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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh nominates athletes for sports institute

The Punjab Institute of Sports is the principal policy formulating a body of sports in the state.

Aug 17, 2019, 21:25 PM IST

High alert in Punjab after heavy rain forecast, IMD issues warning for Himachal

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday night ordered a high alert across the state, after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a forecast of heavy rainfall in the state in the next two days.

Aug 17, 2019, 09:05 AM IST

Amarinder Singh tells Pakistan to not back out of commitment on Kartarpur Corridor

Pakistan's foreign ministery had said that work on the corridor would progress as per schedule. Recent reports, however, suggest that progress at ground zero has slowed down.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

Intel agencies sound high alert for Punjab, Rajasthan fearing possible attack from Pakistan

The Intelligence agencies have asked both the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Air Force to observe high vigilance in areas of Rajasthan nearing Pakistan border such as Jodhpur.

Aug 09, 2019, 12:21 PM IST

Punjab government steps up security after threat of attack by JeM, LeT terrorists

As per the information received by the state government, Pakistan-based terrorists from groups like Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba may carry out suicide attacks in Punjab.

Aug 07, 2019, 08:49 AM IST

Article 370 scrapped in J&K: Punjab CM prohibits celebrations and protests

There are concerns that Pakistan could increase its nefarious activities following the scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 05, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

Number of polio cases reaches 47 in Pakistan

The majority of cases, 36, have been reported in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and its tribal districts.

Jul 29, 2019, 16:35 PM IST

Punjab task force seizes heroin, Rs 1.2 crore cash in Pathankot

The Special Task Force (STF) in Punjab seized 1 kg heroin, a Tata Xenon and money amounting to Rs 1.2 crore in a raid in Dinangar road of Pathankot's Mirthal village.

Jul 29, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

5W1H: Watch top news with research and latest updates, 21st July, 2019

'5W1H' is a special segment by Zee News which brings to you news with the research and latest updates. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 21, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

5W1H: Bihar floods leave 97 dead; over 69 lakh people affected

Five more people have died in the Bihar floods, pushing the number of dead up to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were affected. Watch full video to know more.

Jul 21, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Main accused in India's biggest-ever heroin drug haul case dies in police custody in Punjab

Weeks after the biggest ever drug haul was unearthed in Punjab, the main accused in the case died on Sunday in police custody. Gurpinder Singh, who was arrested in a raid by Customs Department at the Attari border in Punjab's Amritsar on June 30, was reportedly sick for some time while he was lodged in an Amritsar jail.

Jul 21, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

Punjab poll panel puts Nirbhaya rape convict's photo in awareness campaign, faces flak

The posters were reportedly put up by the Hoshiarpur District Election Officer.

Jul 20, 2019, 20:35 PM IST

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu`s resignation.

Jul 20, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

If Navjot Singh Sidhu does not want to do his job, there's nothing I can do about it: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said that Sidhu was given a new portfolio after much deliberation and instead of accepting his new portfolio, he decided to shun the work in the middle of the crucial paddy season.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

Punjab, Haryana chief ministers hold meeting, discuss preventive measures on drugs

The Chief Ministers of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh, and Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar met here on Friday to discuss greater coordination in the battle against drugs, and agreed to hold an inter-state meeting of all the northern states in this regard on July 25.

Jul 12, 2019, 18:49 PM IST

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh talks tough on water wastage, calls for virtual war against growing problem

With the state staring at acute water scarcity, the chief minister reviewed the situation at the second meeting of the Urban Renewal and Reforms Consultative Group and ordered a virtual war against water wastage.

Jul 11, 2019, 22:03 PM IST

Cabinet declares pro-Khalistani group Sikhs for Justice unlawful association, Punjab CM hails decision

Punjab Police and the National Investigating Agency had busted several modules of SFJ which were indulging in various subversive activities in Punjab.

Jul 10, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

5W1H: MP Sunny Deol appoints 'representative' to Gurdaspur constituency

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol has appointed another person as his ‘representative’ to take care of his constituency Gurdaspur. The move is likely to provide the Punjab Congress much-needed ammunition against the BJP Member of Parliament.

Jul 02, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Sluggish monsoon may spell trouble for farm sector

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted "near normal" monsoon 95 per cent of the LPA with evenly distributed rainfall. It, however, said there is a 51 per cent chance that the monsoon would be normal or above while there is 49 per cent probability that it remains below normal.
 

Jun 11, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh condoles death of Fatehveer, seeks report on open borewells

The two-year-old boy Fatehveer Singh passed away on Tuesday morning after he was taken out of the borewell following the almost 109-hour-long operation.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:03 AM IST