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President to launch health scheme in Kurukshetra on Nov 29

CHANDIAGRH:Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said President Droupadi Murmu will give health gift to the people of the state on November 29 with the launch of Mukhyamantri Swasthya Survekshan Yojana in Kurukshetra town under which a health survey of more than 1.60 crore Antyodaya families will be done.

Haryana to open 238 PM-SHRI schools

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal said on Tuesday that 238 PM-SHRI schools will be opened in all the blocks of the state.

Banwarilal Purohit greets people on Diwali

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Shri Banwarilal Purohit extended his greetings to the people of Punjab and Chandigarh on the auspicious occasion of Diwali.

Dr. Baljit Kaur enquires about the well being of patients injured by escort vehicle

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Cabinet Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur today visited the Government Medical Hospital Sector-32 here to enquire about the well being of the boy and girl, who were injured by the escort vehicle.

Seven tourists killed, 10 injured in Himachal road accident

CHANDIGARH: Seven tourists were killed and 10 injured in a road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said on Monday.

Chandigarh airport to be named after Bhagat Singh: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: As a tribute to the great freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, the Chandigarh airport will now be named after the iconic martyr, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday during his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat'.

Haryana aims to procure 41,850 metric tonnes moong

CHANDIGARH: With estimated production of 41,850 metric tonnes moong, its procurement will begin at over 100 places in Haryana from October 1, it was announced on Monday.

Two shooters belonging to Bhagwanpuria arrested in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Police's Anti-Gangster Task Force (AGTF) on Friday arrested two shooters belonging to jailed gangster Jagdeep Singh, alias Jaggu Bhagwanpuria, for the killing of another gangster.

1.5 kg IED seized in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Police have seized 1.5 kg of improvised explosive device (IED), kept in a metallic box, in Deoban village in Kaithal district on the highway, officials said on Tuesday.

'Dead man' in Haryana visits officials for pension restoration

CHANDIGARH: In a unique way to wake up authorities to his plight, a centenarian staged a protest in Haryana's Rohtak town by riding a decorated horse carriage, saying his pension was stopped in March as he was presumed to be dead.

Sonali's family unhappy over 'tardy' police probe, may approach high court

CHANDIGARH: The family of TikTok star and BJP leader Sonali Phogat, who died under mysterious circumstances in Goa on August 23 and is alleged to have been murdered, is likely to approach the Bombay High Court as they expressed unhappiness over the "tardy" pace of police investigation.

GMDA nodal agency for development of Gurugram roads: Haryana Minister

Haryana Agriculture Minister J.P. Dalal on Wednesday informed the Assembly that the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has been designated as the nodal agency for the development of city roads. The nodal agency for infrastructural development in other cities will be appointed on the basis of experience from Gurugram.
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Agriculture Minister J.P. Dalal on Wednesday informed the Assembly that the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has been designated as the nodal agency for the development of city roads. The nodal agency for infrastructural development in other cities will be appointed on the basis of experience from Gurugram.

Only 53% babies breastfed within 1 hour of birth in Punjab: Doctors

Only 53 per cent of children under three years are breastfed within one hour of birth in Punjab, which should be more than 90 per cent.
CHANDIGARH: Only 53 per cent of children under three years are breastfed within one hour of birth in Punjab, which should be more than 90 per cent.

4 Hry MLAs received death threat calls from Middle East: Police

Four legislators in Haryana received death threat and extortion calls from multiple phone numbers tracing to the countries in the Middle East from June 24 to 28, the police said on Sunday.
CHANDIGARH: Four legislators in Haryana received death threat and extortion calls from multiple phone numbers tracing to the countries in the Middle East from June 24 to 28, the police said on Sunday.

Every hospital to have e-library, says Haryana minister

Haryana Health and Family Welfare Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday said an e-library will soon be started in every hospital and medical colleges will also be associated with this facility.
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Health and Family Welfare Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday said an e-library will soon be started in every hospital and medical colleges will also be associated with this facility.

