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Military Literature Festival in Chandigarh: Badnore says Punjab is Bharat, Bharat is Punjab; pushes for defence expo

December 14, 2019 10:20 am

Badnore hoped that the next edition of the festival would see the showcasing of defence technology. He appreciated that one of the panel discussions during this festival focuses upon ‘Make in India’.

Chandigarh civic body to spend Rs 5.31 cr on sprucing up vending sites

December 14, 2019 10:10 am

Works that need to be carried out in this will include those from road wing, public health wing and electrical wing.

Chandigarh: Woman found dead in office at Kharar, case registered

December 13, 2019 10:04 am

A doctor who was on the board of medical experts constituted for post-mortem said that there were some signs on Sharanjeet’s neck and the death did not seem to be natural.

SDE writes to junior engineers: take action against 91 unrecognised schools in chandigarh

December 13, 2019 8:08 am

The letter which was issued on December 5, comes as a response to an earlier letter from the District Education Officer asking authorities concerned to take action against the 91 unrecognized schools.

Chandigarh cricket association row: Court issues notice to BCCI, its members

December 10, 2019 12:48 pm

The Court issued notice to BCCI, Saba Karim and Gaekwad for February 11, to file a reply over the petition moved.

Chandigarh Mayor says study tour will not be cancelled at any cost

December 10, 2019 12:45 pm

The “study tour”, which includes stay at a five star hotel, will cost around Rs 35 lakh, which will be borne from the public money.

On International Anti-Corruption Day, HGRA chairperson lays emphasis on transparency in governance

December 10, 2019 11:14 am

Taking a jibe at the cycle rally inaugurated by the CM at the function, he said, “We should look into the system as well, esa na ho ki cycle yatra hi karte rehjaein (lets hope he does not just keep cycling).”

Poshan on wheels: How anganwadis are catering to families of migrant workers

December 10, 2019 11:09 am

The two mobile anganwadi vans flagged off by the UT government focuses on fulfilling nutritional outcomes of extremely disadvantaged groups such as migrant labourers.

Chandigarh enjoy first-class day on Ranji Trophy debut

December 10, 2019 11:06 am

The opening day saw Yograj sitting in the dugout of the Chandigarh team. With match referee Chinmaya Sharma objecting, it took some persuasion by the local anti-corruption officer to pursue the former India player to move to the stands.

Three cheers as Chandigarh makes Ranji Trophy debut

December 10, 2019 11:07 am

Two centuries and a five-wicket haul give Chandigarh team a head start over Arunachal Pradesh in four-day match.

CHANDIGARH PHOTOS

High-velocity dust storm, rain kills over 108 in North India

May 03, 2018 9:03 pm

A severe intensity dust storm followed by thunder showers hit Bikaner, Delhi and parts of Chandigarh on Wednesday evening which threw normal life out of gear as visibility dropped to very low levels.

Chandigarh: Heavy rains lash city causing flood-like situation

August 21, 2017 2:42 pm

Chandigarh: Unprecedented rain on Monday in many parts of the city and surrounding areas caused a flood-like situation. The Mohali airport has not been able to escape waterlogging as well. Panchkula has also been affected and daily life has been disrupted.

CHANDIGARH VIDEOS

Parents carry children to school as water levels of Ghaggar river rise

September 26, 2018 2:35 pm

Parents in Panchkula's Koti village had to carry their children to school as water levels of the Ghaggar river rose after incessant rains in the past few days.

Rohtak traders demand compensation for their loss

February 23, 2016 6:37 am

Rohtak, Feb 23 (ANI): The traders, whose shops were either burnt down or looted during the quota stir by the Jat community in Rohtak, Haryana, took to the streets and urged the government to compensate them for their losses at the earliest. A shopkeeper, Gulshan Dang, said, "I want to urge the Narendra Modi-led government to compensate our losses 100 percent without any delay." Another shopkeeper, Anil Kumar said that he is left with no source of income after his two showrooms were burnt down by the protestors. He asked PM Modi and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar that why are common people suffering who don't relate to Jat demands.

NH-1 blocked by Jat protestors reopens

February 23, 2016 6:34 am

Sonipat (Haryana), Feb 23 (ANI): The National Highway-1, which connects Delhi and Chandigarh, was reopened for traffic on Tuesday. The 456 kilometre-long highway had been blockaded by Jat agitators demanding reservation in government jobs and institutions.

Jat row: Railways to run special trains for stranded passengers

February 22, 2016 2:49 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Chief public relation officer of Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma on Monday said in view of the ongoing Jat agitation, special trains would run covering the outer regions connected with Haryana. Sharma added that a special train from Chandigarh to Anand Vihar, New Delhi, would be on the tracks by the evening, which will have a total of 17 coaches.He further informed that Northern Railways is planning to start more trains from the Jammu region.

Khattar appeals to maintain peace in Haryana

February 19, 2016 10:23 am

Chandigarh, Feb 19 (ANI): Addressing the mediapersons after all-party meet on the Jat quota at Chandigarh on Friday, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar said a committee has been constituted to look into the matter and the report will come by March 31. He also appealed people to maintain peace and harmony in the state and to stop their agitation. Meanwhile, the protestors disrupted road and rail traffic with the worst hit being the Rohtak-Jhajjar region.

Khattar appeals to maintain peace in Haryana

February 19, 2016 10:23 am

Chandigarh, Feb 19 (ANI): Addressing the mediapersons after all-party meet on the Jat quota at Chandigarh on Friday, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar said a committee has been constituted to look into the matter and the report will come by March 31. He also appealed people to maintain peace and harmony in the state and to stop their agitation. Meanwhile, the protestors disrupted road and rail traffic with the worst hit being the Rohtak-Jhajjar region.