Everything you need to know about Sector 30 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sector 30 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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.
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 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.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Ahead of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's visit, India said Saturday it was ready to discuss and consider Afghanistan's reported request for arms supplies provided it is raised through the proper fora.
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan has moved a step closer to making history as the first South Asian judge on the US Court of Appeals for the American capital.
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 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.
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) 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.
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/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.
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. In the latest chapter of stress between the two countries, India sidestepped Pakistan's demand for an international probe but said it would do everything to facilitate sending the body home.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur on Thursday expressed her condolences to the family of Pakistan prisoner Sanaullah, who succumbed to his injures in a hospital in Chandigarh on Thursday morning, days after being attacked by a fellow prisoner at jammu's Kot Bhalwal Jail.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday said the body of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who succumbed to injuries in a Chandigarh hospital on Thursday, will be handed over to Pakistan.
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who is in a hospital here after being attacked in a Jammu jail last week, suffered renal failure Wednesday and doctors said that his condition was "extremely critical".
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday arrested Ajay Garg, an industrialist, here in connection with the railways bribery case, an official source said.
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) The high commissioner of Pakistan will visit Chandigarh Monday to see a Pakistani prisoner admitted in a critical condition at the PGIMER here, a diplomat said, even as his condition continued to be critical.
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal have justified the import of livestock from Pakistan worth over Rs.16.71 lakh saying it was their own use, a state government spokesman said here Saturday.
New Delhi/Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was hit by a new crisis Saturday as the nephew of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was sent to CBI custody after being arrested for taking Rs.90 lakh in bribe from a senior railway official, triggering opposition calls for the minister's sacking.
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.
Chandigarh/New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the Congress-led UPA government, the CBI Saturday arrested Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs.90 lakh to ensure the promotion of a top railway official.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary, reacting to the CBI raids in Chandigarh and the arrest of the nephew of Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, said Saturday that it was "disconcerting" to see a bribery scandal in his ministry.
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.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani officials have visited a Chandigarh hospital where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated, said the ministry of external affairs Saturday.
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.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India Friday granted permission to three Pakistani officials for consular access to injured prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay in a Chandigarh hospital.
Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) Luxury Ayurvedic skin and body care brand Forest Essentials has inaugurated a retail store here.
Bathinda (Punjab), April 27 (IANS) Two hardcore criminals who had escaped from custody after killing a police official were killed Saturday in a gunfight with police, an official said.
Chandigarh, April 27 (ANI): The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked one of India's wealthiest women, Savitri Jindal, to vacate her government accommodation, which she has been occupying illegally for over three years now, within the next 15 days.
Chandigarh, April 26 (IANS) Rejecting a move by the central government to impose wealth tax on agricultural land near urban centres, the Punjab cabinet Friday asked Governor Shivraj Patil to convene an emergency session of the assembly on May 3.
Chandigarh, April 26 (IANS) Savitri Jindal, said to be India's richest woman, was Friday asked by the Punjab and Haryana High Court to vacate within 15 days her government accommodation, which she had been occupying unauthorisedly.
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".
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Five goals by Sonu helped Rajasthan beat Bengal 9-2 in a Pool B match of the Women's National Hockey Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Thursday.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) From food to music, stand-up comedian-actor Vir Das chooses something or the other to connect with his male co-actors because he feels bromance relies on their off-screen chemistry.
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. Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has ordered a magisterial enquiry.
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Sunday mourned the death of its former president B. Sivanthi Adithan, saying that sports in the country has lost a "father figure, a great guide and motivator".
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!
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.
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 15 (IANS) Chandigarh defeated Punjab 2-1 in the final of third Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (North Zone) played here Monday.
Sonepat, April 14 (IANS) Chandigarh defeated hosts Haryana 2-1 to enter the final of the third Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (North Zone) here Sunday.
Sonepat, April 14 (IANS) Hosts Haryana registered a comprehensive 3-0 win over Uttar Pradesh in the first semifinal of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (North Zone) here Sunday.
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Punjab Sunday did a flip-flop on the issue of dissolution of 12,775 panchayats in the state.
Sonepat, April 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh entered the semifinals from Pool B of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (North Zone) played here Saturday.
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday dissolved all the 12,775 panchayats in the state to pave the way for fresh village councils elections.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to Delhi, Punjab and Chandigarh on a petition by Vital Media challenging the ban on its film "Sada Haq" based on a storyline purportedly glorifying those who led Punjab militancy.
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): The Planning Commission on Wednesday approved Himachal Pradesh 's annual plan of Rs 4100 crore for the current fiscal.
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) This is one introspection that Punjab's ruling elite is bound to love. Leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance are headed for the beaches of Goa for their 'Chintan Shivir (introspection camp)' beginning Sunday.
