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Chandigarh bans private coaching classes during school hours Chandigarh bans private coaching classes during school hours

 



Chandigarh, Authorities in Chandigarh on Tuesday announced a ban on private coaching classes during school hours.

The ban will be effective from July 1, District Magistrate Ajit Balaji Joshi said.

"It has come to the notice... that most of the private coaching centres in the city of Chandigarh remain open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. These coaching centres are involved in the business of giving tuitions to school children and their tuition timings clash with the school time of children, which acts as a deterrent to children for attending their school," the order issued by the District Magistrate stated.

Air connectivity restored in Chandigarh Air connectivity restored in Chandigarh



Chandigarh, To and fro air connectivity in Chandigarh was restored on Saturday after two days of partial suspension owing to a thick haze of dust and pollution that reduced the visibility in the region, an airport official said.

Operations at the Chandigarh International Airport were resumed through there was some delay in the departure of flights, Public Relations Officer Deepesh Joshi told .

Chandigarh airport shut owing to dust Chandigarh airport shut owing to dust


Chandigarh, Operations at the Chandigarh International Airport were hit on Thursday owing to low visibility due to dust, officials said. The Met office said the situation is likely improve late Friday night when there are chances of rainfall.

Badnore inaugurates blood donation camp at punjab raj bhawan Badnore inaugurates blood donation camp at punjab raj bhawan

 

Chandigarh On the occasion World Blood Donor Day, the Governor of Punjab, Mr. V.P. Singh Badnore inaugurated blood donation camp in a fully equipped mobile bus designed with the help of the department of Transfusion Medicine, PGI Chandigarh today at Punjab Raj Bhawan.

While inaugurating the blood donation camp within the bus stationed at Punjab Raj Bhawan, Mr. Badnore called upon the citizens to come forward and voluntarily donate blood, saying “every few seconds someone somewhere needs blood and by donating blood we can save a human life”.

Badnore flags off voter rath Badnore flags off voter rath

 

Chandigarh The Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Shri V.P. Singh Badnore today flagged off the Voter Rath designed by the Election Department of Chandigarh.

The Voter Rath will be sent to various educational institutions such as Schools, College and especially in the thickly populated areas of Chandigarh to generate massive awareness to the general public

Rape survivor attacked in Chandigarh Rape survivor attacked in Chandigarh


Chandigarh, A rape survivor was hospitalised here on Monday after two unidentified assailants threw an acid-like liquid on her.

The victim, who was headed for a court hearing in her rape case, was rushed to the Government Multi-Specialty Hospital (GMSH) in Sector 16 for treatment.

Ex BSF DIG among five held guilty in J&K sex scandal Ex BSF DIG among five held guilty in J&K sex scandal

 

Chandigarh, A former BSF DIG and four others were held guilty by a Special Court here on Wednesday in the 2006 sex scandal in Jammu and Kashmir in which several minor girls were sexually exploited.

Those convicted are former Border Security Force Deputy Inspector General (DIG) K.C. Padi, former Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammed Ashraf Mir, Maqsood Ahmad, Shabir Ahmad Langoo and Shabir Ahmad Laway.

MR  vaccination campaign introduced in s.a.s. nagar MR vaccination campaign introduced in s.a.s. nagar


. Mohali  The Government of India proposes to eradicate Measles & Rubella diseases fromIndia by 2020. In a message by Mr. C.K. Mishra (Secretary, Department of Health &Family Welfare, New Delhi), the goal of M.R. Campaign is to cover 41 Crore Children ofthe age group of 9 months to below 15 years of age in 2 years. This will be the largestever measles-rubella campaign launched in the world. In another message by Dr. Arun K. Panda (Additional Secretary & MissionDirector, NHM (Govt of India-New Delhi) said that this campaign will cover 36 statesand U.Ts in next 2 years. Till date 13 states including Chandigarh 

Rains lash Chandigarh, nearby areas Rains lash Chandigarh, nearby areas


Chandigarh, Chandigarh and its nearby areas in Punjab and Haryana were lashed by rains on Monday morning with the morning temperature dropping by about two degrees, the weather office said.

The weather turned pleasant following the rainfall, which lasted for around one hour. The sky remained overcast.

"It was quite dark when we were leaving for school today morning. The rain came soon after. It was very pleasant," Jaskaran, a Class 10th student of a private school, told .

School dropout makes it to Forbes' U-30 list School dropout makes it to Forbes' U-30 list

 

Chandigarh, A school dropout from Chandigarh who is now a cyber security expert has made it to the Forbes "30 under 30" Asia 2018 list.

Trishneet Arora, 25, made his way to the prestigious list which is packed with innovators and disruptors who are reshaping their industries and changing Asia for the better, a spokesperson for the young entrepreneur said here on Tuesday.

Maldivian youth deligation visted chandigarh Maldivian youth deligation visted chandigarh

Chandigarh,

The fifteen Member Youth delegation from Maldives today visited Punjab Engineering College, Sector-12, Chandigarh. Professor Loveleen Kaur Taneja, NSS Programme Coordinator and NSS Volunteers of Punjab Engineering College welcomed Maldivian Youth Delegation.

Chandigarh to host first sports Lit-fest Chandigarh to host first sports Lit-fest


Chandigarh, Chandigarh is all set to host the first sports literature festival that will bring together sports personalities who have either written books or have been the subject of one or more books themselves, organisers of the festival said on Monday.

Four killed as car catches fire Four killed as car catches fire



Chandigarh,  Four of a family, including a seven-month-old girl, were burnt to death as their car caught fire after colliding with a truck on Tuesday in Haryana's Karnal district, police said.

The car, going towards Delhi, jumped off a divider near Shamgarh village on National Highway 44 and collided head on with a truck coming from the other side, a police official said.

Chandigarh gets light rain Chandigarh gets light rain



Chandigarh,  Chandigarh and parts of Punjab and Haryana received light rainfall on Saturday morning.

The morning temperature was 18 degrees Celsius at most places.

The rain is likely to give relief to people after the maximum temperatures in the region hit the 30-degree Celsius mark, five to seven degrees above normal, on Friday.

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