21092021-CT-01.qxd 21-09-2021 01:02 Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh TRIBUNE TUESDAY | 21 SEPTEMBER 2021 | CHANDIGARH AMBALA POLICE ARREST THREE SUSPECTS IN MURDER CASE Police arrest three persons in connection with the stabbing of a resident of Ambala Cantonment. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY TRICITY COVID REPORT CHD SAMPLES TESTED POSITIVE RECOVERED NEW CASES ACTIVE CHANGE DEATHS NEW P’KULA MOHALI 7,15017 4,27,594 5,86,134 65,188 30,717 68,695 64,329 30,322 67,599 7 2 1 41 18 34 4 1 3 818 377 1,062 0 0 0 AIR QUALITY INDEX CHANDIGARH 77 PANCHKULA 78 MOHALI 59 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF 3 CLUBS CAUGHT ON THE WRONG FOOT Chandigarh: The UT police registered cases against two club managements after the clubs were found opened beyond the permissible time limit. A case was also registered against another club after the police found hookah being served to customers. The Boulevard club in Sector 26 was found opened beyond the permissible time limit on the intervening night of September 18 and 19. The police have registered a case under Section 188 of the IPC against owner Parerit and cashier Shashi Kumar at the Sector 26 police station. Another case was registered at the Mauli Jagran police station against Subhash Narang, owner of Kalagram Juvle Bar, and Sukh Lal Soni, CEO, after the police found the bar open beyond the permissible time limit on the intervening night of September 18 and 19. The police said hookah was served to customers at Sunshine SPA, Centra Mall, Industrial Area, Phase I, following which a case had been registered against owner Naveen Kansal. TNS 6-YR-OLD GIRL DIES IN ROOF COLLAPSE Panchkula: A six-year-old girl was killed and four others sustained injuries after the ‘kutcha’ roof of their house collapsed due to rain at Rajiv Colony in Sector 16 here on Monday evening. The deceased has been identified as Nannu, daughter of Salim. “Four children of Salim, his brother, who lives in Mani Majra, and a child from his neighbourhood were there when the roof collapsed,” said Sub-Inspector Susheel Kumar, Sector 16 police post incharge. The injured victims were taken to the Civil Hospital in Sector 6 for treatment. TNS PAGE 2 ADVISER INAUGURATES BIO-GAS PLANT, ART GALLERY AT JAIL PAGE 3 During inauguration, the UT Adviser exhorts the Burail jail authorities to be self-reliant in energy generation. MAX 31°C | MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 34.4°C | MIN 27.2°C SUNSET TUESDAY 6:20 PM A pair of Jeanneret-designed kangaroo chairs, dating way back to the ’50s, to go under hammer in Italy on Sept 22. SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 6.11 AM Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 20 In a one-of-its-kind initiative, the local Municipal Corporation will augment a green belt on five acres in Indira Colony, Mani Majra, in 75 hours. Under the ‘placemaking’ project, the work will start on September 28. Officials of different wings of the MC and workers will be engaged for the task. As per the plan, the green belt adjoining a government school of Indira Colony will have toilets, swings, high-mast lights, interactive ponds, a performance stage and herbal garden. Besides, trees and railings will be painted. Decoration TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE Physical hearing of case in HCtomorrow Crane topples at ROB site, labourer killed Tribune News Service Panchkula, September 20 A hydra crane being used to lift pillars for construction of a railway overhead bridge (ROB) in Sector 19 toppled, leaving a 40year-old labourer working at the construction site dead and its driver injured. The victim was identified as Satpal, who reportedly came under the collapsed crane. Both injured were taken to the Civil Hospital in Sector 6 where doctors declared Satpal dead. The victim, a native of UP was currently residing in , Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh. The police said they were yet to receive any complaint for any negligence that may have led to the victim’s death. The police said they could only initiate action after a formal complaint was received. Sub-Inspector Ram Meher, in-charge of the Sector 19 police post, said, “The victim was 40 years old and had been working as a daily wage employee under one of the contractors, who had been awarded the tender for this work. He is survived by his wife and three young sons. The family did not wish to register a complaint in the matter and said there was no negli- Chandigarh, September 20 Nearly five years after the brick-by-brick demolition of the city’s glorious past with the rising of apartments from the debris of palatial houses came under the judicial scanner, one of the issues that cropped up for deliberation before the Punjab and Haryana High Court was if tenants can live on different floors, why not landlords. As the case came up for resumed hearing before the Bench of Justice Tejinder Singh Dhindsa and Justice Vivek Puri today, the discussions hovered around the fact that the first and second floors of a house could be leased out. If there could be tenants on different floors, there could be landlords as well. The case will now come up for further hearing on Wednesday, when the matter will be held through physical hearing. The Bench of Justice Tejinder Singh Dhindsa and Justice