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Chandigarh records 12% rise in GST collection in February

According to the Union ministry of finance, the collection for February 2024 stood at ₹211 crore, ₹23 crore more than ₹188 crore collected during the same month in 2023

The collection for December 2023 increased by 29%, which stood at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>281 crore, <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>63 crore more than <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>218 crore collected during the same month in 2022. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:38 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Now, apply for entry-level classes in Chandigarh govt schools till March 15

Speaking about this, Chandigarh director school education Harsuhinderpal Singh Brar said the decision had been taken to provide the applicants with more time

Those who want to apply can visit https://www.chdeducation.gov.in/. (Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:34 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh’s outsourced health workers protest against delayed wages

Marching from GMSH-16 to Matka Chowk, the protesters claimed their wages were disbursed only after 15th every month, and they had not even received their salaries for January. Similar issues were faced in September 2023

Outsourced health department workers taking out a march to protest against delayed wages in Chandigarh on Friday. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:32 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Fake branded clothes seized from Sector-79 store in Mohali

Mohali police registered a case and launched further investigation to investigate the possibility of a big network of suppliers and manufacturers behind the racket

On searching the ‘Brand Mandi’ store in Sector 79, Mohali, police teams recovered counterfeit products of Levi Strauss & Co and Calvin Klein. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:30 AM IST
By, Mohali

Chandigarh excise department raids bottling plant, records discrepancies

Chandigarh Police said there was a substantial difference found in the stock of ENA/blended product in storage/blending vessels as well as in the physical stock of finished liquor cases in the said premises

Discrepancies were found in the stock of extra neutral alcohol (ENA), commonly known as spirit. (HT File photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:28 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Panchkula’s industrial area to get concrete roads

The Haryana assembly speaker said all roads in Panchkula will be transformed, and the work for construction/carpeting of roads will be done by the municipal corporation, Panchkula Metropolitan Development Authority (PMDA) and the Haryana Shehari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) at a cost of around ₹200 crore

Haryana assembly Speaker Gian Chand Gupta made the announcement on Friday. (HT File)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:26 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Will chalk out a plan soon to tackle stray dog menace: Chandigarh mayor

“There have been cases of dog bites, a concern which has been raised by city residents from time to time,” the mayor said after a representation was submitted by the Residents Welfare Association of Sector 27, Chandigarh

Chandigarh mayor Kuldeep Kumar Dhalor . (HT)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:24 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Planned hit on gangster Bhuppi Rana: Trio who harboured shooters in Chandigarh nabbed

The shooters, identified as Sunny, 27; and Umang, 25, both of Rohtak; and Kailash Chauhan, 23, of Greater Faridabad, Haryana, were arrested on Monday, in a joint operation with Delhi Police special cell

The arrested trio in the custody of Chandigarh Police crime branch. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:20 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Himadree Kaushik is new Panchkula DCP

Himadree Kaushik relieves Sumer Pratap Singh, who is on inter-cadre deputation to AGMUT cadre; he will be joining as new SSP (Traffic and Security) in Chandigarh

Himadree Kaushik (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:18 AM IST
By, Panchkula

26-year-old man found hanging at Sector-1 park in Chandigarh

A resident of Nayagaon, the deceased worked at a private company in Panchkula and used to run his own taxi after office hours, said Chandigarh Police, adding that he was unmarried

Chandigarh Police have initiated inquest proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC. (iStock)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:14 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Amitabh Dhillon to head Haryana anti-corruption bureau

Haryana government on Friday appointed 1997 -batch IPS officer, Amitabh Singh Dhillon as additional director general of police (ADGP), Haryana anti-corruption bureau (ACB). Dhillon, who will now head the ACB, replaced Shatrujeet Kapur.

The Haryana government on Friday appointed 1997 -batch IPS officer, Amitabh Singh Dhillon as additional director general of police (ADGP), Haryana anti-corruption bureau (ACB). Dhillon, who will now head the ACB, replaced Shatrujeet Kapur. (Sourced)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:06 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

No rules tweaked for Badals’ luxury resort Sukhvilas, says SAD

On Thursday, Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann had accused the Badal family, including Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal, of tweaking rules during the Akali Dal-BJP alliance government to facilitate the construction of their company-owned luxury spa resort, in Pallanpur village of Mohali and allow tax waiver to the tune of ₹108 crore

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) general secretary Parambans Singh Romana addressing a press conference on Friday.
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 09:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Karnal: Uniform made mandatory for 3-wheeler drivers

To curb crime and unauthorised driving, the Karnal Police have mandated all drivers of auto-rickshaws and e-rickshaws registered with them to have a common dress code. Inspector Gaurav Punia, in-charge, City Traffic, said that in the first phase, at least 50 drivers have started working in a dress code and the rest of the drivers with the registration number issued by the police will join soon.

In a move to curb crime and unauthorised driving, the Karnal Police have mandated all drivers of auto-rickshaws and e-rickshaws registered with them to have a common dress code. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:56 AM IST
By, Karnal

Businessman gunned down in Rohtak

Gurugram-based businessman was gunned down by three unidentified assailants at a hotel near Lakhan Majra town in Rohtak on Thursday night, said police. The deceased has been identified as Sachin, who was a scrap dealer and also known figure of gambling in the NCR.

