CAT-IIIB ILS lights to be installed at Chandigarh international airport
CAT-IIIB ILS lights to be installed at Chandigarh international airport


CAT-IIIB ILS lights to be installed at Chandigarh international airport Chandigarh – The Chandigarh International Airport Limited (CHIAL) on Friday filed an affidavit in the Punjab and Haryana High Court which has been taken on record by the court. Counsel for the CHIAL advocate Chetan Mittal, informed the Special Bench of the High Court comprising Justice

Minimum temperatures hover close to normal in Punjab, Haryana Chandigarh

Minimum temperatures hover close to normal in Punjab, Haryana Chandigarh. The minimum temperatures hovered close to normal level at most places in Punjab and Haryana today.Union Territory Chandigarh, joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, recorded a low of 12.1 degrees Celsius, a Meteorological Department official said here. In Punjab, Amritsar’s minimum settled at 10.3 degrees

Sand mining auction gets pitiable response Sand mining auction gets pitiable response

Sand mining auction gets pitiable response Chandigarh(RajayDeep) – Amid reports of bidders having failed to pay instalments of multi-crore bids on which they got mining rights last year in the much-hyped sand mining auction, the state’s yet another attempt to lease out 51 new quarries for mining in different districts on Monday also miserably failed to evoke

PNB fraud: ED raids over 45 locations in 15 cities PNB fraud: ED raids over 45 locations in 15 cities

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday conducted searches at over 45 more locations in 15 cities across India in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, an official said.The agency raided 10 places in Bengaluru, seven in Delhi, five each in Kolkata and Mumbai, four each in Chandigarh and Hyderabad, three each in

Punjab rejects PMFBY, to have its own crop insurance policy Punjab rejects PMFBY, to have its own crop insurance policy

Punjab rejects PMFBY, to have its own crop insurance policy Chandigarh – Rejecting the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) initiated by the Central government, the state is preparing its own crop insurance policy. After West Bengal, Punjab will become the second state to have its own crop insurance scheme. Draft of the crop insurance scheme

Punjab: Income Tax team raids Rana Group offices
Punjab: Income Tax team raids Rana Group offices

Punjab: Income Tax team raids Rana Group offices Chandigarh – A team of Income Tax Department on Friday carried out raids in the offices of Rana Group of companies, which are said to be owned by the family members of Congress MLA and former Punjab minister Rana Gurjit. According to sources, raids were conducted in the

CM should take austerity measures, disband army of advisors, OSDs: Khaira
CM should take austerity measures, disband army of advisors, OSDs: Khaira

CM should take austerity measures, disband army of advisors, OSDs: Khaira Chandigarh – Leader of Opposition in state Vidhan Sabha Sukhpal Singh Khaira while welcoming the decision of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and ministers to pay their own income tax, said that AAP MLAs are also willing to pay their own taxes, provided the

Income Tax raid at Rana Gurjit’s companies in Chandigarh

Income Tax raid at Rana Gurjit’s companies in Chandigarh. According to sources, Income Tax department carried out raid at Rana Gurjit’s companies in Chandigarh.  Rana Gurjit’s companies are situated at Sector 8 in Chandigarh. Raid carried out by Income Tax department with five officials around 9:30 am. Employees standing outside office as they are not

Punjab Police transfers: 2 IPS, 6 PPS officers transferred
Punjab police transfers: 2 IPS, 6 PPS officers transferred

The Punjab Government on Thursday issued transfer/ posting order of 2 IPS and 6 PPS officers and ordered to report the administrative ground with immediate

Haryana Civil Secretariat
Chandigarh: Fire breaks out at Haryana Civil Secretariat

A major fire broke on the first floor of Haryana Civil Secretariat in Chandigarh on Thursday.Fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flames.No causality has been reported yet. Further details are awaited. (ANI)

Punjab Governor extends greetings on Maha Shivratri
Punjab Governor extends greetings on Maha Shivratri

Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore on Tuesday extended greetings on Maha Shivratri, the festival dedicated to Lord Shiva.”The day reminds us of our pursuit of truth and understanding and symbolises salvation, devotion, dedication and fulfilment in human life,” he said in a statement. The Governor appealed to the people to celebrate the festival

CCTNS project rolled out in Punjab
CCTNS project rolled out in Punjab

CCTNS project rolled out in Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today launched the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS), a project to keep digitised records of FIRs and information on crimes and criminals. FIRs and General Diaries can now be updated online by police officials on CCTNS ‘Go-Live’. They would be provided Tablets for

Punjab Police marks presence on social media
Punjab Police marks presence on social media

Punjab Police marks presence on social media: The Punjab Police today marked its presence on the social media to counter misinformation campaign and false propaganda unleashed by radicals or gangsters to influence people, especially youth. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh formally launched the online campaign of the Punjab Police here. With this, the Facebook page of the Punjab

Chandigarh airport closed
Chandigarh airport closed for runway expansion

Chandigarh airport closed: The Chandigarh International Airport was closed for all air traffic on Monday for authorities to carry out runway expansion and repairs. Flight operations will remain suspended from February 12 to 26, an airport official said on Monday. The 15-day closure of the airport will roughly affect over 80,000 passengers, an official said. Flight operations

Chandigarh, surrounding areas lashed by rain
Chandigarh, surrounding areas lashed by rain

Chandigarh surrounding areas rain: Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were lashed by thundershowers and strong winds on Monday ending a dry spell.Met Department officials had predicted rainfall in the region.Reports of rainfall were also received from parts of Punjab and Haryana. In the last few hours Ludhiana city recorded light rain.The maximum temperature on Sunday rose

Minimum temperature increases modestly in Punjab, Haryana
Minimum temperature increases modestly in Punjab, Haryana

The minimum temperature in Punjab and increased modestly but cold conditions persisted in several parts, a MeT department official said here today.The temperature rose by up to three notches, but cold conditions have not abated in the states, the official said. In Punjab, Ludhiana registered a low of 8.3C, a notch above the normal.Patiala recorded

Chargesheet in Punjab's Rs 1,000 cr irrigation scam filed
Chargesheet in Punjab’s Rs 1,000 cr irrigation scam filed

Chargesheet in Punjab’s Rs 1000 cr irrigation scam filed: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Saturday filed the chargesheet in the nearly Rs 1,000 crore irrigation scam in the state, an official said. The chargesheet, filed in a court in Mohali town adjoining Chandigarh, is against contractor Gurinder Singh and retired engineers of Irrigation Department in

Punjab plans CFCs for 20 industrial clusters
Punjab plans CFCs for 20 industrial clusters

Punjab plans CFCs for 20 industrial clusters: Punjab government has plans to set up common facility centres for 20 industrial clusters in the state as part of its endeavour to modernise especially micro and small sector enterprises. The CFCs have been proposed for industrial clusters including oil expeller and parts, wire drawing, tractor parts, bicycle and parts,

Post matric scholarship scam; the Government ready to release grants
Post matric scholarship scam; the Government ready to release Rs 94 crore

After all, the barricades have been lifted on the way of post matric scholarship as the Punjab Government has decided to release Rs 94 crore grants. In the first phase, the government’s institutions would be allocated the grants and later to those private institutions, who have been found clean in audit survey. The alleged scholarship

Punjab govt clears policy
Punjab govt clears policy for providing gas through pipeline

Punjab govt clears policy for providing gas through pipeline. Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said the state government has cleared a policy to provide gas through pipeline for every kind of usage to the urban population in the state. The minister said the government was framing progressive policies to provide every amenity to the urban sector.He further elaborated that the petroleum and natural