Chandigarh

Chandigarh wins first spot for successful implementation of Poshan Abhiyan

CHANDIGARH: City has been awarded with 04 National Level Awards by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi, for its exemplary performance and successful rollout of the Poshan Abhiyaan.  The Abhiyan was launched by the prime minister Mr Narendra Modi in March last year with an aim to reduce stunning, under-nutrition, anemaic, low birth weight by two per cent to three per cent per annum respectively and intensify awareness on the importance of nutrition for good health.

Chandigarh all set to launch Khan Academy for PISA examination

CHANDIGARH: Modalities have been worked out and scope of work has been assigned to the Khan Academy to skill students of Chandigarh for PISA examination. Across the country, Chandigarh has been selected to participate in Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) which will be conducted in 2021.

Water released from Hathnikund barrage floods Haryana villages

CHANDIGARAH:  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday took stock of the situation after a dozen villages in Yamunanagar district were flooded by the excess water released from the Hathnikund barrage.

Jilted lover kills ex-girlfriend, sister; arrested by Chandigarh police

CHANDIGARH: A jilted lover brutally murdered his ex-girlfriend and her sister in their rented accommodation in Chandigarh after she refused to marry him, police said on Friday.

Justice Krishna Murari Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana HC unfurls national flag

CHANDIGARH: The 73rd “Independence Day” was celebrated in the premises of the Punjab and Haryana High Court with great zeal and gaiety. The Chief Justice Mr. Justice Krishna Murari unfurled the national flag on this occasion.

Chandigarh judicial courts complex adjudged best in the country, Delhi at second place

CHANDIGARH:  Of all the states and union territories (UTs) in the country, only the district courts in Chandigarh and Delhi fulfill the infrastructure guidelines set by the National Court Management Systems (NCMS) Committee in 2012, according to a new report by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, a think-tank.

Bomb threat at Chandigarh mall proves to be hoax

CHANDIGARH: The bomb threat in a high-end shopping mall, crowded with shoppers owing to a holiday on the occasion of Eid, on Monday finally turned to be hoax, police said.

Elante Mall in Chandigrarh evacuated after bomb threat by a caller

CHANDIGARH: The high end Elante mall was today evacuated by Chandigarh police after a bomb threat call was made by an unknown person. Police swung into action after receiving the information and building was surrounded.

Make people aware of rights, responsibilities: Justice Lalit

CHANDIGARH: Justice Uday Umesh Lalit of the Supreme Court on Saturday stressed the need to make people aware of their responsibilities besides rights to make them more responsible towards society.

Kainth meets Union Minister of state for SC repersentation in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Paramjit Singh Kainth, President of the National Scheduled Castes Alliance today met the Union Minister of State of Commerce and Industry, Shri Som Parkash to bring into his notice the lack of representation of Scheduled Castes community in the Advisory committee of the UT of Chandigarh. The Advisory Committee provides a forum to Union Territories without legislatures for interaction between the Central Government and the elected representatives of the Union Territories on major issues of policy concerning the Territories.

Chandigarh Press Club condemns the unruly behavior of HC lawyers with media

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Press Club condemned the unruly behavior of protesting lawyers with the media persons at the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday.

Delhi's Kapurthala House to stay with Punjab government: HC

CHANDIGARH:  The Kapurthala House, currently the official residence of the Punjab Chief Minister in New Delhi, will continue to remain in the state government's possession, after the Delhi High Court rejected the erstwhile Kapurthala ruler's right to sell it.

Teacher remembers Sushma as orator, artiste, statesman

CHANDIGARH:  Former External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj was one of the best orators, a highly talented artiste and had deep inclination towards public life as a student of Bachelor of Law (LLB), said D.N. Jauhar, her professor at the Law Department of the Panjab University.

Jammu girl Akshita Abrol killed in Chandigarh road accident

CHANDIGARH: Akshita Abrol, a young girl from Jammu who was living in PG accomodation here was killed in a road accident here today. She was walking on road when crushed by a spedding Mahindra Thar vehicle HR 40D 7866.

Capt Amarinder overreacting on Kashmir just to please Gandhi family: Tarun Chugh

CHANDIGARH:  The BJP today slammed Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh of overreacting on Kashmir issue just to please Gandhi family. The party said the people of the state were taken aback by the statement issued by Capt Amarinder Singh and his decision to put a ban on ‘celebrations’.

Punjab CM blames Akalis for scuttling Bargari case probe

CHANDIGARH:  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed the state Advocate General to oppose the CBI closure report in the Bargari sacrilege case, saying the agency had no jurisdiction to file the report in light of the January 2019 observations of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Elderly couple found dead at home in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: The blood-soaked bodies of an elderly couple were found under mysterious circumstances at their residence in Chandigarh early on Sunday.

SLSA Chandigarh inmparts training ion “Cyber Security and Electronic evidence for lawyers”

CHANDIGARH: With an objective to impart training and sensitization of panel lawyers of State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) and District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Chandigarh, one day program  was conducted on the topic “Cyber Security and Electronic evidence for lawyers” at Chandigarh Judicial Academy, Sector 43, Chandigarh here on Saturday.

Advocates impart life-saving training at Mohali

CHANDIGARH: As many as 22 senior Advocates from District  Bar Association, Mohali  were imparted basic life support training at Shalby Hospital,Mohali today.

Services hit as PGI Chandigarh resident doctors strike work

CHANDIGARH: Medical services at Chandigarh's Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), which caters to around 10,000 patients daily, were severely affected on Saturday, following a strike by 1,200 resident doctors protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill.

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