Aadhaar services are also available at selected Chandigarh Sampark centers on Sundays

The UT administration said on Saturday that the information technology department will also launch all Aadhaar-related services at selected Sampark centers on Sunday. “To facilitate residents, all services related to Aadhaar will be available at Sampark Centers in Manimajra, Industrial Zone, Phase 1 and Sectors 21, 27 and 40 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday,” the department director said.

A man loses his phone to thieves

Chandīgarh
Sector 30-B’s Anil Kumar alleged that unidentified people snatched his mobile phone near the Bhushan factory in the industrial zone, phase 1, on Friday. A case under Sections 379-A (kidnapping) and 34 (acts done by several persons in pursuit of a common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at the Industrial Zone Police Station.

Two arrested for theft

Chandīgarh
Police arrested two residents of Dadumajra on Friday for stealing a man’s phone and money near the small chowk at PGIMER. The defendants, Suresh Kumar Mandal, 36, and Samardeep, 27, were arrested on the complaint of Sonu Kumar from Khuda Lahora. They are facing a case under sections 379-A, 356 (assault) and 411 (dishonest receipt of stolen property) of the IPC.

PU holds the UG entry

Chandīgarh
Panjab University held its PU-CET (UG) entrance test on Saturday in which a total of 86.93% – 15,924 out of 18,318 – candidates turned up for admission to undergraduate courses in seventeen centers. PU, in its official statement, said that a flying team and observers have been sent to each center for routine checks and the smooth running of the test.

Planting carried out at Uppals Marble Arch

Chandīgarh
As part of an effort to improve greenery and protect the environment, residents of Uppals Marble Arch, Sector 13, came out on Sunday to plant palm trees and amaltas around the perimeter wall and on the road divider in front of the company. President of the Residents Welfare Association, Harinder Kalra, thanked the residents for their participation.

The use of plastic in the spotlight at the PU event

Chandīgarh
Punjab University’s No. 2 Girl’s Hotel, Laxmi Bai Hall, held an awareness campaign on single-use plastic planting campaign for hostel residents and staff. An expert lecture by Prabhu Nath Shahi, a former forest officer, was also given.

The art exhibition starts

Chandīgarh
A two-day art exhibition “Meri Pehchaan 3” organized by Chhaya School of Art (CSA) has started at the Government Art Gallery, Sector 10. More than 300 paintings made by 100 students from different schools of tricity, which received training at school exhibited their works.

Badminton tournament in P’kula from July 14

Panchkula
The District Badminton Association will hold the 16th Ashwani Gupta Memorial District Badminton Championships beginning July 14 at Badminton Hall Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex, Sector 3. The District team to represent in various state championships of Haryana will be selected based on performance here. Entries can be sent to Dr Singhal on 9988824703, Sunita Singh on 9540589669 and Jatinder Mahajan on 9417300021.