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Sick families belie official claim of no malaria, dengue cases

Sick families belie official claim of no malaria, dengue cases

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

AMRITSAR: While officials at the Community Health Centre, Mannawala, claim that they have not been reported even a single malaria case so far, at least four families of the village claim that all members of their families are down with fever and there is not even a single fit (health-wise) family member who can take care of them.

Dengue count in dist 132; docs say no need to panic

Dengue count in dist 132; docs say no need to panic

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

AMRITSAR: This is the time of the year when cases of dengue start receding, but around 132 persons have tested positive for the disease so far this season. The authorities have asked the residents not to panic.

Firing in Damganj area leaves 2 hurt

Firing in Damganj area leaves 2 hurt

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

AMRITSAR: Two persons were injured in alleged firing incident at Damganj, falling under Gate Hakima area, late Sunday night, when residents of the area opposed alleged gambling in the area.

Tributes paid to martyrs on Police Commemoration Day

Tributes paid to martyrs on Police Commemoration Day

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

AMRITSAR: The city police and the Amritsar rural police paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the police and the paramilitary forces at separate programmes organised to mark Police Commemoration Day here on Monday.

GNDU daily wagers allege harassment

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

AMRITSAR: Employees working on daily wages with the Electrical Department of Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) have alleged harassment at the hands of an employee of the department on the pretext of job security.

College teachers protest against DAV management

College teachers protest against DAV management

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

AMRITSAR: Teachers of DAV Colleges wore black badges in protest against the DAV College Managing Committee (DCMC), New Delhi, on Monday.

Experts throw light on reasons behind youths taking to drugs

Experts throw light on reasons behind youths taking to drugs

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

AMRITSAR: A two-day programme, which is being organised by Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration (MGSIPA), Punjab, in association with Zila Parishad, commenced here on Monday.

Admn launches free Wi-Fi facility

Admn launches free Wi-Fi facility

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

AMRITSAR: The administration has launched one-hour free Wi-Fi facility, under the Smart City project, at the Heritage stree here on Monday.

Pen-down strike hits work at offices

Pen-down strike hits work at offices

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

TARN TARAN: On a call of one-day pen-down strike given by the Sanjha Mulazam Manch Punjab and UT Chandigarh, employees of various departments abstained from their official work on Monday.

Diwali just five days away, 10 cracker kiosks yet to open

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

AMRITSAR: The Festival of Lights is less than a week away and the temporary retail firecracker market will take two more days to be operational on October 23.

Woman ends life, husband booked

Woman ends life, husband booked

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

AMRITSAR: The Beas police have booked a man on the charge of abetment to suicide, after his wife ended her life by consuming some poisonous substance.

Man kills wife in Patti, arrestedBRIEFLY

Man kills wife in Patti, arrested

22 Oct 2019 | 7:59 AM

TARN TARAN: A resident of Patti town, who was suspicious of his wife’s character, axed her to death on the night of Sunday and threw the body near the Railways track in Patti.

‘Iodine deficiency causes infertility’

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: Iodine deficiency increases the chances of infertility and recurrent miscarriage by underproducing the required levels of thyroid hormones, said Dr Shipla Gulati, IVF expert at Indira IVF hospital, during an event on the eve of World Iodine Deficiency Day.

Traders fined for selling faulty fridge

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: The district consumer disputes redressal forum has directed a shopkeeper and an electric goods manufacturer to repair a resident''s refrigerator within 30 days or replace it with a new one or refund Rs 22,000 charged as price.

Tiny tots’ show mesmerises audience

Tiny tots’ show mesmerises audience

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: Spring Blossoms School concluded its annual function here on Sunday.

APKF holds ‘Sikh Youth Think Fest’

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: A city-based Sikh religious organisation — Akaal Purkh Ki Fauj (APKF) — conducted ‘Sikh Youth Think Fest’ at Dera Baba Nanak town on Sunday.

‘RSS, BJP are different bodies’

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: The state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has washed its hands of the statement of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat after he termed all Indians Hindus.

Martyrs to be rememberedTARN TARAN DIARY

Martyrs to be remembered

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

The district police have made a plan to pay rich tributes to police martyrs. It will be the first time when martyrs will be remembered on the Commemoration Day to be held on Monday.

302 creations on display at art exhibition

302 creations on display at art exhibition

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: Noted sculptor Ram Vanji Sutar, who designed the Statue of Unity, the world’s tallest statue, was the chief guest of the 85th All India Exhibition of Arts that began at the Indian Academy of Fine Arts (IAFA) on Sunday.

Ensure upkeep of roads, green belts: MC to PWD

Ensure upkeep of roads, green belts: MC to PWD

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: (Strap) Mayor chairs meeting of officials ahead of 550th Gurpurb celebrations

Woman lodges case 6 months after rape

Woman lodges case 6 months after rape

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: A married woman has accused her relative of raping her six months ago.

10 months after SI’s death, murder case lodged finally

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: Almost 10 months after the death of a Sub-Inspector (SI), Satinderpal Singh, the rural police have registered a murder case against an unknown person in this connection. SI Satinderpal was posted at the Jandiala Guru police post.

Led by Panj Pyaras, nagar kirtan departs for Sultanpur Lodhi shrine

Led by Panj Pyaras, nagar kirtan departs for Sultanpur Lodhi shrine

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

TARN TARAN: A nagar kirtan, dedicated to the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, departed for Gurdwara Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi from Gurdwara Baba Ram Singh, Sarhali, Tarn Taran, on Sunday.

AAP: Give jobs to kin of Dasehra tragedy victims

AAP: Give jobs to kin of Dasehra tragedy victims

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: Even as AAP announced a protest on October 22 in support of victims of tragic train accident to impress upon the Capt Amarinder Singh government to provide them promised jobs, kin of the victims said they would resume the protest only after meeting officials of the district administration on Monday.

Despite awareness drives, stubble burning continues

Despite awareness drives, stubble burning continues

21 Oct 2019 | 8:13 AM

AMRITSAR: Despite government’s awareness drives to dissuade farmers from burning crop residue, several farmers are still using fire to clear their fields.

Traders protest, say no to paid parking at Hall Bazaar

Traders protest, say no to paid parking at Hall Bazaar

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: Shopkeepers and traders’ associations staged a protest against paid parking at Hall Bazaar here on Saturday. The traders had been opposing the move since long. Recently the MC had allotted the contract through e-auction to a private contractor.

15-day beautician course begins

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: A beautician course was launched at Government Senior Secondary Smart School for Girls on Saturday.

BRIEFLY

Woman ends her life, kin protest

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

Amritsar: A woman committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance after breaking of her engagement. Enraged over this, family members of the victim put her body on the road and staged a protest demanding registration of case against those who broke engagement.

Ajnala zone tops district-level games

Ajnala zone tops district-level games

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: The district-level primary school games concluded at Guru Nanak Stadium here on Friday.

Shammi international sports council secy gen

Shammi international sports council secy gen

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: Amritsar-born Shammi Rana has been appointed new secretary-general of the International Council of Traditional Sports and Games (ICTSG).

7 held for drinking at public places

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: In a crackdown on consumption of liquor at public places, the Ranjit Avenue police have arrested seven persons in this connection.

Police crack Rs 1-lakh robbery case, two nabbed

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR:With the arrest of two youths, the rural police on Saturday claimed to have cracked a robbery case in which an employee of Muthut Microfin Ltd was robbed of over Rs 1 lakh on Friday.

Man accuses daughter of robbing Rs6 lakh, gold

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: The police booked a girl for stealing Rs6 lakh and ornaments worth lakhs from his father’s house on Friday.

One held for carrying out illegal abortions

One held for carrying out illegal abortions

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: The health officials on Saturday nabbed a woman for allegedly carrying out abortions in illegal manner.

Workshop on Palliative care

Workshop on Palliative care

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: World Hospice and Palliative Care Day was organised at Sri Guru Ram Das (SGRD) University of Health Sciences, Sri Amritsar.

Two booked for duping jewellery worth Rs 4.7 cr

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: The city police have booked two persons for allegedly defrauding different jewellers of the holy city by decamping with gold ornaments worth Rs 4.

Eat right to stay healthy, says expert

Eat right to stay healthy, says expert

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: Phulkari-Women of Amritsar hosted celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija at hotel Radisson Blu on Saturday.

Powercom snaps over 200 illegal connections

Powercom snaps over 200 illegal connections

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

TARN TARAN: The facility of 24-hour power supply from urban feeders being availed by over 200 farmers of Patti area has been withdrawn by the Punjab State Power Corporation (Powercom) resulting in a tense situation in Patti.

660 of 992 stolen wheat bags recovered, four held

660 of 992 stolen wheat bags recovered, four held

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: The city police have arrested four persons for stealing a total of 992 wheat bags from a Punsup godown by thrashing on the intervening night of October 12 and 13.

42k register for Army recruitment rally

42k register for Army recruitment rally

20 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMRITSAR: An Army recruitment rally is being conducted at New Amritsar Military Station, Khasa.

Fellowship for Dr Chanana

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

Amritsar: For recognition and contributions in the field of forensic medicine and toxicology, the governing council of Punjab Academy of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology awarded PAFMAT fellowship to Dr Ashok Chanana.

10 booked in two gang-rape cases

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

TARN TARAN: The police have booked 10 persons in two incidents of gang-rape.

DAV students show talent in song contest

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: An inter-school national group song competition was organised by the Bharat Vikas Parishad, Amritsar Central, under the leadership of parishad’s president Prof HS Walia at DAV International School.

Reasons for slowdown in economy highlighted

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: Punjab School of Economics, Guru Nanak Dev University, organised a lecture on ‘Economic Development in India: Past, Present and Future’ here on Friday.

Police rescue minor boy ‘kidnapped’ from Ludhiana

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: The police on Friday rescued a minor boy who was allegedly kidnapped by a youth from Ludhiana and subjected to unnatural sex by the accused.

Ajnala zone win soccer title in primary games

Ajnala zone win soccer title in primary games

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: The district-level primary games began at Guru Nanak Stadium here on Friday.

Young entrepreneurs find a common platform to share their experiences

Young entrepreneurs find a common platform to share their experiences

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: Amritsar Startups, an initiative by city-based young entrepreneur Rishab Mahajan, Statusbrew and City On Pedals hosted Thursday Meetup, a session of brainstorming and lively interactions between the community members, who take the lead to make the participants aware of the tips and tricks in the fields they specialise in.

MC team visits illegal colony and buildings

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: A team led by senior officials of Town Planning wing of the Municipal Corporation visited illegal colony and some other buildings on the Batala road here on Friday.

66K LED bulbs to light up city streets

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: The government will spend Rs 34 crore on the LED street light project under the Smart City Scheme in the holy city.

Firing leaves one injured, eight booked

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: A firing incident in the Cantonment area left one person injured here late last evening.

Woman murdered, three booked

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: The rural police have booked a married woman and her alleged lovers on the charge of murdering her mother-in-law.

DC forms vigil teams to check stubble burning

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: Deputy Commissioner Shiv Dullar Singh Dhillon on Friday constituted vigil teams to check the burning of stubble in the district.

‘Crop residue burning not behind Delhi mess’

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: Dr SS Marwaha, Chairman, Punjab Pollution Control Board PPCB, on Friday said there was no correlation between pollution and stubble burning in the state.

Despite awareness drives, dengue cases on rise in city

Despite awareness drives, dengue cases on rise in city

19 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: Despite the awareness campaigns against the spread of dengue and precautions, cases of dengue have started rising in the city.

“My songs strike a chord both with 18-year-olds as well as 80-year-olds'

“My songs strike a chord both with 18-year-olds as well as 80-year-olds'

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

AMRITSAR: Says it’s time Bollywood industry makes way for independent, original music

2 more held in Rani Ka Bagh burglary

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

AMRITSAR:The city police have arrested two more accused involved in a burglary which took place at the residence of a private school principal in Rani Ka Bagh area.

2 booked for ‘trading’ certificate to get a job

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

AMRITSAR:The police have booked two persons for fraud after one of them sold his matriculation certificate to the other.

Modi govt derailed country’s polito-economic system: CPI

Modi govt derailed country’s polito-economic system: CPI

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

TARN TARAN: CPI state general secretary Comrade Bant Singh Brar has alleged that the Union Government, under the leadership of Narendra Modi, has derailed the political, economic, cultural system of the country.

Five booked for immigration fraud

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

AMRITSAR: The city police booked five persons for immigration fraud here on Thursday.

Jail inmate injured in clash, fellow booked

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

AMRITSAR: An inmate at the Central Jail was seriously injured in a clash with a fellow prisoner here on Thursday.

Techno-cultural festival Polaris begins at GNDU

Techno-cultural festival Polaris begins at GNDU

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

AMRITSAR: A three-day national-level annual techno-cultural festival “Polaris-2019” was inaugurated on Thursday on the ground of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Bhawan.

Students meet DC, demand release of scholarship funds

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

AMRITSAR: A group of students belonging to Scheduled Castes are awaiting their degrees and detailed mark sheets as Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) has refused to provide these.

