HindustanTimes Fri,22 Aug 2014


Diesel, Fossil to pay for not refunding price of malfunctioning watch

The district consumer disputes redressal forum has asked a city-based showroom to pay Rs 2,000 as compensation for failing to repair a wrist watch, along with refunding Rs 4,995 - the price of the watch - and Rs 5,000 cost of litigation to a Sector-43 resident.

Manhole gas kills 35-yr-old sewer man

A 35-year-old sewer man was killed after inhaling gas rising from a manhole near parking of Lake Sports Club, Chandigarh, on Thursday.

Book on legal framework of HR released

Former acting chief justice of Punjab and Haryana high court justice Mehtab Singh Gill released a book, 'Legal Framework of Human Resource Management' by lawyer Prabhjit Gill on Thursday.

Charge sheet filed against CHB clerk held for graft

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday filed charge sheet against a clerk-cum-junior technician of the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) arrested for graft in March.

Permanent Lok Adalat quashes water bill

The Rupnagar Permanent Lok Adalat has quashed a water bill worth Rs 6,635 issued to a consumer by the water supply and sanitation department.

UT's online grievance redressal system fails to deliver

The much touted online grievance redressal system of Chandigarh administration seems to have failed to deliver the desired results if the poor disposal of complaints is an indicator.

PU officials want polls early next month

Despite controversies surrounding the student council elections, Panjab University has written to the UT administration conveying its intent to hold the student council elections at the varsity and its affiliated colleges “at the earliest”.

Poll bugle sounded, protests galore on university campus

As the news of Panjab University writing to the administration recommending student council polls spread on the campus, various parties held protests and announcement sessions. Student bodies also submitted memorandum to the administration to put forward student-related demands so as to woo prospective voters on the campus.

Fake research at PGI: Journal starts its own investigation

In the fake research case at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Reserach (PGIMER), Chandigarh, which was reported by HT last month, the journal that published the study has started its own investigation.

Valuables worth nearly Rs 80K stolen in Panchkula

A burglary was reported at Sector 21, Panchkula, on Wednesday. Valuables worth nearly Rs 80,000 were reportedly stolen.

Man gets seven years’ RI for driving wife to suicide

A local court sentenced a Dera Bassi resident to seven years of rigorous imprisonment for abetment of suicide on Wednesday.

‘Tuesday’s robbery reminds me of my parents’ murder 8 years ago’

A robbery at the house of a friend has rekindled the memories of Ramlal Gupta, a resident of phase 4, whose parents were murdered in a similar incident at his home eight years ago. The police have yet to solve both cases.

Six months on, bus terminal building still awaits inauguration

A well-constructed bus stand building in Amloh, worth several crores, has been waiting for VVIPs for its inauguration for over six months.

Mother who abandoned day-old girl sent to jail

Bimla Rani, who dumped her one-day-old baby girl in a dustbin at Railla village in Sector 12, was produced before court on Wednesday from where she was sent toAmbala jail.

UT overlooks transfer policy while shuffling school heads

The UT education department may have transferred as many as nine principals on Tuesday, but it ignored about 10 others who had overstayed at the posts in violation of its transfer policy.
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