Post Tagged with: "Chandigarh"

DC to set up panel for Zirakpur flyover work

DC to set up panel for Zirakpur flyover work

MOHALI: To expedite beautification work flyover, the deputy commissioner, Gurpreet Kaur Sapra, is all set to constitute a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to carry out the project. The DC said that the SPV would be headed by her. The SPV will comprise executives of an agency, NHAI officials and members […]

Trader was stabbed, then set on fire: Report

Trader was stabbed, then set on fire: Report

MOHALI: The post-mortem report of a 40-year-old businessman who was found burnt in a factory in Industrial area reveals that he was first stabbed and then set on fire. This was stated by the senior superintendent of police (SSP), Kuldeep Singh Chahal on Sunday. He said that a big wound […]

Man, sister held with heroin in Mohali

Man, sister held with heroin in Mohali

MOHALI: In order to curb drug smuggling in , the Special Task Force (STF) on Sunday busted a drug racket being operated by a family. Cops arrested brother-sister duo and recovered 35 g along with Rs 4,500 from their possession. The accused have been identified as (38) and his elder […]

553 registered vendors resettled in Chandigarh

553 registered vendors resettled in Chandigarh

CHANDIGARH: As part of the ongoing second phase of its resettlement drive, the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation successfully carried out the draw of lots for as many as 553 registered street vendors from Sector 22 and its adjoining areas here on Sunday. These vendors, who fall in the Non-Essential Service Providers […]

PCR car glass broken, two brothers arrested

PCR car glass broken, two brothers arrested

CHANDIGARH: Police on Saturday night arrested two brothers for allegedly damaging a (police control room) vehicle at Sector 29 on Saturday night. Manoj and Nishu, both residents of Sector 29, were fighting with each other. The wife of one of them called up the police. A PCR vehicle reached the […]

Research hit hard in PU; funding, projects drop

Research hit hard in PU; funding, projects drop

CHANDIGARH: The number of sponsored projects has reduced by more than 50%, funding agencies have fallen from 37 to 10 and funding has dropped from Rs 84 crore to Rs 25 crore at () in the 2017-18 session in a free fall that is going to affect the quality of […]

UT’s development projects for 2019 to cost Rs 150Cr

UT’s development projects for 2019 to cost Rs 150Cr

CHANDIGARH: The engineering wing of the Chandigarh administration has listed out the major works to be undertaken by them during the next financial year, starting from April. The projects include embedding LED lights along cycle tracks of the city, restoration of the buildings of the Capitol Complex, construction of eight […]

10 years on, Sectors 50, 51 yet to have markets

10 years on, Sectors 50, 51 yet to have markets

CHANDIGARH: It seems that of Sectors 50 and 51 will have to wait a little longer for having a local in their area. It has been a decade that the residents have been raising their demands on various platforms. Area councillor Heera Negi has also shown her helplessness towards developing […]

A vegan lunch to support animal rescue ops

A vegan lunch to support animal rescue ops

CHANDIGARH: In a departure from busy routines, animal rights activist and Rathore drew the city’s attention towards charity and helping animals in need during a organized here on Saturday. Chandigarh’s first such luncheon was aimed at starting a change by making charity an essential part of one’s lifestyle. It was […]

Panchkula hospital gets EVH technique

Panchkula hospital gets EVH technique

CHANDIGARH: In a first in tricity, a new technique Endoscopic Vein Harvesting (EVH) has launched at a private hospital. EVH technique can be very handy in heart bypass surgery where patients with require a bypass to reroute blood around blocked arteries to restore and improve blood flow and oxygen to […]