06022021-CT-01.qxd 2/6/2021 12:49 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh TRIBUNE SATURDAY | 6 FEBRUARY 2021 | CHANDIGARH PARLIAMENTARY PANEL FOR HIKE IN ALLOCATION TO UT PAGE 2 Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs recommends more funds to UT to improve infra in 13 villages. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY TRICITY COVID REPORT CHD P’KULA MOHALI SAMPLES TESTED 2,22,989 1,65,626 1,90,815 SAMPLES REJECTED 943 — — POSITIVE 21,060 10,585 19,574 NEGATIVE 2,00,986 — 1,70,928 RECOVERED 20,535 10,343 18,738 REPORTS AWAITED 110 — 313 ACTIVE 187 95 466 DEATHS 338 147 370 CHANDIGARH 83 PANCHKULA 133 MOHALI 97 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF THREE HELD FOR BURGLARIES Chandigarh: A 19-year-old youth and two juveniles have been held for burglaries in the Industrial Area, Phase I. The suspects, including Vikas, alias Bauva, were residents of Colony No. 4. Vikas was arrested on February 4. He revealed the names of his accomplices, who were apprehended. Two twowheelers and other stolen goods were recovered from them. The police said with their arrest, three cases had been solved. TNS PAGE 2 MAX 20°C | MIN 6°C | YESTERDAY MAX 21.2°C | MIN 6.1°C SUNSET SATURDAY 6.04 PM where doctors declared him dead during treatment. Blood-splattered floor Waris Qamruddin Varsha Chauhan The house where the woman’s blood-soaked body was found in Sunny Enclave, Kharar, on Friday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: VICKY his wife could come to light, Waris Qamruddin (34), while fleeing, rammed his speeding car into a truck at the Tog- gan light point near Dhanas, barely 11 km away. Around 3.45 am, the police rushed him to GMSH, Sector 16, The murder of Varsha, however, came to light later in the morning (8.30 am) when the Kharar police got a call from the house owner of the couple stating that blood was splattered on the floor of the house. The police rushed to the spot and took the body in their possession and sent it to the mortuary of the Civil Hospital, Kharar. The police said neighbours told them that there was a marital dispute continued on page 2 TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE MC clears Budget with ~670-cr deficit Sandeep Rana Tribune News Service Chandigarh, February 5 The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation today cleared a ~670-crore deficit Budget for the fiscal 2021-22 in its usual anticipation of getting grantin-aid (GIA) as per the Fourth Delhi Finance Commission recommendations, just like previous years. In a special Budget meeting, the MC House cleared a ~1,641-crore total Budget — ~1,197.55 crore under revenue head and ~443.45 crore under capital head. However, the MC’s own earning will be ~469.78 crore and it has got only ~502 crore GIA in the recently announced Union Budget. Thus, it will fall short continued on page 2 BUDGET BREAK-UP ~1,641 cr TOTAL EXPENDITURE REVENUE HEAD: ~1,197.55 CR CAPITAL HEAD: ~443.45 CR ~469.78 cr MC’S EARNING ~1,176 cr GRANT-IN-AID SOUGHT ~502 cr GRANT-IN-AID APPROVED CAPITAL HEAD SPENDING Building and roads: ~80 cr Water supply augmentation:~55 cr Ward development fund:~23.60 cr Going on trip? Keep your pet at dog pound in Panchkula Tribune News Service Panchkula, February 5 A dog care and rehabilitation centre was inaugurated by Haryana Speaker and local MLA Gian Chand Gupta at Sukhdarshanpur village here today. The facility, which is North India’s first and the coun- try’s third of its kind, is built at a cost of ~4.07 crore on 4.5 acres. It is being touted as ‘historic’ with respect to dealing with the growing menace of stray dogs in the city. The dog pound, which is equipped with all modern facilities, has a capacity to accommodate 1,000 canines. MC workers will bring sick, injured and FACT FILE Haryana Speaker Gian Chand Gupta opened the dog care and rehabilitation centre at Sukhdarshanpur village in Panchkula. c m y b PAGE 3 Mohali Civil Hospital remains centre of activity with bureaucrats, Vigilance officers coming for vaccination. SUNRISE SUNDAY 7.09 AM Man stabs wife to death at Kharar, akilled in carcitemaritaldiscord crash Bhopal couple had love marriage |Neighbours Mohali, February 5 A Kharar resident died in a car crash after stabbing his 32-year-old wife to death in the wee hours of today, the police said. The blood-soaked body of Varsha Chauhan with multiple stab wounds on the head and neck was found locked in a bathroom of a house in Sunny Enclave, Sector 125, this morning. The police recovered a knife and a pair of scissors used in the crime from the spot. Even before the murder of PUNJAB HEALTH, POLICE BRASS AMONG 133 VACCINATED With Punjabi University failing to pay salary to employees, varsity professors decide to intensify their protest. Tribune News Service AIR QUALITY INDEX 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 PUTA TO INTENSIFY STIR AS PBI VARSITY YET TO PAY SALARIES Area 4.5 acres Cost ~4.07 crore Capacity 1,000 dogs Separate hostel for 250 pets stray dogs to the centre. The dog pound has 36 cages in separate blocks, a washing spa, an OPD, a veterinary doctor room, an operation theatre, a pharmacy, a diagnostic lab and a play area. It will have roundthe-clock availability of a veterinary doctor, supervisors, food and medicines for canines. continued on page 2 UT reports 24 cases, 1 death CHANDIGARH: The city on Friday reported 24 fresh cases of Covid and one death, taking the UT case tally to 21,060 and the toll to 338. A total of 23 more patients recovered from the disease in the past 24 hours. — TNS One fatality, 23 cases in Mohali MOHALI: One more fatality was witnessed due to Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, taking the death toll in the district to 370. Meanwhile, 23 fresh cases surfaced in the district, while 43 more patients recovered from the virus. Among the new cases, 19 were reported from Mohali (urban) and two each from Gharuan and Kurali. The district has seen 19,574 cases so far, while 18,738 patients have been cured. — TNS 18 more infected in Panchkula PANCHKULA: The district on Friday reported 18 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the overall tally to 10,585. The Covid toll remained at 147. While 10,343 patients have recovered from the disease so far, 95 cases are still active. The recovery rate stands at 97.71 per cent. — TNS
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