• Amdist minimum temprature of 3.9 degrees Celsius
    Feb 28, 2015 13:39 IST

    Min temperatures hover around normal in Punjab, Haryana

    The minimum temperatures hovered around normal levels in most parts of the Punjab and Haryana, the MeT department here said on Saturday. In Chandigarh, joint capital of two states, the minimum temperature hovered one notches above normal at 11 degree Celsius, the department reported.

  • Arun Jaitley
    Feb 28, 2015 13:08 IST

    FM announces AIIMS for Punjab, Himachal and J-K

    The Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced Six more AIIMS like institutions, including each in Punjab, J-K and Himachal Pradesh.

  • Feb 28, 2015 12:22 IST

    FM announces apprentice training institute for women in Haryana

    FM announces apprentice training institute for women in Haryana

  • Feb 28, 2015 11:59 IST

    FM announces AIIMS for Punjab, HP and J-K

    FM announces AIIMS for Punjab, HP and J-K.

  • Feb 28, 2015 12:06 IST

    IIM to be set up in J-K: Jaitley

    IIM to be set up in J-K: Jaitley

  • Feb 28, 2015 12:13 IST

    FM announces post-graduate institute of horticulture in Amritsar

    FM announces post-graduate institute of horticulture in Amritsar.

  • Arun Jaitley
    Feb 28, 2015 11:46 IST

    FM announces AIIMS for Punjab, HP and J-K

    The 2015/16 budget is being billed as a "make-or-break" event for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's eight-month-old government.

  • Kulwant Singh-N, along with his supporters
    Feb 28, 2015 10:59 IST

    In SAS Nagar, Independents hold the key

    The Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) combine are holding closed-door meetings with Independents who hold the key to elect the first mayor of SAS Nagar.

  • Avnish Sharma-N
    Feb 28, 2015 11:13 IST

    Highs and lows of travels abroad

    Fond of travelling, the years in the army ensured an automatic peek across India. It was only after quitting service that the thought of exploring overseas dawned on us. My sister, an American citizen, was the first one to invite us.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Feb 28, 2015 11:24 IST

    Ludhiana mayor’s security trimmed, govt tells HC

    The Punjab government on Friday informed the Punjab and Haryana high court that two personal security officers (PSOs) of the four had been withdrawn from the security of Ludhiana mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria.

  • Punjab map-N
    Feb 28, 2015 08:53 IST

    Finance commission rejects Punjab’s case for debt relief

    Dashing Punjab’s hopes for a “special debt-relief package” from the Centre, the 14th finance commission has rejected the border state’s much-argued case of being a debt-stressed one — a development that has dealt a blow to the SAD-BJP coalition government that had been desperately seeking a major financial relief from the Narendra Modi government.

  • Administrative block of Panjab University, Chandigarh. HT Photo
    Feb 27, 2015 21:16 IST

    PU to hold 3-day international conference on chemistry

    A three-day international conference on Asian Network for Natural and Unnatural Materials (ANNUM 3) is being organised by the department of chemistry in Panjab University (PU) from February 28.

  • Newly elected office bearers of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management.
    Feb 27, 2015 21:25 IST

    GK re-elected DSGMC president

    The general House of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) on Friday re-elected Manjit Singh GK as president and Manjinder Singh Sirsa as general secretary, respectively, for a two-year term.

  • Organic farming
    Feb 27, 2015 21:44 IST

    'Organic farming not a choice but a necessity'

    Experts are of the view that organic farming is not a choice but a necessity as agriculture has become totally dependent on pesticides and synthetic manure.

  • Sukhpal Singh Khaira-N
    Feb 28, 2015 08:23 IST

    Sukhpal Singh Khaira set to quit Congress, join AAP

    Punjab Congress spokesman and former MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira, 50, is set to join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) by next week, ending his association of more than 18 years with the Congress. Sources said Khaira had been in touch with the AAP leadership, including its national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, for the past few months.