Hina Rohtaki


Firefighters in Chandigarh to come riding on Bullets soon
Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Decision taken as fire tenders get caught in traffic jams

Pierre Jeanneret’s 50th death anniversary: UT ropes in former professor named in magisterial probe
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

The symposium will begin with guided tours by students and faculty of CCA to the Capitol Complex, Pierre Jeanneret Museum; old architect’s office (Le Corbusier Centre) and key buildings of the Panjab University.

Where is Panchkula police at night?
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Panchkula district has a police force of 1,000 personnel, 25 PCR vehicles and 32 riders.

Where is Panchkula police at night?
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Streets without police personnel, roads without functional street lights — a reality check reveals the dark side of the city

A failed plastic surgery in Chandigarh
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

The use of plastic is banned in Chandigarh, but ten tonnes of plastic is received every day at the garbage processing plant at Dadumajra. That shows how rampantly people are using it

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation: In theatres soon, Swachhta message to accompany screening of movies
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

At present, there are 13,000 people who have downloaded the citizen swachhta application: ‘Swachhata-MoHUA’

Chandigarh sector 26 market: Another parking contractor hires women attendants
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Contractor Mohammad Idrish, who has taken the contract of the parking lot for Rs 61 lakh, said that people usually fight with male attendants but they wouldn’t do so with women

Chandigarh Municipal Corp seeks Rs 925 crore; Finance says raise revenue of your own
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

The move will affect many development projects of Chandigarh which were approved by the general house.

UT transport proposal: Women drivers may set up cameras on dashboards
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Director, State Transport Authority, Amit Talwar maintains dash cameras “are really helpful because they provide evidence” for the driver in various circumstances.

UT to check authenticity of furniture items, manhole covers attributed to Corbusier
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

A senior official said that they would have to check the casting of all the manhole covers as they have been told that two kinds of impressions of Chandigarh master plan have been found — one, where sectors are raised and roads are depressed, and the other where roads are raised and sectors are depressed.

Over 2,000 manhole covers designed by Le Corbusier still in place, says survey
Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Many Corbusier-designed covers, bearing an impression of his master plan for Chandigarh, have been smuggled out and snapped up at auctions abroad for tens of thousands of dollars.

Kajauli waterworks develops snag again, supply to be hit on Wednesday
Wed, Nov 15, 2017

According to the Municipal Corporation, the water supply will be normal from 4 am to 8.30 am but it will be affected during evening hours, that is from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm.

Woman parking attendant, her colleague ‘assaulted’ in presence of policemen
Mon, Nov 13, 2017

One of the video clips, which surfaced on Sunday, shows how two parking attendants were trying to save themselves while policemen stood there as spectators.

City Congress leaders to campaign for Gujarat elections, not for Himachal Pradesh
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

The BJP councillors have been trying to find a local connect with the public in Himachal. As Mayor Asha Jaswal campaigned in Chintpurni constituency area, she has been calling herself ‘Himachal’s bahu’ since her in-laws are from Una area.

No properties above Rs 50 L registered on November 9, 10 last year, UT figures show
Sat, Nov 04, 2017

As per the details, from July 2016 to September 2016, as many as 160 sale deeds were recorded and from October 2016 to December 2016, a period in which demonetisation was announced and people were allowed to deposit their old notes in the banks, the same number of registrations — 160 — was recorded

Chandigarh: Sealed private park divides HIG, MIG flat owners
Fri, Nov 03, 2017

Local councillor Heera Negi said even if residents have been maintaining it, they cannot seal the public property.

Heritage furniture: Two lounge chairs from PU sold for Rs 1.14 crore at Chicago auction
Fri, Nov 03, 2017

A total of 15 such items, designed by Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier and his associate Jeanneret, which went under the hammer fetched a total of Rs 2.75 crore to the auction houses.

UT heritage panel wants GPS chips on Corbusier’s manhole covers
Thu, Nov 02, 2017

Wednesday’s meeting was convened for routine agenda but the protection of heritage furniture and Corbusier’s designed items formed key part of the discussion.

UT social welfare dept flooded with adoption queries
Wed, Nov 01, 2017

An official of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) said the 60-day reconsideration period which is given to the family is already over and the child is now legally free for adoption.

