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IMD predicts rains, thunderstorm in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana in next 48 hours

IMD predicts rains, thunderstorm in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana in next 48 hours

As per IMD officials, people suffering from breathing problems caused by pollution will also get mild relief following fresh showers in the national capital. 

Nov 25, 2019, 19:54 PM IST
Can we allow people to kill others: Supreme Court reprimands Punjab, Haryana on stubble burning

Can we allow people to kill others: Supreme Court reprimands Punjab, Haryana on stubble burning

Stubble burning is one of the main reasons behind the massive pollution in north India, particularly over the Delhi-NCR area and the Supreme Court of India on Monday pulled up Punjab and Haryana

Nov 25, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Amarinder Singh orders time-bound probe into death of Dalit man in Patiala

Amarinder Singh orders time-bound probe into death of Dalit man in Patiala

The Punjab Chief Minister has directed both to ensure stringent and exemplary punishment for the accused for their heinous crime within three months.

Nov 18, 2019, 08:57 AM IST
Guru Nanak Dev: A wandering religious preacher, poet, social reformer

Guru Nanak Dev: A wandering religious preacher, poet, social reformer

"Good conduct is in itself the praise of God." This is the teaching of the first Sikh master, Guru Nanak Dev, whose 550th Prakash Purb (birth anniversary) falls on November 12.

Nov 10, 2019, 09:31 AM IST
US welcomes Kartarpur corridor opening says, a step towards religious freedom

US welcomes Kartarpur corridor opening says, a step towards religious freedom

Taking to Twitter, US State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said that Washington sees the opening of the corridor as a positive example of neighbours working together for their mutual benefit.

Nov 09, 2019, 20:18 PM IST
Commemorative gold, silver coins on 550th Parkash Purab big hit with devotees in Punjab

Commemorative gold, silver coins on 550th Parkash Purab big hit with devotees in Punjab

The coins are being sold at an exhibition being held by the Punjab Small Industry and Export Corporation (PSIEC) at Sultanpur Lodhi between November 5 and 15, according to a press release of the

Nov 06, 2019, 21:03 PM IST
Amarinder Singh, Dushyant Chautala attend Kartarpur Corridor official song release

Amarinder Singh, Dushyant Chautala attend Kartarpur Corridor official song release

The inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor, which will connect Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab`s Gurdaspur district with Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan, is scheduled for later this week.  

Nov 06, 2019, 15:53 PM IST
Ahead of Kartarpur Corridor inauguration, posters hailing Navjot Singh Sidhu and Pakistan PM Imran Khan surface in Amritsar

Ahead of Kartarpur Corridor inauguration, posters hailing Navjot Singh Sidhu and Pakistan PM Imran Khan surface in Amritsar

The text on the posters featuring Navjot Singh Sidhu and Imran Khan is in Punjabi, and translates to, "Navjot Singh Sidhu and Imran Khan are the real heroes for opening Kartarpur Corridor." However,

Nov 06, 2019, 12:13 PM IST
Ludhiana intensifies drive against stubble burning, 22 farmers arrested

Ludhiana intensifies drive against stubble burning, 22 farmers arrested

Burning of paddy straw in the fields of Punjab is one of the reasons leading to a thick layer of smog in the northern plains of the country.

Nov 06, 2019, 09:52 AM IST
Terrorist activities spotted in Pakistan's border district near Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara: BSF sources

Terrorist activities spotted in Pakistan's border district near Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara: BSF sources

Sources in the intelligence agencies said that the terrorist training camps are situated at Muridke, Shakargarh, and Narowal in Pakistan’s Punjab province, where “substantial number of men and women

Nov 04, 2019, 11:29 AM IST
Punjab government launches 'badge of logo' dedicated to Guru Nanak Dev's 550th birth anniversary celebrations

Punjab government launches 'badge of logo' dedicated to Guru Nanak Dev's 550th birth anniversary celebrations

The Punjab government had earlier prepared a logo dedicated to the birth anniversary celebrations and a badge has now been unveiled which the people would be able to affix it on their wardrobes. The

Nov 03, 2019, 06:57 AM IST
Punjab, Haryana farmers caught in vicious time-cycle web

Punjab, Haryana farmers caught in vicious time-cycle web

The farmers were caught in a vicious time-cycle as they have to harvest rice from mid-October to mid-November each year and cultivate wheat in a space of 10-15 days. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

Nov 02, 2019, 11:52 AM IST
Amarinder Singh urges Imran Khan to extend passport, advance registration waiver to all Indians visiting Kartarpur Gurudwara

Amarinder Singh urges Imran Khan to extend passport, advance registration waiver to all Indians visiting Kartarpur Gurudwara

Hailing Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's decision on providing the relief to devotees visiting Kartarpur Gurudwara, Amarinder said that he is grateful for the waiver of passport and advance

Nov 01, 2019, 13:25 PM IST
First of its kind job helpline for unemployed youth launched in Punjab

First of its kind job helpline for unemployed youth launched in Punjab

In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the Punjab government on Thursday launched a job helpline to aid the unemployed job seekers of the state.

Oct 31, 2019, 19:59 PM IST
Ex-PM Manmohan Singh in list of 575 pilgrims for first 'jatha' through Kartarpur corridor

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh in list of 575 pilgrims for first 'jatha' through Kartarpur corridor

The names of the leaders who will attend the Kartarpur inaugural event includes former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union Ministers Hardeep Puri, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh and

Oct 29, 2019, 20:21 PM IST
BSF seizes 5 packets of suspected heroin from Indo-Pak border near Ferozepur sector

BSF seizes 5 packets of suspected heroin from Indo-Pak border near Ferozepur sector

The Border Security Force on Saturday said that it seized as many as five packets of contraband, suspected to be heroin, weighing around 5.125 kg near India-Pakistan border from Punjab's Ferozepur

Oct 26, 2019, 14:13 PM IST
Counting of ballots for Punjab by-polls begins

Counting of ballots for Punjab by-polls begins

The Congress has 78 legislators in the 117-member House.

Oct 24, 2019, 08:36 AM IST
61 per cent voter turnout in Punjab by-polls

61 per cent voter turnout in Punjab by-polls

The Jalalabad seat saw the highest poll percentage of 70 per cent, followed by Dhaka (64), Mukerian (57.28) and Phagwara (49.96 per cent).

Oct 21, 2019, 19:14 PM IST
Stubble burning: NGT seeks Action Taken Report from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab

Stubble burning: NGT seeks Action Taken Report from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab

The tribunal also directed the states to designate concerned officers accountable for stubble burning incidents. 

Oct 15, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
Complaint against Punjabi singer Gurdaas Maan for cancelling Durga Puja performance in Kolkata over Golden Temple replica venue

Complaint against Punjabi singer Gurdaas Maan for cancelling Durga Puja performance in Kolkata over Golden Temple replica venue

The 22 pally Durga puja committee which had made the pandal on the theme of Amritsar's Golden Temple, had invited Maan to perform on October 6.

Oct 13, 2019, 14:40 PM IST