HindustanTimes Fri,29 Aug 2014


Stray dog menace : HC gives MC two weeks to submit action-taken report

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday granted two weeks to Chandigarh municipal corporation (MC) to file its action-taken report and future plans to curb stray dog menace in the city.

Demands met, dental students call of strike

The student leaders of three parties and Panjab University authorities heaved a sigh of relief on Thursday as students of Dr Harwansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital called off their strike.

PU goes to polls on September 5

The elections to Panjab University Campus Students’ Council and campus councils in its affiliated colleges in Chandigarh will be held on September 5.

17-year-old stabbed to death, kin protest cops’ delayed arrival

A 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death by a group of unidentified youths at Maloya on Wednesday.

HC stays UT DC’s order of attaching CGC’s bank accounts

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday put a stay on the order issued by Chandigarh deputy commissioner (DC) on August 25 of attaching five bank accounts of the Chandigarh Golf Club (CGC) for recovery of the outstanding lease rent of Rs 8.59 crore for its 132 acres land.

PUTA concernedover violence at PU

The Panjab University Teachers’ Association (PUTA) on Wednesday expressed concern over frequent protests, violence and disruption of teaching activity by various student organisations on the campus.

High court pulls up MC over ‘study’ tour to Nashik

Irked over Chandigarh municipal corporation’s (MC) lackadaisical attitude of handling the stray dog menace, the Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the MC joint commissioner to remain present in the court on Thursday.

BDS students continue protest

Students of Dr Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Panjab University (PU), continued with their protest outside the college on Wednesday.

MC gets ready for Rs 27-lakh study tour of councillors again

The Chandigarh municipal corporation seems to have learnt no lessons with regard to the ‘futility’ of study tours.

DC dismisses estate office employee guilty of corruption

Taking note of her involvement in a corruption case, the UT estate officer-cum-deputy commissioner has dismissed a junior assistant working with the estate office with immediate effect.

With few OTs, surgery queues lengthen at PGI

In absence of sufficient number of operation theatres (OT), a large number of surgeons at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), remain unoccupied and get access to operation theatres only once in a fortnight or once in a week.

Snehalaya official faces contempt proceedings

Initiating contempt proceedings, judicial magistrate Shilpi Gupta has issued show-cause notice to the chairman of child welfare committee, Snehalaya, Maloya, for failing to comply with the directives of the court to handover six children living in Snehalaya to their grandfather.

3 arrested for stealing judge’s vehicle, robbery

Local police on Tuesday claimed to have solved the case of theft of a Chandigarh-based judge’s sports utility vehicle (SUV) with the arrest of three persons, who later also allegedly robbed a conductor at Sector 4 roundabout on July 25 morning.

Jailbreak case: Hawara pleads innocence

Claiming false implication in the infamous Burail jailbreak case, Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) chief Jagtar Singh Hawara has said he is innocent.

Four held for assaulting cop

Local police arrested four youths for assaulting a head constable Parminder Singh, who was on duty at in Sector 78 on Tuesday night.
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