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Plea to take possession of Sarangpur land: VP Singh Badnore assures PGIMER of help

The PGI officials suggested Badnore that the UT can hand over the land to the institute and a decision on the cost can be taken simultaneously.

Chandigarh: Urban planning department gives nod to build new passage from ISBT-17 to Sector 22-B market

Also, parking lot in front of Sector 22 market will be converted into green belt; traders up in arms.


Covered 5.4 lakh km: A Bathinda pilgrim’s progress on cycle for three decades

So far, he has covered covered 5.4 lakh km on his bicycle, paying obeisance to Amaranth consecutively for the last 15 years and 117 times to Vaishno Devi among other pilgrimages. 

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation may levy cow cess on power, liquor, new vehicles

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has proposed imposition of cow cess on various services on the lines of Punjab for protection and maintenance of the animals in the city sheds.

Chandigarh Class XI admissions: Online admission portal receives over 5000 registration forms on Day One

“Computer teachers have been asked to assist the public with queries. Many are facing problems logging in,” said a teacher at one of the help desks. 

Mohali: Woman drowns in swimming pool, kin allege foul play

According to Station House Officer (SHO) Inspector Rajan Parminder Singh, the woman was identified as 54-year-old Gurmeet Kaur, a resident of Sector 70.


Chandigarh: Police file supplementary chargesheet in 2016 gang rape case

The Chandigarh Police on Wednesday submitted a supplementary chargesheet against two accused, Irfan Mohammad and Kamal Hassan, in 2016 auto gang rape case. 

Chandigarh: Cab driver arrested for ‘molesting’ girl, gets judicial remand

The cab driver, finding the victim alone, allegedly began to molest her after locking the cab. When the cab driver slowed down at the zebra crossing near the roundabout, the girl somehow managed to open the lock and get off.

Chandigarh: Minor found 3-month pregnant, accused held

The Chandigarh Police arrested a 22-year-old man on Tuesday for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. The matter came to light on Monday when the victim was found three months pregnant. He was produced in a local court on Tuesday and was sent to judicial custody.

Chandigarh: Taxi driver arrested for raping 12-yr-old

A day after a 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped at her residence, police on Tuesday arrested a 30-year-old taxi driver. According to police, the accused has been identified as Devinder alias Bittu, a resident of Sector 25.