Rains in many parts of Punjab and Haryana
Rains in many parts of Punjab and Haryana


Many parts of Punjab and Haryana on Friday received light to moderate rains, which brought the mercury down by a few notches, according to the Meteorological Department officials here.        Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, also received light showers, they said.The maximum temperature at most places dropped slightly and hovered

Chandigarh-Manali highway blocked following massive landslides Chandigarh-Manali highway blocked following massive landslides

Traffic on the Chandigarh-Manali highway was blocked on Friday following massive landslides along the Beas river in Himachal Pradesh, police said. However, no casualties were reported.The highway was badly damaged owing to landslides near Hanogi Devi temple at several places. Hundreds of vehicles remained stranded on both sides of the affected area.District authorities claimed that

Services hit as PGI Chandigarh resident doctors strike work Services hit as PGI Chandigarh resident doctors strike work

Medical services at Chandigarh’s Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), which caters to around 10,000 patients daily, were severely affected on Saturday, following a strike by 1,200 resident doctors protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. However, emergency and intensive care units (ICUs) were exempted from the strike. The indefinite strike

After nearly 40 years,Chandigarh finally gets BCCI affiliation

After nearly four decades, Chandigarh has finally received affiliation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India, thus providing an opportunity for the city cricketers to play in BCCI tournament.”Today, in the meeting of BCCI, the affiliation of Chandigarh has been approved. I got the message from BCCI that Chandigarh has been formally inducted

20th Kargil Vijay Diwas: Punjab CM pays tribute to Kargil martyrs 20th Kargil Vijay Diwas: Punjab CM pays tribute to Kargil martyrs

20th Kargil Vijay Diwas: Punjab and Haryana Chief Ministers on Friday paid tributes to the heroes of the Kargil War by remembering the valour of the soldiers who took part in Operation Vijay.”Remembering and saluting the brave soldiers of the Indian Army, whose courage and valour was immortalised during the Kargil war. Their heroic acts

Rahul Bose in shock over 2 bananas bill at Chandigarh hotel
Rahul Bose in shock over 2 bananas bill at Chandigarh hotel

Actor Rahul Bose has expressed shock over the price of two bananas which he had ordered after his workout session at a five star hotel here. Rahul on Tuesday took to social media and posted a video in which he is seen explaining how he was charged RS 442 (including GST) for two bananas. The

Woman driver attacks man with iron rod in Chandigarh

A 25-year-old woman driver who attacked a man with an iron rod in a road rage incident here has been arrested, police said on Wednesday. The incident on Tuesday led to traffic snarls and her crime video went viral on social media. Sheetal Sharma, a resident of Mohali, was driving a Maruti SX4 and was

War against plastic: Under Tandrust Punjab Mission

DP Correspondent Chandigarh Under Tandrust Punjab Mission, State-wide Raids to monitor the efficacy of ban on plastic carry bags were conducted on Saturday by the joint teams of Punjab Pollution Control Board and the Department of Local Bodies, informed KS Pannu, Director Tandrust Punjab Mission. As many as 4000 kilograms of plastic carry bags were

Tobacco and lung health: UT to celebrate World No Tobacco day

DP Correspondent Chandigarh Health Department is going to celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) on Friday throughout the city with the theme of “Tobacco and lung health”. The objective to celebrate this day is to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and passive smoke exposure and to discourage the use

Kirron Kher banking on Modi wave, development work
Kirron Kher banking on Modi wave, development work

BJP candidate Kirron Kher says she is banking on the “Modi wave” and her work as an MP from Chandigarh to sail through the contest to win the seat for the second consecutive term. Contesting against Congress nominee Pawan Kumar Bansal, a four-time MP, she blamed him for doing “nothing” for Chandigarh and promised to

ECI appoints Navraj Brar as SDM of Patti

DP BUREAU Chandigarh Election Commissioner of India (ECI) on Friday appoints Navraj Brar, PCS as SDM of Patti.Disclosing this here on Friday Chief Electoral Officer Punjab Dr S Karuna Raju said that in compliance of the orders of Election Commission of India Navraj Brar, PCS ( PB – 2014 )  as SDM of Patti and RO

SAD, BJP likely to lock horns in Anandpur Sahib LS seat
SAD, BJP likely to lock horns in Anandpur Sahib LS seat

Bindu Singh Chandigarh The Shromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Congress may lock horns in Anandpur Sahib parliamentary constituency, one of the key segments in the state, in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls. Both parties are parties are traditional rivals. Although the Congress is yet to announce the name of its candidate, but sources in

Chandigarh PGI Prof made president of IRIA

DP Correspondent Chandigarh Prof M S Sandhu, Head, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, PGI Hospital Chandigarh took over as the President of the Chandigarh Chapter of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association of India (IRIA) from Monday. Whereas, Prof Naveen Kalra has taken over as the General Secretary of the Association. Prof Sandhu was one

One arrested  for murdering 48 years old woman
One arrested  for murdering 48 years old woman

DP CorrespondentChandigarh   The Chandigarh police have arrested  Bablu, a resident of village Burail Chandigarh for murdering a 48-year-old woman in  Sector-45-A.  The woman has been identified as Meenu, a resident of 1310 Village Burail Chandigarh.   As per details, on March 28,  at about 7.45 am information was received from Police Control Room that

BCCI team in town to inspect cricket grounds

DP Correspondent Chandigarh Anshuman Gaekwad and Saba Kareem, members of BCCI committee on Tuesday visited Chandigarh and met UT Cricket Association members with regard to giving recognition to UT Cricket Association. Both Anshuman Gaekwad and Saba Kareem met UT Cricket Association president Sanjay Tandon in this regard. During the meeting, it was decided that the

Chandigarh Police arrested two under NDPS act

DP Correspondent Chandigarh The Chandigarh Police arrested Pintu Kumar Shah, resident of Guru Nanak Colony, Phase-II, Mohali, Punjab from near light point, backside Bapu Dham Colony, Sector-26, Chandigarh and recovered one kg Ganja from his possession. A case under section 20 NDPS Act has been registered in Sector 26 police station. Investigation of the case

Murder Solved Five Arrest
Sector 49 murder case: Police arrest five

Murder Solved Five Arrest: CHANDIGARH: Five persons are arrested in a case of 23-year-old man who was shot dead while three of his friends were injured after a group of youths reportedly opened fire on them following a brawl in Sector 49 locality here, police said. The incident took place in the Chandigarh Housing Board

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: No problem of Law and order in State- CEO

Webcasting of more than 6000 Polling Booths to be carried out in state Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Chief Election Officer Punjab S. Karuna Raju clarified that there is no problem and fear of law and order in state and the Lok Sabha elections would be held in free and fair manner. He said that all

Capt Amarinder led Govt regularises services of 5178 teachers and 650 nurses

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, March 6: Meeting a long-pending demand of the teaching community, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has approved regularization of the services of 5178 teachers recruited by the Education Department, with full pay scales to be implemented from October 1, 2019. The Cabinet has also regularized 650 nurses

Capt Amarinder Writes To Rajnath For Return Of Historic Material Removed From Golden Temple During Operation Bluestar

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, March 6: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking the immediate restoration of the historic materials removed from the library of Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, during Operation Bluestar in 1984. Seeking the minister’s intervention in the matter, the Chief Minister said a delegation of