Articles about Chandigarh
19 Jun 2021
A state funeral for late Milkha Singh, announces Punjab CM
Milkha Singh will be accorded a state funeral by the Punjab government and a day of mourning will be observed to pay respects to late sports legend, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said today.
05 Jun 2021
Hospital officials refute death reports, say Milkha Singh is stable
Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, who is battling COVID-19 in the ICU of PGIMER in Chandigarh, is stable and his condition is "better than yesterday," the hospital authorities said on Saturday.
04 Jun 2021
Milkha Singh hospitalized again after oxygen levels go down
Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, who recently contracted the COVID-19 infection and was discharged after recovering, was on Thursday admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of PGIMER in Chandigarh due to dipping levels of oxygen.
10 Apr 2021
Protesting farmers block Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway in Haryana
Intensifying their protest against the three farm laws, farmers blocked the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway at some places in Haryana on Saturday.
01 Apr 2021
BJP leader and actress Kirron Kher suffering from blood cancer
Noted Bollywood actress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Chandigarh, Kirron Kher has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer.
18 Mar 2021
Chandigarh woman's eyes bleed when she's menstruating. Find out why
In a bizarre medical case, doctors were puzzled to see a woman walk into the emergency room at a hospital in Chandigarh crying tears of blood.
02 Feb 2021
Kangana Ranaut buys property worth Rs. 4cr for her siblings
Actor Kangana Ranaut is playing the role of a generous sister - in real life - as she has bought luxury apartments worth Rs. 4 crore for her siblings and cousins.
28 Dec 2020
IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week
Several places in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, recorded their minimum temperature below the five-degree Celsius mark on Sunday, with the India Meteorological Department forecasting severe cold wave in parts of the region later this week and warning of dense fog.
08 Dec 2020
Bharat Bandh will be peaceful, say farmers; government ups security
Farmers who have been protesting against the Centre's agricultural reforms have called for a Bharat Bandh today, which will remain in place from 11 am to 3 pm.
27 Nov 2020
Gastrointestinal symptoms like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting prevalent in COVID-19 patients
An ongoing study by a team at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh showed that gastrointestinal (GI) manifestations are prevalent in 27% of the COVID-19 patients sampled.
25 Oct 2020
9 barred by IndiGo over unruly conduct on Kangana's flight
IndiGo has barred nine media personnel from flying with the airline for 15 days.
22 Oct 2020
'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui': Ayushmann, Vaani announce their next
The filming for director Abhishek Kapoor's next has finally begun!
09 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 43.6L with nearly 90k new cases
On Tuesday, India reported nearly 90,000 coronavirus infections, bringing the total to 43,67,416. For the second consecutive day, India reported over 1,100 fresh fatalities, pushing the death toll to 73,941.
12 Jul 2020
'Sarbjit' actor Ranjan Sehgal passes away at 36
Actor Ranjan Sehgal, who predominantly worked in Punjabi cinema and even featured in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Randeep Hooda-starrer 2016 movie Sarbjit, has passed away. He was 36 years old.
11 May 2020
Can "recession-proof" salon business survive the coronavirus pandemic?
India's celebrated hairstylist, Jawed Habib, had declared in February that economic slowdown won't hurt his $30 million worth business.
26 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 800; Maharashtra touches new peak
The total number of cases due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 26,000 in India on Saturday. Meanwhile, the death toll due to the viral disease rose to 824.
22 Apr 2020
Kids' lockers used as urns at Chandigarh's cremation grounds
In the union territory of Chandigarh, kids' lockers are being used to keep the ashes of deceased persons in cremation grounds.
13 Apr 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Chandigarh launches app to track quarantined people
In a bid to keep people indoors amid the outbreak of COVID-19, the Chandigarh administration has launched a dedicated tracker.
25 Feb 2020
29 balls, 10 wickets: Kashvee scripts history in domestic tournament
Chandigarh U-19 team captain Kashvee Gautam entered the record books as she picked up all 10 wickets in a Women's Under-19 One-Day Trophy match against Arunachal Pradesh at KSRM College Ground, Kadapa on Tuesday.
17 Feb 2020
Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget
Has the travel bug bitten you recently?
