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Now, Chandigarh civic body to introduce toilet vans

Now, Chandigarh civic body to introduce toilet vans

The civic body is set to buy as many as 10 mobile toilet vans initially; each van will comprise ten toilet blocks.

Security 'just ornamental' at Chandigarh railway station: UT cops

Security 'just ornamental' at Chandigarh railway station: UT cops

The city police have, however, stated that they are not responsible for the security arrangements at the station.

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Maintenance is largely neglected, say people looking after crematoriums and burial grounds. Here is the lowdown on problems they face.

As one traverses along the lanes of the fishing hamlet, the pungency of drying fish grows stronger.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said he was the “wall” between the Centre and his ministers.

All India Police Duty Meet is the first major achievement for Pune in the Computer Awareness convention and has raised the morale of the police personnel in the city.

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Horses replace bullocks in Kila Raipur rural sports festival
Horses replace bullocks in Kila Raipur rural sports festival

However, no such norm is being followed in any similar tournaments in Punjab

Shiv Sena shuts shops in Old City in Ludhiana, says will keep up its protest
Shiv Sena shuts shops in Old City in Ludhiana, says will keep up its protest

Ludhiana police commissioner PS Umranangal said there has been no headway in both the cases.

Kila Raipur sports festival: ‘Rural Olympics’ begins today, animal welfare board to watch out for violations
Kila Raipur sports festival: ‘Rural Olympics’ begins today, animal welfare board to watch out for violations

Bullock cart owners have planned to stage protests at the venue site during the inaugural and closing ceremony events in which SAD ministers will be chief guests.

RSS worker found dead near Barewal, kin claims murder
RSS worker found dead near Barewal, kin claims murder

His body was recovered from Sidhwan canal near Barewal.

Venue for Mansa all-girls’ sports meet is boys’ school
Venue for Mansa all-girls’ sports meet is boys’ school

After finding many of its proposed venues unsuitable for the sports meet, the organising committee decided to hold it at a government school for boys.

Behbal Kalan firing incident: 41 record statements before Justice Katju
Behbal Kalan firing incident: 41 record statements before Justice Katju

Police had fired at people in Behbal Kalan village, who were protesting the alleged desecration of the Sikh holy book, Guru Granth Sahib.

Youth killed in attempt to resolve argument between friends
Youth killed in attempt to resolve argument between friends

Two friends, Himanshu and Guggu Grewal, reportedly entered into an argument on a Whatsapp group. The victim Davinder, who was a mutual friend, tried to intervene and avert the clash.

SAD focus is on development, says Sukhbir
SAD focus is on development, says Sukhbir

“Development will be our poll plank in this bypoll and even in the 2017 elections. The party has created a special Rs 10,000-crore fund for development in urban and rural areas across the state,” said Sukhbir.

Cop arrested for stealing gold biscuits, dismissed
Cop arrested for stealing gold biscuits, dismissed

He was posted as ASI in Bhikhi police station of Mansa district.

Farmers, police locked in stalemate as protest march plan ‘thwarted’in the gurdwara at the Bathinda village
Farmers, police locked in stalemate as protest march plan ‘thwarted’in the gurdwara at the Bathinda village

Farmers had gathered here to take out a march towards Badal village to press for their pending demands.

Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal to visit Jaiton today, first time after desecration
Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal to visit Jaiton today, first time after desecration

Sukbir chose to start his Sangat Darshan programme from the Jaiton constituency.

Shot fired outside RSS shakha in Ludhiana
Shot fired outside RSS shakha in Ludhiana

One person went inside the shakha, accosted a participant and fired a single shot.

A ‘sweet bid’ to celebrate girl child
A ‘sweet bid’ to celebrate girl child

Each year, on January 13, Punjabi families, who have been blessed with a boy child, celebrate Lohri with grandeur. Rajvinder Khaira (30), a UK-based lawyer, wanted to change this.

Expelled couple ‘rejoins’ BJP, ‘cancelled’ in 2 hours
Expelled couple ‘rejoins’ BJP, ‘cancelled’ in 2 hours

Anil Kumar Phally is a cousin of BJP minister Anil Joshi and he along with wife had been expelled from party for six years in 2015.

Man carrying pistols arrested in Ludhiana railway station, terror angle being probed
Man carrying pistols arrested in Ludhiana railway station, terror angle being probed

The police said that he arrived from Uttar Pradesh and was headed towards Gurdaspur via Ludhiana, along with two accomplices.

Moga molestation and death case: 13-yr-old victim’s father retracts statement
Moga molestation and death case: 13-yr-old victim’s father retracts statement

Thirteen-year-old Arshdeep Kaur had died after she was allegedly molested and pushed off a moving Orbit bus, co-owned by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, in Moga on April 29.

Capt Amarinder Singh shielding Tytler in 1984 riots: Phoolka
Capt Amarinder Singh shielding Tytler in 1984 riots: Phoolka

Phoolka’s statements came a day after a Delhi court refused to accept the closure report submitted by the CBI, instead ordering the agency to further probe the former Congress minister’s role in the anti-Sikh riot.

Students at Punjab Agri University sell cakes baked in solar cookers
Students at Punjab Agri University sell cakes baked in solar cookers

The initiative is called ‘PAU for Planet: Climate Conscious Campus’ and it took the students a week to prepare 20 cakes in solar cookers

2 decades on, toy train arrives in Ludhiana
2 decades on, toy train arrives in Ludhiana

For around a decade, the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation had been trying to repair the old tracks but they have now been replaced.

Man killed over loud music in Ludhiana
Man killed over loud music in Ludhiana

Police claimed that the arrested suspect is an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker. ADCP-2 Shalinder Singh said a membership slip of AAP had been found from the suspect’s residence.