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Report of NHRC: 24,000 cases of mental illness recorded in Chandigarh hospital OPDs in 2014-15
Posted On: 2016-08-12 11:07:06 , By Report of NHRC: 24,000 cases of mental illness recorded in Chandigarh hospital OPDs in 2014-15 Send Inquiry: Click Here


AROUND 24,000 new cases of people suffering from mental illness were registered in the out patient departments (OPDs) in Chandigarh hospitals during 2014-15, reveals a report of the Technical Committee on Mental Health constituted by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The report estimates that the city can have around 77,656 people suffering from mental illness.
Compiled earlier this ye Read more...

Haryana to encourage corporates to fund government school projects
Posted On: 2016-08-02 12:07:29 , By Haryana to encourage corporates to fund government school projects Send Inquiry: Click Here


Companies will now be encouraged to fund government school projects in Haryana as part of the state government?s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. A co-ordination committee has been formed as part of a measure aimed at filling the funding gap in the sector and improving the quality of education, state Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said here on Sunday.
He said the state was s Read more...

After argument between Chandigarh Municipal Commissioner and Deputy Mayor, comes appreciation from different quarters
Posted On: 2016-07-21 10:52:59 , By After argument between Chandigarh Municipal Commissioner and Deputy Mayor, comes appreciation from different quarters Send Inquiry: Click Here


AFTER THE recent spat between Municipal Commissioner Uma Shankar Gupta and Deputy Mayor Manjeet Singh Sethi, so who was in the wrong? Neither of the two it seems, going by the public support they are getting. While Gupta was honoured twice in the last two days, a function was organised by a residents? welfare organisation to honour Sethi on Tuesday.
Those who honoured Gupta said that the officer Read more...

Zulfiqar case: Local court records statement of doctor in Chandigarh
Posted On: 2016-07-13 10:47:20 , By Zulfiqar case: Local court records statement of doctor in Chandigarh Send Inquiry: Click Here


A local court on Monday recorded the statement of a prosecution witness in the alleged sodomy case against director of NGO, Theatre Age, Zulfiqar Khan.
Dr Satyam Tyagi of the Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 16, deposed before the court and recorded his statement on the physical fitness of Zulfiqar.
The court has also summoned witnesses Rocky, Hardeep Singh, Geeta and Jangeshwar f Read more...

In five Haryana districts, 15,000 lower-level cops transferred in 29 months
Posted On: 2016-07-01 15:58:49 , By In five Haryana districts, 15,000 lower-level cops transferred in 29 months Send Inquiry: Click Here


From 2014 up to the first five months of 2016, five districts in Haryana effected a staggering 15,000 transfers of police personnel at the lower levels of the force, according to data accessed by The Indian Express through police sources.
The transfers in the five districts that come under the Hisar range – Hisar, Sirsa, Jind, Bhiwani and Fatehabad – are even more extraordinary when compared Read more...

Chandigarh: Ban no bar, vendors demand regulations
Posted On: 2016-06-28 11:38:03 , By Chandigarh: Ban no bar, vendors demand regulations Send Inquiry: Click Here


Despite the ban on sale of cut fruits in the city, vendors continue to sell fruits in unhygienic conditions at several places.

The vendors can be seen near government offices in Sector 17 and Sector 22 among other places. Most of them sell fruits in unhygienic conditions with flies and bees sitting on them.
Fruits like papaya, banana, apple, watermelon, sweet potato are commonly sold. Cut vege Read more...

Round & round the Mulberry bush: Tree Talk
Posted On: 2016-06-21 10:59:17 , By Round & round the Mulberry bush: Tree Talk Send Inquiry: Click Here


RIGHT around the corner of Sector 7 C Market is a little spot occupied by a dhobi and his family. As the familiar smell of burnt coal fills the air around him, he laboriously irons piles of clothes lying on a rickety folding bed under a curtain of leaves of an old Mulberry tree. So dense and refreshingly green is its canopy that the whole family, including an old stray dog, huddle under it through Read more...




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