Chandigarh

  • Panchkula
    Aug 03, 2015 23:52 IST

    Panchkula bats for smart city tag again

    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.

  • Parking-N
    Aug 03, 2015 22:14 IST

    Overcharging Sec 22 parking attendant lands in vigilance net

    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.

  • cobbler
    Aug 03, 2015 10:25 IST

    Proud of their craft, cobblers keep business alive in Chandigarh

    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.

  • Shatabdi Express
    Aug 03, 2015 10:56 IST

    Readers' take: Train of century must justify its name

    While the Centre is making tall claims about introducing high-speed trains, those travelling on Shatabdi continue to be served food with substandard quality.

  • Drunk driving
    Aug 03, 2015 11:22 IST

    PGI finds majority of injured drivers drunk

    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.

  • rain rickshaw
    Aug 03, 2015 09:50 IST

    Spice of life: The stories we create

    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.

  • Bhawan Vidyalaya
    Aug 02, 2015 23:56 IST

    MUN:Students bridge gap debating on International issues

    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.

  • Agra: Labourer death
    Aug 03, 2015 00:08 IST

    22-year-old murdered over land dispute near Mullanpur

    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.

  • Army airshow
    Aug 02, 2015 23:33 IST

    Child care leave right of every working woman: CAT

    Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has ruled that child care leave (CCL) was the right of every working woman, while directing the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, to reinstate an employee who was sacked for proceeding on CCL.

  • MHADA
    Aug 03, 2015 00:14 IST

    Defaulting Rs 1 costs Chandigarh Housing Board flat allottee Rs 7.5 lakh

    Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB), a government body that was set up with the idea to provide reasonably-priced decent housing for the middle and lower-middle class, has made itself a money minting machine to the extent that it has asked one of its allottees to deposit `7.5 lakh for defaulting `1.

  • Jugraj Singh
    Aug 02, 2015 21:52 IST

    Hockey star-turned-cop Jugraj took part in Gurdaspur operation

    Star hockey player-turned -Punjab Police officer Jugraj Singh played an active role in the day-long operation against three terrorists in Gurdaspur district's Dinanagar town on July 27.

  • Aug 02, 2015 09:24 IST

    SAS Nagar: Man loses Rs 1.4 lakh to trickster inside bank

    Posing himself as a helper of the bank, an unidentified man tricked a customer to deprive him of Rs 1.41 lakh at Axis Bank, Phase 7, in SAS Nagar on Saturday. The victim Gujant Singh, owner of a saloon in Sector 71 and a native of Samana in Patiala, visited the bank to deposit the cash.

  • Aug 01, 2015 21:47 IST

    Police recommends removal of Sec 33-34 roundabout of Chandigarh

    Aiming to decongest the traffic on the route, the Chandigarh police have asked the UT administration to remove the Sector 33-34 roundabout

  • Nirbheek
    Aug 01, 2015 21:39 IST

    Ex UT DSP's son accidently fires self, receives foot injury

    The son of a retired deputy superintendent of police (DSP) of the UT police got injured in an accidental gunshot fired from his licensed pistol on Saturday morning. The 35-year old Amit received foot injuries after he accidently pulled the trigger of his 32 bore pistol at his Sector-49 residence.

  • Subhash Chawla
    Aug 01, 2015 16:39 IST

    Subhash Chawla resigns as house tax panel chairman of UT

    Irked over the imposition of house tax by UT administration, former mayor Subhash Chawla on Friday resigned from the chairmanship of house tax committee 2015. He has submitted his resignation to mayor Poonam Sharma.