Saturday, August 20, 2022


Tricity Photo Art Society to hold exhibition on World Photography Day on August 19

CHANDIGARH: North India’s leading photography club, Tricity Photo Art Society (TPAS) in collaboration with the Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi (CLKA) is celebrating this year’s World Photography Day on August 19, by organising the 7th edition of the prestigious exhibition of its members, DRISHTI-2022. This was disclosed jointly by the CLKA Chairman and TPAS President, Mr Bheem Malhotra and Ms Neetu Katyal respectively.

SLSA Chandigarh sets up a Counselling Centre in ADR Centre, District Courts, Sector-43, Chandigarh.

CHANDIGARH: Under the guidance of Ms. Justice Ritu Bahri, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh-cum-Executive Chairperson, State Legal Services Authority, Chandigarh, a Counselling Centre in ADR Centre, District Courts, Sector-43, Chandigarh has been set up by SLSA.

Cultural show organised on Independence day at Tagore theatre

CHANDIGARH: On the eve of Independence Day a cultural programme was organized at Tagore Theatre here on Sunday. Mr Dharam Pal, Adviser to the Administrator, Chandigarh, was the chief guest along with Smt Anita Dharampal.

75th Mahautsav of Independence was started by hoisting the Tricolor by the Department of Tourism and Culture

CHANDIGARH:The Department of Tourism and Culture of Punjab started this special festival by hoisting the Tricolor at the office of Sector 38 Chandigarh under the Har Ghar Trianga Campaign ahead of the 75th Independence Day. On this occasion, all officers and employees participated

Under UTRC@75 Campaign, 151 Undertrial Prisoners released from Model Jail, Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH:Under UTRC_@75 of NALSA, 151 undertrial prisoners were released from the Model Jail, Chandigarh. The campaing was held from July 20 to August 12 by the SLSA under the guideline of Ms Justice Ritu Bahriu, executive chairperson, SLSA and Mr Justice
Gurbir Singh, district and sessions Judge cum chairman DLSA, Chandigarh.

PSEB Engineers Association demand merger of PSPCL and PSTCL

CHANDIGARH:PSEB Engineers Association has demanded the merger of PSPCL and PSTCL for more efficiency and coordination. The board of
directors of the merged corporation should be formed purely on the professional competency instead of incorporating officers in their
official capacity.

World's first & only temple dedicated to parents at Mohali will be ready by 2025

CHANDIGARH: The construction work of world's first and only ‘Maat-Pitaa Mandir’ is going on in full swing and by the year 2025, it will be fully ready. The temple is being built by Maat Pitaa Gaudham Trust (MPGD), an NGO at village Khallaur on Banur-Ambala road in Mohali district.

Lakhs of power sector workers protest against Electricity Bill 2022: AIPEF

CHANDIGARH:Lakhs of electricity employees and engineers from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and from Kutchh to Kamrup today joined hands to observe a protest demonstration against the Electricity Amendment Bill 2022, a move to privatise the power distribution in the country, All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) spokesperson V K Gupta said in the statement.

Power men to hold nationwide protests on August 9 - AIPEF

CHANDIGARH: Power engineers and employees from all over the country will will hold protests at all the districts headquarters in the
country on August 9 and stop the work immediately and will lead a massive protest the very day the Electricity Amendment Bill
2022 is tabled in Parliament.

Power engineers and employees gear up against Electricity Bill 2022

CHANDIGARH:Power engineers and employees under the banner of National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers (NCCOEEE) has geared up against the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022, said, V K Gupta Spokesperson All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) on Monday.

News regarding challan of CM residence by MC baseless

CHANDIGARH: Media reports pertaining to challan issued by Municipal Corporation Chandigarh to the Punjab Chief Minister’s residence for garbage is misleading, baseless and far away from the facts.

Punjab and Haryana High Court Bar Association holds blood donation camp

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab & Haryana High Court Bar Association in collaboration with Blood Contributors Club and the High Court Employees’ Union, in association Rotary & Blood Bank Society Resource Centre, Sector -37, Chandigarh organized a blood donation camp in the Bar Library, Punjab and Haryana High Court Chandigarh.

