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HT Chandigarh Our Take: Art versus administration in the tricity

Is bureaucratic control of the art Akademis justified?
The thinking in Chandigarh’s art circles is that only artists will truly understand their demands.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The thinking in Chandigarh’s art circles is that only artists will truly understand their demands.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Oct 31, 2020 10:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Chandigarh’s Covid toll crosses 200 mark; 169 new cases in tricity

As many as 39 deaths have been reported in October so far, taking the death tally to 201
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Updated on Oct 16, 2020 01:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondents, Chandigarh

Oxygen demand shoots up as Covid cases spike in tricity

A major supplier of medical oxygen in the city said around 15,000 bulk cylinders per month were supplied in the region before Covid, which had gone up to 25,000 cylinders after the outbreak
Demand for oxygen is increasing in a number of hospitals, including GMCH in Sector 48, where supply is coming in through cylinders.(HT photo/For representation only)
Demand for oxygen is increasing in a number of hospitals, including GMCH in Sector 48, where supply is coming in through cylinders.(HT photo/For representation only)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 11:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | ByHillary Victor, Mohali/chandigarh

12 Covid-19 deaths in tricity as 373 test positive

191 confirmed cases in Chandigarh, 104 in Mohali and 78 in Panchkula
About 12 deaths were reported in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula on Monday.(HT PHOTO/For representation only)
About 12 deaths were reported in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula on Monday.(HT PHOTO/For representation only)
Updated on Sep 01, 2020 12:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh/mohali/panchkula

HT Chandigarh Our Take: Why tricity needs a coordinated lockdown

It’s time for tricity authorities to come together to thrash out a solution to control the spread of Covid-19, at the same time ensuring that uniform rules are imposed in all areas with minimum losses to businesses
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Published on Aug 30, 2020 02:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

HT Chandigarh Our Take: It’s time for tricity to clean up its act

The blame for not developing clean and green cities rests squarely on the administrative failure and lack of accountability. All that the powers that be seem to be doing currently is passing the buck instead of coming out with a coherent time-bound strategy to improve things
A view of the Dadumajra dumping ground in Chandigarh.(HT files)
A view of the Dadumajra dumping ground in Chandigarh.(HT files)
Updated on Aug 23, 2020 10:22 PM IST
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HT Chandigarh our take: Stop begging in tricity at any cost

Given that the tricity is also coping with the Covid-19 pandemic, to have people subsisting on meagre earnings from begging, living in unhygienic conditions and sleeping in the open is clearly an invitation to disaster.
Women and children begging at the light point at Sector 22 in Chandigarh.(HT Photo)
Women and children begging at the light point at Sector 22 in Chandigarh.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 01, 2020 10:27 PM IST
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More men testing positive for Covid-19 in tricity than women

In the tricity 57.2% of those affected are men. The gap between males and females is widest in Panchkula at 66.5% male patients followed by Mohali at 59%, while in Chandigarh it’s 52%.
Are men more prone to infections? Health experts say travel history and mobility could be reasons.(ANI/For representation only)
Are men more prone to infections? Health experts say travel history and mobility could be reasons.(ANI/For representation only)
Updated on Jul 23, 2020 12:20 AM IST
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ByTanbir Dhaliwal and Amanjeet Salyal, Chandigarh

Chandigarh Covid-19 positivity rate highest in tricity, Mohali, P’kula carry out more tests

With a Covid-19 positivity rate of 6%, the city is much ahead of Mohali with 1.9% and Panchkula with 1%
A man being testing for Covid 19 in a drive-through booth installed by a private laboratory at Sector 11, Chandigarh.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
A man being testing for Covid 19 in a drive-through booth installed by a private laboratory at Sector 11, Chandigarh.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Published on Jun 19, 2020 11:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAmanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh

No fresh Covid-19 case reported in 3 days in tricity, 248 of 261 tested negative

Of total 261 samples tested at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Sector12, 248 came negative.
First case was reported in Chandigarh on March 18.(Anil Dayal/HT)
First case was reported in Chandigarh on March 18.(Anil Dayal/HT)
Updated on Mar 27, 2020 01:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByAmanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh

Darkness at noon: Strong winds, rain lash tricity

Temperature drops by 5 degrees, ‘uncharacteristically’ high wind speeds for May, stormy conditions to persist for two to three days
An uprooted tree damaged a parked car in Sector 22, Chandigarh, during storm on Wednesday.(Karun Sharma/HT)
An uprooted tree damaged a parked car in Sector 22, Chandigarh, during storm on Wednesday.(Karun Sharma/HT)
Updated on May 03, 2018 10:59 AM IST
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