26012018-CT-01.qxd 1/25/2018 11:47 PM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE FRIDAY | 26 JANUARY 2018 | CHANDIGARH Gandhi’s last battle School admissions IPL auction ‘Gandhi’s last battle was with his own people — Hindus & Sikhs in India and Muslims in Pakistan.’ P2 Four convent schools in the city hold draw of lots for admission to entry-level classes. P4 Nikhil, Prashant and Anmolpreet’s names doing the rounds for IPL auction to be held on Jan 27- 28. P8 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 20°C MIN 7°C | YESTERDAY MAX 19.4°C MIN 8.7°C | SUNSET FRIDAY 5.54 PM SUNRISE SATURDAY 7.16 AM Slum-dwellers likely to get power Cousin hurt, were playing in park when mishap took place meteredUpadhyay Ramkrishan Hit by car, 4-yr-old killed Tribune News Service Angry residents protest outside the Maloya police station over the incident on Thursday. NITIN MITTAL Tribune News Service Chandigarh, January 25 A four-year girl was killed and her five-year-old cousin injured after being hit by a car at Maloya Colony while they were playing near their house today. Local residents staged a protest following the incident. The police said Shifa (4) died on the spot while Aariz (5) was seriously injured in the accident. Both victims were playing in a park when the accused hit them. Shifa suffered head injuries, leading to her death. Sources said the park was also used for parking vehicles. The victim’s family and Shifa, deceased Aariz, injured DRIVER, VICTIM’S NEIGHBOUR, HELD The accused driver, a neighbour of the victim, has been identified as Jitender Kumar Yadav, aka Manu. The injured were rushed to the PGI by the accused in his car where Shifa was declared brought dead. The accused was arrested and a case registered against him at the Maloya police station. local residents got furious and staged a protest at the accident spot. Police teams were rushed to the spot to pacify the protesters. The accused driver, a neighbour of the victim, has been identified as Jitender Kumar Yadav, aka Manu. The injured were rushed to the PGI by the accused in his car where Shifa was declared brought dead. The accused was arrested and a case registered against him at the Maloya police station. The car has been impounded. Aariz’s father Shahbuddin alleged that the accused used to object to kids playing in the park and he deliberately hit them. Chandigarh, January 25 In a relief to slum-dwellers and residents living outside the lal dora of villages, the UT Electricity Department has proposed to give them metered power supply. Sources said the proposal had been sent to the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for approval. If the JERC approves the proposal, the department is hopeful of increasing its revenue. It has been facing losses due to “kundi” connections. At present, the department has no policy for providing connections to residents of the area. The Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum (CGRF), in its order, has directed the department to release connections outside the lal dora subject to fulfillment of the required formalities of the department and JERC regulations. The JERC Supply Code Regulations 3.1 provide for supply of electricity to continued on page 3 POWER SHUTDOWN MOHALI (SATURDAY) 9 am to 5 pm: Parts of Phase 7 Industrial Area, Phase 11, Sector 48-C and nearby areas c m y b Students present an item during a cultural function on the eve of Republic Day at Tagore Theatre in Chandigarh on Thursday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MANOJ MAHAJAN SEE ALSO PAGE 2 REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONS IN TRICITY CHANDIGARH UT Adviser Parimal Rai to unfurl the Tricolour at Parade Ground in Sector 17 at 10 am. Mayor Davesh Moudgil to hoist the National Flag at the MC office building in Sector 17 at 8.45 am. The Panjab University Vice-Chancellor, Prof Arun Kumar Grover, will unfurl the Tricolour at the PU parade ground at 8.30 am. MOHALI Deputy Commissioner Gurpreet Kaur Sapra to be the chief guest at the district-level function at Government College in Phase 6 at 10 am. PANCHKULA Ambala Divisional Commissioner Vivek Joshi to do the honours at the district-level function at Parade Ground in Sector 5 at 10 am. WEATHER TO REMAIN CLEAR The weatherman has predicted a mainly clear sky for Friday.
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