National convention against ElectricityBill 2022 on August 2

CHANDIGARH:National Convention of the National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers(NCCOEEE) will be held in New Delhi on 2nd August against Electricity Bill 2022 where leaders of all political parties in Parliament will be invited and briefed about the antipeople provisions of the bill, said V K Gupta Spokesperson All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) on Thursday..

Eviction Drive Of CHB From The Un-Authorized/Illegal Occupants At Daddumajra

CHANDIGARH:The Chandigarh Housing Board has carried out eviction drive of
unauthorized occupation in Dadumajra on Monday.

Sandhwa express grief over the demise of Nirmal Singh Kahlon

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwa has expressed grief over the demise of former Minister and former Speaker Nirmal Singh Kahlon. He was ill for the last few days and admitted to a private hospital in Amritsar, where he breathed his last this morning.

Meeting of Dharam Prachar Committee held under leadership of S. Harjinder Singh

CHANDIGARH:A meeting of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee’s (SGPC) Dharam Prachar Committee (DPC) was held today under the leadership of SGPC President Advocate S. Harjinder Singh, at the Sikh body’s sub-office in Chandigarh on Friday.

Adviser Inaugurates Advanced Workshop At Semiconductor Research Centre In PEC

CHANDIGARH: The Semiconductor Research Centre, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Punjab Engineering, Chandigarh inaugurated a week-long Advanced workshop on ‘Semiconductor Device Design, Fabrication and Characterization’ in technical collaboration with IEEE Chandigarh Subsection and ISSE Chandigarh Chapter here on Monday.

Affordable luxury ride in volvo to delhi proves boon for common man

CHANDIGARH:The newly launched Volvo bus service from Punjab to Delhi airport has proved boon for the common man as around 17,500 passengers have benefitted within less than a month in these buses.

Railways approves stoppage of two trains at New Morinda railway station

ROPAR: Railways has approved the stoppage of two trains at New Morinda Railway Station in Rupnagar district thanks to the efforts made by the Anandpur Sahib member of parliament Manish Tewari in this regard…

Ancient Education was more focused on Self-Reliance: Prof. Mantha

CHANDIGARH: The Society for Promotion of Science and Technology in India (SPSTI) in its one of the popular lecture series – ‘Institution Building & Nurturing Initiatives in Independent India’, organized the 17th lecture on Quality Education in India on Saturday.

Updation/Preparation Of Comprehensive Mobility Plan (CMP) For TriCity By M/S RITES Ltd

CHANDIGARH:The Study for updation/preparation of Comprehensive Mobility Plan
(CMP) for Tri City was allotted to M/s RITES Ltd.  The Interim Report was submitted by
RITES Ltd in June 2022. 

Chandigarh ranks second in the country in teleconsultation

CHANDIGARH:Chandigarh ranked second in providing teleconsultation in the country.  
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has announced that Chandigarh has
been awarded second rank in the country among Union Territories in Telecosultation at Health &
Wellness Centres at Delhi on June 30.

Chandigarh Administration all set to make city plastic free

CHANDIGARH:Chandigarh Administration is all set to make city plastic free. It has already taken
steps to make Chandigarh Single use plastic free.

Administrator Chandigarh Flags Off Prototype Electric Bus To Be Procured By CTU

CHANDIGARH:Mr Banwarilal Purohit, Administrator Chandigarh flagged off the prototype electric
bus of the second lot of 40 electric buses to be procured by CTU.

DEO Chandigarh seeks information regarding out-of-school children by June 25

CHANDIGARH: In compliance to the order of the Supreme Court, the District Education Officer, Chandigarh, has issued a Memo No 16071-74 dated June 23 to the principals of government/government aided/unaided and recognized schools to provide information of drop-out students latest by June 25. The memo also stated to provide information regarding students whose mother, father or guardian died due to COVID. Such students should get income certificate from the district authority.

Chandigarh Housing Board not to accept physical applications for online services

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Housing Board is in the process of providing all its services through Online Mode. The main objective is to enable the applicants to apply online from their homes and get timely services without visiting the office of Chandigarh Housing Board. The NIC Chandigarh has customized the ‘SERVICE PLUS’ module for some of the services and making similar efforts for the remaining.

