Chandigarh

  • New Democrat MLA Harry Bains. Photo courtesy: Vancouverdesi.com
    Apr 24, 2015 22:40 IST

    Surrey NDP MLA Harry Bains says family ‘totally devastated’ after fatal shooting of his nephew

    Devastated. Totally broken. Absolutely shocked. Those are the words NDP MLA Harry Bains uses to describe the reaction of relatives after the fatal shooting of his nephew last Sunday in Surrey’s brutal crime wave.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    Apr 24, 2015 21:17 IST

    Water samples in 2,922 govt schools have failed purity test, Punjab to HC

    The Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the Punjab government to take immediate steps for supplying safe drinking water in schools through reverse osmosis (RO) system or otherwise.

  • Punjab deputy chief minister and SAD president Sukhbir Badal-N
    Apr 24, 2015 21:25 IST

    Sukhbir calls on Gadkari, deadlines fixed for road projects

    Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday fixed the deadlines for various major road projects in Punjab during a meeting with deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and asked the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to initiate the process to rechristen Banga-Garhsankhar-Anandpur Sahib road as a national highway (NH).

  • Parkash Singh Badal-N
    Apr 24, 2015 20:58 IST

    Badal reviews arrangements for commemoration of 350th foundation day of Anandpur Sahib

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday announced to commemorate the 350th foundation day of Anandpur Sahib as a mega event, for which eminent personalities from the world over would be invited to disseminate glorious legacy about the birthplace of the Khalsa Panth.

  • Sikh soldiers
    Apr 24, 2015 20:52 IST

    World War I photos of Indian troops at Gallipoli battle

    An image of a Sikh soldier holding an ingenious 'Jam Tin bomb,' a cannister stuffed with shrapnel and explosives, at Gallipoli battlefield in Turkey is part of two photo exhibitions that document lives and contributions of soldiers from Australia, New Zealand and India in World War I.

  • Rupee
    Apr 24, 2015 15:38 IST

    Spice of life: The lure of money order

    As students, we all received money order in our hostels from our parents, but in 1978, when I received my first from a magazine, “Sun”, which had rated my letter to it as best in a contest, I was on cloud nine, even though the prize was just a fiver.

  • Actor Vir Das at the premiere of film Game of Thrones Season 5 in Mumbai on April 9, 2015. (IANS)
    Apr 24, 2015 10:46 IST

    Vir Das set to tickle Chandigarh's funny bone tonight

    It is easier to make people cry than to make the same faces stretch to a smile. If one can do both at the same time, it has to be the talented Vir Das.

  • bus accident
    Apr 24, 2015 11:02 IST

    Mohali: 6 hurt as factory bus overturns on broken road

    As many as six employees, including two women, sustained injuries after a staff bus of Punjab Chemicals and Crop Protection Limited (PCCPL) overturned due to a bad road under the railway-over bridge near Dera Bassi on Thursday morning.

  • Post office ATM
    Apr 24, 2015 11:05 IST

    Chandigarh: Sector 17 gets ATM for post office accounts

    In a first for the region, the general post office in Sector 17 will on Friday get an automatic teller machine (ATM), bringing 24x7 banking to post office (PO) savings account holders.

  • Yaarana
    Apr 24, 2015 11:08 IST

    Multi-starrer Punjabi film Yaarana revolves around the football

    Joining the league of new genres in Punjabi cinema is multi-starrer film Yaarana. Based on the theme of sports, this melodramatic action film features Gavie Chal, Yuvraj Hans and Geeta Zaildar.

  • MP Dharamvira Gandhi
    Apr 24, 2015 15:04 IST

    AAP infighting trips further growth in Punjab

    The convulsions in the AAP have split the party's leadership in Punjab, the only state outside of Delhi where it has made a mark in electoral politics.

  • Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, a football player. HT Photo
    Apr 24, 2015 10:09 IST

    Punjab lad Gurpreet Sandhu becomes first Indian to start for top-tier European club

    Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu made his way into the record books becoming the first Indian to start for a top-division European club when he started for Norwegian club Stabaek.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Apr 23, 2015 21:36 IST

    Maruti directed to pay Rs 80,000 relief for selling a defected car

    For selling a car with manufacturing defect, the district consumer disputes redressal forum has directed Maruti Suzuki India Ltd to either give a new car to the customer or remove the defect, and also imposed a fine of `80,000.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    Apr 23, 2015 21:49 IST

    PU senate nominations: HC directs MHRD secretary to file reply

    The Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the ministry of human resource development secretary to file a reply on a petition challenging nomination method for the Panjab University senate, the apex decision body of the PU.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    Apr 23, 2015 22:26 IST

    Panchayat land deals tribunal case to come up on May 13

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday fixed May 13 as the next date of hearing into the case related to the fate of the Justice Kuldip Singh tribunal that was constituted on the high court directions over two years ago to look into the alleged illegal mutations of the village common panchayat lands in the name of private people across Punjab.