Chandigarh: 19-year-old detained for bike theft
A 19-year-old was arrested for theft of a bicycle, police in Chandigarh said on Saturday. In his complaint, Himanshu from Bapu Dham settlement in Sector 26 said that an unknown person stole his bicycle parked outside his house on the night of December 14 and 15. A case was registered under section 379 and section 411 of the IPC was added later. Police arrested Mauli Jagran’s Parmod for theft and also recovered seven stolen cycles from his possession. The accused told police that he used to steal bicycles in different areas of Chandigarh.
Three arrested for gambling
Chandigarh police arrested three people for gambling. The accused are Suresh, 32, and Sandeep from Daddumajra settlement and Vivek, 19, from sector 25. They were caught playing satta in a park on Friday. . Police also recovered ??3,850 of the accused. A case under the provisions of the Gambling Act was registered at the Maloya Police Station against them. They were then released on bail.
Military holiday: the 3rd episode of the fifth edition screened
The third episode of the fifth edition of the Military Literature Festival was screened on Saturday. This year’s theme is “Golden Jubilee of the Bangladesh Liberation War”. Four sessions took place on Saturday. The first concerned air and naval operations, which was addressed by Sqn Ldr PPS Gill. Another session on parachuting in Tangail was tackled by Brigadier PK Ghosh. Lieutenant General KJ Singh spoke about the Taliban and competitive extremism. A panel discussion on “Afghanistan: What lies ahead” was led by Ambassador Gurjit Singh, Ambassador Vivek Katju and Dr Christine Fair. Sunday will mark the last day of the festival.
Folk singer Haryana captivates audiences at Kalagram
The four days “Raagini and Saang Mahotsava” are organized by the Cultural Center of the North Zone (NZCC) in Kalagram. Saturday marked the third day of the event, which began with folk singer Haryana Bali Ram Sharma singing bhajans and “raagini”.
Road safety program organized at the sector 54 government school
A road safety program was organized at Sector 54 Government High School by the Chandigarh Traffic Police Awareness Team. DSP (Traffic R&D) Jaswinder Singh discussed the Motor Vehicle Act as well as the changes made in 2019, the Central Motor Vehicle Rules and the Driving of Motor Vehicles Regulations. The team also discussed the harmful effects of using cell phones and wearing headphones while driving and the importance of wearing appropriate helmets and seat belts. Various road signs were also discussed. Videos of accidents were also shown and a quiz was organized for the students.
PU women win New Zealand tennis title
The women of the University of Punjab won the honors of the North Zone Tennis Championship held at the Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal, Sonepat, beating the University of Punjabi, Patiala, 2-0, to win the title. Himaanshika Singh of the University of Punjab beat Samriti 6-2, 6-0 and Simran Pritam beat Pooja 6-1, 6-2 to win the title. The team had been coached by coach Birbal Wadhera. MD University, Rohtak, was third and Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi, fourth.
PGIMER doctor awarded
According to information shared by the public relations manager of PGIMER, Professor Shashanka Mohan Bose, former senior professor, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Surgeons of India, the highest honor of this prestigious organization with more members . more than 28,000 surgeons. The award was presented during the Association’s scholarship convocation, which was held in Visakhapatnam on Thursday. Professor Bose is known for his work in teaching and research.
Competition to raise awareness among students and parents
A drawing and quiz contest was held at the Sector 10 Museum and Art Gallery to educate parents and students to vote in the next Municipal Corporation (MC) election, scheduled for December 24th. The event was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the State Election Commission and about 200 public school students from across the city attended.
Line of salary scales: PU, college teachers continue to protest
Members of the Association of Professors of the University of Punjab (PUTA) organized a protest march on Saturday at the dental institute of the university against the non-application of the revised salary scales of the UGC according to the seventh commission salary of the government of Punjab. The protest was part of the statewide Bandh Education called by the banner of the Punjab Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organizations (PFUCTO). PUTA President Mritunjay Kumar briefed teachers on PUTA / PFUCTO efforts to resolve issues as early as possible.