Physiotherapy unit has been set up in the female ward of the jail

CHANDIGARH: -Mr Deepak Purohit, IPS, Inspector General of Prisons, Chandigarh inaugurated the Physiotherapy Unit in the female ward of Burail jail here on Friday in the presence of Smt. Palika Arora, PCS, Joint Inspector General of Prisons, Chandigarh and other Jail Officers.

BBMB celebrates 8th International Day of Yoga (IDY-2022)

CHANDIGRAH:Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) observed the 8th International Day
of Yoga on Tuesday with great enthusiasm by organizing yoga sessions and seminars at its
various project sites.

Chandigarh Administrator Banwarilal Purohit performs yoga at Rock Garden

CHANDIGARH:Residents of Chandigarh on Tuesday participated in the eighth International Yoga Day celebrations at the famed Rock Garden that was presided over by the Union Territory's Administrator Banwarilal Purohit.

Adviser Discusses Road Map For Integrated Command And Control Centre

CHANDIGARH:A meeting under the Chairmanship of Mr Dharam Pal, Adviser to the Administrator
was held here on Monday to discuss the road map for Integrated Command Control Centre, the
“nerve centre” built for operations management in the city with day-to-day operation
The ICCC was inaugurated on March 27 last by the Union Homer and Cooperation Minister
MrAmit Shah with a vision to maintain safety and surveillance of the city and at the same time host
smart solutions. It is a step towards syncing all the departments for better coordination.

Super star host of Roadies, SonuSood, launches Club Roadies in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: India’s leading media and entertainment conglomerate, Viacom18 collaborated with Work With Fun LLP for the conceptualization and launch of Club Roadies. With a unique Nightclub and Lounge Format, the Club brings the grittiness and adventure of Roadies to the youth in a dynamic new way.

Mohammed Furqan Khan appointed as director North Zone Cultural Center

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Shri Banwarilal Purohit today appointed Mr. Mohammed Furqan Khan as a Director of North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala.

PSEBEA met Finance Minister regarding PSPCL financial condition

CHANDIGARH: PSEB Engineers Association (PSEBEA) today met Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheemaand discussed the issues related to improve the financial condition of Punjab power sector. The seven member delegation of Association was led by President JS Dhiman and Ajay Pal Singh Atwal General Secretary.

Long distance running legend Hari Chand passes away

CHANDIGARH: Two-time Olympian and double Asian Games gold medallist, Hari Chand passed away on Monday at the age of 69.

Campaign in Chandigarh promoting reusable cloth bags over disposable plastics

CHANDIGARH: The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has launched an eco-awareness campaign in the city's wholesale fruit and vegetable market in Sector-26, the hub of single-use plastic bag usage, to promote the handmade cloth bags made from discarded clothes.

WHO award for PGI Chandigarh centre for tobacco control

CHANDIGARH: Recognising its efforts in advancing tobacco control, the WHO has awarded the Resource Centre for Tobacco Control (e-RCTC) of the Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh with the Regional Director Special Recognition Award.

Moosewala's parents to meet Shah in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: Parents of slain singer-actor-turned-politician Shubhadeep Singh, alias Sidhu Moosewala, will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Chandigarh on Saturday evening.

Pact for setting up Indian Air Force heritage centre in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: A memorandum of understanding was signed on Friday for setting up an Indian Air Force Heritage Centre here amidst the presence Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator Banwarilal Purohit, local Member of Parliament Kirron Kher and Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari.

AIPEF urges Power Minister to scrap the amended rules and expedite selection of BBMB members

CHANDIGARH: All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPF) has written to R K Singh union Power Minister on Tuesday to scrap the amended rules for selection of whole time Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) members and the process for appointment of Member ( Irrigation )and Member(Power ) be expedited.

Mental Health issues of journalists must be debated and addressed- Dr Samir Parekh, Dr Kamna Chhiber

Mental Health issues of journalists must be debated and addressed- Dr Samir Parekh, Dr Kamna Chhiber