‘Say No to Plastic’ rally to be flagged off today

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

AMRITSAR: The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), the district administration, the Police Commissioner and the Municipal Corporation will jointly launch the state-level “Say No to Plastic” campaign here on tomorrow (October 18) morning.

Health Dept raids sweet shops, takes 10 samples

Health Dept raids sweet shops, takes 10 samples

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

AMRITSAR: A team of officials of the food wing of the district Health Department on Thursday conducted an inspection of sweet shops in rural areas and collected 10 samples of various items from different shops.

Dengue spreads tentacles, count rises to 108 in district

Dengue spreads tentacles, count rises to 108 in district

18 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

AMRITSAR: Dengue count in the district has seen a sudden jump in the previous week.

Police book two for fraud

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: The police have booked two persons for fraud after one of them sold his matriculation certificate to the other.

Need to create awareness on measles stressed

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: The district Health Department organised a workshop to create awareness about measles and rubella control.

3-day techno-fest begins today

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: The department of computer engineering and technology of Guru Nanak Dev University is organising the 4th edition of their annual three-day national techno-cultural festival–‘POLARIS 2019’ from October 17 to 19.

Police martyrs remembered

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: To mark Police Martyrs Day falling on October 21, the Amritsar rural as well as city police have organised week- long programmes.

Walmart gears up for festive season with new products

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: Ahead of Diwali, Walmart has started wooing customers with exciting indigenous products and an exquisite range of festive merchandise.

Wheelchairs, artificial limbs distributed

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: Electrification Corporation and Rotary Club organised a two-day free medical camp for people with disabilities and distributed wheelchairs and artificial limbs.

MoU signed with UK varsity on academic research projects

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: Guru Nanak Dev University and the University of Wolverhampton, England, have entered into an agreement to provide more opportunities for faculty members and students to pursue academic research projects, faculty-student exchange programmes and to explore career opportunities in England.

Farmers urged not to burn stubble

Farmers urged not to burn stubble

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: The Agriculture Department is taking the help of granthis at gurdwaras in rural areas to dissuade farmers from burning crop residue in fields.

Nagar kirtan gets warm welcome at Khadoor Sahib

Nagar kirtan gets warm welcome at Khadoor Sahib

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

TARN TARAN: Dedicating to the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, a nagar kirtan started from Kathmandu was given a warm welcome at Khadoor Sahib, 25 km from here, on Wednesday.

No lessons learnt, safety grills lie dismantled near Jaura Phatak

No lessons learnt, safety grills lie dismantled near Jaura Phatak

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: The barricades near the Jaura Phatak railway tracks, which were put up to prevent people from crossing the tracks after the train tragedy that took place on Dasehra in which 59 people lost their lives, were found dismantled here on Wednesday.

Travelling length and breadth of country for love & peace

Travelling length and breadth of country for love & peace

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: “Most rallyists, who aim to cover the length and breadth of the country to explore and find meaning through their journey, start from mountains towards the sea, from the North to the South.

Cracker licence holders sub-letting kiosks: Assn chief

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: It is reliably learnt that those who recently got the rights to sell firecrackers in the retail market ahead of Diwali are reportedly subletting kiosks for a handsome amount.

Couple found dead at home; cop among three booked

Couple found dead at home; cop among three booked

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: In a shocking incident, a couple committed suicide in their house in Fairland colony located on the Majitha road here.

Police carry out security checks at city bus stand

Police carry out security checks at city bus stand

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: The police on Wednesday carried out security checks at the interstate bus terminus to thwart any untoward incident in view of the current the festival season.

BRTS staff’s protest leaves commuters inconvenienced

BRTS staff’s protest leaves commuters inconvenienced

17 Oct 2019 | 7:52 AM

AMRITSAR: Employees of the metro bus service, running under the Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) project, on Wednesday held a protest.

Gurpurb of Guru Ram Das celebrated with devotion

Gurpurb of Guru Ram Das celebrated with devotion

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

AMRITSAR: A sea of devotees on Tuesday paid obeisance at the Golden Temple to celebrate the Gurpurb of Sri Guru Ram Das, Sikhs’ fourth Guru and founder of Amritsar.

IN BRIEF

Two booked for immigration fraud

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

Amritsar: The police have booked two persons for duping a person of Rs 3.2 lakh on the pretext of sending him abroad. The suspects have been identified as Pankaj Khokhar, resident of Gali Mandir Wali Gilwali Gate and Ashu.

Left parties condemn Centre’s move on Article 370

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

AMRITSAR: Left parties held a conference at Company Bagh to condemn the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir by the BJP-led Union Government on Tuesday.

5-yr-old alleges corporal punishment

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

AMRITSAR: A five-year-old boy studying at Shree Vinayak Nishulk Paathshala, a school for underprivileged, was allegedly beaten up by teacher on Monday.

Paddy lifting picks up pace

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

AMRITSAR: Paddy procurement in the district grain markets has picked up pace as over 91,000 tonnes of paddy has been procured by different government agencies so far.

Punjab Natshala celebrates 485th Parkash Utsav of Guru Ram Das

Punjab Natshala celebrates 485th Parkash Utsav of Guru Ram Das

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

AMRITSAR: The Punjab Natshala on Tuesday hosted a special evening celebrating the 442nd foundation day of Amritsar and 485th Parkash Utsav of Guru Ram Das.

15K teachers awarded for 100 per cent results

15K teachers awarded for 100 per cent results

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

TARN TARAN: The Punjab Education Department has decided to start classes in government smart schools.

14-year-old boy hangs himself

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

TARN TARAN: Gurdit Singh (14), a Class VII student of Thatha village school, committed suicide under mysterious circumstances at his home in Adda Chabal, 16 km from here, on Tuesday.

Travel agent booked on fraud charge

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

TARN TARAN: The Patti Sadar police have booked a travel agent for duping a man of Rs 21 lakh on the pretext of sending his son abroad.

Man duped of on pretext of insurance bonus, two booked

Man duped of on pretext of insurance bonus, two booked

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

AMRITSAR: The city police have booked Delhi-based two swindlers, including a woman, for duping a local resident of Rs 25,782 on the pretext of bonus offer of Rs 1 lakh on his insurance policy.

Ahead of Diwali, residents told to prefer home-made sweets

Ahead of Diwali, residents told to prefer home-made sweets

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

AMRITSAR: The district Health Department, in an advisory, has asked city residents to prefer home-made sweets to those sold in the market.

Admn yet to decide location, rent for firecracker market

Admn yet to decide location, rent for firecracker market

16 Oct 2019 | 8:51 AM

AMRITSAR: Five days after conducting a draw of lots for setting up a temporary firecracker market ahead of Diwali, the district administration is yet to provide location and announce the rent amount to winners of the draw.

Amritsar, last 7 days...
Civil Hospital grapples with shortage of blood

Civil Hospital grapples with shortage of blood

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

BATHINDA: The blood bank situated at the Civil Hospital has been grappling with a shortage of blood for a long time.

Tributes paid to martyrs on Police Commemoration Day

Tributes paid to martyrs on Police Commemoration Day

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

BATHINDA: To pay homage to the police personnel who made supreme sacrifices in the line of duty, Police Commemoration Day was observed at the Police Lines ground here on Monday.

Stubble burning awareness vans flagged offSTUBBLE BURNING

Stubble burning awareness vans flagged off

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

FARIDKOT: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kumar Saurabh Raj on Monday flagged off three awareness vans of the Agriculture Department with an aim to bring awareness among farmers of the district on harms of stubble burning.

Vigilance sleuths nab AFSO for taking bribe

Vigilance sleuths nab AFSO for taking bribe

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

MANSA: The state Vigilance Bureau (VB) today nabbed an Assistant Food & Supplies Officer (AFSO) posted at Jhunir in Mansa district red-handed for accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000.

This Diwali too, it's Chinese over Indian goods

This Diwali too, it's Chinese over Indian goods

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

BATHINDA: With less than a week left for the Festival of Lights, Chinese goods have started flooding the city markets.

This farmer mixes straw into fields, reclaims his barren land

This farmer mixes straw into fields, reclaims his barren land

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

MUKTSAR: Sukhdev Singh, a farmer from Kattianwali village in Malout block, has reclaimed his barren land by mixing straw into the field.

Unscheduled bus halts outside bus stand lead to traffic snarls

Unscheduled bus halts outside bus stand lead to traffic snarls

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

BATHINDA: Commuters as well as pedestrians are a harried lot due to frequent traffic snarls outside the city bus stand.

Inter-college contests conclude

Inter-college contests conclude

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

BATHINDA: On the second and final day of inter-college competitions that were held on the college campus, students of Bhai Asa Singh Girls College, Goniana Mandi, participated in poetry recitation, costume exhibition, speech, giddha and gentle arts competitions.

BKU (Sidhupur) activists hold protest outside CCI office over procurement

BKU (Sidhupur) activists hold protest outside CCI office over procurement

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

BATHINDA: Activists of the BKU (Sidhupur) on Monday staged a protest in front of the office of Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), Bathinda, seeking the purchase of the cotton produce arriving in state mandis by the government.

HC judge pays visit to Barnala courts, jail

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

BARNALA: Justice Manjari Nehru Kaul of the Punjab and Haryana High Court and the Administrative Judge of Barnala on Monday visited the district courts.

State-level contest winners to perform during Parkash Purb celebrations

State-level contest winners to perform during Parkash Purb celebrations

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

SANGRUR: By organising various competitions on the life of Guru Nanak Dev to celebrate the 550th Parkash Purb, Education Department officials believe they have instilled the philosophy of Guru Nanak in lakhs of students across the state.

BRIEFLY

Car rams into divider, 1 hurt

22 Oct 2019 | 7:22 AM

BATHINDA: A family returning from a wedding met with an accident as their car rammed into a divider near lake number 3 on Goniana road on Sunday night.

Sharp decline in enrolment of drug addicts at OOAT this year

22 Oct 2019 | 12:13 PM

BATHINDA: Strap: 397 enrolled themselves at the centre this year as against 789 previous year

This Diwali, celebrate with chocolate firecrackers

This Diwali, celebrate with chocolate firecrackers

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

BATHINDA: Offering people a chance to celebrate eco-friendly Diwali, city-based home baker Neeru Bansal has found an innovative way to combine the tradition of exchanging sweets and bursting crackers with edible firecracker chocolates.

Manpower, tools key to bring in changeOPEN HOUSE: HOW TO IMPROVE FUNCTIONING OF FIRE BRIGADE DEPT?

Manpower, tools key to bring in change

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

The Fire Department is ill-equipped to handle any major fire incident as it does not have adequate equipment to control flames in buildings above 40-ft height.

Volleyball meet at Baba Farid College

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

BATHINDA: Students of the Department of Humanities of Baba Farid College organised a two-day shooting volleyball tournament on college campus.

Students take out rallies to create awareness about stubble burning

Students take out rallies to create awareness about stubble burning

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

BATHINDA:Under the drive initiated by the state government against the burning of paddy stubble, school students are now raising awareness against the burning of paddy stubble in the district.

GGS Public School students shine in debate competition

GGS Public School students shine in debate competition

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

SANGRUR:Eight schools participated in the Sardar Harpal Singh Memorial debate contest organised by General Gurnam Singh (GGS) Public School, Sangrur, here on Saturday.

Experts dwell on advancements in treatment techniques

Experts dwell on advancements in treatment techniques

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

BATHINDA: As many as 310 delegates participated in the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Emerge Medical Conference at hotel Three Palms in city on Sunday.

Author shows concern over excessive criticism of writings

Author shows concern over excessive criticism of writings

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

BATHINDA: Renowned litterateurs from the region delivered orations on various subjects of national importance during an event, ‘Komantri Kalakaar Sangam’, here on Sunday.

Half-marathon in memory of police martyrs

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

BATHINDA: To remember police martyrs, the Mansa police on Sunday organised a half-marathon.

Farmers mobilise support for activist’s release

Farmers mobilise support for activist’s release

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

BATHINDA: Members of the BKU Ekta Dakonda have been holding meetings at different villages in Mansa district to mobilise support for the release of a farmer activist, Manjit Singh Dhaner, who was sentenced to life imprisonment by the apex court.

School staff told to park vehicles at specified lots

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

FARIDKOT: Taking a serious note of “indisciplined” behaviour of some teaching and non-teaching staff members of government schools while parking their vehicles on the school campus, the School Education Department has directed all District Education Officers (DEOs) in the state to ask the staff members in the schools to park their vehicles at the reserved and specified places.

Civil Lines area turns into fortress

Civil Lines area turns into fortress

21 Oct 2019 | 7:32 AM

BATHINDA: The Civil Lines area was turned into a fortress to keep Sikh preacher Baljit Singh Daduwal’s supporters away from Civil Lines Club on Sunday.

Police organise mini-marathon

Police organise mini-marathon

20 Oct 2019 | 8:38 AM

MUKTSAR: The district police on Saturday organised a mini-marathon in memory of police martyrs at the Guru Gobind Singh Sports stadium here.

Medical experts discuss advanced cardiac treatment techniques

Medical experts discuss advanced cardiac treatment techniques

20 Oct 2019 | 8:38 AM

BATHINDA:Medical experts and doctors from the region on Saturday dwelt upon advanced treatment techniques during a conference organised by the IMA, Bathinda, at a private hospital here.

