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Meeting held to review the status of bore-wells  in Chandigarh Meeting held to review the status of bore-wells in Chandigarh

 


Chandigarh, A meeting was convened by the Deputy Commissioner, UT, Chandigarh to review whether there are any open bore-wells/tube-wells in Chandigarh, to take preventive measures and also put in place a mechanism to ensure regular checking.

Permissions in Chandigarh are granted primarily by Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, Engineering Department, UT, Chandigarh and LAO Office. 

Meeting held to review the status of bore-wells  in Chandigarh Meeting held to review the status of bore-wells in Chandigarh

 


Chandigarh, A meeting was convened by the Deputy Commissioner, UT, Chandigarh to review whether there are any open bore-wells/tube-wells in Chandigarh, to take preventive measures and also put in place a mechanism to ensure regular checking.

Permissions in Chandigarh are granted primarily by Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, Engineering Department, UT, Chandigarh and LAO Office. 

A ‘Chhabeel’ was organized by management of Apollo Hospital A ‘Chhabeel’ was organized by management of Apollo Hospital

Chandigarh A ‘Chhabeel’ was organized by management of Apollo Hospital Sector 8  The ‘chhabeel’ was organized by Dr. Gursimran and Dr. Narula. On the occasion Sanjay tandon president bjp chandigarh distributed the sweet water. He appreciated the initiative by the organizers and said providing cool water in this scorching summer is the most pious deed. He said, this is an old tradition which has continued through generations. BJP district president Hukam Chand, Prince Abdula and Sanjay Puri were also present on the occasion.

Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in Punjab, Haryana Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in Punjab, Haryana



Chandigarh, Muslims ended their month-long Ramadan fast on Wednesday in Punjab and Haryana, marking the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr.

A large number of believers assembled in mosques and Eidgahs and offered special prayers.

Abdul Rashid at Chandigarh's Sector 20 Jama Masjid said: "It is a festival of brotherhood and unity. We have invited people to our home for community feast."

Showers bring relief from heat wave in Punjab, Haryana Showers bring relief from heat wave in Punjab, Haryana

 

Chandigarh, Thundershowers accompanied by strong winds in parts of Punjab and Haryana early on Tuesday brought much relief from the heat wave prevailing over the region.

At many places, the maximum temperature hovered close to the 44 degrees Celsius mark for almost a week.

Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were also lashed by rain.

Heat wave leaves Chandigarh's Garden of Silence deserted Heat wave leaves Chandigarh's Garden of Silence deserted



Chandigarh, Chandigarh's Garden of Silence lived up to its name on Sunday with people skipping it due to extreme hot weather in the city.

Situated at the regulator end of the Sukhna Lake, the Garden of Silence is a place where people meditate, both in the morning and late evening. On holidays and weekends, it is flooded with locals and tourists.

Kidney swap unites Hindu, Muslim families Kidney swap unites Hindu, Muslim families


Chandigarh, In a rare gesture, a kidney swap was successfully conducted between a Hindu family from Bihar and a Muslim family from Kashmir at a private hospital near here.

The surgery was performed by doctors led by Priyadarshi Ranjan, Consultant with Fortis Hospital in Mohali, Punjab.

The families of Manjula Devi from Bihar and Abdul Aziz from Kashmir were looking for suitable donors since the spouses' kidneys were a poor mismatch for each other, the hospital said in a statement.

EC notice to Sunny Deol for poll code violation EC notice to Sunny Deol for poll code violation



Chandigarh, The Election Commission on Saturday sent a notice to actor and BJP candidate from Punjab's Gurdaspur Sunny Deol for allegedly violating the model code of conduct.

A notice was served for holding a public meeting in Pathankot town after the campaigning came to an end at 5 p.m. on Friday, an election official told  here.

EC deploys three EVMs at each Chandigarh booth EC deploys three EVMs at each Chandigarh booth

 

Chandigarh, Each polling booth in Chandigarh, going to the polls on Sunday, will have three electronic voting machines (EVMs) to accommodate 36 Lok Sabha candidates.

Since an EVM can carry only 16 names, the Election Commission has arranged for three EVMs at each booth to accommodate all the candidates as well as the 'none of the above' (NOTA) option.

There are 597 booths at 191 polling stations in the 'City Beautiful'.

Chandigarh ignored in funds' allocation-Pawan  Bansal Chandigarh ignored in funds' allocation-Pawan Bansal



Chandigarh, Chandigarh has been deliberately ignored in allocation of funds and one of the country's oldest varsities, the Panjab University, was also starved of funds, Congress nominee and former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said.

Besides bringing in funds for Chandigarh from the Centre, restoring the glory and prestige of the city known for its tree cover, lush green parks and gardens are his other top priorities.

"I will bring requisite funds from the Centre for health, education and all-round development of the city," Bansal told IANS in an interview here on Tuesday.

Pollution key issue for Chandigarh voters: ADR Pollution key issue for Chandigarh voters: ADR



New Delhi, Voters in Chandigarh wanted end of water, air and noise pollution, and improvement in hospitals or primary healthcare centres in the city, revealed the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) survey.

For the survey, around 500 voters in Chandigarh were asked about their priorities and voting pattern. It revealed that water and air pollution (45.96 per cent), noise pollution (45.57 per cent) and improvement in condition of hospitals or primary healthcare centres (45.15 per cent) were their top priorities, said ADR.

Kirron Kher files nomination for Chandigarh Kirron Kher files nomination for Chandigarh

 

Chandigarh, With Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled Haryana and Uttarakhand as well as actor husband Anupam Kher by her side, outgoing Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher filed her nomination papers for a second term on Thursday in the Lok Sabha elections.

Chandigarh has a sizeable population of people hailing from Haryana and Uttarakhand, which explained the presence of Chief Ministers Manohar Lal Khattar and Trivendra Singh Rawat on the occasion.

'Nonsense Club' to give tuition for LS polls 'Nonsense Club' to give tuition for LS polls



Chandigarh, The late Jaspal Bhatti's 'Nonsense Club' on Monday announced special 'tuitions' for politicians and voters ahead of the Lok Sabha battle.

Nonsense Club member Savita Bhatti inaugurated the 'Coaching Centre' here and said that the classes were the need of the hour.

"Like for entrance into the Civil Services and professional college, politics has become the most profitable business. With the opening of this Coaching Centre, the voters and leaders will be educated in the latest trends in voting and elections," she said.

Navjot Kaur sore over denial of ticket from Chandigarh Navjot Kaur sore over denial of ticket from Chandigarh


Chandigarh, Upset over not getting a Congress ticket from this Lok Sabha seat, former legislator Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Wednesday said she would have loved if the party had respected a lady and that it is the people who are the actual judge of a candidate.

"It's okay. That is how the party works," Sidhu, wife of Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, told reporters.

Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was re-nominated as the Congress candidate from Chandigarh, which has nearly 6.2 lakh electorates, who will decide its next MP on May 19.

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