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The finance department also observed that the grant of new pension scheme from July 2012, onwards must be reviewed as it is in violation of the government policy, while the grant of pay scale to some employees by the university at its own level in violation of the government norms must be reviewed.(HT File Photo)

Finance dept unhappy at agenda of Punjabi varsity syndic meeting

Hindustan Times/Patiala | By Navrajdeep Singh, Patiala
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 03:50 PM IST
The department observed that the services of contractual employees should not be regularised by the university in violation of government policy, without the approval of the administrative department
Damaged roads at Zirakpur in Mohali.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Damaged roads at Zirakpur in Mohali.(Gurminder Singh/HT)

AG report slams Zirakpur MC for failing to spend 58% funds

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 11:11 PM IST
MC failed to build EWS houses and community toilets and allowed arrears to pile up, states the report by the Punjab accountant general
Objections against disbursal of funds by the education department were raised by the director general’s office after an inspection in January and February 2020.(REUTERS/For representation)
Objections against disbursal of funds by the education department were raised by the director general’s office after an inspection in January and February 2020.(REUTERS/For representation)

Audit objections over Chandigarh education dept’s 17 crore fund disbursal to colleges

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 12:39 AM IST
‘Irregularly retaining’ the money from the financial years 2017 to 2018 and 2018 to 2019 in a fixed deposit is against Central government account (receipts and payments) rules.
Principal safety officer Seema Kumar checking records of breathalyser tests of the running staff at the loco lobby of the Chandigarh railway station on Friday.(SANT ARORA/HT)
Principal safety officer Seema Kumar checking records of breathalyser tests of the running staff at the loco lobby of the Chandigarh railway station on Friday.(SANT ARORA/HT)

Safety audit finds irregularities found in alcohol test records of loco pilots at Chandigarh railway station

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2020 12:07 AM IST
To ensure safety and implementation of guidelines and rules for train safety, a detailed safety audit was conducted at the station after a gap of two years.
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Chandigarh Social Welfare Board audit finds irregularities

Rachna Verma, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2020 12:31 AM IST
CSWB chairperson Santosh Kumar said she had not received the audit report and was not aware of the matter
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Clear dues or face disconnection:PSPCL sends notices to water supply dept, GMADA, MC office

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 12:50 AM IST
Electricity bills in Mohali govt offices amounting to 42 crore have not been cleared
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Now, Chandigarh MC engineering department submits proposal to hike water tariff

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2019 12:58 AM IST
In its proposal, the department has mentioned the existing water rates charged by the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority, Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) and Delhi Municipal Corporation
Cooking gas cylinders remain unaffordable for the poor despite a big push by the government to provide free liquefied natural gas (LGP) connections to disadvantaged households.(REUTERS)
Cooking gas cylinders remain unaffordable for the poor despite a big push by the government to provide free liquefied natural gas (LGP) connections to disadvantaged households.(REUTERS)

LPG cylinders still unaffordable for poor: CAG

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 07:05 AM IST
The PMUY, popularly known as Ujjwala, is aimed at eliminating health hazards poor women face from indoor pollution by increasing their access to clean, smoke-free cooking fuel.
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PMC Bank fraud: ‘HDIL gave 70 cr to bank directors’ family’

By Jayprakash S Naidu, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 12:52 AM IST
Officials have identified four people suspected of abducting and gang-raping a former inmate of a shelter home in Muzaffarpur(Representative Image)
Officials have identified four people suspected of abducting and gang-raping a former inmate of a shelter home in Muzaffarpur(Representative Image)

Hunt on for four suspected of raping ex-Bihar home inmate

Hindustan Times, Bettiah/ Patna | By Sandeep Bhaskar
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 09:15 AM IST
The alleged crime came to light on Sunday after the woman approached the police. The woman lives with her mother at a rented accommodation in Bettiah. The woman’s father is a fruit vendor in Nepal.
Four men allegedly raped a woman, who had been an inmate of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home that hit the headlines in 2018(Representative Image)
Four men allegedly raped a woman, who had been an inmate of the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home that hit the headlines in 2018(Representative Image)

Former inmate of Muzaffarpur shelter home raped in moving car: Bihar police

Bettiah | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 07:28 AM IST
Bettiah town station house officer Shashi Bhushan Thakur said that the woman was admitted to a government medical college on Saturday evening and a medical examination was conducted on Sunday.
The audit team will take feedback of 200 passengers on September 3 that will further determine the fate of the Ludhiana railway station. It will get a particular green score on the basis of the audit’s outcome.(Gurpreet Singh)
The audit team will take feedback of 200 passengers on September 3 that will further determine the fate of the Ludhiana railway station. It will get a particular green score on the basis of the audit’s outcome.(Gurpreet Singh)

Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat: Cleanliness audit of Ludhiana railway station begins

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 11:11 PM IST
The Supreme Court has ordered disbursal of Rs 7.16 crore to NBCC for completion of stalled projects of Amrapali builder.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
The Supreme Court has ordered disbursal of Rs 7.16 crore to NBCC for completion of stalled projects of Amrapali builder.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Supreme Court’s money push for Amrapali home projects and a completion plan

New Delhi, HT Correspondent | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 07:42 PM IST
The Supreme Court has also ordered disbursal of Rs 7.16 crore to National Buildings Construction CorporationLimited (NBCC) for completion of stalled projects of the builder.
Mumbai, India - July 17, 2019:Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed at Dongri in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (Photo by Kunal Patil/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Mumbai, India - July 17, 2019:Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed at Dongri in Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (Photo by Kunal Patil/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

After Dongri crash, Mhada vacates 3 bldgs, Mumbai civic body sends 20 notices in 2 days

By Eeshanpriya M S, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 01:24 AM IST
In 2019, BMC’s B ward has sent notices to 450 old buildings in the Dongri, Pydhonie, Bhendi Bazaar area.
The Gokhale foot over-bridge collapsed on July 3, 2018 at Andheri.(HT FILE)
The Gokhale foot over-bridge collapsed on July 3, 2018 at Andheri.(HT FILE)

A year since Andheri bridge collapse, CR, WR await IIT-B reports on all 445 bridges

Hindustan Times | By Aroosa Ahmed, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2019 01:38 AM IST
IIT-B blames ‘vast’ rail network for delay; final reports in two months
A major portion of a roof top of a residential room in the Ganja Jamuna building in Padmanagar, Bhiwandi, collapsed on Tuesday night, killing a nine-year-old girl on June 26.(HT Photo)
A major portion of a roof top of a residential room in the Ganja Jamuna building in Padmanagar, Bhiwandi, collapsed on Tuesday night, killing a nine-year-old girl on June 26.(HT Photo)

Bhiwandi civic body to conduct structural audit of unsafe building

Hindustan Times | By Sajana Nambiar, Bhiwandi
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 12:26 AM IST
40 families evacuated from 27-year-old building; BNCMC will approach VJTI to conduct another structural audit
Prior to detection, the attacker was able to exfiltrate 23 files amounting to approximately 500 megabytes of data, the report from NASA’s Office of inspector General said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Prior to detection, the attacker was able to exfiltrate 23 files amounting to approximately 500 megabytes of data, the report from NASA’s Office of inspector General said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

A year later, NASA finds hacker used $35 computer to steal restricted data

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 09:03 AM IST
NASA came to question the integrity of its Deep Space Network data “and temporarily disconnected several space flight-related systems from the JPL network.”
Pipeline work is stuck due to non-availability of no-objection certificates (NOCs) from land-owning agencies (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Pipeline work is stuck due to non-availability of no-objection certificates (NOCs) from land-owning agencies (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)

130 unauthorised Delhi colonies unlikely to get piped water supply

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 02:14 PM IST
DJB vice-chairman Dinesh Mohaniya said NOCs are not available for laying water pipelines in some unauthorised colonies, while it’s not feasible to undertake work in the rest.
The road overbridge at Dombivli was supposed to be shut for repair work on Monday, but Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) has decided against closing it.(HT Photo)
The road overbridge at Dombivli was supposed to be shut for repair work on Monday, but Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) has decided against closing it.(HT Photo)

KDMC postpones repair work on Dombivli’s road overbridge

Dombivli | By Sajana Nambiar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2019 01:50 AM IST
The road overbridge connecting east to west was declared dangerous by IIT-Bombay after an audit. Officials from KDMC, Central Railway (CR) and traffic police met to discuss how to carry out the repair work without disrupting traffic movement.
Kalyan Railway to Lokgram bridge will closed from tomorrow commuter will face problem while going to Kalyan east Lokgram and near by area in Kalyan east.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
Kalyan Railway to Lokgram bridge will closed from tomorrow commuter will face problem while going to Kalyan east Lokgram and near by area in Kalyan east.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)

Central rly to shut unsafe Kalyan FoB

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sajana Nambiar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2019 06:21 AM IST
Commuters, who will now have to depend on the Karjat-end FoB, have questioned CR’s move and demanded immediate repairs
Desai has claimed that after the first audit in 2016, his firm had pointed out cracks in the parapets, railings along with broken stair treads and risers, to the BMC.(HT Photo)
Desai has claimed that after the first audit in 2016, his firm had pointed out cracks in the parapets, railings along with broken stair treads and risers, to the BMC.(HT Photo)

