Feb 02

First woman DSP takes charge in Chandigarh
First woman DSP takes charge in Chandigarh

Harjeet kaur cadre inspector who has recently promoted as deputy superintendents of police(DSP) becomes the first woman DSP who took charge in Chandigarh.Two Chandigarh cadre inspectors promoted as deputy superintendents of police (DSP) which includes Harjeet kaur who have taken charge of their new posts on Friday and the other inspector is Daleep Rattan. Though,

Arjun Rampal shoots in Chandigarh for Paltan
Arjun Rampal shoots in Chandigarh for ‘Paltan’

Arjun Rampal shoots in Chandigarh for Paltan. Actor Arjun Rampal is excited to shoot for the last schedule of “Paltan” here. Arjun tweeted a photograph of himself and captioned it: “Morning, just landed in Chandigarh. First time here, super excited. ‘Paltan’, Chandigarh, last schedule.” Morning just landed in Chandigarh. First time here super excited. #paltan

Farmers to play roles of Patwari, Kanungo in the near future
Farmers to play roles of Patwari, Kanungo in the near future

The tasks assigned to Patwaris and Kanungos in Punjab Revenue Department are soon going to be reviewed and re assigned as a file enabling the setting up a Revenue Commission has been completed and submitted to the CM for his approval. According to sources, old revenue-related acts can be abolished or amended with relevant change of

Chandigarh International airport remain shut from February 12 to Feb 26

Chandigarh International airport remain shut from February 12 to Feb 26. Matter of Chandigarh International airport, Stake holders meeting to be held at airport on February 12 According to sources, airport to remain shut from February 12 to Feb 26. Up gradation will complete in May, If everything goes smoothly:

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

Sucha Singh Langah refers to PGI Chandigarh
Sucha Singh Langah refers to PGI Chandigarh

Booked under rape charges, Punjab’s former minister and member of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee Sucha Singh mow has been referred to PGI hospital. He was admitted in Government Rajendra Hospital, Patiala yesterday due to the complaint of pain in chest but today he was referred to PGI hospital Chandigarh and according to the information he

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

Foodgrains to be transported from Punjab as per FCI rates
Foodgrains to be transported from Punjab as per FCI rates

Foodgrains to be transported from Punjab as per FCI rates Chandigarh – Punjab government has disbanded the state truck union and has decided to give first priority to the traders to transport the procured wheat from the mandis to warehouses during coming procurement season. According to sources, if the traders will not come forward then

Cold weather conditions continue in Punjab, Haryana Chandigarh

Cold weather conditions today continued in most parts of Punjab and Haryana with Narnaul being the coldest in the region with a low of 2.5 degrees Celsius. Union Territory Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, recorded 6.9 degrees Celsius, one degree above the normal, an official of the MeT department said here.  In

Gounder encounter result
Gounder encounter result of intelligence-led operation, disclose Punjab cops

Five teams comprising 35 men meticulously executed the highly technical and intelligence-based operation that culminated in the death of wanted gangster and Nabha jail-break mastermind Vicky Gounder, thus putting the lid on 10 cases of heinous crimes, and also bringing to an end a saga of blatant criminal threats and naked propaganda on the social

DGP Suresh Arora holds a press conference
Vicky Gounder Encounter: DGP Suresh Arora holds a press conference

Vicky Gounder Encounter: DGP Suresh Arora holds a press conference . DGP of Punjab held a press conference in Chandigarh. DGP Punjab Sh. Suresh Arora and DGP Intelligence Sh Dinkar Gupta along with senior officers address the media persons at Punjab Police Hqr. During the conference DGP said ” We are getting information continuously.We have

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

No direct crop payments to farmers, but traders to pay through RTGS
No direct crop payments to farmers, but traders to pay through RTGS

Chandigarh – The payment of crops against procurement will not be given directly from the coming Rabi season. Earlier, it was to be deposited in the account of famers directly by the Union government. But now, from the coming Rabi season, the payment will be given through RTGS, but through the commission agents. According to

Decision to transfer subsidy in farmers' account a bad idea: Khaira
Decision to transfer subsidy in farmers’ account a bad idea: Khaira

Chandigarh – Disapproving Punjab Cabinet’s anti-people decisions taken in its meeting on Wednesday, the Leader of Opposition (LoP) Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Thursday condemned Captain Amarinder Singh-led Punjab government. In a press statement, Khaira said that the decision of sending amount of power subsidy in farmer’s account is in long run a step towards windrowing the

Cabinet okays creation of 6 directorates from Finance department
Cabinet okays creation of 6 directorates from Finance department

To bring in greater efficiencies in the functioning of the Finance Department, the Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval in principle to reclassify and restructure the Department in the form of Directorates, while also approving bifurcation of the Excise and Taxation Commissionerates. This decision was taken in the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Captain

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 petrol dealers begins indefinite hunger strike
Punjab petrol dealers begins indefinite hunger strike

Petrol pump owners in Punjab has started an indefinite hunger strike today to press for reduction in taxes on petrol and diesel and also said that smuggling of petroleum products was causing massive loss to them. Association has commenced the strike after a short prayer( Ardaas) to God and announced to hold a strike by

Decision to shift exam centres is cruel joke on students, laments SAD
Decision to shift exam centres is cruel joke on students, laments SAD

Decision to shift exam centres is cruel joke on students, laments SAD Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday termed the Punjab School Education Board’s (PSEB) decision to shift school examination centres to other institutions falling within school clusters as a cruel joke on students, saying they were being harassed unnecessarily by such illogical

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

PU is doing academic frauds: RTI activist
PU is doing academic frauds: RTI activist

PU is doing academic frauds: RTI activist CHANDIGARH: RTI activist R K Singla has alleged that Panjab University is involved not only in manipulation, nepotism and favouritism but also in corruption and academic fraud. He has demanded an enquiry by the CBI to unearth this fraud along with other illegalities being committed in the university.