Teachers block road in Kharar: the Tribune India


Mohali: Members of the National Professional Qualifications Framework Teachers Union staged a protest against the congressional-led state government, demanding regularization of their work, near the Kharar bus stop on Wednesday. Protesters blocked the road and brandished slogans against the Channi government. Residents alleged that the daily protests caused them great inconvenience. TNS

Zirakpur youth detained for rape

Zirakpur: Police arrested a youth from Zirakpur for allegedly raping a 22-year-old on Tuesday. The suspect has been identified as Ajay Pandit, a resident of a slum on the road to Patiala. In her police statement, the complainant said her neighbor dragged her to his home and raped her. When she sounded the alarm, people, including her parents, gathered and grabbed her. TNS

Three arrested for assaulting a man

Chandigarh: Three people were arrested for assaulting a resident of Sector 22 and stealing his property. According to police, the plaintiff Parveen Duggal reported that three people assaulted him near Nehru Park in Sector 22 and ripped off his cell phone and a purse. A case has been registered against Nandu Lal Turi (23), Sinod Mandal (22) and Kabira Kumar (22), all from Jharkhand. TNS

Worker dies, 1 inmate

Chandigarh: Police arrested the owner of a tent house after a worker died after falling from the elevator to the tent house in Kajehri village. Complainant Deepak Yadav reported that the worker, Ganesh Mehta (49), died after falling from the elevator at Dhiman’s tent house on December 27. Police have filed a complaint against the owner of the tent house, Harkesh Singh, aka Kesar Singh. TNS

AAP sounds the polls bugle in Mohali

Mohali: One day after being nominated by the Aam Aadmi party as the candidate for Mohali constituency, former mayor Kulwant Singh sounded the polling trumpet on Wednesday. He said the people of Punjab wanted to see a change after witnessing the “corrupt rule” of Congress, BJP and SAD. This is the reason why the party obtained the maximum number of seats in the Chandigarh MC election in its early days. TNS

Sec 26 emerging colleges as champions

Chandigarh: Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, won the Sepak Takraw Inter-College Championship (Women) from the University of Punjab here on Wednesday. The Punjab University Campus took the second position and the Post Gradate Government College, Sector 46, finished third. Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Sector 26, won the Sepak Takraw Inter-University Championship (Men). GGDSD College, sector 32, came second, while the University of Punjab and Post Gradate Government College, sector 46 claimed the third common position. TNS

Burglarized electronics store

Zirakpur: Thieves broke into an electronics store in Baltana and stole goods worth Rs20 lakh, including about 100 cell phones, a refrigerator and an LCD screen, and Rs1.5 lakh in the wee hours of Wednesday. Store owner Sumit said CCTV footage showed thieves entering the store around 2 a.m. and leaving after an hour. TNS


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