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Miss Harsheel Kaur Gill and Master Sahil Dhingra participated in an exhibition called La Feria, being held at Chandigarh club , Sector 1 Chandigarh from 6th and 7th October 18. A heavy rush of buyers were seen meeling around their stall no 28, enthusiastically all thought the two days. It was given a warm welcome by the people of Chandigarh and the region around

DIPR run cleanliness drive to mark 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi DIPR run cleanliness drive to mark 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

 

Chandigarh, 

The Information and Public Relations Department today run cleanliness drive in all of its offices including state and district level offices to mark the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

            Disclosing this, an official spokesman said that Dr. Senu Duggal, Additional Director, DIPR led the team of Public Relations Officers and other employees of the department stationed at state headquarter in cleaning their offices. She said the cleanliness should not be seen as a mere one day exercise, “instead, we must put in all efforts to inculcate civic sense among ourselves and others”. She also appreciated the employees for showing enthusiasm and seriousness towards this initiative.

Talent Hunt Competition organized at Post Graduate Govt. College,  Chandigarh Talent Hunt Competition organized at Post Graduate Govt. College, Chandigarh

 

 

A Talent Hunt Competition was organized today in the college auditorium. The College Principal, Prof. (Dr.) J. K. Sehgal was the chief guest. Dr. Preetinder Singh and Dr Sugandha were the judges. The function started with lightning of the lamp. The students were judged on different themes. A skit presented under direction of Dr. Harsimrat Kaur had exposed the careless attitude of the society towards use of plastic, which is harming the

Governor V.P.Singh Badnore remembers heroes of Saragarhi Battle Governor V.P.Singh Badnore remembers heroes of Saragarhi Battle


Chandigarh, The Punjab Governor and Administrator UT Chandigarh, Sh. V. P. Singh Badnore remembered the heroes of Saragarhi Battle and paid homage to all the soldiers of 36 Sikh Regiment who relentlessly fought and laid down their lives while fighting a tribal attack in the North West Frontier Province on September 12, 1897.

In a message issued here today on the eve of Saragarhi Day, the Governor said that the Military History needs to be revived for the coming generations so as to make them aware of the immense contribution of the Punjabis in exhibiting indomitable courage while protecting the borders of our country.

Weak rupee depresses equity indices; banking stocks fall Weak rupee depresses equity indices; banking stocks fall

 

Mumbai, Broadly negative global cues coupled with a weak rupee depressed the Indian equity markets on Tuesday.

According to market observers, heavy selling pressure was witnessed in consumer durables, banking, and auto stocks.

At 3.30 p.m., the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed at 11,520.30 points, lower 62.05 points or 0.54 per cent from its previous close of 11,582.35 points.

Father of IIS officer passed away Father of IIS officer passed away

 

Chandigarh:

Father of Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Pavitar Singh, Joint Director, (M&C) Press Information Bureau, Chandigarh, Giani Jiwa Singh breathed his last on Saturday morning after brief illness. He was 78 and Bhog of Sehaj Path of Sri Guru Granth Sahib will be conducted at his village residence and Antim Ardas for the departed soul will be held on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Gurdwara Tibbi Sahib, village Khudda Ali Sher, UT Chandigarh.

Badnore announces housing scheme for Chandigarh Badnore announces housing scheme for Chandigarh

 

Chandigarh, Punjab Governor and Chandigarh Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore on Wednesday flagged off a rally to generate awareness against drugs and announced a new housing scheme for Chandigarh.

Badnore flagged off the bike rally of the Riders for Awareness and Welfare Club from the Raj Bhavan as they pledged to make Punjab a drug-free state.

With 4 years to go, just 6% of solar rooftop target installed With 4 years to go, just 6% of solar rooftop target installed


Chandigarh, With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed just about 2,538 MW as of March 2018, a full 94 per cent short of target.

At this rate, missing the target is a foregone conclusion, which also jeopardises the country's overall solar target of 100 gigawatt (GW, equal to 1,000 MW) by 2022.

Matric Failure to be re-admitted in same school Matric Failure to be re-admitted in same school


Chandigarh, All the 1299 students, who failed in Class X Board examination, are being re-admitted in same government schools. All the 4308 students, who have been placed under compartment in Class X board examinations, are also being admitted provisionally in Class XI of the government schools through centralized admission process subject to the availability of seat and marks 

Wanted Punjab gangster nabbed after shootout Wanted Punjab gangster nabbed after shootout

 

Chandigarh, Wanted gangster Dilpreet Singh Dhahan was arrested on Monday after a shootout during a joint operation of the Chandigarh Police and Punjab Police in Sector 43 here, police said.

The gangster, who was injured in the shootout, was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here.

Helmets compulsory for women in Chandigarh Helmets compulsory for women in Chandigarh



Chandigarh, Wearing of helmets has been made compulsory for women riding two-wheelers in Chandigarh, except for turbaned Sikh women.

Union Territory Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore on Friday issued a notification under which all women will be required to wear helmets, except for Sikh women wearing turbans.

Sikh men wearing turbans are also exempted from wearing helmets in the union territory (UT).

I'm here for you: Kirron Kher tells Chandigarh women I'm here for you: Kirron Kher tells Chandigarh women



Chandigarh, Actor and Chandigarh's BJP MP Kirron Kher, who last year sparked a row after saying that a gang rape victim should have been more careful, has assured safety for women who travel late in the night in the city.

Kirron tweeted a photograph in which she is seen standing next to a Chandigarh Police banner stating: "We care for you, women pick and drop facility after 10 p.m."

With this, Kirron used a quote by American author Ayn Rand: "The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."

Rain brings relief to parts of Punjab, Haryana Rain brings relief to parts of Punjab, Haryana



Chandigarh, Rain in several parts of Punjab and some parts of Haryana brought relief to people on Tuesday from the hot and humid conditions.

Monsoon arrived over the region ahead of schedule on June 29, however, it did not rain after that leading to the humid conditions with maximum temperatures hovering between 34 to 40 degrees Celsius.

Befitting reply being given to Pak firing: BSF DG Befitting reply being given to Pak firing: BSF DG


Chandigarh, BSF troopers are giving a befitting reply to unprovoked firing from Pakistan on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, Border Security Force Director General K.K. Sharma said on Sunday.

"They (Pakistan) keep indulging in ceasefire violations from time to time. They also snipe at our men. Despite of all these operational challenges, the BSF has given them a befitting reply," he told media here after laying the foundation stone of the headquarters of BSF's Special Director General, Western Command.