Feb 15

MC Budget Taxes
MC Budget proposes no new taxes, envisages new plans

THE MC HAS KEPT `468.90 CRORE UNDER THE CAPITAL HEAD AND RS 791 CRORE UNDER THE REVENUE HEAD HIGHLIGHTS As suggested by ex-mayor Arun Sood `2 crore will be spent on the celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The house has also approved to double the ward development fund of

PGI Asthma
PGI introduces minimal invasive treatment for severe asthma

DP BUREAU Chandigarh The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh has inculcated Bronchial Thermoplasty (BT), an advanced treatment procedure for severe asthma, in its already existing state-of-the-art treatments. As per experts, Bronchial thermoplasty (BT) is a minimally-invasive treatment option for patients having symptoms due to severe asthma despite receiving maximal doses of

building workshop counselors Panchkula
Two day capacity building workshop for counselors in Panchkula

A two day capacity building workshop for counsellors on child protection laws and counselling practices is being held by Haryana state commission for protection of child rights in colloboration with department of education, govt of Haryana at Awas Bhawan in Panchkula. The workshop has been attended by the Counselors of conflict management and counselling centers

Gen Malik Rafale
Daily Post Interview Part II: So far, I don’t find anything wrong in the Rafale deal: Gen Malik

In J&K, besides Army action, need to revive interactive civilian,economic activities. The Rafale controversy continues to rock the nation. The Congress and other Opposition parties are trying to take it to the scale of the infamous Bofors scandal to push the Modi government to the wall in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections. How

Litter visitor Khuda Lahora
Litter welcomes visitors to Khuda Lahora

AREA ALSO LACKS A COMMUNITY CENTRE. AS A RESULT, THE RESIDENTS ARE BOUND TO LOOK FOR DISTANT VENUES SUCH AS SECTORS 25, 38, ETC WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh Signboards urging city residents to contribute towards the civic body’s initiative the 7-star ratings on cleanliness front are doing the rounds in the city, however, the present situation

Congress training office February
Congress to organise training programme for office bearers on February

Haryana women Congress press conference in progress at Chandigarh today ahead of the Parliamentary Elections. In the meeting they informed that party will conduct training programme for office bearers across the state on February 20-21. More than ten years old agricultural tools being used in NCR will be functional now. Earlier NGT out a ban

Alzheimer’s disease is type of diabetes: Experts
Alzheimer’s disease is type of diabetes: Experts

HIGHLIGHTS Diabetes generally occurs as a result of insulin-resistance at target sites such as muscle and fat cells. Wamil Vashisht Chandigarh Alzheimer’s brain is a diabetic brain that develops resistance for insulin and this state prevents unlocking of the glucose doors in the brain. If the recent studies by medical fraternity are to be believed,

Dog home
Every dog deserves a home

RUPASHI About one and a half years ago Home for Paws was started with the purpose of making Chandigarh free from stray dogs and rabies. While talking to Daily Post, Gurjusjit Singh, Secretary, Home for Paws, shared his love for dogs and how they prove to be faithful companions for human beings. Every second Saturday

Unruly scene at BJP’s public meeting
Unruly scene at BJP’s public meeting

Farmila threatened Rajesh Kalia to hit him with a mike, calls him ‘goonda’ HIGHLIGHTS Seeing the situation escalating, Ravi Kant Sharma, Ravi Kant Sharma, BJP Councillor and other party leaders tried to calm down Farmila A video recording of the entire episode was done by the colony resident and circulated it on social media The

Patiala cop injure teachers
In Patiala: 11, including cop, injured during teachers’ protest

HIGHLIGHT The protesters were demonstrating against the regularisation policy for 8,886 teachers of Adarsh schools, SSA and RMSA. DP CORRESPONDENT Patiala Ten people were injured on Sunday as police lathicharged a group of teachers that was marching towards Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s residence to protest against conditions for their regularisation, police said. A superintendent

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

Daily Life angle panjab university
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.