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CHANDIGARH NEWS

UT using only over 12% of its testing facilities

May 22, 2020 3:57 pm

Meanwhile, the number of Covid-19 patients in the city continue to increase, especially in the Covid-19 hotspot Bapu Dham Colony, which reported 12 cases Thursday.

From 57 cases to 5 in a month, how ‘red’ Nuh stemmed the Covid spread

May 22, 2020 1:06 pm

However, now 60 of Nuh’s 65 patients have recovered or have been discharged from hospitals. No death has been reported from the district.

90% teachers taking online classes for first time: Survey in Punjab, Chandigarh

May 21, 2020 11:42 pm

The online survey was conducted to study the challenges faced by teachers during online teaching besides seeking their inputs/recommendations to further improve it in a result-oriented manner.

Chandigarh: 498 new patients register at PGI

May 21, 2020 1:21 pm

As compared to the 498 patients registered through tele-consultation now, at least 3,000 new patients were registered in a day in person at PGI under pre-lockdown circumstances.

Costlier and sanitised rides: The new auto norms, those with symptoms not to be allowed in autos

May 21, 2020 12:35 pm

The auto unions of both Panchkula and Chandigarh have written to their respective Deputy Commissioners for a change in the order.

Haryana govt yet to allow movement between Panchkula, capital Chandigarh

May 21, 2020 12:25 pm

The order passed by the state's Principle Secretary said, inter-state movement of passenger vehicles and buses “with mutual consent of the state/UTs is allowed”.

Rampant negligence in testing, containing at Bapu Dham: Councillor

May 21, 2020 12:13 pm

“One big reason is because they have not tested every member of the family which has been infected,” the councillor says.

Chandigarh permits schools to collect fees

May 20, 2020 10:39 am

The order came in response to a petition issued by the Independent School Association of Chandigarh asking to allow schools to collect fees from parents to enable them to pay for salaries and other expenses.

Special trains not to run for 2 days; buses to start from Chandigarh

May 20, 2020 10:15 am

The special trains, one on each day, will ply from May 22 to May 28.

Covid-19 cases hit 200-mark in Chandigarh

May 20, 2020 10:02 am

A total of 91 patients have been deemed as recovered by the UT health department now, leaving 109 active cases.

CHANDIGARH PHOTOS

High-velocity dust storm, rain kills over 108 in North India

May 03, 2018 9:03 pm

A severe intensity dust storm followed by thunder showers hit Bikaner, Delhi and parts of Chandigarh on Wednesday evening which threw normal life out of gear as visibility dropped to very low levels.

Chandigarh: Heavy rains lash city causing flood-like situation

August 21, 2017 2:42 pm

Chandigarh: Unprecedented rain on Monday in many parts of the city and surrounding areas caused a flood-like situation. The Mohali airport has not been able to escape waterlogging as well. Panchkula has also been affected and daily life has been disrupted.

CHANDIGARH VIDEOS

Parents carry children to school as water levels of Ghaggar river rise

September 26, 2018 2:35 pm

Parents in Panchkula's Koti village had to carry their children to school as water levels of the Ghaggar river rose after incessant rains in the past few days.

Rohtak traders demand compensation for their loss

February 23, 2016 6:37 am

Rohtak, Feb 23 (ANI): The traders, whose shops were either burnt down or looted during the quota stir by the Jat community in Rohtak, Haryana, took to the streets and urged the government to compensate them for their losses at the earliest. A shopkeeper, Gulshan Dang, said, "I want to urge the Narendra Modi-led government to compensate our losses 100 percent without any delay." Another shopkeeper, Anil Kumar said that he is left with no source of income after his two showrooms were burnt down by the protestors. He asked PM Modi and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar that why are common people suffering who don't relate to Jat demands.

NH-1 blocked by Jat protestors reopens

February 23, 2016 6:34 am

Sonipat (Haryana), Feb 23 (ANI): The National Highway-1, which connects Delhi and Chandigarh, was reopened for traffic on Tuesday. The 456 kilometre-long highway had been blockaded by Jat agitators demanding reservation in government jobs and institutions.

Jat row: Railways to run special trains for stranded passengers

February 22, 2016 2:49 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Chief public relation officer of Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma on Monday said in view of the ongoing Jat agitation, special trains would run covering the outer regions connected with Haryana. Sharma added that a special train from Chandigarh to Anand Vihar, New Delhi, would be on the tracks by the evening, which will have a total of 17 coaches.He further informed that Northern Railways is planning to start more trains from the Jammu region.

Khattar appeals to maintain peace in Haryana

February 19, 2016 10:23 am

Chandigarh, Feb 19 (ANI): Addressing the mediapersons after all-party meet on the Jat quota at Chandigarh on Friday, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar said a committee has been constituted to look into the matter and the report will come by March 31. He also appealed people to maintain peace and harmony in the state and to stop their agitation. Meanwhile, the protestors disrupted road and rail traffic with the worst hit being the Rohtak-Jhajjar region.

Khattar appeals to maintain peace in Haryana

February 19, 2016 10:23 am

Chandigarh, Feb 19 (ANI): Addressing the mediapersons after all-party meet on the Jat quota at Chandigarh on Friday, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar said a committee has been constituted to look into the matter and the report will come by March 31. He also appealed people to maintain peace and harmony in the state and to stop their agitation. Meanwhile, the protestors disrupted road and rail traffic with the worst hit being the Rohtak-Jhajjar region.