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Resurvey sewage discharge points along seasonal rivulets in 3 days: NGT tells Chandigarh MC

UT administration was also directed to complete phytoremediation of the two rivulets within the month
The CPCC had surveyed the N-Choe recently and discovered that discharge from untreated sewage from Mohali area mixes with the N-Choe at the Garden of Springs outlet and pollutes the drain.(HT File Photo)
The CPCC had surveyed the N-Choe recently and discovered that discharge from untreated sewage from Mohali area mixes with the N-Choe at the Garden of Springs outlet and pollutes the drain.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 12:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | ByMunieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh

Covid-19 austerity measures: Chandigarh admn slashes expenditure by 20%

Cuts to impact municipal corporation, engineering department asked to focus only on ongoing development works, freeze on new hiring
The revenue generation from goods and service tax (GST), excise and VAT plummeted by 71% for April and May in comparison to the same period last year, a senior Chandigarh administration official has said.(Mint)
The revenue generation from goods and service tax (GST), excise and VAT plummeted by 71% for April and May in comparison to the same period last year, a senior Chandigarh administration official has said.(Mint)
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 02:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByMunieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh

Chandigarh engg dept gears up to build 139 smart bus shelters

132 existing shelters to be repaired and heritage structures to be given a makeover
A newly built bus shelter in Sector 17, Chandigarh.(HT Photo)
A newly built bus shelter in Sector 17, Chandigarh.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 05, 2020 12:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Left wins Jadavpur student union polls, ABVP makes inroads

SFI, the students arm of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), remained in control in the humanities department, while the far-Left students’ body, the Democratic Students’ Front, retained its domination over engineering students.
The Left and far-Left student unions retained the student bodies in Kolkata’s Jadavpur University polls(PTI)
The Left and far-Left student unions retained the student bodies in Kolkata’s Jadavpur University polls(PTI)
Published on Feb 21, 2020 01:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByTanmay Chatterjee

Potholed Panchkula roads: MC gets the ball rolling on repairs

Civic body has prepared a report of roads under its ambit that can be repaired under contract liability
Sector 1/2 (in pic), 1/6, 7/8, 7/18 and 20/21 roads in Panchkula are to be repaired first.(Sant Arora/HT)
Sector 1/2 (in pic), 1/6, 7/8, 7/18 and 20/21 roads in Panchkula are to be repaired first.(Sant Arora/HT)
Published on Jan 23, 2020 12:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panchkula | ByYuvraj Kaushal, Panchkula

Tribune flyover: Myopic planning won’t let city fly over traffic woes

The project lacks comprehensive study to ease the city of traffic-related problems
The UT engineering department had started the work to transplant 143 trees on November 19, a day before the Punjab and Haryana high court put a stay on the move on an NGO’s petition.(HT PHOTO)
The UT engineering department had started the work to transplant 143 trees on November 19, a day before the Punjab and Haryana high court put a stay on the move on an NGO’s petition.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 24, 2019 01:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByMunieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh

Million-plus cities survey: Chandigarh saw third-least number of accidents in 2018

As per the report released by the ministry of road transport and highways for 50 million-plus (having population over 10 lakh) cities, total number of accidents that took place in Chandigarh in 2018 was 316. The report places Chennai on the top spot with 7,580 accidents last year.(HT File)
As per the report released by the ministry of road transport and highways for 50 million-plus (having population over 10 lakh) cities, total number of accidents that took place in Chandigarh in 2018 was 316. The report places Chennai on the top spot with 7,580 accidents last year.(HT File)
Updated on Nov 20, 2019 01:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Bids open, Gujarat firm likelyto get Tribune flyover project in Chandigarh

Now, the approval of Tender Evaluation Committer of the Union government will be taken, and after that, if the company fulfils all parameters, work will be allotted
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Updated on Nov 01, 2019 12:50 AM IST
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HT Correspondent | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

On MHA directions, UT admn rushes to fill 478 posts of clerks and stenos

There are 1,721 vacant posts in different UT departments, of which 1,332 are Group C (Clerical)
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Updated on Oct 08, 2019 12:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByMunieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh

Chandigarh directs all departments to spend 50% budget by September 30

The finance department has written to other departments
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Published on Sep 20, 2019 01:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByMunieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh

PUTA polls: TUF records victory, says will fight for teachers’ rights

After winning, newly elected president Jaswinder Singh Brar says it is a victory of the university faculty, who supported the alliance
(Clockwise from top-left) Newly-elected PUTA members secretary Gurnam Virk, president Jaswinder Singh Brar, executive members Avneet Pal Singh, Ashok Bathla, Sikander Singh Cheema, Harish Kumar and joint secretary-cum-treasurer Poonam Patyar at Punjabi University in Patiala on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
(Clockwise from top-left) Newly-elected PUTA members secretary Gurnam Virk, president Jaswinder Singh Brar, executive members Avneet Pal Singh, Ashok Bathla, Sikander Singh Cheema, Harish Kumar and joint secretary-cum-treasurer Poonam Patyar at Punjabi University in Patiala on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 13, 2019 10:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

PUTA elections today: Candidates make last attempt to win over voters

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Published on Sep 12, 2019 11:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Patiala

Chandigarh gets new simulation lab as ABB India, NITTTR tie up for launch

ABB signed the MoU with NITTTR, a flagship institute under the Ministry of Human Resource Development and one of the initial four institutes, set up to realize the need for training technical manpower.
The funding for the project is part of ABB India’s CSR initiative. (Image used for representation only).(GETTY IMAGES.)
The funding for the project is part of ABB India’s CSR initiative. (Image used for representation only).(GETTY IMAGES.)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 10:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Foreign student accuses IIT-K professor of molestation, embassy steps in

The IIT-K administration has started investigating the matter following the complaint of the girl, that was forwarded by the embassy.
The foreign student was under a senior professor of the engineering department. She was upset for a few days due to the alleged misbehaviour of the professor at IIT Kanpur.(FILE PHOTO.)
The foreign student was under a senior professor of the engineering department. She was upset for a few days due to the alleged misbehaviour of the professor at IIT Kanpur.(FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 04:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kanpur | ByHaider Naqvi

PUTA elections: Pbi University releases final list of candidates

Following withdrawal of nominations on Monday, only two alliances of teachers — Progressive Teachers’ Alliance and Teachers’ United Front — will face each other
Both the alliances in fray have promised to take up the matter of the university’s poor financial state with the state(HT PHOTO)
Both the alliances in fray have promised to take up the matter of the university’s poor financial state with the state(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 09, 2019 10:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Goods worth 16 lakh stolen from engineering department store in Chandigarh

FIR registered; insider’s role suspected as locks of rooms from where over 5,000 sanitaryware items got stolen, were intact
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Published on Sep 03, 2019 12:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByMunieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh

Ghaziabad: GDA flats and group housing plots to cost lesser

The officials said the cost will be brought down by reducing the supervision and administrative charges — 15% each, added to the total cost of land and construction.
The officials of the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) have decided to lower the price of unsold as well as new flats in their housing schemes with retrospective effect. (Photo by Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
The officials of the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) have decided to lower the price of unsold as well as new flats in their housing schemes with retrospective effect. (Photo by Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 02, 2019 07:01 PM IST
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Ghaziabad | ByPeeyush Khandelwal

Waste side story: Garbage trucks make Mumbai’s air even more toxic

Numerous studies over the past decade have found how GHG emissions, including pollutants found in this study, are not only a cause for climate change, but also cause health ailments.
Currently, in Mumbai, solid waste is managed through open dumping (69%) and partly bioreactor landfill (31%), which generates approximately 2.47 million tonnes of CO2 a year, the study said.(HT Photo)
Currently, in Mumbai, solid waste is managed through open dumping (69%) and partly bioreactor landfill (31%), which generates approximately 2.47 million tonnes of CO2 a year, the study said.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2019 03:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByBadri Chatterjee

Central Railway Pune division has seen 2,127 track trespassing deaths in 6.3 years. What next?

