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Rains may hamper International Yoga Day event in Chandigarh  

Chandigarh: Rainfall may hamper the main event of International Yoga Day to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday, a weather official said on Monday. “There are high chances of rainfall in Chandigarh and nearby areas on Tuesday morning,” Surinder Paul, director of the meteorological office here, told IANS. He said the

Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex warms up International Yoga Day  

Chandigarh: The Capitol Complex, one of the acclaimed creations of French architect Le Corbusier, here has been spruced up for global attention as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead thousands of participants here in the International Yoga Day event on Tuesday. A total of 30,000 participants, 10,000 each from Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana, donning while

Chandigarh Police Head Constable ends life jumping infront of train at Mani Majra

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Police Head Constable ends life jumping infront of train at Mani Majra. Leaves behind a suicide note, stating that he commits suicide due to prolonged

Rains may hamper International Yoga Day event in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Rainfall may hamper the main event of International Yoga Day to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday, a weather official said on Monday. “There are high chances of rainfall in Chandigarh and nearby areas on Tuesday morning,” Surinder Paul, director of the meteorological office here, told IANS. He said the

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21 cases of rape reported this year

Chandigarh: Aged women in Chandigarh seem to be not the only ones who are targeted by miscreants, as an outsized percentage of minor girls too turn victims of rapes and molestation cases in Chandigarh. The data of Chandigarh Police shows that the minors seem to be turning easy prey of the criminals especially in cases

PM, 57 ministers to spread across India for Yoga Day events 

New Delhi: As many as 57 Union ministerswill spread across the country on Tuesday for the 2nd International Yoga Day programmes, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing the ancient Indian physical exercise in Chandigarh. The Ministers will be leading various programmes hosted by the government across the country during the mega event, including ten of

Rain scare for International Yoga Day event in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Hectic preparations are underwayfor the event here to celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21 which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi even as rains may play spoilsport. “There is possibility of rains on June 20 and June 21 because of western disturbances. Chances of light rains on June 21 are 40

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Tight security ahead of yoga day event in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Around 5,000 police personnel will keep a hawk-eye vigil on the International Yoga Day event on June 21 in Chandigarh, to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tight security arrangements will be made for the event, official sources said, adding that around 5,000 police personnel will be deployed to avoid any untoward incident.

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`2,070-crore boost to Chandigarh, Ludhiana highway

New Delhi: Travellers between Chandigarh and Ludhiana have something to cheer about. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 2,070-crore highways project in Punjab under its hybrid annuity mode to ensure faster movement of traffic between Chandigarh and Ludhiana. “The project is part of Chandigarh-Ludhiana section. Six or four laning of Kharar to Ludhiana

Child trafficking gang busted, three held for selling child to Chandigarh couple.

Ludhiana : In a major crackdown the Shimlapuri police claimed to have busted a child trafficking gang with the arrest of two midwives and their accomplice on Tuesday. The police claimed that the accused has sold a child to chandigarh couple for Rs 1.50 lakh.The child is presently undergoing treatment at PGIMER, Chandigarh. The accused

Rains lash Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh: Rains lashed many places inPunjab and Haryana today, with MeT Department predicting monsoon to hit the two states by month end. The Union Territory of Chandigarh recorded 11.1 mm of rain. In Haryana, Ambala and Yamunanagar received 14.4 mm and 14 mm of rain, while Panchkula and Karnal recorded 9 mm and 3.2 mm

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