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Baba Farid University of Health Sciences vice-chancellor Dr Raj Bahadur’s tenure was to end on Wednesday. He has been granted a three-year extension.(HT file photo)

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences vice-chancellor Dr Raj Bahadur gets three-year extension

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Faridkot
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 06:21 PM IST
Dr Bahadur was appointed to the post in 2014 and got his first three-year extension in 2017. His tenure was due to end on December 23. However, an order issued this week states that his tenure will continue for another three years.
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Dr BS Chavan, the director-principal of Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, died battling cancer on Friday.(HT file photo)
Dr BS Chavan, the director-principal of Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, died battling cancer on Friday.(HT file photo)

Govt Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, director-principal BS Chavan passes away at 59

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 12:59 PM IST
Dr Chavan, a noted psychiatrist, was diagnosed with advanced stage of cancer of the large intestine in 2019 and was undergoing treatment at Government Medical College Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh.
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Rescuers look for bodies in the rubble of a building that collapsed in Dera Bassi on September 24. A report from the sub divisional magistrate Kuldeep Singh Bawa has revealed that the building owner had hired unskilled labourers for construction work in the building.(HT file photo)
Rescuers look for bodies in the rubble of a building that collapsed in Dera Bassi on September 24. A report from the sub divisional magistrate Kuldeep Singh Bawa has revealed that the building owner had hired unskilled labourers for construction work in the building.(HT file photo)

Dera Bassi building collapse: Owner hired unskilled labour, says SDM’s report

By Hillary Victor | Hindustan Times, Dera Bassi, Dera Bassi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 11:59 PM IST
Initially, a contractor was hired for the construction work in the building in February this year, but later his services appear to have been discontinued as Hardev Singh hired unskilled labourers after the March lockdown
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The body of a man was found in Sector 44, Chandigarh, on Tuesday.(Shutterstock/For representation only)
The body of a man was found in Sector 44, Chandigarh, on Tuesday.(Shutterstock/For representation only)

Body of migrant worker, 35, found near Sector 44 in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 10:57 PM IST
The body was taken to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32 after a passerby called the police control room vehicle to say that a man was lying near the sector 44-45 dividing road
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OPD services at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research are restricted at the moment.(HT Photo)
OPD services at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research are restricted at the moment.(HT Photo)

Restore full OPDs after Diwali, Badnore directs Chandigarh hospitals

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 10:14 PM IST
Services were restricted after the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research and Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, reopened OPDs after the lockdown
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J&K: October registers lowest Covid death toll in 3 months

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindustan Times/Srinagar, Srinagar
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 10:08 PM IST
Data indicates that October witnessed a 38% decrease in fatalities as compared to September and 10% decrease as compared to August.
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Shimla records highest Covid deaths, govt anticipates rise in cases in winter

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 12:23 AM IST
Till date, Shimla has recorded 64 deaths, , its fatality rate is almost 3%
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People queuing up to undergo the Covid-19 test in Patiala. Government Rajindra Hospital has seen a decline in the number of Covid-19 patients over the past few days.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
People queuing up to undergo the Covid-19 test in Patiala. Government Rajindra Hospital has seen a decline in the number of Covid-19 patients over the past few days.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)

For first time since outbreak, no Covid death at Govt Rajindra Hospital in Patiala in over 24 hours

By Harmandeep Singh | Hindustan Times, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2020 03:31 PM IST
At present, 88 Covid-19 patients are undergoing treatment at the hospital and 65 of them are on oxygen support.
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At Amphalla jail in J&K, musical concert lifts spirits of infected inmates

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Jammu
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 12:37 AM IST
The 40-minute programme on Saturday saw a group of trained prisoners, including two women, performing live amid adequate preventive measures to check the spread of the infection.
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6-year-old girl dies after mini truck hits motorcycle

