The Winter Session of Punjab assembly will commence from December 22, an official spokesperson said here on Tuesday.
Punjab BJP leader Swaran Salaria (52) was on Tuesday booked on the charge of rape following a complaint by an air hostess with Air India. The case was registered against the businessman-cum-politician under sections 376 (rape), 420 (cheating) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at the Vakola police station, Mumbai.
Cold conditions prevailed at many places in Punjab and Haryana, which was lashed by rains during the past couple of days, with Amritsar being the coldest place at a low of 3 degrees Celsius.
My boss asked me to find him a 2-acre plot on the outskirts of the city and get in touch with some placement agency for a dozen MBAs, besides a front-office executive and a personal secretary — both of whom must be women. The MBAs could be men (with beards preferably) or women, it didn’t matter. Writes VV Narayanan
Sports not only help children stay fit but also make them confident, disciplined and professional. In the HT-- C-fore survey for 2014, Panchkula-based The Gurukul has emerged as the best school in the town on the parameter of sports with 85 out of 100 points.
While indoor lessons sharpen the mental skills of students, sports hone their physical skills. According to the HT-- C-fore survey, Yadavindra Public School (YPS) is ahead of other schools in SAS Nagar on the parameter of sports.
Top schools in the city have acknowledged the role of sports in the holistic development of the child by providing quality infrastructure and training to their students.
Lt Gen KJ Singh, Army Commander, Western Command, said the Army would soon have its first ultra-modern senior citizens’ home for veterans in Panchkula. Addressing a function organised by Chandigarh Senior Citizen Association (CSCA) at Chandimandir on Monday, the Army Commander said at the outset, the home would house 60 inmates.
A 27-year-old married man hanged himself from his ceiling at his residence in Mauli Jagran on Monday.
A Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) court directed the investigating agency to register a graft case against two UT cops who were accused of demanding a bribe from an undertrial.
District administration on Monday announced that beneficiaries of disabled and old-age pensions aged above 80 will be provided the money at home starting January. The pension for January will be distributed in February, so effectively the new plan will be implemented in February.
Holding the driver of an ambulance owned by the District Red Cross Society, Fatehgarh Sahib, guilty of rash driving, the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) directed the driver and the Red Cross society to pay Rs. 65,000 as compensation to an 18-year-old resident of Mauli Jagran, who was injured in the accident.
It was on October 30 at a house meeting, that mayor Har phool Chander Kalyan ordered an inquiry into the nine-day ‘study tour’ of 20 councillors and six officials of the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh (MCC) to Port Blair, Kolkata and Chennai.
Lung infection was the cause of the death of over 20 domestic geese at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh last week, revealed a report prepared by a veterinary laboratory in Jalandhar.
Gopal Krishan Chatrath-led alliance strengthened its grip over the Panjab University syndicate by securing 10 out of the total 15 seats at stake. The rival group led by Ashok Goyal had to contend with five seats.