Chandigarh News

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.

PGI doctor to head American body

CHANDIGARH: Dr Navneet Singh, Additional Professor in the Department of Pulmonary Medicine at the PGIMER, has been invited to assume the role of the chair of the IDEA Working Group of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

Motorcyclist hit by Mercedes, dies

MOHALI: The owner of a leading sweets shop- "Hoshiarpuriyan di Hatti"- in Phase 3B2 here has been booked for causing death due to negligence and rash driving after he hit a 26-yr-old biker.

Anupam wishes Kirron to do more for Chandigarh on birthday

MUMBAI: On Kirron Kher's 63rd birthday on Thursday, veteran actor Anupam Kher wished that the actress and politician continues to do excellent work for the country, especially for the people of Chandigarh.

Tandarust Punjab Impact : Traders promise compliance; request for ethical fruit ripening training

CHANDIGARH: Assuring compliance of norms and support to Tandarust Punjab Mission fruit traders have met the Deputy Commissioner Amritsar and have requested to organize a formal Ethical Fruit Ripening Training for the fruit traders, informed Mr Kahan Singh Pannu, the Mission Director while sharing the impact of raids under just ‘a week old’ Tandarust Punjab Mission.

Bajwa clears new building rules to ensure holistic & planned urban development across state

CHANDIGARH: To ensure holistic and planned urban development, Punjab Housing and Urban Development Minister Mr Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa today gave nod to new building rules, which were approved by the cabinet and will be applicable across the state, outside municipal limits.

Dream project of chief minister starts taking shape

CHANDIGARH: The dream project of the Chief Minister, Punjab, to have a Sports University established in the state at Patiala has finally begun to take shape with the State Government identifying the site for the same.

Haryana defends decision to seek part of sportspersons' earnings

CHANDIGARH: Amid flak from the sporting fraternity over its move asking sportspersons to deposit one third of their earnings with the Haryana Sports Council, the state government on Friday defended its decision to do so.

2 Brothers get life term for murder

MOHALI: Two borthers of pakki rurki in kharar were awarded life term after being convicted of killing a labourer in 2014.

Two men commit suicide by hanging themselves

CHANDIGARH: Two men are committed suicide by hanging themselves at their residences in different parts of the city on thursday.

BJP chief meets top SAD leaders in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: BJP President Amit Shah arrived here on Thursday afternoon and held a closed-door meeting with the top Shiromani Akali Dal leadership.

Uber driver molests woman in shared cab

CHANDIGARH: A woman returning from delhi passed through hell when a driver attached to cab aggregator Uber started touching her legs and hands inappropriately from Hallomajra onward on tuesday night, prompting the police to arrest him on wednesday.

Punjab CM vows to wipe out gangsters from state, keeping close tabs on Shillong situation

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday vowed to end the culture of violence in the state, declaring that all gangsters would be wiped out from Punjab in the crackdown launched against them by the police.

Razia Sultana Inaugurates 'Mission Tandarust Punjab' in Rupnagar

RUPNAGAR: "The Punjab Government has launched 'Mission Tandarust Punjab' in order to improve upon the quality of food besides emphsising cleaner air and water to ensure better living conditions for the people." These views were expressed by the Higher Education and Water Supply and Sanitation Minister, Punjab, Mrs. Razia Sultana here today on the occasion of inaugurating 'Mission Tandarust Punjab'.

Stop dumping waste into rivers, capt.Amarinder tells industry on launch of mission tandarust Punjab

MOHALI: Holding every individual responsible for saving the state and its environment, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday called upon industry to take appropriate steps to check the pollution caused by their factories, while stressing the need for curtailing paddy cultivation in order to save the fast depleting water resources.

Rape survivor attacked in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: A rape survivor was hospitalised here on Monday after two unidentified assailants threw an acid-like liquid on her.

GMADA to hold draw for IT city plots on june 14

MOHALI: The Greater Mohali Area Development Authority(GMADA) will hold the draw of lots for allotment of 753 residentialplots in IT city on june 14.

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