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12-May-2021 Chandigarh

'Farz Manukhta Da' Covid Help Centre proving boon for patients

The second wave of corona pandemic has caught in its spate Punjab too along with the other States leading to thousands people facing huge difficulties in procuring ventilator beds, corona kits and medicines for their near and dear ones. The situation in...

12-May-2021 Patiala

Western Command Covid Hospital opens in Patiala

A Western Command Covid Hospital has been made operational for civilians on Wednesday inside the complex of Rajindra Hospital here, with an elaborate plan for division of responsibilities between the Indian Army and the civil and hospital administrations.The...

12-May-2021 Chandigarh

IAS probationers call on Chief Secretary, get administrative tips

Punjab Chief Secretary, Ms Vini Mahajan, on Wednesday, held an introductory meeting with four 2020-batch Indian Administrative Services (IAS) probationary officers of Punjab cadre here.The probationary officers, including Ojasvi Alankar from Haryana, Harjinder...

12-May-2021 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

DC felicitates nurses on International Nurses Day

Like doctors and other health care workers, nurses are at the forefront, fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. They are essential caretakers for a prosperous society. During this pandemic, their extraordinary contribution has been inspirational; their dedication...

11-May-2021 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Setting up COVID Care Facility is subject to SOP laid down by GoP

The Department of Health and Family Welfare Punjab has laid down the Standard Operating Procedure for setting up a Covid Care Facility; any deviation from protocol can be catastrophic, said Girish Dayalan.He divulged that many philanthropists, smaller hospitals,...

10-May-2021 Chandigarh

Western Command opens 3 Covid hospitals for civilians

As part of the continued fight against the spike in Covid-19 cases, the Western Command on Monday dedicated three Covid hospitals to the nation under the Indian Army initiative 'Operation Namaste'.Lt Gen R.P. Singh, General Officer Commanding in Chief,...

10-May-2021 S.A.S. Nagar

Third Phase of COVID 19 Vaccination commences in Punjab

The vaccination drive to combat COVID19 today entered the third phase with administration of jabs to the registered Construction Workers across the State falling in 18 to 44 years age group.Health Minister Punjab, Balbir Singh Sidhu personally supervised...

10-May-2021 S.A.S. Nagar

Health infrastructure in the district augmented

The health infrastructure in the district has been augmented today with participation of a leading private hospital in the district setting up a molecular lab in its premises, said Deputy Commissioner, Girish Dayalan while inaugurating molecular lab at the...

10-May-2021 Banur (Rajpura)

Chitkara University and CDAC join hands to promote Research

Chitkara University, Punjab, and Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Mohali signed an MoU to provide a fillip to research and innovation here today. The MoU was signed during the Virtual Commemoration of 33rd Foundation Day of CDAC. Dr VK Saraswat,...

09-May-2021 Hoshiarpur

Brother & His Friend Arrested For Killing Sister

The local police have solved the blind murder’s mystery of Manpreet Kaur of Khadiala Sainian, whose bullet ridden body was found on April 22, by arresting deceased’s younger brother and his friend along with weapon and three SUVs, used in the crime.The accused...

08-May-2021 Jalandhar

Prayers, care help infant beat Covid in Punjab

He was just 20 days old when he tested positive for Covid-19, and it took infant Sukhdeep Singh 10 more days to defeat the virus, becoming probably one of India's youngest Covid warriors.The prayers of his parents and the selfless service and expertise...

07-May-2021 S.A.S. Nagar

DM permits shops to open from 5am to 5pm subject to conditions

After detailed deliberations with all the stakeholders, Girish Dayalan, IAS, District Magistrate, in exercise of powers conferred under Section 144 of Cr. PC has ordered with effect in continuation and partial modification of pervious orders that Shops in...

07-May-2021 Kapurthala

Covid tests in Kapurthala district crosses 3 lakh mark

Collection of covid samples in Kapurthala district has crossed 3 lakh as in the wake of the second wave of covid to identify the epidemic at early stage , the collection of samples being collected daily exceeding 3,000 against the earlier 1800 to 2000.Disclosing...

07-May-2021 Chandigarh

Aam Aadmi Party gains strength, Congress, BJP leaders join party

The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) convoy is increasing day by day in Punjab with eminent personalities joining the party. The party gained strength when Jaideep Singh Sandhu, former vice president of Indian Youth Congress in Rajasansi, Amritsar and Rinki Naib,...

06-May-2021 S.A.S. Nagar

People should not move out without urgent work: Civil Surgeon

In view of the increasing cases of Coronavirus infection across the district, the Civil Surgeon Dr. Adarshpal Kaur again appealed to the people not to panic over this deadly disease but to take all necessary precautions. She said that one of the main reasons...

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