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KMDA to build two bridges over circular canal

January 7, 2009 1:19:28 am

In order to decongest Canal East Road and West Canal Road,the Municipal Affairs and Urban Development Department has taken up a Rs 3.5-crore project to construct two bridges over the circular canal.

200 km from city,meet DDA’s house winners

January 7, 2009 1:19:11 am

Hari Singh,a daily wage labourer in Bayana,a town 50 kilometres from Bharatpur,earns Rs 80 to Rs 100 on a good day by lifting sacks of wheat at the local mandi.

Man held for selling illicit liquor dies in lock-up

January 7, 2009 1:17:03 am

A 44-year-old man,who was arrested from Chowringhee Lane on Monday night for allegedly selling illicit liquor,died at Medical College and Hospital this morning after he fell ill in the lock-up of New Market police station.

Teen picked up near Noida mall,gangraped

January 7, 2009 1:16:16 am

Returning home after a shopping trip to the Great India Place mall in Noida’s Sector-39,an 18-year-old management student from South Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar was allegedly raped by 10 youths in Noida on Monday night.

Govt asked to file affidavit on Jalpaiguri Circuit Bench

January 7, 2009 1:15:01 am

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to file an affidavit till February 28 on the infrastructure available for setting up a Circuit Bench of the court at Jalpaiguri.

Lawyers criticise CM’s ‘objections’ to judge’s appointment process

January 7, 2009 1:13:36 am

Lawyers have criticised the Chief Minister’s objections,reportedly to the inclusion of four lawyers in a recommendation list for appointment of judges,saying that the move amounts to intervention in the selection process.

Two Bangla nationals held,linked to murder of Awami leader

January 7, 2009 1:10:58 am

A day after four Bangladeshi murder convicts were held in the city,the Special Task Force on Tuesday arrested two more Bangla nationals with fake Indian currency notes.

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”...

Shortage of beds in hospitals,burn victim unattended for 12 hrs

January 7, 2009 1:08:45 am

Burn victim Lopamudra Mitra's over 12 hour ordeal before she was finally provided a hospital bed is a pointer to the dismal state of medical infrastructure in the state-run hospitals of Kolkata.

CPM demands re-poll in Nandigram

January 7, 2009 1:07:26 am

CPM state secretary Biman Bose has demanded re-polling in 20 booths of the Nandigram Assembly constituency,alleging that the elections were not conducted in a free and fair manner.

Autos get lighter as schools reopen

January 7, 2009 1:07:18 am

With the Administration relaxing its ban,autorickshaws could be seen ferrying children on Tuesday as schools reopened after winter break...

Alcohol lab lies defunct,cops unable to test hooch

January 7, 2009 1:06:29 am

Even after the death of 26 people due to consumption of spurious liquor,the police have not been able to charge the arrested with any case under the Excise Act due to non-functioning of the only state-run alcohol testing lab in the state.

Filmcity: Satish Kaushik cries foul,Admn says nothing to do with him

January 7, 2009 1:06:04 am

Renowed Hindi film director Satish Kaushik,who played a vital role in the conceptualisation of the Filmcity project,has raised objection to the possible split of ties between Parsvnath and the Chandigarh Administration.

CVC to probe ‘controversial’ mega projects

January 7, 2009 1:04:37 am

In what can be termed as a big embarrassment for the Chandigarh Administration,the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has decided to probe the “shady land deals” pertaining to the allotment of several mega projects in the city.

‘Punjab has turned into land of free flowing liquor’

January 7, 2009 12:59:35 am

Visitors to the busy Phase-V market in Mohali witnessed a strange sight on Tuesday. A woman was mercilessly beating her drunken husband while the crowd cheered and clapped.

‘India-Pak stand-off defies basic theories of conflict resolution’

January 7, 2009 12:58:37 am

A seminar on the topic: ‘Indo-Pak conflict: Can the issue be resolved?’ was held at Rotary Club in Sector 18 today.

32 arrested as hooch toll rises to 26 in Kolkata

January 7, 2009 12:58:09 am

With one more death reported late on Monday night,the death count by consuming spurious liquor has touched 26 in Kolkata.

Who will bell the canines? Over 6,000 cases of dog bite in 2008

January 7, 2009 12:57:51 am

According to the Chinese Zodiac,2008 was the Year of the Rat but a different species ruled the lives of the Chandigarh residents last year.

Small talk

January 7, 2009 12:53:04 am

The 7th Pune International Film Festival will have a first public preview show of the film Gandha,which will compete with six other films for the prestigious Sant Tukaram Puraskar.

Changing times

January 7, 2009 12:51:24 am

It's New Year and what other than this could be the right time to start planning! It thus goes without saying that it is also the time of the year when calendar and diary designers are busy like never before.

PGI nurses threaten strike over pending dues

January 7, 2009 12:50:11 am

Threatening to go on a strike in the wake of their pending arrears,the nursing staff at the PGI has claimed that the payment of around 700 nurses is due for the last three years.

Music of the season

January 7, 2009 12:50:02 am

Once again it’s that time of the year when Pune,is all geared up to host the awaited Vasantotsav,the annual cultural extravaganza organised by the Vasantrao Deshpande Pratishthan.

Capturing moments in time

January 7, 2009 12:47:08 am

Most of us who tune in to Big 92.7,the local FM radio station,hear Anubhav Kalra every morning. But many have never seen him.

Health corner

January 7, 2009 12:46:11 am

Aruna Naik Memorial Foundation donated an ambulance to Kalyani Hospital and Gajraj Mitra Mandal during an event that took place at Tilak Smarak Mandir recently.

Vegetable,grain market traders on strike from today

January 7, 2009 12:44:55 am

Traders of the grain market and the vegetable market in Sector 26 have decided to go on a strike from Wednesday.