Chandigarh MC Commissioner and DC inspect Vegetable Market at Sector 26

Chandigarh, May 26 Anindita Mitra, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation and Vinay Partap Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Chandigarh on Wednesday jointly inspected the Vegetable Market, Sector 26 to check the sanitation condition over…

Chandigarh sees coldest day of season with maximum temperature 8.5°C below normal

Chandigarh, May 25 The city today saw the coldest day of this summer so far. The maximum temperature further dropped to 29.6°C, 8.5°C below normal. Yesterday, the city had recorded…

MC worker murdered at Mani Majra

Chandigarh, May 23 A pedestrian, who was returning home, was beaten to death at Mani Majra last night after a fight over parking earlier in the day. The incident was…

Chandigarh: Caught napping, health centre staff to be shifted

Chandigarh, May 22 The UT Health Secretary, Yash Pal Garg, conducted a surprise visit to health and wellness centres (HWC) today and found staff not performing their duty properly. Garg…

10 flights from Delhi diverted to Amritsar airport after heavy rain

Amritsar, May 21 Around 10 international and domestic flights were on Saturday diverted from Delhi to Shri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport, Amritsar, after heavy rain and unfavorable weather…

Chandigarh: 63rd Annual Convocation held at Graduate Government College for Girls

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, May 20 63rd Annual Convocation of Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sec-11, Chandigarh, was held today. Professor Nishtha Jaswal, Vice-Chancellor, Himachal Pradesh National Law…

Now, register pet dogs on i’m Chandigarh app

Chandigarh, May 20 In a move to promote the welfare of pet dog owners in Chandigarh, the Municipal Corporation (MC) has integrated online registration facility through i’m Chandigarh App for…

Chandigarh witnesses 16 fresh cases of covid

Chandigarh, May 19 The city witnessed 16 new cases of Covid on Wednesday, taking the active caseload to 69. While there was no fresh fatality, 22 patients recovered from the…

5 food units caught on the wrong foot in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, May 19 The UT Food Safety Department has slapped a fine on five units for manufacturing food items without a licence or in unhygienic conditions. The units at Maloya…

Chandigarh Food Safety Dept imposes penalties of Rs 3.75 lakh on various units

Chandigarh, May 18 The Food and Safety Department of UT Chandigarh has imposed penalties of Rs 3.75 lakh on various units that were found manufacturing food items without registration or…

Farmer Unions announce to continue Morcha amid talks

The Fact News Service Mohali, May 18 23 Farmer Unions have announced that they will continue their Mohali Morcha though they will participate in a meeting called by Punjab Chief…

Matter of viral video of Food: School heads summoned to Chandigarh

Chandigarh, May 18 A Video of teachers struggling for food and plates went viral after meeting of them with Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann. Now after this video went viral…

Road mishaps leave 2 dead in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, May 17 Two road accident deaths have been reported from the city. A 37-year-old man was killed after falling from a CTU bus allegedly due to the negligence of…

Two immigration consultants dupe 8 of Rs 5.95 lakh, held in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, May 12 Two immigration consultants have been arrested by the UT police for allegedly duping eight persons to the tune of Rs 5.95 lakh on the pretext of providing…

Chandigarh: Cases related with environment transferred to the court of CJM

Chandigarh, May 11 District and Sessions Judge Chandigarh has transferred all cases related with Environment to the court of Dr. Aman Inder Singh Chief Judicial Magistrate Chandigarh as per directions…

5 IPS officers transferred in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, May 9 The Administrator, Union Territory Chandigarh has transferred five IPS officers with immediate effect.  

First Human Milk Bank established in Chandigarh on Mother’s Day

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, May 8 The first Human Milk Bank in Chandigarh has been established on Mother’s Day at IMA Sector 35. Dr. Ramnik Sharma, President of IMA…

Heat effect: Last entry time at Chandigarh Bird Park now 6 pm

Chandigarh, May 6 Due to soaring temperature during the daytime and increased length of the day during summer, the UT Administration has decided to extend the timings of the Bird…

Chandigarh receives fresh splash of rain

Chandigarh, May 4 Early showers in parts of Chandigarh on Wednesday morning, was welcomed by the residents who were facing severe heatwaves conditions from the past few days. The Indian…

Chandigarh: Rs 500 fine for not wearing mask

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 25 Making wearing masks compulsory in the closed environment, UT Chandigarh has directed that the violation of rules will invite a penalty of Rs…

Chandigarh: NSG team reaches spot outside Burail Jail where explosive device found

