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Panchkula MC faces shortage of staff, more than 50 posts vacant
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Officials say the problem has been persisting since some departments were shifted from HUDA to MC

In Panchkula, waiting for solid waste management plant
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

HUDA in association with Panchkula Municipal Corporation had planned to set up plant in an identified site of 12.5 acres.

Mission smart city: High Court quashes resident’s plea
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

The writ petition was filed by R P Malhotra, president of the Residents’ Welfare Association.

Conversion at Jantar Mantar: Some families back home say they ‘had no other option’
Tue, Aug 11, 2015

Around 100 Dalit families claim to have converted to Islam at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday, to protest alleged discrimination by dominant Jats at Bhagana village, around 15 km from Hisar city.

Panchkula: General Hospital to get MRI centre soon
Sun, Aug 09, 2015

At present, patients are referred to other hospitals, private labs and centres for tests involving MRI.

Multi-crore shamlat land scam: Court dismisses plea of accused HCS officer
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

The court observed that Kairon was himself present before the trial court, and he did not claim that he was brought forcibly to the court.

‘Panchkula will get more technology-enabled services,’ says Deputy Commissioner
Mon, Aug 03, 2015

As the Panchkula district administration completes 20 years of its existence, its Deputy Commissioner speaks about the development projects, the problems that the district continues to face.

Contract allotted for multi-level parking outside Mini-Secretariat
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Project first of its kind in Panchkula, as there is no other multi-level parking here.

Probe on, Panchkula MC not to start second phase of road repair
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

The corporation had allotted tenders to three contractors early this year for the work of repair and recarpeting of roads.

Property Tax: Panchkula MC to send notices to defaulters
Tue, Jul 28, 2015

The decision to levy property tax in Panchkula was taken in 2010, when the corporation announced that it would calculate the property tax on the basis of existing collector rates in the city.

Operation Muskaan: Panchkula police claims success, child panel says purpose defeated
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

The couple had come to know from the others who worked at the tea stall that the boy had been taken away by policemen to the Sector-2 police post.

Digital India campaign: Panchkula admn plans to tackle poor Internet connectivity
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

Huge ‘online access’ gap between residents of urban areas and rural regions, admit officials.

With not many coming forward, Panchkula Police sets new deadline for online registration of arms licence
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

With not many arms licence-holders coming forward to get themselves registered online, the Panchkula Police is now struggling to upload the data as per the directive of the Ministry of Home Affairs, and has extended the last date for online registration for a third consecutive time. The next date is June 30. “This is the third […]

On holiday, Panjab University professors take a flight to CERN or Chicago and there they work hard: V-C Arun Kumar Grover
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Panjab University (PU) was ranked between 225-250 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings in 2013-14, the highest rank for any Indian institution.

Bids to open on June 15 for parking project outside Mini-Secretariat
Thu, May 28, 2015

The multi-level parking will be constructed on a one-acre land in front of the District Courts Complex, near the Mini-Secretariat in Sector 1

Fire at Barwala main market; 10 shops gutted, goods worth Rs 40-50 lakh destroyed
Sun, May 24, 2015

The victims alleged that a lot of crucial time was wasted during the process of making calls.

87 days after MSG release, Dera followers still flock to theatres
Tue, May 12, 2015

With over 70 per cent seats full in the Inox multiplex on Monday, MSG featuring controversial Dera Sacha Sauda head Ram Rahim Singh, looks all set to complete 100 days of a successful run on May 23.

With 25 cases in four months, snatchings see sudden spurt
Sat, May 09, 2015

The police claim to have cracked 13 of the cases and arrested 23 persons.

Day after BSEH results, Panchkula educationists play blame game
Fri, May 08, 2015

According to the results declared out of total 5,100 students only 1,537 passed.

Panchkula to get Kajauli water share by month-end
Thu, May 07, 2015

HUDA reservoirs in Sector 1 Panchkula where water from Kajauli dam will be stored.

Unique numbers for patients soon as Panchkula General Hospital switches to computerisation
Mon, May 04, 2015

Each patient will be given a unique hospital identification (UHID) number, and his details including the medical investigation, medicine prescribed will be put online.

No takers for more than 6,000 HSRPs piling up in Panchkula
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Many number plates were disposed of after these got damaged.

NH-73 claimed 29 lives in over 64 accidents in last one year
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

The last meeting on road safety organised in February suggested more signboards, eye-reflectors, warning signs to be put up on the 2-lane Stretch

Among dead: Newly wed woman, student who got engaged recently, and son of visually impaired man
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

It was a heart-rending scene outside the mortuary of the Civil Hospital, Ambala Cantonment.

Rana had an innocent face, was a slow learner, recalls accused’s former employer
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

The shop was located on the second floor of the building adjacent to Rajat Jewellers.

Dera chief plea to extend foreign visit dismissed
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Ram Rahim took the plea that he was stuck in UAE, and could not get the visa for the other countries.

Builder’s good offer throws light on bad days of realty
Mon, Mar 02, 2015

While construction activity is going on those in the business say very few flats are actually being sold.

From tomorrow, get ready to meditate amidst statues of Buddha in Panchkula park
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

The first-of-its-kind garden area has been developed by HUDA’s Horticulture Department to provide the residents a place to sit and meditate.

Three weeks after abandoning child, couple visits CWC to take back custody
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

"They presumed, that if they keep the child in a temple, she will be taken care of by somebody.”

‘Dowry death’: Post-mortem report says no injury marks except one on neck
Thu, Feb 05, 2015

Suchim, his father arrested, remanded in three-day police custody.

Made a mistake: Mother of abandoned baby
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

The couple, who abandoned the newborn girl have been called for counselling on February 2.

Meant to be distributed among students, 75 cycles dumped in classroom since September
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

Cycles are distributed to students who have to cover a distance of more than 2 km to reach their school.

Years after delay, Panchkula IT Park witnesses development
Sat, Jan 10, 2015

Most of the companies which have been allotted plots are local ones.

Gupta led in 162 polling stations, INLD fared badly in ‘stronghold’ Barwala
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

In some of the polling stations in the town, the INLD was restricted to less than 50 votes.

Haryana election result: In another first, BJP’s Gian Chand Gupta wins Panchkula
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Gian Chand Gupta defeats INLD’s Kulbhushan Goyal by 44,602 votes, says ‘Modi leher chha gayi’

The nagging worry of Barwala voters: How to get on top of flies
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

‘Whether you are at home, at your shop, or in your farm, these flies have taken the peace of your mind,’ says a local