HindustanTimes Fri,11 Jul 2014


Ticket touts thrive at city railway station

While several passengers face disappointment on not getting railway tickets through either the booking window or the internet, ticket touts selling tickets on inflated prices continue to flourish at the Ludhiana railway station.

University committed towards benefits of pensioners: PAU V-C

Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) Pensioners' Welfare Association's general body meeting was held on Wednesday.

MP Ravneet Bittu welcomes Ferozepur-Chandigarh train

Member of Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu welcomed Ferozepur-Chandigarh train that was announced in the railway budget. Bittu had written a letter to the railway minister stating that one of the demands of the region was fulfilled and it would benefit city residents, as they could have better connectivity to Chandigarh.

Trader stages protest, alleges cops of inaction

A cement trader on Tuesday staged a protest before the bus stand police post, alleging police inaction on his complaint that he had made around two months ago.

PHC team inspects fruit, vegetable vendors

A team from the Primary Health Centre Sahnewal inspected fruit and vegetable vendors in Sherpur and Dhandhari areas on Tuesday. Dr Bhupinder Singh said as monsoons were here , people could fall ill due to cut or stale fruits. The team inspected as well as destroyed cut or rotten fruits and vegetables on the spot.

Small taxpayers unhappy with changes in I-T return process

The concerns of small taxpayers are far from being over anytime soon as after getting several requests from them, the income tax department has just increased the limit of email account and phone number filing for income tax returns from four to 10.

Civic body sits least bothered as congress grass spreads in city

Even as congress grass is growing in various areas in the city, the municipal corporation (MC) seems to be least bothered about its ill effects, as it is considered one of the seven most harmful weeds in the world and a major biological pollutant.

Ahead of budget, sports goods industry expects cut in excise

With the union budget scheduled on July 10, sports industry in the region have raised demands of removing excise duty from products, as the industry was already under financial crisis owing to heavy imports from China.

PU invites applications for 570 BEd seats

Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh has invited applications for BEd admission to 570 seats in five city colleges.

PU announces more counselling schedules

Panjab University (PU), announced admission counselling schedule for various departments on Tuesday.

Arts stream sees rise in cutoffs in govt colleges

 The cut-offs for BA course in two government colleges of the city has increased as compared to last two years and there is a massive rise in number of students opting for this stream.

Fleecing of visitors at parking lot continues under DC's nose

While shortchanging of visitors goes unabated at various parking lots auctioned by the municipal corporation (MC), even those under the district administration have not been spared by the extortionist contractor.

Fire guts electronic goods in Model Town

A fire broke out at an electronics showroom in Model Town on early Tuesday morning.

Six months on, police grope in the dark

Time has stopped for the family of Rahul Verma, 25, who was murdered, while his sister, Priyanka Verma, was brutally attacked at their house at South City in January. But the police have failed to crack the case.

Relief for MLA Bains as SC orders CBI to conduct inquiry

Hearing a plea filed by MLA Simarjit Singh Bains, a Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) rebel, regarding the 2009 case of assault on sub-registrar GS Benipal in which Bains is an accused, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate the matter.
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