doing private practice
The Civil Surgeon has recommended appropriate action against a doctor
after reportedly finding her doing private practice at her husband’s
clinic during office hours here yesterday.
issue ‘white paper’ on govt
(Sangrur), August 11
Holding Capt Amarinder Singh, Punjab Chief Minister, responsible for
“rampant corruption” and acts of terrorism in the state, Mr
Parkash Singh Badal, president of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD),
yesterday announced that after coming to power the SAD-BJP alliance
would order a high-level inquiry into the “corruption” by the
Congress men, including ministers, and the excesses being committed by
the police and the civil administration against the common people.
colleges not allowed to admit students
As many as 34 colleges offering Bachelors in Education in Punjab have
not been allowed to admit students for this session, pending
affiliation from universities. Candidates seeking admissions to these
colleges now have at least 3000 seats less than what had earlier been
The veteran Akali leader and former Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandak
Committee (SGPC) chief, Mr Prem Singh Lalpura, announced his decision
to join the Congress here today.
city residents consume adulterated milk’
Six to seven lakh residents of Jalandhar city, which has a population
of about 10 lakh, have been drinking either adulterated milk or
getting milk with low nutrients like proteins, minerals and
carbohydrates due to ‘over confidence’ in ‘friendly’ milkmen.
Surgeon raises doubts about PGI report
While admitting that 164 cases of gastroenteritis have been reported
from Tiba village so far, the Civil Surgeon, Ropar, has raised doubts
about the PGI report, confirming that 40-year-old Sohan Singh from the
same village has Cholera. In a detailed report sent to the Health
Secretary, Punjab, today, he expressed the need to review the PGI test
with RSS fake, says Akal Takht chief
Akal Takht Jathedar Joginder Singh Vedanti today claimed that the
letter in the possession of the national president of the Rashtriya
Sikh Sangat (RSS), giving ‘clean chit’ to the organisation on the
letterhead of Takht was ‘fake’.
parties protest against price rise
The joint front of the Left parties, including CPI, CPM Punjab, CPI
(ML) Liberation, Forward Block and RSP, today held a rally here to
protest against the Central and the state governments for their
failure to control the rising prices of the essential commodities.
students hurt as bus falls into ditch
As many as 30 students of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) and some teachers
were injured when a school bus carrying them overturned at Thamaya
Chowk here today.
against school principal
Activists of the SAD (1920), led by Mr Varinder Singh Bains, staged a
dharna and blocked vehicular traffic in front of Mount Carmel Senior
Secondary School at Kakon on the Hoshiarpur-Dasuya road from 7 a.m. to
9 a.m. today to express their resentment against the Principal of the
school for instructing Sikh students to remove their turbans while
coming to the school.