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Lohri : Things You Must Know About The Harvest Festival

BY NEHA HEGDE The Punjabi harvest festival is called Lohri and arrives just a night before Makara Sankranti, a festival that marks the end of...

A New Popular American Eatery Is Now In Delhi

With sumptuous American meals at under a thousand bucks, a new spot in Delhi's GK II is set to give regular fast food options...

Chandigarh To Get A Unique Environmental Landmark- The Museum Of Trees

Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore will virtually inaugurate a unique environmental landmark in Chandigarh -- the Museum of Trees - to commemorate the 551st...

Actor Sonu Sood Appointed As The State Icon Of Punjab

Actor Sonu Sood has been appointed as the state icon of Punjab by the Election Commission of India (ECI). "I am overwhelmed and extremely grateful...

Farmers Protesting in Punjab Observe ‘Black Diwali’

Amid the continued deadlock between the Centre and Punjab's farmer unions, the protesting farmers on Saturday announced to observe 'black Diwali' against the 'black'...

Farmers Protest in Haryana and Punjab Against Farm Laws

Several farmer organizations in Punjab and Haryana on Thursday joined a nationwide protest against the farm laws by blocking national highways and crucial road...

Punjab CM Launches Scholarship Scheme For Scheduled Caste Students

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday formally launched the recently announced Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Post Matric Scheduled Caste Scholarship Scheme, and also virtually...

Stubble Burning Contributes to 26% of the Air Pollution in Delhi-NCR

Due to the changing wind directions, stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana and neighbouring border regions is expected to contribute 26 per cent to the...

Punjab Promotes Seed Potato Production Using Aeroponics Technology

In a major step towards boosting potato farmers' income, the Punjab government on Wednesday decided to allow the production of quality seed potato through...

Delhi’s Air Quality May Deteriorate Further as Stubble Fires Increase: SAFAR

Delhi's overall air quality has been in moderate category, but is set to deteriorate further in the coming days, thanks to stubble burning, SAFAR...

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...

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