• 'Unlock 1.0' sees 60 per cent of all COVID-19 deaths in India 07 Jul 2020 04:14 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Two-thirds of all Covid-19 deaths from March up to June-end were registered last month itself when the government eased most of the lockdown restrictions and rolled out Unlock-1.0 on June 1, an analysis by The New Indian …
  • Chandigarh: Work from home for non-teaching staff 07 Jul 2020 03:41 Picture used for representational purpose only CHANDIGARH: The education department on Monday directed heads of colleges to let non-teaching staff work from home till July 31 following the orders of the ministry of human resource and development. College …
  • Haryana: 75% local quota in private sector jobs 07 Jul 2020 03:41 Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal presiding over the meeting of state cabinet in Chandigarh on July 6, 2020 CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government approved in principle on Monday a plan to draft an ordinance to reserve 75% jobs in Haryana’s industries for …
  • To enter Punjab by road, your vehicle now needs a QR code generated online 07 Jul 2020 02:35 Notably, on July 3, the state government had issued an advisory for people entering Punjab by road, rail or air to get themselves registered. Amid concerns of serpentine queues on all borders of Punjab, all travellers entering the state in private vehicles …
  • Woman dies, 4 kids, driver injured in car-truck crash 07 Jul 2020 00:45 TNN Ludhiana: A woman was killed and her four children and driver injured after the car they were travelling in rammed into a stationary truck on Ludhiana-Delhi National Highway, near Bija, early on Monday. Sanjeeda, 42, of Tibba Road, along with her two …
  • Why it is difficult to prosecute someone accused of match-fixing 06 Jul 2020 23:47 Written by Mihir Vasavda | New Delhi | Published: July 7, 2020 4:30:35 am Mohali SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal shows the laptops, mobile phones and documents recovered with Ravinder Singh Dandiwal (in blue shirt) standing behind him. (Express Photo) On SUNday, …
  • Punjab: Delay in Cong unit rejig fuels speculation of Jakhar’s exit as state chief, party denies 06 Jul 2020 21:21 Written by Kanchan Vasdev | Chandigarh | Published: July 7, 2020 12:39:18 am AICC general secretary incharge Asha Kumari, when contacted, said there was no move to replace Jakhar. “He will continue. There is no move to replace him. He is doing well.” After …
  • Haryana now collects nearly 80% of its samples through Covid kiosks: Officials 06 Jul 2020 21:21 Written by Sukhbir Siwach | Chandigarh | Published: July 7, 2020 12:44:50 am Haryana Health Services Director Dr Sonia Trikha told The Indian Express on Monday that nearly 80 per cent Covid samples are now being collected through the kiosks only. ( …
  • Haryana: Phishing emails now promise Covid treatment refund, cops caution people 06 Jul 2020 18:45 To persuade users to disclose personal information, such scammers could impersonate authorities that have been tasked to oversee government assistance for Covid-19 treatment. (Representational Image) Haryana Police have issued an advisory requesting …
  • Travelling to Punjab: Make sure you register online before entering state 06 Jul 2020 18:45 Notably, on July 3, the state government had issued an advisory for people entering Punjab by road, rail or air to get themselves registered. With Punjab continuing to report fresh cases of novel coronavirus infections, it has been made mandatory for …
  • Punjab police arrest alleged match-fixer Ravinder Dandiwal in connection with fake T20 match 06 Jul 2020 17:23 Punjab police on Monday arrested alleged match-fixer Ravinder Dandiwal in connection with a T20 match played in Mohali district but streamed online as a game in Sri Lanka. The game held last month had caught the attention of BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit, …
  • Restaurant hauled up for charging service tax 06 Jul 2020 17:00 Representative image CHANDIGARH: Even though UT banned service charge in restaurants four years ago, a few restaurants are continuing the practice. In a recent case, the district consumer disputes redressal forum directed Sector 26-based GT Road restaurant …
  • Hooda announces 'shadow cabinet' in Haryana 06 Jul 2020 17:00 Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda CHANDIGARH: The Congress Legislative Party (CLP) on Monday announced to constitute a 'shadow cabinet' to keep an eye on functioning of ministers of Manohar Lal Khattar-Dushyant Chautala led BJP-JJP government. The …
