Chandigarh News - Chandigarh Business Information Directory

Chandigarh News - Chandigarh Business Information Directory

  • 27th June, 2017 Times of India
    • In Zirakpur, an ambulance saviour on the highway
      MOHALI: Sonu Sethi, one of the owners of a famous dhaba on the Chandigarh -Ambala highway in Zirakpur, may have saved 300 lives in the past eight years. This owner of Sethi Dhaba started a free-of-cost ambulance service eight years ago, after noticing ...
    • Exotic pets abandoned in Chandigarh
      CHANDIGARH : In a peculiar trend, people are no longer abandoning just indigenous pet dogs. Now, exotic pets can also be seen roaming the roads, ignored and subjected to cruelty. Recommended By Colombia. Animal rights activists attribute this to ...
    • Malerkotla to be made 23rd district soon
      MALERKOTLA: As per its pre-poll promise, the Congress government on Monday, declared that Malerkotla would be accorded the status of a district soon. Punjab ministers Manpreet Singh Badal, Navjot Singh Sidhu and Razia Sultana, who were in the ...
    • Monsoon set to hit Punjab, Haryana in 3 days: MeT official
      CHANDIGARH : The South-West Monsoon is set to enter Punjab and Haryana including Chandigarh over the next three days, a senior meteorologist said on Tuesday. Pre-monsoon showers have already lashed many parts of the two states. "Conditions are ...
    • Ramzan fasting ends with Eid feast
      CHANDIGARH : The holy month of Ramzan came to an end with Eid-Ul-Fitr festivities in Chandigarh on Monday. This year, the message of Eid was unity of all communities. After morning pray ers at mosques in Tricity, eve ryone went back home and savored ...
    • Teen dies in Haryana after burial stunt goes awry
      CHANDIGARH : A 17-year-old boy died in Panipat's Chuklana village on Sunday while performing a stunt of burying himself in a sandpit for an entire day. Not only was Sumit Kumar buried in sand when the stunt started on Saturday, he was also tied up in a ...
    • Sectors 31 to 47 have most vehicles in Chandigarh - 1.46 lakh
      CHANDIGARH : Sectors 31 to 47 of the city have the highest number of registered vehicles, both two-wheelers and fourwheelers. According to data available with Registering and Licensing Authority (RLA), there are a total of 5,10,050 registered vehicles ...
    • With nearly 80% of teachers women, Goa pips Chandigarh to top spot
      Panaji: Goa has overtaken Chandigarh to become the state or union territory where the highest proportion of its school teachers are women. They accounted for nearly 80% of teachers from Classes I to VIII, far ahead of the national average of 47 ...
  • 26th June, 2017 Times of India
    • Panjab University bars vehicles, with riders
      CHANDIGARH : Drive carefully at Panjab University or you will have to pay up. According to new norms under the university's "vehicle-free" policy , offences like speeding, parking at non-designated zones, blowing of horns, use of bikes without mufflers ...
    • Government school gets a new look, thanks to youngsters
      CHANDIGARH : Tired of seeing the shabby building of the government school in Sector 45, a group of youngsters have decided to harbinger change instead of complaining.They are beautifying the dilapidated school building using waste material and without ...
    • Chandigarh gears up for Eid festivities
      CHANDIGARH : With just a day to go to Eid, the markets of Sector 19 and Sector 22 were choc-a-block with festive shoppers. Where on one side buyers were busy shopping dry fruits for kheer and new clothes to celebrate the festival, sellers were happy ...
    • Provide free cable for 1 year, court to firm
      CHANDIGARH : The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed Fastway Transmissions and Global Communication Network to refund money charged as security and give free cable connection for one year to a Sector 41 resident for charging ...
    • Drug overdose killed 12 youths of Chandigarh in 3 years
      CHANDIGARH : The noise around "chitta" (smack), and the implications of addiction to it, has not slowed down the use of this potentially fatal narcotic in Chandigarh and its periphery. With banned injections available for Rs 300 a piece and smack going ...
    • Wakf Board hands over Rs 5L cheque, job to Junaid's kin
      Chandigarh : The Wakf Board chairman on Sunday handed over a cheque of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of 19-year-old Junaid who was stabbed to death by a group of youth on board a local train near Ballabgarh on Thursday. Accompanied by local MLA Tek Chand ...
    • Norwich, first US city to greet visitors with Punjabi signage
      CHANDIGARH : Like many Canadian cities, Norwich in Connecticut, US, now welcomes visitors with Punjabi signage of "Ji Aaiyan Nu". Signboards at this city's entry points also flash the same message in Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Italian and German.