14062018-CT-01.qxd 6/14/2018 12:42 AM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE THURSDAY | 14 JUNE 2018 | CHANDIGARH Results to reflect in ACR Sewage overflow Sunil in semis Poor Class X results to reflect in principals’ ACR; Education Department to issue notices. Sewage overflow in Dhakoli troubles residents; MLA meets HUDA officials, seeks solution Sunil Malik outplays Haryana counterpart and second seed Ajay Malik 6-3 6-3 to enter semis. P6 FORECAST P2 P4 MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 42°C MIN 30°C | YESTERDAY MAX 42.3°C MIN 28.7°C | SUNSET THURSDAY 7.25 PM SUNRISE FRIDAY 5.21 AM Naik among 5 held MC goes slow on development works for bid to kill cabbie Of 150 projects approved by House, 130 delayed for various reasons, primarily fund crunch Moudgil blames it on former mayors Ramkrishan Upadhyay Tribune News Service TRIBUNE PHOTO: VICKY Belong to Nehra gang, admit to P’kula carjacking SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal speaks to the media about the arrests in Mohali on Wednesday. Tribune News Service Mohali, June 13 The local police have arrested five persons, allegedly members of the Sampat Nehra gang, for illegally confining and attempting to kill a cab driver in Sector 71 here on Monday. One of the accused is a Naik in the Army. Three pistols and two cars, including an i20, used in the crime have also been recovered from the accused. The accused have been identified as Ramandeep Singh, alias Bhau, of Ferozepur, Shubhnavdeep Singh, alias Shubh, of Amritsar, Jaspreet Singh, alias Jassu, and Gurvinder Singh, alias Guri, both of Ambala, and Dinesh Kumar of Churu, Rajasthan, who is posted as a Naik in Jaipur. Two .315 bore pistols, 10 live cartridges, one ‘Will seek production warrants of Nehra’ SSP Kuldeep Chahal said they would seek production warrants of Sampat Nehra. “Once his police remand ends in Panchkula, we will seek his warrants”. He said Naik Dinesh Kumar was known to Nehra as they both belonged to the same village in Churu district of Rajasthan. . .32 bore pistol with six live cartridges and a sword have also been recovered from them. A 25-year-old cab driver, Varinder Kumar, was on his motorcycle when he was hit by a car on Monday. He got unconscious and woke up in a farmhouse where he was attacked with a sharp weapon. However, the CIA staff of the Mohali police reached the spot, rescued the victim and rushed him to the Civil Hospital in Phase 6. According to the victim, originally from Muktsar, a few months ago, he received a call from an unidentified person, who warned him that he should stop contacting a Hoshiarpur-based girl and argued with him. The police have also confirmed this to be the motive behind the crime. The accused have admitted to being involved in the carjacking incident in Panchkula on Sunday. A Verna car was taken away at gunpoint in Sector 21 from Baltana resident Ravinder Sharma. The car has also been recovered. They also admitted to snatching Rs 60,000 at gunpoint on Monday from a petrol pump at Saneta village. The accused claimed they were now planning to kidnap a man from Sector 7, Panchkula. Chandigarh, June 13 Upgrade of a sewage treatment plant, construction of connecting passages in corridors at Sector 17 and refurbishment of public toilets are some of the 130 projects of the Municipal Corporation which are awaiting completion for over a year and a half. Sources said of the 150 works approved by the general house of the MC, a majority were pending for various reasons. While some of the projects had been delayed for lack of clearance of drawings from the Architecture Department, many had been delayed for want of funds. The MC general house held 11 meetings last year. Over 150 works of various types, including recarpeting of roads, were passed at the Two found dead in city The project for connecting corridors at Sector 17 is yet to start even two years after being approved. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MANOJ MAHAJAN Davesh Moudgil, Mayor, said only former mayors could explain the delay in the projects approved during their tenure. He said he had taken over the charge on January, 9, 2018, and had been working hard to get the required funds for the Municipal Corporation from all sources. He said he would make sure that the development of the City Beautiful was not affected due to a shortage of funds. meetings. The project for replacement of street lights with LED lights was approved in the first meeting on January 24, 2017, but the project is yet to be completed. While 40,000 lights have been replaced, 9,000 lights at dark spots and gardens are yet to be replaced. but the work is yet to start. Over 70 projects regarding recarpeting of roads are also lying pending. The MC had fixed May 30, 2018, as the deadline for the completion of the works relating to recarpeting of roads, but the fund crunch has delayed the project. Motorcyclist hit by Mercedes, dies Tribune News Service Driver, owner of a leading sweets shop in Mohali, booked for rash driving Chandigarh, June 13 Two bodies