May 20

Summer workshop

Chanidgarh: Keeping in view of the swe tering heat, Tressed Up international Academy (TIA), Manimajra, has announced a free summer workshop.“The idea is to train interested senior school students who have their vacations, college going students and even adult women how to take care of their hair,skin and beauty sitting at home, so that the

Tiny tots of CRB school enjoy splash pool party

Chandigarh: The scene at CRB Public School, Sector7 B, Chandigarh, was really awesome on Thursday. It was a day full of enjoyment as it was a break from monotonous study schedule, with a splash pool party. The School had arranged a special Splash Pool Party, in which the children of LKG. and UKG turned up

Workshop held at Surajpur DAV

Chandigarh: Panchkula: The Seven-day annual feature ‘SUKRITI Workshop’ was inaugurated on Thursday at DAV Sr Public School, Surajpur. The school was tastefully decked up with. Flowers, placards, banners and flags. The auspicious occasion was marked with the recitation of vedic mantras, shalokas hymens, as the very camp aimed at the spiritual and moral elevation along

Shemrock School holds Yoga awareness camp

Chandigarh: Mohali: Shemrock School ,Sector 69 organised awareness yoga camp at its campus.Students delivered speeches highlighting the relevance in our daily life and performed different asana to aware the fellow friends and parents about their benefits. It was social awareness and community development programs and adventure activities aimed at all round development .The students very

PGIMER organises international health development programme

Chandigarh: A five -day International Public Health Management Development Programme is being organised by School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh in collaboration with International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and Chitkara University, Punjab from 16th to 20th May, 2016 at Seminar Hall, School of Public Health. A total of 36 participants from 15 states

HC issues notice to UT on street vendor licences

Chandigarh:  Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued notice to Chandigarh Administration, Home Secretary, DC Chandigarh and MC Chandigarh, in a PIL filed by Pravasi Bhalai Sanghthan. This organisation has considerable number of inter-state migrant labourers and vendors as its members. The case came up for hearing before a Division Bench comprising of Justice

Not even 50 per cent of multi-level parking gets occupied

Chandigarh: Despite Municipal Corporation directing traders to park their vehicles in new multi-level parking lot in Sector 17, the average parking number has failed to cross even 50 per cent of the occupancy mark. Two floors of the four story parking lot have remained empty. Multi-level parking has a total capacity of 932 vehicles on

Four youths arrested with .12 bore gun

Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Police have arrested four Punjab based youths while they were allegedly possessing .12 bore double barrel gun, during a check post erected for drunken driving on dividing road of Sector 20-33 on Wednesday. According to police, the youths have been identified as Gurpreet Singh, a resident of Rasulpur village of district Ropar,

Blind murder case of NRI solved

Chandigarh: Mohali Senior Superintendent of Police, Mohali, Gurpreet Singh Bhullar on Thursday claimed to have cracked the blind murder of NRI Jaskaran Singh by arresting 4 accused persons along with the deceased car. Addressing a press conference SSP said that Dharam Singh, a resident of Swara village informed police that his son, Jaskaran Singh had

MC wins best presentation award under Swachh Bharat Mission

Chandigarh: The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has won the best presentation award under Swachh Bharat Mission exposure workshop conducted at New Delhi from May 16 to 19. The National Institute of Urban Affairs on behalf of Ministry of Urban Development conducted the four day exposure workshop of SBM (Swachh Bharat Mission) at USI (United State Institutions)

‘Green Market’ concept fails in Sec 15

Chandigarh: The ‘Green Market’ concept of Municipal Councillor, Saurab Joshi and Chief Engineer Mukesh Anand has become a victim of neglect. Designer flower pots with around 150 varieties of flowers were fixed with railings in Sector 15 market to beautify the area but flowers have perished due to poor upkeep. These flower pots were hanged

High Court quashes appointment of PEC Director

Chandigarh: Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed the appointment of Professor M K Arora as the Director of Punjab Engineering College (PEC) on Thursday. The petitioner has stated in his appeal that the appointment of Director was not made as per the rules and regulations. The court was informed that as per the rules

Nigerian held with 30 grams of heroin

Chandigarh: The Crime Branch of Chandigarh Police have arrested a 26-year-old Nigerian national and recovered 30 grams heroin from his possession. The contraband has a market value of Rs 2 lakh. According to police, the accused has been identified as Fraink Moses, a native of Lagos, Nigeria. The accused was presently residing in New Delhi

MC fixes monthly pass fee for multi-level parking

Chandigarh: The Municipal Corporation has fixed the monthly parking pass charges for multi-level parking at Rs 700 for four wheelers and Rs 250 for two wheelers. Both the pass fee structures will be applicable for traders, employees and general public. The decision was given a nod during the finance and contacts committee meeting held on

Sippy Sidhu murder case: Brother meets CBI officials

Chandigarh: The murder case of national-level shooter Sukhmanpreet Singh alias Sippy Sidhu however was transferred to the CBI on the recommendation of Punjab and Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki to initiate a fresh investigation in the matter, Sippy’s younger brother Jippy met the CBI officials on Monday and told them about the accused that they

Dozen selected JBT teachers injured during cane charge by UT police

Panchkula: Chandigarh police used cane charge and water cannon on selected JBT teachers when they tried to proceed towards the official residence of Haryana Chief Minister at Chandigarh from Panchkula here on Sunday. Around dozens of teachers got injuries during this protest. Earlier, the protestors were stopped on Chandigarh-Panchkula border at Housing Board Chowk close

Poor children should be provided education: Solanki

Chandigarh: Children of poor families should be provided education as part of collective responsibility, Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki today said even as he distributed kits to needy students on the occasion of the International Day of Families. “Today is International Day of Families and our country is known for its family culture, traditions and family

Bizarre Chandigarh: Wife combines with nephew to murder husband, police solve case in 6 hrs

Chandigarh: Cracking a blind murder case of a 35 years old man within six hours, the Chandigarh Police have arrested the wife and nephew of the victim for allegedly murdering the man and later dumping his body near the Government Senior Secondary School, Sector 56. The police have found that the wife of victim and his

13 cr heist: Three more held in Sector 17 staged robbery

Chandigarh: The robbers who staged the ‘fake robbery’ at Forever Diamonds at Sector 17 have been arrested on Thursday. The Chandigarh Police arrested three persons, two boys and a girl, who were seen in the CCTV footage. The three accused has been identified as Vaibhav Verma, aged 37, resident of PGI society, Sector 49, Chandigarh,

Major fire broke out at Aakash Institute, Panchkula, Material of Rs 1 crore gutted

Panchkula: A fire broke out at Aakash Institute, a medical and engineering entrance exam training centre on the first floor of two showrooms, in Sector 14 of Panchkula on Wednesday morning. No casualty has been reported, whereas the estimated property loss of Rs 1 crore. The cause of the major fire was yet to be