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Father-in-law of Punjabi girl killed in Canada arrested

January 8, 2009 2:34:20 am

Forty-seven-year-old Kamikar Singh Dhillon has been arrested in Canada for the murder of his daughter-in-law,Amandeep Kaur Dhillon.

‘I’m ready to face anyone from SAD’

January 8, 2009 2:33:09 am

Patiala MP and wife of former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh today challenged any Akali stalwart to contest against her from Patiala.

VB presents challan against jail supdt

January 8, 2009 2:31:51 am

The Vigilance Bureau today submitted a challan against Jail Superintendent SP Singh and others in a case registered in November 2005 for misappropriation of funds,which were meant for purchasing ration for prisoners.

US perception of terrorist threat overstated: Expert

January 8, 2009 2:30:25 am

Professor of Criminal Justice at Harvard Kennedy School,Massachusetts,Christopher E Stone,who has undertaken extensive research work on practices in justice reform systems across several countries,including India...

Road safety week concludes on a promising note

January 8, 2009 12:18:04 am

Observed in the first week of January all over the country every year,the commemoration of the Road Safety Week by the Chandigarh Traffic Police concluded with a cultural extravaganza at the Traffic Park in Sector 23 on Wednesday.

Jaipur-Chandigarh train to run till February 2

January 8, 2009 12:16:48 am

With an aim to cater to the winter rush of train passengers,the Northern Railways has extended the duration of the Jaipur-Chandigarh-Jaipur (0989/0990) tri-weekly Winter Special train till February 2,2009,from the earlier timeline of January 4,2009.

PU professor to study role of footwear in crime investigation

January 8, 2009 12:16:02 am

Professor Kewal Krishan from the Anthropology department of Panjab University has been awarded a project worth Rs 7 lakh by the University Grants Commission titled the ‘Association of foot with footwear-A forensic study based on characteristic impressions of soles on insoles of rubber slippers’.

Rs 17-lakh UGC grant to SD College for two add-on courses

January 8, 2009 12:14:35 am

SD College in Sector-32 has got a green signal from the University Grants commission (UGC) to start two more add-on courses in video reporting and electronics and its equipment maintenance on the campus.

Temple robbery in Sector 37: Police look for clues as security guards change statements

January 8, 2009 12:13:33 am

Did the robbers first assault the two guards on duty and then ransacked the temple or did they carry out the crime while the guards were sleeping and later assaulted one of them?

‘I feel insecure when too many children travel

January 8, 2009 12:12:39 am

More than five children should not be allowed in an auto. I feel insecure when my child travels in an autorickshaw as it is too risky.

Auto drivers meet UT officials,deadlock continues

January 8, 2009 12:10:37 am

Even as a representation of the autorickshaw owners met the Traffic Police officials on Wednesday to negotiate on the permissible limit of school children to be ferried per trip...

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”...