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Minor Portfolio reshuffle in Hry

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

There has been a minor reshuffle in portfolios of the ministers in Haryana with the Department of Art & Culture Affairs going to senior Minister Ram Bilas Sharma. Kavita Jain was divested of the Art & Culture Affairs Department, and is left with only two portfolios of Women and Child Development...

Haryana Police busts gang of robbers

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Haryana Police on Saturday claimed to have busted a gang of robbers with the arrest of five of its members in Jind district and solving at least 29 cases of robbery. A spokesman of Police Department said that police has also recovered four country made pistols, 17 live cartridges and a...

Ah, Wilderness! Where Art Thou?

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | JASKIRAN CHOPRA | in Chandigarh

Nowadays, when one always talks about how crowded and congested our cities are getting, who has the time to think about something called wilderness? However, I think on this often. My love for vast open spaces goes back to my early years. Having lived in the valley town...

Rahul launches Rajasthan campaign, targets Modi

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | PTI | Jaipur | in Chandigarh

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi again on the Rafale aircraft deal, accusing him of corruption by helping out his industrialist "friend" Anil Ambani. Gandhi used the Hindi word "chori", or theft, when he made the accusation while launching the Congress campaign for the assembly polls...


Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | PNS | in Chandigarh

Punjab Vigilance nabs police man Chandigarh: State Vigilance Bureau on Saturday nabbed Head Constable (HC) Balwinder Singh red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 50,000. An official spokesman of the Vigilance Bureau said HC Balwinder Singh posted at Sadar Police Station Patti was nabbed red handed on the complaint...

First group of youngsters from Britain pay obeisance at Takhat Keshgarh Sahib

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | SRI ANANDPUR SAHIB/CHANDIGARH | in Chandigarh

Under the ambitious program ‘Connect with Your Roots’, of Punjab government, the first group of 14-youngsters from England, who are on 10-day tour to Punjab, on Friday paid obeisance at Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib and visited Virasat-e- Khalsa. The group led by its coordinator and officials of Punjab Government took...

IPS officer sentenced for 3 yrs for taking bribe

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

A CBI court here on Friday sentenced an IPS officer to a three-year jail term for taking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from his subordinate, an SHO six years ago. Additional District and Dessions judge Gagangeet Kaur had held Deshraj Singh, former Chandigarh Superintendent of Police (SP), guilty under Sections...

60,000 saplings to be planted in one hour in 60,000 houses at Badli

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Under a unique initiative, around 60,000 saplings of lemon trees will be planted in 60,000 houses in 60 minutes at Haryana’s Badli Assembly constituency from 9 am to 10 am on Saturday. A team of 6,000 dedicated youth would complete this target, said Haryana Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, OP Dhankar,...


Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | in Chandigarh

Mayor to inaugurate Teej festival on Aug 11 Chandigarh: Municipal Corporation Chandigarh will organize two days ‘Teej’ programme on August 11 and 12 at Shivalik Garden, Manimajra. Davesh Moudgil, Mayor of Chandigarh will inaugurate the festival on Saturday. Shipra Bansal, Chairperson, Arts, Sports & Culture Committee, MCC said that this time...

Max temp in Punjab, Haryana stay close to normal levels

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PTI | Chandigarh | in Chandigarh

Maximum temperature in Punjab and Haryana stay close to normal levels with Bhiwani recording the highest temperature at 37.2 degrees Celsius. Ambala recorded a high of 35.6 degrees Celsius, followed by 35.5 degrees Celsius in Narnaul, 35 degrees Celsius in Chandigarh, the Met Department said here. While Patiala recorded the maximum temperature...



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