Chandigarh

  • chess
    May 05, 2015 11:12 IST

    Rejuvenated Himal sets sights on GM norm

    Immediately after wrapping up his last match of the Dr Hedgewar FIDE Rated chess tournament held at New Delhi against Grand Master Praveen Thipsay on May 1, Chandigarh lad Himal Gusain hardly had the time to catch his breath.

  • building crack
    May 05, 2015 11:08 IST

    Cracks in building create panic at Burail

    UT and municipal corporation (MC) officials rushed to Burail village after a four-storey commercial building undergoing renovation developed cracks on its ground floor on Monday.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    May 05, 2015 10:41 IST

    Notice to Punjab for non-release of cash awards to players

    A Punjab and Haryana high court division bench comprising justices SK Mittal and HS Sidhu on Monday issued a notice to the Punjab government, principal secretary, sports department and director sports for August 25 on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking disbursement of cash awards to sportspersons as envisaged in the Punjab Sports Policy, 2010.

  • Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal
    May 05, 2015 10:22 IST

    Moga incident: Badal family falls back on CM to bail it out

    In a crisis that seemed to have jolted the Badal family more severely than any other incident since 2002, the extended Badal parivaar had to finally fall back on the political acumen of octogenarian chief minister Parkash Singh Badal to bail them out.

  • Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
    May 05, 2015 10:01 IST

    UK polls: Harpreet Kaur case convict’s son in fray

    Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, the son of Dalwinder Kaur Dhesi — co-conspirator in the Harpreet Kaur abduction-abortion case — is all set to contest the upcoming parliamentary elections, voting for which begins on May 7.

  • Japtej Singh
    May 05, 2015 09:57 IST

    Japtej Singh of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag fame set to woo audience again

    Young actor Japtej Singh or better known as the cinematic young Milkha Singh, is all set to impress the audience with his upcoming film and this time in a Punjabi film- Mitti Na Pharol Jogiya. In Ludhiana recently, with his co-stars Kartar Cheema, Amann Grewal and several others, the confident actor spoke to HT about the role in the film among other things.

  • Medicines
    May 05, 2015 00:26 IST

    Up to 60% discount on medicines at GMSH-16, GMCH-32 on the cards

    If everything goes as per the plan, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, and Government Multi Specialty Hospital, Sector 16, would soon have chemist shops offering discounts up to 60% on the maximum retail price of medicines and surgical implants.

  • Open Hand symbol.HT Photo
    May 05, 2015 00:03 IST

    SAS Nagar mayor's post for women: Govt to knock on court's door again

    After the Punjab and Haryana high court struck down the move of Punjab state government to have the mayor's post reserved for a woman candidate in the SAS Nagar municipal corporation, the government has decided to file a letter patents appeal (LPA) in the case.

  • PPCC chief Partap Singh Bajwa
    May 04, 2015 23:22 IST

    Blunders of Badals have helped me come back to centre-stage, says PPCC chief Partap Singh Bajwa

    From a Punjab Congress president who was on the defensive as his own party MLAs and leaders led by former Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh openly revolted against him, Partap Singh Bajwa has bounced back with the street-fighting against the ruling Badals.

  • farmers
    May 04, 2015 22:51 IST

    Punjab: Farmers yet to get compensations as state awaits Centre’s nod for funds

    Already facing tough time due to slow lifting of wheat from the state and central procurement agencies, farmers in Punjab have got no relief from the state government for their damaged crops due to unseasonal rains.

  • Indian Judiciary
    May 04, 2015 22:33 IST

    Notice to Punjab for non-release of cash awards to sportspersons

    A Punjab and Haryana high court division bench comprising justices SK Mittal and HS Sidhu on Monday issued a notice to the Punjab government, principal secretary, sports department and director sports for August 25 on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking disbursement of cash awards to sportspersons as envisaged in the Punjab Sports Policy, 2010.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    May 04, 2015 21:47 IST

    Notice to Punjab, Haryana for not clearing cane farmers’ dues

    Taking a strict note of non-payment of dues to farmers by the state governments, a division bench of the Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday issued a notice to Punjab and Haryana.

  • Capt Amarinder Singh, former Punjab chief minister. HT Photo
    May 04, 2015 22:11 IST

    Capt Amarinder to move adjournment motion in Lok Sabha on ‘collapse’ of law and order in Punjab

    After remaining absent from the Lok Sabha since the budget session resumed on April 20, former Punjab chief minister and Congress deputy leader in Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh sprung into action on Monday by not only visiting the family of the Moga molestation victim but also announced to move an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday for discussion on the collapse of law and order situation in Punjab.

  • 12th Class students
    May 04, 2015 21:26 IST

    Punjab introduces health care card for all students

    The Punjab government on Monday introduced a digitised health care card for all school students that would make them eligible for free treatment of 30 life-threatening diseases.

  • May 04, 2015 20:49 IST

    HP to seek central funds for reviving Hindustan-Tibet road

    In a move aimed at strengthening the road network in areas of the state that border China, the Himachal government has again requested the home affairs ministry to restore the old Hindustan-Tibet road that was built by the British in the 19th century to connect with Tibet for crossborder trade through the Shipkila pass. For the past three years the state government has been planning to revive old Hindustan Tibet road that was abandoned after construction of the National Highway 22 that stretches up to Kaurik in Kinnaur.