Tuesday, December 06, 2022


Indo-Thai-Afghan' International show kicks off at Kisan Bhawan

CHANDIGARH: A three day lifestyle, fashion and home decor exhibition ‘Indo-Thai-Afghan' International show kicked off at Kisan Bhawan, Sector 35 Chandigarh here on Saturday. The mega fair is being organised by The Global Events , a city based organisation, and will be on from December 3 to 5, 2022.

Four OPDs shifted to new GMCH campus in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: New patients and follow-up OPD services were inaugurated in the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), South Campus, Sector 48, here on Thursday by Secretary Health Yashpal Garg.

5-day Kala Utsav concludes in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH : Amid Blistering performancesw, the 5-day city Kala Utsav- 2022-23, organized by the Directorate of School Education, Chandigarh, under the agies of Samagra Shiksha concluded here on Saturday at Chitkara Internation School.
A total of 48 participants (26 girls and 22 boys) presented their presentation during the kala utsav. The winners of state level competition participated in 10 different art forms – Vocal Music (Classical),Vocal Music ( folk),Instrumental Music (Percussion), Instrumental music (Melody ), Dance ( classical),Dance ( Traditional), Visual art (2D),Visual art
(3d),Traditional Toys and Games and in Solo Acting category.

Chandigarh admin carries out Child Beggar Rescue Drives

CHANDIGARH: Regular Child Beggar Rescue Drives are being carried out across Chandigarh to identify and rescue children engaged in begging/selling articles in order to ensure their effective rehabilitation and taking reformative measures so that a bright and safe future is provided to them.

French team to help preservation of Chandigarh's heritage

CHANDIGARH: A meeting was held here on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Dharam Pal, Adviser to the Administrator, and senior officials of the Chandigarh administration with a French expert team to discuss about the plan of action to protect, preserve and restore the heritage items.

Senior IAS officer Rakhee Gupta Bhandari joins as principal secretary to Punjab Governor

CHANDIGARH: Senior and decorated IAS officer of 1997 batch Mrs. Rakhee Gupta Bhandari today joined as Principal Secretary to Punjab Governor Mr. Banwari Lal Purohit.  Mrs. Rakhee Gupta Bhandari assumed the charge of her office here at Punjab Raj Bhawan this morning.

"Chandigarh Millets Mission” Launched

CHANDIGARH: "Chandigarh Millets Mission” has been launched by Ms. Nitika Pawar, Secretary Social Welfare, Women and Child Development, Chandigarh Administration, Ms. Pallika Arora, Director Social Welfare, Women and Child Development, and Dr Poonam Khanna, Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh here on Friday. Chandigarh has become the first in launching millets mission in north India.

SLSA  Chandigarh celebrates National Legal Services Day

CHANDIGARH: State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) celebrated Nation Legal Day in association with Peace Club and Dev Samaj College of Education, Yuvsatta- and NGO  under the guidance of Ms Justice Ritu Bahri, executive chairman, SLSA, Chandigarh here on Wednesday. The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 was enacted to provide free, effective and competent legal services to the weaker and marginalized sections of the society and said Act came into force on November 9, 1995. Therefore, 9th November is celebrated as National Legal Serices Day every year. 

Punjab may witness 20pc rise in aerosol pollution in 2023: Study

CHANDIGARH: Aerosol pollution in Punjab is anticipated to rise by 20 per cent in 2023, and continue to remain in the "highly vulnerable" red zone for aerosol pollution, says a study.

Valedictory Function for Backhoe loader Operator Training Program (JCB/Crane Operator)

CHANDIGARH--Skill Development Training Program on behalf of SJVN was organized by Regional Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (RCED) in the trade of Backhoe loader Operator Training (JCB/Crane Operator). With the support of the Sunni Dam Hydro Electric Project (SDHEP) and LHEP, candidates were mobilised.

Dengue’s sting is sharp in the region this season.

CHANDIGARH: Blame it to climate or public healthcare for sharp increase in dengue cases in the region. Though the states have been warned time and again not to sit pretty as the urbanization facilitate more breeding sites to dengue growth and state governments should focus on strengthening its efforts to contain the seasonal problem.