Workshop on social science concludes

20 Oct 2019 | 8:38 AM

BATHINDA: A one-week national level interdisciplinary workshop on “Contemporary Issues and Approaches in Social Science Research” concluded at Central University of Punjab, Bathinda(CUPB).

2,000 schoolteachers felicitated in Muktsar

2,000 schoolteachers felicitated in Muktsar

20 Oct 2019 | 8:38 AM

MUKTSAR: The Secretary, School Education, Krishan Kumar, on Saturday honoured nearly 2,000 government school teachers of Muktsar district at a function.

Overloaded trucks a threat to commuters

Overloaded trucks a threat to commuters

20 Oct 2019 | 8:38 AM

FARIDKOT: Overloaded trucks have become a danger to commuters on roads.

Theme-based fashion show organised at BFC

Theme-based fashion show organised at BFC

20 Oct 2019 | 8:38 AM

BATHINDA: Students of BCom (Ist year) of Baba Farid College organised a theme-based fashion show under their live project activity.

Mid-day meal ration stolen from school

20 Oct 2019 | 8:38 AM

BATHINDA: Ration meant for mid-day meal was stolen on August 8 from government school at Kararwala village here.

Patients suffer as TB doctor resigns at Civil Hospital

20 Oct 2019 | 8:38 AM

BATHINDA: TB patients visiting the Civil Hospital are a harried lot as a TB and Chest doctor resigned from her post recently.

Inaugurated with fanfare, e-challan facility yet to start

20 Oct 2019 | 8:38 AM

BATHINDA: Inaugurated with much fanfare on Independence Day earlier this year, the e-challan facility is yet to start in the city due to the delay in getting the equipments.

Solid waste plant may start operations again

Solid waste plant may start operations again

20 Oct 2019 | 8:38 AM

BATHINDA: The Bathinda Solid Waste Plant is likely to start operations again from October 21 as JITF company is expected to get the nod from the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Monday.

Two held with 3 stolen bikesBRIEFLY

Two held with 3 stolen bikes

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: The police claimed to have busted a gang of motorcycle thieves with the arrest of two persons, including a juvenile. The police have recovered three stolen motorcycles and an Activa from the suspects.

Barnala colleges bag two top positions in youth fest

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

BARNALA: Two institutions of SD College Educational Society — SD Degree College and SD College of Education — bagged the top two positions at Punjabi University Zonal Youth Festival held at Gurukul Women College, Kotkapura, recently.

2-day medical conference begins today

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will organise a two-day medical workshop and a conference at Delhi Heart Institute here on October 19.

Students apprised of time mgmt

Students apprised of time mgmt

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: The NSS unit organised a college-level ‘green and clean Diwali fair’ at the Punjab Institute of Technology (PIT), Nandgarh, a constituent of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University.

Dengue larvae: 59 challans issued in Muktsar dist

Dengue larvae: 59 challans issued in Muktsar dist

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

MUKTSAR: To check dengue fever from spreading its tentacles this year, the authorities concerned have issued 59 challans this season after finding dengue larvae in Muktsar district.

High temperature reduces paddy yield in Malwa region

High temperature reduces paddy yield in Malwa region

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

FARIDKOT: Exposure to hot weather conditions has significantly reduced paddy yield in Malwa this year. Farmers who have brought their crop to procurement centers are remorseful as the yield has reduced by three to five quintal per acre in comparison to the last paddy season.

Brothers show the way in managing stubble

Brothers show the way in managing stubble

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: Showing the way to the farming community, two brothers from Thoothiyanwali village in Mansa district have not only shunned the practice of burning straw but also adopted a direct-sowing technique for the past eight years for wheat and paddy crops. They have also increased their yield and saved water, fertilisers and fuel.

Admn sets time slot for bursting crackers on Diwali

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: Residents of the district will be allowed to burst firecrackers for three hours from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm on Diwali night. The district administration has issued the directions for Diwali and Gurpurb.

Students rally to highlight ill-effects of stubble burning

Students rally to highlight ill-effects of stubble burning

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

SANGRUR: Fearing degradation of the environment in the coming days due to stubble burning and its ill effects, students of various schools on Friday conducted awareness rallies across the district and tried their level best to apprise farmers of the ill-effects of stubble burning.

RTA, DC told to stop plying of autos beyond MC limits

RTA, DC told to stop plying of autos beyond MC limits

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Regional Transport Authority (RTA), Bathinda, the Deputy Commissioner and the state Transport Commissioner to stop plying of auto-rickshaws beyond the municipal limits in the city.

City to be illuminated with LED lights soon

City to be illuminated with LED lights soon

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: City roads are set to be illuminated with energy-efficient LED lights. The process of replacing streetlights with LED lights has reached its final stage.

Pvt procurement agencies continue to rule the roost

Pvt procurement agencies continue to rule the roost

19 Oct 2019 | 7:48 AM

BATHINDA: Though the district administration has assured cotton farmers of procurement by Cotton Crop of India (CCI), private procurement agencies continue to call the shot at mandis in the district. Farmers also alleged tardy procurement of cotton by private agencies, affecting the quality of the agricultural produce.

Power-packed performance

Power-packed performance

18 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

Players delivered emphatic performances in powerlifting during the state-level games (boys and girls) at SSD Senior Secondary School in Bathinda on Thursday.

Educationist passes away

18 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

Bathinda: Eminent educationist Prof SK Bhatia, who was a founder faculty member and former head, Department of History, DAV College, Bathinda, passed away at the age of 82 following a prolonged illness.

Immigration fraud: 4 booked

18 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

Muktsar: The Kotbhai police have booked four persons for allegedly duping a resident of Chhateana village here of nearly Rs12 lakh on the pretext of sending his brother to Canada.

Event marks World Food Day at MRSPTU

18 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BATHINDA: The Department of Food Science and Technology, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, organised an event to celebrate World Food Day here on Thursday.

Donating blood on Karva Chauth

Donating blood on Karva Chauth

18 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

MUKTSAR: A woman has been appreciated for donating blood on Karva Chauth for the surgery of an elderly man and that too at the midnight.

Cotton farmers assured of procurement

Cotton farmers assured of procurement

18 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BATHINDA: To discuss the issue of procurement of cotton, a meeting of representatives of the BKU Ekta Ugrahan and the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) was convened at the District Administrative Complex here on Thursday.

Minor rape victim delivers baby

18 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BATHINDA: The minor pregnant rape victim has given birth to a baby girl at Women and Children Hospital here. A day after the delivery, the newborn was handed over to the District Child Welfare Committee.

Edu Dept told to implement Safe School Vahan Scheme

Edu Dept told to implement Safe School Vahan Scheme

18 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

FARIDKOT: The Transport Department has asked the School Education Department to ensure safe transportation of schoolchildren by implementing the Safe School Vahan Scheme.

Dengue spreads tentacles in dist, 100 cases reported

Dengue spreads tentacles in dist, 100 cases reported

18 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BATHINDA: As many as 33 fresh confirmed cases of dengue were reported in past one week in the district.

IN BRIEF

Punjab Women Games in Mansa

17 Oct 2019 | 7:37 AM

Bathinda: Presiding over a meeting of district administration officials on Wednesday, Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyait said Mansa would organise Punjab Games Women (U-25) in November for the second consecutive time.

CPI (M) seeks debt waiver for farmers

17 Oct 2019 | 7:37 AM

BATHINDA: A delegation headed by district secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI) (Marxist) Gurdev Singh Bandi submitted a memorandum, addressed to the Chief Minister, to the Deputy Commissioner here on Wednesday.

175 MBBS students pledge allegiance to profession

175 MBBS students pledge allegiance to profession

17 Oct 2019 | 7:37 AM

FARIDKOT: Marking the beginning of their professional medical education, 175 MBBS students — 125 from Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot, and 50 from AIIMS, Bathinda, — donned their white coats for the first time during a ceremony, held at the auditorium of the college here today.

Swadeshi manch against free business agreement

Swadeshi manch against free business agreement

17 Oct 2019 | 7:37 AM

BATHINDA: Members of the Swadeshi Jagaran Manch submitted a memorandum of demands to the Deputy Commissioner, Bathinda, requesting the Union Government not to sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a free trade agreement, with 15 countries.

Contests mark Innovation Day at Central University of Punjab

Contests mark Innovation Day at Central University of Punjab

17 Oct 2019 | 7:37 AM

BATHINDA: The Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) of the Central University of Punjab (CUP) celebrated ‘Innovation Day’.

Two held with duplicate mobile phones, batteries

Two held with duplicate mobile phones, batteries

17 Oct 2019 | 7:37 AM

BATHINDA: The Mansa police claimed to have arrested two persons with duplicate mobile phones, batteries and other accessories worth Rs34.30 lakh.

International nagar kirtan reaches Muktsar

International nagar kirtan reaches Muktsar

17 Oct 2019 | 7:37 AM

MUKTSAR: The international nagar kirtan that commenced from Nankana Sahib in Pakistan to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev was given a warm welcome by a large number of devotees here on Wednesday.

Cong protests over not-in-use water tank

Cong protests over not-in-use water tank

17 Oct 2019 | 7:37 AM

BATHINDA: Members of the Bathinda unit of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee staged a protest at Railway Colony against the authorities for not utilisting a not-in-use water tank.

Sirhind Canal closure may lead to shortage of water

Sirhind Canal closure may lead to shortage of water

17 Oct 2019 | 7:37 AM

BATHINDA: The city may face a water shortage in this festive season due to the closure of the Sirhind canal.

Admn takes control of Civil Lines Club

Admn takes control of Civil Lines Club

17 Oct 2019 | 7:37 AM

BATHINDA: The district administration on Wednesday took control of the Civil Lines Club (CLC) and Guru Nanak Hall and Library amid infighting among their office-bearers.

BRIEFLY

16,000-litre ‘lahan’ destroyed

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

MUKTSAR: The Kabarwala police on Monday destroyed nearly 16,000-litre ''lahan'' at Kattianwali village. The police said they had received a tip-off that some persons were preparing hooch along a canal in the village.

Mansa lift handball trophy

Mansa lift handball trophy

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BATHINDA: The 65th Punjab State School Handball (U-14 boys’ and girls’) games concluded on a high note at Multi-Purpose Sports Stadium in Bathinda on Tuesday.

Students take part in collage-making contest

Students take part in collage-making contest

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BATHINDA: A ‘Collage making’ and ‘Innovation in selfie on students’ life’ event was organiseed at the University School of Business Studies (USBS), Punjabi University Guru Kashi Campus, Talwandi Sabo, on Tuesday.

Youth fest winners honoured at Rajindra College

Youth fest winners honoured at Rajindra College

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BATHINDA: Students of Government Rajindra College, who performed well at the regional youth festival, were honoured by the college at a function on Tuesday.

Teachers protest non-payment of CPF arrears

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BATHINDA: Members of the Bathinda unit of DAV Colleges Retired Teachers’ Association, Punjab, on Tuesday organised a silent protest at the office of Principal DAV College, Bathinda, against the DAV College Managing Committee (DCMC) over the non-payment of arrears of Contributory Pension Fund (CPF).

Festive season fails to bring cheer to traders

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BATHINDA: The local business houses and sellers are missing the feel-good factor ahead of the festive season owing to the low customer turnout.

Use paddy straw to generate electricity: DC

Use paddy straw to generate electricity: DC

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

FARIDKOT: Faridkot Deputy Commissioner Kumar Saurabh Raj has urged the farmers to refrain from burning stubble. He asked them to take their paddy straw to the biomass power generation plant at Sedha Singh Wala village in Jaito subdivision.

Barnala DC meets farmers who manage the stubble

Barnala DC meets farmers who manage the stubble

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BARNALA: To get direct feedback from farmers about their needs to manage stubble without burning it, Barnala Deputy Commissioner Tej Partap Singh Phoolka visited various villages on Tuesday.

Mansa farmer shows the way with diversification

Mansa farmer shows the way with diversification

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

MANSA: Harbhajan Singh, a farmer from Malapur Khiala village in Mansa district, is an epitome of diversification in the agriculture sector.

HARVESTING SEASON BLUES

Overloaded vehicles pose threat on roads

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

MUKTSAR: It is again the crop harvesting season and the state government is trying hard to keep a check on stubble-burning incidents. However, it seems that no attention has been paid to check the overloading of tractor-trailer laden with crop residue.

PRTC staff lay siege to bus stand

PRTC staff lay siege to bus stand

16 Oct 2019 | 7:43 AM

BATHINDA: Unhappy over the termination of drivers’ contract, members of the PRTC AITUC Union staged a protest and blocked the main gates of the bus stand and the workshop here on Tuesday.

Bathinda, last 7 days...
Draft on Sukhna as wetland out

Draft on Sukhna as wetland out

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: No permanent construction, except for boat jetties, will be allowed within 50 metres of the Sukhna’s mean high flood level observed in the past 10 years.

59% voters show up in PanchkulaHARYANA VOTES 2019

59% voters show up in Panchkula

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PANCHKULA: Barring a verbal duel between two political groups outside a booth in Sector 16 here, polling for the Assembly elections remained by and large peaceful in the Panchkula and Kalka constituencies in the district today.

