04122020-CT-01.qxd 12/4/2020 12:49 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh TRIBUNE FRIDAY | 4 DECEMBER 2020 | CHANDIGARH CITY SCHOOLS TO GO IN FOR UP TO 8 PER CENT HIKE IN FEE PAGE 2 ADULTERATION: HONEY’S BITTER TRUTH SHOCKS CONSUMERS Independent Schools’ Association decides to go in for an increase in the fee by up to 8% for 2021-22 session. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY TRICITY COVID REPORT CHD P’KULA SAMPLES TESTED 1,47,467 SAMPLES REJECTED 816 POSITIVE 17,717 NEGATIVE 1,28,934 RECOVERED 16,452 REPORTS AWAITED 103 ACTIVE 981 DEATHS 284 MOHALI 1,17,042 1,38,185 — — 8,904 15,919 — 1,20,889 8,280 13,485 — 1,377 494 2,147 130 287 AIR QUALITY INDEX CHANDIGARH 126 PANCHKULA 195 MOHALI 119 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF IMMIGRATION FRAUD, 1 BOOKED Chandigarh: An immigration consultant has been booked for allegedly duping a resident of Himachal Pradesh of ~2 lakh on the pretext of sending his son abroad. Complainant Damodar Singh Chauhan of Mandi district, alleged that Gurlal Singh, aka Garry, who has an office named Arcade World in Sector 34, took ~2 lakh in 2018 for sending his son Anil Chauhan to Singapore on a work visa. However, his son was not sent abroad. TNS PAGE 2 PGI NOW EQUIPPED WITH MOST POWERFUL CT SCAN MACHINE Following the report released by the CSE, the sale of honey is likely to witness a fall across the tricity. MAX 25°C | MIN 10°C | YESTERDAY MAX 25.1°C | MIN 9.6°C SUNSET FRIDAY 5.22 PM It will be beneficial to patients who are critically ill, trauma cases and kids who have difficulty in holding breath. SUNRISE SATURDAY 7.04 AM P’kula MC elections on Dec 27 Mayor, 20 councillors’ posts up for grabs; results to be out on Dec 30 Amit Bathla Tribune News Service Panchkula, December 3 Finally, the State Election Commission announced the date of elections to the Panchkula Municipal Corporation, months after the Haryana Government approved the bifurcation of the civic body, paving the way for Kalka and Pinjore to have a separate council. The polling to elect the Mayor and councillors in 20 wards of the MC will be held on December 27 from 8 am to 4.30 pm. The results will be declared on December 30, which means Panchkula will get its new Mayor before the New Year and after a gap of around two and a half years. The last elections to the civic body were held in July 2013 and its fiveyear tenure ended in 2018. Congress, BJP confident of victory In its first reaction after the announcement of the poll, the BJP in a press release, , stated that the party would make history by winning all 20 seats in the upcoming elections and also claim the Mayor’s post. District party president Ajay Sharma said they would push forward their continued on page 2 ELECTION SCHEDULE Election Filing of nominations notification Dec 11 to 16 Dec 4 (from 11 am to 3 pm) barring Dec 13 Scrutiny Dec Allotment of POLLING: DEC 27 17 (11.30 am) symbols to Re-poll, if any: Dec 29 Withdrawal till candidates Dec RESULTS: DEC 30 Dec 18 (3 pm) 18 (after 3 pm) TERM OF CIVIC BODY ENDED IN JULY 2018 Panchkula will get its new Mayor before the New Year and after a gap of around two and a half years. The last elections to the civic body were held in July 2013 and its five-year tenure ended in 2018. The bifurcation of the MC was okayed afew months ago, paving the way for a seperate council for Kalka and Pinjore. FILE POLL FACTS 20 176 1,85,644 FEMALE: 87,316 MALE: 98,323 WARDS POLLING BOOTHS TOTAL VOTERS TRANSGENDER: 5 MAYOR’S POST UNRESERVED WARD AREAS INCLUDED NO. 1 MDC, Sec 2, MDC, Sec 6, Bhainsa Tibba, 12 (W-SC) Kharak Mangoli, Sec 5, Sec 2, Sec 1 Saketri and Mahadev Colony and Majri village 2 MDC, Sec 4, 5, MDC Apartment, 