Chandigarh, April 5 (IANS) Announcing its aim to make Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) equal partners in Punjab's development, the Punjab government Friday announced a comprehensive plan to reserve 10 percent quota in projects and plots in the state for them.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) After the first look, new theatrical trailer of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" is ready, but it will be released only after Milkha Singh, the Flying Sikh, gives his inputs.
Chandigarh, April 5 (IANS) Union Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur was at the receiving end of political barbs from her party leaders when her husband and former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and his son failed to turn up for the first visit of the newly appointed Punjab Congress chief Pratap Singh Bajwa to Patiala town earlier this week.
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 1 (IANS) Mentioned in Hindu mythology as a sacred river but since dried up, Saraswati will see water flowing down it again from this year.
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, March 22 (IANS) The Punjabi penchant for food is well known. But now, thanks to the younger generation, fitness and lifestyle products are increasingly becoming popular, a survey on the online shopping list of young Punjabis shows.
Chandigarh, March 21 (IANS) The Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes Thursday recorded the statement of Punjab Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal in the incident related to an assault on a policeman allegedly by legislators last week.
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), March 21 (IANS) A terrorism plot was busted with the arrest of three people, including the mother and sister of a Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) leader in this Punjab district, police said Thursday.
Chandigarh, March 18 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday called for a nationwide political initiative to recast the Constitution along federal lines, scrapping of all central schemes and provisions for direct transfer of 50 percent of central taxes to states.
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.
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Actor Ram Kapoor took everyone by surprise at the premiere of "Mere Dad Ki Maruti" by dancing on Harlem Shake, a popular dance form.
Gurgaon, March 13 (IANS) Two CBI teams Wednesday raided the residence of the former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi, here in connection with alleged kickbacks in the VVIP chopper deal, official sources said.
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) Congress legislators clashed with security personnel and staff in the Punjab assembly complex as a woman who was beaten by Punjab Police personnel Wednesday tried to barge into the assembly.
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday raided the offices of two companies here in connection with alleged kickbacks in the VVIP 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 11 (IANS) A court here Monday sentenced a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and his aide to 13 years in jail in a case of pilfering seized contraband.
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) A court here Monday sentenced a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer to 13 years in jail in a case of pilfering seized contraband.
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) The Australian cricket team, here to play the third Test against India in Mohali March 14-18, are having a ball.
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) A court here Friday convicted an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who was arrested with 12 kg heroin in January 2009 in Mumbai.
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).
Jaipur/Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Clashes Wednesday between agitating lawyers and police in Jaipur and Chandigarh left nearly a dozen people injured.
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.
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Legislators of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) were Monday again suspended from the Haryana assembly after they created ruckus inside the house over an adjournment motion seeking removal of their chief Om Prakash Chautala as member.
Chandigarh, Mar 1 (IANS) No new taxes were proposed in the Haryana budget presented in the state assembly Friday by Finance Minister H.S. Chattha.
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 25 (IANS) Accusing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of not doing enough for Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday complained that the central government had not meted out justice in disbursement of grants to the state.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) With an impressive lead of 24.32 minutes over his closest competitor, Suresh Rana of Team Maruti looks set for victory in the Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm.
Ambala (Haryana), Feb 20 (IANS) The nationwide strike call given by various trade unions started on a tragic note after a Haryana Roadways employee was crushed under the wheels of a state roadways transport bus here early Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) Legendary athlete, 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh Monday found himself in the middle of an unsavoury controversy after he was named in a FIR registered by the Chandigarh police following a brawl among high-profile members of the upscale Chandigarh Golf Club here.
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) The names of two Chandigarh-based companies have emerged in the controversy around the $750 million VVIP chopper deal with Italian company Finmeccanica, which was supplying the AgustaWestland helicopters to India.
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.
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) It took several months of preparation, meetings and nearly Rs.1.2 crore. But when the big day arrived, the mock disaster drill here itself turned out to be a mockery.
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said he would make all possible efforts to get wrestling included in the 2020 Olympic Games.
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.
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 11 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday said the Congress was on the verge of extinction in the country and its leaders, especially in Punjab, were leaving the party.
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) Teachers in Panjab University (PU) will soon get some lessons from students with a new teacher feedback system.
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Feb. 2 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over reports of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi likely to be projected as their Prime Ministerial candidate, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday said Delhi is a very distant dream for the main opposition party as it has lost two consecutive Lok Sabha elections.
Chandigarh, Feb. 2 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday took potshots at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for deciding to boycott all public programmes of Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde over his saffron terror remarks, saying the main opposition party and its ideological parent, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), would be better served if they introspect and take steps to see such individuals and such tendencies are really exercised from their own ethos.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will conduct mega mock drills to generate greater awareness among people about earthquakes on February 13.
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.