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The Registering and Licensing Authority on Thursday earned Rs 4.96 lakh by auctioning numbers of the CH-01-AT series.

Written by Express News Service | Published: May 31, 2013 1:37 am

RLA auctions CH-01-AT series,nets Rs 4.9 lakh

Chandigarh: The Registering and Licensing Authority on Thursday earned Rs 4.96 lakh by auctioning numbers of the CH-01-AT series. This is the second auction of this series of numbers. The highest price was fetched by numbers 0060 and 0100,it was Rs 70,000 each. A total of 30 numbers were up for auction. Number 0030 was auctioned for Rs 44,000. The series did not receive a positive response when the numbers were to be auctioned for the first time. Owing to the poor feedback,RLA had extended the date to receive applications. Thereafter,when the auction was held,number 0001 of the series fetched Rs 9.5 lakh. In all,the auction received a lukewarm response.

CTU buses to have speed governors in a month

Chandigarh: The status of installation of speed governors in all Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) and school buses plying in the city was reviewed at a meeting held under the chairmanship of UT Adviser K K Sharma on Thursday. Officials were directed to take necessary steps to ensure that the speed governors were functional at a speed limit of 50 kmph within a month. State Transport Authority and Traffic Police will conduct regular inspections to detect cases of over-speeding in CTU and school buses.

BJP urges missing PU staff probe transfer to CBI

Chandigarh: Senior BJP leader Satya Pal Jain Thursday urged the Chandigarh administration to transfer the investigation of the case of missing employee of Panjab University from the police to either the crime branch or the CBI. A delegation of the Garhwal Sabha,led by Jain,Thursday met SSP Naunihal Singh and submitted a memorandum,stating that Mahavir Singh,a Class IV employee of PU went missing on May 7. An FIR was lodged with the Sector 11 police station on the same day. Three weeks have passed since and no headway has been made.

UT Police holds language course for officers

Chandigarh: In order to improve the communication skills of police personnel,Chandigarh Police has organised a three-week English speaking course for its staff. SSP RS Ghumman said,“The constables,especially from rural backgrounds,face difficulty while interacting with residents of Chandigarh who are mostly well-educated. They feel hesitant when they have to communicate in English. To remove this hurdle of communication,a three-week English speaking course was conducted for them.”

Stationery distributed among poor students

Chandigarh: A Chandigarh-based NGO,Love all Foundation for Development and Rehabilitation,distributed stationery items like notebooks,registers and pens among poor students of Government Model Sr. Sec. School,Sector 15. NGO president Sneh Lata,secretary Ramesh Kumar,and other members were present.

202 Chandigarh police officials transferred

Chandigarh: As approved by the police authorities,posting/transfers in respect of the NGOs of Chandigarh Police have been ordered with immediate effect. A total of 202 police officials of Chandigarh police have been transferred,including 4 sub-inspectors,11 assistant sub-inspectors,63 head constables and 124 constables.

Lok Adadat to be held today

Chandigarh: The third Lok Adalat of this year will be held at the district court complex from 10am to 5pm at Sector 43 on Friday. Around 16 benches are said to address all the cases pertaining to motor accident claim cases,Hindu Marriage Act cases,civil cases,civil appeals,compoundable criminal cases,cases under Section 125 of the CrPc,rent cases,executions,complaints,bank cases,labour and consumer cases,traffic challans and others will be taken up for settlement.

UT Police launches criminal tracking system

Chandigarh: UT Police launched the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) at the Sector 31 police station on Thursday. The project was formally inaugurated by Shiv Charan,IPS,SP/City,Chandigarh. This is the fourth police station where the CCTNS project has been launched successfully to meet the objectives of creating nation-wide networking infrastructure for evolution of IT-enabled sophisticated tracking system around investigation of crime and detection of criminals. The project will help the police in tracking crime and criminals.

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