The Ludhiana police have decided to shift the acid attack victim to Mumbai for treatment. The police will bear the entire expense for the treatment of the girl who was attacked at the Sarabha Nagar market when she had gone to a beauty salon recently.
For the prevention of diabetes, the Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has come up with a multi-grain atta in order to promote its product. PAU entered into an agreement with the Agrineer Foods Pvt Ltd, Ludhiana, here on Wednesday.
Two doctors for taking care of patients from 56 villages. That is the state of affairs at the lone community health centre in Dehlon. Dehlon, a rural town that is 30 kilometres away from Ludhiana, continues to be deprived of modern medical facilities.
The filing of notifications for the presidential election, 2015 and various other designations for the year 2014 of Indian Medical Association, Ludhiana, commenced at IMA House, BRS Nagar on Wednesday.
For the students of Classes 8 and 10 who could not clear the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) and National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship (NMMS) examination, there is another opportunity as the State Institute of Science Education is conducting the Punjab State Talent Search Examination on January 19.
Police here on Wednesday claimed to have busted a counterfeit currency racket and seized fake currency totalling Rs.
11 lakh from two persons in Moti Nagar. The police raided a house in Moti Nagar on a tip-off and also seized a computer, two scanners, two printers.
The Ludhiana industry on Tuesday lost one of its leaders in the form of Inderjit Singh 'Pardhan', 92, who passed away due to prolonged illness.
Bailable warrant has been issued to the Ludhiana (west) tehsildar Pardeep Singh Bains on the orders of the State Information Commission for not appearing in person on the complaint of not providing information under the Right to Information Act (RTI).
The police on Tuesday arrested Ashwani Kumar, who provided fake car number plates to the accused in the Ludhiana acid attack case. A case has also been registered against Major Singh, the shopkeeper who sold the acid used in the attack.
The patients are a harried lot in the absence of infrastructure and shortage of staff at the ESI dispensary number 3, Focal Point Ludhiana. Every Monday and Tuesday, on an average nearly 700 patients visit the hospital, but it is so apathetic that there are only two doctors to entertain these patients.
Building branch of the municipal corporation held a demolition drive in different areas of the city on Tuesday in which under construction illegal shops and other unauthorised constructions were demolished.
Saturday's acid attack here on Barnala bride Harpreet Kaur has affected her eyes but the extent of the damage is unclear. She is under observation and stable, Dr GS Bajwa, head of the department of ophthalmology at Dayanad Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) here, has said on Monday.
A relative of Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa was on Monday run over by a truck during morning walk in Machhiwara's grain market and police have arrested two teenagers to know if it was accident or murder.
After dengue, the city hospitals have now geared up to tackle the contagious respiratory disease-swine flu, which is reported more during the winters. In view of swine flu, the state health department has issued instructions to make all arrangements, including isolation wards and adequate number of ventilators for the swine flu patients.
Condemning the recent acid attack in Ludhiana and demanding a blanket ban on the open sale of acid in the state, women workers of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) staged a demonstration outside the office of the police commissioner.