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Varnika Kundu stalking case: Barala gets bail from HC Varnika Kundu stalking case: Barala gets bail from HC



Chandigarh, Over five months after he was arrested for stalking and attempt to abduct the daughter of a senior IAS officer, Vikas Barala, the son of Haryana BJP president Subhash Barala, was on Thursday granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court here.

A single judge bench of Justice Lisa Gill granted him and his friend and co-accused Ashish Kumar bail.

The bail plea of the duo was rejected four times earlier by the trial court. Both were arrested on August 9.

After internal bitterness, BJP's Moudgil elected Chandigarh Mayor After internal bitterness, BJP's Moudgil elected Chandigarh Mayor



Chandigarh,  BJP Councillor Davesh Moudgil was on Tuesday elected the 22nd mayor of Chandigarh.

Moudgil, 40, secured 22 out of the 27 votes in the election here and will remain in office for a one-year term.

He defeated Congress Councillor Devinder Singh Babla, who got only five votes.

Media protests against UIDAI FIR against Tribune reporter Media protests against UIDAI FIR against Tribune reporter

 

Chandigarh, Scores of journalists held demonstrations in Punjab and Chandigarh on Monday to protest against the UIDAI's move to register a case against The Tribune newspaper and one of its reporters for exposing illegal data leak of Aadhaar details.

The protests were organised on behalf of the Chandigarh Press Club, the Punjab Press Club in Jalandhar, the Patiala Media Club and the Sangrur Press Club.

Chandigarh to host sports lit festival Chandigarh to host sports lit festival



Chandigarh, Play Write 2018, India's first of its kind sports literature festival, will be held here on March 17-18, its organisers announced on Friday.

The litfest will bring together sports personalities who have either written books or have been the subject of one or more books themselves, said event organiser Vibrant Networking Forum, a group of CEOs, professionals and change makers.

Punjab Governor, CM hope for peaceful New Year Punjab Governor, CM hope for peaceful New Year



Chandigarh, Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday wished a happy, peaceful and prosperous New Year, with the optimism the year would usher in a new era of growth and development for Punjab.

‘The Big Small Town: How Life Looks from Chandigarh’ by Aarish Chhabra released ‘The Big Small Town: How Life Looks from Chandigarh’ by Aarish Chhabra released


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Filling a void in the world of books, ‘The Big Small Town: How Life Looks from Chandigarh’ by Aarish Chhabra was released here on Tuesday, finally providing a narrative on the story of a fast-changing Chandigarh, from a slow paced small town toa fast growing ‘big’ small town.Journalist Chhabra, in conversation with author-critic Nirupama Dutt, started off by clarifying that “this is not a book about architecture”. “If you search online or ask a bookseller for a book about Chandigarh, you will end up with a tome on Le Corbusier. That’s fine, but there are people inside those buildings!” Dutt underlined how this is arguably the first book of its kind. Simply put, it’s a collection of articles – stories, experiential pieces and essays 

Badnore salutes martyrs on armed forces flag day Badnore salutes martyrs on armed forces flag day

 Chandigarh Col. K.S. Chaudhary Zila Sainik Welfare Officer, Chandigarh and Brig. (Retd.) J.S. Arora, Director Sainik Welfare Punjab pinned Armed Forces Flag on the Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Shri V.P. Singh Badnore today on the occasion of the 69th Armed Forces Flag Day at Punjab Raj Bhavan. Releasing the annual magazine of Punjab Sainik Welfare, the Governor said that our Armed Forces have been serving the Nation with great distinction both during war and peace.

HC stays trial in Junaid killing case, issues notice HC stays trial in Junaid killing case, issues notice




Chandigarh,  The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday stayed trial court proceedings in the case of teenager Junaid Khan, who was stabbed to death in a train in Haryana's Faridabad district in June.

A Division Bench comprising Justices Mahesh Grover and Raj Shekhar Attri issued notice of motion to the Haryana government and the Central Bureau of Investigation on the plea by Junaid's family for a stay on the trial and a CBI probe.

Train engine catches fire in Haryana after accident Train engine catches fire in Haryana after accident


Chandigarh,  The engine of the Bikaner Express train derailed and caught fire after colliding with a truck in Haryana's Mahendergarh district early on Monday, police said. No casualty was reported.

The accident took place about 125 km from Delhi, on the Delhi-Bikaner railway route.

