The city of Chandigarh was one of the early planned cities in the post-independence India and is known internationally for its architecture and urban design. The master plan of the city was prepared by Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier, transformed from earlier plans created by the Polish architect Maciej Nowicki and the American planner Albert Mayer. Most of the government buildings and housing in the city, however, were designed by the Chandigarh Capital Project Team headed by Pierre Jeanneret, Jane Drew and Maxwell Fry. In 2015, an article published by BBC named Chandigarh as one of the perfect cities of the world in terms of architecture, cultural growth and modernisation.
The year was 1980 and Gavaskar, a superstar in world cricket back then, was at the Sector 16 Stadium in Chandigarh for a domestic match that also featured local hero Kapil Dev... “I went to the same college in Chandigarh as Kapil did ... “When he came out for the pre-match warm-up that day in Chandigarh, I could not control my emotions.
The decision by Prasar Bharati's Akashvani to discontinue the PunjabiNews units at its Delhi and Chandigarh centres has sparked anger among both the staff and the Punjabi community ... Harjap Singh Aujla, a radio enthusiast, author, and engineer, criticised the decision to shift the Punjabi section from Chandigarh and Delhi to Jalandhar.
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Harjinder Singh Dhami has condemned the decision of stopping the broadcast of Punjabi news bulletins from the All-India Radio (Akashwani) stations operating at Delhi and Chandigarh.
Apporvanand ... For them, he is just a trespasser, maybe even a criminal!. First, some context ... This episode, for the critics, is as laughable as the one in which PGIMER authorities in Chandigarh are said to have punished women students who did not attend the event where the 100th episode of Narendra Modi’s radio programme “Mann Ki Baat” was broadcast.
Dr Ashwani Kumar, additional director, CGHS, Chandigarh, ordered the de-empanelment of Dr Shamer Singh MemorialRadio Diagnostic Centre on May 1 due to expiration of NABH validity ... Among the HCOs removed from the list are Dr Shamer Singh Memorial Radio Diagnostic Centre, Sector ...
Dignitaries attending the screening of 100th episode of Mann Ki Baat at Punjab Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh on Sunday ... Chandigarh administrator and Punjab governor Banwarilal Purohit also witnessed the event with other invitees ... Kaur is the first research scholar who completed Ph.D on Prime Minister’s monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat.
He has also given a new direction to the people.' Purohit, who listened to the radio broadcast at the Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh, said the programme connects the hearts and minds of people and is successfully promoting unity and hope among its audience.
An auto-rickshaw driver accused of stalking and harassing a city-based radio jockey was arrested on Tuesday. The accused, RanjeetKumar alias Chiya, 45, is a resident of Dadumajra Colony (DMC), Chandigarh... The radio jockey had tweeted about the ...