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MLA addresses grievances at Panchkula janta darbar

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:02 AM IST

A resident of Rattewali village raised the issue of high-tension wires crossing above his house and how this could lead to accident any time during the janta darbar

Haryana assembly speaker Gian Chand Gupta, during the janta darbar, assured the residents that he will write to NHAI Panchkula and Shimla to work out a solution. (HT Photo)
By, Panchkula

NIRF 2023: Panjab University slips by three spots to rank 44

Last year, Panjab University was ranked 41, also a drop from the 38th spot in the 2021 rankings; in the very first NIRF rankings released in 2016, the university was ranked 12

The top three institutions this year are IIT Madras, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, and IIT Delhi. Among universities, Panjab University managed to clinch the 25th rank, same as last year. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

UILS director’s appointment challenged in HC

Professor Sarabjit Kaur, who was appointed as director of University Institute of Legal Studies on May 31, has no experience of teaching law, said the plea by her colleague

Sarabjit Kaur is a professor of political science, thus, she cannot be appointed as director of the legal studies institute, the plea argued. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Former Test cricketer Harvinder picked as new PCA coaching director

PCA has invited applications for new cricket staff, and aims to hire the coaches and the support staff soon so that more tournaments are conducted in the off-season

Hailing from Amritsar, Test cricketer Harvinder Singh is keeping busy laying out plans for various Punjab age-group and senior teams. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:02 AM IST
ByShalini Gupta, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Youth to undergo 20-yr RI for raping, impregnating minor step-sister

Chandigarh Police were alerted about the crime by the minor girl’s father, a resident of Manimajra; he had stated that he had two sons from the first marriage and a 14-year-old daughter from the second marriage

The minor revealed that her 22-year-old step-brother had raped her. Following this, a zero FIR was registered in Chandigarh. (Getty Images/Purestock)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh’s GCG-11 wins best environment society award

On the occasion, the administrator appreciated the efforts of the Chandigarh administration in organising over 6,800 action events and 4,000 awareness events from May 5 to June 5 as part of Mission LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment)

Punjab governor and UT administrator Banwarilal Purohit presenting the award to the principal of Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector 11, during the state-level function organised to commemorate World Environment Day at Tagore Theatre in Chandigarh on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

NIRF 2023: PGIMER second best medical institute for sixth straight year

AIIMS, New Delhi, was on the top in the medical category, while CMC, Vellore, has been placed third; PGIMER has been ranking second since 2018

PGIMER achieved a score of 88.53 out of 100 in teaching, learning and resources parameter, higher than 78.62 in 2022. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:01 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Identify black spots, accident-prone areas: Panchkula DC

Apart from identifying black spots and the accident-prone areas, the Panchkula DC asked the authorities concerned to build speed breaker and rumble strips at those areas

During the meeting, the Panchkula DC also directed National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to complete the work of construction of foot over bridges, rumble strips, underpass and traffic light at the earliest. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:01 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Speeding Audi runs over man in Ambala hit-and-run

The driver of the Chandigarh-registered SUV (CH01-AR-4440) stopped for a while, but then sped away, the deceased’s brother told the Ambala police

The deceased, Nitish Kumar, worked at a factory in Ambala. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:01 AM IST
By, Ambala

Mohali police bust drug smuggler-snatcher nexus

As many as 80 stolen mobiles, six stolen motorcycles, two cars, along with two pistols and three live cartridges, apart from 300 gm heroin, have been recovered from the 13 accused

Mohali SSP Sandeep Garg sharing details of the arrests. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:01 AM IST
By, Mohali
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