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Woman dies of snake bite in Chandigarh

Published on Sep 30, 2022 04:31 AM IST

The woman, identified as Rinku, was washing utensils outside her house in Sector 42 on Wednesday, when a snake bit her

The woman felt something biting her outside her house in Sector 42, Chandigarh, but did not make much of it. Later, she started feeling sick and was rushed to hospital, but died on the way. (AFP/for representation only)
The woman felt something biting her outside her house in Sector 42, Chandigarh, but did not make much of it. Later, she started feeling sick and was rushed to hospital, but died on the way. (AFP/for representation only)
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Elderly couple’s house burgled in their absence

The complainant Satish Kumar Salwan, 68, said he and his wife were in Andhra Pradesh since May; the theft was discovered by their relative days before their return this week

The thieves took away <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>25,000 cash, gold and silver ornaments, crockery, watches and several other household items. (HT)
The thieves took away 25,000 cash, gold and silver ornaments, crockery, watches and several other household items. (HT)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 04:31 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Four-member panel formed for upkeep of heritage trees: Chandigarh admn tells HC

The response came on a PIL in the aftermath of the July 8 tree collapse at Carmel Convent School in Sector 9, Chandigarh, that had claimed a student’s life and left several others injured

The four-member panel will monitor, maintain and recommend permissions for felling of heritage trees, if necessary, the Chandigarh administration told HC. (HT Photo)
The four-member panel will monitor, maintain and recommend permissions for felling of heritage trees, if necessary, the Chandigarh administration told HC. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 04:31 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh University video leak: Bail hearing of Shimla man adjourned for second time

Earlier on Tuesday, a court had adjourned the bail hearing till Thursday after the police failed to submit a reply against the accused’s regular bail plea

On Friday, Kharar police will also produce all four accused, who were sent to five-day police custody on Monday. (iStock)
On Friday, Kharar police will also produce all four accused, who were sent to five-day police custody on Monday. (iStock)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 04:31 AM IST
By, Mohali

40-lakh accident cover launched for Chandigarh MC employees

Chandigarh administrator launched the accident cover for MC employees at a programme at Rani Laxmi Bai Mahila Bhawan in Sector 38-C

The insurance scheme, conceived in collaboration with Punjab and Sind Bank, will cover around 10,500 Chandigarh MC employees in Groups A to D, including those hired on regular, contract, outsource and daily wage basis. (HT Photo)
The insurance scheme, conceived in collaboration with Punjab and Sind Bank, will cover around 10,500 Chandigarh MC employees in Groups A to D, including those hired on regular, contract, outsource and daily wage basis. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 04:30 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Panchkula MC bans sale of meat, liquor in Mansa Devi Complex

The Panchkula MC on Thursday declared Mansa Devi Complex a “holy complex”, thereby banning the sale of liquor and meat in the area

Panchkula mayor Kulbhushan Goyal chairing the MC meeting at Kisan Bhawan, Sector 14, on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Panchkula mayor Kulbhushan Goyal chairing the MC meeting at Kisan Bhawan, Sector 14, on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 04:30 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Propofol row at PGIMER: Drug was not of standard quality, finds lab report

PGIMER authorities on September 1 had said that five deaths were suspected to have been caused by adverse reaction to propofol, an anaesthetic drug

Following the suspected deaths at PGIMER, samples of the drug were sent to the regional drugs testing laboratory in Chandigarh, whose report was made available recently. (AFP)
Following the suspected deaths at PGIMER, samples of the drug were sent to the regional drugs testing laboratory in Chandigarh, whose report was made available recently. (AFP)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 04:30 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Jamia student shot at by another student inside Delhi's Holy Family Hospital

Around 8.50 pm, information was received regarding a quarrel at Jamia Millia Islamia university library, they said. During inquiry, it was found that the fight had ensued between two groups of students, a senior police officer said.

The crime team is inspecting the scene of crime. Legal action has been initiated accordingly at Jamia Nagar and New Friends Colony police stations.(File)
The crime team is inspecting the scene of crime. Legal action has been initiated accordingly at Jamia Nagar and New Friends Colony police stations.(File)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 05:17 AM IST
PTI |

Punjab notifies revised UGC pay scales: PUTA seeks timely implementation

The PU teachers’ body has requested the V-C to issue necessary directions to the university officials concerned to ensure strict compliance of the government notification.

