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CBI officers arrested, dismissed from service for staging raid on Chandigarh firm to extort money
India

CBI officers arrested, dismissed from service for staging raid on Chandigarh firm to extort money

The CBI received a complaint from a Chandigarh-based businessman, Abhishek Dogra, that six people, including four from the CBI, had entered his office and threatened him of arrest on the charges of supporting and providing money to terrorists

Four CBI officials arrested in Chandigarh under extortion charges
India

Four CBI officials arrested in Chandigarh under extortion charges

The arrested accused were identified as Sumit Gupta, Pardeep Rana, Ankur Kumar and Akash Ahlawat. All the accused are sub-inspector posted in CBI Delhi

IAF's Chinook helicopter flies non-stop from Chandigarh to Jorhat, sets record
India

IAF's Chinook helicopter flies non-stop from Chandigarh to Jorhat, sets record

The helicopter covered a distance of 1,910 km, and it was made possible by the capabilities of the Chinook along with operational planning and execution by the IAF, said defence officials

Haryana Assembly tried to 'obfuscate' issue of Chandigarh's transfer to Punjab, says Shiromani Akali Dal
India

Haryana Assembly tried to 'obfuscate' issue of Chandigarh's transfer to Punjab, says Shiromani Akali Dal

Haryana government had summoned the one-day assembly session just days after the Punjab House passed a resolution seeking immediate transfer of Chandigarh to the Aam Aadmi Party-run state

Haryana BJP, Congress leaders on same page against Punjab CM on his Chandigarh claims
India

Haryana BJP, Congress leaders on same page against Punjab CM on his Chandigarh claims

Bhagwant Mann had earlier moved a resolution in the Assembly seeking the transfer of Chandigarh to Punjab

Haryana calls special Assembly session after Punjab stakes claim over Chandigarh
India

Haryana calls special Assembly session after Punjab stakes claim over Chandigarh

The AAP-led government in Punjab should first get the Satluj-Yamuna Link canal built and transfer Punjab’s Hindi-speaking areas to Haryana, said Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

Ranji Trophy 2022: Skipper Saurabh Tiwary takes Jharkhand to knockouts; Yash Dhull hits maiden double ton for Delhi
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Ranji Trophy 2022: Skipper Saurabh Tiwary takes Jharkhand to knockouts; Yash Dhull hits maiden double ton for Delhi

Tiwary struck a match-winning 93 to guide Jharkhand to the knockout stage of the Ranji Trophy with a two-wicket win over heavyweights Tamil Nadu in their last elite group H match on Sunday.

India vs Sri Lanka: Cops discover empty bullet shells inside bus meant for visitors, says report
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India vs Sri Lanka: Cops discover empty bullet shells inside bus meant for visitors, says report

The shells were discovered during frisking before the Sri Lankan players were about to board the bus at the hotel in Chandigarh where they're currently staying.

Ranji Trophy 2022: Vishnu Solanki makes hundred just days after newborn daughter's death
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Ranji Trophy 2022: Vishnu Solanki makes hundred just days after newborn daughter's death

In his 161-ball knock, Solanki hit 12 fours while Chandigarh bowlers had a hard time against him.

Chandigarh residents face hardship amid three-day strike against power privatization
India

Chandigarh residents face hardship amid three-day strike against power privatization

The Joint Action Committee and the Coordination Committee held a meeting on the subject and opposed the imposition of the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) by the administration

Omicron scare: South Korea develops test to detect new variant in 20 minutes
World

Omicron scare: South Korea develops test to detect new variant in 20 minutes

Molecular diagnostics technology can distinguish mutations at the single-nucleotide base, so it can detect 'Stealth Omicron,' which are difficult to be detected by PCR tests

Omicron cases now rise to 38 in India, 'more transmissible than Delta', says WHO: What you need to know
India

Omicron cases now rise to 38 in India, 'more transmissible than Delta', says WHO: What you need to know

Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Chandigarh reported their first Omicron case on Sunday.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Venkatesh stars in MP win; Jonty's ton, Sangwan's five-for help Delhi beat Haryana
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Venkatesh stars in MP win; Jonty's ton, Sangwan's five-for help Delhi beat Haryana

Venkatesh Iyer, who is seen as a India prospect to fill in the Hardik Pandya slot across white-ball formats, blazed his way to a 113-ball 151 (8x4, 10x6) to power Madhya Pradesh to a challenging 331/9

Sidhu Moosewala joins Congress: Here's all you need to know about the Punjabi rapper
Entertainment

Sidhu Moosewala joins Congress: Here's all you need to know about the Punjabi rapper

The 28-year-old Punjabi singer is all set to contest in the upcoming Punjab Assembly polls. For the unversed, here's all you need to know about Sidhu Moosewala:

Amarinder backs extension of BSF jurisdiction, opposes Punjab Assembly resolution against Centre's move
India

Amarinder backs extension of BSF jurisdiction, opposes Punjab Assembly resolution against Centre's move

The BSF, like the Punjab Police, is our own force and not any external or foreign force coming to occupy our land, Amarinder said in a statement

Haryana Day 2021: Find out the state's complex relationship with Punjab and Chandigarh
India

Haryana Day 2021: Find out the state's complex relationship with Punjab and Chandigarh

In 2020, then Haryana chief minister Dushyant Chautala had suggested that Chandigarh could continue as a Union Territory while Punjab and Haryana could have new capitals and high court

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Chandigarh, Punjab governments to give Rs 50 lakh to kin of deceased farmers, journalist
India

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Chandigarh, Punjab governments to give Rs 50 lakh to kin of deceased farmers, journalist

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said the Lakhimpur violence reminded him of the Jallianwallah Bagh massacre in 1919

Delhi, Punjab and nearby areas will have to wait another week for monsoon, says IMD
India

Delhi, Punjab and nearby areas will have to wait another week for monsoon, says IMD

Westerly winds persisting in northwest India have been blocking the monsoon, the India Meteorological Department said, adding that these winds are expected to prevail for another week

The Milkha-Nirmal love story: When the Flying Sikh told an angry Punjab CM he wanted to marry Nimmi
Sports

The Milkha-Nirmal love story: When the Flying Sikh told an angry Punjab CM he wanted to marry Nimmi

In the 1960s, inter-caste marriages were frowned upon, and my family vehemently declared that under no circumstances would they agree to their brother marrying a Hindu.

PGIMER 2021: Entrance exam for BSc Nursing courses to be held on 31 July; apply till 24 June
India

PGIMER 2021: Entrance exam for BSc Nursing courses to be held on 31 July; apply till 24 June

Those who wish to apply for the BSc Nursing courses can do so by visiting the official website pgimer.edu.in