Chandigarh News

Problem of this village in Chandigarh out in the open: ‘Difficult to attend to nature’s call without being seen’
Problem of this village in Chandigarh out in the open: ‘Difficult to attend to nature’s call without being seen’

Chhat, which is part of the Dera Bassi Assembly constituency, is located around a kilometre from the glitzy housing projects and malls of Zirakpur.

Chandigarh: Workshop held on energy conservation in building codes
Chandigarh: Workshop held on energy conservation in building codes

Karnataka, Orissa and Rajasthan are other states that have such a code.

Chandigarh Sector 17 Governor conducts surprise check
Chandigarh Sector 17 Governor conducts surprise check

Badnore spent about 30 minutes in Sector 17 and took a walk around the Plaza.

Punjab and Haryana HC seeks report on female attendants in girls’ school buses
Punjab and Haryana HC seeks report on female attendants in girls’ school buses

Both Punjab and Haryana governments have made a provision in their Safe School Vahan Policy that there should be a female attendant in the school bus ferrying girls and a male attendant in buses ferrying boys.

Haryana girl upends marriage ritual reserved for grooms
Haryana girl upends marriage ritual reserved for grooms

People lined up on both sides of the streets as well as on the terraces of their homes to catch a glimpse of the bride’s ghurchari.

Jat body to oppose BJP in Punjab
Jat body to oppose BJP in Punjab

According to Malik, the BJP government in Haryana had committed atrocities on Jats in Haryana during the quota stir in February 2016.

Haryana: 1 per cent rebate in property tax on cashless transaction
Haryana: 1 per cent rebate in property tax on cashless transaction

A DigiDhan Mela would be held in Sonepat on January 31 to promote cashless transactions.

Satlok Ashram building row: Rampal’s followers told to vacate by Feb 5
Satlok Ashram building row: Rampal’s followers told to vacate by Feb 5

Singhpura sarpanch Parmod Kumar said the representatives of 14 villages and followers of Rampal participated in the panchayat.

Chandigarh: City has 3,672 out-of-school children in 6-14 years’ age group, finds survey
Chandigarh: City has 3,672 out-of-school children in 6-14 years’ age group, finds survey

The highest number — 713 — is of 8-year-old children and the lowest is of 13-year-old children.

Chandigarh residents to challenge notification: Centre notifies area around City Bird Sanctuary as eco-sensitive zone
Chandigarh residents to challenge notification: Centre notifies area around City Bird Sanctuary as eco-sensitive zone

With the notification, as many as 186 houses, a government model school, Nirankari darbar and a children park will now fall in the eco-sensitive zone.

Chandigarh: Training programme organised for voters
Chandigarh: Training programme organised for voters

During the training programme, the officers told voters, especially first-timers, how to use the EVMs.

Chandigarh: Mother-daughter duo among five arrested for smuggling of liquor, intoxicants
Chandigarh: Mother-daughter duo among five arrested for smuggling of liquor, intoxicants

In the second case, the Kharar police arrested Surinder Singh of Kambali village and recovered intoxicants from him

Gold seizure: Police fail to question 3 accused in Chandigarh
Gold seizure: Police fail to question 3 accused in Chandigarh

When contacted, DSP (City 2) Amadeep Singh Bhullar said that they were yet to find the details from the accused who were arrested by the police at a special naka. The accused — Rakesh Kumar, Surjeet and Vijay — are in police custody.

Haryana to start construction of tertiary care cancer centre
Haryana to start construction of tertiary care cancer centre

The government says that this would be the first such centre in the area to provide people easy access to excellent cancer care facilities.

Book launch function: Badnore wants lit fest for armed forces personnel in Chandigarh
Book launch function: Badnore wants lit fest for armed forces personnel in Chandigarh

The administrator stressed upon the role of authors, who he said play a significant role in society. “Young writers should come for their expressive vision and also for the uplift of the society, changing one’s mindset,” said Badnore.

Haryana: 3 youths sentenced to death for gangrape, murder of 9-year-old
Haryana: 3 youths sentenced to death for gangrape, murder of 9-year-old

According to the prosecution, the accused, under the influence of alcohol, kidnapped the girl and took her to a house where they gang-raped her.

Ludhiana: Unaware of her first marriage, man strangles wife to death
Ludhiana: Unaware of her first marriage, man strangles wife to death

DCP, investigation, Bhupinder Singh Sidhu said when police were checking vehicles at Lohara Canal Bridge, Nishan Singh tried to escape. So, police gave him a chase and nabbed him.

Tower of Justice to come up in Gurugram
Tower of Justice to come up in Gurugram

Districts and Sessions Judge, Gurugram, Harnam Singh Thakur, on Thursday said Justice AK Mittal and Justice Surya Kant Sharma of the Punjab and Haryana High Court would participate in the bhoomi pujan of the project on January 21.

