Everything you need to know about Sector 71 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sector 71 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Pre-monsoon showers continued in most parts of Punjab and Chandigarh and parts of Haryana Saturday, bringing down the temperature considerably.
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday announced that registration of marriages in the state would be mandatory in future.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A self-taught disc jockey (DJ), Lucy Stone is not new to the Indian audience, especially Chandigarh, where she will be playing for the second time on Saturday. She has a pulse of the audience, and plans to uplift their mood with interesting innovations.
Chandigarh, June 13 (IANS) Pre-monsoon showers lashed most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Thursday morning, bringing relief to people from the sweltering heat of the past few days.
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) Accompanied by strong winds, a thunderstorm lashed Chandigarh and its surrounding areas in Punjab and Haryana Thursday evening. The rain provided much-needed relief from the sweltering heat.
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) Contrary to expectations of a bumper wheat arrival of nearly 90 lakh tonnes, Haryana has seen wheat arrival of only 58.82 lakh tonnes this year, food and supplies officials said Monday.
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.
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan will host kitty parties as a promotional activity for her forthcoming film "Ghanchakkar".
Mohali, May 29 (IANS) India's 12th American Business Corner (ABC) was launched Wednesday at Mohali in Punjab by US ambassador Nancy J. Powell as well as Mohali Industries Association president Anurag Aggarwal.
Mohali (Punjab), May 29 (ANI): India's twelfth American Business Corner (ABC) was launched today in Mohali, Punjab, by U.S. Ambassador Nancy J. Powell and Mr. Anurag Aggarwal, President of the Mohali Industries Association.
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) TV show "Madhubala...Ek Ishq, Ek Junoon" celebrated its first anniversary Tuesday with children from a NGO.
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.
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar Thursday recorded its highest temperature in over three decades with the mercury hitting a high of 48 degrees Celsius as severe heat wave conditions prevailed over Punjab and Haryana.
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 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 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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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 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.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Congress Saturday said those who took bribe to ensure the promotion of a railway official will be punished.
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.
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Posing embarrassment to union Railway Minister and Chandigarh MP Pawan Kumar Bansal, the CBI Saturday arrested his nephew Vijay Singla and three others for allegedly taking a bribe for the promotion of a top railway official.
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.
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.
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 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 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!
Sonipat (Haryana), April 18 (IANS) Upset over his beloved being married to someone else, a Chandigarh police constable Thursday killed her husband and her mother-in-law and critically injured another woman in Haryana's Sonipat district, police said.
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 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 (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 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 4 (IANS) Targetting a record procurement of over 140 lakh tonnes this season, the Punjab government has set aside Rs.18,998 crore for wheat procurement this season.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) He has only played one international, yet Australian batsman Luke Pomersbach has remained in the news -- for reasons other than cricket and more for his alcohol-related indiscipline.
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.
Manali, Mar 24 (ANI): The hill town resort of Manali received unexpected snowfall on Sunday, which is proving to be a boom for the area's tourism industry.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.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.
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.
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.
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".
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Haryana's first atomic power plant will be set up in an area of 1,503 acres in Fatehabad district.
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Haryana has achieved the highest ever rice production of 39.76 lakh tonnes since its inception in 1966, an official said here Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) Accusing SBI Life Insurance of "intentionally delaying" the entire process of distribution of annuity to land owners, the Haryana government Tuesday black-listed the firm from doing business with it and its agencies for a period of three years.
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi-based 20-year-old Paras Zutshi has won the second season of reality show "Superdude". He took home a fancy customised Vardenchi bike worth Rs.10 lakh.
London, Jan 21(ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen was informed about his punishment by match referee Andy Pycroft, for showing dissent during the third one-day against India in Ranchi in the men toilet of city airport.
Sarva Siksha Abhiyan SSA Chandigarh JBT Merit list has been announced. Previously the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Society Chandigarh had invited application for 654 posts of JBT to be filled on contractual basis.
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The third Shatabdi Express connecting Chandigarh with New Delhi was flagged off Monday by union Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal here.
Chandigarh, Jan 13 (IANS) Having taken over as the railways minister, Chandigarh MP Pawan Kumar Bansal is all set to gift a new train to Chandigarh, connecting it to New Delhi.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) His debut movie was based in the capital and now VJ-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana is all set to start shooting for Yash Raj Films' (YRF) untitled project here next month.
Chandigarh, Jan 9 (IANS) The day temperatures rose across Punjab and Haryana Wednesday giving a much needed relief to the people from the cold wave conditions that affected life in the region during the past over 10 days.
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) After experiencing the coldest day of the last three decades with a maximum temperature of 6.1 degrees Monday, Chandigarh recorded a high of 8.5 degrees Tuesday - lower than that of Shimla's 11.1 degrees Celsius, met officials said here.
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Haryana's Narnaul town was the coldest place in the state early Monday with the minimum temperature hitting a new low of 3 degrees Celsius below the freezing point, Met officials here said.