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Another sex racket busted near Solan

January 9, 2009 1:52:05 am

The police busted a sex racket on Wednesday by arresting five men and five women from Zurich Resorts on the Kalka-Shimla National Highway,under Kandgahat police station.

Time to act firmly against Pak for terror acts: Naidu

January 9, 2009 1:51:06 am

Condemning terror activities perpetrated by Pakistan from across the border,former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Venkaiah Naidu criticised the Congress for going slow on the issue and said it was time to act.

Mohali airport: farmers demand heavy compensation

January 9, 2009 1:49:52 am

Contrary to the ease with which 306 acres of land was acquired last year for the construction of the international airport in Mohali,the acquisition of land for providing connectivity to the airport and mixed land use has met with stiff opposition from the owners.

Allow Markfed to purchase on behalf of CCI,says govt

January 9, 2009 1:48:47 am

The Punjab government today requested Ministry of Textiles to either direct Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) to post its own staff in five mandis of Punjab...

Minister orders FIR against Patiala DFO

January 9, 2009 1:47:38 am

Punjab's Irrigation Minister Janmeja Singh Sekhon today ordered the registration of an FIR against Patiala's Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) for alleged misappropriation of funds.

Traders,councillors in Kharar join hands against levy of property tax

January 9, 2009 1:46:33 am

The traders and Municipal Councillors of Kharar have joined hands against the levy of property tax on self-occupied commercial properties in the township.

IC-814 hijack accused may be grilled for Mumbai terror links

January 9, 2009 1:45:45 am

Two of the three accused found guilty in the Indian Airlines plane IC-814 hijacking case— who were sent to life imprisonment by a special court and lodged in Central Jail,Patiala— have been taken to Mumbai.

DEO’s post a hot seat in Jalandhar

January 9, 2009 1:44:32 am

Seven educationists are in the fray for the post of Jalandhar District Education Officer (DEO),who retired onDecember 31.

Family leaves for funeral of daughter killed in Canada

January 9, 2009 1:43:36 am

Parents and sister of slain Amandeep Kaur Dhillon left Isru village on Thursday evening for Delhi to board a flight to Canada to attend her funeral,which has been scheduled for Saturday.

Badal plays kisan card to woo voters

January 9, 2009 1:40:01 am

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today played the kisan card to woo voters in Punjab,ahead of the Lok Sabha polls,and again blamed the Centre for all the ills plaguing the state.

SAD-BJP gets into poll mode in Majha

January 9, 2009 1:35:59 am

Running ahead of the Congress in terms of declaring candidates for the three Majha seats,the SAD-BJP seems to be gearing up for the polls.

UT releases datesheet for Class VIII exams

January 9, 2009 12:01:01 am

The Education department today released the datesheet for the middle-class examinations,which will start from February 6,2009.

‘Congress government has failed on all fronts’

January 9, 2009 12:00:18 am

It seems the call for strike given by the grain and vegetable market traders in Sector 26 has provided various political parties an opportunity to indulge in a blame game before the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

The grand old road that once was

January 8, 2009 11:40:52 pm

There is one companion we all have on any given journey — the road. It changes its name,form,longitude and latitude but remains with us.

Card firm to pay up for not keeping promises

January 8, 2009 11:39:22 pm

Upholding an order of the Panchkula district consumer forum,the UT State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has directed Intercard (India) Limited to refund Rs 3,800...

‘We have to take medicine to the doorstep of the common man’

January 8, 2009 11:36:49 pm

The new academic session at PGI kicked off on Wednesday with an address by Professor N K Ganguly,adviser to the Minister of Health and Family Welfare as well as a distinguished biotechnology fellow.

Panchkula saw more crime in ‘08 than previous year

January 8, 2009 11:33:41 pm

The year 2008 witnessed a steep rise in the crime graph of Panchkula district. According to the official figures released by the Panchkula police recently...

Strikes hold city to ransom

January 8, 2009 11:32:22 pm

Work at the Grain Market and Vegetable Market in Sector 26 was paralysed with traders proceeding on an indefinite strike from Wednesday.

Teachers in Chandigarh need a lesson in good health

January 8, 2009 11:21:53 pm

Students in Chandigarh may not be getting the right lessons when it comes to health. For,the teachers who are supposed to tell them the importance of good health can hardly be called healthy.

6-year-old raped in Mohali

January 8, 2009 11:20:43 pm

An unidentified man abducted a six-year-old girl on Tuesday morning and sent her home in the evening after raping her,the Mohali police said on Wednesday.

Drama on NH-21 as cops chase and catch youths with drugs

January 8, 2009 11:19:22 pm

It was a scene right out of a Bollywood flick. Traffic on the Mohali-Kharar stretch of the busy National Highway-21 came to a halt on Wednesday afternoon and panic-stricken motorists looked on as the occupant of a Maruti Gypsy fired a gunshot towards a Tata Indica car moving ahead of it.

Disabled 69-year-old runs from pillar to post to get justice for son

January 8, 2009 11:18:12 pm

For the last four months,a 69-year-old physically challenged man has been running from pillar to post to get justice for his son,an accident victim still fighting for life.

Family drugged and robbed,help missing

January 8, 2009 11:16:20 pm

Four members of a family and their driver were allegedly drugged by their newly employed cook who decamped with valuables late on Tuesday night,police said on Wednesday.

Family drugged and robbed,help missing

January 8, 2009 3:36:06 am

Four members of a family and their driver were allegedly drugged by their newly employed cook who decamped with valuables late on Tuesday night,police said on Wednesday.

Employees demand removal of ‘anomalies’ in new pay structure

January 8, 2009 3:31:17 am

Various sections of the Haryana state government employees and officers,including school principals,district education officers,deputy and block education officers...

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