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

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Chandigarh: Union territory and capital city of Punjab and Haryana states in northern India
Chandigarh is a city, district and union territory in India that serves as the capital of the two neighboring states of Punjab and Haryana. The city is unique as it is not a part of either of the two states but is governed directly by the Union Government, which administers all such territories in the country.


Rain lashes Chandigarh, brings much needed respite from heat [Video]

Rain lashes Chandigarh, brings much needed respite from heat

Grey clouds on May 29 brought pleasant rain in parts of Chandigarh. The showers dipped the temperature and brought respite to the residents from heat. The current temperate recorded in Chandigarh is..

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Chandigarh Passport Seva Kendra resumes its services with 50% staff capacity [Video]

Chandigarh Passport Seva Kendra resumes its services with 50% staff capacity

Appointments for passport-related services restarted in Chandigarh from May 26. Chandigarh Passport Seva Kendra is functioning with 50% staff capacity. Applicants are advised to reach the office only..

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Construction work gives ray of hope to stranded workers in Chandigarh [Video]

Construction work gives ray of hope to stranded workers in Chandigarh

Since relaxations were announced by government in the fourth phase of lockdown, a group of labourers in Chandigarh started working in different sectors. Labourers decided to take up construction work..

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COVID-19: Haryana govt imposes Rs 500 fine for not wearing mask, spitting in public [Video]

COVID-19: Haryana govt imposes Rs 500 fine for not wearing mask, spitting in public

While addressing a press conference in Chandigarh on May 27, the Health Minister of Haryana, Anil Vij spoke on coronavirus pandemic. He said, "Those without masks will be fined Rs 500 and those..

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IAF pays aerial tribute to coronavirus warriors in Chandigarh [Video]

IAF pays aerial tribute to coronavirus warriors in Chandigarh

Indian Air Force's C-130 aircraft flypast over Sukhna Lake to paid tribute to COVID-19 warrior. Nation will witness flypasts by fighter and transport aircraft of Indian Air Force at multiple locations...

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Delhi, Chandigarh among strictest lockdown enforcers: Study

Chandigarh and Delhi top and Bihar ranks lowest on severity of lockdown enforcement, according to a study by Mumbai University’s economics school. Ranking states on an immobility index, the..
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Why 5 lakh J&K employees must go to Chandigarh for service disputes, SC asks Centre

The Supreme Court has asked the Union government to explain why it forced five lakh employees of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to travel hundreds of kilometres to go before an ill-equipped..
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7 states/UTs to remain shut if WHO advisory is followed

At least seven states and Union Territories — Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi, Telangana, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu and Bihar — would remain under lockdown with an increase in confirmed coronavirus cases..
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Congress should send buses to Punjab to transport migrants home instead of UP: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday advised the Congress party to send a fleet of buses to Punjab and Chandigarh instead of Uttar Pradesh for ferrying migrant workers home as it would avert any risks of them..
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IAF conducts fly-past over Delhi saluting 'corona warriors'

The military jets, including Sukhoi-30 MKI, MiG-29 and Jaguar, flew over Rajpath, Delhi's centrepiece boulevard, and then orbited over the city for around 30 minutes from 11 am. IAF is carrying out..
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Coronavirus in India LIVE updates: Nine new COVID-19 cases reported in Chandigarh; three doctors infected

The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in India crossed the 28,000-mark on Monday
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Punjab Police launches 'MainBhiHarjeetSingh' campaign to show solidarity with cop whose hand was chopped off

Singh was immediately rushed to Rajindra hospital in the town from where he was referred to PGIMER in Chandigarh. In the hospital, he underwent a complex surgery and his hand was successfully..
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DRDO lab develops 10,000 face shields for PGI, Chandigarh

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Chopper carrying Covid-19 samples lands on UP road

