Chandigarh

Life-saving training imparted to Haryana Commandos

CHANDIGARH: The under training commandos of Haryana Government are being provided training in basic life support and first aid at a Panchkula private hospital. 

Over 350 Aadhar cards issued in first legal services camp

CHANDIGARH: Aadhaar Cards to more than 350 persons were made or corrected in the first legal services Camp for the year 2019 which was held in Government Model Senior Secondary School, Raipur Khurd organized by State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) Chandigarh . Under the aegis of National Legal Service Authority, New Delhi, under the leadership of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Krishna Murari, Chief Justice, High Court of Punjab & Haryana and Patron in Chief of State Legal Services Authority, U.T., Chandigarh and under the able and dynamic guidance of Hon’ble Mr. Justice A.B Chaudhari, Judge, High Court of Punjab and Haryana and Executive Chairman, State Legal Services Authority, U.T. Chandigarh.

Project “Saarthi” will extend to General Hospital and GMCH-32

CHANDIGARH: Poor patients and their attendants who visited Multi-Speciality Hospital, Sector 16 and Government Medical College and Hospital ( GMCH) 32 can now look forward to “additional care services”  besides the comprehensive health care services being provided by these hospitals as project “Saarthi” is being extended to these hospitals. It is stated Mr Bikram Rana, SLO, NSS Cell, Chandigarh. A meeting to this effect has been held with the director, GMCH-32 last week and modalities were being worked out to start its relevance at GMCH-32 and General Hospital-16.

Congress loan waiver functions are wasteful: AAP

CHANDIGARH:  The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday dubbed the Congress government's loan waiver functions in Punjab as a "wasteful extravaganza without substance" and said that it won't heal the festering wounds of the farmers in the state.

Amarinder criticizes Badal for seeking doubling of relief for farmers

CHANDIGARH:  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday lambasted Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal for demanding the doubling of the Rs 6,000 per annum relief announced for farmers by the Centre in the Union Budget.

Ram Prakash wins HDFC Bank Open Chess

CHANDIGARH: Ram Prakash of Indian Railways emerged champions with seven points in the HDFC Bank Open Chess Championship 2019, which concluded today at Trellis Garden, Mohali. In the last round Ram Prakash outplayed Ramandeep Singh Gill to win the title. The second position was bagged by Vikas Sharma of Punjab on 6.5 points, who drew his last round game with Anmol Bhagat also on 6.5 points, who got the third position.

Amarinder trashes budget

CHANDIGARH: Trashing the union budget presented on Friday as a "jumla budget" of the Modi government, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh described it as "a hogwash, with nothing for the farmers and youth, while putting more burden on the common man".

K.P. Singh is Haryana DGP

CHANDIGARH:  Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer K.P. Singh on Friday assumed charge as Director General of Police (DGP) in Haryana.

CBI arrests SHO and constable of Chandigarh Police in bribery case

CHANDIGARH: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested   Baljeet Singh, Station House Officer, Police Station Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh ii) Surinder Rathi, Constable, Police Station Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh working in Police Station Mauli Jagran,  in a bribery case.

Panjab varsity senate member dies after falling from balcony

CHANDIGARH: A Panjab University (PU) Senate member died on Sunday after falling from the balcony at the guest house inside the campus premises here, police said.

30 urban poor families of Chandigarh selected for micro enterprises

CHANDIGARH: Smile was visible on the faces of 30 urban poor belonging to below poverty line (BPL) families of Chandigarh who were identified by the Municipal Corporation for setting up their micro enterprises. They all came to attend the self employment proramme—general orientation and 7-day EDP.

GoAir to fly from Chandigarh, Lucknow, 5 other Indian cities to Phuket

PHUKET: Budget carrier GoAir will start seven more flights to Phuket by the end of 2019, as well as seek more bilateral flying rights to Thailand, a senior official has said.

‘Project DXR4all’ a start-up idea of Dr Chander Malhotra makes headway

CHANDIGARH: ‘Project DXR4all’ is not an initiative of the government but a start-up idea of Dr Chander Malhotra, a radiologist, who has digitized traditional X-Ray process that will make detection and diagnosis health care speedy and hassle free.

Legislator objects to Amarinder's largesse to Congress MLAs

CHANDIGARH:  Terming it "discriminatory and arbitrary", Punjab Ekta Party president and legislator Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Wednesday objected to a move by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to release development funds of Rs. 5 crore each to the ruling Congress legislators in Punjab.

Amarinder concerned at FCI withdrawal from food grain procurement

CHANDIGARH: Expressing concern over the Food Corporation of India's gradual withdrawal from procurement of food grains in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has decided to raise the issue with the Centre and seek increase in the Central agency's procurement share.

Widespread rainfall in Punjab, Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Widespread rainfall was experienced in most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday. Temperatures are likely to fall further due to snowfall in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh, the Met said.

200 Chandigarh Youth to contest in 'Youth Parliament Festival 2019'

CHANDIGARH: Around 200 youths of city will lock horns with each in the first-of-its-kind initiative –Youth Parliament Festival 2019—of the central government at district level. The city is all set to organize the Youth Parliament at district level in the Government College for Commerce and Business, Sector 50 here on January 25, said Mr Bikram Rana, SLO, Chandigarh  NSS Cell.  It is being organized by the Regional Directorate of NSS and Chandigarh NSS Cell.

Punjab Governor unveils "Tamarind Ache" authored by Srushti Dhoke

CHANSDIGARH: The Punjab Governor and Administrator UT Chandigarh  V.P. Singh Badnore today unveiled the book titled "Tamarind Ache" authored by Srushti Dhoke published by the Rupa Publications at Punjab Raj Bhawan.

Son of dismissed BSF trooper found dead in Haryana

CHANDIGARH:  The son of Border Security Force (BSF) trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from the force in 2017 for indiscipline, was found dead in Haryana, police said on Friday.

Hero Cycles to invest Rs 400 cr in hi-tech cycle valley

CHANDIGARH:  Leading brand in cycles, Hero Cycles, will invest around Rs 400 crore in the Hi-Tech Cycle Valley project in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said here on Friday.

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