A 35-year-old Gurugram-based businessman was gunned down by three unidentified assailants at a hotel near Lakhan Majra town in Rohtak on Thursday night, said police. (Representational image)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:50 AM IST
By, Rohtak

Kotkapura firing: Faridkot court forwards supplementary chargesheet to trial court, hearing today

Led by ADGP LK Yadav had submitted a 130-page supplementary chargesheet against six accused, including Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal and former director general of police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini in the court on February 26

Kotkapura firing: Faridkot court forwards supplementary chargesheet to trial court, hearing today
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:44 AM IST
By, Faridkot

Lok Sabha polls: 10 CRPF, 5 ITBP companies to be deployed in Haryana

Haryana’s chief electoral officer (CEO) Anurag Agarwal on Friday said during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls at least 10 companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and five companies of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will be deployed in all 10 Lok Sabha constituencies.

Haryana’s chief electoral officer (CEO) Anurag Agarwal on Friday said during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls at least 10 companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and five companies of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will be deployed in all 10 Lok Sabha constituencies. (Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:42 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Dapoli resort case: HC grants bail to Deputy collector arrested by ED

Bombay HC grants bail to Jayram Deshpande in money laundering case related to Sai Resorts NX. His role deemed lesser compared to prime accused Sadanand Kadam.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:30 AM IST

HC stays orders deputing charity commissioner staff for poll duties

Bombay HC stays ERO orders requisitioning Charity Commissioner staff for election duties. Only specific authorities can make such requisitions. Next hearing on March 5.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:26 AM IST

Home guard dies by suicide due to mental harassment from society members: Cops

A few days ago, in anger, he set his bike on fire in the society premises. Because of that, a bike next to his was also burnt and damaged. A case was also registered against him in Kalyan Taluka Rural Police Station

Home guard dies by suicide due to mental harassment from society members: Cops
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:22 AM IST

BMC withdraws water cut as state assures supply

BMC withdraws proposal for 10% water cut in Mumbai as state assures to fill deficiency from reserve stock; city to receive regular water post-March 5.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:20 AM IST

City experiences unseasonal rainfall

Unexpected rain showers hit Mumbai, raising humidity levels. No more rain expected for 48 hours. Temperatures above normal, with maximum reaching 35 degrees Celsius.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:16 AM IST

US gurdwara ragi shot dead in Albama

Second case of fatal attack in Alabama targeting Indian diaspora in less than a month; Raj Singh, alias Goldy, who hails from Tanda Sahuwala village in Bijnor district in UP, was a ragi (musician) who was in the US with his musical group for over a year.

Raj Singh (Source: X)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:14 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Punjab budget session: Govt committed to bridging gap between privileged and marginalised, says guv

In his address during the sixth session of 16th Punjab Vidhan Sabha, the governor said one of the foremost priorities of his government was to foster an environment of inclusive growth, where every citizen of Punjab has equal opportunities to thrive and prosper.

Punjab governor Banwarilal Purohit during his address on Friday. (Sourced)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:10 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Gadkari gifts projects worth 10,000 crore to Jaunpur

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stones for national highway projects worth ₹10,000 crore in Jaunpur and ₹1750 crore in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari speaks during the inauguration of various developmental projects, in Mirzapur on Friday. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 08:08 AM IST
By, Varanasi

Pact on water sharing with Rajasthan not in our favour: Hooda

In a statement, Bhupinder Singh Hooda said that Haryana is already facing water shortage as the state is not getting its water share from Punjab. “Instead of protecting our water resources, the BJP-JJP government is playing with the interests of the state and giving water to Rajasthan,” Hooda said.

Haryana former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday said that the memorandum of understanding signed by the BJP-led Haryana government for utilising surplus water was not in the interest of Haryana. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:52 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

‘Won’t be possible’: Shinde, Fadnavis decline Pawar’s lunch invite at Baramati residence

Chief minister Eknath Shinde and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis on Friday declined Nationalist Congress Party (SCP) chief Sharad Pawar’s lunch invite at the latter’s Baramati residence

Chief minister Eknath Shinde (R) and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis on Friday declined Nationalist Congress Party (SCP) chief Sharad Pawar’s lunch invite at the latter’s Baramati residence. (HT FILE)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:46 AM IST

Economic Survey: Karol Bagh Delhi’s noisiest location

The Economic Survey said out of the 31 stations in Delhi, seven were in silence zones, which includes hospitals and educational institutes; 11 in commercial zones

Karol Bagh has emerged as Delhi’s noisiest location yet again recording average day-time decibel levels of 74.2 dB(A) in 2023. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:42 AM IST

17 RTOs to have computerised driving test tracks

Maharashtra transport department to introduce computerised driving test tracks at 17 RTOs, eliminating manual testing for permanent driving licenses. Automated vehicle testing centres also in the pipeline.

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Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:40 AM IST
By, Mumbai

Delhi economic survey: No. of better air quality days go up but Yamuna stays polluted

Delhi sees improvement in air quality with more "good" air days, but Yamuna water quality remains poor. Efforts include afforestation and sewage treatment upgrades.

The survey, referring to a CPCB report, said the biological oxygen demand levels and dissolved oxygen levels were only being met at Palla and Wazirabad. (AFP)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:38 AM IST

Delhi economic survey: PWD in race with time to finish key projects

Delhi to see completion of 5 pedestrian overbridges & several flyovers soon, per economic survey 2023-24. However, many projects are delayed.

PWD minister Atishi inspects an under-construction flyover in Anand Vihar in December. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 02, 2024 07:32 AM IST
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