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Haryana Civil Secretariat

Chandigarh: Fire breaks out at Haryana Civil Secretariat

A major fire broke on the first floor of Haryana Civil Secretariat in Chandigarh on Thursday.Fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flames.No causality has been reported yet. Further details are awaited. (ANI)

Chandigarh airport closed

Chandigarh airport closed for runway expansion

Chandigarh airport closed: The Chandigarh International Airport was closed for all air traffic on Monday for authorities to carry out runway expansion and repairs. Flight operations will remain suspended from February 12 to 26, an airport official said on Monday. The 15-day closure of the airport will roughly affect over 80,000 passengers, an official said. Flight operations

Chandigarh, surrounding areas lashed by rain

Chandigarh, surrounding areas lashed by rain

Chandigarh surrounding areas rain: Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were lashed by thundershowers and strong winds on Monday ending a dry spell.Met Department officials had predicted rainfall in the region.Reports of rainfall were also received from parts of Punjab and Haryana. In the last few hours Ludhiana city recorded light rain.The maximum temperature on Sunday rose

Minimum temperature increases modestly in Punjab, Haryana

Minimum temperature increases modestly in Punjab, Haryana

The minimum temperature in Punjab and increased modestly but cold conditions persisted in several parts, a MeT department official said here today.The temperature rose by up to three notches, but cold conditions have not abated in the states, the official said. In Punjab, Ludhiana registered a low of 8.3C, a notch above the normal.Patiala recorded

Chargesheet in Punjab's Rs 1,000 cr irrigation scam filed

Chargesheet in Punjab’s Rs 1,000 cr irrigation scam filed

Chargesheet in Punjab’s Rs 1000 cr irrigation scam filed: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau on Saturday filed the chargesheet in the nearly Rs 1,000 crore irrigation scam in the state, an official said. The chargesheet, filed in a court in Mohali town adjoining Chandigarh, is against contractor Gurinder Singh and retired engineers of Irrigation Department in

Punjab to expedite work on Swachh Bharat Mission

Punjab to expedite work on Swachh Bharat Mission

Punjab to expedite work on Swachh Bharat Mission: Punjab was asked to expedite the work on becoming an open defecation-free (ODF) state in a review meeting of the Centre’s flagship urban development schemes here today. Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri reviewed the progress of the Centre’s flagship schemes — AMRUT, Swachh

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

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

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

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

Panjab University

Fire breaks out in girl’s hostel of Panjab University

According to information, Fire broke out in girl’s hostel of Panjab University. Two rooms of Hostel No 3 burnt to ashes. The reason behind the fire is still not confirmed. Till now there has been no reports of any casualty. According to information, two fire tenders controlled the fire

Sukhbir Badal targets loan waiver scheme of state govt

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday targeted Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and said that Congress government is playing with the lives of farmers in Punjab by proposing to implement a fraudulent crop loan waiver.“Nearly 400 farmers had committed suicide after the government failed to implement the promised Rs 90,000

Chandigarh: Robbery accused arrested

Chandigarh: Robbery accused arrested

Robbery accused arrested: Chandigarh Central DSP Ram Gopal today held a press conference. Chandigarh police arrested two people in cases of robbery. The accused identified as Ayush and Jatendra.The accused were involved in robbery of Mobile, Auto rickshaw and Activa on December 20. Three accused were arrested by the Chandigarh Police on 28th, on whom

SGPC honours Pandit Rao Dharennavar

SGPC honours Pandit Rao Dharennavar

SGPC honours Pandit Rao Dharennavar: Professor Pandit Rao Dharennavar was today honored by the SGPC Chief Secretary Dr. Roop Singh at SGPC’s headquarter Teja Singh Samundri Hall for his translation work on Gurbani scriptures and effort to promote Punjabi language.Pandit Rao Dharennavar had come to pay obeisance at sanctum sanctorum Sri Harmandir Sahib and collect

Chandigarh SSP given relief to Disco and Bar owners on New Year eve

Chandigarh’s SSP has given relief to the Disco and bar owners in Chandigarh. The clubs and bars were ordered to close at 12 am. But SSP Chandigarh ordered today that they can open disco and bars till 1 a.m on new year eve. This order has given because disco and bars were in heavy loss.

17 years rape victim abortion case: Haryana Govt demands time from HC

Rape Case: Haryana Govt demands time from High Court to submit documents

Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday sought answer from the Haryana Government in 17 years old rape victim abortion case. As the family members of seventeen year old victim has filed an abortion plea in High Court.The Haryana Government has demanded more time from court to submit the documents regarding the case. On their

Ward delimitation: Last day for filing objections, 137 filed so far

Ward delimitation: With last day of filing objections for the delimitation of wards, residents/ political leaders came up with several objections so far.  As far 137 objections were filed from residents from various parts of the city. The deadline to submit objections to the new ward held by the government to conduct municipal elections will

SAD holds key meeting at Chandigarh, several issue discussed

SAD leaders held meeting under the supervision of  SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal at Chandigarh. MLAs, district chiefs and other SAD leaders attended the meeting at SAD office located at sec 28. Many issues were discussed during the meeting. After the meeting, Sukhbir Singh Badal said that strengthening the party was the priority and “exposing the anti-people policies

No new year party after 12 o’ clock

Chandigarh: DC issues order for no new year party after 12 o’ clock

No new year party after 12 o’ clock: Deputy commissioner Ajit Balaji Joshi on Tuesday restrained eateries, discotheques and clubs from operating past midnight, with effect from January 1. This, in effect, bans New Year Eve parties at commercial establishments once the clock strikes 12. The prohibitory orders issued under Section 144 of the CrPC will