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  • 20th August, 2017 Times of India
    • Malerkotla tense after sacrilege incident
      MALERKOTLA: In yet another sacrilege incident, a few torn pages of a religious book were found scattered outside the local bus stand in this Muslim-dominated town of the state on Sunday, sending the security agencies in a tizzy. Though no arrest has ...
    • English edge for entry into Trump's USA
      Chandigarh : A new merit-based immigration points system favouring people fluent in English may soon be making the difference between who gets to enter Trump's America and who does not. President Donald Trump recently announced support for a ...
    • H1N1: Punjab government launches awareness drive
      CHANDIGARH : In view of the increase in number of swine flu cases, Punjab government on Saturday launched a statewide awareness campaign to be carried out at the district and block levels. At least, 15 patients have lost their lives due to the viral ...
    • Hospital plans to form probe panel
      CHANDIGARH : PGI is planning to form a probe panel to find out if the biomedical waste, whose theft came to light on Friday, was stolen from the premier health institute's campus. Sources said "top officials" met on Saturday and explored the possibility ...
    • Forest minister denied meeting with Scheduled Tribes panel chief, protests
      DHARAMSHALA: Forest minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri on Friday night staged a protest against the National Commission of Scheduled Tribes (NCST) after he was denied a meeting with the panel's chairman at the Circuit House. An NCST team is visiting ...
    • Pollution board to look at how waste was smuggled out
      CHANDIGARH : A day after two tonnes of stolen biomedical waste was recovered from a scrap dealer in Dhanas, a spokesperson for Chandigarh Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said they would question doctors of PGIMER and Government Medical College ...
    • PGI plans to form panel to probe medical waste theft
      Chandigarh : PGIMER is planning to form a probe panel to find out if the bio-medical whose theft came to light on Friday was stolen from the premier health institute's campus. Sources at PGIMER revealed that "top officials" of the institute met on ...
    • Sewers in GMCH spew out biomedical waste
      Chandigarh : A task of unclogging drains belched out hundreds of used syringes at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, on Saturday, indicating that something was wrong in the disposal of biomedical waste in the institution.
    • Traffic snarls slow pace of city
      Chandigarh : Chandigarh witnessed heavy rains on Saturday leading to waterlogging in several parts of the city. Owing to poor drainage system, it took several hours for the water level to recede. The waterlogging also slowed down the traffic movement as ...
    • State - wide job fair from Monday
      Chandigarh : The Punjab government hopes to provide employment to 50,000 youths through the state-wide job fair as part of its Har Ghar Rozgar scheme to be launched on Monday. Chief minister Amarinder Singh would hand over appointment letters to the ...
    • Cable theft hangs up 2k BSNL phones, CMs' too
      Chandigarh : Around 2,000 BSNL landline phones, including those of Haryana and Punjab chief ministers, went out of service as thieves stole around 200 metre cable from three ducts of the state-owned telecommunications company on the intervening night ...
    • CM entrusts ministers with scheme monitoring duties
      Chandigarh : With a view to ensure strict and timely implementation of various flagship schemes of the government, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has entrusted various districts to his cabinet ministers. Major schemes under focus for review and ...
    • New chancellor defends JNU VC's tank demand
      Chandigarh : Vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar had asked the government to install a battle tank at Jawaharlal Nehru University for display. Speaking here on Saturday, new JNU chancellor V K Saraswat, who is also a member of India's premier policy think ...
    • UT plans to fill Sukhna with treated sewage water
      The Chandigarh municipal corporation treats around 30 million gallons of waste water a day, of which only around 10 MGD is being used by city residents for irrigation, while the remaining goes waste. The civic body spends about Rs 1 crore every year on ...
    • Decreased temperature brings respite from heat
      Chandigarh : Chandigarh received heavy showers as city witnessed 53.1 mm rainfall on Saturday. There was scattered rainfall throughout the day. The meteorological department of Chandigarh recorded the rainfall at its two observatories situated in Sector ...