Chandigarh

Amarinder Singh hits back at radicals, says won’t allow them to disturb peace

CHANDIGARH: A day after radical Sikh organisations called Captain Amarinder Singh a “coward” while addressing a gathering at Bargari, the Punjab chief minister on Monday warned hardliners against trying to “disturb peace in Punjab”.

Three teens killed delivery boy in Chandigarh after fight over sweets

CHANDIGARH: A petty quarrel over sweets during the birthday celebrations of his younger brother cost 22-year-old Sandeep Yadav his life.

Thousands attend Dandiya Dhamaal 2018 in Omaxe New Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Dandiya performance by a renowned troupe from Gujarat was amongst the major attractions that enthralled thousands who had gathered in Omaxe New Chandigarh for the annual Dandiya Dhamaal Mahotsav in Omaxe New Chandigarh held during 12-14 October, 2018. Omaxe celebrates Dandiya Dhamaal Mahotsav every year as part of its endeavour to bring the community together on this festive occasion in its township spread across hundreds of acres.

First beneficiary of Chandigarh under ‘Ayushman Bharat Scheme’ walks again

CHANDIGARH: Hope has replaced despair in his life.  Who was disabled yesterday has become enabled today, and, what can be a liability on his family has been turned into an asset again. Poor family emotions, numbed by his impairment, have begun to feel the surge.

MOA signed between PEC and SIEMENS to establish a Center of Excellence

CHANDIGARH: A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed by the Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to Be University) with M/S Siemens Industry Software (India) Pvt Limited (SISW) to set up a Center of Excellence in the area of Manufacturing Engineering, Control and Automation.

Punjabis would not qualify for recruitment of 418 JBT teachers in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Administration leaving no stone unturned to corner the Punjabi language in the capital of Punjab where more than two dozen Punjabi speaking villages were razed and thousands of Punjabis were displaced to build this city. But the administrators at the helm are hell bent to replace Punjabi language in elementary education during the ongoing recruitment of junior basic teachers (JBT).

Chief Justice told district and session judges of Punjab, Haryana and UT to be punctual

CHANDIGARH: Justice Krishna Murari, Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court along with Mr. Justice Rajesh Bindal, Chairman, Arrears Committee, had interaction with all the District & Sessions Judges in the State of Punjab and State of Haryana and U. T. Chandigarh on Wednesday, through video-conferencing to review the disposal of old cases, especially cases relating to crime against women, under the Prevention of Corruption Act, Negotiable Instruments Act, senior citizens, punctuality and discipline being on top priority, and in continuation of the interaction held with all the District & Sessions Judges in the States of Punjab & Haryana and U.T., Chandigarh on August 19, 2018.

Center Sanctions Rs 29,695.40 CR of CCL for Punjab's Paddy procurement in oct ober

CHANDIGARH: Following Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s personal intervention, the Centre on Tuesday sanctioned Cash Credit Limit (CCL) amount of Rs. 29,695.40 crore, of the total Rs 40,300 crore required by the state for procurement of paddy in the Kharif marketing season 2018-19.

Markfed launches 'Sohna Khao, Sohna Jio' initiative

CHANDIGARH: Giving fillip to the Mission Tandarust Punjab campaign begun by the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh to ensure clean and green environment to the people of the state, Markfed, which is an ace institution under the Cooperation Department, today launched a novel initiative in the form of 'Sohna Khao, Sohna Jio' which aims to provide nutritious and unadulterated food products to the people.

Modi unveils statue of Sir Chhotu Ram in Haryana

ROHTAK (HARYANA):  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday unveiled a statue of popular farmer leader from the Jat community Sir Chhotu Ram in Haryana's Rohtak district.

Rashtriya Avishkar Labs will be set up in eight government schools in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Worried over the decline of interest among school students in Science and Mathematics, the Ministry of HRD has launched the ‘Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan’ to set up model science labs. The Education Department, Chandigarh, is moving fast to set up these labs. The department has sought consent from school heads for setting up these labs. As per the guidelines of the Ministry, the department has selected eight government schools across the city where these labs will be set up.

MTPL bags Golden Brick Developer of the Year Award

CHANDIGARH: Mona Townships Pvt Ltd (MTPL), one of the leading real estate developers in Northern India, has won the prestigious Golden Brick Real Estate Award as the “Developer of the Year Award 2018” in the regional category.

Road rage: HC quashes case against Colonel Manvir Bains

CHANDIGARH: Giving relief to Colonel Manvir Bains and disposing of the matter, the Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday quashed the FIR against him in a road rage case in which Sector 37 resident Praveen Yadav had died. The court stated that from medical evidence, no case of murder and culpable homicide was made against Col Bains. It was also submitted in the HC that the matter was settled between both the parties in Rs 18 lakh.

Two IAS officers transferred in Punjab

CHANDIGARH:The Punjab Government has transferred two IAS officers today with immediate effect.

Chandigarh school teachers impart training in disaster management

CHANDIGARH: Disaster management may be the last thing on the mind of many states but it seems the priority of the education department of the Chandigarh Administration. Along disaster management education in city’s schools it has therefore emerged as a high priority for the Administration. The education department has now decided to impart training to school teachers in government as well as private one under the National School Safety Programme.

Mega camps organized in all districts to mark 149th birth anniversary of gandhi

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government today organized mega camps at district and sub division level in State to mark 149th birth anniversary of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The camps were aimed at ensuring equitable access to benefits of all socio-economic development schemes to most deserving people.

Making Rafale details public non-practical: Rajnath

CHANDIGARH:  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that the opposition was making a non-practical demand of making public the details of the Rafale jet deal with France over corruption charges.

Punjab Police register case over fake videos of Amarinder

CHANDIGARH: The Cyber Cell of Punjab Police has registered cases under various sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Information Technology (IT) Act after a morphed and dubbed video of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh went viral on the social media, a spokesperson for the chief minister said here on Saturday.

Society that is disabling not the people who are disabled, says Ms Kour

CHANDIGARH: If there are people who consider disability as “mistake” of God, there are some in the society who consider disabled as the “power”of God and who tirelessly work to rectify the things which God could not do so. Two para legal volunteers (PLVs) came to the rescue to Jitender Das who is 100 per cent disabled and a family of four children to take care.  The family lives in a “jhugi” in Sector 48 all huddled on a cot.

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