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Chandigarh UT panel: Segregation not followed when garbage is dumped

November 24, 2020 10:03:21 am

The committee was informed about the need to adopt a holistic approach towards the Tricity instead of Chandigarh if the city's air quality is to be kept up to the mark.

‘Onus on people to check 2nd wave...there’s urgent need to be safe’: PGI Director

‘Onus on people to check 2nd wave…there’s urgent need to be safe’: PGI Director

November 24, 2020 9:57:22 am

We have done a lot of work to control COVID-19, and now the onus is on the people to check a second wave, says Professor Jagat Ram, Director, PGI, Chandigarh.

Specially-abled man takes vows at Chandigarh Spinal Rehab

Specially-abled man takes vows at Chandigarh Spinal Rehab

November 24, 2020 9:32:21 am

It has been a journey against many odds for Rahul and his bride Anamika, who had a tough time convincing their families, who had several apprehensions about their decision to get married.

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Haryana: IPS officer, two other cops booked for abetting BJP leader’s suicide

November 24, 2020 12:33:22 am

On Monday, an FIR was filed based on a complaint by Harish’s daughter, Anjali, against the three cops, including former SP (Panipat) Manisha Choudhary. Choudhray is now posted as SSP (Traffic) in Chandigarh.

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Farmers’ adamant on Delhi march: Khattar says not the year to protest

November 23, 2020 11:00:19 am

Citing the rising number of Covid infections and revenue loss of about Rs 10,000-12,000 crore this year due to the pandemic, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said “this is not the year of protests”.

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Delhi Chalo march: ‘Will block all roads to Delhi… it is a matter of our existence’

November 23, 2020 11:35:09 am

The Delhi government has denied permission to farmers to stage any rally at either the Ram Leela Ground or at Jantar Mantar. The farmers, however, are adamant on marching to the national capital.

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‘We are not ready to relent, Delhi should not take us lightly anymore’

November 23, 2020 10:02:36 am

Ladhowal toll plaza generates highest collection in state in a day, but for last 50 days, it has been one of the biggest focal points of the farmers’ movement.

Accused has been running his shop at Baltana for 10 years

November 23, 2020 9:28:53 am

Sarfraz has been in the business of wooden carpentering for 10 years, near Sri Singh Sabha Gurdwara at Baltana. Earlier, his name had cropped up during the investigation into theft of heritage furniture and manhole covers.

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Chandigarh: Company that recarpets roads has won bid for lifting waste for Rs 48L

November 23, 2020 9:25:52 am

On Friday, the agenda item of Kher Constructions Private Limited was placed before the Finance and Contract Committee, which approved it in the evening.

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Mumbai link: The challenge for Chandigarh Police in every case

November 23, 2020 9:22:55 am

The Mumbai link again surfaced in the investigation of 2018 theft of 28 heritage furniture items from the office of Punjab finance and planning department in Sector 33.

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Vij hints at possibility of another lockdown, Khattar says not the solution

November 23, 2020 11:03:53 am

Amid rising cases of coronavirus infections in the state, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar appealed to people to take utmost precaution, follow social distancing and wear face masks.

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Despite pandemic, excise department did record collection of revenue: Dushyant Chautala

November 22, 2020 11:33:37 pm

Revealing the figures of collection under the new excise policy for 2020-21, Dushyant said, “In the first six months of the current excise year, the excise department collected Rs 660 crore more revenue than the previous year."

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Chandigarh environment standing committee to discuss waste management, traffic congestion

November 22, 2020 10:46:06 am

Earlier, the officials had decided to hold a physical meeting at Environment Building in Sector 19, but it was shifted to virtual mode as some members raised concerns. The last meeting of the standing committee was held in February.

Chandigarh: Juvenile raptor flying at low height collides with TV cable, rescued

November 22, 2020 11:06:24 am

The raptor was kept in the building of the UT Environment department in Sector 19. According to a checklist of Chandigarh birds, Himalayan Griffon vulture is a fairly common bird, who is a winter visitor.

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Punjab: HC allows 27 students declared ineligible for teaching posts to take written exam

November 22, 2020 12:59:22 am

The bench of Justice Sudhir Mittal of HC while issuing notices to the state of Punjab for December 21, directed that in the meantime the petitioners shall be permitted to take the written examination to be held on November 29, 2020.

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Chhath venue sees no social distancing amid rise in cases

November 21, 2020 11:54:52 am

People gathered in huge numbers at Chandigarh's sector 42 lake Friday. Most of the people had not worn a mask.

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F&CC gives nod to transport of legacy waste for Rs 48 lakh

November 21, 2020 11:48:48 am

The waste will be transported from from garbage processing plant to the dumping ground at Dadumajra.

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Punjab govt orders mandatory testing of all staff of educational institutions

November 21, 2020 11:37:24 am

The nodal officer for Covid-19 cases in Punjab said that all the teaching as well as non-teaching staff members of government as well as private educational institutions are being tested compulsorily across the state.

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Fire breaks out in manufacturing unit at Ambala, worker injured, no casualties

November 21, 2020 11:27:50 am

The incident agitated the local residents of Defence Colony, who have been pressing the district administration to shift the units out of the residential area. They said that there is a risk to human lives.

Dera follower shot dead in Bathinda

November 21, 2020 11:21:00 am

The victim was a money exchanger and was at his shop when two attackers came on a bike with their faces covered and fired at him.

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15 Punjab police officials fail in surprise dope test

November 21, 2020 11:16:34 am

Out of the 22 officials who underwent the test, 15 tested positive. Most of them are assistant sub-inspectors or of lower posts. The department inquiry has been ordered against officials found positive in dope tests.

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Cattle deaths: Report blames high concentration of hydrogen cyanide

November 21, 2020 11:08:42 am

The trust as per district administration has also been issued a show-cause notice to give an explanation into the matter.

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Salil Bhatt on performing live after nine months as part of PKK’s ‘Strings of Desert’

November 21, 2020 10:58:03 am

The concert, on November 21, will feature Bhatt on the Satvik Veena which he has created, tabla maestro Abhishek Mishra and Khartal artist folk musician Kutla Khan.

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Withdrawal of Majithia’s security cover act of political vendetta: SAD

November 21, 2020 10:39:15 am

SAD spokesperson Daljit Cheema said that the decision to withdraw Z-plus security cover of the former minister and senior Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia is arbitrary, dictatorial and politically motivated decision of the BJP led Central government.

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HAFED to open markets in every Haryana district to give farmers ideal price for crops

November 21, 2020 10:33:07 am

Dairy products as well as daily use items will be available at these open markets by HAFED. A letter has also been sent to all deputy commissioners to enhance the number of VITA booths and these booths will sell fruits and vegetables other than milk products.