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In a major reshuffle, Punjabi University, Patiala has appointed new dean academic affairs and dean research.
To meet their ‘drug addiction’ needs, some unidentified persons barged into the mini primary health centre (PHC) premises at Kapoori village, 30-km from here, on the intervening night of June 27 and 28 and by breaking the locks of the store room, stole the medicines that could be used as ‘drugs only’.
A clash between two rival groups at lower Mall road near Raghomajra area left a youth injured with gunshots and another with sharp-edged weapons, here on Monday night.
It was a day of protests in Patiala, as city residents witnessed three major protests on Monday, putting the district police on its toes.
The Patiala health department, in collaboration with the District Legal Service Authority, organised a seminar to observe the International Day Against Drug Abuse in order to make prisoners aware about the misuse of drugs and of the illicit drugs’ business, at central jail on Monday.
Throwing caution to the wind, street vendors in the city are putting the health of residents in danger by not using gloves while preparing and serving food items. The health department, too, has miserably failed to take action despite open violation of food safety norms by these vendors.
The drug de-addiction centre at the civil hospital here would start functioning soon as a new psychiatrist has been appointed for the centre, said Punjab principal secretary for health and family welfare Vini Mahajan while talking to mediapersons here on Saturday.
The body of the teenager from Kallar Bhaini village, 10-km from Patiala, was recovered from the Bhakra canal near Khanauri town in Sangrur district, on Friday.
Shiromani Akali Dal leader Satbir Singh Khatra formally took the charge as SADs’ halqa in-charge of Patiala rural assembly constituency, Patiala on Friday.
The economic and statistical department employees, who are on contract, polished shoes as part of their protest against the state government outside finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa’s resident in Sangrur, on Friday.
The Nurses and Ancillary Staff Union opened the Chandigarh-Sangrur nation highway after getting the assurance of regularisation of jobs by principal secretary to CM, SK, Sandhu, during a meeting in Chandigarh on Thursday.
The Patiala municipal corporation (MC) on Thursday finally woke up from its slumber and asked the police department to book as many as 15 firms, many of them renowned coaching centres, for defacing and littering city’s property by pasting advertisement posters.
Patiala MP Dr Dharamvira Gandhi has lambasted the National Democratic Alliance government for its decision to allow 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in seven important sectors of the economy, including defence and retail.
Even as the indefinite strike of paramedics has crippled the working of Patiala’s Rajindra Hospital, the state government is wasting time in departmental procedures instead of finding an immediate solution.
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In case you are lost in the Urban Estate and consult a layout map there, you will most likely end up wasting your time, as many of such maps installed at strategic locations in both sectors of the Patiala Development Authority’s modern housing complex are lying defaced with posters and graffiti. Meanwhile, at few places, the maps are even found missing from the map pins, turning it to be a wasteful expenditure.