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  • 26th April, 2017 Times of India
    • Punjab to curb use of plastic
      CHANDIGARH : Punjab government has decided to ban the use of plastic in a bid to conserve its deteriorating environmental conditions. A notification to this effect will be issued after an approval by the state cabinet on the decision taken on Tuesday.
    • BJP executive meeting: Birender urges Khattar to trust his MLAs
      CHANDIGARH : The two-day executive committee meeting of Haryana BJP held at chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar's hometown, Karnal, ended with a decision of Rs 12,000 per acre compensation to the farmers whose wheat crop was burnt this rabi season.
    • Manohar Lal Khattar bats for leather industry in Karnal
      CHANDIGARH : Though the Haryana government passed the most stringent cow protection law in the country in 2015 with rigorous imprisonment of up to 10 years, now chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar is acting as a catalyst for the growth of leather ...
    • Jhinda to form 'Akali Dal' to contest gurdwara elections
      CHANDIGARH : Jagdish Singh Jhinda , who was allegedly removed as the president of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC), has announced to form a political outfit 'Akali Dal' in the state. A decision in this regard was taken by ...
    • Sangrur court seeks report from police in farmers' extortion case
      Sangrur: Two farmers Dhanwant Singh and Harijinder Singh, from whom Rs 19.5 lakh were allegedly extorted by five cops of Sangrur police, on Tuesday moved the district courts, seeking registration of FIRs against them, including former SSP, claiming ...
    • IT teams search MLA's house, offices
      CHANDIGARH : Teams of the investigations wing of the income tax (IT) department on Tuesday swooped down on the premises of Safidon MLA Jasbir Deswal. He had defeated Vandana Sharma, sister of Union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, during ...
    • Mohali's old bus stand to be retained for local buses
      But Mohali MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu says he has sent a proposal for its revival to the ministry. Interstate bus operations were shifted from the Sector 8 bus stand to a new one named Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) in Phase 6, ...
    • Punjab working on tie up with airline
      Captain Amarinder suggested the introduction of direct flights from Chandigarh to Singapore to facilitate travel to the Southeast Asian region, which is witnessing significant movement from Punjab, said the spokesperson. The Vistara team said they were ...
    • Poll code curbed number of deaths in road accidents
      Chandigarh : The Punjab assembly elections early this year had the whole government machinery on its toes and an indirect benefit of it for the general public was a considerable 9% dip in number of deaths in fatal accidents in January. Data shows that ...
  • 25th April, 2017 Times of India
    • Punjab sets up terror squad, mulls PCOCA
      CHANDIGARH : The Congress government has revived the proposal for the contentious Punjab Control of Organised Crime Act (PCOCA) in a bid to rein in criminal gangs which have suddenly become active in the state in recent months. Captain Amarinder ...
    • AAP's top leadership divided over 'Punjab Yatra' initiative
      CHANDIGARH : Even as Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is making an attempt to put behind the assembly election defeat and make its presence felt as the main opposition in Punjab, top leaders of the state unit are not on the same page over the latest plan to hold a ...
    • Expel MP: UK gurdwara writes to Labour Party
      CHANDIGARH : There is a different fervour to snap general election campaign in Ealing-So uthall this year with Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Southall, passing a reso lution seeking expulsion of in cumbent Mem ber of Parliament, Virendra Sharma, from ...
  • 24th April, 2017 Times of India
    • No drug for dog - bite victim?
      CHANDIGARH : Alpana Vij, whose 87-year-old father was bitten by a dog suspected to have rabies in Sector 15 on Saturday, had a difficult time getting the prescribed medication. Alpana had to run around with her father to get immunoglobulin, which she ...
    • Go private to volt vault
      Even as Chandigarh is vying to become a smart city, its electricity department is struggling to streamline its systems. Power outage, caused by breakdowns, is com mon during peak summer, with the worst affected being the southern sectors: 41-45, and 47-49.
    • Cash crunch hits Masol excavation
      The project, a collaboration between the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Pre-history, Paris, and the Society for Archaeological and Anthropological Research (SAAR), Chandigarh , has been searching for donors for some time now to ...