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Punjab: In list of prisoners picked for special remission, man acquitted by SC in 2017

On the occasion of commemoration of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Centre had on September 27 decided that eight Sikh prisoners lodged in various Punjab jails may be granted special remission.

Make guidelines for officers dealing with parole, furlough applications: HC

The court also made it clear that the order can be ignored by the government and UT Administration in case there already are instructions for such a procedure.

Chandigarh air quality dips to ‘poor’ level

Throughout the day on Wednesday, the air quality index at the Sector 25 monitoring station was recorded between 248 and 272 micrograms per cubic metre.

Chandigarh: As registration of autos goes up, so does number of challans against them

The registration record of autorickshaws from 2001 to 2018 shows 2010 and 2017 witnessed the highest registration of autos. In 2010, 1,249 new autos were registered. As many as 2,050 autos were registered in 2017.

Chandigarh school children send woollen clothes, jackets for children in kashmir

The programme was organised by NGO Yuvsatta, CREST and the Peace club of KB DAV Senior Secondary Public School, with the support of the Tricity schools on the KB DAV-7 School campus.

Three self-propelled trains to run on Kalka-Shimla route from November 16 to January 15

Tourists can purchase tickets from Kalka railway station or Shimla railway station. The tickets will not be refundable.

Chandigarh: Landran-Sirhind road widening work to be completed by Dec-end

The road connects Mohali with Sirhind, however, due to frequent traffic congestion, the road has become a nightmare for commuters.

Chandigarh: Radar speed display boards will catch your speed from distance, police buy six of them

These boards equipped with special sensors are capable of reading the speed of motor vehicles, which cross the prescribed speed on a particular stretch.

Chandigarh: Those not paying hafta are being removed, alleges vendors’ union

The number of vendors kept swelling post the civic body’s announcement in 2016, stating that it will not evict the vendors till the survey to ascertain the exact number of street vendors and their registration was not completed.

Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher pulls up chief engineer: ‘See the condition of roads’

The MP reprimanded the official at the inauguration of the railway underbridge in Manimajra on Monday evening. She said the condition of roads had never been as bad as it was now.

Panjab University’s transgender students still await response to demand for separate hostels

Dhananjay Chauhan, a PhD student, who was one of the main forces behind the struggle for separate bathrooms, claims that she had visited the office of the Dean to inquire about the status of separate hostels but was not given a reasonable answer.

Lacking connectivity between Chandigarh and Panchkula: an issue unresolved for years

While time and again, MLAs have promised better alternatives and have even taken steps towards improving the facilities, the issue has persisted and with an increase in the number of vehicles, has also started adding to the traffic woes.