London: Veteran army captain, Tom Moore raised $8 million by just walking around his garden

The Fact News Service London, April 16 A war veteran becomes a hero of the country by donating over 6.4 million pounds, equivalent to $8 million for the health service…

Love in the times of Corona: Rohtak man marries Mexican woman amid lockdown

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 16: Most of the countries in the world are under lockdown but the restrictions could not stop this couple from marrying. A man hailing…

Coronavirus: Reasearchers at NIT Karnataka develops disinfection chamber

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 16: The researchers at National Institute of Technology Karnataka have reportedly developed a disinfection chamber to disinfect things like PPE, groceries, currency notes, food…

Salman Khan gives strong message to those who pelted stones on doctors

In a latest video posted on Instagram, Bollywood actor Salman Khan delivered a message to the lockdown violators who are putting their lives at risk. He also criticized the people…

HIV patients stuck in Ludhiana gets help from civil hospital-based ART Center

The Fact News Service Punjab, April 16 Under the Punjab State Aids Control Society, the anti-retroviral treatment centre (ART) is working closely in order to look after the HIV positive…

Chandigarh declared COVID-19 ‘Hotspot’

Manik berry, The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 15 In a recent move, the Union government has included Chandigarh in the list of 170 Hotspots (Red Zones) of the country.…

Stranded Punjabi NRIs eagerly await improvement in situation

Punjab, April 15, 2020: Many NRIs settled in UK, Canada, US, Europe and many others who came to visit India found it difficult to cope with their unplanned stay in…

Kartik Aayan interviews India’s frontline COVID-19 warriors, debunks myths about the virus

The Fact News Service, Kartik Aaryan who crossed his comfort level and decided to host his first-ever talk show Koki Poochega is way ahead to entertain and educate the audience…

Other than essential goods’ services, shopping websites to start working on April 20

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 15 The national lockdown imposed for the second time has come along with several exemptions this time. Other than the essential services now the…

District Legal Services Authority appoint advocates to bestow aid and support to women and children

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 15, 2020 Amid the national coronavirus lockdown, the District Legal Services Authority decided to appoint 2 advocates in order to provide legal aid and…

Will publish name and designation of VIPs violating curfew orders: Manoj Parida

Manik Berry, The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 15 Manoj Parida, Adviser to the Administration is once again in the limelight for his latest tweet on ‘VIPs’. Mr. Parida has…

Ferozepur, Tarn Taran, Fazilka, and a few other districts lag far behind in coronavirus testing

The Fact News Service, Punjab, 15 April: The state government of Punjab earlier a few weeks announced to ramp up the coronavirus testing within the state. However, it seems that…

Panchkula: Sector-15 sealed after 40-year old woman tested positive for Coronavirus

The Fact News Service Panchkula, April 15 A 40-year-old woman from Sector 15, Panchkula had been tested positive for Coronavirus on Tuesday. After that, sector 15 was completely sealed and…

Hyderabad woman found dead in her rented house in Ludhiana

The Fact News Service Punjab, April 15 A 45-year-old woman was found dead at her rented house in BRS Nagar I-Block on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Geeta…

“How to make alcohol at home” trends on Google in India amid lockdown

The Fact News Service Chandgiarh, April 15: During the nationwide lockdown, Indians have been searching for ‘how to make alcohol at home’ on search engines and has made it trending.…

Students post “#SendUsBackHome” as lockdown extends till May 3

Manik Berry, The Fact News Service New Delhi, April 15 As the Prime Minister officially announced an extension to the lockdown, close to 80,000 tweets poured in with the hashtag…

Bogey Sport chipping in with `Walking With You’ supports families of the caddies in trying times

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April14: Under the initiative of  Bogey Sport curated  the “Walking With You” in the country through crowd funding and with collaboration of Chandigarh Golf Club,…

Bains loses Security detail over statement made on Punjab Police

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 14 Four gunmen of the Punjab Police, on the security detail of LIP MLA Simranjit Bains, were withdrawn on Tuesday after his statement that…

466 morning walkers in Chandigarh rounded up for violating curfew norms

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 14: To deter people who come out for morning and evening walks in violation to the curfew orders, the UT police conducted a special…

