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Sukhna Lake floodgates open after a decade as water level crosses danger mark

February 12, 2021 1:29 pm

People from nearby villages, including Saketri, Kishangarh, Kansal, and visitors at Sukhna Lake thronged the regulatory end to witness the historic release of water.

Chandigarh receives 1000 mm in four months to break seven-year monsoon rain record

January 11, 2021 4:18 pm

In Panchkula, the rainfall recorded during the ongoing season so far has been 484.4 mm. In Mohali, 749.4 mm has been recorded in the past four months. Among the three cities, Panchkula has witnessed a deficit rainfall compared to the seasonal average.

Asthma cases among Chandigarh children double in 10 years

September 13, 2018 6:57 pm

At the PGIMER, north India’s premier medical hub, the respiratory OPD had seen a huge increase since 2010. From 18,627 patients registered in 2010, the number rose to 40,068 in 2016.

‘We don’t have work to do because people don’t have money to pay’

January 09, 2017 10:25 am

Labourers have somewhat similar stories to share, with the same gist: demonetisation has affected their daily work.

Noting down wrong adjournment date leads to ex-parte orders

June 18, 2016 6:32 am

The court dismissed the petition challenging the ex-parte orders.

International Yoga Day: Chandigarh to reject non performers at dress rehearsal on June 19

June 14, 2016 8:21 am

The move is to ensure that only the best performers take part in the International Yoga Day at the Capitol Complex on June 21.

Chandigarh: PGI hospital seeks inclusion of online facility for doctor’s appointment in Sampark services

June 14, 2016 7:53 am

At present, the PGI provides an option to their patients to book appointments online.

Chandigarh: Violations at Industrial Area plot: DC says sent notice; manager says hasn’t got yet

June 14, 2016 7:28 am

A 45 day notice period has been issued to proprietor asking him to remove the violations. The notice period will lapse on July 15.

From the Inside Out: photography exhibition “Le Corbusier in India: The Play of Light” in Chandigarh

June 13, 2016 12:28 pm

Presented by the Alliance Francaise, as part of the 50th death anniversary of the architect, the show has photos by Chandigarh photographer Ajay Bhatia.

‘In a government set-up, we have constraint of classes, hostels’

June 13, 2016 9:10 am

As the admission process is underway in city colleges for the new academic session, UT Director Higher Education (DHE) Dr Jatinder Yadav talks to Srishti Choudhary about the new initiatives being introduced this year by the education department and the online admission system.

CHANDIGARH VIDEOS

Parents carry children to school as water levels of Ghaggar river rise

June 18, 2020 2:36 pm

Parents in Panchkula's Koti village had to carry their children to school as water levels of the Ghaggar river rose after incessant rains in the past few days.

Rohtak traders demand compensation for their loss

February 23, 2016 6:37 am

Rohtak, Feb 23 (ANI): The traders, whose shops were either burnt down or looted during the quota stir by the Jat community in Rohtak, Haryana, took to the streets and urged the government to compensate them for their losses at the earliest. A shopkeeper, Gulshan Dang, said, "I want to urge the Narendra Modi-led government to compensate our losses 100 percent without any delay." Another shopkeeper, Anil Kumar said that he is left with no source of income after his two showrooms were burnt down by the protestors. He asked PM Modi and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar that why are common people suffering who don't relate to Jat demands.

NH-1 blocked by Jat protestors reopens

February 23, 2016 6:34 am

Sonipat (Haryana), Feb 23 (ANI): The National Highway-1, which connects Delhi and Chandigarh, was reopened for traffic on Tuesday. The 456 kilometre-long highway had been blockaded by Jat agitators demanding reservation in government jobs and institutions.

Jat row: Railways to run special trains for stranded passengers

February 22, 2016 2:49 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Chief public relation officer of Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma on Monday said in view of the ongoing Jat agitation, special trains would run covering the outer regions connected with Haryana. Sharma added that a special train from Chandigarh to Anand Vihar, New Delhi, would be on the tracks by the evening, which will have a total of 17 coaches.He further informed that Northern Railways is planning to start more trains from the Jammu region.

Khattar appeals to maintain peace in Haryana

February 19, 2016 10:23 am

Chandigarh, Feb 19 (ANI): Addressing the mediapersons after all-party meet on the Jat quota at Chandigarh on Friday, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar said a committee has been constituted to look into the matter and the report will come by March 31. He also appealed people to maintain peace and harmony in the state and to stop their agitation. Meanwhile, the protestors disrupted road and rail traffic with the worst hit being the Rohtak-Jhajjar region.

Hollande arrives in Delhi

January 25, 2016 4:24 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande arrived in New Delhi for his two-day stay and to witness the Republic Day celebrations. Hollande began his visit with a welcome from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chandigarh, a city designed by the renowned Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier. The two leaders took a tour of the Rock Garden feature, Capitol Complex and an Art Museum. Hollande will be the guest of honour at the Republic Day parade on January 26, in a sign of deepening political and commercial ties.

PM Modi and President Hollande reach Govt. Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh

January 24, 2016 1:31 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): After visiting Capitol Complex in Chandigarh Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with French President Francois Hollande reached the Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh where they were welcomed with cultural performances. Both leaders will then attend a forum of CEOs, which will be followed by the India-France Business Summit which will be attended by corporate honchos of the two nations. On January 26, the French President will witness the Republic Day parade at Rajpath as the chief guest. It is for the first time that French troops would participate in the Republic Day parade.

PM Modi meets French Prez at Rock Garden in Chandigarh

January 24, 2016 1:31 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met French President Francois Hollande at Rock Garden in Chandigarh.President Hollande, who will be the chief guest for the Republic Day Parade, arrived here this afternoon on a three-day visit to India. A thick security blanket has been thrown over the national capital ahead of the meeting between the French President and the Prime Minister.

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