08082022-CT-01.qxd 8/8/2022 12:48 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh TRIBUNE MONDAY | 8 AUGUST 2022 | CHANDIGARH 1 LAKH NATIONAL FLAGS TO BE UNFURLED IN AMBALA CANTT PAGE 3 Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij says around 1 lakh national flags will be unfurled in Ambala Cantonment. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY TRICITY COVID REPORT CHD P’KULA MOHALI POSITIVE 97,370 47,344 99,602 RECOVERED 95,430 46,547 97,795 NEW CASES 126 73 47 ACTIVE 769 379 646 CHANGE 62 15 16 DEATHS 1,171 418 1,161 NEW 0 0 0 CITY STRIKER NANDINI KUMAR GETS ANOTHER SHOT IN THE ARM PAGE 3 Nandini Kumar shortlisted by All-India Football Federation to attend a six-day scouting trial camp for the Indian team. MAX 33°C | MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 32°C | MIN 27.8°C SUNSET MONDAY 7:11 PM Two unidentified bike-borne miscreants snatched a gold chain from an elderly woman in Zirakpur on Saturday. SUNRISE TUESDAY 5:46 AM Yoga, ayurvedic science to be in MBBS course of PGI Naina Mishra Tribune News Service AIR QUALITY INDEX CHANDIGARH 54 PANCHKULA 47 MOHALI 60 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF BIKER DIES IN ROAD ACCIDENT Chandigarh: A motorcyclist was killed after being hit by a speeding car near the Mullanpur barrier. A case has been registered against the car driver, identified as Yogesh, a resident of Kaimbwala village. TNS DOC’S BAG STOLEN Chandigarh: Dr Shiraz Akif Mohammad of the PGI has reported his bag containing a laptop, an iPad, a hard disc and a MacBook, was stolen from the seminar room of the PGI. TNS Chandigarh, August 7 Standing Academic Committee (SAC) of the PGI here has recommended that the concept of yoga science, ayurvedic science and traditional medicine should be included in the MBBS curriculum for lectures as a separate chapter. The committee has also recommended that new branches such as aviation medicine and organ transplant be included in the syllabus. A proposal was tabled at a meeting held last month for getting the approval of the committee for the setting up of a medical college for MBBS and also 500-bed hospital, an extension of Nehru Hospital having all clinical departments required for running the MBBS course. “Considering a shortage of medical doctors in the country, this expertise of faculty and residents can be used effectively to provide quality training to undergraduates also by starting the MBBS course at the PGI,” read the proposal. The PGI Director, Prof Vivek Lal, said, “We have designed a state-of-the-art Standing Academic Committee has cleared the proposal ■ Incentives for research at the undergraduate level should be encouraged ■ Concept of yoga science, ayurvedic science and traditional medicine to be a separate chapter for lectures ■ New branches like aviation medicine and organ transplant to be included in the syllabus ■ Drug de-addiction, effects of tobacco and smoking should also be included as a separate entity in the curriculum under community medicine and public health, besides psychiatry The PGI has proposed a state-of-theart medical college with an intake of 100 students for the MBBS course to be started at the PGI extension in Sarangpur, Chandigarh. A 500-bed hospital will be attached to the college. The cost of the project has been estimated at ~1,800 crore. ❝ We have designed a state-of-the-art curriculum for the MBBS course but the final nod is awaited from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Yoga science will be an integral part of the curriculum. Prof Vivek Lal, PGI DIRECTOR ❞ curriculum for the MBBS course but the final nod is awaited from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The Standing Academic Committee has cleared it. Yoga science will be an integral part of the curriculum SAC RECOMMENDATIONS SARANGPUR PLANS MINISTRY NOD AWAITED and we will also have research postings. Our MBBS committee has worked round the clock to make the curriculum cutting edge.” The PGI has proposed a state-of-the-art medical college with an intake of 100 stu- dents for the MBBS course to be started at the PGI extension in Sarangpur, Chandigarh. A new 500-bedded hospital is proposed to be attached to this medical college with a requisite number continued on page 2 BEGIN YOUR CANADIAN MASTER'S IN CHANDIGARH PAGE 3 BIKERS FLEE WITH ELDERLY WOMAN’S GOLD CHAIN TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE Month on, bus attendant to be discharged today Tribune News Service Chandigarh, August 7 Forty-year-old bus attendant Sheela, who suffered severe head injuries when a tree split and fell at Carmel Convent School, Sector 9, on July 8, will be discharged from the PGI on Monday. Her daughter, Jaspreet shared, “We are grateful to the doctors who saved my mother’s life. She can now talk slowly and often tells me that she wants to go to her school and meet the staff. The doctors say that it will take about nine months for her to fully recover. She even tries to walk but we make her sit on a wheelchair. I am really happy that she is UT sees 126 cases CHANDIGARH: The city reported 126 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Sunday. The number of active cases stands at 769 as 188 more patients recovered from the disease. — TNS 73 +ve in P’kula Sheela coming back home.” The bus attendant had slipped into a coma and fought for her life on the ventilator support for 10 days. The ventilator support was removed on July 19. Sheela started responding to verbal commands gradually after regaining consciousness. “The patient is stable continued on page 3 PANCHKULA:Seventy-three new cases surfaced in the district during the past 24 hours, while 88 patients got the better of the disease. However, there was no new fatality. The district has 379 active cases. — TNS 47 infected in Mohali MOHALI: The district reported 47 fresh cases of Covid during the past 24 hours, while 63 patients were cured of the disease. There was no fresh fatality due to the virus on Sunday. There are 646 active cases in the district. — TNS Civic body not releasing park maintenance dues: RWAs Chandigarh, August 7 Residents’ welfare associations (RWAs) today took up several civic issues with Anandita Mitra, Municipal Commissioner, and NP Sharma, MC Chief Engineer, during a meeting of the executive under the Chandigarh Residents’ Associations Welfare Federation (CRAWFED) at Community Centre, Sector 43. OTHER KEY CIVIC ISSUES ■ Axing or pruning of very old trees ■ Substandard road re-carpeting ■ Notices to property owners ■ Shifting of roadside vendors ■ Rehabilitation of stray animals The RWAs maintaining the neighbourhood parks complained the corporation was not releasing dues on time. They also requested the MC to axe or properly prune very old trees. “Material being used in road re-carpeting is of substandard quality. These recarpeted roads hardly last for a few months. 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