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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The local police traced parents of the six-day-old baby girl that was found abandoned at Mansa Devi Temple here on Saturday
Cloudy weather and dense fog continued to haunt city residents on Sunday too with a considerable drop in day temperature.
Posing as bank employees, some unidentified people duped five city residents of around Rs 3.5 lakh on Sunday.
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.
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.
In the first syndicate meeting of the year on Sunday, Panjab University (PU) cleared some important proposals for the benefit of students.