Launch of books on Prime Minister Narendra Modi; UC chancellor calls him an illustrious leader

Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged all of India to dream big and showed the world that dreams can be achieved if pursued with determination and perseverance, said Taranjit Singh Sandhu, India’s Ambassador to the United States, at the international launch of two books on the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi at the ‘Vishwa Sadbhavana’ event hosted by the NID Foundation at the city of Chicago, United States of America. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chief Patron of the NID Foundation and Chancellor of the University of Chandigarh (CU), hailed Prime Minister Modi as an illustrious leader, a highly experienced strategist but above all a great humanist and expressed his gratitude for the pro-Sikh decision under the current regime.

NSO organizes a quiz contest

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The Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation celebrates the iconic week under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav from June 27 to July 3. As part of the week-long celebrations, the National Statistical Office (Field Operations Division), Chandigarh had held a ‘quiz competition, ANVESHA 2022’, on official statistics for college/university students in the regional office in the state capital, Chandigarh.

Mentoring program held at the CCA

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A mentorship program was held at Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA) to educate first year B.Arch students. Dr. Sangeeta Bagga Mehta, Principal of Chandigarh College of Architecture (CCA), hosted guest speaker Dr. Namrita Kalsi, Chief Architect of New Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and CCA alumnus. She emphasized the need for mentorship in light of the National Education Policy, 2020, and multidisciplinary approaches in architecture and its curriculum.

Enactus PU secures first place

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Enactus, Panjab University (PU) was awarded first place among all Enactus India teams, in Colgate-Palmolive Know your OQ Challenge, which focuses on promoting dental health and hygiene. This challenge launched by Colgate-Palmolive in February 2022 aims to build understanding and improve their oral health quotient and understand the links between oral health and overall health and well-being.

ICAI organizes a seminar on tax evasion

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: The Chandigarh-Panchkula-Mohali Section of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) in association with the Tax Research Department, the Headquarters of the Committee on Direct and Indirect Taxation and the North India Regional Council ( NIRC) held a seminar at the Confederation of Industry (CII) Hall in Sector 31 on tax evasion and tax reforms in India. “A Chartered Management Accountant has an important role to play in India’s tax reforms,” ​​said ICAI Central Board Member Rakesh Bhalla. Anil Sharma, Chairman of the NIRC Tax Committee, also discussed various GST related topics.

AAP advisers meet with UT adviser on Dadumajra discharge

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: A team of 10 AAP advisers led by opposition leader Yogesh Dhingra met with UT adviser Dharam Pal here on Monday to lobby him on the need to fix the Dadumajra landfill before the monsoons. Councilors said residents of the town were experiencing health problems due to the smell emanating from the landfill and the smoke generated by the frequent fires. With the rains last week, things got worse, he told the councillor.

Yadavindra Gardens will be closed on Tuesday

Panchkula
A district administration spokesman said on Monday that for administrative and maintenance reasons, Yadavindra Gardens, Pinjore will remain closed on Tuesday.

CH01-CK series: ‘0001’ sold for 12.21 million

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The vehicle registration number 0001 of the new series CH01-CK was auctioned for 12.21 lakh here on Monday. A total of 436 registration numbers were auctioned off and recovered by the Registration and Licensing Authority (RLA) 1.56 crore in all. The second highest bid was 5.71 lakh for number 0007. 0009 was purchased for 5.64 million; 0008 for 3.7 million; 0005 for 3.51 million; 0013 for 3.51 million; 9999 for 3.31 million; 0002 for 3.25 lakh and 0055 for 3.12 million.

UT industry body calls for implementation of MSME law

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To further accelerate the pace of income and job creation along with other multiple direct and indirect benefits, the Chandigarh Chamber of Industries (CCI), the apex body of industrial units in the city, has called for the establishment of implementation of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Act in the city, single VAT regulations for industries and withdrawal of notices of construction violation and abuse to owners of industrial units.

After deliberating the matter in detail at an executive committee meeting, the ICC has now pinned its hopes on UT’s administration, expecting favorable decisions at the earliest.

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