• Haryana grants house rent allowance to 3.5 lakh employees 20 Jul 2019 19:28 Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) Eyeing the forthcoming Assembly elections, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced a bonanza for employees by granting them house rent allowance as per the recommendations of Seventh Central Pay …
  • How an in-house e-commerce platform has revolutionised government procurement 20 Jul 2019 18:13 Few notions among those who do business in India are perhaps as pervasive and deeply held as the one about doing business with the government. It’s a bit like a visit to the dentist — best avoided, but if you must, then pain and unpleasantness can’t be …
  • Flood toll in Assam, Bihar crosses 150; flood-like situation in seven Punjab districts 20 Jul 2019 17:59 NEW DELHI: Northeast India and Bihar continued to battle flood fury on Saturday as the death toll due to rain-related incidents crossed the 150-figure mark while flood-like situation prevailed in seven districts of Punjab. The flood waters showed a …
  • Seek deputation with Centre if not happy with STF's reappointment: Punjab CM 20 Jul 2019 15:00 The decision to re-appoint ADGP Sidhu as the STF chief comes amid reports of drugs becoming an issue again in the state. Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that anyone unhappy with senior IPS officer Harpreet Sidhu…
  • Sheila was known for warm nature: Badal 20 Jul 2019 14:01 Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday expressed condolences at the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. In a statement here, the former …
  • SC seeks AG’s aid in PIL filed to re-define Hindus as Minority 20 Jul 2019 13:24 New Delhi: A PIL challenging 26-years old notification declaring five communities Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis as’ minorities’ has been challenged in Supreme Court stating the existing system is ‘illegal’ and is violating the …
  • Sheila’s death end of a political era: Amarinder 20 Jul 2019 13:24 Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday mourned the demise of senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, terming it the passing away of a political era. He said he was “shocked and aggrieved” at the sudden …
  • Pilot suspended for sending... 20 Jul 2019 13:11 Such a transmission is considered a major security alert across the world. India has suspended a pilot for accidentally sending a hijack alert to air traffic control during a domestic flight last month, the aviation authority said. The AirAsia India plane, …
  • Won’t tolerate indiscipline, warns Amarinder after IPS officer Sidhu's return ruffles feathers 20 Jul 2019 10:33 Express News Service CHANDIGARH: Warning against indiscipline on the issue, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday asserted that anyone not happy with 1992 batch IPS officer of Punjab cadre Harpreet Sidhu’s re-posting as Special Task Force …
  • Sidhu’s resignation accepted; Punjab CM holds Power portfolio 20 Jul 2019 10:17 Chandigarh:  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted state Power Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation. The Chief Minister forwarded the one-line resignation to Governor V.P. Singh Badnore for formal acceptance, who too accepted it, …
  • Pilot suspended for sending hijack alert by... 20 Jul 2019 09:35 Such a transmission is considered a major security alert across the world. India has suspended a pilot for accidentally sending a hijack alert to air traffic control during a domestic flight last month, the aviation authority said. The AirAsia India plane, …
  • Punjab CM protests against Priyanka’s detention 20 Jul 2019 09:21 Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday protested against the undemocratic and unconstitutional detention of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra by the Uttar Pradesh administration. Reacting …
  • Punjab and Haryana HC bar body to charge Rs 30 for four-wheeler parking 20 Jul 2019 08:51 New paid parking in the forest area near the High Court in Chandigarh on Friday. (Express photo by Jaipal Singh) The Punjab and Haryana Bar Association started charging Rs 30 for four-wheelers parking in the kutcha parking area at Punjab and Haryana High …
  • Dumped baby girl saved by stray dogs 20 Jul 2019 08:39 Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident in Haryana — infamous for its skewed sex ratio — a newly born girl, wrapped in plastic, was dumped by a woman in a drain near Kaithal town, police said. A pack of stray dogs pulled the wailing child out of …
  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation 20 Jul 2019 08:25 Days after Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned from the state cabinet, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday accepted his "one-line" resignation. The chief minister has sent the resignation to Governor V P Singh Badnore for formal acceptance, an …
  • India grounds pilot for sending hijack alert by mistake 20 Jul 2019 08:19 India has suspended a pilot for accidentally sending a hijack alert to air traffic control during a domestic flight last month, the aviation authority said. The AirAsia India plane, flying from the capital New Delhi to Srinagar, suffered a stalled engine …
