Everything you need to know about Sector 31 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sector 31 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chandigarh, Dec 10 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Tuesday said the "Congress party should give unconditional support to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)" to form a government in Delhi.
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.
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has been chargesheeted by the Haryana government for cancelling the mutation of the Rs.58 crore land deal between Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and realty giant DLF.
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 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 1 (IANS) Authorities at Panjab University (PU) Sunday announced that the Dr. Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital would remain closed Monday following the death of a second year student.
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Leaders of radical Sikh groups will observe a one-day hunger strike Monday to seek the release of former militants who have completed their jail terms.
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 8 (IANS) Chandigarh Police may claim to be one of the most professional forces in India but the Punjab and Haryana High Court is not impressed. The police, including senior officers, are in the line of fire of the court for a shoddy probe into an accident in which three lives were lost.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that even after retirement from service, an employee can't escape the recovery of the excess amount that is credited due to an error in salary calculations.
Greater Noida, Oct 31 (IANS) Delhi golfer Vani Kapoor won her second title on the trot in the final calendar event of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour 2013. Vani returned with a final score of 214 (68; 73; 73) after 54 holes to walk away with the winner's cheque.
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 25 (IANS) Having been chief minister of Haryana for nearly nine years, Bhupinder Singh Hooda has had chequered experiences with the media. But over all these years, the chief minister has stayed constant with one factor - on sermonizing how the media should do its job.
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.
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) To prevent private institutions from charging excessive fee from students, the Punjab government Monday decided to set up a regulatory body to keep a check on them.
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) New benchmarks are set and a few stereotypes are broken with each character that Mahie Gill plays in a movie. The actor, who rose to fame with her performance as 'Paro' in 'Dev D' is ready to experiment more and grab any opportunity that allows her to try something new.
Chandigarh, Oct 12 (IANS) Authorities in south-west Haryana's Mewat district have suspended the licences for procurement, storage, sale or disposal of explosive substances to curb illegal mining, an official said here Saturday.
Chandigarh, Oct 10 (IANS) The controversy over laying the foundation stone of a 300-bedded hospital in Punjab's Sangrur district Thursday refuses to die down as leaders of the state's ruling Akali Dal are angry over their exclusion from the event.
Sangrur, Oct 10 (ANI): With an upset Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal complaining to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for not being invited to Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's event, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Thursday said he is surprised at the former's angst, and added that people who possibly have a right to complain are the MPs and the ministers of Punjab who are treated as complete outsiders by the state government.
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 7 (IANS) Taking a serious note of the UPA government's failure to develop, expand or revamp existing fertilizer manufacturing units, resulting in fall in production, Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday said this had led to an outgo of Rs.79,743 crore by way of subsidy.
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 29 (IANS) Romancing in the golden mustard fields, lush green spaces, heritage sites and a vibrant lifestyle - the charm of Punjab is making the state the destination for Bollywood's film industry.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Jazeera Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. Friday announced launch of a chain of fine dining authentic Mughlai cuisine restaurants in India. 10 restaurants will be launched Oct 1 here and in other north Indian cities like Lucknow and Agra.
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) The body of Lt Col. Bikram Jeet Singh, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba Thursday, arrived here in the evening.
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) For a city that survived on the traditional tandoori and butter chicken for years, digging into choicest variety of dimsums and sushi sitting in an eatery crafted on a Japanese temple, enjoying Asian fare from near and far, enjoying the best of American yoghurt or relishing sizzlers from a leading chain from Mumbai : Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, seems to be on a real gourmet course.
Chandigarh, Sept 24 (ANI): Punjab launched a campaign on Tuesday to make people aware about cancer, while roping in popular cricket Yuvraj Singh as its brand ambassador.
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 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) Cynically called by some as the 'city of the tired and the retired', Chandigarh is now waking up, literally, and even shaking a spirited leg.
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) A high velocity storm has left at least three people dead and over 50 injured in Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana, officials said Monday.
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Several workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) who wanted to show black flags to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his visit here were detained Saturday, police said.
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that urbanization was going to increase in the country and this would put more pressure on basic urban infrastructure.
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, distributed keys of newly-built flats to slum dwellers here on Saturday.
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday hoped Chandigarh would soon become India's "first slum-free city", as he handed over keys to newly-built flats to slum dwellers.
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday hoped Chandigarh would soon become India's first slum-free city, as he handed over keys to newly-built flats to slum dwellers.
New Delhi, Sept 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hand over keys of over 8,000 houses built for slum dwellers at Dhanas village in Chandigarh on Saturday.
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Chandigarh Saturday to hand over keys to newly-constructed one-room flats to slum dwellers.
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) First an over-zealous administration wasted Rs.14 lakh to build a new helipad which will not be used by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his visit here Saturday. Now, authorities have ordered the closure of the main gates of two leading public hospitals during the visit.
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.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Tuesday called on union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram here and requested special assistance for developmental projects.
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) Keys to 8,448 flats under Chandigarh's slum rehabilitation scheme will be handed over to the owners by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh when he visits the city Sep 14.
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) All 28 legislators of the opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) were Friday suspended from the Haryana assembly on the very first day of the monsoon session for creating a ruckus inside the house. The legislators were alleging corruption in land deals under the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government.
