Everything you need to know about Chandigarh Gpo: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Chandigarh Gpo: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 24 (IANS) Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan made history Thursday as the US Senate confirmed his nomination as a top US judge in a 97 to 0 vote.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) If popular international show "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" is remade in India, actress Preity Zinta is all for being a part of it.
Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine swept the zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections in Punjab, the state election commission announced Wednesday.
Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) Punjab has asked all its departments to seek permission from the cultural affairs department before renovating any government building that was constructed before 1947, an official said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Asserting that Pakistan is an important element in maintaining peace in Afghanistan, visiting President Hamid Karzai said on Wednesday it would be difficult to fight terrorism without Islamabad's cooperation because it has influence over Taliban.
Chandigarh, May 22 (ANI): The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combine has gained majority in the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections in Punjab.
Jalandhar, May 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday called upon universities to lay emphasis on imparting vocational training to youth in the country while pointing out that by 2020, two-third of the workforce in the world would be from India.
Jalandhar, May 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday conferred an honorary degree on Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai during the convocation of the Lovely Professional University (LPU) here.
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) Officials said 20-25 percent voting was reported from various parts of the state till noon in zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections being held in Punjab Sunday.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Ahead of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's visit, India said Saturday it was ready to discuss and consider Afghanistan's reported request for arms supplies provided it is raised through the proper fora.
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) The Haryana government is likely to order the closure of 1,372 schools in the state for violating the provisions the Right to Education (RTE) act, an official said Thursday.
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) A Haryana Police officer, posted in the security wing of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, was sacked Wednesday, a day after he was arrested taking a bribe of Rs.1 lakh.
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) Fancy drinking a beer but not in the chaos of a pub? Here's the answer: A beer parlour with the ambience - and variety - of a coffee shop!
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) To lessen the wait and hardship of the people for registering property, the Gurgaon district administration has urged the Haryana government to introduce e-stamping to make things easier, a spokesman said Monday.
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) Disgraced former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Sunday had a brush with the media here, barely hours after returning from New Delhi where he quit from the union cabinet. The city press club has sought an apology from him.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Sunday withdrew the medals from six of the current junior national champions, who failed to provide samsples to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for dope test.
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras will be installed in all colleges in Haryana to ensure safety of women, a minister said here Saturday.
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Rain preceded by a storm gave respite to residents of Chandigarh and surrounding areas Saturday afternoon from the scorching heat of the last one week.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Tihar Jail authorities Friday described media reports of attack on a Pakistani prisoner as "false, frivolous and mischievous" and said there was no threat to his life.
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) A majority of the chemists' shops in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh remained shut Friday following the call for a nation-wide, one-day strike against the central government's new drug policy and its impact on traders.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India will send back the body of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah, who succumbed to his injuries sustained in an attack in Jammu's Kot Bhalwal jail, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur on Thursday expressed her condolences to the family of Pakistan prisoner Sanaullah, who succumbed to his injures in a hospital in Chandigarh on Thursday morning, days after being attacked by a fellow prisoner at jammu's Kot Bhalwal Jail.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday said the body of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who succumbed to injuries in a Chandigarh hospital on Thursday, will be handed over to Pakistan.
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who is in a hospital here after being attacked in a Jammu jail last week, suffered renal failure Wednesday and doctors said that his condition was "extremely critical".
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Two members of the family of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who is in a Chandigarh hospital after being attacked in a Jammu jail, are coming to India Tuesday to meet him, Pakistani officials said here.
Chandigarh, May 6 (ANI): Pakistani High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir on Monday visited Chandigarh's Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) to enquire after the health of critically injured prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay.
Chandigarh, May 6 (IANS) Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir arrived here Monday to visit Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who continues to be in a deep coma at the PGIMER hospital here after he was attacked inside Jammu jail.
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) The high commissioner of Pakistan will visit Chandigarh Monday to see a Pakistani prisoner admitted in a critical condition at the PGIMER here, a diplomat said, even as his condition continued to be critical.
Chandigarh,May 4 (ANI): Pakistan High Commission officials visited prisoner Sanaullah, who was injured in a scuffle with another inmate in a Jammu jail, at PGI, Chandigarh, on Saturday, after India granted consular access to them last night.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani diplomats Saturday visited a Chandigarh hospital where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated after being attacked by a prisoner in a Jammu jail, authorities said, adding they will be granted consular access once daily.
Pakistani officials Saturday visited at Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated after he was attacked by a fellow prisoner in a Jammu jail, authorities said................
Chandigarh, May 4 (ANI): The medical condition of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who was attacked at Jammu's Kot Bhalwal Jail, is stated to be still critical but stabilising.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani officials have visited a Chandigarh hospital where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated, said the ministry of external affairs Saturday.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani officials Saturday visited a Chandigarh hospital where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated, said the ministry of external affairs.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India Friday granted permission to three Pakistani officials for consular access to injured prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay in a Chandigarh hospital.
Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) Luxury Ayurvedic skin and body care brand Forest Essentials has inaugurated a retail store here.
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has said the state government would seek early release of Rs.277 crore for afforestation, an official statement Wednesday said.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Tremors were felt in the Indian capital and large parts of north India, including Srinagar, Shimla and Chandigarh, following a 5.7 magnitude quake centred around the Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh border Wednesday. There were no immediate reports of casualties or loss to property.
Bathinda (Punjab), April 27 (IANS) Two hardcore criminals who had escaped from custody after killing a police official were killed Saturday in a gunfight with police, an official said.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday gave conditional clearance for the screening of the controversial film "Sada Haq" which was banned in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi for allegedly for glorifying the extremism in Punjab in the 1980s.
Chandigarh, April 26 (IANS) Rejecting a move by the central government to impose wealth tax on agricultural land near urban centres, the Punjab cabinet Friday asked Governor Shivraj Patil to convene an emergency session of the assembly on May 3.
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) "Nautanki Saala" opened to a mixed response, but actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who made a roaring debut with "Vicky Donor", is unperturbed as he believes he has "evolved as an actor".
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said that it would watch the film "Sada Haq" that has allegedly taken an exalted view of the days of extremism and its leaders in Punjab before taking a call on the plea by its producers seeking lifting of the ban on its screening in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi.
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Five goals by Sonu helped Rajasthan beat Bengal 9-2 in a Pool B match of the Women's National Hockey Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Thursday.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The government has launched a country-wide campaign to make quality generic drugs available at affordable prices.
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) Three officials of Punjab's Faridkot town jail were injured Monday in a clash with inmates following the death of a prisoner, police said. Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has ordered a magisterial enquiry.
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Sunday mourned the death of its former president B. Sivanthi Adithan, saying that sports in the country has lost a "father figure, a great guide and motivator".
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Liquor consumption in Chandigarh has been on the rise for years. But the Chandigarh administration's excise policy for 2013-14 will usher in a new "high" - pricewise!
Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) Haryana Police are investigating the killing of a Dalit youth in a village of Bhiwani district, police officials said Thursday.
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday announced that it has debarred ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd from doing business with it and with agencies under it.
Ludhiana, April 17 (IANS) A woman was brutally assaulted with iron rods and sticks by a group of men in Punjab's Ludhiana district - people watched as she cried for help but little help was forthcoming.
Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) Moderate tremors were felt in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Tuesday evening.
Sonepat, April 15 (IANS) Hosts Haryana defeated Chandigarh 3-1 in the final of third Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (North Zone) played here Monday.
Sonepat, April 15 (IANS) Chandigarh defeated Punjab 2-1 in the final of third Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (North Zone) played here Monday.
Sonepat, April 14 (IANS) Chandigarh defeated hosts Haryana 2-1 to enter the final of the third Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (North Zone) here Sunday.
Sonepat, April 14 (IANS) Hosts Haryana registered a comprehensive 3-0 win over Uttar Pradesh in the first semifinal of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (North Zone) here Sunday.
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Punjab Sunday did a flip-flop on the issue of dissolution of 12,775 panchayats in the state.
Sonepat, April 13 (IANS) Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh from Pool A and hosts Haryana and Delhi from Pool B entered semifinals of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (North Zone) played here Saturday.
Sonepat, April 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh entered the semifinals from Pool B of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (North Zone) played here Saturday.
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday dissolved all the 12,775 panchayats in the state to pave the way for fresh village councils elections.
Sonepat (Haryana), April 10 (IANS) Hosts Haryana defeated Uttarakhand 12-0 in their opening match of Pool-A on the first day of the 3rd Hockey India Sub-Junior Women National Championship (North Zone) played here Wednesday.
Kurukshetra (Haryana), April 9 (IANS) Pointing out that India's balance sheet of innovations was not very encouraging, President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday called upon universities and research and development centres to become hotbeds of innovations.
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) This is one introspection that Punjab's ruling elite is bound to love. Leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance are headed for the beaches of Goa for their 'Chintan Shivir (introspection camp)' beginning Sunday.
Chandigarh, April 5 (IANS) Slated to be released Friday, Punjabi film "Sadda Haq" became a non-starter in cinema halls across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh after authorities in both states and the union territory imposed a ban on its screening.
Chandigarh, April 5 (IANS) Announcing its aim to make Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) equal partners in Punjab's development, the Punjab government Friday announced a comprehensive plan to reserve 10 percent quota in projects and plots in the state for them.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) After the first look, new theatrical trailer of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" is ready, but it will be released only after Milkha Singh, the Flying Sikh, gives his inputs.
