Chandigarh

Chandigarh Legal Services Authority observed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh State Legal Services Authority observed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a happy note. The authority has not only rescued a senior citizen but also provided shelter to a senior citizen. The authority observed the day in t senior citizens home, Sector 45 here on Friday. The day was observed under the guidance of Mr Justice Suryakant, Executive Chair,am. SLS.

Rains in Chandigarh bring relief from dust, pollution

Chandigarh and its nearby areas in Punjab and Haryana were lashed by rains, bringing much relief from a thick haze of dust and pollution that enveloped the region for the past two days, the weather office said on Saturday.

Air connectivity restored in Chandigarh

To and fro air connectivity in Chandigarh was restored on Saturday after two days of partial suspension owing to a thick haze of dust and pollution that reduced the visibility in the region, an airport official said.

Chandigarh airport remains shut owing to dust

All national and international flights from the Chandigarh International Airport remained suspended on Friday, the second day, owing to low visibility due to dust, officials said.

Anupam wishes Kirron to do more for Chandigarh on birthday

On Kirron Kher's 63rd birthday on Thursday, veteran actor Anupam Kher wished that the actress and politician continues to do excellent work for the country, especially for the people of Chandigarh.

Legal Services Authority Chandigarh holds camp for various services, 2000 people attended

CHANDIGARH: Aadhaar Cards of more than 129 persons were made or corrected on the spot.  More than 300 persons were enrolled for new voter identity cards.  More than 1195 persons visited the stalls giving information on Anti Human Trafficking Unit, Cyber Crime Cell, Child Helpline, Narcotic Control Bureau, Chandigarh Social Welfare Board, NULM, Social Welfare Department, Education Department, Labour Department, DART, Banks and Telecom companies. 

Chandigarh girl alleged love jihad, rape by Muslim boy and then gang rape

CHANDIGARH: A Chandigarh girl, aed 18 years who was in love with a Muslim boy has approached Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking probe by CBI or National Investigating Agency(NIA) into the alleged case of 'love jehad' and her gang rape.

Amit Shah cancelled Chandigarh sector 34 Gurdwara visit after Sikhs protest GST on Langar

CHANDIGARH: Faced with protest by Sikhs, BJP president Amit Shah who was here today to hold a political meeting with SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal and former CM Parkash Singh Badal had cancelled his scheduled visit to Gurdawara Sector 34 here.

Eco Club Awards, Poster Making, Green Quiz & Short Plays Contest

CHANDIGARH:  Today, Department of Environment, Chandigarh Administration, Yuvsatta organized World Environment Day Celebrations at Elante Mall, Chandigarh. TC Nautiyal, Conservator of Forests cum Member Secretary, Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Prominent others who participated includes Anil Malhotra, Executive Director, Elante Mall, Vivek Pandey from CPCC, Pramod Sharma, Coordinator, Yuvsatta, environmentalist Kulbhushan Kanwar, Sr. Artist, Ravinder Sharma, Journalist Shayda Bano, Casting Director, Jyotika Badyal and Indonesian Gandhi Agus Indra Udayana.

Rape survivor attacked in Chandigarh

A rape survivor was hospitalised here on Monday after two unidentified assailants threw an acid-like liquid on her.

Amazon supplied fake micromax mobile, fined by Chandigarh consumer forum

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh District Consumer Forum has fined Rs. 25000 to e-commerce site Amazon.in for supplying a fake micromax smart phone to a consumer in Chaindigarh.

Chandigarh airport to re-open on June 1

The Chandigarh International Airport will re-open on Friday after a 20-day closure for expansion and repairs.

Chandigarh Govt school students script success story with beauty products

CHANDIGARH: Though not exactly of the magnitude of “Patanjali” products, a similar-looking success story is being scripted by students  health and beauty  vocational course of Government Senior Secondary School, Manimajra Town. The students have exhibited and put their health beauty products for sale. The products range from orange face,  Chandan face and Neem face packs available at reasonable price.

Punjab Vigilance registers disproportionate assets case against MC clerk

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau today registered a case against Ravinder Singh Walia, clerk posted at Municipal Corporation Bathinda for amassing huge wealth than the disclosed sources of his income by misusing his official position.

Rotary Chandigarh honours 5 with Vocational awards

CHANDIARH: Rotary Club of Chandigarh conferred its Rotary Vocational Awards for 2017-18 on five citizens for going beyond the call of their duty, at the Rotary House yesterday evening.

Chandigarh airport to remain shut till May 31

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh International Airport was closed for all air traffic on Saturday until May 31 to carry out runway expansion and repairs, officials said here.

Sanjeev Kalra(IPS),ADGP elected president of Punjab Amateur Yatching Association

Sanjeev Kalra, ADGP unanimously elected as president of Punjab Amateur Yatching Association (PAYA) in the General body meeting held here today at Sector 18, Chandigarh. Amarinder Singh Kang was elected Secretary General and S.M. Sharma IPS (Retd.) has been nominated as Patron and Ajit Singh Sandhu has been nominated as Adviser of the PAYA.

Innovative steps needed to raise standard of education: Anil Swarup

CHANDIGARH: Innovative initiates to be taken by the States to raise the standards of education, said  Mr Anil Swarup, Secretary, School Education and Literacy, Ministry of HRD, New Delhi while addressing the two-day Northern Region Review workshop which was concluded here at Mount View Hotel on Saturday with a positive note.

Two-day northern region review workshop concludes

Innovative initiates to be taken by the States to raise the standards of education, said  Mr Anil Swarup, Secretary, School Education and Literacy, Ministry of HRD, New Delhi while addressing the two-day Northern Region Review workshop which was concluded here at Mount View Hotel on Saturday with a positive note. 

Elante brings theatrical adaptation of ‘Daddy’ to Tricity

 Elante Mall, the region’s favourite hub for shopping and entertainment, today struck an emotional chord with the audience with a theatrical adaptation of celebrated filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's 1989 classic “Daddy”, moving the viewers to tears with its powerful narrative.

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