HindustanTimes Thu,25 Dec 2014


Phoolka accuses Punjab BJP of double standards

With BJP retracting from its decision to support the 'no-confidence motion' and demand resignation of revenue minister Bikramjit Singh Majithia by choosing to support its ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) again, Aam Aadmi Party's senior member HS Phoolka lashed out at the party for adopting double standards on the matter.

Case registration just eyewash: Missing kids kin

Following the stance taken by the Supreme Court regarding police inaction in the cases of missing children, the Ludhiana police have lodged FIRs in bulk in cases of missing children and women that were lying pending with them for the past two years.

City-based body donates woollens to needy students

The Human Welfare Society, a city-based non-profit organisation on Tuesday distributed sweaters to the needy and poor students of National Public School, Janakpuri.

Students upset over getting wrong question paper, PU cancels exam

Students of MA (Punjabi, third semester) of various city colleges were left disappointment when they found that the question paper of Panjabi Natak Ate Rang Manch Da Adhiyan-I (1637) comprised questions from another subject.

De-addiction centre gets psychiatrist on temporary-basis

Five days after the arrest of Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital de-addiction centre incharge Dr Sudha Vasudev, the civil surgeon's office has made temporary arrangements to provide a psychiatrist at the centre.

Religious places, schools under MC to get free water

Religious places and government schools, which fall under the Ludhiana municipal corporation (MC) ambit, will soon get free water supply as the MC House has passed the proposal and sent it to government for final approval.

Ludhiana-Talwandi Bhai four-laning: Stuck in the middle

The project of four-laning the National Highway-95 section from Ludhiana to Talwandi Bhai in Ferozepur commenced on March 26, 2012, and it was scheduled for completion on September 21 this year. Even as the deadline swooshed by, the project was at a standstill since October 2013.

Family alleges police on saving suspect

Though seven days have passed that a 19-year-old boy, a resident of Government Quarters, Rose Garden, died after being hit by car near Tagore Nagar, police are yet to identify the accused.

Psychiatrists to stop use of de-addiction tablets at clinics

The Ludhiana psychiatric forum has decided to discontinue the use of buprenorphine in their clinics to mark protest against the arrest of two psychiatrists.

Rail track mishaps claim a life daily

The railway crossing beneath the Dholewal overbridge may be closed officially, but it is like a normal road for people living nearby.

Students forced to bathe with cold water as PAU hostels lack geysers

Girls and boys hostels at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) have always been in the limelight for various issues. Currently, the biggest concern raised by inmates is of absence of geysers in bathrooms.

Doctor's absence at de-addiction centre leaves patients in lurch

The patients at de-addiction centre of Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital faced a lot of inconvenience as there was no doctor to attend them on Monday.

CBSE Expression Series to start on Dec 24 online

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Expression Series on 'Education for Future Development' will start on December 24 online as per a circular released by the board recently. The board further says that as most of schools are closed on the eve of Christmas or for winter vacations, thus willing students can submit their entries from home either using online mode or through mobile phones.

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.

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.
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