Chandigarh News

Three awarded life term for beating youth to death

MOHALI: Three people ,including two women , were awarded life sentence on Monday for beating a man to death after tying him up with barbed wire in october 2016.

Ex- judge jailed for evading arrest in graft case

CHANDIGARH: Former Judicical Magistrate First Class (JMIC) SS Bhardwaj was sentenced to one year jail for evading arrest in 2003 after the CBI had raided his residence in a Rs 7 lakh graft case .

Gold caught at Mohali International Airport worth Rs. 1cr

MOHALI: The customs department seized about 1.

Will you question Pakistan on border killings, Akali leader asks Sidhu

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia on Wednesday asked Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to come clean on the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara corridor in the wake of Pakistan's official stand on the issue.

Foreigners arrested for drug smuggling double in Mohali

Mohali : The number of foreign nationals arrested in mohali district for alleged involvement in drug trafficking has doubled since last year.

Man goes missing before engagement

MOHALI:A 28 year- Old man has gone missing a day beforehis engagement under mysterious circumstances.

Three houses burgled in city

CHANDIGARH: Burglars broke into three houses and stoke Rs.

Sector 22 house raided, 11 quintals Paneer seized

Chandigarh: The UT Health Department on Tuesday took samples of milk products, including those of 11 quintsls of paneer which was found at a store in a house in sector22 and a pick –up.

Man ,sister killed after being hit by car in mohali

Mohali: Out for a morning walk,a man and his elder sister were killed after being hit by a speeding car in phase11, Mohali, on Monday.

Vigilance Bureau Conducts Surprise Checking Of Ambulances 108 Across Punjab

CHANDIGARH: In a bid to provide better health services to the general public in the state, the Vigilance Bureau with the assistance of medical teams, conducted surprise checking of Ambulances operating under 108 telephone facility across the state.

Three sentenced to life imprisonment till death in Chandigarh auto-rickshaw rape case

CHANDIGARH: A Chandigarh court has awarded life imprisonment till death to three concvicts of gang rape, all hailing from Uttar Pradesh.

AAP blames RSS, Akalis for party crisis in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: With its Punjab unit facing a crisis, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday blamed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and two legislators for trying to split the party.

Youth arrested for raping minor Facebook friend

CHANDIGARH: A youth has been arrested for raping 16-yr old girl after befriending her on a social networking site Facebook.

Capt Amarinder moots shortening of border tenures of BSF personnel to check nexus with drug smugglers

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday suggested shortening of the border tenures for the Border Security Force (BSF) to break the alleged nexus between their personnel and drug smugglers in order to check smuggling of narcotics from across the border.

Shiv Sena leader gets death threats in Mohali court

MOHALI: A dreaded criminal who is accused of targeted killing in Punjab issued death threats to a Shiv Sena leader in the court complex on tuesday.

DGP launches tree plantation drive under mission 'Tandrust Punjab'

CHANDIGARH: With a view to keep the environment clean and green, the Punjab Police launched an aforestation drive by planting more than 50,000 trees at various Police lands in the State which include premises of Punjab Armed Police (PAP), Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB), Police Stations/Police Posts/Police lines etc.

Chandigarh girl raped by 40 men in four days in Morni guest house in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: A 21 year old married girl of Chandigarh has alleged that she was raped by about 40 persons over four days in a guest house in Morni falling in Panchkula district of Haryana.

SAD welcomes scrapping of ‘no detention policy’ for classes five and eight

CHANDIGARH: Former Education minister and senior SAD leader Dr Daljit Singh Cheema today welcomed the scrapping of the “no detention” policy for classes five and eight, saying this would go a long way in improving the academic environment in schools besides strengthening the school system.

Haryana bans new pyrolysis plants

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana State Pollution Control Board has imposed prohibition on establishing new pyrolysis plants (for extraction of fuel oil from waste rubber tyres) in the state till the study in the local effects caused on health and environment by them is completed, a spokesperson said on Thursday.

Punjab CM urges mainstream media to come forward for combat misuse of social media

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday called upon the mainstream media to come forward to play an active role in combatting the misuse of the social media for spreading fake news aimed at triggering divisiveness and hatred in the society.

Elante rolls out Flat 50% discount

CHANDIGARH: Elante’s Bade Deal Wala Sale, gets even bigger.

Punjab CM defends dope testing on government staff

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday defended his decision to order dope testing of government employees and police personnel, saying such tests were also conducted in the Army as a precautionary measure.

Punjab Vigilance nabs ASI taking bribe

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau, today nabbed Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) red handed while accepting bribe of Rs 10,000/-.

DSP among two Punjab Police officials dismissed

CHANDIGARH: Two Punjab police personnel, including Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daljit Singh Dhillon, have been dismissed from service over serious allegations of pushing women into drugs, a police official said.

Street vendors turn 'City Beautiful' Plaza into a mess

CHANDIGARH: The Plaza of the 'City Beautiful' Chandigarh may have been its star attraction for a number of decades but has now virtually been hijacked by street vendors.

Gurdeep helps Professional India beat Chandigarh Police

CHANDIGARH: A fine all-round performance by Gurdeep Rana (52, 2 for 1) helped Professional India record a 52-run win over Chandigarh Police in a Pool A match of the UT Cricket Association (UTCA) T20 Cup Tournament at the DAV College Sector 10 ground here today.

Punjab to give compensation to Jodhpur detenues

CHANDIHGARH: With the Central government not committing itself on compensating the Jodhpur detenues, the Punjab government announced on Wednesday that it will release its share of compensation to them.

Punjab CM seeks detailed report from DC Rupnagar into alleged assault on AAP MLA

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought a detailed report from the DC Rupnagar into the assault on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA, allegedly by an illegal mining mafia.

Sukhbir Badal condemns murderous assault on two forest officials by sand mafia in Mohali

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today condemned the murderous attack on two forest officials in Mohali by the sand mafia, saying attacks of government officials as well as large scale illegal sand mining were continuing unabated because the Congress government was patronizing the mafia and also hand in glove with it.

Use dialogue with farmers to announce in toto implementation of Swaminathan Committe report, Capt Amarinder urges PM

CHANDIGARH: Welcoming the Prime Minister’s proposal to hold a direct dialogue on Wednesday with farmers across the country, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has expressed the hope it would lead to the announcement of key initiatives for the welfare of the farming community, including waiver of their debts and in toto implemesntation of the Swaminathan Committee report.

Vacant posts of School Teachers be filled soon: Soni

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Education Minister Mr.

State-level function of International Yoga Daybe clebrated in Mohali

CHANDIGARH: The State level event of 4th International Yoga Day will be celebrated on June 21 at Sports Complex, Sector 78 in Mohali from 7:00 to 8:00 am.

Punjab govt. declares gazetted holiday on Kabir Jayanti

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has declared gazetted holiday on the occasion of Kabir Jayanti on June 28, 2018.

Rains in Chandigarh bring relief from dust, pollution

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh and its nearby areas in Punjab and Haryana were lashed by rains, bringing much relief from a thick haze of dust and pollution that enveloped the region for the past two days, the weather office said on Saturday.

Chandigarh airport remains shut owing to dust

CHANDIGARH: All national and international flights from the Chandigarh International Airport remained suspended on Friday, the second day, owing to low visibility due to dust, officials said.

Premature baby delivered by a 15-yr-old dies

CHANDIGARH: The premature male baby delivered by a 15-year-old girl at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, on tuesday,died at the hospital on Thursday.

General category employees to protest reservation in promotions on June 17

CHANDIGARH: The general category employees will take out a protest march on June 17 in 18 states across India against the proposed reservation in promotion to SC/ST employees.

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