Vivek Puri had earlier scanned newspaper advertisements to find out whether floor-wise sale of dwelling FLOOR-WISE SALE OF HOUSES IN CITY One of the issues that has cropped up for deliberation before the Punjab and Haryana High Court is that if tenants can live on different floors, why not landlords. units was contemplated. Finding no less than two dozen such advertisements in the newspaper’s Sunday edition, the Bench had not only rapped the UT Administration, but also directed the holding of the exercise under the UT Chief Architect’s supervision. The Bench had observed it thought of scanning the advertisements as the court was seized of the matter and discovered 24 advertisements in the Sunday edition “scouting for purchasers /investors for separate floors/independent floors”. Reproducing the advertisements, the Bench added that it lent credence to the petitioner-residents’ welfare association that independent floors were being sold under the garb of sale of a certain percentage share of a residential unit. The swimming pool in Sector 29 where the incident took place. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MANOJ MAHAJAN Man drowns in pool Cops scrutinising CCTV footage of Sec 29 facility Tribune News Service ‘HAD TAKEN LIQUOR’ Chandigarh, September 20 A 35-year-old man reportedly drowned in a swimming pool at Sector 29 last evening. The victim has been identified as Shyam Narayan, a resident of Mani Majra. The police said the victim had come to the “Resa swimming pool and gym” along with his friends. Around 8.30 pm, the victim went into the pool and drowned. He was immediately brought out of the pool and rushed to the Government DSP (East) Gurmukh Singh said the victim’s friends gave a statement that he had taken liquor. “His viscera will be sent to the Forensic Science Laboratory for examination,” the DSP said. Pay for bicycle rides from today AIR SHOW AT SUKHNA People queue up to get jabbed against Covid-19 at a government dispensary, Sector 12-A, Panchkula, on Monday. RAVI KUMAR SEVEN CONTRACT VIRUS IN CITY Chandigarh: The city on Monday reported seven cases of Covid-19 and no death due to the infection. A total of three patients were cured of the disease in the past 24 hours. TNS TWO TEST POSITIVE IN PANCHKULA The rides earlier continued to be free as the glitches were not removed. The rides were made free after users faced issues in locking and unlocking bikes using the Smart Bike App. The company was asked to fix all problems by September 12. A fee of ~10 plus the GST will be charged for using a bicycle for half an hour. — TNS “The victim’s viscera will be sent to the Forensic Science Laboratory for examination,” the DSP said. He added that the footage of CCTV cameras installed at the spot was being scrutinised. The police have initiated inquest proceedings into the matter at the Industrial Area police station. Panchkula: The district reported two fresh coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the overall tally to 30,717. The toll remained at 377. While 30,322 people have recovered from the infectious disease, 18 cases are still active. The recovery rate stands at 98.71 per cent. TNS ONE CASE SURFACES IN MOHALI Mohali: One more Covid case has been reported during the past 24 hours, taking the overall district tally to 68,695. Meanwhile, no death was reported from the district till Monday evening while four patients have been cured of the disease. The only new case came from Mohali (urban). No case was reported from Boothgarh, Gharuan, Dhakoli, Dera Bassi, Lalru, Banur, Kharar and Kurali. As of now, 67,599 patients have been cured. There are 34 active cases with 1,062 deaths in the district. TNS ‘Placemaking’ project to start on Sept 28 Chandigarh, September 20 The Indian Air Force (IAF), in association with the UT Administration, will organise an air show of Suryakirans and other aircraft at Sukhna Lake tomorrow at 4.30 pm. The onehour event will mark Swarnim Vijay Diwas of the 1971 War. It will be a treat for city residents’ eyes when speeding aircraft of Suryakiran aerobatic teams of the IAF will make various formations in the skies during a full dress rehearsal tomorrow. UT Adviser Dharam Pal, along with senior officials of the IAF and UT Administration, today reviewed the preparations for the air show. Keeping in view the Covid-19 protocol, Dharam Pal appealed to the residents to witness the show in a staggered manner. Some people should come tomorrow at 4.30 pm and others the next day so that all could get a chance to witness the historic moment, he said. If a large number of people reached the venue to witness the show at a given time, they would have to close the entry to the venue so as to maintain continued on page 3 PROJECT TO MARK 75 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE Our staff will work for eight to 10 hours on a rotation basis for 75 hours on the trot. Public participation will be welcomed. The project is part of the celebrations to commemorate 75 years of Independence. Anindita Mitra, MC COMMISSIONER ❝ ❞ HOW AREA RESIDENTS ARE GOING TO BENEFIT The green belt at Indira Colony in Mani Majra, Chandigarh. TRIBUNE PHOTO: RAVI KUMAR works will also be done. MC Commissioner Anindita Mitra, said, “Our staff will work for eight to 10 hours on a rotation basis for 75 hours on Victim survived by wife, 3 sons; driver hurt; no