Punjab reports 9 Covid deaths every hour

Punjab reports 9 Covid deaths every hour

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Dance of death was witnessed in Punjab on Tuesday. Every hour, on an average, nine persons succumbed to the deadly contagion. As the state reported the highest ever single day death toll of 217, two of its districts — Ludhiana (30) and Bathinda (27) — reported one-fourth of the total...

DCs of Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali to meet twice a week to deal with Covid situation

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

To curtail the spread of the Covid-19 infection in the tricity, the Chandigarh Administration on Tuesday decided that a committee comprising deputy commissioners of Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali will meet twice a week online to ensure effective coordination in all Covid-19 related matters such as lockdown restrictions, hospital management, supply...

Hry to deploy over 7K teachers on Covid duty

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

As the state struggles to contain the deadly second wave of Covid-19, the Manohar Lal Khattar Government in Haryana has decided to rope in more than 7000 teachers for Covid-19 related duties. The decision came at a time when the spiralling cases of Covid-19 have put an unprecedented load on Haryana's...

Briefs

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS

Punjab CM directs FD to release Rs 60 cr for Sports Univ Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed the Finance Department to immediately release the sanctioned amount of Rs 60 crore for the first phase construction of the Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University (MBSPSU), Patiala campus....

DCs in Haryana directed to continue registration of deeds in tehsils

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Government has directed all the Deputy Commissioners of the state to continue the work of registration of deeds in tehsils while adhering to various Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) issued due to the Covid-19. The work of registration of deeds should continue so that people do not face any kind of...

Punjab Congress crisis gets murkier

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

Crisis within Punjab Congress is getting murkier, forcing the Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to initiate efforts to keep his own House in order. As the murmurs of dissent from some of his own party men are turning into boisterous voices, Capt Amarinder has decided to open a dialogue with...

Himachal reports highest-ever 64 deaths, 4,977 new Covid cases

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | Shimla

64 fatalities, highest ever in a single day were reported in Himachal on Tuesday as 4977 fresh COVID-19 cases surfaced in the state. With this, the death toll reached 1989 while the state’s cumulative tally reached 140759, as per the state's health bulletin. A day before, the state had reported 53...

No shortage of oxygen supply in hospitals: Himachal CM

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 | PNS | Shimla

Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday said that there is adequate supply of oxygen in health institutions of the state and constant efforts are on to enhance the supply by setting up more oxygen plants to facilitate the COVID patients. The Chief Minister said that the state is producing...

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