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Himachal seeks 9,042 crore disaster relief, funds for border areas during finance commission meet

Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:54 AM IST

Himachal CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu urged the finance commission to provide liberal finance assistance to the state for its contributions to the nation

Himachal CM informed the finance commission that the Centre was yet to released <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>9,042 crore needed for last year’s disaster relief. (HT File)
By, Shimla

As new MPs take oath, Kashmir leaders call for jailed Engineer Rashid’s release

Omar Abdullah and Altaf Bukhari sought Engineer Rashid’s release so that he can represent the people of Baramulla and Kashmir in the Parliament

The MP-elect from Kashmir’s Baramulla seat Engineer Rashid (HT File)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:52 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Srinagar recognised as ‘World Craft City’

UNESCO-affiliated World Crafts Council takes note of Srinagar’s varied crafts like papier-mache, hand knotted carpets, pashmina

The capital city Srinagar has been officially recognised as a “World Craft City” by the World Crafts Council. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:50 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Mohali: Mandeep, Abhishek take Agri King’s Knights into semis of Sher-e-Punjab T20 Cup

Mandeep and Abhishek added 74 runs to power Agri King’s Knights past the 200-run mark during the ongoing second Sher-e-Punjab T20 Cup being played at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali

Batting first, Agri King’s Knights posted 202/9 in 20 overs. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:48 AM IST
By, Mohali

Two arrested, 16 stolen vehicles recovered in Chandigarh

The accused, identified as Monu and Suraj, both residents of EWS Colony, Dhanas, were arrested following a tip-off on Saturday after Chandigarh Police stopped a motorcycle and found to have fake registration details

Investigations revealed that the duo, both drug addicts and unemployed, engaged in vehicle thefts primarily for joyriding. They would abandon the vehicles at various locations after using them. (Getty image)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:44 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Mukhyamantri Shehri Awas Yojana: 543 plots given to poor through draw of lots in Panchkula

Deputy commissioner Yash Garg said “Under Mukhyamantri Shehri Awas Yojana, plots were allotted to 13 nomadic caste families, 60 widows, 273 scheduled caste families and 197 other families in Panchkula.”

Before allotting the plots, the income of families with less than <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1.80 lakh was verified in the parivar pehchan patra. (Getty image)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:46 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Chandigarh: Sector 50 resident looking for maid duped of 30,000

Complainant Balwant Rai Verma, a resident of Progressive Enclave in Sector 50 B, Chandigarh, reported that he hired a maid through M/s Sundri Domestic Help Service (Regd.) Delhi on February 20, 2021

The complainant paid an advance of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>30,000 to the agent associated with the Delhi-based agency via net banking and an additional <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2,000 in cash to a woman who accompanied the maid to his home in Chandigarh (Getty image)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:42 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Over 7,000 register for engineering, architecture admissions this year

The colleges include the University Institute of Technology, Panjab University, Dr SSB University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology, PU; Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology, Sector 26; Chandigarh College of Architecture, Sector 12; and UIET Hoshiarpur

Four students will compete for a single seat with 7,189 registrations done for 1,753 total seats at five colleges in Chandigarh. (Getty Images/Top Photo Group RF)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:40 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Moga teen caught with six pistols in Panchkula

Assistant commissioner of police Arvind Kamboj said a team of crime branch, Sector 19, was patrolling in Panchkula’s Alipur village on Sunday, when they spotted the youth coming from Barwala bypass

Assistant commissioner of police Arvind Kamboj giving details about the arrest during a press conference in Panchkula on Monday. (Sant Arora/HT)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:38 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Chandigarh: PGIMER to start separate clinic for trans persons soon

The endocrinology department will run the clinic in collaboration with the urology, obstetrics, and gynaecology departments; it will operate on the third Tuesday of every month from 9 am to 2 pm

Head of endocrinology department Dr Sanjay Bhadada said, “We have received permission. The new clinic is yet to be launched by the endocrinology department.” (HT File)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:36 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh player eligible for gradation certificate even if studied in Mohali: HC

The plea was from one Manraj Singh Chatha, who said he had participated in various sports competitions held in the country from time-to-time and was part of the Chandigarh Rifle Association

“It would be unjust, unfair, arbitrary and irrational to deny issuance of sports gradation certificate to the petitioner on the pretext that he was not a student from the schools/colleges recognised by the Chandigarh administration and situated in the Union Territory,” he bench of justice Sandeep Moudgil and justice Deepak Gupta observed while allowing a plea. (Getty Images/Purestock)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:34 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Manish Tewari takes oath as Chandigarh MP

Manish Tewari won the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat by defeating BJP’s poll debutant Sanjay Tandon with a narrow margin of 2,504 votes

Manish Tewari took the oath in Punjabi language. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:32 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Mohali: Youth bludgeoned to death with brick by uncle, 3 friends

Victim’s father Randhir Singh said, “On June 22, my son informed me over a phone call that he along with his friends is travelling to Chandigarh in his maternal uncle’s car.”

