Chandigarh

  • YouTube comedian Jus Reign posing as Bobby Dhaliwal
    Sep 01, 2015 15:13 IST

    'Bobby Dhaliwal' wants to be Canada's Prime Minister

    With Canada's federal elections set to be held on October 19, party leaders are travelling across the country and spending millions to win the hearts and minds of voters. But one candidate vying to step into Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper's shoes has managed to evade the spotlight. Until now, that is.

  • AIPMT retest
    Sep 01, 2015 14:46 IST

    No retest of Punjab PMET, 2015, merit to be revised, says high court

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday ruled that there would be no retest of the Punjab Pre-Medical Entrance Test (PMET- 2015) conducted on May 17 by the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot.

  • Sep 01, 2015 14:22 IST

    No retest of the Punjab Pre Medical Entrance Test, 2015, rules high court

    No retest of the Punjab Pre Medical Entrance Test, 2015, rules high court

  • A farmer working in his fields as dark clouds loomed large over Bathinda on Tuesday. Sanjeev Kumar/HT
    Sep 01, 2015 09:56 IST

    Prime Minister's office pushes for Punjab land model

    An amended Punjab law that allows long-term lease of farm land for projects may soon be replicated across India, with the Centre planning to use it as a model for alternative land management legislation after letting a controversial ordinance lapse.

  • Doctor
    Sep 01, 2015 09:18 IST

    Poor knowledge biggest hurdle in organ donation programme

    Poor knowledge regarding the concept of brain death and organ donation is the biggest hurdle in advancement of ‘deceased donor organ programme’, a Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) study has found.

  • Gursimrat Singh Gill
    Sep 01, 2015 09:06 IST

    HT Spotlight: Rock-solid Gursimrat finds feet in football

    Almost a week ago, when the Indian team flew to earthquake-ravaged Nepal to participate in the inaugural edition of the SAFF under-19 football championship, it marked a watershed moment in Gursimrat Singh Gill’s life. Apart from keeping the opposition forwards at bay at his preferred centre-back position, the former trainee of Chandigarh Football Academy (CFA) had the additional responsibility of playing deputy to Daniel Lalhlimpuia, who was leading the Indian team in the championship.

  • Villagers blocking traffic at Nangal to protest against the death of a man of village Dubeta,on Monday.
    Aug 31, 2015 23:23 IST

    Villager's death after police assault: SIT formed, cop arrested, 3 others suspended

    Three policemen have been suspended and a special investigating team (SIT) formed to investigate the death of a resident of Dubeta village near Nangal after being allegedly beaten up by policemen a fortnight ago.

  • Police during at a checkpost in Mohali. HT/Photo
    Aug 31, 2015 23:08 IST

    Drive against drinking menace at public places in Mohali

    Taking strict note of the people drinking in the open in various market places and creating ruckus thereafter, the SAS Nagar police along with the traffic wing have launched a drive to check the menace.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Aug 31, 2015 23:02 IST

    Chandigarh: Stealing two bags of onion lands 2 youths in police net

    Police have arrested two youths for allegedly stealing onions from the Sector 26 grain market. The police nabbed the accused and recovered two bags of onion that the duo was carrying on a three-wheeler in the wee hours on Monday.

  • Om Prakash Chautala
    Aug 31, 2015 22:37 IST

    Punjab gives Delhi govt consent to shift Chautala to Bathinda jail

    The Parkash Singh Badal government has given the green light to the Delhi government for transferring former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala to Bathinda central jail in Punjab from Tihar, said official sources.

  • Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh. HT Photo
    Aug 31, 2015 22:22 IST

    Charges framed against chief minister Virbhadra in defamation case

    In a setback to Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh, the court of the judicial magistrate (first class), Una, on Monday framed charges in a criminal defamation case filed against him by SM Katwal, former chairman of the HP Subordinate Services Selection Board (HPSSSB).

  • Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with husband Robert
    Aug 31, 2015 22:12 IST

    Priyanka Gandhi got Shimla land for horticulture, says HP minister

    In the past three years, the Himachal government gave 526 sanctions under a law that bars the transfer of land to non-agriculturists. One of these cleared the decks for Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to buy land at Chharabra, 13 km from Shimla, for the purpose of horticulture.

  • Honey Singh
    Aug 31, 2015 21:06 IST

    Yo Yo Honey Singh is back with smash hit ‘Dheere Dheere’

    A recreated version of the smash hit ‘Dheere Dheere’ from Mahesh Bhatt’s cult musical-drama Aashiqui(1990) was released on Monday. Pop sensation Yo Yo Honey Singh has lent his voice to the number.

  • Golden Temple
    Aug 31, 2015 20:54 IST

    Gurpurb to mark Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib on Sept 14

    The Punjab government on Monday announced that the date of Gurpurb to mark the Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib had been changed from September 1 to September 14. This was done as per the dates in the newer version of the Nanakshahi calendar. The government also announced a change in the dates of gazetted holidays accordingly.

  • Open hand-N
    Aug 31, 2015 20:42 IST

    South Korean government to build smart city at New Chandigarh

    The South Korean government on Monday expressed its willingness to provide technology as well as finances to build the first-of-its-kind smart city in India at New Chandigarh.