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700 students from 25 colleges to conduct audit, make Chandigarh a better place for the differently-abled

The volunteers would themselves use the wheelchairs and prepare a first-hand account of facilities available for differently-abled people at various places.

With just five breathalysers, Mohali lets its citizens drink and drive

The maximum number of drink and driving challans are issued in Chandigarh, followed by Panchkula and Mohali. In 2018, the Chandigarh Police issued 6,489 challans in ‘drunk and driving’ cases, as compared to 1,132 challans issued by the Panchkula police and a paltry 709 by Mohali counterparts.

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Chandigarh: Smart City underpass to be ready in March, architects call it ‘colossal waste of money’

With Lok Sabha elections to be announced any time, the engineering wing has been asked to complete the work as soon as possible, said sources.The underpass, however, has faced a lot of objections from architects.

Mohali: 30 Kashmiri students leave Ballopur village as PG-owners get threats

The students — who were staying in paying guesthouses (PGs) across the village, located near Lalru — alleged that they were asked to leave by residents.

Punjab and Haryana HC pulls up cops for ‘faulty’ investigation, orders CBI probe into 2016 drugs case

The accused, Abhishek Mittal, had sought a court-monitored CBI investigation into the case which was lodged in November 2016 by the State Special Operation Cell (SSOC) of District Amritsar.

Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher ‘raids’ parking lot, Congress says ‘political gimmick’

Officials of the civic body’s engineering wing and medical officer of health (MOH) wing took possession at 8 am and charged flat rates of Rs 10 for two-wheelers and Rs 20 for four-wheelers, doing away with hourly charges.

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Militant killed by Umranangal in 1994 still alive, cops can’t answer whose body he brought in

Gurdaspur resident’s family claims he was the one killed in ‘fake encounter’, plea for CBI probe in HC

Punjab: Court issues bailable warrant against probe officer for skipping hearing

Inspector Zahid Parvez Khan was probing the case of a 5-year-old girl whose throat was slit in public view, allegedly by a neighbour at Sanjay Colony, Industrial Area Phase 1, on February 25, 2018.

Light to moderate rain to hit Chandigarh amid chill

According to officials, there is also a possibility of isolated hail with strong surface winds (25-35 kmph) on February 20 and 21, mostly in Punjab.

‘Biggest fight against drugs’ launched at Chandigarh University

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address students across many colleges and universities of the country on Tuesday. Nearly 1 crore students will take the pledge to uproot drug addiction from the society.

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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.

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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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