Jeweller’s wife booked for thrashing him CHANDIGARH: Nearly 20 days after city-based jeweller Akhil Jain was booked for beating up his wife, the police have booked his wife for thrashing him. SHO police station sector 3 Neeraj Sarna said: “The case was registered against Pooja on Akhil Jain’s complaint alleging that his wife attacked him with a fork. We conducted a medical examination and registered a case.” The case for causing simple hurt and criminal intimidation was registered under section 323 and 506 of the IPC. Earlier this month, Akhil had circulated a public notice announcing the quashing of the First Information Report (FIR) registered against his wife Pooja. On September 5, Akhil was booked for causing simple hurt and criminal intimidation on the complaint of his wife. The medical examination revealed that Pooja had an injury sustained from the corner of a table. The couple resides in Sector 9. Man held for stabbing woman PANCHKULA: The police on Friday arrested Kulbeer Singh alias Laddi, a Sector-20 Panchkula resident, for allegedly stabbing Manisha (22), who is undergoing treatment at PGIMER. Manisha a counsellor with a gymnasium at Sector 9 Panchkula was a Sector 21 resident. On Thursday, when she returned home (in Maheshpur locality), she opened the door to answer the doorbell at about 9pm, when the accused stabbed her twice in stomach. She somehow caught hold of the knife and screamed for help, while struggling to avoid another attack by the assailant, but Kulbeer had managed to escape from the spot. Body of drowned youth recovered AMBALA: Body of Ranjit,19, who had drowned in Navrang Rai ‘talab’ during “Vaman Dawashi Fair” on Wednesday was recovered on Friday. A resident spotted the floating body in the wee hours of Friday and informed the police. After a postmortem the body was handed over to the relatives. Deceased’s uncle Shiv Kumar said Ranjit and his son had come to the fair where as a ritual both along with several others had jumped into the pond for a holy dip but Ranjit did not come out following which an alarm was raised. He said Ranjit had come from Gonda of Uttar Pradesh to stay with him for a few days when the tragedy took place. Jawans of the National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) and other divers were not able to locate the body despite daylong search on Thursday. US physicians’ team visits PGI CHANDIGARH: A team of physicians and alumni of the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA, led by Dr Steve C Alder, chief, division of public health of the university, had a meeting with Prof YK Chawla, director, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, and also visited various departments of institute here on Friday. The global health initiative of the University of Utah is working towards eliminating health disparities through global health scholarship. PGIMER School of Public Health and division of public health, University of Utah, have been working together for the past two years. The US team appreciated the good work being done in the PGIMER, despite facing huge workload. Conference on paediatric radiology from today CHANDIGARH: The radiodiagnosis and imaging department at PGIMER here organised a pre-conference symposium on paediatric neuroradiology on Friday as part of the 10th annual conference of the Indian Society of Paediatric Radiology (ISPR) being organised by the department on September 29 and 30. The conference will focus on the fact that children are not miniature adults and their ailments are different from grown-up individuals. Hence, it is pertinent to keep the radiation dose during imaging as low as possible. The annual conference will seek to understand the present status of paediatric radiology in India vis-a-vis the global scenario. The highlights of the conference which will be attended by around 300 delegates include sessions on paediatric neuroradiology and interventions. Hindi fortnight concludes at LIC CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Division of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) organised the closing ceremony of its Hindi fortnight at Jeevan Prakash Building, Sector 17-B, on Friday. Renowned writer Chander Trikha along with Jogendra Kumar, marketing manager of LIC, Chandigarh division, presided over the function. Rita Malhotra and Pawan Kumar of the personnel department, presented the annual Hindi report of the Chandigarh division and informed about the achievements. Prizes were distributed by the chief guests to the winners of various Hindi language competitions held during the fortnight. British Library organises story-telling workshop CHANDIGARH: British Council Library here on Friday organised a story-telling workshop for teachers, trainers, educators, drama students or anyone who uses story and imagination in their work. Globally acclaimed storyteller Xanthe Gresham from the UK was the resource person for the workshop. In the workshop, Xanthe shared the magic of creating and telling stories with both our voices and bodies, how to structure a story, how to remember narratives and how to vary your storytelling by using character, rhythm, image and sound effects.Along the way, Xanthe offered tips, challenges and guidelines to help participants develop as storytellers and gain confidence in leading their own storytelling sessions and activities.The workshop was aimed at showcasing the UK’s creativity in story telling for young learners and adults and to develop their creativity, storytelling skills and enhancing their imagination through creative exploration of stories.