Fire in Chandigarh furniture market, huge losses reported

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 14: A major fire broke at the furniture market alongside the road separating Sector 53 and 54 in Chandigarh. Furniture and foam material worth…

Haryana’s top bureaucrat sings paeans to policemen engaged in Covid battle

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 14 Its an artistic way of lauding the role of those engaged in battle against Coronavirus. For top bureaucrat and Additional Chief secretary (ACS)…

Harsimrat appeals PM to arrange return of pilgrims

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 13: Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today appealed to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make arrangements to facilitate the return…

Chandigarh takes multiple decisions to ease lockdown

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 13 Several decisions about the COVID-19 lockdown/curfew have been made, and some more are in consideration by the UT administration here. The Central, as…

An engineer by profession, a photographer by passion

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 13: For industrialist Khushjiv Sethi, photography has been a passion when he was a student. But his hectic schedule and profession never allowed him…

Over 130 Bhutanese students leave from Amritsar to Bhutan

The Fact News Service Punjab, April 13 About 133 students from Bhutan, studying at as many as 11 institutes in Punjab have left for Bhutan on a special plane sent…

Arrangements by the BSF for the protection of farmers who will go across the border for harvesting

The Fact News Service Amritsar: Wheat harvest in Punjab is about to begin. Therefore, the preparations are being made by the Punjab government for the farmers whose lands are on…

Tript Bajwa decides to give 30 per cent of his salary to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for next six months

Chandigarh, April 13: The Punjab Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Mr. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has decided to contribute his 30 percent salary in the Chief Ministers Relief Fund for…

Family members of PU professor test positive

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 13: The mother-in-law and eight-year-old daughter of a Panjab University professor tested postivite for the novel corona test. The 40-year-old professor had no travel…

Only 5,000 get curfew passes, 35000 apply in the last few days

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 13: As many as 35,000 people have applied for the curfew passes citing several grounds but the authorities have found only 5,000 applications worth…

Covid-19 battle: If asked willing to assist government, Ex-RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 12: After being appointed an advisor to International Monetary Fund to look into the economic crisis that the world is likely  to face due…

Real estate and travel industries to be worst hit,Middle East region would be the most affected : Deepak Parekh, at a webinar session

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 12: Amid gloom about the growing  economic  slowdown , Deepak Parekh, chairman of India’s biggest home loan lender  HDFC, in a webinar session has suggested…

Tharoor raises concern about 9 lakh UPSC aspirants, Punjab included

Manik Berry Chandigarh, April 12 Addressing the concern of a lot of UPSC aspirants, Mr. Shashi Tharoor aked Dr. Jitendra Singh to provide an update about the Preliminary exam due…

Curfew in Chandigarh to continue as long as lockdown in country: Badnore

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 11: V P Singh Badnore who attended the video conferencing with Prime Minister, NArendra Modi stated that it is heartening to know that Chandigarh…

All educational institutions in Punjab will remain closed till June 30

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 11: All educational institutions in Punjab will be closed till June 30. In a video conference with the Prime Minister, Punjab Chief Minister Capt…

COVID19 cases in Chandigarh-19

Rana Sodhi seeks Union Government intervention to send back NRIs to their home countries

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 11: Punjab NRIs Affairs Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi urged the Government of India should immediately Intervene in the matter of the NRIs stranded…

Punjab CM suggests extension of national lockdown during Pm’s video conference

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 11: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday recommended extension of the national lockdown by at least a fortnight, while suggesting a slew…

Youth nabbed for spitting in market in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 11: An 18-year-old youth was nabbed when he was deliberately spitting on the road, on the closed shutters of shops and on the nearby…

One arrested for not wearing mask in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 11: A 34-year-old man of Sector 10, Chandigarh was arrested for defying curfew rules and moving in a high-end car. He was also charged…

Punjab prepones Summer Vacations amidst COVID-19

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 10 Keeping in purview the COVID-19 situation, the Punjab Government has decided to prepone the summer vacations of schools, which shall extend from April…

Private school teachers will receive full salary

The Fact News Service Chandigarh: Teachers of private schools will get full pay during the lockdown. The order was given by Education Minister Vijay Inder Singhla to all the private…

