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HT Punjab news digest: Chandigarh’s super Sunday, Khaira’s dig at Amarinder, and more

Here’s a wrap-up of the day’s top news and features from Hindustan Times from Punjab, the neighbouring northern region and the diaspora for May 28.

punjab Updated: May 28, 2017 21:41 IST
HT Correspondents
HT Correspondents
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh

CBSE Class 12th Board results: Chandigarh has Super Sunday with three toppers

For the tiny Union Territory of Chandigarh, Sunday was special as three students topped the country in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE’s) Class 12 board examination, results of which were declared on Sunday. Bhoomi Sawant, a science student, scored 99.4% marks to emerge as the all-India second topper and Mannat Luthra and Aditya Jain jointly bagged the third rank. Luthra and Jain both scored 99.2% in commerce. Read More

CBSE Class 12 students celebrate success, see pics here

Khaira questions Amarinder’s silence on Rana Gurjit’s men getting sand quarries

Challenging power and irrigation minister Rana Gurjit Singh to come clean on sand mining controversy, senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Bholath MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Saturday said the issue is a “litmus test of high morality” claimed by chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh. Read More

Surgical work cannot save Sukhna, says HC panel

Members of the committee appointed by the high court on ways to save the Sukhna Lake from drying up have expressed displeasure with efforts made by the UT administration so far. Read More

Ortho implants at PGI Chandigarh to be cheaper by 30% and more

Finally after much discussion and wait, ortho implants will be available at reasonable rates at the AMRIT outlet of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER). The decision will benefit around 600 patients per month, with implants to go cheaper by Rs 30,000-Rs 40,000. Read More

CBSE Class12 Board results: Girls outdo boys in northern region

Girls outdid boys in overall percentage terms from the Panchkula region comprising Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Chandigarh in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)’s Class-12 examination, the results of which were declared on Sunday. Read More

First Published: May 28, 2017 21:34 IST