HindustanTimes Fri,19 Sep 2014


Deadline missed, UT sends 5 names for Padma Awards

Three days after the expiry of the deadline set by the ministry of home affairs (MHA), the Chandigarh administration has recommended five names for the Padma Awards-2015.

Driver robbed of Rs 10 lakh by men posing as cops

A businessman's driver was allegedly robbed of Rs 10 lakh by four men, including two posing as cops, near the Sector-52 furniture market on Thursday evening.

Mini truck rams into scooter, 16-yr-old killed

Two days after a cyclist was killed and two women were injured after being hit by a CTU bus near Kalagram, a 16-year-old girl was killed and her mother injured at the railway light point after being hit by a mini truck on Wednesday midnight.

Next AIPMT on May 3

The All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) for the academic year 2015-16 will be held on May 3 next year. As per communication released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), eligibility conditions and the syllabus pattern will remain similar to that of AIPMT 2014 as provided by the Medical Council of India.

Jyoti murder case: Trial court judge erred in acquitting Doon MLA, aides: District attorney

District attorney (DA) APS Parmar and public prosecutor Manoj Vashisht have submitted their opinion to the office of deputy commissioner of police (DCP) in the Jyoti murder case where they commented that additional district and sessions judge Roopam Singh has erred in acquitting Doon MLA Ram Kumar Chaudhary and 11 others.

CII’s Thailand Trade Show starts off to good response

The Thailand Trade Show 2014 organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and department of international trade promotion (DITP), ministry of commerce, Royal Thai government, started off at Himachal Bhawan in Sector 28 on Wednesday.

Finally, 78-yr-old war veteran gets back house from son

Finally, war veteran Thakur Singh Negi, 78, got his house back on Wednesday as the police got it vacated from his son and handed him possession.

Rs30 lakh splurged on MC study tour raises questions

A study tour organised by the municipal corporation meant for 20 councillors and six officers eventually‘accommodated’ more than 40 people, due to various pulls and pressures.The city’s powerful also drained the exchequer of  Rs 30 lakh,  Rs 10 lakh more than what was sanctioned, on a ten-day trip to Port Blair, Chennai and Kolkata from August 31 to September 9.

US university announces new programes for Indian students

Missouri State University (MSU), US, on Wednesday announced the launch of its new programmes for Indian students. The university will offer courses under the umbrella of its three schools — College of Business, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, and College of Arts & Letters. The varsity, is trying to reaching out to students all over India, especially north India.

350 govt teachers likely to be transferred in two weeks’ time

Nearly 350 UT teachers are likely to be transferred in the next two weeks.The number includes 160 primary teachers, who, after their promotions to trained graduate teachers, will be posted at various government schools.

Bank to pay Rs 10,000 to war veteran for delay in issuing loan's NDC

Terming it guilty of causing harassment and deficiency in service, the district consumer disputes redresssal forum, Chandigarh, has directed ICICI bank to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation to a war veteran for delay in issuance of no-due certificate (NDC) for a vehicle loan.

Caste certificates to be issued online soon

Residents seeking caste certificates will not have to run from pillar to post with the Chandigarh administration announcing that the process would be made online within a week.

Virasat-e-Khalsa proves to bea boon for Anandpur Sahib

Virasat-e-Khalsa, a world class museum built in Anandpur Sahib to depict Punjab culture and history of Sikhism, has proved to be a boon for the town, which is otherwise considered to be a backward area.

PU levies charge on “free” Wi-fi facilty

The much-hyped "free" Wi-fi service on the Panjab University has now been made a paid facility. From this academic session, PU has begun to levy a charge of Rs 50 a month to avail the Wi-fi facility on in PU hostels. And what is more, students have also been told that those unwilling to pay for the service will have to discontinue the service.

ANMs trained on care of HIV positive patients

A three-day training for auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs) on HIV/AIDS concluded at the National Institute of Nursing Education (NINE) of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), on Wednesday.

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