City briefs: Speeding bus hits car,bike; 2 injured

Mohali: Two persons were injured on Monday when a speeding bus hit a car near Verka Chowk. One person traveling in the car was injured while three others had a miraculous escape. The speeding bus also hit a motorcycle. Gulshan Kumar,the motorcycle rider and Kiranjeet Singh,the driver of the car have been admitted to Government […]

Published: November 12, 2013 3:01:58 am

Mohali: Two persons were injured on Monday when a speeding bus hit a car near Verka Chowk. One person traveling in the car was injured while three others had a miraculous escape. The speeding bus also hit a motorcycle. Gulshan Kumar,the motorcycle rider and Kiranjeet Singh,the driver of the car have been admitted to Government Hospital in Sector 16,Chandigarh. A case under relevant IPC Sections have been registered. Police said,the driver of the car Kiranjeet Singh,was allegedly drunk when the accident took place.

Income tax dept conducts surveys

Chandigarh: The Income Tax Department on Monday conducted survey operations,covering various business premises of builders and jewellers under the directions of Promila Bhardwaj,Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (North West Region).

Patiala varsity professor honoured

Chandigarh: Prof T C Narendran Trust for Animal Taxonomy has conferred Dr Himender Bharti,Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences of Punjabi University,Patiala,with the Distinguished Taxonomist Award 2012 for his contribution to the diversity of ants. Dr Bharti has been working on ant systematics for the past fifteen years and his research work has throughout been funded by many national agencies in the form of projects.

Lecture on nano technology held at GGSCMT

Mohali: A guest lecture on ‘Nano Technology and its application in Engineering’ was organised at GGS College of Modern Technology (GGSCMT),Kharar. Narinder Singh,Co-ordinator and HOD Chemistry Department at IIT Ropar,was the key-note speaker. Singh gave a brief introduction on Synthesis of Quantum Dots,Dye sensitized solar cells performance,concept of Tribology,among other topics.

PU prof selected under UGC programme

Chandigarh: Director,Computer Centre,Panjab University (PU),Dr Tankeshwar Kumar has become the first Professor from the varsity to be selected by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under the Faculty Recharge Programme.The programme was initiatied by the Ministry of Human Resource development in association with UGC during the 11th five-year plan.

SBI donates vehicle to NGO for children

Chandigarh: As part of the Corporate Social Responsibility,Lingaraj Mahapatra,chief general manager of State Bank of India,Chandigarh Circle,donated a school cab to SOS Children’s Village Association (Bal Niketan),Sector -2 in Panchkula. Mahapatra handed over the keys to the president of the NGO at the SBI Local Head Office in Chandigarh.

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