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Chandigarh woman loses 15,000, iPhone to snatcher

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2020 02:12 AM IST

A woman on her way back home after tying rakhi lost her purse to a motorcycle-borne snatcher in Sector 32, the police said Tuesday. Victim Nisha Gupta told the police that her purse had 15,000 cash, an iPhone and documents. She said that her husband had parked their car near Government High School, Sector 32, on August 3 and she was walking home when the snatcher struck. A case was registered.

AUTORICKSHAW DRIVER ROBBED

Two persons posing as passengers robbed an autorickshaw driver in Sector 38 West here on Tuesday. Sanjay Kumar of Milk Colony, Dhanas, complained that two persons boarded his three-wheeler from Sector 25/38 light point for Dhanas on Sunday night. When they reached near Gaushala, the duo hit him with a brick and took his mobile, 500 cash and important documents. A case was registered.

TWO THEFTS REPORTED IN UT

Two thefts were reported from different parts of the city on Tuesday. One Ashwani Kumar of Sector 38 reported his mobile, 3,500 and other important documents stolen from the boot of his TVS Jupiter scooter parked at Leisure Valley, Sector 10 on Monday. The other theft was reported by one SPS Grewal of Sector 37 who alleged that two unknown persons stole away the battery from his car on July 23. Two cases were registered.

18-YEAR-OLD HELD FOR VEHICLE THEFT

An 18-year-old resident of Panchkula was held on Tuesday for stealing a four-wheeler. Ankush Chawaria of Rajiv Colony was arrested on the complaint of Gurvinder Singh of Sector 42, Chandigarh, who had reported theft of his Maruti Zen car on the intervening night of July 30/31. The vehicle was recovered and a case was registered.

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Many vehicles were freshly painted and decorated with flowers, with the Tricolour affixed on one side and carrying ration, mattresses and other essentials.(Sanjeev Sehgal/HT Photos)

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Balwant Singh Rajoana main accused in former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh murder case.(HT File photo)

SC gives Centre two weeks to decide on Rajoana mercy plea

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Mandeep Singh (captain) (HT File Photo)

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The Chandigarh municipal corporation says it has spent crores and purchased 425 vehicles for lifting the segregated waste. (Representational picture)

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Chandigarh DSP gets President’s Police Medal

Chandigarh DSP gets President’s Police Medal

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Chandigarh transport buses to run at full occupancy

Chandigarh transport buses to run at full occupancy

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
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Farmers prepare for a tractor rally against the newly passed farm laws ahead of Republic Day at Singhu border near New Delhi. (REUTERS)

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PU has already conducted exams for final-year students and reappear examination in various categories in online mode. (HT FILE PHOTO)

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Panchkula leads with 61.6%, while Chandigarh and Mohali have achieved around 50% on an average.

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Apni mandis set to reopen in Chandigarh

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Police stopping protesters from stepping on to the road during a demonstration against farm bills at Matka Chowk in Chandigarh on Monday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Police stopping protesters from stepping on to the road during a demonstration against farm bills at Matka Chowk in Chandigarh on Monday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

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Principal investigator of the project, Shahzad Aasim, a musicologist, said the study will be testing the neuro-acoustic mechanism among patients in Kashmir, which is a hotspot for mental disorders owing to conflict and other issues. (HT Photo)

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The accident victims worked in a private company in Gurugram and were on a weekend trip to Narkanda near Shimla. (Representative photo)

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Farmer Gurdhian Singh in his wheat field in Patiala. (Bharat Bhushan/Ht photo)

‘Debt waiver can restore farmer faith in the govt’

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