Situation under control at Bhakra dam: BBMB

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) here on Wednesday claimed to have successfully handled one of the worst floods in the region in 40 years.

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300 Punjab villages badly affected by floods

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST

More than 300 villages, mainly in Punjab's Ropar, Jalandhar and Ferozepur districts, were badly affected in floods by the Satluj river, damaging crops in thousands of acres and forcing thousands of vi

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Haryana CM conducts aerial survey of flood-affected areas

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in the state.

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Review plea in Punjab sacrilege case filed

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST

The Punjab government here on Tuesday filed a revision petition in the CBI special court at Mohali challenging its July 23 order disallowing the state's request for a copy of the closure report in the

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Flood-hit Punjab declares natural calamity (Lead)

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

The Punjab government on Monday declared the current flood situation in the affected villages of the state as a natural calamity, with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh directing the Financial Commission

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Water released from Hathni Kund barrage floods Haryana villages

Chandigarh |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday took stock of the situation after a dozen villages in Yamunanagar district were flooded by the excess water released from the Hathni Kund barrage.

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Water level at Haryana barrage increases

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Due to heavy rains in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, authorities in Haryana's Hathnikund barrage on Sunday said the water level in the Yamuna river has increased, posing a flood threat

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Punjab CM nominates athletes for sports institute

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday approved Olympic medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra, hockey player Brig Harcharan Singh, athlete Gurmeet Kaur, kabaddi player Hardeep Singh and cricketer

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IAF aircraft parts recovered 51 years after crash

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

An expedition by the Dogra Scouts has recovered parts of an Indian Air Force AN-12 transport aircraft that crashed in the icy mountains of Himachal Pradesh 51 years ago, killing all 102 people on boar

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Punjab extends health cover to 4,500 journalists

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

The Punjab government on Sunday announced to bring over 4,500 journalists into the ambit of its universal health insurance scheme, Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana.

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Excess water released from Bhakra Dam, more discharges likely

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

As the Bhakra Dam across the Sutlej in Himachal Pradesh reached its capacity, excess water was released as a precaution, which could cause flood in villages located downstream, officials said

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Punjab on high alert after heavy rain forecast

Chandigarh |Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST

Amid a forecast of heavy rainfall in the state in the next 48 to 72 hours, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday night ordered a high alert and directed all the Deputy Commissioners to monit

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