Articles by Ifrah Mufti
Only 54 of the 115 schools have ramps, 47 have special toilets for physically challenged
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.
The minister said looking at the occupancy, there was no need for three Shatabdis on the Chandigarh-Delhi route.
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.
Rock Garden earns around Rs 1.5 lakh daily through sale of tickets and has earnings of Rs 10 crore so far.
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.
Sciences emerging as the best option; BCom second most sought after course
According to the Central Pollution Control Board, the air quality in the region deteriorated because of dust storms in western India, particularly Rajasthan.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Ifrah Mufti, Chandigarh
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?
The 12-day, 11-night package scheduled for July 17 to July 28 will cost ₹1,000 per day person and a total of ₹11,340.
High scorers: One student from the city was among the four who shared the top position.
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.
PU affiliated colleges: Disparity is result of a 1992 notification where Chandigarh employees were to draw salary as per the Punjab govt pattern.
Officials of the Northern Railways’ Ambala division said surge pricing may continue till the end of this month.
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.
Hindustan Times, Mohali | ByIfrah Mufti
The tours will approximately cost ₹800 per day per person.
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.
No physical counselling required: Students can buy prospectus and submit admission forms online starting July this year.
The package will cost Rs 11,340 per person.
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.
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.
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.
Discontent rules: Varsity says 99% demands agreed to, but students say issues not resolved.
Varsity’s 67th convocation: Naidu asks Panjab University to take care of its finances, tells senators freedom of expression has limitations.
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.
Press Trust of India, Chandigarh | ByIfrah Mufti
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
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
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.
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.
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.