In well-irrigated Punjab, where rain has done more damage than good to crop lately, the forecast of a dry spell is no reason to worry, unless the state runs itself dry of groundwater.
The Punjab and Haryana high court has allowed those Punjab Civil Medical Service (PCMS) doctors to undertake senior residency courses in the medical colleges of Punjab who were denied no-objection certificates by the state health department.
The Punjab Medical Council (PMC) will get tough with the medical practitioners who work hand-in-glove with laboratories and prescribe unnecessary investigations. In a press release, PMC president Dr GS Grewal on Tuesday said the Medical Council of India (MCI) had asked the state medical councils to get tough with the diagnostic centres providing commission and cuts to the referring doctors and medical practitioners, which led to unnecessary investigations.
A New Delhi-based Sikh group has taken up with the Indian envoy in the US concerns of the Sikh diaspora, including the inability of several of them to visit India after they sought political asylum in the US, Canada and other countries during the turbulent years of the 1980s.
Unidentified miscreants made an unsuccessful attempt to break an automated teller machine (ATM) of Andhra Bank on the Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation (HSIDC) complex in Ali Pur, Barwala, in the wee hours on Tuesday.
Having defeated the enemy forces in the Kargil War, 16 years later, Brigadier Kushal Thakur (retd) is now fighting a new battle, that of the farmers’ right.
Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi) president and former president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Paramjit Singh Sarna on Tuesday said it was unfortunate that DSGMC president Manjit Singh GK and general secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa were passing irrational comments against Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC), an autonomous organisation of a sovereign country taking care of the religious places of the Sikh minority community.
The Punjab Congress on Tuesday launched a mass contact campaign from Gurdaspur district to mobilise people against the alleged failure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre to fulfill its poll promises.
Body recovered from Bhakra confirmed as that of UK hotelier Ranjit Singh Power
The Punjab Government has decided to spend more than Rs 550 crore on the construction of toilets in rural areas in order to ensure proper hygiene in the state.
Haryana health minister Anil Vij directs officials to draw samples of Maggi for its quality
The city of Chandigarh and most parts of Punjab and Haryana witnessed a pleasant morning on Tuesday with some areas experiencing showers, weather department officials said.
Rishi Jalota justified his billing as the top seed by lifting the boys’ U-12 title in the AITA Talent Series Under12 tennis tournament held at CLTA Complex, Sector 10, on Monday.
The North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala, under the aegis of Union ministry of culture kickstarted its three-day art exhibition in collaboration with the ‘De Novo’ group at their Art gallery at the NZCC Kalagram complex here on Monday.
It needs to be stated that central police organisations (CPOs) are wrongly designating themselves and by some others as paramilitary. There is absolutely nothing military about them.