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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 and a union territory in India that serves as the capital of the two neighbouring 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.

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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..
IndiaTimes - Published

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.
DNA - Published

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
DNA - Published

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.
DNA - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pune techie gets e-challan from Gujarat cops, says bike was in Chandigarh

Navendu Singh, an avid biker, owns a Hero Karizma.
DNA - Published

Chandigarh civic body to tag truant employees with smartwatch

The smartwatch will share the location of the on-duty employee and the duration of their work-time with a control room
DNA - Published

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...
IndiaTimes - Published

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
DNA - Published

Fire breaks out in Chandigarh-Kochuvalli express at New Delhi railway station

The train was standing at platform 8 at the time of the incident.
DNA - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

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.
DNA - Published

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.
DNA - Published

'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.
DNA - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

Heavy rains likely in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana today, predicts IMD

Heavy rainfall in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and West Uttar Pradesh predicted today.
DNA - Published

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.
DNA - Published

Furnish document to show Chandigarh is common capital: HC to Punjab and Haryana

The high court here has asked Punjab and Haryana to furnish documents to establish that Chandigarh is their common capital. The court called for the advocate generals of the two states to come up with..
IndiaTimes - Published

Will decide on Sidhu's resignation tomorrow: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he will decide on Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation on Wednesday after going through the contents of the letter. The CM said he has some meetings lined up in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Heavy rainfall likely in Delhi, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning at isolated places very likely over Odisha, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) also said.
DNA - Published

Indian Air Force might gets boost with two new Chinook helicopters

The Chinooks will be based at IAF's Chandigarh air base to take care of the supply line to Siachen glacier and the Line of Actual Control with China in Ladakh
DNA - Published

Rain brings relief from scorching heat in northern India

Heavy rains lashed parts of northern India on Tuesday, with two district of Uttarakhand receiving the maximum of 222 mm of rainfall. Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh also received..
IndiaTimes - Published

Above normal temperatures persist in Haryana, Punjab

Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, recorded a maximum of 39.8 degrees Celsius, up three notches against normal limits, a Meteorological Department report said here.
DNA - Published

Issue of steep air fares raised in Lok Sabha

Raising the issue during the question hour, BJD MP Pinaki Misra said during the Jat riots in Haryana in 2016, the Delhi-Chandigarh fare shot up to Rs 90,000. The same was the case when Cyclone Fani hit..
IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: 26-year-old Chandigarh man attacked by woman in road rage incident

The girl was arrested shortly after the incident and will be soon produced in the court.
DNA - Published

PM Modi congratulates those conferred with award for promotion of yoga in 5 languages

"Congratulations to those who have been conferred the Prime Minister's Awards for Outstanding Contribution for Promotion and Development of Yoga -2019. We are immensely proud of their rich work to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Punjab: 2-year-old Fatehveer dies after 109-hour rescue effort, Opposition blames state government's delay

On admission, Fateh had no pulse, no respiration and no cardiac activity - PGI Chandigarh
DNA - Published

Air Asia flight suffers snag, pilots send hijack alert by mistake

The pilot of an Air Asia domestic flight set the Indian security establishment rolling to follow the standard operating procedure for a hijacking after he mistakenly sent out an alert for hijack..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandigarh Lok Sabha Constituency: Candidates for 2019 LS poll, past results, all updates

Kirron Kher, the sitting MP of Chandigarh, is looking for re-election against four-time MP and former Union Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal.
DNA - Published

Chandigarh firm's director held in NSEL scam


IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha Polls: Congress releases list of star campaigners for Punjab, Chandigarh

Newly inducted member Udit Raj has also made it to the list.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP fields Sunny Deol from Gurdaspur seat, retains Kirron Kher in Chandigarh

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, who joined BJP Tuesday, has been declared as party's candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat in Punjab.
DNA - Published

AAP still open to alliance with Congress in Delhi, Haryana and Chandigarh: Sisodia

"We wanted to form a united opposition against the BJP and were ready to ignore our differences because right now the priority is to stop the dangerous Modi-Shah duo," he said.
DNA - Published

LS poll 2019: Cong fields ex-railways minister Pawan Bansal from Chandigarh

Bansal had to quit midway.
DNA - Published

India activates strategic ITBP command from J&K to counter Chinese build up

India operationalised its strategic ITBP command in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh-Ladakh district on Monday after moving it from Chandigarh as part of a plan to counter the ever-increasing Chinese military..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Air Force inducts CH47 Chinook helicopters at Chandigarh airfield

The IAF chief called it a red-letter day and added that induction of Chinook would be game changer for Indian Air Force. Code named—CH-47F(I) Chinook would help the armed forces in combat operations..
IndiaTimes - Published

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