A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on its way to Chandigarh carrying samples for Covid-19 testing from Ladakh had to make an emergency landing on the Eastern Peripheral Expressway in..
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New monsoon calendar: Duration gets eight days longer in Mumbai, five days in Chandigarh and 26 days in Jalandhar

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Chandigarh lockdown relaxations retrograde step: PGI doctors

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'Unusual' trend: Chandigarh man shows symptoms on 15th day, tests corona-positive

In an "unusual" trend on coronavirus affliction, a 22-year-old Dubai-returned Chandigarh resident developed symptoms for coronavirus infection and tested positive for it a day after the expiry of the..
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COVID-19: IAF creates nine quarantine facilities at its nodal bases across country

IAF aircraft are continuing to fly in medical supplies and doctors to Leh and fly out blood samples for COVID-19 testing to Chandigarh and Delhi, the release noted.
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Top news: Chandigarh woman tests positive, toll climbs to 166

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus rose to 166 on Wednesday, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced.
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Fire at illegal PG kills 3 students in Chandigarh

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Average Delhi temp in April could be 1-1.5°C higher than normal

In April, the mean temperature is likely to be higher than normal by 1-1.5°C in Delhi, UP, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, MP and most of Maharashtra. February has already turned out to be warm this..
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Chandigarh to finally get Sector 13 after 54 years of formation

Le Corbusier, who designed the city, considered number 13 as inauspicious and therefore, he did not include it.
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Light rains likely over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi in 24 hours

The weather department also predicted dense fog in isolated parts over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during the next 24 hours.
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Got Rs 12 lakh to help J&K terrorists reach Delhi, admits arrested DSP

Deputy superintendent of police Davinder Singh, who was arrested on Saturday along with two Hizb terrorists and a Hizb overground worker in Kulgam, has told his interrogators that he had received Rs 12..
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IMD predicts heavy snowfall in parts of J-K, Himachal, Uttarakhand

IMD has predicted heavy rain and snowfall in isolated places over J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Monday. Predicting thunderstorm accompanied with hail and lightning at isolated places over..
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India organises training programme for Afghan civil registration authority officials

The programme for Afghanistan central civil registration authority, was conducted from Dec 23-30, 2019, followed by a field visit to Chandigarh, the ministry of external affairs said in a statement...
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Intense cold in northern states on Christmas, water supply lines freeze in Srinagar

It was freezing cold in most parts of the northern states on Christmas, with Srinagar recording its coldest night of the season at minus 4.3 degrees Celsius that froze water supply lines at several..
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Mercury dips in Delhi, North India reels under severe cold

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that the cold day conditions will continue to prevail in pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Rajasthan.
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North India shivers under severe cold, several flights disrupted in Chandigarh

Himachal Pradesh received fresh snowfall and several other areas in northern India were in the frigid grip of cold wave on Monday even as the maximum temperature in Delhi settled 10 notches below the..
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Rains, snowfall continue in northern states; cold conditions to prevail

Rains and snowfall in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Saturday pulled the mercury down in the region. The weatherman said the mercury is expected to hover around..
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Balakot message was to tell Pak there will be cost for terror attacks: Former Air Chief Marshal

The message of the Balakot air strike was to tell the Pakistani establishment and terrorist organisations that there will be a cost to pay for terror attacks in India which was effectively conveyed,..
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ED quizzes former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda in land allotment case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday quizzed former Haryana chief minister and Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection with an alleged money laundering case pertaining to the..
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CEC holds meeting with CEOs of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Chandigarh

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Thursday said innovative ways of thinking should be adopted to ensure delivery of quality electoral services to the stakeholders. The CEC held a meeting..
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Road accident deaths plunge drastically in some states, UTs post new Motor Act: Govt

Post implementation of new Motor Vehicle Act on September 1, deaths in road accidents have reduced drastically in some states and union territories including Chandigarh, which saw a 75% dip in..
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CBI conducting searches across the country in bank fraud cases

