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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Pallavi Singhal


Pallavi Singhal covers Panchkula district in Haryana state.

Doctor at Panchkula hospital thrashed by nurses over sexual harassment charges
Tue, Jul 14, 2020

The incident occurred when the doctor came out of a meeting of the inquiry committee constituted to probe the allegations. An FIR has also been

Centre extends free ration scheme till November but benefit yet to reach the really needy
Fri, Jul 10, 2020

Local politics at slum colonies, issues with online data updating and recklessness by food inspectors and government officers in keeping a check on unauthorised distribution, hoarding and collection of fee contribute to the prime reasons for the corruption remaining unchecked under the scheme.

Samples from 4 slums to be collected to check community transmission
Thu, Jul 09, 2020

The health department will be coordinating with 32 ASHA workers posted at these four slums.

Gian Chand Gupta meets MC officials, threatens to cancel licenses of contractors
Wed, Jul 08, 2020

According to a statement issued by the administration, MLA Gian Chand Gupta said that it is the hard-earned money of public which is spent in the development works, so those who delay in these works without reason cannot be spared.

90-yr-old Ambala resident dies at Panchkulakula hospital, tested positive posthumously
Wed, Jul 08, 2020

The body was kept at the civil hospital and will be sent to Ambala on Wednesday.

4th suicide reported in P’kula since lockdown began
Tue, Jul 07, 2020

As many as three residents of Rajiv Colony slum area took their lives in the past month, over job loss and reduced or negligible income.

Panchkula civic body bifurcated, Kalka to have its own council
Tue, Jul 07, 2020

In January 2018, a committee under the chairmanship of the Ambala Divisional Commissioner had recommended maintaining the corporation status for Panchkula, and separating Kalka and Pinjore from the Panchkula MC to have their own council.

Spate of robberies in Raipurrani leaves farmers distraught, ek raat mai sab chala gya, says victim
Sun, Jul 05, 2020

Since June 4, soon after the country went into unlock phase I, as many as seven thefts and robberies were reported from different villages of the district.

Panchkula: Private hospital files reply to show-cause notice, says already following protocols
Sun, Jul 05, 2020

The notice had come in light of “shortcomings found upon inspection at the private hospital” which was conducted on Monday

Man in police custody tests positive in Panchkula, 3 officers quarantined
Sat, Jul 04, 2020

The man, a 39-year-old resident of Aashiyana phase I in Abheypur village, had been arrested by the Sector 19 police post after his wife and daughter had made a call to the police control room, alleging that he beat them.

7th case from pvt hospital tests positive, health department issues show cause notice
Fri, Jul 03, 2020

The notice has come in the light of “shortcomings found upon inspection at the private hospital” which was conducted on Monday.

Schools seek proof of financial hardship from parents for waiving late fee penalty, giving fee concessions
Thu, Jul 02, 2020

The move from the private schools has come in view of the Punjab and Haryana High Court's decision in favour of Punjab's private schools Monday, allowing them to collect annual as well as admission fee.

Another doctor tests positive in Panchkula’s private hospital
Thu, Jul 02, 2020

On Monday, health authorities had decided to create a comprehensive and standardised policy applicable to all private hospitals of the district and had also sent in a hospital infection control committee to this particular hospital.

With highest positivity rate in Tricity, Chandigarh testing least number of people
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

With allowance of even more activities, threat of a further rise in numbers has also increased.

A false positive and two disrupted lives
Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Even though only the couple have come forward to question the breach of their rights and point out a lack of sensitivity and coordination among authorities, their troubles don’t seem to stop.

Struggling to get tested for the past week, says family of Covid patient
Tue, Jun 30, 2020

The patient’s second re-test came back negative on Saturday, and he has been shifted to a single room facility in the same hospital.

Admin to develop standard policy for pvt hospitals, sampling to be increased
Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Patterns of cases that have emerged from the hospital are being drawn to assess whether it was a spread inside the hospital itself.

5 test positive in Panchkula, people fear private hospital could be centre of outbreak
Mon, Jun 29, 2020

Panchkula CMO, Dr Jasjeet Kaur, ordered the formation of a committee of public health personnel and doctors on Monday.

Panchkula brings up forgotten plan of 2007: Barwala, 9 other villages to be developed into a township
Sat, Jun 27, 2020

As many as 24 new areas, falling on the Panchkula-Barwala highway, had been identified for expansion in 2007, under the extension plan of Panchkula. This project was to be developed as a new “Kot Billah-Alipur integrated township” and was supposed to be spread in an area of 6,767 acres.

He will not be able to walk again, I demand justice for my brother, sister alleges; no FIR filed even after 10 days
Fri, Jun 26, 2020

The refusal to file an FIR has reportedly arisen due a dispute in the clear division of territorial boundaries between Chandigarh and Panchkula.