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CHANDIGARH NEWS

Chandigarh: Garbage collectors crying for attention, mayor yet to take note

January 20, 2021 10:10 am

Ever since Chandigarh civic body has begun waste collection in northern sectors from 1 to 30, waste collectors have been at loggerheads with the civic body.

Chandigarh ranks 2nd in drug trafficking among UTs

January 20, 2021 9:41 am

As per the National Crime Record Bureau’s 2019 data, 226 cases under the relevant sections of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act were filed in Chandigarh.

Chandigarh: Decision to privatise power not gone down well with power employees and residents

January 19, 2021 11:24 am

The privatisation is being pushed in a clandestine manner and the same is bound to have an adverse impact on the major stakeholders -- consumers and employees. Indian Express Reporter Hina Rohtaki speaks to some people opposing the decision.

COVID Vaccine: Four centres, 12,000 doses; Chandigarh ready for big day

January 16, 2021 11:56 am

Director Health Services said Chandigarh received 12,000 doses on January 12 and vaccines have been scientifically preserved in the District Vaccination Store in Sector 16 Hospital.

Two days after Spl Olympian died in penury, Punjab govt announces Rs 5 lakh assistance

January 16, 2021 12:27 am

The announcement by Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Sodhi came on the day The Indian Express highlighted the plight of Rajvir Singh.

Chandigarh traffic police to simplify speed notification, urges admin to install more signboards

January 13, 2021 8:00 am

At least 78 per cent increase in the traffic challans for over-speeding was reported in 2020, as compared to 2019, raising several concerns. One of the prime reasons behind most of the road crashes, both fatal and non-fatal, is attributed to be over-speeding.

Rs 34-cr project that promised to rid Chandigarh of trash mountain will only clear half of it

January 12, 2021 9:42 am

Another 4.5 lakh metric tonnes piled up since 2005 was not in the tender issued. Hence, clearing this 16-year-old pile will mean further expenditure of a similar amount, and more waste is being dumped here on a daily basis.

On first day in office, Chandigarh’s new mayor greeted with bouquets & brickbats

January 12, 2021 8:39 am

With much hope, people flooded his office. From young advocates to resident welfare associations, they were all there. He did not meet the garbage collectors protesting outside his office.

Ravi Kant Sharma Interview: ‘The first task I take up will be to address the issues faced by garbage collectors’

January 09, 2021 12:25 pm

BJP's Ravi Kant Sharma speaks to Hina Rohtaki about his priorities as Chandigarh's Mayor.

Chandigarh to get its new Mayor today

January 08, 2021 3:51 am

A mayor is elected from amongst the elected representatives in the General House. To become a mayor, a candidate needs 14 votes out of 27.

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

June 22, 2020 6:15 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.

Google Says It Has No Record Of Hiring Chandigarh Student On Rs 1.44 cr salary

June 22, 2020 6:57 pm

Chandigarh Administration ordered a probe into the official statement released by its Education Department on Harshit Sharma's "selection by Google" at a trainee stipend of Rs 4 lakh per month.

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.