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Sukhna and New Lake in for a makeover

January 6, 2009 1:07:40 am

The UT Administration has fresh plans up its sleeve for the revamp of the Sukhna lake as well as the New Lake in Sector 42.

Bus-torching: politicians offer support to villagers of Bhankerpur

January 6, 2009 1:05:48 am

Politicians were seen making a beeline for Bhankerpur village on Monday,where tension continues to prevail among the villagers over the death of Jasveer Singh,a village youth who came under the wheels of a bus.

Pinjore murder was result of dispute over Rs 100,say cops

January 6, 2009 1:00:03 am

It was a fight over dividing Rs 100 among four persons that led three of them to murder the fourth,Suresh Kumar,an employee of an iron factory at Nalagarh,on December 26...

Education dept mandate: SSA teachers not to study in service

January 6, 2009 12:58:18 am

In what appears as another case of high-handedness of the Education department,government schools in the city have been instructed to deny permission to Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan teachers for higher studies.

Rs 10 lakh spent yearly but traffic-light timers still fail to keep time

January 6, 2009 12:55:54 am

Despite spending as much as Rs 10 lakh per annum on the maintenance of traffic-light timers in the city,commuters continue to be inconvenienced as a majority of these timers do not function effectively.

Bringing up a kid? It’s not child’s play

January 6, 2009 12:52:12 am

With Double Income No Kids couples on the rise,parenting seems to have taken a backseat. But those who have already taken the plunge anticipate hard times ahead.

Body of watchman of Sector-8 post office found

January 6, 2009 12:48:24 am

What was suspected to be a failed robbery at the Sector 8-post office turned into a murder on Monday,when the body of Harjinder Singh...

Autorickshaw ban in city: No way out,auto union and Admn at loggerheads

January 6, 2009 12:47:01 am

With the extended winter break coming to an end and schools all set to re-open from Tuesday,children will have to be ready to brave the chill.

PCA stumped: SSP submits Rs 1.38 cr as security bill

January 6, 2009 12:45:31 am

A whopping Rs 1.38 crore is what the Punjab Cricket Association owes to the Mohali district police for providing security at the stadium during the last one year.

14,000 bottles of illicit liquor seized

January 5, 2009 11:50:50 pm

As many as 14,000 liquor bottles were seized during a routine inspection of vehicles by Regional Transport Authority Secretary Rajesh Jogpal on the Panchkula-Ramgarh Road last night.

Caught in a jam? Thank your stars

January 5, 2009 11:49:18 pm

There is a bright side to the traffic snarls that plague the city-the next time you’re caught in one reflect on the fact that the rush is one of the factors why road accidents have dropped significantly.

Rickshaws the new ‘killers’ in town

January 5, 2009 11:47:57 pm

Considered the cheapest mode of transport since ages,the rickshaw,and its motorised cousin the autorickshaw,has emerged as the city’s latest traffic menace.

Man shot at for resisting robbery bid

January 5, 2009 11:46:19 pm

In two separate incidents,robbers shot at a man in Sector 16 and attempted to loot the Sector-8 post office on Saturday night. In both cases,no valuables or cash was reported stolen.

The crumbling fort of Bathinda

January 5, 2009 11:44:14 pm

Located in the heart of Bathinda,Qila Mubaraq was built in the 6th century by Raja Dab on an area of 15 acres as a defence against the invading Huns.

Man kills 65-yr-old wife

January 5, 2009 11:40:23 pm

Sardool Singh,66,a resident of Wadala Johal village,was arrested for allegedly killing his aged and ailing wife,Soma,65,over a domestic dispute on Saturday.

BJP will contest from Hoshiarpur,says Kalia

January 5, 2009 11:39:00 pm

Putting to rest the speculation that the BJP would exchange the Hoshiarpur (reserve) constituency in lieu of Ludhiana or any other seat with its alliance partner...

Off the beaten track

January 5, 2009 11:37:58 pm

Jalandhar has the distinction of housing the largest number of archaeological sites in Punjab.

Gang of thieves busted

January 5, 2009 11:32:17 pm

The Amritsar police today busted a gang of thieves and snatchers with the arrest of two persons,identified as Harprit Singh,alias Lali,and Rohit Kumar,both residents of Ram Nagar Colony.

Robber who shot at cop held in Bathinda

January 5, 2009 11:31:19 pm

The Bathinda police today arrested Bhupinder Singh,the accomplice of suspected robber Pritpal Singh,who had fired at a police party on Friday evening after being intercepted at a checkpost.

‘We are ready,but give peace a chance’

January 5, 2009 11:30:22 pm

Not with standing the Army contingents’ war drills along the Indo-Pak border for the second consecutive day on Sunday,villagers are showing no signs of panic.