HindustanTimes Fri,18 Apr 2014


Take a call on 3,900 unsuccessful applicants in 3 months: HC to admn

Taking up a petition filed by unsuccessful applicants of 'UT Employees Self Financing Housing Scheme-2008', the Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday directed the Chandigarh administration and the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) to consider the claim of 3,882 unsuccessful applicants of the scheme within three months.

Women restoring Sikh art at Golden Temple

Even though women are barred from performing kirtan at the Golden Temple, a team of women who now shoulder the responsibility of restoration of the fast deteriorating wall decorations within the darbar sahib. Hailing from different parts of India and belonging to different faiths.

R Sridhar appointed fielding coach of KXIP

Kings XI Punjab on Saturday appointed former Ranji cricketer R Sridhar as their fielding coach for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League starting April 16.

Omar blames Modi for Gujarat riots

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday blamed BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for 2002 Gujarat riots while exonerating the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

BJP lines up top campaigners for Jammu

The BJP is going all out to campaign inthe three seats in Jammu and Ladakh where it is hopeful of winning and has lined up nearly 40 of its star campaigners to bolster its chances.Jammu and Kashmir will witness five-phase polls from April 10 to May 7.

Tutor assaults 19-year-old girl as she resists rape bid

A first-year BCom student accused her tuition teacher of trying to rape and assault in Zirakpur on Monday.

SAD lodges complaint with EC against Capt

The SAD on Tuesday demanded criminal proceedings against former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress candidate for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, for his “derogatory, threatening and violence-provoking” statements against Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia.

Bansal assures licenses for eligible vendors, slams BJP

Congress candidate from city for the Lok Sabha polls, Pawan Kumar Bansal got support of vendors at the vegetable market in Sector 26 on Wednesday.>

What Indira Gandhi sowed, she reaped: Ramdev

Targeting the Congress on the 1984 military raid on the Golden Temple in Amritsar, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said the-then prime minister, Indira Gandhi, had faced the consequences of her actions.

EC notice to Akali Dal for rally during Holla Mohalla

The Election Commission on Wednesday issued notice to the Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal for organising a political rally in the Sikh holy city of Anandpur Sahib on the occasion of Hola Mohalla despite permission for this being denied.

Tutor who assaulted 19-yr-old girl still at large

The tuition teacher, who was booked for attempt to rape and molesting a student, is still at large even after two days of the incident.

Four held for fraud in SSC exam

Police arrested four persons, including a woman, on charges of impersonation in separate incidents in Chandigarh on Wednesday.

Gony assault fashions Punjab’s thrilling win

Manpreet Gony’s death-over assault helped Punjab register a thrilling five-wicket win over Himachal Pradesh in the North Zone Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy match played at the PCA Stadium on Wednesday. Using the long handle to a good effect.

Haryana edge out Services

In another match at the PCA stadium, Haryana edged out Services by eight runs. It was paceman Ashish Hooda who turned the tide in Haryana's favour with his five-wicket haul. Haryana put up a competitive 144 for seven after being asked to bat as opener Avi Barot played a superb knock of 78 from 58 balls.

Under EC scanner, Punjab DGP Saini goes on leave

Anticipating his removal by the Election Commission of India ( EC) ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Punjab director general of police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini on Wednesday moved his case before the state government to proceed on leave from April 4 to May 20.
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