Policemen who nabbed thief with COVID-19 sent into self-quarantine

The Fact News Service Punjab, April 10 The team of Punjab Police along with an SHO has been sent into quarantine after one of the thieves they caught was tested…

Clash between two parties over ration in Amritsar

The Fact News Service Amritsar, April 10, 2020 There was a clash between the two parties over distribution of ration supplies in the ward no 35 in the Sultanwind area…

Duo arrested in Punjab for traveling on fake passes, procuring drugs from Delhi

The Fact News Service Punjab, April 10 Two men who attempted a round trip from Bathinda to Delhi and back were arrested by the Police here for possession of heroin…

I K Gujral Punjab Technical University creates face shields for doctors

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 10 In a bid to aid the medical staff and doctors, a university has come forward to support cater to the cause of the…

Notes of worth ₹4000 found on Mohali road

The fact news service, Mohali, April 10, 2020Coronavirus is in the minds of the people to the extent that people are now afraid to take money lying on the road.…

Captain shares inspirational video of 81-year old who defeated COVID-19

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 9 Sharing an example of grit and determination, Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh shared the video of 81-year-old Mohali woman, who has defeated COVID-19.…

Chandigarh DC urges political parties to maintain social distancing

The Fact News ServiceChandigarh, April 9: Chandigarh Deputy Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar held a meeting with representatives of all major political parties in Chandigarh and told them to follow ‘social…

Addicts can take home detox medicines for 21 days as per govt directive

The Fact News ServiceChandigarh, April 9: In a bid to reduce the inconvenience of substance abuse patients due to the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic, the…

With rising numbers, Punjab does better than national average in testing

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 9: As per a report compiled by the state government recently, Punjab has recorded higher Covid-19 testing ratio with 102 tests per million population…

More sanitization tunnels to come up in Chandigarh soon

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 9: As a protective measure to fight Covid-19 a sanitisation tunnel, along with handwash stations and drier, was set up at the vegetable and…

Haryana govt formulates 4-tier strategy, divides state polling booth-wise to monitor, supply ration, medicines

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 9: The Haryana government has prepared a four-tier strategy for door-to-door mapping across the state by dividing it into areas under polling booths. To…

Super Pink Moon lights the sky: Here is all you need to know

Manik Berry, The Fact News Service New Delhi, April 8 The Super Pink Moon 2020 is here, helping the world cope with the COVID-19 pandemic as nature presents a full-scale…

MOHALI : The Face of Emerging Punjab

The FACT News Service Punjab , April 8 Written by : Jasmeet Ghuman The Face of Emerging Punjab. Evolution from an Industrial township to the Commercial hub, the jewel in…

Punjab reports 100th case of COVID-19

The Fact News Service Punjab, April 8 Punjab today reported a new case of COVID-19 from Jalandhar, increasing the state’s tally to 100. The new case is that of a…

Sikh community shuts down Gurdwaras in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

The Fact News Service Peshawar, April 7 The Gurdwaras in the Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province in Pakistan have been shut down by the Sikh community in the…

COVID-19: Cooperation Department extends Norms for Scale of Finance

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 7 The Cooperation Department has decided to extend norms already fixed for the year 2019-20 with regard to the scale of finance fixed for…

UT advisor seeks views on opening liquor shops, Twitterati goes tipsy

Manik Berry, The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 7 UT advisor Manoj Parida is back with another Tweet, this time asking people’s advice on opening liquor stores during the lockdown.…

Indian-American journalist dies of COVID-19 in New York

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 7: Indian-American journalist Brahm Kanchibotla has died of COVID-19 that is ravaging New York, the epicenter of the pandemic in the US. The journalist…

531 doctors registered as volunteers to provide services in Govt. hospitals: Balbir Singh Sidhu

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 7: To provide services in Government hospitals, 531 Doctors, 4680 Nurses, 2056 pharmacist and 1648 Lab Technicians have come forwarded and registered themselves as…

34 cases registered as Punjab Police cracks down on fake news and spread of communal rumours

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 7: In a major crack down on spread of rumours and panic in the light of COVID-19 crisis, the Punjab Police has registered 34…

