Chandigarh

Cat is out of the bag: Puri on Amarinder-Sidhu row

CHANDIGARH:  Union Minister and BJP candidate from Amritsar, Hardeep Singh Puri, on Tuesday took a jibe at the ongoing war of words between Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, saying, "...the cat is out of the bag".

By terming farmers as true nationalist, Dr Manmohan Singh has honoured the farmers: Mann

In an interview to leading news paper group, Dr Manmohan Singh has said that the farmers of the country are true nationalists.

Team Army wins two team titles, leaves imprint on Desert Storm

CHANDIGARH: The Indian Army’s bravehearts made their presence felt in the 2019 Desert Storm in a big way, winning the Team Trophies in two out of the three categories that they competed in late on Saturday.

Dabur rolls out Mega Plastic Waste Recycling Initiative in Punjab

Moving forward on its commitment towards Environment Sustainability, India’s largest Science-based Ayurveda major Dabur today announced plans to expand its mega Plastic Waste recycling initiative in the state of Punjab and collect aprox. 9,50,000 kg of post-consumer plastic waste in the year 2019-20 and create a ‘Swachh &SwasthPunjab'.

Special arrangements for Senior citizens and voters with physical disabilities in Chandigarh

Senior citizens and voters with physical disabilities can exercise their voting right in a hassle-free manner in Chandigarh.  Mapping has been carried out booth-wise to identify different types of voters with disabilities and arrange for special facilities according to their requirement.  
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Anupam Kher hits Chandigarh streets for BJP candidate wife

CHANDIGARH:  He is a veteran Bollywood actor, but when it comes to seeking votes for his BJP candidate wife, Anupam Kher does not mind hitting the streets of the City Beautiful despite blistering heat.

Board for welfare of unorganized workers yet to hold its first meeting

CHANDIGARH: Though the Chandigarh Administration has constituted welfare Board for unorganized workers in September last yet the Board has to hold its first meeting. While talking to its members, admitted that since its constitution no meeting was held. On other, the official of the Administration said that because of ‘exigencies’ of work its first meeting could not be held.  Even so far modalities have not been worked out and scope of work has yet to assign to implement welfare schemes to the workers. He further said that still survey has to be conducted to identify the beneficiaries in the city.

Chandigarh man arrested for wife's murder in Goa

PANAJI: A 28-year-old Chandigarh-based part-time travel agent Sukhvinder Singh has been arrested by the Goa Police for allegedly murdering his wife while on a holiday in North Goa's Arpora village on April 27, a police officer said on Friday.

Chess prodigy Tarini Goyal scores 96.4 percent in CBSE Class XII

CHANDIGARH; City chess prodigy Tarini Goyal, a Class XII of Sacred Heart School, has brought honours to the school in the field of academics as well. Tarini, who has scored 96.40 per cent in Class XII in the commerce stream (with mathematics as main subject) has performed well in all the five subjects. Bagging A1 grade in all subjects, she scored 99 marks in accounts, 97 in Economics, 96 in Business Studies and 95 each in Mathematics and English. 

PUCA expressed deep sorrow on demise of Dr. Zora Singh's mother

MOHALI: Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) expressed deep sorrow on the sad demise of Sardarni Jarnail Kaur, mother of Dr. Zora Singh (Chancellor, Desh Bhagat University) and wife of freedom fighter, Late Sh. Lal Singh. A condolence meet of PUCA office bearers was held today to pay tribute to the departed soul.

Chandigarh heading to become 100 percent disabled-friendly city

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh seems to move a step ahead to become hundred per cent disabled-friendly city.  On completion of first phase of audit accessibility for persons with disability, a certificate distribution function for NSS Programme Officers was held in the Conference Hall, GMCH-32 here on Tuesday. Prof B.S Chavan, Director-Principal, GMCH-32, Chandigarh distributed the certificates to NSS programme officers for their outstanding contribution in completing the first phase of audit accessibility survey.

GoAir provides respite to Chandigarh from rising fares

Planning a vacation but cowed down with soaring airfares? Worry no more – GoAir is providing respite and how! Book a ticket in next 48 hours for as low as Rs 1368 onwards all inclusive and unleash your dreams of enjoying the hard earned vacation with your dear ones. GoAir, India’s fastest growing low cost carrier and 7 times best-on-time-performer has stepped in to make India FlySmart by opening up its hearts and doors to the newly launched additional 28 flights across 12 cities, including Chandigarh. Flying period: 26th April to 31st July 2019.

Chandigarh MP added 4kg gold jewellery in 5 years

CHANDIGARH: Kirron Kher, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Chandigarh, has quite a goldmine. In the affidavit filed with her nomination papers here on Thursday, she has declared 16kg gold jewellery and 8kg silver, worth nearly Rs 4.64 crore, in her possession.

Mohali police arrests serial rapist, who raped call center girl in car

MOHALI: The Mohali police claimed to  have arrested the accused who raped a 22 year old call center employee in his car on April 15 in the day light near Sector 67 here. The accused turned out to be serial rapist as he admitted of having raped four other call center girls on the pretex of giving them lift.

Punjab Congress warns Ministers, MLAs over LS battle

CHANDIGARH: Ministers and legislators of the ruling Congress in Punjab have been warned by the party that they will face action if they do not ensure the victory of Congress candidates in the Lok Sabha elections in their constituencies.

Orientation Programme for School Principals and Teachers of UT, Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: An Orientation Programme for School Principals and Mathematics, Science and Language teachers of UT, Chandigarh was organized by CBSE in collaboration with Education Department, Chandigarh at Delhi Public School, Sector 40-C, Chandigarh. It was attended by 302 participants including Principals and teachers of various schools.

Chandigarh Administration to revive Bharat Scouts

CHANDIGARH: The body Bharat Scouts and Guides) was borne since long but it remains underweight in Chandigarh because it has bickering parents (Administration) did not see eye to eye. The Education Department of Chandigarh Administration is all set to revive the body. If all goes well Chandigarh will see the scheme in a new face. 

Shop-owners cannot charge consumers for bag

NEW DELHI: The Chandigarh Consumer Commission recently ordered Bata India Ltd to pay Rs 9,000 in fine for charging Rs 3 from a customer for a paper bag to carry the shoebox.

Homeopathic system of medicine slowly catching up

CHANDIGARH: The age-old homeopathic system of medicine and treatment is slowly but surely catching up with Chandigarhians and Homeopathic College and Hospital in Sector 26 is playing an important role in popularizing the system as the number of patients continue to swell by the day. 

Airtel and FICCI Ladies Organisation launch Women’s Safety app – My Circle

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s leading telecom services provider, and the FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), the women business wing of apex trade body FICCI, launched a carrier agnostic safety app – My Circle which has been is designed to empower women in the event of any distress or panic situation.

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