- Aug 04, 2015 23:24 IST
Dean Students' Welfare professor Navdeep Goyal on Tuesday said that the likely date for PU elections was August 28. "As announced by the police, August 28 will be the likely date for elections. The code of conduct will, however, be implemented later with formal announcement," Goyal said.
- Aug 04, 2015 23:32 IST
The UT health department is all geared up to launch the evening out patient departments (OPDs) at the Government Multi Specialty Hospital, Sector-16 (GMSH-16) from August 15. The hospital had first started evening OPD two years back but was unable to keep it functioning.
- Aug 04, 2015 11:02 IST
The city-based non-government organisations (NGOs) and the education department have agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to bring improvement in education sector in Chandigarh. The development came after a three-hour meeting between the NGOs and the department officials at Government Model Senior Secondary School (GMSSS), Sector 10, here on Monday.
- Aug 04, 2015 09:40 IST
The UT administration has set October 2 as the deadline for people to stop using children for begging in the city. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting held here on Monday.
- Aug 04, 2015 10:25 IST
Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) on Monday proposed to slash the interest rate of the allottees who were asked to pay in lakhs for defaulting amount ranging between `1 and Rs 880. This implies that the allottee, who was told to deposit Rs 7.5 lakh for defaulting Rs 1, will have to pay Rs 51,000.
- Aug 04, 2015 10:21 IST
In a case of submitting forged academic certificate and issuance of unauthorised experience certificate, the UT vigilance cell is awaiting the UT adviser’s permission to register an FIR against a Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) department head and an associate professor working at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32.
- Aug 04, 2015 09:56 IST
Three days after former mayor Subhash Chawla resigned from the chairmanship of the house tax committee over the imposition of house tax, city mayor Poonam Sharma has shot off a letter to UT adviser Vijay Dev stating the notification has not been issued as per the rule, and that it should be withdrawn.
- Aug 03, 2015 23:52 IST
As a last-ditch effort, the Panchkula municipal corporation has resent a fresh proposal to the Haryana government to be reconsidered for the smart city project after failing to make a cut in the list of the proposed smart cities in the state. The MC has rectified the mistakes that were committed in the previous proposal submissions.
- Aug 03, 2015 22:14 IST
UT vigilance department arrested an attendant of paid parking lot in Sector 22 B (in front of Sector 17 ISBT) for overcharging from a commuter, on Monday.
- Aug 03, 2015 10:25 IST
The soles on Sher Singh’s favourite Bata loafers had worn through, and dimesize holes in his socks began to appear. So, the 38-year-old legal assistant, headed to a shoe repair in Sector 35C, where he has been going for over seven years now. Here, he meets Jagdish Ram, a second generation cobbler, who has been sitting at the same spot since 1978. “I’ve seen the city grow with my own eyes,” says the 56-year-old. The area of his small shoe-repair setup is piled high with reheeled stilettos, resoled boots and polished oxfords.
- Aug 03, 2015 10:56 IST
While the Centre is making tall claims about introducing high-speed trains, those travelling on Shatabdi continue to be served food with substandard quality.
- Aug 03, 2015 11:22 IST
A recent study has found that majority of the injured drivers reaching the Advanced Trauma Centre of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, are drunk.
- Aug 03, 2015 09:50 IST
Human mind is a complex and super-active machine that remains busy all the time. Sometimes, it stores your experiences in its memory box, whereas at other times, it helps you visualise a rosy picture of the things to come.
- Aug 02, 2015 23:56 IST
The three-day Bhavan Vidyalaya Chandigarh Model United Nations (BVCMUN), which concluded on Sunday with and a cultural programme, managed to reduce the ideological gap between students of different countries.
- Aug 03, 2015 00:08 IST
In a group clash, a 22-year-old boy was murdered in broad daylight, while his father and brother sustained serious injuries, over cultivation of a piece of shamlat land at Perch village of Mullanpur in SAS Nagar district on Sunday.