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Chandigarh-Baddi railway link: Rs.452-cr allocated in 2023 budget

Chandigarh, Feb. 4 -- Centre has allocated Rs.452 crore for setting up the new Chandigarh-Baddi rail link from the Union budget. The same was announced at a video press conference held by railway mini... Read More


Roadways driver, conductor caught with 60 kg poppy husk

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


No respite from cyber crimes, 3 more UT residents fall prey

Chandigarh, Feb. 4 -- Three city residents fell prey to cyber criminals who employed various tactics to defraud them of a total of Rs.1.5 lakh. In the first case, a Sector-37 based woman was duped of... Read More


P'kula resident trying to track package duped of Rs.19,200

Panchkula, Feb. 4 -- Online fraudsters withdrew Rs.19,200 from the bank of a Sector-12 resident who was trying to track a package online. Complainant Ashwani Kumar said he looked up the customer care... Read More


By 2027, 70% of vehicles registered to be EVs: Purohit

Chandigarh, Feb. 4 -- The Chandigarh administration is aiming to take the electric vehicle registrations to 70% by 2027, UT administrator Banwarilal Purohit said on Friday while inaugurating the three... Read More


PGIMER parking pangs: The genesis and the way out

India, Feb. 4 -- P ost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, was established in 1962 over 277 acres of land with a parking facility for about 4,000 vehicles. Repo... Read More


Goldsmith, female aide secure loan against fake jewellery, booked

Panchkula, Feb. 4 -- Police are on the lookout for a goldsmith and his female accomplice for duping a bank of Rs.10.36 lakh by securing a gold loan against fake jewellery. The accused, Deepak Bhola, ... Read More


Prostitution racket unearthed in Zirakpur, 25 detained

Mohali, Feb. 4 -- Police sealed at least 12 centres located in Zirakpur and arrested 25 persons after unearthing a prostitution racket being run under the guise of providing spa services. Among those... Read More


illegal assets case: EO Girish Verma's accomplice arrested

Mohali, Feb. 4 -- The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Friday arrested Ashu Goyal, a coloniser, for helping Girish Verma, former executive officer (EO) of the Zirakpur municipal council, in amassing di... Read More


Woman looking to send sister abroad loses Rs.36 lakh to swindlers

Panchkula, Feb. 4 -- Looking to send her sister abroad, a city resident was duped of Rs.36 lakh by swindlers promising her help in securing a visa. Police have booked a couple, identified as Sandeep ... Read More