Commemorative Guru Nanak Village Way street sign unveiled in Canada

The commemorative Guru Nanak Village Way street sign was unveiled in Cloverdale by Surrey City Council in British Columbia, Canada, to mark the 550th Parkash Purb (birth anniversary) of first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev.
CHANDIGARAH: The commemorative Guru Nanak Village Way street sign was unveiled in Cloverdale by Surrey City Council in British Columbia, Canada, to mark the 550th Parkash Purb (birth anniversary) of first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev.

Take pledge to preserve, protect trees: Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said besides planting more and more saplings, the people should also take a pledge to preserve and protect them.
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said besides planting more and more saplings, the people should also take a pledge to preserve and protect them.

Haryana CM announces Rs 1 crore compensation for DSP killed by mining mafia

Expressing condolences on the unfortunate death of Deputy Superintendent of Police Surender Singh, who had gone to investigate an illegal mining case in Nuh, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced a relief of Rs 1 crore and job to one of the family members of the victim.
CHANDIGARH: Expressing condolences on the unfortunate death of Deputy Superintendent of Police Surender Singh, who had gone to investigate an illegal mining case in Nuh, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced a relief of Rs 1 crore and job to one of the family members of the victim.

Extortion, blackmail: Puducherry Police begins crackdown on 69 loan apps

The cyber police in Puducherry have registered a case against 69 loan apps following complaints of extortion, threats and blackmailing by these fintech apps.

Puducherry:The cyber police in Puducherry have registered a case against 69 loan apps following complaints of extortion, threats and blackmailing by these fintech apps.

Haryana BJP's IT cell head sacked amid calls for arrest

The Haryana BJP unit has removed its IT cell head Arun Yadav amid calls for his arrest over a 2017 tweet on the Prophet and Islam.
CHANDIGARH: The Haryana BJP unit has removed its IT cell head Arun Yadav amid calls for his arrest over a 2017 tweet on the Prophet and Islam.

Daughters can attain any heights, says Mt Everest conqueror Bajaj

Daughters can attain any heights and can be a force multiplier, not just for the country, but for the entire world.
CHANDIGARH: Daughters can attain any heights and can be a force multiplier, not just for the country, but for the entire world.

Connect with media to be strengthened: Punjab minister Arora

Stressing that connect with the media would be strengthened, Punjab minister Aman Arora on Thursday assumed charge of the Information and Public Relations, New and Renewable Energy and Housing and Urban Development departments here in the presence of his Cabinet colleagues.
CHANDIGARH: Stressing that connect with the media would be strengthened, Punjab minister Aman Arora on Thursday assumed charge of the Information and Public Relations, New and Renewable Energy and Housing and Urban Development departments here in the presence of his Cabinet colleagues.

Beautiful day for wedding of Punjab CM: Consul General of Canada

Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Patrick Hebert, greeted Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, who is set to tie the knot with Gurpreet Kaur, a doctor, at his residence in Chandigarh on Thursday.
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CHANDIGARH: Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Patrick Hebert, greeted Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, who is set to tie the knot with Gurpreet Kaur, a doctor, at his residence in Chandigarh on Thursday.

SC panel asks Delhi police to register case against AAP MLA

Taking notice of the manual scavenging, which has been done on the directions of Delhi MLA Naresh Balyan, National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) Chairman Vijay Sampla has asked Delhi police to register an FIR and submit the action taken report.
CHANDIGARH: Taking notice of the manual scavenging, which has been done on the directions of Delhi MLA Naresh Balyan, National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) Chairman Vijay Sampla has asked Delhi police to register an FIR and submit the action taken report.

Chandigarh Housing Board not to accept physical applications for online services

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Housing Board is in the process of providing all its services through Online Mode. The main objective is to enable the applicants to apply online from their homes and get timely services without visiting the office of Chandigarh Housing Board. The NIC Chandigarh has customized the ‘SERVICE PLUS’ module for some of the services and making similar efforts for the remaining.

Physiotherapy unit has been set up in the female ward of the jail

CHANDIGARH: -Mr Deepak Purohit, IPS, Inspector General of Prisons, Chandigarh inaugurated the Physiotherapy Unit in the female ward of Burail jail here on Friday in the presence of Smt. Palika Arora, PCS, Joint Inspector General of Prisons, Chandigarh and other Jail Officers.

