The Punjab government on Wednesday issued a notification making it mandatory for all government departments to seek permission from the cultural affairs department before renovating any government building constructed before 1947.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday denied the charge of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa about rigging in the zila parishad and block samiti polls.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday advised Congress leaders to accept defeat in the zila parishad and block samiti polls with "grace, humility and democratic dignity."
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday extended its stay on the execution of a murder convict, Dharampal Singh, 45, lodged in the Ambala central jail, till July 10.
Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh today continued to reel under sizzling temperatures as severe heat wave continued to sweep the region. According to the MeT Department sources, the maximum temperatures across the two states today were set to hover between 42-46 degrees Celsius.
Bipasha Basu arrives in Chandigarh for the launch of fashion store at Elante Mall.
Census 2011 has underlined that Chandigarh has outgrown itself. Before we have a master plan, it’s time to tackle the chaos at hand. Even as the union ministry of home affairs and UT administration grapple with a master plan for the City Once Beautiful, residents of Chandigarh remain in a pitched battle with daily urban chaos. DS Jaspal writes
Saddened by the current situation in the country, actor-businesswoman Preity Zinta is “thinking” about joining “politics” as she wants to be part of a movement to bring positive changes in India.
Tourism Department, Chandigarh Administration and CITCO, along with North India Management Association (NIMA) organised a conference on ‘Integrated Development in Northern India’, connecting the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi and Uttrakhand. In Chandigarh to attend the conference actors Kabir Bedi, Kirron Kher and Dolly Ahluwalia give their valuable suggestions for promoting domestic tourism through cinema.
She thought student political leaders in Panjab University were arrogant and boisterous. For him, politics was always on his mind. However, it so happened that Nitleen Kaur, 26, and Amit Bhatia, 27, found themselves being pulled towards each other by unseen chords, leaving no scope for prejudices to prevent their love story from blossoming.
My mother stressed on the importance of savings. We still recollect her favourite, and at times irritating, sermon: "It is not what you earn and spend, it is what you save that caters to a rainy day." We grew up with this 'rainy day syndrome' often joking about the misplaced roots of the old lady. I still don't remember any drought-like calamity in my maternal lineage. Col Avnish Sharma (retd) writes
As expected, the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (SAD-BJP) alliance swept the zila parishad and block samiti polls in Punjab, giving no respite to the Congress, which is still licking its wounds after successive defeats in the assembly polls, municipal elections and two assembly byelections.
With temperature crossing 40°C in the city, the sale of room coolers also known as dessert coolers, especially those made of plastic, has picked up in the tricity.
Of the 231 polling booths in 20 wards of Panchkula Municipal Corporation, 51 booths have been declared hypersensitive, while 38 booths were rendered sensitive for the elections scheduled to be held on June 2.
A 26-year-old woman fractured her arm and suffered abrasions after she was sexually harassed, robbed of her purse, and then pushed out of a moving auto-rickshaw by two men here, police said on Tuesday.