Chandigarh

  • Panjab University. HT Photo
    Apr 25, 2015 21:28 IST

    Chandigarh: Panjab University invites applications for PG courses

    Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh, has invited applications for various post-graduate courses run by the university. The interested students can apply before May 12. They can get the prospectus and application form on the PU website http://cetpg.puchd.ac.in/.

  • Delhi polls
    Apr 25, 2015 10:43 IST

    Aadhaar staff absent, people in the lurch at Sec-15 centre

    No staff and sheer harassment greeted people wanting to get their Aadhaar card made at the enrolment centre of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) at the Sampark Centre in Sector 15 on Friday morning.

  • Traffic CHD
    Apr 25, 2015 09:48 IST

    At Zirakpur, the traffic mess just gets mixed up

    A distance of 15 kilometres that takes up to an hour at peak hours — that’s the short description of a journey from Zirakpur to Chandigarh’s heart, Sector 17.

  • Rape
    Apr 25, 2015 09:23 IST

    Chandigarh: Youth gets 14 years in jail for raping sister

    A local court on Friday sentenced Bablu Kumar, 21, a resident of Nayagaon, to 14-year imprisonment for raping his younger sister.

  • Municipal Corporation office, Chandigarh
    Apr 24, 2015 22:55 IST

    Admn, MC, police to work together to end encroachments in Sector 22

    After failing to keep a check on the encroachments in Sector 22 and nearby areas, the UT administration on Friday asked UT police, Estate Office and the municipal corporation to work in collaboration to put an end to the problem that has been growing in all parts of the city.

  • Neelam Theatre
    Apr 24, 2015 23:02 IST

    Estate office targets one lane by'deadline', rest get more time

    With barely a week to go for the April 30 'deadline' set by the UT adviser for revamp of Sector 17, the estate office finally started an awareness drive from the lane of showrooms on both sides of Neelam Theatre on Friday. The target is to get this lane to fix the irregularities in its advertisement boards by the deadline, while for the rest of the area the traders have verbally been given more time of at least till May 30.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Apr 24, 2015 23:59 IST

    Death due to drug overdose: Father's application for slappingof murder charge dismissed

    Additional district and sessions judge Anshu Shukla on Friday dismissed the application seeking slapping of murder charge against the accused filed by father of Manisha Singh Thakur, 20, daughter of Sector 22-based Nukkar Dhaba owner, who had died of drug overdose.

  • The contractor outside Elante Mall has only been fined Rs 1.5 lakh even as he has already siphoned off RS 40 lakh
    Apr 24, 2015 23:55 IST

    5 yrs on, MC yet to demarcate fire zones in city parking lots

    Even though the MC observed the fire safety week from April 14 to 20, it seems its fire wing is waiting for some disaster to happen as despite the House approval in 2009 regarding demarcation of fire zones in parking lots of city markets, nothing has been done so far.

  • Post office ATM
    Apr 24, 2015 11:05 IST

    Chandigarh: Sector 17 gets ATM for post office accounts

    In a first for the region, the general post office in Sector 17 will on Friday get an automatic teller machine (ATM), bringing 24x7 banking to post office (PO) savings account holders.

  • Traffic
    Apr 24, 2015 09:58 IST

    Mullanpur to Chandigarh: Khuda Lahora main bottleneck, impedes traffic flow

    One of the entry points to Chandigarh is the road coming from Mullanpur side that connects with the City Beautiful outside the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Sector 12.

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    Apr 23, 2015 21:28 IST

    PMET aspirants wary as NCERT yet to rectify errors in biology books

    With Punjab conducting a separate pre-medical entrance test (PMET) on May 17 after a gap of two years, the students are a worried lot as the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is yet to incorporate corrections in their biology books.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Apr 23, 2015 21:36 IST

    Maruti directed to pay Rs 80,000 relief for selling a defected car

    For selling a car with manufacturing defect, the district consumer disputes redressal forum has directed Maruti Suzuki India Ltd to either give a new car to the customer or remove the defect, and also imposed a fine of `80,000.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    Apr 23, 2015 21:49 IST

    PU senate nominations: HC directs MHRD secretary to file reply

    The Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the ministry of human resource development secretary to file a reply on a petition challenging nomination method for the Panjab University senate, the apex decision body of the PU.

  • Doon MLA Ram Kumar Chaudhary-n
    Apr 23, 2015 20:25 IST

    Jyoti murder case: HC notice to RK Chaudhary, 11 others on father's appeal

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday issued a notice to Himachal Congress party MLA Ram Kumar Chaudhary and 11 other defendants on an appeal filed by Buti Ram, the father of a girl who was allegedly murdered in 2012, against their acquittal. Earlier in December, the court had issued notices to Chaudhary and the others on an appeal filed by the Haryana government against their acquittal.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    Apr 23, 2015 17:58 IST

    HC asks High Court Bar Association to conduct elections by May 7

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday set May 7 as the deadline for Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association to conduct polls for the new lawyers’ body for 2015-16. A single judge bench, while vacating the stay imposed on April 9, directed that names of nearly 800 lawyers, whose names were included in the voters’ list between May 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015 and were granted waiver either in entrance fee or subscription, be deleted.