complaint, say police NATIVE OF UP The victim was identified as Satpal, who reportedly came under the collapsed crane. The injured Satpal was taken to the Civil Hospital in Sector 6 where doctors declared him dead. The victim, a native of Uttar Pradesh, was currently residing in Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh. family ❝Theregisterdid not wish to a complaint in the matter and said there was no negligence on anyone’s part Ram Meher, SI ❞ gence on anyone’s part.” In May, Haryana Speaker and local MLA Gian Chand Gupta had instructed officials to expedite the construction work of the ROB being built at the Sector 19 railway crossing and complete it before Diwali this year. The ROB, being constructed at a cost of ~35 crore, is a pending demand of local residents. — TNS Back to school Reach venue in staggered manner: Adviser BIKE-SHARING PROJECT Chandigarh, September 20 Rides under the public bikesharing project will be chargeable in the city from tomorrow. MC Commissioner Anindita Mitra said a team conducted an inspection today following which it was decided that the firm could start taking charges from Tuesday afternoon after notifying the registered users about it through the Smart Bike App. “They have implemented all things as per the contract. There could still be some teething problems, which will be resolved by them simultaneously,” she said. Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, where doctors declared him brought dead. The police said the victim’s autopsy was conducted today and the body handed over to his family. DSP (East) Gurmukh Singh said the victim’s friends gave a statement that the victim had taken liquor. Students show up as the Haryana Government ordered reopening of Class I to III, at Government Model Sanskriti Middle School in Sector 20, Panchkula, on Monday. PHOTO: RAVI KUMAR LIGHTNING KILLS YOUTH AT MANI MAJRA Chandigarh: A 19-year-old youth died after lightning struck him at Shivalik Garden in Mani Majra on Monday evening. The victim, identified as Sohail, a resident of Mari Wala Town, Mani Majra, was rushed to the Civil Hospital, Mani Majra, where doctors declared him brought dead. The police said the facts of the incident were verified and statements of eyewitnesses and the victim’s relatives were recorded. TNS MC’s 75-hour booster dose for Indira Colony green belt Sandeep Rana PAGE 3 ANOTHER AUCTION OF CITY’S HERITAGE, THIS TIME IN MILAN the trot. Public participation will be welcomed. Additionally, we will organise yoga classes and games for kids for three days at the venue.” She said As per the plan, the green belt adjoining a government school of Indira Colony will have toilets, swings, high-mast lights, interactive ponds, a performance stage and a herbal garden. Besides, trees and railings will be painted. Decoration works will also be done. the 75-hour project was part of celebrations to commemorate 75 years of Independence. In three days, works worth ~25 to 30 lakh will be carried out. c m y b There is a plan to hold different competitions and programmes on a stage to be set up at the venue. The school will be connected with the green belt so that kids can take benefit of the facility. The MC has been working on realising the project for the past few days. Since there is a fixed 75-hour period for carrying out the works, the MC has started arranging material, which is to be used there. The material is being kept near the site. Under ‘placemaking’, an underutilised space is selected and enhanced to the urban experience for area residents. This is the first time that the civic body is working on such a project. The facility will be beneficial for the thickly-populated Indira Colony area where a majority of population is from the low-income group. Act tough to check illegal parking on roads: P’kula DC Tribune News Service Panchkula, September 20 Deputy Commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh today directed the traffic police to act tough against owners of vehicles parked illegally on roadsides that affect the flow of traffic. He was presiding over the monthly meeting of the District Road Safety Committee at the Mini-Secretariat today. A 41-point agenda, including road accidents, checking and challaning of school buses and accident-prone spots, was discussed during the meeting. “The offenders should be strictly challaned so that motorists don’t face inconvenience,” he said. He also instructed officials to regularise parking spaces. “On World Car-Free Day on September 22, motorists will be encouraged to give up their private car for a day to make them realise how much pollution affects our lives and highlight how we can decongest roads in different ways. Alternative transportation ❝ The offenders should be strictly challaned so that motorists don’t face inconvenience ❞ Vinay Pratap Singh, DC modes such as carpooling will be promoted,” he said. He asked officials to work for improving traffic management in the district. Officials from the police, Municipal Corporation, Public Works Department (PWD), Haryana Shahri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP), National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), Roadways and the Education Department were present at the meeting. Road safety volunteers also attended the meeting.
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