15 injured in road mishap: About 15 persons sustained injuries when a jeep (PB03P-9435) and a truck (RJ 21G-1421) collided head-on near Chetak Park on the Bathinda-Barnala National Highway here on Monday evening. The jeep was going from Abohar to Rampura while the truck was coming from opposite direction. Volunteers of an NGO rushed the injured to the Civil Hospital.
New courses approved: The All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, has granted permission to the Aryabhatta Group of Institutes, Barnala, to run B.Tech and MBA courses from this academic session.
100 pc result in BCA: The Baba Farid College saw 100 per cent result in BCA (IIIrd year) examination, the result of which was declared by the Punjabi University, Patiala. A total of 57 students had appeared in the examination, of which 25 students secured over 70 per cent marks. Vishali stood first with 79.71 per cent marks followed by Baljeet Kaur and Bhavna with 79.43 per cent and 79 per cent marks, respectively.
IAS officers reshuffled:The Punjab government today affected a minor reshuffle amongst IAS officers by transferring secretary, Planning and Special Economic Package and project director, National Rural Health Mission
(NRHM), Satish Chandra as secretary, Health and Family Welfare. He will continue to hold earlier post. Principal secretary, Health and Family Welfare, Mandeep Singh Sandhu is now principal secretary, Printing and Stationary. Secretary, Higher Education and Languages, Anjali Bhawra is now secretary, Medical Education and Research, relieving Rakesh Singh of this additional charge. Anurag
Verma, PSEB Member, Finance, takes over additional charge of project director,
IAS officers: The Punjab government on Monday affected a minor reshuffle amongst IAS officers by transferring Secretary, Planning and Special Economic Package and Project Director, National Rural Health Mission, Satish Chandra as Secretary, Health and Family Welfare. He will continue to hold earlier post. Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Mandeep Singh Sandhu has been transferred as Principal Secretary, Printing and Stationary. Secretary, Higher Education and Languages Anjali Bhawra has been transferred as Secretary, Medical Education and Research, relieving Rakesh Singh of this additional charge. PSEB Member, Finance, Anurag Verma takes over additional charge of Project Director, National Rural Health Mission.
50-yr-old dies in mishap: A 50-year-old man was killed in a road accident on the Dera Bassi-Ambala highway near Bhankarpur village, late last night. The deceased was identified as Ajaib Singh, a resident of
Ambala. He was moving to Ambala from Chandigarh on his motorcycle when an unidentified vehicle hit the motorcycle from the rear. A case was registered against the unidentified vehicle.
NGOs honoured on Blood Donation Day:Blood Donation Day was observed here today on the premises of Civil Hospital.
The district administration honoured various NGOs on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, DC Kamal Kishore Yadav asked the Red Cross branch to make a list of blood donors and establish district-level blood donor's society. Civil Surgeon DP Godara highlighted the various aspects of blood donation and said that it was in no way harmful for the health. Dr MS
Tinna, Dr GS Dhillon besides representatives of various NGOs were present on the occasion.
Two drug peddlers nabbed: In
different incidents, the police nabbed two drug peddlers and recovered 2.5 kg
opium from their custody. SPS Parmar, the SSP, said the arrested persons have
been identified as Sandeep Singh, son of Mann Singh, a resident of Muktsar and
Sandeep Singh, son of Jagtar Singh, a resident of Ferozepur City. Cases have
been registered against both the accused, the cops added.
Dali is chairman of Improvement Trust:Rajesh Dali has been appointed as chairman of Improvement Trust in a function organised
here today. Senior BJP leaders, including state president Rajinder
Bhandari, BJP minister Manoranjan Kalia and local SAD leaders were also present.
Mehak tops in
BA exam:Mehak Sharma, a student of the AS College for Women, topped in the BA examinations with 80.14 per cent marks. Neha Sharma scored 76.75 per cent marks, while Priyanka Jain got 75.75 per cent marks.
Rekha Bhardwaj, principal of the college, said the overall pass percentage of the college was 94.15. She congratulated the staff and students on their achievement.
Addict found dead: The Balongi police found a youth dead near Badh Majra on Monday morning. The youth was identified as 18-year-old Satnam Singh, alias Satta. His father Harnek Singh, a resident of Seou village, said Satnam was an addict and had not returned home on Sunday night. The body had been handed over to the family.
One killed in accident: Kirpal Singh, a resident of Madanheri village, died after being hit by a Qualis at Madanheri bus stand. In his complaint to the police, Kirpal’s nephew Tara Singh, a resident of Raipur village, said the car had hit Kirpal while he was crossing the road. The driver of the car, Pawan Kumar, fled the spot, leaving the vehicle behind. Kirpal was admitted to the local civil hospital and was further referred to the
PGI, where he died last night. The driver has been booked for causing death due to negligent driving.
Narco test on Jyoti on cards:The city police will conduct a Norco analysis test of
Jyoti, the prime accused in the stamp paper scam, unearthed by Major (Retd) G. S
Benipal. Giving details about the development SP (City- I) Harsh Bansal said the proposal is in the pipeline and we are planning to take the Norco analysis test of the accused.
The test would be conducted either be conducted at Ganga Nagar or in
Hydrabad, said the officer.
Pbi varsity results declared: Punjabi University has declared the results of B A-III, BSc (Biotech)-III, BSc (Med and Non-Med)-III, BCom III, BSc (Agr)-IV, BCA-III and BSc (Home Science)-III. The results are available on university website: www.punjabiuniversity.ac.in. Students can collect their DMCs from respective colleges within three-four days.