Chandigarh’s climate architectural vocabulary | Cities News,The Indian Express

Written by AR. Vijay Kumar On one hand, Chandigarh’s planning and layout engage with important tenets of climate responsiveness, on the other, Chandigarh owes its climate responsiveness also to its architectural character and individual building treatment. At the city level, Le Corbusier and his team worked on urban morphology parameters, such as urban envelope, corridor … Read more

After Moosewala’s murder, spotlight back on (Punjabi) gangs of Canada

The Ruffians. That’s the name of a gang in Abbotsford area of ​​British Columbia, Canada, cobbled together by Punjabi-origin people. Kal Dosanjh, a veteran police officer with the Vancouver police, says the three-year-old gang is the first of its kind — all its members are international students. With Goldy Brar, a gangster who traveled to … Read more

Panjab University pay parity struggle hits a nerve amid tussle over Chandigarh

To be or not to be a central university. That is the question roiling Panjab University (PU) in Chandigarh these days. A month after the Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the Center to explore the possibility of converting PU into a central university, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on June 19 sought the intervention … Read more

Special to Express | Tour of Duty: Don’t blunt our winning edge

As part of the ongoing military reforms, the government is introducing ‘Tour of Duty’ (ToD) scheme called Agnipath, which is a short-term recruitment plan. Under the new policy, males aged 18-21 years with 10+2 qualification, will be enrolled on a contractual basis for a period of four years, including six months of training. On completion … Read more

Special to Express | Tour of Duty: Don’t blunt our winning edge

As part of the ongoing military reforms, the government is introducing ‘Tour of Duty’ (ToD) scheme called Agnipath, which is a short-term recruitment plan. Under the new policy, males aged 18-21 years with 10+2 qualification, will be enrolled on a contractual basis for a period of four years, including six months of training. On completion … Read more

Making of Chandigarh: Planning climate ness and preventing an urban heat island

Climate responsiveness was one of the most important aspects considered by Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier throughout the planning and design of the city of Chandigarh. The decision regarding the exact location and orientation of the city went through multiple deliberations based on the idea of ​​creating a natural microclimate for a region having a hot … Read more

Haryana Rajya Sabha polling – The 17-hour long dramatic turn of events

The high-stakes battle for two Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana will witness a long 17-hour dramatic turn of events. Objections were raised on two Congress votes within the first hour of polling that eventually resulted in a delay of counting of votes by more than seven hours. Although the counting began post midnight, yet two … Read more

A stage for change | The Indian Express

A stage for new beginnings, vocabulary, experiments, explorations and expressions… this was the vision with which Tagore Theater was given a form and shape. India’s first modern city needed a space for creative, social and political dialogues, and a platform for young men and women to express their practices. And Tagore Theater in Sector 18 … Read more

Vice Prez Naidu exhorts students to use education for national development

The gymnasium hall of Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh, wore an absolute yellow-orange look on Friday as it welcomed the Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu, the chief guest for PU’s 69th convocation ceremony on Friday morning. Vice president of India M Venkaiah Naidu handing over the degree to one of the students of Panjab … Read more

Is Punjab economy inching towards debt trap, and why it is cause for worry

Is Punjab economy inching towards debt trap? Is there really a cause to worry? These are natural questions that should arise inquisitively while having a cursory look at the ever soaring debt burden on the Punjab. Typically, debt trap is a situation when debt-to-GDP ratio is persistently rising over time to the government’s ability to … Read more