No serious discussion with Sidhu: Capt

No serious discussion with Sidhu: Capt

Friday, 27 November 2020 | PNS | Chandigarh

Putting a damper on the speculations regarding cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu’s re-entry into Punjab Cabinet following his meeting with the Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh a day before, the Patiala Royal on Thursday blamed the media for “making a mountain out of a molehill”. Quashing the media speculation of serious discussions...

Haryana, Punjab CMs pay tribute to victims of 26/11 terror attacks

Friday, 27 November 2020 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his Punjab counterpart, Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday paid tributes to those killed in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. On the 12th anniversary of the strike that claimed 166 lives, Capt Amarinder said it was an occasion to reaffirm our pledge to collectively stand...

Fine for not wearing mask enhanced to `1K in Chandigarh

Friday, 27 November 2020 | PNS | Chandigarh

Dismissing the possibility of imposing a night curfew in the city, the Chandigarh Administration on Thursday enhanced the fine to `1000 for not wearing a mask. With an aim to battle the resurgence in Covid-19 cases, the Administration took a series of decisions including enhancing the fine for not wearing a...

Farmers brave water cannons for Delhi Chalo

Friday, 27 November 2020 | PNS/PTI | Chandigarh

Punjab farmers break Haryana barricades, clash with cops Farmers from Punjab faced water cannons and broke police barriers at the State’s border with Haryana as they pushed towards the national Capital on Thursday on their “Delhi Chalo” march against the Centre’s farm laws. By late evening, a large group of them had...

HP records highest Covid growth rate, positivity rate

Thursday, 26 November 2020 | PNS | Shimla

Himachal Pradesh’s Covid-19 cases have been galloping as the average growth rate of new infections is recorded at a highest 2.2 per cent in the country. Not only this, the State also has the highest positivity rate of 16.8 per cent in the country. Positivity rate — the fraction of tests that...

Haryana seals borders with Punjab

Thursday, 26 November 2020 | PNS | Chandigarh

Ahead of the farmers' protest march to Delhi against the Centre's farm laws, the Haryana Government on Wednesday heavily barricaded its borders with Punjab and suspended its bus service to the neighbouring State in a bid to foil the march.The State Government also suspended its transport bus service to Punjab...

Fresh snowfall in Himachal, rainfall in parts of Punjab, Haryana

Thursday, 26 November 2020 | PNS | Chandigarh

There was fresh snowfall in several parts of Himachal Pradesh and rainfall in parts of Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday.According to the Met Centre, Shimla, Kalpa recorded 9 cm snowfall, Keylong recorded 5 cm snowfall, Sangla 5 cm, Sainj 3 cm and it was 1 cm in Kufri.Several parts of...

Capt, Sidhu sort out differences in luncheon meeting

Thursday, 26 November 2020 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Breaking the ice, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and the cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday shared thoughts on vital issues, including farmers’ agitation, during an hour-long “warm and cordial luncheon meeting”. Sidhu, who has been maintaining distance from the party programmes ever since he resigned from the State Cabinet...

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French envoy visits Gorakhnath temple

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Police permission not required for weddings

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Accounting for Karma

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