HindustanTimes Sat,27 Dec 2014


Fee stuck in protests, the deficit just keeps rising

Even though the student's protest against fee hike at Punjabi University has been quelled after turning violent briefly, it has raised larger questions about the acute financial crisis at university.

Mata Gujri College wins inter-college wrestling

Mata Gujri College won the inter-college wrestling championship (girls) organised by the Punjabi University at Guru Kashi College, Talwandi Sabo.

Economists express concerns over deteriorating Pb economy

Economists expressed concern over the deteriorating Punjab economy on the second day of the 51st Indian Econometric Society conference at Punjabi University here, on Saturday.

Patiala MP meets Union railway minister over poor rail connectivity

After Patiala constituency failed to get any mention in the last railway budget, member of Parliament from Patiala, Dharamvira Gandhi, took up the region's demands again with Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu, on Friday.

AIPEF opposes amendments in Electricity Act 2003

The All-India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) opposed the amendments in the Electricity Act-2003, whereby the entire power distribution setup will be unbundled  in its meeting with power minister Piyush Goyal.

Montek all praise for Modi's labour reforms

Speaking on the sidelines of 51st annual conference of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) at Punjabi University on Friday, former deputy chairman of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia said the decision of the present government, allowing states to have amendments in the present labour laws with the President's consent, is a welcome step.

Online service started for transport of bodies of those dying overseas

The Union government has started an online service for the transportation of the mortal remains of the emigrants, who expire in the countries where emigration clearance is required as in the Gulf.

Zirakpur-Bathinda project in limbo as no bidder turns up

Plan to build the first concrete expressway of the state, the four-laning project of the national highway from Zirakpur to Bathinda, is in limbo as for the second time no bidder has turned up for the project.

3 day conclave on economic development to begin at Pbi varsity

Department of Economics, Planning Commission Chair, Centre for Research in Economic Change and Centre for Development Economics and Innovation Studies (CDEIS) of Punjabi University are jointly hosting a three-day conclave of The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) from Friday.

10-month-old boy kidnapped in Nabha

A 10-month-old boy has been kidnapped in Nabha on Wednesday night. The incident happened around 12.30am when victim Gagandeep was sleeping with his parents in a shanty in Gobind colony here.

Fatehgarh Sahib gets new DC

Kamaldeep Singh Sangha took charge as Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Fatehgarh Sahib district on Wednesday.

Rash, negligent driving: 2-year jail term for Patiala resident

Based on the testimony of son who saw his mother being killed in a road accident, judicial magistrate Pamelpreet Grewal awarded two-year jail to a Patiala resident, guilty of rash and negligent driving after nearly two years of the accident.

3 held with 3 kg gold at Shambhu border

Patiala police nabbed three persons, including a women, and seized three kg of gold from Shambhu border on Wednesday.

Pbi varsity to publish Sufi encyclopaedia

After developing online encyclopaedia 'punjabipedia', the Punjabi university has now planned to publish encyclopaedia of Sufism in order to prepare well-managed database of words used in Sufi literature.

Four-laning of NH-64: Farmers upset at slow disbursement of compensation

The farmers of the district, whose land has been acquired for the 11-km long bypass, which forms part of the proposed four-laning of the Zirakpur-Bathinda national highway (NH-64), are disappointed at the delay in the payment of compensation.
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