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Rain shoots up veggie prices in city

CHANDIGARH, Aug. 20 -- The season's heaviest showers over the weekend wreaked havoc on the livelihood of farmers living in the villages around Chandigarh. As a result, the prices of vegetables in the ... Read More


Sukhna waters inch toward 1,163 ft danger mark

CHANDIGARH, Aug. 19 -- Almost a year after two of the three floodgates of the lake had to be opened to drain out excess water, the Sukhna Lake is once again inching towards the danger mark of 1,163 fe... Read More


Squatters return to Sec 22 market 2 weeks after enforcement drive

CHANDIGARH, Aug. 18 -- Around two weeks after shopkeepers encroaching upon the corridors of Shastri Market in Sector 22 were removed on the order of the Punjab and Haryana high court, the squatters ha... Read More


Rumble strips to make roads comfortable, safer

CHANDIGARH, Aug. 15 -- With the recarpeting work on roads getting completed, the UT administration has started painting rumble strips at the points where speed breakers were installed earlier on the c... Read More


Vehicles, furniture occupy cycle tracks here

CHANDIGARH, Aug. 14 -- Already riddled with traffic chaos, the Sector 53 furniture market continues to be a host of traffic violations. The cycle tracks demarcated here last month continue to be a par... Read More


It was a sombre Eid this year, say Kashmiris in tricity

Chandigarh, Aug. 13 -- While Muslims across the tricity celebrated Eid al-Adah (Bakr-Id) on Monday, Kashmiri Muslims offered prayers with a heavy heart as they were unable to wish their loved ones due... Read More


UT?police challan car designated to Haryana DGP, who says errant official will pay from pocket

Chandigarh, Aug. 9 -- When it's Chandigarh police you can be sure even cars designated to offices of VIPs in khaki, Haryana director general of police (DGP) Manoj Yadava in this case, are not spared a... Read More


UT Police challan sedan designated toHaryana DGP for tinted windows

Chandigarh , Aug. 9 -- When it's Chandigarh police you can be sure even cars designated to offices of VIPs in khaki, Haryana director general of police (DGP) Manoj Yadava in this case, are not spared ... Read More


Monsoon hits a dry patch, poorest since 2015

CHANDIGARH, Aug. 9 -- Even though floods lashed the other parts of the country (Maharashtra and Karnataka), there was barely any rain in the city this week. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) o... Read More


Pedestrians constitute 30% fatalities this year

CHANDIGARH, Aug. 7 -- JL Sood, a septuagenarian, was standing outside his house when a cab driver ran over him in Sector 38 on July 23. He was one of four pedestrians who were killed in road accidents... Read More