Besides enforcing rules, railway department is also creating awareness on following safety rules
In spite of foot over bridges being a choice, people seen walking on railway tracks near Shivajinagar station on Monday.(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)
In spite of foot over bridges being a choice, people seen walking on railway tracks near Shivajinagar station on Monday.(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 15, 2019 07:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

BMC: 70ha reclaimed land to be open space

The development comes three days after the residents of Bhulabhai Desai Road sent more than 250 e-mails to the BMC questioning its contradictory claims on the open space.
The civic body, in an e-mail to more than 400 residents and citizen groups on Tuesday, stated that 70 hectares (ha) of reclaimed land will be available as open space in the coastal road project.
The civic body, in an e-mail to more than 400 residents and citizen groups on Tuesday, stated that 70 hectares (ha) of reclaimed land will be available as open space in the coastal road project.
Published on May 08, 2019 03:17 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

IIT-Bombay faces flak for tweet on BJP, says not our handle

Within an hour, the handle replaced the tweet with another tweet, clearing the air on the earlier message.
A spokesperson for IIT-B told HT the institute initiated a search to track the location from where the tweet was uploaded and if found to be uploaded from within the campus, punitive action will be taken against the person.(HT Photo)
A spokesperson for IIT-B told HT the institute initiated a search to track the location from where the tweet was uploaded and if found to be uploaded from within the campus, punitive action will be taken against the person.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 23, 2019 08:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, MUMBAI | ByShreya Bhandary

Rail overbridge at Diva to be ready in 18 months: Officials

Railway crossing will shut after bridge is completed; this will curb accidents
The railway crossing is the only east-west connect, which is why it has become an accident-prone zone.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
The railway crossing is the only east-west connect, which is why it has become an accident-prone zone.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Published on Mar 09, 2019 12:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPriyanka Dhomse, Thane

KR Natu’s family donates Rs 5 crore to school of electrical engineering of COEP

The renovated and modified building will now be known as late KR Natu school of electrical engineering.
Prabha Natu, KR Natu’s widow, and the Natu family have donated ₹5 crore for the building in the memory of the late industrialist.(HT PHOTO)
Prabha Natu, KR Natu’s widow, and the Natu family have donated ₹5 crore for the building in the memory of the late industrialist.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 18, 2018 04:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByPrachi Bari

Students complain of glitches while filling exam forms; University of Mumbai claims no confusion

With a deadline of September 19 to finish the form-filling process, students as well as teachers have expressed concern
Rajabai Clock Tower at University of Mumbai, Churchgate.(HT Photo)
Rajabai Clock Tower at University of Mumbai, Churchgate.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 11:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByShreya Bhandary, Mumbai

Chandigarh Sector 48: A new society

THE PROMISED LAND Marked by cleanliness and security, this sector is an epitome of class living in apartments with which Corbusier’s Chandigarh finally started seeing vertical growth
A view of green belt and societies in Sector 48 Chandigarh.(Karun Sharma/HT)
A view of green belt and societies in Sector 48 Chandigarh.(Karun Sharma/HT)
Updated on Sep 11, 2018 06:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | BySHIVANI CHANDEL

Shy, intelligent student with ‘big handwriting’: IIT professors remember Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Former professors of Google CEO Sundar Pichai remember him as “shy, quiet , but extremely intelligent” in class
Google CEO Sundar Pichai is one of the most famous alumni of IIT Kharagpur.(PTI)
Google CEO Sundar Pichai is one of the most famous alumni of IIT Kharagpur.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 26, 2018 01:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPoulomi Banerjee

Students to learn vector control as part of health department efforts to curb seasonal diseases

Health department has also asked for cooperation from all departments to strop the spread of such diseases.
Fumigation on to prevent the spread of mosquitoes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Fumigation on to prevent the spread of mosquitoes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 10:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

Khandsa widening may miss monsoon deadline

Many houses posing a hindrance to the drain are yet to be razed and a lot of debris has to be cleared as well
The Huda has to widen 600 metres of the Khandsa drain.(Parveen Kumar/HT FILE)
The Huda has to widen 600 metres of the Khandsa drain.(Parveen Kumar/HT FILE)
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 11:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDhananjay Jha, Gurugram

Parking rate row: 5 teams to inspect facilities regularly now

This comes after mayor Davesh Moudgil upped the ante against the babus, claiming that he was kept in the dark on the increase and that the officers do not take action over anomalies by the contractor.(Photo for representation)
This comes after mayor Davesh Moudgil upped the ante against the babus, claiming that he was kept in the dark on the increase and that the officers do not take action over anomalies by the contractor.(Photo for representation)
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 01:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVivek Gupta, Chandigarh

Charbagh station’s unique water supply system to be replaced

The civil engineering department responsible for the upkeep of the water distribution/storage system, is planning to replace the age-old system that served the station for almost 90 years, calling it ‘obsolete’.
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 03:34 PM IST
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