EVMs tampered with, allege Cong workers

EVMs tampered with, allege Cong workers

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PANCHKULA: High drama was witnessed at Government Post Graduate College in Sector 1 here this evening when EVMs were being stored there as Congress supporters alleged that the machines had been tampered with.

28 schools participate in legal conclave at DPS-Chandigarh

28 schools participate in legal conclave at DPS-Chandigarh

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: A two-day inter-school programme, ‘Samvidhi – The Legal Conclave’, started at Delhi Public School, Chandigarh, on Monday wherein 28 teams from across the tricity are competing against each other in challenging events, including debates and quiz.

Turnout dips by 9% in Kalka

Turnout dips by 9% in Kalka

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

KALKA: Around 9 per cent decrease in voter turnout was witnessed in the Kalka Assembly segment, which went to the polls today.

Elderly, disabled, first-time voters participate in festival of democracy

Elderly, disabled, first-time voters participate in festival of democracy

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PANCHKULA: Senior citizens, first-time voters and Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) exercised their franchise to participate in the festival of democracy.

Pink booth records 12% voting in Panchkula

Pink booth records 12% voting in Panchkula

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PANCHKULA: A pink booth was set up at Government Senior Secondary School in Sector 6 to encourage women voters.

Two walk free in theft case

Two walk free in theft case

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: A court has acquitted an alleged gangster and his accomplice in a theft case.

Bogus voting, rigging mark Assembly poll in Ambala

Bogus voting, rigging mark Assembly poll in Ambala

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMBALA: Tempers ran high and chaos prevailed at several polling stations as minor incidents of violence were reported during voting at four Assembly constituencies – Ambala Cantonment, Ambala City, Mullana and Naraingarh – in Ambala district here today.

BJP, Cong candidates confident of victory

BJP, Cong candidates confident of victory

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PANCHKULA: BJP and Congress candidates from Panchkula, Gian Chand Gupta and Chander Mohan, today expressed confidence of their victory, moments after casting their vote in the Assembly elections.

Defying age, disability

Defying age, disability

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMBALA: Power belongs to the people in democracy.

Leopard scare in Ambala, rescued

Leopard scare in Ambala, rescued

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

AMBALA: Panic gripped residents of Old Pratap Nagar in Ambala City after a nearly seven-year-old male leopard was spotted in the colony late last night.

Evidence-based study in homoeopathy discussed

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Sector 26, in association with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), PGIMER, organised a workshop on evidence-based study in homoeopathy here today.

NGO starts campaign for martyrs’ children

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: A campaign, ‘Shaurya, Ye Diwali Veer Pariwar Ke Saath’, which will focus on expressing gratitude and paying tributes to the Indian Army martyrs’ and their families, was unveiled by an NGO, I am Still Human (IASH), here today.

Daughter deposes against mother to get dad divorce

Daughter deposes against mother to get dad divorce

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: A daughter has stepped into the witness box to depose against her mother for getting her father a divorce.

CBSE affiliation: Schools to be assessed on 5 domains

CBSE affiliation: Schools to be assessed on 5 domains

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: The CBSE will now focus on five domains, including school curriculum design and teacher development, before affiliation is granted to schools.

Rehri-puller crushed under road roller

Rehri-puller crushed under road roller

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

MOHALI: A rehri-puller was crushed to death under a road roller in Phase 10 here late last night.

PU students oppose protest site

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: Seven student organisations of the PU — AISA, ASA, AFSS, SATH, PSU (LALKAR), SFI and SFS — today protested against the decision of the PU authorities, designating the Old Parade Ground as the place for future protests.

800 part of mock Parliament

800 part of mock Parliament

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR), in collaboration with the UT Education Department, organised a mock Parliament session at Tagore Theatre here today.

PU seeks reply from PGGC-46COURSES SCRAPPED MID-SESSION

PU seeks reply from PGGC-46

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: The affiliation committee of the PU today sought an explanation from Rosy Walia, principal of Post Graduate Government College (PGGC), Sector 46, for scrapping two BCom (honours) course mid-session.

Prof lauds police efforts

Prof lauds police efforts

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Centre for Police Administration, PU, organised ‘Shaheedon ko Naman’ to mark Police Commemoration Day here today.

Light & sound show on Nanak’s life

Light & sound show on Nanak’s life

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Theatre Arts ensemble presented a light sight and sound spiritual spectacle, ‘Satguru Nanak Pargetya’, at Tagore Theatre here today.

Sacred Heart, Chandigarh

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

Honouring its social commitment, Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School organised its annual blood donation camp, in collaboration with the PGI, Chandigarh, on its premises.

Relief for employees, pensioners

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: In a major relief to employees of the UT Administration and other corporations, Punjab Governor and UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore gave his nod to enhance the financial powers of officers from the Head of the Department to the Secretary to approve the reimbursement of medical bills of employees/pensioners and their dependents.

Couple acquitted in case of voluntarily causing hurt

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: Four years after an alleged fight over a dog’s poop that reportedly led to the death of an elderly man, his neighbour-couple was today acquitted by a court in a case of voluntarily causing hurt.

Kirron Kher lays stone of two modern community centres

Kirron Kher lays stone of two modern community centres

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: MP Kirron Kher today laid the foundation stone of modern community centres in Sector 21 and Ram Darbar here today.

PGI adds another feather to its cap

PGI adds another feather to its cap

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Department of Clinical Photography, PGI, has achieved one more feat as its documentary film, ‘Diabetic Foot: Kadam’, has been nominated under the competition category for International Science Film Festival (ISFF) of India, which is going to be organised in Kolkata next month.

UT civic body gives coupons for temporary stalls to shopkeepers

UT civic body gives coupons for temporary stalls to shopkeepers

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: After having adopted different yardsticks for vendors and shopkeepers on the amount of challan on encroachment, the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation, going against the old practice, is giving coupons only to shopkeepers for putting up temporary stalls.

Tributes paid to police martyrs

Tributes paid to police martyrs

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: The UT police organised commemoration parade in the memory of police martyrs in Sector 17 here today.

Pay fee for lab tests at GMCH-32 online

Pay fee for lab tests at GMCH-32 online

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: Now, patients will not have to wait in long queues to deposit fee for lab tests at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32.

Liquor vend at motor market irks shopkeepers, visitors

Liquor vend at motor market irks shopkeepers, visitors

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: A liquor vend, which opened a few months ago at the dedicated motor market in Sector 48, has created plenty of problems for shopkeepers as well as visitors.

Child among 47 suffering from leprosy in Mohali district

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

MOHALI: As many as 47 people, including a child, are reported to be suffering from leprosy in Mohali district.

SDM inspects grain market in Kharar

SDM inspects grain market in Kharar

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

KHARAR: In order to check the ongoing arrival and purchase of paddy, the Kharar SDM, Himanshu Jain, paid a surprise visit to the local grain market today.

Two arrested with stolen shuttering plates

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

Kharar: The Kharar Sadar police have arrested two suspects following recovery of stolen iron plates from their possession.

Six booked for assault on milk seller

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

Kharar: The Kharar city police have booked six persons on the charge of assaulting and injuring Talib, a resident of Jandpur village, under Section 323, 341, 506, 148 and 149, IPC.

Biker killed in mishap

Biker killed in mishap

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH: A 24-year-old motorcyclist died in a road accident at the Sector 39/40 light point on the intervening night of October 20 and 21.

Private schools cock a snook at vahan scheme

Private schools cock a snook at vahan scheme

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:Despite repeated instructions by the district administration for the implementation of the Safe School Vahan Scheme (SSVS), private schools in the city continue to violate its rules.

Randhawa raises concern over $20 fee on Kartarpur pilgrims

Randhawa raises concern over $20 fee on Kartarpur pilgrims

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa today raised doubts if the state government will be in a position to bear the cost of Rs 70 lakh per day ($20 per person) on sending pilgrims to Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan.

Tributes paid to police martyrsCOMMEMORATION DAY

Tributes paid to police martyrs

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:A parade was held at the Police Lines as a mark of respect to the cops, who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty, on Police Commemoration Day here today.

Govt to provide financial aid to varsities: Minister

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa today said the state government would provide financial assistance to state universities in need of funds.

Exam Dept staff allege ill-treatment, write to Pbi varsity Vice-Chancellor

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:Non-teaching Class A and Class B employees of Punjabi University are at loggerheads with the office of the Controller of Examinations (CoE).

700 take part in youth festival

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

PATIALA:Patiala MP Preneet Kaur inaugurated a two-day inter-college polytechnic state-level youth fest at Harpal Tiwana Auditorium here today.

VINOO MANKAD TROPHY

Fiery Anshul, Deepanshu bowl Punjab to victory

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:Punjab bowlers struck in unison to help their side register a 50-run win over Karnataka in a Vinoo Mankad Trophy match at Kholvad Gymkhana Ground in Surat today.

Punjab girls beat Chandigarh by 17 runs

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:Punjab defeated Chandigarh by 17 runs in a rain-affected Women’s Senior T20 Trophy match in Cuttack today.

Ajeetesh jumps 93 places to 362 on world rankings

Ajeetesh jumps 93 places to 362 on world rankings

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:Chandigarh golfer Ajeetesh Sandhu has made a massive jump of 93 places to be ranked 362 in the latest Official World Golf Rankings released on Monday.

St Xavier’s cagers off to a winning start

St Xavier’s cagers off to a winning start

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:Yayin scored six points, while Eklavya netted four as hosts St Xavier’s School, Sector 44, recorded a 21-2 win over DC Montessori School, Mani Majra, in a boys’ U-12 category match on the opening day of the 19th Inter-School Basketball Tournament for St Xavier’s Trophy here today.

Arnav’s brace helps Smart Wonders beat St Soldier 4-0

Arnav’s brace helps Smart Wonders beat St Soldier 4-0

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

MOHALI:Arnav Puri scored a brace as Smart Wonders School drubbed St Soldier School, Mohali, 4-0 in a Suchinta Khorana Memorial U-11 Football Trophy match at Shishu Niketan Public School here today.

Arnav beats Satvik, moves into 2nd round

Arnav beats Satvik, moves into 2nd round

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

MOHALI:Top seed Arnav Bishnoi registered a 6-1 6-4 win over Satvik Singla in the opening round of the boys’ U-14 category on the second day of the Roots-AITA Challenge Series (CS-7) National Ranking Championship here today.

Double delight for DAV College

Double delight for DAV College

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

CHANDIGARH:DAV College, Sector 10, won both men’s and women’s titles on the concluding day of the Panjab University Inter-College Tennis Championships here today.

Stray cattle menaceWHAT OUR READERS SAY

Stray cattle menace

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

Residents of Aerocity have been bearing the brunt of cattle menace. Stray cattle keep roaming in the vicinity of houses and create nuisance. We have lodged several complaints to GMADA, but to no avail.

2 employees of nightclub heldIN BRIEF

2 employees of nightclub held

22 Oct 2019 | 7:30 AM

Chandigarh: Two employees of a nightclub at Sector 7 were arrested by the local police after the club was found open beyond the permissible hours.

Courts need to view non-compliance of their orders seriously

Courts need to view non-compliance of their orders seriously

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

For inactivity by state governments and other respondents after passing of orders and pronouncement of verdicts in cases, the courts need to initiate stricter action against the erring for noncompliance.

PU prof honoured

PU prof honoured

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:Prof Sanjay Chhibber, who has four decades of teaching and research experience at Panjab University has been conferred with lifetime achievement award by the Microbiologist Society of India during a symposium on “Innovative approaches in Microbial biotechnology” organised by the department.

PGGC-46 discontinues course, students cry foul

PGGC-46 discontinues course, students cry foul

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:A recently submitted representation to the authorities of Post Graduate Government College (PGGC), Sector 46, has raised several questions on the functioning of the college, especially with regard to its BCom (Honours) course in accounting and finance.

Girls harassed near MCM college, 1 held

Girls harassed near MCM college, 1 held

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:Two persons have been booked by the local police for allegedly harassing women.

P’kula, Kalka voters to seal fate of 24 candidates todayHARYANA ELECTIONS 2019

P’kula, Kalka voters to seal fate of 24 candidates today

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PANCHKULA:The fate of as many as 14 candidates vying for the Panchkula Assembly seat, including Gian Chand Gupta of the BJP and Chander Mohan of the Congress, will be locked in EVMs tomorrow.

After disappointment in Vijay Hazare Trophy, only the best must represent Chandigarh

After disappointment in Vijay Hazare Trophy, only the best must represent Chandigarh

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:The disappointing performance of Chandigarh in the Vijay Hazare Trophy has bolstered the hopes of several aggrieved cricketers, who had been complaining of biased selection when the team was picked.

City Beautiful’s heritage rakes in crores abroad

City Beautiful’s heritage rakes in crores abroad

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH: A rare demountable minister’s desk, designed for the Punjab and Haryana High Court and the Secretariat building in the city, has been sold for a record Rs 1.27 crore at an auction held by an auction house, Phillips, in London.