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 24 The National Security Guard team reaches the spot outside Burail Jail in Chandigarh where explosive material was found. The Chandigarh police cordoned off…

Chandigarh: Creche inaugurated at Aaykar Bhawan for children for employees

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 13 A creche for the Aaykar Parivar was inaugurated in the Aaykar Bhawan, Sector 17E, Chandigarh by Sunita Puri, Principal Chief Commissioner of Income…

Chandigarh: Timings of GMSH-16 and its allied dispensaries changed

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 13 The hospital timings of Government Multi-Speciality Hospital, Sector 16 Chandigarh, and its allied dispensaries including Ayush Dispensaries, Civil Hospital Manimajra, Civil Hospital Sector…

Punjab’s resolution on Chandigarh, unconstitutional says, Deepender Hooda

New Delhi, April 5 Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP from Haryana Deepender Singh Hooda, on Monday, in a scathing attack on Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, termed Punjab’s resolution…

Haryana claims right on Chandigarh, SYL and Hindi speaking areas, State Assembly passes resolution

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 5 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday passed a resolution during the one-day special session of the state Vidhan Sabha and said…

PR professionals observe 18th PRCI Foundation Day in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 5 Communicators from diverse organisations got together at Hotel Aroma on Monday to observe the 18th Foundation Day of the Public Relations Council of…

Two fresh Covid cases in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, April 4 The city logged two fresh cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the overall tally to 91,928. There was no fresh fatality, while one patient was cured of…

Cop, SUV driver scuffle in Chandigarh, video goes viral

Chandigarh, April 4 Two traffic cops, including an Assitant Sub-Inspector (ASI), have been sent to the Traffic Lines and an inquiry has been initiated after a video in which a…

MHA declines information over posting of 3 DANICS Cadre officers in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 3 The Punjab Legislative Assembly passed a resolution wherein it reiterated State’s claim and right over Chandigarh as its capital and sought its immediate…

Haryana CM condemns Punjab’s resolution on Chandigarh, seeks apology from Mann, Kejriwal

Chandigarh, April 2 Condemning a resolution moved in the Assembly seeking the transfer of Chandigarh to Punjab, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday demanded an apology from Aam…

Water tariff hiked in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 30 The Chandigarh Administration after detailed discussions with all stakeholders and keeping in view the financial interest of Municipal corporation Chandigarh has revised the…

Punjab will fight strongly for its rightful claim over Chandigarh: Bhagwant Mann

Chandigarh, March 28 Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has reacted strongly to announcement of Home Minister Amit Shah on application of central rules for government employees of Chandigarh and has…

After Amit Shah’s ‘good news’ in Chandigarh, AAP’s Sisodia says: ‘BJP scared’

Chandigarh, March 28 After Akali Dal and Congres, now Aam Admi Party (AAP) has hit out at Centre Government over Union Minister Amit Shah’s announcement for Chandigarh employees. Amit Shah…

Sukhpal Khaira dares newly-elected Rajya Sabha members to oppose anti-Punjab decision of Centre on Chandigarh

Chandigarh, March 28 Congress leader and MLA Sukhpal Khaira dared newly-elected Rajya Sabha members to come forward and oppose the dictatorial and anti-Punjab decision of Bjp govt to encroach upon…

Amit Shah inaugurates Integrated Command and Control Centre in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, March 27 Union Minister Amit Shah on Sunday inaugurated Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) here in Chandigarh under which around 2,000 CCTV cameras have been installed. The ICCC…

Amit Shah confident of Chandigarh becoming most advanced city of India, world

Chandigarh, March 27 Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that Chandigarh is one of the most developed cities in the country and exuded confidence that it will become…

Amit Shah inaugurates development projects in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, March 27 Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday inaugurated several projects, including the state-of-the-art Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) here. Shah also laid foundation stones of a…

Banwarilal Purohit inaugurates 39th Hunar Haat in Chandigarh with Minister Naqvi

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 26 Punjab Governor and UT Administrator inaugurated the 39th “Hunar Haat” at Parade Ground, Sector 17 here on Saturday where more than 720 artisans…

Governor Banwarilal Purohit inaugurates MRF-cum-Garbage Transfer Station at Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 19 Banwarilal Purohit, the Governor, Punjab and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh today inaugurated the third Material Recovery Facility – cum – Garbage Transfer Station at…

Chandigarh: DANICS Officer Amit Kumar gets new charges

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 17 DANICS officer Amit Kumar has been assigned new charges by the Chandigarh administration after Kuljit Paul Singh Mahi, PCS, relieved from his post.

