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A Ropar resident has alleged that he was sold an apartment in Mullanpur for which necessary permissions had not been obtained.(Shutterstock/For representational purposes)

Omaxe MD, 2 directors booked for fraudulent sale of flat

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 12:49 AM IST
Advocate and Ropar resident Manpreet Singh has alleged that he has been sold a floor in the Silver Birch project in Mullanpur’s New Chandigarh without the requisite approvals
Illegal sand mining is a major problem in Punjab.(HT photo/For representation only)
Illegal sand mining is a major problem in Punjab.(HT photo/For representation only)

2 held, trucks with illegally mined sand, gravel seized in Kharar

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2020 10:45 PM IST
The truck drivers could not produce documents permitting them to carry the material or give details of how the raw material for the gravel was procured
Three separate cases under Sections 392, 411, 382, 34 of the Indian Penal Code and 25, 27-54-59 of the Arms Act have been registered at three police stations in Punjab against two men who stole three vehicles at gunpoint and later abandoned them.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Three separate cases under Sections 392, 411, 382, 34 of the Indian Penal Code and 25, 27-54-59 of the Arms Act have been registered at three police stations in Punjab against two men who stole three vehicles at gunpoint and later abandoned them.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Masked men steal 2 cars, motorcycle at gunpoint in Ropar, Kurali, abandon them later

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 11:33 PM IST
Two gunmen, one wearing a mask and the other with a cloth covering his face, stole the bike first and then the other two cars within a span of 50 minutes before disappearing
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2 day police remand for 4 held with heroin, weapon

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 07:20 PM IST
Sohana police looking for contact details of suspects and investigate drug supply sources, including a Zirakpur based peddler
Chandigarh police have made a second arrest in a firing incident at the Government Medical College and Hospital , Sector 32, Chandigarh, in January this year.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Chandigarh police have made a second arrest in a firing incident at the Government Medical College and Hospital , Sector 32, Chandigarh, in January this year.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

24-year-old Ropar man held for GMCH-32 firing in January

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 10:39 PM IST
A police party from Sector 34 acted on a secret tip-off and arrested Dilpreet Singh alias Billa from the parking lot of Gurdwara Saheed Baba Deep Singh, Solkhian Saheb in Ropar.
A cartridge shell outside the house of businessman and hotelier Rajesh Singla’s home in Sector 33 where armed gunmen had fired 17 shots on the evening of May 31. A gym owner was rounded up on Tuesday on suspicion of planning the shooting.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)
A cartridge shell outside the house of businessman and hotelier Rajesh Singla’s home in Sector 33 where armed gunmen had fired 17 shots on the evening of May 31. A gym owner was rounded up on Tuesday on suspicion of planning the shooting.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

Gym owner detained in Chandigarh’s Sec 33 firing case for ‘rivalry’ with liquor baron

UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 12:03 AM IST
Gursewak, belongs to Sangrur and lives in Shivalik Vihar, Zirakpur, where he also owns the gym Fitness Street. He was detained by the police on Tuesday with Ravi, his friend and Gurdeep Singh of Mohali’s Sohana, the owner of the vehicle used for the shooting
Acacia catechu is a medium-sized thorny tree found in deciduous forests in peninsular India. The hard, dark heartwood is used for 'katha' (catechu) which is used in 'paan', dyes, tanning as well as medicines.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Acacia catechu is a medium-sized thorny tree found in deciduous forests in peninsular India. The hard, dark heartwood is used for 'katha' (catechu) which is used in 'paan', dyes, tanning as well as medicines.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Vigilance raid in Kharar areas to check illegal felling of Khair trees

UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 11:42 PM IST
Large scale violations found, with no details of workers entering forests, no registers maintained on number of trees felled and no fresh saplings planted as per the forest management plan
IIT Ropar campus
IIT Ropar campus

IIT -Ropar designs ‘WardBot’ to deliver food, medicines to Covid -19 patients

Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 04:27 PM IST
Researchers working on the project said its deployment in hospitals will help in minimising the risk of the frontline health staff getting infected with the deadly virus.
Children of police officers who are studying MBBS and nursing courses have volunteered to work in the hospital.(HT PHOTO)
Children of police officers who are studying MBBS and nursing courses have volunteered to work in the hospital.(HT PHOTO)

Quarantine unit set up at police lines in Rupnagar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Rupnagar
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2020 12:52 AM IST
Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta lauded Ropar police for setting up the facility to curb the spread of the virus
Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar. (HT file)
Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar. (HT file)

