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Morni to get research centre to study high-altitude crops
Sun, Nov 13, 2016

It will be the first such research centre in Haryana to study and cultivate high-altitude and off-season fruits, vegetables and pulses.

Shalimar Estates owner bought properties in peripheral areas of Panchkula: Police probe
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

R K Aggarwal was arrested by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Panchkula police on November 1 on the basis of a secret tip-off.

On Panchkula MC table today: MC to consider move to rename 2 rotaries after Maharana Pratap and Udham Singh
Tue, Oct 25, 2016

Khattar had announced a decision to rename one chowk in every town in western and northern Haryana after Udham Singh in July, on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of his martyrdom.

Panchkula: Municipal Corporation proposes charges for banners outside shops in inner markets
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

The recommendations are to be tabled in the next meeting of the corporation. However with the date of the meeting yet to be finalised, a final decision on the proposal is awaiting.

Panjab University economics dept gears up to welcome Manmohan Singh
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Apart from the Jawahar Lal Nehru Chair, the department also has a Dr Manmohan Singh Chair

Maximum cases from congested areas in Panchkula
Mon, Sep 26, 2016

At present, as many as 193 cases of malaria, 83 cases of dengue and seven cases of chikungunya have been reported in Panchkula.

Chandigarh: Here comes your Haqdarshak, a mobile app, for all govt schemes
Sun, Sep 25, 2016

The administration has collaborated with a Bangalore-based non-government organisation, for the project which will be launched on a pilot basis in two districts of Haryana.

Shalimar Mall Case: Panchkula MC seeks FIR for ‘missing file’
Sat, Sep 24, 2016

Panchkula municipal commissioner Lalit Siwach said a necessary action by way of lodging of an FIR had to be taken.

Depend on ELISA test for dengue, says Panchkula health department
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

The Panchkula health department has appealed to people not to be misled and only rely on IgM-based ELISA test for confirmation of dengue.

Panchkula: Soon, radium tapes on stray cattle to avert road accidents
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

The model has already been adopted in various other cities, including Jaipur, Indore and Bangalore.

Why officials so lenient in recovering property tax from Shalimar Mall: Chandigarh Mayor to commissioner
Wed, Sep 14, 2016

Shalimar Estates Private Limited, which has been managing the Shalimar Mall in Sector 5, has not paid property tax since 2010, which amounts to Rs 6.8 crore.

Panchkula General Hospital: Haryana transfers 19 doctors, authorities decry staff crunch
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

According to the orders, 440 medical officers and 42 senior medical officers have been transferred across the state.

Panjab University polls: Unlike other outfits, SFS used street plays, discussions and debates as campaign tools
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

Six years after it was set up, the Students For Society (SFS) has slowly made its mark in the Panjab University politics.

Central university status will end financial woes of PU
Tue, Sep 06, 2016

V-C Grover had announced in the recent Senate meeting that the university would shut down after next semester if the government did not release funds.

White-backed vultures bred in captivity to be released soon
Mon, Aug 29, 2016

This is Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre's second major project after After successfully releasing two Himalayan Griffons into the wild in June this year.

‘Decline in vulture population has given rise to diseases’: Dr Vibhu Prakash
Mon, Aug 29, 2016

Principal Scientist, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) and Programme Head, National Level Vulture Conservation team, Dr Vibhu Prakash underlines how vultures are important for the survival of humans.

The lunch box: Parents worry about their children’s desire to have junk food
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Caught between fruit break and lunch break in schools, children prefer to have junk food in their tiffin boxes —a complaint common among mothers in Tricity

Panchkula mayor writes to HUDA administrator: Demands closure of ‘illegal’ passage between Sector 20, Peer Muchalla
Sat, Aug 27, 2016

“There is no such passage in the planning or layout plan of HUDA,” said Panchkula Mayor Upinder Ahluwalia

Panchkula: Two women have solution for stray dog menace, become friendly, get them sterilised
Sat, Aug 20, 2016

Late every night, a car drives up and stops near the Sector 6 bus stop. But even before it can stop, several forms lounging on the pavement come to life and bound up to the car.

