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Italian government felicitates former NID head

March 19, 2009 1:43:44 am

Former director of the National Institute of Design,Dr Darlie Koshy,has been awarded with the Star of Italian Solidarity Award by Italian Ambassador to India Roberto Toscano.

Survey to analyse impact of societal divisions on polls

March 19, 2009 1:42:14 am

The Lokniti network of political scientists,part of the Delhi-based Centre for Study of Developing Societies (CSDS),will carry out a post-Lok Sabha poll analysis across India as its regular social science research programme.

Oldest fruit market to move out of city

March 19, 2009 1:41:16 am

The wholesale fruit vendors of the city,who are at present doing business behind the Khanderao Market,have decided to move to the outskirts of the city due to the traffic problem in the area.

Relevance of thinking discussed at SOCH ’09 in PU

March 19, 2009 1:38:41 am

The three-day media festival ‘SOCH ‘09’ began at the Panjab University today. The second media fest is the continuation of the department’s effort to familiarise students with the minute aspects of the field.

Two-day seminar on role of regional media begins today

March 19, 2009 1:37:30 am

“Immigration is the life blood for Australia and the government will promote and encourage it from countries like India,” said Australian High Commissioner John McCarthy today.

Central government betraying interests of farmers,says Satya Pal Jain

March 19, 2009 1:36:33 am

NDA’s candidate from the city for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections Satya Pal Jain,accused the Congress-led UPA government for betraying the interests of farmers and villagers of the city through its five year term.

Punjabi University to host film festival every year: V-C

March 19, 2009 1:33:13 am

“The Punjabi University will start a Punjabi Film Festival as an annual feature from the current year on the lines of the Aligarh Muslim University,which conducts Urdu film festival on a regular basis,”...

PU students,faculty vow to fight ragging

March 19, 2009 1:31:56 am

After the death of a medical college student in Himachal Pradesh due to ragging,both the faculty and students of the Panjab University have taken a pledge to look after the newly enrolled students and avoid any instance of ragging on campus.

Through creative eyes,she describes the true meaning of vision

March 19, 2009 1:29:24 am

She wanted to touch people’s heart through meaningful cinema. And meeting Gudiya,a physically-challenged girl who sells stationery on the road in Sector 17,was a blessing for Indu Bala,a lecturer in English.

Zirakpur flyover to remain closed till Friday

March 19, 2009 1:26:54 am

The Zirakpur flyover on the Ambala-Chandigarh National Highway will remain closed till Friday evening for repair work.

Admn seeks to widen cleared highway

March 19, 2009 1:24:54 am

As kalka returned to normalcy a day after a massive demolition,the Panchkula Administration on Wednesday wrote to the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to chalk out plans to widen the highway.

Never too late: Panchkula’s busiest spots get new traffic lights

March 19, 2009 1:23:22 am

Five new traffic lights have been installed at various points of Panchkula as a step towards improving traffic control in the city.

Punjab Agriculture dept official murdered

March 19, 2009 1:21:18 am

A man,said to be a part-time spiritual leader,was thrown alive in the Bhakra Canal after being robbed of cash,jewellery and his car in Mohali,Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Jatinder Singh Aulakh said on Wednesday.

Stereos from six cars stolen in Sector 11

March 19, 2009 1:19:59 am

Thieves decamped with stereos from nearly six cars in Sector 11 late on Tuesday night. The theft came to light on Wednesday morning.

No admissions in medical college,says HC

March 19, 2009 1:19:30 am

While restraining Allahabad’s Moti Lal Nehru Medical College from conducting admissions in post-graduate courses...

Drug haul: Balwinder sent in two-day police remand,to be probed with Saji

March 19, 2009 1:18:53 am

The court of judicial magistrate (First class) Sumit Ghai sent Balwinder Kumar,superintendent,Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB),to two days in police remand for interrogation in the Rs 13.81-lakh embezzlement case today.

Sanjay coins new secular theme

March 19, 2009 1:17:58 am

The alleged hate speech made by Varun Gandhi prompted actor Sanjay Dutt to turn poet and coin a secular election phrase for himself: “Ram,Rahim,Manjeet,Michael,Delhi lejayenge cycle.”

Jewellers to shell out Rs 10,000 for refusing to exchange ornaments

March 19, 2009 1:17:42 am

The district consumer disputes redressal forum has directed a prominent jewellery shop owner in the city to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation and Rs 2,000 as litigation expenses for refusing to exchange a gold ornament.

Voters’ new demand: clean,crime-free House

March 19, 2009 1:16:34 am

If political parties are churning out slogans and songs to woo voters,a section of the society is using the same weapon to appeal to the people not to vote for candidates with criminal backgrounds.

‘Hawara a threat to security’

March 19, 2009 1:16:26 am

In a strong-worded reply,the UT Administration has objected to the demand made by Jagtar Singh Hawara seeking shift from his solitary confinement in Burail Jail.

To put Kalyan issue to sleep,Mulayam sings to Muslim votebank

March 19, 2009 1:15:20 am

In its bid to consolidate its Muslim votebank,the Samajwadi Party organised a yet another meeting of the clerics in Bhadoi district on Wednesday.

Court seeks reply on Atiq’s sudden transfer from jail

March 19, 2009 1:13:58 am

A special court to try cases under the Gangster Act,summoned superintendent of the Naini Central Jail on Wednesday.

Tribhuvan Singh surrenders to STF

March 19, 2009 1:11:42 am

Tribhuvan Singh,the criminal from eastern UP carrying a Rs 5-lakh reward on his head,surrendered before the Special Task Force in Lucknow on Wednesday.

SP election rejig: four candidates changed

March 19, 2009 1:10:23 am

After announcing its candidates for most of the Lok Sabha seats,the Samajwadi Party went in for a reshuffle of candidates in four seats and announced its candidate from Kanpur on Wednesday.

HAU kisan mela concludes

March 19, 2009 1:09:45 am

The two-day Kisan Mela organised at Haryana Agriculture University concluded today,amidst protest by farmers against the increase in prices of BT cotton seeds.