- 10th May, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Chandigarh: Man sentenced to 5 - yr jail for possessing intoxicated injections | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
The district court of Chandigarh on Tuesday sentenced five-year imprisonment to a 25-year-old Kharar resident for possessing 16 intoxicated injections without a permit.
However, going by the arguments and facts of the case, the court held him guilty and sentenced him to 5-year imprisonment.
Upon checking, 16 injections, including 8 injections of Buprenorphine (2 ml each) and 8 injections of Pheniramine Maleate (10 ml each) were recovered from his possession.
AdvertisingAmanpreet Singh has been sentenced to imprisonment under Section 22 of Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act by the Court of ADJ Sanjiv Joshi.
As per the prosecution, the case pertains to November 2, 2017, when the accused was held near Maloya bus stand by the patrolling police team.
- 3rd May, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Chandigarh: Man held for running hospital without valid degrees, conducting sex determination tests | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
Police arrested a person who was allegedly running a hospital in Mullanpur Garibdas without having a valid medical degree certificate and also for conducting sex determination tests.
The accused, identified as Rampal, was arrested after a health department team along with Mullanpur Garibdas police raided the hospital on Tuesday.
But during the raid it was found that Rampal was also doing sex determination tests, the officer said.
AdvertisingA team led by Mullanpur Senior Medical Officer (SMO) Dr. Saloni Goyal raided Saini Hospital which was being operated from Mullanpur Garibdas police station by one Rampal.
A police officer told Chandigarh Newsline that the health department received information that Rampal was selling intoxicants at his hospital following which the raid was conducted.
- 2nd May, 2019 NYOOOZ
- 2117 injured in accidents involving two - wheelers last year: Chandigarh PGI data | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
As per the data, the total number of fatal accident cases received at PGI trauma centre in the year 2016 were 2,624.
AdvertisingAs per the statistics, out of total 3,561 victims of fatal accidents in Chandigarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana who were rushed to the PGI trauma centre in 2018, as many as 2,117 accident victims had suffered injuries in accidents involving two-wheelers.
As per the data, 409 pedestrians were also rushed to PGI trauma centre and 2,508 accident victims were between the age group of 20 to 50 years.
As per the data, out of 3,561, 294 accident victims were from Chandigarh, 1,414 from Punjab, 615 from Himachal Pradesh and 850 from Haryana.
Among them 365 accident victims were from Chandigarh, 1,478 from Punjab, 500 from Himachal Pradesh and 800 from Haryana.
- 30th April, 2019 NYOOOZ
- With hundreds of Chandigarh trees at stake, experts question flyover | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
He uses the same logic to illustrate his stance on the flyover project.
Besides the environmental damage, they also question the purpose of the flyover, with many calling it âÄėredundantâÄô.
One possibility is to not have that flyover because flyovers are generally unfriendly towards pedestrians.
The imminent felling of trees is encouraging experts to speak out against the flyover, not only on an environmental basis, but also on the basis of urban planning.
âÄúPersonally, as a resident of Chandigarh, an architect and a town-planner, I am against the flyover.
- 23rd April, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Veteran authors from Chandigarh honoured for their contribution in literature | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
(Written by Aggam Walia)AdvertisingThe Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi presents awards of recognition to veteran authors from Chandigarh, who write in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and Sanskrit, every year.
The awardees were Dr Om Prakash Vasishta (Punjabi), Dr Chaman Ahuja (Urdu), Dr Prasoon Prasad (Hindi), Professor Tejwant Singh Gill (English) and Professor Virender Kumar Alankar (Sanskrit).
âÄúMy poetry is not what you generally expect from Urdu poetry.
Awards were handed out to Pragya Sharda for âÄėbest storyâÄô, Anita Surbhi for âÄėbest childrenâÄôs literatureâÄô and Jang Bahadur Goyal for âÄėbest translationâÄô.
The award is given for their lifelong contribution in the field of literature, along with a cash prize.
- 14th April, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Chandigarh: Three mortar shells found abandoned at Ramdarbar | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
Three high explosive mortar shells were found abandoned in a garbage pile at Ramdarbar phase 2, triggering panic among local residents on Saturday.
AdvertisingA team of Disaster Management, Chandigarh, comprising 18 personnel took the responsibility along with the defence personnel for digging the ground for placing the shells.
Defence authorities have received the permission from Ministry of Defence for this.âÄĚ
The shells were found in a secluded ground, which is situated hardly 100 metres away from the thick populated phase-2, Ramdarbar.
SP, Chandigarh, Niharika Bhatt, said, âÄúWe cannot say whether these shells are live or dead.
- 400 out of 470 arrested for petty offences are educated: Chandigarh Police figures | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
At least 35 out of these 400 educated accused were found graduates who hold professional courses, including engineering and law degrees.
Legal and social experts term the growing trend of educated people entering into the world of crime a âÄúmatter of concernâÄĚ.
AdvertisingAs many as 138 educated people out of 400 were arrested for the offence of snatching, 126 for vehicle thefts, 102 for miscellaneous thefts and 34 were arrested for house burglaries.
