Wednesday, February 21, 2024


Haryana CM honours Asian Games winners

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday felicitated the state's athletes and coaches who won medals in the recently held 19th Asian Games held in China.

UIDAI helps woman reunite with family in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: In a heartwarming reunion, a woman who was brought to One Stop Center Sakhi-26 by Police Station in Sector 19 in Chandigarh on August 19, was reunited with her family on Friday.

Fire in Chandigarh PGI’s Nehru Hospital, 424 patients evacuated

CHANDIGARH: A fire broke out in Chandigarh PGI’s Nehru Hospital and 424 patients were evacuated, officials said on Tuesday, adding that the patients requiring ventilators were moved to safer areas and there was no causality.

Assess, enhance efforts to prevent stubble burning: Haryana Chief Secy

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal on Tuesday asked all Deputy Commissioners to assess and enhance efforts aimed to prevent stubble burning.

Rs 8,526.76 lakh approved for 124 PM SHRI schools in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal on Thursday said the Union government had selected 3,893 benchmark schools in the state based on their performance in seven domains.

Varun Grover, uninterrupted

CHANDIGARH: In the middle of the show, a young man starts shouting, and rushes towards the stage. Armed guards accompanying entitled bureaucrats in Chandigarh even inside the auditorium try stopping him. He gets more agitated. Everyone is expecting the worst. There is an elderly woman accompanying him, she tells something to the guards who are unable to understand. Finally, Varun Grover asks her 'what is the problem' in a low voice, and she answers that her son is special. By then, the young man had climbed up the stage. Grover tells the guards to back off.

Haryana CM rides motorcycle to reach airport

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday rode a Royal Enfield motorcycle in his hometown Karnal to reach the airport.

Bids invited for PGIMER satellite centre in Ferozepur: Sukhbir Badal

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said persistent efforts to kick-start the PGIMER Satellite Centre in Ferozepur had finally borne fruit with the PGI, Chandigarh, appointing an executing agency to construct the Rs 233 crore centre and inviting bids for it.

Shutting visa service for Canadians will impact lakhs of Punjabis: Sukhbir Badal

CHANDIGARH: As India on Thursday suspended visa services in Canada citing "operational reasons", Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Badal on Thursday said "this is set to create great hurdles, uncertainty and anxiety for Punjabis".

Mukhi re-nominated to FIBA Appeals Commission

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh-based Chander Mukhi Sharma, former Secretary General of the Basketball Federation of India, on Tuesday was re-nominated to the FIBA Appeals Commission, a high-power body that sits in judgment of all legal matters concerning the governance of sport of basketball in the world, including if required the decisions taken by FIBA (International Basketball Federation).

Haryana to frame policy to tackle unauthorised commercial construction in residential areas

CHANDIGARH: To tackle unauthorised commercial construction within residential areas of cities, Haryana Chief Minister Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced to formulate a policy for commercial construction in residential areas.

Heroes of Anantnag cremated with military honours

CHANDIGARH: Amid chants of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and 'Vande Matram', mortal remains of third-generation soldier Col Manpreet Singh and his colleague Major Aashish Dhonchak, who made the supreme sacrifice while protecting the nation from the terrorists in Anantnag, were cremated with full military honours at their hometowns in Punjab and Haryana, respectively.

Haryana Police to give cyber security fresh momentum

CHANDIGARH: As digital threats continue to evolve and pose challenges, Haryana Police on Wednesday said it has decided to give cyber security fresh momentum.

Need for sustainable solution to check stubble burning, says report

CHANDIGIARH: The much-anticipated release of a comprehensive report, providing the perspective of farmers on the challenges they face in reducing stubble burning, has shed light on an issue that has long been a concern for both the environment and the farming community.

Haryana to develop industrial area in Hisar district

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday announced the development of an industrial area spanning 100 acres under the Programme to Accelerate Development for MSME Advancement (PADMA) scheme in Khanpur village in Hisar district.

Woman alleges gang-rape in Haryana by cop’s aides

CHANDIGARH: A woman was allegedly gang-raped by accomplices of a sub-inspector in Haryana’s Palwal when she went to a police station to file a complaint against her husband, officials said.

Will withdraw decision to dissolve over 13,000 panchayats, Punjab informs HC

CHANDIGARH: Less than a fortnight after dissolving over 13,000 gram panchayats in Punjab, the government on Thursday informed the Punjab and Haryana High Court that it will withdraw the notification regarding the dissolution of gram panchayats in the state.

Cong MLA linked with Nuh violence summoned, says Haryana Home Minister

CHANDIGARH: A day after Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said a Congress MLA has been issued notice by the police in connection with the July 31 Nuh violence, state Home minister Anil Vij on Tuesday alleged that MLA Mamman Khan was in touch with Nuh rioters.

