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Fire breaks out at plastic factory in North Delhi

Twenty three fire tenders were dispatched to the spot shortly after the incident and no injuries or casualties have been reported so far
Officials said that robotic firefighters were also used in dousing the fire that broke out in the north Delhi plastic factory. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 01:29 PM IST
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Fire breaks out in cafeteria of Thane theatre, customers evacuated safely

Three fire brigade officials suffocated and one suffered minor injury while dousing the fire that broke out in the cafeteria of Thane’s High Street Mall theatre
The fire broke out around 11.30pm on Saturday and it was brought under control by morning. (Representative Image)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 11:53 AM IST
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West Bengal: Polls begin in Darjeeling, Siliguri, 6 municipal seats

The bypolls at the two municipal wards in Bengal’ North 24 Parganas and Purulia were necessitated after the murder of TMC’s Anupam Dutta and Congress’ Tapan Kandu
The elections to the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) in Bengal’s Darjeeling hills have widened differences among the local parties. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 09:41 AM IST
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Dentsu Creative bags ‘Agency of Year’ title at Cannes Lions 

  • Cannes Lions International Festival is a global event that recognises exceptional work in the field of creative communications, advertising, and related domains.
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Published on Jun 26, 2022 06:21 AM IST
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Sec 144 in Mumbai till July 10; political leaders’ security strengthened

  • The instructions to remain alert and to provide security was taken at a meeting chaired by Mumbai Police commissioner Sanjay Pandey.
Section 144 imposed in Mumbai(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 07:32 AM IST
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Two youths held in separate cases of thefts in Chandigarh

The arrested accused have been identified as Arjun, 20, of Kishangarh, and Deepak, 20, of Dhanas, Chandigarh
Two separate cases under the Section 380 (theft) of the Indian Penal Code were registered at the Manimajra police station in Chandigarh in connection with the two thefts. (Getty Images)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:15 AM IST
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Two members of gang of online fraudsters arrested in Chandigarh

The arrested accused are Chauhan Ratan, and his brother-in-law Parmar Rajesh of Sector 47, Chandigarh
The gang’s modus operandi involves hacking accounts, cloning and skimming cards to purchase items and then selling them immediately to get cash. (iStock)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:15 AM IST
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17-year-old Chandigarh boy nabbed for murder bid on youth

The victim, Anuraj, alias Basu, a resident of Charan Singh Colony, Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh, is under treatment at the Panchkula civil hospital in Sector 6
The victim’s father said his son was attacked over an old rivalry. (Getty Images)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:15 AM IST
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Tributes paid to Major Sandeep Sagar on 23rd death anniversary

Soldiers of Major Sandeep Sagar’s battalion from Jammu and Kashmir light infantry, led by Subedar Ashwani, paid homage by laying a wreath at his memorial near the Sector-8/17 roundabout in Panchkula
Family members of Major Sandeep Sagar paying tributes to him at his memorial near the Sector-8/17 roundabout in Panchkula on Saturday. (Sant Arora/HT)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:15 AM IST
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By, Panchkula

Chandigarh tricity’s daily Covid cases breach 200 mark after 19 weeks

Saturday’s tally of 217 was last seen only on February 11 when the third wave of the pandemic was ebbing away in Chandigarh tricity area
Chandigarh once again led tricity’s daily case count with 98 residents testing positive, up from 96 the day before. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 04:15 AM IST
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Man injured in Panchkula hit-and-run accident succumbs

The unidentified man, who used to beg at Majri Chowk in Panchkula and spent nights at the nearby bus stop, was found injured around 11.30 am on June 16 by a labourer
The injured man was taken to the civil hospital in Sector 6, Panchkula, where he remained under treatment for eight days before succumbing to his injuries. (iStock)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:15 AM IST
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Chandigarh MC launches ‘Har gadi bin, har gadi bag’ to check littering, plastic bag use

Car dealers told to provide a dustbin and a shopping bag at the time of sale of new car and at the time of servicing; Chandigarh RLA to also make them compulsory for vehicle registration
Chandigarh MC has also set up a cloth bag outlet, manned by self-help groups in Sector 26, to promote the use of cloth/jute bags and discourage use of single-use plastic. (HT Photo)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:15 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Haryana: Gang of thieves busted, five arrested in Karnal

Karnal police have also recovered a motorcycle (which was used in the crime), a modified motorcycle rickshaw, one tool kit, copper wires, and parts of tube well motors
The accused in Karnal police custody in Haryana on Saturday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 03:47 AM IST
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Haryana: Family protests after woman dies post-surgery in Yamunanagar

The deceased, Shilpa, was operated upon for removal of stone from her gallbladder on Friday, her husband Vinod Kumar told the Yamunanagar police
Family members and relatives of a woman in her early 20s, who allegedly died hours after undergoing a surgery at the Jagadhri civil hospital, staged a protest in Yamunanagar on Saturday. (Image for representational purpose)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 03:44 AM IST
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PUTA, PFUCTO welcome Punjab CM’s announcement on UGC pay scales

PUTA has welcomed the announcement by Punjab CM Bhagwant Singh Mann regarding the implementation of revised UGC pay scales as per the 7th Pay Commission at the state’s universities and colleges
During the budget session of the Punjab assembly on Saturday, Mann said teachers in universities and college will be given the UGC pay scales at the earliest. (Ravi Kumar/ HT)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 03:09 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh | 45 officials from Nepal attend programme on public health challenges

