Tobacco and lung health: UT to celebrate World No Tobacco day

DP Correspondent Chandigarh Health Department is going to celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) on Friday throughout the city with the theme of “Tobacco and lung health”. The objective to celebrate this day is to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and passive smoke exposure and to discourage the use

Kirron Kher banking on Modi wave, development work Kirron Kher banking on Modi wave, development work

BJP candidate Kirron Kher says she is banking on the “Modi wave” and her work as an MP from Chandigarh to sail through the contest to win the seat for the second consecutive term. Contesting against Congress nominee Pawan Kumar Bansal, a four-time MP, she blamed him for doing “nothing” for Chandigarh and promised to

ECI appoints Navraj Brar as SDM of Patti

DP BUREAU Chandigarh Election Commissioner of India (ECI) on Friday appoints Navraj Brar, PCS as SDM of Patti.Disclosing this here on Friday Chief Electoral Officer Punjab Dr S Karuna Raju said that in compliance of the orders of Election Commission of India Navraj Brar, PCS ( PB – 2014 )  as SDM of Patti and RO

SAD, BJP likely to lock horns in Anandpur Sahib LS seat SAD, BJP likely to lock horns in Anandpur Sahib LS seat

Bindu Singh Chandigarh The Shromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Congress may lock horns in Anandpur Sahib parliamentary constituency, one of the key segments in the state, in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls. Both parties are parties are traditional rivals. Although the Congress is yet to announce the name of its candidate, but sources in

Chandigarh PGI Prof made president of IRIA

DP Correspondent Chandigarh Prof M S Sandhu, Head, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, PGI Hospital Chandigarh took over as the President of the Chandigarh Chapter of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association of India (IRIA) from Monday. Whereas, Prof Naveen Kalra has taken over as the General Secretary of the Association. Prof Sandhu was one

One arrested  for murdering 48 years old woman
One arrested  for murdering 48 years old woman

DP CorrespondentChandigarh   The Chandigarh police have arrested  Bablu, a resident of village Burail Chandigarh for murdering a 48-year-old woman in  Sector-45-A.  The woman has been identified as Meenu, a resident of 1310 Village Burail Chandigarh.   As per details, on March 28,  at about 7.45 am information was received from Police Control Room that

BCCI team in town to inspect cricket grounds

DP Correspondent Chandigarh Anshuman Gaekwad and Saba Kareem, members of BCCI committee on Tuesday visited Chandigarh and met UT Cricket Association members with regard to giving recognition to UT Cricket Association. Both Anshuman Gaekwad and Saba Kareem met UT Cricket Association president Sanjay Tandon in this regard. During the meeting, it was decided that the

Chandigarh Police arrested two under NDPS act

DP Correspondent Chandigarh The Chandigarh Police arrested Pintu Kumar Shah, resident of Guru Nanak Colony, Phase-II, Mohali, Punjab from near light point, backside Bapu Dham Colony, Sector-26, Chandigarh and recovered one kg Ganja from his possession. A case under section 20 NDPS Act has been registered in Sector 26 police station. Investigation of the case

Murder Solved Five Arrest
Sector 49 murder case: Police arrest five

Murder Solved Five Arrest: CHANDIGARH: Five persons are arrested in a case of 23-year-old man who was shot dead while three of his friends were injured after a group of youths reportedly opened fire on them following a brawl in Sector 49 locality here, police said. The incident took place in the Chandigarh Housing Board

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: No problem of Law and order in State- CEO

Webcasting of more than 6000 Polling Booths to be carried out in state Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Chief Election Officer Punjab S. Karuna Raju clarified that there is no problem and fear of law and order in state and the Lok Sabha elections would be held in free and fair manner. He said that all

Capt Amarinder led Govt regularises services of 5178 teachers and 650 nurses

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, March 6: Meeting a long-pending demand of the teaching community, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has approved regularization of the services of 5178 teachers recruited by the Education Department, with full pay scales to be implemented from October 1, 2019. The Cabinet has also regularized 650 nurses

Capt Amarinder Writes To Rajnath For Return Of Historic Material Removed From Golden Temple During Operation Bluestar

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, March 6: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking the immediate restoration of the historic materials removed from the library of Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, during Operation Bluestar in 1984. Seeking the minister’s intervention in the matter, the Chief Minister said a delegation of

Garvotsav: LGBT event
Garvotsav: LGBT event

Garvotsav “Chandigarh Pride 2019”: CHANDIGARH: More than 250 people marched from Panjab University to Sector 17, asserting the transgender sexual identity while holding rainbow flags and echoing the slogans of inclusivity. Several organisations, including Canadian Embassy, Hamsafar Trust, Harmless Hugs, FPAI and Keshav Suri Foundation, collaborated with the NGOs for the walk. The walk focused

Travel Agent Fraud
4 crore fraud: World Key travel agent surrender

Mohali: Travel agent Baljinder grewal surrender himself to police. Many cases of frauds are already registered against him. In many of cases he had taken money from applicants but could not provide services. He has an immigration company which is located in mohali area. Now he is in police custody and police will be soon

Punjab cabinet approves subsidy for sugarcane farmers

CHANDIGARH, MARCH 2: To provide much-needed relief to sugarcane growers and private sugar mills, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday gave ex-post facto approval to disburse Rs. 25 per quintal directly in the accounts of sugarcane growers (farmers), out of a total State Agreed Price (SAP) of Rs. 310,

amarinder singh
Anandpur Sahib Urban Development Authority constitutes 14 members

Chandigarh: 14 members Anandpur Sahib Urban Development Authority has been consituted by CM Capt. Amarinder Singh, to ensure the overall development of the Holy city of Anandpur Sahib, an official spokesperson said today. Chief Minister will be the Chairman of this Authority and Housing and Urban Development Minister will be its Vice-Chairman. The other members

Meeting Held in Chandigarh
Punjab to give 7% DA to govt. employees

CHANDIGARH: The committee of ministers constituted under the Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahma Mohindra held a meeting with the leaders of the Punjab State Ministerial Service Union at Punjab Bhawan Chandigarh. Committee agreed to give 7% DA from February 2019 onwards. However, the decision to give an airfare of dearness allowance will be decided

Akali BJP MLA black attires Vidhan Sabha
Punjab Vidhan Sabha Session: Akali MLAs reach house wearing black attires

Bindu Singh Chandigarh Akali Dal protested against the higher electricity bills of SC / BC householders. Akali MLA came in the house wearing black attires. Akali MLA fixed electricity bills on their black attires. Congress MLA Raja warring pointing out the private bus transporters warned the government must take stern action against rash and negligent

Congress government CM Punjab
There was no governance in the state prior to congress government – Captain Amarinder

It is illogical on the part of Pak to ask for Visa for Kartarpur Corridor. Former PM Manmohan Singh had initiated the matter of Kartarpur Corridor with Parvez Musharraf in year 2004 : CM Bindu Singh Chandigarh The Chief Minister Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh claimed in the Vidhan Sabha session that 14014 including A category

Police DGP
Daily Post Interview: Strengthening police-people bond is the main goal: DGP