Hit by train, woman dies in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 17 A man and a woman, both in their early 20s, were hit by a train on a railway bridge near the Industrial Area in Phase 1, today.…

At 11°C, Chandigarh colder than Shimla, Manali

Chandigarh, January 17 Located in the Shivalik foothills, the city today turned out to be colder than Shimla as the maximum temperature dropped to 11°C, 3.5 degrees less than the…

Suicide case: Panjab University Shopkeepers Association takes out candle march

Chandigarh, January 17 In continuation of their ongoing protest, the Panjab University Shopkeepers Association took out a candle and protest march from PU Market to Gate No 2. After observing…

Chandigarh: 24*7 COVID Health Control Room set-up at GMSH-16 to facilitate COVID patients

Chandigarh, January 17 A 24×7 COVID Health Control Room is now functional in the GMSH-16 with five parallel telephone lines. The UT health department informed that doctors, Interns and other…

PGI attendant injured due to fire incident at Advanced Trauma Centre’s OPD

Chandigarh, January 17 An attendant of PGI sustained burn injury after a minor fire incident reported inside the Advanced Trauma Centre’s OPD on Sunday. As per the information, the incident…

Five members of Satya Pal Jain’s family test positive for COVID-19

Chandigarh, January 16 Five family members of Satya Pal Jain, former BJP MP and Additional Solicitor General of India have tested positive for COVID-19. “Unfortunately, 5 persons in my family/office…

Chandigarh residents can call on ‘1075’ for Vaccination, Oxygen, Home Isolation & ambulance

Chandigarh, January 16 Chandigarh administration has issued a helpline number – 1075 for the residents. The residents can call on this number for COVID related issues like Vaccination, Medical Oxygen,…

Chandigarh reports 1,795 new COVID cases

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 16 Chandigarh reported 1795 new COVID-19 positive cases on Saturday. No death due to COVID was also reported in the last 24 hours. As…

No takers for Covid vaccine in 2 Chandigarh schools

Chandigarh, January 15 UT Health Secretary Yashpal Garg has issued a show-cause notice to Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, and Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 23-A, for “zero” vaccination…

Man shot at after argument with sisters in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 15 A 29-year-old man was shot at by an unknown person following an altercation with his sisters on Thursday night. The victim, Gursewak Singh, a Dadu Majra resident,…

Prepare plan to clear legacy waste says Banwarilal Purohit

Chandigarh, January 15 UT Administrator Banwarilal Purohit has directed Chandigarh Smart City Limited and the Municipal Corporation to prepare a plan to completely clear the legacy waste from the dumping…

Chandigarh records highest single-day COVID cases – 1834 cases and 2 deaths

Chandigarh, January 15 Chandigarh reported 1834 new COVID-19 positive cases on Friday. Two deaths due to COVID were also reported in the last 24 hours. As per the information released…

Expect foggy conditions till January 17 in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 14 Expect foggy conditions and a partly cloudy sky in the city till January 17. According to the UT Met Department, fog/mist in the morning is likely till…

Restaurants in Chandigarh allowed to function up to 10 pm, no home delivery after 12 midnight

Chandigarh, January 14 In order to provide the public a handy access to all the meaningful information on Covid, the Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Shri Banwarilal Purohit on…

UT Administrator launches COVA Chd App

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 14 In order to provide the public a handy access to all the meaningful information on COVID, the Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh,…

Chandigarh Mayor, Commissioner distribute gifts to parents of girl children celebrating their 1st Lohri

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 14 Sarbjit Kaur, Mayor, Chandigarh and Ms. Anindita Mitra, IAS, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh on Thursday distributed gifts to the parents of girl children…

COVID restrictions imposed in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 14 Chandigarh administration has imposed more restrictions following sudden spike in COVID tally. The city recorded 1338 COVID cases in the last 24 hours.…

Khushi Sharma is the Student Ambassador, Creative Writing and Research

Chandigarh, January 13 Khushi Sharma designated as ‘The Student Ambassador: Creative Writing and Research’ by State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT), UT Chandigarh. On 12th January 2022, on…

Chandigarh and Tricity Gym Association protests closure of gyms

Chandigarh, January 13 Members of the Chandigarh and Tricity Gym Association today protested against the closure of gyms. The UT Administration issued a notification on January 6 to close all…

Chandigarh: Missing woman’s body found, rape suspected

Chandigarh, January 13 The naked body of a 40-year-old woman, who had gone missing from Maloya last evening, was found today in a forest area hardly 50 metres away from…

Odd Semester Exams of PU to start from Jan 24

Chandigarh, January 13 Panjab University authorities have allowed the commencement of undergraduate and postgraduate odd semester theory examinations w.e.f. 24th January, 2022.  The practical examinations will start w.e.f. 17th January,…