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered around 35 cases related to bank frauds. The searches are being conducted in Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka,..
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Manohar Lal Khattar takes oath as Haryana CM for second term, Dushyant Chautala sworn in as his deputy

The two leaders were administered the oath of office and secrecy by Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya at Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh.
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Manohar Lal Khattar to be Haryana CM again, to meet governor

Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) leader Dushyant Chautala is also expected to reach Chandigarh later in the day and meet the Governor to submit his party's letter of support to the BJP.
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Khattar reaches Chandigarh, BJP legislative party meet to start shortly

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar arrived here from New Delhi on Sunday morning to attend the BJP legislative party meeting, which will be held shortly to elect its leader.​ After reaching..
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Amit Shah may take up lynching cases in Eastern Zonal Council meeting

Amit Shah, who will be attending his first meeting of the Eastern Zonal Council, according to officials, has already held discussions with the Western Zonal Council in Goa and Northern Zonal Council at..
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Viral video: Chandigarh traffic cop's 'No Parking' song is making buzz, even Daler Mehndi approves it!

A video of a traffic cop from Chandigarh is going viral, thanks to his quirky way of managing the traffic.
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Para-athlete to run 219 km for plastic-free India

Singh will kickstart his mission from Shimla on September 30 and it will conclude on October 2 in Chandigarh on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti
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Chandigarh: Forum fines wedding firm for not providing groom in time

The district consumer forum ordered Wedding Wish Pvt Ltd to return the Rs 80,000 fee along with interest to the family that had field the complaint.
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Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh show how to curb traffic offences sans stiff fines

At a time when sharp increase in traffic fines have divided public opinion, Chandigarh and Tamil Nadu are showing the way in bringing down traffic fatalities by ensuring strict law enforcement. The..
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Pune techie gets e-challan from Gujarat cops, says bike was in Chandigarh

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Chandigarh civic body to tag truant employees with smartwatch

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Will implement NRC in Haryana, says CM Khattar

"We will implement NRC in Haryana," said Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday after meeting Justice H S Bhalla (retd) and former Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba at their residences in Chandigarh...
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With an unmanned shop, Chandigarh school practically teaches honesty to children

The experimental shop has been running successfully for the last two months, because as yet, no case has surfaced where a student picked up goods without paying its fair price
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Fire breaks out in Chandigarh-Kochuvalli express at New Delhi railway station

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Sampark Abhiyan: Prakash Javadekar visits Milkha Singh's residence

Earlier today, Prakash Javadekar tweeted, " As part of BJP's Maha Jan Sampark Abhiyan, I will be meeting former track and field sprinter Milkha Singh, popularly known as 'Flying Sikh' at 11.30 am in..
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Chandigarh: Mock drill carried out for bomb threat at Elante Mall

On Monday, several media reports stated that a bomb threat was called in at Elante Mall in Chandigarh.
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Haryana: Three kanwariyas crushed under truck, seven injured

Three kanwariyas were killed and seven injured after they came under a speeding truck at a village, about 20 km from Haryana on Hisar-Chandigarh road, police said on Tuesday.
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'Well played': Taj announcement after Rahul Bose's experience at Chandigarh hotel leaves Twitterati impressed

Rahul Bose became a trending topic on social media after he shared a video on Twitter saying that he was charged Rs 442.50 for two bananas he ordered at a Chandigarh hotel.
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Rs 25,000 imposed on hotel for 'over-charging' actor Rahul Bose for two bananas

A fine of Rs 25,000 has been imposed on hotel JW Marriott, Chandigarh, by the Excise and Taxation Department of the Union Territory for over-charging actor Rahul Bose for fruits served to him in the..
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Heavy rains likely in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana today, predicts IMD

Heavy rainfall in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and West Uttar Pradesh predicted today.
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Whose Chandigarh is it anyway? Punjab and Haryana HC calls for evidence to answer 'capital' question

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday asked the two states to provide a document or a notification to establish that Chandigarh is their capital.
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