CSMT bridge collapse: Firm pointed out that FoB was weak, says auditor

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 08:28 AM IST
Last week, Azad Maidan police submitted its first charge sheet. The police have arrested four people, including 46-year-old Desai and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) engineers.
The FOB collapsed on March 14, killing seven people.(HT File)
The FOB collapsed on March 14, killing seven people.(HT File)

Mumbai bridge collapse: Auditor says his firm pointed out that FOB was weak

Hindustan Times | By Charul Shah, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2019 01:10 AM IST
The police have arrested four people, including 46-year-old Desai and BMC engineers.
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Apeejay School’s fee hike rejected by govt after audit

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2019 04:48 AM IST
In a press conference held on Saturday, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia and Greater Kailash MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj said the government had decided to audit the accounts of Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai.
The police on Thursday arrested a former general manager (GM) of a city-based security services company for allegedly cheating the firm of Rs 6 crore in collusion with two other senior officials of the company.(AFP)
The police on Thursday arrested a former general manager (GM) of a city-based security services company for allegedly cheating the firm of Rs 6 crore in collusion with two other senior officials of the company.(AFP)

Former top official of security services company held for duping it of Rs 6 crore

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 02:17 PM IST
The complaint was submitted to the economic offences wing by the company’s director, who alleged that the GM of accounts finance, the assistant GM of accounts and finance, and a chartered accountant had committed the fraud.
The foot overbridge leading to CSMT collapsed in Mumbai on March 14.(HT Photo)
The foot overbridge leading to CSMT collapsed in Mumbai on March 14.(HT Photo)

CSMT FOB collapse: BMC engineers didn’t study audit report carefully, says bridge dept head

Hindustan Times | By Steffy Thevar
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 12:23 AM IST
Civic body to consider consulting IIT-B, VJTI for future audit report reviews and repair proposals
A security audit of Delhi’s 45 railway stations conducted by the Government Railway Police (GRP) after the Pulwama terror attack has revealed serious lapses in the present security infrastructure.(REUTERS)
A security audit of Delhi’s 45 railway stations conducted by the Government Railway Police (GRP) after the Pulwama terror attack has revealed serious lapses in the present security infrastructure.(REUTERS)

Delhi train stations unsafe, says railway police in post-Pulwama audit

New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 08:43 AM IST
The audit report mentions that 11 railway stations have no passenger bag scanners, while four stations lack boundary walls to prevent intrusion.
The National Film Archive of India (NFAI) has contested observations made in a report filed by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), that cited at least 31,000 film reels, or cans, held by the Pune-based institute have been either lost or destroyed.(Getty Images/Creatas RF)
The National Film Archive of India (NFAI) has contested observations made in a report filed by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), that cited at least 31,000 film reels, or cans, held by the Pune-based institute have been either lost or destroyed.(Getty Images/Creatas RF)

Comptroller and Auditor General audit mis-read barcoded entries, claims NFAI

Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 04:27 PM IST
The department of audit and accounts, under CAG, carried out a check of records maintained by NFAI, Pune, between May 1, 2015 and September 30, 2017.
Less than seven months ago, the firm in charge of carrying out the structural audit of the bridge had declared it to be in good condition.(PTI)
Less than seven months ago, the firm in charge of carrying out the structural audit of the bridge had declared it to be in good condition.(PTI)

Damage that wasn’t controlled: Mumbai civic body expert points at corrosion at bridge that collapsed

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 03:46 AM IST
The bottom layer of the Himalaya Bridge near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus was corroded, which may have led to the collapse, according to Jaswant Arlekar, a structural consultant empanelled by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), who inspected the bridge on Friday.
The CSMT bridge was constructed by the BMC in 1988. The civic body carried out beautification, including colouring and replacing of tiles with granite, in 2016.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
The CSMT bridge was constructed by the BMC in 1988. The civic body carried out beautification, including colouring and replacing of tiles with granite, in 2016.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)

Mumbai bridge collapse: Safe in August 2018, crashed in March 2019

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS and Sagar Pillai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2019 05:17 AM IST
The Thursday incident where a portion of the Himalaya foot overbridge collapsed outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) has raised doubts on the credibility of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) structural audit report of 296 municipal bridges across the city.
The Congress earned more than the BJP every year between 2001-02 and 2012-13, after which the BJP, which won national power in 2014, overtook the grand old party and maintained its lead, data shows.
The Congress earned more than the BJP every year between 2001-02 and 2012-13, after which the BJP, which won national power in 2014, overtook the grand old party and maintained its lead, data shows.

Congress’s Rs 199 crore income in 2017-18 its lowest in 11 years

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran and Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 11:46 AM IST
The Congress’s income for 2017-18 is a fifth of the Rs 1,027 crore declared by its key opponent, the ruling BJP. In 2016-17, the Congress declared Rs 225 crore of income.
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