The Punjab Government has so far treated more than 82,150 patients under the Ayushman Bharat-Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojna (AB-SSBY) at a cost of ?90 crore. Punjab health and family welfare minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Wednesday shared this information while addressing the press on Wednesday.
After promising that the government would stay the ongoing construction work of the Metro-3 car shed at Aarey Milk Colony following his swearing-in as chief minister (CM), Uddhav Thackeray has appointed a committee to explore an alternative location for the shed. The CM has also asked for a probe into whether the felling of the 2,141 trees was per procedure. The committee has been directed to submit its report in two weeks.
The police department has deployed additional force around cinema halls after All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) took out a protest march against the screening of Bollywood movie Panipat here.
Police on Wednesday arrested the school principal of a private school for her alleged involvement in ‘naming and shaming’ of six Class 4 students, including two girls, on the school premise last Friday.
Filmmaker Mani Ratnam on Thursday began shooting for his upcoming magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan in Thailand where the first schedule will be filmed for 40 days. Reliable sources have confirmed that actors Karthi, Jayam Ravi and Trisha Krishnan will be part of the first schedule.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) administration to talks to its agitating students to clear the “blockade” of the administration block.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has recorded the statement of Punjabi singer and actor Gippy Grewal in an alleged overseas transactions case.
Dabangg 3: Salman Khan boasts of support from Ali and Bajrang Bali as he fights with villain in new video
Bollywood star Salman Khan is all set to meet his match in the climax of his upcoming film Dabangg 3, where he will engage in a hand-to-hand combat with Kannada star Sudeep, who plays the antagonist in the film. Salman has introduced the film’s villain Bali Singh in a new teaser video from Dabangg 3.
India and Germany on Wednesday agreed to deepen counter-terror cooperation through regular exchanges of information, mutual capacity-building efforts and mutual legal assistance.
The station house officer (SHO) of the Mansa Devi Complex (MDC) police station was suspended and a home guard volunteer was arrested for allegedly extorting money from a beauty salon and stalking a woman employee there.
The UT urban planning department has flagged large-scale illegal construction and colonisation in villages of Chandigarh.
Thane Fed up of noise pollution for years, residents of Vartak Nagar will file a public interest litigation (PIL) against Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) for its failure to burb the menace.
Thane After numerous complaints from local residents and activists about the loud parties hosted inside Yeoor forest, Thane forest department has issued notices to three private turf clubs at Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP).
New Delhi After the government banned direct payment of commissions to employees of public sector banks (PSBs) for pushing third-party products such as insurance policies and mutual funds to existing customers, business associates of banks are now offering incentives such as junkets to encouraging cross-selling, three persons with direct knowledge of the matter said, requesting anonymity.
New Delhi The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully placed an Indian radar earth imaging satellite and nine customer satellites from four other countries in orbit on Wednesday afternoon. This was the 50th flight of India’s workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). In the 26 years since its development, the launch vehicle has placed 61 Indian and 319 customer satellites in space.
P V Sindhu’s poor run of form continued as the defending champion lost to Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in her campaign opener at the year-ending BWF World Tour Final on Wednesday. Sindhu squandered an 11-6 lead in the second game to go down 18-21 21-18 21-8 in 68 minutes to former world number one Akane Yamaguchi, who scripted a sensational comeback after losing the first game to claim her third successive win over the Indian.
The state government is considered formulating a policy for the direct dismissal of teachers accused of molesting their students after conducting a preliminary probe by invoking Article 311 of the constitution, education minister Suresh Bhardwaj said on Wednesday.
VARANASI Students protesting the appointment of Firoz as assistant professor in the Banaras Hindu University’s Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vijnan (SVDV) called off their stir, terming it a victory, after Khan resigned. He will now teach Sanskrit in a different department of the varsity.