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Lack of political intrusion helps city retain its character envisioned by Le Corbusier

April 29, 2022 2:23 am

At present, for every little change, the administration has to refer to the Edict of Chandigarh, which was prescribed by Le Corbusier, the planner of Chandigarh.

Jungle Cat, Barking Deer spotted for first time during WII survey

January 29, 2022 3:31 am

The annual survey was conducted by a team of WII, in collaboration with forest guards of the UT Wildlife and Forest Department.

Tufted Duck: Meet the impish bird with the knowing look

January 19, 2022 1:49 pm

Tufted Ducks start arriving in India from late October and go back to their breeding grounds by the end of March. They come from a very wide arc, ranging from north Palearctic Europe to the Russian city of Yakutsk on River Lena in the east.

Birdwatch: Meet Greylag Geese, birds that mate for life, shed wings while caring for young

December 23, 2021 10:43 am

🔴 These birds build their nests on the ground in tall grass, reeds or on small floating islands of vegetation out on the water. The nest is lined with feathers, and the goose lays an average of six eggs, each measuring about 6x9 cm.

Sukhna Lake might not see many migratory birds this year due high water levels

October 14, 2021 7:08 am

The DFW is in the process of luring migratory birds by providing them with a shallow water body (with water levels between three to three and half feet) at Nagar Van, adjoining Sukhna Lake. The water body was constructed three years ago.

50th year of victory in 1971 war: Chandigarh Air Force Station to organise shows over Sukhna Lake, other places

September 17, 2021 8:07 pm

The Team, with its motto ‘Always the Best’, will be undertaking low level aerobatic displays over Chandigarh on September 22, Srinagar on September 26, the Hindon Air Force Station for Air Force Day on October 8 and Pune on October 16.

Chandigarh: Now, party aboard a solar-powered boat at the Sukhna Lake

August 21, 2021 4:16 am

The boat will also be available for birthday parties and other celebrations, for which a lump sum amount can be fixed by the agency for one hour or two hours. Moreover, eatables will be allowed or will be supplied by the CITCO.

Chandigarh: Sukhna Lake's water inches towards danger mark

August 20, 2021 11:28 pm

District administration officials, however, ruled out the possibility of the flood gates being opened as of now and said they will wait and monitor the situation a little longer before taking any such decision.

Sukhna wildlife Sanctuary: UT issues notice to resort for illegal construction in sensitive zone

August 08, 2021 5:13 am

Following the discovery, Deputy Conservator of Forests sent a notice to Forest Hill Golf & Country Club Resort, which is located at Karoran village near Punjab Engineering College, Mohali.

Seeing rush during Sunday restricted hrs at Sukhna, Chandigarh opens

July 07, 2021 4:09 am

“The restrictions on opening of Sukhna Lake for only 4 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the evening on Sundays are withdrawn, so that overcrowding during the restricted hours of opening is avoided,” it was stated.


Pictures from Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake to rouse your wanderlust

February 22, 2021 5:06 pm

Did you know: Sukhna is an inseparable part of Chandigarh. Architect Le Corbusier had foreseen that the residents of the city would be drawn to it