• Apr 06, 2014 23:36 IST

    Sector-17 buildings to get heritage facade

    You could soon have naturally-coloured uniform buildings at Sector-17, the heart of the city, if the administration's plan of restoration of buildings is approved by its heritage committee.

  • Feb 22, 2014 23:41 IST

    Ask SAD to form justice panel: Cong dares Modi

    Inviting the attention of Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to militancy's 35,000 innocent victims, including 26,000 Hindus, the Punjab Congress has asked him if he will force his alliance partner in Punjab, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), to form a commission to bring justice to the affected families.

  •  trucks lined up on the border
    Feb 12, 2014 22:25 IST

    Indian trucks detained in PoK for 3 weeks return

    After being detained for more than three weeks in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, 27 Indian trucks returned on Wednesday evening to north Kashmir as India and Pakisatn agreed to end the stand-off which began after the arrest of a PoK driver on January 17.

  • Capt Amarinder Singh
    Feb 12, 2014 19:16 ISTOperation Bluestar

    'Badal asked Rao for army action'

    Did Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, Fakhr-e-Kaum (Pride of Sikhs), ask the union government in 1984 for the eventual military raid on the Golden Temple to contain militant leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale? VOTE: Do you think Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh and the Akalis are playing politics over Operation Bluestar?

  • Crime
    Feb 12, 2014 21:50 IST

    Retd officer posts video of military area, booked

    The local police on Wednesday registered a case against a retired army major under the Official Secrets Act and Information Technology Act. The accused has been identified as Major Ramanpal Singh (retd).

  • Shabir Ahmad Khan
    Feb 12, 2014 18:37 ISTSexual assault case

    J&K ex-min told to present himself before cops

    There was no end to high drama surrounding the arrest of Shabir Ahmad Khan, former state health minister who is facing sexual assault accusation by a female doctor, on Wednesday. Despite the court asking him to surrender in the next 24 hours he remains elusive.

  • Feb 12, 2014 22:10 IST

    HC allows Sunil Jakhar's petition, directs Punjab to decide on fire-fighting equipment

    Allowing the petition filed by Congress Legislature Party leader Sunil Jakhar, seeking directions to the state government for providing fire-extinguishing equipment, fire tenders and staff across the state, the Punjab and Haryana high court has granted a month's time to the state to take a decision.

  • Mehr Tarar
    Feb 06, 2014 18:02 IST

    Pak scribe Tarar sets Twitter on fire, for Kashmir remark this time

    Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar, who raked controversy recently with her public messages to late Sunanda Pushkar, has micro-blogging site Twitter on fire again. This time for her remarks on Kashmir.

  • Ashutosh Maharaj, head of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan sect dead
    Feb 05, 2014 22:46 IST

    Ashutosh Maharaj clinically dead, not in illegal confinement: HC

    Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday made it clear that Ashutosh Maharaj, is clinically dead and is not in any illegal confinement as alleged by his ex-driver Puran Singh.

  • Shabir Ahmad Khan
    Feb 06, 2014 22:43 IST

    J&K health minister booked on molestation complaint

    The Jammu and Kashmir police lodged an FIR against senior Congress leader and state health minister Shabir Ahmad Khan on Thursday evening after a lady doctor accused him of making "objectionable remarks and advances" at Srinagar's civil secretariat.

  • Ashutosh Maharaj, head of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan sect dead
    Feb 06, 2014 21:42 IST

    Nurmahal dera bans media's entry

    Caught on the wrong foot over its claims denying the death of Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) head Ashutosh Maharaj, the dera management on Thursday barred the entry of the media to the premises.

  • EGS Teacher Kiranjeet Kaur With her child
    Feb 06, 2014 13:24 IST

    Chilling tactic kills teacher's 1-year-old baby

    The cold-hearted move of taking away quilts from agitating Education Guarantee Scheme (EGS) teachers has killed a protester's baby girl. On Thursday, the child who had caught a chill when left to the winter elements during the protest on Sunday night, died in a hospital here.

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    Feb 06, 2014 20:34 IST

    Two air force officers from regionget Param Vishisht Seva Medal

    Ludhiana resident Air Marshal Daljit Singh, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Command, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, was conferred the Param Vishisht Seva Medal by the President on January 26 for his meritorious service to the nation. He is also the recipient of the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and the Vayu Sena Medal.

  • Auction
    Feb 05, 2014 22:41 IST

    CHB commercial property auction flop show, only 2 booths sold

    The slump in the real estate was evident at the Chandigarh Housing Board's (CHB) three-day auction of 145 commercial booths on leasehold basis as only two sites were sold on the first day on Wednesday.

  • Swami Aseemanand
    Feb 05, 2014 22:35 IST

    Aseemanand claims RSS chief knew about 'Hindu terror conspiracy'

    Swami Aseemanand, the prime accused in the three blast cases - Samjhauta Express, Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Sharif - has claimed that present Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat knew about the alleged Hindu terror conspiracy and sanctioned his acts.