Though a partly cloudy sky is predicted for the next four days with possibility of light rain, hot weather continued in tricity on Wednesday.
Following a recent ban on nicotine, the Chandigarh administration on Wednesday also imposed a ban on sale of loose cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Unable to digest the reporting of the proceedings of the general body meeting of the PGIMER Faculty Association by the media, the doctors have found ‘weird conspiracy theories’ behind ‘leakages’ of minutes of the meeting.
The collection of road samples being carried out in Panchkula ran into controversy yet again as the team of one of the organisation deputed for the job did not follow the norms.
Working executives who wish to pursue masters of business administration (MBA) from the Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh have got an opportunity to take admission in the course as the University School of Open Learning (USOL), PU, has invited applications for the MBA executive seats.
The electricity streetlight employees and workers' union on Wednesday held a protest outside the municipal corporation (MC) on Wednesday.
Now, it will not be easy for students admitted under sports quota at Panjab University (PU) to skip playgrounds and not participate in sports competitions.
Maintaining a perfect balance between studies and sports, students are excelling in both the fields.
Accused dance teacher Akash alias Eric, who is facing charges of molestation and extortion of money from his 17-year-old student, had befriended the victim and borrowed the money as loan.
There was finally some movement in the project for rejuvenation and restoration of Sector 17 as deputy commissioner-cum-estate officer SB Deepak Kumar and other senior officers visited the market on Tuesday evening. But all it amounted to, for now, was a nod to extending the deadline on traders’ demand.
At a session that marked the first year in office of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, local MP Kirron Kher announced on Tuesday that the Chandigarh industrial policy “is expected to be out next week”.
Though the students from the government schools could not outshine those from private school in CBSE Class 12 results which were declared on Monday, still the toppers among the city government schools have managed attract attention.Four out of five toppers from these government schools are girls hence dominating the results once again.
In Class 10 result of Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), four students managed to get on the merit list from the district.
A local court sentenced a 50-year-old Raipur Khurd resident to three years in jail on Tuesday for knocking down and killing a Chandigarh Police constable with his vehicle. District and sessions judge SK Aggarwal also imposed a fine of `3,000 on the convict, identified as Girwar Singh, whose speeding car killed Vijay Kumar, 39, in September 2013.
In the Punjab police constable suicide case, the UT police have sought a legal opinion from the district attorney for registration of a case against the cops against whom the victim had alleged in his suicide note that he was being harassed by them, which forced him to take the extreme step.