- Sep 01, 2015 23:38 IST
Terming the suit seeking Rs 2.5 crore damages as frivolous, Coca Cola Company seeks dismissal of the complaint saying it is an attempt to extract money.
- Sep 01, 2015 23:24 IST
The initiative on women police stations in Haryana can be applauded on two fronts. One, focused police services for women gives the message that police aim to be accountable for safeguarding women. Second, the state's commitment to women's rights is not limited to single interventions but addressing a range of issues, including safety, missing girl child numbers, social insurance to improving health and education. These, however, only scratch the surface. After all, the policy makers cannot be so naive as to believe the opening of women police stations will lead to decrease in crimes against women. The provision of services cannot on its own change the social positioning or overturn a history of subjugation.
- Sep 01, 2015 23:18 IST
Inching closer to execution of its ambitious plan for mega expansion of its campus in Sarangpur, Panjab University (PU) has submitted a detailed project report (DPR) to the Chandigarh Administration.
- Sep 01, 2015 22:29 IST
The Punjab government has constituted a committee to resolve the issues faced by the sugar industry in the state after high-profile owners of private sugar mills had announced that they would not operate their units in the upcoming crushing season starting from November if the Badal regime does not intervene.
- Sep 01, 2015 20:18 IST
Toronto-based Bhim D Asdhir, whose family hails from Ludhiana, is among those first generation Indo-Canadians who have scripted super success stories in the country's financial sector.
- Sep 01, 2015 20:07 IST
Ever since their introduction in the tricity, app-based cab services are splurging to maintain a high ceiling of customer service. The talent they hire is well-mannered and educated. So if you happen to move around in cabs in the tricity these days, you find smart, courteous and well-dressed drivers.
- Sep 01, 2015 19:42 IST
Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday said the Punjab government has decided to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Indo-Pak war on September 9 at Amarkot village in Tarn Taran district.
- Sep 01, 2015 18:47 IST
Various services, including the state roadways, are likely to be hit in Haryana on Wednesday due to the strike call given by the state government employees union.
- Sep 01, 2015 16:13 IST
A sequel of Chaar Sahibzaade, the first photo-realistic 3D animated film based on the real story of sacrifices of the four sons of the 10th Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh, is being worked upon.
- Sep 01, 2015 17:31 IST
As many as 20 people were killed and 15 injured when a private bus rolled down into Satluj River near Nathpa in Kinnaur district-around 180 kilometer from here.
- Sep 01, 2015 15:42 IST
Universities in the region are known to provide an education to students from a number of countries such as Bhutan, Afghanistan and Nepal. While getting an education in India, these students ensure they use all the time on their hands to explore the rich country with the diverse locales it has to offer.
- Sep 01, 2015 15:13 IST
With Canada's federal elections set to be held on October 19, party leaders are travelling across the country and spending millions to win the hearts and minds of voters. But one candidate vying to step into Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper's shoes has managed to evade the spotlight. Until now, that is.
- Sep 01, 2015 14:46 IST
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday ruled there would be no re-conduct of the Pre Medical Entrance Test (PMET-2015). The exam was conducted by the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot. The court, however, asked the varsity to revise the merit list of the May 17 examination and directed it to allow students to carry the exam papers outside the hall in the future.
- Sep 01, 2015 14:22 IST
No retest of the Punjab Pre Medical Entrance Test, 2015, rules high court
- Sep 01, 2015 09:56 IST
An amended Punjab law that allows long-term lease of farm land for projects may soon be replicated across India, with the Centre planning to use it as a model for alternative land management legislation after letting a controversial ordinance lapse.