HindustanTimes Tue,21 Oct 2014


Four more denguecases reported

Four more cases of dengue were confirmed in the city on Monday, taking the total number of cases to 88. While three patients, including 42-year-old from Haibowal Kalan, 7-year-old from Purana Bazar and 25-year-old from Ambedkar Nagar belonged to the city, a 59-year-old patient was from Hoshiarpur was also admitted at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) here on Monday.

Man abducts, rapes 16-year-old neighbour

A 23-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly abducting and raping his 16-year-old neighbour in his rented accommodation in New Chander Nagar area.

Stage set for PAU for Food, craft mela

The College of Home Science (COHS), Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) is all set to hold for the Food and Craft Mela, from Tuesday.

Mohan Singh fair concludes with award ceremony

The 36th Professor Mohan Singh Memorial International mela ended on its third day on Monday with the award ceremony. All singers and artist who participated in the mela were honoured at the function.

Even after a year, MC fails to repair lifts at Zone-D office

Physically disabled and senior citizens are a harried lot, as the Finance and Contract Committee (F&CC) of the municipal corporation has not approved the estimate for repair of passenger lifts at the MC’s Zone-D office.

Woman tutor, brothers sexually exploit teen

In a shocking incident, a 33-year-old woman tutor sexually exploited her 14-year-old student at knifepoint for over a year and also made sexually explicit clips with the help of her two brothers.

Industry joins hands to halt Chinese juggernaut

With an aim to bring respite to the sinking cottage industry, city-based industrialists have joined hands against Chinese goods sold during the festive season by campaigning for ‘Make in India’ products.

Chased by stray dogs, teen rams bike into transformer, killed

Stray dog menace claimed another life on Sunday. A 14-year-old boy was killed after a pack of stray dogs chasing him led him to lose balance and ram his motorcycle into a transformer in Sunder Nagar.

Truck mows down toddler playing outside house

A recklessly driven truck mowed down a one-year-old boy in Subhash Nagar on Sunday. The victim, Faizal, was playing outside his house, while his mother was inside, when the truck crushed the child to death.

Suicide at DMCH: Bail plea of docs rejected

The dismissal of bail application of Dr Puneet Aulakh Pooni and Dr Deepak Bhatt in the suicide case of Dr Supriya, a post graduate student of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), has failed to dash the hopes of the medical fraternity extending unequivocal support to their colleagues.

Ad boomerangs on Punjab financial corporation

An advertisement by the state government under the heading “Diwali Bumper Dhamaka” has left the industry baffled and infuriated as the content includes a list of several industrial units across the state that will be auctioned, along with machinery on their premises.

Aspiring model killed in road mishap

An aspiring model was killed in a road mishap here on Saturday evening as a three-wheeler hit his motorcycle at Dugri. Sandeep Bhatia, 27, a resident of Aman Nagar, was trying his luck in show business.

Truck gets stuck as road caves in

A truck got stuck when the portion of a road caved in on Pakhowal Road at Vishal Nagar Chowk here on Saturday.

Eight arrested for robbing factories

With the arrest of eight people, the CIA staff-1 and sleuths of Focal Point police station, in a joint operation, claimed to have busted a gang involved in robbing factories after confining labourers.

Beauty queens support women empowerment

Four beauty queens from different pockets of the world are sharing a common platform since October 1 to empower women in the best possible manner. They are gratified to 'We for We', a non-governmental organisation (NGO), that brought them together to support its aim for empowering women.
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