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
Melbourne, Dec. 06 (ANI): Former New Zealand Cricket (NZC) boss Justin Vaughan has said he is disappointed, rather than surprised, that Black Caps are linked to match fixing allegations.
Melbourne, Dec. 06 (ANI): The International Cricket Council's (ICC) investigation of three Black Caps is reportedly centered on the trio's activities when they played together in Indian Twenty20 competition in 2008.
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) Panjab University, being ranked 13th among all BRICS countries and as the top-ranked university in India was "no surprise", Vice Chancellor Arun Kumar Grover said Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Thursday said it has issued 51 crore Aadhaar numbers and is in the process of completing its mandate of covering 60 crore people by the end of the current fiscal.
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified thieves used a JCB excavator to take away an ATM from Punjab's Muktsar town, police said Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) A sacked Chandigarh police constable and his woman accomplice were Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court for murdering a police officer in June this year.
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) Panjab University authorities Tuesday ordered formation of a committee to look into results and internal assessments of various examinations of a dental sciences institute after a girl student committed suicide after getting less marks.
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) Alexander the Velikiy or Alex is no ordinary dog. The Russian Borzoi is arguably the only one of its kind in India at present. And he hasn't come cheap - he cost his owner a whopping Rs.22 lakh to import him and has to be kept in an air-conditioned environment.
Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) Having devised and successfully carried out a new technique to remove a rare tumour of the kidney through a minimal invasive method, a surgeon from Chandigarh's Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has had the technique being named after him.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The spiralling inflation has forced homemakers to tweak their budgets, slashing consumption of nutrient-rich food by almost 40 percent, a survey by an industry chamber said here Sunday.
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Air India will aim to clinch the double crown at the 38th Inter-State-Inter-Zonal Badminton Championships after both their girls and boys teams reached the finals here.
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) The Punjab government will launch a new Atta-Dal scheme for nearly 30 lakh 'blue card' holders in the state from Dec 1, a state government spokesman said Friday.
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) Both serving and retired personnel of defence and paramilitary forces will get 100 percent rebate on payment of property tax in Haryana, a state government spokesman said here Sunday.
Chandigarh, Nov 24 (IANS) The Chandigarh airport remained closed for all commercial flights for the second day Sunday owing to repairs, putting air travellers to a lot of inconvenience.
Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) The first edition of the Chandigarh literature festival 'Literati 2013' will held here Nov 23-24, organisers said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A woman has right over the property of her husband but she cannot claim a property of her parents-in-law, ruled a Delhi court.
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted in Haryana after state roadways buses stayed off the roads and lakhs of government employees went on strike Wednesday. The state government warned employees of action if they stayed off work.
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Having achieved in the field of cricket what even dream merchants would fumble to sell, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar not only remained grounded - both on and off the cricket field - but also showed that he has a big emotional side to him.
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) Normal life was affected across Haryana as lakhs of employees of various departments of the state government went on strike Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Nov 12 (IANS) With talks between the Haryana government and employees' unions ending in a deadlock Tuesday evening, the authorities ordered precautionary measures in view of the strike call given from Wednesday by protesting unions.
Chandigarh, Nov 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday announced a ban on transfers and postings of officers and staffs in all its departments, a spokesman said here.
Bangalore, Nov 11 (IANS) An NGO fighting for shared parenting in case of divorce or separation Monday demanded a separate union ministry for child development as they constitute more than 40 percent of the population.
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday announced a hike in the compensation amount to rape and murder victims or their kin in the state.
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) The second edition of the Chandigarh Literature Festival will begin here Friday.
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) A mild earthquake was felt in parts of Punjab and Chandigarh Wednesday evening, Met officials said here.
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer under training was killed when the vehicle in which he was travelling with other officers collided with a tree on a Punjab highway, police said Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) The move by the Congress party to seek a ban on opinion polls before elections came in for criticism from Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday.
