24052022-CT-01.qxd 5/24/2022 1:08 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh TRIBUNE TUESDAY | 24 MAY 2022 | CHANDIGARH STUDENTS STUDYING UNDER TIN SHEDS TO BE SHIFTED UT Admn decides to shift all students studying in schools running under temporary tin sheds to nearby schools. FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY TRICITY COVID REPORT CHD P’KULA MOHALI POSITIVE 92,310 44,309 95,982 RECOVERED 91,070 43,867 94,791 NEW CASES 4 4 4 ACTIVE 75 28 43 CHANGE 3 1 1 DEATHS 1,165 414 1,148 NEW 0 0 0 AIR QUALITY INDEX CHANDIGARH 110 PANCHKULA 49 MOHALI 144 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF LINESMAN ELECTROCUTED Ambala: A linesman of the Electricity Department was electrocuted to death while repairing a fault near Sadopur in Ambala on Monday. He has been identified as Suryakant Dubey, a native of UP. He was working on a pole when the mishap occurred. His body was shifted to the Civil Hospital, Ambala City, for a postmortem. SDO (West) Joginder Singh said, “Before starting the work, the power supply was snapped, but he got electrocuted. We are investigating the matter.” TNS PAGE 2 21K ANIMALS JABBED AGAINST FOOT-&-MOUTH DISEASE BY UT Department of Animal Husbandry & Fisheries has vaccinated over 21,000 animals free of cost against the FMD. MAX 30°C | MIN 23°C | YESTERDAY MAX 30.7°C | MIN 19.1°C SUNSET TUESDAY 7:15 PM Good news for UT staff, to get over 5-yr arrears Tribune News Service Chandigarh, May 23 UT employees have something to cheer about. The Administration has decided to pay arrears of more than five and a half years to 24,858 employees. According to an order issued by the Finance Department, the Administration has decided to release the arrears of pay revision due to the implementation of the revised pay rules on the basis of the 6th Punjab Pay Commission for the period January 1, 2016, to September 30, 2021, to the employees of the UT Administration and those PAGE 2 6TH PUNJAB PAY COMMISSION GROUP A EMPLOYEES TO GET ~5 LAKH TO ~7 LAKH An official said Group A employees would get arrears between ~5 lakh and ~7 lakh. The decision would put an additional burden of nearly ~350-400 cr on the Administration. on deputation from Punjab from the approved Budget estimates for the financial year 2022-23 in one go. The department has directed the heads of departments to assess the additional budgetary requirement on account of salary after the payment of arrears of pay revision and project the demand under the salary head in the revised Budget estimates for 2022-23 to be sent to the Government of India in September-October. An official said Group A employees would get arrears between ~5 lakh and ~7 lakh. The decision would put an additional burden of nearly ~350-400 crore on the Administration. At present, a total of continued on page 3 Police arrest two suspects & identify three others in connection with the Central Cooperative Bank theft. SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 5:24 AM Chandigarh, May 23 The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Central Government, through the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Education, to consider the issue of conversion of Panjab University into a Central university. “Let the decision taken by the Central Government, at WHAT THE COURT SAID “Let the decision taken by the Central Government, at least in principle, be placed before the court on the next date of hearing,” Justice Rajbir Sehrawat of the High Court asserted, while fixing the matter for further consideration on August 30 least in principle, be placed before the court on the next date of hearing,” Justice Rajbir Sehrawat of the High Court asserted, while fixing the matter for further consid- Offline/online batches with a back up hybrid system TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE Cops nab vehicle thief, recover four two-wheelers Tribune News Service Chandigarh, May 23 A vehicle thief has been nabbed by the UT police and four two-wheelers have been recovered from his possession. The suspect, Simranjeet Singh, alias Sabby (26), a resident of Sector 52, was arrested by a team of the Sector 11 police station. The police said the suspect was arrested from near a government school near the PGI while riding a motorcycle bearing a fake registration number on May 22. During investigation, the police found that the motorcycle was stolen from Ambala Cantt on May 21. A case has been registered against him continued on page 3 Consider PU’s conversion into Central varsity: HC Tribune News Service PAGE 3 ~18-LAKH GHARUAN BANK THEFT CASE CRACKED, 2 HELD eration on August 30. The direction came on a petition against the state of Punjab and other respondents by Dr Sangita Bhalla through counsel Sameer Sachdeva. The Centre was represented by Arun Gosain. Justice Sehrawat asserted that the case had presented “a very strange situation”. The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, continued on page 3 Tourists enjoy the pleasant weather at Sukhna Lake after rain in Chandigarh on Monday. PRADEEP TEWARI Rain cools city, mercury plummets Mohali areas go without power Tribune News Service Chandigarh, May 23 People got a major relief from hot weather conditions today as the day temperature dropped by nearly eight degrees due to rain. The maximum temperature in the city fell to 30.7°C from 38.9°C recorded yesterday. It was 7.4°C below normal. The minimum temperature today dropped to 19.1°C from 24.8°C recorded yesterday. It was 4.2°C below normal. The maximum temperature is likely to rise gradually, but is expected to stay below 39°C till May 27, while the minimum temperature is expected to reach 27°C by May 27. “No significant change in A blocked road gully at Sector 29, Chandigarh. MANOJ MAHAJAN the maximum temperature over most parts of Punjab, continued on page 3 Mohali, May 23 Strong winds and rain last night led to power outages in most parts of Mohali. Residents complained that power was disrupted for long hours in Kharar, Zirakpur, Baltana, the godown area, Dera Bassi and Mohali at 10.30 pm. In parts of Zirakpur, residents complained that the power supply had not been restored till noon today. The Kharar area witnessed a virtual blackout for close to half an hour as strong winds started blowing late in the night. Power was restored continued on page 3 • Scholarship cum entrance test for Class XI • Syllabus: Term II X Board • Pattern : Objective Date : 29th May, 2022 Timings : 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Commencement of Class XI You can judge us on the basis of the testimony of numerous old students and more than 500 already studying with us in this session • 31st May, 2022 Fresh Batches for classes • VIII, X, XII - Ist June • IX - 2nd June Branch Office: SCF 103, 2nd Floor, Inner Market, Sector 11, Panchkula c m y b
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