The Easyfive-TT vaccine, following the administering of which a month-and-half-old baby had passed away at the Advanced Paediatrics Centre (APC) of the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) last month, has got the clean chit from Central Research Institute, Kasauli.
Two days after attempts were made to outrage the modesty of a woman in a moving autorickshaw, the Sector-39 police on Wednesday arrested auto driver Naveen Kumar, 25, and his alleged accomplice Kamal Kumar, 24, near SAS Nagar opposite Palsora police post.
Feeling threatened by his son and alleging "animal existence", former Punjab and Haryana high court chief justice Shanti Sarup Dewan, 85, along with wife Romilla, 75, has once again moved the HC to seek ouster of the son from their house in Sector 11.
Declining to provide relief to an inspector with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Balbir Singh, who had accused the CBI deputy inspector general (DIG) of leaking trap information and forcing him to go soft on an accused in another case, the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) dismissed the application challenging his transfer.
The University Business School (UBS) at Panjab University (PU) came forward in support of their faculty members, after the UT police booked the UBS chairperson, AK Vashisht and faculty member Dinesh Gupta, for sexually harassing an assistant professor at the department on Tuesday.
The opposition is all set to take on the ruling Congress in the municipal corporation (MC) House meeting scheduled for May 24. They will demand the resignation of Pawan Kumar Bansal from the Lok Sabha. On the other hand, mayor Subhash Chawla will table only four routine agenda items in the House meeting.
The UT police on Tuesday booked University Business School (UBS) chairperson AK Vashisht and a senior faculty member, Prof Dinesh Gupta, on charges of sexually harassing, assaulting and threatening a woman assistant professor at the department.
Visiting Sector 17 for long durations is set to get expensive, as parking charges would soon be charged by the hour.
With temperature crossing 40°C in the city, the sale of room coolers also known as dessert coolers, especially those made of plastic, has picked up in the tricity.
Of the 231 polling booths in 20 wards of Panchkula Municipal Corporation, 51 booths have been declared hypersensitive, while 38 booths were rendered sensitive for the elections scheduled to be held on June 2.
A 26-year-old woman fractured her arm and suffered abrasions after she was sexually harassed, robbed of her purse, and then pushed out of a moving auto-rickshaw by two men here, police said on Tuesday.
To deal with severe water crisis, the SAS Nagar administration has decided to impose a ban on washing cars, courtyards and watering lawns during peak morning hours (from 6am to 9am).
The mercury continued to head north on Monday as the city's maximum temperature touched 42.9°Celsius (C), five degrees above normal. The searing hit kept most city residents indoors throughout the day. Even the minimum temperature, at 26.4°C, was three degrees above normal.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inspector Balbir Singh, who had accused CBI deputy inspector general (DIG) Mahesh Aggarwal of leaking trap information and forcing him to go soft on accused, has been transferred in public interest, claimed the CBI, while vehemently denying allegations levelled by the inspector against his seniors.
In what highlights brazen highhandedness of police in dealing with cases of counterfeit currency, two ITBP personnel - arrested on May 17 for possessing fake currency of Rs 91,000 - were let off on Monday after the Reserve Bank of India verified the seized currency and found it to be genuine.