Chandigarh

  • Parkash singh badal.HT/photo
    May 23, 2015 21:39 IST

    Dasmesh academy must strive to be country's top school: CM Badal

    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.

  • Indian Judiciary
    May 23, 2015 21:00 IST

    Man fails to comply with consumer forums order, imprisoned for a year

    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.

  • Panjab University. HT Photo
    May 23, 2015 20:16 IST

    Panjab University registers 11% increase in CET applications

    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.

  • Punjab and Haryana High Court .HT PHOTO
    May 23, 2015 20:04 IST

    PCS-2013 exam: HC extends stay on declaration of result by PPSC

    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.

  • Raj Babbar
    May 23, 2015 19:02 IST

    Govt busy projecting Modi's image, compromising on internal security: Raj Babbar

    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.

  • Sarabjit Singh
    May 23, 2015 15:08 IST

    Bollywood set to portray intriguing life of Sarabjit Singh on screen

    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.

  • Motilal Vigyan Mahavidylaya
    May 23, 2015 15:07 IST

    State wide protests in support of guest teachers in Haryana

    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.

  • gangrape
    May 23, 2015 14:27 IST

    7 arrested on charges of cheating and forgery in Haryana

    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.

  • Tea vendor
    May 23, 2015 10:20 IST

    Brewing the business of chai and charm in City Beautiful

    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.

  • Sukhna lake reopens
    May 23, 2015 09:48 IST

    Punjab deputy CM meets Javadekar; seeks notification of ‘green zone’ around Sukhna

    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.

  • PGI
    May 23, 2015 09:21 IST

    ‘PGI red tape killed Anupama’

    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.

  • A distressed farmer waiting for the procurement of his wheat crop lying atthe grain market, Bathinda
    May 23, 2015 09:46 IST

    Spice of life: Sound sleep over a pile of wheat

    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.

  • Injured
    May 23, 2015 08:48 IST

    Chandigarh: Dacoits decamp with cash, jewellery worth Rs 4.5 lakh; injure six

    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.

  • Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief Partap Singh Bajwa-N
    May 22, 2015 22:42 IST

    Congress keeps up suspense on his fate, Bajwa gives self long lifeline

    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.

  • Electricity
    May 22, 2015 22:32 IST

    Reconsider ID fee on power, cess on fuel: CII

    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.