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Cab drivers’ strike: Entry fee much cheaper in Chandigarh, there’s no reason to default, says UT adviser
Wed, Feb 05, 2020

Gives cab aggregators time to clear dues till March 31, STA suspends challaning drive for now.

Fifty GPS-enabled watches arrive, Chandigarh MC Commissioner Yadav wears first one
Tue, Feb 04, 2020

The watches have been introduced to keep a check on the “irregularities in attendance of field staff’’ who were not found at their designated place of work by the commissioner in various surprise checks.

Will revive amusement park project for children: Badnore
Mon, Feb 03, 2020

The idea of having an amusement-cum-theme Park in Chandigarh was first mooted in December 2006. However, the project soon ran into controversies and ultimately had to be shelved by the Chandigarh Administration in 2010.

Budget 2020: Chandigarh gets Rs 5,138.10 crore — an increase of 8.09 per cent from last year’s allocation
Sun, Feb 02, 2020

There has been no major cut in any head except in the category of housing and urban development where UT sought Rs 1,380 crore but got only Rs 963.47 crore.

Chandigarh: One department, one RTI question but different, contradictory replies
Sat, Feb 01, 2020

While the CPIO-cum-administrative officer of the CHB said that no such consultants were hired for various projects, a seven-member committee of all the executive engineers of various divisions of the CHB said that information is not available in a compiled form.

Chandigarh Adviser orders high-level probe, finance secretary to submit report
Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Parida,who is also the Chief Vigilance Officer, said that if the preliminary report is not found satisfactory, Vigilance department will step in.

Not just engineering wing: Chandigarh Smart City Ltd paid Rs 13.4 cr to consultancy firm
Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Firm’s services were availed even as company hired in-house experts in 2018

HC’s order banning display of designation on vehicles: Impossible to implement on ground, says Parida
Thu, Jan 30, 2020

The court made it clear that this direction shall also cover the executive officers as well as judicial officers.

Water tariff set to shoot up in Chandigarh
Wed, Jan 29, 2020

UT has invited suggestions and objections from citizens on the draft notification within 15 days following which the new tariff would be levied. The General House had approved the hike in December.

Phantom addresses, dodgy backgrounds: Tracking the private consultants hired by Chandigarh
Wed, Jan 29, 2020

Firm specializing in refrigeration consulted for fire-fighting services. Ex-councillor wants a CBI probe.

Chandigarh: Coming soon for every building in UT, a unique ID
Tue, Jan 28, 2020

A Board of Directors approved implementing digital door numbering throughout the city, wherein every residential and commercial property will be given a unique ID linked to various municipal services.

Chandigarh: Crores you paid in taxes go down the drain in name of consultancy
Tue, Jan 28, 2020

UT engineering wing hired consultants for works like installation of air conditioners and kitchen exhausts; senior official says they want consultancy because their dept is ‘only meant for execution’

Chandigarh: Jaypee Group backs out on handing over of city’s garbage processing unit to civic body
Tue, Jan 28, 2020

The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation alleged that the Jaypee group has not been processing the entire waste.

Plastic waste finds way to Sukhna choe, cleared later
Sun, Jan 26, 2020

The waste was reportedly dumped by the vendors who were there at the lake. Even during visit of Newsline, despite lake being a no-vending zone, a vendor was seen selling stuff at the area.

Chandigarh: Karaoke system to be installed at rarely used pedestrian subway for Rs 7 lakh
Fri, Jan 24, 2020

The engineering wing has floated a tender to install this system worth Rs 7.70 lakhs at the pedestrian underpass — construction of which is already criticised by many as a colossal waste of money because of it is rarely being used.

Engaged Nagpur institute to help us resolve STP issues: Chandigarh Administration to NGT
Sat, Jan 18, 2020

NEERI renders assistance in solving problems of environmental pollution.

Arun Sood elected Chandigarh BJP chief; Jain, Moudgil missing from ceremony
Sat, Jan 18, 2020

Sood’s was elected unopposed and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar along with Member of Parliament Kirron Kher were present during the ceremony at the BJP headquarters, Kamlam, in Sector 33.

Chandigarh BJP chief election: Sood files nomination, Moudgil doesn’t sign in his support
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Sood has remained the Mayor in 2016. Among the achievements he has listed include bringing the concept of open air gyms in Chandigarh, mobile quality control laboratory, water ATMs, installation of 4000 dust bins.

No money for roads, Chandigarh civic body imports LCD monitors worth lakhs
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

When contacted, superintending engineer Sanjay Arora said, “They will be installed somewhere on the renovated floors.” When asked the exact location, he directed the reporter to SDO Vijay Bahadur.

Chandigarh: Sanjay Tandon lists Tribune flyover, waste segregation as achievements, says party will decide future action
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

The achievements listed by Sanjay Tandon included the increase in the number of seats for medical students in Chandigarh from 50 to 150, increase in the eligibility age for government jobs from 25 to 37.

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