Punjab Police launches 'MainBhiHarjeetSingh' campaign to show solidarity with cop whose hand was chopped off
Monday, 27 April 2020 Singh was immediately rushed to Rajindra hospital in the town from where he was referred to PGIMER in Chandigarh. In the hospital, he underwent a complex surgery and his hand was successfully reimplanted.
Punjab cop whose hand was chopped off in Patiala was released from the hospital on Thursday. The cop, whose hand was chopped off allegedly by a group of Nihang Sikhs in April, was admitted to the hospital. Harjeet Singh’s hand was replanted after a 7.5-hour long surgery at PGIMER. The cop thanked...
In the view of COVID-19 pandemic, Punjab government announced weekend lockdown. Only essential shops are allowed to be open on Saturday and Sunday. Punjab Police maintained strict vigil at the check-points amid COVID-19. Punjab Government has also barred inter-dist movement on weekends except for e-pass holders.
Punjab police have arrested three persons, who mixed phenyl and pesticides in water tanker of a quarantine centre, which was meant for police personnel. In initial investigation, police come to know that the accused committed the crime to take personal revenge as police had arrested the brother of one of the accused earlier. Arshpreet K Grewal, SHO Basti Jodhewal says, "Police had arrested the brother of one of the accused earlier, initial inquiry suggests they did it to take revenge". This is a one of a kind of incident of taking revenge from police personnel.
In collaboration with IIT Ropar, PGIMER launched 'Medi-Sarthi' drone and AI-powered trolley, with an aim to minimize physical contact between healthcare workers and patients. Director of PGIMER, Dr Jagat Ram said, "Our team has successfully made it. It is a made-in-India product. Its aim is to minimize physical contact between healthcare workers and patients. Trolley can deliver medicines and record patients' temperature."
Chandigarh Police headquarters has been closed for two days for sanitisation amid coronavirus pandemic. A person working in the education department office has contracted COVID-19. As per the information given by, SP (Headquarters) of Chandigarh Manoj Kumar, the police headquarters and education department's office are adjacent to each other in Sector-9 of Chandigarh. There are total 65 active cases of COVID-19 in Chandigarh.
The sale of Chinese goods has gone down in Chandigarh after customers have started demanding Indian products from the shopkeepers. One of the shopkeeper said, "People are not buying Chinese products now. We are also planning not to sell Chinese items once our existing stock is sold." It happened after Galwan Valley clash between India and China which claimed lives of 20 soldiers.
Youth Congress workers staged protest in a unique way against fuel price hike in Chandigarh. Party workers tied a car with rope and dragged it on the roads of the city. They shouted slogans demanding the central government to take steps against rising prices of petrol and diesel. Later, police came and detained the protestors. A Youth Congress worker said, "When in 2013-14, rate of diesel and petrol were between Rs. 45- 50, then for BJP Inflation was 'dayan' but now when rates are shooting up to Rs. 80, inflation is 'darling' for them."
Chandigarh Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjay Baniwal was felicitated by Muslim clerics for his work amid coronavirus pandemic. The felicitation programme took place in city's Sector 45 on June 12. Chandigarh SSP Nilambari Jagadale was also felicitated by clerics. Burail area mosque management awarded them for their continuous efforts amid COVID-19 outbreak.