Dr KK Talwar, Punjab government’s advisor for health and family welfare, and research and medical education department, and DK Tiwari, principal secretary of medical education and research, reviewed the ongoing development works at the Government Medical College and Rajindra Hospital, Patiala, and directed the officials concerned to expedite the work.
AMRITSAR/GURDASPUR The Gurdaspur administration has banned the operation of drones in the border district till the Republic Day. The ban been has imposed under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).
BATHINDA The management of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda failed to adhere to the notice of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to send a functionary for questioning in connection with the 2017 Maur bomb blasts probe. However, the dera sent a representative who sought more time for making a functionary available.
Multiple units on single plot properties: GDA board refers matter to state govt, seeks change in norms
Ghaziabad: The board of the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has referred a proposal for putting a ban on passing of map layouts for multiple units on single plot properties to the state government, citing multiple problems related to mutation, share of common spaces, and ownership of staircases and rooftop of such buildings.
Come April, government primary schools in Patiala will have students wearing ties and identity cards around their neck, sitting on colourful furniture and studying using smart projectors and LEDs in classrooms. This is because the district school education department has fixed March 31 as the deadline for converting all primary schools in district into smart ones.
The influential Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) on Thursday moved its “Doomsday Clock” to 100 seconds to midnight, signalling that the “unprecedentedly high risk” of a nuclear exchange was even greater than in the worst days of the Cold War.
LUCKNOW Sumati, a resident of Bahraich, keeps gazing at her husband’s cell phone, watching a seven-second video, in which her daughter was last seen. The woman has been watching this CCTV grab time and again, after her seven-year-old daughter went missing around a year ago.
Gurugram A city court on Thursday awarded three-year imprisonment to a bar owner under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act for running a hookah bar on Golf Course Road.
At least 50 people from Odisha’s coastal Kendrapara district, most of them women and children, were taken ill after they consumed food from a container that had a dead snake in it, said an official on Thursday.
PUNE The Maha Vikas Aghadi is attempting to loosen the BJP’s base in the rural and semi-urban areas in the state.
The United States’ financial chief on Thursday told Swedish teen Greta Thunberg to go study before calling for a fossil fuel halt, prompting the climate campaigner to reply it doesn’t “take a degree” to understand the science.
A day after chief minister Yogi Adityanath stated that raising ‘azaadi’ slogans during anti-CAA protests would amount to treason, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ram Gobind Chaudhary on Thursday said, “Even the British had described patriots as traitors and terrorists.”
Football clubs worldwide splashed out a record $7.35 billion (6.63 million euros) on transfers in the men’s game in 2019, FIFA revealed in a report released on Wednesday. The amount represents a 5.8 percent increase on 2018, with English clubs accounting for the largest total outlay at just over $1.5 billion — a drop of 22.1 percent on previous figures.
Against the backdrop of a meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in Beijing that assessed Islamabad’s efforts to counter terror financing, China on Thursday said its close ally Pakistan has made “visible progress” and should be backed by the world community.
WhatsApp recently rolled out Dark Theme on its Android beta app. Now, the word is that the company is planning to bring a bunch of other features to its Android app soon.
PUNE The Hindustan Times Scholarship programme was held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Hall in Pune on Thursday. The scholarship programme, in its third edition since the launch of HT Pune in 2017, saw 50 winners from Clases 5 to 9, representing various schools from across the city.
The Olympic qualifying event for boxing, scheduled from Feb 3-14 in Wuhan, has been cancelled following the coronavirus outbreak in China.
The wave of peaceful protests that have gripped the country shall enable deepening India’s democratic roots, former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday. Mukherjee’s remarks are seen in the context of protests that started after the ruling NDA coalition at the Centre pushed the Citizenship Amendment Act through Parliament last month. He did not specify the citizenship law in his address but hardly left anyone in doubt either.