New Delhi [India], November 24 (ANI): India reported 37,975 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of cases so far to 91,77,841, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 24 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Tuesday, slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over its tactics to obstruct the state government's investigation into the Bargari sacrilege case with its false statements in the High Court, which had, in fact, verbally termed the agency's actions as "contemptuous".
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 24 (ANI): As many as six employees of the Punjab Raj Bhavan, including Principal Secretary to the Governor, have tested positive for Covid-19, the Raj Bhavan said on Tuesday.
Chandigarh [India], November 24 (ANI): Haryana Police on Tuesday issued a travel advisory asking commuters to avoid certain national highways along the state border with Delhi and Punjab in view of 'Dilli Chalo' farmers' protest on November 26-27.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 24 (ANI): On a mission to complete 3801km-long journey 'Infinity Ride 2020' to create awareness about para-sports and scout para talents across the country, led by India's first para cyclist and Limca Book of Records holder Aditya Mehta, Indian para-cycling team along with other amateur cyclists reached Chandigarh--their sixth destination during the 35-city ride.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 24 (ANI/PRNewswire): To commemorate the on-going 551st Birth Anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, Chandigarh University Gharuan in association with Government of Punjab today inaugurated 'Guru Nanak Chair for Studies in Universal Advancements'. Spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Technical Education & Tourism Minister Punjab, Charnjeet Singh Channi, Social Activist and Environmentalist Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal inaugurated the Guru Nanak Chair for Studies in Universal Advancements at the campus of Chandigarh University. The Chair will offer a multidisciplinary platform for quality research along with publications on the teachings of Guru Nanak on the Sustainable Development for humanity. To underline the importance of medicinal plants amongst the community especially when the world is struggling from the COVID-19 pandemic, tricity's first Guru Nanak Bagichi comprising 13 highly used medicine plants was also inaugurated at the University campus.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 23 (ANI): Former union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday asked the Central and Punjab governments to rush fertilizers, particularly urea, to the state immediately saying any further delay in supply of urea to farmers could have catastrophic results and lead to 15 per cent decline in wheat yield.