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Chandigarh National Crafts Mela from November 15 Chandigarh National Crafts Mela from November 15

 

Chandigarh, The 11th edition of the Chandigarh National Crafts Mela will kick-off from Friday at Kalagram here, an announcement was made on Wednesday.

All set to take place from November 15 to 24, the fair will showcase diverse handicrafts, handlooms, folk dances and music. Besides, Tribal art groups will be given a platform to display and sell their work.

Selection Trials held for Sikh Football Cup in Chandigarh Selection Trials held for Sikh Football Cup in Chandigarh

 

Chandigarh, Khalsa Football Club, affiliated with Punjab Football Association, has decided to organize Kesdhari football cup in Chandigarh also from the next year onwards on the lines of Punjab.

Stating this President of Khalsa Football Club Harjeet Singh Grewal has made this announcement during trials of Kesdhari football team at Sports Complex Sector 42, Chandigarh. During the selection trials 34 players have participated and second trials for this tournament would be held on November 7 at Government Model School in Sector 22, he said.

Exhibition 'Entrepreneurs in Making' at Chandigarh Club attracts the people of Tri-city Exhibition 'Entrepreneurs in Making' at Chandigarh Club attracts the people of Tri-city


CHANDIGARH,  With an aim to instil the entrepreneurial spirit in young impressionable minds, Exordium on Saturday organised an exhibition 'Entrepreneurs in Making' here at Chandigarh Club. Amongst an array of products and bakery items on offer, the major attraction was the

India's tallest Ravana effigy in Chandigarh goes in flames India's tallest Ravana effigy in Chandigarh goes in flames



Chandigarh, India's tallest Ravana effigy with a height of 221 feet, constructed here at an outlay of Rs 50 lakh, went up in flames on Tuesday to mark the Dussehra festival.

It was erected on city's outskirts in Dhanas.

Decide to link Aadhar card with property transactions: Punjab & Haryana HC Decide to link Aadhar card with property transactions: Punjab & Haryana HC

 

Chandigarh, The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Union Government and the two state governments to take a decision on linking the Aadhar card with all property transactions by October 31.

The order by a division bench led by Justice Rajiv Sharma and Harinder Singh Sidhu came on a public interest litigation (PIL) that demands identification of properties made in another person's name.

Adviser Launches replica of Pierre Jeanneret’s paddle boat at Sukhna Lake Adviser Launches replica of Pierre Jeanneret’s paddle boat at Sukhna Lake



Chandigarh, Chandigarh today rediscovered an important part of its history when the first prototype of the paddle boat again sailed on the waters of the Sukhna Lake with the launch by Adviser to Administrator, Sh Manoj Parida

Pakistan stops sending postal mails to India Pakistan stops sending postal mails to India

Chandigarh, Pakistan has stopped sending postal mails to India since the tensions between the neighbours heightened amidst the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, it was learnt on Saturday.

Media reports quoting Ajay Kumar Roy, Deputy Director-General with the Department of Posts in India, said Pakistan's customs department in an order on August 23 stopped both export and import of mails.

The unilateral order came into effect on August 27.

Chandigarh businessman shot dead in office Chandigarh businessman shot dead in office

 

Chandigarh, A 35-year-old businessman was shot dead by assailants in broad daylight in Chandigarh's Sector 45 on Saturday, police said.

The victim Sonu Shah was a cable television operator. His two friends -- Joginder and Romeo - received bullet injuries.

Police said Shah and his friends were in his office when the assailants entered the shop. After a brief interaction, they fired at them.

Pollution is a giant killer- K.S. Pannu Pollution is a giant killer- K.S. Pannu

Chandigarh, 
A seminar on ‘Clean environment Healthy Life’ was organized by SPEAK India(Society for Promotion of Ethical and Affordable Health Care), in collaboration with PostGraduate Government college 46B. Presenting his keynote address Dr. R.KumarPresident of SPEAK narrated the woes of unhealthy environment, its magnitude andhow it kills slowly but surely, contributing about 40% to the toll of deaths in India. In thename of development and modernity we have damaged our environment and producedsickening conditions for the community, said Dr. Kumar.Speaking in the session of principal speakers Dr. S.K.Jindal professor emeritus PGIelaborated on the ill effects of polluted air and how it leads to lung cancer, chronicobstructive lung disease and heart failures. Restricting vehicular emissions can help.Prof Ajay Duseja from the Hepatology dept PGI outlined the aspects of contaminatedand scarce water all over the country and resultant diarrheal diseases and liver damageplaying havoc with the life of citizens specially children. He focused over the handhygiene as a measure to reduce water borne diseases. Professor Ravinder Khaiwal ofpublic health department PGI spoke about the dangers of plastics and chemicals in ourfoods and drinks. He further cautioned about the abuse of prescription drugs esp.antibiotics, pain killers and anxiolytics.. Ms Harvinder Khetal from the Tribune dwelt onthe socioeconomic aspects of pollution. ‘Over-population and poverty cause pollutionand pollution accentuates disease and poverty’, she emphasized. The session waschaired by Prof Sanjay Bhasin, chief of Haryana Kala Parishad and Prof ArundeepAhluwalia of Punjab University.Sh

