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Chandigarh witnesses wettest December day in 5 yrs

6mm overnight rain and 35.1mm was recorded

With the sky becoming dark pretty early amid cloud cover, motorists switch on the headlights during the downpour at Panjab University in Chandigarh on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 14, 2019 06:46 AM IST
ByRajanbir Singh

New vending site in Chandigarh’s Sec 41 drives residents up the wall

Smoke, noise, stench from fish market leaves dwellers of EWS houses peeved

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Published on Dec 13, 2019 12:50 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

15 black spots identified in Chandigarh in linewith road ministry’s guidelines

New guidelines define a black spot as the area on a 500-mt stretch where there have either been five road accidents or 10 fatalities over a period of three years

Black spots, such as this one at the Hallomajra intersection in Chandigarh, will be tagged with signages of ‘accident prone area’, a solar powered blinker and rumble strips.(Keshav Singh/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 12:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Weather dept predicts less rain, fog in Chandigarh this winter

Light to moderate rainfall (below 30mm) is expected on Thursday, while there is a chance of hail on Friday if the minimum temperature drops further

The setting sun paints the sky a vivid crimson in Mohali on Tuesday.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Updated on Dec 11, 2019 12:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Speeding in Chandigarh at night? Beware, you can be caught on camera

Three systems to read number plates and issue challan automatically to be put in place

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Updated on Nov 28, 2019 01:40 AM IST
HT Correspondent | ByRajanbir Singh

Chandigarh sees wettest November since 1997, more rain on the cards

Rain causes mercury to plunge to 22°C, three notches below normal; further drop may lead to fog

A girl takes a walk in the rain in Chandigarh on Tuesday.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Updated on Nov 27, 2019 07:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Get a FASTag before Dec 1 or pay double toll fee

Vehicles without the FASTag stickers will be charged double the toll for using the highway

From December 1, all lanes, except the leftmost hybrid lane, at toll barriers will be FASTag-anabled.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 26, 2019 12:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Chandigarh police to introduce alcometers equipped with cameras

20 such gadgets have been procured at a cost of ₹27,000 each; these cameras can function in the dark as well

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Updated on Nov 25, 2019 01:03 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

40% accidents in Chandigarh last year involved four-wheelers

Of the 98 accidents that occurred in the city in 2018, four-wheelers were involved in 40

Speeding was one of the main reasons behind road mishaps in city.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 01:28 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Slow down, speed radar cameras will be watching

Hi-tech speed radar cameras complete with LED screens to display approaching vehicles’ speed, at six locations in the city

An LED screen will display the speed of a passing vehicle after it is captured by a radar camera.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 07, 2019 08:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Chandigarh roundabouts saw fewer deaths than traffic lights

While commuters tend to speed through traffic signals, even if they turn yellow, roundabouts force them to slow down.

Chandigarh, India April 16::A view of Matka Roundabout in Chandigarh on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times
Published on Nov 21, 2019 12:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

94% fatal accidents in Chandigarh caused by speeding

Number of challans issued for the traffic offence three times more than that in 2017, reflecting commuters’ blatant disregard to safety

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Published on Nov 21, 2019 12:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh

Million-plus cities survey: Chandigarh saw third-least number of accidents in 2018

Chandigarh reported the third-least number of road accidents in India in 2018, states the report released by the ministry of road transport and highways for the 50 million-plus (having population over 10 lakh) cities. On the list, the city, which witnessed 316 accidents last year, has been ranked 48th, with only Jamshedpur (311) and Amritsar (123) recording lower figures than Chandigarh.

As per the report released by the ministry of road transport and highways for 50 million-plus (having population over 10 lakh) cities, total number of accidents that took place in Chandigarh in 2018 was 316. The report places Chennai on the top spot with 7,580 accidents last year.(HT File)
Updated on Nov 20, 2019 01:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Chandigarh’s air quality takes turn for the worse

AQI rose sharply from 224 on Monday to 274 on Tuesday, as recorded at the continuous ambient air quality monitoring station in Sector 25.

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Published on Nov 13, 2019 01:23 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Onion prices in Chandigarh touch 70 again, mandi authorities blame erratic supply

Fleet of trucks, which started from Nashik in Maharashtra, has yet to reach the city. As such, supply has run out quickly, driving up the prices.

