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CHANDIGARH NEWS

Birdwatch: Cinereous tit, very common bird but mostly found in wooded areas

August 17, 2022 3:37 pm

The cinereous tit is identifiable from a distance due to the white patches on both sides below the eyes and the complete white underparts.

Victims of ‘loud’ nightclubs: A newborn, a Class 9 student, a man with heart condition

August 17, 2022 12:55 pm

A bunch of nightclubs has turned out to be the thorn in the flesh of residents of Sector 7, 26, with locals dubbed to be a menace that the administration chooses to turn a blind eye to.

Armed man enters bizman’s house, flees after kin raise alarm

August 17, 2022 11:40 am

Police have registered a case under the Arms Act, trespassing, and attempt of robbery at Sector 36 police station.

Explained: How Haryana plans to tackle stubble burning with its 2G ethanol plant

August 16, 2022 6:05 pm

Set up in Panipat, the plant will face its first test soon in the approaching winter when the stubble burning season starts.

Two Chandigarh boys making the right moves with chess

August 16, 2022 6:51 pm

Chess champs Shivom Sood and Shishir Lamba of class 12 visit Apne Foundation every week and teach orphaned boys the game of chess. They are also working on a website to promote chess and reach out to create a chain of chess teaching for the underprivileged.

Professors release comic book on Tricolour

August 15, 2022 1:25 am

The comic book was made by Panjab University’s Dr Suman Mor and PGIMER’s Dr Ravindra Khaiwal.

Two from PGI to be rewarded for service on I-Day

August 15, 2022 1:20 am

A PGI employee Narinder Kumar Prarthi, Senior Technical Officer (Vehicles), and a former-employee, Ram Parkash Sharma, have been selected for the award of Commendation Certificate to be presented on Independence Day.

Independence Day celebrations: Chandigarh Police issue road & security advisory

August 15, 2022 1:05 am

Independence Day will be celebrated at the Parade Ground, Sector 17, on Monday. As many as 31 people will be honoured on the occasion by the Chandigarh administration.

Sidhu Moosewala's father alleges friends behind singer's murder, says will soon reveal names

August 14, 2022 10:45 pm

Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, popularly known as Sidhu Moosewala, was shot dead in Punjab's Mansa district on May 29.

For Indian women cricket’s latest star Renuka Thakur, PM Modi praise: ‘peace of Shimla, smile of mountains’

August 14, 2022 7:07 pm

PM also praised Haryana wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Pooja Gehlot apart from praising Indian women’s cricket team captain Harmanpreet Kaur and the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams

CHANDIGARH PHOTOS

Patiala clashes: Violence breaks out between two groups over 'anti-khalistan' march

April 30, 2022 11:51 am

The violent clash between two groups in Patiala, with protesters waving swords and pelting stones, is the first major test for the 43-day-old Bhagwant Singh Mann government.

In pictures: How Chandigarh celebrated the three-day Rose Festival 2022

February 27, 2022 3:45 pm

The 50th Chandigarh Rose Festival at the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden was held over the weekend. Musical evenings full of entertainment were arranged for visitors on the golden jubilee of the festival this year

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

June 22, 2020 6:15 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.

Google Says It Has No Record Of Hiring Chandigarh Student On Rs 1.44 cr salary

June 22, 2020 6:57 pm

Chandigarh Administration ordered a probe into the official statement released by its Education Department on Harshit Sharma's "selection by Google" at a trainee stipend of Rs 4 lakh per month.

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.

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