Chandigarh

  • Doctor
    Sep 01, 2015 09:18 IST

    Poor knowledge biggest hurdle in organ donation programme

    Poor knowledge regarding the concept of brain death and organ donation is the biggest hurdle in advancement of ‘deceased donor organ programme’, a Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) study has found.

  • Police during at a checkpost in Mohali. HT/Photo
    Aug 31, 2015 23:08 IST

    Drive against drinking menace at public places in Mohali

    Taking strict note of the people drinking in the open in various market places and creating ruckus thereafter, the SAS Nagar police along with the traffic wing have launched a drive to check the menace.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Aug 31, 2015 23:02 IST

    Chandigarh: Stealing two bags of onion lands 2 youths in police net

    Police have arrested two youths for allegedly stealing onions from the Sector 26 grain market. The police nabbed the accused and recovered two bags of onion that the duo was carrying on a three-wheeler in the wee hours on Monday.

  • CBSE Board
    Aug 31, 2015 11:25 IST

    Schools, students divided over re-introduction of Class 10 boards

    The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), country’s premier advisory body in education, might have backed the bringing back of the Class 10 board exams, the central government, however, appears to be in no hurry to reinstate the old system. The Centre has asked the state governments to give their views in writing on the matter before it takes any decision on it. Meanwhile, HT spoke to school officials, parents and students in an attempt to get their stand on the issue.

  • PGI
    Aug 30, 2015 22:37 IST

    PGI may ban doctor from research for committing fraud

    The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has found a prominent endocrinologist guilty of a scientific research fraud and the institute authorities have urged the director to debar him from doing any kind of research activity at least for the next two years.

  • DSP Vidya Wati along outside Women Police Station in Panipat
    Aug 31, 2015 11:42 IST

    All-women police station staff unclear on area of functioning

    The staff deployed at the much-hyped Women Police Station that was inaugurated on Saturday on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan at the Home Guard Building in Sector 17 here, is not clear about their jurisdiction and responsibilities. Officials say the complaints coming from women would have to be submitted at the police headquarters and not at the police station.

  • DCP Anil Kumar Dhawan (centre) addressing a press conference after the arrest of the accused (with faces covered).
    Aug 31, 2015 10:50 IST

    3 held for extortion bid, threatening to kill P'kula builder

    Police have arrested three young men on the charges of demanding ransom from a Sector 6 builder and threatening to kill him and his family on refusal to pay up. The accused — Vipin (28), Jatinder (30) and Jaipal (29) — all residents of Unnao district in Madhya Pradesh allegedly demanded Rs 20 lakh from a city-based builder Satyapal Singla on August 24. The call was made on the landline number at Singla’s house from mobile number 89604-31820 by Vipin, who is a taxi driver.

  • English-India
    Aug 31, 2015 11:06 IST

    Spice of life: A Punjabi in love with English

    Most Punjabis hate English as a British curse to the Indian masses, but I am a unique piece to have loved it since childhood and cemented our bond with time. You’d laugh if I told you how this affair with the alien tongue began.

  • chandigarh airport
    Aug 29, 2015 23:55 IST

    'Int'l airport in SAS Nagar to be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh'

    To be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narender Modi on September 11, the international airport in SAS Nagar will be named as Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport. This was stated by Anandpur Sahib MP Prem Singh Chandumajra while addressing mediapersons after a visit to the airport on Friday.

  • 55-year-old Mohali mayor Kulwant Singh
    Aug 29, 2015 09:39 IST

    From Rs 375 a month, Kulwant now has Rs 1,500-cr real estate biz

    Becoming the first mayor of SAS Nagar was a long-cherished dream of Kulwant Singh (55), a Class-10 passout and owner of Janta Land Promoters Limited that has a Rs 1,500-crore turnover with business interests in SAS Nagar, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar and Himachal Pradesh.

  • OROP
    Aug 30, 2015 13:10 IST

    Guest column: Intrigue over OROP implementation

    The three-decade-long struggle of military veterans for rightful cause called one-rank, one-pension (OROP) received its first positive response when the prime minister hopefuls of both the leading political parties in fray then, unequivocally and determinedly accepted it as a just demand and promised its implementation on being voted to power.

  • Work
    Aug 30, 2015 12:28 IST

    Capital Talk: Organised change

    What is the most coveted hard-skill in employees? The answer in today’s multimedia and fast-paced world has to be the ‘ability to organise and make sense of information’. One could easily dismiss this contention as being too frivolous and something that a midlevel secretary should be able to do in his/her sleep.

  • Panjab University. HT Photo
    Aug 28, 2015 12:00 IST

    Panjab University to MHRD: cannot pay salaries from September

    Panjab University (PU) has plunged into a deep financial crisis and runs the risk of not being able to pay its staff from September. The university has been reeling under a shortage of funds as it is yet to receive grants from the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) and University Grants Commission (UGC) for the current financial year.

  • Arshee Khosla has secured second spot in the Indian Economic Service Examination. Ravi Kumar/HT
    Aug 27, 2015 22:45 IST

    Chandigarh girl second in Indian Economic Service exam

    Meet, Chandigarh-born Arshee Khosla whose happiness knows no bounds as she secured the second spot in the Indian Economic Service Examination, the results of which were declared on Wednesday evening.

  • court canada
    Aug 29, 2015 08:53 IST

    Three get life term for rape, murder of Palsora girl

    Additional district sessions judge Anshu Shukla on Friday awarded life imprisonment to three persons, including a woman, for the gruesome murder after rape of an 11-year-old Palsora girl whose body was found in a gunny bag dumped in a forest area in November 2013.