Chandigarh, Sep 6 (IANS) On the ground, it is the most securely guarded place here. Several levels of heavily armed troopers ring it at all the time. But a sense of "insecurity" now prevails in the Punjab and Haryana Secretariat complex after a central security agency threatened to withdraw if its outstanding of a whopping Rs.45 crore is not cleared by the state governments.
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.
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) With more than 40 percent of the apple crop in Himachal Pradesh harvested and reaching various markets across the country, prices of the fruit have crashed, traders said Sunday.
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Following Friday's incidents of torching and damaging of nearly 65 vehicles, authorities in Haryana's Gurgaon district Saturday deployed two companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Border Security Force (BSF) in the area.
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 27 (IANS) Corruption charges could not be framed against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav Tuesday in the cash-at-door scandal despite her appearing in a CBI special court here.
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.
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 13 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday refused bail to former chairman of the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC), Ravinder Pal Singh Sidhu aka Ravi Sidhu.
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.
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) The framing of corruption charges against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav was postponed as she failed to appear before a special court here Monday.
Chandigarh, Aug 9 (IANS) Intermittent showers failed to dampen the festive spirit as people celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr in Chandigarh and parts of Punjab and Haryana Friday.
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.
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 31 (IANS) A CBI special court Wednesday ordered the framing of charges against retired high court judge Nirmal Yadav accused of corruption and conspiracy in the Rs.1.5 million cash-at-door scandal.
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.
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Students from rural and poor backgrounds in Punjab who have scored over 80 percent in their Class 10 exams could now have better access to quality education and career guidance with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal directing officials to set up schools for this purpose.
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.
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has heaved a sigh of relief as he has wrapped up the shooting of his forthcoming release "Chennai Express".
Mohali (Punjab), July 14 (IANS) With an dedicated force of 4,000 personnel, Punjab Sunday laid its claim to be the first state in the country to launch night policing scheme (NPS).
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Sunday cancelled all his scheduled engagements and meetings due to illness, a spokesman of the chief minister's office said here.
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided not to recover property tax till the time a committee constituted to rationalise the tax submits its report, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here Wednesday.
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) A court here sentenced four people, including a stock broker, to life imprisonment Monday for the murder of a chartered accountant in 2007.
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) Here's a classic misnomer. It's called the Chandigarh Industrial Area but there are no noisy factories, no smoke billowing out of tall chimneys and no trucks lined up on pot-holed roads. Instead, there are swanky malls with multi-screen theatres, luxury car showrooms, an ever-increasing number of hotels and other flashy outlets. In fact, it's THE new address in town.
Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS) The 225 metre high Bhakra Dam is witnessing much higher inflow of water in its reservoir this year compared to last year, officials said here Friday.
Chandigarh, June 27 (IANS) What's in a name? Plenty, when it comes to Punjab and Haryana. For the last 47 years, the two states have been engaged in a war of words on territory. Now, this has taken on a different connotation - over names.
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Haryana has offered to reconstruct 25 villages in Uttarakhand that were devastated by the recent cloudbursts and flash-floods in the hill state.
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) It could have been THE address, north of Chandigarh's upscale areas. However, even before the first brick for the controversial Tata Camelot housing project could be laid, the project is headed to becoming history with Punjab's influential politicians pulling out of it.
Shimla, June 16 (IANS) Wholesale markets in Himachal Pradesh are flooded with a pricey wild, rare nutritional fungi crop known for its medicinal value. Guchhi, or morchella esculenta, a mushroom variety which commands a huge demand globally, is plentiful this year.
Jalandhar, June 15 (IANS) A Punjab Police constable was Saturday dismissed from service for allegedly sodomizing an eight year old boy here, an official said.
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) Senior Haryana cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Harbaksh Singh died of head injuries sustained while falling down the stairs of his Sector 15 home in Gurgaon town, adjoining New Delhi, early Wednesday, a doctor said.
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) To do away with chaos on roads and open areas due to haphazardly parked vehicles, the Punjab government gave a green signal Tuesday for multi-level robotic car parking system in congested commercial areas of all corporation towns.
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) A fugitive policeman accused of three murders, including of a Chandigarh police inspector, has been arrested by Haryana Police from New Delhi, police said Sunday.
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) An inspector of the Chandigarh Police was stabbed to death by a youth in the early hours of Saturday and investigators are looking into the role of a fugitive policeman in the murder, an official said.
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) An inspector of the Chandigarh Police was stabbed to death by a youth in the early hours of Saturday, police said.
Chandigarh, June 5 (IANS) The Chandigarh Police used tear-gas and water cannons and cane-charged scores of Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) leaders and workers who were proceeding towards the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
Pun June 1 (IANS) Chandigarh fought back after being a goal down to force a 2-2 draw with Tamil Nadu in a Group F league match of the third Hockey India senior men's national championship here Saturday.
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.
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 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 15 (IANS) Haryana Wednesday lifted the ban imposed last month on the screening of Punjabi movie "Sadda Haq". The ban was lifted following the Supreme Court's recent nod to allow the screening of the film after making some cuts.
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) Two controversies, both swirling around ministerial malfeasance and impropriety, may not have anything to do directly with Punjab but the state is experiencing its political fallout.
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.