Regional News

Badminton prodigies fly high on Panchkula courts

The 28th edition of Smt Krishna Khaitan Memorial All India Junior Ranking Prize Money Badminton Tournament brought the best out of the youngsters as they competed for the top honours.

Punjab floods: 28 villages affected in Moga

In many villages, people faced difficulty in moving to relief camps as their cattle were stuck in water and their fields inundated. They refused to move leaving their animals behind as administration deployed boats to evacuate them.

In Doaba region, people in 163 villages are reluctant to evacuate

In Nawanshahr, 67 villages have been put on alert. An Army team rescued two persons in Nawanshahr and nine cattle from Sutlej in Begowal village as they were got stranded in the water.

Ludhiana braces for record Sutlej flow downstream from Ropar

By Sunday evening, water level had started receding at Ropar Headworks, confirmed R P Singh, adding that it was a “good sign”. At Phillaur Headworks, 60,000 cusecs is flowing downstream as of now.

Flood alert in 8 Punjab districts, more rains predicted today

According to the Canal and Drainage Department officials when water flow is up to 50,000 cusecs above normal flow then it is called ‘low flood’, while if the water flow goes up from 50,000 cusecs to 1.50 lakh cusecs in the river then it is called a ‘medium flood’ warning.

Haryana elections: 4 deputy CMs, 75% job reservations for Haryanvis in Hooda’s manifesto

For BPL families too, Hooda said: “Housewives in BPL families shall be given Rs 2,000 per month. Electricity upto 300 units shall be given free to BPL families and they will get wheat and rice at Rs 2 per kg each.”

Handicraft from across India showcased at Pune’s Dastkar exhibition

Dastkar has gained more than three decades of experience in working with craftspeople across India and has organised over 200 bazaars and exhibitions.

Yatra to mark Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary leaves Pune

Retracing Guru Nanak’s journey with an aim to spread his message, the countrywide yatra had commenced from Gurudwara Sri Nanak Jhira Saheb, Bidar, Karnataka.

Pune’s Modern College starts new course ‘BSc Blended in Chemistry’

Modern College will become the first college to offer the BSc Blended in Chemistry course, added Dr Sanjay Kharat, principal of the college.

Elbrus scaled, 10-year-old Pune boy eyes another peak

Sai is the youngest member of a mountaineering team, which plans to scale the highest mountains in each of the seven continents.

Maval pipeline: Amid BJP vs BJP fight, Sena MP says he will find a solution

Barne’s initiative comes at a time when residents of Pimpri-Chinchwad have been facing inadequate water supply.

Defence production to be hit as over 7,000 workers from Pune join nationwide strike tomorrow

A ‘strike ballot’ for this month-long strike was conducted in the last week of July and over 75 per cent of workers voted in favour of the strike.