Chandigarh

  • Road accident
    May 03, 2015 20:16 IST

    Four children among 7 injured in road accident

    A total of seven persons, including four children, were injured after a Maruti car in which they were traveling rammed into a Haryana Roadway bus from the rear side near Raipur Rani on Sunday.

  • N P Bengali Girls Senior Secondary School
    May 03, 2015 20:02 IST

    Candidates told to ditch earrings, clipboards, watches at AIPMT centres

    Flouting the guidelines set by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), which was scheduled on Sunday, officials at various centres in the city did not allow the students to carry clip boards inside the examination centres.

  • Car catches fire
    May 03, 2015 13:31 IST

    Tension grips Haryana village as vehicles torched

    Tension gripped Tigra village of Yamunanagar district after unknown persons allegedly burnt three vehicles belonging to Dalits in an alleged cast clash late last night.

  • May 03, 2015 16:46 IST

    Moga bus incident: Family accepts compensation offered by Punjab government

    Moga bus incident: Family accepts compensation offered by Punjab government

  • Capt Amarinder Singh
    May 03, 2015 18:01 IST

    Resign or shut down businesses, Amarinder tells Badal

    Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday demanded that chief minister Parkash Singh Badal should either resign from his post or shut down his family's transport and other businesses, including the controversial Orbit Aviation, as it was a clear case of conflict of interest.

  • PPCC chief Partap Singh Bajwa
    May 03, 2015 19:43 IST

    Bajwa demands President's Rule in Punjab

    Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday appealed president Pranab Mukherjee to dismiss the Parkash Singh Badal government for allegedly converting prosperous Punjab into a "mafia" state.

  • Moga protest
    May 03, 2015 13:21 IST

    Moga incident fires up ‘Rail Roko’ stir

    With the Congress already having announced an hour of ‘Rail Roko’ agitation against slow wheat procurement in the state, the horrific incident in Moga three days ago added ammunition to it, as the party on Saturday demanded the resignation of deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.

  • Accused Rattan Lubana
    May 03, 2015 11:52 IST

    Students were pressured to implicate Rattan Lubana, says defence counsel

    Alleging false implication of Rattan Lubana, the main accused in the protection money racket in which students of the four elite schools of city were victimised, the defence counsel on Saturday claimed that students were pressured to name Lubana.

  • Aarish Chhabra-N
    May 03, 2015 09:12 IST

    By the way: Beware! The hills have questions

    How can people love their phones? I hate mine. Anyway, it’s hard to get reality to get out of life’s way. Unless, of course, you’re up in the hills, where you can meet yourself and not check WhatsApp every two minutes. Thank god, there’s network, though. Or you and I would have had to wait another two weeks to talk again.

  • Mandeep Singh Bajwa-N
    May 03, 2015 10:13 IST

    Sit rep: Indians counter the gas offensive at Ypres

    To break the strategic stalemate brought in by trench warfare on the Western Front in World War One, the Germans struck at the Ypres bulge with a terrifying new weapon of war: poison gas.

  • Moga mother
    May 03, 2015 10:24 IST

    Moga: Victim’s distraught mother says cops have caught wrong people

    Shinder Kaur cannot scream. If she could, she wants to shout out loud that the police have arrested the wrong people, and not those who actually molested her 13-year-old daughter, pushed her out of the bus and killed her.

  • Board exam
    May 03, 2015 09:05 IST

    Wrist watches not allowed at AIPMT centres today

    Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) seems not to have learned any lessons from last year’s mess as students continue to remain in dark whether they will be allowed to wear a simple wrist watch while appearing in the All India Pre-Medical Test on May 3.

  • Indian Judiciary
    May 03, 2015 00:18 IST

    Now, Punjab govt can take legal action against unregistered travel firms

    In a significant move, the Punjab and Haryana high court has given a green signal to the Punjab government to take action against unregistered travel consultants, ticketing agents and IELTS coaching centres under the Punjab Travel Professional Regulation Act. Now, the government is free to take legal action against the unregistered agencies thriving across the state.

  • Vikramdeep Johal-N
    May 02, 2015 23:59 IST

    Bit of wit: No escaping mango mania

    Dear reader, I gave you two weeks to digest all those potatoes. Hope you haven’t overexerted your bowels. Now, for something sweet. How about mangoes? The ‘king of the fruits’ is the lip-smacking flavour of the summer, though soft-drink makers want us to enjoy it all year round. An all-out war is going on between the top brands in the ad, mad world.

  • Vikram Jit Singh
    May 02, 2015 23:53 IST

    Wildbuzz: A hymn for Monalisa

    Any bird photographer worth his/her salt will risk limb and comfort to capture that "Kohinoor of pheasants", the Himalayan Monal. Most such pictures are of the Monal male, whose plumage as a kaleidoscope of colour would rank among the finest of paintings executed by the supreme artist: Nature. But this pheasant, which inhabits alpine pastures, presents an esoteric spectacle when the male does a "full Monty", i.e. reveals all and more in courtship display!