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With uneven handouts, UT's poor sleep hungry

Chandigarh, April 9 -- My family is starving, cries an eight months pregnant Sona, who lives at Kacchi Colony in Dhanas. "I have four children at home but the administration provided food for just one... Read More


Admn taking no chances, contingency plan on anvil

Chandigarh, April 9 -- The UT administration is preparing a crisis management plan in case the number of positive Covid-19 cases surges in the city. As per the proposed plan that factors in Chandigar... Read More


Amid demand for anti-malaria drug, UT issues advisory

Chandigarh, April 9 -- Following a surge in demand for hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), the UT health administration has issued an advisory regarding its use. The health administration has assured that ther... Read More


P'kula admn forms 410 teams to reach out to people in need

Panchkula, April 9 -- In a bid to provide food and shelter to the migrant daily-wagers, who were rendered jobless due to the Covid-19 lockdown, the district administration has formed 410 committees th... Read More


May 15 last date to pay liquor licence fee

Chandigarh, April 9 -- The UT excise and taxation department has asked all hotels, restaurants, clubs and liquor vendors to deposit their liquor licence fee. All licencees have been asked to make a d... Read More


Punjab for resuming cotton procurement, CCI says 'no space'

Bathinda, April 9 -- Even as authorities in Punjab claim that modalities are being worked out to restart the purchase of cotton from farmers, the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), the central agency ... Read More


Jaish commander killed in Sopore encounter

Srinagar, April 9 -- A Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) commander was killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday, police said. A police sp... Read More


Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan await India's response

AMRITSAR, April 9 -- After receiving death threats from terror organisations following the attack on Gurdwara Har Rai Sahib in Kabul, which killed 27 Sikh devotees on March 25, Sikhs and Hindus in Afg... Read More


Let's turn this forced break into a blessing

India, April 9 -- A little appreciation goes a long way in making life better. If we can't contribute productively to a cause, the least we can do is not to criticise it. This holds true considering t... Read More


33 more test +ve in J&K, biggest single-day spike

Srinagar, April 9 -- Thirty-three people tested positive for Covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, the largest single-day spike in the Union Territory, officials said. The total number of coron... Read More