Saturday, September 26, 2020

Chandigarh

CITCO Banquet halls in Chandigarh reopen

CHANDIGARH: Now residents of Chandigarh shall be able to enjoy highly nutritive but low-colorie food at affordable price at CITCO Banquet Halls as the management of CITCO has decided to reopen its halls after long time due to COVID 19.  With the Government’s directive  permitting gathering of 100 individuals  in social events from September 21 under Unlock 4.0 , CITCO’s five star property Hotel Mountview and four star property Hotel Shivalikview are opened to register bookings for organizing  Weddings , Conference or any gatherings up to 100 pax.

Webinar on prevention of money laundering act 2020 organised

CHANDIGARH: Under the able guidance of  Mr Justice Jaswant Singh, Executive Chairman, State Legal Services Authority, UT Chandigarh, the Authority organised a webinar on "Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002(PMLA) for the Panel Lawyers of District and State Legal Services Authority, UT, Chandigarh here on Wednesday.

Reopening of government schools starts with a promising note

CHANDIGARH:First day of reopening of schools for students of Class 9 to 12 in
Chandigarh has been encouraging.

AIPEF writes to Modi not to rush the Electricity (amendment) Bill

CHANDIGARH:All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has urged the Prime Minister
to address the objections of all the stale holders and not to rush the Electricity
(Amendment ) Bill 2020 .

Wastage due to Improper Storage

CHANDIGARH:Lakh of tones food grains damaged or wasted due to lack of cold
stores on one hand and on the other lack of proper storage facilities in the existing
cold storage. 

APSWDP Dialogue on Status-Quo of Transgender Community: Issues,Challenges and Way Forward

CHANDIGARH: Under the able guidance of Hon’ble Mr Justice Jaswant Singh, Executicve Chairman, State Legal Services Authority, UT Chandigarh , a Virtual Dialogue on UN75 2020 and Beyond Shaping Our Future Together Series III: What Future We Want with the theme 'Status Quo of Transgender Community: Issues, Challenges and Way Forward', was jointly organized by Association of Professional Social Workers and Development Practitioners (APSWDP) and State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) on 19th September 2020 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm.

Sargun Mehta supports protesting farmers in Punjab

CHANDIGARH:Actress Sargun Mehta on Thursday lent support to farmers protesting in Punjab.

AIPEF urges MPs to oppose Electricity( amendment ) Bill 2020

CHANDIGARH:All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has urged all the members of parliament to oppose the electricity (amendment ) bill 2020 that has anti-people draconian provisions and aims at total privatisation of the Power Sector.

AIPEF urges MPs to oppose electricity( amendment ) bill 2020

CHANDIGARH:All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has urged all the members of parliament to oppose the electricity (amendment ) bill 2020 that has anti-people draconian provisions and aims at total privatisation of the Power Sector.

Chandigarh Vegetable market to be shifted from Sector 17 on Sept 14

CHANDIGARH:  The Subzi Mandi presently held in ISBT Sector 17 Chandigarh will be shifted to Sector 26 Chandigarh on September 14, 2020. The vegetable market was shifted here in April due to Covid spread in Bapu Dham colony in Sector 26.

PSPCL abolishes 1049 posts at Ropar thermal

CHANDIGARH:Punjab State Power Corporation Limited has abolished

Roads lead to rural prosperity and secure national security

CHANDIGARH:Renowned economist Robert Chambers once said that if he had more and more money, he would build still more roads. The words flash the importance of roads. What is the best way to turn ‘Bharat’ into ‘India?

Punjab govt continues to default on payment for power subsidy

CHANDIGARH:Punjab govt continues to default on payment for power subsidy to Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. (PSPCL).

Chandigarh currently processing 91 % of the 482 TPD waste generated

CHANDIGARH: “City Beautiful” Chandigarh is currently processing 91 per cent of the 482 TPD waste generated while Haryana is processing 50 per cent of the 4,895 TPD. Punjab is currently processing 71 per cent of the 4,108 TPD of waste generated.

CTU to start inter-state service from Sept 16, buses from other states allowed in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigath administration has allowed buses from other states to enter city with immediate effect and decided to operate inter-state bus service by Chandigarh Transport Undertaking(CTU) from September 16. The bus service was shut down due to Covid  in April last.

Connect telecom network failed in Chandigarh, complaint center closed

CHANDIGARH: The connect telecom network in most part of the Chandigarh has failed causing big loss to businesses who have taken their service. The connect network is not working for the last two days.

Haryana frames guidelines for film shooting

CHANDIGARH:  With Unlock-4 guidelines regarding Covid-19 pandemic already in place, the Haryana government on Thursday issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines for film shooting.

Is Your impounded vehicle in (un)safe custody ?

CHANDIGARH: If your vehicle for various road of the rules violations has been impounded by the Chandigarh Police and think it would remain safe in their custody then you might be mistaken. Vacant lands or parking lots surrounding police station where impounded vehicles are kept and manned by a few traffic police personnel, they seem to have little control over thieves who are often seen prowling there.

Your vehicle in (un)safe custody

CHANDIGARH:If your vehicle for various road of the rules violations has been
impounded by the Chandigarh Police and think it would remain safe in their custody then you
might be mistaken.

Chandigarh lifts weekend restrictions

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh administration on Friday decided not to impose weekend restrictions on shops and shopping malls from Saturday.

Phase II trial of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine candidate to begin in PGI Chandigarh

NEW DELHI:The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh will be beginning the Phase II trial of oxford Covid-19 vaccine candidate -- Covishield from the first week of September.

WAP urges the consumers to end sufferings of chickens.

CHANDIGARH: International animal welfare organisation, World Animal Protection has launched a pledge urging consumers to help end the suffering of chickens in intensive poultry farms.

