Corona in Haryana

Corona in Haryana

  • Corona Chandigarh

    Chandigarh estate department to auction properties by year end

    In line with the UT administration's emphasis on monetising assets in the wake of Covid-induced revenue shortfall, the UT estate office is planning to auction off residential and commercial properties by the end of the year. The department had conducted its last auction in November 2019; all residential properties on offer were sold, but there were no takers for commercial and...

    • 10 hrs ago
  • Corona Chandigarh

    HP logs five deaths, 173 fresh infections

    Himachal on Saturday recorded 173 fresh Covid-19 infections taking the state's tally to 20,213. The death toll mounted to 285 as five more patients succumbed to the contagion. Three fatalities have been reported in Shimla and one each in Hamirpur and Kangra. Of the new cases, 58 were reported in Mandi, 32 in Kullu, 22 in Shimla, 16 in Solan, nine in Kangra, eight in Hamirpur, seven each in Sirmaur and...

    • 10 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Witerati: Who moved my chilli cheese!

    While the European Parliament was preoccupied proclaiming the verdict that vegetarian fast foods can flaunt suffixes such as Sausages or Steak, desi foodies have been busy scripting pandemic's 'Non-Vegan Meats the Navratri Vegan' narrative. Though William Shakespeare might be tossing in his grave at the meaty twist to his 'What's in a Name' adage, the long and short of EU's veg 'Footlong' debate is -- there...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Khaki shame: Cops come to blows in Chandigarh's Sector 26

    Out to catch 'suspicious elements' moving in the city, teams of the crime branch and Sector-26 police station came to blows in Chandigarh on Friday night, leaving two cops injured and the department red-faced. The incident reported in Sector 26 comes at a time Chandigarh Police are already drawing flak for a spate of shooting incidents and gang violence this month.

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Messy affair: Strike to continue as talks between Chandigarh MC, unions fail

    Talks between the Chandigarh municipal corporation and protesting sanitation workers and door-to-door garbage collectors failed, affecting cleanliness across the City Beautiful on Saturday. Garbage collectors, who went on strike on Saturday, sat on a dharna outside the MC office in Sector 17. Members of the Safai Karamchari Union, who had started their indefinite...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Corona Chandigarh

    Singer Bishamber Shambi succumbs to Covid

    City based singer Bishamber Shambi (72) succumbed to Covid at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32. He was cremated at the Sector 28 crematorium. Shambi, who is survived by his wife Kamaljeet , son Shanjeet and daughter Amanjeet, was from Sangrur, but spent his life in Chandigarh as an airline executive. He was a close friend of the renowned poet Shiv Kumar Batalvi and specialised in...

    • 11 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Tricity Covid update: Two more succumb in Chandigarh, one in Mohali

    Covid-19 claimed two more lives in Chandigarh, while 57 people tested positive and 78 were discharged on Friday. Those dead have been identified as two men, aged 57 and 78, from Sectors 25 and 48, respectively. The toll stands at 216. Of 13,977 people tested positive so far, 13,087 have been discharged while 674 remain hospitalised or in home isolation. Mohali district...

    • 12 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    PGIMER prepares blueprint for first sero survey in Chandigarh

    Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has prepared an initial blueprint for conducting the first sero survey in Chandigarh. The proposal prepared by experts at the community health department and the school of public health specifies a sample size of 900 and classified sectors based on population density. The city will be divided into 30 clusters with...

    • 12 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    12 deaths, 483 fresh Covid cases in state

    Chandigarh Punjab on Saturday 12 more Covid-related fatalities, taking the death toll to 4,107. The state also witnessed 483 fresh cases, pushing the tally to 1,30,640, according a bulletin released by the state government. Amritsar topped the chart with five deaths, followed by two each in Mohali and Patiala, and one each in Pathankot and Tarn Taran. Ludhiana reported 77 cases, Mohali 51, Bathinda 47,...

    • 12 hrs ago
  • Chandigarh

    Classes 9-12: Regular teaching in Chandigarh govt schools from Nov 2

    Regular teaching will begin for Classes 9 to 12 in government schools of Chandigarh from November 2. 'The proposal has been approved and the education department has prepared standard operating procedures (SOPs) with detailed instructions for schools,' said director of school education Rubinderjit Singh Brar on Saturday. Classroom teaching was suspended amid Covid pandemic...

    • 12 hrs ago

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