Everything you need to know about Sector 47 Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sector 47 Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) If popular international show "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" is remade in India, actress Preity Zinta is all for being a part of it.
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Ahead of an expected Senate vote on the nomination of Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan to a top US court, 21 lawmakers have penned their support for him.
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.
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 15 (IANS) Haryana Wednesday lifted the ban imposed last month on the screening of Punjabi movie "Sadda Haq". The ban was lifted following the Supreme Court's recent nod to allow the screening of the film after making some cuts.
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) Two controversies, both swirling around ministerial malfeasance and impropriety, may not have anything to do directly with Punjab but the state is experiencing its political fallout.
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) 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.
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday sought an investigation into the death of Sanaullah, a Pakistani prisoner who succumbed to grievous injuries after being attacked in India's Jammu jail, and demanded that perpetrators of this "heinous crime be brought to justice".
Chandigarh, May 9 (ANI): Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah, who had been admitted to Chandigarh's PGIMER Hospital in critical condition after being beaten up by inmates at Jammu's Kot Bhalwal Jail, died at 5.30 a.m. on Thursday.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Two members of the family of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who is in a Chandigarh hospital after being attacked in a Jammu jail, are coming to India Tuesday to meet him, Pakistani officials said here.
Chandigarh, May 6 (ANI): Pakistani High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir on Monday visited Chandigarh's Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) to enquire after the health of critically injured prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay.
Chandigarh, May 6 (IANS) Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir arrived here Monday to visit Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who continues to be in a deep coma at the PGIMER hospital here after he was attacked inside Jammu jail.
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 5 (ANI): Officials of Pakistan High Commission visited the hospital for the second consecutive day on Sunday, where injured Pakistan prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who was allegedly beaten by jail inmates in Kot Bhalwal jail, is being treated.
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 a Rs.90 lakh bribe from a senior railway official, triggering opposition calls for the minister's sacking.
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.
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.
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) An advocate-turned-politician, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has gradually moved his way up in his political career while maintaining a clean image. However, this will be impacted by a bribery scandal in which his nephew Vijay Singla figures prominently.
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 (ANI): Pakistan High Commission officials visited prisoner Sanaullah, who was injured in a scuffle with another inmate in a Jammu jail, at PGI, Chandigarh, on Saturday, after India granted consular access to them last night.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani diplomats Saturday visited a Chandigarh hospital where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated after being attacked by a prisoner in a Jammu jail, authorities said, adding they will be granted consular access once daily.
Pakistani officials Saturday visited at Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated after he was attacked by a fellow prisoner in a Jammu jail, authorities said................
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Satya Pal Jain Saturday sought the sacking of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal over a bribery scandal, saying that an appointment to the powerful railway board could not have occurred without the minister's knowledge.
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 have visited a Chandigarh hospital where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated, said the ministry of external affairs Saturday.
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.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday gave conditional clearance for the screening of the controversial film "Sada Haq" which was banned in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi for allegedly for glorifying the extremism in Punjab in the 1980s.
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.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said that it would watch the film "Sada Haq" that has allegedly taken an exalted view of the days of extremism and its leaders in Punjab before taking a call on the plea by its producers seeking lifting of the ban on its screening in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi.
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 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) Three separate police teams were formed Friday to arrest a Chandigarh police constable who shot dead his lover's husband and her mother-in-law, and injured another woman in Haryana's Sonepat district Thursday, police said.
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.
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Punjab Sunday did a flip-flop on the issue of dissolution of 12,775 panchayats in the state.
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.
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.
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.
Nepra (Punjab), March 14 (IANS) At a time when the world is increasingly moving towards paperless offices, the campus of a Punjab-based educational group is 75 percent on the way there. Not only that - there is heavy reliance on social networking sites and new media applications for communicating between students and teachers.
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 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.
Jaipur/Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Clashes Wednesday between agitating lawyers and police in Jaipur and Chandigarh left nearly a dozen people injured.
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Agitated over their colleagues being named in a police case, lawyers of the Punjab and Haryana High Court clashed with police near the Punjab Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh Wednesday. The police had to use force and water cannons to disperse the lawyers.
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.
Chandigarh, Feb 27 (IANS) For nearly three decades, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh used to get raw deals in successive railway budgets. This time though, things changed with with Chandigarh MP Pawan Kumar Bansal being the railway minister.
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.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has sought from Chandigarh a report over the alleged malfunctioning of emergency wards in three government hospitals, a statement said 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 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.
New Delhi/ Chandigarh, Feb. 13 (ANI): Indian defence experts on Wednesday said that the allegations of bribery in the purchase of 12 helicopters from the Italian company Finmeccanica, is a very serious matter and it would be sad if the military personnel are found guilty in the deal.
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.
Ludhiana, Jan 29 (IANS) Swine flu scare has gripped this Punjab town as a middle-aged man died of the disease late Monday at a private hospital here, officials said.
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) At 46, Harpal Singh is a successful first generation entrepreneur. But that is not his only achievement. His company is now a record holder in erecting a fully-functional 10-floor building in just 48 hours. And there is no stopping him.
