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Chandigarh’s ‘Stu-C’ remains hot-spot even after decades (Feature)(With Images)


May 27th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 27 (IANS) It may not be a pilgrimage spot but not one student on the Panjab University (PU) campus here would say that he or she has not ... Read more...

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Panjab University teachers see red over campus showbiz


January 21st, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Celebrities descending on the Panjab University (PU) campus to promote their films or shoot them may be to the liking of hundreds of awestruck students, ... Read more...

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Bonfires, celebrations mark Lohri across north India


January 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Bonfires on streets, house compounds, campuses of schools, colleges and universities and even at offices -- the festive mood of Lohri was felt across north ... Read more...

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The mystery behind Shimla’s ‘Scandal Point’ (With Images)


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) It is a famous address in a famous city and among the must visit spots for tourists. But exactly why Shimla's 'Scandal Point' has been named ... Read more...

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He was so young, mourn blast victim’s kin


September 8th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Benumbed with shock and sorrow, around 20 friends and relatives of 21-year-old Amanpreet Singh, who died in the Delhi High Court blast, collected his body ... Read more...

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All he said was ‘Papa guzar gaye’ (Scenes at hospital)


September 7th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In the crowded emergency ward on the fifth floor of Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital four young men sat with stoic expressions masking their hopelessness, ... Read more...

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Faces from Chandigarh in the Anna divide


August 28th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 28 (IANS) Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign may not have a direct connect with Chandigarh but several of those who occupied centrestage during the movement's 12-day standoff with ... Read more...

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Protesters picket Manmohan Singh’s Chandigarh house (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Pro-Anna Hazare agitators held a protest outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's private house in the upscale Sector 11 here Tuesday. The house, let out on ... Read more...

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Pro-Hazare protesters picket Manmohan Singh’s Chandigarh house


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Pro-Anna Hazare agitators Tuesday held a protest outside the private residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the upscale Sector 11 here.The protesters openly defied ... Read more...

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PM’s ‘missing’ degree: varsity suspends one, orders probe


July 30th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Panjab University authorities Saturday suspended an employee and ordered a five-member committee to probe the omission of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's name in the list ... Read more...

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What happened to PM’s honorary degree?


July 28th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished students to have ever studied at Panjab University. But his name seems to be ... Read more...

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Chandigarh listing heritage to prevent smuggling


June 28th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS) Heritage items dumped in dusty cobwebbed heaps in government offices in this union territory are now being carefully cleaned, numbered and restored. The reason: the administration ... Read more...

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Panjab University: Tracking down ‘criminal’ students


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Hit by rising incidents of campus violence, Panjab University (PU), one of the oldest varsities in the country, has taken some bold steps, including opening ... Read more...

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Indian students in Canada more than double in a year


June 15th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 15 (IANS) The first Canada-India Education Summit this week in Ottawa is set to boost research and educational ties between the two countries.With Canada reportedly registering more than ... Read more...

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BCom admissions to Punjab varsity to be online


June 6th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) Admission to Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) first year course in affiliated colleges of Panjab University (PU) in Chandigarh, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur will be done online this ... Read more...

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Panjab University’s anthem released


May 17th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Panjab University released its anthem during an academic function here Tuesday.Vice Chancellor R.C. Sobti released the anthem, which is written by Bollywood lyricist Irshad Kamil.Kamil, ... Read more...

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Snap that mobile link, Punjab panel tells brides


May 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) Mobiles and marriages? They simply don't go together even if this is the 21st century, believes the Punjab State Commission for Women (PSCW) that has asked ... Read more...

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Chandigarh wakes up to save lost heritage (With Images)


May 9th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Authorities in Chandigarh have finally woken up to the value of the "precious" junk lying in their backyard.Items originally designed by the team of architects associated ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to get planetarium in three years


May 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) Chandigarh will get a planetarium in the next three years.Union Minister for Science and Technology Pawan Kumar Bansal, who is also the Chandigarh MP, said that ... Read more...

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To protest or not to protest - Panjab University debates


May 4th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) A move to ban protests in front of the Panjab University (PU) vice-chancellor's office has evoked strong opposition from both students and teachers who see ... Read more...

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Panjab University gets its own anthem


April 30th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 30 (IANS) The Panjab University (PU) got its own anthem Saturday that will depict the vision and spirit of the varsity, a university official said here.The university ... Read more...

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Students apologise to Panjab varsity teacher over complaint


April 11th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) Following a legal notice served by their teacher, Panjab University's history students Monday went on the backfoot and said they did not intend to hurt the ... Read more...

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Teacher sends legal notice to students over complaint


April 10th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) A Panjab University (PU) history teacher has issued a legal notice to 17 students of his department asking them to take back their complaint filed against ... Read more...

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Hundreds in Punjab, Haryana support Hazare


April 8th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 8 (IANS) Support for social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign found support in Punjab and Haryana as tens of hundreds of activists, students, doctors, lawyers and teachers rallied ... Read more...

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Crafting a new life out of waste paper


April 5th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Anandpur Sahib, April 5 (IANS) Defying all odds and setting an example in society, a group of HIV-positive widows in this Punjab town is successfully running a small-scale business of ... Read more...

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Improve India’s sex ratio, says president


March 17th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday strongly emphasised the need to improve India's skewed sex ratio."Today, there are fewer women in India than men, and if this ... Read more...

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Delhi-based bogus company visits Panjab University


March 17th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) Panjab University officials here were left red-faced after they discovered that a Delhi-based company, which conducted campus interviews at its School of Communication Studies (SCS) department ... Read more...

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Martial arts and meditation come to Indian theatre


March 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) At first sight, martial arts and meditation may seem activities that are miles apart from theatre performances but an on-stage experiment by the department of ... Read more...

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Old friends, old memories at Panjab University’s alumni meet


February 21st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma and Ritika Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Rather nostalgic about the times gone by, walking down the memory lane, and cracking jokes, the old-timers of the Panjab ... Read more...

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One injured in students’ clash


February 19th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) One person was injured when rival groups of students' political parties clashed in the hostel of DAV College here, police said Saturday. According to police, activists of Students' ... Read more...

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Panjab University holds first alumni meet


February 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Panjab University, one of the oldest in the country, held its first university-level alumni meet here Saturday.Alumni of 1970 batch and previous ones were honoured with a ... Read more...

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Panjab varsity to hold first alumni meet Saturday


February 18th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Panjab University (PU), one of the oldest universities in the country that is Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's alma mater, is organising its first university-level alumni meet Saturday.Jammu ... Read more...

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Panjab University teacher resigns


February 17th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) A Panjab University (PU) professor, who was accused by his students of making derogatory remarks, Thursday submitted his resignation to the varsity vice chancellor. Dinesh Kumar Gupta resigned ... Read more...

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Lawyer attacked outside Chandigarh court premises


February 15th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) Four unidentified men attacked a lawyer with iron rods and sharp-edged weapons outside the premises of a district court complex in Sector 17 here Tuesday and also damaged ... Read more...

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Girls outshine boys at Panjab University convocation


February 14th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Girls clearly outnumbered boys at the 60th annual convocation function at Panjab University (PU) here Monday. Out of the 479 students who were awarded degrees, 351 were ... Read more...

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