HindustanTimes Mon,22 Dec 2014


CBSE-affiliated schools told to follow safety drill

In the wake of the terrorist attack at an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed all schools affiliated to it to follow standard operating procedures (SOP) for dealing with any terrorist attack.

Experts clear students'doubts on career options

Students of various schools along with their parents attended a career conclave at a hotel here on Sunday. The conclave, which was based on creative courses related to fashion, design and film-making, was organised by a Delhi-based academy of fashion and business.

Jassowol moved to ventilator support

Struggling for life for nearly a month now, Jagdev Singh Jassowal, 80, founder of popular Professor Mohan Singh Mela, has been moved to ventilator support at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH). Regarded as 'Baba Bohar of Punjab', Jassowal has suffered kidney and liver failure.

800 cartons of illicit liquor seized from truck

The Sadar Police seized 800 cartons of illicit liquor, worth `20 lakh, from a truck on Sunday. The driver of the truck, which was heading towards Ajitwal in Moga, failed to produce documents for the liquor, following which the police booked him under section 61/1/14 of the Excise Act.

MC holds House meet after 10 months, councillors oppose new tax

The Congress, BJP and Independent councillors spoke on various grievances as they cornered the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) councillors during the much-awaited MC House meeting held after around 10 months at Zone A here on Saturday.

Visitors attend MC House meet

For the first time, the MC House meeting was open to the general public. Few visitors, who had taken prior permission from the MC, were allowed to witness the proceedings of House meeting which held at Zone A here on Saturday.

2 months on, PRTC still to pay salaries

Pepsu Road Transportation Corporation's financial troubles seem to be unending. A day after HT reported that former employees have been awaiting their pensions for over five months, it has now come to the fore that current employees have not been paid their salaries for over two months.

'Visuals of massacre can lead to post traumatic stress disorders'

The visuals of massacre like that of Peshawar attack can lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) in people who see them through electronic and print media or social networking sites.

'Employ workless youth to run city buses a viable solution'

The municipal corporation's (MC) inefficiency to resume the City Bus Service-discontinued since July causing inconvenience to the city residents-was one of the most debated upon issues in the general House meeting of the corporation, convened here on Saturday.

Follow religious books for peace: Atwal

Brown Memorial Hospital Employees Union organised a special poetry session on the hospital premises on Saturday afternoon to mark Christmas celebrations.

Police register 31 abduction cases in a day

The police seem to have woken up from its slumber as it registered 31 kidnapping cases on Friday. The development came after Supreme Court recently directed Bihar and Chhattisgarh to trace missing children, who have poor record in doing so.

Doctors protest psychiatrist's arrest

Punjab Civil Medical Services (PCMS) Specialist Doctors' Association and Indian Medical Association (IMA), Ludhiana unit, staged a protest against the registration of criminal case against Dr Sudha Vasudev, incharge of drug de-addiction centre of Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital, on Saturday. The doctors held a rally and demanded a fair inquiry into the matter.

Traffic cops challan 35 including ETO, tehsildar

A team of traffic police led by district transport officer (DTO) Anil Kumar Garg issued challans to 35 persons, including a woman excise and taxation officer (ETO), tehsildar and a nayab tehsildar, at a special check-point on Ferozepur road near Gurdev Hospital on Saturday.

Man kills, buries paramour

The Dehlon police claimed to have solved a murder case with the arrest of a Dharaut village resident. The accused, Kewal Singh (28), strangulated a married woman, said to be her paramour, and dumped the body in the backyard of his house.

Teachers of grant-in-aid colleges protest over non-payment of salaries

On the call of Joint Action Committee of the representatives of Panjab and Chandigarh College teachers union (PCCTU) and the principal federation of aided College of Punjab and Chandigarh, the teaching and non-teaching employees of all colleges in Ludhiana sat on dharna in their respective colleges.
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