- May 23, 2015 21:39 IST
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said Sri Dasmesh Academy, Anandpur Sahib, should strive to become a leading residential school of the country.
- May 23, 2015 21:00 IST
The district consumer disputes redressal forum sentenced a Sector 38 resident to one year in prison and fined him `10,000 for not complying with the forums order, which was passed in the October of last year.
- May 23, 2015 20:16 IST
More than 85% of those who applied for the test, appeared for the Panjab University (PU) Common Entrance Test (CET) (under graduate courses) at different colleges and campus here on Saturday.
- May 23, 2015 20:04 IST
The Punjab and Haryana high court has extended the stay on declaration of Punjab Civil Services (executive) and allied services examination-2013 result till July 6.
- May 23, 2015 19:02 IST
Congress leader Raj Babbar on Saturday accused the Modi government of compromising national security, saying the "selfie" government was busy projecting "Maharaj Modi's" image at international level than protecting country's borders and strengthening internal security.
- May 23, 2015 15:08 IST
There have been a plethora of biopics on celebrities from all walks of life, including those from the film industry itself. However, now it seems that the industry is ready to look beyond themselves and a few biopics have also been proposed on veterans from fields other than showbiz.
- May 23, 2015 15:07 IST
A large number of school students along with their parents today held protests across Haryana against the show-cause notice served to over 4,000 guest teachers by the state government here.
- May 23, 2015 14:27 IST
A case of cheating and forgeryhas been registered against seven persons, including a woman,for making insurance policies of persons who have already diedand later claiming benefits from a well-known privateinsurance company, police said.
- May 23, 2015 10:20 IST
The small glasses, the hissing sound of the stove, boiling tea in a rather stained pot, and yellow milk pouches, are the definitive sights and sounds at any roadside tea-stall in Chandigarh. They may not have upmarket varieties like Earl Grey and Darjeeling, but offer ginger and cardamom flavours on the go, or even both in one, that too at one-tenth the price of a fancy cuppa.
- May 23, 2015 09:48 IST
To remove hardships being faced by farmers in making commercial use of their agricultural land in areas that came under the ambit of the Punjab Land Preservation Act, Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday request the union environment and forest minister Prakash Javadekar to waive conditions imposed by the Centre over areas that were under habitation and cultivation.
- May 23, 2015 09:21 IST
The working of the premier medical institute of the region PGIMER was in for severe criticism as the national consumer disputes redressal commission, New Delhi, blamed the prevalent “red tapism” for the death of 16-year-old girl Anupama Sarkar, who had died in 2012 waiting to be attended by the doctors.
- May 23, 2015 09:46 IST
Thirty-six-years ago, as I completed my engineering, I received a call from a government department to appear for an interview and was appointed as an SDO at the young age of 21.
- May 23, 2015 08:48 IST
Panic gripped Manakpur Nanakchand village in Pinjore after a gang of around 12 men, armed with sticks, struck at a house in the wee hours on Friday, assaulted the family members and took away cash and jewellery worth around Rs 4.5 lakh.
- May 22, 2015 22:42 IST
For someone who claims to have more lives than the proverbial nine of a cat, Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa sure knows the art of survival. Facing open revolt from a majority of party MLAs in Punjab, the embattled state chief has been giving himself lifelines amid raging speculations of his removal from the post.
- May 22, 2015 22:32 IST
Expressing surprise at Punjab government's decision to levy 5% Infrastructure Development (ID) fee on power tariff and `1 cess on petrol and diesel, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has asked the Punjab government for a rethink on the matter.