Chandigarh News

Chandigarh roundabout: Architect pegged fountain cost at Rs 6.25 lakh, MC awarded work for Rs 17.5 lakh

Documents of the estimates prepared by the architect firm revealed that the rates of pebble beds for which the MC awarded Rs 2400 to Rs 2900 per square meter to the contractor, were actually quoted only for Rs 150 per square meter.

Chandigarh councillors fume as tourism dept goes ahead with Rose Festival

Rebel councillor Satish Kainth has written to UT Adviser Manoj Parida to cancel the events as the nation is “in mourning” post the Pulwama attack.

Chandigarh’s Burari jail inmates to be trained for jobs, employed in shop after release

At present the new shop-cum-flat (SCF) of Burail jail, Srijan, is being taken care by the jail staff. The authorities are contacting various NGO’s for providing training to the inmates.

Chandigarh: Despite Rs 25-crore track, cyclists say many bumps on road to bicycle-friendly city

While the UT administration has spent approximately Rs 25 crore on laying 180 km of bicycle tracks across the city, cyclists says the city has a long way to go before it can call itself bicycle-friendly.

Swine flu: Two deaths, 21 positive cases in Panchkula; 10 in Chandigarh

The doctor advised flu patients against long-distance travel. ‘’Those infected must be isolated. Four swine flu patients are still undergoing treatment in the isolation ward of GMCH. We have sufficient stock of Tamiflu and masks required to curb the spread of the disease,’’ he added.

‘Will never forget’: In tense times, Valley shows gratitude to Sikhs

Kashmiris respond to community’s efforts to help students amid tension after Pulwama attack by offering free lodging, education, legal services.

Shamlat land in Nayagaon, Kharar being freed from encroachers, says Navjot Singh Sidhu

About the encroached on land in Nadda village under Nayagaon Municipal Council, Sidhu said that for ownership of 1,200 kanal and seven marla land, the matter is being pursued with the district administration.

‘Someone is taking advantage of our lack of technical knowledge’

The court was informed that at present the airport, is operational from 7 am to 5.45 pm hours from Monday to Saturday, and 1 pm to 5.45 pm on Sundays.

Mockery of court: HC summons Punjab chief secretary, AGs to hearings

As the court was angry over the lack of action in the matter related to the encroachment, it asked Assistant General of India Chetan Mittal regarding his earlier statement that Punjab had earned Rs 10,000 crore because of the airport.

Punjab House seeks British govt apology for Jallianwala massacre

The resolution received support from the Opposition ranks too as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), SAD-BJP combine and the Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) supported it, and it was passed unanimously through voice vote.

Punjab: On former judge’s plea, HC notice to Sukhbir Singh Badal, Bikram Singh Majithia

The court had previously looked into the CDs presented as evidence by Ranjit Singh and then agreed to hear the case. It was the third hearing of the case on Wednesday.

Punjab: Protest against Kashmiri students in Dinanagar College over ‘disrespect’ to national flag

Police reached the spot after protesters, from several outfits including the Shiv Sena, entered campus and started raising slogans against Kashmiri students.