Declining to accept a short reply filed by the Haryana government on a petition challenging the recruitment policy for regularisation, a division bench of the Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday directed the state to file a complete reply.
Dr Dhillon finished Act IV of Macbeth with the end of the first period. But before he read exeunt, he wanted to finish one more scene. He was the school principal and wasn’t always available to teach. So, whenever he could, he preferred to take two classes in a row — “so we can finish Macbeth before your first prelims,” he told us. Dr Dhillon taught us English.writes Rakesh Kumar
Providing respite to a local MBBS aspirant, the Punjab & Haryana High Court has quashed the UT administration’s regulations making it mandatory for candidates to clear Class 12 from a Chandigarh school, even for bona fide city residents, to be eligible for admission to the 77 MBBS seats reserved for the Chandigarh pool at the Government Medical College & Hospital (GMCH) in Sector 32. Allowing the petition filed last June by Akanksha Mehra, a division bench presided over by justice K Kannan called the policy “faulty” and directed the administration to admit Mehra to the MMBS course under the UT pool.
Students from poor financial background but with good academic record at Panjab University campus will start getting financial aid soon.
A 24-year-old shop worker was killed and two women injured when the driver of a Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) bus lost control over the vehicle near the Kalagram light point on Tuesday morning.
Following the issuance of arrest warrants against suspended inspector general of police (IG) Gautam Cheema, who is currently on the run, he is not left with many options. The Punjab Police will have him declared a proclaimed offender (PO) if he doesn’t surrender in the near future.
The Punjab government has started the process to upload annual property returns (APRs) of all group A and B officers on the official website of the state government.
The rice millers and exporters association, Punjab, on Tuesday announced that it was geared up to lift and shell the entire basmati paddy produce without the state government’s intervention.
The New Chandigarh-Jaipur Intercity Express chugged off from the city railway station on Tuesday. The train left the station at 12.45pm to reach Jaipur at 12.50 am. This is the first daily train to Jaipur.
In three separate incidents on Tuesday, two women and a girl alleged that miscreants in the city harassed them. In the first incident, a woman alleged that Dharminder, a resident of Burail, passed lewd comments at her, apart from trying to forcibly enter her house.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Panchkula Gian Chand Gupta kicked off his election campaign with the opening of the party's election office in Sector 8, Panchkula, on Tuesday.
While analysing and preparing strategic planning and designing of disaster manual for the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, the institute's administration has come across serious shortcomings.
Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday failed to appear before a Delhi court as a prosecution witness in the Rs.
10-crore cash-for-post scam which took place during his tenure. As per the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Bansal’s nephew Vijay Singla was the architect of the scam.
India-Australia Strategic Alliance (IASA) on Tuesday said it has designated Punjab industry minister Madan Mohan Mittal as an Ambassador for the promotion of trade and cultural ties between Punjab and Australia, said an official release.
State Congress spokesperson Hoshiyari Lal Sharma has said the Modi wave is fading away as the BJP suffered a jolt in Rajasthan, where it could win just one of the four seats and managed to bag only one seat in Uttar Pradesh bypolls.