A total of 470 people were arrested for these offences between January 1, 2018 and March 3, 2019.
AdvertisingAccording to the data collected from Chandigarh Police by Chandigarh Newsline, at least 400 people out of 470 arrested for burglaries, snatching, motor vehicle thefts in the last 15 months, were found to be educated, with a few even holding professional degrees.
- 13th April, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Despite 26 parking lots, Chandigarh streets choked with wrongly parked vehicles | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
There are 26 parking lots in the city, including the sole multi-level parking in Sector 17.
While one can witness haphazard parking in all surface parking lots of Sector 17, the multilevel parking, worth Rs 50 crore, lies deserted.
The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation took possession of all 26 paid parking lots, including the multi level parking, after canceling the parking contract with the Mumbai-based firm.
Jam-packed parking lots, bursting at the seams with vehicles, is a common sight in Chandigarh.
Draft parking policy remained on papersThe draft parking policy had suggested designated âÄėEach Car SpaceâÄô (ECS) for houses, congestion charge for parking in high-density commercial markets during peak hours, Residents Welfare Associations managing parking on internal lanes and mandatory plying of staff buses to manage the parking chaos.
- 12th April, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Chandigarh: Consumer redressal commission dismisses appeal by Westside | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
The State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission dismissed the appeal filed by the retail store Westside, at Elante Mall, seeking to set aside a Consumer Forum order directing them to provide free carry bags to all customers.
On reaching home, Vasudev found that the Westside store had charged Rs 10 for the carry bag.
The purchase of paper carry bags, at all points of time, is entirely optional on the customer, they argued.
They argued that after ban on polythene/plastic bags, they provide high quality, environmentally safe paper bags in all its stores.
and on the other hand, they are charging for a carry bag and could not give it free of cost to its worthy consumersâÄ¦.âÄĚ
- 30th March, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Who said Chandigarh has 95 % segregation when it hasn't kicked off, Sood asks Yadav | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
Sood while questioning the Municipal Commissioner KK Yadav stated as to who gave this information about city having 95 percent segregation when it was actually not true and segregation had not kicked off.
MC Commissioner KK Yadav also attributed improper door to door collection and non segregation at household level among reasons why it slipped to 20th position.
Claim 2City has achieved more than 95 percent segregation of waste at source from both residential and commercial areas.
As Sood constantly raised questions, Yadav told him that the former could ask for a clarification from the Government of India as to from where this 95 percent segregation claim in Chandigarh came from.
âÄúMoreover, had we done 95 percent segregation we wouldnâÄôt have got marks of two star rating because of which we ranked at 20th position nationally.
- De - addiction camp organised in Chandigarh | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
CHANDIGARH: The annual community de-addiction camp was organised by the Department of Psychiatry of Government Medical College and Hospital at Rural Health and Training Centre ( RHTC ) in Chandigarh on Friday.A team consisted of resident doctors, clinical psychologists, social workers, nursing staff provided regular indoor and outdoor services to the patients.A total of 219 patients were registered at the camp of which 62 were new and 157 were follow-up patients.About 18 patients were admitted in the indoor camp of which 16 were alcohol-dependence patients and 2 were nicotine addicts.âÄúPatients, who were registered in the camp, will be seen in the community outreach clinics of the Department of Psychiatry on all working days in Palsora,âÄĚ said Dr Ajeet Sidana, consultant in-charge.
- 29th March, 2019 NYOOOZ
- We dare to dream: Dancers from slum area of Chandigarh | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
I feel blessed that I am having my dance training with High School Dance group.
AdvertisingThere are many like Vinod in a group of 45 youngsters who have formed a âÄúHigh School DanceâÄĚ dancing group.
A group of various youngsters, mostly from slum areas of Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali, can be seen practicing dance moves in open grounds of Chandigarh and Panchkula in morning and evenings.
He says, he learnt his dance moves by watching dance videos on YouTube.
He started losing interest in studies and got more inclined towards his friends to try different dancing moves.
- 28th March, 2019 NYOOOZ
- Solid waste: NGT expresses displeasure
Tribunal expressed displeasure at the existing status of solid waste management in the city.TC Nautiyal, member secretary, CPCC, said:
- Graft case: Witness alleges harassment by judicial lock - up munshi | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
Accused in the graft case, Jassi, was arrested by CBI in July 2014, while allegedly accepting Rs 4,000 from Dolly Rani, SandeepâÄôs mother.
Along with Dolly Rani (complainant), the CBI has also made Sandeep a witness in the case.
The trial of the case had been initiated in the CBI Court in 2015.
Following this, a trap was laid in Sector 40, Chandigarh, where the accused had called Dolly Rani with the money.
Sandeep, who is lodged at Burail Jail, Chandigarh, has moved the application in the CBI Court, alleging that he is being harassed by the Head Constable (Munshi) of judicial lock-up, Shiv Dayal.
- Chd: Private college teachers to intensify protest | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
This includes an increment under CAS, while moving from academic grade pay (AGP) Rs 6,000 to AGP Rs 7,000 and from AGP Rs 7,000 to AGP Rs 8,000.