The Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee (CPCC) is installing three automatic air quality monitoring stations at Sectors 26, 50 and Panjab University. Unlike the present stations, the new ones will be fully automated and give readings round the clock, said CPCC member secretary PJS Dadhwal.
Meanwhile, smog in the region again delayed arrival of 14 trains at the Chandigarh railway station on Sunday. The morning Shatabdi from New Delhi reached 18 minutes late, against its scheduled arrival of 11:05am.
Kalka Mail from Howrah was late by 3 hours, 20 minutes, Barmer-Kalka Express by 2 hours, 8 minutes, and Unchahar Express by 9 hours, 23 minutes. The Lalkuan-Amritsar Express, which arrives at Chandigarh at 9:25 am, was late by an hour and 20 minutes, while the train from Lucknow arrived with a delay of 2 hours, 15 minutes.
Himalayan Queen was late by 3 hours, 50 minutes, and Dibrugarh-Chandigarh Express was running behind schedule by 10 hours, 8 minutes. With the airport closed on Sunday, no flight was available.
There is no use finding fault with the EVMs now when the party leadership committed a historic blunder with regard to the overall strategy in the elections. First, it should look within to find out reasons that stopped AAP’s march to power,” Chandigarh-based The Tribune quoted Mann as saying.
24 Oct 2018
25 Oct 2018