Gambusia Fish Seedlings Released For Prevention Of Dengue/ Malaria In Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: The Department of Animal Husbandry and Fisheries, Chandigarh in coordination with Forest Department initiated steps to fight against mosquito borne diseases like malaria, dengue which are common in ongoing season when mosquitoes breed very rapidly causing the spread of these diseases.

Banwarilal Purohit greets people on Diwali

CHANDIGARH:  The Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Shri Banwarilal Purohit extended his greetings to the people of Punjab and Chandigarh on the auspicious occasion of Diwali.

Mohali Based ALIEC “Association of Licensed Immigration and Education Consultants” Celebrated Diwali

Dr. Baljit Kaur enquires about the well being of patients injured by escort vehicle

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Cabinet Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur today visited the Government Medical Hospital Sector-32 here to enquire about the well being of the boy and girl, who were injured by the escort vehicle.

Punjab Governor opens CII Chandigarh Fair 2022

CHANDIGARH : The 25th edition of CII four-day Chandigarh Fair 2022, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)'s event, began on Friday here with inauguration by Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

Public Relations Department to constitute accreditation committee soon  

CHANDIGARH : Punjab and Chandigarh Journalists Union and Chandigarh and Haryana Journalists
Union jointly organized a seminar on "Freedom of Press and challenges"  in Sector 16 , Kala Bhawan

Adviser to the Administrator reviews the progress regarding setting up of Indian Air Force heritage centre

CHANDIGARH : The Adviser to the Administrator, Chandigarh held a review meeting  with Indian Air Force Officers and Chandigarh Administration Officers regarding  setting up of Indian Air Force Heritage Centre which is a joint initiative between Indian Air Force and Chandigarh Administration.

CII Chandigarh Fair from October 14-17

CHANDIGARH : After two years' gap owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, Confederation of Indian Industry's event - CII Chandigarh Fair 2022 - will commence its silver jubilee edition from October 14-17 in Sector 17 in Chandigarh.

AIPEF mourns death of AERB Chairman Dr. A Gopalakrishnan

CHANDIGARH : All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) mourns the death of the former Chairman of the Indian Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) Dr. A.Gopalakrishnan, passed away at the age of 85 on Sunday.

Breathtaking show by IAF with Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team displaying diamond formation

CHANDIGARH : A breathtaking aerial show by Indian Air Force (IAF) with Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team displaying diamond formation on the cloudy skies of Chandigarh amid the presence of President Droupadi Murmu and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made a gathering of 30,000 proud to be an Indian.

Garbage piles in Chandigarh raise health concerns

CHANDIGARH : Piles of garbage dumped atop each other posing a grave risk for communities living on the margins and animals who thrive on the unsegregated waste in Chandigarh.

Inordinate delay in setting up of family court in Chandigarh-an advocate writes to Chandigarh Administration

CHANDIGARH: Although Family Courts are functioning in each district of twin States of Punjab and Haryana with some districts even having two to three such courts since past many years but as far joint capital of both States i.e. UT Chandigarh is concerned, not even a single Family Court has been established till date for the reasons best known to the concerned authorities.

Upper Bari doab canal main branch upper & its minors to remained closed from 5th to 20th October

CHANDIGARH :Main Branch Upper and off-taking canals/distributaries/minors of the Upper Bari Doab Canal system will remain closed for 16 days.

CITCO celebrates World Tourism Day with great enthusiasm

CHANDIGARH: CITCO is preparing itself to celebrate the  World Tourism week and Navratri Food and
Dandiya Festival with full fervour and enthusiasm  Theme  for the tourism day 2022 is “ Rethinking

PHD Chamber organizes Interactive session on Employee Provident Fund

CHANDIGARH: PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry organized an Interactive Session with Additional Central Provident Fund Commissioner along with Senior Officials of Employees Provident Fund Organisation at PHD House organised today, at Chandigarh to understand and clarify issues and challenges in the realm of PF and moving towards Ease of Doing Business.

