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Urdu Akademi litterateurs

Urdu Akademi invites applications from the litterateurs

UNDER THE SCHEME, THE AKADEMI WILL INCLUDE ONLY THOSE BOOKS WHICH HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED BETWEEN THE YEARS 2013 TO 2018 DP CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh Haryana Urdu Akademi has invited applications from Haryana’s Urdu litterateurs for prizes to their best-published books and grant for publication of manuscripts up to 2018. The last date for sending the applications

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

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

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.

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

Behbal Kalan firing: Accused cops avoid appearing before the SIT

Behbal Kalan firing: Accused cops avoid appearing before the SIT

DP Correspondent Bathinda Fearing their arrest, the policemen who were summoned by the special investigation team (SIT) at Chandigarh to explain their position in the Behbal Kalan firing episode on Tuesday, have reportedly skipped their appearance. The SIT officials have considered their absence as a willful action of non-cooperation. According to case file, acting upon

chandigarh police custody bribe case CBI special court

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

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

2019 Lok Sabha Polls AAP Chandigarh

2019 Lok Sabha Polls: Harmohan Dhawan is AAP’s candidate in Chandigarh


BJP Mayor Rebel chandigarh

‘Tainted’ BJP nominee is Mayor, ‘Rebel’ wasn’t too far

“THOUGH I WAS PORTRAYED AS A TERRORIST, I PROMISE THAT I WOULD MAKE MY HATERS TO PRAISE ME WHEN I WILL LEAVE THIS CHAIR”, SAID THE NEWLY ELECTED MAYOR RAJESH KALIA HIGHLIGHTS Before Lok Sabha elections will remove Kalia as Mayor Kainth After getting expelled from the party, Kainth said that he will now challenge

Chandigarh railway station attention

Chandigarh railway station cries for attention since long

A TEAM COMPRISING RAILWAYS OFFICIALS INSPECTED THE FACILITIES FOR PASSENGERS AND IT WAS FOUND THAT THE RAILWAY STATION LACKS BASIC AMENITIES KARAN ARORAChandigarh Chairman, PSC Railway Board, Ramesh Chandra inspected the Chandigarh Railway Station on Wednesday and found so many loopholes in the system. A team comprising railways officials inspected the facilities for passengers and

UT police crime children

Union Territory police identify 3,000 crime-prone children

IN A FIRST OF ITS KIND INITIATIVE, THE POLICE HAVE DECIDED TO BRING THEM INTO MAINSTREAM HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh In a first of its kind initiative, the Chandigarh police have identified around 3000 thousand crime prone children between the age group of 8-16 years living in six peripheral areas of the city. Under this initiative

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

sukhpal Singh Khaira punjabi Ekta Party

Watch video of Sukhpal Singh Khaira press conference regarding announcement of new ‘Punjabi Ekta Party’

Sukhpal Singh Khaira press conference regarding announcement of new ‘Punjabi Ekta

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

7 killed, 4 injured in accident due to heavy fog in Haryana

7 killed, 4 injured in accident due to heavy fog in Haryana

Ambala (Har):Seven people were killed and four injured when a vehicle rammed into two SUVs due to heavy fog on the Ambala-Chandigarh national highway on Saturday, police said.”Two cars coming from Chandigarh were hit by another vehicle. The accident took place as heavy fog limited visibility. The injured people have been hospitalised,” they said.The deceased

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,