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Chandigarh, the cradle of international cricketers like Kapil Dev, Yograj Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Ashok Malhotra, Chetan Sharma and Siddharth Kaul (the latest entrant to the list), hadn't given any woman cricketer of repute until Taniya Bhatia burst on the scene. The 20-year-old wicket-keeper-cum-batter, who ...
Chandigarh: Former minister opens fires after altercation in Yamunanangar, booked ... CHANDIGARH: Former Haryana minister and senior Congress leader Nirmal Singh opened fire following an altercation with a mining contractor and screening plants owners over the issue of right to passage, in the ...

CHANDIGARH: A Panchkula court on Tuesday directed the Ambala jail authorities to get an undertrial in the cash-for-jobs scam of the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) diagnosed and treated for cancer from the Post Graduate Institute for Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh ...
Much before the onset of monsoon, larvae of mosquitoes (aedes aegypti) – responsible for spreading dengue, chikungunya – have been found at two locations: Forest nursery in Sector 29 and old depot at Manimajra. In the wake of such findings, four challans and over 200 notices were also issued to city ...
The project was first proposed in 2016, and the police force zeroed-in on the equipment it hads bought after several demonstrations, said an officer in Chandigarh Police who did not wish to be named. “We procured the cameras only after we were satisfied with the performance of these ones,” said the oficer ...
Chandigarh: HC to hear plea seeking quashing of judges impeachment process. Ajay Sura ... CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana high court would hear a petition on Thursday in which directions have been sought to quash of impeachment provisions contained in The Judges Inquiries Act, 1968.

Ashok De Sarkar landed with his first job as a mechanical engineer in Chandigarh just a year after Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier designed the city in 1966. Sarkar spent his childhood in Bengal, but unlike many probashi (non-resident) Bengalis, this Mohali resident's heart doesn't yearn for Kolkata.
Women riding on Chandigarh roads now have a new rule to follow! As per a notification by the Chandigarh administration, women riding two-wheelers will now have to wear helmets. This amendment has come in the wake of Punjab and Haryana High Court asking the UT administration to consider ...
CHANDIGARH: The city now has a forest where people can go for a leisurely walk amid the wilderness or even for a workout. UT administrator V P Singh Badnore ... Chandigarh parliamentarian Kirron Kher was also present at the opening of the UT forest department property. The forest was thrown open to ...
Written by Akanksha Budhiraja. City residents took out protest marches against the rape of an eight-year-old Bakherwal girl in Jammu, and the rape of a woman in Unnao, whose father died in police custody after being thrashed by supporters of her alleged rapist. The protesters demanded the shifting of the ...
Parmish was injured after assailants shot at him on Saturday when he was returning home after a performance in Chandigarh. “We started together and it strengthened our bond of friendship. He's a brother to me and if something like this happened to a brother, obviously I will be sad. I am very attached to ...
Chandigarh: The Congress protested outside the office of the municipal corporation (MC) here on Monday to demand a rollback of the recent hike in parking charges in ... Party leader and former MP Pawan Kumar Bansal described the hike as “massive and against the interests of people of Chandigarh”.
CHANDIGARH: To promote the wood-based industry, the Punjab government is going to amend the existing rules and exempting units based on social forestry species like poplar, eucalyptus, melia (derek) from taking licence. The state government is also deliberating upon reducing the mandatory distance ...
Chandigarh: Since one side of the Sector-15 road to the Panjab University gate is closed for re-carpeting and all the two-way traffic has merged, the situation for daily commuters has gone from chaotic to dangerous. Recommended By Colombia. The re-carpeting work started from the road separating ...
CHANDIGARH: While dismissing reports of differences with Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar and terming these as “media creation”, chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday insisted that the demand for local bodies minister Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation over the road rage case was none of ...
According to data available with city-based industrial associations, around 200 units have shifted out of Chandigarh last year due to high power rates and other issues. The industrialists have been reeling under high power rate as compared to Punjab. An industrial unit in the city shells out around Rs 10 per ...
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the J&K government's response to a petition filed by the Kathua rape-cum-murder victim's father, who has sought shifting the trial to Chandigarh, alleging that the surcharged atmosphere in Kathua was not conducive for a fair trial. Granting an urgent ...

