Effectively ensuring that three city doctors and another physician from Fazilka will be out of job for three-six months, the Punjab Medical Council (PMC) has suspended their registration.Dr Rama Sofat, Dr Amit Sofat and Dr Ruchika Sofat of Dr Rama Sofat Hospital, Civil lines, Ludhiana, have lost the right to practice for three months for violating norms of advertising in the media several times and for not heeding warnings against the practice.
Raj Kumar Verka, vicechairman, National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), on Wednesday directed the Ludhiana police to provide adequate security to the family of two brothers killed in an alleged fake encounter in Jamalpur on September 27.
Entering or exiting the high-rise glitzy buildings in city is emerging to be a Herculean task, as neither the owners nor the planning mandarins in the civic authority thought it fit to think of the convenience of people who would either shop or work there. Yes indeed, the issue is car parking.
When the entire country is reverberating with the “Swachh Bharat” slogan given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the civic authorities are yet to strictly implement the laws against littering.
Global Handwashing Day was observed at civil surgeon office and Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital here on Wednesday. Dr Batta said: “Before and after taking food and using washrooms, hands should be washed in a proper way as it keeps diseases at bay.”
Three firms showed interest in the mechanical sweeping project, as the technical bid for it was opened on Wednesday. The financial bid is likely to be held next week after the checking of details provided by the interested firms.
The contractors for different road projects under the municipal corporation staged protest against the civic body's failure to pay their pending dues at MC Zone-A office on Wednesday.
The music team of BCM Arya School bagged top position at the state-level Sanskrit group-song competition organised by Bharat Vikas Parishad.
Following a complaint, the municipal corporation razed an illegal structure under construction in Jawahar Nagar Camp on Tuesday.
The Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) has appointed Amarjit Singh Tikka as the election observer for the Sanaur constituency in Patiala district. His appointment was cleared by the AICC secretary Harish Chaudhary.
A lecture on review of plastic surgery and its procedure was organised at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on Tuesday. Dr Prabha Yadav, professor and head of plastic surgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai was the key note speaker.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will organise Group Mathematical Olympiad on December 7. With this programme, the board aims to strengthen the knowledge of students, enhance their innate problem solving skills and identify talent at the young age.
Top business leader and vice-chairman of Bharti Enterprise Rakesh Bharti Mittal on Monday said that a large chunk of land of ‘Gow Rakshani Sabha’, an organisation working for the betterment of cattle in Ludhiana, was under illegal occupation.
Father of the 27-year-oold doctor Supriya, who had committed suicide at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) hostel, recorded his statement before the Special Investigation team (SIT) here on Monday.Deceased’s father Dr Balwinder Singh, who is district health officer (DHO) at Jalandhar, accused two doctors of DMC of abetting his daughter to suicide.
Punjab Medical Council (PMC) registrar has written to the deputy commissioner of police (DCP), Ludhiana, to book three doctors of Dr Rama Sofat Hospital, College Road, Civil Lines, and a doctor named Meena for cheating and criminal conspiracy under the Indian Penal Code and under the Anti-Quackery Act.