Two detained for mobile phone theft in Chandigarh : The Tribune India


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Chandīgarh: Two youths – Avdesh Kumar alias Rinku (22) from Bathinda and Virender (19) from Hisar – were arrested for stealing a mobile phone. Burail resident Pankaj Kashyap said his mobile phone was stolen on the road between Sectors 32 and 46. TNS

iPad stolen from PGI

Chandīgarh: A stranger stole an iPad from a PGI doctor’s room. A case of theft was recorded on the complaint of Dr. Kushang Khanda from the ENT department.

Two detainees with an illegal firearm

Mohali: Police arrested two people and recovered a homemade pistol believed to have been used in various looting incidents, during Phase 11 here on Monday. The suspects were identified as Sonu Kumar, a resident of Nadyali, and Bunty Kumar, a resident of Sector 65. They planned to commit a robbery but were caught during a check, police said. A case has been filed against the two of them under Sections 25, 54 and 59 of the Weapons Act at Phase 11 Police Station. TNS

Mohali DC examines revenue issues

Mohali: Deputy Commissioner Amit Talwar held a meeting to review ongoing work related to the Department of Revenue. He issued an instruction that outstanding issues should be resolved within a stipulated time. Issues related to court cases, encroachment, auditing, land mortgage, transfers and markings were considered. The DC has asked all tehsildars to complete pending transfer work on a priority basis. TNS

Holding an event on suicide prevention

Chandīgarh: The Institute of Mental Health, in association with Parivartan, an NGO, organized an awareness program on suicide prevention. The program aimed to provide training in identifying the warning signs of suicide risk in order to quickly refer patients for intervention. A total of 25 participants from three different institutes attended the event. Jasbinder Kaur, Senior Manager, GMCH-32, Chandigarh, who was the main guest, emphasized the importance of conducting such programs to raise awareness on a sensitive issue. TNS

Book exhibition at DAV College

Chandīgarh: To commemorate the 129th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s address to the Chicago House of Religions, the Path Seeker Society and RAAH – The DAV College Library Club, Area 10, hosted a book exhibit on college premises. The exhibition included books on the life of Swami Vivekananda and books from other spiritual institutions, namely Swami Ramakrishna Mission, Brahmakumaris and ISKCON. TNS

Antaz Singh wins shooting gold

Chandīgarh: Antaz Singh Jattana, a student from Strawberry Fields Secondary School, Sector 26, won gold in the 10m air rifle shooting competition at the Chandigarh State Inter-School Shooting Championship, which was held at the shooting range, sector 25.He participated in the men’s submarine -youth category. Gurtej Sidhu and Armaan Kaushal won the silver and bronze medals respectively. TNS

Tiger Club trainees shine

Chandīgarh: Tiger Club taekwondo players performed well in the 31st Inter Taekwondo Championship. Club trainees won a total of 25 gold medals, 10 silver medals and five bronze medals to win the overall trophy. Diamond Club finished second with seven gold medals and three silver medals. A total of 125 players participated in this championship. TNS


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