Extortion case: Accused alleges paying money to CIA officials for release of drug supplier

Mohali, Aug. 23 -- One of the accused, arrested for paying money to facilitate the release of a drug peddler in May, told the court on Thursday that she paid the money to CIA officials. Special Task ... Read More

Flood aftermath: Relief operations pick up pace in Rupnagar

Rupnagar, Aug. 23 -- The district administration and social and religiousorganisations have stepped up their effortsto provide relief material to the flood-affected people of the district. The admini... Read More

Eight years on, Dera Bassi waste mgmt plant project hangs fire

Mohali, Aug. 23 -- Eight years on, the plan of setting up a solid waste management plant in Dera Bassi is still in limbo due to the land acquisition issue. The proposal for the plant was floated in 2... Read More

Rent not paid, CHB to evict 227 flat allottees in Sept

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- As many as 227 allottees of Chandigarh Housing Board's (CHB) small flats are facing eviction as the board has initiated cancellation proceedings due to their failure to clear re... Read More

One booked,machine impounded in Pinjore

Panchkula, Aug. 23 -- A man has been booked and a poclain machine which was allegedly being used for carrying out illegal sand mining in a Pinjore village was impounded on Thursday. Police said, a tea... Read More

Want to see CCTV footage, say parents

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- Parents of the 19-year-old girl, who was run over by a speeding SUV on Dakshin Marg on August 6, havewritten to the ChandigarhPolice, seeking footage of the CCTV camera in the a... Read More

Residents decry parking lot in park

CHANDIGARH, Aug. 23 -- High drama was witnessed in the green belt besides Vivek High School in Sector 38-B on Thursday while municipal corporation (MC) officials were demarcating a parking area there.... Read More

Rainy weekend on the cards; mercury likely to see a drop

CHANDIGARH, Aug. 23 -- After clear weather for the past few days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast rain fromSaturday. IMD officials said, "Light rain is likely over the weekend,... Read More

Defence counsel highlights gaps in IO's statements

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- During their final arguments in the Akansh Sen murder case, the defence on Thursday highlighted differences in the statements of prosecution witness ASI Barinder Singh, the inve... Read More

Councillors plan trip to Nashik to study animal incinerator plant

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- Following residents' opposition to a carcass incinerator plant in Dadumajra, a panel of councillors is planning a trip to Nashik, Maharashtra, to analyse the functioning of a si... Read More