The UT administration has imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in and around 200 metres radius of the office of Punjab director health services, Sector 34, Chandigarh, anticipating protest by the Para Medical and Health Workers' Union Punjab to register their protest for their long-pending demands.
A man, working at a hosiery unit, died after its roof fell on him on Tuesday. The deceased, Inderjit Gupta, working as the production manager at Pushkar Knit at Guru Vihar in Basti Jodhewal area died at around 7pm on Tuesday after the makeshift roof of the fourth floor, fell on him.
The police have arrested a 50-year-old woman and have recovered 5-kg poppy husk from her procession. The woman has been identified as Gurmail Kaur and is a resident of Janta Colony near Gill village.
Just a few days after Gurmeet Singh's term as Panjab University sports director ended, tennis coach Rupinder Singh Saini, who was working with the university on the contractual basis since January 2010, levelled allegations of bribery and harassment against him.
Just after two days of receiving prosecution sanction from the ministry of home affairs (MHA), the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a chargesheet on Friday against tainted UT superintendent of police (SP) Deshraj Singh in the graft case registered against him.
Three cars were stolen from Sarabha Nagar market on July 4. Instead of taking swift action, the police lingered onto the matter and eventually registered a case on Saturday.
A meeting of the Institute Management Committee (IMC) of the Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET) was held on Thursday to discuss various issues relating to research and operations.
Chandigarh University, Gharuan, has re-scheduled its entrance examination to Masters of Engineering (Hons) programme, which was to be held on the university campus in seven schedules as announced by the university.
Though Chandigarh was declared a model solar city in 2008, the UT administration has failed to complete the projects undertaken since then. Becoming a solar city still remains a distant dream.
After finding no positive response from the Chandigarh administration on filling up the posts for judicial officers' in Chandigarh, the Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday impleaded secretary, union ministry of law and justice as party in the case and sought his reply.
It was a seminar to sensitise the police force about human rights. All the speakers reiterated that police must protect the rights and interests of all, especially of weaker segments such as women, children and the elderly but a majority of police personnel preferred to sleep through it.
Weather continued to remain humid on Sunday as overnight rain followed by bright sunshine in the morning brought maximum relative humidity to 97%.
Cracks within the city unit of the Congress grew wider on Sunday as councillor Mukesh Bassi fired another salvo at mayor Subhash Chawla - this time asking him not to “be illusioned (SIC) by power as it is the root cause of all pain and misery”.
The current weather condition - marked by intermittent showers and fluctuations in temperatures - is the ideal breeding ground for diseases, increasing the chances of stomach infections.
Police here on Sunday arrested three persons and recovered seven mobile phones allegedly stolen by them.
Police here on Sunday arrested two persons from separate places and seized 15-kg poppy husk from their possession.
Ludhiana Improvement Trust has been unable to recover Rs 9.54 crore as enhancement charge of plots in three schemes of the trust for the past six months.
NGO Iamango organised two-day collection camps for relief material for Uttarakhand disaster victims at six different locations in the city, which concluded on Sunday.
Deputy governor Reserve Bank of India and member SEBI board Anand Sinha inaugurated the local office of SEBI in Chandigarh on Saturday in presence of UK Sinha, chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India.
City doctor Dr Rabinder Singh Sobti has cleared European Diploma in Intensive Care (EDIC) exam organised by the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) at Hammersmith Hospital, London, on June 6. Dr Sobti, a resident of Ladowal village, is one of the youngest doctors in the world to clear it, Sobti's examiner said.