Gian Sagar row: BFUHS shifts 200 MBBS students, another 300 to be adjusted on Tuesday

Gian Sagar row: BFUHS shifts 200 MBBS students, another 300 to be adjusted on Tuesday

Faridkot-based Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) on Monday shifted 200 MBBS students of Gian Sagar Medical College, Banur, to other colleges across the state. The Punjab government had on May 10 withdrawn permission to Gian Sagar Trust to run medical, dental, nursing and physiotherapy colleges. The classes in the college remained suspended since February 1 after the staff went on indefinite strike against the management for not clearing their dues. Of the 1,437 MBBS, BDS and nursing students of the 2012-2013 batch, 200 were shifted to government medical…

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Factory Output Contracts For The Third Month In A Row

Factory Output Contracts For The Third Month In A Row

Factory output in January contracted for the third straight month, in an indication that the manufacturing sector continues to struggle with sluggish demand and overcapacity. According to data released on Friday, factory output — measured by Index of Industrial Production (IIP) –  contracted 1.5 per cent in January. The higher-than-expected decline was on account of the sharp de-growth in capital goods, whose output shrank 20.4 per cent. Consumer goods output growth was flat. 10 out of the 22 industry groups in the manufacturing sector recorded negative growth in January 2016…

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