HindustanTimes Fri,24 Oct 2014


3 city docs out of job for 3 months

Effectively ensuring that three city doctors and another physician from Fazilka will be out of job for three-six months, the Punjab Medical Council (PMC) has suspended their registration.Dr Rama Sofat, Dr Amit Sofat and Dr Ruchika Sofat of Dr Rama Sofat Hospital, Civil lines, Ludhiana, have lost the right to practice for three months for violating norms of advertising in the media several times and for not heeding warnings against the practice.

2 months on, school awaits grants to rebuild classrooms

Unsafe classrooms demolished at Government Primary School, Khul Gehna, 40km from here, two months ago, await grants to rebuild classrooms. In the meanwhile, 39 students are forced to sit in one classroom in which reusable material from the demolished structure such as iron rods and doors has been kept.

Civil surgeon office observes World Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day was observed at civil surgeon office and Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital here on Wednesday. Dr Batta said: “Before and after taking food and using washrooms, hands should be washed in a proper way as it keeps diseases at bay.”

MC yet to get tough with litterbugs

When the entire country is reverberating with the “Swachh Bharat” slogan given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the civic authorities are yet to strictly implement the laws against littering.

Sukhbir envisions Ludhiana as developed city in 2015

Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal on Friday envisioned that Ludhiana would be developed as the most clean and green city with upgraded infrastructure and basic amenities to the entire population of the state’s commercial capital.

Mechanical sweeping project receives 3 bids

Three firms showed interest in the mechanical sweeping project, as the technical bid for it was opened on Wednesday. The financial bid is likely to be held next week after the checking of details provided by the interested firms.

Security sought for kin of 2 men slain in fake encounter

Raj Kumar Verka, vicechairman, National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), on Wednesday directed the Ludhiana police to provide adequate security to the family of two brothers killed in an alleged fake encounter in Jamalpur on September 27.

CBSE to hold math Olympiad on Dec 7

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will organise Group Mathematical Olympiad on December 7. With this programme, the board aims to strengthen the knowledge of students, enhance their innate problem solving skills and identify talent at the young age.

Glitzy high-rises invite, but where is the parking space?

Entering or exiting the high-rise glitzy buildings in city is emerging to be a Herculean task, as neither the owners nor the planning mandarins in the civic authority thought it fit to think of the convenience of people who would either shop or work there. Yes indeed, the issue is car parking.

BCM Arya students selected for national Sanskrit group song contest

The music team of BCM Arya School bagged top position at the state-level Sanskrit group-song competition organised by Bharat Vikas Parishad.

MC razes illegal building under construction in Jawahar Nagar

Following a complaint, the municipal corporation razed an illegal structure under construction in Jawahar Nagar Camp on Tuesday.

DMCH holds lecture on plastic surgery

A lecture on review of plastic surgery and its procedure was organised at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on Tuesday. Dr Prabha Yadav, professor and head of plastic surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai was the key note speaker.

Tikka is election observer for Sanaur constituency

The Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) has appointed Amarjit Singh Tikka as the election observer for the Sanaur constituency in Patiala district. His appointment was cleared by the AICC secretary Harish Chaudhary.

Woman whistleblower becomes flesh trade racket gang’s target

Instead of getting accolades for her daredevil act of busting a sex racket, 28-year-old Jaswinder Kaur of Fauji Mohalla has become the target of the kingpin and his associates who after being arrested on October 6 were out in the open in less than 24 hours.

No action against contractor who blocked entry to MC’s parking lot

Municipal corporation has failed to take action against the private contractor who has blocked the civic body’s parking lot along Ferozepur Road for his vested interests.The contractor Bhola and Co, who manages the multilevel parking at the mini-secretariat, has blocked the entry points of a parking lot outside the secretariat so that residents are forced to park their vehicles inside the multilevel parking by paying excessive fee.
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