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The villagers had filed a complaint with the NGT in 2018, alleging that the emission and liquid discharge from the refinery was polluting the air and ground water in the area.(HT Photo)

All villagers around Panipat refinery to undergo health check-up by June 30

Hindustan Times, Karnal | By Neeraj Mohan
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 01:16 AM IST
Will be conducted in the next six months to find out the impact on their health due to the pollution caused by the facility as alleged by the locals in their complaint to the agency
Forest department staff collecting carcasses of dead birds at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Wednesday. A pigeon, a crow, an egret and a cormorant were found dead.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Forest department staff collecting carcasses of dead birds at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Wednesday. A pigeon, a crow, an egret and a cormorant were found dead.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Four more birds dead at Sukhna, Chandigarh admn steps up surveillance

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 01:14 AM IST
Samples collected; no cause to close sanctuary yet, says chief conservator of forests
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BJP rebellion stemmed ahead of Chandigarh MC polls

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 01:06 AM IST
On Wednesday, 19 party councillors presented a united front at the BJP city headquarters, Kamalam, in Sector 33
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Ambala keeping a watch on its poultry farms

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Bhavey Nagpal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 01:01 AM IST
As many as 26 surveillance teams constituted after the death of over 4 lakh poultry birds in Barwala-Raipur Rani belt of Panchkula
The study that appeared in the Environment International journal, published by Elsevier on December 28, last year, was conducted jointly by scientists from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Panjab University, Indian Council of Medical Research and Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health, Emory University, Atlanta.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The study that appeared in the Environment International journal, published by Elsevier on December 28, last year, was conducted jointly by scientists from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Panjab University, Indian Council of Medical Research and Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health, Emory University, Atlanta.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Lockdown may have pushed communities back to traditional cooking fuels: Study

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 12:56 AM IST
The researchers have also recommended for Covid-specific packages to be introduced for the severely affected communities to deal with the economic impact of the lockdown
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Three get life imprisonment for Kalka teen’s murder, robbery

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 12:55 AM IST
The youngest son of jeweller Jagdish Verma, whose shop is located near Kali Mata Mandir in Kalka, Shubhanshu used to sleep on the shop premises.The three lifers had bludgeoned the teen to death with an iron rod before looting gold and silver jewellery worth around Rs 50 lakh

Panjab University allows more research scholars to return to its hostels

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 08:28 PM IST
Every research scholar returning to the hostel should have a Covid test report, not beyond one week before joining.
A child playing with bubbles at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Wednesday.(Keshav Singh/HT)
A child playing with bubbles at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Wednesday.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Dense fog likely in Chandigarh from Thursday onwards

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 01:26 AM IST
Besides, the day and night temperatures are also expected to drop.
Haryana Police personnel helping women download the Durga Shakti app.(HT Photo)
Haryana Police personnel helping women download the Durga Shakti app.(HT Photo)

Haryana Police’s Durga Shakti app spreads wings in Punjab, HP, Delhi, Rajasthan and UP

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Pawan Sharma
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 05:09 PM IST
More than 2 lakh have downloaded app for women safety so far. Of the complaints received in 2020, preventive action was taken in 33 matters and over 1,100 issues were resolved amicably.
Schools will function from 10am to 3pm and students of Classes 5 to 12 will be allowed to attend classes from Thursday.(HT file photo)
Schools will function from 10am to 3pm and students of Classes 5 to 12 will be allowed to attend classes from Thursday.(HT file photo)

Schools set to reopen in Punjab from January 7

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 04:36 PM IST
State school education minister Vijay Inder Singla directs all school managements to strictly comply with Covid-19 protocol
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Panjab University issues guidelines for students writing online reappear exams

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 08:41 AM IST
The reappear exams will be conducted from January 15
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Gurugram land release case: Contempt petition filed by appellant in apex court, TCP official asked to respond

UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 03:20 AM IST
In tune with SC directions, Jai Naryana had filed a representation seeking release of his land
Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Sector 32.(HT Photo)
Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Sector 32.(HT Photo)

