Financial transactions came to a halt in banks in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh as employees of public sector banks went on a day-long strike to press for various demands including wage revision. Much to the inconvenience of harried customers, bank employees were protesting under the banner of United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) and even locked some branches in Chandigarh as well as Punjab.
Financial transactions came to a halt in banks in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh as employees of public sector banks went on a day-long strike to press for various demands including wage revision. Much to the inconvenience of harried customers, protesting bank employees under the banner of United Forum of Bank Unions.
The Haryana cabinet will on Wednesday consider leasing out eight acres of public land at Motilal Nehru School of Sports in Rai, Sonepat, at a highly concessional rate to Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar for setting up a wrestling academy.
Ashish Bagai will lead Canada at the 2014 cricket world cup qualifier next month in New Zealand. Bagai, Harvir Baidwan and Khurram Chohan all played in the 2011 world cup when Canada went 1-5 with the lone win coming over Kenya.
22 Lakh looted from two Punjab National Bank ATM'S at Hoshiarpur.
Uncertainty looms over the planned auction of commercial and residential sites by the administration as it has failed to determine the reserve price of the properties even six months after starting the process for formulating modalities.
Every fifth sample of food items taken in Punjab during the last festival season has failed the quality test. According to the data provided by the health department, with a view to checking adulteration or the quality of food items, 1,155 samples were taken from October 1 to November 15.
Don't draw Bhai saab into a conversation as it consumes energy, reads a message at a makeshift camp at Gurdwara Amb Sahib in SAS Nagar where 48-year-old former militant Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa has been sitting on a fast unto death for the past 34 days. Gurpreet Singh Nibber reports
Locusts are back. This time through modern-age aerial channels: television, radio, the Net and high-end phones. Our skies again seem covered by the swarms (not the original ones that eat grain and have been curbed for three decades). Rajesh Moudgil writes.
Chandigarh may have finally gotten its very own, full-fledged bowling arena, but what was the actual reason that made the city’s media, and men, go gaga at Elante on Tuesday? The answer you’re looking for is, two-film-old Bollywood actor Nargis Fakhri.
Stopping just short of initiating contempt proceedings over the failure to remove highway liquor shops that contribute to road accidents, the Punjab and Haryana high court has given the two states a month for survey and report.
Doon MLA Ram Kumar Chaudhary, prime accused in Jyoti murder case, filed an application for interim bail on Tuesday before sessions court here to attend Himachal Pradesh (HP) Assembly session going on at Dharamshala (HP). It is a six-day session which started on December 16.
The Punjab and Haryana high court has made it clear that where any senior citizen has transferred his property "by way of gift or otherwise" to any person, including children, and the transferee fails to provide amenities and physical needs to him/her, the senior citizen has the right to declare the transfer of property void.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday questioned the Punjab government's selection of two road safety experts in the 10-member state road safety committee "packed with bureaucrats" for considering draft road safety policy of the state.
Holding a courier company deficient in services, the district consumer disputes redressal forum, Chandigarh, has directed it to pay Rs. 10,000 as compensation to a Manimajra-based wholesale dealer of medicines.