Bird flu: Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake cordoned off

Chandigarh, Dec 18 (IANS) — Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake was cordoned off early Thursday after a sample from a dead... (more...)

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Bird flu scare in Chandigarh after duck sample tests positive

Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) — Chandigarh was Wednesday hit by a bird flu scare after the sample of a duck found dead... (more...)

Bird flu scare in Chandigarh after duck sample tests positive

Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) — Chandigarh was Wednesday hit by a bird flu scare after the sample of a duck found dead... (more...)

As farmers protest, centre assures more manure to Haryana

Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) — With protesting farmers blocking road and rail traffic in some parts of Haryana, the central... (more...)

Amritsar coldest in plains at one degree Celsius

Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) — The Sikh holy city of Amritsar was the coldest place in the plains of Punjab and Haryana... (more...)

Fog affects life in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) — Moderate to thick fog affected normal life in some parts of Punjab and Haryana Wednesday... (more...)

Samjhauta train, peace bus being used for narcotics smuggling: Badal

Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) — Calling for the union government’s intervention in securing Punjab’s 553-km... (more...)

On Haryana buses, no more toffees in lieu of change

Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) — Making the journey by state transport buses “sweeter” by giving toffees to... (more...)

Sukhbir Badal wants Modi to stop drugs inflow into Punjab

Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) — Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned about the acute drug problem in Punjab... (more...)

Pakistani smuggler killed, 17 kg heroin seized in Punjab

Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) — Border Security Force (BSF) troopers shot dead a Pakistani smuggler, arrested two Indian... (more...)

Punjab Congress wants longer assembly session

Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) — The Congress Legislative Party (CLP) in Punjab has sought a longer session of the state... (more...)

Consensus with states imminent on Goods and Services Tax

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) — Finance Minister Arun Jaitley reached a consensus with the Empowered Committee (EC) of State... (more...)

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