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UT to restrict traffic on Madhya Marg in peak hours

UT to restrict traffic on Madhya Marg in peak hours

CHANDIGARH: In order to mitigate peak hour congestion between Chandigarh and Panchkula, the UT traffic police is going to start a pilot project of making traffic on the Madhya Marg one way for two hours each in the mornings and evenings (8.30-10.30am and 5-7pm) from January 15 onwards. Traffic police will divert the motorists driving from Panchkula to Chandigarh from […]

‘Paramour’ of victim’s wife held for Morni murder

‘Paramour’ of victim’s wife held for Morni murder

PANCHKULA: Six days after Karnal resident Islam was found dead near a Palasra village resort in this district’s Morni block, the alleged lover of his wife was arrested here on Saturday based on her interrogation. Jaswinder Singh ‘Patta’(32) is co-accused with Shama Parveen ‘Bhuri’ (27), the alleged unfaithful wife, in this crime that came to light on January 6. First […]

NIT-Patna students’ app for women safety launched

NIT-Patna students’ app for women safety launched

PATNA: A group of students from the (NIT)- have developed a mobile application, ‘AASHA’ (action against sexual harassment app), for safety and security of women. The app was jointly launched by Patna mayor Sita Sahu, Patna divisional commissioner Robert L Chongthu, (PMC) commissioner Anup Kumar Suman and additional municipal commissioner Devendra Prasad Tiwari on the NIT-P campus on Saturday to […]

Farakka bridge closure leads to jam in Bhagalpur

Farakka bridge closure leads to jam in Bhagalpur

BHAGALPUR: Massive traffic jam for nearly 50-60 kilometres at both ends of the since January 10 has thrown normal life out of gear in the town. Even though SSP Ashish Bharti rode on motorbike on the bridge to regularize the traffic flow on Friday, the massive multiplication in the vehicular flow since the closure of Farakka bridge has failed to […]

CM Nitish Kumar to name JD(U) chief in Jharkhand

CM Nitish Kumar to name JD(U) chief in Jharkhand

PATNA: JD(U) state committee on Saturday unanimously authorized party’s national president and CM Nitish Kumar for nominating its new president. The Jharkhand JD(U) has no president since December 29 last year after Jaleshwar Mahto joined Congress in the presence of Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi. All the Jharkhand JD(U) state committee members, its 24 district presidents and five senior party […]

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to name JD(U) chief in Jharkhand

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to name JD(U) chief in Jharkhand

PATNA: JD(U) state committee on Saturday unanimously authorized party’s national president and CM Nitish Kumar for nominating its new president. The Jharkhand JD(U) has no president since December 29 last year after Jaleshwar Mahto joined Congress in the presence of Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi. All the Jharkhand JD(U) state committee members, its 24 district presidents and five senior party […]

Teachers to be judged unfit over too many SLs

Teachers to be judged unfit over too many SLs

CHANDIGARH: Availing high number of during last year of service can prove detrimental to teachers seeking extension in service beyond the retirement age of 58 years. According to a circular issued by Punjab education department on Tuesday, any teacher who takes medical leave for more than one month, in addition to casual and paidearned leaves, as per entitlement, during the […]