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Former Punjab CM Capt Amarinder to attend BJP core committee meet

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

Former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh being welcomed by Punjab BJP president Ashwani Sharma at the party headquarters in Chandigarh on Monday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh being welcomed by Punjab BJP president Ashwani Sharma at the party headquarters in Chandigarh on Monday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)

7 tourists killed as vehicle falls into gorge in Himachal’s Kullu

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

One of the injured tourists undergoing treatment at the zonal hospital in Banjar in Kullu district on Monday. Five tourists died on the spot, while two succumbed to injuries in the hospital. Ten tourists were injured in accident. (Aqil Khan/HT)
One of the injured tourists undergoing treatment at the zonal hospital in Banjar in Kullu district on Monday. Five tourists died on the spot, while two succumbed to injuries in the hospital. Ten tourists were injured in accident. (Aqil Khan/HT)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 03:47 PM IST

Chandigarh University ‘video leak’: Arrested army man to be produced in court today

After remaining closed for six days since the row first erupted on September 8, Chandigarh University will resume classes for final-year students

The accused is suspected of blackmailing the female student who is accused of recording several objectionable videos of female students in the common washroom of a hostel on the varsity campus. (HT File)
The accused is suspected of blackmailing the female student who is accused of recording several objectionable videos of female students in the common washroom of a hostel on the varsity campus. (HT File)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 04:51 AM IST
By, Mohali

Spice of life | Rendezvous with royalty topped with royal waiver

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

There couldn’t have been a better compliment coming from the queen. Prince Philip was also visibly impressed when he witnessed the perfect drill of our table orderlies marching with the table carrying souvenirs in true military style. (Shutterstock)
There couldn’t have been a better compliment coming from the queen. Prince Philip was also visibly impressed when he witnessed the perfect drill of our table orderlies marching with the table carrying souvenirs in true military style. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 04:41 AM IST
ByBrig Advitya Madan (retd)

Sukhna floodgates opened after water-level nears danger mark

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.

A day after the city recorded 120.6 mm rainfall, making it the wettest September day since 2010, the flood gates at Sukhna Lake had to be opened after the water-level reached the danger mark (1,163 feet) on Sunday. (Keshav Singh/ HT)
A day after the city recorded 120.6 mm rainfall, making it the wettest September day since 2010, the flood gates at Sukhna Lake had to be opened after the water-level reached the danger mark (1,163 feet) on Sunday. (Keshav Singh/ HT)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 04:31 AM IST
ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Chandigarh Airport to be named after Bhagat 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 <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>485-crore Chandigarh Airport Project is a joint venture of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the governments of Punjab and Haryana.(HT file photo)
The 485-crore Chandigarh Airport Project is a joint venture of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the governments of Punjab and Haryana.(HT file photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 06:48 AM IST

12 test positive for Covid in Chandigarh tricity area

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

Chandigarh tricity area reported 12 fresh Covid infections. (AFP)
Chandigarh tricity area reported 12 fresh Covid infections. (AFP)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 03:52 AM IST
By, Chandigarh/mohali/panchkula

Mohali’s Pancham Society: GMADA to take over 448 flats ending allottees’ 16-year wait

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 is set to take over 448 flats in Mohali’s Pancham Society, bringing an end to allottees’ 16-year wait for ownership. (HT File (Representative image))
GMADA is set to take over 448 flats in Mohali’s Pancham Society, bringing an end to allottees’ 16-year wait for ownership. (HT File (Representative image))
Published on Sep 26, 2022 03:49 AM IST
By, Mohali

Dawn of festive season brightens up realty horizon in Mohali

GMADA’s IT City and AeroCity projects, Airport road in Mohali have become some of the tricity’s highly sought-after addresses

Mohali’s realty market raked in a considerable <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>126 crore in registration fee in August, hinting at definitive signs of recovering from a post-pandemic slump. (HT File)
Mohali’s realty market raked in a considerable 126 crore in registration fee in August, hinting at definitive signs of recovering from a post-pandemic slump. (HT File)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 03:45 AM IST
By, Mohali

Panjab University syndicate to take up recovery of excess interest on provident fund

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

Panjab University syndicate will take up the issue of waiving off the recovery of excess interest on provident fund in its next meeting. (HT FIle)
Panjab University syndicate will take up the issue of waiving off the recovery of excess interest on provident fund in its next meeting. (HT FIle)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 03:31 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Staff crunch worsens as Panjab University relives 58 teachers, humanities departments worst-hit

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

Panjab University relived 58 teachers amid staff crunch, humanities departments to face brunt. (HT File)
Panjab University relived 58 teachers amid staff crunch, humanities departments to face brunt. (HT File)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 03:23 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

African swine fever: Culling of 600 pigs begins at Ambala farm

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

African swine fever: Culling of 600 pigs begins at Ambala farm (Representational pic) (AFP)
African swine fever: Culling of 600 pigs begins at Ambala farm (Representational pic) (AFP)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 01:28 AM IST
ByBhavey Nagpal, Ambala

5th road cave-in incident reported from Ludhiana this month

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

The road portion which caved in at Saggu Chowk in Ludhiana on Sunday. (Harvinder Singh/HT)
The road portion which caved in at Saggu Chowk in Ludhiana on Sunday. (Harvinder Singh/HT)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 01:25 AM IST
ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