Ali Rajpura's new book showcases Sikh-Muslim bond in Punjab Ali Rajpura's new book showcases Sikh-Muslim bond in Punjab

 

Chandigarh, Noted Punjabi author and state awardee, Ali Rajpura, on Tuesday unveiled his book here that talks about the brotherly bond between the Sikh and the Muslim communities in Punjab.

The book, 'Sikha teh Musalmana di Etihasik Sanjh', has depicted the bonding of all 10 Sikh gurus with Muslims in their various forms as companion, disciple and followers.

Amit Shah to chair Northern Zonal Council meeting Amit Shah to chair Northern Zonal Council meeting


Chandigarh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will chair the 29th meeting of the Northern Zonal Council here on September 20, it was announced on Wednesday.

The meeting of the Northern Zonal Council comprises Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi, Chandigarh and Jammu and Kashmir.

The Haryana Chief Minister is the Vice Chairman and the host.

Ex-Pak Hindu lawmaker seeks political asylum in India Ex-Pak Hindu lawmaker seeks political asylum in India

 

Chandigarh, Former Hindu lawmaker from Prime Minister Imran Khans Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Baldev Kumar, on Tuesday sought political asylum from New Delhi.

He is staying with his wife Bhavana and two children in his in-laws house in Punjab's Khanna town for over a month.

"Minorities in Pakistan are not feeling secure and they have been denied rights. There is an increase in atrocities and target killings. I was put behind bars for two years," the former MLA from Barikot (reserved) seat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly told reporters in Khanna, some 100 km from the state capital here.

Cop pens song urging motorists against traffic violations Cop pens song urging motorists against traffic violations

 

Chandigarh, A baton wielding police personnel in Chandigarh has wielded a pen to write lyrics advising motorists that they can't escape for a song after committing traffic violations.

Assistant Sub Inspector Bhupinder Singh, posted in the traffic wing of Chandigarh Police, is urging motorists through song not to violate traffic rules, as the amended Motor Vehicles Act provides for hefty fines.

In a Punjabi song shared by the Chandigarh Police on its Twitter handle, Singh said many people are killed in road accidents and fines for traffic violations were low, which failed to deter violators.

Javadekar calls on 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh Javadekar calls on 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh



Chandigarh, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday called on legendary athlete and 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh at his residence here, as part of BJP's Sampark Abhiyan to reach out to leading members of society.

The athelete showed black and white photos of his achievements and medals displayed in his dining hall to the Minister, who was accompanied by city BJP President Sanjay Tandon,

Adviser holds State Level Meeting of Road Safety Council Unity in Diversity is the fundamental characteristic of Indian Culture: - Governor V.P. Singh Bomb scare in Chandigarh's Elante mall It’s time to make Chandigarh TB Free-Dr. G. Dewan Meeting held to review the status of bore-wells in Chandigarh A ‘Chhabeel’ was organized by management of Apollo Hospital Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in Punjab, Haryana Showers bring relief from heat wave in Punjab, Haryana Heat wave leaves Chandigarh's Garden of Silence deserted Kidney swap unites Hindu, Muslim families EC notice to Sunny Deol for poll code violation EC deploys three EVMs at each Chandigarh booth Chandigarh ignored in funds' allocation-Pawan Bansal Pollution key issue for Chandigarh voters: ADR Kirron Kher files nomination for Chandigarh 'Nonsense Club' to give tuition for LS polls Navjot Kaur sore over denial of ticket from Chandigarh Actor-politician Kirron Kher uses 118% MPLAD funds Kejriwal asks Congress, JJP to tie up with AAP in Haryana Rain lashes Chandigarh, nearby areas Haryana votes on May 12; Punjab, Himachal, Chandigarh on May 19 45,216 children immunized on day one of Pulse Polio Campaign under National Immunization Day Punjab Governor's greetings on Shivratri Foundation stone of 50 kWp SPV Power Plant laid at Lawyers Chamber, District Court Complex Residents face problem as water supply hit in Tricity Kashmiri students turned out of PG accommodations in Haryana after Pulwama attack Sanjay Dutt wants to help youth get rid of drug addiction Panjab varsity senate member dies after falling from balcony Cold wave intensifies in Punjab, Haryana Festive spirit marks Christmas in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh