Chandigarh

1881 cases were disposed off by Chandigarh State Legal Services Authority

CHANDIGARH: A total of 1881 cases were disposed off in the Chandigarh 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, U.T. Chandigarh, Hon'ble Mr. Justice Surya Kant, Executive Chairman, State Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh and Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.B. Chaudhari, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Administrative Judge, Chandigarh Sessions Division, National Lok Adalat was organized in the District Court, Sector 43, Chandigarh here on Sunday.  

Shemrock School remembered Asifa Bano and organized candle light march vigil

MOHALI: Parents, staff and students Shemrock School sector -69  organised  a candlelight march in the memory of 8 year old Asifa Bano . This child was molested, manled and killed by unspeakable brutality by clearly insane men in Kathua, J&K. They are now remanded to judicial custody. The march started  from  phase -7  near post office. The incident which has sparked nationwide outrage is an eye-opener to how vulnerable women really are in India.

A symposium on "PR & Media : An Interface" organized by PRSI Chandigarh Chapter on the occasion of 41st National PR Day

Mutual relations between public relations practitioners and media are very old, warm, incomparable and resolute and complementary relations with each other are always beneficial for the society. In the modern era PR personnel will have to be more responsive, alert and punctual to exhibit their required performance for a successful professional approach". These views were expressed by former IAS and eminent speaker Vivek Atray, senior journalist and editor of Babushahi news website Baljit Balli and P.K Khurana chairman of Quick Relations Pvt Ltd during a symposium organized by the Chandigarh chapter of Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) at the 41st National PR Day at the Chandigarh Press Club.

Open Eye Foundation formed by former NSS volunteers helping for poor school students in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: City-based based grass root level NGO is involved in Charity work for the poor and needy students of government schools. Two former NSS volunteers—Sandeep and Savita—who have passion in social service and compassion towards the sufferings of the disadvantaged sections of the students came together and formed an NGO “Open Eyes Foundation.”

The Shop’s MulMul Mela set to bring Easy Summer Fashion to the Tricity

Searching for the right light clothes to wear this summer? Want your comfortable style to leave a statement too? Well, for all you easy-breezy style lovers, Eco-fashion supporters and promoters, The Shop is bringing the softest and coolest cotton fabric, mulmul, to Chandigarh at the MulMul Mela. The mela showcasing clothes, accessories and decor items will be held at Hotel Aroma, Sector-22 on 20th and 21st April 2018.

'Project Saarthi' kick starts at PGI

Project Saarthi’ a vision of the Chandigarh Administration turned into realty with the launch of four-hour orientation programme was held by the State NSS Cell in collaboration with the Indian Red Cross Society and PGIMER at Dev Samaj College of Education, Sector 36 on Monday.  Selected volunteers from 11 City colleges have attended the orientation programme. During the programme selected NSS volunteers were apprised of their job, objective and purpose of the project. 

Nine convicted of sexually exploiting minors at orphanage

A court here on Wednesday convicted nine people, including a woman whose NGO was running an orphanage, of sexually exploiting minors while one person was acquitted.

Applying for permanent residence visa is the right solution to get rid of your work permit worries

In the days preceding, the onset of age of information, living in a foreign country was considered to be a luxury, an accomplishment of a milestone in life. It has been a consistent trend, to want to live and work in another country. In poetic terms, it is the proverbial fledgling taking the leap of faith, out of the nest. The amount of people flocking to foreign countries is due to the availability of better work opportunities and a higher standard of living. This is especially true for migration from developing countries to developed countries in North America, Europe and Australia. 

Chandigarh first to get dedicated state-of-the art sports complex

CHANDIGARH: Perhaps Chandigarh  is the first in the country to have dedicated state-of-the-art sports complexes primarily for school children and city should boast of it, said Mr B.L. Sharma, Education Secretary, Chandigarh.  Pointing to lending sports the orchestra of infrastructure, the Chandigarh Administration built and inaugurated a global standard indoor sports complex at a cost of Rs 8 crore on 2.66 acre plotted area in Sector 34 on April 8 last. The complex comprises a swimming pool, a gymnasium hall, a table tennis hall and three badminton courts besides a reception and waiting space including rooms for coaches.  

Rains lash Chandigarh, nearby areas

 Chandigarh and its nearby areas in Punjab and Haryana were lashed by rains on Monday morning with the morning temperature dropping by about two degrees, the weather office said.

Chandigarh Grooved on ‘Fena Dhulai Dance’ During Flash mob performance organized by Fena

A team that cheers together stays together wins together. This is how it goes in sports! The Kings XI Punjab is ready to lock horns with Delhi Daredevils in its first match of IPL Season 11 on Sunday 8 April, Fena, its Principal Sponsor is busy in boosting the morale of the team. On Tuesday, a group of 70 vivacious dancers has rocked Chandigarh at Plaza, Main Market (Sector 17). The Flash Mob in Fena’s T-shirts performed ‘Fena Dhulai Dance’ on the tune of ‘Jumke Dhulai’ song.

Chandigarh Education Dept bags three awards at Smart India Hackathon-2018

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Education Department’s problems sent to the Ministry of HRD for Smart India Hackathon-2018 (software edition) has dominated the winning spree at the two-day grand finale of the event held in one its centres at NOIDA on Friday last.

Satluj Group of Schools awarded as best school of Haryana

PANCHKULA: Satluj Group of Schools, Panchkula  has been conferred with World Education Award 2018  during the recently held  gala ceremony  at Hotel The Lalit in New Delhi  from Worldwide Achievers for  Achieving Best Public School with Excellent Faculty and Pedagogy in Haryana. Principal Krit Serai of the Senior Wing and Principal Gur K. Serai of the Junior Wing received the award from Rajya Sabha C.P.Thakur & Veteran.

Elante gifts ISUZU V-CROSS SUV to its ‘End of Season Sale’ winner

 As Aniket Chetal resident of Sector 126 Kharar, Punjab, stood as the proud owner of ISUZU V-Cross SUV, he couldn’t help but thank his luck and Elante Mall. Attracted by the chance to win an ISUZU V-Cross SUV and other daily and weekly prizes, visitors came in droves to shop at Elante Mall’s ‘End of Season Sale’ so as to qualify for the grand prize. Kharar resident Aniket’s happiness knew no bounds when the coupon bearing his name was drawn from a box containing over 30,000 entries and he became the proud owner of an ISUZU SUV.

Slew of changes start paying dividend to Chandigarh State Legal Services Authority

 State Legal Services Authority (SLSA), Chandigarh set up two decades ago to provide free legal services to the poor or those who are not bale to afford costly justice, has taken on an unprecedented scale to reach the last man in the street. It is depicted by the swelling number of beneficiaries. From a measly 87 in 1999 to masterly 12,072 up to the end-February, 2018 the numbers of beneficiaries of the Authority continue to swell by day.

Kadam Ek Pehal' pays tribute to womanhood with a unique fashion walk by Acid attack survivors

CHANDIGARH: Believing in the universality and authenticity of the idea- 'Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder' and maintaining synchronization with International Women's Day celebrations, Royal Aura Events, I Am Still Human & GID Planners with the support of Mr. Rakesh Kumar Rekhi, organised 'Kadam Ek Pehal- Women of Worth Awards'. 'Kadam Ek Pehal' witnessed Chandigarh's first ever Acid attack survivor’s ramp walk and World's first Poetry Fashion Walk. Keeping it different from conventional forms of fashion shows, the walk witnessed five acid attack survivors' from Lucknow & Agra sashay down the ramp on not high decibel music but meaningful 'poetry'.

Chandigarh to host first sports Lit-fest

Chandigarh is all set to host the first sports literature festival that will bring together sports personalities who have either written books or have been the subject of one or more books themselves, organisers of the festival said on Monday.

Chandigarh Mayor inaugurates open air gyms at sector 39 & 40

Davesh Moudgil, Mayor of Chandigarh today inaugurated open air gyms in two green parks at Sector 40 A&B and second gym at Sector 39 C&D in presence Mrs. Gurbax Rawat, area councillor, officers of MCC and other prominent persons of the area.

Mission of organic farming on waste speace in Chandigarh shcool may become reality

CHANDIGARH: After herbal now government as well private schools and colleges in Chandigarh will go organic if the vision of Rahul Sharma turns to reality. “Look at all this wasted space” says he, a city- based organic farm expert- pointing toward 100 of acres in educational institutes in Chandigarh. He embarked upon a vision--why such land should not be used to produce organic food? He planned on community-driven initiative aimed at promoting organic farming on vacant land in schools and colleges where foodscape and landscape can go side by side.

PFUCTO condemns Punjab Govt move to slash teacher's salaries

CHANDIGARH: The shocking proposal of the Punjab Govt. to drastically reduce the salary of school teachers recruited on a contract basis to one-fourth of their present pay so as to induct them as permanent employees is a cruel joke upon them. This was stated today by Dr. Jagwant Singh, General Secretary of the Punjab Federation of University and College Teachers’ Organizations (PFUCTO), a body that includes teachers of GNDUTA, PCCTU, PUTA, GCTA, PAUTA and GADVASU.

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