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HT Punjab new digest: Ola , Uber to ride with Punjab govt, 3 killed in a mishap, and more

Here’s a wrap-up of the day’s top news and features from Hindustan Times from the northern region and the diaspora for May 23.

punjab Updated: May 23, 2017 21:52 IST
HT Correspondents

Uber, Ola ready to ride with Punjab govt for Captain’s employment plan

Both Uber and Ola, which offer app-based cab aggregation services in several major cities, have submitted their proposals to the directorate of employment generation and training under the ‘Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar’ (AGAR) scheme of the Capt Amarinder Singh-led Congress government. Read More

Two drivers from Jammu among 3 killed in bus, pickup van collision near Hoshiarpur

Three persons were killed when a tourist bus and a pickup van collided on Chandigarh road near Chak Fulu, 45 km from here, on Tuesday morning. The victims include drivers of both vehicles and a passenger of the bus. Read More

Sukhna going dry: It’s now or never, HC tells Chandigarh administration

Perturbed over reports of drying up of Sukhna Lake, the Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday asked the Chandigarh administration to act fast. The HC bench of justice AK Mittal and justice HS Sidhu also asked Punjab, Haryana and Centre to pitch in to save the lake. Read More

MCI gives nod to shift students of ailing Gian Sagar medical college

Executive committee of the Medical Council of India (MCI) has approved the proposal of the Punjab government to shift 500 MBBS students of the beleaguered Gian Sagar Medical College, Banur, to other colleges in the state. The ball is now in the court of the Union health ministry. Read More

65-year-old NRI woman found dead in Phagwara

A 65-year-old NRI woman Surinder Kaur was found dead at her house in Hargobind Nagar here on Monday. As per information, one Tajinder Kaur, who lives on rent at the victim’s house found her body. Read More

Canada denies entry to retired CRPF officer over ‘rights abuse, torture’

Relations between India and Canada, marred by recent friction, could take another hit as a retired senior CRPF officer was denied entry at Vancouver airport last week, partly because immigration authorities deemed him to have served a government that engages in “terrorism, systematic or gross human rights violations, or genocide”. Read More