UT Adviser, Home Secretary, Director Sports including 250 members from Chandigarh attend 25th National Youth Festival

  Chandigarh, January 13 Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the 25th National Youth Festival through virtual mode on Wednesday. UT Adviser, Home Secretary, Director Sports, Joint Director Sports, and Contingent in-charge…

COVID tally in Chandigarh crosses 1000 mark in last 24 hours

Chandigarh, January 13 Chandigarh reported 1114 new COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday. One death due to COVID was also reported in the last 24 hours. As per the information released…

Anganwadi Centers to remain closed due to COVID surge in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 12 In the view of rising COVID-19 cases, Anganwadi Centers remain closed in Chandigarh. As per the order issued by UT Chandigarh, Anganwadi Centers remain closed with immediate…

Khelo India Games postponed amid surge in coronavirus cases

Chandigarh, January 12 A sudden rise in Covid-19 cases has affected the 4th edition of the Khelo India Games, scheduled to be held at Tau Devi Lal Stadium, Sector 3,…

PGI chief’s pos interviews from January 17

Chandigarh, January 12 The PGI will start the selection process for the post of Director. The meeting of the Search-cum-Selection Committee for finding a suitable candidate for the post of…

Challan people sans mask, says Panchkula DC

Panchkula, January 12 In view of the spurt in Covid cases, the district administration has directed incident commanders to strictly ensure Covid-appropriate behaviour and challan people without mask. Deputy Commissioner…

Expect dense fog, more chill over next few days

New Delhi, January 12 Cold wave conditions, along with dense to very dense fog during night/morning hours, are likely to continue in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and UP over the…

Chandigarh reports 2 deaths and 801 cases

Chandigarh, January 12 Chandigarh reported 801 new COVID-19 positive cases on Tuesday. Two deaths due to COVID were also reported in the last 24 hours. As per the information released…

Tibetan bikers protesting Beijing Winters Olympics 2022 reaches Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 11 Regional Tibetan Youth Congress which flagged off a bike rally from Bangalore to Delhi on 10th December 2021 to mark the World Human Rights Day reached Chandigarh…

Auto driver held on rape charge

Chandigarh, January 11 A 27-year-old auto driver has been arrested by the UT police for allegedly raping a woman passenger on Sunday night. He has been identified as Jagdev, alias…

Panjab University to issue fresh Covid guidelines

Chandigarh, January 11 Panjab University (PU) Covid task force has recommended fresh guidelines for the students and faculty members on the campus amid rising cases in Chandigarh. A meeting of…

Chandigarh Administrator Banwari Lal Purohit to visit dumping ground on January 14

Chandigarh, January 11 Punjab Governor and UT Administrator Banwari Lal Purohit will inspect the garbage dumping ground and the waste processing plant on Friday, said Mayor Sarabjit Kaur. “Today, we…

UT Health Secretary directs hospitals to ensure reservation of 50% beds for COVID patients only

Chandigarh, January 11 In view of the spread of the COVID infection at an alarming speed, a meeting with the Private Hospitals was taken by UT Health Secretary Yashpal Garg…

Rising COVID cases in Chandigarh: 967 cases and 1 death in a day

Chandigarh, January 11 Chandigarh reported 967 new COVID-19 positive cases on Monday. A death due to COVID was also reported in the last 24 hours. As per the information released…

Punjab Govt offices in Chandigarh to function with 50% strength

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 10 In view of the rising COVID-19 cases, Punjab Government has issued an order that Punjab Government offices in Chandigarh will function with 50…

Five killed in accidents in tricity

Chandigarh, January 10 A woman pedestrian died after being hit by a truck. According to the police, Amit Kumar reported that his mother, Lakhmina Devi, was hit by a truck…

Covid vaccine booster shots available from today in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 10 Covid vaccine booster shots will be available in the city from Monday for persons aged 60 years and above with comorbidities, along with healthcare and frontline workers.…

Chandigarh sets target to vaccinate all teenagers with 1st dose till Jan 26

Chandigarh, January 10 Dharampal, UT Adviser, has directed the health department that all the eligible children of Chandigarh have to be vaccinated with first dose before 26th January 2022 positively.…

New Chandigarh Mayor and team meets Haryana CM

Chandigarh, January 10 Newly elected Mayor of Chandigarh Sarabjit Kaur Dhillon,  Senior Deputy Mayor Dalip Sharma and Deputy Mayor Anoop Gupta met Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal at his residence.…

Scrap move to privatize electricity distribution in Chandigarh, demands All India Power Engineers Federation

The Fact News Service New Delhi, January 9 The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) on Sunday urged the government to withdraw cabinet decision on privatization of electricity distribution in…

