- Jul 05, 2015 00:17 IST
Lok Bandhu of Maandi village in Naranul secured the seventh rank in the prestigious civil services examination, the result of which was declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Saturday.
- Jul 04, 2015 22:17 IST
The night may fade away star by star. But much before stars light up the early night, it is the fireflies that emerge out of the crevices of deepening darkness and lend a glitter. Fireflies have been nearly banished by the glare of city lights but in the tricity's peripheral jungles, these can be seen in good numbers, especially around water bodies. To sit in solitude in a jungle and watch the fireworks of fireflies, and then glance upwards to the galaxial Diwali on a moonless night, is to realise paradise itself.
- Jul 04, 2015 21:54 IST
A day after reshuffling the party in-charge of state units, BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday appointed Rajya Sabha MP Avinash Rai Khanna as the national election officer for organisational elections.
- Jul 04, 2015 22:12 IST
High drama was witnessed at Chaitanya Hospital, Sector 44, on Saturday morning after a Panchkula family alleged that the hospital administration had concealed the death of their new-born and kept him admitted at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to inflate the bill.
- Jul 04, 2015 21:00 IST
The entrance test for admissions to masters in social work part- 1 in Panjab University's Centre for Social Work along with group discussions and personal interviews have been postponed to July 10 from July 6.
- Jul 04, 2015 19:29 IST
Abhijeet Kaplish, 25, a third-year law student at Panjab University has made the tricity proud by securing 15th rank in the civil services exam the results of which were declared on Saturday.
- Jul 04, 2015 17:42 IST
Around 32 followers of Rampal, head of Satlok Ashram were arrested here for defying prohibitory orders while another six were arrested for breach of peace, police said on Saturday.Among the 32 arrested, five were women. They were arrested for defying prohibitory orders near mini secretariat here, police said.
- Jul 04, 2015 15:28 IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced a major organisational restructuring in its Punjab unit on Saturday by constituting 13 zonal teams and several wings to deepen its presence in the state.
- Jul 04, 2015 15:41 IST
At least five guerrillas were killed when they tried to sneak into the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said on Saturday. A soldier too was killed in the gunbattle.
- Jul 04, 2015 16:20 IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has told the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Land Acquisition Bill that land should not be acquired without farmers' consent, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal said at fatehgarh Rajputan on Saturday.
- Jul 04, 2015 15:13 IST
An Indian boy, who was born was born with a tail, has lost his 'monkey god' status after he had his extra part removed so he could walk properly.
- Jul 04, 2015 15:06 IST
Even after spending Rs 1.1 crore on the construction of 18 hi-tech toilet blocks in various green belts 20 months ago, the municipal corporation (MC) has failed to open these to date. In March this year, it was decided that the toilets would be handed over to residents’ welfare associations (RWAs), but the MC has not taken any step in this direction.
- Jul 04, 2015 11:45 IST
Punjab will be divided into 13 zones and Sucha Singh Chhotepur will continue as state party cenvener: Sanjay Singh, Aam Aadmi Party
- Jul 04, 2015 11:28 IST
Cyclists in Chandigarh may soon have to face the stick from the police for violating traffic rules. In a significant order, the Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday directed the UT administration to work out modalities to regulate the movement of cyclists on the city roads.
- Jul 04, 2015 09:53 IST
The Punjab government fears Rs 4,465 crore direct hit to its already pale financial health if the Centre rolls out the Goods and Services Tax (GST). This has set alarms bells ringing and prompting state finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa to seek clarification from the Union finance ministry.