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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.

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