A Kharar resident was booked for allegedly duping two youths on pretext of getting them recruited in the Punjab police. The accused has been identified by police as Mandeep Singh from Majat village of Kharar Tehsil, who works as a security guard of a private company in SAS Nagar.
The third auction for the remaining 105 liquor vends conducted by the UT excise and taxation department on Tuesday yet again failed to attract bidders as only 12 vends were sold.
E-admit cards for the entrance test of Panjab University Tourism and Hospitality Aptitude Test (PUTHAT) and PU BA, BCom, LLB (Hons) five-year integrated course-2013 have been made available on www.puthat.puchd.ac.in and www.uglaw.puchd.ac.in, respectively.
The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, will get R1,200 crore under the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017), a communication from the union health ministry said.
With the municipal corporation of Chandigarh approving Rs 657-crore budget more than two months ago, the UT administration has not yet approved it, hitting the development works of the engineering department such as construction and maintenance of roads and other projects.
Residents of Sector 40 are waiting for the reopening of post office in their area for the past six years. Members of the welfare association MIG-1 houses, Sector 40, said, “Catering to the postal needs of Sector 40 and adjoining sectors and villages, a post office which was functioning since 1989 in a rented house of the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) was closed six years ago.”
In a setback to former high court judge Nirmal Yadav, the Punjab and Haryana high court has dismissed her petition challenging the Chandigarh special CBI court's order of not allowing her photocopies of the prosecution sanction record in the 2008 cash-at-judge's door case.
Officials of the UT administration and the railways met here on Monday and deliberated upon the construction of a road to connect the Panchkula side of the railway station to the Chandigarh side.
The UT state transport authority (STA) has decided to prepare a list of defaulters who have not applied for renewal of documents such as permit, insurance and pollution certificates for commercial vehicles.
Bharatiya Janata Party district 4 president Shakti Prakash Devshali announced the office bearers of the district on Monday.
As the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) authorities and UT administration fail to assure employees of CHB of implementation of the pension scheme, the employees union extended their hunger strike by seven days.
Seven months have passed since the Supreme Court cancelled Phase 3 of Rajiv Gandhi Chandigarh Technology Park (RGCTP), but the UT administration is yet to initiate the process for recovering around R75 crore it had paid for acquiring land for the ambitious project.
In its protest meeting organised at War Memorial, Sector 3,the ex-servicemen cell and doctors cell of Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday demanded resignation of Pawan Kumar Bansal from Lok Sabha as he has lost confidence of public in city.
The city has the second-highest web addiction in the country according to the recent study by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Also, it is on the top of the list of centres in the country being targeted by cyber attackers.
A 30-year-old self employed software engineer went missing under mysterious circumstances on Friday, just two days before his marriage was to be solemnised in Chandigarh on Sunday. Naveen Kumar was to get married on May 12 and had left home on Friday evening to distribute wedding cards.