The Nawanshahr civil hospital will shift to the new building at Barnala Kalan village on the Nawanshahr-Chandigarh road by the end of this month.
The chief minister claims 80% success, so far, in tacking drug smuggling in the state. Interacting with the media at the local civil hospital on Saturday during a visit to its drug de-addiction centre, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal said no matter how influential the drug traders, their time was up.
In a classic flipflop, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday first ordered an inquiry to ascertain the alleged role of chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) and SAD MLA from Phillaur Avinash Chander in the drug racket case, but later withdrew it within minutes.
Ramneet Singh Uppal “Romy” (24), convicted of murderous attack that left Burundi student Yannick Nihangaza comatose for two years until his death lately, is reported to have jumped parole and flown abroad between March and April.
The Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has secured the Medical Council of India (MCI) approval to run third batch of the MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) course in the current session.
A separate gurdwara management committee in Haryana was “out of the question”, chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said here.
Punjab Institute of Medical Science (PIMS) got the permission for starting new batch of MBBS from Medical Council of India (MCI) on Saturday. A total of 150 seats will be filled.
The death of Burundi student Yannick Nihangaza after more than two years of coma since a murderous attack here is likely to increase the troubles of the accused, who face a 10-year jail sentence for attempt to murder.
A 27-year-old man arrested in a drug recovery case died in custody of the Phagwara sub-jail on Thursday night, following which his family members and relatives blocked the National Highway-1 near Phagwara, claiming foul play.
A 22-year-old man was allegedly beaten up by security guards at ESI Hospital’s de-addiction centre here on Thursday night.
After insects were reportedly found in mid-day meal at Government Primary School for Girls, Garha, and Guru Ravidass High School on Thursday, a team of education department on Friday conducted surprise checks at 35 government schools in the city to check quality of food served to students.
Members of the Anganwadi Mulazim Union under the banner of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) held a protest against the non-fulfillment of their long-pending demands, outside the deputy commissioner’s office here on Friday.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday interrogated Gurmesh Gaba, a SAD leader from Goraya and son of arrested industrialist Chunni Lal Gaba, in connection with the Bhola drug case for more than seven hours.
After worms were reportedly found in the mid-day meal at Government Primary School, Radio Colony, on Wednesday, teams of health, education departments and district administration on Thursday conducted surprise checks at various government schools in the city to check quality of food served to students.
The commissionerate police have received a vital clue in the case pertaining to the attack on two women in the form of close-circuit television (CCTV) footage of the spot wherein a man on bicycle is seen roaming outside the victims' house at Shakti Nagar here.