Tag: Chandigarh

WHO award for PGI Chandigarh centre for tobacco control
WHO award for PGI Chandigarh centre for tobacco control

Besides being a resource hub, the centre has achieved heights in capacity building by organising more than 50 workshops and webinars for around 3,500 program managers and academicians.

  • Thursday, 09 June 2022
PGIMER Chandigarh
PGI Chandigarh Starts 'Human Milk Bank'

The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research here on Thursday said it has started the 'human milk bank' service for inborn neonates.

  • Thursday, 17 February 2022
Tremors felt in North India

New Delhi: The northern states of India were rocked by a moderate intensity earthquake on Wednesday. Tremors were felt in Delhi and the adjoining regions this afternoon along with Union Territory of Chandigarh and other states in the zone like Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana. The earthquake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Kalinga Lancers
Kalinga Lancers lift maiden HIL 2017 title

Chandigarh: Bringing joy to people of Odisha, home team Kalinga Lancers today evening became champion in the Coal India Hockey India League after thrashing Dabang Mumbai 4-1 in the final clash in Chandigarh. Glenn Turner’s field goal in the 18th minute and twin penalty corner conversions from captain Moritz Furste in the 30th and 59th […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
HIL: Lancers to take on Mumbai in final today

Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lancers will take on Dabang Mumbai in the final match of Hockey India League (HIL) to be held in Chandigarh today. Mumbai and Lancers entered the finals of the fifth edition HIL by winning their respective semi-finals against Delhi Waveriders and Uttar Pradesh Wizards at the Sector 42 Hockey Stadium in Chandigarh on […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
2nd Junior boxing Nationals from Wednesday

Chandigarh: Over 750 boxers, including 300 in the womens section, will participate in the second BFI Junior National Championships, starting at the Chandigarh University, Mohali, from Wednesday. The event organised by the Punjab Boxing Association gives an opportunity to the young pugilists, representing 30 states in 13 weight categories, to come up through the ranks […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Paddy procurement
Punjab paddy procurement crosses 115 lakh tonne

Chandigarh: Punjab has procured over 115 lakh tonne of paddy this kharif season, food and supplies officials said on Monday. Government agencies and private millers have procured 11,592,262 tonne of paddy in Punjab till Sunday evening.Over 99 per cent of the paddy has been procured by government agencies while the remaining has been procured by private […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Sidhu, wife summoned by commission probing Amritsar train tragedy

Chandigarh: Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and his wife Navjot Kaur have been summoned by a one-man commission conducting an inquiry into the Amritsar train tragedy in which 60 people were killed on October 19. Senior IAS officer B. Purushartha, who is conducting the inquiry in Amritsar, has asked the Sidhu couple to appear […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
AAP announces five candidates for Lok Sabha polls in Punjab

Chandigarh:Taking a lead over other parties in the state, the Punjab unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday announced the names of five candidates for the Lok Sabha elections likely to be held in April-May next year. The AAP has retained two outgoing MPs, Bhagwant Mann (Sangrur) and Sadhu Singh (Faridkot). The names […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Rewari gang rape main accused send to 4-day police custody

Chandigarh: A court in Haryana has sent two of the main accused in the gang rape case of a 19-year-old college student to four days police custody, police said on Monday. The Haryana Police’s Special Investigating Team (SIT) on Sunday arrested the two main accused, Pankaj and Manish. Both were on the run for 11 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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2 main accused in Rewari gang-rape arrested

Chandigarh: The Haryana Police’s Special Investigating Team (SIT) on Sunday arrested the two main accused in the Rewari gang-rape case. The accused, Pankaj and Manish, were on the run for almost two weeks. They were arrested from Satnali in Mahendragarh district. The victim, a 19-year-old school topper, was abducted and gang-raped after being drugged on […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Massive dust storm hits Chandigarh, disrupts life

Chandigarh: Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were hit by a massive dust storm on Friday evening followed by rain. The city and nearby areas were plunged into darkness around 5 p.m. with high velocity winds, dust and rain continuing for over one hour. Trees were uprooted and branches fell at several places. Power supply was […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Minor fire at Haryana secretariat

Chandigarh: A minor fire in the Haryana secretariat building here on Thursday led to a scare among people. Three fire engines were rushed to the spot to extinguish the fire. No casualty was reported in the incident, police said. The fire was noticed on the second floor of the building in the morning before the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Principal shot dead by Class 12 student in Haryana

Chandigarh: A Class 12 student allegedly shot dead the principal of his school in Haryana’s Yamunanagar on Saturday, police said. The victim, Rita Chhabra, was sitting in her office when the alleged assailant came and opened fire on her from close range from his weapon. She was rushed to a nearby hospital where she died. The […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Kirron Kher's advice to gang rape victim stirs controversy

Chandigarh: Chandigarh BJP MP Kirron Kher’s unsolicited advice to a young woman who was gang raped earlier this month here by an auto-rickshaw driver and his two accomplices has stirred a controversy. Kher said on Wednesday that the victim should have been more cautious and not boarded the auto-rickshaw in which three men were already sitting. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
As tomatoes hit Rs 100/kg, Chandigarh app offers it at Re 1