Infrastructure upgrade at GMCH-32 for TB patients

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:07 AM IST
Efforts being made to improve management of communicable diseases
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39-year-old man’s body found in hotel room in Chandigarh’s Sector 52

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:03 AM IST
The family told the police that the victim was an alcoholic which is why he had been put up in the hotel
Two men have been booked for attempting suicide in Ambala.(Getty Images/For representational purposes)
Two men have been booked for attempting suicide in Ambala.(Getty Images/For representational purposes)

2 booked in Ambala for threatening to jump off illegal building being razed

Hindustan Times, Ambala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:02 AM IST
Building owner and his family members threatened to kill themselves when civic officials attempted to raze the structure
Thieves decamped with cigarettes, cash and jewellery in thefts in Chandigarh.(Shutterstock/For representational purposes)
Thieves decamped with cigarettes, cash and jewellery in thefts in Chandigarh.(Shutterstock/For representational purposes)

2 thefts in Chandigarh since Jan 2, cigarettes worth 90k stolen

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:55 PM IST
Thieves break into Mauli Jagran house, flee with cigarettes, cash and jewellery; woman returns home after visiting sick husband to find locks broken, jewellery gone
Two Chandigarh women reported separate incidents of snatching by motorcycle borne men on Monday(Shutterstock/For representational purposes)
Two Chandigarh women reported separate incidents of snatching by motorcycle borne men on Monday(Shutterstock/For representational purposes)

Snatchers target 2 women in Chandigarh within hours on Monday evening

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:50 PM IST
Both women were returning from the market and lost purses with important documents and cash

Chandigarh recorded 35% drop in vehicle registrations in 2020

By Rajanbir Singh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:48 PM IST
When it came to two-wheelers, 15,028 units were registered in 2020 as compared to 25,895 in 2019, a drop of 42%

Covid cases go past 20,000 in Chandigarh, only 240 are active

By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:47 PM IST
As many as 19,464 patients have recovered while 322 have died so far

Night temperature rises to 14°C in Chandigarh

PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:45 PM IST
The night was warmest for the month of January in the past four years in the city

Chandigarh BJP rebel mayoral candidate’s nomination rejected

PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:43 PM IST
After scrutiny of nomination papers of all candidates, returning officer Anil Kumar Garg rejected Chandervati Shukla’s nomination on technical grounds
The Chhatbir Zoo walk-in aviary (pictured here) has been closed for five days.(HT Photo)
The Chhatbir Zoo walk-in aviary (pictured here) has been closed for five days.(HT Photo)

Chhatbir Zoo bird enclosure closes for 5 days amid flu fears

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:43 PM IST
Could be extended for 15 days if Barwala report confirms that birds perished due to virus, says zoo field director
Identified as a common coot, its carcass was found at the regulatory end of the lake.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Identified as a common coot, its carcass was found at the regulatory end of the lake.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Dead bird in Sukhna Lake creates flutter amid bird flu scare in and around Chandigarh

By Rajanbir Singh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:42 PM IST
A dead fish and frog were also found nearby. Samples have been sent for testing
Sector 20 resident Parminder Singh has allegedly been involved in other cases of cheating too and suspended at least once from work by the education department, police say.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representational purposes)
Sector 20 resident Parminder Singh has allegedly been involved in other cases of cheating too and suspended at least once from work by the education department, police say.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representational purposes)

Chandigarh govt schoolteacher booked for job fraud

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Shailee Dogra
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:39 PM IST
Took money from relatives of Railway Protection Force head constable but failed to get them jobs
Haryana home minister Anil Vij.(Sant Arora/HT)
Haryana home minister Anil Vij.(Sant Arora/HT)

Final ward notification issued for Ambala Sadar civic body

Hindustan Times, Ambala | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:22 PM IST
The council elections gain importance as the local MLA here is home minister Anil Vij, also holds the urban local bodies portfolio
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Graft: CBI files challan against former Chandigarh ED official

UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 07:39 PM IST
Then posted as deputy director in the department, Gurnam Singh had allegedly taken bribe to weaken a case
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