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Three more swine flu cases admitted to PGI

Chandigarh:Three more Swine Flu cases were admitted to PGI Sunday, taking the total number of swine flu cases to 20 cases, out of which eight are from Chandigarh. Out of three cases admitted Sunday, two are from Punjab while one is from the city. Those admitted include Shrestha (57),a resident of Dhanas, Jaspal Singh (30) from Ferozepur cantt and J K Chauhan (59) from Rajpura. So far the city has witnessed five cases while one patient died recently.

DDR registered in case of missing girl

Chandigarh:Unable to trace the whereabouts of a girl from Bapu Dham Colony, the UT police has registered a Daily Diary Report (DDR) in the case. As per the available information, the girl who works in a bank in Sector 8 had left the home on January 12 for work and did not return. The family of the girl reported the police and a DDR was registered in the Police Post, Bapu Dham. The police verified and was unable to trace the girl despite the details of her mobile number. On January 12 by evening, the case was transferred to Police Station Sector 3. 24 hours after the girl went missing the police has only lodged a DDR and the verification is still being conducted for a formal complaint to be registered.

Case registered against driver in hit-and-run

Chandigarh:UT Police have registered a case against a driver who fled after hitting an auto-rickshaw with is car near Shastri Nagar lightpoint, Manimajra, on January 11. The deceased was identified as Harchad (40), a resident of Khuda Jassu. The auto-rickshaw driver was admitted to PGI where he succumbed to his injuries.

BJP protests killing of soldiers at LoC

Chandigarh:A protest was held by members of ward 25 of Bharatiya Janata Party against the killing of soldiers near the LoC. The protesters marched up to the Housing Board lightpoint. The protesters condemned the brutal killing of Indian soldiers by Pakistan.

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