Everything you need to know about Sector 18 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sector 18 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) The heat wave prevailing over the plains of Punjab and Haryana remained unabated Friday with temperatures at most places in the two states remaining over 46 degrees.
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.
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.
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 20 (IANS) Police had to use water cannons to disperse scores of BJP workers who clashed with police during a protest near the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) office here Monday.
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.
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 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.
Chandigarh/New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay died in a Chandigarh hospital Thursday, six days after he was attacked in a Jammu jail, and his body was flown to Pakistan by a special Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). India sidestepped Pakistan's demand for an international probe but called for discussing the joint judicial panel's recommendations.
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight took off from Chandigarh airport Thursday evening with the body of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay.
Chandigarh/New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay died in a Chandigarh hospital Thursday, six days after he was attacked in a Jammu jail. In the latest chapter of stress between the two countries, India sidestepped Pakistan's demand for an international probe but said it would do everything to facilitate sending the body home.
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 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 (IANS) An advocate-turned-politician, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has gradually moved his way up in his political career while maintaining a clean image. However, this will be impacted by a bribery scandal in which his nephew Vijay Singla figures prominently.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary, reacting to the CBI raids in Chandigarh and the arrest of the nephew of Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, said Saturday that it was "disconcerting" to see a bribery scandal in his ministry.
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.
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.
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) Savitri Jindal, said to be India's richest woman, was Friday asked by the Punjab and Haryana High Court to vacate within 15 days her government accommodation, which she had been occupying unauthorisedly.
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".
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 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 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) 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.
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): The Planning Commission on Wednesday approved Himachal Pradesh 's annual plan of Rs 4100 crore for the current fiscal.
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.
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 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) 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, 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.
Gurgaon, March 13 (IANS) Two CBI teams Wednesday raided the residence of the former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi, here in connection with alleged kickbacks in the VVIP chopper deal, official sources said.
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 to 13 years in jail in a case of pilfering seized contraband.
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) The Australian cricket team, here to play the third Test against India in Mohali March 14-18, are having a ball.
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).
Jaipur/Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Clashes Wednesday between agitating lawyers and police in Jaipur and Chandigarh left nearly a dozen people injured.
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.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The railway ministry should start a helpline for women passengers so that they can complain in case of any emergency, Madhu Bansal, wife of Railways Minister P.K. Bansal, said Tuesday.
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) Accusing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of not doing enough for Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday complained that the central government had not meted out justice in disbursement of grants to the state.
Chandigarh, Feb.24 (ANI): Yogeshwar Dutt, Indian Olympic grappler and 2012 Olympics bronze medallist, has strongly objected to the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to exclude the sport from the 2020 event.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) With an impressive lead of 24.32 minutes over his closest competitor, Suresh Rana of Team Maruti looks set for victory in the Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has sought from Chandigarh a report over the alleged malfunctioning of emergency wards in three government hospitals, a statement said Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) Legendary athlete, 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh Monday found himself in the middle of an unsavoury controversy after he was named in a FIR registered by the Chandigarh police following a brawl among high-profile members of the upscale Chandigarh Golf Club here.
Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) Miss the comfort of a personal bed, having a shower or cooking while on the move? For the price of a high-end luxury car, all this could be yours: A Punjab-based automobile fabricator has launched what is called a motorhome - a super-luxury caravan.
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) The names of two Chandigarh-based companies have emerged in the controversy around the $750 million VVIP chopper deal with Italian company Finmeccanica, which was supplying the AgustaWestland helicopters to India.
Amritsar, Feb 15 (IANS) A total of 445 kg of heroin, worth Rs.2,225 crore, seized in the last few years was burnt here, an official said.
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) Of Haryana's total 43 slaughter houses, only two are functional and rest have been closed by the state pollution control board due to non-installation of effluent treatment plants, a state level committee meeting was informed here Friday.
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) It took several months of preparation, meetings and nearly Rs.1.2 crore. But when the big day arrived, the mock disaster drill here itself turned out to be a mockery.
New Delhi, Feb. 14 (AN): Rubbishing charges of his involvement in the controversial Agusta Westland deal for 12 VVIP choppers, Delhi-based lawyer and former director of Chandigarh-based IT company Aeromatrix, Gautam Khaitan on Thursday said that he has never met with any official of the Italian company, Finmeccanica.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) A majority of the salaried class want the exemption limit for income tax to be raised to Rs.3 lakh from the existing Rs.2 lakh, a survey by Assocham has revealed.
New Delhi, Feb. 13 (ANI): With the collaboration and guidance of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) a mega mock drill on earthquake preparedness was conducted by the states of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Union Territory of Chandigarh in the tri-cities of Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula and at Shimla today.
New Delhi Feb 13 (IANS) Here's some good news for all movie buffs. PVR is set to host an Oscar Film Festival, where it will screen movies nominated for this year's Academy Awards.
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana, who was named best male debut and also the best male playback singer at the 58th Filmfare Awards, said he was least expecting to win two Black Ladies as the award statuettes are called.
Chandigarh, Feb 5 (IANS) Normal life was affected as widespread rainfall and strong winds were reported from most parts of Haryana and Punjab, the Met office said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Ahead of the forthcoming Valentine's Day, celebrities like Sania Mirza and Ayushmann Khurrana have voted for "India's Love Capital", an online property initiated to "bring in a feeling og positivity".