The UT police on Tuesday booked University Business School (UBS) chairperson AK Vashisht and a senior faculty member, Prof Dinesh Gupta, on charges of sexually harassing, assaulting and threatening a woman assistant professor at the department.
Visiting Sector 17 for long durations is set to get expensive, as parking charges would soon be charged by the hour.
With temperature crossing 40°C in the city, the sale of room coolers also known as dessert coolers, especially those made of plastic, has picked up in the tricity.
Of the 231 polling booths in 20 wards of Panchkula Municipal Corporation, 51 booths have been declared hypersensitive, while 38 booths were rendered sensitive for the elections scheduled to be held on June 2.
A 26-year-old woman fractured her arm and suffered abrasions after she was sexually harassed, robbed of her purse, and then pushed out of a moving auto-rickshaw by two men here, police said on Tuesday.
To deal with severe water crisis, the SAS Nagar administration has decided to impose a ban on washing cars, courtyards and watering lawns during peak morning hours (from 6am to 9am).
The mercury continued to head north on Monday as the city's maximum temperature touched 42.9°Celsius (C), five degrees above normal. The searing hit kept most city residents indoors throughout the day. Even the minimum temperature, at 26.4°C, was three degrees above normal.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inspector Balbir Singh, who had accused CBI deputy inspector general (DIG) Mahesh Aggarwal of leaking trap information and forcing him to go soft on accused, has been transferred in public interest, claimed the CBI, while vehemently denying allegations levelled by the inspector against his seniors.
In what highlights brazen highhandedness of police in dealing with cases of counterfeit currency, two ITBP personnel - arrested on May 17 for possessing fake currency of Rs 91,000 - were let off on Monday after the Reserve Bank of India verified the seized currency and found it to be genuine.
The name of UT deputy commissioner office building, Chandigarh Lake Club, registrar of companies and director meteorological features on the list of defaulters, who owe the electricity department more than Rs 1 lakh.
Haryana's plan to partner with UT administration in the ambitious Metro rail project is likely to be decided in a meeting of the project's coordination committee in New Delhi on Monday.
The post-mortem examination of software company owner Naveen Kumar that was conducted on Monday could not reveal the exact of his death.
Proving yet again that visual impairment need not mar their academic ability, students of Class 12 from the Institute for the Blind in Chandigarh's Sector 26 have secured high marks in the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) results declared on Saturday.
A three-year-old girl, Ankita, died on the spot while her father Jasbir Singh sustained severe injuries after their motorcycle collided with a Tata Sumo jeep near Ballopur on the Lalru-Handesra road on Sunday afternoon.
After all the battles over approvals and budget sanction, a separate convocation for Panjab University (PU) law graduates was held on the campus here on Sunday, but was marred by the absence of several guests. Even Nishtha Jamwal, chairperson of the department of laws, did not turn up.