May 17

Sippy Sidhu murder case: Brother meets CBI officials

Chandigarh: The murder case of national-level shooter Sukhmanpreet Singh alias Sippy Sidhu however was transferred to the CBI on the recommendation of Punjab and Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki to initiate a fresh investigation in the matter, Sippy’s younger brother Jippy met the CBI officials on Monday and told them about the accused that they

Dozen selected JBT teachers injured during cane charge by UT police

Panchkula: Chandigarh police used cane charge and water cannon on selected JBT teachers when they tried to proceed towards the official residence of Haryana Chief Minister at Chandigarh from Panchkula here on Sunday. Around dozens of teachers got injuries during this protest. Earlier, the protestors were stopped on Chandigarh-Panchkula border at Housing Board Chowk close

Poor children should be provided education: Solanki

Chandigarh: Children of poor families should be provided education as part of collective responsibility, Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki today said even as he distributed kits to needy students on the occasion of the International Day of Families. “Today is International Day of Families and our country is known for its family culture, traditions and family

Bizarre Chandigarh: Wife combines with nephew to murder husband, police solve case in 6 hrs

Chandigarh: Cracking a blind murder case of a 35 years old man within six hours, the Chandigarh Police have arrested the wife and nephew of the victim for allegedly murdering the man and later dumping his body near the Government Senior Secondary School, Sector 56. The police have found that the wife of victim and his

13 cr heist: Three more held in Sector 17 staged robbery

Chandigarh: The robbers who staged the ‘fake robbery’ at Forever Diamonds at Sector 17 have been arrested on Thursday. The Chandigarh Police arrested three persons, two boys and a girl, who were seen in the CCTV footage. The three accused has been identified as Vaibhav Verma, aged 37, resident of PGI society, Sector 49, Chandigarh,

Major fire broke out at Aakash Institute, Panchkula, Material of Rs 1 crore gutted

Panchkula: A fire broke out at Aakash Institute, a medical and engineering entrance exam training centre on the first floor of two showrooms, in Sector 14 of Panchkula on Wednesday morning. No casualty has been reported, whereas the estimated property loss of Rs 1 crore. The cause of the major fire was yet to be

Entry Gate No 1 develops technical snag

Chandigarh: The entry gate number 1 of the multi-level parking lot developed technical snag on day one of the new parking lot. The company operating the parking lot closed the entry for about 45 minutes to carry out the repair work. However, the officials supervising the repair work said that the switch of the automated entry

Painting competition organised for organ donation by PGIMER

Chandigarh: It was an art from the heart. Using colours and crayons to give expression to their thoughts on the theme ‘Organ Donation’, the students of Govt Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 46, showcased their best painting skills in a competition organised by Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO) PGIMER in collaboration with Centre

Painting competition organised for organ donation by PGIMER

Chandigarh: It was an art from the heart. Using colours and crayons to give expression to their thoughts on the theme ‘Organ Donation’, the students of Govt Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 46, showcased their best painting skills in a competition organised by Regional Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO) PGIMER in collaboration with Centre

UT creates history; orders inter-departmental transfers of employees

Chandigarh: For the first time, UT Administration has ordered the inter-departmental transfer of 348 employees with immediate affect. The first list of the transfers was issued on Tuesday and the policy which was formulated long ago was finally implemented after a gap of years. However, the orders did evoke resentment amongst the transferred employees who gathered outside

Robbers came with empty bags and left with empty bags: Police

Chandigarh: The robbers who staged the ‘fake robbery’ at Forever Diamonds at Sector 17, entered the jewellery showroom with empty bags and left with empty bags as the jewellery was already shifted and sold by the owner before staging the robbery, said Senior Superintendent of Police, Chandigarh, Sukhchain Singh Gill. Meanwhile, police on Tuesday arrested Vinod Verma in the

Get the directions here: Chandigarh’s first multi-level parking goes on song

Chandigarh: After a wait of three years, the city’s first multi-level parking has been dedicated to the public with much pomp and show on Monday. UT Administrator Kaptan Singh Solanki inaugurated the parking in sector 17, Chandigarh. While addressing the audience, the Governor appreciated the work of UT Administration and said that the city beautiful

Chandigarh jewellers robbery: Owners tried to fake it, one arrested

Chandigarh: A day after the Chandigarh Police booked, the owners of Forever Diamonds in a case of cheating and destructing the evidences, UT police has found that there was no jewellery in the showroom at the time of robbery. The police are scrutinising all the records of the showroom and the background of the accused

Sex racket busted in Panchkula, three arrested

Panchkula: The local police have busted the sex racket running in Panchkula with the arrest of three persons at Panchkula. The accused have been identified as Lalit resident of sector 25 in Panchkula among two females. The police have produced them before the local court from where the accused Lalit was sent to the police

Rs 4 Crores Embezzlement of UT Admin : EOW arrests UT contractual employee of EECP-4 department

Chandigarh: A day after the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Chandigarh Police busted a gang of five persons who allegedly embezzled an amount over 4 Crores from the UT Administration account, the police have found the involvement of a UT Administration employee in the crime. Meanwhile, the accused arrested have been sent to two days

2 Girls Injured as fire breaks out at a Salon in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Two girls were injured when fire broke out in the Femina Plus Salon, Sector 44- B, Chandigarh on Sunday. Due to short circuit, the salon suddenly caught fire. When the incident took place,there were no provisions to extinguish the fire and fire spread rapidly in few minutes. Meanwhile, 2 salon girls employees affected by

Rs 13 cr heist: Owners booked for conspiracy

Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Police on Saturday, booked Vinod Verma and Rajesh Verma, owners of Forever Diamonds regarding the alleged robbery at their showroom in Sector 17. The police has discarded the case of robbery registered earlier and booked them under sections of conspiracy, cheating, forgery and destruction of evidences. As per sources, both the accused

Punjab Police
Panic grips Panchkula as ‘four Punjab policemen try to kidnap man’

Panchkula: High drama was witnessed at Panchkula when four Punjab police cops tried to detain a man in the public view, on Saturday. Passersby were able to apprehended one of the cops quoting it as a kidnapping bid. Further, the people informed the local police and handed over the cop to them.  Putting the spotlight

ICSE and ISC toppers of tricity: Girls out shine boys

Chandigarh: Girls overpowered in the results of class twelfth of Indian school certificate examination (ISCE) by grabbing top positions in all separate streams in the tricity, on Friday. However, in class tenth results of Indian certificate school education (ICSE) got the mixed response. Class twelfth: In the non- medical Devanshi Pratap of Strawberry fields high

A rare liver transplant saves 5-year-old

Chandigarh: Doctors at Gurgaon’s Medanta Medicity Hospital successfully conducted a rare liver transplant on a five-year-old girl to cure her of both the liver and lung failure. Paridhi was diagnosed with very severe hepatopulmonary syndrome or HPS when liver failure affects the lung circulation and in extreme cases, results in respiratory or lung failure. “We