May 4, 2017, Union Minister of Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu announced the results of Swachh Survekshan-2017 and everybody in the tricity was sure of Chandigarh winning the coveted title. But, to the shock and surprise of everyone, Chandigarh did not even figure in Top 10 cleanest cities in India out
We, as a country, have reached the moon and the mars, but still struggle with ills like poverty and malnutrition in our society. No matter how far we have come, there are still hundreds of issues to be addressed, and millions of lives to be touched.
The bright side is that
Who says what’s in a name?
Well, it’s definitely a controversy here!
Since its inauguration, Chandigarh Airport has been a cause of joy for travelers here, but WHAT SHOULD IT BE CALLED? The name has been a bone of contention between two states, Punjab & Haryana.
What is the controversy?
Name Proposed by Punjab Government: Shaheed-a-Azam
Chandigarh has it all.
I know you still are not satisfied with what you have here. You still want more.
Here, I'm not going to discuss what we want here, but I'd like to agree with me whether these existing state of affairs are acceptable to you?
How does youth view Chandigarh as?
Chandigarh is not just a city. It's been a journey. A journey of building a capital from the scratch. Unlike any other Indian city, Chandigarh has not evolved as a city naturally, over centuries. It's been a well-planned voyage. The aesthetically designed buildings, well-planned architecture, beautiful gardens and wide roads,
The youth these days faces a dilemma. They face confusion while selecting an institution to study. And, every youngster’s parents with dreams in eyes cannot afford to pack their kid’s bags to foreign shores. Some parents cannot even afford college fee. But, institutions these days are offering scholarships to needy
Aloo, tamatar, gobi, gajar, matar lelo...
Chandigarh early risers might not have rooster's morning crowing to wake them up, but for late risers (like my dear buddies) this lavish sabzi menu used to be a wake up alarm, not to forget a real irritating one for sleeplovers!
However, now we all wonder
"Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver."
-Barbara de Angelis
Meet Jagdish Ahuja, who was was born in Peshawar and came to Patiala with his family during the partition, when he was only 12 years old.
Chandigarhians are known for their love for dogs, but they should be of ace breed. Nothing less than a labrador, dachshund, st. bernard or a boxer interests them. We love flaunting the exotic breeds at the dog show. But what about the stray dogs? Our love for the breed (read
Sector 17, heart of Le Corbusier’s city, is fast losing its popularity. Sector 17 was not just Chandigarh's most celebrated shopping and hangout destination, but for places around too.
Why do people seem to have changed their mood?
The growing mall culture in the city is definitely one of the