- Mar 02, 2015 21:01 IST
Panjab University is contemplating to abolish the entrance test for admission to ME/MTech at University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET) and consider only GATE qualified candidates for the admission.
- Mar 02, 2015 17:08 IST
The 29th spring festival organised by Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) ended here on Sunday with weather playing a dampener as it rained throughout the day.
- Mar 02, 2015 12:06 IST
Reflecting lack of enthusiasm among residents of ward number 10, the byelections on Sunday witnessed just 43.67% turnout. Earlier, in the MC elections held in December 2011, 60% turnout was recorded. The result will be declared on March 3. Ward number 10 comprises Sectors 41 and 42 and villages of Badheri, Attawa and Buterla, having a population of nearly 35,000 and 24000 voters respectively.
- Mar 02, 2015 12:02 IST
In less than a fortnight after the footprints of a leopard were seen at Khuda Lahora, once again the scare of the deadly animal figured at Dhanas on Sunday. The residents were left scared after they noticed footprints at the Housing Board Colony in Dhanas.
- Mar 02, 2015 11:48 IST
The Android-based ‘Smart Chandigarh’ mobile application launched by the UT administration on January 26, which aims to serve as a single “e-window” to all information related to consumer awareness and citizen-centric services, will now have an added feature that will be introduced within a week. Through it residents can highlight shortcomings in cleanliness, sanitation, waterlogging, bad roads and other endemic problems in various city sectors.
- Mar 01, 2015 22:25 IST
Police have arrested two men, allegedly involved in murder of a 35-year-old security guard. The accused have been identified as Bachan Singh, who was a councillor in 1997 from ward number 10 and Praladh Tiwari. Meanwhile, efforts are being made to arrest the remaining two accused.
- Mar 01, 2015 22:48 IST
Almost a decade after its inception, Wembley Cooperative House Building Society in Sector 91, SAS Nagar, is yet to see the light of day, leaving its allottees in the lurch.
- Mar 01, 2015 19:38 IST
The third edition of Raahgiri Day evoked great response with a large number of people enthusiastically taking part in different activities despite light drizzle on cold Sunday morning.
- Mar 01, 2015 19:57 IST
A 16-member team of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) arrived at the Panjab University (PU) on Sunday and randomly visited various girls and boys hostels in Sector 14 and Sector 25 campuses of the University.
- Mar 01, 2015 19:51 IST
Chandigarh administration has roped in students of Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA) to give visitors walking tours of the Capitol Complex, Sector 1, and explain fine details of architectural marvels of Chandigarh's planner Le Corbusier.
- Mar 01, 2015 20:03 IST
For killing a man and leaving three others injured, the Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal (MACT) has directed the owner of a speeding SUV to pay Rs 11.4 lakh with 7.5% interest to the injured and kin of the deceased.
- Mar 01, 2015 14:47 IST
The Union budget has given top priority to improving the health infrastructure in Chandigarh with `189 crore of the total plan budget of `860 crore for the UT being earmarked for this sector in 2015-16. Health, as such, has been given a liberal increase of 54% over the last fiscal’s sanctioned budget of `122 crore.
- Mar 01, 2015 14:00 IST
As many as 31 cheating cases were reported across state on the first day of Class 12, Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) board exams, on Saturday. These included a maximum of nine from Jalandhar.
- Mar 01, 2015 11:53 IST
In order to reduce the stress during board exams, UT education department is gearing up to start extra classes for the students before or after their school. The department has asked the schools to send a list of the teachers who can volunteer to teach the students after school hours and can take classes an hour before the school in order to facilitate the students in their preparations for boards.
- Mar 01, 2015 11:41 IST
Police on Saturday arrested an assistant administrative officer (AAO) of the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) for allegedly producing fake documents to get a job at the PGIMER in 2009.