The Chandigarh Renewal Energy Science and Technology Promotion Society’s (CREST) proposal to sell solar power to the UT electricity department, which had hit a roadblock last month, is back on track.
Fast tracking the murder trial of UT police inspector Sucha Singh, district and sessions judge SK Aggrawal on Tuesday convicted dismissed UT constable Basant Singh, alias Bunty, 26, along with his accomplice and beloved Sarita Rani, 23, who is seven months pregnant.
Pharmaceutical scientists of Panjab University (PU) bagged global laurels second time in a row. The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) has selected the research work carried out by a team led by dean, faculty of pharmaceutical sciences, Bhupinder Singh Bhoop and OP Katare, from University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS) for their research on QbD-based drug delivery.
For the benefit of motorists, the UT administration has proposed to build two bypass roads, east bypass and west bypass. The administration plans to build east bypass over land belonging to Railway Authority of India to connect traffic coming from Zirakpur with railway lightpoint near Manimajra.
Lt Gen Hriday Kaul (retd), a former General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, passed away in Army Research and Referral Hospital, Delhi, after a brief illness.
Who can forget the infamous smirk on the face of disgraced cop, former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore, convicted for molesting a teenage tennis player, four years ago, after a 19-year-long fight? Unrepentant as he was, Rathore’s smirk caused a huge furore nationwide.
The syndicate elections would be held on December 9, announced Panjab University (PU) here on Monday. The meeting to elect three syndicate members from combined faculty would be held at 4.15 pm on December 9.
Keeping in view the winter season, the UT education department has decided to change the timings of all government schools from Tuesday. The changed timings will be applicable till January 31.
Panjab University (PU) registrar AK Bhandari assumed the additional charge of the post of Dean of University Instructions (DUI) in addition to his present duties on a temporary basis here on Monday.
CBI special judge Vimal Kumar on Monday summoned the complainant, KK Malhotra, in the ongoing graft case against tainted Punjab Police deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Raka Ghira.
Ignoring directions by the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC), the UT electricity department has refused to give relief to consumers who have applied for prepaid meters by not exempting them from advance consumption demand (ACD) charges.
Even as awareness has increased among masses over sexual harassment cases, key institutions of city have formed committees against sexual harassment. However, lackadaisical approach of authorities is not bearing fruitful results. Committees exist only on paper.
More than 7,000 medical students appeared for the MD and MS entrance examination conducted by Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research(PGIMER) in various city colleges on Sunday.
A 22-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Sector 8 here on Sunday. The victim, Laxmi Kumari, was found hanging from a fan by her elder brother Rakesh Kumar.
They are the protectors. But they, too, have not been spared. Not only local women, but women police constables also bear the brunt of sexual harassment on a daily basis. Due to the spurt in women-related crimes, the demand for deploying women cops has substantially increased. Ironically, the protectors are also wary of men on the prowl.