Punjab & Haryana HC judge passes away

Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Justice Naresh Kumar Sanghi (61) died due to heart attack in Tirumala on Monday. According to report, Justice Sanghi was on pilgrimage to Tirupati Balaji temple in Andhra Pradesh. The report said he was on his way back to his room on Monday afternoon after

UT to issue occupation certificates to coop housing societies

The UT administration has decided to issue occupation and completion certificates to several cooperative house building societies in Sectors 48, 49, 50 and 51 after relaxing and charging the necessary compounding fee on minor violations made by them. A press release said this was decided in meeting of Finance Secretary-cum-Chief

SDM inspects 3 clinics in Chandigarh

Launching an inspection drive under Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994 (PCPNDT Act), Sub Divisional Magistrate (South) Kriti Garg along with a team of doctors, checked three clinics with ultrasound facility in in Chandigarh. While one was in Sector 21, two centres were in Sector 19, Chandigarh. No major violation

Public grievances camp at Sector 29 on March 4

A grievances camp for residents of Sectors 20, 21, 29,30 and 31 will be held at Community Centre, Sector 29, on March 4 at 10:30 am. A press release said that residents and representatives of residents' welfare associations of these sectors are requested to attend the camp for the redressal

CH03-R get your HSRPs affixed

In a rush to meet the deadline for affixation of High Security Registration Plates (HSRPs), the Registering and Licensing Authority, Chandigarh, on Monday said that it has started the process for vehicles already registered in Chandigarh at three notified locations. These are the offices of RLA, Sector-17, SDM(S), Sector-42, SDM(E),

It was masala chai, gulab jamun for Hollande in Chandigarh

French President Francois Hollande savoured special Punjabi menu at lunch on Sunday during his visit to Chandigarh. Chefs at Taj Hotel had prepared an assortment of vegetarian and non-vegetarian fare from the region for the dignitary's lunch, said a report. Special Punjabi dishes had been included in the menu and

Modi visit causes huge traffic jam in Chandigarh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande's visit left Chandigarh commuters stuck for hours on Sunday. In the evening, when both the dignitaries were returning to the airport via Madhya Marg, the traffic on all sides of the road was stopped for over an hour. While Modi was to return

City Beautiful impresses Hollande

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday welcomed French President Francois Hollande at Rock Garden in Chandigarh on Sunday afternoon. Modi, who had met Hollande recently at Climate Summit in Paris, greeted him with a warm handshake and a hug. Late Nek Chand's Rock Garden fascinated both of them as they took a

BJP’s Arun Sood elected new mayor of Chandigarh

Making history, Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiromani Akali Dal combine made a clean sweep of the top positions in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections held on Friday. The BJP bagged the posts of mayor, senior deputy mayor and deputy mayor. BJP councillor Arun Sood defeated his Congress' Mukesh Bassi by six votes, to be

Warm end to 2015 but 2016 is going to be warmer

Weather outside is cold but not cold like earlier years. While on December 31 the maximum temperature hovered a shade above 22 degrees Celsius, in New Year it is going to be around 23 C. This is quite different from earlier years when the maximun had been recorded around 9