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Even after ten days, ATMs suffer from ‘Cash Crunch’

Mohali: Seventy nine per cent people indicated their full support to government’s currency demonetisation programme despite inconvenience. Only three per cent did not support the government action. Support to demonetisation of currency gained momentum only from last week. A portion of the citizens who were unsure of such demonetisation programme earlier and the ones who

SAD gears support General J J among Patiala

SAD, AAP suffer setback, senior leaders join Cong

Chandigarh : The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) suffered a setback with senior Akali leaders and former MP Rajya Sabha Varinder Singh Bajwa joining the Congress party along with his supporters on Thursday. Besides this, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP’s) Shri Hargobindpur convenor, Harvinder Pal Singh also joined the Congress in the presence of Captain Amarinder Singh,

Students of age group 11-16 suffer from Exam stress

Ludhiana: In a research (2014-2016) done by the experts of Forties Hospital, there are around 950 patients, all of them of age group 11-16 years were suffering from examination stress, depression, anger outburst, loss of appetite, anxiety etc. The patients basically belong from Ludhiana, Moga, Khanna, Ferozepur belt. Dr. Ajaypal Sandhu (Consultant Psychiatry) said, “Maximum patients

Patients suffer as ACs in burn unit remain off at Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital

Ludhiana: Patients are suffering at burn unit of Lord Mahavira Civil Hospital as air conditioners (ACs) are not being used. Some of the patients on requesting anonymity claimed that hospital staff refused to start the air condition when asked. During a visit to the hospital on Monday, the patients admitted in burn unit claimed that despite

Thai king reported to suffer from ‘severe infection’

Bangkok: Thailand’s Royal Palace has announced that King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been treated for a severe infection. A statement issued by the palace late Friday said the 88-year-old king was observed with a high heart beat and thick mucus. It said a test result of the mucus and blood “indicated a severe infection.” It did

Nearly 60 mn Indians suffer from mental disorders

At least 60 million Indians — a number more than the population of South Africa — suffer from mental disorders, even as the country lags the world in medical professionals and spending on mental-health issues. Nearly 10-20 million (1-2 per cent of the population) Indians suffered from severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar

Thousands suffer as Haryana Roadways employees strike

Chandigarh:  Public transport across Haryana was affected on Friday after the State Roadways employees went on a day-long strike in support of central trade unions to protest violation of labour laws and economic policies. The strike left tens of thousands of passengers in a lurch. However, the water and electricity supply was not affected across

Haphazard parking often leads to traffic jams where traders suffer

Chandigarh: The major problem prevailing in the grid forming Sectors 15 to 28 in Chandigarh is the haphazard parking, filth due to exposed garbage dumps and wild growth irking residents and traders. Residents and traders believe that inadequate parking space outside market areas and bad parking sense have left Sectors chaotic and traffic prone. The reality

Congress, AAP suffer from ‘anti-Punjab syndrome’

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday slammed Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), saying they are empty vessels suffering from ‘anti-Punjab’ syndrome and were ‘unsympathetic’ to the interests of people of the state.The Chief Minister said leadership of the two parties were raising hollow slogans and making false promises with the aim of assuming


Over 2,500 Indian kids suffer from brain tumour every year

New Delhi: With a surge in the brain related ailments in the world, every year over 2,500 of the Indian children suffer from medulloblastoma, a pediatric malignant primary brain tumour which spreads through the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and frequently metastasize to different locations along the surface of the brain and spinal cord, doctors have said.

10-12 mn people suffer from mental disorder: Govt

New Delhi: About 10-12 million people in the country suffer from severe mental disorder and another 50 million from common disorders like depression and anxiety as in 2005, Health Minister J P Nadda said on Friday. The National Commission of Macroeconomics and Health reported in 2005 that 10-20 million (1-2 per cent of population) suffered from