Chandigarh

Chandigarh

  • Shiromani Akali Dal symbol. HT Photo
    Jan 26, 2015 13:16 IST

    Akalis face high expectations, tough challenge in Delhi polls

    The four Akali candidates in Delhi assembly elections — one on the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) symbol and three on the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) ‘lotus’ — are all facing a tough challenge, particularly from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

  • The confluence of a Sutlej-N blackened by pollution with a relatively clean Beas at Harike. HT photos
    Jan 26, 2015 12:50 IST

    Polluted Punjab: Amid politics & plans, problem persists

    In May 2011, hundreds of volunteers from Rajasthan gathered at the outskirts of Jalandhar and joined environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal’s local taskforce in blocking the Kala Sanghian drain. More than three years on, the drain that meets the river Sutlej continues to poison the Rajasthan feeder canal.

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    Jan 26, 2015 12:48 IST

    Catching up with the Young Republic, their plans for this Republic day

    As the nation celebrates Republic Day today- it has been 65 years since India became a sovereign state and our Constitution was first implemented.On this occasion, HT City decided to speak to the youth of the region in order to find out the significance of Republic Day for them and their plans for this day other than rejoice at the fact that it is a holiday.

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    Jan 26, 2015 11:58 IST

    Women power to the fore this Republic Day

    The government’s gesture of acknowledging women’s power by including a contingent of female officers for this year’s Republic Day parade is indeed welcome. The annual event holds huge significance for the country. Display of India’s might infuses a sense of pride and accomplishment among its citizens.

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    Jan 26, 2015 12:18 IST

    A PPS remembers another PPS

    I sighed while looking out from my bedroom window at the thick blanket of fog enveloping the park outside. Soon, the foggy weather dissipated and it was all clear with a canopy of blue sky overhead. The sun, numbed by the chilly weather for the past few days, also shone bright.

  • Kaptan Singh Solanki-P
    Jan 26, 2015 11:35 IST

    Solanki lauds UT for focus on harnessing solar energy

    UT administrator and governor of Punjab Kaptan Singh Solanki lauded UT administration and the Punjab government to successfully launch Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan - the dream project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Nissan develops first ‘self-cleaning’ car prototype
    Jan 26, 2015 11:29 IST

    You may soon be able to get car registered at dealership

    With an aim to ease proess at the Registration and Licensing Authority (RLA) office here, authorities are mulling introducing dealer-point registration programme for vehicle buyers.

  • DC Sharma
    Jan 26, 2015 11:25 IST

    A life spent in teaching, building institutions

    Principal BS Bahl, a doyen of Indian academics, passed away recently. The author of 18 standard text books in chemistry, he was very popular among students, with great achievements to his credit in teaching and building institutions.

  • Child abuse. HT photo
    Jan 26, 2015 11:16 IST

    Panchkula Police track parents who abandoned new-born girl, faces trial

    The local police traced parents of the six-day-old baby girl that was found abandoned at Mansa Devi Temple here on Saturday

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    Jan 26, 2015 11:04 IST

    Day temperature drops, foggy weather to continue, trains delayed

    Cloudy weather and dense fog continued to haunt city residents on Sunday too with a considerable drop in day temperature.

  • Money
    Jan 26, 2015 10:56 IST

    Five residents duped of over Rs 3.5 lakh by people posing as Bank employee

    Posing as bank employees, some unidentified people duped five city residents of around Rs 3.5 lakh on Sunday.

  • Car parking
    Jan 26, 2015 10:50 IST

    MC SURPRISE CHECK: Parking contractor fined for overcharging at Elante Mall

    In what is a clear violation of rules, overcharging is rampant at parking lots across the city with `20 being charged for each entry of a car against the mandated charge of Rs 10 at most lots.

  • Haryana governer Kaptan Singh Solanki
    Jan 25, 2015 23:48 IST

    UT administrator lauds admn for focusing on solar energy

    UT administrator and governor of Punjab Kaptan Singh Solanki lauded UT administration and the Punjab government to successfully launch Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan - the dream project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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    Jan 25, 2015 23:30 IST

    12 suspects rounded up in murder of businessman's son

    Police on Sunday rounded up 12 suspects in the murder of 17-year-old boy who was killed by unidentified masked men at his factory-cum-residence in Phase-9, Industrial Area, on Saturday late evening.

  • Administrative block of Panjab University, Chandigarh. HT Photo
    Jan 25, 2015 23:20 IST

    PU syndicate gives nod to centre of skill development, entrepreneurship

    In the first syndicate meeting of the year on Sunday, Panjab University (PU) cleared some important proposals for the benefit of students.