Hina Rohtaki

Articles By Hina Rohtaki

Chandigarh: This Manimajra road stretch in bad condition, people say fine officials

The same is the condition of another Chandigarh-Panchkula border from sector 17-18 point of Panchkula which makes its entry into Chandigarh Mauli Jagran point.

Chandigarh: NITTTR moots Rs 63.06 lakh for road repair, MC says can’t pay over Rs 36.60 lakh

Following Chandigarh Newsline’s campaign and after the MC facing flak from all quarters on bad roads of the city, the detailed agenda of technical and condition survey of the roads and their renewal plan will be placed before the House for discussion. The House meeting is scheduled to be held on Monday.

Chandigarh to aim for five star rating under Swachh Bharat, agenda on table today

Panchkula has already begun 100 per cent waste segregation and fines are being imposed on those who are not doing it. Chandigarh had kicked off the drive of waste segregation in June 2017 and it has been over two years that the city is still struggling to achieve this.

Enhanced traffic fines for safety of people, shouldn’t be reduced: Kirron Kher

Kher made this statement during the Administrator’s Advisory Council meeting and conveyed to the administration and traffic policemen that they should not go slow or soft on issuing challans to all those violating the traffic rules.

Chandigarh: Bitten by dog, stricken by ‘lack’ of anti-rabies vaccine

This dog-bite victim learnt this small nugget of truth the hard way while shuttling from one hospital to another.

Jal Shakti Abhiyan ranking: Chandigarh seeks clarification on why it wasn’t included

Jal Shakti abhiyan (JSA) is a flagship programme of the Centre. The progress judged pertains to period till July 29, 2019.

Chandigarh: More women than men in 17-25 age group committed suicide in 16 yrs, finds study

Says most common methods to end life are hanging, drowning in Sukhna Lake.

Jal Shakti Abhiyan: No mention of Chandigarh among 254 cities judged on the basis of water conservation

Progress judged till July 29 this year; Haryana’s Mahendargarh and Kurukshetra ranked 13th and 16th

Chandigarh: Draft parking policy likely to be tabled in next advisory council meet

The recommendations in the draft parking policy, include two cars to be parked inside a house, dedicated high frequency bus service on three major roads of the city and provision of two gates in small houses.

Administrator’s Advisory council meet to discuss making area around Sukhna Lake vehicle-free

No vehicle will be allowed in the specific stretch that will be earmarked by the administration. At present, it becomes risky for visitors to cross the road from parking to Sukhna Lake due to the traffic.

Chandigarh: Leakage reported just a week after water released from phases V & VI of Kajauli Waterworks

Chandigarh Superintending Engineer Shalender Kumar told Newsline, “We just got to know that a leakage has been reported. Water was being released from the third pump when there was a leakage. It will take at least three to four days to repair it.”

Chandigarh: Movie tickets likely to be expensive as MC mulls entertainment tax

As per the agenda that is being prepared, 20 per cent tax is likely to be levied on tickets priced at Rs 100 and below while 30 per cent tax will be levied on tickets above Rs 100. In most multiplexes, the tickets are priced above Rs 100.

A board near heritage trees in Chandigarh cost Rs 8,560 each: RTI reply

Information sought under the Right to Information (RTI) Act revealed that the department of forest and wildlife installed 24 such boards near the trees and five more are to be installed. The exercise which could have been done in a few thousands will cost almost Rs 2.50 lakh to the exchequer.

Chandigarh MC employees seek scrapping of GPS watches to track real-time movement

The letter by convener of the coordination committee of the government MC employees said, “I have been directed to address your good self to reconsider and scrap the move of mandating GPS-enabled watches for the MC employees, as the move will create an impact of great resentment and agony among the MC staff."

Past Panjab University presidents: Where are they now

With the Panjab University student council elections scheduled to be held on September 6 and the campus already abuzz with activities, Chandigarh Newsline takes a look at where are former Presidents are at the moment. 

CBI to quiz F&CC members, officials, councilors behind gym installation in 36 community centres

CBI officials say irregularities found in period from 2016 to 2018, will lodge FIR in the matter; officials of engineering wing already under scanner.

No financial grant for Chandigarh Municipal Corporation, councillors disappointed

Congress councilor Devinder Singh Babla said that all hopes of the civic body had come crashing down. “His Excellency came to the Municipal Corporation and everyone in the MC had high hopes that the situation of the civic body will improve as we expected that grants will.

Chandigarh fails to make it to final stage of smart cities contest

Figures at 67th position with regard to execution of projects, couldn’t complete any project by April 1

Chandigarh civic chief says will look into mobile tower that sprang up in ‘most clandestine manner’

Residents have opposed the tower to the hilt, citing environmental and health hazards. Last week, they met civic commissioner Yadav and expressed concern that there was a school within 100 yards of the site.

Coming soon, additional water for Chandigarh

City is to get 29 MGD extra from phase V and VI; water to reach Sector 39 waterworks today, residents to get it from October.