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Virbhadra dedicates developmental projects worth Rs 35 cr in Mandi

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Saturday dedicated and laid foundation stones of developmental projects worth Rs 35 crore in Sundernagar and Nachan areas of district Mandi online from HP Secretariat Shimla. Chief Minister said that socio-economic development of the State has always been the focus of development of Congress...

Senior journalist KJ Singh, mother found murdered in Mohali home

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh/New Delhi | in Chandigarh

Triggering a shock wave in the media fraternity and the intellectuals of the region, senior journalist KJ Singh and his aged mother were found dead in their residence in Mohali, adjoining Chandigarh, on Saturday. Police said Singh was attacked by unknown assailants with a sharp-edged weapon in his house. While Singh...

Over 1K arrested so far, says DGP

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Sirsa | in Chandigarh

As many as 1,100 people have so far been arrested in the aftermath of the violence following conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Raheem, said Haryana DGP BS Sandhu on Saturday. Addressing a Press conference in Sirsa, the headquarters of the Dera, Sandhu said investigations into the violence...

Chief Election Commissioner to review Himachal poll preparedness on Sept 24, 25

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Shimla | in Chandigarh

Chief Election Commissioner of India Achal Kumar Jyoti will be in Shimla along with his full team on September 24 and 25 to review the poll preparedness for the Himachal Vidhan Sabha Elections. Polls are expected to be held in the hill State in the second half of December. The full...

BJP candidate claims party will win by huge margin

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Claiming that BJP did not expect a contest from the Congress and the AAP nominees in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election, party candidate Swarn Singh Salaria on Saturday exuded confidence that the saffron party would retain the seat with a big margin. The seat fell vacant after the sitting MP, actor-turned-politician...

Projects in Haryana to help tourism: CM

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced a slew of developmental projects for Yamunanagar district, which included a dam and roads and the development of the area as tourism hub. Realising the long standing demand of the people of the area, Khattar announced that a new road would be...

Capt assures farmers on loan waiver

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged leaders of the farming community in the State to stop misleading the farmers with false statements on the issue of loan waiver, saying its process has already been initiated by his Government in right earnest. In a statement issued here, a...

Punjab Police files case against fake recruitment advertisement

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Taking action against the fraudulent persons aiming to dupe the public through a false advertisement for recruitments, Punjab Police has registered a criminal case against some unknown persons for further investigations. A spokesperson of Punjab Police on Saturday said a fake post regarding advertisement of Punjab Police vacancies have been circulating...

Heavy downpour in Punjab, Haryana

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Moderate to heavy rain lashed several parts of Punjab and Haryana, disrupting traffic and leaving many arterial roads flooded. The overnight showers which continued throughout Saturday also brought the mercury down, the MeT said. The arterial roads in Mohali, Chandigarh, Zirakpur and some other areas were flooded, causing inconvenience to commuters. Traffic...

Cycle rally for reviving rivers

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

To make the nation aware of the depleting rivers of India and the immediate need to revive them, a cycle rally, led by the Liuetanent-Governor of Puducherry, Kiran Bedi was held in Chandigarh on Saturday. Organised by Isha Foundation, the Chandigarh Rally for Rivers Cyclothon, an awareness drive originated from ...



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