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With 4 years to go, just 6% of solar rooftop target installed With 4 years to go, just 6% of solar rooftop target installed


Chandigarh, With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed just about 2,538 MW as of March 2018, a full 94 per cent short of target.

At this rate, missing the target is a foregone conclusion, which also jeopardises the country's overall solar target of 100 gigawatt (GW, equal to 1,000 MW) by 2022.

With 4 years to go, just 6% of solar rooftop target installed With 4 years to go, just 6% of solar rooftop target installed


Chandigarh, With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed just about 2,538 MW as of March 2018, a full 94 per cent short of target.

At this rate, missing the target is a foregone conclusion, which also jeopardises the country's overall solar target of 100 gigawatt (GW, equal to 1,000 MW) by 2022.

Matric Failure to be re-admitted in same school Matric Failure to be re-admitted in same school


Chandigarh, All the 1299 students, who failed in Class X Board examination, are being re-admitted in same government schools. All the 4308 students, who have been placed under compartment in Class X board examinations, are also being admitted provisionally in Class XI of the government schools through centralized admission process subject to the availability of seat and marks 

Wanted Punjab gangster nabbed after shootout Wanted Punjab gangster nabbed after shootout

 

Chandigarh, Wanted gangster Dilpreet Singh Dhahan was arrested on Monday after a shootout during a joint operation of the Chandigarh Police and Punjab Police in Sector 43 here, police said.

The gangster, who was injured in the shootout, was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here.

Helmets compulsory for women in Chandigarh Helmets compulsory for women in Chandigarh



Chandigarh, Wearing of helmets has been made compulsory for women riding two-wheelers in Chandigarh, except for turbaned Sikh women.

Union Territory Administrator V.P. Singh Badnore on Friday issued a notification under which all women will be required to wear helmets, except for Sikh women wearing turbans.

Sikh men wearing turbans are also exempted from wearing helmets in the union territory (UT).

I'm here for you: Kirron Kher tells Chandigarh women I'm here for you: Kirron Kher tells Chandigarh women



Chandigarh, Actor and Chandigarh's BJP MP Kirron Kher, who last year sparked a row after saying that a gang rape victim should have been more careful, has assured safety for women who travel late in the night in the city.

Kirron tweeted a photograph in which she is seen standing next to a Chandigarh Police banner stating: "We care for you, women pick and drop facility after 10 p.m."

With this, Kirron used a quote by American author Ayn Rand: "The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."

Rain brings relief to parts of Punjab, Haryana Rain brings relief to parts of Punjab, Haryana



Chandigarh, Rain in several parts of Punjab and some parts of Haryana brought relief to people on Tuesday from the hot and humid conditions.

Monsoon arrived over the region ahead of schedule on June 29, however, it did not rain after that leading to the humid conditions with maximum temperatures hovering between 34 to 40 degrees Celsius.

Befitting reply being given to Pak firing: BSF DG Befitting reply being given to Pak firing: BSF DG


Chandigarh, BSF troopers are giving a befitting reply to unprovoked firing from Pakistan on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, Border Security Force Director General K.K. Sharma said on Sunday.

"They (Pakistan) keep indulging in ceasefire violations from time to time. They also snipe at our men. Despite of all these operational challenges, the BSF has given them a befitting reply," he told media here after laying the foundation stone of the headquarters of BSF's Special Director General, Western Command.

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.

Rape survivor attacked in Chandigarh Ex BSF DIG among five held guilty in J&K sex scandal MR vaccination campaign introduced in s.a.s. nagar Rains lash Chandigarh, nearby areas School dropout makes it to Forbes' U-30 list Maldivian youth deligation visted chandigarh Chandigarh to host first sports Lit-fest Four killed as car catches fire Chandigarh gets light rain Minor fire at Haryana secretariat Chandigarh airport closed for runway expansion Chandigarh, surrounding areas lashed by rain Arjun Rampal shoots in Chandigarh for 'Paltan' Panjab University scientist invited to identify 9/11 human skeletal remains Varnika Kundu stalking case: Barala gets bail from HC After internal bitterness, BJP's Moudgil elected Chandigarh Mayor Media protests against UIDAI FIR against Tribune reporter Chandigarh to host sports lit festival Punjab Governor, CM hope for peaceful New Year ‘The Big Small Town: How Life Looks from Chandigarh’ by Aarish Chhabra released Badnore salutes martyrs on armed forces flag day HC stays trial in Junaid killing case, issues notice Train engine catches fire in Haryana after accident Kirron Kher on defensive over advice to gang rape victim Thossand of students affected because of shifting of PTU Exam Centres: - PUCA-PUTIA No arrests after woman raped in auto-rickshaw in Chandigarh C.J S.J. Vazirdar flags off the walk from high court Chandigarh court holds two uncles guilty of rape of 10-year-old Newly elected student council of post gratuate government college sector 46 has taken oath Chandigarh policeman who slapped resident for filming him suspended