MC, PPCB teams collect 12 tonnes of plastic in 15 days

MC, PPCB teams collect 12 tonnes of plastic in 15 days

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PATIALA:Teams of the Municipal Corporation (MC), the District Administration and the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) have collected nearly 12 tonnes of plastic from around the city as part of a drive taken out to rid the city of plastic waste in 15 days.

Inter-school declamation contest

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PATIALA:To give exposure to the budding orators and enhance their confidence, BIPS organised an inter-school declamation contest, under the aegis of Hubs of Learning, on the topic ‘Abrogation of Article 370’.

Checking food adulteration a challenge for Health Dept

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PATIALA:Keeping a check on adulterated food during the festival season will be a challenge for the district health department, which is reeling under shortage of staff.

Bus with Guru Granth Sahib to be flagged off

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PATIALA:The Department of Guru Granth Sahib Studies of Punjabi University’s along with Sarbat Da Bhala Trust will send a special bus to Sultanpur Lodhi, Dera Baba Nanak and to all five takhts in view of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

FAKE SC CERTIFICATES

National alliance flays govt for ‘failing’ to check scams

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PATIALA:Paramjit Singh Kainth, president, National Scheduled Castes Alliance, today convened a meeting at Shri Guru Ravidas Bhawan, Patiala, to discuss the violation of the rights of the Scheduled Caste community.

Workshops of sweets shops raided, 11 samples collected

Workshops of sweets shops raided, 11 samples collected

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PATIALA:In the run-up to Diwali festival, the District Health Department raided workshops of several popular sweets shops, including Gopals, here today.

Marathon — a tribute to police martyrs

Marathon — a tribute to police martyrs

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PATIALA:In memory of police personnel, who laid down their lives while discharging their duties, a marathon was organised by the local police here today.

Biker dies in road mishap

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PATIALA:A motorcyclist died in a road accident here.

Top seed Arnav moves into main draw

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

MOHALI:Top seed Arnav Bishnoi sailed into the boys’ U-14 main draw by registering a 6-2 6-3 victory over Aditya Rathore on the opening day of the Roots-AITA National Ranking Challenge Series (CS-7) here today.

GMHS-12, Dhanas Club win title

GMHS-12, Dhanas Club win title

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:The girls’ team of Government Model High School (Sector 12) and the boys' team of Dhanas Club won the Chandigarh Sub-Junior State Kabaddi Championship, organised by Chandigarh Kabaddi Association at the Sarangpur Sports Complex today.

Champion on home turf

Champion on home turf

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:It was a proud moment for the parents of golfer Ajeetesh Sandhu as he won the title in a photo-finish on the final day of the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational.

Manav Mangal gymnasts excel in state meet

Manav Mangal gymnasts excel in state meet

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PANCHKULA:Gymnasts of Manav Mangal School (Sector 11) bagged 18 gold medals at the Haryana State Gymnastics Championship which recently concluded at Rohtak.

City lads log 44-run win

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:Chandigarh defeated Meghalaya by 44 runs in a rain-affected match of the Vinoo Mankad Trophy today.

Lesser-known nominees hope to give tough fight to rivals

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PANCHKULA:Though the poll battle revolves around two main contenders — BJP’s Gain Chand Gupta and Congress’ Chander Mohan — lesser-known candidates believe they have a chance to win.

Yuvraj sprints to 100m gold

Yuvraj sprints to 100m gold

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:Yuvraj claimed the 100m gold in the boys' U-14 category (north district) on the concluding day of the North District and South District Athletics Championship at the Sector 7 Sports Complex here today.

STATE MEET

Local skaters shine

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:Local players Anikait, Sonakshi, Ananya, Deeshab and Abhiyash were shortlisted to participate in the Roller Skating Nationals, to be held in Vishakhapatnam from December 15 to 23.

2,056 employees on duty at 410 booths in P’kula, Kalka

2,056 employees on duty at 410 booths in P’kula, Kalka

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PANCHKULA:As many as 2,056 employees will be involved in the voting process at 410 polling stations in both Kalka and Panchkula Assembly segments tomorrow.

8.42L voters to decide fate of 36 candidates in Ambala today

8.42L voters to decide fate of 36 candidates in Ambala today

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

AMBALA:The district administration and politicians are hopeful of heavy voter turnout in the Assembly elections to be held in Ambala tomorrow.

Mass movement, not hefty fines, need of the hourOPEN HOUSE: HOW CAN MC MAKE WASTE SEGREGATION A SUCCESS?

Mass movement, not hefty fines, need of the hour

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHARU MALHOTRA:To make sure that residents segregate the waste before handing it to waste collectors, the MC should direct the collectors not to accept unsegregated waste from residents.

Be wary of BJP, INLD tactics, Congress tells booth workersHARYANA ELECTIONS 2019

Be wary of BJP, INLD tactics, Congress tells booth workers

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

PANCHKULA:Congress candidate from Panchkula Chander Mohan has asked his booth-level workers to be cautious against the provocative tactics of the BJP and the INLD workers and maintain peace and sanctity of the polling day.

Elderly go down memory laneMILAN SAMAROH

Elderly go down memory lane

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:In an innovative way to bridge the gap between the public and the police, a programme titled, “Milan Samaroh”, was organised by the Chandigarh Police at the IT Park here on Sunday.

Probe into Forest Dept records sought

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Second Innings Association has written to the Adviser-cum-Chief Vigilance Officer, seeking an audit of the Forest Department records.

Over 2 years on, no clue to missing minor Dhakoli girl

Over 2 years on, no clue to missing minor Dhakoli girl

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

ZIRAKPUR:A 40-year-old migrant labourer is still in the dark about the fate of his eleven-year-old daughter who went missing around two years ago.

WHAT OUR READERS SAY

Don’t play with people’s emotions

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

SANJAY CHOPRA:With reference to the story ‘Dream girl keeps Panchkula waiting’ published in Chandigarh Tribune on October 20, it’s nothing less than high handedness of the so called ‘dream girl’ and Mathura MP Hema Malini for not turning up for the election campaign in Panchkula on Saturday.

Protest leaves commuters harassed on city-Kurali road

Protest leaves commuters harassed on city-Kurali road

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

MOHALI:Around 300 migrant labourers of Mullanpur Garibdas village here blocked the New Chandigarh-Kurali road at the Mullanpur barrier here on Sunday evening, causing harassment to commuters.

Mission heads feted

Mission heads feted

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:A total of fifteen Heads of Mission were honoured by World Punjabi Organisation (WPO) during a felicitation ceremony organised by the Chandigarh Chapter of World Punjabi Organisation on Sunday at a city hotel.

Satluj Public, Sector 2, PanchkulaSCHOOL NOTES

Satluj Public, Sector 2, Panchkula

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

DC MONTESSORI:A fancy dress competition was organised for students of LKG in Satluj Public School, Sector 2, Panchkula.

World Food Day observed

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

KHARAR:Indus Public School undertook initiative to raise awareness on food security to support for the poor farmers on World Food Day.

RBU organises freshers’ parties

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

KHARAR: A cultural feast marked the freshers’ party `Novato Fiesta’ organised in the Department of Law, Rayat Bahra Univerity where Vice-Chancellor Dr Daljit Singh was the chief guest.

City devoid of basic amenities: FOSWAC

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:Peeved over city’s issues, the FOSWAC in its executive meeting on Saturday demanded that officers of the Municipal Corporation and UT Administration should be made answerable.

Kathak Utsav concludes

Kathak Utsav concludes

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:Scintillating kathak presentations left the audience spellbound on the concluding day of the two-day Kathak Utsav, organised by Pracheen Kala Kendra in collaboration with Kathak Kendra, New Delhi, at Randhawa auditorium on Sunday.

Scooterist, pedestrian killed in mishaps on city roads

Scooterist, pedestrian killed in mishaps on city roads

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:An Activa rider and a pedestrian lost their lives in road mishaps reported from the city.

UT readies to give a big push to electric vehicles

UT readies to give a big push to electric vehicles

21 Oct 2019 | 7:26 AM

CHANDIGARH:Replacing petrol and diesel vehicles with electric vehicles is the main focus of the UT Administration in the next 10 years as it has prepared a draft electric vehicle policy.

Anwar going to France to seek medical advice

20 Oct 2019 | 7:40 AM

MUMBAI:Promising young defender Anwar Ali (Jr.), who has been diagnosed of a heart problem, is being sent to France for seeking further medical advice, his club officials said on Saturday.

Lack of toilets forces labourers to defecate in open

Lack of toilets forces labourers to defecate in open

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

PATIALA:Over 200 labourers have arrived to the grain markets in the district for the crop procurement season, but due to lack of toilets there they are forced to defecate in open.

For mother tongue

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

Chandigarh: The PSU (Lalkaar) and Naujawan Bharat Sabha on Saturday declared to run a campaign, ''Ma Boli Chetna Muhim'', for the next three weeks across the tricity.

Overflowing water tankWHAT OUR READERS SAY

Overflowing water tank

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

A water tank installed at a toilet in a public park of Sector 7-B has been overflowing for the past two months.

IN BRIEF

Office-bearers elected

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

Chandigarh: The Sanitary Installation Workers’ Union held its conference at the maintenance public health booth in Sector 9 on Saturday.

Manav Mangal, ZirakpurSCHOOL NOTES

Manav Mangal, Zirakpur

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

Manav Mangal Smart World organised ‘Jamboree 2019’, annual class show, here on Saturday. Students of kindergarten and primary wing performed at the school auditorium.

Kathak weaves magic

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

CHANDIGARH:The splendour of Kathak classical dance was brought alive by more than 25 accomplished dance maestroes during the National Kathak Utsav, organised by the Pracheen Kala Kendra and Kathak Kendra, at Tagore theatre here today.

200 take part in international tech conference

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

MOHALI:Around 200 participants, along with 30 eminent scientists, from India, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Turkey and South Africa attended AN international conference on ‘Quantum Foundations, Technology and Applications’ (QFTA-2019) at IISER here today.

Capacity building programme held

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

PATIALA:Centre of Excellence, CBSE, Chandigarh, organised a two-day capacity building programme at the Paradise International School, Ghagga on social sciences for secondary classes.

Students display models at science fair

Students display models at science fair

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

PATIALA:Multani Mal Modi College organised a Science Fair-2019 on the theme of ‘Role of Science for Peace and Development under the guidance of Principal Khushvinder Kumar on Saturday.

Punjabi varsity VC bestowed with Paul H Appleby Award

Punjabi varsity VC bestowed with Paul H Appleby Award

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

PATIALA:The Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), New Delhi, has conferred the prestigious Paul H Appleby Award upon Prof BS Ghuman, Vice-Chancellor, Punjabi University, Patiala, for his distinguished contribution to the theory and practice of public administration and services to IIPA.

Rally against child poverty organised

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

PATIALA:The NSS unit of the University College, Miranpur, organised a rally against child poverty from college to Devigarh town of the district.

Dist sees a road mishap death a day this year

Dist sees a road mishap death a day this year

20 Oct 2019 | 7:42 AM

PATIALA:As per figures provided in the monthly meeting of road safety committee, under the ‘Tandrust Punjab Mission’, as many as 251 persons have lost their lives in road accidents in the district till September 2019.

Willy Bet wins golf meet

Willy Bet wins golf meet

20 Oct 2019 | 7:40 AM

Chandigarh: The Ambassador of Kenya in India Willy Bet won the inaugural Allena Invitational Golf Tournament, at Chandigarh Golf Club, here today.

Strawberry Fields bag twin titles

20 Oct 2019 | 7:40 AM

CHANDIGARH:Strawberry Fields High School (Sector 26) won twin titles on the concluding day of the 7th Bhagwant Singh Memorial Basketball Tournament, here today.

Rani says home support will be huge boost for Indian team in FIH Olympics qualifier

Rani says home support will be huge boost for Indian team in FIH Olympics qualifier

20 Oct 2019 | 7:40 AM

BHUBANESWAR:Indian women's hockey team captain Rani said on Saturday that consistency in selection has helped her team members in understanding each other better ahead of the Olympic Qualifiers.

GMHS-12 off to a winning start

GMHS-12 off to a winning start

20 Oct 2019 | 7:40 AM

CHANDIGARH:Government Model High School (Sector 12) defeated Government Model Senior Secondary School (Maloya B-Team) to reach into the girls' semifinals of the Chandigarh Sub Junior State Kabaddi Championship, at the Sarangpur Sports Complex, today.

Hunar excels in northern junior golf

Hunar excels in northern junior golf

20 Oct 2019 | 7:40 AM

CHANDIGARH:Hunar Mittal won the IGU Northern Junior Girls and Ladies Golf Championship, concluded at Jaipur.

Azhar, Ranjot secure three points for J&K

Azhar, Ranjot secure three points for J&K

20 Oct 2019 | 7:40 AM

CHANDIGARH:Jammu & Kashmir took home three points, on the basis of the first innings lead, from a draw against hosts Chandigarh in the Vijay Merchant Trophy at the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium, here today.

Will make Panchkula pollution-free: INLD nominee

20 Oct 2019 | 7:05 AM

PANCHKULA: The INLD today released its party manifesto for the upcoming Assembly elections in Panchkula.

