Tuesday, 28 March, 2023

Topic: Patiala

Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi jailed for 2 yrs in 2003 human trafficking case

Singer and his brother accused of illegally sending people abroad disguised as members of their dance troupe. They allegedly duped complainants of Rs 1 crore.

‘Her head was partially cut off’: Fauji’s public murder of wife & daughter haunts Patiala village

Gurmukh Singh, 50, allegedly killed his wife and daughter at a market Monday. Fear, grief, and worry about two remaining children now consume residents of Bhunerheri village

No one will be spared, says Bhagwant Mann on blast outside Punjab police’s intel headquarters

The Chief Minister met the police top brass Tuesday morning and sought a report.

Instagram reels, Facebook videos & more — how Barjinder Parwana became Patiala clash ‘mastermind’

A self-styled religious leader and ‘influencer’, Parwana has been accused of inciting Sikh mob to fight radical Hindu groups who took out an anti-Khalistan march last week.

End of the road for Captain Amarinder? Ex-CM receives shock defeat on home turf Patiala

Initial trends revive speculation in Punjab’s political circles about where Captain Amarinder goes from here, & whether this is where the curtains fall on his career as a politician.

In Patiala district, 63 medical teams have a big job — keeping pregnant women with Covid safe

Dr Ekta, 29, heads Patiala’s Antenatal Care Cell, set up by Punjab govt on 10 May, to track all pregnant women in the district who turn Covid positive.

Wedding planning, feeding buffaloes, farm work — neighbours step in as Punjab farmers protest

Three lakh farmers marched from Punjab to protest last month and have been stationed at Delhi’s borders since, and this is how their farms and homes are being taken care of.

Punjab govt removes top administrators at Patiala hospital with worst Covid figures

New medical superintendent, principal & vice-principal named for Patiala's Rajindra Hospital & Govt Medical College where nearly 1 in every 4 Covid patients has died since March.

In this key Punjab government hospital, 1 in 4 Covid patients have died since March

The Rajindra Hospital in Patiala has recorded 453 deaths as of 15 September, with staff blaming delay in hospitalisation and referral cases for the numbers.

Congress and Akali Dal to now fight prestige battle in competitive rallies

Akali Dal is holding a ‘jabar vidroh rally’ outside Patiala Sunday, while Congress has chosen Killianwali in Muktsar for its ‘maha rally’.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.