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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The All India Kisan Federation on Tuesday accused the Narendra Modi government of betraying the farming community by presenting an 'anti-farmer budget'.
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).
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.
District police claimed to have arrested three persons including one woman for forging currency.
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.