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A health worker prepares for the dry run for the Covid vaccine at Government Hospital Sarwal in Jammu on Saturday.(PTI)

J&K logged 10,747 cases, 189 deaths in December; lowest in 6 months

Hindustan Times/Jammu | By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 12:43 AM IST
This is also the first time in six months that monthly fatalities due to the disease were below 200.
The delimitation exercise is being taken up after nearly 14 years.(HT Photo)
The delimitation exercise is being taken up after nearly 14 years.(HT Photo)

Chandigarh admn ready to increase wards, invites objections

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 02:35 AM IST
The administration has sought objections from the general public and other stakeholders within seven days, after which it will issue the final notification.
(Representative Image/HT File)
(Representative Image/HT File)

J&K sees 6 deaths, 470 infections

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 01:13 AM IST
Officials said 193 people tested positive in Kashmir and 277 in Jammu
(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

Roshni land scam:File action taken report before December 11: J&K HC to CBI

Hindustan Times/Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria, Jammu
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 12:54 AM IST
Hearing of the review petition was earlier scheduled to be taken up on December 16
Parents of students at a local Chandigarh school have sought the intervention of the Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights in resolving a fee dispute(Sourced/For representation only)
Parents of students at a local Chandigarh school have sought the intervention of the Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights in resolving a fee dispute(Sourced/For representation only)

Parents of Saupin’s students ask CCPCR to resolve fee dispute

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 11:52 PM IST
Parents allege that school is threatening to remove the students from online classes, has held back the results of the affected children and is also not giving them books already paid for
The Punjab and Haryana high court has resumed hearing on the plea by UT employees seeking early construction of houses.(HT Photo)
The Punjab and Haryana high court has resumed hearing on the plea by UT employees seeking early construction of houses.(HT Photo)

MHA to decide on UT employees’ housing plan, refunds: Admn to HC

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 11:56 PM IST
Uma Shankar Gupta, additional secretary, estates, tells court that administration is not competent to modify/ fix prices of land already decided by the Union cabinet and will take up the matter with the ministry
An underprivileged child wearing face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus participates in morning prayer at the Sangharsh Vidya Kendra school at a slum area on the outskirts of Jammu on Wednesday.(AP)
An underprivileged child wearing face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus participates in morning prayer at the Sangharsh Vidya Kendra school at a slum area on the outskirts of Jammu on Wednesday.(AP)

J&K logs 12 fatalities, 489 new virus cases

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 12:47 AM IST
Officials said 225 more people tested positive in Kashmir and 264 in Jammu division
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HT Image

One lakh people cured in J&K, recovery rate soars to 93.47%

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 01:30 AM IST
The UT recorded 10 deaths and 431 fresh coronavirus infections
Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32, Chandigarh.(HT photo)
Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32, Chandigarh.(HT photo)

GMCH-32 rejects 21 MBBS candidates who sought admission in other states

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 11:14 PM IST
Had opted for admission in states other than UT Chandigarh though they were required to submit an undertaking that they had not done so while filing applications for admissions
Officials said 166 people tested positive in Kashmir and 185 in Jammu(HT File Photo)
Officials said 166 people tested positive in Kashmir and 185 in Jammu(HT File Photo)

12 deaths, 351 fresh cases in J&K

By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 01:20 AM IST
With 608 persons discharged on Monday, as many as 99,827 people have recovered in the UT so far, taking the recovery rate to 93.38%, the highest so far, and leaving 5,431 active cases.
Funds will be allocated for the new grain, vegetable and fruit market in Sector 39 once the Chandigarh urban planning department finalises all plans.(HT photo)
Funds will be allocated for the new grain, vegetable and fruit market in Sector 39 once the Chandigarh urban planning department finalises all plans.(HT photo)

Chandigarh urban planning dept to take final call soon on Sector 39 mandi

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 12:29 AM IST
The market committee modified the plan and drawings prepared by a consultant to ensure that the new market did not have the same bottlenecks as the old grain and vegetable market in Sector 26.
Three persons succumbed to the disease in Jammu and two in Kashmir division.(Representative Image/Reuters)
Three persons succumbed to the disease in Jammu and two in Kashmir division.(Representative Image/Reuters)

J&K logs 5 fatalities, 560 infections

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 01:01 AM IST
Officials said 313 people tested positive in Kashmir and 247 in Jammu
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J&K government to implement Forest Rights Act

Hindustan Times/Jammu | By Press Trust of India, Jammu
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 12:49 AM IST
The Act, which grants and safeguard the rights of forest dwellers,was not applicable in the UT for the last 14 years
Amendment in the building rules will allow entry and opening at each floor of a building: In shop cum offices and shop cum flats, semi industrial sites, booths and bay shops, the aim being to better utilise internal space in properties for larger retailers and corporate offices(Getty Images)
Amendment in the building rules will allow entry and opening at each floor of a building: In shop cum offices and shop cum flats, semi industrial sites, booths and bay shops, the aim being to better utilise internal space in properties for larger retailers and corporate offices(Getty Images)

