Chandigarh

Shop-owners cannot charge consumers for bag

NEW DELHI: The Chandigarh Consumer Commission recently ordered Bata India Ltd to pay Rs 9,000 in fine for charging Rs 3 from a customer for a paper bag to carry the shoebox.

Homeopathic system of medicine slowly catching up

CHANDIGARH: The age-old homeopathic system of medicine and treatment is slowly but surely catching up with Chandigarhians and Homeopathic College and Hospital in Sector 26 is playing an important role in popularizing the system as the number of patients continue to swell by the day. 

Airtel and FICCI Ladies Organisation launch Women’s Safety app – My Circle

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s leading telecom services provider, and the FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), the women business wing of apex trade body FICCI, launched a carrier agnostic safety app – My Circle which has been is designed to empower women in the event of any distress or panic situation.

IMG Venture presents semi-finale of Mr. and Miss North India Glamour 2019

2019, at Hotel Clarion Zirakpur. First time ever more than 260 models were part of Semi-finale of this admired title. Youth icon Prince Narula, Yuvika Chaudhary and Nitish Rajput mentor of the show were present with dashing Karan Kundra in the semi-finale of the show which took place in Hotel Clarion Inn, Zirakpur.

Elante celebrates its sixth anniversary with Baisakhi festivities

Elante Mall, the region’s favourite destination for shopping, entertainment and merrymaking, celebrated its sixth anniversary on Sunday in the true festive spirit by holding Baisakhi festivities replete with an array of exciting activities like bhangra, giddha and performances by musical bands.
Elante also organised a “Mega Cake-Cutting Ceremony” to mark its sixth anniversary, where the patrons and retailers of the mall participated in overwhelming numbers.

AIPEF submit memorandum to Priyanka Gandhi on power sector

All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) submitted a memorandum to Priyanka Gandhi against power sector privatisation policies, against outsourcing & for Old Pension Scheme and Regularisation of contract workers.

Vinod Chauhan creates waves in photography across the world

Skill is considered a key to success in any profession but Vinod Chauhan is an exception. More than one reasons to be proud of this talented photographer is that he has never been trained in the profession by any institute. Despite that he has achieved in photography for which most of the photographers could not have dreamt. 

'Nonsense Club' to give tuition for LS polls

CHANDIGARH: The late Jaspal Bhatti's 'Nonsense Club' on Monday announced special 'tuitions' for politicians and voters ahead of the Lok Sabha battle.

Elante turns into an electrifying stadium for its “Ticket to Happyness” cricket bonanza

With the country dancing to the tunes of the biggest T20 bonanza ever known by the world, residents of the region can be seen frantically supporting their favourite teams and players. As the region’s hotspot for buzz and excitement, Elante Mall is always on top when it comes to understanding and catering to the innate desires of its patrons.

100 pensioners screened in health camp

CHANDIGARH:  As many as 100 pensioners were screened during a free health check-up camp at Defence Accounts Pensioners welfare Association, sector-9 Chandigarh on Saturday. The camp was organized by Ivy Hospital, Mohali.

1000 teachers of Chandigarh imparted training in disaster management

CHANDIGARH: One thousand teachers of government, private and public schools of Chandigarh have been imparted training in disaster management. The Department of Education and Regional Institute of English (RIE) jointly held 10 (three-day) workshops on disaster management for school teacher under the National School Safety Programme from October last.

Yoga Prana Vidya to conduct healing workshop (level 1) in Chandigarh

Yoga Prana Vidya (YPV), will conduct a workshop (level 1) for the people of tricity at Hotel Amara Chandigarh on 6th & 7th April 2019 (1st Batch ) and 8th & 9th April 2019 (2nd Batch ) from 9:30 am - 5:30 pm. The workshop will be conducted by YPV Tricity trainers.

AIPEF writes to political parties on power reforms

All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has written to the heads of BJP, Congress and major political parties suggestions for the improvement of power sector for inclusion in their election manifesto’s.

Navjot Kaur sore over denial of ticket from Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Upset over not getting a Congress ticket from this Lok Sabha seat, former legislator Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Wednesday said she would have loved if the party had respected a lady and that it is the people who are the actual judge of a candidate.

Report gathers dust in swindling of Rs 2 crore in Cooperative bank for more than two years

CHANDIGARH: Yes, this is a clear case of money laundering, says the general manager, the Chandigarh State Cooperative Bank Limited, Sector 22, Chandigarh, in his fact findings report in swindling of approximately Rs two crore by the then chairman of the bank, Mr Kamal K Sharma in connivance with the bank staff. The report was submitted in office of the Registrar, Cooperative Societies, Chandigarh on February 13, 2017 has also revealed blatant violations of rules and laws. The report is gathering dust in the debris of files for the past more than two years.

Disaster management directorate in Chandigarh does not set up

Welcome to the Chandigarh Disaster Management, with its ‘performance’ or more accurately, the abysmal lack of it—in dealing with man-made tragedy exposing its defunct status. 

Advisory issued to all schools in Chandigarh to discourage underage driving

Beware! Underage youngsters below the age of 18 will challaned if found at the wheel. The Directorate of School Education, Chandigarh, has directed the District Education Officer (DEO) to issue necessary advisory to all school heads/principals of government, private and public schools of Chandigarh regarding additional directions for improvement of road safety especially school children and ensure implementation of road safety norms in true spirit. 

100 file nomination papers for Chandigarh Press Club elections

CHANDIGARH: A three-figure mark has reached as 100 candidates have filed their nomination papers for various posts in the annual general election of the Chandigarh Press Club, according to a press statement issued by , Returning Officer Sanjiv Shukla here on Saturday.

Chandigarh airpport to operate 24 hours from April 12

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh International Airport will start 24 hour operations from Amril 12 after the work of expanding runway would be completed on April 9, 2019. This information was given by Airport Authority of India in Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday.

Three Chandigarh students to get training under Young scientist programme of NASA

CHANDIGARH: The education department of the Chandigarh Administration will soon start selection of three students under the ISRO ‘Young Scientists Programme” launched on March 4 last to impart basic knowledge on space technology, space science and space applications to the students of Class 9th onwards. The program’s maiden session will start in May-June next.

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