Jan 30

souvenir Gandhi ceremonially academically
A fine souvenir to Gandhi, both ceremonially and academically

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh On January 30 as the nation observes the Martyrdom day to commemorate the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi the Panjab University observes the day in its typical manner at the Gandhi Bhawan located in the heart of the campus. Besides observing a two-minute silence, the lotus-shaped building which houses the Department of Gandhian

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SHO Baljit Singh and Constable Surinder of chandigarh sent to police custody in bribe case by CBI special court

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh SHO Baljit Singh and Constable Surinder sent to police custody for three days by special CBI court, Chandigarh in a case of bribery worth Rs. 55,000. It is pertinent to mention that on January 28, UT cop Surinder was caught red handed while taking bribe. CBI officials caught a constable posted in Maulijagran

Malik Navjot Kaur Sidhu calls migratory bird
Malik takes potshot at Navjot Kaur Sidhu, calls her ‘migratory bird’

HIGHLIGHTS The former MLA from Amritsar (East) and former chief parliamentary secretary submitted her application to the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee last week Both BJP leaders accused the Congress government of having “failed” on all the fronts. DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh The Punjab unit of the BJP on Monday took a potshot at former MLA Navjot

FIR Sacha Sauda
‘Reopen FIR against Sacha Sauda head’

DP CORRESPONDENT Bathinda Five years after the court, in the want of police challan, discharged Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim from a case of blasphemy registered against him in 2007, some Sikh organisations have now appealed to the chief minister to get the case reopened for trial. Notably, Ram Rahim is now behind

Butterfly park
Butterfly park on GT road will be an eye candy for all

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Conserving butterfly improves entire environment for wildlife and enriches the lives of the people. In view of this and on the line of butterfly park in Chandigarh, the state government has approved the first butter fly park to be set up on 2 acre land on the premises of Pipli zoo,

Sub-inspector Rajbir Chandigarh CBI trap
After sub-inspector Rajbir from Chandigarh one more UT cop comes in to CBI trap

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh After sub-inspector Rajbir who was posted in sector 31 police station of Chandigarh one more UT cop was caught red handed while taking bribe on Monday. The CBI officials caught a constable posted in Maulijagran police station while taking 25 thousand bribe from the complainant in NDPS case. It is alleged that the

Panjab University Senator balcony
Panjab University Senator dies after falling from balcony

VICE CHANCELLRAJ KUMAR, HAS EXPRESSED DEEP CONDOLENCES ON THE UNTIMELY AND SAD DEMISE OF RAGHBIR DYAL DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh In a tragic accident, the Panjab University Senate member Raghbir Dyal Bansal on Sunday died after he fell off the balcony. As per details, 51- year-old Bansal who was also the member of University’s Board of

World Economic Forum Manpreet Badal
State makes its debut at World Economic Forum

DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh/Davos A high-level delegation from Punjab led by Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal participated in the World Economic Forum, DAVOS to showcase Punjab as the most preferred investment destination due to its investor-friendly policies coupled with lucrative incentives. The finance minister was accompanied by the Additional Chief Secretary Industries and Commerce, Vini Mahajan

IT dept raids 2 tricity tax
IT dept raids 2 tricity schools, tax irregularities detected

BOTH THE SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN ASKED TO PAY THE TAX AMOUNT WHICH IS EXPECTED TO BE RUNNING INTO CRORES OF RUPEES. THOUGH THE DEPARTMENT IS YET TO CALCULATE THE EXACT AMOUNT HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh The Income Tax department, on Wednesday carried out survey in two private schools of Tricity and found various glaring tax irregularities

PGI patient management
PGI Post: App-based referral system for patient management in PGI

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh In lieu of the ever-increasing patient inflow at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Jiyyo Referral Software, an app-based system is being practised to prevent nonlinear and inappropriate referral of patients to PGI. As per the information, the system at PGI will enable to receive proactive information about the

F&NCC Elections Kainth tables
F&NCC Elections: Kainth makes another attempt to turn the tables

HIGHLIGHT The new mayor, Rajesh Kumar Kalia, will hold the election of the Finance and contract committee (F&CC) in the first general house of this on January 30 HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh After the Mayoral elections, fissures among the Bharatiya Janata Party are likely come to the fore in the Finance and Contract committee (F&CC) elections,

