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Reliance Communications to refund Rs 5,680 for supplying defective handsets

January 26, 2009 2:58:43 am

The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed Reliance Communications to refund Rs 5,680...

Now,religion comes to rescue ghariyals

January 26, 2009 2:57:25 am

Ahead of releasing ghari-yals in the Ganga after 17 years,the state Forest department has taken the recourse to religion to make people aware about the need to conserve the species.

CN Heard

January 26, 2009 2:57:24 am

In a goof-up,the name of chief guest,Punjab Co-operation Minister Capt Kanwaljit Singh,is missing from the invitation cards for the district-level Republic Day function being held in Mohali.

12 die as train hit tractor trolley

January 26, 2009 2:55:32 am

Twelve people were killed and 35 injured following a tractor trolley was hit by a passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing near Unchahar in Rae Bareli district today.

Supporters aloof,but Chand Mohammed still confident of another term

January 26, 2009 2:55:31 am

“I have been an MLA for four terms and am confident of making it for the fifth time,” said Chand Mohammed,formerly known as Chander Mohan...

Jaiswal slams Maya for fielding ‘criminals’

January 26, 2009 2:53:59 am

Launching a scathing attack on Chief Minister Mayawati,Minister of State (Home) Shriprakash Jaiswal claimed that Bahujan Samaj Party has become a den for criminals.

Complainant to pay up to bank for ‘misuse of law’

January 26, 2009 2:53:40 am

Terming a complaint moved against a multi-national bank as “false and frivolous...

70-year-old elephant dies

January 26, 2009 2:52:33 am

A wild male tusker died in Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary on Sunday.

CSMMU teachers say sorry to V-C,asks him to remove cops

January 26, 2009 2:51:27 am

A day after creating a ruckus in the campus,the members of the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University teachers association apologised in writing to Vice-Chancellor Dr S C Gopal.

Woman crushed to death as truck hits scooter

January 26, 2009 2:51:15 am

A 45-year-old woman died after a truck hit the scooter she was riding pillion with her son.

Wounded NSG man gets Shaurya Chakra as R-Day surprise

January 26, 2009 2:50:37 am

Nursing a wound he sustained during the terror attacks in Mumbai,Captain Amitendra Kumar Singh,received a call to inform him that he had been selected for the Shaurya Chakra,a military award for bravery.

V-C Sobti named for Padma Shri

January 26, 2009 2:50:02 am

The Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University,Professor Ranbir Chander Sobti...


January 26, 2009 2:49:22 am

The Legislative Council elections have shown that the BSP’s flock management was the best,while it was the opposite for the Congress.

‘Sale-deed registered without issuing NOC’

January 26, 2009 2:48:37 am

In a departure from the norms,the UT Estate Office allegedly allowed the registration of the sale-deed of a one-kanal house by two parties...

Traffic diversions on R-Day

January 26, 2009 2:41:40 am

In view of the Republic Day function at Parade Grounds,Sector 17,and the Punjab Raj Bhavan,the following traffic restrictions and diversions will be in force today

For birds unable to fly,cloth trader offers a nest to recuperate and rest

January 26, 2009 2:39:59 am

In an age wherein many consider bird-shooting as an “elite hobby”,there is a 38-year-old cloth shopowner from Ashok Nagar who takes pride in assuaging the pain of the same tender birds.

‘Republic Day is now just another holiday’

January 26, 2009 2:38:35 am

“Times have changed and so has the perception of the common man regarding patriotism.

‘Plethora of BEd colleges has diluted education standard’

January 26, 2009 2:38:10 am

Dr Ravinder Kaur is the Dean,Faculty of Education,Panjab University,and the principal of Malwa Central College of Education for Women,the oldest education college in the district.

Fees to be uniform at UIAMS: Syndicate

January 26, 2009 2:36:28 am

The Syndicate meeting held at Panjab University on Sunday took a number of key decisions.

City turns fortress on the eve of R-Day

January 26, 2009 2:36:19 am

On the eve of the Republic Day,the city has turned into a virtual fortress. The city will host the state- level function where Punjab Governor Gen (Retd) S F Rodrigues will unfurl the national flag at the Government College for Boys.

Rail link to Chandigarh not on track

January 26, 2009 2:35:06 am

Even a decade after its commencement,the completion of the Chandigarh-Ludhiana rail link appears to be a distant dream.

Rajkot civic body to introduce new heritage policy

January 26, 2009 2:31:34 am

After a long span of neglect,the Rajkot Municipal Corporation undertook an initiative at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit this year to revive Rajkot Mari Najare..

Gynaecologist murder case: Police question over 20 people

January 26, 2009 2:28:43 am

The city police questioned over 20 people on Sunday,including some key suspects,in connection with the murder of city-based gynaecologist Hitesh Shah.

Jamnagar DC’s ‘missing’ son calls up to say he is in Pune

January 26, 2009 2:27:42 am

The city police remained on their toes throughout the day on Sunday,looking for the 24-year-old son of Jamnagar District Collector V P Patel,who had gone ‘missing’ from the city on Saturday night.

aProCh to make children ‘street smart’ on Republic Day

January 26, 2009 2:26:27 am

A protagonist in every Child,an initiative of Riverside School,will organise an event-Street Smart-on Monday in a bid to convert streets into playground for children.