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Chandigarh: Municipal Corporation doubles rates for putting up temporary shops during festivals

The Municipal Corporation officials told Chandigarh Newsline that the revision in the rates was due for a long time and a proposal was brought to the MC House meeting to hike the rates from Rs 5 per square foot per day to Rs 20 per square foot per day.

Stream area in parts of New Chandigarh should be protected under PLPA: Experts’ draft report

IISWC team revisited the PLPA areas in 12 villages in Mohali district after Forest dept’s request, raises red flag for builders

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Act 2: Zulfikar Khan stages play with his new mates — jail inmates

The first such play which saw theatre artiste Zulfikar Khan in a director’s role was staged on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Chandigarh: Forum directs insurance firm to pay interest on claim amount for delay of 21 months

The forum also directed the firm to pay an amount of Rs 33,000 to the complainant as cost of litigation.

Important to build expertise in quantum technologies: Dr Arvind

Dr Arvind, professor (Physics) and coordinator(Outreach) at Indian Institute of Scientific Education and Research (IISER) speaks to The Indian Express about the Quantum Computing project undertaken by the union government.

From October 26, auto rickshaws plying in Chandigarh without meters to be challaned

The move comes after the Punjab and Haryana High Court, on October 5, gave a three-week time for Chandigarh traffic police to spread awareness regarding the same. At present, auto-rickshaws in the city are being operated without meters charging exorbitant rates from the passengers.

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Old habits die hard: Only 30% Chandigarh residents segregate waste

The waste collectors have now decided that they will give three warnings to the residents to give the segregated waste, and after that they will not accept the mixed waste and will also inform the sanitary inspector concerned to issue a challan.

Chandigarh: Waste segregation from today but no fines in the first week

Even as city residents say that they will give segregated waste from Saturday, they wonder if the corporation is prepared to collect and dispose of waste in a segregated manner itself.

Air India says no new international routes from Chandigarh till disinvestment procedure is over

Following the suspension of the direct international flight, Air India had restructured its domestic flights between Chandigarh and Delhi to allow passengers from Chandigarh to connect with 25 destinations in Europe via the national capital with introduction of a new morning flight from Chandigarh.

Let administration repair your roads: Adviser to Chandigarh civic body

Chandigarh suggests that the corporation should spend additional grant of Rs 15 crore on road repair; the grant was initially meant for development works

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

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

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.

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

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.

Protest At Chandigarh Press Club For Violence Against Journalists

A protest was held at the Chandigarh Press Club for violence against journalists on 2nd October 2017.

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Dera Followers Waiting For Ram Rahim Rape Case Verdict In Panchkula

Ram Rahim rape case verdict: The effort is to prevent Dera followers from gathering at the district court complex, where the special CBI court is due to pronounce the verdict. Ram Rahim’s followers have already collected in various parts of Panchkula. To know more about the story watch out the video.

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

Chandigarh Administration on Tuesday ordered a probe into the official statement released by its Education Department announcing Harshit Sharma’s “selection by Google” at a trainee stipend of Rs 4 lakh per month. To know more about the story watch out the video

Chandigarh Could Face Complete Liquor Ban From April 1 Following 2016 Supreme Court Judgment

Come April 1, Chandigarh could face a complete liquor ban, including the ones in hotels, restaurants and shops. The reason behind this lies in the December 2016 Supreme Court judgment which ordered for closure of liquor shops on state highways and national highways. Chandigarh, officially, falls within the ambit of the judgment since all the major […]

Rohtak traders demand compensation for their loss

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.

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NH-1 blocked by Jat protestors reopens

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

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

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

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.

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