Chandigarh: With people feeling the pinch after tomato prices soared to Rs 100 per kg, an “on-demand hyper-local transport and logistics app” Jugnoo has offered to make doorstep delivery of tomatoes at just Re 1 per kg. With its “Tomato Loot” initiative, Jugnoo has offered to deliver tomatoes at only Re 1 per kg for one […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Dera violence: Haryana police summon sect committee members

Chandigarh: Haryana police have issued summons to 45 members of a committee of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect to appear before it regarding the violence that erupted following the rape conviction of the Dera chief on August 25, police sources said on Friday. Police sources said a hard disk, which reportedly contains details of transactions […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Charging extra tax on discount items illegal: Consumer forum

Chandigarh:The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum in Chandigarh has once again ruled that shops cannot charge extra value added tax (VAT) on items sold on discounted price, saying that by doing so they are “indulging in unfair trade practice”. Penalising Benetton India Private Ltd, the forum, presided by Rajan Dewan, observed: “The act of Benetton […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Senior journalist, mother murdered in Mohali house

Chandigarh: Senior journalist K.J. Singh and his aged mother were found dead in their residence in Mohali town in Punjab, adjoining Chandigarh, on Saturday, police said. Both victims were attacked by their assailants with a sharp-edged weapon in their house in Phase 3B2 of Mohali, 10 km from here. Police said that Singh’s mother, Gurcharan Kaur, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Dera chief not to be brought to Panchkula for sentencing: DGP

Chandigarh: After Dera followers indulged in large-scale violence on Friday following their leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s conviction in a rape case, the Haryana Police on Saturday said the jailed godman will not be brought to Panchkula for the sentencing on Monday. CBI court judge Jagdeep Singh while convicting the Dera chief in the 2002 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Dera chief verdict: Punjab withdraws police from VVIP security

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday directed authorities to withdraw 1,000 police personnel from VVIP security and deploy them to strengthen security in the state, an official said. A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting presided over by the Chief Minister ahead of the judgment by a Haryana court this […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
10-year-old rape victim delivers baby, put under observation

Chandigarh: The 10-year-old rape victim, whose abortion plea was turned down by the Supreme Court, today delivered a baby through C-section at one of the government hospitals here, a senior doctor said. The girl’s condition is stable. “The minor girl delivered a baby through C-section this morning. The infant’s weight is 2.2 kg and it […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Ludhiana court issues fresh warrants against Rakhi Sawant

Chandigarh: A court in Ludhiana has issued fresh arrest warrants against controversial actress Rakhi Sawant after she failed to appear before it, court sources said on Tuesday. Rakhi had been directed by the court to appear before it on August 7 (Monday) but did not come and her lawyer told the court that she was away […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Kalinga Lancers
HIL: Goalkeeper Charter takes Kalinga to second successive final

Chandigarh: Andrew Charter put up a superb show under the bar to guide Kalinga Lancers to their second consecutive final of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) as they prevailed over Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4-3 (4-4) via penalty shoot-out at the Chandigarh Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. The match went to the penalty shoot-out […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
Mobile Internet services suspended in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh: Mobile Internet services have been suspended for 72 hours in Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh, ahead of the court verdict in the sexual exploitation case against the Dera Sacha Sauda sect head tomorrow. The decision to suspend mobile Internet services was taken in a coordination committee meeting of Haryana, Punjab and Union Territory Chandigarh held under […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Punjab bus passenger molested; driver, conductor held

Chandigarh: The driver and conductor of a private bus were arrested after a woman alleged that she had been molested by a passenger near Punjab’s Khanna town, police said today. The incident took place near Khanna town, 60 km from here, yesterday when the woman boarded the bus from Sirhind town to Sahnewal near Ludhiana. […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Woman gang-raped by 12 near Ludhiana, police conduct raids

Chandigarh: The Punjab Police on Monday conducted raids at various places in Ludhiana district after a young woman alleged she was gang-raped by 12 men at a farmhouse near Jagraon town after she and her male friend were attacked and abducted. No arrests have been made so far. The victim, aged around 20 years, told […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Over 10% voting in Punjab LS polls

Chandigarh: More than 10 per cent voting was recorded in the first three hours of polling to Punjab’s 13 Lok Sabha seats on Sunday in the seventh and final phase of the general elections, officials said. Voting began at 7 a.m. in the constituencies of Patiala, Amritsar, Khadoor Sahib, Jalandhar (SC), Hoshiarpur (SC), Anandpur Sahib, […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Rahul Bose in shock after being charged Rs 442 for 2 bananas

Chandigarh: What is the highest price you have paid for a pair of bananas? Could be Rs 12 or maximum Rs 20 probably. Calm down, because actor Rahul Bose was charged more than Rs 400 for two bananas and he doesn’t seem to be happy. The actor has expressed shock over the price of the […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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9-Yr-Old Girl Dies After Being Raped By Her Father In Rohtak

Chandigarh: A nine-year-old girl died after she was allegedly raped by her father in Rohtak district of Haryana, police said on Wednesday. According to the victim’s mother, she and her husband have been living separately. Her husband took their daughter to his home on November 27 and allegedly raped her, the woman said in her […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021