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- Plastic bottle recycling machine installed in Mohali | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
The Punjab State Council for Science and Technology joined hands with the Punjab Pollution Control Board to install a plastic bottle recycling machine in the Phase 3B2 market in Mohali on Friday.
Cabinet Minister and local MLA Balbir Sidhu inaugurated the machine in the presence of Dr SS Marwaha Chairman PPCB and Jatinder Kaur Arora Executive Director Punjab State Council for Science and Technology.
The machine has a capacity to crush 500 bottles per hour.
- Court dismisses bail plea of Mohali resident | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
Ramkrishan UpadhyayTribune News ServiceChandigarh April 6Saying that there is a plenty of evidence on the police file to connect the accused with the alleged bank robbery in Sector 61 Chandigarh a local court has dismissed the bail application of a Mohali resident.
The police arrested accused Harjot Singh a resident of Mohali on February 10 2021 two days after the alleged robbery in the bank.
He threatened the bank employees and managed to commit a robbery of Rs865452 before escaping from the spot.
The additional public prosecutor opposed the bail application in view of the nature and the gravity of the offence.
The contention regarding improper identification of the applicant as the accused would now be a matter of trial.
- 185 industrial workers jabbed at MIA camp | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
Tribune News ServiceMohali April 8About 185 industrial workers were given the Covid vaccine jab during a camp organised by the Mohali Industries Association (MIA) in association with the Health Department at the MIA Bhawan here on Thursday.
Yogesh Sagar president MIA said industrial workers were vaccinated by a Health Department team comprising a doctor and two nurses.
He said all employees were above 45 years of age as mandated by the government and the health team was equipped with 200 vaccines.
He said as it was not possible for the workers to visit the vaccination centres during the duty hours so they decided to organise a camp on the MIA complex.
Rajeev Gupta general secretary MIA said seeing the success of the camp it was decided that a vaccination camp would be organised every day either at the MIA Bhawan or on the premises of a member unit.
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- Dhakoli area of Zirakpur declared containment zone as Covid cases surge | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
Tribune News ServiceMohali April 12In view of the surge in Covid cases the Dhakoli area of Zirakpur the district administration here on Monday declared the area as containment zone.
With 850 cases in past one week Dhakoli area of Zirakpur in Mohali district has become the hotspot as maximum number of cases has surfaced in the area.
About 1100 Covid positive cases have surfaced in the Dhakoli area since April 1.
Confirming the same Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan said Dhakoli has been converted into containment zone in view of the high number of cases concentrated in the area for the last four days.
He said after the Covid testing every eligible person in the area would be vaccinated before opening the containment zone.
- 10 nabbed for hooliganism at Mohali s Purab Apartments | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
Mohali April 12Ten youths were arrested for hooliganism and flouting Covid norms at Purab Apartments in Sector 88 here on Sunday night.
The police have also seized two cars from the suspects.
They have been identified as Arundeep Parampreet Gurvinder Amanjot Pantprakash Arshpreet Singh Simranpreet Singh Akashdeep Singh Amanpreet Singh and Parvinder Singh.
A case has been registered against them under Section 188 of the IPC at the Sohana police station.
The suspects were later released on bail.
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- Minister Balbir Sidhu s brother Amarjit Sidhu elected Mayor of Mohali | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
Sanjay BumbrooTribune News ServiceMohali April 12Amarjit Singh Sidhu aka Jeeti Sidhu brother of Punjab Cabinet Minister and local MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu was elected the Mayor at the first General House meeting of the Mohali Municipal Corporation held at MC Bhawan here today.
Amrik Singh Somal and Kuljit Singh Bedi were elected the Senior Deputy Mayor and the Deputy Mayor respectively.
Cabinet Minister Sidhu said they had declared that Rishav Jain would be the Mayor after two and a half years while Narpinder Singh Rangi would be the Senior Deputy Mayor.
He said the Deputy Mayor would be decided later.
A majority of the councillors including the newly elected Mayor Senior Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor were seen without a mask and did not maintain the distance despite the fact that Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu was present at the MC House meeting.
- Punjab health minister s brother Amarjit Singh Sidhu is new Mohali mayor | Chandigarh NYOOOZ
Tribune News ServiceMohali April 12Amarjit Singh Sidhu brother of cabinet minister and local MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu was elected mayor of the Mohali Municipal Corporation after oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected councillors at MC Bhawan in Mohali on Monday.
Amrik Singh Somal and Kuljit Singh Bedi were elected Senior Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively.
During the voting on February 14 Paramjit Singh Kahlon had filed a case against Amarjit Singh Sidhu for “rigging the polls” in Ward 10 during the MC election.
Twenty-five seats were reserved for women and the Congress candidates won on 37 seats.
Councillors of Azad group would be main party sitting in opposition in the 50-member House.
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- Mohali ramps up testing | CHANDIGARH NYOOOZ
Sanjay BumbrooTribune News ServiceMohali April 8In view of a surge in Covid cases the district administration has ramped up its testing capacity.
According to information in September last year the Health Department had conducted 32747 Covid tests and 6254 were found positive showing 19 per cent positivity rate.
Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan said the district was gradually ramping up the testing capacity.
As per the data Mohali district was conducting 1700 tests per million population while Punjab was conducting 1086 tests.
The government Covid vaccination centres are open seven days a week.
- Extend benefits of public welfare to beneficiaries | Jalandhar NYOOOZ
Tribune News ServiceKapurthala April 5Medical Education and Research Minister OP Soni on Monday asked all officials to ensure that the benefits of public welfare schemes reach every eligible beneficiary so that maximum number of people could avail them.
All set for New medical colleges The Medical Education and Research Minister said the administrative work has been completed for the establishment of three new medical colleges in Kapurthala Hoshiarpur and Mohali for the betterment of medical education and health facilities in the stateThese medical colleges will be operational by the end of 2022.
Rana said the concrete planning should be done to solve the problem of waste in the cities.
Chairman Punjab Agro Industries Joginder Singh Mann said the waste dumped by marriage palaces on the roadsides by the owner should be stopped besides taking strict action against violators.
Soni asked the commissioners of the Municipal Corporation Phagwara and Municipal Corporation Kapurthala to make a comprehensive plan in this regard.