A resident of Sonepat in Haryana was arrested for impersonating during a staff selection examination at Government High School in Sector 24 on Sunday. The accused was identified as Parneet Bhasin and was appearing in place of one Tushar Kukreja, also a resident of Sonepat.
The Delhi high court on Monday fixed July 30 for hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) against the grant of approvals by various authorities to the Tata Camelot Housing project near Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh.
Panjab University's repeated warnings to student groups to refrain from indulging in violence seem to have yielded no results. Two student groups - Student Organisation of India (SOI) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) - almost came to blows on the first day of BA and BCom five-year law course at University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS), PU, on Monday.
To tackle with increased number of dog-bite cases in city every day, the municipal corporation is coming up with another anti-rabies clinic at civil dispensary, Sector 35, Chandigarh. The project will get the final nod at the finance and contract committee meeting on Tuesday.
With the new academic year all set to begin, PU announced a slew of anti-ragging measures on Monday to curb the menace on the campus. The heightened anti-ragging measures will remain in place at least till August 31.
The Aam Aadmi Party's member of Parliament from Patiala, Dr Dharamveer Gandhi, extended the support of his party to the dismissed workers of Panecia Biotech who have been on chain hunger strike from past five days at Dera Bassi.
City-based NGO Yuvsatta and peace cub of KB DAV School, Sector 7, held a prayer meeting in the memory of the recent Malaysian airlines plane MH-17 crash victims.
According to the latest Indian State of Forest Report 2013, Chandigarh is ranked third in the country in terms of percentage of area under tree cover, down from the second position in the last assessment in 2011.
After a gap of nearly one year, the education department approved the per child reimbursement rate to the tune of Rs 750 per student per month to private schools for admitting students belonging to weaker sections for financial year 2012-13.
The city is ranked second-highest in the rate of ‘recidivism’ among all states and union territories in the country, reveals the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report.
In an extreme case of negligence or what could be an instance of collusion between some Chandigarh municipal corporation officials and the managment of a Pune-based private company, the MC has been paying the full amount for just half the work done at SAS Nagar sewage treatment plant, for four years now, causing the exchequer a loss of Rs 1.2 crore.
The students who have qualified the MEd entrance exam and wish to seek admission in the course on the Panjab University campus and colleges affiliated to it can apply up to July 27.
A 30-year-old man was killed in a road accident in Chandigarh on late Saturday evening. The incident took place near the small roundabout in Sector 39/40. The victim has been identified as Puran Singh, resident of Sector 39. He worked in a canteen in Sector 17.
Theatre artistes across the city held a protest in Sector 17 on Sunday evening against the decision of the UT administration of not allowing them to stage a play at Tagore Theatre on Saturday evening.
Sri Sukhmani Institute of Engineering and Technology organised a faculty development programme (FDP) on 'Soft computing techniques and its application' on its campus at Dera Bassi on Sunday.