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Chandigarh

Union territory and capital of Punjab and Haryana states in northern India

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Chandigarh: Union territory and capital of Punjab and Haryana states in northern India
Chandigarh is a city, district and union territory in India that serves as the joint capital of the two neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana. Chandigarh is bordered by the state of Punjab to the north, the west and the south, and by the state of Haryana to the east. It is considered to be a part of the Chandigarh Capital Region or Greater Chandigarh, which includes Chandigarh, and the city of Panchkula and cities of Kharar, New Chandigarh, Mohali and Zirakpur. It is located 260 km north of New Delhi and 229 km southeast of Amritsar.

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South Africa returnee from Chandigarh tests Covid positive, 2 in contact test positive|Oneindia News [Video]

South Africa returnee from Chandigarh tests Covid positive, 2 in contact test positive|Oneindia News

Amid fear over the spread of the newly detected Omicron variant, yesterday, a 39-year-old Chandigarh resident who had returned from South Africa a few days ago, tested positive for Covid-19 along with..

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LeT purportedly threatens to blow up several railway stations in Haryana; hoax alert | Oneindia News [Video]

LeT purportedly threatens to blow up several railway stations in Haryana; hoax alert | Oneindia News

The police in Haryana have registered a case after a letter was received, purportedly from the Lashkar-e-Taiba, threatening to blow up several railway stations in Haryana, Chandigarh and Saharanpur,..

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Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh, who has been declared a "proclaimed offender" by a court here, on Wednesday said he was in Chandigarh and would visit Mumbai soon. The IPS officer who..
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SAD chief, leaders, workers protest outside Punjab CM's residence over petrol, diesel prices

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Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and state Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu, who have not been on the same over certain appointments, Tuesday said they will work with each..
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Captain Amarinder Singh launches new party, to fight against Congress' Navjot Singh Sidhu in Punjab elections

Captain Amarinder Singh has launched his new political party today in a press conference held in Chandigarh.
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Harish Rawat has been relieved as the Congress' in-charge for Punjab and Chandigarh. He has been replace by Harish Chaudhary with immediate effect. Rawat had met Rahul Gandhi earlier this week and..
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Congress appoints Harish Chaudhary as Punjab, Chandigarh in-charge

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Navjot Sidhu to meet Punjab CM Channi for talks

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu said he will be meeting Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi for talks on Thursday. The move comes a day after Channi reached out to Sidhu and offered to resolve issues..
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BSF IG N S Jamwal promoted to ADG rank

BSF inspector general (Jammu frontier) N S Jamwal on Wednesday was promoted to the rank of additional director general (ADG) and posted to the prestigious Western Command in Chandigarh. Jamwal, a..
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Punjab governor to continue to hold charge of Chandigarh: MHA


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No plan to appoint exclusive Chandigarh administrator, Sukhbir Badal didn't raise issue with Amit Shah: MHA


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Boost for cycling in India: 11 cities conferred Cycling Pioneers award, given funds

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Miffed over Navjot Singh Sidhu elevation buzz, Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Sonia

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1 Covid-19 vaccine dose gives 92%, two 98% protection against death: Study

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Heat wave likely over northern plains in next 2 days: IMD

The weather office said that heat wave conditions were recorded in most places over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh, northwest Rajasthan and northwest Madhya Pradesh, with severe..
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COVID-19 guidelines: Chandigarh eases night curfew hours - check what is allowed

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Chandigarh Unlock: Sunday lockdown lifted, night curfew to continue - read what's allowed, what's not

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COVID-19: Chandigarh imposes full curfew for two days from today, know what will remain open

During the full curfew, shops dealing with essential goods such as milk, bread, vegetable, and fruits will be allowed to open till 2 pm.
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Chandigarh Unlock: Bars, restaurants, gyms to open with 50% capacity, here's what else is allowed

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Chandigarh: COVID-19 restrictions extended till June 9

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Almost a year after the government announced the Affordable Rental Housing Complex (ARHC) scheme for migrant workers in cities, only 1,703 such flats have been allotted in Chandigarh.
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To contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, many states and UTs, including Delhi, Rajasthan, Chandigarh have imposed weekend curfew or night curfew.
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There will be no impact on NDA and other exams scheduled, as students will be allowed to travel after they display their admit card.
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"We are keeping an eye on neighbouring states too. If cases continue to rise then the option of lockdown cannot be ruled out," Parida said.
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