• Punjab and Haryana High court
    Jan 28, 2015 22:31 IST

    Closure of liquor vends: HC tells excise officer to take call by Feb 28

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday directed the excise and taxation commissioner, Punjab, to take a decision on resolutions of 60-odd gram panchayats of the state seeking ban on the closure of liquor vends in their areas of jurisdiction.

  • Shiromani Akali Dal symbol. HT Photo
    Jan 28, 2015 22:22 IST

    SAD appoints coordinators in 4 constituencies with Akali candidates

    Other than the four assembly seats where the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidates are contesting, (out of total 70 assembly constituencies), the BJP wants the SAD to focus on 18 other constituencies which has high Punjabi and Sikh population.

  • Cyber Attack
    Jan 28, 2015 21:42 IST

    Tibetan group releases documentary on China's alleged cyber attacks

    Tibet Action Institute-a group working on digital security- organised screening of a new documentary film on China's unrelenting cyber attacks on the exile community.

  • Farmers hold a protest against the government in favour of their demands in Amritsar on Tuesday. Sameer Sehgal/HT
    Jan 28, 2015 21:15 IST

    Bhakhra Beas Management Board Labourers hold rally, demanded restoration of jobs

    More than 2,000 Bhakhra Beas Management Board (BBMB) labourers organised a rally under the banner of Himachal Kisan Sabha and Center of Indian Trade Union (CITU) in Mandi on Wednesday

  • Former CM of Himachal Pradesh, Prem Kumar Dhumal-n
    Jan 28, 2015 21:09 IST

    Some govt officials overdoing their job to prove loyalty: Dhumal

    Former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said on Wednesday a few overzealous government officials were "exceeding their brief" to "prove their personal loyalty to the regime". Talking to reporters at his official residence, he said: "Officials should not work to appease a few people. The present government is engaging in a political vendetta. They are setting up the guidelines for governments to come in the

  • SBI
    Jan 28, 2015 20:43 IST

    State Bank of India launches telebanking services in Chandigarh

    State Bank of India (SBI) on Tuesday launched Telebanking Services Phase-III in Chandigarh.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Jan 28, 2015 20:35 IST

    Consumer can't be made to suffer for firm's inter se disputes: Commission

    In a unique judgment, the state consumer disputes redressal commission, Chandigarh, has held that the consumer cannot be made to suffer on account of alleged disputes between directors of a company and their inter se claims.

  • Administrative block of Panjab University, Chandigarh. HT Photo
    Jan 28, 2015 20:28 IST

    Govt college students visit Panjab University community radio

    Students of the department of English at Post Graduate Government College, Sector 11 (boys), visited Panjab University (PU) radio station, Jyotirgamaya 91.2, on Wednesday.

  • Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher-n
    Jan 28, 2015 20:21 IST

    Local MP inaugurates solar powerplant at govt college

    A 210 kilowatts peak (kwp) rooftop solar photovoltaic power plant, an initiative of the society for renewal energy, science and technology, Chandigarh, was inaugurated by local member of Parliament (MP) Kirron Kher at Post Graduate Government College, Sector 46, on Wednesday.

  • Tanieshaa and Goofy, the father-daughter duo from Nepal-n
    Jan 28, 2015 19:59 IST

    Royal love indeed

    Life becomes more beautiful when you find someone who is passionate about the same things as you. In this year’s BOBMC Rider Mania at Ropar, many such people, be it couples or parents and children, spoke about their common love for riding to HT City.

  • Women riders from not only India, but Nepal and Bhutan particapated in the bike summit. HT Photo
    Jan 28, 2015 19:14 IST

    Riding free and breaking stereotypes

    To say ‘women break into yet another male bastion’ is a rather cliché statement nowadays. However, some niches of mainstream society such as bike riding are still male-dominated.

  • Drugs-n
    Jan 28, 2015 16:45 IST

    Heroin worth Rs 200 crore seized near Amritsar

    About 41 kg of heroin with street value of over Rs 200 crore was seized by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence near Amritsar district in Punjab and one person was arrested in this connection.

  • Train amid fog in Amritsar
    Jan 28, 2015 16:11 IST

    Cold continues in Punjab, Haryana; Amritsar freezes at -1°C

    Freezing cold waves swept Amritsar in Punjab on Wednesday as the minimum temperature plummeted to minus 1 degree Celsius with several other parts of Punjab and Haryana also reeling under biting chill.

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    Jan 28, 2015 15:56 IST

    Pride and prejudice

    It was a cold, foggy morning. Rain fell in sprays but it couldn’t dampen our spirits. My heart beat a trifle nervously as it is wont to whenever things are to happen the first time. It happens to everyone, this nervousness. But generally I am the one for whom the tag of the faint-hearted is reserved. Finally, the moment arrived. The road resounded with my footfall, though much fuss was created earlier to keep the path blocked for me.

  • Jan 28, 2015 14:53 IST

    Himachal hydro power project fire: Two HPSEBL officials suspended

    Himachal hydro power project fire: Two HPSEBL officials suspended.