Animal insurance scheme cattle breeders
Animal insurance scheme fails to fulfil expectations of cattle breeders

HIGHLIGHTS Summit-2019 at Gandhinagar, in Gujarat on Sunday D P Cattle growers raise questions on the scheme as only death claim is not the solution to the problem The harm to any organs or parts of body leads to loss of beauty resulting in cost of animals Decreased milk production has adverse effects on cattle

2019 Lok Sabha Polls AAP Chandigarh
2019 Lok Sabha Polls: Harmohan Dhawan is AAP’s candidate in Chandigarh

“IF ELECTED, I WILL ENSURE THAT FULFILLING ALL THE UNFULFILLED PROMISES WILL BE MY TOP PRIORITY. THE COMMON MAN WILL GET MY SPECIAL ATTENTION AND I WILL MAKE SURE HE IS BENEFITED AND IS NOT LEFT HARASSED WITH FAKE PROMISES,” SAID DHAWAN. HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh In the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, former BJP leader and

BJP Mayor Rebel chandigarh
‘Tainted’ BJP nominee is Mayor, ‘Rebel’ wasn’t too far

“THOUGH I WAS PORTRAYED AS A TERRORIST, I PROMISE THAT I WOULD MAKE MY HATERS TO PRAISE ME WHEN I WILL LEAVE THIS CHAIR”, SAID THE NEWLY ELECTED MAYOR RAJESH KALIA HIGHLIGHTS Before Lok Sabha elections will remove Kalia as Mayor Kainth After getting expelled from the party, Kainth said that he will now challenge

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Dera Chief
A Day after Dera Verdict: Unflinching Faith, Stony Silence

Faith shaken but many still revere ‘pita ji’ RAJAY DEEP Bathinda It was a second major jolt to Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh who was already serving 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment in a rape case, yet Nirmal Singh ‘Insaan’ of Budhalda said that Dera followers were sentimentally attached with ‘Guru ji’ (Ram

Chandigarh: Litmus test for BJP in mayoral polls today

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh The mayoral election, scheduled for Friday will be a litmus test for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), since both Rajesh Kalia, party’s official candidate and Satish Kainth, the rebel councillor who has filed  nomination for the post as an Independent candidate, will fight for the top post.Interestingly, unlike last year when Asha Jaswal had  withdrawn her

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Justice to slain Journalist family after 17 years: Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment with three other convicts in murder case

HomeNewsBreaking  Four convicts to produce in CBI court with Ram Rahim via video conferencing in journalist murder case Nidhi Bhanot/Ravinder Singh Malik Ludhiana/Panchkula Justice to slain Journalist family after 17 years: Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment with three other convicts in murder case. In journalist murder case on Ram Rahim  hearing was carried out via video conferring

Chandigarh railway station attention
Chandigarh railway station cries for attention since long

A TEAM COMPRISING RAILWAYS OFFICIALS INSPECTED THE FACILITIES FOR PASSENGERS AND IT WAS FOUND THAT THE RAILWAY STATION LACKS BASIC AMENITIES KARAN ARORAChandigarh Chairman, PSC Railway Board, Ramesh Chandra inspected the Chandigarh Railway Station on Wednesday and found so many loopholes in the system. A team comprising railways officials inspected the facilities for passengers and

UT police crime children
Union Territory police identify 3,000 crime-prone children

IN A FIRST OF ITS KIND INITIATIVE, THE POLICE HAVE DECIDED TO BRING THEM INTO MAINSTREAM HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh In a first of its kind initiative, the Chandigarh police have identified around 3000 thousand crime prone children between the age group of 8-16 years living in six peripheral areas of the city. Under this initiative

Conference young scientists radiology
Conference of young scientists on radiology

The 72nd Annual Conference, organized by the Chandigarh Chapter of Indian Radiology and Imaging Association (IRIA), in collaboration with the Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, PGIMER will highlight the specialized technologies in Radiology such as Artificial Intelligence, Interventional Radiology. The confernce, which is being organized in the city by IRIA after a gap of 20