May 11

Painting competition organised for organ donation by PGIMER

Chandigarh: It was an art from the heart. Using colours and crayons to give expression to their thoughts on the theme ‘Organ Donation’, the students of Govt Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 46, showcased their best painting skills in a competition organised by Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO) PGIMER in collaboration with Centre

UT creates history; orders inter-departmental transfers of employees

Chandigarh: For the first time, UT Administration has ordered the inter-departmental transfer of 348 employees with immediate affect. The first list of the transfers was issued on Tuesday and the policy which was formulated long ago was finally implemented after a gap of years. However, the orders did evoke resentment amongst the transferred employees who gathered outside

Robbers came with empty bags and left with empty bags: Police

Chandigarh: The robbers who staged the ‘fake robbery’ at Forever Diamonds at Sector 17, entered the jewellery showroom with empty bags and left with empty bags as the jewellery was already shifted and sold by the owner before staging the robbery, said Senior Superintendent of Police, Chandigarh, Sukhchain Singh Gill. Meanwhile, police on Tuesday arrested Vinod Verma in the

Get the directions here: Chandigarh’s first multi-level parking goes on song

Chandigarh: After a wait of three years, the city’s first multi-level parking has been dedicated to the public with much pomp and show on Monday. UT Administrator Kaptan Singh Solanki inaugurated the parking in sector 17, Chandigarh. While addressing the audience, the Governor appreciated the work of UT Administration and said that the city beautiful

Chandigarh jewellers robbery: Owners tried to fake it, one arrested

Chandigarh: A day after the Chandigarh Police booked, the owners of Forever Diamonds in a case of cheating and destructing the evidences, UT police has found that there was no jewellery in the showroom at the time of robbery. The police are scrutinising all the records of the showroom and the background of the accused

Sex racket busted in Panchkula, three arrested

Panchkula: The local police have busted the sex racket running in Panchkula with the arrest of three persons at Panchkula. The accused have been identified as Lalit resident of sector 25 in Panchkula among two females. The police have produced them before the local court from where the accused Lalit was sent to the police

Rs 4 Crores Embezzlement of UT Admin : EOW arrests UT contractual employee of EECP-4 department

Chandigarh: A day after the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Chandigarh Police busted a gang of five persons who allegedly embezzled an amount over 4 Crores from the UT Administration account, the police have found the involvement of a UT Administration employee in the crime. Meanwhile, the accused arrested have been sent to two days

2 Girls Injured as fire breaks out at a Salon in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Two girls were injured when fire broke out in the Femina Plus Salon, Sector 44- B, Chandigarh on Sunday. Due to short circuit, the salon suddenly caught fire. When the incident took place,there were no provisions to extinguish the fire and fire spread rapidly in few minutes. Meanwhile, 2 salon girls employees affected by

Rs 13 cr heist: Owners booked for conspiracy

Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Police on Saturday, booked Vinod Verma and Rajesh Verma, owners of Forever Diamonds regarding the alleged robbery at their showroom in Sector 17. The police has discarded the case of robbery registered earlier and booked them under sections of conspiracy, cheating, forgery and destruction of evidences. As per sources, both the accused

Punjab Police
Panic grips Panchkula as ‘four Punjab policemen try to kidnap man’

Panchkula: High drama was witnessed at Panchkula when four Punjab police cops tried to detain a man in the public view, on Saturday. Passersby were able to apprehended one of the cops quoting it as a kidnapping bid. Further, the people informed the local police and handed over the cop to them.  Putting the spotlight

ICSE and ISC toppers of tricity: Girls out shine boys

Chandigarh: Girls overpowered in the results of class twelfth of Indian school certificate examination (ISCE) by grabbing top positions in all separate streams in the tricity, on Friday. However, in class tenth results of Indian certificate school education (ICSE) got the mixed response. Class twelfth: In the non- medical Devanshi Pratap of Strawberry fields high

A rare liver transplant saves 5-year-old

Chandigarh: Doctors at Gurgaon’s Medanta Medicity Hospital successfully conducted a rare liver transplant on a five-year-old girl to cure her of both the liver and lung failure. Paridhi was diagnosed with very severe hepatopulmonary syndrome or HPS when liver failure affects the lung circulation and in extreme cases, results in respiratory or lung failure. “We

Sir Ian McKellen to visit India with ‘Shakespeare Lives’ on film

Chandigarh: Sir Ian McKellen to visit India with ‘Shakespeare Lives’ a global programme launched by the British Council and Great Britain.The campaign will celebrate Shakespeare’s works and his influence on culture, education and society. Shakespeare’s legacy across theatre and film has been unparalleled. It has transcended borders and has been adapted, represented and celebrated globally.

Chandigarh Media frat condemns police attack on journalists during Congress protest

Chandigarh: Media fraternity of Chandigarh scribes have condemned the alleged attack on two journalists of vernacular newspapers on Wednesday. The scribes were on duty at Punjab Congress Bhawan, Sector 15, Chandigarh while they were allegedly thrashed by an Inspector level officer. Governing Council of Chandigarh Press Club also has extended its unity with all journalists

VB nabs constable accepting `10,000 as bribe

CHANDIGARH: The Vigilance Bureau on Monday nabbed Constable Manjit Singh red-handed, while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000. The spokesman of Bureau said that Constable Manjit Singh posted at Central Jail, Patiala has been arrested on the complaint of Satpal Kaur. The complainant alleged that Manjit Singh demanded bribe of Rs 3.5 lakh for not torturing

Man who sells books in a ‘secret’ book shop

Chandigarh: For the last almost two decades, Mandeep has waited for book lovers for hours sitting under a huge tree, with a bookstand next to him, on Chandigarh-Samrala highway. The owner of the ‘book shop’ which is often described as ‘kitaban wala khokha’ by his regular visitors, Mandeep, who left his studies in BA Part

MC plans to develop Sector 17 Plaza like Time Square, NY

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Mayor, Arun Sood has expressed that the MC plans to develop Sector 17, plaza on the grounds of Time Square in New York. As a first step in this regard, neon signage’s have been allowed to be put up on commercial buildings. According to Sood, “Under the smart city project, administration has planned

Chandigarh ex-Cong president B B Behl, wife booked for manhandling woman

Chandigarh: Police booked former local Congress president BB Behl and his wife Nirmal Kaur for allegedly manhandling a woman, who is reportedly the former wife of Behl, here at a hotel in Sector 26, Chandigarh, on Tuesday. The police have booked Bahl and his present wife Nirmal kaur under Sections 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing

Chandigarh MC to tighten noose on water wastage

Chandigarh: A meeting regarding wastage of water was held by mayor Arun Sood with all SDOs, JEs, municipal councillors among other officials on Tuesday in Chandigarh. In the meeting held mayor Arun sood took some important initiatives and steps following the wastage of water in the city. To check misuse of water during the summer,

Pearls group owns two full sectors in Mohali, CBI probe claims

New Delhi: Pearls Group, allegedly owns two entire sectors – 100 and 104 – in Mohali and about half of two others – sectors 96 and 99, an analysis by CBI into the assets of the group, which is accused of duping over five crore investors of about Rs 51,000 crore, has claimed. CBI sources