- Mar 28, 2015 23:05 IST
Six-year-old Sadia, who underwent plastic surgery at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, after being bitten on the face by a stray dog in Manimajra, is stable now and would be discharged by March 31.
- Mar 28, 2015 22:59 IST
The Haryana Kala Parishad staged four socially relevant Haryanvi short satirical plays by leading theatre groups to mark the World Theatre Day at the Yavanika open air theatre, on Saturday.
- Mar 28, 2015 22:24 IST
If you happen to visit the water holes and check dams in the tricity's peripheral jungles, you will come across skeletons of sambars/neelgai strewn on the banks. Mostly of fawns, like young buds, plucked prematurely, snuffed out and trampled upon in the swirling dust. Village dogs orchestrate these macabre deaths, on some occasions over 48 hours.Writes Vikram Jit Singh
- Mar 28, 2015 21:24 IST
For risking the life of co-passengers by rash driving that led to an accident leaving one dead and two injured, the motor accident claims tribunal presided over by additional district and sessions judge Shalini S Nagpal directed the driver to pay Rs 23 lakh as compensation.
- Mar 28, 2015 20:04 IST
Strongly condemning the cane charge on students in Nawanshahar who were protesting against the alleged non-disbursement of scholarships, Punjab Congress on Saturday demanded dismissal of Social Welfare minister on the issue.
- Mar 28, 2015 14:44 IST
Border Security Force (BSF) troopers shot dead a Pakistani smuggler in the Amritsar sector along the India-Pakistan border on Saturday and recovered 24 kg heroin. A BSF spokesman said that the heroin recovered was worth nearly Rs.120 crore in the international market.
- Mar 28, 2015 10:48 IST
A suspended telephone operator of the Chandigarh Industrial and Tourism Development Corporation (CITCO) has turned out to be a whistleblower, claiming he was compelled to give an expensive gift of gold coin worth `14,481, besides other expensive gifts like imported whiskies for not posting him out of place.
- Mar 28, 2015 10:52 IST
Judicial magistrate Shilpi Gupta on Friday issued notice for May 4 to UT home-cum-health secretary, MC Chandigarh commissioner and city mayor to file reply on the petition on stray dog menace. Following the incident of a stray dog injuring 13 persons, including seven children, in Manimajra on Wednesday, a city-based lawyer had moved the court.
- Mar 28, 2015 10:56 IST
With the strike of safai karamchari union entering fourth day, residents are at the receiving end as heaps of garbage have piled up in various localities of the city. But, it seems that the officials are not taking up the issue seriously.
- Mar 28, 2015 10:00 IST
Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar recently announced to give a push to two new super-critical coal-based power units in the state. The move to enhance the state’s own power generation with the new thermal units of 800 MW each at the existing plants at Panipat and Yamunanagar comes at a time when the state-run Haryana Power General Corporation Limited (HPGCL), which has installed generation capacity of 3230 MW, is passing through a tough phase.
- Mar 28, 2015 10:06 IST
A letter from a Class-7 student who can’t go out to play because of the stray-dog menace in his locality has led the Punjab and Haryana high court to issue a notice to the authorities in Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh.
- Mar 28, 2015 10:10 IST
Minister for higher education Surjit Singh Rakhra on Friday said that as other government agencies had failed to complete development work in government colleges, college principals could form committees to complete the work.
- Mar 28, 2015 10:41 IST
The inter-state regional plan is likely to be worked upon with Chandigarh and the states of Punjab and Haryana coming together on agreeable terms and conditions. In a high level meeting of the urban planning department in New Delhi on Friday, it was decided that these states would discuss the modalities for a regional plan soon.
- Mar 28, 2015 09:51 IST
Following the detection of irregularities by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in the award of contract for construction of godowns with galvalume roofing sheets by Haryana State Warehousing Corporation (HSWC), the BJP government in Haryana will have to take a call on whether or not to make a reference to the Centre for a CBI probe.
- Mar 28, 2015 09:21 IST
In an unusual move, which clearly shows factionalism in the party, the Congress on Friday appointed two election incharges for the Dhuri bypoll. While deputy leader of Congress in Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh had nominated the name of Guru Har Sahai MLA Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi to the high command, Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa had suggested the name of former Sangrur MP Vijay Inder Singla.