62 patients of skin diseases identified, treatment started
Patiala, October 10
A total of 62 patients suffering from skin diseases have been identified at a special camp organised in the Kallar Colony here by the district health authorities, which swung into action after a news item appeared in this connection in these columns on October 9.
Engineers, MBAs willing to be ASIs
Ludhiana, October 10
The burgeoning employment drought in Punjab and the declining physical standards of the youth have come to the fore in the recruitment of Assistant Sub-Inspectors (ASI) of Punjab Police currently under way in several places in Punjab.
Seelam Sohi stakes claim on Banur segment
Zirakpur, October 10
Even as the Punjab Assembly elections are almost four months away, the electoral scene in the Banur segment has hotted up with Ms Seelam
Sohi, senior Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee(PPCC) leader and widow of veteran
Congress leader Ravinder Singh Sohi, today throwing her hat in the electoral ring.
No poll tie-up with Cong in state: Karat
Chandigarh, October 10
The CPM, which held a meeting of the State Committee here today to discuss various aspects related to the Assembly elections in Punjab, decided to make the SAD-BJP combine its main target in the poll and not have any adjustment or electoral alliance with the ruling Congress in the state.
PYC to raise village-level committees
Sangrur, October 10
The Punjab Youth Congress (PYC), led by Mr Vijay Inder Singla, organised a rally outside Nabha Gate here today. Almost all the speakers criticised the Shiromani Akali Dal for its policies, and appreciated the Amarinder government for its development-oriented projects in the state.
Constitution of Punjab Library Act sought
Amritsar, October 10
The Punjabi Writers Cooperative Society yesterday appealed to the government to constitute a “Punjab Library Act” to open a number of libraries in rural areas “to divert the mind of the youth towards constructive purposes and move them away from drugs”.
CM will ensure Naya Gaon NAC, assures Kang
Kharar, October 10
The Morinda MLA and Cabinet Minister, Mr Jagmohan Singh Kang, today kicked off work on a new tube well, meant to provide drinking water to residents of the Shivalik Vihar, Naya Gaon village, falling in the periphery of Chandigarh under Kharar subdivision.
Maharashtra DGP visits Damdama Sahib
Bathinda, October 10
The Director-General of Police (DGP), Maharashtra, Mr P.S. Pasricha, today paid obeisance at Takht Sri Damdama Sahib along with members of his family.
Light shed on rights of mentally challenged
Fatehgarh Sahib, October 10
Mentally challenged persons will be provided free legal aid and their legal rights protected in all judicial courts of the district, said Madam Sabina, District and Sessions Judge-cum-Chairperson, District Legal Services Authority.