IIT Ropar develops design of negative pressure room to check spread of COVID-19

Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 06:31 PM IST
The design and modelling of the NPR took shape after a group of professors, including that of IIT Ropar, decided to come up with a solution to protect the frontline health staff working at coronavirus isolation wards.
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10 arrested for illegal sand mining in Punjab

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 10:21 PM IST
18 vehicles also seized in overnight crackdown carried out in six police districts on CM’s directions
HT Photo(Ahsaas Sharma, 99.93 percentile)
HT Photo(Ahsaas Sharma, 99.93 percentile)

CAT 2019: Two IIT Ropar students are among top 0.1% in country

By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 12:42 AM IST
Ahsaas Sharma remained the topper from the region with 99.93 percentile, followed by Manya Dave with 99.9
The four pillars have been constructed at a budget of around ₹4 crore.(HT PHOTO)
The four pillars have been constructed at a budget of around ₹4 crore.(HT PHOTO)

Pillars depicting ancient history erected at IIT Ropar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Bahadurjeet Singh, Rupnagar
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 09:29 AM IST
Each facade carries carvings of unique stories built around central figures of the Indus Valley Civilisation

240 awarded degrees at IIT Ropar’s eighth convocation

Hindustan Times, Rupnagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2019 01:04 AM IST
113 of BTech programme, 56 of MSc, 37 of MTech, six of MS research and 28 of PhD programme were awarded degrees, during the eighth convocation
Samples of the 3 gram heroin seized from the men were sent by the police to the forensic laboratory for chemical examination after 20 days.(Getty Images)
Samples of the 3 gram heroin seized from the men were sent by the police to the forensic laboratory for chemical examination after 20 days.(Getty Images)

2 Morinda men walk free as police delay sending drug samples to testing lab

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Shailee Dogra, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2019 12:21 AM IST
Narcotics Control Bureau requires all drug samples to be deposited in labs within 72 hours of seizure
Shri Prakash Mishra, alias Jhunna Pandit, 24
Shri Prakash Mishra, alias Jhunna Pandit, 24

Gangster wanted in Delhi, UP held after shootout in Ropar

HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent, Rupnagar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2019 12:55 AM IST

Property dealer shot dead in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 11:36 PM IST
A history-sheeter, he was booked for shooting, murder bid in past; jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi claims responsibility on Facebook
Four ministers have been deputed by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to oversee flood operations in districts of Ropar, Jalandhar and Kapurthala.(HT Photo)
Four ministers have been deputed by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to oversee flood operations in districts of Ropar, Jalandhar and Kapurthala.(HT Photo)

Amarinder Singh deputes 4 ministers to oversee flood-relief work in Ropar, Jalandhar, Kapurthala

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 12:19 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has also asked rural development and panchayats minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa as well as chairman of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to visit flood-hit areas and take urgent steps to restore power supply.
The family of one of the victims, Gurmail Singh, in a Mohali court.(HT Photo)
The family of one of the victims, Gurmail Singh, in a Mohali court.(HT Photo)

1993 Ropar fake encounter: Absence of bullets in bodies nailed police lie

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Shailee Dogra
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 10:39 PM IST
The police had claimed that they had fired 163 bullets when ambushed by unidentified people.
After expiry of the custody, the accused was again produced before the court which extended his custody till December 17(HT/PHOTO)
After expiry of the custody, the accused was again produced before the court which extended his custody till December 17(HT/PHOTO)

Maha ATS arrest man in Pune on suspected Khalistan terrorist links

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2018 02:27 PM IST
The arrested man has been identified as Harpalsingh Pratapsingh Naik (42), a native of Mughalmajra, Ropar district, Punjab. ATS claimed to have recovered one countrymade pistol and five ‘live’ cartridges, totally worth 41,950 from his possession
This time yield is 60 quintal per hectare as compared to 65 quintal per hectare last year.(HT File)
This time yield is 60 quintal per hectare as compared to 65 quintal per hectare last year.(HT File)

Paddy procurement: Punjab likely to miss target as yield reduces by 15%

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Vishal Ramban, Patiala
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 01:24 PM IST
Farmers blame rain spell for low yield this year.
A member of a farmer union burning paddy stubble at a Patiala village on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
A member of a farmer union burning paddy stubble at a Patiala village on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Fewer stubble fires, Punjab’s air quality moderate this year

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Navrajdeep Singh, Patiala
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 09:29 AM IST
Till date, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has recorded 894 cases of stubble burning against 2,200 cases during the corresponding period last year.
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Gurudwara priest arrested for desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab village

Press Trust of India, Ropar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2018 08:12 PM IST
The priest told the police he was fed up with his daily duty at the gurudwara and was unable to manage time to work as a driver.
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