Think before backing Gupta: Pawan Bansal to Aggarwals

20 Oct 2019 | 7:05 AM

PANCHKULA: Former Railway Minister and senior Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal said Aggarwal community should think twice before voting for sitting MLA and BJP candidate Gian Chand Gupta, who had dumped the community after the previous elections.

Vote against drug menace, says Pradeep Chaudhary

20 Oct 2019 | 7:05 AM

PANCHKULA: If the BJP returned to power, the Kalka area would be pushed towards drugs, Congress candidate from Kalka Pradeep Chaudhary said while urging people to vote in favour of the party.

Chander Mohan all praise for Punjabi community

Chander Mohan all praise for Punjabi community

20 Oct 2019 | 7:05 AM

Punjabi Samaj has made great contribution in the development of the state and the country, Congress candidate Chander Mohan said while addressing a function organised by Punjabi Ekta Manch under the chairmanship of Ravinder Rawal in Sector 15 today.

Candidates go all-out to woo voters

20 Oct 2019 | 7:05 AM

AMBALA: As the clamour of electioneering came to an end at 5 pm today, the candidates shifted their focus to door-to-door canvassing and personal contacts in all four seats — Ambala Cantonment, Ambala City, Mullana and Naraingarh — of Ambala district.

‘Dream Girl’ keeps Panchkula waitingHARYANA ELECTIONS 2019

‘Dream Girl’ keeps Panchkula waiting

20 Oct 2019 | 7:05 AM

PANCHKULA: The last day of the campaigning turned out to be an embarrassment for the BJP as Mathura MP and Bollywood actress Hema Malini could not make it to the event held in Sector 16 here.

Zonal youth fest at IKGPTU

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

KHARAR: The zonal youth festival of IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) began at Doaba Group of Colleges, Campus I, here today.

Experts dwell on Nanak’s philosophy

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Institute of Sikh Studies organised a seminar to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev here today.

250 students part of annual presentation

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: The montessori wing of Vivek High School, Mohali, presented a radio show, ‘Roger That’, as part of their annual presentation on the school premises here today.

Book on gender audit of Punjab, Hry released

Book on gender audit of Punjab, Hry released

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: A book titled ‘Gender, Culture and Honour: a Gender Audit of Punjab and Haryana’ authored by Prof Rajesh Gill was released at a function held at ICSSR, Panjab University, on Saturday.

SLSA for protection of convicts’ children

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: The State Legal Service Authority (SLSA), Chandigarh, has advocated for considering children of prisoners as ‘children in need of care and protection’ under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, in a report titled ‘Clipped Wings - Impact of Incarceration on Family Members of Prisoners’.

Students showcase music, painting talent at Kala Utsav

Students showcase music, painting talent at Kala Utsav

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: The cluster-level Kala Utsav was organised by Cluster No.

Aptitude test to help students decide subjects in Class XI, XII

Aptitude test to help students decide subjects in Class XI, XII

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: Can’t decide which subjects to choose for senior secondary classes? Worry not! The CBSE and NCERT will now help you with it.

Cash stolen from donation box

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

KHARAR: The police have booked unknown persons on the charge of stealing cash from the donation box of Sanatan Dharam Mandir in Sunny Enclave here.

Man arrested with 3 pistols, 20 cartridges

Man arrested with 3 pistols, 20 cartridges

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

PANCHKULA: The police arrested a person with three country-made pistols, four magazines and 20 live cartridges from the Raipur Rani bus stand late last night.

Civic body issues 182 coupons to shopkeepers for stalls

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: The MC on Saturday issued 182 prepaid coupons to shopkeepers for setting up temporary stalls in the city during the festive season.

14 issued challans in Sector 35 market

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: The health supervisor of the sanitation wing of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation issued 14 challans for insanitary conditions and using plastic items at a market in Sector 35 here today.

Illegal parking, wrong side driving a norm in Zirakpur

Illegal parking, wrong side driving a norm in Zirakpur

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

ZIRAKPUR: Though the traffic police claim to have launched a crackdown on illegal parking on roadsides by issuing challans to violators, the move does not seem to have worked as a deterrent for offenders as traffic congestion in the inner areas as well on the Zirakpur stretch is still a common sight.

Juvenile held for snatchings

Juvenile held for snatchings

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: The police today apprehended a juvenile and claimed to have solved at least three cases of snatching.

KUMBRA FIRING

Day after, cops yet to arrest suspects

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

MOHALI: A murder accused, who opened fire at Veer Singh (55), a witness in a murder case, at Kumbra village yesterday and his accomplice are still absconding.

MC mulls giving away bins to be kept in cars

MC mulls giving away bins to be kept in cars

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Municipal Corporation (MC) is mulling over a ‘dustbin on wheels’ project, under which small bins to be kept in cars will be given away at parking lots in the city.

UT ready with blueprint for heritage furniture museum

UT ready with blueprint for heritage furniture museum

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: The UT Administration has prepared the blueprint for the first heritage furniture museum to be set up at the Government Printing Press, Sector 18.

Campaigning ends, over to 3.86L voters in P’kula distHARYANA ELECTIONS 2019

Campaigning ends, over to 3.86L voters in P’kula dist

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

PANCHKULA: As campaigning for the upcoming Assembly elections ended at 5 pm today, candidates made last-ditch efforts to woo voters.

On the cards, CTU bus tracking on cellphone

On the cards, CTU bus tracking on cellphone

20 Oct 2019 | 6:58 AM

CHANDIGARH: Decks have been cleared for modernisation of the public transport system in the city as the Transport Department has allotted the work for the installation of intelligent transport system in the CTU buses at a cost of over Rs 35 crore.

Charging Rs18 for carry bag lands Big Bazaar in big trouble

Charging Rs18 for carry bag lands Big Bazaar in big trouble

19 Oct 2019 | 7:34 AM

CHANDIGARH: Charging Rs 18 for a carry bag proved costly for a retail store.

On bail, murder accused fires at witness in Kumbra, escapes

On bail, murder accused fires at witness in Kumbra, escapes

19 Oct 2019 | 7:34 AM

MOHALI: A murder accused out on bail shot at a witness in the case thrice at the latter’s house in Kumbra village here today. The victim, Veer Singh, (55), was rushed to a private hospital where his condition is stated to be out of danger.

French students all praise for Sikh religion & culture

19 Oct 2019 | 8:01 AM

PATIALA:Sikhism is a religion of love and togetherness, said a student delegation from France after visiting several parts of the state and seeing the ongoing commemoration of the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.

Stray animals in district to be registered: DC

19 Oct 2019 | 8:01 AM

PATIALA:Deputy Commissioner Kumar Amit today said stray animals in the district would be registered to put an end to the stray cattle menace.

Segregation: 110 more challanedIN BRIEF

Segregation: 110 more challaned

19 Oct 2019 | 8:01 AM

Chandigarh: The MC has issued challans to 110 more defaulters, including four door-to-door waste collectors, for failing to segregate garbage.

725 students get degrees

725 students get degrees

19 Oct 2019 | 8:01 AM

PATIALA:Degrees were given to 725 students during the annual convocation of Khalsa College here today.

Azhar claims five-wicket haul for J&KVIJAY MERCHANT TROPHY

Azhar claims five-wicket haul for J&K

19 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

CHANDIGARH: Pacer Azhar Wani claimed a five-wicket haul as Jammu & Kashmir bowled out Chandigarh for 110 runs on the second day of the Vijay Merchant Trophy at the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium here today.

Woman arrested for beating up child at Dhanas

19 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

CHANDIGARH: A woman has been arrested under the Juvenile Justice (JJ) Act on the complaint of a supervisor of the Woman and Child Helpline (WCHL).

24-year-old impersonating as cop held

19 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

CHANDIGARH: The UT police have arrested a 24-year-old youth riding an SUV for impersonating as a cop.

40 roads to be recarpeted

40 roads to be recarpeted

19 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has identified 40 roads that will be recarpeted from Rs 15-crore fund received from the UT Administration.

UT cop sings to sensitise people to wrong parking

UT cop sings to sensitise people to wrong parking

19 Oct 2019 | 7:49 AM

CHANDIGARH: A new song of the UT Traffic Police ASI to sensitise people to wrong parking in the city has received appreciation from renowned singer Daler Mehndi, who tweeted a video of the cop singing the song outside a market.

Parkash Purb at Rayat Bahra

19 Oct 2019 | 7:44 AM

MOHALI: Bhai Malkit Singh, Head Granthi, Sri Akal Takht, said Guru Nanak Dev was against all artificially created divisions and discrimination.

400 attend psychology congress

19 Oct 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH: A three-day Psychological Science Congress was inaugurated by Prof Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, PU, at the university here today.

Excise Dept suspends licence of city distillery

19 Oct 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH: Rakesh Kumar Popli, Additional Excise and Taxation Commissioner, Chandigarh, has suspended the licence of a Chandigarh-based liquor distillery with immediate effect after the Haryana Excise Department seized 200 illegal liquor boxes of the company during a raid in Bhiwani.

Retirees protest lack of facilities at wellness centre

Retirees protest lack of facilities at wellness centre

19 Oct 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH: Retired government employees today held a protest against “inadequate” facilities at the Central Government’s wellness centre in Sector 45 here.

ASSAULT CASE

Court issues production warrant against gangster

19 Oct 2019 | 7:44 AM

MOHALI: A local court has issued a production warrant against gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, lodged in the Jodhpur jail of Rajasthan, in connection with an assault case.

Ex-Army officer walks free in fatal road mishap case

Ex-Army officer walks free in fatal road mishap case

19 Oct 2019 | 7:44 AM

CHANDIGARH: A local court has acquitted a former Army officer in a case related to rash driving and causing death due to negligence.

‘Smart cat eyes’ on black spots to avert accidents’

19 Oct 2019 | 7:41 AM

MOHALI: In order to control road accidents and ensure smooth flow of traffic, the district administration has decided to install ‘smart cat eyes’ (ultra-modern lights) on black spots.

Bhag Singh’s case to come up for hearing 9 days after poll

19 Oct 2019 | 7:41 AM

CHANDIGARH: Bhag Singh’s case will come up for hearing nine days after the Assembly elections in Haryana.

Poll result no impediment to social work, says Swaraj India candidate

Poll result no impediment to social work, says Swaraj India candidate

19 Oct 2019 | 7:41 AM

PANCHKULA: Swaraj India candidate from Panchkula Madhu Anand, in a conversation with The Tribune, said she decided to fight elections as an activist and could not do everything on a large scale.

Chander Mohan flays ‘Sankalp Patra’

Chander Mohan flays ‘Sankalp Patra’

19 Oct 2019 | 7:41 AM

PANCHKULA: Terming the ‘Sankalp Patra’ issued by incumbent BJP MLA Gian Chand Gupta as a ‘Jhooth Patra’, Congress candidate Chander Mohan today said Gupta’s only resolve and commitment was to befool voters.

BJP candidate vows to make Panchkula smart, slum-freeHARYANA ELECTIONS 2019

BJP candidate vows to make Panchkula smart, slum-free

19 Oct 2019 | 7:41 AM

PANCHKULA: BJP candidate from Panchkula Gian Chand Gupta today released the party manifesto for the constituency.

PO in Rs1.60-cr fraud case held

PO in Rs1.60-cr fraud case held

19 Oct 2019 | 7:34 AM

CHANDIGARH: A proclaimed offender (PO), who had cheated a city resident to the tune of Rs 1.60 crore, has been arrested by the Chandigarh Police.

Adviser allows traders to set up stalls in city

Adviser allows traders to set up stalls in city

19 Oct 2019 | 7:34 AM

CHANDIGARH: In a relief to traders, UT Adviser Manoj Kumar Parida has directed the Municipal Corporation (MC) to allow shopkeepers to put up stalls without causing any obstruction in the public pathways.

Scooterist hit by bike, dies

Scooterist hit by bike, dies

19 Oct 2019 | 7:34 AM

CHANDIGARH: In a hit-and-run, a scooterist was killed after being hit by a biker near Anaj Bhawan in Sector 39 yesterday.

96 selected for licence to sell crackers

96 selected for licence to sell crackers

19 Oct 2019 | 7:34 AM

CHANDIGARH: The UT Administration today held a draw of lots for issuing 96 licences to sell crackers in the city.

Tractor-trailer runs over two children

Tractor-trailer runs over two children

19 Oct 2019 | 7:34 AM

LALRU: Two kids were crushed under the wheels of a tractor-trailer at a poultry farm near Handesera village here last evening.

Despite orders, govt school gates shut for parking

Despite orders, govt school gates shut for parking

19 Oct 2019 | 7:34 AM

CHANDIGARH: To cope with parking woes during the festive season, which leads to traffic snarls in the city, the parking lots of 29 government schools were ordered to be opened for parking after school hours for people visiting market areas.

City’s air quality declines further

City’s air quality declines further

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: The air quality index (AQI) has further deteriorated in the city.

One booked for carjacking

One booked for carjacking

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

MOHALI: The local police have booked a person on the charges of carjacking near Bakarpur village here.

3 drug peddlers arrested with 100-gm heroin

3 drug peddlers arrested with 100-gm heroin

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

MOHALI: STF sleuths arrested three drug peddlers with 100-gm heroin and Rs 40,000 drug money from near Landran Chowk here.