BJP councillors divided over garbage removal company
Tue, Oct 31, 2017

On Sunday, the firm’s tractor trolley was found dumping garbage in the forest area of Sector 47. It was challaned Rs 5,500 and the mayor had even questioned as to why, being a commercial entity, challan of Rs 10,500 was not issued.

Power bills in Chandigarh to come down for next three months
Tue, Oct 31, 2017

The order would come into force from November 1. The FPPCA rate is the difference between per unit actual cost of power purchase and per unit approved cost of purchase.

Civic employees go all out to promote ‘Swachhta’ app in Chandigarh
Mon, Oct 30, 2017

Having missed out in terms of citizens’ feedback in the Swachh Survekshan last time and with just two months to go for the next survey to begin, nearly every official of the Municipal Corporation has been getting the app downloaded.

Residents criticise move on community centres: ‘Why’re they dividing society?’
Sat, Oct 28, 2017

Various resident welfare associations said that the decision of the panel managing the community centres to grade the community centres into A, B , C and D categories as per the facilities available there is like dividing society.

MC Panel Decides The Hike: Booking charges of community centres may shoot up by 3 times
Fri, Oct 27, 2017

The new rates have been fixed as per different grades in which all the community centres of the city have been divided.

Finance and Contract Committee meet: MC panel defers imposition of revised parking rates
Thu, Oct 26, 2017

It has been nearly four months that the company took over and the decision of new rates which are to be implemented is being deferred again by the BJP-led Municipal Corporation.

Sector 17 multilevel parking lot under vigilance scanner
Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Following reports of the multilevel parking leaking during rains, the vigilance sleuths collected samples from the material used in the construction.

From leasehold to freehold: Chandigarh administrator okays conversion of residential properties, residents say charges exorbitant
Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Conversion charges to be calculated depending upon the collector rate in a particular sector and size of the plot

Two items of heritage furniture from Chandigarh sold for Rs 27.85 lakh at London auction
Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Two out of four items designed by Swiss- French architect Le Corbusier and his associate Pierre Jeanneret again went under the hammer for a whopping Rs 27.85 lakh in an auction held in London.

Chandigarh: Noise level drops at one place, soars elsewhere
Sat, Oct 21, 2017

A senior official of the CPCC said that noise level which was recorded post-10 pm indicated that some people were bursting crackers despite the restrictions.

Chandigarh: Air pollution on Diwali comes down, RSPM level almost half of last year
Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee says HC order on crackers one of the main reasons for the dip

School’s Diwali gift to students: Smoke-free, reusable firecrackers
Wed, Oct 18, 2017

As the Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered a ban on the use of crackers and limited their bursting on Diwali only for three hours, the authorities of The Gurukul School thought of coming with these crackers so that children don’t feel disheartened.

GST at 28%: Buyers to feel the heat
Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Anyone who purchases crackers worth Rs 5,000 will have to shell out an extra Rs 1,500 as GST. Similarly, on purchase of crackers worth Rs 10,000, one will have to shell out Rs 2,800 more.

Some give thumbs up to HC, others feel let down: Vehicles cause pollution too, why not ban them?
Tue, Oct 17, 2017

While many have given thumbs up to the High Court order of limiting bursting of crackers from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm only, for some, especially children, it is a disappointment as this is the only day they wait for in the entire year to burst crackers.

UT traffic police shelve plans to declare markets car-free zones
Tue, Oct 17, 2017

The traders said they have been facing the burden of demonetisation, Goods and Services Tax (GST), cracker ban and on top of that, the administration wanted to impose this decision of car-free zones at sectors 15, 19 and 22.

171 firecracker sellers selected through draw of lots, to put up stalls from Tuesday
Tue, Oct 17, 2017

The cracker sellers will put up their stalls at designated sites in the Tricity from Tuesday morning. The stalls in Chandigarh will be put up at nine sites, which have been identified by the administration.

Tricity to hold draw of lots for temporary licences for sale of firecrackers today
Mon, Oct 16, 2017

A total of 200 cracker-sellers shall be awarded licences: 96 in Chandigarh, 55 in Mohali district and 50 in Panchkula district. In Panchkula city, only around 13 cracker sellers and around 18 in Mohali city will be permitted