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Updated on Sep 26, 2022 04:01 PM IST
Week after merging Punjab Lok Congress with Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi, former Congress leader to hold joint press conference with Punjab BJP chief Ashwani Sharma
17 tourists from Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi were on board the Tempo Traveller when the accident occurred near Ghiyagi village in Banjar sub division of Kullu district
After remaining closed for six days since the row first erupted on September 8, Chandigarh University will resume classes for final-year students
The Champion squadron got to sit in the central lobby of the majestic mess from where we could see the royals eating. I clearly remember that the queen took her time closing her plate between courses
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 04:41 AM IST
It continued to pour throughout the night and on Sunday morning, with the city clocking 21.1mm of rainfall. The rainfall necessitated opening of the Sukhna Lake floodgates for the fourth time.
Published on Sep 26, 2022 04:31 AM IST
, ChandigarhRajanbir Singh
The announcement comes around a month after the governments of Punjab and Haryana reached a consensus over naming the international airport after Bhagat Singh, ending a seven-year deadlock over the airport’s name.
The active cases in the Chandigarh tricity area dropped from 146 to 139; at 77, Mohali has the majority of infected patients, followed by Chandigarh with 43 and Panchkula with 19
Published on Sep 26, 2022 03:52 AM IST
HT Correspondents, Chandigarh/mohali/panchkula
Pending land dues have to be cleared by each allottee at Mohali’s Pancham Society — with the amount ranging from ₹1.44 lakh to ₹3.59 lakh per unit depending upon the size of the flat
GMADA’s IT City and AeroCity projects, Airport road in Mohali have become some of the tricity’s highly sought-after addresses
The recovery of excess was not done in cases where employees had already retired when the syndicate, in 2015, decided that the rate of interest on provident fund for PU employees will be the same as the govt rate
French and Russian language departments at the Panjab University are left with no regular teacher after the retirements, with only one regular serving on extension
Following casualties reported at the farm in Bhurewala village, the department was alerted to collect the samples, which were sent for testing to Bhopal. The tests turned out to be positive this week
Published on Sep 26, 2022 01:28 AM IST
, AmbalaBhavey Nagpal
A portion of the road caved-in at Saggu Chowk area in Ludhiana on Sunday amid incessant rains for the second consecutive day; this is the fifth road cave-in incident reported in the city this September and officials have cited the decades old brick sewerage lines as the reason behind the repeated incidents
Published on Sep 26, 2022 01:25 AM IST
, LudhianaMohit Khanna
Punjab draft industrial policy: Industry bodies oppose proposed hikes in power tariff, water usage charges
The state industry submitted its suggestions after the Punjab industries department put the draft policy in the public domain for feedback from stakeholders
A man working as an assistant hostel warden at Baba Jaswant Singh Dental College, Hospital and Research Institute in Ludhiana was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a water tank on campus on Saturday nigh
An inmate lodged at Borstal Jail in Ludhiana has been booked for attempt to suicide; police said this is the fifth time in the past five months that he has attempted to take his own life
Government says worst affected areas include Patiala, Mohali, Fatehgarh Sahib, Sangrur, Mansa, Muktsar and Tarn Taran, where early varieties were sown
The ministry of external affairs had granted e-visas to Afghanistan citizens, belonging to the minority community, who were under constant threat to life since the Taliban government took over
Jhinda had claimed that the decision to appoint him as president of HSGMC was taken in the general house meeting held at Gurdwara Neem Sahib in Kaithal
Punjab governor Banwarilal Purohit on Sunday decided to summon a one-day session of the state assembly on September 27, ending the stalemate with the Bhagwant Mann-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government
The members of the Public Action Committee (PAC) , along with local residents of Kapil Park, Ludhiana, and social activists from Change Makers Whistle Blowers NGO, raised slogans against the government and demanded to halt the work of the CETP at the earlies
Fake drug case: Vigilance Bureau recovers ₹30 lakh from sacked inspector Parminder Bajwa’s in-law’s house
Punjab police inspector Parminder Bajwa had been sacked along with three other policemen after allegations of embezzling ₹81 lakh and fabricating a drug case surfaced against him.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar called for uniting all non-BJP parties, including the Congress and the Left, to take on the BJP and said this “main front of opposition” will ensure that the saffron party loses badly in the 2024 general elections
Published on Sep 26, 2022 12:54 AM IST
, RohtakSunil Rahar
Looking back at his journey as a beginner when he started practising weightlifting, at the age of 9, at Ludhiana club and Guru Nanak Stadium, athlete Vikas Thakur said infrastructure and facilities for players in their initial stages still had not improved
Haryana CM Khattar said the government will recruit 11,000 permanent teachers in schools and 7,000 teachers’ posts will be filed through the Haryana Kaushal Rojgar Nigam
The approval came a day after the state government informed the governor about the issues to be taken up during the session.
Rains have impacted 1.35 lakh hectares of crop area, with Mohali, Patiala and Mansa districts being the most affected.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 11:01 PM IST
Officials of the agriculture department said that mushroom production is at an all-time high across Jammu and Kashmir in the past two years to the extent that it is emerging as a new cash crop in the union territory.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 10:20 PM IST
, SrinagarAshiq Hussain