CHB forms to be available free of cost

CHB forms to be available free of cost

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH:The Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has decided to provide all forms online free of cost.

40-year-old walks free in drug case

40-year-old walks free in drug case

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: A 40-year-old resident of Jind in Haryana walked free in a drug case after the prosecution failed to prove allegations in the court.

Arrest orders against realty firm directors

Arrest orders against realty firm directors

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PANCHKULA: The Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority (HRERA), Panchkula, has issued arrest orders against directors of Ireo Fiveriver Private Limited for non-compliance with its directions to refund payment to a customer.

PU MOOC among top 5 UGC courses

PU MOOC among top 5 UGC courses

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University’s Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on digital marketing has been listed amongst the top five courses of the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, which are currently being offered on the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) SWAYAM platform.

Woman riding auto loses Rs 49K to thief

Woman riding auto loses Rs 49K to thief

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: Unknown person stole Rs 49,000 from a woman passenger’s bag while riding an auto-rickshaw.

HP youth killed in bike crash

HP youth killed in bike crash

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: A native of HP was killed while another one was injured after the Bullet motorcycle they were riding on went out of control and hit a grill on the road last night.

Varsity student ends life in hostel room

Varsity student ends life in hostel room

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

KHARAR: A student of Chandigarh University allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling at his hostel room today.

Man held for passing lewd remarks at girls

Man held for passing lewd remarks at girls

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: A 32-year-old man has been arrested for making obscene gestures and passing lewd remarks at girls near MCM College, Sector 36.

Post-HC order, Vendors Act to finally be a reality

Post-HC order, Vendors Act to finally be a reality

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: With the Punjab and Haryana High Court directing the Municipal Corporation (MC) to shift vendors to the allotted sites, the civic body’s final hurdle in implementing the Street Vendors Act has been cleared.

Stray cattle menace

Stray cattle menace

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

Recently, when I landed at a Hyundai service station, I was greeted by a stray cow just outside the premises.

IN BRIEF

Kabaddi c’ship from tomorrow

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

Chandigarh: The National Style State Kabaddi Championship for boys and girls will be held at the Sarangpur Sports Complex here from October 19.

Vaibhav stars in Strawberry Fields’ triumph

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH:Vaibhav scored 20 points as Strawberry Fields High School, Sector 26, humbled Vivek High School, Sector 38, 38-21 in a boys’ U-16 match on the fourth day of the 7th Bhagwant Singh Memorial Basketball Tournament at the Sector 78 Sports Complex in Mohali today.

VIJAY HAZARE TROPHY

Kaul steers city boys to victory

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH:A timely ton by Uday Kaul helped Chandigarh defeat hosts Uttarakhand by two wickets in their Vijay Hazare Trophy match at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Dehradun today.

Chandigarh colts in controlVIJAY MERCHANT TROPHY

Chandigarh colts in control

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH:Pratham Sodhi and Ansh Khosla shared seven wickets between them as Chandigarh bundled out visitors J&K for 167 runs on the opening day of their U-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy match at the Sector 16 stadium here today.

‘South Asian countries lack quality workforce’

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PATIALA:Prof Lakhwinder Singh of the Department of Economics, Punjabi University, in a research paper on possibilities of industrial development and skill formation for making South Asian countries more competitive, has stated that the South Asian region lacks in imparting school and technical education, while most of its workforce remains trapped in the agricultural sector and suffers from lack of education.

Survey camp for engg students

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PATIALA:A two-week survey camp for the civil engineering students of Aryans College of Engineering, Rajpura, was organised on the campus.

Dairy shifting project: Farmers at wits’ end

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PATIALA:Dairy farmers of the city, who are supposed to be shifted to the under-construction dairy-farming project at a 21-acre site at Ablowal village, have raised the demand of deduction of allotment rate to the Municipal Corporation (MC).

MP Preneet inaugurates work of laying sewer lines

MP Preneet inaugurates work of laying sewer lines

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PATIALA:Patiala MP Preneet Kaur on Thursday inaugurated the work of laying down sewer pipes in various wards, including Wards 30, 31 and 32 in the city.

Pbi varsity professors raise concern over management of GPF accounts

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PATIALA:Teachers of the Punjabi University, Patiala, have raised questions over the utilisation of the General Provident Fund (GPF), after an assistant professor of the university allegedly faced issues in withdrawing money from his GPF account.

Straw burning continues unabated

Straw burning continues unabated

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PATIALA:As many as 157 cases of stubble burning have been reported in Patiala, and their numbers are increasing with each passing day.

IN BRIEF

Thieves strike at house in PU

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

Chandigarh: Cash and valuables, including jewellery, were stolen from a house on the Panjab University (PU) campus, Sector 14.

Man attacks wife with knife, arrested

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

LALRU: A 27-year-old woman sustained injuries after her husband allegedly attacked her with a knife at Handesera, near Lalru, on Wednesday.

Will generate 20 lakh jobs, promises Swaraj India’s Madhu Anand

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PANCHKULA: Swaraj Indian Party candidate Madhu Anand said, “Looking at problems throughout Panchkula, we have designed an ‘Imaan Patra’.

Gupta lacks will to solve problems, says Chander Mohan

Gupta lacks will to solve problems, says Chander Mohan

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PANCHKULA: Congress candidate Chander Mohan categorically stated that he was committed to getting the enhancement amount waived off for the people in the city, especially for sectors in the trans-Ghaggar area.

Congress policies will benefit people, says Anand Sharma

Congress policies will benefit people, says Anand Sharma

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PANCHKULA: The BJP is a party, which has divided people on religious, society and caste lines and did not appreciate their sentiments after getting votes from them.

25% votes on mind, parties out to woo slum, Ashiana residents

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PANCHKULA: With two days remaining for the campaigning political parties are eyeing slum dwellers and voters living at Ashiana flats in the city, which has a sizeable chunk of voters.

Hema Malini to campaign for BJP tomorrow

Hema Malini to campaign for BJP tomorrow

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

PANCHKULA: The BJP Member of Parliament (MP) from Mathura and veteran Bollywood actress, Hema Malini, will seek votes for her party’s candidate from Panchkula Gian Chand Gupta on Saturday.

Two women steal shopper’s purse

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: Two unidentified women stole a purse of a woman while she was shopping in the Sector 19 market.

Man held with drugs

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

Mohali: A 35-year-old man has been arrested with 100 gm of heroin near the Phase 9 petrol pump here.

Non-functional footlights at Rose Garden

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: Several footlights at Rose Garden have not been working for the past several days, causing inconvenience to evening walkers and visitors.

Man held for theft

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

Chandigarh: A thief was arrested while stealing scrap material from a plot in the Industrial Area, Phase I.

In death, Hamirpur boy saves lives of four

In death, Hamirpur boy saves lives of four

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: “Sahil was an active, healthy and lively boy who would light up even the dullest of the moments.

ART & CULTURE

Theatre fest concludes

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: The four-day CSNA theatre festival, organised by the Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi, concluded with the staging of a socially relevant play, ‘Saakhi’, by the Adakar Manch Mohali at Tagore Theatre here today.

CSIO Director: Optics thrust area of research

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: A workshop on ‘Advanced photonics technologies in sensing, communication and instrumentation’ began at Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO) here today as part of its diamond jubilee celebrations.

Kin of convicts in utter neglect: Study

Kin of convicts in utter neglect: Study

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: A research report, ‘Clipped Wings - Impact of Incarceration on Family Members of Prisoners’, conducted by the State Legal Service Authority (SLSA), Chandigarh, was released by Justice Jaswant Singh, Punjab and Haryana High Court, here today.

What a waste! MC’s twin-cabin vehicles lie in disuse

What a waste! MC’s twin-cabin vehicles lie in disuse

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: While the MC is challaning residents for not segregating waste, its 49 two-cabin vehicles worth about Rs 3 crore are lying unused as waste collectors prefer using rehris only.

Failure to find suitable match for doc costs firm dear

Failure to find suitable match for doc costs firm dear

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: Failure to find a suitable match for a government doctor has cost a matrimonial service provider dear. The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed Wedding Wish Pvt Ltd to refund Rs 50,000 with 9 per cent interest to the complainant and also pay Rs 7,000 as compensation and Rs 5,000 as litigation costs.

2 vehicles don same number!

2 vehicles don same number!

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: Strange it may sound but the owner of an Activa has filed a police complaint against the owner of a Ford Endeavour for using the vanity number CHO1BM 0001, which belonged of his scooter.

Remove illegal vendors from Sector 17, says HC

Remove illegal vendors from Sector 17, says HC

18 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH: Virtually rapping the authorities concerned for converting tourist attraction Chandigarh into a vending zone, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued directions for the immediate removal of unregistered vendors from Sector 17 while making it clear that the city’s downtown and Sector 1 to 6 were no-vending zones.

Haryana will be lucky if Madhu represents women, saysYadav

Haryana will be lucky if Madhu represents women, saysYadav

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PANCHKULA: “Panchkula will decide how far vote of women matters.

Rajya Sabha MP releases AAP candidate’s manifesto

Rajya Sabha MP releases AAP candidate’s manifesto

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PANCHKULA: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP and in-charge of party’s Haryana affairs, Sushil Gupta, released the manifesto of the AAP candidate, Yogeshwar Sharma, here today.

Syndicate okays Rs 564-cr PU Budget

Syndicate okays Rs 564-cr PU Budget

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: PU Syndicate in its meeting held today considered several issues related with the functioning of the varsity and its affiliated colleges.

iPhone stolen from ex-IAS officer’s car

iPhone stolen from ex-IAS officer’s car

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: A miscreant stole an iPhone and documents after smashing the windowpane of a retired IAS officer’s car in Sector 10.

PU-affiliated college heads to retire at 60SYNDICATE MEETING

PU-affiliated college heads to retire at 60

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: Two controversial issues, which figured on the supplementary agenda of the previous Syndicate meeting but were not discussed then, met their fate in the meeting held today.

No guest faculty to be appointed at PU’s six constituent colleges

17 Oct 2019 | 7:21 AM

CHANDIGARH:In a recent development, the Syndicate has resolved that no guest faculty will be appointed in the six constituent colleges of Panjab University, instead the appointments will be made on temporary basis as per the UGC's minimum salary.

Bodybuilding trials on October 19

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Amateur Bodybuilding Association (CABBA) will on Saturday conduct selection trials to pick the team for the Diamond Cup, scheduled to be held in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, from November 15-17.

IN BRIEF

Stray cattle claims life

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

Mohali: A motorcycle-borne person was killed after his bike hit a stray cattle near the traffic lights near Cheema Boilers Chowk in the Industrial Area, Phase VIII B, here.

St Soldier’s footballers triumph

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH:Hosts St Soldier International School, Sector 28, defeated Chitkara International School, Sector 25, 5-4 on penalties to win the boys’ U-19 title in the CBSE Cluster XVII Football Tournament.

Veerjeet clinches gold in Junior Nationals

Veerjeet clinches gold in Junior Nationals

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH:City weightlifter Veerjeet Kaur has won a gold medal in the 49kg weight category at the ongoing Junior National Weightlifting Championship 2019 in Bodh Gaya, Bihar.

Bhajji to Rhodes: Play for SA in Ranchi Test

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

RANCHI:Veteran India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh took a dig at South Africa’s batting woes in the ongoing Test series against India by asking former cricketer and fielding great Jonty Rhodes to help his nation.

Back to coaching, Kumble says he has learnt his lesson from past

Back to coaching, Kumble says he has learnt his lesson from past

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

NEW DELHI:Spin great Anil Kumble says one of the biggest learning from his previous coaching stints, including the controversial one with the Indian team, is to “back off and help the players relax”.

Lakshveer powers Gurukul to victory

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PANCHKULA:Lakshveer smashed a 35-ball 71 to help Gurukul School, Panchkula, register a 58-run win over Saupin’s School, Panchkula, in a 10th Wing Commander SS Gyani Memorial Cricket Tournament match at St Soldier’s School.

PPS cagers beat St Peter’s boys 12-5

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

MOHALI:Police Public School (PPS), Mohali, registered a 12-5 win over St Peter’s School, Sector 37, in the second round of the boys’ U-12 competition on the third day of Bhagwant Singh Memorial Inter-School Basketball Tournament at the Sector 78 Sports Complex here today.

Star-studded field for Jeev Milkha Invitational

Star-studded field for Jeev Milkha Invitational

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH:Leading Indian golfers, including defending champion Chikkarangappa and event host Jeev Milkha Singh, will feature in the second edition of the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational tournament, which tees off at the Chandigarh Golf Club here tomorrow.

Amit powers Tribune boys to title

Amit powers Tribune boys to title

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH:Amit scored a brace as Tribune Model School, Sector 29, registered a 3-1 win over St Xavier’s School, Sector 44, to claim the boys’ title on the concluding day of the 4th Tribune Trust Football Tournament here today.

Chock-a-block, what to do?

Chock-a-block, what to do?

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

If one wants to witness the worst traffic situation in the city beautiful, now is the time.

