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  • 17th October, 2017 Times of India
    • Over 11000 students of Chandigarh city schools pledged to celebrate green Diwali
      CHANDIGARH : The weeklong 'Green Diwali Campaign', which was started in city schools by Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee and NGO Yuvsatta came to an end on Sunday. TC Nautiyal, conservator of forest, department of forests and wildlife, ...
    • 5500 motorists challaned in 25 days
      CHANDIGARH : The police have challaned nearly 5,500 motorists for wrong parking, not wearing seat belts, jumping red lights and riding without helmets since the start of first Navaratra on September 21till October 15 in a bid to ensure smooth plying of ...
    • 9 temporary fire stations for Chandigarh
      CHANDIGARH : The fire and emergency services wing of the Chandigarh municipal corporation (MC) issued orders for setting up nine temporary fire stations across the city on Monday to deal with any emergency during and around Diwali. The department ...
    • Dhanteras: Jewellers fear a DeMon spoiler
      CHANDIGARH : Chandigarh based jewellers don't have high hopes from Dhanteras this time around and feel that the impact of demonetization would be felt even a year after it was implemented on November 8 last year. However, according to them, the ...
    • Treasury branch objects to travelling allowance claims of ex - CPSs
      CHANDIGARH : Fourteen months after the Punjab and Haryana high court quashed the appointment of 18 chief parliamentary secretaries (CPSs) in the previous SAD-BJP government, travelling allowance (TA) claims of at least 10 of them running into lakhs of ...
    • HC: Staff shortage no base for denying child care leave
      CHANDIGARH : Punjab and Haryana high court has held that a woman employee can't be denied leave if shortage of staff in the department is due to government's fault. The order is significant for cases related to the entitlement of child care leave (CCL ...
    • Will dump stubble on highways: Farmers
      CHANDIGARH : Representatives of farmers' organizations, who attended a meeting convened by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Monday, claimed that they were disappointed as their demands were not met. They announced plan to hold protests and even ...
    • Industry bodies hail approval of new business development policy
      Ludhiana: Several industry associations in the city have welcomed the approval of the new Industrial and Business Development Policy-2017 by the state government that would lead to fixing of industrial power tariff at Rs 5 per unit effective from ...
    • Problems galore for women self - help groups
      Chandigarh : Self-help groups constituted for women to help them make a living should have a policy for those members who take a break due to personnel engagements and want to rejoin it after a while. In absence of any government policy to facilitate ...
    • Wait - list grows longer, next year for some trains
      On the other hand, to cope up with the festive rush, the authorities have attached one additional coach to Chandigarh Mumbai Bi-weekly, Kerala Sampark Kranti Express and Chandigarh Lucknow Express trains. Officials said such arrangements would be ...
    • 'Illegal' construction near Capitol alarms Unesco
      Chandigarh : An alleged illegal construction in Rajindra Park, which falls in the buffer zone of world heritage site Capitol Complex, has prompted the World Heritage Centre of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco ...
    • Illegal constructions go unabated in Zirakpur
      Mohali: Zirakpur, where the population has increased from 50,000 to around 2 lakh in less than 10 years, has been facing the issue of illegal constructions especially by the original allottees who have started dividing their empty lands for ...
    • Sector 35 hotel street transforms into slum
      Chandigarh : Homeless families have blocked the footpaths opposite the row of hotels and restaurants in Sector 35 and displaced the pedestrians. The pavements from the Pracheen Kala Kendra traffic lights to Sector 34 and Hotel South End have become a ...
    • Of 614 applicants, 96 get licence to sell firecrackers
      Vendors also claimed that most of the cracker licences had been issued to traders belonging to Manimajra, Dhanas, and other outskirts of Chandigarh . "Only 3-4 people from Sector 47 and one from Sector 46 have got the licence," said Mukesh Singh ...
    • Trains booked till Dec & Jan, ruin winter holidays
      Chandigarh : Were you planning to celebrate Christmas in Goa? If you haven't booked your train tickets yet, chances are you will not get any more reservation. Residents of Chandigarh have already booked train tickets for the winter holidays. So much so ...