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BJP's Rajesh Kalia elected Chandigarh Mayor

BJP's Rajesh Kalia elected Chandigarh Mayor

Of the total 27 votes, Kalia polled 16 while Kainth got 11

Jan 18, 2019, 21:44 PM IST
Minor jumps from building to escape man who allegedly bought her for Rs 2 lakh

Minor jumps from building to escape man who allegedly bought her for Rs 2 lakh

The teenager said she was forcibly married off and kept in illegal confinement by the accused.

Jan 04, 2019, 17:01 PM IST

Haryana rains: Roof of house collapses in Sirsa, 2 children killed

A four-year-old girl and a two-year-old boy were killed when the roof of their house collapsed due to heavy rain in Dabwali in Haryana's Sirsa district, police said today.

Jul 04, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
Punjab's roadways staff on strike, passengers affected

Punjab's roadways staff on strike, passengers affected

Nearly 1,500 buses went off the roads as over 3,000 contractual employees joined the strike.

Jun 25, 2018, 13:41 PM IST
4th International Yoga Day:Union minister Smriti Irani ,Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar perform asanas

4th International Yoga Day:Union minister Smriti Irani ,Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar perform asanas

Union Textile Minister Irani performed asanas along with around 4,000 enthusiasts at the event. Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher and Chandigarh unit BJP chief Sanjay Tandon were also present.

Jun 21, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
Chandigarh bans private coaching classes during school hours

Chandigarh bans private coaching classes during school hours

"It has also come to the notice that the teachers of several government schools and private schools are hand in glove," Joshi pointed out.  

Jun 19, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Rain brings relief to Punjab, Chandigarh

Rain brings relief to Punjab, Chandigarh

Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were lashed by rain since Saturday evening.  

Jun 17, 2018, 13:27 PM IST
Air connectivity restored in Chandigarh

Air connectivity restored in Chandigarh

In the past two days, Chandigarh and surrounding areas witnessed a dusty weather throughout the day with poor visibility.  

Jun 16, 2018, 11:21 AM IST
Chandigarh remains hidden under blanket of dust, rain unlikely till end of June

Chandigarh remains hidden under blanket of dust, rain unlikely till end of June

IMD says there could be some relief in the next 48 to 72 hours.

Jun 15, 2018, 15:36 PM IST
Air India plane gets stranded in Delhi due to sandstorm in Chandigarh

Air India plane gets stranded in Delhi due to sandstorm in Chandigarh

Flight operations at Chandigarh airport have been suspended due to poor visibility.

Jun 14, 2018, 13:10 PM IST
Chandigarh shocker: Woman teacher arrested for allegedly sexually abusing 14-year-old boy

Chandigarh shocker: Woman teacher arrested for allegedly sexually abusing 14-year-old boy

The 34-year-old woman is a government school science teacher in Chandigarh.

May 24, 2018, 23:18 PM IST
Chandigarh airport to remain shut from today till May 31

Chandigarh airport to remain shut from today till May 31

The Chandigarh International Airport was closed for all air traffic on Saturday until May 31 to carry out runway expansion and repairs, officials said. "No civil and military flights will operate

May 12, 2018, 11:40 AM IST
Heavy rain lashes Chandigarh, authorities on alert

Heavy rain lashes Chandigarh, authorities on alert

 Schools here and in other parts of Haryana had already been shut for the day and the existing weather pattern is now likely to remain for the rest of Tuesday.

May 08, 2018, 16:15 PM IST
Dreaded gangster carrying a bounty of Rs 2 lakh arrested in Punjab

Dreaded gangster carrying a bounty of Rs 2 lakh arrested in Punjab

Punjab police today claimed to have arrested a dreaded gangster who had once remained a close aide of slain criminal Vicky Gounder.

Mar 04, 2018, 11:14 AM IST
 The budget session of the Haryana assembly will commence on March 5

The budget session of the Haryana assembly will commence on March 5

The state cabinet, in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today, took the decision.

Feb 17, 2018, 17:05 PM IST
Punjab Governor V.P. Singh extends greetings on Maha Shivratri

Punjab Governor V.P. Singh extends greetings on Maha Shivratri

  Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore on Tuesday extended greetings on Maha Shivratri, the festival dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Feb 13, 2018, 11:51 AM IST
Chandigarh, surrounding areas lashed by rain

Chandigarh, surrounding areas lashed by rain

Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were lashed by thundershowers and strong winds on Monday ending a dry spell.

Feb 12, 2018, 10:09 AM IST
Ruchika molestation case convict DGP SPS Rathore on Republic Day dais, sparks row

Ruchika molestation case convict DGP SPS Rathore on Republic Day dais, sparks row

Former Haryana director general of police (DGP) SPS Rathore, convicted in the molestation of 14-year-old Ruchika Girhotra, shared the stage with several top dignitaries during district-level

Jan 28, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
Rain cools North India; Delhi, Punjab, Himachal and J&K set for more showers on Tuesday

Rain cools North India; Delhi, Punjab, Himachal and J&K set for more showers on Tuesday

The Met Department has also predicted rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, northern Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi on Tuesday.

Dec 11, 2017, 22:31 PM IST
Honeypreet produced before Panchkula court, given chargesheet copy

Honeypreet produced before Panchkula court, given chargesheet copy

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Insan’s adopted daughter Honeypreet was on Thursday presented before a Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court in Panchkula. She was also given a copy of the

Dec 07, 2017, 14:46 PM IST