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After tomatoes, now onion’s price hike in Punjab

Tomatoes onions prices hike Punjab.According to Gaurav, a vegetable market of Mohali retail price of onion was 10 rupees per kg,that same onion is now selling 30 to 35 rupees.  The onion was 8 rupees per kg in bulk, now its price has increased to 20 to 24 rupees.According to the vegetable market, onion prices

Three-time rise in Aadhaar enrolment of children in city

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Administration’s efforts to enroll children below five years of age paid dividend as city has recorded more than three-time rise in the number of children who were enrolled for Aadhaar this year. As per UIDAI data, Chandigarh has achieved 68.2 per cent Aadhaar saturation to such children’s enrolment which was only 20.6 per

Rise of e-shopping, rise of counterfeit fashion

New Delhi: The surge of online stores has made it easy for shoppers to buy products from across the globe. Designers, however, feel that while technology has helped the Indian fashion industry grow, there are a few downsides, including easy access to designs leading to plagiarism. For designer Ashish Soni, the influx of online stores

Govt imposes up to Rs 8,500 levy per flight; airfares to rise

New Delhi: Airfares are set to rise with thegovernment deciding to levy up to Rs 8,500 per flight on major routes to fund the regional air connectivity scheme. The levy amount would be for an entire flight and the price of each ticket could go up depending on the number of seats in that particular

Bansal, Chhabra attack govt over price rise

Chandigarh: Pawan Kumar Bansal, former union Minister and Pardeep Chhabra president Chandigarh Congress attacked BJP Government for its failure to control the price rise in a rally held at Bapudham Colony on Sunday. Bansal criticised the government for its failure to control the price rise. He said that the Government increased the petrol prices many times

Wedding thefts on the rise as cops scramble in dark

Chandigarh: Investigating couple of thefts at ‘marriage functions’ which rocked Chandigarh in last two days, UT Police is now suspecting it to be the handi-work of an ‘outside gang’. According to reports, two major thefts took place in two separate wedding functions here in Chandigarh in just two days.Police sources said that leads have been

Dengue cases rise to 168 in city

Chandigarh: With each passing day, the number of dengue cases in the city continues rising. In a statement issued by the Malaria Wing of UT Health Department, 19 cases of dengue were reported from various health institution on Tuesday, which included nine fresh cases and 10 confirmed from the probable cases. However, on the first

229 dengue cases reported in Mohali

Mohali: After the death of a person due to dengue the administration pulled up their socks to deal with disease. As many as 229 cases have been detected in the city so far. Taking the serious note of the dengue, administration took prompt action and launched the drive against disease. Health department teams stepped out

Dengue fever claims another life in Chandigarh

Chandigarh:  A 22 year old man died in Chandigarh  today of dengue. Young man (Anil) was a resident of sector 42, Chandigarh. He was hospitalised for past 2 days in PGI. The number of dengue death cases in the city has touched 24.

Poster defacement on the rise

Panchkula: Municipal Corporation Panchkula has placed various route maps and sign boards depicting various sectors but finding directions has become a gruesome task. Some student body outfits of Panjab University have defaced government property at various places in the city. Panjab University Students Council Elections are around the corner so does the poster war among

Moroccan tourism down amid rise of terrorism threat

Rabat: After more than a decade of steady growth, tourism in Morocco is experiencing a significant drop amid the rise of terrorist threat. While the country’s tourism industry got a wake-up call last year following a series of terrorist attacks in the region, the latest data on arrivals and bookings in the first half of

Crime trend changing in UT, petty crime on the rise

Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Police may claim to have increased their patrolling in the city but its efforts seem to have failed to meet the objective as petty crimes like snatching, thefts, burglaries and robberies continue to haunt the city residents. The Police on the other hand have also claimed to arrest several miscreants involved in

Housewives perturbed over Rs.5 rise in bread price

Ludhiana: The hike in price of daily commodities has shattered the common man’s courage in the last few days. The situation of the common household is so deteriorating that day to day expenses cannot be met. In the last two months, there has been 35 percent rise in the price of pulses, 13 percent rise

Snakebite cases on rise in city, 5 cases in a week

Ludhiana: The arrival of snakebite cases have increased manifold at different hospitals of the city with the arrival of monsoon season, reveal the medical experts. However, this is a new trend as similar is the situation in almost every monsoon season, further reveals the inquiries made from medical experts. Dr. Sandeep Puri, Principle and Professor

Cancer risk may rise before and after diabetes diagnosis: Study

Toronto: Individuals with Type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of developing cancer before and immediately after their diagnosis, says a study. The findings showed that the highest risk appears shortly after a diabetes diagnosis. Cancer incidence was also significantly higher in persons with diabetes within the first three months after diagnosis, but


Home BP monitoring linked to rise in emergency visits

Toronto: Recent public education campaigns recommending home blood pressure monitoring may have inadvertently contributed to the rise in emergency visits for hypertension, a study says. The findings do not suggest that home blood pressure monitoring should be discouraged. What it says is that high blood pressure in itself is not necessarily an emergency.But aggressive home

NC, Cong protest in J-K Assembly over price rise

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference andCongress legislators today protested in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly over the issue of price rise and staged a walkout. As soon as the House met this morning, Congress MLAs raised the issue of rise in prices of essential commodities in the state and were joined by the NC legislators

Almond rises on pick up in demand

New Delhi: Almond california prices spurtedby Rs 100 per 40 kg in the national capital today largely on the back of increased buying by retailers and stockists on higher demand from bulk consumers. Further, tight stocks following fall in supplies from overseas markets also supported the uptrend. Almond california prices rose by Rs 100 to

Wheat futures rise 0.41% on tight supply

New Delhi: Wheat moved up by 0.41 per cent toRs 1,701 per quintal in futures trade today as speculators built up fresh positions, triggered by tight stocks in the spot markets on fall in supplies from producing belts. At the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, wheat for delivery in June month rose by Rs 7

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