ASI, constable face probe after theft accused escapes

An assistant sub inspector (ASI) and constable with Chandigarh police faced a departmental inquiry on Friday for dereliction of duty after a theft accused escaped from their custody even though he was arrested later. Investigating officer and ASI Yashpal and constable Yogesh were at the Sector 22 police post at 8.30 pm questioning Sanjay Kumar from […]


Sector 32 PG fire tragedy: UT’s policy constraints at the heart of acute shortage of hostels in Chandigarh colleges

The rampant growth of unregulated paying guest (PG) accommodations in the city has resulted from the fact that the established educational institutions have been impotent in meeting the growing demand for student hostels. And at the centre of this catastrophe is the UT administration’s stranglehold on policies that hegemonise creation/expansion of hostel facilities in schools […]


Chandrayaan-2 mission a huge success: ISRO chief

K. Sivan said ISRO is focusing on another moon mission by 2020. Despite all attempts to establish contact with lander Vikram went in vain, ISRO chairperson K. Sivan on Saturday termed Chandrayan 2 mission a huge success and said the country was raring to go for Gaganyaan mission. “Chandrayan 2 Mission comprises a very big […]


HSVP to take over ‘disputed’ land in Gurugram Sec 12A

In line with the direction received from the urban estates department in Chandigarh, the Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) will take possession of a disputed piece of land in Sector 12A on Thursday. The land has been in dispute, ever since a private developer took licence for developing a group housing society on the 3.75-acre […]