Chandigarh, Nov 1 (IANS) The Punjab assembly Friday passed a resolution criticising a move by the government of Quebec province in Canada to ban religious symbols.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Sales of fire crackers in the country's metros have declined by around 25 percent this season due to a campaign launched by over 150 schools, a survey said Thursday.
Chandigarh, Oct 31 (IANS) An early morning thunderstorm and intermittent showers Thursday brought the winter chill to Chandigarh and its surrounding areas.
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) A young Dalit couple, whose proposed marriage was opposed by their families, allegedly committed suicide in Haryana's Jind district, 170 km from here, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) How will you celebrate Diwali? It's time for sweet sins, said celebrities like Parineeti Chopra and Vaani Kapoor who plan to gorge on traditional sweets like 'ladoos', 'rasmalai' and 'gujiya'.
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Chandigarh-born software engineer Gurdeep Singh Pall has been named as the corporate vice president of Skype, a popular and free international voiceover and messaging service, by Microsoft Corporation, its developer.
Chandigarh, Oct 29 (IANS) The country's richest woman, Savitri Jindal, was Tuesday inducted as a minister in the Haryana cabinet by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Authorities in Haryana's Gurgaon district will experiment with an eco-friendly larvicide prepared by an Iranian company to control the spread of dengue and malaria, a spokesman said here Monday.
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Southpaw Adil Bir Singh, playing at his home course, returned an even par 72 to lead the field by two strokes on the first day of the Usha IGU Punjab Juniors Golf Championship here Tuesday.
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The Punjab government is investigating allegations of "goonda" tax being levied by certain vested interests in illegal mining in the state, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said Monday.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The CBI is planning to approach Italy for details about the ongoing probe in the Rs.3,600 crore AgustaWestland chopper deal case even as Swiss authorities arrested Guido Ralph Haschke, an alleged middleman in the deal.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Demand for chocolates as a gift item this festive season has increased by almost 40 percent due to reports of adulterated traditional sweets and highly priced dry-fruits, a survey said Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The picturesque hills of Chail in Himachal Pradesh will host the second edition of the Northern Harley Owners Group Ride (HOGR) Oct 18-20. As many as 250 participants and their family members will congregate for the event.
Chandigarh, Oct 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary Sudripta Roy was Thursday admitted to the hospital here after he suffered a brain stroke, said doctors.
Chandigarh, Oct 10 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday recovered nearly 26 kg of heroin in the Amritsar sector near the India-Pakistan international border in Punjab, an officer said.
Chandigarh, Oct 9 (IANS) Over 17,000 people have been issued tickets (challaned) by the Punjab government this year for violating ban on smoking in public places, a senior health officer said here Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Oct 9 (IANS) A traditional wedding procession in Punjab turned into a tragedy when four women were crushed to death by a speeding truck late Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Oct 8 (IANS) Leading authors of various genres will participate in the first edition of the Chandigarh Literature Festival to be organised here next month.
Chandigarh, Oct 8 (IANS) The Punjab government will develop New Chandigarh, a new township coming up near Chandigarh, as a futuristic township with high-tech facilities, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said Tuesday.
Chandigarh, Oct 4 (IANS) Gurbani Singh representing the North Zone comfortably won the Chandigarh Ladies golf championship by a whopping margin of 11 strokes here Friday.
Chandigarh, Oct 2 (IANS) Gurbani Singh, the defending champion and current leader of the Indian Golf Union (IGU) Ladies Amateur Golf Tour, returned an even par (72) score to lead the field of 41 golfers on expected lines, at the end of day one at Chandigarh Ladies Championship here Wednesday.
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Tuesday showcased his state here with a host of incentives and tax exemptions to woo investors from Karnataka, especially in the knowledge sector.
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy was burnt alive in Punjab's Malerkotla town after being kidnapped by unidentified people, police said.
Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) Punjab's ambitious plans to have a higher milk production in the future could suffer a setback with rural veterinary officers (RVOs) in the state deciding to stop artificial insemination work from Oct 1.
