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In House, Amarinder Singh compares his govt to AAP’s Delhi, says Punjab doing better

February 27, 2020 2:37 pm

Comparing Punjab’s schools with those in Delhi, Amarinder said the Class X Results for 2019, Punjab’s pass percentage was 88 per cent compared to Delhi schools’ at 72 per cent.

MSW plant in Dadumajra: Toxic dioxin levels found exceeding permissible limits

February 27, 2020 2:19 pm

A monitoring committee was informed by the representative of the solid waste management plant that out of 150MT material being received at the plant site, only 20-25 MT material is segregated.

Panchkula: Drones map land falling under Lal Dora in five villages

February 27, 2020 1:47 pm

A land is termed Lal Dora when no revenue records or registry of such a land exists.

Chandigarh: At PGI, Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries scamper around to procure medicines

February 26, 2020 2:09 pm

PGIMER has been unable to streamline the process of delivering medicines to the Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries due to an acute shortage of pharmacy staff.

Chandigarh: FIR filed for theft of 31 albumin injections from PGI pharmacy

February 25, 2020 2:16 pm

The theft happened when two pharmacists, who were on duty at the pharmacy, went to get cups of tea and allegedly left the pharmacy door unlocked.

Chandigarh: None of three SDMs cared to inspect PGs, say junior staff do it

February 25, 2020 2:14 pm

Two days after three young lives were snuffed out by a fire in a PG accommodation, no one had been held to account for their deaths.

Chandigarh: Wanted in double murder case, two open fire at Daman and Diu police party

February 25, 2020 1:57 pm

One person who was with the accused was injured in the incident while the police managed to arrest both the accused.

Chandigarh Court issues fresh warrants for Unitech Director Ajay Chandra

February 25, 2020 1:41 pm

The Court of CBI Judge ADJ Dr Sushil Kumar Garg issued fresh production warrants for accused Ajay Chandra for February 26.

Chandigarh: Undertrial commits suicide in jail, wife alleges foul play

February 25, 2020 1:00 pm

Another inmate found Veer Pal’s body was hanging in the washroom with a blanket tied from the water tap.

Another Burail Jail inmate underlines: Not getting proper care

February 25, 2020 1:02 pm

Alleging that the jail doctors are not attending to prisoners properly, the inmate, Vinayak Maheshwari, has sought action against the medical officers of the Burail jail.

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.