PGI keeping close watch on increase in COVID cases among HCWs

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 9 A total of 352 Healthcare Workers (HCWs) have tested positive since 20th December, 2021 in Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,…

Chandigarh: Voting for Deputy Mayor & Senior Deputy Major underway

Chandigarh, January 8 Voting for Deputy Mayor & Senior Deputy Major starts in MC Chandigarh. Bharatiya Janata Party’s Sarabjit Kaur was elected as the new mayor of Chandigarh Municipal Corporation…

Ruckus by AAP councilors after BJP wins Mayoral Elections

Chandigarh, January 8 Ruckus by Aam Aadmi Party councilors at the Assembly Hall of Municipal Corporation Chandigarh after Bharatiya Janata Party wins mayor elections. Aam Aadmi Party created a ruckus…

BJP’s Sarabjit Kaur elected Mayor Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 8 Voting for the election of Mayor of Municipal Corporation Chandigarh took place today, January 8.  During the voting, BJP’s Sarabjit Kaur was elected mayor. Aam Aadmi Party…

Chandigarh Mayor election voting underway slogan shouting by AAP leaders

Chandigarh, January 8 The Chandigarh mayor’s election got under way here on Saturday. Congress and SAD councilors have abstained from voting. There is a direct fight between the AAP and…

Chandigarh: IAS Purva Garg assigned new charges

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 8 Purva Garg, IAS, has been assigned new charges by the Chandigarh administration.  

Chandigarh administration again appeals NGOs to setup Mini COVID Care Centres

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 8 In view of the sudden spike in COVID tally, the Chandigarh Administration has given a clarion call for setting up Mini COVID Centers…

Chandigarh Press Club timings changed amid COVID-19 surge

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 7 Amid the rising COVID-19 cases, Chandigarh Press Club has changed the timings. Now, the club will be operational from 12:00 am till 3:30…

Physical OPDs at PGI-Chandigarh only through appointment

Chandigarh, January 7 With a sharp rise in Covid cases, the PGI has decided to run physical OPDs only through appointment system from January 10. The timing for the registration…

More rain likely in Chandigarh from today

Chandigarh, January 7 After days of cloudy weather and rain, the sun shone brightly in the city on Thursday, pushing the day temperature up. The maximum temperature in the city…

29 immigration firms booked in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 7 Owners of 29 immigration consultancy companies, which have not provided their information to the UT police, have been booked for violation of the District Magistrate’s orders. The…

3 held for selling illegal weapons

Chandigarh, January 7 Three youths, who were allegedly involved in the smuggling and sale of illegal weapons, have been arrested by the district crime cell of the UT police. Their…

Night curfew in Chandigarh from 10 pm to 5 am

Chandigarh, January 7 With a sharp rise in fresh cases of Covid-19, pandemic restrictions are back in the city. To prevent further spread of the virus, the UT Administration has…

2 Chandigarh boxers selected for U-22 Asian Championship

Chandigarh, January 6 Chandigarh boxers Monika and Nandani, who now plays for the Indian Railways, have been selected for the U-22 Asian Boxing Championship. The trials for the championship were…

2 cops fined for delay in renewal of arms licence in Panchkula

Chandigarh, January 6 The Haryana Right to Service Commission has expressed its displeasure over the working of the Panchkula police and imposed a penalty of Rs 5,000 each on Mansa…

Covid: Hospitals of L-2 to reserve 15 per cent beds

Mohali, January 6 The district administration today asked all private hospitals with Level-2 facilities to immediately reserve 15% of their total beds for the Covid patients in view of the…

Max temp drops by 5 degrees in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 6 With the first rainfall of the year, the maximum temperature in the city today dropped by 5 degrees. According to officials of the Meteorological Department, the city…

292 more found infected in Mohali district

Mohali, January 6 The district on Wednesday witnessed a steep hike in Covid-19 cases with 292 positive cases, taking the active case tally to 603. One patient recovered from the…

Certificates given to the winners pf Bogey Sports

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 5 Bogey Sport, the brand name in the world of Golf, was founded by Jitendra Singh Rialch and Arshpreet Kaur whose main focus was…

20 Tricity students score 99 percentile in CAT

Chandigarh, January 5 Around 20 students of the tricity have scored more than 99 percentile in the Common Admission Test (CAT) the results of which were announced on January 3.…

Without mask, 2 misbehave, held in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 5 Two persons, who were found roaming without a mask and misbehaving with officials on duty, have been arrested by the local police. According to the police, complainant…

Chandigarh to have another mini-Covid centre

Chandigarh, January 5 One more mini-Covid care centre will be set up in the city. The Chandigarh Administration has given permission to Kandhari Beverages Pvt Ltd to set up the…

Chandigarh Tricity logs 361 cases