Chandigarh: The heat wave prevailing over the plains of Punjab and Haryana remained unabated today with temperatures at most places in the two states remaining over 46 degrees. The Sikh holy city of Amritsar, which had yesterday recorded its highest ever temperature of 48 degrees, saw another hot day with the [...]
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Chandigarh: The Sikh holy city of Amritsar today recorded its highest temperature in over three decades with the mercury...
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Chandigarh: The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine swept the zila parishad and panchayat samiti elections in Punjab, the state election commission announced today. The Akali Dal-BJP combine won 297 zila parishad seats out of the 329 whose result were declared, an official said. The main opposition Congress won [...]Read more ›
New Delhi: Ajit Chandila of Rajasthan Royals was about to spot-fix in another Indian Premiere League (IPL) match too for which he had taken Rs.15 lakh from a Punjab-based bookie, police claimed here today. During interrogation Chandila has revealed the name of another bookie, Deepak Kumar, 35, a resident of [...]Read more ›
Chandigarh: Punjab has asked all its departments to seek permission from the cultural affairs department before renovating any government building that was constructed before 1947, an official said today. “A communique (has been) issued to all the divisional commissioners, deputy commissioners and sub-divisional magistrates. They have been directed to obtain a [...]Read more ›
Chandigarh: Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party combine today claimed a “clean sweep” in the zila parishad and block samiti elections. An Akali Dal spokesman said that the combine was winning a clear majority in six of the total 22 zila parishads and 43 out of 146 block samitis. “The [...]Read more ›
Chandigarh: Heat wave condition intensified further across Punjab and Haryana today with temperatures at some places crossing 46 degrees Celsius yesterday, the weather office here said. Temperatures remained five to seven degrees above normal across both states. Ludhiana in Punjab was the hottest in the region with the mercury hitting a [...]Read more ›