Everything you need to know about Sector 21 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sector 21 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Ahead of an expected Senate vote on the nomination of Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan to a top US court, 21 lawmakers have penned their support for him.
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.
Chandigarh, May 22 (ANI): The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combine has gained majority in the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections in Punjab.
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Heat wave condition intensified further across Punjab and Haryana Tuesday with temperatures at some places crossing 46 degrees Celsius Monday, the weather office here said.
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) Punjab and Haryana continued to reel under intense heat with temperatures at some places crossing 45 degrees Celsius Monday, Met officials said 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.
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Women find men with styled facial hair more attractive and look for partners with body grooming habits, underlined by the belief that excessive body hair is unattractive, says a survey conducted by Philips India in collaboration with research agency Hansa.
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) What was supposed to be a bumper crop with a record target for wheat procurement has turned out to be a dampener with much lower quantities of wheat arriving in grain markets across Punjab and Haryana - the country's breadbasket.
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan has moved a step closer to making history as the first South Asian judge on the US Court of Appeals for the American capital.
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) If you thought that chocolate boys and clean-shaven men are the first choice of Indian women, then it's time for a reality check. Women prefer men with different styles of facial hair rather than the boring clean face, reveals a survey.
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) Embattled Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal is facing fresh heat after revelations that his family, relatives and close associates benefited from official largesse, informed sources say.
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.
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday sought an investigation into the death of Sanaullah, a Pakistani prisoner who succumbed to grievous injuries after being attacked in India's Jammu jail, and demanded that perpetrators of this "heinous crime be brought to justice".
Chandigarh, May 9 (ANI): Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah, who had been admitted to Chandigarh's PGIMER Hospital in critical condition after being beaten up by inmates at Jammu's Kot Bhalwal Jail, died at 5.30 a.m. on Thursday.
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday arrested Ajay Garg, an industrialist, here in connection with the railways bribery case, an official source said.
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 5 (ANI): Officials of Pakistan High Commission visited the hospital for the second consecutive day on Sunday, where injured Pakistan prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who was allegedly beaten by jail inmates in Kot Bhalwal jail, is being treated.
New Delhi/Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was hit by a new crisis Saturday as the nephew of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was sent to CBI custody after being arrested for taking Rs.90 lakh in bribe from a senior railway official, triggering opposition calls for the minister's sacking.
New Delhi May 4 (IANS) A special court here Saturday granted the CBI four days custody of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and three others, arrested for allegedly taking a bribe to ensure the promotion of a top railway official.
Chandigarh/New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the Congress-led UPA government, the CBI Saturday arrested Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs.90 lakh to ensure the promotion of a top railway official.
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): 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 (IANS) The CBI Saturday arrested Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and three others here for allegedly taking a bribe to ensure the promotion of a top railway official.
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.
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 25 (IANS) From food to music, stand-up comedian-actor Vir Das chooses something or the other to connect with his male co-actors because he feels bromance relies on their off-screen chemistry.
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.
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) Inmates of the model jail in Punjab's Faridkot town clashed with security officials Monday following the death of an inmate.
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.
After a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Iran-Pakistan border on Tuesday afternoon, tremors were also felt in Deli and many parts of north India including NCR, Jaipur, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh and Odisha.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chandigarh, April 8 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday issued notice to the union government and authorities in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh after admitting a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a ban on cancer-causing agents.
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) 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 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, 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.
Nepra (Punjab), March 14 (IANS) At a time when the world is increasingly moving towards paperless offices, the campus of a Punjab-based educational group is 75 percent on the way there. Not only that - there is heavy reliance on social networking sites and new media applications for communicating between students and teachers.
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.