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AIIMS MBBS Entrance Results: City girls Arushi, Japnoor bring laurels

Chandigarh: City girl Arushi Jain has brought laurels by bagging rank 10 in the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) entrance exams, the results of which were declared here on Tuesday. Arushi is the Tricity topper in AIIMS. Second spot in Tricity has been bagged by Japnoor Kaur with rank 32. Two students from the

CM Khattar underlines significance of yoga

Chandigarh: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday underlined the significance of Yoga in our lives saying that with practice of yoga, our mind, body and intellect thrive in harmony which adds passion and enthusiasm in life. Also, it acts as a stress buster. The Chief Minister was addressing the participants at concluding day function of

An age- old problem leaves them abandoned and forlorn

Chandigarh: Venus was the goddess of beauty and love, but the life of this Venus in an advanced age and deprived of her own people, is a merely contradiction of the connotation. She has been thrown out of her house and now is finding her solace in praying to God and spending time with her

Capt gives clean chit to Kamal Nath, accuses SAD, AAP of cheap politics

Chandigarh: After giving a clean chit to Jagdish Tytler with regard to the 1984 genocide, Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee president Amarinder Singh has now gone a step ahead and given the same to the newly appointed incharge of Congress Punjab affairs, Kamal Nath. Addressing a press conference in Chandigarh on Tuesday, he accused the Shiromani

Breaking- EC to probe RS polls in Haryana, team visits Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Election Commission team reached Chandigarh to conduct probe in the recent polls of Rajya Sabha. Congress and INLD complaint to EC alleging the bungling in rejection of 14 votes of opposition and sought probe into the

Breaking- Malkit Singh Birmi set to rejoin Congress

Chandigarh: After a gap of two years, Former minister Malkit Singh Birmi is set to return to the congress party, on Tuesday at Chandigarh. He had resigned from the party in 2014 due to infighting of the party leaders. Birmi had left the Congress party in June 2014 citing differences with Partap Singh Bajwa. Recently, the ex-minister’s

Breaking: Body found in accent car at Sector 17 in Chandigarh

Chandigarh:  A body found in accent car at Sector 17 near post office parkingin Chandigarh on monday. Cops take out body, reportedly decomposed. A cop said body is being taken to GMSH – 16 for postmortem. Further which will disclose the cause of death. Identity yet to be

JEE-Advanced 2016 results; 36,566 qualify for entry into IITs

Chandigarh: The JEE-Advanced 2016 results have been declared and 36,566 of the 1.5 lakh-odd candidates who took the exam, have qualified for admissions into the country’s leading IITs.  With four new IITs – at Chattisgarh, Jammu, Karnataka and Goa — scheduled to begin operations from the 2016-17 session, there are 10,575 seats across 23 IITs

Senior IFS officer commits suicide 

Chandigarh: A 51-year-old Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the sixth floor of a hotel building in Panchkula, on Thursday. Ajay Kadian, Chief Conservator of Forests of Haryana, was seen near the swimming pool on the sixth floor of the hotel. Preliminary investigation points towards a suicide and police have

Heat wave continues in Punjab, Haryana; Chandigarh gets rain

Chandigarh: Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were lashed by rain and hailstorm on Sunday evening even as most parts of Punjab and Haryana continued to experience heat wave conditions. Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, which saw a maximum temperature of 41 degrees during the day, got some relief towards the evening with

St Kabir School’s results issue reaches Child Rights Commission

Chandigarh: The Issue of non-declaration of results of 113 children appeared for Class X CBSE examination through St Kabir Public School has reached the Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights. The complaint has been filed by some of the harried parents through advocate P P Singh of Sector 11 in Chandigarh. Advocate P P

CM fills online form for participating in International Yoga Day

Chandigarh: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday filed his application form online for participating in second International Yoga Day to be organised in Chandigarh on June 21. While stating this here on Wednesday, an official spokesman said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the Chief Guest in the ‘International Yoga Day’ programme

Breaking- BSP leader Dr Mohan Singh Faniawala joins AAP

Chandigarh: Former BSP leader Dr Mohan Singh Faniawala joined Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Chandigarh on

Rise in high profile suicides in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: With a rise in the number of suicide cases in the city, psychiatrists say differences in opinion, high expectations and lack of inter-connectivity with cases of depression may be the major reasons for people opting for the extreme step. From the past few years, the city has witnessed deaths due to suicides in which

Breaking- One Chandigarh MC worker dies near Airport Light Point

Chandigarh: One MC worker died while cleaning a sewerage pipe at N Area, Near Airport Light Point, Chandigarh. Another injured worker has been rushed to GMCH 32 is stable now. The workers were reportedly caught up in a draft of rising poisonous

11-day Earth Science summer camp to be organised

Chandigarh: The Centre of Advanced Study in Geology, Panjab University (PU) at Chandigarh would organise eleven-day “Earth Science Summer Camp” for school children from June 1 on the PU campus. The summer camp is targeted for school children of VIII and IX grades from tricity. The prime aim is to make aware of the important

Finally, Chandigarh in 13 new Smart Cities

New Delhi:The wait is finally over for Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana to be developed into a smart city, with the City Beautiful finding a place in the list of 13 new smart cities released by the Central government on Tuesday. Lucknow in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh has topped the list, followed by

Breaking- Chandigarh figures in list of Smart city

Chandigarh: The city beautiful figured at fourth number in the second list of smart city fast track issued by Union Government. List details: 1. Lucknow 2. Warangal 3. Dharamshala 4. Chandigarh 5. Raipur 6. New Town Kolkata 7. Bhagalpur( Bihar) 8. Panaji ( Goa) 9. Port Blair 10. Imphal 11. Ranchi 12. Agartala 13.

Breaking- ‘Dishonoured’ at PEC, Kirron Kher to file complaint to Home Ministry

Chandigarh: High drama witnessed at the inauguration function of the newly constructed building blocks at PEC, where the Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher’s name missing. Getting offended by the act of PEC authorities, she said that she will file the complaint to Home Ministry against the management of PEC. However, she was invited as the guest

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Punjab Transfers: 34 PPS officers transferred

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has issued transfer and posting orders of 34 PPS officers with immediate effect. Disclosing this here, a spokesperson of the Punjab Government said that the following postings have been done: Balbir Singh has been transferred and posted as SP (Inv.), Kapurthala, Bahadur Singh as SP (Hqrs.) Kapurthala, Jagatpreet Singh as SP (Hqrs.)