Chandigarh Housing Board lays down rules and regulations for allottees

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 9 The Chandigarh Housing Board in its 425th meeting held today under the Chairmanship of Dharam Pal, Adviser to Administrator and Chairman of Chandigarh…

Chandigarh: Tapestry Conservation Workshop held on 2nd day of ‘Iconic Week’ of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 8 Chandigarh administration is celebrating the ‘Iconic Week’ of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav from March 6 to 13. Various cultural and social activities will…

Physical OPDs to run full throttle at PGI, Chandigarh

Chandigarh, March 6 Considering the decrease in Covid-19 patients, the PGI has decided to reduce the timings for tele-consultation and focus on attending patients through physical OPDs. PGI Director Dr…

Chandigarh: 100% population of 60 years and above with co-morbidities vaccinated

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 5 Chandigarh has achieved another milestone in the fight against Covid-19 by covering 100 percent target population of 60 years and above with co-morbidities.…

Excise policy of Chandigarh for the year 2021-22

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 5 UT Administrator Banwarilal Purohit, after a detailed presentation by the UT Adviser, Finance Secretary-cum-Secretary (E&T), Deputy Commissioner-cum-Excise & Taxation Commissioner and other Senior…

Chandigarh: Handloom India Exhibition begins at Himachal Bhawan

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, February 26 Handloom India Exhibition with the latest variety and designs of fine silk and cotton handloom sarees, for the summer and wedding season, has…

50th Rose Festival of Chandigarh kicks off today

Chandigarh, February 25 After skipping a full-fledged Rose Festival due to Covid last year, three-day golden jubilee edition of the fest will kick off at the Rose Garden in Sector…

HC to take suo moto notice of Powermen strike in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, February 22 The Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken suo-moto cognizance of the Powermen strike in Union Territory Chandigarh. Many areas of Chandigarh are…

Power outages in Chandigarh, Electricity Employees go on 3-day strike against privatization

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, February 22 Many areas of Chandigarh are facing power outages as the Electricity Department employees went on a three-day strike, which can be extended, in…

Chandigarh sees 96 fresh Covid cases, 2 deaths

Chandigarh, February 8 The city recorded 96 new Covid cases and two more deaths on Monday. The active case tally stands at 1,322. A 79-year-old fully vaccinated woman and a…

Former Punjab CM Parkash Badal to undergo checkup at PGI

Chandigarh, February 5 Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will undergo his checkup at PGI Chandigarh on today. It was learned that Parkash Singh Badal has been shifted to…

UT Adviser reviews undergoing projects of Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, February 2 UT Adviser, Dharam Pal reviewed the undergoing works/ projects with various facilities of Chandigarh Administration on Tuesday. After inspecting the area earmarked for…

Chandigarh: Fire breaks out in slums of Sector 25

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, February 1 A major fire broke out in the slums of Sector 25 here late Monday evening. According to the information, all the belongings of…

COVID cases in Chandigarh decreasing – 618 new cases and 2 deaths

Chandigarh, January 27 Chandigarh reported 618 new COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday. Two deaths due to COVID were also reported in the last 24 hours. As per the information released…

10 shanties razed at veggie market in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 22 A joint team of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation and the Estate Office launched a special drive in the vegetable market, Sector 26, here, today. It demolished nearly…

Power privatisation in Chandigarh: HC seeks admn’s response on plea seeking stay on further steps

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 21 The high court on Thursday sought response from the UT administration on a fresh plea moved by UT Powermen Union seeking stay on…

Chandigarh reports 1294 new COVID cases and 2 deaths

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 20 Chandigarh reported 1294 new COVID-19 positive cases on Thursday. Two deaths due to COVID were also reported in the last 24 hours. As…

Chandigarh: RLA office to function with limited services as many staff members test COVID positive

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 20 In view of COVID-19 positive cases in the office of Registering & Licensing Authority (RLA) U.T., Chandigarh, the administration decided that the office…

Chandigarh reports 1502 new COVID cases and 2 deaths

Chandigarh, January 20 Chandigarh reported 1502 new COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday. Two deaths due to COVID were also reported in the last 24 hours. As per the information released…

Chandigarh: 10 Omicron cases found in 75 random samples sent for Whole Genome Sequencing to IMTECH

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 18 10 Omicron cases have been found in a total of 75 random samples sent for Whole Genome Sequencing to IMTECH. As per the…

Chandigarh: AAP challenges Mayoral election process in HC

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, January 18   The Chandigarh unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has challenged the process of the Mayoral election by filing a petition in…

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…