Jat quota stir fallout: Haryana forms panel to suggest measures for better coordination
Jat quota stir fallout: Haryana forms panel to suggest measures for better coordination

The panel will also suggest measures for better coordination among the IAS officers in crucial situations to ensure better law and order maintenance.

Chandigarh: State advisory meeting on EWS certificates, coaching institutes held
Chandigarh: State advisory meeting on EWS certificates, coaching institutes held

Sources said that a committee has been constituted to put norms in place which will be regulated by the U.T. administration, but so far no time limit has been fixed.

Chandigarh administration ‘simplifies’, firms up rural bylaws for villages
Chandigarh administration ‘simplifies’, firms up rural bylaws for villages

The condition of Floor Area Ratio (FAR)/Floor space Index (FSI) based construction which they had earlier made mandatory has been exempted, officials said.

Of 726 polling booths in Mohali, 1 critical, 136 vulnerable: Poll panel
Of 726 polling booths in Mohali, 1 critical, 136 vulnerable: Poll panel

The officials said that the security will be beefed up at all the booths. In the last elections the booth was also kept in the category of ‘highly sensitive’.

Lalru, Dera Bassi: Unemployment, poor quality of education major concerns
Lalru, Dera Bassi: Unemployment, poor quality of education major concerns

“We want good jobs so that we can lead a good life. There are no good opportunities here,” a resident says.

Residence of Chandigarh’s first chief architect, Pierre Jeanneret, turns into a museum
Residence of Chandigarh’s first chief architect, Pierre Jeanneret, turns into a museum

The museum will display the work of Jeanneret, Chandigarh’s first chief architect and the contributions he made for Chandigarh during his stay here from 1954 to 1965.

Prepare plan for community parking: Mayor Asha Jaswal
Prepare plan for community parking: Mayor Asha Jaswal

A community parking in 2011 project failed as residents seemed unwilling to park their vehicles there in the absence of proper security arrangements.

Haryana, Patanjali sign MoU to develop herbal forest
Haryana, Patanjali sign MoU to develop herbal forest

Haryana Additional Chief Secretary, Forests, RR Jowel, signed the MoU on behalf of the forest department and Acharya Balkrishan for the Patanjali Anusandhan Sansthan Divya Yog Mandir Trust, Haridwar.

Haryana: Appointment of tax tribunal chairperson comes under HC lens
Haryana: Appointment of tax tribunal chairperson comes under HC lens

The petition came up for hearing before a division bench comprising justices SS Saron and Darshan Singh that directed the state government as well as Mittal to file replies by March 28.

Punjab & Haryana HC notice to state on pension disbursal in name of the dead
Punjab & Haryana HC notice to state on pension disbursal in name of the dead

Taking up Bains’s petition, Justice MMS Bedi has issued notice to the Haryana government, asking it to reply by May 4.

Haryana Budget in end of February: Capt Abhimanyu
Haryana Budget in end of February: Capt Abhimanyu

The Finance Minister said that Haryana Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ram Bilas Sharma would discuss the issue with the Speaker of the Assembly and representatives of political parties and only then the date would be finalised.

Jat quota row: ‘9th Schedule not final protection’
Jat quota row: ‘9th Schedule not final protection’

All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) president Yashpal Malik has blamed Abhimanyu for lying on the issue of 9th Schedule.

FIR against Haryana Jat leader for assault
FIR against Haryana Jat leader for assault

The complainant Daljeet Panghal was allegedly assaulted by the accused when he had gone to the Jat dharamshala recently.

Haryana: No govt job, plot for those who don’t pay power bills
Haryana: No govt job, plot for those who don’t pay power bills

Earlier, the state government had made the condition of payment of power bills mandatory for contesting elections to Panchayati Raj Institutions and Urban Local Bodies.

Oldest lion of Chhatbir zoo dies at 25
Oldest lion of Chhatbir zoo dies at 25

According to the zoo authorities, he had developed cataract in both eyes. Because of his age, his teeth were completely worn out and his canines had flattened.

Web-based cabs: State Transport Authority prepares draft policy
Web-based cabs: State Transport Authority prepares draft policy

After receiving complaints about the web-based taxi operators increasing charge according to their will during rain or peak hours, the administration decided to introduce this policy.

Chandigarh: Road safety week witnesses 13 accidents in city
Chandigarh: Road safety week witnesses 13 accidents in city

On the third day of the road safety week, i.e. January 11, a school bus loaded with around 30 students of Chitkara International School overturned near Sector 38.

Be tough with law breaking youngsters: Punjab Governor to traffic police
Be tough with law breaking youngsters: Punjab Governor to traffic police

The Governor also asked the Chandigarh Police not to “succumb to pressure” from anybody, including the senior officers, as far as going after the law breakers are concerned.