14072022-CT-01.qxd 7/14/2022 1:01 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh TRIBUNE THURSDAY | 14 JULY 2022 | CHANDIGARH MAN KILLED AS ROOF COMES CRASHING DOWN IN AMBALA PAGE 2 A man dies as roof of a two-storey house collapses in Ambala City. The house was reportedly in poor condition. FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY TRICITY COVID REPORT CHD P’KULA MOHALI POSITIVE 94,589 45,542 97,370 RECOVERED 93,016 44,987 95,896 NEW CASES 72 33 62 ACTIVE 408 140 317 CHANGE 15 6 23 DEATHS 1,165 415 1,157 NEW 0 0 0 AIR QUALITY INDEX CHANDIGARH 74 PANCHKULA 81 MOHALI 95 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF FIRING CASE: CAFÉ MANAGER HELD Panchkula: The police have arrested the manager of Coco Café and Lounge, Sector 11, for keeping the bar open beyond the permissible limit. The manager has been identified as Vijay Sharma, a resident of Harmilap Nagar, Baltana, Zirakpur. Deputy Commissioner of Police Surinder Pal Singh said a team led by Sector 5 police station incharge Sukhbir Singh had visited the café after a firing incident was reported in the wee hours of July 3. PAGE 3 PAGE 2 WORK NOT UP TO MARK, P’KULA MC PANEL BLACKLISTS 6 FIRMS KALYANI’S BAIL PLEA REJECTED IN SIPPY SIDHU MURDER CASE Finance and Contract Committee blacklists six companies for not executing allotted works properly. MAX 34°C | MIN 27°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35°C | MIN 27.7°C SUNSET THURSDAY 7:26 PM PAGE 3 CBI court dismisses bail plea of Kalyani Singh, arrested for murder of Sukhmanpreet Singh Sidhu. SUNRISE FRIDAY 5:31 AM TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE Domestic users to pay more for power JERC okays 25p hike up to 150 units in UT |Fixed charges up ~5 per month Dushyant Singh Pundir Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 13 Domestic power consumers in the UT will have to shell out more as the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has approved an increase of 25 paisa in retail tariff up to 150 kWh (kilowatthour) per month. The revised tariff will be applicable retrospectively from April 1. The commission has also approved a hike of Rs 5 in fixed charges per month for all categories of domestic consumers and low-tension (LT) commercial consumers up to 400 units. There is no change in tariff for the industry. On a petition filed by the NEW MONTHLY TARIFF EFFECTIVE FROM APRIL 2.34 LAKH CONSUMERS LOW-TENSION DOMESTIC Slab Tariff Old 0-151 UNITS ~2.50 151-400 ~4.25 Over 400 ~4.65 New ~2.75 ~4.25 ~4.65 Fixed charge Old New ~10 ~15 ~10 ~15 ~10 ~15 HIGH-TENSION DOMESTIC Uniform ~4.30 ~4.30 ~10 ~15 Category Domestic Commercial Large supply Medium supply Small supply Bulk supply Agriculture Public lighting Temporary supply Total EV CHARGING STATION TARIFF UNCHANGED ~3.60/unit LOW-TENSION COMMERCIAL 0-150 ~4.50 151-400 ~4.70 Over 400 ~5 ~4.50 ~20 ~25 ~4.70 ~20 ~25 ~5 ~100 ~100 RELIEF FOR BULK SUPPLY USERS HIGH-TENSION COMMERCIAL Uniform ~4.70 ~4.70 ~100 ~100 UT Electricity Department, the JERC, in an order, observed: “The petitioner Number 2,01,809 27,418 98 1,270 1,336 560 123 1,484 398 2,34,497 Uniform ~4.40 ~4.20 ~200 ~150 had a standalone revenue surplus in each year from 2016-17 to 2019-20. Further, the projected standalone surplus for 2022-23 and cumulative revenue surplus till 2022-23 at existing tariff is expected to be Rs 2.63 crore and Rs 275.26 crore, respectively.” Accordingly, the commission rationalised the tariff for 2022-23. In view of the standalone revenue surplus, the commission approved rationalisation in the retail tariff for existing categories. Even after the changes, the projected standalone revenue surplus at the end of 2022-23 is expected to be Rs 1.53 crore and net reduction of tariff will be around 1 per cent, stated the commission. On account of cumulative revenue surplus in 2022-23, the commission directed the continued on page 2 A Food Safety Department team seals samples during a raid following a complaint of fungus in imarti (bottom) at Gopal Sweets outlet in Sector 20, Panchkula, on Wednesday. PHOTOS: RAVI KUMAR Gopal Sweets outlet raided, samples taken Tribune News Service UT sees 72 cases CHANDIGARH: The city witnessed 72 fresh Covid cases on Wednesday. While there was no fresh fatality due to the virus, 57 patients recovered from the disease. — TNS 33 +ve in Panchkula PANCHKULA: The district report- ed 33 cases of Covid during the past 24 hours. There was no fresh fatality due to the virus, while 27 patients were cured of the disease. There are 140 active cases in the district. — TNS 62 more infected in Mohali MOHALI: The district reported 62 fresh cases during the past 24 hours, while 39 patients were cured of the disease. However, no death was reported from the district till Wednesday evening. There are 317 active cases. Meanwhile, 11,53,660 people have been given the first dose in the district, while 8,73,982 of them have received the second dose too. — TNS 2 youths threaten teacher with knives Enter Maloya school premises | Cops obtaining CCTV footage Tribune News Service VIOLENT ATTACKS IN PAST Chandigarh, July 13 Panic gripped Government Model Senior Secondary School, Maloya, after two unidentified youths entered the premises around 1.55 pm and threatened a teacher with knives on being confronted. According to the principal, Manjeet Kaur, the youths 2014: A Class XII student of Government Senior Secondary School, Sector 38 (West), stabbed to death by unidentified persons 2018:Eight persons assault a Class X student with a sharp weapon and bricks outside Govt Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 38 2019: A Class XII student stabbed, another attacked with bricks and sticks by 20 persons outside govt school, Dadu Majra Colony entered the school saying they had to collect house keys from their sister, after which the guard let them in. A computer teacher, Sunil Bansal, continued on page 2 BEGIN YOUR CANADIAN MASTER'S IN CHANDIGARH Panchkula, July 13 The Food Safety Department today raided the Sector 20 branch of Gopal Sweets here and collected samples following a complaint of fungus in sweets. The team headed by Panchkula Food Safety Officer Dr Gaurav Sharma raided the outlet and took samples of “imarti”. The raids were conducted after the department received a complaint about fungus in ‘imarti’. Dr Sharma said a consumer had claimed that he had purchased ‘imarti’ from the Sector 20 outlet and the entire packet was covered with fungus. He said the samples would be sent for testing at the laboratory in Karnal and further action would be taken after receiving the report. Management Post Baccalaureate Certificate of University of the Fraser Valley completes your 16th year of graduation and makes you eligible for these Canadian Masters. University of Victoria Master of Global Business (MGB) University of Windsor Master of Management (MOM) Master of Applied Economics and Policy (MAEP) University Canada West Master of Business Administration (MBA) Visit: Fraser Valley India at GGD S.D. College, Sector-32-C Chandigarh c m y b Call: +91 98555 55016 Scan:
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