Chandigarh

  • A white tiger
    Apr 25, 2015 21:27 IST

    Chhatbir zoo to get new animals, birds

    Chhatbir Zoological Park would welcome at least 12 new animals and birds this monsoon in exchange of two Gaurs (the Indian Bison), with the Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Among the newcomers include four each of water monitor lizards, four-horned antilopes (chowsingha) and white Ibis (birds).

  • Accident
    Apr 26, 2015 11:36 IST

    Chandigarh: Motorcyclist killed in road accident

    The victim has been identified as Mandeep Singh alias Dimpi, a resident of Khuda Ali Sher. Mandeep was employed as a plumber on contract basis in a private shop at Sector-16.

  • Delhi Police detained
    Apr 26, 2015 09:16 IST

    Chandigarh police nab two snatchers, including a proclaimed offender

    The city police claimed to have nabbed two snatchers including a proclaimed offender wanted by the Himachal Pradesh (HP) police.

  • 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.