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Dry fruits from Afghanistan hit in CII Chandigarh fair

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Stalls put up by traders from Afghanistan selling items like 'mamras', a premium quality almond, and other dry fruits were a big hit with the people visiting the 24th edition of the four-day CII Chandigarh Fair that opened here on Friday.... read..
 

Punjab CM urges Pak to withdraw $20 as Kartarpur visit fee

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday appealed to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to withdraw the $20 fee imposed by his government on pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara.... read..
 

Floating light show to mark 550th Parkash Purab

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
A floating light and sound show was organised at Ropar town of Punjab in the Satluj river to commemorate the 550th Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev.... read..
 

Sunny Deol campaigns for BJP candidate in Haryana

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Actor-politician Sunny Deol of the BJP on Thursday campaigned for the October 21 Assembly polls in Haryana and sought votes for his party's candidate.... read..
 

In Haryana, BJP candidates invoke Donald Trump, Modi's success in foreign affairs to seek votes

By Pragya Kaushika

Chandigarh (Haryana) | October 18, 2019 7:11:49 PM IST
Not everything is local or national in Haryana polls. America is the flavour of this election season courtesy Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Houston that saw US President Donald Trump in attendance.... read..
 

After Haryana, Airtel now shuts Punjab 3G network

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
After Haryana, Airtel on Friday announced that it has shut down its 3G network in Punjab too.... read..
 

Punjab CM urges Pakistan PM to withdraw the USD 20 fee imposed on pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 18, 2019 9:41:36 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday urged Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to withdraw the USD 20 fee proposed to be levied by the neighbouring country on pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara.... read..
 

Kochhar sets the bar on home turf on day 1 of golf meet

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Chandigarh's Karandeep Kochhar set the bar at his home turf, the Chandigarh Golf Club, on the opening day of the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational 2019, a Rs. 1.5 crore event.... read..
 

Highway from Pakistan border renamed after Guru Nanak Dev

Chandigarh |Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday said the national highway from the Indo-Pak border through the Kartarpur corridor to the holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi in Punjab had been renamed as Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji Marg.... read..
 

Union Minister Badal thanks PM, Gadkari for renaming highway after Guru Nanak Dev

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 18, 2019 6:41:34 PM IST
Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for accepting her request to rename the national highway from the Indo-Pak border to Sultanpur Lodhi as Sri Gur... read..
 

Punjab HC upholds life sentence to hotelier's murderers

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 10:20:53 AM IST
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction and life sentence slapped on four people, including a close relative of an Akali Dal leader, for the sensational murderer of a hotelier in Jalandhar in 2011.... read..
 

Freyr Energy to scale up solar operations

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Punjab and Haryana have a huge potential for solar power generation where the company aims to scale up its operations, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Hyderabad-based rooftop solar company Freyr Energy Service Saurabh Marda said on Wednesday.... read..
 

Photo voter slips printed in Braille for Haryana polls

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Anurag Agarwal on Tuesday said that for the convenience of the visually-impaired, electors photo identity cards (EPICs) and photo voter slips have been printed in Braille script.... read..
 

Sant Ravidas Temple demolition finds resonance in Haryana, Oppn scrambles to corner Dalit votes

Chandigarh (Haryana) | October 16, 2019 2:41:33 PM IST
The demolition of Sant Ravidas temple in Delhi's Tughlaqabad in August, seems to have struck a chord in the upcoming Haryana assembly polls with almost every political party in the state attempting to capture the sizeable chunk of Dalit votes.... read..
 

ASSOCHAM to launch platform for entrepreneurs

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Carrying on with its 'Startup Elevator Pitch Series', the ASSOCHAM Launchpad, an initiative and platform for budding entrepreneurs, will be flagged off here on Friday.... read..
 

Dushyant Chautala gets threat call from Abu Dhabi

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) President Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said he received a threat to life on his phone from Abu Dhabi.... read..
 

Punjab Governor to open CII's fair in Chandigarh

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 4:20:53 PM IST
Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore will open the 24th edition of Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) Chandigarh Fair 2019 here on October 18, it was announced on Monday.... read..
 

Punjab CM seeks support to shun stubble burning

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 4:20:53 PM IST
Hailing the progressive farmers who have refrained from burning paddy stubble, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday called upon them to join the state in launching a massive campaign to persuade the farming community to give up this practice.... read..
 

Amarinder hails decision to release 5 Punjab policemen

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday welcomed the Centre's decision to release, on humanitarian grounds, five police personnel languishing in various prisons of the state for human rights violations allegedly committed during the militancy peri... read..
 

Acid test for BJP's 'Ram Rajya' in Haryana

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
It's a litmus test for BJP's first Chief Minister in Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, who believes on the principles of 'Ram Rajya' to run state affairs.... read..
 

BJP, Congress eye non-Jat in agrarian Haryana polls

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Riding against social engineering trends, both prominent parties in agrarian Haryana -- the ruling BJP and the Congress -- in the October 21 Assembly polls have set eyes on non-Jat votes despite land-owning class, the Jats, comprising 28 per cent of the s... read..
 

PM Modi to address two mega rallies in poll-bound Haryana today

Chandigarh (Haryana) | October 15, 2019 8:41:35 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to address mega rallies in Charkhi Dadri and Kurukshetra in Haryana on Tuesday.... read..
 

