Chandigarh, India News
Local news for Chandigarh, India continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
2 hrs ago | Hindustan Times
Maximum temperatures hovered between one and four degrees Celsius above normal in most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday as rain showers at few places lift up humidity levels in the region.
Trending on the Topix Network
6 hrs ago | Fox News
A girl gets her face painted with an awareness message on female foeticide during a face-painting competition in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh August 1, 2009.
There has been steep rise in incidents of sexual violence against Dalit girls in Haryana, a report released on Monday in Chandigarh said.
Chandigarh, Jul 20: Haryana has heightened the crackdown against illegal sex determination tests to reverse the negative image caused by its skewed gender ratio.
The reinstatement of the high-profile Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee internal auditor SS Kohli has raised eyebrows, with many Panthic leaders claiming that rules were flouted to reinstate Kohli, who is close to deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Noticing that the Punjab government had failed in the timely disbursement of payments on account of the post-matric scholarship for Scheduled Caste students, pending since 2007-08, the Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday said there was no use of making such schemes on paper.
New Delhi/Chandigarh, July 18 - Upset at the controversy over setting up of a separate board to oversee Sikh gurdwaras in Harayana, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi Friday to seek the central government's intervention.
Temperatures in Punjab and Haryana dropped following rains in parts of the neighbouring states giving a respite to people from heat.
That is the total amount the Punjab government and the state power utility will end up spending by March 2015 on free power to run agricultural tubewells.
Banks not sharing information with customers is a major deficiency in better services, Banking Codes and Standards Board of India said on Wednesday.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday received the transfer orders of chief justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul to the Madras high court as its chief justice.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 02:49 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC