Two teens posing as journalists held with 100g heroin

Chandigarh, April 9 -- The police on Wednesday arrested two 19-year-olds, posing as journalists, with 100gm heroin near the Chandigarh-Zirakpur barrier. The accused were identified as Monu, alias Mun... Read More

With restrictions in place, Baddi medicine production dips by 80%

Chandigarh, April 9 -- Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) engaged in the manufacture of medicines in Baddi, the hub of this industry in the region, say that their production has dropped by 80... Read More

24 new cases in Haryana, all linked to Markaz

CHANDIGARH, April 9 -- Haryana's total Covid-19 patient count on Wednesday was 153, with 24 fresh cases, all linked to Tablighi Jamaat. The state health department bulletin states that of the new cas... Read More

Capt consults senior leaders of all parties

Chandigarh, April 9 -- Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday consulted senior leaders of all parties, including SAD, AAP and CPI, and sought their suggestions on ensuring gradual ... Read More

Jail inmates stitching face masks to meet shortage in hospitals

AMritsar, April 9 -- Those who were caught on the wrong side of the law are now doing their bit to help the fellow countrymen keep the coronavirus at bay. Inmates of Amritsar Central Jail have already... Read More

Retired cops pitch in to help men in khaki win virus war

RUPNAGAR, April 9 -- Setting an example of professional camaraderie and commitment to duty, 55 retired police personnel, including the father of a Kargil martyr, have voluntarily offered their service... Read More

Covid-19: What you need to know today

India, April 9 -- n Wednesday morning, some TV channels that use the health ministry's data on Covid-19 put out an alarming number - that the number of cases had increased by 773 in the previous 24 ho... Read More

Stress busted: Animals relax as lockdown keeps the public away

New Delhi, April 9 -- Vijay, 12 has been enjoying long naps, lots of playtime with his favourite wooden log, and peaceful walks around his enclosure. Six years ago, it was during one such evening str... Read More

Homes turn labs: Citizens innovate to produce protective gear

New Delhi, April 9 -- When 28-year-old Utkarsh Kumar Gupta, a Delhi-based engineer, started working from home just days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide lockdown on March 24,... Read More

Break point for journeymen players in times of lockdown

MUMBAI, April 9 -- Patrick Mouratoglou, coach of Serena Williams, has penned an emotional letter on social media, asking the "dysfunctional" tennis community to look deeply inwards. The likes of Novak... Read More