Srishti Choudhary


Chandigarh: Crumbling walls, water seepage — At district consumer courts’ building, ordeal continues
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Several efforts made in the past to relocate the courts to another site failed. In 2008, Punjab and Haryana High Court had also issued directions to the then Deputy Commissioner to get the building vacated and remove the unauthorised possession.

Chandigarh Rajendra Park: Named after first President but lying in a state of neglect
Mon, Apr 25, 2016

Former city architects recall that the park was named after first President of India Rajendra Prasad who had come to the city for its inauguration in 1954. Its landscape along with that of the Capitol Complex was designed by French architect Le Corbusier.

NORMS FLOUTED: Haryana plans to crack down on B.Ed colleges
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

The government has also imposed a ban on setting up of new B.Ed colleges in the state till 2018.

A hospital with doctors but little water
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

The medical college receives a supply of around 2-3 lakhs litres, against its requirement of 8-10 lakh litres, which is used for the patients admitted in the hospital, and other critical functions.

Where many doctors are absent for years
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

An MBBS doctor posted in Mewat is given a special incentive of Rs 10,000 per month, while a specialist doctor is given Rs 25,000 per month, as per the guidelines of the Haryana government.

Panchkula: ‘We want our money back, it’s our hard-earned money’
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

On November 16, 2011, following their petition, the consumer forum had sternly reproached the builders for unfair trade practice and directed them to pay a compensation of Rs 1 lakh.

Anti-Human Trafficking wing: Chandigarh Crime branch unit reunited 29 missing children with family in past three months
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Munna (6) was found by the local police standing alone at the bus stand in Pinjore on March 31.

Most detected offences in Panchkula: Overspeeding, riding without helmets
Mon, Apr 11, 2016

olice claim overspeeding as one of the major causes for accidents.

‘Students have become sensitive, impulsive & demanding’
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

In view of increasing number of suicides being reported in the Tricity and concerns regarding depression, Dr B S Chavan, head, department of psychiatry, Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, talks on the need to understand the issue on a broader perspective

Where’ll we go, who will employ us? Govt can’t leave us and our families in the lurch: HMT employees
Wed, Mar 30, 2016

After submitting a memorandum to Deputy Commissioner Mandeep Singh Brar, the workers concluded the march.

Steep staircases, congested corridors at MC building bar physically challenged residents to avail services
Mon, Mar 21, 2016

There are lift and ramps in Mini-Secretariat, Sector 1, District Courts, HUDA office, General Hospital, but no lift in MC office in Sector 14.

Panchkula: Decks cleared for establishing solid waste management plant near wildlife sanctuary
Sat, Mar 19, 2016

The board had initially deferred the proposal in its meeting in January 2015, advising HUDA to locate the project away from the sanctuary limits and re-submit the proposal.

46 new locations selected: Panchkula civic body to take down 50 unipoles due to traffic hazards
Thu, Mar 17, 2016

Corporation has only got Rs 1.82 cr out of an expected Rs 3 cr from ads.

HMT workers in Pinjore city oppose govt decision on VRS, write to PM Modi
Wed, Mar 16, 2016

The issue was raised in the Rajya Sabha session by Congress leader Kumari Selja on Monday, following which Geete interjected and said that the government acknowledged the problems of the workers.

Only 323 applications for 777 plots in industrial estates across Haryana
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

The response to the industrial plots of Haryana State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC) has been quite low, with only 323 applications for 777 plots in industrial estates across Haryana.

Mata Mansa Devi complex: After govt nudge, 10 acres allotted for Sanskrit varsity
Wed, Mar 02, 2016

After four reminders from the Higher Education department, the Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board has finally earmarked 10 acres in the vicinity of the temple for setting up of Post Graduate Sanskrit College.

Jat quota stir: Traffic low on Chandigarh-Kalka Highway
Tue, Feb 23, 2016

The highway, which connects Chandigarh to Himachal Pradesh, remained blocked for five hours from 11am to 4pm on Sunday.

Professor B K Bachhawat Memorial Lecture: India set to launch new drug
Sun, Feb 21, 2016

Dr Soumya Swaminathan, secretary, department of health and research, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, spoke on TB elimination

Panchkula: Year later, Sanskrit university still on paper only
Fri, Feb 19, 2016

The higher education department has not yet received any recommendation from the Mansa Devi Shrine Board regarding a suitable land for the project.

Gaps in sequence of events, don’t rule out possibility of insider’s role: Police
Thu, Feb 18, 2016

Three masked men had attacked the employee of a liquor vend, owned by Sanjeev Abrol, a resident of Sector 50, Chandigarh, and snatched a cash bag containing Rs 7.2 lakh from him.

Kengo Kuma: A smart city’s architecture should reflect culture, history of the place
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

One of the significant Japanese figures in contemporary architecture, Kuma, has designed the Suntory Museum of Art in Tokyo, Bamboo Wall House in China, Besançon Art Center in France and Kirosan Observatory.

‘She was speaking some dialect which none of us could understand’
Sat, Feb 13, 2016

Kaveri, his only daughter, is one of the missing children who has been re-united with her parents under Operation Muskaan.

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.