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Punjab Govt Imposes Covid Taxes on Liquor

Faced with huge revenue losses resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and the prolonged lockdown in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday...

Punjab Government Increases Penalties for COVID Voilations

To further strengthen the management and control of COVID-19, the Punjab government on Friday increased the penalties for violation of guidelines relating to containment...

Punjab Exempts Women Cops With Kids Below 5 From Frontline Duties

Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta on Tuesday barred all police personnel with medical issues, as well as women cops with children...

PM Narendra Modi Launches Plan to Tackle Water Shortage in India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a 60-billion-rupee ($842 million) plan to tackle water shortages in the country's seven heartland states where...

Google Removes ‘2020 Sikh Referendum’ App From Play Store

Acceding to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's demand, IT giant Google has removed the secessionist, anti-India mobile application '2020 Sikh Referendum' from its Play...

Despite Being Epicentre of Stubble Burning, Punjab Sees Low Pollution Levels

For a region that is the epicentre of crop fire burning, Punjab is exhibiting fairly comfortable levels of air quality index (AQI) while many...

Punjab Takes Tough Stand On Illegally Imported Cigarettes

Taking a tough stand, Punjab Principal Secretary (health and family welfare) Anurag Aggarwal on Monday directed the concerned authorities to initiate action against vendors...

Centre Sanctions Rs 1,040 Crore for Greening Punjab

Accepting Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's request, the Centre on Thursday sanctioned Rs 1,040 crore for the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority...

Punjab Bans Online Delivery of Food without Hygiene Rating

Punjab is going to ban online delivery of food without hygiene rating, Health Minister Brahm Mohindra announced on Thursday. The decision was taken under the...

Sukhpal Singh Khaira’s Exit Raises Questions Over AAP’s Future in Punjab

The recent exit of politically outspoken leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) fold in Punjab, at a time when general elections are around the...

Over Three Lakh Drug Addicts Treated By Punjab Police in 2018

Over three lakh drug addicts were treated in Punjab in 2018 and more than 63,000 people are currently being treated, out of which 25,000...

Concerned Over The Rise of Drug Usage In The State: Himachal Governor

Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat on Sunday expressed concern over the rise in drug addiction, particularly among the youth in the state, and called for concerted efforts...

Punjab Gets Tech-Savy and Eco-friendly

Punjab, the first state in India to launch a mobile app 'i-Hariyali' to supply free saplings, has provided 13 lakh saplings to people through...

Punjab’s Aam Aadmi Party and Its Political Self Goals

For a political party that was taking a serious shot at coming to power in Punjab less than two years ago, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)...

Women On Wheels is Spreading Awareness About Gender Discrimination in Pakistan

By Ajay Kumar Pakistan's Punjab province saw a massive crowd of women who were riding motorcycles. The ride was not for fun rather it was...

Return to Jammu- A Novel About a Journey

This is the engrossing tale of Balan, a kid from South India who grows up in the towns of Punjab, Jammu and Haryana. It...

‘Concept of equality’ pervades world’s biggest community kitchen

If there is one big leveller for people, irrespective of their religion, caste, gender, social status or riches, it is the "langar", or community...

Kejriwal exposed as a liar: BJP leader

Arvind Kejriwal apologised to Bikram Singh Majithia BJP leader says that this apology established himself BJP also alleged that Kejriwal did nothing while state aced...

Heroin worth Rs. 100 crore seized by BSF in Punjab

In a joint operation, Border Security Forces (BSF) troopers and the Punjab Police have recovered 22kg of heroin in Punjab's Ferozepur sector following exchange...

Indian Farmers reason behind Smog in Pakistan

Pakistani officials have said that stubble burning by Indian farmers has caused a thick blanket of smog in Punjab province which led to...

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