Onion prices had come down to ₹50 and ₹45 on November 7 and 8, respectively.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 12, 2019 07:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Family problems are main trigger for suicides in Chandigarh

Published on Nov 09, 2019 12:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Chandigarh gets a breather as air quality improves due to winds

The average AQI remained at 107 on Tuesday, just past the 100 mark, placing it in the moderate bracket

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Updated on Nov 06, 2019 01:05 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Onion, tomato prices surge 50% in Chandigarh

While onion prices have gone up from ₹45 to ₹65 per kilogram within a week at apni mandis, tomato rates have risen from ₹40 to ₹60

Chandigarh director of food supply Vinod Kavale said the administration has no plan to set up special counters at community centres as of yet.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 05, 2019 12:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Chandigarh’s air quality deteriorates further

AQI recorded higher than what it was day after Diwali, to worsen amid cloudy weather and falling mercury

Updated on Nov 03, 2019 12:25 AM IST
ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

New MV Act: At 17,498, October sees more challans than Sept in Chandigarh

The number of challans was high despite police decreasing focus on challaning violators since the second week of October.

A total of 17,498 challans were issued in October against the 15,771 in September.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Nov 02, 2019 12:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Chandigarh’s air quality at year’s worst on Diwali eve

AQI recorded at 237 on Saturday evening, it had touched 311 after Diwali in 2018

Even before Diwali, the Air Quality Index (AQI) of the city shot up to 237 on Saturday(PTI)
Updated on Oct 27, 2019 04:22 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Vehicle sales spike this Dhanteras

According to the local transport authorities, 459 vehicles (including both two- and four-wheelers) were sold in Chandigarh on October 25

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Updated on Oct 26, 2019 12:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

450 challaned for driving auto without meter in Chandigarh

Traffic police started the drive from October 10 following high court orders

Complaints can be made on state transport authorities helpline 0172-2700159 (office hours only) and traffic police helpline 1073 (24x7)Photo by Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Published on Oct 21, 2019 06:30 AM IST
ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

CII fair: Locals learn waste segregation, plastic management on Day 1

The 24th annual Confederation of Indian industry (CII) fair was inaugurated by UT administrator VP Singh Badnore

Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore inaugurating the 24th edition of the CII Chandigarh Fair at Parade Ground, Sector 17, in Chandigarh on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 19, 2019 12:45 AM IST
ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

City’s AQI becomes poorest this year, likely to cross 200

Rose to 198 on Thursday as per the data available with the Central Pollution Control Board observatory, official blames construction activity

Published on Oct 18, 2019 01:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Chandigarh’s mess: Segregate waste or pay up

MC commissioner KK Yadav on Monday directed the sanitation department to start fining residents for non-segregation of waste

Having faced a setback on the launch day itself, there was no major improvement noticed on third day of waste segregation drive either as all stakeholders were found locked in blame game.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 01:15 AM IST
Vivek Gupta and Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh | ByVivek Gupta and Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Segregation goes waste on launch day in Chandigarh

Though not all residents gave waste in a segregated form, the private garbage collectors did manage to keep them separated in their manual karts from where ever they received it but it all got mixed up at secondary collection points

Though not all residents gave waste in a segregated form, the garbage collectors managed to keep it separated in their manual carts only to see it all get mixed up at the secondary collection points.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Published on Oct 13, 2019 01:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVivek Gupta/Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Chandigarh! Get ready for more severe, foggy winter this year

The delayed withdrawal of monsoon is a precursor, says IMD regional director

Fog and inclement weather affects visibility and hits operations at the Chandigarh airport every winter, especially during the peak season in December and January.
Updated on Oct 08, 2019 01:28 PM IST
ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh

Tomato rate touches 70/kg in Chandigarh

The tomato prices have seen a steep hike in the past last month. They were priced at just ₹20 per kg on September 1.

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Updated on Oct 05, 2019 11:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh

Epic show: Three generations of Ram’s family celebrate 50 years of Ramlila

Bhagwati Prashad Gaur, who was born in Pauri Garhwal in Uttarakhand, came to Chandigarh in 1969

BP Gaur helping his son Deepak Gaur to prepare for the role of Ram in Sector 22, Chandigarh, on September 1.(RAVI KUMAR/HT)
Published on Oct 03, 2019 01:26 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
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