Jagdeep Singh Deep

Articles By Jagdeep Singh Deep

Mohali bus operators use open space outside PUDA office as parking space

The new bus stand is only being used by some government buses. Despite the bus operators using the land outside the PUDA office, the district administration and the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) have not taken any action.

Arms drop case: NIA seeks more time to produce drones

The probe agency also moved an application, seeking extension of judicial custody of the accused which was granted by the NIA court. The accused will remain in the judicial custody till December 5.

Mohali civic body to buy suction machines to clean ageing sewerage pipelines

At present, there are 50 wards in the city including six villages. The MC is also going to take over the sewerage lines of sectors 76 to 80 and sectors 66 to 69, as per the new arrangements with the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA).

Court de-freezes bank account of former GMADA chief engineer

Pehalwan is presently undergoing trial in a corruption case, registered against him by the VB.

Feasibility survey to make Mohali garbage-free begins

The civic body official said that the feasibility survey found that the city is 54 per cent garbage-free but the work to make it 100 per cent could be completed by March next year.

In Punjab, Canadian MP’s village celebrates her re-election

Kamal Khera was re-elected as a Member of Parliament from Brampton (West) in the Canada general election.

Mohali: 495 acres to be acquired for GMADA’s Aerotropolis

‘Aerotropolis’ shall be set up near the international airport and keeping the new IT city in mind. The IT city is also coming up near the same project.

GMADA starts facility of paying water and sewerage bills online

The officer concerned with the project said that the consumers will have to visit the link provided on the website and submit the property’s number, following which the gateway for bill payment would open.

Chinese students should come to India to know how democracy works: Dalai Lama

On the relations between India and Pakistan, Dalai Lama said that Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan was ‘emotional’ and should be more logical instead

Development works halt as no bidder comes forward, Chandigarh MC refloats 95 tenders

The tenders will be opened this month-end. If the MC again fails to find bidders, the tenders will be floated again. In case the MC fails to get the bidders for a third time as well, the work will be allotted to the person who would come first.

No land for vending zones, street vendor-free Mohali a distant dream

The MC planned to set up the permanent vending zones which were to be allotted to the registered vendors. The civic body have issued identity cards to only 270 out of the 993 vendors who were identified in the survey.

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.

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.

Mohali civic body to attach ISBT building due to non-payment of property tax

An officer of the property tax branch of the MC told Chandigarh Newsline that the company C and C Constructions which built the bus stand paid Rs 2.5 lakh in 2014-2015 as property tax but after that the MC did not receive the property tax.

Private builders default, owe Rs 263 crore to GMADA

The official said that the builders on the defaulters' list were issued licences between 2005 and 2019, and some of the builders had not paid the charges for the last three to four years.

Chandigarh: Mohali MC ropes in private firm to catch stray cattle

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the Finance and Contracts Committee on Thursday. The MC had invited bids from firms having expertise in catching the stray cattle. Two companies applied and the MC decided to give the contract to Rajasthan-based Rajbir Associates.

Festival season surge: Mohali cyber wing gets 15 complaints of cheating

The district cyber wing has received complaints regarding frauds committed by men posing as armed forces personnel and offering to sell second-hand gadgets at very low prices.

People must be convinced to adopt plastic alternatives: IISER professor

Dr Samrat Ghosh, an assistant professor in the Chemical department at the Indian Institute of Scientific Education and Research (IISER), tells The Indian Express about how important the ban was and how people must adapt to the replacement of plastic.

Mohali: Despite SSP’s letter, DC yet to decide on nightclub licences

An official of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) told Chandigarh Newsline that the club owners play loud music instead of light music, creating noise pollution.

Brig Gagneja murder case: Court grants NIA 60-day extension to continue probe

The agency also told the court that material seized during the investigation of the case has been sent to the CFSL for expert analysis and the reports received need to be analysed properly.