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 11:10 PM IST
The truck hit the motorcycle when Pari’s father, Mani Rana, attempted to take a turn at the Milk Colony Chowk. Pari received head injuries and was declared dead in hospital
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A man registers his name for Covid testing at a government hospital in Jammu on Thursday.(AP)
A man registers his name for Covid testing at a government hospital in Jammu on Thursday.(AP)

40% of J&K’s Covid-related deaths took place in September

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindustan Times/Srinagar, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 12:48 AM IST
J&K recorded 68% of the total Covid fatalities (804) in August and September
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Dr G Dewan, director, health services, Chandigarh.(Hindustan Times)
Dr G Dewan, director, health services, Chandigarh.(Hindustan Times)

‘Chandigarh needs a parallel private healthcare system’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 12:54 AM IST
Chandigarh not an isolated city, Covid cases have surged due to huge mobility, says Dr G Dewan, director, health and family welfare
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People with special needs require support and empathy.(Shutterstock/For representation only)
People with special needs require support and empathy.(Shutterstock/For representation only)
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Demand for oxygen is increasing in a number of hospitals, including GMCH in Sector 48, where supply is coming in through cylinders.(HT photo/For representation only)
Demand for oxygen is increasing in a number of hospitals, including GMCH in Sector 48, where supply is coming in through cylinders.(HT photo/For representation only)

Oxygen demand shoots up as Covid cases spike in tricity

By Hillary Victor | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali/chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 11:33 PM IST
A major supplier of medical oxygen in the city said around 15,000 bulk cylinders per month were supplied in the region before Covid, which had gone up to 25,000 cylinders after the outbreak
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Chandigarh district education officer Harbir Singh Anand, who died of Covid-19, on Saturday morning. Three more employees of the UT’s district education office have tested positive.(HT file photo)
Chandigarh district education officer Harbir Singh Anand, who died of Covid-19, on Saturday morning. Three more employees of the UT’s district education office have tested positive.(HT file photo)

Chandigarh district education officer dies of Covid

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 09:54 PM IST
58-year-old Harbir Singh Anand tested positive for coronavirus infection on Thursday but developed complications on Friday night
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About 12 deaths were reported in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula on Monday.(HT PHOTO/For representation only)
About 12 deaths were reported in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula on Monday.(HT PHOTO/For representation only)

12 Covid-19 deaths in tricity as 373 test positive

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh/mohali/panchkula
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 12:02 AM IST
191 confirmed cases in Chandigarh, 104 in Mohali and 78 in Panchkula
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28-year-old ends life in Mohali, wife booked

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Mohali, Mohali
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 07:54 PM IST
The victim’s father blamed his daughter-in-law for harassing his son and forcing him son to take the extreme step.
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Out for a jog, man stabbed in Chandigarh’s Ram Darbar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 09:07 PM IST
The victim was attacked after he accidentally brushed against the assailants’ shoulder
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The number of active cases in Chandigarh has jumped to 1,170 with total infections counted at 2,631.(HT Photo/For representation)
The number of active cases in Chandigarh has jumped to 1,170 with total infections counted at 2,631.(HT Photo/For representation)

116 new Covid cases, 2 deaths in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 11:14 PM IST
67-year-old man from Sector 45 and a 66-year-old woman succumb to virus at Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32
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An apple laden truck rolled down a deep gorge near Charabra on the NH-5 in Shimla on Monday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
An apple laden truck rolled down a deep gorge near Charabra on the NH-5 in Shimla on Monday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)

3 killed, 2 injured in separate road accidents in Himachal

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Dharamshala/shimla
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2020 11:31 PM IST
Two people died on the spot and one was seriously injured when the car they were travelling in veered off the road and crashed into a roadside tree in Kangra
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Covid patient jumps to death from Amritsar hospital’s second floor, DC marks probe