13 Maheshpur and Sec 21 Swastik Vihar and Sec 6 14 Sec 20 and Fatehpur village 3 (W) Sec 7, 16, 17 and 18 15 (BC) Kundi, Sec 20, Part B of Sec 20 & Ashiyana flats 4 (W) Sec 8, 9 and 10 16 (SC) Chandimandir, Bheed Ghaggar & Nada Sahib 5 Sec 15 17 Sec 4, 3, 23, 24 and 25 6 (SC) Part B of Rajiv Colony 18 Sec 26, 27 and 28, and Madanpur 7 (W-SC) Budhanpur, Indira Colony and 19 (W) Moginand, Police Lines, Kishangarh, remaining parts of Rajiv Colony Tribune Colony, Friends Colony, Ramgarh, 8 Sec 19 and Industrial Area, Phase 2 Billa, Jaswantgarh, Mankaya and Bhanu 9 Sec 14, Industrial Area, Phase 1 & Abheypur 20 (BC) Villages of Dabkouri, Toka, 10 (W) Sec 12, Rally village, and Sec 12-A Sukhdarshanpur, Kot, Khangsera, Bher, 11 (W) Sec 11, parts of Sec 4 and Haripur village Alipur, Mattevali, Nagal, Khatauli & Jalauli WARD NO. AREAS INCLUDED * W: RESERVED FOR WOMEN; SC: SCHEDULED CASTES; BC: BACKWARD CLASSES c m y b PAGE 3 UT SEES 75 FRESH CASES, 3 DEATHS Chandigarh: The city on Thursday reported 75 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 17,717. With three more deaths, the Covid toll of the city reached 284. A 76year-old woman from Sector 30, who was also suffering from diabetes mellitus and hypertension, died at the GMCH, Sector 32. A 74year-old man from Dhanas, a case of hypertension, died at the PGI. A 65-year-old woman from Sector 41, an accidental case, tested Covid positive and died at the PGI. TNS THREE FATALITIES, 173 NEW CASES IN MOHALI Mohali: Three more Covid fatalities were witnessed in the district during the past 24 hours, taking the toll to 287. Besides, 173 fresh cases surfaced in the district while 101 patients were cured. Mohali (urban) reported 123 new cases, Gharuan 28, Kharar and Lalru eight each, Dera Bassi five and Banur one. TNS 76 FRESH CASES, ONE DEATH IN PANCHKULA Panchkula: The district on Thursday reported 76 new Covid cases, taking the infection count to 8,904. It also witnessed one Covid death. An 83-year-old man from Sector 20, who was also suffering from hypertension, succumbed to the disease. The Covid toll now stands at 130. TNS TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE Foodies, get ready to dine mid-air in city Dushyant Singh Pundir Tribune News Service Chandigarh, December 3 If mixing food and adventure is your cup of tea, this project is for you. The UT Administration is mulling over a sky dining proposal where the first such restaurant will be opened at a height of 165 ft. With a capacity of 24 persons at any given time, the restaurant will hang at a height of 165 ft from a crane. UT Adviser Manoj Parida said the project was under consideration to give a boost to the tourism sector in the city. He said they had identified three locations — Sukhna Lake, Kaimbwala village and Leisure Valley — to start the project, but the 165-foot-high eatery on UT Admn’s mind Forest Department raised objection with the sites at Sukhna Lake and Kaimbwala. He, however, said a final decision on the terms and continued on page 2 Police identify 3 suspects PHASE 6 MURDER Mohali, December 3 The police have identified three prime suspects involved in the murder of a 35-year-old man, who was stabbed to death following a scuffle at the Phase 6 market on November 29. According to the police, the victim, Kuljinder Singh Dhillon, a resident of Balongi, was into the liquor business in Sector 56, Chandigarh. The suspects came on three bikes with the intention of looting the victim. When one of them tried to stab the victim on his shoulder, the knife accidentally hit his stomach during the scuffle. The suspects used to purchase liquor from the victim, said the police. 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