Proving yet again that visual impairment need not mar their academic ability, students of Class 12 from the Institute for the Blind in Chandigarh's Sector 26 have secured high marks in the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) results declared on Saturday.
A three-year-old girl, Ankita, died on the spot while her father Jasbir Singh sustained severe injuries after their motorcycle collided with a Tata Sumo jeep near Ballopur on the Lalru-Handesra road on Sunday afternoon.
After all the battles over approvals and budget sanction, a separate convocation for Panjab University (PU) law graduates was held on the campus here on Sunday, but was marred by the absence of several guests. Even Nishtha Jamwal, chairperson of the department of laws, did not turn up.
Two students were caught looting an employee of a mobile phone service providing company on Saturday.
A day after three women and one turbaned man trespassed into her home and abused and thrashed her and her three children, former Congress councillor Gurdeep Kaur of Preet Nagar on Sunday alleged that the police failed to take concrete action against the attackers.
Price of the car should not be the only concern next time you walk into a car showroom in the city; ensure that the premises have fire safety equipment in place. The fire wing of the municipal corporation has issued notices to the high-end car showrooms, especially those located on Delhi road, after they were found lacking in meeting the fire safety norms.
Snatching continues to go unchecked in the city. Three city residents were targeted by miscreants, who snatched their belongings in separate incidents on Sunday.
The members of Phase 3B2 market association are facing a tough time due to existence of the wine shop in the market.
Supreme Court judge justice P Sathasivam on Sunday said the cases of crime against children and women were being handled on priority basis.
A 24-year-old married youth committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Sector 20 on Saturday night. The victim, Pardeep Kumar, who was working with a private company at the Industrial Area, was found hanging from a fan by his brother Parveen Kumar around 11 pm.
Five vehicles were burnt in a poll clash between the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Congress cadres at Lambi (Muktsar), home turf of Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal. A re-poll has been ordered at Mannanwala village booth following the incident.
Stray incidents of violence were reported as around 65% voters turned up for polling to the zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections in Punjab on Sunday. There was no bloodshed even as re-polling was ordered at eight election booths following clashes.
Punjab deputy chief minister and president of Shiromani Akali Dal Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said the overwhelming and peaceful response of rural voters for zila parishad and block samiti elections had signalled landslide victory of the SAD-BJP coalition.
BJP president Rajnath Singh on Saturday ruled out the possibility of an immediate alliance with Om Prakash Chautala’s Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in Haryana.