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5 offbeat places near Chandigarh

06 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 offbeat places near Chandigarh

Thinking of how to beat the heat living in Chandigarh? Well, why not plan a weekend trip for every week?

Transfer Chandigarh to Punjab: CM Mann moves resolution in Assembly

01 Apr 2022

Politics
Transfer Chandigarh to Punjab: CM Mann moves resolution in Assembly

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has moved an official resolution in the state Assembly on Friday calling for the immediate transfer of Chandigarh to Punjab to respect the people's sentiments and maintain harmony.

36-hour blackout in Chandigarh as power employees go on strike

23 Feb 2022

India
36-hour blackout in Chandigarh as power employees go on strike

Most residential and industrial areas in Chandigarh have been facing a power outage for more than 36 hours, disrupting household life and work at hospitals and offices.

Chandigarh municipal polls: AAP wins 14 seats; BJP takes 12

27 Dec 2021

Politics
Chandigarh municipal polls: AAP wins 14 seats; BJP takes 12

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won the most seats in the Chandigarh municipal elections on Monday, pushing the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) to second place.

4 more Omicron cases detected; India's tally climbs to 37

12 Dec 2021

India
4 more Omicron cases detected; India's tally climbs to 37

Four more cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus were detected in India on Sunday, bringing the nationwide tally to 37.

Haryana government to give subsidy on purchase of e-vehicles: CM

22 Sep 2021

India
Haryana government to give subsidy on purchase of e-vehicles: CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said that the state government has decided to give a subsidy on the purchase of e-vehicles to encourage their use.

Bids invited to setup Rail Arcade at Bengaluru, Chandigarh stations

03 Sep 2021

Bengaluru
Bids invited to setup Rail Arcade at Bengaluru, Chandigarh stations

Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd. (IRSDC) on Friday said it has invited bids for setting up and maintaining a "Rail Arcade" at the Bengaluru's Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station and Chandigarh Railway Station for a period of nine years.

Congress leader Pardeep Chhabra quits party

06 Aug 2021

Politics
Congress leader Pardeep Chhabra quits party

Senior Congress leader from Chandigarh Pardeep Chhabra, who has been at loggerheads with the party's incumbent city unit president, on Friday announced his decision to resign from the party's primary membership.

Chandigarh: Police uses water cannon as farmers break through barricades

26 Jun 2021

India
Chandigarh: Police uses water cannon as farmers break through barricades

Police on Saturday used a water cannon to disperse farmers as they broke through barricades at the Chandigarh-Mohali border, trying to march toward the Punjab Governor's house in Chandigarh.

A state funeral for late Milkha Singh, announces Punjab CM

19 Jun 2021

India
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.

Hospital officials refute death reports, say Milkha Singh is stable

05 Jun 2021

Sports
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.

Milkha Singh hospitalized again after oxygen levels go down

04 Jun 2021

Sports
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.

Protesting farmers block Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway in Haryana

10 Apr 2021

India
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.

BJP leader and actress Kirron Kher suffering from blood cancer

01 Apr 2021

Politics
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.

Chandigarh woman's eyes bleed when she's menstruating. Find out why

18 Mar 2021

India
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.

Kangana Ranaut buys property worth Rs. 4cr for her siblings

02 Feb 2021

Entertainment
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.

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

28 Dec 2020

India
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.

Bharat Bandh will be peaceful, say farmers; government ups security

08 Dec 2020

India
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.

Gastrointestinal symptoms like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting prevalent in COVID-19 patients

27 Nov 2020

Technology
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.

9 barred by IndiGo over unruly conduct on Kangana's flight

25 Oct 2020

India
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.

'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui': Ayushmann, Vaani announce their next

22 Oct 2020

Entertainment
'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui': Ayushmann, Vaani announce their next

The filming for director Abhishek Kapoor's next has finally begun!

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 43.6L with nearly 90k new cases

09 Sep 2020

India
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.

'Sarbjit' actor Ranjan Sehgal passes away at 36

12 Jul 2020

Entertainment
'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.

Can "recession-proof" salon business survive the coronavirus pandemic?

11 May 2020

Business
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.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 800; Maharashtra touches new peak

26 Apr 2020

India
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.

Kids' lockers used as urns at Chandigarh's cremation grounds

22 Apr 2020

India
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.

Coronavirus outbreak: Chandigarh launches app to track quarantined people

13 Apr 2020

India
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.

29 balls, 10 wickets: Kashvee scripts history in domestic tournament

25 Feb 2020

Sports
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.

Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

17 Feb 2020

Lifestyle
Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

Has the travel bug bitten you recently?

Meet Chandigarh's Harbhajan Kaur who launched her startup at 90

14 Jan 2020

Inspirational
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.

Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

06 Dec 2019

Sports
Former India table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji passes away

Former Indian table tennis coach Bhawani Mukherji has passed away at the age of 68.

Want to give India couple of Yuvraj(s): Yograj to NewsBytes

27 Aug 2019

Sports
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.

Jio effect: Airtel to offer Android set-top box, free TV

24 Aug 2019

Business
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.

Another violation hits JW Marriott, Chandigarh; hotel fined Rs. 5L

09 Aug 2019

Business
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.

Rahul Bose was charged Rs. 442.50 for two bananas. What?

24 Jul 2019

Entertainment
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.

Bata charges customer Rs. 3 for carry-bag, fined Rs. 9,000

19 Apr 2019

Business
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.

Railways to launch special Statue of Unity train from March

23 Feb 2019

India
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.

Kapil Sharma gets emotional while talking about his alcohol addiction

21 Feb 2019

Entertainment
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.

Delhi: Rains lash the national capital; 10 trains delayed

14 Feb 2019

India
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.

Cold wave hits Punjab, Haryana, minimum temperature drops below normal

14 Jan 2019

India
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.

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