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Insurance company,bank to cough up Rs 25,000 for ‘forcing’ policy on client

January 12, 2009 12:15:04 am

Terming it as yet another instance where the hard-earned money of the consumers was being eaten into by the service providers...

Govt banks on Munak canal to tide over summer

January 12, 2009 12:13:46 am

Delhi is likely to have a more relaxed summer this year,as the government hopes to augment its water supply through the parallel-lined canal from Munak in Haryana to the Haiderpur water treatment plant.

Mounted Police

January 12, 2009 12:12:54 am

The Delhi Mounted Police was established during the 1930s and has grown in stature ever since despite the all round mechanisation of the force.

W Delhi murder: ‘suspected’ weapon found

January 12, 2009 12:10:45 am

Twenty-four hours after a woman and her two sons were found murdered in the Bindapur area of Uttam Nagar,the police are yet to make any formal arrests.

Workshop on disaster management at PU concludes

January 12, 2009 12:10:16 am

Disaster management in school settings was discussed in detail at the second and the concluding day of the national seminar-cum-workshop...

Three die in separate accidents

January 12, 2009 12:09:44 am

Three persons,including a bank manager,were crushed to death by speeding vehicles in three separate accidents in the past 36 hours in the Capital.

CHB to pay interest on deposit for flat

January 12, 2009 12:08:17 am

The District Consumer Forum has directed the Chandigarh Housing Board to pay a 10 per cent interest...

Family of man who died in PGI allege negligence

January 12, 2009 12:06:29 am

The family of a 37-year-old resident of Himachal Pradesh who died on Friday at the PGI alleged negligence on part of the authorities today.

Car stereos worth Rs 15 lakh stolen from showroom

January 12, 2009 12:05:12 am

Thieves struck a car accessories showroom in Sector 28 late on Saturday night and decamped with nearly 100 imported stereos worth over Rs 15 lakh.

Poll fever sets city rolling on vote-garnering track

January 12, 2009 12:03:46 am

With the Lok Sabha elections approaching fast,the city buzzed with political activity on Sunday.

Finally,Mohali to get garbage treatment plant

January 11, 2009 11:59:36 pm

Decks have been cleared for Mohali to get a new garbage-treatment plant,replacing the one in Industrial Focal Point,Phase VIII-B,here.

Tewari dares CM to contest against him from city

January 11, 2009 11:57:15 pm

Manish Tewari,national spokesperson of the All India Congress Committee (AICC),today asserted that the party in Punjab was absolutely united and the rank and file was fully geared up to contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

City Centre case adjourned to Jan 31

January 11, 2009 11:55:51 pm

The much-hyped City Centre case was adjourned till January 31 by District and Session Judge G K Rai on Saturday. It has also been fixed as the next date for framing the charges against the accused.

For Rs 50,five youths ransack shop,beat owner

January 11, 2009 11:55:47 pm

A shopkeeper in Sector 10 was allegedly attacked and his shop ransacked by five youths on Saturday following an altercation over a payment of Rs 50.

Workshop on disaster management begins at PU

January 11, 2009 11:54:29 pm

A two-day national seminar-cum-workshop on ‘Disaster Management-Institutions and Community’ kicked off at the Department of Education SAP,Panjab University on Saturday.

This Lohri,villagers vow to fight femicide

January 11, 2009 11:53:21 pm

Digressing from the festivities that surround Lohri and setting a cue for others,the villagers of Dad have taken a vow to fight female foeticide in letter and spirit.

PGI writes to Centre for new director

January 11, 2009 11:52:52 pm

With about three months left for PGI Director Prof K K Talwar to vacate office,the PGI Employees Union has written to Union Health Minister Dr Anbumani Ramadoss...

BJP city unit organises rally against recent strikes

January 11, 2009 11:51:13 pm

The city unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party organised a rally on Sunday to protest against the recent strikes including the indefinite strike of the transporters and the recently-ended strike of petroleum companies.

UT engineer held in graft case

January 11, 2009 11:50:05 pm

An assistant engineer with the electrical division under the UT Engineering department was allegedly caught red handed by the Central Bureau of Investigation...

Transporters,small-scale industrialists holed up city

January 11, 2009 11:49:44 pm

The striking transporters observed a ‘chakka jam’ on the Samrala Chowk for 15 minutes on Saturday to press their demands.

Corporation aborts encroachment drive

January 11, 2009 11:48:10 pm

It was a bad day for the tehbazari branch of the Municipal Corporation on Saturday.

Graft’s other tale: CBI ‘outsmarted’

January 11, 2009 11:47:18 pm

Of late,the Central Bureau of Investigation has been arresting a number of police officers on charges of graft. Once in court,many of these cases have a different story to tell.

Online sample papers a hit with students

January 11, 2009 11:43:43 pm

Gone are the days when students would throng bookshops to lay hands on previous years’ question papers.

Not a fat chance!

January 11, 2009 11:41:57 pm

A novel way to fight a disease: Hospitals take initiative to form support groups to deal with different ailments by way of patient-patient interaction and patient-doctor counselling...

Records sought under RTI found ‘tampered’

January 11, 2009 11:39:51 pm

The conduct of the Public Information Officer of Punjabi University,Patiala,has come under the scanner of the State Information Commissioner...