Pakistan jumps into Kohinoor controversy, says diamond was gifted to England

Pakistan jumps into Kohinoor controversy, says diamond was gifted to England

Pakistan's Punjab government on Wednesday jumped into famour Kohinoor controversy and said that the renowned giant diamond was handed over to Britain following an agreement reached with the East India Company in 1849. 

Punjab to demand sensitive status for border shared with Pakistan

The deputy chief minister said the Punjab government was also chalking out a strategy to prepare a second-in-line defence security cover on Pakistan borders.

Punjab mulling to implement organ transplantation Act: Anil Joshi

Punjab Government is mulling to to implement a state-specific organ transplantation Act to facilitate smooth transfer of vital organs.

Punjab makes cashless health insurance mandatory for staff

 The Punjab government has made cashless health insurance scheme mandatory for all government employees and pensioners, a state government spokesman said here on Sunday.

As Parkash Singh Badal clears deck, CBI to probe sacrilege cases

The Punjab government wants these heinous crimes to be thoroughly probed in an atmosphere of 'complete trust'. 

To curb sex determination, Punjab to engage detectives

 The Punjab government on Wednesday said it will engage services of private detective agencies to check illegal sex determination tests by private ultrasound centres.

Punjab government most corrupt in country, says AAP

 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday described the Punjab government as "the most corrupt government in the country" and said that it has failed on every front.

Most hygienic Punjab hospital to get Rs 50 lakh award

To encourage hygenic conditions and cleanliness in government hospitals, the Punjab government will give a Rs.50 lakh award to the most hygienic hospital in the state, a senior officer said on Sunday.

Evaluation committee formed to assess govt hospitals

Punjab government today said it has constituted a state-level evaluation committee to assess the conditions of each government hospital in the state.

Punjab attracts Rs 3,500-cr investments for solar projects

Punjab government today said it has received bids from as many as 18 companies for setting up solar projects in the state which will attract investment of Rs 3,500 crore.

Punjab govt to observe eye donation fortnight

Punjab government will observe 'Eye donation fortnight' from today onwards till September 8 to generate awareness for the cause.

Sikhs in New York hurl shoes at delegation led by Punjab minister

A senior cabinet minister in the Punjab government and his delegation came under attack here as hundreds of Sikhs protesting his visit allegedly threw stones and hurled a shoe at the leaders, following which the police took two youths into custody.

Sikhs in New York hurl shoes at delegation led by Punjab minister

 A senior cabinet minister in the Punjab government and his delegation came under attack here as hundreds of Sikhs protesting his visit allegedly threw stones and hurled a shoe at the leaders, following which the police took two youths into custody.

Punjab govt asks departments to weed out old records

Punjab government Thursday issued instructions to expedite the campaign to weed out obsolete record gathering dust in cupboards in the Civil Secretariat.

Punjab relaxes norms for shooters to procure weapons

Punjab relaxes norms for shooters to procure weapons

To promote the sport of shooting in the state, the Punjab government on Sunday announced that it had relaxed norms for shooters to make it easy for them to get weapons for shooting events.

All-white affair as Anandpur turns 350

As the summer heat sweeps the plains of Punjab in scorching June, the Sikh religious town of Anandpur Sahib is all set to mark its 350th birthday with an all-white spread.

Will seek rollback of entry tax on sugar in Punjab: BJP

The Punjab unit of BJP Monday slammed ruling alliance partner SAD for imposing an entry tax on sugar procured from other states and said it was not "taken into confidence" about the move.

Punjab govt to deliver public services through 'Mobile Seva'

Punjab Government on Sunday announced that it will integrate 'Mobile Seva' scheme in all the state departments aiming at mainstreaming mobile governance as a compelling new paradigm for the delivery of public services.

Maruti, Punjab govt tie up for driving training institutes

Country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki has tied up with Punjab government to manage and run 32 driving training institutes in the state.

AAP protests 'VIP culture' with 100-km cycle rally

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday ended a 100-km cycle rally to denounce the 'VIP culture' of the Punjab government.