As many as 182 varieties of mango are on display at a two-day annual 'Mango Mela' that began at Pinjore Gardens in Chandigarh on Saturday. "About 182 varieties of mangoes are on display... Soyab farm, Raipur has exhibited maximum varieties of mango... the prominent ones being Langra, Chausa, Alphanso, Malika, Ratol, Malda, Amrapali, Ramkela, Totapari and Safeda," said an official spokesman of the Haryana Horticulture Department in Chandigarh.
Punjab Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted another international drug trafficking cartel and arrested eight people involved in the racket.
In its drive against illegal sex determination tests, Haryana health department on Saturday conducted raids and got two doctors arrested from Mahendargarh and Bhiwani districts as they were allegedly found involved in the malpractice.
With the arrest of an alleged drug smuggler, Punjab Police today claimed to have unearthed an "important" heroin trafficking chain having bases in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The bodies of two of the three firemen, who were trapped under the debris after a building collapsed in Chandigarh on Sunday night, have been recovered.
A three-storey commercial building in Chandigarh collapsed after it caught fire on Sunday. No casualties have been reported yet.
Actor Anil Kapoor flew down from Dubai to be in Chandigarh to campaign for his close friend Anupam Kher's wife Kirron Kher, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election on a BJP ticket.
In its third major seizure of heroin this month, the Border Security Force (BSF) said on Sunday it had seized 36 kg of heroin in Punjab after a shootout with smugglers from Pakistan.
Border Security Force (BSF) troopers recovered 27 kg of heroin following an encounter with Pakistani smugglers in Abohar in Punjab, a BSF official said on Tuesday.
AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal was taken ill after his road show in Chandigarh on Sunday and cancelled his later engagements in Haryana, party sources said in Chandigarh.
"I don't know about the others, but conductor-saab, you must let me buy my own ticket," says Gul Panag, delivering the line with camera-ready ease.
Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia and nine others, including two crew members, had a narrow escape today when a state government aircraft carrying them aborted take-off from the Chandigarh airport after its control system got jammed.
Ms Kher is counting on the 'Modi-wave' to pull her through in this constituency of 6 lakh voters aside from the anti-incumbency factor against the sitting MP from the Congress party.
BJP candidate Kirron Kher and Gul Panag from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today filed their nominations for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat.
With speculations doing the rounds that Congress might field Amarinder Singh against BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar, the former chief minister today said a local candidate of the party would be able to do more justice to the constituency.