Panchkula: Post recarpeting, road dug up to put up poles for Independence Day function
Sun, Aug 14, 2016

“The divider or pavement can be used to put up poles. We will talk to the district administration officials about it and repair the road immediately,” said a HUDA official.

Panchkula: Criticised for its isolated location, Women Police Station to be shifted from MDC to Sector 5
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

The police station completes almost a year of its existence after it was inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on August 28 last year in a grand event.

Parsvnath Royale, Sector 20, Panchkula Investors face a double whammy — EMIs continue, flats far from ready
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

It has been over 60 months since when the investors have been awaiting possession of their flats for which most of them have made payments already.

Panchkula: Partners locked in dispute, investors pay a heavy price
Thu, Aug 04, 2016

Started in 2009, this project in Sector 30, Panchkula, was supposed to be completed in 2012; not much progress made, MD says first phase to be ready by Dec 2017

Panchkula: Key posts vacant for months, municipal corporation grapples with inadequate staff
Sat, Jul 30, 2016

“Several miscellaneous tasks suffer. We have taken up the matter with the government. The legal cell is vacant and there is no legal assistant” Lalit Siwach, MC commissioner

Panchkula: Remove the weeds to see this monument
Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Under the conservation plan, the walls would be cleaned and the weed would be removed.

Monsoon partial to Chandigarh this year, 60 per cent deficit in Mohali, Panchkula
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The monsoon has been partial to Chandigarh this year as compared to its two neighbouring cities, Mohali and Panchkula. Both cities have rainfall deficit of over 60 per cent. The rainfall in Mohali from June 1 till date is only 85.1 mm, which is the lowest of all three cities. Panchkula fared slightly better with […]

File criminal case against senior docs: Probe
Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Chief Minister’s Office too gives its nod for “stern action” in the case; doctors refute allegations, seek fresh inquiry.

1,083 seats vacant in two govt colleges near Chandigarh, third round of counselling begins from today
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

The third counselling will be held from July 13 to 15 and if seats still remain vacant, which is likely the case, the colleges will re-open the web portal and allow fresh online applications.

Upgraded to 300 beds last year, General Hospital still has 26 doctors’ posts vacant
Tue, Jul 05, 2016

As per the data, apart from medical officers, the hospital has 153 sanctioned posts of staff members, out of which 63 posts are vacant.

Barwala: Relief from fly menace but need for proper sewerage system
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

These villages in the Tricity were adopted by two MPs and an MLA. How adarsh these grams have become? Newsline checks the ground situation

Haryana govt to set up Satkar Bhojan canteens across state by November 1
Sun, Jul 03, 2016

The Satkar Bhojan opened by Haryana government provides a hearty north Indian meal for Rs 25.

Drugs cast deathly shadow over Haryana police recruitment drive
Sat, Jul 02, 2016

3 aspirants died within a week allegedly due to performance-enhancing drugs in Kurukshetra

Flies in the face of a Karnal village
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

Rasulpur Kalan village has resorted to protests to draw govt attention to fly menace.

Panchkula: Flood control rooms set up before arrival of monsoon
Mon, Jun 27, 2016

AHEAD OF the arrival of monsoon, Panchkula administration has set up flood control rooms at district and sub-division levels for residents to alert about any water-logging or flood-like situation anywhere in the district. A Central Flood-Control Room has been set up in Mini-Secretariat, Sector 1 and people can call on 0172-2562135 and can submit the […]

International Yoga Day: Event expenses likely to increase, say organisers in Panchkula
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

A budget of Rs 30 lakhs was set aside by the government for providing accommodation to participants, which included providing mattresses, coolers, fans, water tankers, food and buses for ferrying the children to the venue.

Panchkula reports lowest malaria cases in four years
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

Most of these areas are occupied by slumdwellers and there is no regular supply of water and residents end up storing water for several days encouraging mosquito breeding.