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Man arrested in Pune for raping 22-year-old colleague

The accused called the victim at his residence to complete office work on June 6. The man allegedly served a soft drink laced with sedatives, and the victim fell unconscious and was raped
He recorded the video and threatened her not to reveal the incident or he would leak the video online. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 05:15 PM IST
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Your Space: Devotees impressed by arrangements during Wari

Devotees share their experiences regarding police arrangement, civic facilities, traffic situation and security measures as thousands of warkaris and faithful take part in the annual pilgrimage
Devotees during Saint Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palakhi at Dive ghat in Pune. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 05:09 PM IST
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UP bypolls: Yogi credits 'double engine' govt as BJP breaches SP strongholds

The party's Ghanshyam Singh Lodhi and Dinesh Lal Yadav ‘Nirahua’ won the Lok Sabha seats of Rampur (vacated by Azam Khan) and Azamgarh (vacated by Akhilesh Yadav) respectively.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (File Photo/HT)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:56 PM IST
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UP bypolls: In blow for Akhilesh, BJP sweeps Rampur & Azamgarh; CM tweets

  • Azamgarh bypolls: The by-election to the Azamgarh seat was necessitated due to the resignation of the Samajwadi Party chief, who was elected to the Assembly in the election held earlier this year.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath with BJP's Dinesh Lal Yadav during a public meeting.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 05:13 PM IST
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Bihar education minister asks varsity panel to expedite asst prof appointment

Bihar education minister, Vijay Kumar Choudhary, has set December 22 as the deadline for appointing assistant professors in seriously understaffed state universities
Bihar has been grappling with a huge shortage of teachers in state universities. (File Photo)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:22 PM IST
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Shivraj Chouhan hails MP team on winning maiden Ranji Trophy title | Watch

Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia – who is also from the central state – too, congratulated the champions, who defeated heavyweights and record 41-time winners Mumbai in the summit clash.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan celebrating MP's title win. (twitter.com/ChouhanShivraj)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 03:46 PM IST
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By, New Delhi

Ashok Gehlot using agencies as weapon for his defence: Rajasthan BJP chief

Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia’s statement came after a Jaipur court issued notice to Union jal shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in connection with a case of attempting to topple the state government in July 2020
Satish Poonia alleged that Ashok Gehlot used the agencies against his own people (File Photo/PTI)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 01:36 PM IST
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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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Rainbow shines bright on DU’s horizon

The fest by Bharati College’s queer collective, Iris, featured workshops, movie screening, open mic and more.
The event welcomed all those who feel marginalised due to their gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, physical ability, and language. (Photo: Manish Rajput/HT)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 12:05 PM IST
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ByFatima Kashtwari, New Delhi

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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Ashok Gehlot renews attack on Sachin Pilot, hurls big charge over 2020 coup

Gehlot's attack comes after the Union Jal Shakti minister said that Pilot missed the opportunity and had the government changed, water would have reached the areas of the state via the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP).
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and Congress leader Sachin Pilot. 
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 07:00 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

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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By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh MC remodelling six rotaries to reduce road casualties

Six roundabouts in Chandigarh are being renovated as part of a pilot project on recommendation of the Road Safety Council
Work underway at the Sector 14/15 25/26 roundabout in Chandigarh. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 04:15 AM IST
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ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

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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By, Chandigarh

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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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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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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Haryana cabinet likely to consider amendment in transit-oriented development policy

Proposal seems controversial since there are not many institutional sites/internal community buildings in the state conforming to the norms prescribed in the proposed amendment
Internal community buildings include schools, health facilities, religious buildings, community centres; also, the policy already covers institutional zones, (Image for representational purpose)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 03:42 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

PU brings six centres under one umbrella

Panjab University (PU) has finalised the consolidation of six of its centres, which have been subsumed under the umbrella of the Multidisciplinary Centre for Education and Research.
The centre for social work, centre for human rights and duties, centre for police administration, department-cum-centre for women’s studies and development, University Institute of Fashion Technology and Vocational Development (UIFT & VD) and department of life long learning and extension were consolidated on the recommendations of a university panel. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 03:13 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

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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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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By, Chandigarh

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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Wildbuzz | Chandigarh Club’s singer

Commonly known as the ‘jal murghi’, common names in the vernacular are based on the sounds emitted by this lightweight puff of feathers; lizzies are far less prone to wanton violence against each other in the competition for food and territory
The lotus posture: waterhens balance while mating. (PHOTO: SHAKHAWAT BHUIYAN)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 02:49 AM IST
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ByVikram Jit Singh
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