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Chandigarh

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 neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana.

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Chandigarh school's badminton court turns into 50-bed COVID care facility [Video]

Chandigarh school's badminton court turns into 50-bed COVID care facility

Amid spike in COVID-19 infections, a badminton court in Chandigarh's SD College has been converted into a 50-bed COVID care facility. The centre will have all medical facilities including oxygen..

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We need more tankers for oxygen supply: Haryana CM [Video]

We need more tankers for oxygen supply: Haryana CM

Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar said that control room for oxygen supply has been made in Chandigarh amid soared requirement of oxygen in the state. He also informed that they have..

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Guard allegedly flees with Rs 4.04 crore from Chandigarh bank [Video]

Guard allegedly flees with Rs 4.04 crore from Chandigarh bank

A security guard working at Axis Bank branch in Chandigarh's Sector 34A allegedly ran away with Rs 4.04 crore in cash, as per police. "A case has been registered and raids are being conducted at..

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60-70 students of Jodhpur IIT tested positive for COVID-19 [Video]

60-70 students of Jodhpur IIT tested positive for COVID-19

Around 60-70 students of Jodhpur IIT tested positive for COVID-19. Speaking on it, Deputy CMHO Dr. Pritam Singh Sankhala informed that Block G3 on campus declared a micro-containment zone. Most of..

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Himachal's sole woman bus driver serves state amid COVID-19 pandemic [Video]

Himachal's sole woman bus driver serves state amid COVID-19 pandemic

The only woman bus driver in HRTC (Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation), Seema Thakur, is now serving as frontline COVID warrior in state drove an HRTC bus to Shimla from Chandigarh on..

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Kirron Kher suffering from blood cancer, BJP confirms | Oneindia News [Video]

Kirron Kher suffering from blood cancer, BJP confirms | Oneindia News

BJP's Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher is suffering from blood cancer, the party has confirmed. The actor turned politician has multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, and is undergoing treatment in Mumbai..

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COVID fear disappears among shoppers [Video]

COVID fear disappears among shoppers

Despite rising COVID-19 cases in the country massive crowd was witnessed in the markets of Chandigarh. Similar condition was seen in Haryana's Rohtak on March 30. Fear of COVID-19 went missing among..

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Bharat Bandh: Protesting farmers mark 4 months of agitation in Delhi | Oneindia News [Video]

Bharat Bandh: Protesting farmers mark 4 months of agitation in Delhi | Oneindia News

As farmers protesting against three contentious agricultural laws hold Bharat Bandh today to mark four months of their agitation at Delhi's borders, rail traffic was affected this morning. Some trains..

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COVID-19: Chandigarh curfew extended by another week

It was decided that the maximum number of guests will be 20 in marriages. For this permission from the Deputy Commissioner is a must.
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7-day lockdown announced in Chandigarh to contain COVID-19 spread

Till now, orders for night and weekend curfew were issued in Chandigarh but the restrictions failed to control the spread.
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Night curfew in Chandigarh from Thursday amid COVID surge, shops to shut by 5 pm - Check details

The night curfew will start from 6 pm till 5 am and the fresh curbs will come into force from Thursday till further orders.
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India better prepared this year to beat Covid-19 compared to 2020: Harsh Vardhan

He made while inaugurating a series of blood donation camps at 13 locations in Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh through a webinar in the presence of minister of state for finance and..
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A year on, only 1,703 flats given to migrants

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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COVID-19 curfew, lockdown news: List of states that have imposed weekend curfew, lockdown amid Coronavirus surge

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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Weekend lockdown imposed in Chandigarh from tonight, all exams to take place as per schedule

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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Lockdown in Chandigarh? Here's what the administration has to say

"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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Lockdown in Punjab? Night curfew in Chandigarh - What's allowed, what's not

According to the Chandigarh administration, no gatherings, parties, non-essential activities will be allowed during the period.
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India records 89,129 new Covid-19 cases, highest single-day rise since September

Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Haryana are states of grave concern.
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Central teams rushed to Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh amid rise in Covid-19 cases


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Schools, colleges in Chandigarh to remain close till March 31 due to COVID-19 surge

An order from the Chandigarh administration's Director of Education said that it would revisit its decision to hold in-person exams for Classes 9 &11.
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Weather Alert: IMD predicts rain in THESE states over next few days

The IMD has predicted maximum temperature over most areas of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, and west Uttar Pradesh to be 28-33 degrees Celsius.
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Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2021: Know historical, social significance of this day

The Jayanti is especially celebrated in North India including Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab.
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Main accused of Republic Day violence Sukhdev Singh arrested from Chandigarh

He was absconding since the day of the incident and has now been brought to Delhi. He will be presented in court on Monday.
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Chandigarh: STF jawan killed in blast of IED planted by Naxals


