Corona in Haryana

Corona in Haryana

  • Chandigarh

    Vigilance office in HP's Una town sealed; 20 cops, including additional SP, quarantined after sub inspector tests positive

    DHARAMSHALA: Twenty vigilance personnel, including an additional superintendent of police, police and home guard jawans were quarantined on Tuesday after a sub-inspector posted at the State Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau's Una office tested positive for Covid-19. Una additional SP, vigilance, Sagar Chand, who is among...

    • 3 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Recoveries cross 30,000-mark in Haryana

    Recoveries from Covid-19 in Haryana went past 30,000 on Monday even as the state recorded 654 new infections. As many as 780 people got recovered/discharged in the past 24 hours, stated a health bulletin. The virus, meanwhile, claimed seven more lives, taking the death toll to 440 (313 men, 127 women). Four people died of Covid-19 in Panipat, two in Kurukshetra and one patient succumbed to the virus in...

    • 10 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    11 new colleges for women to come up in Haryana: Khattar

    Taking the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign forward, Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday announced the opening of 11 new colleges for women on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. The chief minister said 97 new colleges have been opened in the last five years in the state. Khattar said Monday's programme was initially to announce 10 colleges, but on the request of the...

    • 10 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Diabetes emerges as single biggest comorbidity factor in Covid deaths

    Diabetes mellitus, a chronic metabolic disorder in which blood sugar levels are abnormally high, has emerged as the single biggest comorbidity factor (an existing medical condition) in the deaths of patients infected with coronavirus in Haryana. About 62% of the total infected persons who died till August 2 in the state due to the virus had comorbidities. Data analysed by...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Chandigarh admn declares two micro-containment zones in Manimajra and Dhanas

    The UT administration has declared a few houses in Pipliwala town in Manimajra and a residential block of the EWS Colony in Dhanas as micro containment zones. The decision was taken in the war room review meeting, chaired by Punjab governor and UT administrator, here on Monday. UT adviser Manoj Parida, in his capacity as the chairman of the State Disaster Management...

    • 13 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Hooch Tragedy: Congress MPs Bajwa, Dullo target Capt govt; seek CBI, ED probes

    In a joint offensive against the Capt Amarinder Singh government after Punjab's worst hooch tragedy, Congress MPs Partap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo on Monday demanded an 'impartial and thorough' probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate into the illegal liquor business in the state. Bajwa and Dullo, both former...

    • 13 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Fate of Sector-53 general housing scheme to be decided by Chandigarh Housing Board on August 6

    The final decision on the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) general housing scheme, Sector 53—whether to scrap it or float a revised scheme—will be taken at the board of directors' meeting scheduled for August 6. The development comes after the UT urban planning department rejected the board's request for allowing an increased floor area...

    • 13 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    32-year-old woman held with 78g heroin in Chandigarh

    A 32-year-old woman of Pinjore was arrested with 78.42 gram heroin, the police said on Monday. The accused was identified as Rekha who worked as a labourer and got into supplying heroin to make easy money. She was arrested near Khuda Lahora bridge in Chandigarh on Sunday. Police said Rekha had been supplying heroin for the last two years. During preliminary questioning, she told the police...

    • 14 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Chandigarh: Residents' body demands separate wards for rural and urban Manimajra

    The resident welfare association (RWA) of the Modern Housing Complex (MHC) in Sector 13 (Manimajra) has written to the UT adviser asking that ward number 25 be split into two separate parts with the rural part of Manimajra in one and the urban part in the other. Speaking about this, president of the RWA Colonel (retd) Gursewak Singh said, 'The existing ward 25...

    • 14 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Day 1: Online classes in Panjab University on to low-key start

    Teaching and learning at Panjab University went online on Monday, but the varsity met with a mixed response as participation remained low key on the first day. As per the new academic calendar of the university, the first term of the next session will end on November 28 and the semester examinations will be conducted from December 2 onwards for 20 days. Many students said no classes...

    • 14 hrs ago

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