There was no let up in the freezing cold sweeping Haryana and Punjab where Hisar was shivering at 0.2 degrees Celsius and Bathinda at 0.5 degrees.

Hisar in Haryana experienced the season's coldest night as the minimum temperature dropped by six notches, a Meteorological Department official said here.

Narnaul in Haryana was colder by two degrees against normal limits. Hisar too recorded below normal minimum temperature at 4.1 degree Celsius, the MeT official said.

Water purifier brand iLiv has launched its products in the Punjab market, with its founder CEO Sandeep Taneja claiming they want to position among the top five Indian companies in the market over the next two years.

Sarabjit Kaur was attacked in the morning when she was parking her scooter outside the school in Kharar town, a police official said.

The minister for the Punjab Higher Education and Languages made the demand in his letter to Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

The Punjab government on Thursday said it has decided to invite global key players for developing a life sciences park at Mohali for which the department of science, technology and environment has kick-started the process.

The protest will be the final phase of the stir launched by the Congress at district headquarters earlier this month on issues related to rising prices, unemployment and industrial recession, it said.