Chandigarh

  • girls hockey winners
    Jul 31, 2015 12:56 IST

    GMHS-18 girls lift hockey title

    A hat-trick each by Manisha and Shalu helped Government Model High School-18 to crush Hockey Club42 11-1 in the final and clinch the Chandigarh state junior hockey championship for women at the Sector 18 hockey stadium, on Thursday.

  • Rupee
    Jul 31, 2015 12:07 IST

    Pre-2006 retirees get pension relief

    Finally, after many twists and turns, it has arrived! In a relief to lakhs of pre-2006 retirees of the armed forces and central government, their pension has been revised with effect from January 1, 2006, rather than from September 24, 2012.

  • Panjab University. HT Photo
    Jul 31, 2015 11:53 IST

    Panjab University to upload waiting list for hostels online

    In a bid to make allotment of hostel rooms transparent, the Panjab University (PU) authorities would now upload the waiting list online.

  • School bus
    Jul 31, 2015 11:37 IST

    CCTV, GPS installation on school buses tough on Chandigarh schools

    Installment of CCTV cameras and GPS on board school buses as made mandatory by the UT Administration, has been giving a tough time to most schools located in the city.

  • Budget, power
    Jul 31, 2015 11:15 IST

    Now, Chandigarh residents can pay water, power bills online

    Chandigarh residents can now pay their water and electricity bills online.

  • People partaking langar at Capitol Hill in Washington. (HT Photo)
    Jul 31, 2015 10:56 IST

    Twenty US Congressmen attend langar at Capitol Hill

    More than 300 people, including 20 Congressmen, attended a langar (community meal) at the Capitol Hill area here, a media report said on Thursday.

  •  Students (above) can be seen standing in queue for long hours to get their seats reserved. HT/Photo
    Jul 31, 2015 10:47 IST

    Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh achieve 95% Aadhaar card coverage

    The three states of Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and the union territory (UT) of Chandigarh have collectively achieved 95% Aadhaar registration.

  • A girl making her way through rain in Amritsar on Thursday. Sameer Sehgal/HT
    Jul 31, 2015 10:30 IST

    Met predicts heavy showers in Chandigarh over the weekend

    The city will get another spell of rain over the weekend, the Chandigarh Meteorological Centre has predicted in its forecasting bulletin.

  • Shoes
    Jul 31, 2015 10:06 IST

    Chandigarh: Charging VAT on discounted items costs shoe dealers

    Charging VAT on discounted item costs city based shop and manufacturer of shoes dear as the consumer forum directed them to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation for deficient services to sector 70 SAS Nagar resident.

  • Dilbagh Singh
    Jul 31, 2015 08:54 IST

    Cops do a Bajrangi Bhaijaan, reunite girl with kin

    Apparently taking a cue from Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s latest blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan, the SAS Nagar police on Thursday went beyond the call of duty to reunite a four-year-old lost girl with her family even as there was no clue where she was from.

  • Pahari Pur outpost
    Jul 30, 2015 23:14 IST

    Additional police force deployed in border districts

    Punjab Police on Friday deployed additional forces across all districts bordering Pakistan, in a move that is aimed at beefing up the security while reducing the reaction time to tackle any emergency in wake of the Gurdaspur terror strike.

  • KPS Gill
    Jul 30, 2015 23:08 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Ex-DGP KPS Gill lauds Punjab Police for neutralising terrorists

    Former Punjab director general of police (DGP) KPS Gill on Thursday said the Punjab Police had done the right thing in leading the combat operation against terrorists at Dinanagar in Gurdaspur on Monday.

  • Punjab and Haryana High court
    Jul 30, 2015 22:53 IST

    HC admits Jyoti murder case for hearing

    A Punjab and Haryana high court (HC) bench on Thursday admitted the appeals filed by the Haryana government and Buti Ram, father of deceased Jyoti, against the acquittal of Himachal Pradesh Congress member of legislative assembly (MLA) Ram Kumar Chaudhary and 11 others in connection with the girls' murder case.

  • Judiciary symbollic photo
    Jul 30, 2015 23:03 IST

    Hearing adjourned in Badals' resort row case

    The hearing on a petition challenging the land acquisition for a road leading to a resort owned by the Badals in SAS Nagar has been adjourned to August 19.

  • Parkash Singh Badal
    Jul 30, 2015 22:56 IST

    Gurdaspur terror: Slain SP Baljit Singh's son offered DSP's job

    Recognising the gallantry of the slain superintendent of police (SP) Baljit Singh in the Dinanagar terror attack, the Punjab government on Thursday announced a compensation of Rs 25 lakh to the family, besides the offer of the post of deputy superintendent of police (DSP) to his son.