HindustanTimes Wed,20 Aug 2014


‘Land records of 50 remaining villages to be computerised soon’

Deputy commissioner (DC) Tejinder Pal Singh Sidhu said 96,458 farads and 3,65,754 attested copies have been issued through Farad Kendras.

Sexual harassment of officers' wives: Army closes case against Col Grewal as trial becomes time-bound

The army has closed the case against Col Navin S Grewal of 13 Sikh Light Infantry, accused of sexually harassing junior officers' wives, as the General Court Martial (GCM) going on against him at Ferozepur became time barred.

Missing youth’s death confounds cops; no injury marks found on body

The case of a 22-year-old boy was found dead near Rupnagar on Monday continues to confound investigators: the post mortem report remains unclear about the cause of death.

Assault victim succumbs to injuries at PGI

Almost a fortnight after a 58-year-old employee of Punjab tourism department was allegedly thrashed by the department’s driver, the victim succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday.

Punjab govt to spend Rs. 8 crore on maintaining Islamic monuments

The Punjab government on Tuesday decided to maintain monuments of religious importance to Muslims, under a joint project undertaken by India and Pakistan.

70-year-old Woman killed in hit-and-run accident

A 70-year-old woman was killed after she was hit by an unidentified car on Tuesday morning. Police sources said the victim, a dweller of Colony Number 4, was hit by the car near the Industrial Area. The victim was identified as Rukmani, who worked as a maid.

Siddhanth equals national record, books Asiad ticket

Hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya, representing ONGC, secured his berth for the Asian Games by equaling his own national record in the 110m hurdles on the concluding day of the Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships at Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala, on Tuesday.

Kids keep date with their toon heroes

With a view to ensure holistic development of schoolchildren, a “meet and greet” event was organized as part of the Viacom 18 school campaign, ‘Sonic Be the Ranger’, at the Hindustan Times office in SAS Nagar. The students not only met their favorite cartoon characters but also had the opportunity to be acquainted with the process of newspaper printing.

Ex-tehsildar gets 3 years’ jail for fraud

A local court sentenced a former tehsildar and five others to three years of imprisonment for forgery and cheating.

Eyeing poll gains, new outfits sprout on campus

The hype over international university rankings and the new found opportunity to bargain for advantages while forming poll alliances, have resulted in new students’ groups cropping up on the Panjab University campus almost every week during the past two months.

RLA tout scam: Vigilance dept questions authority’s employees

Going ahead with investigations into the Registration and Licensing Authority (RLA) tout scam, the UT vigilance department questioned the staff of RLA here on Tuesday.

Underpass project stands on shaky ground

The much-touted project to construct eight underpasses in city stands on shaky ground as the engineering wing of municipal corporation (MC) has disregarded the complexities that a study tour report had raised seven years back.

Chandigarh can pilot ‘smart city’ project, says Goyal

Union power and coal minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said Chandigarh could be the first city being developed as part of the ambitious ‘smart city’ project of Narendra Modi government as the city already had many requisite components in it.

Aug 31 last date to apply for national talent search exam

UT State Council for Education Research and Training (SCERT) will hold the preliminary round (stage 1) of this year’s National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) on November 2.

MHA seeks city industrialists’ inputs on implementation of MSMED Act

With an aim to resolve the row between Chandigarh administration and industrialists over the issue of implementation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act, 2006, the union ministry of home affairs (MHA) has asked the industrialists’ body to specify the issues related to the Act which have not been addressed by the administration.
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