Punjabi varsity offers free education to rural poor Row over MBBS admission deepens
Row over MBBS admission deepens
Transfer of Principal, Medical Supdt revoked
The Punjab Research and Medical Education Department seems to be unable to decide on the action to be taken against doctors of Government Medical College and Rajindra Hospital who are accused of negligence.
Rain brings cheer to farmers
Sunam awaits its renaming after son
Sunam, the birth place of Shaheed Udham Singh who avenged the Jalianwala Bagh massacre, is still known with the same name though Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had announced the renaming of the town as “Sunam Shaheed Udham Singh Wala” on the occasion of the 64th death anniversary of the martyr here last year.
The Director of the Centre for South Asians Studies, Prof Shinder Thandi, Coventry University, UK, has proposed to host a conference for promoting NRI investment among Punjabis in the UK.
Believe it or not there is only one beggar in Fatehgarh Sahib district as per the report sent by the District Social Security Officer (DSSO) to the Principal Secretary. Social Security and Child Development. This report has become a talk of the town as there are thousands of beggars harassing the public.
As many as 225 cases of diarrhoea had been reported from Sehna Patti locality of this village so far. The two persons, who died here in the past two days, were also suffering from diarrhoea and not food poisoning as suspected earlier. Both victims were residents of Sehna Patti.
Coming down heavily on various government departments that were offering free/concessional travel of Punjab Roadways buses without clearing dues, the Punjab Transport Department has demanded budgetary back-up for such travel concessions. Worried that the department could go a step ahead and bar the facility, the Punjab Government has coughed up Rs 241 crore in lieu of the dues.
The Punjab Government will cooperate with the SGPC in celebrating the 400th celebration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib at Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, on September 1 and the tercentenary observation of the Martyrdom Day of younger Sahibzadas of Guru Gobind Singh at Fatehgarh Sahib in December.
The Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, today expressed grief and sorrow over the death of Mrs Amrit Dhaliwal, wife of former Federal Minister of Canada, Herb Dhaliwal (Harbans Singh Dhaliwal), who died in Canada yesterday after a prolonged illness.
Resentment prevailed among telephone subscribers of the industrial town of Batala today due to the non-working of their phones since last evening.
The local railway station authorities today recovered the money looted by two policemen from four migrant workers yesterday.
A local court today sentenced to life imprisonment Parampal Singh, alias Lovely, who is proclaimed offender in a murder and rape case.
The Punjab Government has released the first instalments of Rs 10 lakh each for the overall development of Sarai Naga and Hari Ke Kalan villages, birthplace and maternal village, respectively, of Guru Angad Dev.
Kala Singh, an inmate of the local central jail who was convicted in a rape case, died today under mysterious circumstances. Kala Singh (34), died while he was being shifted to the local civil hospital, after his condition deteriorated in the morning.
The district police today claimed to have solved the murder of an old woman within a few hours of detection of victim’s body, with the arrest of a close relative.
A group clash took place at Gulabgarh village last night, resulting in serious injuries to seven persons. A gold chain of a woman which was alleged to have been snatched started it, leading to an Uno car being damaged in the melee.
A life saving drug being manufactured by a Mohali- based firm and being sold in this town was found spurious when the sample of the same was tested in a laboratory.
A case of a young man being forcibly castrated and being inducted into a eunuch gang has come to light with the man presenting himself before Patiala Inspector-General of Police Rajinder Singh today.
A six-week course on advanced technology of digital electronics concluded at the electronics and communication centre of the local Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College.
Three government schools were found locked during working hours when the Deputy Commissioner, Mr Ranjit Singh, visited the schools to check the attendance of schoolteachers.