  • India's covid-19 tally crosses 7 lakh-mark; over 1 crore tests conducted 06 Jul 2020 16:40 NEW DELHI: With another big single-day jump in coronavirus cases, India's COVID-19 tally crossed the seven lakh-mark on Monday, just four days after the number of infections in the country had reached six lakh. The total number of tests for detection …
  • Haryana govt amends Enterprises Promotion Bill 06 Jul 2020 14:20 Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar (File Photo) CHANDIGARH: The Haryana cabinet on Monday accorded approval for the Haryana Enterprises Promotion (Amendment) Bill, 2020 aiming to strengthen the ease of doing business for the promotion of industrial …
  • India's Covid-19 positivity rate stands at 6.73 %, only 8 states/UTs record lower than national average 06 Jul 2020 13:57 Express News Service NEW DELHI: India's national Covid-19 test positivity rate now stands at 6.73 per cent, the Centre on Monday said on Monday. The rate of positivity is an important indicator in assessing the trend of an outbreak and according to the …
  • Covid-19: India Surpasses Russia As Third-Worst Hit Country 06 Jul 2020 13:10 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 18Shares New Delhi- India surpassed Russia as the third worst-hit country by COVID-19 after its case tally crossed 6.9 lakh on Sunday, according to statistics aggregator Worldometer, with several states recording their …
  • Covid-19 Positivity Rate has Declined from 30% to 10% in Delhi, Says Centre 06 Jul 2020 13:04 The Centre on Monday said the average number of samples being tested per day for COVID-19 has gone up in Delhi from 5,481 to 18,766 in about a month and in spite of increased testing, the positivity rate has declined from around 30 per cent to 10 per cent …
  • India’s corona positivity rate at 6.73%, Punjab lowest 06 Jul 2020 13:01 New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) As India on Monday inches towards 7 lakh cases, the Centre on Monday said the national positivity rate of COVID-19 infected patients is 6.73 per cent, while Punjab with only 1.92 per cent positivity rate is lowest among eight …
  • Ram Rahim now made accused in theft of Sikh holy scriptures in Punjab 06 Jul 2020 13:01 Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) In a major development in a five-year-old theft of the Sikh holy scriptures in Punjab, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday made controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving a 20-year …
  • Renewable purchase obligation compliance remains low in most States 06 Jul 2020 12:38 The compliance with renewable energy purchase obligations (RPO) remains low across most States, according to data compiled by the Ministry of Power. A RPO mandates power distribution companies (discoms) to buy at least some portion of their total …
  • India-China agree peaceful border is essential for ties 06 Jul 2020 12:12 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates The Chinese have started to withdraw their troops and tents in Galwan by 2 kilometres and in next few days, disengagement process will begin in other friction points including PP-14, PP-15, Hot Springs and Finger …
  • Chandigarh: College faculty to work from home till July 31 06 Jul 2020 12:08 CHANDIGARH: UT education department on Monday issued orders asking heads of colleges to let teaching non-teaching staff to work from home. The move comes after Ministry of Human resource and development issued an order to all state heads to let staff work …
  • Bifurcation of Panchkula civic body okayed 06 Jul 2020 12:02 FILE: Manohar Lal Khattar. TOI CHANDIGARH: The Haryana cabinet on Monday gave the go-ahead to bifurcation of Panchkula Municipal Corporation by creating Kalka Municipal Council. Now Kalka Municipal Council will have Kalka and Pinjore under its jurisdiction …
  • Chandigarh: 9 test +ve for Covid in edu dept 06 Jul 2020 12:02 Representational Image CHANDIGARH: After nearly nine people tested positive for Covid-19 in higher education department wing at Sector-9-based building of UT education department, around 38 of 42 employees went on leave over fear of contracting coronavirus …
