medico-legal work for doctors in rural areas
550 doctors to be posted in health centres
The Health Department has decided that the doctors working in the
dispensaries, to be brought under the control of Zila Parishads would
not do medico legal work. The department has also sanctioned 550 posts
for medical and dental officer for hospitals community health centres
and subsidiary health centres & the state to provide medicare
round the clock.
burn Singla’s effigy
Thousands of employees belonging to various unions today blocked traffic
on the Jail road and burnt the effigy of Punjab Finance Minister
Surinder Singla in protest against the "maltreatment" meted
out to them in the Budget passed in the state Vidhan Sabha.
A group of boys celebrate Holi in their own style in Ludhiana on Tuesday.
— Photo by Inderjit Verma
farmers block traffic
(Gurdaspur), March 14
Poultry farmers of the district today blocked traffic at Madhopur for
two hours to protest against the ban by Jammu and Kashmir government
on poultry products from other states.
status to Mohali decried
Sahib, March 14
The recent decision of the state government of granting district
status to Mohali created hue and cry among the local leaders and
general public on the second day of Hola Mohalla during a political
In a series of anti-rabies immunisation camps organised by the Animal
Husbandry Department with the assistance of Punjab Veterinary Council,
a camp was held at Mullanpur Garibdass village, near here.
The British punter, who was arrested by the police for allegedly
indulging in betting during the India-England Test match, has been
remanded in police custody for two days by a local court.
must to sustain farming: minister
Sahib, March 14
The 12th state-level flower and vegetable exhibition-cum-seminar was
organised by the Horticulture Department at Aam Khas Bagh here today.
woman commits suicide
Regular torturing of the wife by her husband has compelled her to
commit suicide at village Bassi Maroof Saila village last evening.
arrested for Hisar youth’s murder
Two persons have been arrested in the murder case of a youth hailing
from Hisar. The victim’s mobile phone and cash were recovered from
brother for money
Ajit Singh, a resident of Jabbowal village in Jandiala Guru, was
killed by his younger brother Surjan Singh when he refused to give him
money to buy liquor.
for selling spurious Bt cotton seeds
Two persons were arrested by a police party headed by Inspector Baljit
Singh on Friday for smuggling and selling illicit sub-standard Bt.
Cotton seeds at high rates to farmers in Pandher village in Barnala
region, about 25 km from here.
arrested for refilling gas cylinders
The Civil Lines police has arrested three persons red-handed for
stealing gas from LPG cylinders and then selling the cylinders.
College holds convocation
Despite continuous rain fall and chilly weather conditions, the annual
convocation and prize distribution function of S.D. College here was
held on the college premises today.
Holi with senior citizens
Students and staff of the Swami Vivekanand Group of Institutes, Banur,
celebrated Holi with members of the Chandigarh Senior Citizens Welfare
Association (Greater) here today.