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Winnability only criterion for Lok Sabha candidates: Chautala

January 7, 2009 11:14:49 pm

Setting aside all speculation about allotment of seats of Lok Sabha in Haryana,INLD supremo Om Prakash Chautala clarified that a ticket would be given to only those candidates who have chances of winning in the coming Lok Sabha election.

Haryana Cong shortlists 30 names for LS polls

January 7, 2009 11:13:25 pm

The Haryana unit of the Congress has shortlisted a panel of 30 candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

‘Reimburse security expenses on Tibetan govt,Karmapa’

January 7, 2009 11:12:08 pm

The Himachal Pradesh government has asked the Central government to reimburse the total expenditure incurred on providing security to the Tibetan government-in-exile at Dharamshala and spiritual guru Karmapa.

41,000 students to get woollens

January 7, 2009 11:08:38 pm

The Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) authority in Punjab has decided to provide sweaters to as many as 41,410 out-of-school children enrolled in the Alternative and Innovative Education (AIE) programme across the state.

Miffed with official goof-up,Phagwara farmers turn bonus cheques to ashes

January 7, 2009 11:07:05 pm

Feeling cheated by the state government,which allegedly issued cheques for bonus on paddy on wrong names,farmers here today staged a protest.

Nursing students block highway

January 7, 2009 11:04:19 pm

Thousands of commuters on the Delhi-Amritsar National Highway had to face inconvenience as students of nursing colleges sat on a dharna at Gagan Chowk here today.

Many a scandal rock GNDU

January 7, 2009 11:03:19 pm

Countless probes into minor and major issues haunt the teaching and non-teaching departments of Guru Nanak Dev University.

Health dept deflates cancer death figure

January 7, 2009 11:00:02 pm

While the number of cancer cases in Punjab is alarming,the data compiled by the Health Department claims otherwise.

Bubble burst: firm to pay up for denying prize

January 7, 2009 1:10:37 am

Upholding an order of the Ludhiana district forum,the UT State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has directed Perfetti India to pay Rs 2 lakh as compensation for denying the “grand prize”...

Autos get lighter as schools reopen

January 7, 2009 1:07:18 am

With the Administration relaxing its ban,autorickshaws could be seen ferrying children on Tuesday as schools reopened after winter break...

Filmcity: Satish Kaushik cries foul,Admn says nothing to do with him

January 7, 2009 1:06:04 am

Renowed Hindi film director Satish Kaushik,who played a vital role in the conceptualisation of the Filmcity project,has raised objection to the possible split of ties between Parsvnath and the Chandigarh Administration.

CVC to probe ‘controversial’ mega projects

January 7, 2009 1:04:37 am

In what can be termed as a big embarrassment for the Chandigarh Administration,the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has decided to probe the “shady land deals” pertaining to the allotment of several mega projects in the city.

‘Punjab has turned into land of free flowing liquor’

January 7, 2009 12:59:35 am

Visitors to the busy Phase-V market in Mohali witnessed a strange sight on Tuesday. A woman was mercilessly beating her drunken husband while the crowd cheered and clapped.

‘India-Pak stand-off defies basic theories of conflict resolution’

January 7, 2009 12:58:37 am

A seminar on the topic: ‘Indo-Pak conflict: Can the issue be resolved?’ was held at Rotary Club in Sector 18 today.

Who will bell the canines? Over 6,000 cases of dog bite in 2008

January 7, 2009 12:57:51 am

According to the Chinese Zodiac,2008 was the Year of the Rat but a different species ruled the lives of the Chandigarh residents last year.

PGI nurses threaten strike over pending dues

January 7, 2009 12:50:11 am

Threatening to go on a strike in the wake of their pending arrears,the nursing staff at the PGI has claimed that the payment of around 700 nurses is due for the last three years.

Capturing moments in time

January 7, 2009 12:47:08 am

Most of us who tune in to Big 92.7,the local FM radio station,hear Anubhav Kalra every morning. But many have never seen him.

Vegetable,grain market traders on strike from today

January 7, 2009 12:44:55 am

Traders of the grain market and the vegetable market in Sector 26 have decided to go on a strike from Wednesday.

7-yr-old crushed under truck

January 7, 2009 12:43:39 am

More than 150 locals blocked traffic on the Chandimandir-Jallah road for over four hours today after a seven-year-old child was crushed under a truck.

Tata AIG to pay up for charging premium on discontinued policy

January 7, 2009 12:42:52 am

The district consumer disputes redressal forum has directed Tata AIG General Insurance Company to pay Rs 20,000 as compensation for deficiency in services.

Earlier statements were made under duress: daughter

January 7, 2009 12:42:00 am

In a deposition before the court of Additional District and Sessions judge S K Aggarwal on Tuesday,11-year-old Osean Sandhu...

Midnight robbery at Sec-37 temple

January 7, 2009 12:41:01 am

Miscreants decamp with cash,jewellery worth Rs 17 lakh Nearly seven unidentified persons entered the Sanatan Dharam Mandir in Sector 37 last night and decamped with cash and jewellery worth Rs 17 lakh.

INLD rally at Ambala today

January 6, 2009 11:11:34 pm

Former INLD minister Sampat Singh and former BJP MP Rattan Lal Kataria,during the public contact programme,visited 300 villages on Monday.

‘Need for judicious use of fertilisers’

January 6, 2009 11:10:32 pm

A national seminar on “Breaking yield barriers through balanced fertilisation” was organised at the Haryana Agricultural University.

Haryana road ordinance a relief to building owners

January 6, 2009 11:05:43 pm

The Haryana government has promulgated the Punjab Scheduled Roads and Controlled Areas Restriction of Unregulated Development (Haryana Amendment) Ordinance,2009...