Kirron Kher on defensive over advice to gang rape victim Kirron Kher on defensive over advice to gang rape victim


Chandigarh, Bollywood actress and Chandigarh's BJP MP Kirron Kher was on the defensive on Thursday after she stirred a controversy by giving unsolicited advice to a young woman who was gang raped earlier this month here by an auto-rickshaw driver and his two accomplices.

Kher had on Wednesday said the victim should have been more cautious and not boarded the auto-rickshaw in which three men were already sitting.

Thossand of students affected because of shifting of PTU Exam Centres: - PUCA-PUTIA Thossand of students affected because of shifting of PTU Exam Centres: - PUCA-PUTIA



A meeting of Punjab Unaided Technical Institutions Association (PUTIA) and Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) under the joint leadership of President, PUTIA, Dr. J.S Dhaliwal and President, PUCA, Dr. Anshu Kataria was held today. The meeting was attended by the main office bearers of PUCA and putia.

No arrests after woman raped in auto-rickshaw in Chandigarh No arrests after woman raped in auto-rickshaw in Chandigarh


Chandigarh, Despite getting CCTV footage from a gas station of the accused, the Chandigarh Police was on Saturday yet to make any arrest in the gang-rape case of a 22-year-old woman.

The victim, who is admitted in a government hospital, was allegedly gang-raped by three men on Friday evening after she hired a shared auto-rickshaw to go back to her paying guest accommodation in Mohali town, adjoining Chandigarh.

C.J S.J. Vazirdar flags off the walk from high court C.J S.J. Vazirdar flags off the walk from high court


CHANDIGARH, 
To connect with the people of the States of Punjab, U.T. Chandigarh and Haryana and to create awareness about the availability of legal services for poor and marginalized segment of the society, Hon’ble the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Mr. Justice S.J. Vazifdar, the Patron-in-Chief of State Legal Services Authorities, flagged off “The Walk”, today from High Court of Punjab and Haryana in the presence of Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.K. Mittal, Hon’ble Mr. Justice Surya Kant and Hon’ble Mr. Justice T.P.S. Mann, Executive Chairman, Punjab State Legal Services Authority. The Hon’ble 

Chandigarh court holds two uncles guilty of rape of 10-year-old Chandigarh court holds two uncles guilty of rape of 10-year-old


Chandigarh, A fast track court in Chandigarh on Tuesday held two maternal uncles guilty of raping a 10-year-old girl. The court will pronounce the quantum of punishment on Thursday.

The victim gave birth to a baby girl on August 5 after the Supreme Court turned down her plea for abortion.

The uncles, both brothers, had been accused of raping her over five months. Both hail from Nepal.

The police had initially arrested one uncle based on the victim's statement. However, when the DNA of the new born girl child did not match with that uncle, the case took a curious turn.

Newly elected student council of post gratuate government college sector 46 has taken oath Chandigarh policeman who slapped resident for filming him suspended Sopu wins three seats in Govt Coiiege 46 Students Council polls Tight security in place as PU braces for student polls Declamation Contest on The Role of Women in the Indian Freedom Struggle Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Abhiyan Aadhar Updation Centre started at Mohali Post Office Smart Chandigarh child labour free Badnore reviews law and order situation in chandigarh GST to escalate GSDP growth of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal - PHD Chamber Unit should work on vistarak yojna - Shah Around 50,000 candidates appears in CLAT-2017 today OBC category are happy with the constitution of OBC Commission by Narendra Modi-Sanjay Tandon Raid Conducted in Grain Market by Department of Food Safety Governor Punjab inaugurated Mega Cancer Awareness Camp Automatic Vehicle Location System launch by CTU Tree Plantation Drive by Chandigarh Traders on World Earth Day Registration of Property Consultants of Chandigarh Solidarity Committee formed in support of students CGC Jhanjeri awarded as the Best Educational Institute of Punjab Eminent Photo-Artists of the country conferred TPAS Fellowship Centenarian of Pandit Deen Dyal Upadhyay observed Gurpreet Waraich condemns police lathi charge on PU students Chandigarh Press Club demands action against guilty police officials Three school children killed in Punjab accident Fake IG in police net ,After Rs 1.5 lakh mobile purchase A seminar on “Religious Response towards the Environment is organized Destination north east enters day two Digital degree project to control fake degrees racket:-HRD Minister Panchhi honored by Khukhrain Sabha