  • Punjab: CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Sidhu's resignation 20 Jul 2019 08:05 Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], July 20 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh has accepted the resignation of Navjot Singh Sidhu as minister from Punjab cabinet. Disclosing this here on Saturday, an official spokesperson said Captain Amarinder …
  • Sidhu’s resignation accepted, forwarded to Punjab Governor 20 Jul 2019 07:58 NET Bureau Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday accepted Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation, an official said in Chandigarh. He further said Sidhu’s resignation has been forwarded to Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore. The acceptance of the …
  • The Kapil Sharma Show preview: Kangana Ranaut wants to work with Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal 20 Jul 2019 07:52 Kangana Ranaut will be on The Kapil Sharma Show to promote her upcoming film Judgementall Hai Kya. On Saturday, Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut will grace The Kapil Sharma Show. The actor will be on the comedy series to promote her upcoming film Judgementall …
  • Chandigarh roads to hell: ‘Potholes reduce life of automobile, hit mileage’ 20 Jul 2019 07:26 At Kishangarh village in Chandigarh on Friday. (Express photo by Jaipal Singh) POTHOLED ROADS not only reduce the life of your automobile but also bring down its mileage, apart from damaging the vehicle alignment and suspension. This was stated by Prof V P …
  • Vehicles increase, parking space shrinks on Panjab University campus 20 Jul 2019 07:26 Vehicles at no parking area near Admin Block at PU, Chandigarh, Friday. (Express photo by Paranjaya Mehra) THE PANJAB university administration has been trying to deal with the increasing number of vehicles on the campus for a long time now. The …
  • Punjab Chief Minister accepts Sidhu’s resignation 20 Jul 2019 07:13 Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu’s resignation. The Chief Minister forwarded the resignation to Governor Punjab V.P. Singh Badnore for formal acceptance, an official in …
  • Plastic Emotions by Shiromi Pinto review – an architectural romance 20 Jul 2019 06:50 There’s an air of romance to nearly all the places Shiromi Pinto describes in Plastic Emotions, her novel about a love affair between two great 20th-century architects. Some of those places are tropical and alluring. In Sri Lanka, we head to Kandy with its …
  • Navjot Sidhu out of Punjab cabinet as CM Amarinder accepts his resignation 20 Jul 2019 06:48 Express News Service CHANDIGARH: Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu who had been on loggerheads with the Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh is finally out of the state cabinet. The CM accepted Navjot Singh Sidhu’s one-line resignation and forwarded …
  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation letter 20 Jul 2019 06:12 Navjot Singh Sidhu had quit the Punjab Cabinet on Sunday. (file) Almost a week after former Indian cricketer and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu quit as Punjab cabinet minister, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh accepted his resignation letter and …
  • Chandigarh: Priyanka Gandhi fails to broker peace 20 Jul 2019 06:12 Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh addressing media persons during a press conference after Congress won 8 out of 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab, in Chandigarh on Thursday, May 23 2019. (Express Photo by Jasbir Malhi) The stalemate between Capt …
  • Floods continue to pile agony in Bihar, Assam 20 Jul 2019 05:28 By Express News Service GUWAHATI, PATNA, CHANDIGARH: Eleven more people died in the floods in Assam taking the death toll to 48 as of Friday. Two others were killed in landslides. The deaths in the past 24 hours occurred in Barpeta (three), Morigaon (three …
  • It’s with new eyes that these budding artists from Punjab intend to look at society with their art 20 Jul 2019 03:14 The budding artists will receive a scholarship amount of Rs 1, 20,000 each The energy is palpable, as 10 young artists from across Punjab soak in the moment, having received Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi’s prestigious annual scholarships, recognition of their …
  • Clothes maketh the podcast 19 Jul 2019 22:54 The inspiration for the show goes back to when she was 16 and saw a retrospective on the work of designer Vivienne Westwood at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. “I’d never heard of Vivienne Westwood,” she says. “Discovering that she invented and …
  • Vanakkam badminton 19 Jul 2019 21:51     Three of the four boys’ singles players picked for this month’s Asian Junior Championship — (L-R) Sankar Muthuswamy, K Sathish Kumar and Sidhanth Gupta — along with top girls’ doubles junior VS Varshini hail from Tamil Nadu. Like the westerly winds …
  • Samjhauta Express blast: Plea challenges acquittal of Swami Aseemanand, three others 19 Jul 2019 21:20 By PTI CHANDIGARH: Pakistan national Rahila Vakil, who claimed that her father was one of those killed in the Samjhauta Express blast in 2007, filed a plea before the Punjab and Haryana High Court, challenging the acquittal of Swami Aseemanand and three …