Time to live up to the flyers’ expectations

Time to live up to the flyers’ expectations

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

For the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nank Dev, Air India has announced a new flight between Stansted Airport and Amritsar, giving a clear miss to Chandigarh as a destination.

Takes more than mansion to be happy

Takes more than mansion to be happy

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

Just a few days ago, I was given an enthraling tour of captivating homes – mostly bungalows that were huge in size, creative in style, radiating glamour.

What my lady-love expects of me

What my lady-love expects of me

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

Traditionally, Karva Chauth is a ritual that is meant to be observed strictly by married women as it’s based on the story of a woman, Veervati, who keeps the fast to get her husband’s life back from Yama, the Hindu god of death.

Eco-friendly offerings the nicer way

Eco-friendly offerings the nicer way

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

We as a race are thrifty and do not believe in wastage.

Four more STPs to come up in district

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PATIALA:The state government will set up 4 sewage treatment plants (STPs) to clean the sewerage of the Municipal Corporation and councils in the district.

Youngsters told to become foot soldiers of Health Dept

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PATIALA:In a unique initiative, “Foot Soldiers of Punjab”, by the State Health Department, the District Health Department has asked youngsters to

Three arrested for using fake currency at filling station

Three arrested for using fake currency at filling station

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PATIALA:The police have nabbed three persons for allegedly using fake currency notes at a petrol pump in Patran town of the district.

DOC-PHARMA NEXUS

GMC Principal seeks explanation from HoD

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PATIALA:A day after The Tribune exposed the alleged nexus between government doctors and pharmaceuticals companies at Government Rajindra Hospital, the authorities today sought an explanation from the Medicine Department on the issue.

Man shot at over rivalry

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PATIALA:A group of five persons allegedly attacked a local resident and opened fire at him here last evening.

Medicines beyond reach of patients at Rajindra Hospital

Medicines beyond reach of patients at Rajindra Hospital

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PATIALA:Even two months after the launch of the Ayushman Bharat Sehat Bima Yojana Scheme (ABSBY) by Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh in the state, free treatment (cashless) is still beyond the access of legitimate cardholders at Government Rajindra Hospital.

Man killed as tipper hits bike

Man killed as tipper hits bike

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PANCHKULA: A resident of Raipur Rani, Rammurti Ahuja (42), was killed after a head on collision of his motorcycle with a rashly driven tipper today.

4 KZF activists sent to judicial custody

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

MOHALI: The four suspects, held by the police in connection with Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) Module, were sent to judicial custody by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) designate court at Mohali, today.

Mohali civic body to outsource staff  to improve fire services

Mohali civic body to outsource staff to improve fire services

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

MOHALI: With manpower shortage plaguing district fire services, the Mohali Municipal Corporation (MC) has been asked to outsource staff to ensure that the requisite emergency services are available during the festive season.

16-yr-old boy nabbed in phone-snatching case

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: A 16-year-old boy has been apprehended by the crime branch of the UT police for snatching a mobile phone.

Youth caught with stolen scooter gets 2-year jail

Youth caught with stolen scooter gets 2-year jail

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: A 24-year-old youth has been awarded a two-year jail term for riding a stolen scooter, which had a fake number plate.

Green lovers see red over MC workers’ negligence

Green lovers see red over MC workers’ negligence

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: Even as lakhs are spent on planting saplings during monsoon every year, efforts seem to be bearing little fruit, courtesy the UT Administration and the MC apathy.

Youth who opened fire during party held

Youth who opened fire during party held

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: Four days after a gunshot was fired during a brawl between two friends at a house party in Sector 25, leaving one injured, the UT police arrested a 22-year-old youth for the crime.

HC okay with probe panel on sexual charge against ex-VCPANJAB UNIVERSITY

HC okay with probe panel on sexual charge against ex-VC

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: More than a year after a woman professor leveled allegations of sexual harassment against a former Vice Chancellor (VC) of the Panjab University (PU), the Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld the constitution of an internal complaint committee (ICC) for looking into the matter.

Duo who robbed auto-rickshaw held

Duo who robbed auto-rickshaw held

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: Two robbers have been arrested by the crime branch of the UT police for robbing an auto-rickshaw driver of his vehicle besides Rs 700, a mobile phone and documents.

Tibetan students from Paonta Sahib visit MCM

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: As part of its student-diversity initiative ‘Beyond Boundaries’, Mehr Chand Mahajan DAV College for Women played host to students from Sambhota Tibetan School, Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh.

Research should be need based: NITI Aayog member to medical fraternity

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: “Medical faculty will become obsolete if we don’t keep pace with advancement in science and technology,” said Dr Vinod K Paul, member, NITI Aayog, while emphasising on the importance of research in the medical sciences.

Outreach programme for int’l science fest at IMTECH

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH) and its sister laboratory Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIO) today jointly organised an outreach programme for promotion of the India International Science Festival (IISF)-2019, which is being organised in Kolkata from November 5-8.

Festive spirit, vibrant atmosphere at schools fascinate German students

Festive spirit, vibrant atmosphere at schools fascinate German students

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: A group of 15 students and their two teachers from Wuppertal, the city of Frederick Engels in The Northrhine-Westphalian state of Germany, is currently on a tour to northern India to further promote the Indo-German bond, educational cooperation and widen their cultural horizon.

P’kula Sector 20 residents protest

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PANCHKULA: Members of the Sector 20 society Resident Welfare Association (RWA) today staged a protest near community centre to highlight their demands before contesting candidates of various political parties in the city.

Abrogation of Article 370 a historic step, says Himachal CM

Abrogation of Article 370 a historic step, says Himachal CM

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PANCHKULA: Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said abrogation of Article 370 was a historic step as it had integrated Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) with whole India.

Man roughs up cops, arrested

Man roughs up cops, arrested

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: A Sector 18 resident has been arrested for allegedly misbehaving with an inspector and assaulting a head constable on the intervening night of October 14 and 15.

BJP has provided corruption-free regime, says Gurjar

BJP has provided corruption-free regime, says Gurjar

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PANCHKULA: Union Minister Krishan Pal Gurjar said the BJP had provided corruption-free government at the Centre as well as in the state and the people were well aware of this.

State will get 7th pay panel if Cong wins: Chander MohanHARYANA ELECTIONS 2019

State will get 7th pay panel if Cong wins: Chander Mohan

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

PANCHKULA: Former Deputy Chief Minister and Congress candidate Chander Mohan today said if the Congress government came to power in the state, the Seventh Pay Commission would be implemented in Haryana on the lines of the Punjab Government.

Pet poop at parks may cost you ~5K

Pet poop at parks may cost you ~5K

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: Taking pet dogs to a public garden, Sukhna Lake or park being maintained by the Municipal Corporation or the Administration may soon invite a penalty of Rs 5,000 as the UT Administration is all set to issue the draft notification for an amendment to the pet bylaws-2010.

Henna artists sit pretty in marketsKARVA CHAUTH

Henna artists sit pretty in markets

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: While the Municipal Corporation (MC) has mandated that all vendors applying mehndi will put up stalls at community centres, they continue to operate from markets and other open spaces ahead of Karva Chauth.

103 more fined for failing to sort waste

103 more fined for failing to sort waste

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: Even as the waste management plan of the Municipal Corporation is in doldrums, it challaned 103 defaulters, including four door-to-door waste collectors, for not segregating dry and wet waste today.

Counsel absent, Bunny to pay Rs 4KMOLESTATION CASE

Counsel absent, Bunny to pay Rs 4K

17 Oct 2019 | 7:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: Jasjit Singh Bunny, an accused in a molestation case, has to shell out Rs 4,000 after statements of the complainant and a witness could not be recorded in the court.

Chandigarh residents play cop to battle traffic blues in city

Chandigarh residents play cop to battle traffic blues in city

16 Oct 2019 | 6:36 AM

CHANDIGARH: Witnessing the rising traffic chaos in the city, a group of city residents, which met through Facebook, has volunteered to offer its services to regulate the traffic.

India, China need each other for growth, world peace: Dalai Lama

India, China need each other for growth, world peace: Dalai Lama

16 Oct 2019 | 6:36 AM

MOHALI: “India and China need each other for growth and world peace,” said the Dalai Lama on the Chandigarh University campus where the Global Spiritual Leader Award was conferred on him by the university.

In death, Nawanshahr man gives new lease of life to 3

In death, Nawanshahr man gives new lease of life to 3

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

CHANDIGARH:There cannot be anything more heroic and inspirational than the benevolent gesture of organ donation as shown by by the family of donor Mohinder Pal.

Snake sparks panic in Phase 7

16 Oct 2019 | 6:48 AM

MOHALI: Panic gripped residents of a locality in Phase 7 after a nearly 1.5-metre-long snake was spotted here last night.

School games: High drama over venue change

School games: High drama over venue change

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

PATIALA:Change of venue of the District Roller Skating School Games at the last minute led to high drama here today.

Two held with heroin, vialsIN BRIEF

Two held with heroin, vials

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

Kharar: Two persons have been arrested after 15 gm of heroin and 30 intoxicant injections were recovered from them.

Fight breaks out in CGA ahead of GFI elections

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

CHANDIGARH:With the world governing body for gymnastics (FIG) asking the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) to get its electoral college approved for the November 5 elections by the Indian Olympic Association, a war of words has erupted between the two factions of the Chandigarh Gymnastics Association over the claim for the IOA affiliation.

Tribune School eye twin titles

Tribune School eye twin titles

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

CHANDIGARH:Ayushi continued her impressive run as Tribune Model School, Sector 29, beat New Public School, Sector 18, 1-0 to set up the title clash with Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, on the second day of the 4th Tribune Trust Football Tournament here today.

Strawberry Fields beat Manav Mangal cagers

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

CHANDIGARH:Strawberry Fields School, Sector 26, defeated Manav Mangal School, Mohali, 14-5 in a girls’ U-14 match of the ongoing Bhagwant Singh Memorial Basketball Trophy here today.

Class IV staff hold shirtless protest

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

MOHALI:Members of the Class IV Employees Association (Education Department) today took out a shirtless protest in front of the DPI office at Phase 8 here.

Ex-student leader’s murder: Charges framed

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

CHANDIGARH:A local court today framed charges against seven persons in the murder case of a 24-year-old former student leader of DAV College.

Woman hurt as men try to snatch bag

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

CHANDIGARH:A 48-year-old woman was injured as she resisted the attempt of three men to rob her of her handbag at Mani Majra here yesterday.

Final arguments in Akansh Sen murder case conclude

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

CHANDIGARH:Final arguments in the Akansh Sen murder case concluded in the court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Rajeev Goyal here today.

WHAT OUR READERS SAY

N-choe becoming breeding ground for mosquitoes

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

N-choe passing through residential area of Phase-9, Mohali, which was once life-line of the city because its flora and fauna, has now become a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

DPS, ChandigarhSCHOOL NOTES

DPS, Chandigarh

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

OAKRIDGE INTERNATIONAL:Students of Class XI enacted ‘Hasya vyangya - A parody of life’ on the occasion of their annual prize distribution ceremony.

Pharma-doc nexus continues at Govt Rajindra Hospital

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

PATIALA:The alleged nexus between government doctors and pharmaceuticals companies has once again come to the fore at the Government Rajindra Hospital.

Punjabi varsity asst prof bags project on moths

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

PATIALA:An assistant professor at the Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences at Punjabi University has bagged a research project on moths to update their taxonomic status (naming, defining and classification) from Indian Himalayas.

Backlash over cattle deaths, Dist Admn refutes claims

16 Oct 2019 | 7:02 AM

PATIALA:The district administration and the Municipal Corporation (MC) continue to receive backlash over deaths of cattle sent to cow shelters from the city and other places allegedly due to lack of cattle feed and other facilities.

BJP candidate goes all out to woo voters, highlights achievementsCAMPAIGN TRAIL

BJP candidate goes all out to woo voters, highlights achievements

16 Oct 2019 | 6:48 AM

PANCHKULA: With a fleet of sports utility vehicles (SUVs), BJP’s nominee from Panchkula Gian Chand Gupta leaves his house in Sector 17 here around 10:30 am for his campaign trail on Tuesday.

BSP nominee attacked in Ambala Cantt, injured

BSP nominee attacked in Ambala Cantt, injured

16 Oct 2019 | 6:48 AM

AMBALA: BSP candidate from Ambala Cantonment Rajesh Chanaliya and his driver were allegedly attacked by some unidentified persons with sharp weapons near Ward No.

Give your 100% to make Chaudhary victorious, says Congress leader

16 Oct 2019 | 6:48 AM

PANCHKULA: Vijay Bansal, who was seeking the Congress ticket from Kalka, today urged his supporters to give their 100 per cent to make party candidate Pradeep Chaudhary victorious.

Double delight for Congress candidate Chander MohanHARYANA ELECTIONS 2019

Double delight for Congress candidate Chander Mohan

16 Oct 2019 | 6:48 AM

PANCHKULA: Chander Mohan, Congress candidate from the Panchkula Assembly constituency, got a major boost after Independent candidate Gurtej Singh announced to withdraw in his favour.

Jaypee plant disputes MC claim on sending segregated waste

Jaypee plant disputes MC claim on sending segregated waste

16 Oct 2019 | 6:48 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Jaypee plant authorities today disputed t