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said that forcible acquisition of land was now "history" under the new land law
Chandigarh, Sept 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Monday held the Congress-led UPA Government responsible for the deteriorating economy, and said that fiscal and current account deficit has completely got out of control.
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) Embarrassed by the recent outburst of its Amritsar Lok Sabha member Navjot Singh Sidhu against the Akali Dal-BJP alliance government in Punjab, the BJP Monday tried to play down the controversy saying that it was a "minor issue".
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Nearly 170 kg of gold and diamond jewellery was seized from a chartered aircraft at Sahnewal airport near Ludhiana by officials of the Punjab excise and taxation department Friday.
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Three people, including a father-son duo, were arrested following the recovery of psychotropic drugs worth Rs.7 crore from warehouses in Punjab's Ludhiana city, police officials said Friday.
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday doubled the prize money for players who win medals in the World Cup and world championships and also raised the prize money for Bhim and Arjuna awardees from the state.
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday directed all deputy commissioners in the state to register each and every travel and immigration agent under the state prevention of human smuggling act.
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Power supply to several areas of Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana was affected Sunday evening after high velocity winds hit the region.
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Three accidents took a toll of 19 lives in Punjab and Haryana in the past 24 hours, according to reports from the police in the two states.
Kiev, Sep 12 (IANS) Boxers Aditya Maan (66 kg) and Ashish (63 kg) powered through to the quarterfinals of the Junior World Championships here and are just a step away from securing a medal.
Chandigarh, Sep 11 (IANS) Poor people belonging to the general category and upper castes will get the benefit of reservation in government jobs and educational institutions in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Sep 11 (IANS) It has seen generations having fun and passing out and yet it hardly gives the feeling of being worn out or being old. A 'hot-spot' among students, the Panjab University Students' Centre continues to attract youngsters despite many other alternatives now being available.
Ludhiana, Sep 10 (IANS) Police in this Punjab industrial city Tuesday registered a case against two unidentified people for raping a two and a half year old girl. Her condition was said to be serious.
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) Prohibitory orders were imposed on Panjab University (PU) campus Monday as various student groups continued with their protests against the recent election results of the PU Campus Students' Council (PUCSC).
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) Girls aged up to five years will not have to pay any diagnostic fee in Punjab government hospitals, a spokesman said here Sunday.
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A personal attack by suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Abhay Singh Chautala Friday on Olympic champion rifle shooter Abhinav Bindra, who is spearheading a campaign to cleanse Indian sports, triggered an outcry among Indian sportsperson.
Chandigarh, Sep 6 (IANS) Suspended Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Abhay Singh Chautala Friday launched a personal attack on Olympic champion rifle shooter Abhinav Bindra, who is spearheading a campaign to clean Indian sports.
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Thursday called for replacing solid fuels like coal and wood with cleaner ones like cooking gas and electricity in households in order to check respiratory diseases.
Chandigarh, Sept.4 (ANI): A judicial magistrate in Chandigarh has summoned Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to present himself in court in connection with a 21-month-old case, wherein he has been accused of allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of people from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) A woman councillor was injured as a free-for-all broke out between councillors and their supporters in Haryana Monday, witnesses said.
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers from Punjab and Haryana were arrested on the Chandigarh-Punjab border Monday while they were holding a protest seeking more rights for agriculturists.
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) A day after irate mobs in Haryana torched or damaged 65 vehicles claiming that these were carrying cows for slaughter, the state government Saturday announced a ban on the transportation of cows without written permission from the district magistrate concerned.
Chandigarh Aug 30 (IANS) Harayana's Gurgaon city, adjoining the national capital, will have the India's first air-conditioned bus stand in the country, a senior official said here Friday.
Chandigarh, Aug 26 (IANS) Following media reports of a spate of killings of Punjabis based in Philippines, the Punjab Non-Resident Indian (NRI) commission has directed the state government to act fast in this matter and take it up with the external affairs ministry for necessary action.
