- 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.
- Aug 02, 2015 23:33 IST
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.
- Aug 03, 2015 00:14 IST
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.
- Aug 02, 2015 21:52 IST
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
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
Aiming to decongest the traffic on the route, the Chandigarh police have asked the UT administration to remove the Sector 33-34 roundabout
- Aug 01, 2015 21:39 IST
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.
- Aug 01, 2015 16:39 IST
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.