Fight COVID-19 with strong will power and adherence to precautionary measures, appeals COVID-19 survivor

The Fact News Service Chandigarh/Nawanshahr, April 7: Fateh Singh (35), son of Baba Baldev Singh, the first victim of COVID-19 in Puniab, has successfully braved the trauma as well as…

Fire at IELTS institute in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 6 A major fire broke out here at an IELTS preparation institute in sector 17, Chandigarh on Monday afternoon. The classroom and office items…

COVID-19: Pak cancels Baisakhi celebrations at Gurdwara Panja Sahib

The Fact News Service Punjab, April 6 The Pakistan authorities have cancelled the Baisakhi event at Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Punjab province, Pakistan. The celebration from April 14, where over…

3 COVID-19 positive persons traveled by bus from Delhi to Himachal

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 6 The three Tablighi Jamaat members, who tested positive for coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, had traveled by two buses from Delhi to…

Punjab SC Commission orders probe into delaying cremation of Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 6 Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes will look into the matter of delaying the cremation of Padma Shri awardee Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa.…

COVID-19: With five new cases, Punjab tally now at 76

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 6 Five new cases were reported from Ropar, Kapurthala, Mohali and Fatehgarh Sahib districts on Monday, taking the total cases in Punjab to 76.…

Capt. asks DGP to finalize security plan for wheat procurement

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 4 April Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday directed DGP Dinkar Gupta to finalize a comprehensive security plan to ensure smooth procurement of…

Apprehensions of grid failure ‘misplaced’: Ministry of Power

The Fact News Service New Delhi, 4 April The Ministry of Power has issued a statement clarifying the fears of a grid failure in following PM Modi’s appeal for a…

Guru Nanak Dev Hospital staff holds protest against sub-standard safety gear

The Fact News Service Amritsar, 4 April Members of the Coordination Committee, para-medical, and health employees organized a protest highlighting the lack of safety gear. the protest was organized at…

Is The Corona Pandemic providence? Should no one be held accountable questions Dr Dharinder Tayal

The FACT News Service Chandigarh : 04th April 2020 The earth has almost stopped spinning and come to a standstill.  Humanity has frozen in its track. Streets are littered with…

Badal demands health minister resignation over Bhai Nirmal Singh case

The Fact News Service Punjab, 4 April SAD chief Sukhbir Badal has demanded the resignation of Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, amidst reports of negligence in the case of…

Hazoori Ragi Nirmal Khalsa’s daughter tests positive for COVID-19

The Fact News Service Punjab, 4 April The daughter of late Hazoori Ragi, Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa has now tested positive for COVID-19 and is admitted to a hospital in…

4 new COVID-19 cases from Punjab, 1 more death in Himachal Pradesh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 4 April 3 more case of COVID-19 have come to light in the Mansa district of Punjab, all were attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat gathering…

Rotary Chandigarh Midtown donates essentials to PU sanitization staff

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 3 April Rotary Chandigarh Midtown, through its RCC supported by Social Substance, distributed about 150 soaps, 70 masks and 100 gloves at Panjab University. The…

Delhi-based woman visiting Baddi shows COVID symptoms; dies at Chandigarh PGI

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 4: A Delhi-based woman, who showed symptoms of coronavirus, died at PGIMER in Chandigarh on Friday. She was referred to Chandigarh from Brooklyn Lifeline…

Two more positive cases in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service, A 59 year old female and 10 months old baby girl (child and her Grandmother), primary contacts of NRI couple (Positive for COVID-19) have also tested…

PM Modi to share a ‘video message’ with the country

The Fact News Service New Delhi, 2 April Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted today that he will share a video message with the nation tomorrow morning at 9:00 AM. In…

UT advisor tweets asking who enforced a better curfew, leopards or cops

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 2 April UT advisor Manoj Parida took to Twitter on Thursday, asking who enforced a better curfew, leopards or the police? The tweet came in…

Patiala Police conducts flag march against curfew violators

The Fact News Service Patiala, 2 April The Patiala Police carried out a flag march in various residential colonies in the district, following complaints of curfew regulations violation by many…

Hoshiarpur reports 6th case of COVID-19, villagers worried for relatives in New York

