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Chandigarh Press Club condemned gunpoint carjacking with TOI Journalist Chandigarh Press Club condemned gunpoint carjacking with TOI Journalist


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The Chandigarh Press Club condemned the incident of gunpoint carjacking with Times of India Journalist Damini Goel, on the intervening night of November 8 and 9, at Amartex light point in Panchkula, when she was on her way back from office to home.

34 arrested in Chandigarh for violating order on crackers 34 arrested in Chandigarh for violating order on crackers

 

Chandigarh, The Chandigarh Police arrested 34 people on Diwali night for violating the Supreme Court orders on the timing for bursting of crackers.

"A total of 33 cases were registered under sections 188 IPC (Indian Penal Code) in which a total of 34 people were arrested (for) bursting firecrackers beyond the permissible time limit," a Chandigarh Police spokesman said on Thursday.

Light rains in Chandigarh, surrounding areas Light rains in Chandigarh, surrounding areas



Chandigarh, Chandigarh and its surrounding areas experienced light rains on Saturday.

The day's temperature dropped to around 19 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature in Chandigarh on Friday was 29.8 degrees Celsius while the minimum was 15.9 degrees, three notches above normal.

 Punjab Governor flags off rotary's gift of diwali for jawans Punjab Governor flags off rotary's gift of diwali for jawans


Chandigarh, Rotarians of Rotary District 3080 sent 5000 kg of sweets for jawans on Indian borders. The Governor of Punjab and Administrator UT Chandigarh Shri V.P. Singh Badnore, flagged off the two truckloads containing 5,000 boxes for jawans at Punjab Raj Bhavan here today.

Delhi pollution increased after Oct 25, Punjab to blame: Kejriwal Delhi pollution increased after Oct 25, Punjab to blame: Kejriwal

 

Chandigarh, Accusing the Punjab government for failing to control stubble burning of the harvested paddy crop, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday that the pollution level had deteriorated in the national capital after October 25.

"We have seen abnormal increase in pollution level after October 25. This is nothing else but due to stubble burning in Punjab," Kejriwal told the media here.

Chandigarh amends notification to exempt Sikh women from wearing helmet Chandigarh amends notification to exempt Sikh women from wearing helmet

 

Chandigarh, Following pressure from the Sikh community and organizations, the Chandigarh Administration has amended its notification and allowed Sikh women to be exempt from wearing helmets while driving two-wheelers.

With the new amendment, it will be optional for Sikh women to wear a protective headgear (helmet) while driving or riding a two-wheeler.

Two arrested in Punjab for militant links Two arrested in Punjab for militant links

 

Chandigarh, Punjab Police on Friday arrested two members of a Khalistani module allegedly engaged in propagating the Khalistani Referendum 2020 campaign by affixing banners and posters at public places in Amritsar city.

Sukhraj Singh and Malik Singh were arrested and materials used in making the banners and posters were seized from their possession, the police said.

Merger of Chandigarh DSP posts with DANIPS put on hold Merger of Chandigarh DSP posts with DANIPS put on hold



New Delhi, The Centre has put on hold a decision to merge the posts of Chandigarh Police Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) posts with DANIPS, a Home Ministry official said on Wednesday.

"Notification of the Ministry of Home Affairs dated September 25 merging the posts of DSPs of Chandigarh Police with that of Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli Police Service (DANIPS) has been kept in abeyance till further orders," said the official.

Self-styled godman Rampal gets 2nd life term Self-styled godman Rampal gets 2nd life term


Chandigarh, A court in Haryana's Hisar town on Wednesday awarded another life sentence to self-styled godman Rampal in the murder of a woman. He has been in prison since November 2014.

The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge D.R. Chalia awarded the life sentence to him along with his son Virender and 12 others.

On Tuesday, the same court awarded life sentence to the godman along with 14 others for the murder of four women and one child.

L a Feria Exhibition  Pop- up Village L a Feria Exhibition Pop- up Village

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Miss Harsheel Kaur Gill and Master Sahil Dhingra participated in an exhibition called La Feria, being held at Chandigarh club , Sector 1 Chandigarh from 6th and 7th October 18. A heavy rush of buyers were seen meeling around their stall no 28, enthusiastically all thought the two days. It was given a warm welcome by the people of Chandigarh and the region around

DIPR run cleanliness drive to mark 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi DIPR run cleanliness drive to mark 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

 

Chandigarh, 

The Information and Public Relations Department today run cleanliness drive in all of its offices including state and district level offices to mark the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

            Disclosing this, an official spokesman said that Dr. Senu Duggal, Additional Director, DIPR led the team of Public Relations Officers and other employees of the department stationed at state headquarter in cleaning their offices. She said the cleanliness should not be seen as a mere one day exercise, “instead, we must put in all efforts to inculcate civic sense among ourselves and others”. She also appreciated the employees for showing enthusiasm and seriousness towards this initiative.

Talent Hunt Competition organized at Post Graduate Govt. College,  Chandigarh Talent Hunt Competition organized at Post Graduate Govt. College, Chandigarh

 

 

A Talent Hunt Competition was organized today in the college auditorium. The College Principal, Prof. (Dr.) J. K. Sehgal was the chief guest. Dr. Preetinder Singh and Dr Sugandha were the judges. The function started with lightning of the lamp. The students were judged on different themes. A skit presented under direction of Dr. Harsimrat Kaur had exposed the careless attitude of the society towards use of plastic, which is harming the

Governor V.P.Singh Badnore remembers heroes of Saragarhi Battle Governor V.P.Singh Badnore remembers heroes of Saragarhi Battle


Chandigarh, The Punjab Governor and Administrator UT Chandigarh, Sh. V. P. Singh Badnore remembered the heroes of Saragarhi Battle and paid homage to all the soldiers of 36 Sikh Regiment who relentlessly fought and laid down their lives while fighting a tribal attack in the North West Frontier Province on September 12, 1897.

In a message issued here today on the eve of Saragarhi Day, the Governor said that the Military History needs to be revived for the coming generations so as to make them aware of the immense contribution of the Punjabis in exhibiting indomitable courage while protecting the borders of our country.

Weak rupee depresses equity indices; banking stocks fall Weak rupee depresses equity indices; banking stocks fall

 

Mumbai, Broadly negative global cues coupled with a weak rupee depressed the Indian equity markets on Tuesday.

According to market observers, heavy selling pressure was witnessed in consumer durables, banking, and auto stocks.

At 3.30 p.m., the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed at 11,520.30 points, lower 62.05 points or 0.54 per cent from its previous close of 11,582.35 points.