Questions are being raised on the administration’s failure to prevent the protest carried out by residents of Kachi Colony outside the deputy commissioner’s office complex in Sector 17 from turning violent on Monday.
Meritorious girl students of the Department of Evening Studies -- Multi Disciplinary Research Centre, Panjab University, Chandigarh, will be getting the hostel facility from current academic session. Earlier, there was no provision for hostel seats for them. "We have fought to get seats for our students. The seats are few," said Keshav Malhotra, chairman of evening studies department.
Haryana governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Wednesday inspected the Shishu Greh in Sector 15, Panchkula.Solanki inspected the living rooms and playroom of the children besides the kitchen. Interacting with the children, Solanki asked them whether they were getting milk, to which they replied in affirmative.
The Getty Foundation, USA, has awarded a grant of $1.3 lakh (around Rs 80 lakh) to Panjab University for the conservation of Gandhi Bhavan. The grant has been provided under the philanthropic initiative 'Keeping It Modern', which is focused on conserving the twentieth century architecture.
The clash between the police and slum dwellers on Monday could have been averted had the UT administration checked the growth of illegal settlements on shamlat (common or panchayat) land at kachi Colony in Dhanas which came up over the past 18 months.
The Punjab government has asked its officers to enrol under the national digital locker system (NDLS), thereby enabling them to store and access all documents issued by the government on the cloud storage system.
The woman professor, who had alleged sexual harassment by Panjab University vice-chancellor Prof Arun Kumar Grover, has now approached the UT police for an action against the V-C.
The deadline for the school-bus operators in the city to deploy women attendants, install close circuit television cameras and global positioning systems (GPS) in buses has been extended by one month.
The 10 common service centres (CSCs) started six months back to deliver government e-services to residents have failed to become operational. Reason: lack of IT infrastructure and space to run the centre’s.
The Centre has once again sent a redrafted memorandum of understanding (MoU) to the UT administration to be signed by the three stakeholders — Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana — for finalising the metro rail project in the city.
If in SAS Nagar and in distress, do not dial the police control room (PCR) number 100, unless you want to spend time listening to the Hollywood movie Titanic’s theme music.
Panjab University (PU) on Monday announced that it would conduct the entrance examination for admissions to bachelor of dental surgery (BDS) course on July 20.
Claiming that only a marginal number of their concerns were addressed in the grievance redressal committee’s meetings, city residents have alleged that the local administration prioritises the needs of those living in rural areas over theirs.
The Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) will conduct the draw of lots for allotting house numbers under the general self financing housing scheme-2008 at Sector 63 on July 4 and 5.
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved allocation of Rs 69.92 lakh for executing six flood-control projects in the district.