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HindustanTimes Tue,21 Oct 2014

Chandigarh

Habitual criminal gets two-year jail

 District sessions judge SK Aggarwal on Wednesday awarded two-year jail to a drug addict for “committing thefts habitually”.

2 get jail for forgery

Judicial magistrate Hasan Deep Singh Bajwa on Wednesday awarded three-year-jail to two directors of Berkeley Automobiles Limited after holding them guilty of cheating by selling vehicles on forged temporary numbers documents.

UT robbed rural land: Report

The UT administration has robbed the gram sabhas of their rural land by way of illegal gratifications and collusions at different levels in governance, observed the Fourth Delhi Finance Commission Report for Chandigarh.

Habitual criminal gets two-year jail

District sessions judge SK Aggarwal on Wednesday awarded two-year jail to a drug addict for “committing thefts habitually”.The court also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on the convict, Nizamuddin, 32, a resident of Milk Colony, Dhanas.

P’kula turnout up; 4th from bottom

Even as Panchkula improved its turnout and recorded 65.7% polling in the assembly election polls on Wednesday, it still figured in the bottom four in the state for its participation. In 2009, the constituency had recorded 57.4% polling.

Russian dancers’ vigour enraptures many

Russian folk musical culture came alive in a musical concert by Cossack Dance ensembles ‘Stantisa’ and ‘Slavitsa’ from Moscow, at the Tagore Theatre on Wednesday.


City’s financial management haywire: report

The Fourth Delhi Finance Commission Report for Chandigarh has raised questions on the method adopted by the municipal corporation (MC) for calculation of property tax and also pointed out that its financial management was marred by red-tapism.

Developer to pay for delay in handing over possession of plot

For failing to hand over the possession of a plot and refund the booking amount, the district consumer disputes redressal forum, Chandigarh, has directed the developer to pay rs 50,000 as compensation for unfair trade practices and deficient services to Manimajra-based residents. 

PGI Docs caught trying to bill

Travelling in the same vehicle to attend a medical conference, but claiming the allowance separately has landed two assistant professors at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, in the soup.

Way of shopping that could bridge offline online divide

Wonder how many of us remember the traditional art of bargaining or price comparison as we hunt for the best deal. As technology invades all aspects our lives and shopping too gone increasingly online, it could make sense to use the same technology support for a better shopping experience, irrespective of whether it is online or offline (traditional brick and mortar roles).

Principals, teachers sensitised on garbage problem in country

NGO Garbage Free India, Chandigarh Chapter, in collaboration with department of education, Chandigarh, and municipal corporation on Wednesday organised a session on garbage management.

‘Innovation essential to address challenges in university system

Unprecedented rise in number of students, interconnected network of knowledge, integration of world economy, social cultural and economic plurality of students and emergence of new problems like energy, environment and sustainable growth are the new challenges in the university system.

Around 150 doctors promoted at PGI

The governing body of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) approved selection and promotion of a large number of doctors on Wednesday.

Workshop on blood transfusion held

A workshop on 'Advances in Transfusion Transmitted Injection (TTI) testing' was held at the 39th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohaematology by the department of transfusion medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, on Wednesday.

Utilize govt grants efficiently: Former minister

Former union minister and Halqa in-charge, SAS Nagar, Balwant Singh Ramoowalia on Wednesday said that village panchayats should execute development works without indulging in any groupism, and it is panchayat's duty to ensure efficient utilisation of government grants.
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