Sunday, September 24, 2023


Rival gangsters Bishnoi, Bhagwanpuria claim responsibility for killing Duneke in Canada

CHANDIGARH: Rival gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi and Jaggu Bhagwanpuria on Thursday separately claimed responsibility for the killing of Punjab-origin NIA-wanted gangster Sukha Duneke, who was shot dead in Canada's Winnipeg in an inter-gang rivalry.

PM Modi should clarify his stand on Trudeau govt allegations: Akal Takht

CHANDIGARH: Amidst strained relations between India and Canada over the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, the Akal Takht, has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clarify in Parliament over the allegations levelled by the Trudeau government.

Final Farewell to Prof BC Verma with tearful tributes

CHANDIGARH: During the last rites of Prof BC Verma, father of Punjab Chief Secretary Mr. Anurag Verma, a large number of prominent personalities including Cabinet Ministers of Punjab paid their respects to the departed soul.

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.

Shraddha Kapoor Celebrates Fitness and Fashion at Nexus Elante Mall as ASICS India's Brand Ambassador!

CHANDIGARH: Shraddha Kapoor, leading actor and ASICS Brand Ambassador visited ASICS Store at Nexus Elante Mall in Chandigarh on 17th September 2023. The event marked Kapoor's debut appearance as the brand ambassador for ASICS India. The celebrated actor made the evening delightful by sharing her mantra of fitness and healthy lifestyle while showcasing a perfect blend of fashion, style and fitness.

Hina Rohtaki wins Jethmalani Prize for Journalism in the Empowerment category

CHANDIGARH: The Indian Express Special Correspondent Hina Rohtaki has won the Jethmalani Prize for Journalism - The Will of Steel Awards in the Empowerment category at a ceremony held at NDMC Convention Centre, New Delhi, on Friday.

Property Federation Chandigarh Urges Reconsideration of Heritage Committee Decision

CHANDIGARH: The Property Federation Chandigarh (Regd) convened its Annual General Body Meeting under the leadership of Mr Kamaljit Singh Panchhi at Hotel Sunbeam, Sector-22, Chandigarh.

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.

After Golden Temple, Panchkula's Nada Sahib Gurbani to live stream daily

CHANDIGARH: After the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) launched broadcast of Gurbani from the Golden Temple on its own YouTube channel, its Haryana counterpart on Monday started its live stream daily across the globe from Gurdwara Nada Sahib in Panchkula.

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.

Gurugram DC advises work for home for employees on Sep 8

CHANDIGARH: In view of the G20 Summit in Delhi, Deputy Commissioner of Gurugram, Nishant Kumar Yadav, on Thursday advised all corporate offices and private institutions in the district to ask their employees to work from home on September 8.

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.

Research paper of Associate Professor Dr. Amita Sharma and Research Scholar Arundeep Singh selected for international seminar

CHANDIGARH: The research paper of Dr. Amita Sharma, Head of the Department of Musical Instrumental, P.G.G.C.G., Sector-11 and research scholar Arundeep Singh has been selected for the international seminar ‘Dance and Drama Traditions of South-East Asian Countries’ being held at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.

Yuvraj Garg will be SOI's presidential candidate for Panjab University elections

CHANDIGARH: Yuvraj Garg has been announced as the candidate for the presidentship of the SOI wing by the Shiromani Akali Dal for the elections of the student wing of Panjab University to be held on September 6.

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.

BBMB bestowed with 'Gold Award' in water management

CHANDIGARH: Nand Lal Sharma, Chairman, BBMB extended his heartiest congratulations to all the employees as BBMB proudly clinched the "Gold Award" for its exceptional accomplishments in the Water Management. This prestigious recognition was bestowed upon BBMB at the "14th Exceed Green Future Award and Conference 2023," in Lucknow on August 25, 2023.

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.

Punjab CM releases Rs.48.91 Crore for construction of hostels at Panjab University, Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: In view of the futuristic needs of the students, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Friday released Rs 48.91 crore for the construction of boys' and girls' hostels in Panjab University, Chandigarh. These hostels will provide top-notch accommodation facilities to the students on the campus.

Chandigarh Police registers criminal case against son of former Dy CM Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Police today registered a criminalo case against Udaiveer Singh Randhawa son of former Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa who is also incharge of Congress in Rajasthan.

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.

Self-defence training to city’s girl students starts from next week

CHANDIGARH: With a view to empower girl students not only mentally but also physically so that they can defend themselves by their own at the time of crisis. The Chandigarh Administration has constituted a committee of officials to select trainers trained by the Swayam Team for Self-Defence Training to girl students (Class VI to XII) in city schools.

Only surviving cub of tigress 'Gauri' dies

MOHALI: A day after one of the two cubs of tigress "Gauri" died at Chhatbir Zoo, the only surviving cub too breathed her last on Wednesday night.

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.

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.

Newborn Tiger cub dies at Chhatbir Zoo

MOHALI: In an unfortunate incident,one of the two Royal Bengal tiger cubs born at the Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park, better known as the Chhatbir Zoo, died at the neonatal care unit of the zoo's veterinary hospital.

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

CHANDIGARH: A resident doctor at PGIMER’S hepatology department attempted suicide on the institute’s campus on Tuesday following alleged harassment by an associate professor of the department. The doctor injected himself with midazolam, a drug used to produce sleepiness and relieve anxiety before surgery or certain procedures, but was saved in time by his peers.

Young girl dies after falling from fourth floor in CHB flats Sector 63 Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: A 22 year old girl today fell from fourth floor of Chandigarh Housing Board flats in Sector 63 Chandigarh and died in the hospital during treatment.

Chandigarh to get erratic water supply, tankers to supply water in Manimajra

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh would continue to get erratic water supply on July 11, Tuesday while the MC authorities are trying its best to improve the water supply situation in the city.

All schools, colleges in Chandigarh closed till July 13

In the wake of Unprecedented Rainfall in the region, MC, Chandigarh leaves no stone unturned. Deploys huge manpower and machinery.

CHANDIGARH: Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh reviewed the situation in the city today as unprecedented rainfall has battered the region over the past 24 hours. According to the latest weather forecast, the city is likely to receive continuous rainfall for the next five days.