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Pallavi Singhal


Pallavi Singhal covers Panchkula district in Haryana state.

Haryana: More people step up for jab in Panchkula, number of sites increased to 19
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

As many as 139 people had taken the vaccination on Monday and 271 received the vaccine on Tuesday. A total of 590 persons, including healthcare workers, frontline workers, and common citizens against a target of 700 were vaccinated on Wednesday.

Panchkula: 139 senior citizens vaccinated on first day of third phase amid technical issues
Tue, Mar 02, 2021

On Monday a total of 403 against a target of 550 persons were vaccinated in Panchkula.

Panchkula: Covid-19 cases on rise, district strengthens preparedness
Sun, Feb 28, 2021

“Numbers are already in double digits and seeing an increasing trend. Preparedness has been strengthened by increasing sampling and reserving more beds for Covid patients,” said CMO Dr Jasjeet Kaur, while speaking to The Indian Express.

‘In Tibet’s independence resides India’s security’
Fri, Feb 26, 2021

According to writer and activist Tenzin Tsundue, India repealing the 'One China' policy will empower India politically and diplomatically, and place the country in a position of power.

Samar estate fraud case: Two held, sent to judicial custody
Sun, Feb 21, 2021

More than 400 people await possession of these flats in the Ess Vee Society of Panchkula. The FIRs by victims allege a total fraud of more than Rs 300 crore in the matter.

ASHA worker left out of drive: ‘Wanted to take vaccine…couldn’t take leave’
Sun, Jan 17, 2021

Neelam Devi, 26, whose name had figured in the first 100 to take the dose at GD4 vaccination centre of Panchkula, was busy doing her duty as an ASHA worker in Sector 20, Panchkula.

Punjab: Covid cases fall in Panchkula, health dept says trend should continue with vaccine rollout
Thu, Jan 14, 2021

As many as 14 incident commanders had been instructed to keep an eye on crowded areas and were asked to ensure testing of employees at all offices, sweets shops and spaces visited frequently.

No feasibility study for PBS Panchkula, private firm given exclusive rights over ad revenue from 8 docks
Fri, Jan 08, 2021

Under the project, which was inaugurated on August 21, 2019 by CM Khattar, the civic body paid a total of Rs 2.09 crore to the firm, including capital cost and maintenance charges for three years.

Panchkula Municipal Corporation election: Goyal defeats Ahluwalia for mayor’s post, BJP-JJP alliance wins 12 seats
Thu, Dec 31, 2020

While Goyal polled 49,860 votes, Ahluwalia got 47,803 votes. Of the total 1.85 lakh registered voters, 1.04 lakh had exercised their franchise.

Panchkula Municipal Corporation: Results out today, residents ready with development agenda for new mayor
Wed, Dec 30, 2020

While cleanliness and development have been the prime issues of the city residents, those in the trans-Ghaggar sectors demand a more secure life. Six candidates contested for the post of the Mayor.

Panchkula remained positive in its fight against the coronavirus
Sun, Dec 27, 2020

Despite its weakest days in September when Covid deaths grew manifold with a severe surge in cases, Panchkula managed to handle its caseload despite the absence of any medical college in the district

Manesar land scam case: HC stays summons issued to Haryana ACS by Special CBI court
Fri, Dec 18, 2020

The CBI court had in a December 1 order impleaded five officers of the Haryana government including incumbent ACS (Home-cum-Health) Rajeev Arora and four others in the ongoing Manesar land scam case trial.

Protests flare up at Panjab University—Who are protesting and why?
Sun, Dec 06, 2020

While the students' protests have more than often stirred the university, the year of the pandemic has brought the student bodies, syndicate members, senators, teachers as well as the alumni in a unison to form a singular front, the ‘Joint Students Action Committee’.

Panchkula CBI court frames charges against Bhupinder Singh Hooda, 38 others
Sat, Dec 05, 2020

The court, in December 1 order made public Friday, also took cognizance of the involvement of other officers, who were not named as accused by the CBI but were cited as witnesses in the chargesheet.

Panchkula: Covid cases grow 1.5 times in November as compared to October
Thu, Dec 03, 2020

On an average, the per day case load increased from 41 in to approximately 72 in November. Health authorities expect the cases to keep rising further.

Manesar land scam case: CBI court names Haryana’s ACS (Home), 4 other officers as accused
Wed, Dec 02, 2020

All five have now been summoned on December 17.

Struck by the pandemic: ‘All that I built is lost… I will have to begin from scratch’
Tue, Dec 01, 2020

Amid the lockdown, as schools and colleges start new batches in a remote set up, Pankaj Aggarwal's hard work of more than ten year has come undone.

Parents of Neha Shoree seek fresh probe into her killing
Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Even though the family has been alleging the role of a drug cartel behind Shoree’s murder, the Bureau of Investigation (BoI), Punjab. filed a closure report into the investigation in the court of sub-divisional judicial magistrate, Kharar, Shilpi Gupta, on January 8 this year.

Planning to meet in the open, Syndics find parks closed, slam PU V-C: ‘Enjoys no supreme powers’
Tue, Nov 24, 2020

Awaiting a meeting since July, members of the Syndicate, whose term ends December 31, have been demanding that a syndicate meeting be held immediately.

Covid cases on rise, tests on decline in Panchkula
Tue, Nov 17, 2020

While the health department of Panchkula had been collecting approximately 500 samples a day till August, the numbers had steadily increased by more than double in September.

Holding fort on frontline, Covid warriors battle pandemic, away from home, family
Sat, Nov 14, 2020

While the entire country celebrates the festival of lights on Saturday, medical professionals, who are battling a raging pandemic, will continue to be on duty, away from their families.

Panjab University: Former student leaders protest at varsity, allege VC a puppet in the hands of ‘BJP-RSS’
Wed, Nov 11, 2020

Levelling allegations, they said that the “VC was acting under the guidance of RSS to destroy the Fundamental structure of university by ending its democratic process.”

Civic affairs in Panchkula in tatters- garbage woes on the rise, projects remain incomplete
Wed, Nov 11, 2020

Once hailed to be the Paris of Haryana, Panchkula—one of the youngest and a planned city—is now on its way to being a village next to UT, as stray cattle and dogs and littered garbage rule the roads. Several residents stated that they approached the MC, but to no avail.

Bike-sharing project of Panchkula races ahead of other smart cities, records almost double the number of rides
Sun, Nov 08, 2020

While Panchkula has 200 such bicycles, more than 1.10 lakh rides were registered between June and October this year, Gwalior and Bhubaneswar with 500 bicycles each, registered above 76,000 and 12,000 rides respectively.

Protest over mining in Panchkula: 16 cops injured in clash with villagers, 14 booked
Wed, Nov 04, 2020

Fourteen villagers were arrested and booked under several sections, including criminal conspiracy, attempt to murder, rioting and sections of the Arms Act as well.