26042022-CT-01.qxd 4/26/2022 12:45 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh TRIBUNE TUESDAY | 26 APRIL 2022 | CHANDIGARH UT COPS QUESTION AIDE OF TERRORIST AT NAWANSHAHR PAGE 2 Police are trying to gather information about those who planted explosives near the boundary wall of Burail Jail. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY TRICITY COVID REPORT CHD P’KULA MOHALI POSITIVE 92,007 44,158 95,750 RECOVERED 90,801 43,738 94,574 NEW CASES 9 0 6 ACTIVE 41 6 28 CHANGE 6 3 2 DEATHS 1,165 414 1,148 NEW 0 0 0 AIR QUALITY INDEX CHANDIGARH 144 PANCHKULA 157 MOHALI 141 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF 60-YEAR-OLD MAN ENDS HIS LIFE Zirakpur: A 60-year-old man in Peermuchalla ended his life by allegedly taking poison on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Peer Bhagal. Dhakoli police incharge Jatin Kapoor said the son of the deceased stated that his father was mentally distressed for the past sometime. Acting on the statement of the deceased’s son, the Dhakoli police have initiated inquest proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC. The body was handed over to the kin after a postmortem at the Civil Hospital. TNS UNEMPLOYED MAN COMMITS SUICIDE Dera Bassi: A 29-year-old unemployed man of Pandwala village allegedly died by suicide. The victim, Swaran Singh, hanged himself to death. The police said the deceased had worked with a bhangra troupe, but lost his job during the pandemic. He worked as a taxi driver in Ludhiana for sometime, but things did not work out for him. The deceased’s mother told the police that he had come home from Ludhiana three days ago and was mentally stressed. On Sunday afternoon, she went to his room with food when she saw his body hanging from a ceiling fan. Neighbours rushed him to a hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.TNS HOUSING BOARD INVITES E-BIDS FOR SALE OF 35 PROPERTIES PAGE 3 VIJ REVIEWS DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN AMBALA CANTT The e-tenders for 29 residential and six commercial properties can be submitted from April 26 to May 25. MAX 40°C | MIN 24°C | YESTERDAY MAX 39.5°C | MIN 22.7°C SUNSET TUESDAY 6:56 PM Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij asks officials to expedite the work and resolve inter-departmental issues. SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 5:44 AM Wear your mask now or pay ~500 UT makes it must in closed spaces such as offices, institutions, public transport Tribune News Service MASK MUST AT THESE PLACES Chandigarh, April 25 Concerned over a slight increase in fresh Covid-19 cases in the city, the UT Administration has decided to make the wearing of mask compulsory in closed environment such as offices, public transport and educational institutions. According to an order issued under the Disaster Management Act by UT Adviser ■ Public transport such as buses, taxis and auto-rickshaws ■ Cinema halls, shopping malls, department stores and shops ■ All educational institutions such as colleges, schools, coaching centres and libraries ■ All government and private offices ■ All types of indoor gatherings Dharam Pal, the wearing of mask has been made mandatory in public transport such as buses, taxis and auto-rick- shaws, cinema halls, shopping malls, department stores, shops, all educational institutions such as colleges, schools, coaching centres and libraries, all government and private offices, and all types of indoor gatherings. The Adviser directed that non-wearing of mask would be punishable with a fine of ~500. Non-payment of the fine by violators will attract proceedings under Section 188 of the IPC. The order will come into force with immediate effect and will be applicable until further orders. From May 4, only jabbed kids to attend school Tribune News Service Chandigarh, April 25 In order to protect unvaccinated children from exposure to Covid, the UT Administration has decided to restrict unvaccinated students in the age group of 12 to 18 from attending physical classes from May 4 onwards. Last week, the UT saw an increasing trend in Covid cases. The daily average of one or two cases has now reached eight or nine. Dharam Pal, Adviser to the UT Administrator, today reviewed the status of the Covid vaccination with the UT Health Secretary. It was pointed out that over 40,000 children Over 40,000 in 12 to 18 age group yet to take shot STUDENTS BELOW 12 CAN ATTEND CLASSES Students who are below 12 years of age will be allowed to attend offline classes, said Yashpal Garg, Health Secretary, UT. <
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