Chandigarh

  • People's Party of Punjab general secretary Yadwinder Buttar (centre)
    May 24, 2015 22:40 IST

    PPP general secretary Yadwinder Singh Buttar joins BJP

    The People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) general secretary Yadwinder Singh Buttar here on Sunday joined the BJP in the presence of the BJP state president Kamal Sharma who said that this would give a boost to the saffron party in the ‘majha’ region.

  • 12th standard students
    May 24, 2015 21:08 IST

    CBSE's decision to not allow students change stream, subject creates anxiety among parents

    After Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), in its latest diktat issued to its affiliated schools, restricted the students to change their stream in Class 12 and additional subjects in Class 10, from the current session, parents across tricity seem to be worried.

  • Summer Heat India
    May 24, 2015 19:19 IST

    Karnal hottest at 44.5 deg C as heat wave sweeps Haryana and Punjab

    No respite was experienced today from the blistering heat wave sweeping Haryana and Punjab as Karnal sizzled at 44.5 degrees Celsius.

  • Punjab CM Prakash Singh Badal. HT
    May 24, 2015 18:42 IST

    Punjab CM takes a dig at Bajwa's 'padyatra' against state govt

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday slammed state Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa for organising a 'padyatra' against the state government, stating that he should "apologise to the people for his party's sins".

  • Jimmy Shergill (Photo: Saumya Khandelwal)
    May 24, 2015 13:08 IST

    Jimmy Sheirgill's Punjabi film 'Shareek' to release in October

    Actor Jimmy Sheirgill's upcoming Punjabi film "Shareek" will hit theatres on October 22. The film has been directed by Navaniat Singh.

  • Mahan forest
    May 24, 2015 11:59 IST

    Now, PIDB to develop forest area around Sukhbir’s project

    The Badal government has set the ball rolling on an ambitious project to develop the Siswan dam and its surrounding areas in Rupnagar district as a major eco-tourism attraction.

  • Panjab University. HT Photo
    May 24, 2015 11:28 IST

    PU panel for action against teachers for approaching chancellor directly

    An eight-member committee formed by Panjab University vice-chancellor (VC) Prof AK Grover to look into complaints sent by teachers directly to chancellor Hamid Ansari has ruled against the teachers, calling their move a violation of rules, liable for disciplinary action.

  • Market fire
    May 24, 2015 10:24 IST

    12 shops gutted in Barwala market

    As many as 12 shops were gutted after fire broke out in Khokha market in Barwala town on Friday night. Nine fire tenders had to be pressed into service, which took seven hours to douse the flames. Short circuit is said to be the reason behind the incident.

  • coal scam
    May 24, 2015 10:32 IST

    Punjab hands over coal mine to controversial firm

    The Punjab government has once again given the coal mining contract to a controversial firm that had last year “blackmailed” the state power corporation by curtailing coal supplies to increase rates.

  • Shovon Chowdhury
    May 24, 2015 10:11 IST

    Making genocide seem funny is hard: Shovon Chowdhury

    Author Shovon Chowdhury was at Punjab Kala Bhawan, Chandigarh, on Saturday to promote his second book Murder with Bengali Characteristics. A Delhi-based amateur humourist, Chowdhury’s blog ‘India Update’ has over 2 lakh followers now.

  • Police arrest
    May 24, 2015 09:57 IST

    Chandigarh Police arrest Nigerian national for carrying 28-gm cocaine

    The crime branch of Chandigarh Police on Saturday arrested a Nigerian national with 28-gm cocaine. The accused has been identified as Emmanuel Chukwunonye.

  • Heat Cartoon
    May 24, 2015 09:52 IST

    Without AC, PGI doctors turn the heat on engineers

    Over delay in the air conditioning of the OPD block of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, the doctors of the institute have turned the heat on engineers of the institute.

  • Aging
    May 24, 2015 09:49 IST

    Sunset boulevard: Live your life and forget your age

    Medical science offers new hopes, new cures and of course new risks for those who must arrest age against the laws of nature known to us so far.

  • Chnadigarh Storm
    May 24, 2015 09:37 IST

    Chandigarh: Stormy end to sizzling Saturday

    The tricity on Saturday witnessed different moods of weather. In the first half of the day, the residents were left gasping as the mercury touched 43 degrees Celsius, but by the evening, high velocity winds gave way to a dust storm, followed by rain, bringing some relief.

  • Sector -17 Chandigarh.HT/Photo
    May 24, 2015 09:43 IST

    The way we were: An Ode to Sector 17

    When things are changing we don’t really take much notice, but once they change so much that they shut us out, then we wake up to recall what was and what it is now.