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Chandigarh: Hairstylist at Sector-9 salon booked for raping co-worker

Chandigarh, Feb. 5 -- Police have booked a hairstylist at a Sector-9 salon for raping his co-worker and forcing her to undergo abortion after she got pregnant. The accused, Istakar Ali, alias Sunny A... Read More


Chandigarh: Sun to play hide and seek in coming days

Chandigarh, Feb. 5 -- With two separate Western Disturbances on the horizon, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast partly cloudy weather in the upcoming week. However, as the Western... Read More


Chandigarh: Duo drives off without paying for diesel worth rRs.r26,500

Chandigarh, Feb. 5 -- Two youths in an SUV drove off without paying for diesel worth Rs.26,500 at a petrol pump in Sector 55 on Friday morning. Vijay Kumar, who works as a customer attendant at the p... Read More


Chandigarh man opens link sent via SMS, loses rRs.r2 lakh

Chandigarh, Feb. 5 -- A resident of Sector 35, Bhavneet Singh Bhalla, lost Rs.1.99 lakh to a cyber fraudster by clicking on a link sent via SMS, Chandigarh Police said on Saturday. Bhalla told the po... Read More


Allocation of rRs.r1.12 lakh crore will boost education sector: Union minister Pradhan in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Feb. 5 -- Union minister for education, skill development and entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday hailed the general budget for the year 2023-24 by saying that it is an embodim... Read More


Chandigarh: Ex-serviceman caught using fake ID to enter air force station

Chandigarh, Feb. 5 -- In the second such case in less than three weeks, an ex-serviceman was arrested on Friday for trying to enter the 3BRD Air Force station with a forged armed forces identity card.... Read More


Punjab government will run e-buses in Mohali, says minister Nijjar

Chandigarh, Feb. 5 -- Punjab's local government and parliamentary affairs minister Inderbir Singh Nijjar on Saturday said the state government is considering running e-buses as a pilot project in Moha... Read More


Khelo India: Priyanka punches gold, Rachita grabs silver in boxing

Chandigarh, Feb. 5 -- Boxers of SD College, Sector 32, Chandigarh, have punched two medals in Khelo India Youth Games being held in Bhopal. Priyanka finished with gold in 63-66kg category. She was fa... Read More


Chandigarh:10-year rigorous imprisonment awarded to man caught with 23 gm heroin

Chandigarh, Feb. 4 -- A local court has sentenced a 34-year-old man to 10-year rigorous imprisonment (RI) for possessing 23 gm heroin. The convict, Sandeep Singh, alias Soni, a resident of Burail vil... Read More


Punjab Roadways driver, conductor caught with 60 kg poppy husk in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Feb. 4 -- The anti-narcotics task force (ANTF) of Chandigarh Police on Friday arrested a Punjab Roadways bus driver and conductor for smuggling 60 kg poppy husk from Rajasthan in their bus... Read More