-day extravaganza will also give the highest shopper a chance to win a brand new Benelli Bike. Some of the participating brands include Lifestyle, Shoppers Stop, Max, Aldo, Steve Madden, Only, Jack n Jones, Da Milano among others. Elante Mall is also hosting the tricity's tallest Polar Bear as part of its Christmas festivities. TNS

Calendar dedicated to Covid warriors

Chandigarh: Acting on the directions of the Centre, UT Adviser Manoj Parida on Thursday digitally released the New Year Calendar-2021 of the Chandigarh Administration dedicated to all corona warriors. The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, has recently directed all departments to stop printing of wall calendars, desktop calendars, diaries, festival greeting cards and similar material. TNS

No winter break at univeristy

Chandigarh: Panjab University has announced no winter break for all teaching departments and regional centres for the academic session 2020-21. Prof VR Sinha, Dean, Research, said a circular in this regard has already been issued and forwarded to the chairpersons/directors/coordinators concerned. TNS

CCPCR saves minor girl

Chandigarh: Timely intervention by the Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) saved the life of a 14-year-old girl, who was reportedly being married forcibly to an adult by her family members. The wedding was scheduled for the weekend. Harjinder Kaur, Chairperson, CCPCR, said the girl was getting married to a resident of Nayagaon, falling under the jurisdiction of the SAS Nagar (Mohali). A case has been registered at the Sector 11 police station here. TNS

Book release at college

Chandigarh: The Dev Samaj College of Education, Sector 36, organised an event to release a book, 'A Teacher Speaks: An interview with life', an autobiography of Dr S Kumar, at its college auditorium. Kumar is an eminent educationist of the region and has retired as the director of the Bharat Scouts amp; Guides. The book was released by Rubinderjit Singh Brar, Director, School and Higher Education, UT. TNS

Expert talk at GGSCW-26

Chandigarh: The Department of Computer Science and Applications of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women (GGSCW), Sector 26, organised an online expert talk on 'Understanding the Cloud presence through Amazon web services'. The talk was delivered by Dr Rohini Arora, Professor, Faculty of Applied Science amp; Technology, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. TNS

Doc welcomed at hospital

Chandigarh: Dr Manuj Wadhwa of Elite Group and his team will now be serving at Shalby Hospital in Mohali. Founder of the Shalby Group, Dr Vikram I Shah, welcomed Wadhwa and his team. TNS

from The Tribune

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