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Chandigarh news: Man gets 10 years in jail for raping minor; 2 booked for freeing cattle caught by civic body; and more

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 55,000 on the convict, out of which Rs 50,000 will be given to the victim and Rs 5,000 will be deposited to the State.

Two Punjabi singers dare each other for fight in Mohali, held

The war of words began when Mohali-based Ramandeep Singh Randhawa (28) alias Rammi Randhawa and his brother Prince lampooned New Zealand-based Harkirat Singh alias Elly Mangat (30) for singing songs that glamourised alcohol and guns.

Chandigarh: Rare bone tumour treated at PGIMER

Also, a PGIMER professor was honoured in Colombo for his contribution to the growth of musculoskeletal radiology, during the 18th annual academic session of Sri Lanka College of Radiologists (SLCR).

Chandigarh: Shah to inaugurate all-in-one emergency number, new police control room tomorrow

The old emergency services numbers — 100 for police, 101 for fire services and 102 for health services — will continue to be in service, along with the new common emergency number.

Mohali petroleum dealers slam Chandigarh pricing, to approach Amit Shah

Mongia said there has been a continuous drop in VAT rates by the UT administration from October 2017, resulting in a total shift of petroleum trade from Mohali to Chandigarh. Petroleum dealers of Chandigarh are prospering whereas those of Mohali are facing heavy losses, he claimed.

Computer cell of Chandigarh traffic police flooded with posts about violations

The Twitter account of SSP (traffic) Shashank Anand has also been receiving pictures of traffic violations. The SSP has asked the traffic police to issue challans only after examining the authenticity of the posts.

Chandigarh: Underpass connecting sectors 16 and 17 awaits inauguration

The 70 mt-long and 12 mt-wide underpasses were to be opened for the public in the first week of March. However, the construction was delayed and it missed several deadlines.

Chandigarh: Man dies after scuffle over stray dog

According to Sanjay, son of deceased Khumani Ram (55), he had allegedly objected to a stray dog being beaten when the accused assaulted him with a blunt weapon. Khumani Ram tried to intervene to protect Sanjay.

Yoga made mandatory in Chandigarh govt schools

“The only purpose is to make the students fit. Yoga is important for healthy living that is why it is mandatory now,” the education secretary told Chandigarh Newsline.

Rs 34 crore to be spent on clearing mountain of waste at Chandigarh dump

The first project to finally see light of day will be the ‘Mining of legacy waste’ — the clearing the mountain of trash at the dumping ground. This will be done at a cost of Rs 34 crore against the estimated Rs 40 crore.

Chandigarh airport to get its first late night flight to Delhi soon

The airport authorities said that no flights were operating late at night or in the wee hours right now, but they were ready to accommodate and host late-night flights.

Mahavir Phogat’s biography launched in Hindi

Babita Phogat, an international wrestler who recently joined BJP, said, “The book for me is like a walk down memory lane. When I read it, I get flashbacks of all the events that have taken place in my life.”