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) The Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd plans to have around 16 luxury lifestyle outlets, The Collectives, in around two years time while hoping to reach a turnover of around Rs.100 crore this fiscal and expecting a pinch due to the rupee devaluation in the coming months, said a senior official.
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Business woman Ramola Bachchan, who is now foraying into planning weddings, was earlier in the hospitality industry and says that the physical presence of the owner is vital to the success of any hospitality business.
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) Only a year-and-half after a judicial commission indicted colonisers of 62 housing projects in the state for irregularities, the Virbhadra Singh government has renewed the licences and registration certificates of 18 such builders again this year.
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) A CBI special court here Friday framed charges against Punjab's former chief parliamentary secretary Raj Khurana and two others in a corruption case.
Toronto, Aug 15 (IANS) An Indian Canadian serving in the country's air force is fighting to get visas to enable his India-based parents visit their ailing grandson.
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday said that despite having made the maximum contribution to the country's freedom struggle and also making India self-reliant in foodgrain, Punjab was getting step-motherly treatment.
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) At least eight people, including two women, were killed in an accident involving three vehicles near Moga town in Punjab Monday, police said.
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Dressed in red, 3,069 students of Kurukshetra University and its affiliated colleges Monday set a new record when they formed the shape of a blood drop to create awareness for blood donation on International Youth Day in Kurukshetra town in Haryana.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With the festive season on, it's time to splurge on some of women's 'best friends' - semi-precious jewellery, belts, bags and apparel. No need to hop around from one store to another as an exhibition dedicated to all this and more is here.
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Designer Raghavendra Rathore, known for patenting the bandhgala cuts and Jodhpuris, has now associated with Johnnie Walker Black Label to design limited edition packaging for the brand.
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) To curb smuggling of cows to neighbouring states, the Haryana government has banned the sale-purchase of cows in the animal fairs in the state, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Tuesday demanded a white paper on the fiscal mess created by the Congress-led UPA government with the rupee plunging to a new low of 61.86 against the US dollar.
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) 'HCG Pinkathon - Run to Lead', India's first ever 10-km run for women, will take place here Sep 15 to create awareness about breast cancer.
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) Over 1.5 lakh girl students in Punjab will get bicycles in the next three months, a state government spokesman said Monday.
Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) Taking advantage of a truck driver going for a short nap, three people stole suits and sarees worth Rs.40 lakh from his vehicle on Delhi-Haryana border, police said Sunday. The accused were chased and arrested by police.
Chandigarh, August 1 (IANS) The kin of people from Haryana who were reported missing in the recent natural calamity in Uttarakhand will get a grant of Rs.10 lakh each, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced Thursday.
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has claimed a conspiracy to attack him after a few bottles suspected to be containing acid were found near his family house here Saturday.
Bathinda, July 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday reacted sharply to Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's claim over Chandigarh, saying that his statements were "just to gain cheap popularity".
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) His fall from grace was much faster than his political ascendency. Having reached a high of being the country's railway minister, Chandigarh MP Pawan Kumar Bansal is struggling to keep himself politically afloat.
Chandigarh, July 25 (IANS) As the verbal fight between Punjab and Haryana over Chandigarh continues, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said that Haryana would "definitely get" Chandigarh.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Ever experienced a moment when you just want to laze around with some bottles of beer or host an impromptu house party without having to go even to the nearest alcohol shop? Now the experience is just a click away with LetsBuyDrink.com.
Gurgaon, July 23 (IANS) The number of Gurgaon government school students taken ill after eating iron supplement tablets the day before rose to 146 Tuesday, officials said.
Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) Raking up the controversy over the claim to Chandigarh, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday said that Punjab should vacate it if it wanted to set up a new city, called New Chandigarh.
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Fashion and lifestyle exhibition Runway Rising gets bigger and better. Its third edition started here Wednesday and brings aesthetic designs from new age designers.
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to restore the 80 percent subsidy on agriculture solar pumps to help farmers.