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Endurance test

February 6, 2009 12:14:28 am

What defines a classic? A work of art that’s pure in form,sincere in execution,speaks a universal language and appeals to all senses.

Students sign up for Indo-Pak friendship

February 6, 2009 12:13:09 am

A special screening of the Pakistani film,Khuda Kay Liye,was organised by the History Association and NSS unit of DAV College today.

SHO hurt while chasing ‘speeding’ youths

February 6, 2009 12:12:05 am

Inspector Anokh Singh,Station House Officer of the Sector-36 police station,dislocated his shoulder while trying to catch three youths who were driving a motorcycle in a reckless manner...

Student volunteer group joins hands with Chandigarh Traffic Police to spread awareness on road safety

February 6, 2009 12:10:47 am

A road safety workshop was organised at the SD College by Spirit India,a students’ volunteer group of the college,in collaboration with the Chandigarh Traffic Police on Thursday.

UT plans steps to create awareness on dwindling sex ratio

February 6, 2009 12:09:56 am

Keeping in view the dwindling sex ratio in the region,the UT Education department is all set to sensitise students about the issue through various activities.

UILS students protest lack of facilities

February 6, 2009 12:08:51 am

Blaming the university for not providing ‘adequate’ facilities,students of the University Institute of Legal Studies (UILS),Panjab University,held a protest in the department on Thursday.

Cabbies oppose reduction in taxi fare

February 6, 2009 12:07:43 am

When the increase in diesel prices was borne by us without the Administration taking any decision to increase the taxi fare,the move to reduce the same with a fall in fuel prices is completely unjustified,” said Manish Dhariwal,director,Mega Cabs.

PRTC bus drivers,conductors beaten up

February 6, 2009 12:06:58 am

The drivers and conductors of two PRTC (Pepsu Road Transport Corporation) buses were assaulted by the public at Banur,on Thursday...

Govt has not devised a media policy for the Armed Forces

February 6, 2009 12:05:49 am

In a letter published recently in a local daily,former Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar criticised the Army Chief,General Deepak Kapoor,for his statement...

UT Admn to constitute task force against encroachments

February 6, 2009 12:04:41 am

After the recent Sector-38 Gurdwara demolition furore,the Chandigarh Administration is all set to rein in stiffer norms,proper regulation and implementation of policies to prevent further encroachments in the city.

DM’s order to remove roadside tobacco vendors goes up in smoke

February 6, 2009 12:03:55 am

Even six months after UT District Magistrate R K Rao issued clearance orders to over 200 roadside cigarette vendors to ensure the city’s smoke-free status...

Air India to pay up Rs 2 lakh

February 6, 2009 12:02:49 am

The UT State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has ordered Air India to pay a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to a resident of Sector 7 for deficiency in services.

Soon,24-hour water supply for all: Mayor

February 6, 2009 12:00:18 am

Residents in the city may get a relief from water woes as Mayor Kamlesh is contemplating to provide regular water connections to all,including the slums and the colonies.

Kolkata cop to scale Mt Everest

February 5, 2009 10:32:18 pm

Goutam Ghosh,a constable of Kolkata Police,will be a part of a 15-member team climbing the Mt Everest this year.

A League of His Own

February 5, 2009 3:34:32 am

It was almost an occasion to celebrate when,last week,eminent filmmaker Aziz Mirza emerged from his lair to participate in the press launch of Red Chillies Idiot Box’s sitcom Ghar Ki Baat Hai.


February 5, 2009 3:33:13 am

There is something about the title sequence of Zoya Akhtar’s Luck By Chance. The camera,as it lingers on the faces of the spot boys,dresswallahs,carpenters and extras who give shape to Bollywood dreams,is introspective.

Lapierre lays foundation for a home for mentally-challenged

February 5, 2009 3:29:59 am

Padmabhushan Dominique Lapierre paid a visit to Uluberia on Wednesday afternoon to lay the foundation for a home for the mentally-challenged.

Left Front to contest as many seats as in 2004 Lok Sabha polls

February 5, 2009 3:28:26 am

Taking a cue from the May 2008 panchayat poll results when the Left Front was battered across the state...

Bus owners unhappy with final fare chart,ready to protest

February 5, 2009 3:27:18 am

The state transport department’s final revised fare chart has left the bus owners dissatisfied. As a result they have decided to go in for an agitation.

Yash murder: Cops probe betting angle

February 5, 2009 3:26:03 am

The gruesome murder of seven-year-old Yash Lakhotia in Howrah could be a fall-out of his family’s involvement with cricket betting and the underworld,with the police admitting they are probing this angle too.

Peerless work,no advertisement is Roy’s motto

February 5, 2009 3:25:07 am

Sunil Kanti Roy (64),managing director of The Peerless General Finance and Investment Company Limited,who has been awarded a Padmashri for his contribution to social work,feels a little more burdened than usual.

Torn Apart in Burma for 65 yrs,sisters reunite in City of Joy

February 5, 2009 3:23:56 am

The morning of December 23,1941 unfolded like any other day for the inhabitants of Rangoon — roads crowded with holidayers and markets bustling with Christmas shoppers.

Purulia bandh peaceful

February 5, 2009 3:22:54 am

The 12-hour Purulia bandh called by the CPM passed off peacefully on Wednesday without any untoward incidents being reported,the police said.

Accused of theft,52-yr-old ends life at Pantaloon

February 5, 2009 3:20:32 am

A 52-year-old man working with a Pantaloons retail outlet committed suicide on Tuesday morning after he was allegedly accused of stealing money by the employers.

Mamata smells blood,rushes to Lalgarh

February 5, 2009 3:19:18 am

With an eye on the backward community votes before the Lok Sabha polls,Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday backed the tribal agitation in Lalgarh and lambasted the ruling CPM for killing innocent tribals.