The Punjab government on Wednesday had issued the notification to implement UGC pay scales as per the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) to teachers and equivalent cadres in universities and government colleges in the state with effect from January 1, 2016. (HT Photo)
The Punjab government on Wednesday had issued the notification to implement UGC pay scales as per the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) to teachers and equivalent cadres in universities and government colleges in the state with effect from January 1, 2016. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 03:54 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Mohali police arrest main accused in TDI City murder

With the arrest of the accused, Gopal Singh of Haria village, Bhagalpur, Bihar, police also confirmed the identity of the victim

A native of Kadwa, Bihar, the victim was murdered at the behest of Gopal, who was in an extra-marital relationship with his wife, said Mohali police. (Reuters)
A native of Kadwa, Bihar, the victim was murdered at the behest of Gopal, who was in an extra-marital relationship with his wife, said Mohali police. (Reuters)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 03:42 AM IST
By, Mohali

Chandigarh Golf League: Captain’s 18 and Netsmartz Tigers score big wins

Captain’s 18 and Netsmartz Tigers brought their top game to the Greens as they decimated Golf Masters and Sultans of Swing with a 6-1 score

Another highlight of the day was Col Harjeet Singh recording the first hole in one of the Chandigarh Golf League when he aced the par 3 11th hole. (HT File)
Another highlight of the day was Col Harjeet Singh recording the first hole in one of the Chandigarh Golf League when he aced the par 3 11th hole. (HT File)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 03:16 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Nirmal Singh is new divisional secretary of National Railway Men’s Union

Nirmal Singh will replace divisional chief ticket inspector (DCTI), Ambala, CS Bajwa, who is set to retire on October 31 after 28 years of service

Chandigarh Railway Station director Nirmal Singh has been appointed as the new divisional secretary of the National Railway Men’s Union (NRMU) (HT Photo)
Chandigarh Railway Station director Nirmal Singh has been appointed as the new divisional secretary of the National Railway Men’s Union (NRMU) (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 07:41 PM IST
By, Ambala

Chandigarh MC purchases heavy machinery, equipment worth 6 crore

he machines were unveiled by mayor Sarbjit Kaur Dhillon at the municipal corporation office in Sector 17

The MC procured five tipper hopper dumpers, three small tipper hopper dumpers, three excavator-cum-loaders (backhoe loaders), two sewer inspection cameras, a grabbing machine, two boom ladders (8 m), 20 tractors, six water tankers, five backpack leaf blowers, 70 brush cutters, 12 shrub masters, two cultivators from dedicated budget allocations. (HT File)
The MC procured five tipper hopper dumpers, three small tipper hopper dumpers, three excavator-cum-loaders (backhoe loaders), two sewer inspection cameras, a grabbing machine, two boom ladders (8 m), 20 tractors, six water tankers, five backpack leaf blowers, 70 brush cutters, 12 shrub masters, two cultivators from dedicated budget allocations. (HT File)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 03:09 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

2 held for damaging smart bike in Chandigarh

The Chandigarh administration had rolled out public bike-sharing system across the city on August 12, 2021. So far, officials have received around 40 damaged bicycles

In the video, Abhishek Chaudhary, 23, of Kansal, who rears cattle for a living, is seen damaging the two-wheeler. (HT Photo)
In the video, Abhishek Chaudhary, 23, of Kansal, who rears cattle for a living, is seen damaging the two-wheeler. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 03:06 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Not refunding membership fee paid during Covid costs gym dear

Not refunding a ₹10,000 membership fee, which was paid just before the Covid outbreak, has cost a gymnasium dear, with the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission directing the fitness centre to pay ₹21,000 to the litigant as compensation.

