The MC earmarked 19 acres of land at Samgauli village to set up the plant at a cost of Rs 305 crore. The land was already acquired by the MC. The plant shall be first of its kind as the MC planned to generate power from the solid waste and sell it to Powercom.
Gurjeet Singh, who was one of the panchayat members in 2014, had lodged a complaint with the police on June 12, 2018, alleging that Ajaib Singh forged his signatures and fraudulently transferred the land to JLPL.
According to the notification issued on February 19, the Housing and Urban Development Department would acquire 737 acres of land of four villages including, Bakarpur (586 acres), Rurka (5.38 acres), Safipur (8 acres), Naraingarh (68.6 acres) and Chatt (68.43 acres).
Adnan Manzoor, a second-year student of computer engineering and Azhar Bashir, a third-year student of civil engineering, were suspended by the management of Shaheed Udham Singh Engineering College (SUSEC). While Adnan is from Sopore, Azhar hails from Budgam district of Jammu & Kashmir.
The Jammu and Kashmir Students Organisation (JKSO) prepared a shelter home (a cluster of rented flats where Kashmiri students live) in Landran to accommodate students from Uttarakhand and other regions.
In 2004, Bhola, then a DSP in Punjab Police, was dismissed from service after poppy husk was recovered from him. In 2013, he was arrested for smuggling pseudoephedrine, a synthetic drug, from India to various other countries.
QuarkCity India Pvt Ltd was the first company to put Mohali on the world IT map. The chairman of Quark City, Fred Ebrahimi, spoke to The Indian Express about the company’s new projects in Punjab, skill development and his belief of empowering women to boost rural economy.
Cabinet minister Balbir Singh Sidhu raised the issue in Punjab Assembly in July 2017 about the high cost and demanded the contract be cancelled. In January this year, the local bodies department demanded the same due to payment issue.
Patiala ki Rao is a seasonal rivulet which originates from the foothills of Shivalik and enters Mohali and Chandigarh. After crossing a distance of around 30 km, it merges into Ghaggar river at Chuni village.
With their application to surrender the project’s license, the developer has also annexed an affidavit claiming that they had not sold any flat/plot on the 20.316 acres of land in Sector 118, where the project had to come up.