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh celebrated the Republic Day Saturday with fanfare and nationalistic zeal.
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) The Haryana cabinet Wednesday approved allowing 10 percent reservation in jobs for economically backward persons in general category in the state, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Haryana will examine the judgment of the CBI court in Delhi on the teachers' recruitment scam in the state before deciding the fate of over 3,200 teachers, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here Wednesday.
Bathinda, Jan 21 (IANS) The Jan 18 abduction and gang-rape of a young woman in this Punjab town got another twist Monday. The police here said the woman was out on bail in an attempt to murder case after she allegedly injected a married woman with HIV-infected blood last year.
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.
Bathinda (Punjab), Jan 21 (IANS) A woman was admitted to hospital here after she was allegedly abducted, gang-raped and then dumped on the roadside, police said Monday.
Chandigarh, Jan 10 (IANS) Pleading for death penalty for gang rape, brutal rape and custodial rape, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said such criminals should not be allowed to seek mercy.
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Residents of Chandigarh faced the coldest day in over three decades with the maximum temperature hitting a new low of 6.1 degrees Celsius Monday.
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) Women drivers in Chandigarh are either very particular about following rules or the city's traffic police has a soft corner for them. Statistics of the tickets issued to women for traffic offences suggest this.
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Congress councillor Subhash Chawla was Tuesday elected mayor of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation.
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) A prolonged fight of nearly 25 years by teachers of government-aided private colleges in Punjab for a pension scheme has come back to square one with the state government repealing its scheme without ever implementing it.
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday refuted allegations that leaders from his party assaulted a senior police official at a nightclub in Ludhiana.
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) It was a foggy Christmas Day in most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, disrupting road, train and air traffic in the entire region.
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) Stalemate continued between the government and opposition in the Punjab assembly Thursday over the suspension of a Congress legislator following an acrimonious and abusive spat between leaders of both sides.
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said a notification will soon be issued soon to provide reservation to five communities, including the Jats, under the special backward communities category.
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) A British Columbia Trade and Investment Office opened here Friday to boost trade between the Canadian province and the Indian state of Punjab.
Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) The Punjab government will bring two new laws for the welfare of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), a minister said here Thursday.
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) One of them is just nine years of age and a few others are 10 to 12, while the the rest are teenagers. But their age is no deterrent to their enthusiasm. These 24 children from Poland - 10 boys and 14 girls - have been offering the people of Chandigarh a glimpse of their culture through performances at different venues.
Mohali (Punjab), Dec 1 (IANS) It was a promise delivered floor by floor. In just 48 hours, an entrepreneur has constructed a 10-floor building in this suburban town in Punjab.
Mohali (Punjab), Nov 30 (IANS) An ambitious move by an entrepreneur to create a 10-storey building in 48 hours seems to be on track with nearly seven floors being built Friday in the first 24 hours here.
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Touted as the 'City Beautiful's' most colourful event, the Chandigarh Carnival has turned out to be another ritualistic event, offering nothing new.
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) The annual Chandigarh Carnival began here Friday, as a colourful parade wound its way through some parts of the city.
RRB Chandigarh Assistant Loco Pilot Result 2012 has been declared. With the declaration of the results the schedule of aptitude tests has also been announced.
Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) It may be 50 km away from Amritsar but senior leaders of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal chose to undertake the journey to Lahore in neighbouring Pakistan for an unusual reason - to get quality time with Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Choose right project and right script, VJ-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana tells TV actors who want to make it big in Bollywood because he feels a bad start can have a long term effect on their career.
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) It is not always that the prime minister of a developed country can be seen savouring traditional dishes of another country that too in the parking area of a motor and accessories market converted into a roadside eating place.
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Although there were reports last week that Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper may not stop at a dhaba (roadside eatery) here over security concerns, officials of that country now say Harper is likely to savour dhaba fare here Wednesday evening.
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) Argentina has invited farmers from India to purchase land there and cultivate it.
Chandigarh, Oct. 30 (ANI): Afghan students northern Chandigarh city held a peaceful candle march to raise their voices against the atrocities committed against women seeking education.
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Though the Congress is not the ruling party in Punjab, the state earned powerful representation in the latest reshuffle in the union cabinet Sunday.
Chandigarh, Oct.28 (ANI): Sisters of Haryana's former assistant advocate general Anuradha Bali alias Fiza have reportedly filed a civil suit in the district courts of Mohali, staking their claim to the former's assets, including her property.
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) The mortal remains of famous comedian, actor and satirist Jaspal Bhatti were consigned to flames at a cremation ground here Thursday evening. Bhatti died in a road accident near Punjab's Nakodar town, 170 km from here, in the morning.
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) The genial sardar who not just brought on a smile but also provoked introspection with his biting wit and humour is no more. Jaspal Bhatti, who passed away after a road accident in the early hours of Thursday, was the original king of satire and spoof. He was 57.
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Despite the threat of another thunderstorm, effigies of demon-king Ravana and his brother and son Wednesday evening went up in flames amid bursting of crackers in Chandigarh and the adjoining states of Punjab and Haryana to mark the Dussehra festival.