Jan 10

PGI’s cash outreach Chandigarh
PGI’s cash-starved outreach programme

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh Funds crunch has taken a toll on the operations of the outreach programme ‘Asha Jyoti’ by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) facilitating screening of breast cancer, cervical cancer and osteoporosis. The authorities have struggled to raise funds for the outreach health van, including its maintenance and operational costs.

Fake snatching callers imprisonment
Fake snatching callers to face six months imprisonment

HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh To tighten a noose around the fake callers making fake snatching calls at the Police Control Room (PCR), the Chandigarh police have now initiated the process of booking such informants under section 182 of IPC or under section 66(3) of the Punjab police act. Confirming the same UT SSP Nilambari Vijay Jagdale

Sub inspector Chandigarh court
Sub-inspector Rajbir surrender in CBI court Chd, sent on 3 days police remand

Sub inspector Rajbir who was posted in sector 31 police station of Chandigarh fled away from CBI trap on january 4 after they tried to arrest him for taking bribe outside the scrap market in hallomajara. CBI officials presented him in the special CBI court at 2:00pm. He has been sent on three days police

photography fiction project
DailyLife: Budding shutterbug Abhishek Sharma’s project ‘Regulating Lines’

Budding photographer Abhishek Sharma’s latest project ‘Regulating Lines’ has the base of collected papers which he believe resemble every architectural GURMILAN KAUR With his camera, Abhishek Sharma aims to interrogate photography’s role of capturing reality. And he does it by juxtaposing images of different cultures, origins and identities. His latest project ‘Regulating Lines’ has the

Household survey smart meters
Household survey of installing smart meters begins

SMART CITY GRID PROJECT HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh Under the Smart Grid project, the UT electricity department has now started the area wise survey of the households where the smart meters will be installed. In the first phase of the pilot project which has been approved by the National Smart Grid Mission (NSGM) four sectors and

Prisoners Karnal Faridabad
Open house for prisoners in Karnal and Faridabad soon

RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Now the prisoners in state will have an opportunity to live in open house in a place situated out side the jail in residential area of cops, in which they will remain unlocked. The project is expected to be accomplished within 3 months as renovation work is underway at face pace.

DP Markfed Asia MD
DailyPost interview: Markfed is the biggest coop organisation in Asia: MD

“Markfed Atta is a new buzz in the market” : Varun Roojam BINDU SINGH Chandigarh Q: What benefits farmers are getting, especially when the issue of potato crop procurement is raised in the winter session of Vidhan Sabha? A: When there is crisis, Markfed stands with farmers. On the directions of chief minister, potatoes will

New Year OP Son ward amritsar
On the eve of New Year OP Soni gave 50 lakh gift to ward number 58

Om Parkash Soni Food Processing and Education Minister visited Ward No.58 on the first day of New Year and gave 50 lac for construction of new streets. He inaugurated the construction of new streets on the occasion. OP Soni said some streets of Nawan Kot area which were left earlier, construction of those streets began today.

Congress Panchayat Polls Captain Amarinder
Congress win in Panchayat Polls victory of Democracy: Captain Amarinder

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday hailed the sweeping Congress victory in just concluded Panchayat polls in the state as a victory of democracy and a clear vindication of his government’s policies. The Chief Minister also congratulated the people of Punjab for ensuring a largely peaceful poll, in which a whopping 80.38% of the

GST revenue shortfall drags down tax revenue estimates
New GST Rates: TV, 22 items get cheaper in New Year 2019

In a new year gift to the common man, the government has notified reduction in GST rates on 23 goods and services, including movie tickets, TV and monitor screen. The consumers will pay less for these items of common consumption as the incidence of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on them will come down from Tuesday. The GST Council on December 22 decided to

Education department sexual harassment
Education department to sensitise children about sexual harassment

Highlights: THE CONTENT WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE THE MORAL EDUCATION PAPER OF THE CLASSES  FROM THIRD TO EIGHT STANDARD RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Out of every 3 school children , 2 children have been reported as the victim of sexual assault in some way in their life. With rising incidence of sexual harassment and abuse against children, a need to sensitize children is now being

