Everything you need to know about Sector 20 Panchkula: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sector 20 Panchkula: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Ambala (Haryana), May 23 (IANS) Four people, including a woman, were charred to death when their car caught fire following an accident near this Haryana town, police said Thursday.
Gurgaon, May 17 (IANS) A Japanese national working as a senior executive at Maruti Suzuki's ancillary company died after jumping from a multi-storey building here Friday in the posh Sushant Lok area, police said.
Gournar village (Tripura), May 10 (ANI): The Assam Rifles is working consistently to improve the lives of people in the northeast, including Tripura.
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will present the scope meritorious awards at the Vigyan Bhawan here on Friday on the occasion of the 4th Public Sector Day celebrations.
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will present the scope meritorious awards at the Vigyan Bhawan here on Friday on the occasion of the 4th Public Sector Day celebrations.
Chandigarh, April 25 (IANS) Haryana Police have arrested two men on suspicion of running a betting racket on the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches from Sector 31 of Faridabad, police officials said Thursday.
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) The Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) Thursday sealed four Gurgaon petrol vends, including one allotted to a Kargil martyr's family, for not paying rent dues, an official said.
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The director and chief operations officer of an online shopping portal have been arrested for cheating several customers by not providing them the goods they bought inspite getting money in advance, said police Saturday.
Panchkula (Haryana), March 22 (IANS) A CBI court here Friday sentenced two Gurgaon-based doctors to seven years' rigorous imprisonment each for their role in the Gurgaon kidney sale scam that made national headlines in February 2008.
Panchkula, March 20 (IANS) Delhi golfer Vani Kapoor grabbed the top spot after the second round of the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour at the Panchkula Golf Club here Wednesday.
Panchkula, March 19 (IANS) Smriti Mehra got off to a great start in the sixth leg of the Hero Women's Golf Tour at the Panchkula Golf Club here Tuesday, taking a six-shot lead over Ankita Tiwana, Gursimran Badwal and Vani Kapoor after the first round.
Gurgaon, March 17 (IANS) India's only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra here Sunday said it was unfortunate and sad that Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh's name emerged in a drug bust.
Hyderabad, March 12 (IANS) A special court Tuesday sent an accused in 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case, to the custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for 15 days.
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) International boxer and Olympics bronze medallist Vijender Singh Monday refused to give his blood and hair samples to investigators even as a Punjab Police team questioned him for nearly four hours in the seizure of a huge quantity of heroin in the state last week.
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) International boxer and Olympics bronze medallist Vijender Singh was Monday questioned by a team of Punjab Police officers in the seizure of a huge quanity of heroin in the state last week.
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A rural development bank in Haryana has been penalised for withholding a loan to a soap maker and has been told by the top consumer court to compensate him Rs.50,000 for "deficiency in service".
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 20 (IANS) An undertrial and a Delhi Police constable were injured when two people opened fire at the former in a city court Wednesday. One of the attackers has been arrested, police said.
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) On a day the Delhi High Court refused to give interim relief to Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leaders Om Prakash Chautala and his son Ajay Chautala in a teachers' recruitment scam, the party launched its 'Pol Khol' (expose) campaign against Haryana's ruling Congress.
Jammu, Feb 15 (ANI): Another cease-fire violation was done by the Pakistan Army on Line of Control (LC) in the Krishna Ghati Sector of Poonch district, without any provocation on the night of February 14.
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 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has accepted and unveiled a task group report to make India an international trading hub for rough diamonds.
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) Congress legislator Ram Kumar Chaudhary, who faces murder charges, Thursday took oath in the Himachal Pradesh assembly after being brought from a jail in Haryana.
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Congress legislator Ram Kumar Chaudhary, who is facing murder charges in Haryana, Thursday took the oath of office and secrecy in the state assembly here.
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has submitted its Pre-Budget Memorandum for the MSMEs, with the Government and other stakeholders. Requesting for a comprehensive package for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to unshackle their growth potential, CII has outlined a 10-point agenda for the MSME sector.
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh Congress legislator, who has been booked for murder by Haryana Police, will take oath of office and secrecy here Thursday, officials said Tuesday.