  • Bypolls in mind, Hry takes populist decisions 06 Jul 2020 12:02 Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar CHANDIGARH: With Baroda bypolls in mind, the Haryana cabinet headed by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday gave a go ahead to populist proposals related to farmers, civic bodies and employees. The …
  • Mandatory e-registration for those travelling to Punjab from Monday midnight 06 Jul 2020 12:01 Chandigarh: People travelling to Punjab from other states will have to compulsorily register themselves on the state government's web portal or 'COVA Punjab' mobile application from Monday midnight, an official statement said. Besides, the …
  • 24,248 new COVID-19 cases in India in single-day rise, tally nears 7 lakh-mark. State-wise list 06 Jul 2020 11:58 Image Source : AP A motorist rides through a row of traffic cones put up to restrict entry around a containment zone during lockdown in Bengaluru. India coronavirus cases are nearing 7-lakh mark as confirmed cases toll surged to 6,97,413 including 2,53,287 …
  • Luxury Ride signs Sukhbir Singh as brand ambassador 06 Jul 2020 11:41 MUMBAI: Luxury Ride, the chain of pre-owned, multi-brand luxury car showrooms, has signed singer Sukhbir Singh as its brand ambassador. With the deal in place, Sukhbir Singh will soon be seen in a full-fledged marketing campaign besides being leveraged …
  • Fixing kingpin Ravinder Dandiwal arrested, BCCI... 06 Jul 2020 11:35 The Punjab police on Monday arrested Ravinder Dandiwal, who is allegedly involved in the international tennis match-fixing scandal, from Mohali for recently hosting fake Sri Lankan T20 league games near Chandigarh. He was subsequently produced in a local …
  • Hry: 75% jobs for state domiciles in pvt sector 06 Jul 2020 11:26 Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal presiding over the meeting of state cabinet in Chandigarh on July 6, 2020. CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government on Monday cleared a draft ordinance to reserve 75% jobs in Haryana industries for the domiciles of the state. …
  • Express Impact: Police arrest alleged kingpin of fixing racket Ravinder Singh Dandiwal 06 Jul 2020 10:13 BCCI uses this photograph of Ravinder Dandiwal (right) in its educational sessions. After The Indian Express first reported that an Indian man hailing from Mohali has been identified by the Australian police as the alleged kingpin of a major international …
  • Punjab says will hold exams of med edu courses 06 Jul 2020 09:50 Representative image CHANDIGARH: The department of medical education and research, Punjab has announced that examinations will be conducted for all its courses in the current session. The spokesperson of the department said instructions of the higher …
  • Travellers to Punjab asked to e-register from Monday midnight 06 Jul 2020 09:46 Share00 Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) After Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ruled out relaxation in the 14-day home quarantine for domestic travellers, the process of e-registration for all those wishing to travel to the state has been made mandatory from …
  • Indian Railways may run 40 new trains between Delhi and various other cities, says report 06 Jul 2020 07:38 The Indian Railways has sent a proposal to the government for 40 additional trains, Hindustan Times reported. As per the report, these special trains are scheduled to operate between Delhi and a number of other cities. So far, no final decision has been …
  • Farmers' markets go hi-tech: how online sales are saving Indian farmers 06 Jul 2020 06:21 When the call finally comes, the connection is so poor that Silme Marak can barely catch the words. After running upstairs to the roof of her house for a better signal, the 39-year-old farmer finally hears the first piece of good news to come her way in …
  • India-China live: Standoff likely to be long-drawn 06 Jul 2020 05:31 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Chinese President Xi Jinping has apparently decided that this is the right time to assert dominance and territorial expansionism when the global economies are reeling with the side-effects of a deadly pandemic …
  • Live: Intense lockdown in Chennai eases from today 06 Jul 2020 05:31 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Total number of cases to 20,263 and deaths to 459. The number of active cases stands at 3,836. Total 15,968 patients have recovered so far. Himachal Pradesh: Members of Tibetan government-in-exile celebrate Dalai …