3 days after planting, UT admn uproots saplings from Sec 36

Chandigarh, July 19 -- The engineering department of the UT administration uprooted eight already planted saplings from the Sector 36 D market parking. The incident took place on Wednesday morning aro... Read More

Nod to axe 172 old, decaying trees at PU

Chandigarh, July 18 -- The forest and wildlife department gave permission to cut 172 dead, dry and overmature (above 30 years of age) trees on the Panjab University campus on Wednesday. The horticult... Read More

Railway station chugging towards being solar powered

Chandigarh, July 14 -- The local railway station is all set to be among the few stations in the country to harness solar power for its operations. Work to install rooftop solar panels, generating 390... Read More

UT awaits riders for bicycles on rent

Chandigarh, July 14 -- Despite no taker for bicycles on rent, the Chandigarh tourism department and the Society for Tourism and Entertainment Promotion in Chandigarh (STEPS) are investing on the initi... Read More

Monsoon spells chaos for residents of Faidan

Chandigarh, July 10 -- A 50-year-old resident of Faidan Nizampur village in Chandigarh, Ram Singh, and his family were going about their routine work when the a fresh spell of rains caused a torrent i... Read More

Blood on rail tracks: 242 deaths in tricity since 2016

Chandigarh, July 10 -- About 242 railway-linked deaths due to accidents, suicides or natural causes occurred between January 2016 and 2019 on a 22-km stretch in the tricity, which belongs to the north... Read More

Vikas Marg soon to be city's greenest road

Chandigarh, July 8 -- The Vikas Marg also known as outer Dakshin Marg, which divides Sectors 52 to 56 on the Mohali side andSectors 39 to 43 on the other, of the City Beautiful, will soon be the green... Read More

Yet to enforce ban on poly bags, UT now mulls ban on single-use plastics

Chandigarh, July 5 -- Even as the UT administration failed to implement a ban on the use of plastics despite issuing multiple orders, i now plans to introduce a new scheme prohibiting the use of dispo... Read More

Platform ticket now mandatory on rly station

Chandigarh, July 3 -- Authorities at the Chandigarh railway station will not go easy on passengers who enter the station without a platform ticket. An IndianRailway Station Development Corporation (I... Read More

Chandigarh rly station uses 90k litre of groundwater to wash single train

CHANDIGARH, May 28 -- At a time when water tables are depleting at alarming rates; about 90,000 litre groundwater is used for washing one single train at the washing line at Chandigarh railway station... Read More