Chandigarh

  • CBSE Class 10
    May 28, 2015 22:11 IST

    CBSE Class 10: Panchkula region tops in perfect-10 scores

    The Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE's) Panchkula region topped the country with the highest number of perfect-10 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) scores in the Class-10 exams, the result of which was declared on Thursday.

  • Parkash singh badal.HT/photo
    May 28, 2015 22:33 IST

    CM forms panel for release of Sikh detainees of terrorism days

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday constituted a high-level committee of senior state officials to ensure the possibility of the release of the Sikh prisoners languishing in jails in cases related to terrorism days in the state.

  • Indian Judiciary
    May 28, 2015 22:37 IST

    Dismissal of plea challenging Harsimrat's election: Hearing on review plea adjourned to July 15

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday adjourned hearing on a review plea against the dismissal of a petition challenging Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal's election from Bathinda.

  • Beggar-N
    May 28, 2015 22:44 IST

    Mission to free Rohtak of child beggars gathers steam

    The crime branch wing of the Rohtak Police has been tightening its noose around child beggars by questioning their parents on the reason for their begging and handing over the children into the custody of the district child protection officer. The plan is part of the 'Bhikhari Mukt Haryana' beggar-free Haryana) project launched by the state government.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    May 28, 2015 22:51 IST

    Cable operator suicide: HC disposes of petition of 'key witness'

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday disposed of a petition filed by Gurdev Singh Bhullar, who claimed to be a key witness in the Amritsar cable operator suicide case.

  • Punjab secretariat-N
    May 28, 2015 23:07 IST

    Punjab gives additional charge to officers as 6 DCs go for training

    With six deputy commissioners (DCs) proceeding on three-week mid-career training programme at Mussoorie, beginning June 1, the Punjab government on Thursday gave additional charge of their offices to other IAS officers.

  • court canada
    May 28, 2015 23:20 IST

    Human rights panel summons Mansa SSP for acting as appellate authority

    The Punjab State Human Rights Commission (PSHRC) has directed Mansa senior superintendent of police (SSP) Bhupinder Singh Khatra to appear in person before its full bench for acting like an "appellate authority" to the commission.

  • Passport
    May 28, 2015 20:58 IST

    Orphans can get passport without birth certificate

    It's a move that will give wings to orphans' dreams of studying abroad. A recent order of the ministry of external affairs (MEA) says a birth certificate is not mandatory to process passport applications of orphans or abandoned children.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    May 28, 2015 21:24 IST

    32 candidates move high court, want Punjab PMET cancelled

    Thirty-two candidates who appeared in the Punjab Pre-Medical Entrance Test (PMET) conducted by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot, on May 17 have approached the Punjab and Haryana high court, seeking cancellation of the examination.

  • Crime
    May 28, 2015 20:24 IST

    Rape suspected as 9-year-old found dead in Kiratpur Sahib

    A nine-year-old girl was found dead at Jeowal village in Kiratpur Sahib on Thursday morning. She is suspected to have been murdered after being raped, sources said.

  • Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher-n
    May 28, 2015 19:03 IST

    Kirron Kher dismisses reports that she is unavailable to public

    Actor-turned-BJP MP Kirron Kher on Thursday dismissed as "baseless" reports that most of her time was consumed in shooting for films and reality shows, asserting that she was very much available to the people of this Union Territory.

  • Anil Joshi
    May 28, 2015 18:06 IST

    Punjab floats tenders worth Rs 400 crore for upgrading civic amenities of Amritsar, Bathinda

    Punjab government on Thursday set in motion the plan to initiate composite development of all cities in one go within next one and half years by initiating this exercise from holy city Amritsar and historic city Bathinda by floating Rs 400 crore composite tenders.

  •  Sant Singh Chatwal .ht photo
    May 28, 2015 15:21 IST

    Hotelier Chatwal pledges $1 million for Delhi Sikh Study Center

    Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal will contribute US $1 million to an ambitious project coming up in India aimed at better acquainting the Sikh youth and the international community about the origin and values of the Sikh faith.

  • CNG car
    May 28, 2015 10:06 IST

    Spice of life: God has His own PDS

    Bunking office, a courageous act of proving your existence to your boss and colleagues, has never come easy to me. Working almost 50 kilometres from city, I’ve always found myself going weak in the knees at the mere idea of leaving the office premises unannounced before official time.

  • Poonam Rani India hockey
    May 28, 2015 09:46 IST

    Skipper Navneet guides Punjab to 3-0 win

    A superb brace by Navneet Kaur helped Punjab to beat Madhya Pradesh hockey academy 3-0 in the ongoing Hockey India 5th sub junior national hockey championship (women) ‘A’ Division, being played in Ranchi, on Wednesday.