Chandigarh

PSPCL CE Karamjit Singh Khaira bereaved, father passed away

MOHALI: Former Air Force officer Lt. Bakhshish Singh VSM father of Karamjit Singh Khaira Chief Engineer Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has passed away after brief illness at his residence in Mohali on night of October 18. He was 86.

Major General AK Sanyal gives away Best Infantry Battalion Trophy to Colonel Vijay Chahar

CHANDIGARH: Major General AK Sanyal, Headquarters Western Command gave away the sports Banner & the Best Infantry Battalion Trophy to Colonel Vijay Chahar, Commanding officer, 105 Infantry Battalion (TA) RAJ RIF. The Chief Guest also gave away the Trophies for various sports and other overall Trophies and complimented the zeal and enthusiasm of the participating Units and especially all Officers, JCOs and Jawans of 105 Infantry Battalion (TA) RAJ RIF for their exemplary performance.

Kirron Kher inaugurates three-day long Palate Fest at Sukhna Lake

CHANDIGARH:  The third edition of Chandigarh Palate Fest 2017 kicked off today with an overwhelming response from the residents of Tri-City. Smt. Kirron Kher, Member of Parliament, UT Chandigarh inaugurated the three-day long Palate Fest at Lake Sports Complex, Sukhna Lake amidst guests and media.  Ruchi Sibal and Aditi Kapoor, Co-Founders, Palate Fest Pvt. Ltd., Ms. Navjot Kaur, CGM, CITCO, were amongst a few who graced the occasion with their presence.

Charges of kidnapping framed against Haryana BJP president's son Vikas Barala, friend

CHANDIGARH: A court in Chandigarh has framed charges of stalking, attempt to kidnap and drunkum driving against Vikas Barala and his friend Ashish Kumar in Varnika Kundu stalking case. Barala is son of Haryana BJP president Subhash Barala.

More than 500 persons experience life without vision at Blind Walk on Thursday

CHANDIGARH: On the account of World Sight Day, more than 500 persons experienced “life without vision” at the ‘Blind Walk’, which was held to raise awareness about the problems faced by persons with visual impairment. Those are born with the gift of vision were blindfolded during the walk and were led by 50 visually impaired students from school for Blind, Sector 26. The walk was organized by Chandigarh-based Dialogue Highway Trust in collaboration with Banglore based, the Project Vision at Plaza, Sector-17 on Thursday evening. Punjab’s cabinet minister, Navjot Singh Sidhu flagged-off the walk and also walked along with the aspirants.  

Punjab and Haryana HC Bar bids farewell to Justice Rameshwar Singh Malik

CHANDIGARH:  Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association, bid farewell to Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rameshwar Singh Malik, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh held in the New Bar complex, Punjab and Haryana High Court at 4:00PM in the presence of  Hon’ble the Chief Justice  along with Hon’ble Judges and Members of the  Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association.

CBI arrests a Chandigarh based scientist of Central Ground Water Board in bribery case

CHANDIGARH: The Central Bureau of Investigation CBI) has arrested three persons,Sanjay Panday,Scientist-B, Central Ground Water Board, North Western Region,Bhujal Bhawan, Chandigarh, Chander Prakash Midha, Technician, Institute of Microbiology Technology, Chandigarh and Dinesh Kumar a private person in an alleged bribery of Rs. 1.5 lakh. 

Kurali based reporter of Rozana Spokesman Sukhwinder Sukhi commits suicide

CHANDIGARH: Sukhwinder Singh Sukhi reporter of dalily Punjabi newspaper Rozana Spokesman based at Kurali in Mohali district of Punajb has committed suicide at railway track late last night.

Panjab University Syndicate discuss developments in their entirety since April-2015

CHANDIGARH: The Syndicate considered the matters arising out of the contents of the letter communicated by the office of the Chancellor (PU) to Joint Secretary, MHRD relating to a the complaint filed by a Senator, Panjab University (PU), to the Chancellor, PU against the Senior officers in the office of Vice President. After discussing the developments in their entirety since April-2015 today.

Why Shall Boys Have All The Fun Says Shipra Goyal

 India is heading towards modernity with bolt speed. But still, its cultural values hasn’t changed. The prime example of this is Karwa Chauth.

Fire in Devdarshan Dhoop factory in Chandigarh, one dead several injured

CHANDIGARH: A devastating fire broke out in Devdarshan dhoop factory here in Indistrial area II leading to death of a worker and about 40 woman workers falling unconscience.

Chandigarh Housing proposes project in hills, Himachal Board may dispose it

CHANDIGARH: As the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) has decided to go uphill for its housing projects, the experts here say otherwise. Bankrupt Board is on a diet. Starved of funds and choosing to be tightfisted rather than popular, the Chandigarh Administration finds it difficult to place it on a track of self-sufficient that could hit expansion plans of the Board.

Elante Diwali Fiesta turns into shoppers’ delight, offers a chance to win Isuzu V-Cross as bumper prize

Elante Mall, the region’s favourite one-stop destination for shopping and family outings, is going all out to spread joy amongst its customers. They kick-started an exclusive 15-day Elante Diwali Fiesta which began today, giving shoppers a real chance to win an Isuzu V-Cross SUV as bumper prize.

Chandigarh Press Club joins All-India protest against the killing and threat to journalists

CHANDIGARH: Forty-two journalists have sacrificed their lives across the country in 25 years in violence against the media, three of them in one month alone.

Regional meet of Legal Services Authorities of northern States begins in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Mr. Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Executive Chairman, National Legal Services Authority (NLSA) inaugurated the Regional Meet of the State Legal Services Authorities of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Uttarakhand,  Chandigarh and Delhi at Judicial Academy here on Sunday. 

Dussehra Committee in Chandigarh to burn effigy of Gurmeet Ram Raheem along with Ravana

CHANDIGARH: The Dussenhra Committee of Sector 46 Chandigarh which has installed highest 83 feet Ravana this Dussehra would also burn the effigy of Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh, the head of dera Sacha Sauda sentenced to 20 years imprisonment in Sadhvi rape case.

Punjab Police groping in dark for clues into murder of Mohali scribe KJ Singh

CHANDIGARH: The Special Investigation Team(SIT) formed by Punjab Police to probe the double murder of MohaLI Journalist KJ Singh and his mother committed on September 23. KJ Singh(63) was stabbed to death while his mother Gurcharan Kaur(92) was strangulated at their residence in Phase 3B2, Mohali.

Punjab Police, Vigilance pays homage to DSP Rajesh Kumar

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Police contingent presented a guard of honour as a mark of homage to DSP Vigilance Rajesh Kumar during his last rites performed in cremation ground at Chandigarh, who passed away on Wednesday at Chandigarh due to cardiac attack.

Global Youth Peace Festival kicks off in royal style with youth from across 25 countries raising the banner of ‘One world, One Family'

CHANDIGARH:  Carrying the message of ‘One world, One Family-Vasudaiva Kutumbakam’  and asserting that they would have nothing to with war in any part of the globe, young leaders and peace activists from over 25 countries across the world converged at the city beautiful Chandigarh today for the 12th Global Youth Peace Festival that kicked off in royal style at theChandigarh Institute of Hotel Management (CIHM), Sector 42, Chandigarh.  

Driver who dragged accident victim for nearly a km held

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Police on Tuesday arrested a man who had dragged a student under his car for almost one km after hitting the victim's bike last week.

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