Over 22% turnout in Sangrur bypoll till 1 pm

CHANDIGARH: Amid the opposition heat over deteriorating law and order situation and the killing of famed singer Sidhu Moosewala, 22.21 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the Sangrur Lok Sabha bypoll, the stronghold of Punjab ruling AAP, till 1 p.m.

Chandigarh Administrator Banwarilal Purohit performs yoga at Rock Garden

CHANDIGARH:Residents of Chandigarh on Tuesday participated in the eighth International Yoga Day celebrations at the famed Rock Garden that was presided over by the Union Territory's Administrator Banwarilal Purohit.

PSEBEA met Finance Minister regarding PSPCL financial condition

CHANDIGARH: PSEB Engineers Association (PSEBEA) today met Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheemaand discussed the issues related to improve the financial condition of Punjab power sector. The seven member delegation of Association was led by President JS Dhiman and Ajay Pal Singh Atwal General Secretary.

Long distance running legend Hari Chand passes away

CHANDIGARH: Two-time Olympian and double Asian Games gold medallist, Hari Chand passed away on Monday at the age of 69.

Campaign in Chandigarh promoting reusable cloth bags over disposable plastics

CHANDIGARH: The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has launched an eco-awareness campaign in the city's wholesale fruit and vegetable market in Sector-26, the hub of single-use plastic bag usage, to promote the handmade cloth bags made from discarded clothes.

WHO award for PGI Chandigarh centre for tobacco control

CHANDIGARH: Recognising its efforts in advancing tobacco control, the WHO has awarded the Resource Centre for Tobacco Control (e-RCTC) of the Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh with the Regional Director Special Recognition Award.

Moosewala's parents to meet Shah in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Parents of slain singer-actor-turned-politician Shubhadeep Singh, alias Sidhu Moosewala, will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Chandigarh on Saturday evening.

Pact for setting up Indian Air Force heritage centre in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: A memorandum of understanding was signed on Friday for setting up an Indian Air Force Heritage Centre here amidst the presence Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator Banwarilal Purohit, local Member of Parliament Kirron Kher and Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari.

AIPEF urges Power Minister to scrap the amended rules and expedite selection of BBMB members

CHANDIGARH: All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPF) has written to R K Singh union Power Minister on Tuesday to scrap the amended rules for selection of whole time Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) members and the process for appointment of Member ( Irrigation )and Member(Power ) be expedited.

Mental Health issues of journalists must be debated and addressed- Dr Samir Parekh, Dr Kamna Chhiber

CHANDIGARH: Mental Health issues of journalists must be debated and addressed and the media houses should pay attention to the mental stress faced by the media persons at different levels and in odd situations like COVID times. The stress level and indications of depression must be identified and the necessary steps should be taken from sharing and taking medical advice.

SLSA Chandigarh sets up a Counselling Centre in ADR Centre, District Courts

CHANDIGARH:  On the directions and under the able guidance of Ms. Justice Ritu Bahri, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh-cum-Executive Chairperson, State Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh, a Counselling Centre in ADR Centre, District Courts, Sector-43, Chandigarh has been set up by State Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh. The Counselling Centre has been set up with the objective of providing counselling in pre-litigation matters relating to matrimonial/family disputes pending with Women Cell, Chandigarh.

Digital Media Association condemn murderous attack on journalist Alok Verma

CHANDIGARH: The Digital Media Association today strongly condemned murderous attack on Amar Ujan reporter Alok Verma at Zirakpur.

Govt directive to Punjab,Haryana to import coal to dent utility finances

CHANDIGARH: The Union Power Ministry has advised Punjab,Haryana, and other state utilities to import coal as Coal India was unable to meet the growing demand. The power ministry has suggested that Punjab and Haryana may import 6 lakh tonnes and 9 lakh tonnes of coal respectively.

Punjab okays recruitment to 26,454 posts in govt departments

CHANDIGARH: In a major decision to provide gainful employment opportunities to the youth, the Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved recruitment to 26,454 posts in government departments.

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