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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.)

Breaking- Chlorine gas leaks at sector 26, four hospitalized

Chandigarh: Chlorine Gas leaks at transport area, Sector 26 in Chandigarh, four rushed to GMSH 16 Hospital. Fire department received the inforamtion of gas leakeage at transport area. Following the call, four fire tenders rushed at the spot among teams of fire fighters. It ahs been reported that four among the fire fighters were injured

Police stop AAP march to Chandigarh against Badal

Chandigarh: Nearly 15,000 Aam Aadmi Party activists on Monday marched towards Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s residence here to protest but Chandigarh Police stopped them at the city’s border with Mohali town of Punjab. Later, a delegation of AAP leaders, including Sanjay Singh, in charge of the party’s affairs in Punjab, state convenor Sucha

Breaking- Sanjay, Chhotepur, Mann to meet Punjab CM outside house

Chandigarh: Sanjay Singh, Bhagwant Mann and Sucha Singh Chhotepur demanded to meet CM in full public view. Considering the meeting of Punjab CM and Captian during congress protest rally a mere formality, Sanjay SIngh said that they meet Punjab CM outside his residence in public view and put their demands. He added that they have

Breaking- AAP rally stopped at Punjab- Chandigarh border

Chandigarh: AAP rally stopped at Punjab- Chandigarh border and three AAP leaders allowed to meet Punjab CM house. The police did not allowed the AAP party workers to cross the border of Mohali as they were halted at YPS chownk in SAS Nagar. Heavy police force were deployed at the

Breaking- Maximum four AAP leaders allowed to meet Punjab CM: IG Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Inspector general of Chandigarh police (IG) Tajender Singh Luthra said that maximum four faces of AAP party would be allowed to meet Punjab Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal at his residence. He added that they have made heavy security arrangements to maintain law and order in the city during the AAP rally and moreover

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

Fire at Punjab’s mini-secretariat in Sec-9,Chandigarh

Chandigarh: A Fire broke out in room no 327 of Punjab Mini Secretariat in Sector 9 Chandigarh on Saturday. Two fire tenders of Chandigarh Fire Brigade reached at the place  and controlled the