were found from different parts of the city on Wednesday morning. The police have ruled out foul play in both incidents. Sources said the police received information around 5.30 am that a body was lying near Gate No. 1 of the Police Lines in Sector 26. The police reached the spot after which the body was shifted to the mortuary of Government Multi-Specialty Hospital, Sector 16. The police said the victim had been identified as continued on p4 Mohali, June 13 The owner of a leading sweets shop — “Hoshiarpurian di Hatti” — in Phase 3B2 here has been booked for causing death due to negligence and rash driving Sanker Kumar after he hit a 26-year-old biker. Ankit Sharma was allegedly driving a Mercedes car when he hit the victim, a construction company employee, on Tuesday night near the Phase 10/11 light point. The victim, Shankar motorcycle around midnight Kumar, hailing from Bihar, when the Mercedes car, lived in Jagatpura village. He allegedly being driven by was returning home on his Sharma, hit him. He was tak- It’s raining wrath Expect rain on June 15, 16 Chandigarh, June 13 The Met Department has predicted rain on June 15 night or June 16 due to approaching western disturbances. “From June 15 to June 17, thunderstorms with gusty winds are predicted,” said Surender Paul, Director, Met Department, Chandigarh. Forecast for today A blanket of dust was likely to prevent the temperature from rising to the 43°C mark on Thursday, Surinder Paul said, adding that the mercuty would stay around what it was on Wednesday. . The police use water cannons on protesting computer teachers and lab assistants, who were on their way to gherao Siksha Sadan in Sector 5, Panchkula, on Wednesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: NITIN MITTAL P2 12 hurt as bus, cement-laden truck collide Tribune News Service Mohali, June 13 Twelve people were injured after a Himachal Roadways bus and a cement bag-laden truck collided on Airport Road late on Tuesday night. While no casualties were reported, the driver and a man sitting behind him received grievous injuries and are undergoing treatment. The police are yet to ascertain how the accident took place, but suspect it to be a A truck that overturned after colliding with a Himachal Roadways bus on Airport Road in Mohali. TRIBUNE PHOTO: VICKY case of speeding and jumping the traffic lights as the accident took place at the light point separating the Industrial Area, Phase 8-B, the Industrial Area, Phase 7, The decision to shift the upgrade work of the sewage plant under the Smart City project was taken at the same meeting, but work on it is yet to start. Likewise, another project for dismantling and reconstruction of connecting passages of corridors at Sector 17 has been approved, The general house had passed the agenda for the purchase of new vehicles for the Fire Department, but the process is yet to begin. Devinder Singh Babla, Leader of the Opposition in the MC, alleged that it was the failure of the BJP government that development works in the city had come to a standstill. He said he would raise the issue in the next House meeting. Davesh Moudgil, Mayor, said only former mayors could explain the delay in the projects approved during their tenure. He said he had taken over the charge on January, 9, 2018, and had been working hard to get the required funds for the MC from all sources. He said he would make sure that development was not affected due to a shortage of funds. and Sector 71. The bus was on its way from Manali to Delhi and the route was taken by the bus to enter Chandigarh avoiding Kharar, where work on constructing a flyover is on. The injured driver has been identified as Roshan Lal of Bilaspur, who is undergoing treatment at the Civil Hospital, Phase 6. The condition of the passenger sitting behind him is stated to be serious and he has been admitted to the GMSH, Sector 16. c m y b “The monsoon is on time. Pre-monsoon showers could hit the city in the last week of June,” he said. The maximum temperature recorded in the city on Wednesday was 42.3°C, three degrees above normal. The normal is the average temperature data over the past three decades. “The high humidity level these days is making the heat unbearable,” he said. On May 22, the city had recorded a maximum temperature of 43°C, while on May 23, it was 42.6°C. — TNS POWER SHUTDOWN CHANDIGARH 10 am to 2 pm: Parts of Sector 21, 47 A and B and Industrial Area, Phase II Victim was employee of construction firm On Tuesday night, the victim, Shankar Kumar, a construction company employee, was returning home on his motorcycle around midnight when the speeding Mercedes car, allegedly being driven by Ankit Sharma, hit him. He was taken to the Civil Hospital, Phase 6, where he was declared brought dead. << The Merc that was involved in the accident in Mohali. en to the Civil Hospital, Phase 6, where he was declared brought dead. A case of causing death due to negligence and rash driving was registered against Sharma, who is yet to be arrested. — TNS
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