Punjab govt offers to organise 550th Prakash Purb events at Sultanpur Lodhi under Akal Takht patronage

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 15, 2019 10:11:32 PM IST
Taking an initiative to break the "deadlock" over the main events to celebrate the 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev, Captain Amarinder Singh-led government on Tuesday offered to hold the Sultanpur Lodhi functions on November 11-12 under the patronage ... read..
 

Modi to open Kartarpur Sahib corridor in November

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kartarpur Sahib corridor linking India with historical Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, where Guru Nanak Dev breathed his last, in Pakistan in November and its construction work would be completed by October 31.... read..
 

Haryana Police arrest 483 persons, seize 1,204 kg contraband in pre-poll crackdown

Chandigarh (Haryana) | October 14, 2019 5:41:53 PM IST
The Haryana Police has seized 1,204 kg of narcotics worth crores of rupees during a month-long special anti-narcotic drive across the state in the lead up to the assembly polls, said Director-General of Police, Manoj Yadava on Monday.... read..
 

Those in power in Hry will be in Opposition soon: Sukhbir

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The war of words between two political allies -- the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) -- intensified on Sunday ahead of the October 21 Haryana Assembly polls with both accusing each other of betrayal.... read..
 

Don't forget how Akalis humiliated Akal Takht Jathendar: Captain Amarinder to Harsimrat Kaur

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 13, 2019 10:11:36 PM IST
In a stinging response to Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal's tirade against Congress government, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday reminded the Akali leader that it was her own Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) regime that had allegedly h... read..
 

Congress always treated Akal Takht with respect: Amarinder

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
In a stinging response to Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal's latest tirade at his government, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday reminded her that it was her own Shiromani Akali Dal regime that had shamelessly heaped humiliation on the Aka... read..
 

Khattar changed image, picture of Haryana: Nadda

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in the past five years has changed the image and picture of Haryana that was ridden with corruption and nepotism, BJP working President J.P. Nadda said on Sunday.... read..
 

No loan waiver promise, BJP says its manifesto more realistic

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released its manifesto for the Haryana Assembly polls with no promise to waive farm debt and job reservations, saying it is more realistic and practical than its rival Congress' populist manifesto.... read..
 

Agriculture, youth, healthcare prime focus in BJP's Haryana manifesto

Chandigarh | October 13, 2019 1:11:34 PM IST
The BJP on Sunday released its manifesto and made a host of promises to woo the electorates ahead of forthcoming Haryana Assembly elections.... read..
 

Punjab: Govt asks absentee land owners to stop stubble burning on their leased lands

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 13, 2019 7:41:36 PM IST
The Punjab government on Sunday asked Deputy Commissioners to direct absentee landowners, who have leased out their agriculture land to tenants, to ensure that no paddy straw burning takes place on their lands.... read..
 

Govt has delivered on promises made on OROP: JP Nadda

Chandigarh (Haryana) | October 13, 2019 2:11:36 PM IST
BJP National Working President JP Nadda on Sunday said that the government has delivered on its promises made with regards to One Rank One Pension (OROP).... read..
 

Haryana polls: Yogendra Yadav slams BJP over its manifesto

Chandigarh (Haryana) | October 13, 2019 7:11:45 PM IST
Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav on Sunday criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its manifesto for the forthcoming Haryana elections and said that people in the state don't want Manohar Lal Khattar-led government again.... read..
 

Punjab govt announces 3% hike in Dearness Allowance for employees, pensioners

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 12, 2019 5:41:36 PM IST
Punjab government on Saturday announced a Diwali bonanza and gave a 3 per cent hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) for its employees and pensioners with effect from November.... read..
 

Haryana polls: Central forces to be deployed at critical, vulnerable polling stations, says ADGP

Chandigarh (Haryana) | October 12, 2019 6:41:42 PM IST
Haryana Police will be deploying close to half of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) allocated by Union Ministry of Home Affairs in critical and vulnerable polling stations during the Assembly polls in the state.... read..
 

2 Cong leaders join BJP 9 days ahead of Haryana assembly polls

Chandigarh | October 12, 2019 7:41:46 PM IST
Just 9 days ahead of the Assembly polls in the state, two Congress leaders from party's Haryana unit joined the BJP on Saturday.... read..
 

DA of Punjab govt employees increased by 3 per cent

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 11:15:06 PM IST
Despite financial constraints, the Amarinder Singh led Punjab government on Saturday announced a Diwali bonanza for its employees and pensioners.... read..
 

Congress a lie-manufacturing factory: Haryana minister

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
A BJP minister in Haryana on Friday accused the Congress of being a "lie-manufacturing machine", saying "it knows it is not coming to power and just making false promises to the voters".... read..
 

Haryana polls: INLD promises Rs 15,000 monthly unemployment allowance, Rs 10 lakh farm loan waiver

Chandigarh (Haryana) | October 12, 2019 8:41:42 PM IST
In a bid to attract voters ahead of Assembly polls, the Indian National Lok Dal on Saturday released its manifesto making a plethora of promises including unemployment allowance for the youths and the implementation of recommendations of Swaminathan Commi... read..
 
 
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