As the evidence was not rebutted by the gym, the complainant has proved deficiency in service and unfair trade practice on the part of the gym, it observed. (HT File)
As the evidence was not rebutted by the gym, the complainant has proved deficiency in service and unfair trade practice on the part of the gym, it observed. (HT File)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 03:04 AM IST
ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Mohali carnival ride crash: Joyride set up with just conditional permission, finds probe

The report has also flagged the validity of the safety certificate issued to organisers for the month-long carnival as it was further extended by 11 days

The probe into the mishap that took place on the Dussehra Ground in Phase-8 on September 4 was led by an additional deputy commissioner(ADC)-level officer. (HT File)
The probe into the mishap that took place on the Dussehra Ground in Phase-8 on September 4 was led by an additional deputy commissioner(ADC)-level officer. (HT File)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 03:01 AM IST
By, Mohali

Snatching convict, aide caught with illegal weapons in Chandigarh

Two youths, one of them a snatching convict, were arrested for possessing two illegal country made pistols in Sector 25, Chandigarh

Police said the duo was arrested by a team of the crime branch following a tip-off. Both were found carrying one country made pistol each, along with four live cartridges. (HT File)
Police said the duo was arrested by a team of the crime branch following a tip-off. Both were found carrying one country made pistol each, along with four live cartridges. (HT File)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 02:56 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Not a single Buddhist temple exists in Haryana: Minorities panel

National commission for minorities member said during the meeting with religious leaders of state the demands for construction of a Buddhist temple in Haryana was also raised

Asking the Haryana government to set up a state minority commission, national commission for minorities member Syed Shahezadi on Thursday said about 35 lakh people of minority communities live in Haryana where not a single Buddhist temple exists. (AFP File Photo/ Representational image)
Asking the Haryana government to set up a state minority commission, national commission for minorities member Syed Shahezadi on Thursday said about 35 lakh people of minority communities live in Haryana where not a single Buddhist temple exists. (AFP File Photo/ Representational image)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 02:53 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

70-year-old swindled out of 2 lakh on pretext of linking PAN

The 70-year-old woman was defrauded on the pretext of linking her PAN (permanent account number) to her bank account

With city residents increasingly falling prey to cyber frauds, the Chandigarh cyber police teams convened ‘awareness assembly’ in Sector 17 to sensitise the Market Welfare Association, Residence Welfare Association and senior citizens about cyber security. (HT File)
With city residents increasingly falling prey to cyber frauds, the Chandigarh cyber police teams convened ‘awareness assembly’ in Sector 17 to sensitise the Market Welfare Association, Residence Welfare Association and senior citizens about cyber security. (HT File)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 02:53 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Mauli Jagran: Councillor’s brother found running liquor vend from CHB flats

The show-cause notice has been issued to Soman Sonkar, the brother of councillor Manoj Kumar, for cancelling the allotment of both dwelling units for violation of CHB’s terms and conditions.

The CHB authorities have also taken up the issue with the Chandigarh excise and taxation commissioner, seeking clarification as to how a liquor vend was allowed to run from CHB flats. (HT Photo)
The CHB authorities have also taken up the issue with the Chandigarh excise and taxation commissioner, seeking clarification as to how a liquor vend was allowed to run from CHB flats. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 05:09 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Show-cause notice for removal: HC gives Mohali mayor 15 more days to respond

The Punjab and Haryana high court has given Mohali mayor Amarjit Singh Sidhu 15 more days to respond to the show-cause notice issued to him over his alleged membership of a firm that has been carrying out development works in the city

The high court bench of justice Sudhir Mittal had passed the order, while hearing the mayor’s plea, who had challenged the September 15 notice issued to him by the local bodies department. (HT File)
The high court bench of justice Sudhir Mittal had passed the order, while hearing the mayor’s plea, who had challenged the September 15 notice issued to him by the local bodies department. (HT File)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 05:08 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Haryana police demolish illegal properties of gangsters, drug peddlers

A spokesman of Sirsa police said they have demolished structures of drug peddlers in six villages of the district. Haryana police have intensified its drive against most wanted criminals and drug peddlers

Haryana police have intensified its drive against most wanted criminals and drug peddlers by demolishing their buildings built on illegally occupied government land. (HT File Photo)
Haryana police have intensified its drive against most wanted criminals and drug peddlers by demolishing their buildings built on illegally occupied government land. (HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 02:43 AM IST
BySunil Rahar & Neeraj Mohan, Rohtak

