Vajpayee’s death: Railway exams to be held as scheduled
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The Indian Railways has announced that the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) exams scheduled for Friday for the post of assistant loco pilots and technicians will go ahead as per schedule across India except for flood-hit Kerala.  The announcement came after a half-day holiday was declared for all central government departments on Friday in the wake of former prime minister Atal

Haryana: 18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak 18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak

18-year-old girl and a policeman shot dead in Rohtak. An 18-year-old girl and a policeman escorting her were shot dead by three unidentified bike-borne assailants in a suspected case of honour killing in Haryana‘s Rohtak on Wednesday. The incident took place after the girl, escorted by Sub-Inspector Narender Kumar and a woman police constable, had appeared before the Rohtak court for a

Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water

Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water. The water level of Yamuna river in the national capital is expected to rise further as 21,006 Cusec of water has been released from the Hathani Kund Barrage on Tuesday night. The water was released by Haryana at 10 pm. The water level in Yamuna river in

23rd Asian Athletics Championships to be held in April 2019 in Qatar

Asian Athletics Championships to be held in April 2019. The 23rd Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Qatar’s capital city of Doha, from April 19 to April 24, 2019. The biennial continental event which is usually held in July-August has been preponed by the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) due to the intensely hot and

Haryana Govt grants Rs 8-lakh to Alwar lynching victim’s kin

Haryana Govt grants Rs 8-lakh to Alwar lynching victim’s kin. The Haryana Government has granted a sum of Rs 8 lakh to the kin of Rakbar Khan who died in the Alwar lynching case. Rakbar was a native of Kolgaon village in Rajasthan. Two cheques have been given of Rs 5 lakh and 3 lakh

34 minors raped at Bihar shelter home: Police
Haryana: 60-year-old Priest arrested for rape

Haryana: 60-year-old Priest arrested for rape. A 60-year-old priest from Tohana town in Fatehabad district was arrested on Friday after videos of him allegedly raping women surfaced online. Speaking to ANI, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Jogind Sharma said that initially they got a tip-off about the Baba Balaknath Temple priest and his alleged acts.

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi
Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Ending a week-long dry spell, rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here. In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Sirsa and Narnaul were among other places that received rains. Mohali, Ropar, Ludhiana and Gurdaspur in Punjab

Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM
Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that if anyone dares to point fingers at women, their fingers will be chopped off. Khattar further said that people accused of rape and molestation in Haryana will not be allowed to avail benefits from state schemes. “Hamare yaha ek bhi behen beti ki taraf agar koi ungli

Sports biopics can help in eliminating drug problem in India: Sandeep Singh
Sports biopics can help in eliminating drug problem in India: Sandeep Singh

New Delhi – Former India hockey team captain Sandeep Singh has given a thumbs up to sports films. Singh, on whom the forthcoming film “Soorma” is based, says sports biopics can play an important role in doing away with drugs in India. Movies such as “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag”, “Mary Kom”, “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story”

Ranveer Singh starrer '83' gets new release date
Ranveer Singh starrer ’83’ gets new release date

New Delhi (ANI): After enthralling the audience with his blockbuster ‘Padmaavat’, Bollywood’s powerhouse actor Ranveer Singh is all set to star in Kabir Khan’s ’83’. The sports drama, which is slated to release on April 10, 2020, will see Singh playing the role of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev. The official page of Reliance Entertainment announced

Alert for a year to shareholders states as BBMB sees water crises
Alert for a year to shareholders states as BBMB sees water crises

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, June 25: Despite the beginning of monsoon, the BBMB is worrying about the shortage of water in future. Although the level of water has stopped going down in Bhakra and increase of water by 3 feet in Pong dam, but the BBMB has declared to increase a little in the release of

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi
Heavy to very heavy rain warning in Punjab, Haryana for June 28-29

Heavy to very heavy rain warning in Punjab, Haryana for June 28-29. The southwest Monsoon was likely to further advance into Punjab and Haryana where widespread rains today led to a drop in the mercury. “Conditions are favourable for further advancement of monsoon into Punjab and Haryana including Chandigarh. It is likely to enter these

Govt plans new city larger than Chandigarh next to Gurugram
Govt plans new city larger than Chandigarh next to Gurugram

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government is planning a new city next to Gurugram in the National Capital Region to boost the potential of the region. This new city which will be developed in a public-private partnership (PPP) model is expected to be larger than Chandigarh and will be spread across at least 50,000 hectares. The Haryana

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD
Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD   New Delhi, June 24 (PTI) A India Meteorological Department (IMD) data has revealed that less than 25 per cent of the country received normal or excess rains till now, with the weatherman today saying that monsoon activity has revived over the

Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today
Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today

Chandigarh – A blanket of dust haze covered Punjab and Haryana for the third day on Friday, disrupting flight operations at the airport here. In view of the prevailing weather condition, some flight operators had on Thursday itself announced cancellation of flights scheduled for the day, airport officials said. On Thursday, over 30 flights were cancelled here

Dusty weather leads to flight cancellations at Chandigarh airport

Dusty weather leads to flight cancellations at Chandigarh airport. Low visibility due to dusty weather conditions led to cancellations of flights at the Chandigarh International Airport today, with the meteorological department saying that the situation would improve only by tomorrow afternoon. “No flight landed or took off from Chandigarh (airport) until today afternoon due to

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post. On Sunday, Haryana woman IAS officer alleged sexual harrassment by her senior. The officer posted on social media and gave the details of incident.According to the FB post, she had been ‘threatened’ by the senior male official on May 22. Here is

Ready for 'One Nation, One Election': Akhilesh
Ready for ‘One Nation, One Election’: Akhilesh

 Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday gave his approval for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘One Nation, One Election’ proposal. In reply to a question pertaining to Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s backing for the proposal, Yadav said, “We are ready for one nation one election. Start your preparations from 2019; we are

6-year-old killed after sexual abuse in Haryana on Sunday
6-year-old killed after sexual abuse in Haryana

A 6-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted and then killed in Yamunanagar district of Haryana on Sunday. The incident took place near former minister and Congress leader Nirmal Singh’s farmhouse in Khizrabad area of the district.The victim was the daughter of a watchman at Singh’s farmhouse. Yamuna Nagar SP Rajesh Kalia said that it is

Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16
Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16

Chandigarh – Jat community members in Haryana on Saturday threatened to oppose programmes attended by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his ministers for not implementing quota in government jobs and education and not withdrawing cases filed in connection with the 2016 quota stir. At a Jat Mahasabha organised in Jassia village in Rohtak district, the