UT okays municipal cess on power bills

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- The UT administration has approved the imposition of 10 paise per unit as municipal cess on electricity bills. In a letter sent to the municipal corporation (MC) on Thursday, t... Read More

Most-wanted arms dealer in STF net

Gurugram, Aug. 23 -- The special task force (STF) of Gurugram arrested a 27-year-old man, on the most-wanted list of the police, for allegedly supplying illegal firearms and ammunition to criminals in... Read More

Within 48 hours of launch, 102 avail benefit of Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- The Amarinder government's new health insurance scheme, Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana, has got a good response. Till about 2pm on Thursday (the scheme was launched on Tuesday), 102 p... Read More

FIR against five for gangraping woman in Yamunanagar village

Karnal/Rohtak, Aug. 23 -- As many as five men have been booked for gangraping a 36-year-old woman by allegedly spiking her cold drink in a village in Chhachhroli block of the Karnal district, police s... Read More

Won people's faith with transparency, honesty: Khattar

Karnal, Aug. 23 -- Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday claimed that the BJP government in Haryana managed to eliminate corruption from the governance and proved that a state could be run with h... Read More

Sarpanch among 7 booked for beating man to death

Karnal, Aug. 23 -- A 45-year-old man was beaten to death in Bhattuwala village of Yamunanagar, police said on Thursday. The deceased, Mohan Singh, used to run a general store. Seven people - Manjit, ... Read More

5 days after clash with lawyer, traffic cop booked

BATHINDA, Aug. 23 -- : Five days after traffic police constable Ranjit Singh and lawyer and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) district president Navdeep Singh Jeeda clashed, police on Thursday booked the traffic ... Read More

'Provide desks in all primary schools'

Chandigarh:, Aug. 23 -- Punjab State Protection of Child Rights Commission has directed the education department to provide benches, desks and chairs to students in primary schools all over Punjab in ... Read More

3 labourers die of 'food poisoning'

AMRITSAR, Aug. 23 -- Three migrant labourers died on Thursday morning after allegedly consuming chicken that they had cooked themselves in Mari Nau Abad village under Bhikhiwind sub-division of Tarn T... Read More

Dhesi for direct Amritsar-London flight

JALANDHAR, Aug. 23 -- UK member of parliament Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi met the civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri and commerce and industry minister Som Parkash in New Delhi urging them to arran... Read More