As per information, senior officers of the home and police department of the Chandigarh administration recently visited the MHA with all the related documents and detailed discussion was held with the senior officials. Bringing all the Chandigarh DSPs under the purview of MHA to include them in DANIPS ...
CHANDIGARH: City was abuzz with celebrations by people belonging to four different cultures in their own traditional ways on Sunday. While the Assamese in the city celebrated Rangali Bihu, Tamil residents and Malayalees celebrated the beginning of their new year. Bengali residents too had fun ...
CHANDIGARH: In an interesting turn of events, the matter related to the appointment of the faculty member accused of sexual harassment at PU as associate professor has made it to the agenda of the Senate meeting scheduled for April 1. The item has been placed in the information for the senate meeting.
CHANDIGARH: Twin issues of shortage of doctors and equipment in the government hospitals and the need to check spread of cancer in the Malwa region were highlighted during the discussion over healthcare services on a call attention notice. Among others, two legislators who happen to be doctors ...
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday issued a notice to the Chandigarh administration, along with Punjab and Haryana, to ban e-cigarettes, which carry nicotine. While issuing the notice, the court also observed that the youth of today has been indulging into new kinds and forms ...
Even as Vishal Sharma struck for Chandigarh towards the dying minutes of the game, early goals from Shubham Khanvilkar and Dion Menezes ... Chandigarh's decision-making in the final third was poor while Maharashtra's two holding midfielders, Kiran Pandhare and Mrunal Tandel, did well to keep the ...
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana high court has asked the state of Punjab and the administration of Chandigarh to ensure that the photo licenses of registered pharmacist are displayed prominently inside the shop to ascertain the presence of pharmacists and sale of scheduled drugs under their ...
Kerala thrashed Manipur 6-0 after a barren first half and Maharashtra showed Chandigarh the door with a 2-1 win. ... While Kerala were involved in another goal-fest, a 6-0 win over home-bound Manipur, Maharashtra's 2-1 win over Chandigarh eliminated the latter's hopes of making the semi-finals.
CHANDIGARH: It was March 8 afternoon, when Preeti Kaur, 45, returning home from the market in Daddumajra, saw a motorcycle slowing down in front of her. The bike was still in motion when one of its riders suddenly attacked her and snatched her gold chain with a jerk throwing a screaming Preeti off ...
She was then admitted to the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh at around 11:15pm. After receiving medical attention at the hospital, Gandhi returned to her hotel at 2:30am. She later left for New Delhi. Speaking to news agency ANI today, a Shimla-based ...
For the Chandigarh administration, this is not the first move to ensure road safety. Chandigarh is counted as one of the few cities which considers driving with high-beam within the city a punishable offence. Do you have an interesting story to share? Please write to us at tci@yourstory.com. To stay updated ...
The Municipal Corporation had issued an alert that due to the repair of a pipeline in Phase-III near Pakki Rurki village in Punjab, there will be no pumping of raw water from phases III and IV of Kajauli Waterworks to Sector 39, Chandigarh. Because of this, supply to the entire city would be affected. The worst ...
MOHALI: Just four days after a 17-year-old girl committed suicide ahead of her board exams, another student gave in to the exam stress and ended his life in Mohali on Wednesday, hours after appearing for his physics exam. The deceased, Karanbir Singh, a 17-year-old student of Class XII, was allegedly ...
CHANDIGARH: All the four ATM kiosks, situated opposite to the entrance of Chandigarh railway station, have been lying sealed for over six months posing difficulties for the passengers who cannot use them during emergencies. The four bank ATMs located in the vicinity are Dena Bank, Union Bank, UCO ...
CHANDIGARH: Sangeet Natak Akademi Award-winning theatre personality Prof Neelam Man Singh Chowdhry describes her professional journey as 'lonely' and one which has been filled with difficulties. After she got married, Chowdhry said she was told that being from a respectable family, how did she ...
The court has sought details of each traffic ticket issued on this count, and it has asked the Chandigarh Administration to continue catching the motorists who play loud music and blare horns. In an earlier hearing, the administration had submitted details of 315-odd traffic tickets issued this year for dead ...
CHANDIGARH: In an effort to help young entrepreneurs of the region realise their business dreams, the Chandigarh Chapter of the Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) launched the two-day TiE summit – TiECON 2018 at the Indian School of Business, Mohali on Thursday. The first day of the event featured a number ...