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India's Covid positivity rate dips to 5.42 per cent: Health ministry

Eight states and union territories, which have a weekly positivity rate more than the national average of 1.82 per cent are Kerala ( 11.20 per cent), Chhattisgarh (6.20 per cent), Maharashtra (4. 70..
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Intense wet spell to continue over north India till January 5: IMD

"All these favourable meteorological features are likely to persist till January 5 and continue to cause a moderate to intense wet spell with a fairly widespread to widespread precipitation accompanied..
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Weather update: Dense fog engulfs Delhi, air quality remains 'very poor'

Cold wave to severe cold wave conditions are likely to establish over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, and West Uttar Pradesh from December 29.
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Winter chill to continue for a week, slight relief expected later: IMD

"Cold wave to severe cold wave conditions would occur in some pockets over Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, west Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan during the first half of the first week and decrease..
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After day of clashes, farmers offered protest site at Burari

Concrete slabs, concertina wire, trucks filled with sand and edgy policemen firing teargas rounds kept the huge throng of agitating farmers stalled at Singhu border on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway till..
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Important news for Goans: Citizens allowed to burst crackers in certain time slots, check here

States like Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Chandigarh, Haryana, Karnataka has imposed a ban on the selling and bursting of firecrackers
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From Chandigarh to Karnataka: Several states/UTs imposes ban on firecrackers


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NGT widens ambit of firecracker pollution cases beyond NCR, notices to 18 states, UTs

The green panel sought response from Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya,..
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Kerala, Goa and Chandigarh best governed states and union territory, says PAC ranking


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Maharashtra, Chandigarh and Delhi worst performers in Covid-19 grant utilisation

Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that Maharashtra with 42.5%, Chandigarh with 47.8% and Delhi with 75.4% are the worst performers in Covid-19 grant utilisation.
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Chandigarh teen raped, strangled, left to die


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SAD leaders Sukhbir Badal, Harsimrat, briefly detained while marching to meet Punjab guv over farm laws

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, his wife and former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Prem Singh Chandumajra and other senior Akali leaders were detained by the Chandigarh police on Thursday night..
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South-west monsoon starts withdrawing; dry weather over north-west India, rainfall in south: IMD

According to the IMD, conditions are becoming favourable for further withdrawal of the South-west monsoon from some more parts of Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya..
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BJP's strategy for Punjab Assembly Election 2022 in wake of broken ties with Shiromani Akali Dal

The emergency meeting of the core committee of the party's Punjab unit was held in Chandigarh on Sunday under the chairmanship of State President Ashwani Sharma. It is learned that party workers have..
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Hyderabad doctors perform India's first double lung transplant on COVID patient from Chandigarh

A team of doctors in Hyderabad have performed the country's first double lung transplant on a COVID-19 patient. The patient, Rizwan from Chandigarh in Punjab, was suffering from a severe lung problem..
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Central teams sent to help Punjab & Chandigarh


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COVID-19: Health Ministry rushes central teams to Punjab, Chandigarh

The teams have been sent to guide in effectively addressing the challenges related to timely diagnosis and follow up.
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Chandigarh lockdown: Non-essential shops to remain closed on weekends

The Chandigarh administration has decided to close all shops in the city except essential services on Saturday and Sunday,
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Maternal deaths rise in Chandigarh, Punjab, Bengal

India’s maternal mortality ratio (MMR), a key health system indicator, dropped to 113 in the 2016-18 period from 122 in 2015-17, according to the latest data released by the office of the registrar..
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Chandigarh puts a price to cow dung: 1.5 a kilo


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Congress didn't criticise China while questioned Modi govt on Ladakh standoff: Union minister

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday lashed out at the Congress, accusing it of "not criticising China" while "posing questions" to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union government over..
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Mercury drops in parts of north India; monsoon to reach Delhi, UP in 2 days

Mercury dropped a few notches in parts of north India which also witnessed rainfall in some places, with the MeT Department stating that monsoon is likely to reach Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and..
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Covid-19: 5 states manage to keep positivity rate below 3%

Five states — MP, Rajasthan, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab — and the Union territory of Chandigarh have managed to slow the incidence of Covid-19 cases with the positivity rate (confirmed..
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Corona-related searches on Google drop in May as people go back to films, weather

'Coronavirus' dropped to 12th most searched topic overall during May, behind topics like Film, Meaning, News and Weather. All these terms are consistently highly searched topics in India. This probably..
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Chandigarh schools can't strike off students, deny education over non-payment of fees: High Court

Even if the parent is unable to pay the tuition fee, the school can neither cut the name of the child nor deprive them of the right to education.
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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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