Despite the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for the management of dead bodies in case of coronavirus death, there isn’t much awareness even among Health Department workers and hospital staffers on how to handle bodies
On Monday, 43 samples of her close contacts were taken, of which the 75-year-old woman’s came back positive, and the reports of her two sons are pending.
The woman, who stayed just 1.2 km from the Civil Hospital and had also approached its OPD after developing fever and cough symptoms around March 24, was treated like a regular patient.
The samples include those of the deceased’s two sons and a daughter, sister’s family, neighbours and an acquaintance living in LIG flats, Chandigarh.
In blatant violation of curfew, people were seen crowding in the city’s wholesale Sabzi Mandi (vegetable market) without any restriction or checking. Police said many were misusing curfew passes issued in the name of emergency and essential services.
Ludhiana district has over 15 lakh migrant labourers working in factories, as daily wagers, domestic helps and also in the organised and unorganised sectors.
The four escaped prisoners were facing trial in multiple cases including that for snatching, theft, illicit liquor smuggling among others. Suraj Kumar was also convicted in a case.
Ludhiana, which is among the most polluted cities of the country, was the cleanest city of India on March 23 with air quality index (AQI) of 35, according to the data sourced from the central pollution control board (CPCB)’s app ‘Sameer’.
The machine was originally meant to be supplied to a Uganda-based customer, but the industrialist lend it to the civic body instead and pushed back the customer’s order.
FIR against the twelve cops has been registered under the sections 7(1) and 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) at division number 3 police station
The Ludhiana police on Saturday arrested four more accused in the case involving robbery of one kg gold on March 4. Police said that the mastermind of the crime was also arrested and 847 gm gold, four kg silver ornaments, a pistol and five cartridges were also recovered. Owner of Gobind Jewellers located at Gill […]
Organized Crime Control Unit (OCCU) of the Punjab Police had arrested Amritpal Singh Bhullar of Ferozepur, brother of wanted gangster Jaipal Singh, who is also the alleged mastermind of the robbery, on Tuesday.
The deceased’s family alleged that for the past several months, he was being harassed by his NRI wife and in-laws, who were forcing him to transfer his family’s land in their name or give them Rs 2 crore in cash.
The complainant alleged that her mother-in-law, who works as a midwife, also wanted to sell the baby girl at one point of time.
The Punjab Cabinet has approved Rs 650 crore for the cleaning and rejuvenation of the polluted stream Buddha Nullah, which dumps Ludhiana city’s domestic and sewage waste into the Sutlej river.
A CCTV footage shows the men, one wearing a helmet and the other with his face covered, riding a motorbike. One of them opened fire and a bullet hit the gate of Mahant Kashmir Giri’s residence.
In Mansa, a 100-year-old woman, Mukhtair Kaur, was part of the anti-CAA indefinite dharna. Former JNUSU president Geeta Kumari addressed the women on Sunday.
According to Bhardwaj, a few minutes before the attack, he had received a suspicious call from a person who claimed to be from Tarn Taran. “He asked for my address, but I disconnected,” he said.
The deceased have been identified as Deepak, his wife Jaanwi, and their minor sons, Navi and Bhawi.
Arjun Kumar (32), who worked at a dyeing unit in Ludhiana and was riding his motorbike on way back home when the accident happened, succumbed at SPS Hospital Friday late.