Feb 09

Chandigarh's landmark, Rose Garden withers away
Chandigarh’s landmark, Rose Garden withers away

Urvashi Sharma Chandigarh A popular saying goes, “Stop and smell the roses”, to which people would like to ask as to where are the roses and if there are some, where is the fragrance? Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is a botanical garden in Chandigarh spread over 30 acres of land with 50,000 rose bushes of

Mayor JE complaint MC
More trouble for Mayor, another JE files complaint against him

ASHOK KUMAR, JUNIOR ENGINEER (JE) CHANDIGARH MUNICIPAL CORPORATION ALLEGED THAT RAJESH KUMAR KALIA HAS PRESSED THE EXECUTIVE ENGINEER TO TRANSFER HIM IN MAYOR’S WARD. HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh It seems that the one-year tenure of newly elected Rajesh Kumar Kalia will be full of challenges as another Junior Engineer (JE) Ashok Kumar has submitted a complaint

India world Alphons tourism
India emerges 3rd largest tourist place in the world: Alphons

Punjab, Haryana, HP have yet to exploit their full potential Tourism in any country is not just fun and frolic, it is a window to the country’s rich cultural heritage as tourism has emerged as a throbbing industry that can lend an unexpected impetus to its economy. DAILYPOST Editor Ajay Bhardwaj in a freewheeling conversation

Third gender reluctant to disclose their status

HIGHLIGHTS Despite lakhs of NRIs from Punjab, only 393 are registered voters The State Election Commission have to provide help to 6,800 differently abled to cast their vote As compared to the last assembly elections in Punjab, votes of the third gender and the NRIs, has improved a little bit but both are shy away

Residents police official forgery
Residents accuse police official of forgery

BRIJENDER GAUR Chandigarh A resident of Sector 30, Chandigarh, has filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court accusing the officials of the Chandigarh Police for committing forgery on papers to take away his car involved in a finance dispute with the bank. However, the Bench adjourned the matter for February 13 to

Tourism Minister India vision
Exclusive interview with Tourism Minister: Know about India tourism vision

Know about the vision of tourism in India direct from the mouth of Union Minister of Culture and Tourism , Alphons Joseph. Daily Post Editor, Ajay Bhardwaj interviewed him exclusively in Chandigarh to know about vision, business, status and future of tourism in India. To know more watch the video

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Daily Life: Seeing life from a different angle

DAILYlife WRITER Where there is a will there is way, Somya Thakur a wheelchair model and a postgraduate MBA IT and Telecom from Panjab University is proving it. Physical limitation can’t limit the person. But it has been proven wrong by differently abled girl Somya Thakur who believes that there is an unaware ability in

mystery Girl Pearl Earring
The mystery behind “The Girl with a Pearl Earring”

RUPASHI What if I told you that from now on you cannot decorate any wall in your house without a painting? What will be your first reaction? You will probably think at first how weird this question is then slowly when you will really think about it in depth you will get to know the

Poll voters
Poll aspirants begin to woo voters

HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh In a bid to scale up preparations for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP, Congress and AAP leaders in city have started organising public meetings in the colonies to woo large chunk of voters living in slums areas of the city. On Sunday, speaking at the public meetings as BJP city

Health Chandigarh Schools drinking water
Health Hazards in Chandigarh Schools: Clean drinking water missing in schools, sanitation facilities appalling

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh According to a study, only 38 per cent of the city schools have clean drinking water facility. Further, it was found that only 28 per cent of the government schools have access to clean drinking water, although the share of private schools in the city is marginally better with 53 per cent.

Paddy Punjab farm lands
Paddy main culprit on Punjab farm lands

PADDY MAIN CULPRIT OF DEPLETING UNDERGROUND WATER AND SUICIDES Chandigarh Paddy is the main culprit of depleting underground water and it is also the main culprit of the farmers’ suicides in the state. The phenomenon of suicides by farm labourers and farmers in Punjab is relatively new as prior to 2000 there were hardly any

Mayor Kalia ruckus MC House meeting
Mayor Kalia meets ruckus at municipal House meeting

MAYOR RAJESH KALIA EVEN FACED SOME EMBARRASSING MOMENTS AFTER THE REBEL COUNCILLOR SATISH KAINTH WHILE CONGRATULATING HIM FOR BEING ELECTED AS MAYOR ASKED HIM AS TO “ WHEN DOES HE HAVE TO GO ON THE NEXT DATE OF HEARING” HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh The general house meeting of the Municipal Corporation here on Wednesday turned into

Chandigarh Accidental Death Anarchist’
Chandigarh gets ready for ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’

The play ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’ will be staged on January 30 at Tagore Theatre, Chandigarh. It will start at 6:30 pm ANSHUL N SHARMA Accidental Death of an Anarchist is an acclaimed play written by an Italian playwright and Nobel Prize winner, Dario Fo. Considered as a classic of 20th century theatre, the

Chandigarh MC elections expelled BJP councillor mayor satish kainth.
First session of Chandigarh MC: Expelled BJP councillor Satish Kainth again questions new mayor about his criminal cases

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh The first house of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation fumes controversy after the expelled BJP councillor Satish Kainth said to newly elected mayor to sit down. Future Kainth using the foul language against newly elected Mayor said “Mayor Tun Chup Hoja”. Watch the video to see the fiery session of first house after

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A fine souvenir to Gandhi, both ceremonially and academically

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh On January 30 as the nation observes the Martyrdom day to commemorate the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi the Panjab University observes the day in its typical manner at the Gandhi Bhawan located in the heart of the campus. Besides observing a two-minute silence, the lotus-shaped building which houses the Department of Gandhian

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SHO Baljit Singh and Constable Surinder of chandigarh sent to police custody in bribe case by CBI special court

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh SHO Baljit Singh and Constable Surinder sent to police custody for three days by special CBI court, Chandigarh in a case of bribery worth Rs. 55,000. It is pertinent to mention that on January 28, UT cop Surinder was caught red handed while taking bribe. CBI officials caught a constable posted in Maulijagran

Malik Navjot Kaur Sidhu calls migratory bird
Malik takes potshot at Navjot Kaur Sidhu, calls her ‘migratory bird’

HIGHLIGHTS The former MLA from Amritsar (East) and former chief parliamentary secretary submitted her application to the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee last week Both BJP leaders accused the Congress government of having “failed” on all the fronts. DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh The Punjab unit of the BJP on Monday took a potshot at former MLA Navjot

FIR Sacha Sauda
‘Reopen FIR against Sacha Sauda head’

DP CORRESPONDENT Bathinda Five years after the court, in the want of police challan, discharged Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim from a case of blasphemy registered against him in 2007, some Sikh organisations have now appealed to the chief minister to get the case reopened for trial. Notably, Ram Rahim is now behind

Butterfly park
Butterfly park on GT road will be an eye candy for all

Ravinder Singh Malik Chandigarh Conserving butterfly improves entire environment for wildlife and enriches the lives of the people. In view of this and on the line of butterfly park in Chandigarh, the state government has approved the first butter fly park to be set up on 2 acre land on the premises of Pipli zoo,

Sub-inspector Rajbir Chandigarh CBI trap
After sub-inspector Rajbir from Chandigarh one more UT cop comes in to CBI trap

Himani Bahuguna Chandigarh After sub-inspector Rajbir who was posted in sector 31 police station of Chandigarh one more UT cop was caught red handed while taking bribe on Monday. The CBI officials caught a constable posted in Maulijagran police station while taking 25 thousand bribe from the complainant in NDPS case. It is alleged that the