‘These flies sit on my rashes and complicate matters’: Dadumajra Colony residents

‘These flies sit on my rashes and complicate matters’: Dadumajra Colony residents

RESIDENTS OF Dadumajra colony are suffering from skin allergies and breathing problems because of their proximity to garbage dumping ground

Living close to dumping ground in Chandigarh — and breeding ground for diseases

Living close to dumping ground in Chandigarh — and breeding ground for diseases

The city’s dumping ground at Dadumajra has over the years affected the lives of residents living near by. Here’s how

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According to the Mumbai Police SIT, Divya was with Gadoli when he was shot by a Gurgaon Police team, which makes her a ‘high-risk witness’

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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Judgments to be available online with specimen signatures
Judgments to be available online with specimen signatures

Litigants do not have to wait for a week to get a copy of the judgment pertaining to their case, as the portal will soon upload judgment with specimen signatures of the judge of the court.

Stories on Sikh history and culture: Saakhis get audio avatar appropriate for the youth
Stories on Sikh history and culture: Saakhis get audio avatar appropriate for the youth

Four to six minutes in duration, the stories are based on the life history of 10 Sikh Gurus and great Sikh warriors. Each story ends with a message that relates to history with a present-day context

Sector 43 Inter-State Bus Terminal Maiden public Wi-Fi zone launch in Chandigarh hits roadblock
Sector 43 Inter-State Bus Terminal Maiden public Wi-Fi zone launch in Chandigarh hits roadblock

ISBT-43 is under the control of the transport department. Transport director Amit Talwar has written to the department of information technology (IT) seeking details of the project.

PGI faculty writes to Nadda against hospital authorities
PGI faculty writes to Nadda against hospital authorities

PGI faculty writes to Nadda against hospital authorities

Recruitment drive for Punjab Police constables: Cabinet questions 4 marks for interview
Recruitment drive for Punjab Police constables: Cabinet questions 4 marks for interview

The Punjab cabinet that met in Chandigarh on Friday evening opposed the awarding of four marks for the personality-cum-interview test in the ongoing recruitment drive for constables in Punjab police.

Chandigarh: UT Police files FIR in teacher recruitment scam
Chandigarh: UT Police files FIR in teacher recruitment scam

The police are also probing the disappearance of some of the teachers who were recruited in the test.

At PGI: Patients suffer most after curtailment of OPD timings, protest of resident doctors
At PGI: Patients suffer most after curtailment of OPD timings, protest of resident doctors

The hospital registered around 4,000 patients against 9,000 patients registered on normal days.

Chandigarh: In poll hurry, House passes table agenda items worth Rs 27 crore
Chandigarh: In poll hurry, House passes table agenda items worth Rs 27 crore

Although Senior Deputy Mayor Davesh Moudgil objected that such important agenda items which required discussion should have been sent a day before, the House went on to approve all of them. The table agenda is on-the-spot in nature and is usually prepared in emergencies.

Chandigarh to replicate Mohali’s mechanised cleaning system
Chandigarh to replicate Mohali’s mechanised cleaning system

System tracks cleaning operations for city through GIS and mobile-based apps.

Study tours or none? Congress councillors want House debate
Study tours or none? Congress councillors want House debate

Even as over a dozen study tours, incurring an expenditure of nearly Rs 1 crore, were made during the earlier Congress regime, the party’s councillors now want a debate in the house on whether municipal corporation should make study tours or not.

MOHALI: Councillors get ‘obscene’ letters, lodge protest
MOHALI: Councillors get ‘obscene’ letters, lodge protest

According to sources, the letters did not have the address of the sender. The letters were sent to male councillors only – no such complaint was received from women councillors.

Chandigarh: To condole doctor’s death, PGI resident doctors to abstain from work for an hour
Chandigarh: To condole doctor’s death, PGI resident doctors to abstain from work for an hour

Resident doctors at PGI will not work for one hour on Friday morning in order to show condolence with a resident doctor who died in an accident in Ambala district Tuesday. The resident doctors say they are “upset” over the absence of a “structural protocol” for doctors at the health hub.

After Norway, Switzerland visit, 6 St Kabir School students come back confident and well-adjusted
After Norway, Switzerland visit, 6 St Kabir School students come back confident and well-adjusted

Six students from St Kabir School, who visited Norway and Switzerland as a part of an international delegation, have not only learnt to adjust in a multicultural environment, but have also become confident and developed a positive attitude.

2014 sample registration system bulletin: Infant mortality rate in city up, reveals data
2014 sample registration system bulletin: Infant mortality rate in city up, reveals data

The report has also pointed the number of female deaths was higher than males in the city during 2012-2014

HC grants anticipatory bail to Kanwar Sandhu
HC grants anticipatory bail to Kanwar Sandhu

The High Court also granted interim bail to controversial former Punjab police cop Gurmeet Singh alias Pinki who had accompanied Sandhu during the meeting with Rajoana.

Now, Channi threatens to cut power, water supply to CM’s residence
Now, Channi threatens to cut power, water supply to CM’s residence

He said similar action would be taken against the ministers by disconnecting these supplies to their residences.

Ladwa civic poll: HC orders counting of votes on July 4
Ladwa civic poll: HC orders counting of votes on July 4

The division bench headed by Justice AK Mittal ordered that in case the margin of winners is more than two votes, then the elections results could be announced.

Police recruitment drive: On Day II, 255 test positive in dope test
Police recruitment drive: On Day II, 255 test positive in dope test

Most candidates found positive for performance enhancer drug Amphetamine.

‘I act by observation…  the more challenging  the role, the better it is’
‘I act by observation… the more challenging the role, the better it is’

Binnu Dhillon, who plays a handsome government servant married to the prettiest girl in the family, flaunts his status by riding his new motorbike around the village.

Humsaya — Theatre For Peace Festival: Play depicts true stories of people from Punjab and Pakistan during 1947 Partition
Humsaya — Theatre For Peace Festival: Play depicts true stories of people from Punjab and Pakistan during 1947 Partition

The play is inspired by true stories of the generation dislocated by the Partition, their shattered dreams, traumatic experiences, and also the resilience of the human spirit.