• Ambulance services
    Mar 04, 2015 21:59 IST

    108 emergency ambulance saved 18,000 live in 2014

    Expressing their satisfaction over the functioning of 108 free medical emergency services ambulances, the district administration informed on Wednesday that around 18,000 lives were saved by the service in 2014 in the district.

  • A man with a protective mask inside the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences hospital in Srinagar.
    Mar 04, 2015 21:43 IST

    Patiala: Swine flu claims life of 54-year-old woma

    Swine flu claimed another life in Patiala, taking the districts death toll to four in past one month.54-year-old woman Pushpa Devi, a resident of Nabha in Patiala district, succumbed to H1N1 virus at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, on Tuesday evening.

  • murder
    Mar 04, 2015 21:24 IST

    Manoj Kajla murder case: Three days on police yet to arrest accused

    Three days on, the Patiala police is yet to nab the killers of 40-year-old school director Manoj Kajla, who was killed at Nabha-Patiala road near Rakhra village in broad light on March 1.

  • Medical Insurance
    Mar 04, 2015 19:35 IST

    Adesh varsity to hold separate test for MBBS, BDS courses

    Adesh University (AU) has decided to conduct a separate medical entrance test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses while Baba Farid University of health sciences (BFUHS ) will conduct a separate joint entrance test to fill all seats in the two courses in all colleges across the state.

  • The accused in a grab from a CCTV camera outside Punjabi University in Patiala. HT Photo
    Mar 04, 2015 09:50 IST

    Despite CCTV evidence, no FIR in Patiala hostel robbery

    Police haven’t yet to registered a first information report (FIR) in the February 12 robbery at gunpoint that occurred at a paying guest hostel near Punjabi University even though the crime was recorded in a CCTV.

  • Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi.
    Mar 03, 2015 23:39 IST

    Patiala MP meets PM, wants Ghaggar to be tamed

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member of parliament (MP) Dr Dharamvir Gandhi on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital with a representation of long-pending issues of his Patiala constituency, including taming of the Ghaggar river.

  • Rajinder Kaur Bhattal and Randeep Singh Nabha-N
    Mar 03, 2015 20:57 IST

    Bhattal demands compensation for rain-hit farmers

    Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has demanded compensation for the farmers, who have suffered losses due to heavy rain in the state.

  • A view of Punjabi University
    Mar 03, 2015 20:01 IST

    'Baba Banda Singh met unparalleled injustice by researchers'

    The department of encyclopedia of Sikhism of Punjabi University organised the Colonel Harpartap Singh Dhillon memorial lecture to commemorate Baba Banda Singh Bahadur's tri-centenary of martyrdom on Tuesday.

  • Robbery
    Mar 03, 2015 19:51 IST

    Despite CCTV footage, no FIR yet in paying guest robbery near Punjabi University

    Police are yet to register an FIR in the February 12 robbery at gunpoint that occurred at a paying guest hostel near Punjabi University even though the crime was recorded in a CCTV.

  • A view of Punjabi University
    Mar 03, 2015 19:42 IST

    Punjabi varsity professors get Japanese WADA memorial award

    The Japan Mendel Society conferred the WADA memorial award for the years 2013 and 2014 on professor VK Singhal and professor RC Gupta of Punjabi University's botany department for their academic achievements in the field of cytology.

  • Modi
    Mar 03, 2015 19:37 IST

    Kisan federation accuses Modi government of betraying farmers

    The All India Kisan Federation on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of betraying the farming community by presenting an 'anti-farmer budget'.

  • Pitampura road collapse
    Mar 03, 2015 10:01 IST

    Three of family killed in roof collapse in Patiala

    Three members of a family, including two children, were killed on Sunday night after the roof of their house at ward number 14, Bharat Nagar here, collapsed due to heavy rainfall. The deceased have been identified as Rakesh Kumar (46), his 11-year-old daughter Seema and his son Sukhwinder (10).

  • Fish
    Mar 02, 2015 22:21 IST

    Fish-farming area increased in Patiala district

    As much as 75.3 hectare of land has been increased under fish farming across Patiala district to promote fish farming as an alternate venture in Punjab.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Mar 02, 2015 22:15 IST

    Three arrested with forged currency of Rs 1.62 lakh

    District police claimed to have arrested three persons including one woman for forging currency.

  • Manoj Kajla
    Mar 02, 2015 09:49 IST

    School director shot dead on highway near Patiala village

    Manoj Kajla, director of Golden Era Public School at Ditupur, was shot dead after being forced to come out of his car on Sunday morning on the Nabha road near Rakhra village.