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Panchkula Municipal Corporation takes roundabout way, puts proposal aside
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

The proposal was initially tabled in the House meeting of the corporation in December last year.

‘A student who manages those three hours well will score well’
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

The teachers say that students need to start building on their strength areas, attain a clear understanding of basic concepts, which will instil confidence in them.

Annual medical examination- Health report card: 60 pc students in Anganwadi, govt schools fail test
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

A total of 53,887 students examined; most affected by dental and skin problems.

Mission Smart City: Panchkula too upset, says loss for Tricity
Sat, Jan 30, 2016

Widespread resentment was seen among the residents of the Panchkula after the city had failed to send its nomination for the smart city project on time.

CCTV surveillance in Panchkula soon
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Cameras to be installed at 17 locations, to also pave way for launch of e-challaning system for traffic violations

Working on ‘illegal’ structure, man electrocuted
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

The deceased, Bilal, 20, of Azamgarh in UP, had shifted to the city few months ago, along with his brother-in-law Dilshad, looking for workz.

‘There’s rural-urban divide, but isolating anyone on caste basis not seen much’ : Panjab University students
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Apart from issues of reservation in admissions, Dalit students assert that they are looked down upon when they demand scholarships.

Haryana panchayat polls: 75 seats to remain vacant in Panchkula
Sun, Jan 10, 2016

Candidates rejected for defaulting on agricultural loans, power bills.

Pathankot martyr: He said he would call later…, says wife of Gursewak Singh
Mon, Jan 04, 2016

Jaspreet got married to Gursewak on November 18, 2015 — three years after their engagement. Being the new bride in the family, she is still wearing bright red wedding bangles (choora).

‘It is tough to leave ageing parents at home, but one has to earn his own living’
Fri, Jan 01, 2016

"Education is compulsory. If the government advertises any vacancy, I will apply,” says Prashant, with a faraway look.

New things that happened last year: All-women police station
Fri, Jan 01, 2016

The women police station was inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

NDPS cases in Panchkula: Six registered last year, 43 this year
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

Apart from NDPS, 114 cases were registered under the Excise Act, 52 cases under the Gambling Act and three cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Panchkula consumer forum holds private nursing home, 2 diagnostic centres guilty of medical negligence
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

Rani stated that she did not get relief, following which she visited General Hospital(GH), Sector 6, which again referred her to Batra Diagnostic Centre, Sector 5 for Ultrasound for Fetus Wellbeing.

Museum to showcase entire history of Western Command
Wed, Dec 16, 2015

Some parts of the museum have already come up, including the Heritage Block and the Valour Block, which together honour the participation of the soldiers of the Command in various operations.

Challenge is to make MC corruption-free: Panchkula Mayor
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

As Panchkula residents complain about bad roads, stray dog menace, and lack of sanitation in some areas, Mayor Upinder Kaur Ahluwalia speaks on what is the real challenge

Panchkula: Civic body wants to rename roads after community leaders, faces flak
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

The proposal is to be discussed in the upcoming House meeting of the Corporation on December 16, and if passed, would require approval from the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) before implementation.

Panchkula women give thumbs down to ‘bike taxis’
Thu, Dec 10, 2015

In addition to mandatory police verification checks for Buddies, they are made to undergo a defensive driving course and trained in handling customers.

CLU scam: Inquiry report recommends FIR against Congress leader
Thu, Dec 10, 2015

Haryana Lokayukta Justice (retd.) Pritam Pal had in October last year directed police to investigate the alleged scam.

CLU Scam : Enquiry report recommends FIR against Vinod Bhayana
Wed, Dec 09, 2015

Bhayana is among the five accused Congress leaders in the cash-for-change-of-land-use (CLU) certificates scam.

Chandigarh women police stations: Most complaints require us to act like counsellors
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

The woman police officials, however, offer a solution: “Call at 1091, or 0172-2021091. PCR or any of our woman police officials will come to record the complaint.”

Cheating case: Panchkula court rejects bail plea of CEO, V-P of insurance firm
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

The accused were booked by the Panchkula police in a case of cheating, forgery under sections 420, 467, 468, 471 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on September 12.

Panchkula: Plan for solid waste management plant deferred
Thu, Nov 19, 2015

The proposal was sent for seeking final approval from the National Board of Wildlife.

Chandigarh should adopt vermicomposting: Ecologist
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

The city is facing several environmental issues. City-based senior ecologist Professor R K Kohli speaks on how these challenges can be met

Forum asks agency, firm to repaint house or refund Rs 4 lakh to complainant
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

The company argued in the court that there was dampness and seepage at the site before the work was started and the warranty is void because of the presence of damage, moisture and cracks on the site.

Poor response to tenders again, recarpeting of Panchkula roads likely to be affected
Tue, Nov 03, 2015

The Haryana government has formed a committee under the Chief Engineer (Urban Local Bodies Department) to oversee the work of tenders by MCs of various districts.

E-surveillance: Panchkula invites bids for installation of 56 CCTV cameras
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

As many as 46 stationary CCTV cameras and 10 rotating cameras will be installed in some selected locations.

Chandigarh: Accused in high-profile cases filed in Panchkula, Ambala dodge police
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

Topping the list are former Youth Congress leader Vibhor Batra and former DRO Naresh Sheokand.

Chandigarh cops draw flak for violating POCSO Act
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

The commission has also written to SSP Sukhchain Singh Gill to ensure that such lapse on part of the police authorities is not reported in the future.

Panchkula: Maximum complaints in consumer courts are against realtors
Thu, Oct 22, 2015

Of a total of 187 complaints received this year, till October, 116 are against builders and real estate developers

Needed in Chandigarh Sector 17: More dustbins, more cleanliness
Mon, Oct 19, 2015

The Municipal Corporation had sprung into action to demolish some of the public passages connecting the buildings after they were termed hazardous by the Adviser in the wake of a fire accident in one of the buildings.

Consumer forum fines mobile firm for deficiency in service
Sun, Oct 18, 2015

Notices were issued to Micromax and the repair shop owners.

Power restoration delay irks Panchkula residents, officials blame inadequate staff strength
Fri, Oct 16, 2015

There are frequent power breakdown each time any weather disturbance is reported in Panchkula and hours spent in restoring the power.

More cradles put up outside childcare centres
Wed, Oct 14, 2015

The cradles have been placed outside Bal Niketan, Sector 2, Bal Sadan, Sector 12A and Ashiana, Sector 16.

CSIO scientists develop fibre optics fencing system with negligible false alarm rate
Sat, Oct 03, 2015

The currently available fencing systems have a tendency to give false alarms in case of any weather changes, be it rain or wind.

Foreign policy must focus on economic diplomacy: Manmohan Singh
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

“It is an era of transition and consolidation for India. Infrastructure, education, development of skills, universal access to health-care must be at the core of national policies,” Manmohan Singh said.

From one government building to another to government college now
Mon, Sep 28, 2015

Initially set up as a Sub-Divisional Library in the Community Centre of Sector 7 in 1986, the library was upgraded to a District Library in 2007.