- Apr 27, 2015 13:04 IST
The train from Kota, Rajasthan, didn’t steam out of the railway station until all the JK group managers were on board. I had gone there to negotiate orders for textile machinery upgrade. At below 30, it was a challenge to interact with the senior management for making a presentation. The day was spent visiting the shop floor, trying to know the factory’s requirements from the operations manager.
- Apr 27, 2015 11:56 IST
A two-month-old child died two days after being administered a five-in-one vaccine, Pentavalent, at the Advanced Paediatrics Centre (APC) of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. The UT drug controller on Saturday sealed the stock of the vaccine at the shop from where the vaccine had been purchased.
- Apr 27, 2015 11:47 IST
Although the municipal corporation (MC) has issued termination notices to contractors of parking lots outside Elante Mall and Sukhna Lake for overcharging and other violations, they continue to fleece people. As per the termination notice, the contractors have been directed to hand over possession of the parking lots to the MC on May 20.
- Apr 27, 2015 11:43 IST
The Chandigarh municipal corporation (MC) will auction 60 sites at the Sector 7 car bazaar on May 5. As many as 97 dealers have submitted applications to take part in the auction. Car bazaar association president Gulshan Kumar, meanwhile, said the dealers were being forced to take part in the auction process.
- Apr 27, 2015 11:38 IST
For years, the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research at Chandigarh has been struggling to create a balance between its existing infrastructure and ever-increasing patient load, not only in OPDs and emergency wards but also in most of its other departments. The principal reason cited is the failure of states to provide quality patient care to their residents. Experts say there is an urgent need to expand healthcare facilities in the region so that pressure on institutions like PGI could be reduced.
- Apr 27, 2015 09:37 IST
Joginder Pal Jain, who switched sides from the Congress to the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and then again became the MLA from Moga, has made agriculture minister Tota Singh, a Taksali Akali, run for cover on his turf. The minister, according to Jain, has lost his base in the area, especially in Moga and Dharamkot.
- Apr 27, 2015 10:49 IST
Siddharth Vashishtha alias Manu Sharma, who is serving life imprisonment in the Jessica Lal murder case, married a Mumbai woman in a private ceremony in Chandigarh last week. According to sources, the wedding was attended by only close relatives from both sides.
- Apr 26, 2015 23:47 IST
Cracking a whip on traders who illegally encroach upon market corridors in front of their shops, the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) has decided to slap notices on them and resume the properties of habitual offenders.
- Apr 26, 2015 23:40 IST
As the Nepal’s capital city and its adjoining areas have been flattened by a Strong earthquake on Saturday, the people belonging to the neighbouring country in the tricity are anxious and concerned for the wellbeing of their near and dear ones back home.
- Apr 26, 2015 23:33 IST
The Panjab University senate on Sunday approved a fee hike of 5% subject to minimum increase of Rs 500 and maximum of Rs 1,200 per annum for all courses run by the university and its regional centres for the session 2015-16. A sum of Rs 30 per month will also be charged for Wifi services from the university students.
- Apr 26, 2015 23:26 IST
Coming up with few new instructions for the aspirants of All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT), which will be held on May 3, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed students not to get pens for the examination as those will be provided to them at the centre only.
- Apr 26, 2015 22:21 IST
Pakistani authorities have so far failed to make any headway in the mysterious disappearance of a four-member Sikh family from India who went missing during their trip to the country to celebrate Baisakhi.
- Apr 26, 2015 22:16 IST
Accusing SAD of indulging in "political vendetta", Congress today alleged that the top leadership of the ruling party was "conspiring" to implicate its leaders in false cases to gag the opposition voice.
- Apr 26, 2015 22:05 IST
Leader of Opposition in Punjab assembly Sunil Kumar Jakhar on Sunday said Congress leaders will resolve their difference of opinion on certain issues and put up an "united fight" in the next assembly elections.
- Apr 26, 2015 21:56 IST
Swiss food giant Nestle, one of the major milk procurers in Punjab, seems wary of the growing competition in the state.