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'Don't bring kids to Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake for excursion' 'Don't bring kids to Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake for excursion'


Chandigarh, Chandigarh Advisor Manoj Parida has expressed concern over people bringing their minor children for excursion to the famed Sukhna Lake here.

He has hinted at use of police force to educate them. Take precautions as the fight against the coronavirus is far from over, Punjab Chief Minister amarinder Singh has already cautioned earlier.

"It was sad to see educated people bringing small kids to the Sukhna Lake," Parida tweeted.

DC Mandip Singh Brar releases Awareness poster of safety measures fighting against Covid -19 DC Mandip Singh Brar releases Awareness poster of safety measures fighting against Covid -19

Chandigarh-  Kamaljit Singh Panchhi, President of Chandigarh Traders Association, Sector 17, Chandigarh and Members of Association issued Awareness poster of safety measures for Traders & public to protect themselves Fighting against Covid-19. It was decided to distribute the same to members of Association with request for fixing on the show window of their shops to aware customers .

Chandigarh schools barred from hiking fee Chandigarh schools barred from hiking fee

Chandigarh,  The Chandigarh administration, here on Wednesday, asked schools in the city not to increase fees for this academic session. The order was issued by Advisor Manoj Parida under the Disaster Management Act.

According to the order, schools can't hike fees without its approval and there should be no hidden and additional charges.

 PGI Chandigarh honours President Kamaljit Singh Panchhi PGI Chandigarh honours President Kamaljit Singh Panchhi

Chandigarh-Kamaljit Singh Panchhi, President Chandigarh Traders Association Sector-17 Chandigarh Honoured with a Certificate of Appreciation (Social Activists) for Outstanding Contribution & Humanity Work towards Corona Warriors Fighting Against Covid-19 Pandemic from Sh. Jagat Ram Director PGI Chandigarh at his office.

Working Journalists of India honors Kamaljit Singh Panchhi Working Journalists of India honors Kamaljit Singh Panchhi

Chandigarh-Kamaljit Singh Panchhi, President Chandigarh Traders Association Sector-17 Chandigarh Honoured with a Certificate of Appreciation (Social Activists) for Outstanding Contribution & Humanity Work towards Corona Warriors Fighting Against Covid-19 from Working Journalists of India Delhi.
Mr. Panchhi thanks the President and Gen.Secy of Working Journalists of India for this honor.

CITCO  suspended Four employees violating the directives of COVID -19 CITCO suspended Four employees violating the directives of COVID -19

Chandigarh ,  Four employees of CITCO have been suspended for violating the directives of COVID -19 issued by the Disaster Management Authority headed by the Governor of Punjab cum Administrator, UT, Chandigarh , under the Disaster Management Act 2005 .

SSP Chandigarh Police honours Kamaljit Singh Panchhi SSP Chandigarh Police honours Kamaljit Singh Panchhi

Chandigarh-amaljit Singh Panchhi, President Chandigarh Traders Association Sector-17 Chandigarh Honoured with a Letter of Appreciation ( Social Activists ) for his Contribution Towards Corona Warriors Fighting Against Covid -19 from SSP Chandigarh at Police Headquarters today.

Twelfth Webinar during lockdown conducted by  Department of Library and Information Science, Panjab University Twelfth Webinar during lockdown conducted by Department of Library and Information Science, Panjab University

 Chandigarh - successfully organised 12th webinar today (i.e., May 27,2020) in the series on the theme ‘Information generation, dissemination and use during covid-19 lockdown’ through cisco webex app. Prof. Karamjeet Singh, Registrar, Panjab University, Chandigarh presided over the webinar. Prof. Preeti Mahajan, chairperson of the department started the webinar with a welcome speech and introduced the theme of the webinar series. Prof. Karamjeet highlighted the importance 

Chandigarh Police provides notebooks to kids in containment zone Chandigarh Police provides notebooks to kids in containment zone

Chandigarh,  In a goodwill gesture, Chandigarh Police on Saturday distributed notebooks and other stationery items to schoolchildren residing in a containment zone.

The act followed after children of Bapu Dham Colony in Sector 26 -- the worst affected by coronavirus infections in the city -- put up requests outside their houses that they needed notebooks, textbooks and stationery items.

