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Chandigarh: Badnore listens to grievances, asks for action taken report within 10 days
Wed, May 23, 2018

Badnore heard 41 individuals and groups regarding issues concerning Municipal Corporation, Estate Office, Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Health, Police, Education, Social Welfare and Chandigarh Housing Board.

Chandigarh: 775 autos plying in city have no permit, driving licence, reveals data
Tue, May 22, 2018

A total of 1,090 autos have been challaned in this five-month period of which 454 were running illegally as they did not have any permit to drive in Chandigarh.

Preservation in mind, Department of Forests and Wildlife identifies 31 ‘heritage’ trees across city
Mon, May 21, 2018

A grand Peepal tree, which is said to be 250-year-old, is situated in Sector 9B, which was once Kalibard village. It is 70-feet high and at present falls in the jurisdiction of Carmel Convent school.

Won’t question BJP’s wisdom if it wants me out, says Shatrughan Sinha
Mon, May 21, 2018

Referring to the tension at the border, Yashwant Sinha added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies against Pakistan had “failed completely”.

‘Mini Chandigarh’ comes up in Sector 7 VIP area
Mon, May 21, 2018

The sculptural structure which has been built at a cost of Rs 16 lakh faces the residences of senior IAS officers and is situated opposite the Punjab Raj Bhawan.

Solar power plants installed only in 3.75% of residential houses
Sat, May 19, 2018

For any new building coming up in Chandigarh, a solar power plant has to be installed on the roof. In this case, a no-objection certificate from the estate office is not given until a solar power plant is installed.

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Why did Chandigarh fail to become number 1?
Fri, May 18, 2018

Chandigarh was lacking in segregation of waste & working of garbage processing plant, says additional commissioner

Chandigarh: Air quality worst at some places in 2017, says study
Thu, May 17, 2018

The study said particles deposited on or in the vicinity of the road may be re-entrained or resuspended into air through vehicle-induced turbulence, shearing stress of tyres and high windspeed. The common used term for these particles was ‘road dust'.

Findings by Central Ground Water Board: Groundwater level depleting in Chandigarh, decreased 4 metre in year, says Report
Wed, May 16, 2018

“It has become important for the city to have an alternative source of water. For the additional demand of water which goes upto 120 mgd in summers, the city depends on tubewells and at one point of time, they will go dry because groundwater level is going down,” said an official.

Chandigarh MC financial crisis: What are the steps being taken to pull the civic body out of the situation?
Tue, May 15, 2018

The pending liabilities like salaries, pensions, utility bills which MC has to pay for 2018-19 are Rs 492 crore while its own receipts are Rs 171 crore.

Brakes on renovation of Chandigarh Municipal Corporation’s own office
Tue, May 15, 2018

The renovation agenda, amounting to Rs 22 crore, was prepared by the officials and it was to be taken up at the coming general House meeting.

Cash-starved Municipal Corporation floats tender for installing PCC tiles in Sec 45
Mon, May 14, 2018

The contractors said that in such a scenario, this is impossible for all contractors to carry out further works as they were facing a very hard time due to non-release of payments from MC.

Haryana Police find Aditya Insan’s vehicle at Dera
Mon, May 14, 2018

Haryana police had earlier announced a reward of Rs 5 lakh for information leading to Aditya Insan’s arrest. Aditya and seven others are yet to be arrested for their alleged role in inciting the violence in August last year, that led to death of 41 persons in Panchkula and Sirsa.

Chandigarh: Contractors stop work over non-payment of dues
Sat, May 12, 2018

The contractors said that in such a scenario, it was impossible for all contractors to carry out further work as they were facing a very hard time due to the non-release of payments by the Municipal Corporation.

Chandigarh Industrial and Tourism Development Corporation hotels to charge more for weddings, parties in peak season
Fri, May 11, 2018

A senior CITCO official said that according to the policy, different months of the year have now been categorised under lean and peak months and people would be charged accordingly.

‘Chandigarh MC officers turned blind eye to glaring violations at paid parking lots’
Thu, May 10, 2018

Rates were hiked on the basis of March 22-23 inspection conducted by a team of MC officials

Chandigarh civic body faces cash crunch: Salaries, development work will not be stuck
Wed, May 09, 2018

The councillors said that the UT Administration’s total receipts was Rs 3,738 crore and they ought to give 17.5 per cent of it to the municipal corporation, which was about Rs 654 crore.

Public toilets dirty, feedback machines not working at many: Panchkula residents
Wed, May 09, 2018

In the public toilet in Sector 8 market, the machine is functional but response given by the residents has not been attended to even once.

Panchkula: Three months after check, portable toilets in bad shape, many unusable
Mon, May 07, 2018

Cisterns, flush system, pipes and taps, lights missing, no water at various places making the toilets unusable, or locked - is what a check conducted by Chandigarh Newsline found.

Theft of bell at Chandigarh girls’ college: UT orders probe, five-member panel formed
Sat, May 05, 2018

DHE Rubinderjit Singh Brar said the committee has been told to fix responsibility and formulate a policy, which may stop such events from taking place in future.