Even more than a year after the formation of state-level advisory board for promotion of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), only one meeting was held to discuss various issues last month, pointing towards negligent attitude of the state government towards industries of Punjab.
Punjab Civil Medical Services (PCMS) Specialists Doctors Association will observe a one hour strike on Wednesday in places across the state to demand the fulfilment of various demands. The state unit has asked its district units to organise rallies and remain on strike between 11am to 12pm.
As many as 35 applicants have applied for 50 seats of University Grants Commission (UGC) Community College's diploma in stock market and trading operations at SCD Government College.
Claims of the municipal corporation to make city roads free from encroachments have fallen flat. The encroachments made by vendors are still witnessed in every nook and cranny of the city.
Now the doctors cannot accept expensive gifts or any kind of favours from the pharmaceutical and allied health sector industry. As per Clause 6.8 of the medical ethics, acceptance of such gifts will invite disciplinary actions against the defaulter.
To create decorative designs using colourful strips of paper is a new art form known as quilling, which is much loved craft by the city students these days. Not only students but people from all walks of life are enjoying this new craft.
As many as 511 students are waiting for grant to prepare models to participate in innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) awards.
Despite complete ban on use of polythene bags to save the environment and to control the pollution, Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) had failed to take any action against those still manufacturing banned polythene bags.
The rift in cycle industry will be again visible as two different groups have decided to take part in Euro Bike 2014 show in Germany from August 27 to 30.
The wait for opening of underpass on the Lodhi Club Road in Bhai Randhir Singh Nagar is getting longer due to the delay in construction of a sump to avoid waterlogging.
Two men abducted a 13-year-old daughter of their neighbour and also allegedly tried to rape her. The accused have been identified as Noorshed and Ajmad Alam of Krishna Chowk, New Kundan Puri.
A 22-year-old youth of Mujara village of Sahnewal shot himself to death with a licensed rifle of his father on Saturday night. The deceased identified as Harjinder Singh was a civil engineering student.
Left with only two assistant town planners, the municipal corporation's drive against unauthorised encroachments in the city appears to have spluttered to a halt despite being given more time in May by the Punjab and Haryana High Court to raze the structures. With the next hearing on the matter coming up on September 9, time is fast running out for the civic body, which has not even decided when to resume the drive.
Showing no mercy to Bikram of Dhanaula village in Barnala, who hurled a shoe at chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday, the Khanna police have booked him and three accomplices for non-bailable offences.
Following heated arguments with his wife and father-in-law, a man had set himself on fire on August 15 and was admitted to the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, where he died on Sunday.