Post anti-aircraft fire, Rs 1K fine put on hold at rly station: News Kidda

Tribune News Service Sanjay Bumbroos Chandigarh, September 28 Facing anti-aircraft fire from the public over the charging of Rs 1,000 as a deterrent fine from vehicle owners as part of the new pick-up and drop-off system introduced at Chandigarh railway station, authorities have decided to put the charge on hold. In the rest … Read more

In a first for PGI Chandigarh, concurrent kidney-pancreas transplant recipient yields healthy baby: News Kidda

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 28 A 32-year-old woman from Uttarakhand gave birth to a girl four years after kidney-pancreas concomitant transplantation in PGIMER, Chandigarh. Prof Ashish Sharma, Head of the Division of Kidney Transplant Surgery, PGIMER, said: “To date, less than 150 pancreatic transplants have been performed in India. Of these, PGIMER … Read more

Chandigarh International Airport Named After Bhagat Singh: News Kidda

Tribune News Service Gaurav Kanthwal Mohali, September 28 The Ministry of Civil Aviation has today renamed Chandigarh International Airport as ‘Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport’. Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the plaque in Mohali and paid tribute to the national icon on his 115th birthday. Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister … Read more

Chandigarh offers sops to start-ups filing patents, creating infrastructure: News Kidda

Tribune News Service Dushyant Singh Pundiru Chandigarh, September 26 To promote entrepreneurship in the mobility of electric vehicles (EV) in the UT, startups that register national and international patents are reimbursed up to 50 percent of the costs. The start-up costs and all other costs associated with the registration of IP rights (intellectual … Read more

Panchkula DC visits Mansa Devi Temple: News Kidda

Tribune News Service Panchkula, September 25 Mahavir Kaushik, Panchkula Deputy Commissioner and Chief Administrator of the Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board (SMMDSB), visited the temple grounds today to take stock of preparations for the Ashwin Navratra fair starting tomorrow. Deputy Police Commissioner Surinder Pal Singh, Chief Executive Officer and Secretary of the … Read more

Trees fall, roads collapse as rain records tumble in Chandigarh: News Kidda

Tribune News Service Sandeep Rana Chandigarh, September 25 Record September 24 hours of rain in 12 years wreaked havoc in the city, causing road collapses, uprooting as many as 37 trees and impacting power supplies in several areas. Tree uprooted on road separating sectors 37-38. The overnight rain forced the UT administration to … Read more

Huge drop-off costs anger train passengers, called ‘unrealistic’: News Kidda

Tribune News Service Sanjay Bumbroos Chandigarh, September 25 The new order, which leaves just six minutes for vehicles to pick up or drop off passengers at the gate of Chandigarh railway station, has drawn sharp criticism from the public, with commuters calling it “unrealistic and impractical”. Focused on decongestion The new system aims … Read more

Covid: Chandigarh sees 2 new cases: News Kidda

Chandigarh: The city witnessed two cases of Covid-19 on Thursday. As many as eight patients recovered from the disease. TNS 12 sick in Mohalic Mohali: In the Mohali district, 12 new cases of Covid were reported, bringing the number of positive cases to 100,995. Ten patients were cured of the disease. There were 82 active … Read more

Canceling admission of five students: Students protest, demand rollback of decision: News Kidda

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 A day after the management of DAV College, Sector 10, canceled the admission of five students, several students held a protest outside the college today demanding a reversal of the decision. On Wednesday, the university’s management withdrew the admission of five students, who were allegedly supporters of … Read more