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana high court has become strict against motorcycles that have modified silencers for backfire blast. It has asked police for the address, names, and other details of anyone caught driving these noise machines, so that they could be made party to a case.
CHANDIGARH: At a time when the Rs 12,600 crore PNB scam has shaken the country's banking system, a Chandigarh resident has approached the Chandigarh district court alleging a bank fraud by a city-based jeweller in connivance with bank officials. Devender Kumar, who retired recently from a top ...
CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh district court has issued a notice to the complainant in a corporal punishment case after police filed a closure report ... Afterwards, the student's parents sent an e-mail to the UT education department and Chandigarh police complaining of inaction against the accused.
“All government buildings have been provided with solar photovoltaic roof top plants in Chandigarh and now work is in progress to set up such plants on raw water storage tanks and community centres in the city,” home secretary, Chandigarh administration Anurag Aggarwal said while speaking
Ludhiana: The aim to increase 15% green cover of the city in five years is going to be a tough task for the municipal corporation. Though MC was supposed to do the same under Atal Mission Rejuvenation and Urban Transmission (AMRUT) scheme, not even single sapling has been planted in the past ...
PGIMER Recruitment 2018 Chandigarh Group A, B & Engineering Posts, Apply Before 15th March 2018 ... candidates for the post of Group A, Group B and Junior Engineer has begun on the official website of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh – pgimer.edu.in.
CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh district court awarded imprisonment of seven years to 18-year-old for rape of a minor. The court of additional district and sessions judge Poonam R Joshi sent Ajay, a resident of Sector 41, to seven-year-jail and also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on the convict. He was held ...
CHANDIGARH: The team of health department, Ambala on Tuesday nabbed two women who used to take pregnant women to Patiala, Punjab for conducting sex determination tests. Civil Surgeon, Ambala, Dr. Vinod Gupta said that the health department had received information that a gang was active in ...
For Chandigarh, the plan is to introduce 24x7 water supply, smart metering for power and water, a bicycle track at Leisure Valley, disabled-friendly sidewalks, improve parks. But the plans remain only on paper. A makeover of the Sector-17 Plaza is also planned. However, the administration has yet to ...
A majority of the seats are booked by the Chandigarh residents.” The official added that in all the Bharat Darshan trains, there are a total of 11 coaches having a capacity of 784 seats. The interested residents can book their tickets directly through the official website of IRCTC- http://www.irctctourism.com or ...
CHANDIGARH: Punjab governor and UT administrator VP Singh Badnore visited Punjab's Jandpur village near Kharar on Monday to review the project for augmenting Chandigarh's water supply. He also visited the Kajauli waterworks, from where water from the Bhakra Mainline Canal is further pumped ...
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday asked the Haryana government to respond the application filed by Magsaysay awardee and whistle-blower Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi accusing the state government for perjury and concealment of documents before ...
CHANDIGARH: Family members and relatives of a BCA third-year student, who allegedly committed suicide on Sunday evening, created ruckus in Postgraduate Government College for Girls, Sector 42, on Monday, alleging she was murdered and demanded the registration of an FIR (first information ...
Chandigarh, Feb 20: On the directions of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Minister for Rural Development Panchayat Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan on Tuesday met J&K students in Chandigarh University Chandigarh to get the firsthand account of the issues being faced by the students outside their ...
CHANDIGARH: The Supreme Court verdict in the Cauvery water dispute case observing that rivers were national assets and no state could claim exclusive ownership of their waters, has strengthened Haryana's hopes of getting its share of water from Punjab through the Satluj-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal.
CHANDIGARH: After TOI had reported last week that Punjab Vidhan Sabha secretary Shashi Lakhanpal Mishra was roaming freely despite ... She along with her husband and son were booked by Chandigarh police nine months back but police have not been able to arrest her despite giving in writing in ...


 

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