Chandigarh loses its tag of ‘Beautiful City.’

CHANDIGARH: It is said that development of a city is the beginning of its end. There are number of cities those have now consigned to history. City seems to heading towards history if recent developments are of any indications. In 2012, while the Chandigarh Administration had drafted its Master Plan-2031 for the city. A senior official commented, ”City is on ventilator. We are only providing oxygen not to revive the body but just to keep it alive.”

Lakhs of power sector employees protest privatization: AIPEF

CHANDIGARH:Lakhs of power sector employees and engineers across the country held peacefully
protest meetings seeking withdrawal of Electricity Bill 2020 and 
to oppose the privatization process of electricity distribution in Union
Territories and other states said V K Gupta spokesperson
All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF).

Chandigarh Administration awards Bikram Rana on Independence Day

CHANDIGARH:  Bikram Rana, State Liaison Officer, NSS Cell, Chandigarh, has been awarded commendation certificate by the Chandigarh Administration in recognition to his outstanding contribution in containing COVID 19 in Ram Darbar, hot spot of pandemic on Independence Day 2020. Earlier he was also honoured for his outstanding performance with commendation certificate in 2018.

Chandigarh Press Club condemns the attack on three journalists, including our member Prabhjit Singh, in New Delhi

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Press Club condemns the attack on three journalists- Prabhjit Singh, who is also a senior member of the club, Shahid Tantray, and a woman journalist (identity withheld) of The  Caravan magazine.

Health department to conduct walk-in-interview for 323 posts of medical officers

CHANDIGARH:To overcome the shortage of Specialists during COVID-19 pandemic, the Health & Family Welfare would conduct the walk-in-interview to fill 323 posts of Medical Officers (Specialists) on a regular basis.

Mohali SSP Kuldeep Chahal to be new SSP of Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: The ministry of Home Affairs has cleared the name of Kuldeep Chahal 2009 batch  IPS as new Senior Superintedent of Police of Chandigarh. He is presently working as SSP Mohali.

PGI-Chandigarh among 17 trial sites for Oxford vaccine

CHANDIGARH:  The PGI Hospital here is among the 17 trial sites in India for conducting the second and third phases of human clinical trials of Covishield, the potential vaccine developed by Oxford University, its director said on Tuesday.

Chandigarh based lawyer murdered in Rupnagar over property dispute

RUPNAGAR: A senior lawyer Kulbir Singh doing practice in Punjab and Haryana High Court in Chandigarh was today found murdered near village Dhanuari under Chamkaur Sahib Sub Division in this district.

Gift masks to sisters on Raksha Bandhan: Chandigarh UT adviser

CHANDIGARH:Chandigarh UT Adviser Manoj Parida on Monday asked brothers to gift masks to their sisters on this auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan for their safety amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Chandigarh Covid-19 patient jumps to death

CHANDIGARH: A 62-year-old Covid-19 patient allegedly committed suicide on Sunday by jumping off the fifth floor of the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) here, police said.

Chandigarh Police constable killed in accidental fire in Punjab MLA hostel

CHANDIGARH: A constable working with the Chandiarh Police was killed in an accidental fire in the Punjab MLA hostel where he was on duty. The deceased has been identified as Simarjeet Singh posted in the sector 3 police station here.

Chandigarh retains top slot in performing grading index across the country

CHANDIGAR:State of education in Chandigarh has become a thing of the past if recently released performance grading index (PGI) by the MHRD is of any indication. Given the thrust of the Chandigarh Administration on zipping up infrastructure in schools for the past one decade has taken education to a perfect future. 

Indian Geoheritage Day celebrates on promotion of geo-tourism

CHANDIGARH--Indian geoheritage day was celebrated on July 21 by organising a Webinar on ‘protect and promote geo-tourismin India’. Webinar has seen nine speakers across the country that highlighted the importance of geological sites which tell the story of particular time of earth. The Webinar vivid explanations from Himalayas in the north to Dinosaurs and Deccan basalts and in the south.

Modify draft amendment bill 2020 - AIPEF

CHANDIGARH:The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) in a letter to the Union Power Minister has urged him to modify the proposed amendments after taking due cognizance of the comments and objections received from all stakeholders.

“Eat with the help of brain signal” to avoid many diseases—says Dr Yashpal Sharma.

CHANDIGARH: Elders advised us to eat slowly and with proper chewing of food for healthy life has now been scientifically proved its importance by a research paper of Dr Yashpal Sharma, Head Department of Cardiac Centre, PGI, Chandigarh.

Eat with the help of brain signal” to avoid many diseases—says Dr Yashpal Sharma

CHANDIGARH:Elders advised us to eat slowly and with proper chewing of food for healthy life has now been scientifically proved its importance by a research paper of Dr Yashpal Sharma, Head Department of Cardiac Centre, PGI, Chandigarh. 

Over 1 lakh apply for water connection under VDS : Razia Sultana

CHANDIGARH:Voluntary Disclosure Scheme (VDS) notified by Water Supply and Sanitation Department has received unprecedented response from the consumers. Since the launch of this scheme over 1 lac applications have already been received, which includes 52913 applications for approval of unapproved connections and 55717 applications for new water connections. It was disclosed by Mrs. Razia Sultana, Water Supply and Sanitation Minister in a press communiqué released here today.

New facilities at Ropar wetland to attract more eco tourists from across the globe : Channi

CHANDIGARH:Only a couple of months away, when our winged guests from Siberia and other countries will arrive in Ropar Wetland, the tourists visiting the wetland will have a different experience. In a press statement issued here today the Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi said that the new facilities have been developed by the Punjab Government to attract more national and international tourists and bird watchers.

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