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Local police can’t order around Central forces during polls,says EC

February 19, 2009 2:00:24 am

The Election Commission of India has asked its West Bengal unit to convey to the state government that in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls,the Central forces would act on their own without interference from the local police.

Maximum encroachment in periphery: Survey

February 19, 2009 1:59:38 am

A weeklong survey on the existing encroachments in the city has found maximum unauthorised structures in the periphery.

Inter-sector bus service launched in Panchkula

February 19, 2009 1:58:44 am

The residents of Panchkula have a reason to cheer as the Haryana Roadways launched the inter-sector bus service in the city on Wednesday.

Dyeing plants slowly killing Garden Reach

February 19, 2009 1:58:29 am

The Left Front-led civic body has failed to shut down around 135 illegal dyeing and bleaching factories in the Garden Reach area...

Placements take a nosedive at Panjab University

February 19, 2009 1:57:58 am

While the academic session at Panjab University nears an end,placements have become a difficult task,especially at the University Business School (UBS).

Manna death: no headway as CID grills train guards,drivers

February 19, 2009 1:57:18 am

The Criminal Investigation Department,which is investigating the death of GRP sub-inspector Arindam Manna,on Wednesday grilled drivers and guards of trains that passed through Mankundu railway station between 11 pm on February 10 and 10 am the next day.

Global crisis: Students give IT,finance a miss

February 19, 2009 1:56:59 am

Besides taking a toll on placements,the global economic slowdown has also adversely affected students’ interest in the field of Information Technology and finance.

Illegal confinement by kin: Two girls freed

February 19, 2009 1:55:42 am

The Panchkula Administration today freed two girls,Ilmaz (19) and Kulsum (18),of their forced confinement and also provided them protection.

Property dealer booked for Rs 50-lakh fraud

February 19, 2009 1:54:58 am

The Sector 17 police have registered a case against Panchkula-based property dealer Naveen Nayyar on charges of committing a fraud of Rs 50 lakh,involving the sale of a house in Sector 23.

Call Anandababu,get voter card and be happy

February 19, 2009 1:54:37 am

‘Buladi’,the cartoon character of anti-AIDS campaign spread across the city in the hoardings and billboards,has been adopted by the Election Commission to attract voters to obtain their Electoral Photo Identity Card.

Most schizophrenics seek medical help late: Docs

February 19, 2009 1:54:14 am

With over a 100 new cases of schizophrenia reported in the last one year,the Department of Psychiatry of Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32 has undertaken a study on the treatment pattern of the patients.

Man beats wife to death over ‘illicit relations’

February 19, 2009 1:52:26 am

A resident of Indira Colony was bludgeoned to death by her husband late on Tuesday night. Police have arrested the accused,Sunil Kumar,who cited “illicit relations” of his wife as the motive behind the crime.

Gurdwara clash: Constable held for attack on police

February 19, 2009 1:51:24 am

A UT Police constable was arrested on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in the violent attack on the police and the enforcement staff of the Chandigarh Administration during a demolition drive at Gurdwara Satsang Sahib in Sector 38 (West) on January 30.

Investors give thumbs down to Mohali Hills

February 19, 2009 1:50:18 am

All is not well with the Mohali Hills,touted as India’s first integrated township. In less than two years of its launch,anxious and panicked investors are seeking their money back...

Northern Railway admits to dispute over Baddi link

February 19, 2009 1:48:44 am

Further delays are expected in the commencement of work on the proposed Chandigarh-Baddi rail link. After running into controversies over the acquisition of land for the project...

IPS officers unhappy with government move

February 19, 2009 1:45:49 am

The state government’s decision to post DIG-rank officers as the Senior Superintendent of Police in nine districts of the state has not gone down well with the IPS officers.


February 19, 2009 1:45:38 am

This one’s new on the tube,and unlike the chill factor horror shows have,this will send tickles down your spine with the chill-out factor!

Holy Chants

February 19, 2009 1:44:54 am

‘Daras tere ki pyaas mann laagi’,a shabad album by two teenage sisters,Jasleen Kaur and Gurleen Kaur,was released by Sardar Hardeep Singh,Member,SGPC,at the Chandigarh Press Club on Wednesday.

Play On

February 19, 2009 1:44:01 am

Comedy has a way to appeal to large audience and Seduction,a play by city-based theatre group,Virasat,was no different.

Different strokes

February 19, 2009 1:42:55 am

Cliched as it may sound,for Atul Kulkarni variety is the spice of life. From playing the role of a Hindu ideologue in Hey Ram to a corrupt cop in Dum,an ambitious politician in Satta...

SP says open to BJP too if it modifies agenda

February 19, 2009 1:42:54 am

Rieterating what Amar Singh had said a day before,Samajwadi Party national president Mulayam Singh Yadav said on Wednesday that his party would have no objection in having an alliance with the BJP provided it shuns issues like Article 377,uniform civil code and Ram Mandir.

Mr Murphy’s Opus

February 19, 2009 1:41:53 am

Connecting souls through sound...isn’t it the most natural thing to do,communicate,but sans words,” it’s almost heavenly...

The Right Moves

February 19, 2009 1:40:16 am

Dance knows no language,no religion and no boundaries. All it knows is passion,” says Valerie Green,an international dancer and choreographer...

Right Again gets it right,canters to an easy win in feature

February 19, 2009 1:35:19 am

Six-year-old bay gelding Right Again,trained by DM David and ridden by Imran Khan,justified majority punters faith when he cantered to an easy vicotruy to claim the RCTC Gold Vase (For horses rated 80 and above),the feature event of the Calcutta Races held on Wednesday.

Arts may score in Governor’s Cup

February 19, 2009 1:34:24 am

Three-year-old Arts looks good in a field of 15 runners that are taking part in the Governor’s Cup,the feature event of the Mumbai Races to be held at the Mahalaxmi Race Course on Thursday.