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 21 (IANS) A gurdwara here is in the midst of a row over its refusal to hold a prayer service for a decorated former army general as he had participated in Operation Bluestar, the June 1984 action to flush out heavily-armed terrorists from the Golden Temple.
Chandigarh, Jan.21 (ANI): The Government of Punjab on Monday said that it had no comment to make on a gurdwara in Sector 7 of Panchkula refusing to hold prayers to mark the death anniversary of 1965 war hero Lt. Gen. R.S. Dyal on December 30.
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday suspended a legislator in Himachal Pradesh who has been booked for murder by the Haryana Police.
Gurgaon, Jan 11 (IANS) Lured by a lottery prize of Rs.2 crore, a second-year bachelor of science (B.Sc.) student at the government women's college here was duped of Rs.2 lakh, a senior police official said Friday.
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 9 (IANS) A newly elected Congress legislator from Himachal Pradesh was interrogated Wednesday by Haryana Police after his arrest in the murder of a 24-year-old Dalit woman in November.
New Delhi/Panchkula, Jan. 8 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday condemned the delay in initiating action against Congress MLA Ram Kumar Chaudhary, who was absconding for past few weeks in connection with the murder of a girl.
Shimla/Panchkula, Jan 8 (IANS) A newly-elected Himachal Pradesh Congress legislator, who had been evading arrest after being booked for murder, Tuesday finally surrendered in a Panchkula court.
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) The Haryana Police Monday announced a reward of Rs.2 lakh on a newly-elected Himachal Pradesh legislator, wanted in the murder case of a 24-year-old woman.
Lucknow, Jan. 7 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Monday took potshots at the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) Government over the rising crime graph and incidents of rape, and demanded immediate imposition of President's rule in Uttar Pradesh.
Gurgaon, Dec 31 (IANS) A man here has been arrested and sent to jail for 14 days for allegedly molesting a married woman, police said Monday.
Shimla, Dec 22 (IANS) Ahead of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting Saturday to elect Himachal Pradesh's next chief minister, one of the party's newly elected legislators has gone underground after being booked in a murder case.
Gurgaon, Dec 18 (IANS) A petrol pump owned by a relative of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda here was Tuesday looted of Rs.60,000, police said.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Friday asked all ministries to make preparations "on a war footing" for the launch of the government's ambitious and game changing Direct Cash Transfer (DCT) scheme Jan 1, 2013.
Now Delhi Metro is all set to extend its journey from Sector 32 to 62. The detailed project report has been submitted to Noida Authority in June 2012 in these regards.
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) At least three soldiers were killed Friday and many others, including both troops and civilians, went missing as an avalanche hit Pakistan-controlled Kashmir along the Line of Control (LoC) with India, reported Xinhua.
Gurgaon, Nov 24 (IANS) A young man was murdered in a tiff that began after a song being played on a music system was changed at a marriage function, police said here Saturday.
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) The Haryana Police Saturday said it has arrested one Umed Singh for threatening senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka earlier this week.
Chandigarh, Nov 2 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Friday said senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka would be provided security cover.
Panchkula (Haryana), Nov 1 (IANS) Haryana Police Thursday began preliminary investigations following a complaint that senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has received a threat call on his official landline phone.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Current Formula 1 driver's champion Sebastian Vettel believes that the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) is one of the most challenging circuits in the world.
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) As controversy mounted over a land deal between Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and realty giant DLF, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Tuesday said his government had not favoured anyone.
Gurgaon, Oct 6 (IANS) A robbery attempt at the office of a private finance company here Saturday was foiled by a guard. The five robbers escaped, leaving behind a pistol and their vehicle, police said.
Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir), Sept 25 (ANI): Rashtriya Rifles on Tuesday gunned down a militant during a search operation here, after terrorists shot dead a deputy village chief in the state.
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government will set up 10 community colleges in collaboration with Canadian educational institutes to educate illiterate adults and provide skill-based training for employment, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday.
To add some more edge to engineering education, government of India on Friday has approved a bill to set up 20 new IIITs and giving administrative autonomy to them.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Several industrial sectors like tyres, electronic hardware, electrical equipment and medical instruments are suffering due to an unfavourable duty structure which makes Indian manufacturing uncompetitive, a FICCI survey revealed.