Victim’s father said the accused transported victim’s body to Ambala Cantt civil hospital and fled. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:30 AM IST
By, Mohali

Garbage crisis in Mohali: Handle your trash on your own, MC tells GMADA

While the area from Phase 1 till Phase 11, besides Sectors 65 to 80, along with Sector 48-C, comes under MC limits, the areas under GMADA include Aerocity, IT City, Wave Estate, TDI, GILCO, Sectors 88, 89, 90, 91, 104 and 105, and Balongi

In compliance with Punjab and Haryana high court directives, the city’s primary dumping ground at Phase-8B, Industrial Area, has been closed since June 18, throwing the city’s garbage management into disarray. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:28 AM IST
By, Mohali

After boy’s death at Elante Mall, Chandigarh admn puts all joyride zones under safety lens

Chandigarh administration has entrusted the additional deputy commissioner with examining the safety regulations of all joyride and gaming arcades

The fateful toy train impounded by the Chandigarh Police. (HT)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:20 AM IST
ByNaina Mishra, Chandigarh

Mahakumbh a prime opportunity to showcase Sanatan culture: Yogi

CM Yogi Adityanath aims for a benchmark in cleanliness, convenience, and security at the upcoming Prayagraj Mahakumbh 2025, showcasing Indian culture globally.

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath (HT FILE)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:18 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Amend building bye-laws to encourage hotel industry: Yogi

CM Yogi Adityanath calls for amending building bye-laws to boost hotel industry in Uttar Pradesh. Focus on tourism potential and infrastructure development.

Yogi Adityanath (HT FILE)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:16 AM IST
By, Lucknow

No word on release, Amritpal may not take oath as MP today

The Punjab government is yet to decide on his temporary release from Dibrugarh jail where he is detained since April 23 last year under the stringent National Security Act.

Radical preacher Amritpal Singh.
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:10 AM IST

Assailants fire outside showroom, demand ransom

According to police, the front gate of the showroom was broken due to firing and front glass of a car was vandalised

The assailants fled on a bike after firing the shots after leaving a note, the police added. (iStock)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:04 AM IST
By, Rohtak

In MP, 50 cattle rescued from Punjab trucks; nine arrested

According to the Madhya Pradesh police, the arrested persons didn’t have valid permit for transporting the cattle.

The cattle, valued at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>15 lakh, were shifted to a ‘gaushala’ at Nimrani in Khargone, Madhya Pradesh. (Picture for representational purpose only)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:00 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Bhopal

Woman, cousin held for killing two in Y’nagar

While Meena’s body was found lying on bed, Rahul’s body lay on the ground with traces of strangulation and struggle on both

The accused has been dentified as Kajal, 26, who worked at a local mobile shop. (iStock)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 07:54 AM IST
By, Karnal

Doc, staff of pvt hospital booked for thrashing patient

In a complaint to the police, Kaithal resident Dharshan Singh said that his father Krishan was admitted to Sapra Hospital in Hisar on June 18 for the treatment of liver disease and was undergoing treatment in the ICU

After the video of the incident went viral, the Hisar police registered a case against the trio and others under Sections 147 (rioting), 149 (common object of unlawful assembly), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 342 (wrongful confinement), 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code at Civil police station. (iStock)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 07:52 AM IST
By, Rohtak

Man, woman found dead in Hisar village

A 23-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman from the same village in Hisar died after consuming poisonous substances, suspected to be pesticide.

Their bodies were recovered from the fields, police added. (iStock)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 07:50 AM IST
By, Rohtak

25-year-old brutally killed by unknown assailants in Ambernath

A 25-year-old youth was stabbed to death by unknown persons on Sunday night near the Ordinance Factory in Ambernath. Passersby noticed the man lying motionless by the side of the road on Monday morning and alerted the police

25-year-old brutally killed by unknown assailants in Ambernath
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 07:48 AM IST

Railways, IRCTC begin food inspection on long distance trains and stations

Indian Railways and IRCTC have started inspecting the quality and quantity of eatables and drinks served to passengers on the long-distance trains and at the food stalls in railway stations

HT Image
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 07:46 AM IST

Will enact law or file review petition to protect the rights of poor: Nayab Saini

The notification, which provided for grant of bonus marks on the basis of the criteria, was held violative of Article 14 of the Constitution by the courts

The CM slammed the opposition Congress for attempting to disrupt the recruitment process and misleading the people on these recruitment. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 07:44 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

HC refuses bail to Red Sanders smuggler Badshah Malik

Bombay High Court rejects Red Sanders smuggler Badshah Majid Malik's bail plea in money laundering case; court finds proceeds of crime from smuggling.

HT Image
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 07:42 AM IST

MahaRERA orders builder to refund 66 lakh to flat buyer with interest

MahaRERA orders a Mumbai-based real estate developer to refund ₹66 lakh with interest to a homebuyer for project delay

MahaRERA orders real estate developer to refund <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>66 lakh to flat buyer with interest
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 07:40 AM IST
ByRevu Suresh

Rail traffic on Kalka-Shimla line beyond Taradevi to resume from Tuesday

The authorities were alerted when on Saturday a patrolling team found cavities on a rail bridge between Jutogh and Summer Hill railway stations

On Monday, a successful trial run was conducted on the impacted area after two days of construction works. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 07:38 AM IST
By, Ambala

Sharad Pawar's NCP says ‘Tutari’ symbol confusing, seeks removal from list

The Sharad Pawar-led NCP has approached the ECI, requesting it to remove the trumpet (tutari) from the list of free symbols in the state

Navi Mumbai, India - Feb. 24, 2024:Nationalist Congress Party Sharadchandra Pawar chief Sharad Pawar during launch of partys new symbol held at Raigad Fort in Navi Mumbai, India, on Saturday, February 24, 2024. (Photo by Bachchan Kumar/ HT PHOTO) (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 25, 2024 08:45 AM IST
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