Chandigarh: Housing board amends GPA powers, a major relief of dwelling units

Chandigarh: Housing board amends GPA powers, a major relief of dwelling units

The move to regularise transactions executed on GPA comes as a relief to nearly 64,000 CHB dwelling units spread across 15 sectors in the city.

Panchkula cop arrested in bribery case

Panchkula cop arrested in bribery case

The complainant alleged that the police were not taking any action. He alleged that the ASI had demanded Rs 2,500.

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Proposal under consideration, says SDM; inflatable versions of mascot to be put up at major tourist spots

The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the Metro House, a residential and commercial building that houses the popular Cafe Mondegar, around 4 pm.

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Chandigarh Parents’ Association wants pvt schools to open playgrounds for kids
Chandigarh Parents’ Association wants pvt schools to open playgrounds for kids

Majority of the parks in Chandigarh have been converted into green belts and hence are out of bounds for children

Panchkula-Zirakpur stretch: Construction of underpass in NH-22 discussed in citizens’ meet
Panchkula-Zirakpur stretch: Construction of underpass in NH-22 discussed in citizens’ meet

Various other issues were discussed in the meeting, including construction of Haryana Roadways Bus Depot and need for building more bus-queue shelters

70-year-old farmer hacked to death in Ludhiana village
70-year-old farmer hacked to death in Ludhiana village

According to residents, the victim owned 1.5 acres in the village and stayed back to tend to the land while his family lived in Chamkaur Sahib in Ropar.

Chandigarh Mahila Congress gets new chief
Chandigarh Mahila Congress gets new chief

Congress councillor Poonam Sharma took over the role in the presence of outgoing president Shobha Ojha

‘Chandigarh admn, state govt should check rise in pollution levels’, says Professor Manju Mahan
‘Chandigarh admn, state govt should check rise in pollution levels’, says Professor Manju Mahan

Professor Manju Mohan, Centre for Atmospheric Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, in an interview with Adil Akhzer, talks about the air quality in Chandigarh and why the Odd-Even formula might not work as a long term strategy in the city

Cleaning Sukhna Lake ‘top priority’ for Chandigarh
Cleaning Sukhna Lake ‘top priority’ for Chandigarh

The administration has decided to clear out the weeds before the arrival of the monsoon

Drainage woes: Mohali residents sore over ‘inaction’ of authorities
Drainage woes: Mohali residents sore over ‘inaction’ of authorities

The residents say that no efforts have been taken by the authorities to tackle the problem of water clogging during the rainy season

Panchkula: Flood control rooms set up before arrival of monsoon
Panchkula: Flood control rooms set up before arrival of monsoon

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 […]

Chandigarh Monsoon: Its task cut out, UT admn says all on track
Chandigarh Monsoon: Its task cut out, UT admn says all on track

In order to avoid any water-logging in Chandigarh during heavy rains, the engineering wing has started with the cleaning work.

Ludhiana: 20 men barge into shop, assault owner, wife
Ludhiana: 20 men barge into shop, assault owner, wife

The entire incident was captured in CCTV cameras.

Police fail to solve Panjab University firing case, PGI ambulance racket cases
Police fail to solve Panjab University firing case, PGI ambulance racket cases

Both the cases are being investigated by Sector 11 police station.

Chandigarh: Contractor penalised for theft of scooter from parking lot
Chandigarh: Contractor penalised for theft of scooter from parking lot

Chandigarh consumer forum has told a parking contractor of a city mall to pay a compensation of Rs 10,000 after the two-wheeler of a complainant was stolen from the parking lot.

Industries Association of Chandigarh chief, urges UT to fix rates on Delhi pattern

Disappointed at the high rates fixed for leasehold to leasehold and leasehold to freehold transfers by the Chandigarh administration, the association has urged to calculate rates on the pattern of Delhi.

Chandigarh: Inspection of parking lots MC sends notices to contractors for violations
Chandigarh: Inspection of parking lots MC sends notices to contractors for violations

Some of the rules that are being violated are haphazard parking, non-use of e-ticketing machines and overcharging.

Chandigarh Mayor lays water pipelines
Chandigarh Mayor lays water pipelines

The Mayor laid the foundation stones of two projects under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation scheme in Dadumajra colony and Maloya colony.

Admission for Msc microbial biotechnology on July 12 at Panjab University
Admission for Msc microbial biotechnology on July 12 at Panjab University

The course, introduced in July 2008 was aimed at generating active Industry-Academia Interaction.

Red, tall and flowery: Japanese Garden in Chandigrah
Red, tall and flowery: Japanese Garden in Chandigrah

Needs well-drained soil and can live longer

Chandigarh child rights panel holds workshop for media, says don’t sensationalise issues
Chandigarh child rights panel holds workshop for media, says don’t sensationalise issues

Wrong reporting of cases are more detrimental and damaging than postponement of reporting, its sub-editors role of to verify the report to maintain all the legal provisions, says Justice, SS Saron

Chandigarh: Security up at railway station ahead of Suresh Prabhu’s visit today
Chandigarh: Security up at railway station ahead of Suresh Prabhu’s visit today

More than 250 additional personnel have been called from GRP and Railways Protection Force for the security, says a senior GRP official.

Chandigarh power department incurs heavy losses in past four years
Chandigarh power department incurs heavy losses in past four years

The department suffered T&D losses of Rs 16.80 crore in 2012 and Rs 68 lakh in 2013. In 2014, it faced losses of Rs 1.46 crore and Rs 6.14 crore in 2015.