Haryana Deputy CM asks flood-hit people to report to SDMs

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Monday informed the assembly that “if any person wants to get a personal inspection of a house which is partially or completely damaged due to floods or excessive rains, such person can submit a report in writing to the Sub-divisional Magistrate (SDM) within one month”.

Haryana minister accuses Cong of ‘orchestrating’ violence in Nuh on July 31

CHANDIGARH: Accusing the Congress of “orchestrating” the communal violence in Nuh district on July 31, Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Monday informed the Assembly that the government “is democratic and secular, allowing people of every religion to freely practice their religious activities based on their beliefs”.

Haryana CM congratulates Neeraj Chopra on gold win

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday congratulated international athlete Neeraj Chopra for winning the gold in javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships.

Haryana Congress MLAs stage walkout demanding minister’s resignation

CHANDIGARH: Congress legislators led by Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday staged a walkout from the Haryana Assembly, demanding the resignation of minister Sandeep Singh, who has been booked on charges of sexual harassment and wrongful confinement of a woman coach.

Haryana to regularise 450 colonies

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said the government has decided to regularise 450 unauthorized colonies situated beyond the municipal limits, falling under the purview of the Town and Country Planning Department.

Tricity cab,auto drivers extend hunger strike

CHANDIGARH: To press for their demands,cab and auto ricksaw drivers have extended their hundger strike for an indefinite period. According to their earlier plan, the strike was to end yesterday.

2 MC officials held for graft suspended

CHANDIGARH: Two Municipal Corporation (MC) officials, who were arrested by the CBI in a case of corruption two days ago, have been suspended.

Extortion: Cop sent to judicial custody

CHANDIGARH: A local court sent constable Virender of the Chandigarh Police, who was arrested in a case of extortion, to judicial custody for 14 days. Virender was produced beofre the court after his three-day police remand ended on Thursday.

Chandigarh-Shimla highway closes down again after landslide

SHIMLA: The Chandigarh-Shimla national highway, the main lifeline of the Himachal Pradesh capital and upper areas of the state, was closed again after a massive landslide in Solan district early Friday, police said.

MCC takes a strict stand against violators of Solid Waste Management Rules. Impounds 27 trucks with 24390 Metric tons dry waste

CHANDIGARH: The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh swung into action to remove illegal stocking of dry waste and removed 24390 Metric tones of dry waste stocked by junk dealers near Shahpur colony, sector 38 west, Chandigarh, unauthorised.

Father sentenced to life for raping his daughter

AMBALA: The court of Additional Sesions Judge Man Pal Ramawat, while sentencing a man to life imprisonment for remainder of natural life for raping his 13-year-old daughter, said if a girl is not safe in the company of her father,the nobody can save her.

Cab,Auto driver go on strike in Chandigarh,Mohali

CHANDIGARH: On the edge over the murder of two cab drivers in Mohali over the past three months,over the past
three months, cab and auto-rickshaw drivers have decided to go off roads from Thursday, when the Cab Auto Union
Front will also launch and indefinite hunger strike in Sector 25 to draw attention to their safety concerns.

No air travel, star hotels for Chandigarh officers: Administrator

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator Banwari Lal Purohit on Tuesday prohibited air travel and star hotels for officers of the UT visiting Delhi.

Traffic on Chandigarh-Shimla highway restored partially

SHIMLA: The traffic on Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway 5, which was closed for traffic near Solan following landslides, was restored after over 10 hours of closure on Wednesday for light vehicles.

Punjab CM hands over cheques to 25,000 beneficiaries for construction of houses

LUDHIANA: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday handed over cheques of Rs 1.75 lakh each to 25,000 beneficiaries, totalling a sum of Rs 101 crore, for construction of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) scheme.

Brother of chandigarh BJP leader arrested on bribe charges

CHANDIGARH: Two persons, including the brother of a former BJP councillor, were arrested by the CBI while accepting Rs 3 lakh in bribe from a resident of Ram Dardar on behalf of a UT police constable, Pawan, who s absconding.

pitbull bites child, owner arrested

CHANDIGARH: A dog owner has been booked by the police after his pitbull dog attacked a two year old boy in Sector 32.

Punjab questions govt over atta home delivery scheme

CHANDIGARH: Three days after the Council of Ministers gave the gohead to the Home Delivery of Atta scheme, Governor Banwarilal Purohit today questined its rollout.

Angel One launches AI-powered campaign

CHANDIGARH: Angel One Limited, formerly known as Angel Broking Limited, India's most trusted Fintech company, has launched the #SuperIsHere campaign.

One young girl committed suicide, youth held

CHANDIGARH: Police have arrested a 22-year old man for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 17-year old girl who
hanged herself at home in Sector-40 on Sunday morning.

PGI Doctor attempt to suicide

Chain snatcher sentenced to six years jail

CHANDIGARH: Additional Sessions Judge Jaibir Singh has sentenced a UP resident, Sanjay,to six years of rigorous imprisonment each in the two cases.