Chandigarh: Fire breaks out at Haryana Civil Secretariat
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 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

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,

Punjab to expedite work on Swachh Bharat Mission Punjab to expedite work on Swachh Bharat Mission

Punjab to expedite work on Swachh Bharat Mission: Punjab was asked to expedite the work on becoming an open defecation-free (ODF) state in a review meeting of the Centre’s flagship urban development schemes here today. Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri reviewed the progress of the Centre’s flagship schemes — AMRUT, Swachh

Rajnath Singh visits Chandigarh
Home Minister Rajnath Singh visits Chandigarh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh is on visit to Chandigarh on Tuesday. Also he is accompanied by Vijayendrapal Singh Badnore. He inaugurated a 300-bed Serai at the PGIMER, which the Infosys Foundation has constructed jointly with the UT Red Cross Society at 11 am. Later, he will open the Administrative Block building at the GMSH-16.The serai, located

Panjab University scientist invited
Panjab University scientist invited to identify 9/11 human skeletal remains

Panjab University scientist invited to identify 9/11 human skeletal remains: Chandigarh, ( Jan 29) A scientist from Panjab University has been invited to the US to work with a select group of scientists towards a complex identification process of human skeletal remains of the 9/11 World Trade Centre (WTC) attack victims.J.S. Sehrawat, Assistant Professor, Department of

UT Chandigarh celebrate R-Day
Punjab, Haryana and UT Chandigarh celebrate R-Day

Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh today joined the nation in celebrating the 69th Republic Day amid tight security arrangements. Police, homeguards and NCC contingents were among other participants in the parades taken out in district headquarters in the two states and their joint capital Chandigarh. School students presented colourful programmes and tableaux exhibited development of

Punjab Cabinet meeting
Punjab Cabinet meeting in Chandigarh today

Punjab Cabinet meeting is going to be held in Chandigarh on Wednesday. The meeting will have discussions on important matters. According to information, discussions related to farmers’s loan waiver and other issues will be done in meeting.On the other hand, earlier it was suspicious whether Navjot Sidhu will attend the meet or not but later

Punjab govt need to take action against fake degrees business
Punjab govt need to take action against fake degrees business

Punjab govt need to take action against fake degrees business Chandigarh – The Punjab Government has initiated the process to take action against those employees who have got jobs or promotions on the basis of fake degrees. Besides the Health Department, the Local Bodies Government Department, after receiving complaints, has also issued orders for checking the

Behbal Kalan Firing
Behbal Kalan Firing: Forensic Reports put Investigation Commission into dilemma

Behbal Kalan Firing: Forensic Reports put Investigation Commission into dilemma: A Shocking truth about the killing of two innocent Sikh youths namely Bhai Krishan Bhagwan Singh and Bhai Gurjit Singh Nikke Sarawan in the Behbal Kalan tragedy has come to fore after more than two years. A Chandigarh based Central Forensic Science Laboratory has revealed

Panjab University
Fire breaks out in girl’s hostel of Panjab University

According to information, Fire broke out in girl’s hostel of Panjab University. Two rooms of Hostel No 3 burnt to ashes. The reason behind the fire is still not confirmed. Till now there has been no reports of any casualty. According to information, two fire tenders controlled the fire

Ujala awareness campaign
Ujala awareness campaign all set to be launched in Punjab

Punjab Government launched the Ujala awareness campaign today to promote energy efficiency measures in the State. Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh would flag off 16 Ujala vans as part of this awareness campaign from VIP guest house, PSTCL in SAS Nagar after addressing a function to mark this occasion, said an official spokesman

BJP leader Devesh Moudgil becomes new MC mayor Chandigarh

New MC mayor Chandigarh: Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections was held at Chandigarh on Tuesday at around 11 am. BJP leader Devesh Moudgil got 22 votes and was elected as the new mayor of Chandigarh. BJP leader Gurpreet Dhillon becomes Senior Deputy Mayor with 21 votes. Congress leader Sheela Devi got six votes for the post of Senior Deputy Mayor. After elected

Sukhbir Badal targets loan waiver scheme of state govt

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday targeted Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and said that Congress government is playing with the lives of farmers in Punjab by proposing to implement a fraudulent crop loan waiver.“Nearly 400 farmers had committed suicide after the government failed to implement the promised Rs 90,000

No new year party after 12 o’ clock
Chandigarh: DC issues order for no new year party after 12 o’ clock

No new year party after 12 o’ clock: Deputy commissioner Ajit Balaji Joshi on Tuesday restrained eateries, discotheques and clubs from operating past midnight, with effect from January 1. This, in effect, bans New Year Eve parties at commercial establishments once the clock strikes 12. The prohibitory orders issued under Section 144 of the CrPC will

Cabinet meeting starts at Chandigarh today

The Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday in the afternoon at around 12:30 pm at Chandigarh. The meeting held in the Punjab Civil Secretariat under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh. “I want to establish Punjab as an industry friendly state; fixed Industrial Power tariff , Innovative new industrial policy, single window approach to provide simplified

SAD leaders to hold meeting at Chandigarh

SAD leaders to hold meeting under the supervsion of  SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal at Chandigarh. Sukhbir Badal reaches Akali Dal Head office.The meeting has started with MLAs and district chief and SAD leaders at SAD office located at sec 28. Many issues will be discussed in meeting. 

Punjab cabinet meeting
Punjab cabinet meeting to be held at Chandigarh today

Punjab cabinet meeting : The Cabinet will hold a meeting on Wednesday at 12:30 in the afternoon. The agenda for the meeting is about Regularization of unauthorized colonies bill to be approved. The government previously decided that 65 percent area of the colony should be utilised for constructing the houses and rest of the area

Sukhbir Singh Badal visit Morinda
SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal to visit Morinda

Sukhbir Singh Badal visit Morinda: According to sources, Shiromani Akali Dal’s president Sukhbir Singh Badal will visit Kalara village, near Morinda today. According to information this is a non-political visit. The reason for the visit of Shiromani Akali Dal’s president Sukhbir Singh Badal is some of his personal reason. He is coming to see Marwari breed