Chandigarh

  • Municipal Corporation office, Chandigarh
    May 04, 2015 20:04 IST

    Chandigarh MC: Car bazaar sites' auction postponed to May 20

    The municipal corporation (MC) has postponed the auction of as many as 60 sites - earlier scheduled for May 5 - at the car bazaar of Sector 7 to May 20. A total of 97 dealers have submitted their proposals to participate in the auction.

  • Internet
    May 04, 2015 20:13 IST

    Haryana colleges still to accept online applications only

    Despite the problems faced last time, all colleges in Haryana, including those in Panchkula, are opting for online admissions. There are four degree colleges in Panchkula.

  • day care centre
    May 04, 2015 12:15 IST

    Govt-run creches in Chandigarh fall short of promise

    Ill-maintained buildings, dingy rooms with poor lighting, broken furniture and cradles…these are the common features of crèches being run by Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW) under the supervision of UT social welfare department. The department runs 60 creches at 53 different locations across the city.

  • traffic
    May 04, 2015 09:59 IST

    Prop up Chandigarh's public transit system to combat clogged roads, say HT readers

    Roads connecting Chandigarh with its periphery have become major bottlenecks, reflecting a complete lack of urban planning and traffic management.

  • Electricity
    May 04, 2015 11:09 IST

    4 PSEB officials booked for misusing Rs 10 crore

    Following a report of the Punjab vigilance bureau, police have booked four employees of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) for allegedly misusing Rs 10 crore from the sports fund.

  • No vehicles in sight, smiling pedestrians and peppy music coming from all directions made it quiet an experience at Raahgiri.
    May 04, 2015 09:14 IST

    Promoting a healthy lifestyle with Raahgiri

    Despite scorching heat, residents of the tricity swamped the New Lake, Sector 42, Chandigarh, on Sunday morning to attend the weekly street event Raahgiri.

  • Robbery
    May 03, 2015 23:48 IST

    Chandigarh: Businessman drugged, duped of valuables in Volvo bus

    The message is clear - keep strangers at a bay while travelling in buses and under no circumstances accept eatables or beverages offered by people not known to you.

  • Experts say that the new govt should abolish the multiple tax regime and raise tax limits on home loans to Rs. 5 lakh
    May 03, 2015 23:43 IST

    House tax impasse: who blinks first? MC or UT

    UT administrator Kaptan Singh Solanki has directed the officers of Chandigarh administration not to transfer any department or give more powers to the municipal corporation until it imposes the enhanced house tax.

  • Road accident
    May 03, 2015 20:16 IST

    Four children among 7 injured in road accident

    A total of seven persons, including four children, were injured after a Maruti car in which they were traveling rammed into a Haryana Roadway bus from the rear side near Raipur Rani on Sunday.

  • N P Bengali Girls Senior Secondary School
    May 03, 2015 20:02 IST

    Candidates told to ditch earrings, clipboards, watches at AIPMT centres

    Flouting the guidelines set by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT), which was scheduled on Sunday, officials at various centres in the city did not allow the students to carry clip boards inside the examination centres.

  • Accused Rattan Lubana
    May 03, 2015 11:52 IST

    Students were pressured to implicate Rattan Lubana, says defence counsel

    Alleging false implication of Rattan Lubana, the main accused in the protection money racket in which students of the four elite schools of city were victimised, the defence counsel on Saturday claimed that students were pressured to name Lubana.

  • Indian Judiciary
    May 03, 2015 00:18 IST

    Now, Punjab govt can take legal action against unregistered travel firms

    In a significant move, the Punjab and Haryana high court has given a green signal to the Punjab government to take action against unregistered travel consultants, ticketing agents and IELTS coaching centres under the Punjab Travel Professional Regulation Act. Now, the government is free to take legal action against the unregistered agencies thriving across the state.

  • Students appearing for 10+2 exams of Punjab School Education Board in Jalandhar. Pardeep Pandit/HT
    May 02, 2015 19:59 IST

    Like in 2014, wrist watches not allowed at AIPMT centres again

    Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) seems not to have learned any lessons from last year mess as students continue to remain in dark whether they will be allowed to wear a simple wrist watch while appearing in the All India Pre-Medical Test on May 3.

  • Robbery
    May 02, 2015 20:08 IST

    Chandigarh: Three held with stolen jewellery worth Rs 4 lakh

    With the arrest of three burglars of the Bawaria gang, police claimed to have recovered jewellery worth Rs 4 lakh. The accused have been identified as Shanker of Indira Colony, Roshan Dass of Manimajra, and Pawan Kumar of Nabha, Patiala. All three of them are unemployed.

  • Panjab University. HT Photo
    May 02, 2015 11:15 IST

    Recruitment process at PU not flawed: HC

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday dismissed petition filed by three candidates, who had challenged PU’s recruitment at a department in 2010. The petitioners had challenged Panjab University’s recruitment on six posts of assistant professors at the Institute of Educational Technology and Vocational Education (IETVE).