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Chandigarh: Govt nod To PGI master plan; nine super speciality centres, campus division on the cards
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

PGI officials had said approval of master plan is a mandatory requirement for any fresh construction in the Institute.

Chandigarh Int’l Airport likely to offer e-Visa services from next month
Sun, Mar 26, 2017

The e-Tourist Visa enables the prospective visitor to apply for an Indian visa from the home country online without visiting the Indian embassy and pay the visa fee online.

Chandigarh: PGI starts process to get 25 modular operation theatres
Sun, Mar 26, 2017

The PGI Faculty Association has been demanding that “a world-class new OT complex” should be developed by the administration.

Punjab looks at little-used law to pardon and rehab drug offenders
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

When The Indian Express checked with police officers whether the NDPS section had been invoked earlier to seek immunity from prosecution, most said they were unaware of proceedings under Section 64 (A).

Organs of brain-dead patient airlifted from Chandigarh to Delhi
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

The patient, doctors said, was admitted to PGI last week and the doctors said his condition was extremely critical

Organ donor’s heart to be airlifted from Chandigarh to Medanta
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

The patient was admitted to the PGIMER, where doctors declared him brain dead on Sunday afternoon.

Fearing inconvenience due to Jat march, people reschedule travel plans
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Adding to the chaos was the closure of Chandigarh International Airport due to runway repair.

Duty-free outlets to come up at Chandigarh International Airport
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

The new terminal of Chandigarh International Airport located in Mohali was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015.

Dr Jagat Ram new PGIMER director
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Until Friday, the institute was headed by Dean of the institute Dr Subhash Verma, who was made the officiating director for six months by the Health Ministry.

‘Working on plan involving softwares, kiosks to handle rush’: Amitabh Avasthi, Deputy Director Administration at PGIMER
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Avasthi said faith in the institute and the trust in PGI doctors is why the institute sees a large number of patients on a daily basis.

Punjab: Anandpur Sahib AAP meet turns into damp squib
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Only about 100 volunteers and three unsuccessful candidates from Mohali, Chamkaur Sahib and Anandpur Sahib went into a huddle at a party worker’s house in Nukiwal village.

Punjab Election Results 2017: Voters’ agenda includes water shortage, poor roads and basic amenities
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

'We want our new MLA to take up our issues and get the work done.'

Punjab Election Results 2017: Won with party workers’ hard work; victory is a tribute to my son, says Kanwar Sandhu
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

AAP's Kanwar Sandhu said that the party would hold a meeting to look into the reasons for the poor show in Punjab.

Chandigarh: PGI to ensure fire safety in all campus buildings
Sat, Mar 11, 2017

A senior PGI official told Chandigarh Newsline on Thursday that steps are being initiated following the health ministry directions. “We are soon signing an agreement with IIT Roorkee.

Chandigarh: PGI Medical Education administration ‘chargesheets’ senior faculty member for plagiarism
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

The matter of plagiarism was raised earlier in the governing body of the institute.

Body donation on the rise at PGI
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

According to PGI officials, the number of bodies donated has reached 30 a year, a huge jump compared to that in 2007.

PGI list of patients with donors swells but live organ donation slows down
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

The only kind of live transplant PGI does at present is for kidneys.

Chandigarh International Airport: Wi-Fi facility likely to start from March-end
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Officials on Monday said the state-run BSNL is likely to start the Wi-Fi service at the airport by the end of next month.

PGIMER: Cadaver organ donation cases up, already 11 this year
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

The number of cadaver organ donation cases in 2015 and 2016 were 26 and 27 respectively. This year three cases in January and eight in February have been recorded.

PGI faculty to take up issue of lack of regular director with health ministry
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

The selection process this time is mired in controversy and several questions have been raised over the manner in which the shortlisting was conducted by the union health ministry.

Chandigarh: 36 flights in a single day and counting
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

According to the new schedule, the maximum flights that operates from Chandigarh is Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

Chandigarh International Airport: Instrument landing system develops snag, can hit flights
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Reason: The Airport Authority of India has extended the notam (notice to airmen) till February 27, after the instrument landing system (ILS) installed on the runway developed a problem last week.

Himachal CM wife’s nephew’s murder: No trace of accused so far, cops put airports on high alert to stop duo from fleeing country
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

A number of police teams are conducting raids at suspected hideouts of the accused

Chandigarh police deliberately going slow: Vikramaditya Singh on Himachal CM wife’s nephew murder investigation
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Accuses cops of acting under influence of Punjab politicians

Murder of Virbhadra Singh kin: Family say police deliberately going slow
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Virbhadra’s son Vikramaditya Singh accused the top brass of Chandigarh police of “acting under the influence of Punjab politicians”.

PGIMER: Work of AC installation in new OPD to begin soon, panel approves funds
Fri, Feb 10, 2017

The PGI’s Standing Finance Committee (SFC) had recently approved the funds for the installation of ACs in the new OPD.

Limited watch hours at international airport may hit 70 per cent civil operations, fear officials
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Airport Authority officials also believe that two international flights operating from Chandigarh Airport could also see a temporary closure as it is 'impossible' to get slots in Dubai and Sharjah.

PGIMER to instal equipment to sanitise mobile phones
Wed, Feb 08, 2017

On Tuesday, PGI officials said that the issue has already been discussed by the Institute’s infection control committee.

Punjab polls: Unemployment, drug menace: Main issues for young voters at Dera Bassi
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

Of the 1.97 crore voters in the state, 3.67 lakh are new voters in the 18-19 age group, according to Election Commission officials.

Punjab polls: No wheelchair facility at a booth in Dera Bassi
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

The EC officials at the polling station said that they were not provided a wheelchair for the differently abled.

Punjab elections: With various issues in mind, rural, urban voters turn up to vote
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

Many voters at the polling station in the area maintained that Zirakpur has seen development during the last few years.

PGI issues warning to MS, tells him to pay one-third of WHO fees
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

Sources said that Gupta had been “advised” not to repeat the same in future. Sources added that Gupta might have to pay around Rs 10 lakh.

Punjab polls: Last day, last show: Door-to-door meetings, roadshows all the way…
Fri, Feb 03, 2017

While SAD-BJP candidate Ranjit Singh Gill met people door-to-door, his son Tejpreet Singh Gill held a roadshow at Naya Gaon and Kansal area.

Authorities allege encroachment of land but locals ask why their houses were registered in first place
Fri, Feb 03, 2017

UT says the land on which more than 200 houses are built is earmarked for a sewerage treatment plant, but residents refuse to leave.

Punjab polls: Waterlogging to lack of streetlights – plenty of problems plague Dhakoli
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Residents expect a swift resolution of issues from news MLA of Dera Bassi Assembly constituency.

PGI to recruit 79 new faculty members to meet patient rush
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

“The recruitment will help the patients visiting the Institute. Once all the posts are filled, we will be able to give service in a better manner,” said officials.