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 […]
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 […]
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.
As the admission process is underway in city colleges for the new academic session, UT Director Higher Education (DHE) Dr Jatinder Yadav talks to Srishti Choudhary about the new initiatives being introduced this year by the education department and the online admission system.
At least 1,000 students from over 25 villages travel daily to study in the school, which boasts of something that other schools in remote areas in the region do not have: the option of Science at the Plus 2 level.
All properties, be it residential or commercial plots, will be included in the survey, which will include detail records of property tax collected so far. It will also list the defaulters who have not paid property tax since 2010.
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.
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.