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Punjab Government releases Rs.4.5 crore for five flood-hit districts

The Punjab government has released Rs 4.50 crore to the five flood-affected districts of the state, Revenue Minister G S Kangar said on Wednesday.

Aug 28, 2019, 14:48 PM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, July 20th, 2019

This is a special segment for hearing impaired which brings to you latest updates of the afternoon. Watch this video to know the latest news stories of the day.

Jul 20, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

News 100: Watch top news stories of the day

This segment of Zee News brings top news stories of the day. Watch this video to know the latest news headlines.

Jul 20, 2019, 15:26 PM IST

NGT fines Punjab govt Rs 50 crore over pollution in Beas and Satluj

The NGT imposed the heavy fine on the Captain Amarinder Singh government in the state and gave it two weeks to submit the amount.

Nov 14, 2018, 16:16 PM IST

Supreme Court to pronounce judgement in 1988 road rage case against Navjot Sidhu on Tuesday

In April 2018, the Punjab government, of which he is a part, had sought conviction of Congress leader in connection with the 30-year-old case.

May 14, 2018, 20:18 PM IST

Will submit to the law: Navjot Singh Sidhu after Punjab government supports his conviction in 1988 road rage case

One blow from Sidhu had allegedly killed 65-year-old Gurnam Singh in 1988.

Apr 13, 2018, 09:52 AM IST

Shoojit Sircar starts work on 'Udham Singh' biopic

Earlier, there were reports that Ranbir Kapoor would be playing the title role.

Mar 09, 2018, 00:06 AM IST

SAD cries sacrilege over Guru's picture, Punjab government says charge 'ridiculous'

The SAD on Sunday accused the Punjab government of sacrilege over the 'morphing' of a picture of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh.

Dec 24, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

NIA registers case in killing of RSS leader in Ludhiana

Gosain, 60, was returning home after attending a morning drill (RSS shakha) when he was attacked by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in Ludhiana last month. He died on the spot while the attackers fled.

Nov 18, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Punjab to increase women quota in local bodies

The enhancement of women reservation quota in the PRIs and urban local bodies is aligned to a key election promise.

Jun 13, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

Punjab CLP to meet on June 13

The various matters listed for the budget session, scheduled from June 14 to June 23, will be taken up in the meeting.

Jun 10, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

Punjab govt shuffles 19 IAS, 43 PCS officers

Vikas Garg, special secretary, health and family welfare has been posted as special secretary agriculture, an official spokesman said here.

May 13, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Amarinder Singh meets PM Modi, seeks nod to sell power to Pakistan, Nepal

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s intervention to allow the Punjab government to sell surplus power to Pakistan or Nepal in the financial interest of the cash-strapped state.

Apr 20, 2017, 21:13 PM IST

Crackdown on illegal mining increased sand prices: Punjab govt

Punjab government today said crackdown on illegal mining has led to spike in prices of sand and gravel in the state and will come down after more legal mines become operational.

 

Apr 01, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

The Kapil Sharma Show: No 'conflict of interest' in ‘minister’ Navjot Singh Sidhu’s continuation on TV, says Punjab AG

Navjot Singh Sidhu was made the Minister for Local Government, Tourism, Cultural Affairs, Archives and Museums.

Mar 24, 2017, 08:18 AM IST

Pak court asks for final arguments in Saeed's detention case

A Pakistani court has directed the Punjab government and the JuD counsel to present their final arguments on March 27 on a petition challenging the detention of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and four others under the anti-terrorism law.

Mar 22, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Bihar ministers, MLAs favour doing away with beacon lights

Appreciating Punjab's initiative to do away with beacon lights on vehicles of ministers, MLAs and bureaucrats, ministers and legislators in Bihar cutting across party lines today favoured the same in the state.

Mar 21, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

Congress hails Amarinder Singh for waging war against 'VIP Culture'

Hailing the decision of newly formed Punjab government to completely shun the VIP culture, the Congress has called on the entire nation to support this decision, adding that the grand old party will fulfill its promises made to people of the state, unlike BJP.

Mar 19, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

Shiromani Akali Dal indulging in SYL vote bank politics: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday said the Punjab Government and especially the Shiromani Akali Dal are indulging in vote bank politics over Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue.

Nov 17, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

Punjab to procure vaccine to prevent cervical cancer

Punjab will launch a free of cost vaccination programme to "eradicate" the "curse" of cervical cancer after the MoU is inked.

Oct 27, 2016, 00:59 AM IST