Eyeing staff overhaul, MC chief freezes hiring without his approval

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- MC commissioner KK Yadav on Thursday issued an order freezing hiring of any new employee on outsourcing, job work or contract basis without his permission. Apart from this, he ... Read More

Child rights panel checks 2 pvt schools

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- The Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) visited Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, and Gurukul Global School, Manimajra, to inspect the mode of transportat... Read More

Fourth counselling for 600 seats at GMSSS-10 on Aug 26

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- The students who were not able to secure admission in Class 11 after three rounds of counselling conducted by the UT education department have been granted another chance. The d... Read More

Negotiations fail, UT mulls legal recourse

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- A day after the National Health Mission (NHM) employees launched an indefinite strike over their deadlock with UT health authorities for 'equal work equal pay', the administrati... Read More

female foetus found near PGi mortuary

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- A female foetus, around a couple of months old, was found near the mortuary of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) on Wednesday. Police said ... Read More

Badnore suggests improvements in traffic park

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- UT administrator VP Singh Badnore on Thursday visited the Children Traffic Park in Sector 23 on Thursday. Badnore took the driving test to assess the process, and suggested cle... Read More

12 student bodies protest outside V-C's residence

CHANDIGARH, Aug. 23 -- Twelve student organisations of Panjab University (PU) held a protest outside vice-chancellor (V-C) Raj Kumar's residence on Thursday after the senate meeting ended following ap... Read More

12 dengue cases in UT in past 30 days

Chandigarh, Aug. 23 -- Twelve cases of dengue have been reported from the city in the past thirty days, as per the official data. This year, so far, 20 cases of dengue and 14 cases of malaria have be... Read More

Residents of three villages seek Punjab govt intervention

Mohali, Aug. 23 -- Residents of Nayagaon, Karoran and Nada villages, which were not included in the municipal limits of the Nayagaon municipal council (MC), have sought the state government's interven... Read More

'New Chandigarh project plan must be reconsidered'

Mohali, Aug. 23 -- Kharar MLA Kanwar Sandhu said the New Chandigarh project plan should be reconsidered in view of the flooding that wreaked havoc due to recent rains in the area. He submitted this, ... Read More