Punjab to declare Indus River Dolphin as State Aquatic Animal
01.02.19 - Team PT

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday gave the nod to declaring the endangered Indus River Dolphin, found only in Beas River India, as Punjab State Aquatic Animal.

Chairing the 2nd Meeting of State Board for Wildlife here, Captain Amarinder Singh said that the ...
  


Campaign against Privatisation of Health and Education
30.01.19 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, JANUARY 30: Today, representatives of various people’s organisations and other medical doctors, public health experts, researchers, professors and other social activists from Punjab & Chandigarh and other parts of the country met to discuss recent move to privatize health and education in Punjab and ...
  


‘Thanks, but no thanks,’ says the sea and spews back 2,15,000kg trash back at Mumbai
19.07.18 - TEAM PT

AS YOU DUMP, so you shall reap -- that seems to be the message for Mumbaikars after high tides pulled tonnes of soggy garbage out of the Arabian sea onto their city's coast last week.
 
The government has grand plans for Mumbai’s seafront: a ...
  


Punjab to hire psychiatrists at Drug De-addiction centres
ANTI DRUG CAMPAIGN
16.07.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, JULY 16: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday issued a series of instructions to further strengthen his government’s anti-drug campaign, including hiring of retired government psychiatrists and employment/empanelment of full-time/part-time private psychiatrists to handle the increased inflow of patients at the Drug ...
  


Tertiary level treatment to sick children must be provided within stipulated time: Brahm Mohindra
RASHTRIYA BAL SWASTHYA KARYAKRAM
25.06.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, JUNE 25: The Punjab Government has issued order to all Health Mobile Teams to ensure tertiary level treatment services to sick children within stipulated time as per guidelines set under the "Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram”.

Giving details here, Brahm Mohindra, Minister for Health & Family Welfare ...
  


Google can predict when you’ll die using AI
PLAYING GOD?
19.06.18 - TEAM PT

Google knows everything (or at least it feels that way), and now it can even tell you when you’ll die.

The tech giant has partnered up with Stanford University to help test a new computer system to predict the time-of-death of hospital patients.

What’s more staggering is ...
  


Sooner or later, we have to recognise this, better we do it now!
ARE WE FOOLS?
05.06.18 - KRUNESH GARG

John Muir, a famous Scottish environmental philosopher once said, "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools”.

It is us, the fools that have destroyed our environment and it ...
  


Can mosquito repellents keep dengue mosquitoes at bay?
National Dengue Day 2018
16.05.18 - Debjani Arora

Prevention is better than cure and this statement holds true for dengue. Once you get infected with this mosquito-borne disease the road to recovery is really tiring and taxing. One way to keep dengue at bay is to practice preventive measures so you can keep ...
  


Free Dengue testing extended in 33 govt hospitals: Brahm Mohindra
25.04.18 - Team PT

CHANDIGARH, APRIL 25: In a major policy decision taken by the Health Department facility of free dengue testing has been extended in 33 centres across the state. It was announced by Brahm Mohindra, Health Minister, Punjab while chairing the meeting of the state task force ...
  


Around 75 lakh children to be vaccinated against Measle/Rubella: Brahm Mohindra
STATE-WIDE CAMPAIGN
20.04.18 - Team PT

CHANDIGARH, APRIL 20: The Punjab Government is going to initiate the "State-wide Vaccination Campaign against Measles-Rubella" from 1st May, 2018 as part of National strategy to eliminate Measles and control Rubella in the country.

Disclosing this here  today Health & Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra said ...
  



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