Punjab education minister Daljit Singh Cheema held Sangat Darshan in village Purkhali near Rupnagar on Saturday. Cheema listened to the problems and grievances of the people of 'Gharr' area and sought to redress the same on the spot. He also gave grants of Rs 97.62 lakh for development projects in various villages of the area.
In yet another case of a motorist trying to escape when signaled to stop, the driver of a Toyota Innova tried to hit a woman constable of Chandigarh police at the inner parking of Sector 35 in Chandigarh on Friday. The registration number of the car has been reported to be PB-15D-3475.
The SAS Nagar residents will now no longer have to visit police stations for the verification of their domestic help or tenants. Mohali Industries Association (MIA) and the SAS Nagar Police launched a mobile app that will enable residents to complete the registration process on Friday.
An international conference on ‘Harnessing engineering, technology and innovation for sustainable development’ was held at Dr SSB University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (SSBUICET), Panjab University (PU),on Friday. The two-day-long conference was conducted under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-II) as a part of a series of conferences.
Colleges affiliated to Panjab University (PU),Chandigarh, have been informed that the last date for submitting registration proformas for admitting students to several undergraduate courses offered by PU had been extended to October 17.
A sixteen-year-old rape victim has approached a local fast track court to seek termination of pregnancy saying she is a minor and is not fit enough to give birth to a child.
Medicines worth rs10 lakh and ration items were sent to J&K flood victims by Nectar Life Sciences Company, Dera Bassi.Company chairman Sanjiv Goyal along with MLA NK Sharma handed over the truck containing the relief materials to army officials.
The police have given a clean chit to two of the accused, including a policeman, in the murder case of a 28-year-old youth who was stabbed to death in a brawl at Phase 9 on June 24. Manjinder Singh, the victim, was stabbed to death and his brother Harinder Singh had sustained injuries in the brawl.
Figures procured under the Right to Information (RTI) reveal that the Chandigarh administration-run bus service recorded an income of Rs 91.46 crore while its expenditure was Rs 130 crore in the financial year 2009-10, thus incurring a loss of Rs 39.11 crore.
The local police have arrested a Burail resident on charges of outraging the modesty of Sector-44 resident and committing theft at her house on September 1. The accused has been identified as Varinder, alias Kalia.
Youth Welfare Association (YUWA), Panjab University, on Friday announced that it would provide free coaching for medical and engineering entrance exams for students from economically weaker sections of the tricity.
Police claim to have solved a blind robbery case in which the victim, the driver of a city industrialist, concocted a story to usurp Rs 10 lakh of his employer. The accused, Dharampal (51), has been arrested and Rs 10 lakh have been recovered from his possession.
A local court on Friday granted bail to conman and realtor Devinder Singh Gill, alias Thapa, in a rape case registered against him at the Chandimandir police station on July 20. The complainant (27), a resident of Chandigarh, was a former associate of Gill.
The Panjab University (PU) Student Centre, which is the heart of the social activities of students, is crying for attention due to poor maintenance.
With the district attorney recommending filing an appeal in the Jyoti murder case, deputy commissioner of police Rahul Sharma and his team met police commissioner Ajay Singhal on Friday and discussed the possibility of action against the police officers involved in the lapses.