By Mandeep Kaur Narula | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2020 07:48 PM IST
46-year-old man from Tarn Taran succumbed to head injuries
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Fresh cases have been reported from sectors 15, 18, 26, 37, 39, 40, 45 50, 51, 55, besides the GMCH-32 campus, Bapudham colony and Raipur Khurd.(Hindustan Times/For representation only)
Fresh cases have been reported from sectors 15, 18, 26, 37, 39, 40, 45 50, 51, 55, besides the GMCH-32 campus, Bapudham colony and Raipur Khurd.(Hindustan Times/For representation only)

3 Covid-19 deaths, 28 new cases in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 11:42 PM IST
Deaths of two women, aged 55 and 75 years, and a man, aged 96 years, reported; fresh cases include a resident doctor from GMCH-32
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Persons isolating at home will have to check their temperature daily and report to authorities in case of health problems.(HT Photo/For representation only)
Persons isolating at home will have to check their temperature daily and report to authorities in case of health problems.(HT Photo/For representation only)

UT hospitals allow home isolation for suspected Covid-19 cases

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 09:12 PM IST
The home isolation option was not followed earlier, but with the rising number of tests health authorities have decided to allow it
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4 injured in 4 cases of assault in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 12:03 AM IST
Sector 45 resident and husband thrashed as they protest against men making objectionable remarks, among other incidents of violence
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Twenty fresh cases were reported in Mohali on Monday.(HT PHOTO/For representation only)
Twenty fresh cases were reported in Mohali on Monday.(HT PHOTO/For representation only)

65-year-old woman is Mohali’s 12th Covid-19 fatality, 20 new cases reported

By HT correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 07:31 PM IST
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Chandigarh police have made a second arrest in a firing incident at the Government Medical College and Hospital , Sector 32, Chandigarh, in January this year.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Chandigarh police have made a second arrest in a firing incident at the Government Medical College and Hospital , Sector 32, Chandigarh, in January this year.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

24-year-old Ropar man held for GMCH-32 firing in January

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 10:39 PM IST
A police party from Sector 34 acted on a secret tip-off and arrested Dilpreet Singh alias Billa from the parking lot of Gurdwara Saheed Baba Deep Singh, Solkhian Saheb in Ropar.
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It’s not clear whether any vehicle had hit Ankush Gupta or if his scooter had slipped on Sunday night, police have said(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)
It’s not clear whether any vehicle had hit Ankush Gupta or if his scooter had slipped on Sunday night, police have said(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)

Scooterist dies in Chandigarh accident

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 11:35 PM IST
30-year-old man working in IT Park firm was on his way back home from a friend’s house in Sector 20 at about 10 pm on Saturday night
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Many patients requiring money for treatment at GMCH-32, Chandigarh, under PM-JAY, can’t get it at night as service counters are closed.(Bloomberg)
Many patients requiring money for treatment at GMCH-32, Chandigarh, under PM-JAY, can’t get it at night as service counters are closed.(Bloomberg)

GMCH-32 staff crunch hits 5lakh PM-JAY health cover scheme

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 11:17 PM IST
GMCH has two employees to register the patients, a process which hospital staff say requires at least eight employees completing three shifts in 24 hours
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Sandeep alias Vicky (23), Manoj (19), Rohan alias Putti (19) and Rahul alias Mochhi (19) were arrested after Vicky had an altercation with Khan and called his associates to attack him.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Sandeep alias Vicky (23), Manoj (19), Rohan alias Putti (19) and Rahul alias Mochhi (19) were arrested after Vicky had an altercation with Khan and called his associates to attack him.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

4 arrested for assaulting Hallomajra youth

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 12:52 AM IST
Sandeep, a school dropout and unemployed man, gathered his friends and other men to attack Mosin Khan, with whom he reportedly had previous altercations
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The son of a Congress leader has been booked for shooting his friend in the back and chest.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The son of a Congress leader has been booked for shooting his friend in the back and chest.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Cong leader’s son booked for firing at friend

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 12:43 AM IST
Case registered three days after incident, injured man admitted to Chandigarh’s Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32
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