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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.

Medically-fit resolutions

January 7, 2009 12:44:33 am

They say promises are made to be broken and so are the new-year resolutions. Well,that remains an open-ended question.

7-yr-old crushed under truck

January 7, 2009 12:43:39 am

More than 150 locals blocked traffic on the Chandimandir-Jallah road for over four hours today after a seven-year-old child was crushed under a truck.

Heart-warming news

January 7, 2009 12:43:39 am

The thought of undergoing a bypass or an open-heart surgery is in itself heart-aching news.

Tata AIG to pay up for charging premium on discontinued policy

January 7, 2009 12:42:52 am

The district consumer disputes redressal forum has directed Tata AIG General Insurance Company to pay Rs 20,000 as compensation for deficiency in services.

Earlier statements were made under duress: daughter

January 7, 2009 12:42:00 am

In a deposition before the court of Additional District and Sessions judge S K Aggarwal on Tuesday,11-year-old Osean Sandhu...

Midnight robbery at Sec-37 temple

January 7, 2009 12:41:01 am

Miscreants decamp with cash,jewellery worth Rs 17 lakh Nearly seven unidentified persons entered the Sanatan Dharam Mandir in Sector 37 last night and decamped with cash and jewellery worth Rs 17 lakh.

Rehabilitation centre to be inaugurated today

January 7, 2009 12:40:20 am

The Lions Clubs International Foundation aided project of Comprehensive Rehabilitation Centre will be inaugurated on Wednesday at Lokmanya Hospital,Nigdi,by district governor MJF CA Jitendra Mehta in the presence of former international president MJF Dr Ashokji Mehta.

Patel century helps Gujarat women win

January 7, 2009 12:38:27 am

The Gujarat women's cricket team won their match against Saurashtra on a higher first innings lead thanks to a century scored by Disha Patel in the senior women's west zone league being played at the Poona Club cricket ground on Tuesday.