HindustanTimes Tue,02 Sep 2014


Over 150 diarrhoea cases in Panchkula

More than 150 cases of diarrhoea have been reported at Sector-19 dispensary till Saturday afternoon, rising from the 119 that had visited the hospital on Friday. Contaminated water supply has led to the disease.

Mock drill at Burail jail leaves residents panicked

A mock drill to review the security arrangements at the Burail Model Jail left the residents staying in the vicinity panicked on Saturday.

Daily train from Chandigarh to Ludhiana from Sept 1 to Nov 15

With a view to clearing the rush of passengers during the festival season, the Northern Railway has decided to run a special train from Chandigarh to Ludhiana and vice versa on a daily basis from September 1 to November 15.

22-yr-old impersonating as IAS officer held at P’kula

The police on Saturday arrested a 22-year-old man who was posing as an IAS officer and forcing the principal of a government college in Sector 14 for admitting a girl to the hostel.

Artist moves HC, as UT fails to pay for 1968 sculpture

Harbhajan Kaur Sandhu, 79, a renowned sculptor from Muktsar, while delivering a sculptured portrait of late Dr MS Randhawa in bronze to the director of Government Museum and Art Gallery at Chandigarh in 1968, had never thought that she will even have to knock the doors of the Punjab and Haryana high court in the dusk of her life to get her due.

Conference on emergency radiology held

The theme of the second day of the first annual conference of the Society for Emergency Radiology being held at PGIMER, Chandigarh, focused on evolving guidelines for imaging of acute abdominal emergencies like obstruction or blockage of the gut, swelling of the pancreas and gallbladder. It also focused on emergencies related to the genitourinary and gynecological system. 

Cooking without fire contest at Northridge International

Cooking without Fire Competition -A Culinary Adventure was organised at Northridge International School, Sector 46-A, on Saturday. Mommies got a golden opportunity teaming with their children to prepare a Non flame dish. It was a show where mommies & kids thoroughly enjoyed the culinary adventure.

PU election: Four main alliances to fight it out

After all the hustle and bustle of nominations and hectic lobbying, there are finally four key alliances left in the fray for four office bearer posts of Panjab University Campus Students’ Council (PUCSC).

Kin protest against court order discharging docs of medical negligence

The family members of Vikas (3) who allegedly died due to drug overdose in 2011 held a protest outside the district courts on Saturday against the court order discharging the doctors accused of negligence in the case.

Lok adalat disposes of 14,443 cases in a day

The lok adalat on Saturday disposed of 14,443 cases of which 13,410 were of traffic challans at the district courts here.

After 40 year journey together, couple retired from PGI on Saturday

Dr SC Sharma, head, department of radiotherapy, PGI, and his wife Dr Firuza Patel, professor in the same department, retired on Saturday after sharing their 40-year-long journey as immediate colleagues at the premier medical institute.

PGI faculty body condemns president's statement

In response to the statement of the PGIMER Faculty Association president in which he asked the director to hold only post, a section of association has said that the statement was not issued in the larger interest of the faculty.

Insurance firm told to pay Rs 20 lakh for rejecting claim for gutted goods

The state consumer disputes redressal commission, Chandigarh, has directed the United India Insurance to pay Rs 20.27 lakh to a Sector 7-based company for denying the claim for goods destroyed in a fire in the vehicle carrying them.

Apex court directs golf club to deposit Rs 4 cr with HC

Upholding the Punjab and Haryana high court interim order of July 24, the Supreme Court on Friday directed the Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC) to deposit Rs 4.3 crore with the high court within three weeks, which is 50% of the total outstanding lease rent (Rs 8.59 crore) for its 132 acres of land.

Godman gets couple ghost hunting; Rs 2.5 lakh stolen from house

It was a robbery where the victims were literally left gawking at the stars while their house was being ransacked. A self-styled godman from Saharanpur and his sister robbed a resident of Kajheri, Sector 52, of Rs 2.5 lakh, jewellery and cell phone on the pretext of getting rid of an evil spirit in their house on August 26.
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