- Aug 03, 2015 11:23 IST
Savneet Singh Bajwa snubbed Sehaj’s challenge 9-4 to enter the main draw in the boys’ under-16 category after winning his final qualifying round match in the AITA Talent Series tennis tournament being played at Sunrise Tennis Academy in Chandigarh Club, Sector 1, on Sunday.
- Aug 03, 2015 11:22 IST
A recent study has found that majority of the injured drivers reaching the Advanced Trauma Centre of Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, are drunk.
- Aug 03, 2015 10:56 IST
While the Centre is making tall claims about introducing high-speed trains, those travelling on Shatabdi continue to be served food with substandard quality.
- Aug 03, 2015 10:38 IST
BJP leaders, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu and his wife, chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu, never miss any opportunity to hit out at Badals and the Shiromani Akali Dal.
- Aug 03, 2015 10:25 IST
The soles on Sher Singh’s favourite Bata loafers had worn through, and dimesize holes in his socks began to appear. So, the 38-year-old legal assistant, headed to a shoe repair in Sector 35C, where he has been going for over seven years now. Here, he meets Jagdish Ram, a second generation cobbler, who has been sitting at the same spot since 1978. “I’ve seen the city grow with my own eyes,” says the 56-year-old. The area of his small shoe-repair setup is piled high with reheeled stilettos, resoled boots and polished oxfords.
- Aug 03, 2015 09:50 IST
Human mind is a complex and super-active machine that remains busy all the time. Sometimes, it stores your experiences in its memory box, whereas at other times, it helps you visualise a rosy picture of the things to come.
- Aug 03, 2015 09:32 IST
At a remote village Kamboh on the banks of the Beas river in the Harike wetland area, Sukkho is a reputed “witchcraft expert”. Poor like Pallo, she lives with her three daughters-in-law, of whom two are pregnant, even as the family’s other children play around in poverty.
- Aug 03, 2015 00:34 IST
Slaying sorcery with science, Tarksheel Society member Rajinder Singh Bhadaur guides children gathered around a mobile library to a book, at Government Boys School, Lehragaga, in Sangrur district; and his colleague, Jasvir Soni, explaining a common trick at DAV School, Lehragaga.
- Aug 03, 2015 00:47 IST
Celebrity chef Saransh Goila’s first tryst with the apron came at the age of 12, when he made jalebis for his family members. Inspired by his mother’s cooking styles, the 28-year-old was always passionate about the culinary field. Little did he know that, that the simple dishes he cooked at home with his mom would pave way for full-fledged dinners and functions.
- Aug 03, 2015 00:14 IST
Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB), a government body that was set up with the idea to provide reasonably-priced decent housing for the middle and lower-middle class, has made itself a money minting machine to the extent that it has asked one of its allottees to deposit `7.5 lakh for defaulting `1.
- Aug 03, 2015 00:08 IST
In a group clash, a 22-year-old boy was murdered in broad daylight, while his father and brother sustained serious injuries, over cultivation of a piece of shamlat land at Perch village of Mullanpur in SAS Nagar district on Sunday.
- Aug 03, 2015 00:03 IST
Twelve days after the tragic accident in which a bus with 69 people on board plunged into the Parvati River near Sarsari village, a search and rescue team from the navy recovered another body, said to be that of a 12-year-old girl, floating on the surface of the Larji dam reservoir.
- Aug 02, 2015 23:56 IST
The three-day Bhavan Vidyalaya Chandigarh Model United Nations (BVCMUN), which concluded on Sunday with and a cultural programme, managed to reduce the ideological gap between students of different countries.
- Aug 02, 2015 23:33 IST
Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has ruled that child care leave (CCL) was the right of every working woman, while directing the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, to reinstate an employee who was sacked for proceeding on CCL.
- Aug 02, 2015 21:52 IST
Star hockey player-turned -Punjab Police officer Jugraj Singh played an active role in the day-long operation against three terrorists in Gurdaspur district's Dinanagar town on July 27.