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Pick and drop facility made us feel independent, say differently abled persons

Chandigarh, May 20 -- Of the 2,400 registered persons with disabilities (PwD), at least 50 braved the heat to make it to the polling centres today by opting for the pick and drop facilities and gave t... Read More


Beat the heat: Hisar NGO to provide free cold drinking water

Chandigarh, May 16 -- As temperatures hit the sizzling forties a Hisar based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Roti Bank will be providing purified reverse osmosis (RO)-treated cold water at 10 loca... Read More


10 more glass-enclosed coaches to run on Kalka-Shimla track

Chandigarh, May 16 -- The Northern Indian Railways had introduced the glass-enclosed vistadome (transparent) coach last year to give boost to tourism on the UNESCO world heritage 96.6km Kalka-Shimla t... Read More


10 more glass-enclosed coaches to run on Kalka-Shimla track

Chandigarh, May 15 -- The Northern Indian Railways had introduced the glass-enclosed vistadome (transparent) coach last year to give boost to tourism on the UNESCO world heritage 96.6km Kalka-Shimla t... Read More


PGIMER, GMSH-16 told to shut down incinerators

Chandigarh, May 11 -- The Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee (CPCC) on Friday issued notices to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) and Government Multi Specialt... Read More


4 blind students score above 85% marks

Chandigarh, May 7 -- Four students of the Institute for the Blind, Sector 26, here, scored above 85% marks in the Class 10 board exam results declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE... Read More


City's green lungs choking on concrete

Chandigarh, May 6 -- Despite orders by the UT administration to keep a circumference of about 6 feet around a tree concrete-free, it has been noticed that hundreds of full-grown trees alongside variou... Read More


A mini garden blooms out of waste in Sector 27

Chandigarh, May 6 -- The city is well known for its Rock Garden which Nek Chand fashioned out of industrial and home waste. Following in his footsteps is 56-year-old Kala Ram who uses toilet sheets to... Read More


Three visually-impaired students score above 90%

Chandigarh, May 3 -- Three students of the Institute for the Blind, Sector 26, here, scored above 90 percentile in Class 12 exam results declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on ... Read More


Hazard of the fallen: 130 plaints of fire due to dry leaves in April

Chandigarh, May 2 -- As many as 130 complaints of fire in piles of dry leaves across Chandigarh were registered with the chief fire station at Sector 17 in April. Residents said no proper arrangement ... Read More