Tanbir Dhaliwal

Articles By Tanbir Dhaliwal

Home-based treatment for disabled

A team will visit the house of the disabled person and spend the first two hours in assessing the type and degree of the disability.

Chandigarh to get garden for autistic kids

A proposal to build the garden was sent to the UT Engineering Department two months ago. The garden will be constructed behind Block C of RIMH in Sector 31. It will cost around Rs 40 lakh.

Police say mistaken identity, victims did not assault driver

A few hours before the incident, another group of labourers had stopped the truck driver, Sarma Chaudhary, from urinating near they were cooking.

Requirement assessed in 2014, supply in 2015: Audit report slams GMSH-16 for delay in purchase of treatment items

The report also questioned the hospital authorities on how did they manage with delay in supply of these and other consumables and why the purchase procedure was not started well in time.

PGI director’s I-Day address: Lab reports on doctor’s desk? Reality’s different, Mr Chawla

A visit to new OPD on Monday revealed that patients continue to stand in long queues to collect their reports.

GMSH-16 gets rap on the knuckles for not making strategy to manage waste that contains mercury

Mercury is present in hospitals, mainly in clinical thermometers and sphygmomanometers (instruments measuring blood pressure).

One more cholera case, total reaches 50

Earlier, a large number of cholera cases were reported from house number 700 to 853 and 1,600 to 1,700.

Facility at GMSH-16: Vijay Dev launches evening OPDs

The evening OPDs are started to facilitate working class population and students.

Punjab: Teenage girl sets herself ablaze over ‘sexual harassment’

Alleges four men followed her in bus to school, passed lewd comments, even slapped her once .

Evening OPDs at GMSH to start from August 13

The health secretary also said that they would soon launch an online appointment system for people visiting the OPDs.

Two children among five cholera cases reported in Manimajra

Residents of Manimajra blame the Municipal Corporation for their failure to provide clean drinking water to them.

UT Adviser, Home Secy to RIMH: Brand products made by specially abled kids

‘There is a need to connect with people. The moment a person comes to know they are made by special children, their brand value will increase’

In UT, no room for differently abled

Chandigarh Newsline met several differently abled people to know the kind of problems they are facing in the city beautiful.

12-year-old brain-dead boy saves five lives

On August 4, six organs (two corneas, two kidneys, a liver and a pancreas) were retrieved from Pankaj’s body and used to save five lives.

Install fans and lights within 48 hours, orders Adviser Vijay Dev

The adviser visited the institute on Thursday morning. He appreciated the programmes run by the institute for the specially-abled children, but was taken aback when he went to the basement of the institute.

Chandigarh has 8,581 disabled persons: RIMH report

Regional Institute of Mentally Handicapped joint director claims no other UT in the country has 100 pc coverage of disabled people.

Evening OPDs to start at GMSH-16 from August 15

To operate from 4 pm to 7 pm for six days a week; five retired doctors to be recruited for this purpose.

Road traffic accidents most common reason for facial trauma injuries, reveals PGI study

The study examined the records of 195 patients with facial fractures in the tertiary care centre (PGI) in north India, from 2009 to 2013.

PGI pharmacy plan gets push

Renovation work begins, authorities claim the pharmacy will come up in seven-eight months

‘We want to strengthen computerisation of institute… other thing is to improve hospital cleanliness, we’re trying to adopt different schemes’

On the 53rd Foundation Day, Dr Y K Chawla, the PGIMER director, shares with Chandigarh Newsline the plans he has for the institute to make it more patient-friendly.