As many as 45 senior health officials from Nepal attended the six-day international public health management development programme (IPHMDP) by PGIMER that concluded at Hotel Parkview in Sector 24 in Chandigarh
The programme was organised by PGIMER’s department of community medicine and school of public health, PGIMER, in collaboration with the Union ministry of external affairs (MEA) under the Indian Technical Economic Corporation (ITEC) scheme. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 02:58 AM IST
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Four arrested for gambling in Chandigarh

Police arrested four men for gambling near Vivek High School in Sector 38 on Friday
They were booked under the Gambling Act at the Sector-39 police station and later released on bail. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 02:55 AM IST
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PGI director asks to speed up work on satellite centre

Construction work of the Sangrur centre is likely to be completed by November and the centre will be fully functional in early 2023
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) director Dr Vivek Lal reviewed the functioning and construction status of the institute’s Satellite Centre at Sangrur on Saturday, and asked officials to avoid any further delay in completion of the project. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 02:51 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Punjab budget session: SAD flays AAP MLAs for opposing its resolutions

In a statement issued here, SAD legislature party leader Manpreet Singh Ayali said the Akali Dal MLAs had moved a resolution in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on the demand of employees and contractual employees to get their grievances addressed.
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann during the 2nd day of Punjab Budget session in Chandigarh on Saturday. (RAVI KUMAR/HT)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 02:46 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Sangrur Lok Sabha bypoll: Stage set for counting of votes today

The Sangrur Lok Sabha bylection was necessitated after chief minister Bhagwant Mann surrendered his Lok Sabha seat on getting elected to the state assembly from Dhuri. Mann had defeated sitting MLA Dalvir Singh Goldy, who is the Congress candidate in the bypoll.
Polling for the Sangrur Lok Sabha bypoll took place on June 23. (PTI)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 02:42 AM IST
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PROA passes resolution against financial commissioner revenue for mistreatment of officers

PROA president Gurdev Singh Dham said that the association is seeking time for a meeting with financial commissioner, revenue Anurag Aggarwal for discussion and resolution of confronting issues but to no avail
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Published on Jun 26, 2022 02:10 AM IST
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By, Faridkot

HC allows Jalandhar man to go abroad; says pendency of an FIR no ground to deny him permission

The petitioner, Kanwalpreet Singh Kalra, had approached the high court after he was denied permission to fly to Canada to attend the convocation ceremony of his daughter by a Jalandhar court
HC allows Jalandhar man to go abroad; says pendency of an FIR no ground to deny him permission
Published on Jun 26, 2022 01:57 AM IST
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EcoSikh to plant 450 mini forests in Amritsar

Eco Sikh, the charitable organisation fighting climate crisis, will launch the five-year campaign on the 445th foundation day of Amritsar; it aims to plant 450 mini forests with 550 trees each
EcoSikh to plant 450 mini forests in Amritsar
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 08:44 AM IST
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‘Honeymoon’ over, need to deliver now: Warring to AAP government

Punjab Congress chief Warring said criminals were making ransom calls so indiscriminately without any fear of law while the AAP government remained unmoved
‘Honeymoon’ over, need to deliver now: Warring to AAP government
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 01:34 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Moose Wala’s murder: History-sheeter Mohanna sent to 14-day judicial remand

Mohanna was produced in the Mansa court after his three-day police remand ended on Saturday; he was arrested from Mansa in connection with Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder
Moose Wala’s murder: History-sheeter Mohanna sent to 14-day judicial remand ANI Photo/ Sidhu Moose Wala Instagram) (Sidhu Moose Wala Instagram)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 01:28 AM IST
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By, Faridkot

Unknown men open fire outside panchayat secretary’s house in Moga village

The incident took place when unidentified men fired at least three-four rounds outside panchayat secretary Sukhveer’s house in Moga; the bullets hit the boundary wall and some other spots of the house
Unknown men open fire outside panchayat secretary’s house in Moga village
Published on Jun 26, 2022 01:24 AM IST
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By, Faridkot

Traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway; landslide blocks Mughal Road

After four days of closure due to landslides, two-way traffic resumed on Saturday on Jammu-Srinagar national highway. Mughal Road was blocked by a landslide at Mansar Morh near Peer Ki Gali
The Jammu-Srinagar national highway had remained blocked for four straight days since Tuesday following heavy rains and snowfall across Jammu and Kashmir. Mughal Road, connecting the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region with south Kashmir’s Shopian district, was blocked by a landslide at Mansar Morh near Peer Ki Gali in the early hours of Saturday. (ANI File Photo)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 01:06 AM IST
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Husband, 2 others arrested for murder of woman blogger in Agra

Under sections 302 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code, a case has been filed at Tajganj police station of Agra against the husband, two women, and four to six others yet to be identified.
The apartment where the 30-year-old woman was thrown to death from the fourth floor on Friday. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:57 AM IST
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L-G Manoj Sinha inaugurates Sukhnag Sozni Embroidery SFURTI Heritage Cluster

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated the Sukhnag Sozni Embroidery Scheme of Funds for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) Heritage Cluster of J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board at Magam in Budgam
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha during the inauguration of the Sukhnag Sozni Embroidery SFURTI Heritage Cluster of J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board, at Magam, in Budgam. (PTI)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:56 AM IST
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By, Srinagar

Ahead of Amarnath Yatra, security forces on high alert along Indo-Pak border

Ahead of the annual Amarnath Yatra, security has been heightened along the 198-km-long Indo-Pak international border and the Jammu-Pathankot national highway, said officials.
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inspects facilities on travel routes of Baltal ahead of the annual Amarnath Yatra, in Srinagar on Friday. Security has been heightened along the 198-km-long Indo-Pak international border. (ANI Photo/ Office of LG J&K Twitter)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:53 AM IST
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