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 2 April Hoshiarpur has reported another case of COVID-19, raising the area’s tally to 6. Residents are also alarmed as more than 2,000 people from…

250 Indians stranded in Iran test positive for COVID-19

The Fact News Service New Delhi, 1 April The Centre today informed the Supreme Court of India that 250 Indians stranded in Qom, Iran have tested positive for the COVID-19.…

NSA Doval got the Markaz vacated, visa violators being tracked- Report

The Fact News Service New Delhi, 1 April Reports are now pouring in, stating that the Markaz leadership of the Tablighi Jamaat initially resisted from vacating the place. It is…

3 new COVID-19 cases from Mohali, tally rises to 11

The Fact News Service Chandigahrh, 1 April Three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported from Mohali here today. Adding these, the tally of cases from Mohali has touched 11.…

9 People from Punjab attended Tablighi Jamaat

The Fact News Service, Thousands of people attended the Tablighi Jamaat gathering in Nizamuddin who later returned to other states including Telangana, West Bengal, Karnataka, and Gujarat. Amongst these 125…

Doctors, patients and health department staff no longer need curfew passes

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 31: Health department staff, doctors and regular patients in Punjab will no longer require curfew passes, while Banks/ATMs will be allowed to operate the…

Nutrition Supplements to beneficiaries at their doorsteps

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 31: Scaling up efforts against on-going crisis of COVID-19, the Punjab government has started the process to supply nutrition supplements to all the beneficiaries…

Panchkula nurse gets COVID-19, 47 health workers at risk

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 31 March A Panchkula nurse tested positive for the COVID-19 here today. Other healthcare workers working without safety gear are also at a risk. The…

Another leopard is seen in the city beautiful

The Fact News Service, After a leopard was reported roaming around sector 5, Chandigarh, now one more case has been reported with the UT police. A leopard was seen at…

Delhi govt. acts after COVID-19 cases spike from Nizamuddin

Manik Berry/ The Fact News New Delhi, 30 March After a sudden spike in the COVID-19 infection count in Delhi, the Kejriwal government took several measures to contain the possibility…

Punjab extends curfew till 14 April, new measures taken

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 31 March The Punjab government has extended the state curfew till April 14, in wake of the spreading COVID-19 in the state. Multiple decisions, including…

Chandigarh reports 5 new cases of coronavirus, takes total tally to 13

Chandigarh, March 30: Chandigarh reported five more cases of coronavirus on Monday, taking the number of cases in the city to 13, an official release by the UT administration said.…

The direct Chinese connect for Italy becoming new Covid-19 epicenter

Manik Berry Chandigarh, 30th March It has been in question as to why Italy became the epicenter of COVID-19 spread in Europe. There have been reports on various matters, in…

Patiala Youth might’ve infected hundreds before quarantined

The Fact News Service Patiala, 30th March A major case of a COVID-19 positive Patiala youth has come to light, raising alarms that he might have affected hundreds with the…

Rapid rise of COVID-19 in Punjab, new case in Mohali

Manik Berry/ The Fact News Chandigarh, 30 March A 65-year old was tested positive for COVID-19 here in Mohali today. “We are tracing all his contacts and their tests will…

Chd governor holds Press Conference on steps taken to battle COVID-19

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 28 March 2020 Today, Sh V P Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT Chandigarh held a press conference and interacted with the Journalists.…

Testing times for students and teachers as online classes the only resort

Manik Berry/ The Fact News The education system has taken a severe hit from the COVID-19, with the lockdown reducing the teaching days in the academic calendar. While some of…

Impact of coronavirus on students

Gurkirat Kaur/TheFactNews Schools dismissed, Colleges shut and Universities have closed their gates. But is this really a sad thing? Delhi IITians chanting ‘Jai corona’ says the opposite story. Where every…

MAJOR 2020 EVENTS AFFECTED BY COVID-19

Gurkirat Kaur/ The Fact News While the coronavirus is out, the world sits at home. The year ‘2020’ had to be a crucial year in every field. But because of…

Rumours are more fatal than the virus

Gurkirat Kaur/ The Fact News ‘Gau mutra’ reaching the price of Rs. 500 per bottle and videos of people showering in ‘Gobar’ are proving that Corona itself is not as…