PU PG Post placements
Panjab University sees dip in Post Graduate courses placements

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh As per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) report, Panjab University has witnessed a dip in the rate of placements in Post Graduate (PG) courses, amount received from sponsored researches, score for the number of students passing out in exams in a stipulated time period etc. According to the information, the rate of placements in PG courses has slumped from 23.6

acid test girl victim Roopnagar
“Never say die’’ spirit: An acid test of life for a girl victim from Roopnagar

Highlights A girl victim of acid attack from Roopnagar wages a new war to live up The victim has been Ekeing out her livelihood banking on her instincts BINDU SINGH Chandigarh “Never say die” is the spirit of an acid attack victim, Inderjeet Kaur. A young girl, who is blind, having distorted nose, lost her one ear, has

Panchayat Polls Ludhiana Moga
Panchayat Polls: Know about voter turnout in Ludhiana & Moga districts

Nidhi Bhanot  Ludhiana The voting for panchayat polls begins in Punjab around 8:00 am at all the centers of Punjab. The Government Schools of Punjab has been made the centers for voting. The voters from each and every age group was seen  The visuals from the polling center in the Majitha Halka of Amritsar can

Woman fire Manimajra hospitalize
Woman set on fire at Manimajra, hospitalized for treatment

Woman set on fire at Manimajra. A woman, resident of new Indra Colony was set on fire on Friday. The woman who was living with her parents had suffered 25 percent burns and is currently getting treatment at sector 16 hospital.The sources said that she was set on fire due to family dispute, while her

MC anti rabbies’ residents
MC Chandigarh limits anti-rabbies’ serum to city residents

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh Ascribing to the increasing budget for free anti-rabbies treatment, the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh has limited the availability of the anti-rabbies’ vaccine to only dog bite victims from the city, apart from a couple of exceptions. The civic body had decided to specify the provision of availability of anti-rabbies vaccines in its designated dispensaries for only the city residents, after showing residence proof, owing

Garbage Manimajra MC
Manimajra, home to MCC’s sub-office, reeling under garbage menace

WAMIL VASHISHT Chandigarh Manimajra, home to Municipal Corporation Chandigarh’s (MCC’s) sub-office, is reeling under garbage menace. With the Swachh survey approaching, the civic body authorities have turned blind eyes to the cleanliness quotient, as piles of garbage heaps are strewn across various places in the area. Areas such as motor market, bus stand, periphery boundary of MC sub-office, Indira Colony, Shanti Nagar etc. are brimmed

Swasth Bharat Yatra Chandigarh
Swasth Bharat Yatra- Eat Right India Movement in Chandigarh

Himani Bahuguna  Chandigarh  A pledge was given by administrator  in the presence of Manoj Parida, Adviser to Administrator , Mandeep Singh Brar, Deputy Commissioner,  A.K.Sinha,  Finance Commissioner, Sachin Rana, Additional Deputy Commissioner and other senior officials from the various Government Departments.  The fervor of event was  heightened with display of caricatures on Eat Safe, Eat Healthy,

Challan pollution certificate
Get challan at home for expired pollution certificate

HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh Those who do not get their pollution under control (PUC) certificate renewed timely would soon get challans directly at their home. The State Transport Authority (STA) along with the National Informatics Center (NIC) has planned to develop special software having the data base of all the vehicle owners along with their mobile numbers who do not get their PUC certificate renewed timely. Confirming

Nationalism RSS
UNDER THE CLOUDS OF THREAT: “There is nationalism beyond RSS”

Perhaps the only litterateur in Punjab to have received both, the Sahitya Akademi Award and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award Atmajit stands like a colossus in the Punjab art world. A playwright with outstanding achievements Atmajit made no bones in returning his coveted Sahitya Akademi Award as a part of the award “wapsi” movement that stormed the nation in 2015. Having written more than a