06042021-CT-01.qxd 4/6/2021 12:43 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh TRIBUNE TUESDAY | 6 APRIL 2021 | CHANDIGARH PAGE 2 MC TO KEEP AN EYE ON DUMPING PAGE 3 GROUND TO CHECK FIRE INCIDENTS Municipal Corporation officials say ragpickers often throw ‘bidis’ after puffing, triggering such incidents. Against high number of deaths during the last Covid peak, the current wave has triggered fewer fatalities till now. FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY TRICITY COVID REPORT CHD SAMPLES TESTED POSITIVE RECOVERED NEW CASES ACTIVE CHANGE DEATHS NEW P’KULA 3,23,293 28,479 25,033 285 3,062 88 384 1 MOHALI 2,24,237 2,47,996 13,777 28,711 12,577 24,447 124 501 1,044 3,814 47 222 156 450 1 4 SARPANCH AMONG 2 HELD IN FAKE PARAMEDIC CERTIFICATE SCAM The police seize 326 fake certificates, 186 blank certificates, holograms, printers and stamps from the suspects. MAX 35°C | MIN 20°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35.2°C | MIN 19°C SUNSET TUESDAY 6.44 PM UT slashes commercial collector rates byagri land up 10% Down 5% for Ind’l Area, PhI, II; rates for Dushyant Singh Pundir Tribune News Service AIR QUALITY INDEX CHANDIGARH 104 PANCHKULA 146 MOHALI 82 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF THEFT AT HOUSE Chandigarh:Cash and valuables were stolen from a house at Mani Majra. Dr Surendra Kumar Sharma, reported that the theft took place between April 1 and 4. An amount of ~20,000, a gold ring and other valuables were stolen. A case has been registered. TNS PHONE SNATCHED Chandigarh: A bike-borne miscreant was booked for snatching phone of Ravi Shankar, a resident of Faidan village, in Sector 47. TNS Chandigarh, April 5 To give a boost to the realty sector, which has suffered a setback due to Covid-19, the UT Administration has decided to slash the collector rates to bring them on a par with two neighbouring satellite cities — Panchkula and Mohali. Another reason behind the decision is the realisation that “exorbitant prices” of commercial properties were a deterrent to new buyers, who were beginning to prefer Mohali and Panchkula over Chandigarh. The decision to revise the collector rates in the UT was taken at a meeting, chaired by Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar. During the meeting, it was decided to reduce the collector rates by 5 per cent in the Industrial Area, Phase I and II, whereas it was decreased by 10 per cent for SCOs, SCFs, bay shops in sectors on Madhya Marg, grain market, Sector 26, Sector 17, Sub-City Centre, Sector 34, Sector 22 and the road separating Sector 35 and 34 and the motor market, Mani Majra. However, the collector rates for agri- COLLECTOR RATES PER SQ YARD SCO/SCF in Sector 17 COMMERCIAL AREA EXISTING RATE ~5,83,783 REVISED RATE ~5,25, 405 SCO/SCF/bay shops on Madhya Marg, Sub-City Centre, Sector 34, Sector 22 and dividing road of Sector 35-34 ~4,16,988 Other SCO/SCF/bay shops in sectors and in Motor Market, Mani Majra ~3,08,880 ~2,77,992 ~65,894 ~62,600 Industrial Area, Phase I & II ~3,75,290 Floor-wise collector rate fixed for CHB flats/industrial houses/ flats in cooperative societies per sq ft GROUND FLOOR ~4,500 FIRST FLOOR ~4,000 SECOND FLOOR ~3,690 THIRD FLOOR ~3,200 FLATS IN UPPAL MARBLE ARCH, MANI MAJRA SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 6.05 AM Mohali, April 5 With 501 fresh cases reported in the past 24 hours, Mohali touched a new high since the outbreak of the pandemic. The total number of positive cases in the district now stands at 28,711. Meanwhile, four patients suc- 285 cases, 1 fatality in UT CHANDIGARH: The city recorded 285 Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the number of active cases to 3,062. With one more death, the toll has reached 384. The total number of cases reported from the UT so far is 28,479. As many as 372 patients were cured. — TNS UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore on Monday announced that schools, colleges and other educational institutions will continue to stay closed till April 10. TNS Among the 501 new cases, 386 surfaced from Mohali (urban), two each from Boothgarh and Gharuan, four from Kurali, seven from Lalru, 26 from Dhakoli and 42 from Dera Bassi. There are now 3,814 active cases in the district. — TNS cumbed to the virus, taking the toll to 450. As many as 275 patients recovered. 124 cases, one death in P’kula The district reported 124 fresh coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the overall tally to 13,777. The district also witnessed a Covid death. A 59-year-old woman from Barwala, who had comorbidities, succumbed to the virus. The toll now stands at 156. While 12,577 patients have recovered from the disease so far, 1,044 cases are active. The recovery rate is 91.28 per cent. PANCHKULA: 2,542 VACCINATED As many as 2,542 people were administered the Covid vaccine PAGE 3 FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE 501cases, Mohali sees new high SCHOOLS CLOSED TILL APRIL 10 ~6,000 TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD RAVI KUMAR AVERAGE 50 COVID DEATHS A MONTH IN FIRST PEAK, 25 NOW at 32 centres on Monday. Over 77,000 doses of the Covid vaccine have been administered in the district so far. — TNS Brother duo robbed of ~3L, gold jewellery Chandigarh, April 5 Four motorcycle-borne miscreants allegedly robbed two brothers of ~3 lakh and gold jewellery at gunpoint in Sector 53 last night. NO CCTV FOOTAGE There are a few CCTV cameras near the spot, but these don’t cover the spot where the incident took place. The police have initiated an investigation at the Sector 39 police station. The victims own a shop at the furniture market. Rajesh Bansal, a resident of Phase IV, Mohali, and his brother Rajinder, a resident of New Chandigarh, own a shop, Sarvnoor Furniture and Cabinets. Rajesh said after closing the shop, his brother went towards his car that was parked on the rear side of the continued on page 2 Merc crash: Forensic team visits spot Gaurav Kanthwal Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar presides over a meeting to revise collector rates in Chandigarh on Monday. culture land have been enhanced by 10 per cent. No change in the collector rates has been made in the case of residential areas. The collec- tor rates were last revised in September 2017. The Deputy Commissioner said it was also decided that floor-wise continued on page 2 c m y b Tribune News Service Mohali, April 5 A three-member team from Forensic Science Laboratory, Phase 4, Mohali, visited the Mercedes crash site at Radha Soami Chowk in which three persons were killed and three Driver’s 2 accomplices still at large injured on March 20. The team, led by Dr Ashwani Kalia, Deputy Director, took samples of the wreckage from the site and inspected the mangled remains of two vehicles involved in the crash. “The team visited the spot to ascertain the exact cause of the accident and the speed of the vehicles at the time of the accident. We have taken samples from the spot and examined Forensic experts at the accident continued on page 2 spot in Mohali on Monday. VICKY
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