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

Representational image.
Representational image.
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 01:25 AM IST

Ludhiana: Dental college assistant hostel warden found dead in water tank

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

Deceased’s wife says he was overworked due to pressure from warden; cops suspect suicide and initiate inquest proceedings. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Deceased’s wife says he was overworked due to pressure from warden; cops suspect suicide and initiate inquest proceedings. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 01:21 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Ludhiana: Borstal Jail inmate booked for attempt to suicide

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

Based on the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High court, the inmate’s medical examination was conducted by a board of doctors at Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital, who declared him mentally sound. (HT FIle)
Based on the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High court, the inmate’s medical examination was conducted by a board of doctors at Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital, who declared him mentally sound. (HT FIle)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 01:17 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Persistent rain: Punjab reports damage to paddy crop on 1.5 lakh hectares

Government says worst affected areas include Patiala, Mohali, Fatehgarh Sahib, Sangrur, Mansa, Muktsar and Tarn Taran, where early varieties were sown

A farmer shows his damaged paddy crops in a field after heavy rainfall at Kalar Bhani Village in Patiala on Sunday. (ANI)
A farmer shows his damaged paddy crops in a field after heavy rainfall at Kalar Bhani Village in Patiala on Sunday. (ANI)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 01:15 AM IST

55 Sikh, Hindu refugees from Afghanistan arrive in Delhi

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

Rajya Sabha MP Vikramjit Singh Sahney along with refugees in New Delhi. (Courtesy: Twitter)
Rajya Sabha MP Vikramjit Singh Sahney along with refugees in New Delhi. (Courtesy: Twitter)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 01:09 AM IST

Jhinda’s ‘election’ as HSGMC chief ‘invalid’: Daduwal

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

Jhinda’s ‘election’ as HSGMC chief ‘invalid’: Daduwal
Jhinda’s ‘election’ as HSGMC chief ‘invalid’: Daduwal
Published on Sep 26, 2022 01:07 AM IST
By, Karnal

Standoff ends as governor summons Punjab assembly session on Sept 27

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

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann with Governor Banwarilal Purohit. (HT File Photo)
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann with Governor Banwarilal Purohit. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 01:02 AM IST

Ludhiana | Setting up CETP in Hambran will be waste of resources: PAC

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

PAC members and local residents protesting against setting up of CETP in Hambran, Ludhiana. (HT PHOTO)
PAC members and local residents protesting against setting up of CETP in Hambran, Ludhiana. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 01:02 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

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.

Representational image.
Representational image.
Published on Sep 26, 2022 12:58 AM IST

Leaders of regional parties call for a united opposition to take on BJP

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

Leaders of regional parties call for a united opposition to take on BJP
Leaders of regional parties call for a united opposition to take on BJP
Published on Sep 26, 2022 12:54 AM IST
BySunil Rahar, Rohtak

Ludhiana’s star athlete Vikas Thakur girds his loins to bring the glory home in Asian games

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

Athlete Vikas Thakur was felicitated at a function organised at Guru Nanak Auditorium in Ludhiana. (HT PHOTO)
Athlete Vikas Thakur was felicitated at a function organised at Guru Nanak Auditorium in Ludhiana. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 12:51 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Haryana to recruit 18,000 teachers soon: CM Khattar

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

Haryana to recruit 18,000 teachers soon: CM Khattar
Haryana to recruit 18,000 teachers soon: CM Khattar
Published on Sep 26, 2022 12:49 AM IST
By, Rohtak

Impasse ends as Punjab governor summons assembly on Sept 27

The approval came a day after the state government informed the governor about the issues to be taken up during the session.

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann with Governor Banwarilal Purohit. (HT File Photo)
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann with Governor Banwarilal Purohit. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 05:25 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh

Rains affect 1.35 lakh hectares of farm area in Punjab

Rains have impacted 1.35 lakh hectares of crop area, with Mohali, Patiala and Mansa districts being the most affected.

Untimely rains have been lashing several parts of Punjab and Haryana at a time when paddy, which is the main Kharif crop, is ready for harvest.
Untimely rains have been lashing several parts of Punjab and Haryana at a time when paddy, which is the main Kharif crop, is ready for harvest.
Published on Sep 25, 2022 11:01 PM IST
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With all-time high production, mushroom emerging as new cash crop in Jammu and Kashmir

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.

Mushroom production has registered a substantial increase in Jammu and Kashmir and it is expected to catch up fast with the demand for the food product in Jammu and Kashmir. (HT Photo)
Mushroom production has registered a substantial increase in Jammu and Kashmir and it is expected to catch up fast with the demand for the food product in Jammu and Kashmir. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 25, 2022 10:20 PM IST
ByAshiq Hussain, Srinagar

2 militants killed as security forces foil infiltration bid in Kupwara

Army officials said the infiltration bid was foiled early morning along the LoC in the Tekri Nar area of Machil Sector in Kupwara. “Gunfight ensued and two militants were eliminated,” army’s Chinar corps said in a tweet

The security forces on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir by killing two militants in the Machil area of the frontier district of Kupwara. (PTI File Photo)
The security forces on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir by killing two militants in the Machil area of the frontier district of Kupwara. (PTI File Photo)
Published on Sep 25, 2022 10:16 PM IST
By, Srinagar
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