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Vehicles seized in drug cases can only be confiscated after trial: HC

Published on Jul 18, 2024 10:54 PM IST
The Punjab and Haryana high court has held that vehicles seized by enforcement agencies in drug cases can be confiscated only after the accused is proven guilty. (Shutterstock)

Punjab seeks nod to BG-3 cotton seeds to curb whitefly attacks

Punjab agriculture and farmers welfare minister Gurmeet Singh Khudian on Thursday sought Union agriculture minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s intervention to speed up the research and grant of approval to the next generation BG-3 cotton seeds. (HT File)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 10:51 PM IST

HC seeks report on non-appointments of information commissioners

The Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the Punjab government to file a status report over the non-appointment of state information commissioners. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 10:48 PM IST

Deliveryman attacked with sword in Mataur road rage

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Updated on Jul 18, 2024 10:48 PM IST

Whitefly attack: Next 7 days crucial, warn experts

During an inter-state consultative and monitoring committee meeting in Bathinda, experts expressed concern over the sharp decline in the area under cotton while farmers went against the advisory and cultivated summer moong in the southwest districts of Punjab. (HT File)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 10:45 PM IST

Two minors, father die in road mishap

Three members of a family including two minor siblings were killed in a road accident near Kapurthala’s Uccha village late night on Wednesday. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 10:43 PM IST

Ice recovery case: Amritpal’s brother files bail application

Khadoor Sahib member of Parliament (MP) and Sikh radical leader Amritpal Singh’s brother Harpeeet Singh, who was arrested with 4gm of “ice” (crystal methamphetamine), has filed a bail application in a court a day after the Jalandhar rural police filed a revision petition to get his police custody. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 10:42 PM IST

Cop among two held with 440-gm heroin

Cop among two held with 440-gm heroin
Published on Jul 18, 2024 10:39 PM IST

VB arrests ASI for accepting a bribe of 10,000

Punjab vigilance bureau (VB) on Thursday has arrested assistant sub inspector (ASI) posted at police station Ferozepur city for demanding and accepting a bribe of 10,000. (HT File)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 10:37 PM IST

4 pistols, 50 bullets seized near border in Tarn Taran

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday seized four China-made pistols and 50 bullets close to the international border near Kalsian village of Tarn Taran district on Thursday. (HT File)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 10:37 PM IST

Two members of Lawrence Bishnoi gang arrested with weapons

The Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar police have arrested two close associates of Lawrence Bishnoi gang and recovered three country-made pistols and 15 live cartridges from their possession. (HT File)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 10:34 PM IST

Majithia skips SIT summons in 2021 drugs case

Shiromani Akali Dal leader (SAD) Bikram Singh Majithia failed to appear before the special investigation team (SIT) probing a 2021 drugs case against him on Thursday. (HT File)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 10:32 PM IST

Punjab Police arrest member of BKI-backed terror module in Amritsar

Punjab Police recovered a pistol, two magazines, nine live bullets an empty shell after arresting a member of a Babbar Khalsa International (BKI)-backed terror module during an intelligence-based operation in Amritsar on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 05:30 PM IST

ED raids Haryana Congress MLA Rao Dan Singh in bank loan fraud case

A security personnel stands guard outside the residence Haryana Congress MLA Rao Dan Singh in Sector 17, Gurugram, where the Enforcement Directorate conducted a raid on Thursday. (PTI Photo)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 05:09 PM IST

AAP to go solo, will contest all 90 assembly seats in Haryana

Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann flanked by AAP leaders Sandeep Pathak (left) and Sanjay Singh at a press conference in Chandigarh on Thursday. (PTI Photo)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 05:03 PM IST

Chancellor of state-run universities should be ‘elected CM’, not ‘selected’, says Mann

Punjab governor Banwarilal Purohit and chief minister Bhagwant Mann have been at loggerheads over various issues, including the appointment of the vice-chancellor of the Ludhiana-based Punjab Agricultural University. (HT file photo)
Published on Jul 18, 2024 04:56 PM IST

Chandigarh Weather and AQI Today: Warm start at 29.35 °C, check weather forecast for July 18, 2024

Chandigarh weather update on July 18, 2024
Published on Jul 18, 2024 07:00 AM IST

HCS officer Shashi Vasundhara is Chandigarh MC joint commissioner

A Haryana Civil Services (HCS) officer has been given the charge of the joint commissioner of the municipal corporation (MC). (HT File)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 08:56 AM IST

IT City carjackers involved in 50 snatchings in tricity: Cops

The duo, Dharminder alias Sunny of Kapurthala and Lucky alias Kala of Ferozepur, landed in Mohali police’s net on Tuesday are involved in at least 50 snatching cases across the tricity. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 08:54 AM IST

3 lives snuffed out on Mohali roads in 48 hrs

Three people have died in Mohali in 48 hours after being involved in road accidents. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 08:52 AM IST

Missing exams? PU won’t accept medical certificates from pvt doctors, hospitals

The medical certificate will have to be in the format issued by Panjab University, Chandigarh. The format can be accessed from the university website. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 08:48 AM IST

Class-9 student raped in Balongi

The victim’s parents, daily wage workers, were at work when the accused barged in her house and raped her. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 08:46 AM IST

Rain effect: Chandigarh sees coolest day since April 1 but humidity plays spoilsport

0.6 mm rain was recorded at the Sector 39 observatory in Chandigarh on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 08:44 AM IST

No Chandigarh Housing Board meeting held for over a year, 3 board members write to adviser

Three unofficial members of the Chandigarh Housing Board board of directors have written to UT adviser-cum-board chairman Rajeev Verma, urging him to convene a meeting as soon as possible. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 08:40 AM IST

Mohali: Truck driver held with 250 cartons of liquor

A joint team of IT City police and excise department on Wednesday arrested a truck driver and recovered 250 cartons of liquor which was authorised for sale only in Chandigarh. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 07:54 AM IST

PGI to establish medical institutional museum

The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) on Wednesday announced to establish a medical institutional museum within the medical institute dedicated to chronicling its illustrious history and contributions to medical science. The institute claimed it to be the country’s first medical institutional museum. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 07:52 AM IST

Haryana CM inaugurates first phase of 220-cr fruit and vegetable market in Pinjore

Haryana chief minister Nayab Singh Saini inaugurated the first phase of the modern apple, fruit and vegetable market at Pinjore in Panchkula on Wednesday. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 07:48 AM IST

2 members of Bishnoi gang held; 7 weapons seized

The Dera Bassi police arrested two members of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang and recovered seven illegal weapons, a .32 bore pistol, five country made pistols and a double-barrel gun besides two live cartridges. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 07:32 AM IST

Chandigarh: Tree health survey in 45 sectors completed

Chandigarh municipal corporation (MC) along with Dehradun-based Forest Research Institute (FRI) has completed tree enumeration and health status assessment of trees in the city’s sectoral areas and will now start the survey in erstwhile villages. (Representational image)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 07:24 AM IST

No trace of 10-year-old boy washed away in Panchkula drain

There is no trace of the 10-year-old boy who was washed away in a seasonal drain in Budhanpur village of Panchkula amid the downpour on Tuesday. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 18, 2024 07:18 AM IST
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