Merry Barua, founder-director of National Centre for Autism, New Delhi, said autism was not a mental disaster or retardness, but an intellectual disability due to uneven skill development.
Davinder Kaur Jolly, a non-resident Indian (NRI), donated eight bicycles to the needy students of Class 11 and 12 at Shaheed Nirmaljeet Singh Memorial Government Senior Secondary School, Isewal, here on Wednesday.
Come summers, and several city schools gear up to take their students to foreign locales during vacations. Domestic tourist destinations such as Rajasthan or Kerela seem passé, as exotic spots in Europe and the UK are where students now head for educational and enriching experience.
Members of Feed Foundation, an NGO, along with parents of the students of Ryan International School, Dugri, submitted a memorandum to deputy commissioner (DC) Rahul Tewari on Tuesday, requesting him to resolve the matters between the school and parents.
With just four days left for the zila parishad elections scheduled on May 19, the political parties have stepped up their campaign in the rural areas to woo the voters.
Even as the knitwear industry in city is gearing up its preparations in hope of another good season after the one that ended, the manufacturers of summer garments are feeling the pinch of slow market this year.
Congress leader Amarjeet Singh Tikka has landed in trouble as a woman claiming to be his sister-in-law has accused him of assaulting and molesting her. Bhupinder Kaur of Bhai Himmat Singh Nagar has alleged that Tikka, along with his two relatives, also tore her clothes at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on Sunday evening.
The Division Number 5 police have booked a former employee of a city-based travel agency for allegedly logging into the agency's e-mail account and cancelling two air tickets of its customers to harm its reputation.
The accused has been identified as Neha Kaushal of Pakhowal road. She was booked under Section 66 of the Information Technology Act following a complaint by Bhupesh Kumar, owner of Christine Vacations, Feroze Gandhi market.
The claims of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) of keeping a check on illegal vendors and beggars on trains seem to be falling flat.
The Federation of Associations of Small Industries of India (FASII) has welcomed the new guidelines of the ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for disbursement of loan for MSMEs.
It seems that the municipal corporation (MC) of Ludhiana works only on the orders of the Punjab and Harayana high court. The MC has initiated two important drives, which were actually its prerogative, on the orders of the high court.
The tehbazari wing of the municipal corporation swung into action and removed around 150 illegal hoardings installed on different roads in the Dugri area of the city on Sunday.
On the second day of the national buyer-seller meet of knitwear and apparel manufacturer industry, manufacturers held interactions with retailers from across the country.
The elementary teachers union, government teachers' union, democratic teachers' front and SC/BC teachers' union have shown resentment over the re-appointment of Gursharan Singh as district resource person under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).
Just a day after the decomposed body of a four-year-old girl was found in a Model Town house, the police on Saturday found the naked body of a nine-year-old girl in a dried water tank on a plot at Shakti Nagar of Basti Jodhewal.