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Despite price rise, no decline in sale of gold, say city jewellers

Wednesday 28 November '12

Despite gold prices rising constantly in the last decade, the consumption of the metal has been steady.
Music, personality tests, social messages keep visitors engaged

Sunday 25 November '12

Stalls with activities for people of all age groups kept visitors occupied on the second day of the Chandigarh Carnival.
Schools seek clarification on EWS admission norms

Saturday 24 November '12

In a follow-up to the meeting held on Wednesday regarding the common admission procedure between the Education Department and private schools, the Independent School Association (ISA) has now sought a...
Chandigarh carnival transports visitors to dreamland with parade, contests, music

Saturday 24 November '12

Woven around the theme ‘Dreamland’, the Chandigarh Carnival began with a parade of popular cartoon characters, including Mickey Mouse, Tom and Jerry and Alladin here Friday.
UT seeks details to reimburse schools for EWS students

Friday 23 November '12

The UT education department has sought details towards financial settlement on the issue of reimbursements for (Right To Education) students admissions in private schools and has asked for the details...
Govt schools to start admissions next month

Thursday 22 November '12

Government schools will be beginning admission process to entry-level classes by as early as next month.
Campus needs separate protest ground, says PU security chief

Thursday 22 November '12

In view of the disruptions caused by students protests, the need of setting up of a separate designated area for protests at Panjab University campus has resurfaced, at a distance and a location which...
Meeting with ISA to hammer out consensus

Wednesday 21 November '12

After the admission schedule was communicated to schools on October 30, private schools had decided at a meeting that they would write to the dept stating their grievances, as the dept officials had k...
Engg colleges see drop in placements

Tuesday 20 November '12

In the ongoing placement season, the engineering colleges in the city have recorded a decline in the number of students placed this year due to the overall slump in the Information Technology (IT) and...
Devotees worship sun on Chhath Puja

Tuesday 20 November '12

On the second day of the Chhath festival celebrations, lakhs of devotees turned up at the lakes in and around the city to worship the setting sun and to take the ritual bath here on Monday.
Three held for cheating Punjab and Sind Bank

Saturday 17 November '12

The UT police on Friday busted a gang of three allegedly involved in cheating Punjab and Sind Bank of Rs 20 crore.
Now, common school buses to carry ‘students only’ board

Saturday 17 November '12

Nearly four months after the common school buses have started operating on city roads, Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) and Education Department have finally taken the first step towards the ele...
During protest, divide between political parties came to fore

Friday 16 November '12

With eleven protesters having been taken to the hospital and a handful of the students having continued their hunger strike for eleven days, the situation had reached a point where a negotiation seeme...
Allot us fixed markets, say firecracker vendors

Tuesday 13 November '12

Those who like light and sound can buy a ‘champagne’ for Diwali, one of the newest additions to firecrackers in shops this year.
‘I have been to 12 jails... I am a soldier of freedom’

Saturday 10 November '12

Tibetan writer and activist Tenzin Tsundue says that the offering of body and life through self-immolation is a Buddhist way of achieving freedom, while those who are alive are living with their heads...
PU costly mess meals: On day four, protest turns violent

Friday 9 November '12

The ongoing protest by Panjab University students against the hike in price of hostel meals, which entered day four on Thursday, turned violent with the students throwing stones at the Vice-Chancellor...
Schools propose meeting with authorities to discuss common admissions

Thursday 8 November '12

Private schools say calling a meeting between authorities and schools is the first step towards implementing the schedule.
Regular maintenance, modernisation required at PU hostels, say students

Wednesday 7 November '12

The hostels at Panjab University, now more than 60 years old, are deteriorating by the day, according to the students.
Pvt schools to discuss common admission schedule today

Wednesday 7 November '12

Private schools of the city have called a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the common admission schedule for the upcoming academic session.
Despite festive season, gold losing sheen for local shoppers

Saturday 3 November '12

The ongoing festival and approaching wedding season is bringing big money for jewellery stores in the city, even as some of them rue that the sales have decreased since last year.


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