Chandigarh, April 5 (IANS) Union Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur was at the receiving end of political barbs from her party leaders when her husband and former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and his son failed to turn up for the first visit of the newly appointed Punjab Congress chief Pratap Singh Bajwa to Patiala town earlier this week.
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) Leading astrophysicist Jayant V. Narlikar Thursday said astronomy was quite relevant to the needs of the common man and knowledge of this science was helping save human civilization.
Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) Mentioned in Hindu mythology as a sacred river but since dried up, Saraswati will see water flowing down it again from this year.
Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) Having busted an international drugs racket worth millions of dollars operating from Punjab, police said Monday that there is a Chinese connection to the crime.
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) Punjab Police has dismissed two officials from service - including international boxer Ram Singh - following their alleged involvement in a drugs racket busted in the state recently.
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) has recommended a blanket ban on the circulation of MMSes related to rape or gang-rape cases.
Chandigarh, March 24 (IANS) Haryana's Lokayukta Sunday said his office had got 1,448 complaints about corruption in the last one year and dealt with over half of them.
Chandigarh, March 23 (IANS) Using sensor technology to get the putting stroke right, 'Falcon Eye', a new device developed by a professional golfer, will help golfers in their game.
Chandigarh, March 21 (IANS) The Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes Thursday recorded the statement of Punjab Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal in the incident related to an assault on a policeman allegedly by legislators last week.
Chandigarh, March 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday called for a nationwide political initiative to recast the Constitution along federal lines, scrapping of all central schemes and provisions for direct transfer of 50 percent of central taxes to states.
Chandigarh, Mar. 15 (ANI): Asserting that a nation's productivity depends on the health and well-being of its citizens, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) Kolkata golfer Neha Tripathi Friday won her second title of the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour 2013 in the fifth leg at the Chandigarh Golf Club here.
Ludhiana, March 15 (IANS) At least three school children were killed when a rashly driven truck rammed into their school complex in Punjab Friday morning, police said.
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a one day visit to Chandigarh today.
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) The second round of the fifth leg of Hero Women's pro Golf Tour could not completed due to bad weather here at the Chandigarh Golf Course Thursday.
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Shane Watson's axing from the third Test turned out to be a blessing in disguise after his wife gave birth to a baby boy in Sydney, three days after Watson flew out from India.
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a one day visit to Chandigarh on Friday.
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Actor Ram Kapoor took everyone by surprise at the premiere of "Mere Dad Ki Maruti" by dancing on Harlem Shake, a popular dance form.
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) Congress legislators clashed with security personnel and staff in the Punjab assembly complex as a woman who was beaten by Punjab Police personnel Wednesday tried to barge into the assembly.
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) Smriti Mehra opened up a sizable lead over Neha Tripathi after the first round of the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour at the Chandigarh Golf Club here Wednesday.
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday raided the offices of two companies here in connection with alleged kickbacks in the VVIP chopper deal.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday has informed to media that it has registered a first information report (FIR) against 12 persons including former Air Force chief S P Tyagi and four companies in connection with the Rs. 3600 crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, signed for carrying VVIPs.....................
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday conducted raids at the Gurgaon residence of former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal (Retired) S. P. Tyagi, following the registration of a case against him in connection with the Rs. 3600 crore AgustaWestland chopper deal.
Chandigarh, March 12 (IANS) The fifth leg of the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour (WPGT) 2013 is all set to get underway at the Chandigarh Golf Club from Wednesday.
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke defended the team management's decison to sideline four cricketers, including his deputy Shane Watson, from the third Test saying it is "not just about one incident" but also about "off-field stuff" which has been unacceptable.
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) A court here Monday sentenced a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and his aide to 13 years in jail in a case of pilfering seized contraband.
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) A court here Monday sentenced a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer to 13 years in jail in a case of pilfering seized contraband.
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) A court here Friday convicted an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who was arrested with 12 kg heroin in January 2009 in Mumbai.
Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) Punjab will drink more and pay more to mop up an additional revenue of Rs.610 crore in the next financial year (2013-14).
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) With the gruesome Delhi gang-rape fresh in their minds, girls and women are using mobile apps to ensure their own safety and let family and friends know their location.
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Legislators of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) were Monday again suspended from the Haryana assembly after they created ruckus inside the house over an adjournment motion seeking removal of their chief Om Prakash Chautala as member.
Chandigarh, Mar 1 (IANS) No new taxes were proposed in the Haryana budget presented in the state assembly Friday by Finance Minister H.S. Chattha.
Haryana HCS (Judicial) Pre exam will be held on March 17, 2013, a notification of this effect has been released by the HPSC- the conducting body of examination.
Chandigarh, Feb 27 (IANS) For nearly three decades, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh used to get raw deals in successive railway budgets. This time though, things changed with with Chandigarh MP Pawan Kumar Bansal being the railway minister.