Chandigarh

  • Budget, health
    Mar 01, 2015 14:47 IST

    Rs 860cr budget gives top billing to health

    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.

  • Parchi
    Mar 01, 2015 14:00 IST

    31 caught cheating on Day 1 of board exams

    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.

  • CBSE board exams begin
    Mar 01, 2015 11:53 IST

    Dept to offer extra classes to help students bust exam stress

    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.

  • PGI-N
    Mar 01, 2015 11:41 IST

    PGI official arrested for forging job documents

    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.

  • EVM
    Feb 28, 2015 23:33 IST

    By-polls to Ward number-10 on Sunday

    The stage is set for the by-elections to ward number 10, which are scheduled to be held on Sunday.

  • Money
    Feb 28, 2015 23:28 IST

    Financial help of Rs 76.22 lakh to cancer patients in Rupnagar

    Deputy commissioner Tanu Kashyap on Saturday said that the Punjab government had provided financial help of Rs 76.22 lakh to 75 cancer patients of the Rupnagar district from in 2014 under the Chief Minister's Cancer Relief Fund.

  • PGI
    Feb 28, 2015 22:21 IST

    New AIIMS plan brings hope for solution to PGI's eternal problem

    The Union budget on Saturday may not have brought much increase in allocation for the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here, but it did bring great hope of reduction in burden as three new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) were announced for the region.

  • child abuse minor rape
    Feb 28, 2015 22:12 IST

    SAS Nagar: Punjab cop held for raping daughter

    A Punjab police head constable, 44, was arrested from his residence in Sector 66 here on Saturday for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter repeatedly over the past year. The matter came to light when the girl escaped after the most recent instance of rape by the father on Friday night.

  • Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA). HT Photo
    Feb 28, 2015 15:29 IST

    Architecture graduates denied registration, face uncertain future

    The professional future of 35 students of the 2009-2014 batch of the Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA) has been hanging fire since the past about 10 months with the Council of Architecture (COA) failing to register the entire batch, even as they graduated form the college in June 2014.

  • Kulwant Singh-N, along with his supporters
    Feb 28, 2015 10:59 IST

    In SAS Nagar, Independents hold the key

    The Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) combine are holding closed-door meetings with Independents who hold the key to elect the first mayor of SAS Nagar.

  • Administrative block of Panjab University, Chandigarh. HT Photo
    Feb 27, 2015 21:16 IST

    PU to hold 3-day international conference on chemistry

    A three-day international conference on Asian Network for Natural and Unnatural Materials (ANNUM 3) is being organised by the department of chemistry in Panjab University (PU) from February 28.

  • Tata Jump compact SUV concept for Auto Expo 2014
    Feb 27, 2015 21:06 IST

    Tata Motors announces voluntary retirement scheme for workers

    Struggling with mounting losses in its domestic operations, Tata Motors on Friday announced voluntary retirement scheme for workers as it tries to overcome the impact of depressed growth in commercial vehicle and passenger car businesses.

  • Panjab University. HT Photo
    Feb 27, 2015 21:00 IST

    PU grants golden chance to clear compartments

    To help students improve their academic performance, Panjab University (PU) has granted golden chance to graduate and postgraduate students of annual system to clear their compartments in subject.

  • Doctor
    Feb 27, 2015 20:55 IST

    Vacancies of paramedical staff to be filled soon, says Jyani

    The state government would fill the vacant posts of doctors after upgrading the basic infrastructure in the hospital and healthcare centers across the state.

  • Pawan Kumar Bansal
    Feb 27, 2015 20:52 IST

    Pawan Bansal inaugurates new buses for CRIKC institutes

    Panjab University (PU) fellow and former Member of Parliament Pawan Bansal flagged off the two buses which would run between all the CRIKC (Chandigarh Region Innovation and Knowledge Cluster institutions on daily basis.