She is a staff reporter in Chandigarh. She covers schools and higher education.
Articles by Ifrah Mufti
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2018 01:33 PM IST
Only 54 of the 115 schools have ramps, 47 have special toilets for physically challenged
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2018 12:48 PM IST
The painfully slow progress in laying the underground pipes has been a major stumbling block in the completion of this project. In the last two years, the company has been able to cover barely a dozen sectors, that too in the city’s south.
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 11:20 AM IST
The minister said looking at the occupancy, there was no need for three Shatabdis on the Chandigarh-Delhi route.
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 12:42 PM IST
CNG improves air quality and is lighter on the pocket than petrol or diesel. Though sales of CNG vehicles are low in Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali more gas stations coming up here in 2018-19 could change the picture.
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 12:23 PM IST
Rock Garden earns around Rs 1.5 lakh daily through sale of tickets and has earnings of Rs 10 crore so far.
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 10:58 PM IST
The railways has now sought rectification from the RCF, besides planning to reconsider if the Tejas will run on the original route or on a different route.
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 04:32 PM IST
Sciences emerging as the best option; BCom second most sought after course
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajanbir Singh, Ifrah Mufti, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 09:28 AM IST
According to the Central Pollution Control Board, the air quality in the region deteriorated because of dust storms in western India, particularly Rajasthan.
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 11:54 AM IST
The redevelopment project of the Chandigarh railway station as a world class facility has been delayed, but why are passengers being denied even the most basic of conveniences?
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 12:38 PM IST
The 12-day, 11-night package scheduled for July 17 to July 28 will cost Rs 1,000 per day person and a total of Rs 11,340.
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2018 02:39 PM IST
High scorers: One student from the city was among the four who shared the top position.
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 03:08 PM IST
For the tiny Union Territory of Chandigarh, 2017 was a special year with Bhoomi Sawant, scoring 99.4% in science to emerge as the all-India second topper and Mannat Luthra and Aditya Jain jointly bagging the third rank with 99.2% in commerce.
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 02:59 PM IST
PU affiliated colleges: Disparity is result of a 1992 notification where Chandigarh employees were to draw salary as per the Punjab govt pattern.
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 11:39 PM IST
Officials of the Northern Railways’ Ambala division said surge pricing may continue till the end of this month.
Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Ifrah Mufti
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2018 11:14 AM IST
The students’ meet was attended by high commissioner of United Republic of Tanzania to India, Baraka H Luvanda, as the chief guest, and education liaison officer to India, Yahya A Mhata, as the guest of honour.
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 10:18 PM IST
The tours will approximately cost Rs 800 per day per person.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ifrah Mufti, Chandigarh:
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 03:50 PM IST
A report of the Chandigarh administration’s advisory council says that the students were not enrolling in Chandigarh colleges and moving out to other cities.
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 09:50 AM IST
No physical counselling required: Students can buy prospectus and submit admission forms online starting July this year.
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 10:44 AM IST
The package will cost Rs 11,340 per person.
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2018 10:24 AM IST
Panjab University will have the liberty to hire foreign faculty, enroll foreign students, give incentive-based emoluments to faculty, enter into academic collaborations and run open distance learning programmes.
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2018 04:26 PM IST
UGC’s full autonomy: The vice-chancellor questions student bodies’ protests over hike in tuition fees, looks forward to possibilities of collaborations with foreign institutions, deciding new courses, off-campus initiatives.
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2018 03:18 PM IST
The associate professor, who has been on leave since the complaint was filed, said that there has been a misunderstanding in the case and they are trying to solve it.
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2018 11:20 PM IST
Discontent rules: Varsity says 99% demands agreed to, but students say issues not resolved.
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2018 10:41 PM IST
Varsity’s 67th convocation: Naidu asks Panjab University to take care of its finances, tells senators freedom of expression has limitations.
Press Trust of India, Chandigarh | By Ifrah Mufti
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2018 11:55 AM IST
Minister, MPs differ: The aviation minister says naming it after Shaheed Bhagat Singh is not a controversy because he was the country’s hero; Chandigarh MP Kher says present name is fine; Chandumajra wants Mohali to be added to it.
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2018 12:21 PM IST
The travellers will be provided AC accommodation in a hotel with three-star facilities, vegetarian food three times a day, tour escort and security on train besides AC tourist buses for sightseeing
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2018 03:55 PM IST
Placement drive: Last year highest package was Rs 8 lakh, but average salary figure has gone up by Rs 30,000; more offers are expected this year
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2018 03:22 PM IST
The package comprises of seven destinations such as Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kovalam, Trivandrum, Kanyakumari, Tiruchirapalli and Tirupati. The Dakshin Bharat Yatra train will depart from Chandigarh railway station on March 17 at 7am on March 17.
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2018 09:39 AM IST
Some of the senators have not turned up for even one of 10 meetings held so far. The maximum strength has varied between 60 and 70.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ifrah Mufti, Chandigarh:
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2018 01:50 PM IST
The PU faculty member who had levelled the harassment charges against Grover had first complained to the then Chancellor, Hamid Ansari, alleging that the V-C had misbehaved with her when she had gone to his office to congratulate him on the extension of his tenure in April 2015.