Chandigarh

Capt Bana Singh PVC other war veterans inspire students with engaging narratives

CHANDIGARH: War veterans, including Captain Bana Singh PVC, on Friday shared their inspiring experiences of the battlefield with students to motivate them to join the Indian Army.

National Lok Adalat orders to attack property of RKM Housing Sherwood Society to refund money to investor

CHANDIGARH: The National Lok Aadalat has imposed a fine of Rs.3 lakhs and pay interest of 9 percent on the payment of Rs.18.96 lakhs made by an investor to the Sherwood Officers Society and RKM Housing Limited based in Mohali. The court also ordere3d to attach the property of society to refund the amount.

Paramotor displays military bands, adds festive colour to Military Literature festival

CHANDIGARH: A blast of festive colour and music was added on Tuesday to the City Beautiful by Paramotors displaying their skills and Military Bands entertained people in the run-up to the Military Literature Festival (MLF) scheduled to be held here from December 7 to 9.

Liberty Videocon Insurance Comapny told to pay Rs.25000 compensation for refusing claim

CHANDIGARH: The district consumer disputes redressal Forum has directed the Liberty Videocon insurance company to pay a compensation of Rs.25,000 and litigation mcost of Rs.10,000 to a Kishangarh resident for refusing to admit a claim on car insurance.

Chandigarh Police booked immigration agency owner for fraud of Rs.5 lakh

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Police has registered owner of Vision International Agency, an immigration company for duping a Kharar resident and his freinds of Rs.5 lakh on the pretex of sending them abroad on work permit.

Chandigarh roads set to throb with more than 200 bikers taking off on 'Bravehearts Ride'

CHANDIGARH: `Riding for the Military’, over 200 bikers will set Chandigarh’s roads on fire on Sunday as they rev up the momentum for the forthcoming Military Literature Festival (MLF) with the `Bravehearts Ride’.

Remembering Pierre Jeanneret on his death anniversary on Dec 4

CHANDIGARH: Both Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret are incomplete without one another, said Dr S.S Bhatt, former principal, College of Architecture, Chandigarh,  who had written an article on Pierre in 1978 as a journalist. On Pierre 50th death anniversary which falls on December 4 lost himself in the memory lanes and revealed that  In 1919 the French painter Amédée Ozenfant and Le Corbusier founded the avant-garde review L'Esprit Nouveau [literally, New Spirit], in which they explored the sources and directions of contemporary art.

Symposium on “Sociology of youth: Modern influences that shape the youth’s psyche”

CHANDIGARH: The First Friday Forum, held a symposium of  intellectuals and thinkers on “Sociology of youth: Modern influences that shape the youth’s psyche.”

AI to operate Chandigarh-Bangkok flight

NEW DELHI:  National passenger carrier Air India on Friday said that it will introduce a direct flight between Chandigarh and Bangkok from December 11, 2017.

Canada's International Language Centre opens its India centre in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: International Language Centre(ILC) which has its campus in Calgary, Alberta in Canada has announced start of operations through its India centre located at Sec 8 in Chandigarh. It is noteworthy that ILC is recognised by Education Society, Canada as well as Service , Alberta. Details of start of this new initiative in the education sector of the region, was announced by senior representatives of ILC, during a  press meet convened at the India office in Chandigarh.

Punjab Speaker releases book penned by IPS officer Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana K.P. Singh today released a book titled "Anti Defection Law" penned by Senior IPS officer Mr. Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh in his office. The writer of the book is a scholar of Constitutional and Criminal law and Doctorate in Police Administration.

Delhi-Chandigarh 200-kmph rail corridor to cost Rs 11,000 cr: French report

NEW DELHI: It will cost about Rs 11,000 crore ($1.7 billion) to increase the train speed up to 200 km per hour on the Delhi-Chandigarh route so that a passenger can travel the distance in two hours, according to the draft final report submitted by SNCF, the French railway, to Indian Railways.

Punjab and Haryana High Court condoles death of Justice H.N.Seth

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court today convened a Full Court Reference to condole the sad demise of noted jurist and legal luminary Mr. Justice H.N. Seth, former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court and former Judge of Allahabad High Court. All the judges of High Court took part in this full court reference.

‘Walk for Safer Roads’ on World Day of Remembrance for road accident victims

CHANDIGARH: As many as 250 persons participated in the ‘Walk for safer roads’ to mark the World Day of Remembrance (WDR) for road accident victims at children’s traffic park, Sector 23 on Sunday. This was organized by well known non- profit organization Citizens Awareness Group along with Consumer VOICE, Delhi and Chandigarh Police.

Rare photos, artefacts bring alive Indian Army's history and accomplishments

CHANDIGARH: The journey of the Indian Army and its role in securing and building the nation has been brought alive through rare photographs and artefacts on display at the Museum Art Gallery here.

On children’s day Citizens Awareness Group presses upon passing Motors Vehicle Bill-2017

CHANDIGARH: On the occasion of Children’s Day, social organisation, Citizens Awareness Group, has urged the central government to save the precious lives of children on roads by passing the Motors Vehicles Bill 2017, in the upcoming winter session in Parliament.

Navjot Singh Sidhu releases Gurleen Khaira’s book for Occupational English Test

CHANDIGARH: "It is very heartening to note that a book has come out which would be of immense assistance to the nurses wanting to move to the foreign shores by taking OET (Occupational English Test) and make a career for themselves."

Sheetal Saransh Sharma from Zirakpur is Maternity queen 2017, Saniya Chawla is 1st runner up

CHANDIGARH: "We have right to breathe and let our unborn babies breathe clean air", said an expectant Mom. Rolling around the concerns over Air Pollution in State, Bedi Hospital Chandigarh organized a Maternity Queen-2017 in city to sensitize expected mothers to take care of them in this Medical Emergency.

3-day All-India Poetess Conference concludes

Among 7 crown All-India Poetess Conference (AIPC) awards, Simrat Sumera has conferred with the Miss AIPC India award during concluding day of 3-day AIPC at Punjab Arts Council here today . Dr. Sarbjeet Kaur Sohal, President of  Punjab Sahit Akademi was conferred with Miss AIPC Punjab award.

Chandigarh based immigration company WWICS penalised for unfair practices

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh based company Worldwide Immigration Services Private Limited (WWICS) has been pemalised by District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum and told to pay a penality of Rs.27,000 and refund an mount of Rs.2.50 lakhs for defiant services to a client.

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