Chandigarh

SLSA Chandigarh hikes income limit for legal aids

Punjab News Express/Y.S. RANA
CHANDIGARH : While cost of justice is slipping out of the hands of common man, the legal conscious, State Legal Services Authority (SLSA), Chandigarh, came to the rescue of more people those find it difficult to seek justice. The Authority has decided to take legal free services to the common man who has been on the sideline of justice all these years. In a bid to bring more and more people under its ambit of free legal services, the Authority has hiked three-time income limit for seeking legal aids. It has amended the income limit and hiked the income limit from Rs one lakh to Rs three lakh. 

SAD opposes repatriation of teachers from Chandigarh, asks UT to follow reorganisation Act

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal will take up the issue of repatriation of teachers working on deputation from Punjab state to education department of U.T Chandigarh, with the Hon’ble Governer, Punjab cum administrator U.T Chandigarh and would request him to direct the U.T education department not to harass the teachers on one pretext or the others.

Elante Celebrates 4th Anniversary by Holding Baisakhi Festivities

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH  : Elante Mall, the region’s favourite destination for shopping, entertainment and merrymaking, celebrated its fourth anniversary on Thursday by acknowledging the contribution of its retailers to its towering success through “Retailer Excellence Awards” in 25 categories.

PUDR Condemn the brutality in Panjab University and organized attack on institutions of higher education

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Protest by students of Panjab University (PU) against unprecedented fee hike witnessed brutal lathicharge and usage of tear gas as crowd dispersal method leaving 4 students critically injured. Photojournalists covering the protests were attacked by police as well and more than 50 students have been arrested by the local police while 66 students have been charged with rioting, causing damage to public property and sedition which was later dropped.

Dr Gandhi condemns use of force against PU students and demands talks to resolve the Fee hike issue

Punjab News Express
PATIALA: Dr Dharamvira Gandhi Member Parliament from Patiala condemned the excessive use of force on students of Punjab University who were agitating for reduction of recent fivefold hike in fees. Dr Gandhi questioned the PU Authorities as to why the issue could not be solved through talks, with open mind and a will to find solution. He asked both PU Authorities and Police to desist from use of force against students.

Chandigarh Press Club lodges protest over attack on media persons by police

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Expressing serious concern over the lathicharge by the UT police on journalists and photojournalists, who were covering the protest by PU students yesterday, a delegation of Chandigarh Press Club today met with the UT DGP Tajender Luthra.

Government must immediately roll back fee hike of Panjab university- AAP

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday criticized central HRD ministry and Panjab University Chandigarh authorities for hiking tuition fees for fresher students up to 1100%. In a press statement, AAP youth wing state president Harjot Singh Bains said that the apathy of the government is responsible for letting down the education system in India. He said that just to help the private education mafia the government is ignoring the government institutions. Bains said that the action would affect the prospect of poor to get education in country.

Panjab University students oppose fee hike, clash with police

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Tension prevailed on the Panjab University campus on Tuesday as students, protesting the fee hike for various courses, clashed with the police.

Hamari Kaksha and SLSA hold mela

Punjab News Express/Y.S. RANA
CHANDIGARH : "Hamari Kaksha", an NGO, State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) and government senior secondary school, Kaimbwala organized a 'Parent Awareness Mela' as a part of the project "Sakshar Balak-Balika and Saksham Maa' in the school premises here on Saturday.

Chandigarh schools submitted their school disaster management plan

Punjab News Express/Y.S. RANA
CHANDIGARH : Almost all the government schools and 45 private schools of city have submitted their school disaster management plan ( standard operative procedure) as directed by the education department of the Chandigarh Administration last month. Revealing this Daily Post, Mr Bikram Rana, SLO and nodal officer of disaster management committee. 

CBI files case against Chandigarh-based company

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI: The CBI on Sunday registered a case against a Chandigarh-based company and three of its directors for allegedly cheating the Punjab National Bank (PNB) of over Rs 1,300 crore, an official said here.

1456 cases disposed off at National Lok Adalat in Chandigarh

Punjab News Express/Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH: National Lok Adalat in Chandigarh was held under the able guidance of Mr Justice Shiavax Jal Vazifdar, Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court and Patron-in-Chief, State Legal Services Authority (SLSA), Chandigarh here on Saturday.

Jaswant Rana panel sweeps Chandigarh Press club elections

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Jaswant Rana of Rawat-Handa panel was elected as the President of the Chandigarh Press Club, Sector 27 for the second consecutive year by defeating Tarlochan Singh of Punjabi Tribune by a margin of 144 votes, in an elections held today at Press club.

Attorney General to be consulted on SYL, says Rajnath

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Union Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday assured a delegation of political leaders from Haryana that further action on the construction of Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal will be taken after seeking legal counsel from the Attorney General. 

An ode to womenhood with women Appreciation Awards 2017

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Women appreciation awards 2017 hosted by fairytales and beauty & the best in vivanta by Taj in the capital today unveiled success and motivation tales of women achievers and successful women entrepreneurs.

Kilogram clothing a new concept in chandigarh

Punjab News Express/ Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH: In our school days we were taught different measurements for different commodities such as kilograms, meters, yards, liters, pieces, dozen etc. But now the weights and measurements have been changed. In a number of cases items which were sold in dozens are now being sold in kilograms.

Air pollution impacts children below five immensely, says WHO recent report

Punjab News Express/Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH: A recent report of the World Health Organization (WHO) poses a big challenge before the society and warns to fight the challenge of air pollution within a frame work. The report "Don't pollute my future," states that every year environment risks such as indoor-outdoor air pollution, unsafe water, lack of sanitation take the lives of 1.7 million children below five years across the world.

A slum area in Chandigarh with no basic facilities

Punjab News Express/ Y.S.Rana
CHANDIGARH: There is a place of union territory Chandigarh where RTE has not reached so far. For them Right to Education (RTE) like a bundle of raddis to sell for a few coins.

Hyatt Regency Chandigarh to host the prestigious "taste of britain"

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Hyatt Regency Chandigarh will host the Taste of Britain Curry Festival from March 17–26, 2017. The festival launch will witness the presence of delegates from the British High Commission, iconic British Curry Chefs, eminent journalists from Britain, and VIP guests.

Paradise children care centre writes success story

Punjab News Express/Y.S.Rana 
CHOWRI (HP): Sanjay and Kanchan of Paradise Children Care Centre, Chowri in district Chamba of Himachal Pradesh, are among the 53 children who are practising hard to fly high. What makes these children different from the others is the circumstances in which they are being grown up.

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