Mangaluru, Sep 21: Three girls who were staying at the hostel of a pre-university college at Maryhill here are reported missing, police said on Wednesday.

The hostel is located very close to the PU college. The girls reportedly went out of the hostel through the window on Tuesday night with their baggage.

Police have recovered a CCTV footage showing the girls walking on the road carrying their luggage. They have left a note in their room which read "We are leaving. Sorry."

Two of the girls belong to Bengaluru, while the other is from Chitradurga. A case has been registered and investigation is on, the police said.

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Chandigarh, Sep 29: With cases of dog attacks reported from "many places", the Panchkula Municipal Corporation has banned the "ferocious" pitbull and rottweiler breeds of dogs as pets within the city limits, officials said on Thursday.

A decision to this effect was taken during a meeting of the MC House on Thursday, Mayor Kulbushan Goyal told reporters in Panchkula.

He said there were 24 agenda points before the meeting and all were passed by the House.

"As far as the issue pertaining to dogs was concerned, those pet owners who do not get their dogs registered will be fined Rs 2,000. Besides, two ferocious dog breeds have been banned in the city. Pitbull and rottweiler breeds have also been banned in many other cities and in Panchkula too they have been banned," the Mayor said.

He said there have been cases of dog attacks especially by these dog breeds at many places, and that people were bothered about this.