Partial amalgamation of commercial properties to be allowed in Chandigarh

By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 12:05 AM IST
Administration notifies the draft Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban) 2020 for different floors of two adjacent commercial properties owned by different parties but rented out to one tenant
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The health department is expected to carry out Covid-19 tests in busy areas such as Sector 17 (pictured here) and Elante Mall.(HT Photo)
The health department is expected to carry out Covid-19 tests in busy areas such as Sector 17 (pictured here) and Elante Mall.(HT Photo)

Covid tests in Chandigarh markets with high footfall

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Teams deployed will request salespersons and shop owners besides customers in the markets to get tested
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HT Image

J&K logs 9 deaths, tolls climbs to 1,542

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 12:14 AM IST
Officials said 307 people tested positive in Kashmir and 153 in Jammu
OPD services at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research are restricted at the moment.(HT Photo)
OPD services at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research are restricted at the moment.(HT Photo)

Restore full OPDs after Diwali, Badnore directs Chandigarh hospitals

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 10:14 PM IST
Services were restricted after the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research and Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, reopened OPDs after the lockdown
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HT Image

J&K darbar move: UT admin to start functioning in Jammu today

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Jammu
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 12:26 AM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic delayed the darbar move from Jammu to Srinagar this summer.
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HT Image

J&K sees 5 deaths, 532 new Covid cases

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 12:28 AM IST
In a year that has virtually been written off because of Covid-19, it’s important that we celebrate festivities responsibly.(HT Photo)
In a year that has virtually been written off because of Covid-19, it’s important that we celebrate festivities responsibly.(HT Photo)
(Representative Image/Reuters)
(Representative Image/Reuters)

9 more deaths, 512 cases recorded in J&K

Hindustan Times/Jammu | By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 07:01 PM IST
Officials said 326 people tested positive in Kashmir and 186 in Jammu; seven people succumbed to the disease in Jammu and two in Kashmir.
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)

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

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 12:00 AM IST
UT administration was also directed to complete phytoremediation of the two rivulets within the month
Representative Image/HT
Representative Image/HT

J&K registers 4 deaths, 540 new virus cases

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 10:11 PM IST
Officials said 369 more people have tested positive in Kashmir and 171 in Jammu
(Representative Image/Reuters)
(Representative Image/Reuters)

J&K: October registers lowest Covid death toll in 3 months

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 10:08 PM IST
Data indicates that October witnessed a 38% decrease in fatalities as compared to September and 10% decrease as compared to August.
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)

HT Chandigarh Our Take: Art versus administration in the tricity

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 10:55 PM IST
Is bureaucratic control of the art Akademis justified?
AHDC-Leh has a total of 30 seats and four councilors are nominated by the government.(Representative Image/PTI File)
AHDC-Leh has a total of 30 seats and four councilors are nominated by the government.(Representative Image/PTI File)

6th Leh council: 26 newly elected councillors administered oath

Hindustan Times/Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria, Jammu
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 05:08 PM IST
JP’s Tashi Gyalson of Lingshet constituency had been elected the new chief executive councillor while his party colleague Tsering Angchuk of Diskit constituency was elected the deputy chief executive councillor
Chandigarh virtually overflowed with garbage due to the recent strike by door to door waste collectors.(HT Photo)
Chandigarh virtually overflowed with garbage due to the recent strike by door to door waste collectors.(HT Photo)

HT Chandigarh Readers’ Take: Sweeping changes required for waste management

UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 11:28 PM IST
The war against waste can only be won if segregation at household level is implemented with strict penalties, collectors are allowed to profit from recycling garbage and the residents cooperate with RWAs to ensure minimum waste generation in their sectors
So far, 84,236 people have recovered from the infection in Jammu and Kashmir and the recovery rate has increased to 90.8 %, the highest so far.(Representative Image/Reuters)
So far, 84,236 people have recovered from the infection in Jammu and Kashmir and the recovery rate has increased to 90.8 %, the highest so far.(Representative Image/Reuters)

Virus claims seven lives in J&K

Hindustan Times/Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 07:10 PM IST
The UT’s Covid count has mounted to 92,677 and the death toll stands at 1,451
As the major cost component of the project is high price of land, reduction in area requirement is expected to bring down the cost for the applicants, say CHB officials.
As the major cost component of the project is high price of land, reduction in area requirement is expected to bring down the cost for the applicants, say CHB officials.

UT employees’ housing scheme: CHB high-rise proposal needs amendment in master plan

By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 07:19 AM IST
No provision to offer construction up to 10 floors in the current building laws
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