Chandigarh airport to be named after Bhagat Singh: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: As a tribute to the great freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, the Chandigarh airport will now be named after the iconic martyr, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday during his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat'.

Chandigarh NSS Cell organizes state NSS Awards Function.

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh NSS Cell organized State NSS Awards function 2021-22 on occasion of Celebration of National Service Scheme Day (24th September) at Post Graduate ,Government College for Girls, Sector-42, Chandigarh. Function started with welcome address by Mr. Amandeep Singh Bhatti, Director Higher Education.

Training session of Cyber Nodal Officers held

CHANDIGARH: Under a special initiative launched to combat the latest modus operandi of cyber fraudsters who cheat people on social media by using the photographs of high-ranking officers, State Crime Branch, Haryana organised a training session for all Cyber Nodal officers across the state.

Around 7000 donors registered for voluntary Blood donation at 248 camps across Punjab in a single day

CHANDIGARH:  The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has launched Voluntary Blood Donation Campaign across India from 17th September 2022 till 1st October (National Voluntary Blood Donation Day-2022). This campaign aims to ““Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives”.

Lakhs of power sector workers and engineers to hold demonstrations on November 23

CHANDIGARH : Power Engineers across the country will hold a massive demonstration in Delhi on 23rd November in protest against the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022.

BBMB bags first position in Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar 2021-22

CHANDIGARH: Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has been awarded the first prize in the 'B' region under the Rajbhasha Kirti Awards for the best implementation of Official Language Policy during the year 2021-22.

Malnutrition-Free Chandigarh Mission Through Jan Bhagidari During The 5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah

CHANDIGARH: Approximately 32,772 activities have been conducted following the mission of Malnutrition free Chandigarh through Jan Bhagidari during the celebration of 5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah, 2022, by Department of Women and Child Development in convergence with all line departments of Chandigarh.

Malnutrition-Free Chandigarh Mission Through Jan Bhagidari During The 5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah

CHANDIGARH : Approximately 32,772 activities have been conducted following the mission of
Malnutrition free Chandigarh through Jan Bhagidari during the celebration of 5th Rashtriya Poshan
Maah, 2022, by Department of Women and Child Development in convergence with all line
departments of Chandigarh.

State Infrastructure Outreach Workshop By IFS, DEA – Chandigarh Chapter

CHANDIGARH: Infrastructure Finance Secretariat (IFS) at Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance in partnership with Chandigarh, conducted the infrastructure outreach workshop at Chandigarh on Friday.

Haryana power engineers protest against engineers suspension

CHANDIGARH : Haryana power engineers Association held protest gate meetings today at Hissar, Kaithal, Panchkula,Sirsa, Bhiwani and other stations against illegal suspension of Baljit Beniwal SSE Hissar under pressure from workers unions.

Aman Arora reviews development projects on site in SAS Nagar & New Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH:In order to make SAS Nagar (Mohali) and New Chandigarh a model cities by ensuring ultra-modern amenities, Punjab Housing and Urban Development Minister reviewed the progress of various projects and development works being carried out by GMADA, on site to assess the development at the ground level. He also directed the officials concerned to complete all development works within the stipulated time but cautioned them, that there should be no compromise with the quality of work being executed.

State Infrastructure Outreach Workshop By IFS, DEA – Chandigarh Chapter

CHANDIGARH: -Infrastructure Finance Secretariat (IFS) at Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance in partnership with Chandigarh, conducted the infrastructure outreach workshop at Chandigarh on Friday.

Governor Participates in ‘Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyan’

SHIMLA:Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar participated in “Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyan”, virtually launched by President Smt. Droupadi Murmu from Rashtrapati Bhavan through video conference on Friday.

Comprehensive Review Meeting Of Labour Department And Other Workers Held Under Adviser

CHANDIGARH:A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Adviser to the Administrator, Dharam Pal here on Wednesday for a comprehensive review of the Labour Department, Building nd other Construction Workers Welfare Board, Chandigarh Labour Welfare Board and Chandigarh Social Security Board for Unorganized Workers, Employment Exchange and Director Health Services, Chandigarh Administration.