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Thirteen years ago, the Indian Army found itself drawn into a messy low-intensity conflict with Pakistan in the icy heights of Kargil in Jammu and Kashmir that cost it 527 soldiers. Today, Gen. V.P. Malik, the then army chief, laments that the major victory scored has all been forgotten.
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Energy consumption in India is likely to double to 1,124 kgs of oil equivalent (kgoe) by 2031-32 on the back of high economic expansion, a joint study by consultancy Deloitte and industry chamber Assocham showed Wednesday.
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The government has decided to sell 10.82 percent stake in the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) through auction, which is estimated to fetch over Rs.4,000 crore to the exchequer.
Dubai, June 14 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Health Authority announced Thursday it had launched a toll-free quit-smoking helpline.
Gurgaon, June 14 (IANS) A couple was arrested here Thursday for brutally torturing their under-age domestic help, police said.
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Monday forecast a dip in the global airline industry's profits at $3 billion in 2012 from last year's $7.9 billion.
Rohtak (Haryana), May 31 (IANS) Low cost health for all at the doorstep! The Haryana dream seems to be over before it began.
Gurgaon, May 2 (IANS) In two separate incidents of suicide here, a senior official with a private firm jumped from the fourth floor of a building while an executive with another company was found hanging in her rented accommodation Wednesday, police said.
Gurgaon, April 25 (IANS) A 10-day-old baby girl was found abandoned in the old jail complex in the city Wednesday, the third such case in less than a fortnight, police said.
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) In a major drive, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam(UHBVN) has disconnected power supply to more than 3.56 lakh consumers for non-payment of dues and recovered Rs.151.94 crore from defaulters during 2011-12, an official said Tuesday.
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Haryana's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji continued to be in a hospital here Sunday after being found unconscious under mysterious circumstances at his official residence in Panchkula the day before.
Panchkula (Haryana), April 13 (IANS) With hundreds of artistes from all parts of the country assembled here, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday evening inaugurated the silver jubilee celebrations of the seven zonal cultural centres (ZCCs) of the country at a specially created village arena in this Haryana town, 15 km from Chandigarh.
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will Friday attend the inaugural of the silver jubilee celebrations of zonal cultural centres in India at Panchkula town in Haryana.
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) A newly constructed bypass connecting Haryana and Himachal Pradesh was opened for motorists Friday that will help avoid some major bottlenecks, an official said.
A hindu rightwing activist Swami Aseemanand, an accused of Mecca Masjid blast, on Wednesday denied to know RSS worker Kamal Chauhan, one of the prime accused of Samjhauta Express bomb blast......
Lucknow, Feb 15 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Wednesday rubbished any poll-related angle to the arrest of Kamal Chauhan in connection with the 2007 Samjhauta train blast case, and said that the suspect had himself acknowledged the fact that he was associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS).
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 3 (ANI): Body of Alok Gupta, the Indian student killed in Canada on December 25, arrived at his hometown here on Tuesday.
Panchkula, Jan 2 (ANI): Family of 27-year-old Indian student, Alok Gupta, who was shot dead on Christmas Day in Canadian city of Surrey in Vancouver said on Monday he suspected what he referred to as 'foul play'.
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Kris Humphries will be re-signing with the New Jersey Nets for a one-year deal of 7 to 8 million dollars, according to NBA sources.
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Referring to his split with Kim Kardashian merely 72 days after their "fairytale wedding", Kris Humphries has revealed that he is going through a difficult time in his life.
Mumbai, July 28 (ANI): U.S. Assistant Treasury Secretary, Daniel L Glaser, has said that India and the United States would work together to curb the menace of global terror financing.
Islamabad, July 3(ANI): A key commander of banned terrorist organisation, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), has been arrested from Islamabad.
Lahore, May 31(ANI): The Human Rights Watch has learnt through credible sources that missing Pakistani journalist, Saleem Shahzad, is in custody of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), HRW's Pakistan representative Ali Dayan Hasan has said.
Panchkula (Haryana), May 26 (ANI): A Panchkula court on Thursday extended the judicial custody of Samjhauta blast case accused Swami Aseemanand till June 7.
New Delhi, May 13(ANI): The Central government plans to conduct the sixth economic census as a Central Sector Plan Scheme during 2012.