14 Jan 2020
Meet Chandigarh's Harbhajan Kaur who launched her startup at 90
It's never too late to follow your dreams, and Chandigarh's 94-year-old Harbhajan Kaur proves just that.
06 Dec 2019
Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away
Former Indian table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji has passed away at the age of 68.
27 Aug 2019
Want to give India couple of Yuvraj(s): Yograj to NewsBytes
Yograj Singh, the father of former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, has been roped in as the coach of DAV College, Chandigarh.
24 Aug 2019
Jio effect: Airtel to offer Android set-top box, free TV
In a bid to take on Reliance's GigaFiber, Airtel is working to launch an Android-based smart set-top box (STB) to "deliver converged digital entertainment and fast broadband services," according to The Economic Times.
09 Aug 2019
Another violation hits JW Marriott, Chandigarh; hotel fined Rs. 5L
Recently, actor Rahul Bose shared a video, voicing his concern of being charged an outrageous Rs. 442 for two bananas at the JW Marriott hotel, Sector 35.
24 Jul 2019
Rahul Bose was charged Rs. 442.50 for two bananas. What?
Luxury comes at a price, even if one eats something as cheap as bananas at a top-tier hotel.
19 Apr 2019
Bata charges customer Rs. 3 for carry-bag, fined Rs. 9,000
A leading shoe firm has been asked to pay Rs. 9,000 to a customer for deficiency in services.
23 Feb 2019
Railways to launch special Statue of Unity train from March
Five months after the world's tallest statue, the Statue of Unity, was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian Railways is set to launch a special train service for tourists visiting the statue from March 4.
21 Feb 2019
Kapil Sharma gets emotional while talking about his alcohol addiction
Kapil Sharma, who has a knack of hitting headlines, won hearts after he joined Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Drug Free India campaign.
14 Feb 2019
Delhi: Rains lash the national capital; 10 trains delayed
After hailstorms and rain lashed Delhi-NCR last week, parts of the national capital were once again battered by rains on Thursday.
14 Jan 2019
Cold wave hits Punjab, Haryana, minimum temperature drops below normal
Cold wave swept across Punjab and Haryana today with Adampur being the coldest place in the region with a minimum of 1.7 degree Celsius.
08 Jan 2019
Andhra's Polavaram Dam just broke world record for weirdest reason
The concrete work of the much-awaited Polavaram dam in Andhra Pradesh began at 8am on January 6, and concluded at 8am on January 7.
07 Jan 2019
Indian geologist says Lord Brahma was first to discover dinosaurs
Technically, dinosaurs were first discovered by some British geologists in the 19th century.
05 Jan 2019
Indians' favorite food to their ordering habits: Zomato provides insights
Foodtech startups like Zomato, Swiggy, and the like have taken India by storm, and their hold over the Indian market is increasing day by day.
02 Jan 2019
IIT-Delhi alumnus, IAS topper scores 171/170 at Harvard University
Ever heard of the phrase scoring 11 out of 10?
14 Nov 2018
Chandigarh: Rs. 50L looted from bank officials in Patiala
Two unidentified men looted Rs. 50L cash from bank officials in Punjab's Patiala district today.
26 Oct 2018
Four terminally ill patients receive new life after kidney transplant
Four terminally ill renal failure patients received a new lease of life after receiving kidneys of two men who died of cardiac arrest at a hospital in Chandigarh.
17 Oct 2018
Helmets might become optional for Sikh women in Chandigarh
On Wednesday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) advised the Chandigarh administration to make helmets optional for all Sikh women riding two-wheelers or sitting pillion, a practice followed in New Delhi.
23 Aug 2018
Rafale deal: Ambani asks Congress leaders to stop derogatory comments
Facing allegations of getting undue benefits from the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group has sent legal notices to several Congress leaders asking them to "cease and desist" from leveling such charges.
20 Aug 2018
Taking on Jio GigaFiber, Airtel rolls-out unlimited broadband plans
In a bid to challenge Reliance's Jio GigaFiber which recently opened its registrations, Bharti Airtel has removed data limit on select monthly broadband plans in over 20 key markets.