Foreign national wanted in four drug cases nabbed from Delhi

Accused foreign national was identified as Adwin, a native of Ivory Coast in West Africa, who was wanted in four drug cases. He was nabbed from Delhi’s Chander Vihar area on Wednesday

Ambala Police has arrested a foreign national from New Delhi, who was wanted in at least four drug cases, superintendent of police Jashandeep Singh Randhawa said on Thursday (HT Photo)
Ambala Police has arrested a foreign national from New Delhi, who was wanted in at least four drug cases, superintendent of police Jashandeep Singh Randhawa said on Thursday (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 02:37 AM IST
By, Ambala

Husband arrested for woman’s murder in Ambala’s Saha

The accused was identified as Baldev Ram alias Chota, who will be presented before a court on Friday, police said. Baldev was arrested for his wife’s murder in Ambala’s Saha

A day after a 57-year-old woman, Prakasho Devi, was found dead in a field at Mehmoodpur village in Saha town, the Ambala Police on Thursday arrested her husband on murder charges. (Getty Images/ Representational image)
A day after a 57-year-old woman, Prakasho Devi, was found dead in a field at Mehmoodpur village in Saha town, the Ambala Police on Thursday arrested her husband on murder charges. (Getty Images/ Representational image)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 02:33 AM IST
By, Ambala

Khattar, Yadav visit Sharjah Safari Park

Khattar said developing a jungle safari in Aravalli hills in Gurugram and Nuh would help state government preserve mountain range. Khattar and Union minister Bhupender Yadav visited Sharjah Safari Park

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav at the jungle safari in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav at the jungle safari in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 02:29 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Panipat robbery case cracked; textile firm employee held

As per the police, accused Sukhjeet Singh of Arjun Nagar in Panipat was a supervisor in textile firm and he plotted a false robbery along with his brother-in-law Sukhbir Singh of Kurukshetra.

Panipat police claimed to have solved a robbery case with the arrest of an employee of a textile firm in Panipat. (HT Photo/ Representational image)
Panipat police claimed to have solved a robbery case with the arrest of an employee of a textile firm in Panipat. (HT Photo/ Representational image)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 02:24 AM IST
By, Karnal

Paddy arrival picks pace in Haryana mandis

Even government agencies are scheduled to start procurement and lifting operations of parmal rice from October, but paddy lying in Haryana mandis has already been procured at MSP of ₹2,040 per quintal

The arrival of paddy in Haryana mandis gained momentum with the harvesting operations resuming in the state after the weeklong rains. (HT Photo)
The arrival of paddy in Haryana mandis gained momentum with the harvesting operations resuming in the state after the weeklong rains. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 02:21 AM IST
By, Karnal

Centre should file review petition against SC ruling on Haryana gurdwaras: SGPC chief Harjinder Dhami

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Harjinder Singh Dhami said the Act passed by the Haryana government for establishing a separate gurdwara management body for the state is “unconstitutional” and its validity should be cancelled immediately

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Harjinder Singh Dhami on Thursday wrote to Union home minister Amit Shah, demanding that the Centre should file a review petition in the Supreme Court over its recent judgment that upheld the validity of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara (Management) Act, 2014. (HT File)
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Harjinder Singh Dhami on Thursday wrote to Union home minister Amit Shah, demanding that the Centre should file a review petition in the Supreme Court over its recent judgment that upheld the validity of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara (Management) Act, 2014. (HT File)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 02:10 AM IST
By, Amritsar

Sangrur | How this entrepreneur is helping empower rural women through handicraft

Kirandeep Kaur, 56, wife of Ranbir Singh, who retired as a lieutenant commander from the navy, is providing material and resources to these women for weaving ‘durries’, ‘khes’, ‘manjees’, embroidered napkins, tea cosies and cushions. Later, she collects these pieces and sells them online or at exhibitions.

Kirandeep Kaur (left) provides material and resources to underprivileged women living near her ancestral village, Balwaar Khurd, to weave rugs, blankets etc, and then sells it online. (HT Photo)
Kirandeep Kaur (left) provides material and resources to underprivileged women living near her ancestral village, Balwaar Khurd, to weave rugs, blankets etc, and then sells it online. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 02:06 AM IST
By, Sangrur
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