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.
29 Jul 2018
Haryana: Drive against drugs leads to 225 arrests in 3-months
A total of 225 people have been arrested and 134 cases registered since the launch of a special campaign "Prabal Prahaar" against drug peddlers in Chandigarh's Sirsa district three months ago.
19 Jul 2018
Chandigarh: Alleged sex abuser gets bail "considering she's a lady"
That Indian laws are biased towards women is a known fact, but when it lets sex abusers go free just because of their gender, that's a worrying point indeed.
08 Jul 2018
'Hamari Phulwari' scheme yielding positive results: Haryana WCD Minister
The "Hamari Phulwari" scheme launched by the Haryana Government, aimed at transforming the Anganwadi centers of the state, is yielding positive results, state minister Kavita Jain has said.
02 Jul 2018
Live-in-partner demands Rs. 5cr from woman, threatens to upload nudes
A 34-year-old Chandigarh woman was being harassed by her live-in partner for days now. The 24-year-old man demanded Rs. 5 crore from the woman failing which he threatened to upload her nude pictures on the Internet.
18 Jun 2018
Stray dogs maul a toddler to death in Chandigarh
A pack of stray dogs mauled a one-and-a-half-year-old boy to death in Chandigarh.
31 May 2018
Chandigarh airport reopening on June 1: Here are the details
After a 20-day closure for runway expansion and repairs, the Chandigarh International Airport is finally all set to reopen on June 1.
29 May 2018
New Chandigarh-Shimla chopper service to cover journey in 20 minutes!
From Monday, you will be able to cover the 120km Chandigarh-Shimla route in just 20 minutes, thanks to a new chopper service connecting the two.
28 May 2018
22-year-old Punjabi singer Navjot Singh found shot dead
The dead body of a budding Punjabi singer named Navjot Singh was discovered near Chandigarh on Sunday night.
25 May 2018
Chandigarh: Woman 'molester' attempts suicide after teen-victim separated from her
Disturbing scenes unfolded at a 14-year-old Chandigarh boy's house earlier this week as his former 34-year-old teacher, who was allegedly sexually abusing him, gulped down cough syrup in front of his family.
17 May 2018
Survey: Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh are India's cleanest cities
For the second year in a row, Indore and Bhopal have retained their position as the top two cleanest cities in India, followed by Chandigarh.
09 May 2018
Bitcoin scam: Director of GainBitcoin firm booked by Chandigarh police
The cyber cell of Chandigarh police has booked six people, including the director of GainBitcoin, an online multi-level marketing company, Amit Bhardwaj, who was arrested from Delhi by the Pune police last month in connection with an alleged multi-crore Bitcoin Ponzi scheme.
05 May 2018
Woman wins Rs. 10,000 from Railways for insect in train-food
Nearly two years later, an insect found in food served aboard a train has come back to bite the Indian Railways.
30 Apr 2018
Chandigarh: Private schools to declare income; can't raise fees arbitrarily
Private schools in Chandigarh will now have to declare their income and expenditure every year and won't be able to raise fee arbitrarily.
22 Apr 2018
This lawyer's PIL helped bring death penalty for child rapists
Yesterday, in a much-needed move, the government approved death penalty for rapists of minors below 12.