- Mar 03, 2015 00:28 IST
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday announced that the state will soon set up an organic farming board in Punjab. The CM said this while presiding over the valedictory function of three-day convention on organic farming.
- Mar 02, 2015 23:57 IST
The boycott of the bench of justice Rekha Mittal continued for second consecutive day, even as she sat in a division bench on Monday.
- Mar 02, 2015 23:41 IST
Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday announced opening of three skill centres of excellence in medical and paramedics in government medical colleges at Amritsar, Patiala and Faridkot.
- Mar 02, 2015 23:24 IST
Giving an incentive for the general public to claim 10% rebate on property tax, the minister for local bodies department Anil Joshi on Monday extended the last for filing the property tax for 2014-15 to March 15, instead of earlier deadline of February 28.
- Mar 02, 2015 23:18 IST
In the past fortnight, the Punjab irrigation department has decided a number of pending inquiries related to corruption and other irregularities, and taken action against the errant officials, most of them engineers.
- Mar 02, 2015 21:01 IST
Panjab University is contemplating to abolish the entrance test for admission to ME/MTech at University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET) and consider only GATE qualified candidates for the admission.
- Mar 02, 2015 20:10 IST
The Punjab Technical University (PTU) is all set to begin a certificate course in Vedic mathematics.
- Mar 02, 2015 17:08 IST
The 29th spring festival organised by Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) ended here on Sunday with weather playing a dampener as it rained throughout the day.
- Mar 02, 2015 16:53 IST
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday ordered a special revenue assessment to assess the loss to crops caused due to recent heavy rain and hailstorm in different parts of the state.
- Mar 02, 2015 16:27 IST
A Delhi court framed charges against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on Monday in a defamation case filed by advocate HS Phoolka, who represented the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
- Mar 02, 2015 14:15 IST
Rains continued to lash Punjab and Haryana on Monday even as the minimum temperatures rose by few notches above normal in most parts of both the states.
- Mar 02, 2015 12:12 IST
The Spring Festival this year marked the debut of young, spirited girls performing gatka at Yavanika Gardens, Panchkula. The girls named Nidhi Chauhan and Kamal, though not Sikh, have been practising the art for the past three years.
- Mar 02, 2015 12:06 IST
Reflecting lack of enthusiasm among residents of ward number 10, the byelections on Sunday witnessed just 43.67% turnout. Earlier, in the MC elections held in December 2011, 60% turnout was recorded. The result will be declared on March 3. Ward number 10 comprises Sectors 41 and 42 and villages of Badheri, Attawa and Buterla, having a population of nearly 35,000 and 24000 voters respectively.
- Mar 02, 2015 12:02 IST
In less than a fortnight after the footprints of a leopard were seen at Khuda Lahora, once again the scare of the deadly animal figured at Dhanas on Sunday. The residents were left scared after they noticed footprints at the Housing Board Colony in Dhanas.
- Mar 02, 2015 11:48 IST
The Android-based ‘Smart Chandigarh’ mobile application launched by the UT administration on January 26, which aims to serve as a single “e-window” to all information related to consumer awareness and citizen-centric services, will now have an added feature that will be introduced within a week. Through it residents can highlight shortcomings in cleanliness, sanitation, waterlogging, bad roads and other endemic problems in various city sectors.