PGIMER-Chandigarh develops robotic trolley for Covid patients PGIMER-Chandigarh develops robotic trolley for Covid patients

Chandigarh,  In order to ensure minimum contact of healthcare workers with coronavirus patients and no contamination in surroundings, the PGIMER here has developed a state-of-the-art low-cost robotic trolley for Covid patients that is customized for local needs.

The device was formally launched by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Director Jagat Ram on Saturday.

24 more Covid-19 patients discharged from PGI-Chandigarh 24 more Covid-19 patients discharged from PGI-Chandigarh


Chandigarh,  Twenty-four more people were discharged from PGIMER's Covid Hospital, comprising a nursing officer, doctors said, here on Thursday. They included 21 asymptomatic people who completed over two weeks of quarantine at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER).

Online survey reveals 90.2% teachers taking online classes for first time amid COVID-19 Online survey reveals 90.2% teachers taking online classes for first time amid COVID-19

Chandigarh- Out of the total 82.1% respondents having no previous experience of online teaching, 90.2% teachers said that they are taking online classes for the first time, while 9.8% teachers mentioned that they were not taking online classes during lockdown amid COVID-19.

This was revealed during an online survey comprising a total sample size of 3550 teachers from different Government, Recognized Private and Government Aided Private Schools of U.T Chandigarh and Punjab. The sample survey consisted of 38.6% were Primary Teachers (PTs), 33.9% Trained Graduate Teachers (TGTs) and 27.5% Post Graduate Teachers (PGTs).

11 more cases from Chandigarh's Bapu Dham Colony 11 more cases from Chandigarh's Bapu Dham Colony

Chandigarh,  Eleven more corona cases were reported from the city epicentre Bapu Dham Colony in Sector 26 on Thursday, taking the city count to 216.

Of the new cases, nine belong to two families who were staying in a building at different floors. With them, the total number of active cases in the city rose to 77.

Parole, interim bail of Burail jail inmates extended Parole, interim bail of Burail jail inmates extended

The authorities have extended the parole and interim bail granted to inmates of Burial Jail for their safety from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The parole and interim bail of nearly 251 convicts and undertrials have been extended. They have been asked to return on conclusion of their parole and interim bail from July 2 onwards.

An action-taken report pertaining to the release of convicts and undertrials was submitted via video-conferencing before the high-powered committee comprising State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) Executive Chairman, Justice Jaswant Singh, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court, and Principal Secretary (Home) Arun Kumar Gupta and IG (Prisons) Ombir Singh.

Kamaljit Singh Panchhi Honoured with a Certificate of Appreciation Woman, 79, becomes oldest person in Chandigarh to defeat virus 'Emphasis on controlling virus 'explosion' in Chandigarh locality' Six more Covid-19 patients discharged from PGI-Chandigarh Balbir Singh Sidhu launches cleaning work of N-Choe in Phase-9 Doctor tests coronavirus positive as 6 new cases take Chandigarh tally to 187 Public dealings in Chandigarh offices to resume on May 18 Thundershowers lash Chandigarh, Punjab 4-month-old among 11 new Covid patients in Chandigarh Arun Sood urges migrant labouers to stay back in city Shopping centres body seeks reopening of malls Siren sound to remind Chandigarh residents to go indoors Arrangements in place for special trains from Chandigarh Like Delhi, corona fee on booze soon in Chandigarh BJP demands to impose Corona cess on liquor No restrictions on travel to any place within Chandigarh-Manoj Parida Wholesale Car Parts Association demands open Motor Markets-Kamal Suri Nine more test positive for COVID-19 in Chandigarh Panjab University will remain closed until May 17 Flypast over Chandigarh's rain-fed Sukhna lake 14 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Chandigarh, tally rises to 88 11th positive patient cured, discharged from PGI-Chandigarh PU DLIS Concluded Webinar Series during lockdown Chandigarh Advisor gets too many requests for b'day cakes 8 more test positive in Chandigarh; total cases 67 COVID-19: Five more test positive in Chandigarh, total now 50 PGI-Chandigarh's youngest Covid-19 patient cured Chandigarh Police's trapper for uncooperative corona patients No short-term effects of leprosy drug on corona patients: PGI Shops of non-essentials to stay shut till May 3 in Chandigarh
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