New Delhi, Apr 15(ANI): The third meeting of the Indo-German Joint Working Group (JWG) on Automotive Sector will be held on Monday at New Delhi.
Mohali, Mar 28 (ANI): Ahead of the 2011 World Cup semifinal clash between India and Pakistan, five youths have been arrested for selling tickets in black and will be produced in Sector 17 District Court today.
Chandigarh, Mar. 28 (ANI): With the Prime Ministers' of India and Pakistan announcing their intentions to watch the World Cup semi-final match between the teams of the two countries here on Wednesday afternoon, the cities of Mohali and Panchkula have virtually been converted into armed garrisons to counter any form of attack on leaders, players and the general public.
Karachi, Mar 3(ANI): The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, the terror outfit that has claimed responsibility for the assassination of Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti has threatened to attack all those advocating reforms to the country's controversial blasphemy laws.
Karachi, Mar 3(ANI): The position fallen vacant after the assassination of Pakistan's Minister for Minority Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti, would be offered to one of his family members, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.
Islamabad, Mar 2(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti was assassinated by unidentified gunmen in Islamabad on Wednesday.
Indore/Panchkula, Jan 17 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday charged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Madhya Pradesh of providing financial help and shelter to three Samjhauta Express blast accused.
Panchkula, Jan 13 (ANI): A Panchkula court on Thursday sent Samjhauta blasts key accused Swami Aseemanand to judicial custody till January 27.
Panchkula, Jan 13 (ANI): Samjhauta blasts key accused Swami Aseemanand was on Thursday produced before a court here by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) at end of the period for which they were granted his custody.
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday granted bail to former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case.
Ambala, Nov 10 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said it had found no facts to support the allegations made by Ruchika Girhotra's family against former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore, who is presently serving 18-month jail sentence on charges of molesting the 14-year-old teenager in 1990.
New Delhi, Nov 3 (ANI): The Special Judge for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) cases in Haryana's Ambala District has convicted Lokesh Sharma, former State Bank of India (SBI) Chief Manager, Sector-16, Panchkula (Haryana), and Vijay Kumar, a private person for causing loss of Rs.2.75 lakhs to the bank.
Rawalpindi, Oct 31 (ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan ordered the release of seven terror suspects on Saturday due to a lack of evidence against them.
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Scientists at the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences believe that the climate phenomenon El Nino may be causing ice at the South Pole to melt.
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's closest aides have been accused of helping to loot a British Pakistani banker after powerful land mafia members occupied his palatial property in Islamabad's posh F-11 Sector.
Islamabad, Sep 23 (ANI): Pakistan, projecting an increase of 110 billion rupees in its defence budget, has informed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that due to the post-flood situation, the defence budget will be 552 billion rupees against the budgetary allocation of 442 billion rupees for the ongoing fiscal year 2010-11.
New Delhi, Sep.14 (ANI): Dr. Manmohan Singh will give away the 'Prime Minister's Shram Awards' for 2005, 2006 and 2007 in a special ceremony to be held at 10.00 a.m. in the national capital on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sep.6 (ANI): The Ministry of Railways has modified the existing scheme of Jan Sadharan Ticket Booking Sewak (JTBS), thereby giving more benefits to the operators.
Chandigarh, Sep.4 (ANI): A parole application filed by former Haryana Director General of Police and a convict in the Ruchika molestation case, S.P.S Rathore, has been rejected by the Panchkula administration after finding the grounds stated for seeking parole as baseless.
New Delhi, Aug.17 (ANI): Close on the heels of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's visit to Leh on Tuesday, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police today came forward to extend a monetary help of rupees 1.75 crore to flash flood affected people of Ladakh.
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Friday gave its approval for the release of funds to the tune of over 4,868 crore rupees as interest subvention to Public Sector, Regional Rural and Cooperative banks to ensure short term crop loans to farmers.
Panchkula (Haryana), July 18 (ANI): In a daring rescue operation, a special squad of divers saved three people from drowning in the raging Ghaggar rivulet in Haryana's Panchkula District.
Islamabad, July 2 (ANI): Pakistan Education Minister Sardar Aseff Ahmed Ali does not attach much importance to the issue of scores of Members of National Assembly (MNA) having fake degrees, as he believes that possessing the same should not disqualify elected people's representatives.