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Punjab not in Centre’s list for flood damage assessment, CM ‘surprised’ - National Herald

Punjab not in Centre’s list for flood damage assessment, CM ‘surprised’  National Herald

The Union government has listed 11 states for an Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) review of the flood damage but Punjab does not find mention in it.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 3:51 pm


Temperature nears normal as rain lashes Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh - Times Now

Temperature nears normal as rain lashes Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh  Times Now

Hisar settled at a high of 37.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the normal, while the maximum temperature in Amritsar was 36.8 degrees Celsius, two notches ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:54 pm


My thoughts are with his family: Punjab CM condoles Jaitley's demise - ANI News

My thoughts are with his family: Punjab CM condoles Jaitley's demise  ANI News

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Aug 24 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday condoled the demise of former Union Finance Arun ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 11:44 am


Why constructing canals is not the solution to floods in Punjab? - Livemint

Why constructing canals is not the solution to floods in Punjab?  Livemint

New Delhi: As Punjab government announces a major plan to canalize all rivers of the state to avert another flood-like situation in near future, environmentalists ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 9:17 am


Our Punjab, Their Punjab - The Statesman

Our Punjab, Their Punjab  The Statesman

The Indian armed forces have an embarrassment of riches in terms of gallantry and *service* to the nation by the 'Punjabis', who serve across the services with ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 9:01 am


Punjab and Haryana HC declines to entertain clemency plea of two death row convicts - The Indian Express

Punjab and Haryana HC declines to entertain clemency plea of two death row convicts  The Indian Express

two death row inmates who earlier before a single bench had unsuccessfully contended that they deserve the relief as the there was an alleged delay in ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:50 am


Kapil Sharma Trolled for Issuing Appeal in Support of Punjab Flood Victims Only, Actor-comedian Clarifies - News18

Kapil Sharma Trolled for Issuing Appeal in Support of Punjab Flood Victims Only, Actor-comedian Clarifies  News18

Kapil Sharma posted a video, urging people to come out in support of flood victims in Punjab. The actor-comedian was trolled for not naming other states which ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:30 am


Two commit suicide in Punjab - United News of India

Two commit suicide in Punjab  United News of India

Uniindia: Bathinda, Aug 24 (UNI) In separate incidents, two persons allegedly committed suicide here on Friday, the police said on Saturday.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:55 am


‘Don’t fleece students, promote mediocrity in the Guru’s name’: Punjab leaders, teachers tell PSEB - The Indian Express

‘Don’t fleece students, promote mediocrity in the Guru’s name’: Punjab leaders, teachers tell PSEB  The Indian Express

The PSEB has issued a public notice offering students who got “reappear” or compartment in their exams beginning March 2004 onwards to take the exams ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:57 am


Punjab: In path of raging Sutlej, Nawahshahr wins race against the clock, and how - The Indian Express

Punjab: In path of raging Sutlej, Nawahshahr wins race against the clock, and how  The Indian Express

More than 18 hours before swollen Sutlej entered Nawanshahr, a routine alert from Bhakra authorities jolted the district headquarters into action on Saturday ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:48 am


To check stray cattle attack, Punjab Minister to depts: ‘How much money collected as cow cess’ - The Indian Express

To check stray cattle attack, Punjab Minister to depts: ‘How much money collected as cow cess’  The Indian Express

The minister added that exercise would also reveal why despite there being a large number of gaushalas the stray cattle were still roaming on roads and ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:40 am


Can’t transfer case proceedings to suit power of attorney holder: Punjab and Haryana HC - Times of India

Can’t transfer case proceedings to suit power of attorney holder: Punjab and Haryana HC  Times of India

The Punjab and Haryana high court has held that it cannot transfer proceedings of a case related to matrimonial dispute on convenience of power of att.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:00 am


Latest Punjabi Song 'Brave Jatti' Sung By Punjab Kaur Featuring Karamjit Puri - Times of India

Latest Punjabi Song 'Brave Jatti' Sung By Punjab Kaur Featuring Karamjit Puri  Times of India

For all Punjabi music fans, check-out latest Punjabi song 'Brave Jatti' sung by Punjab Kaur. Lyrics of the song 'Brave Jatti' are written by Karamjit Puri and music ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 3:00 am


Punjab flooded - The Tribune

Punjab flooded  The Tribune

Punjab's worst floods in three decades have triggered a torrent of allegations. The state's ruling as well as opposition parties have blamed the Bhakra Beas ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:48 am


Drug menace spreads to areas along Punjab - The Tribune India

Drug menace spreads to areas along Punjab  The Tribune India

Ruchika M Khanna Tribune News *Service* Chandigarh, August 23. In Punjab and districts bordering the state, 10 per cent of those hooked on drugs started ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:31 am


Will invite Dalai Lama: Randhawa - The Tribune India

Will invite Dalai Lama: Randhawa  The Tribune India

Chandigarh, August 23. Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will be among a host of dignitaries who will be invited to join the 550th birth anniversary ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:28 am


Milk most adulterated product in Patiala - The Tribune India

Milk most adulterated product in Patiala  The Tribune India

Tribune News *Service*. Patiala, August 23. Tandarust Punjab Mission — launched by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to make Punjab the healthiest state ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:28 am


Not much rain in Punjab, Haryana till Sept 4: Met - The Tribune India

Not much rain in Punjab, Haryana till Sept 4: Met  The Tribune India

After wreaking havoc over the past few days, not much rains are expected over the northwest, including Punjab, Haryana and Himachal, till around September 4, ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:07 am


Kartarpur corridor: Punjab to invite Dalai Lama, Pope for inauguration - Times of India

Kartarpur corridor: Punjab to invite Dalai Lama, Pope for inauguration  Times of India

Optimistic of getting a go-ahead to visit Pakistan ahead of the Kartarpur corridor inauguration, Punjab cabinet minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa sai.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:49 am


Area under cotton up in Punjab, agencies hope for bumper crop - Hindustan Times

Area under cotton up in Punjab, agencies hope for bumper crop  Hindustan Times

With Punjab crossing the target of bringing 4-lakh hectare land under cotton cultivation, the highest in the last four years, the central and state agencies are ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:00 pm


Two Punjab-origin Canadians charged with bitcoin fraud in US - Hindustan Times

Two Punjab-origin Canadians charged with bitcoin fraud in US  Hindustan Times

Press Trust of [email protected] YORK Two Indian-origin Canadian nationals have been charged on various counts in a bitcoin fraud ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:00 pm


GST appellate tribunal: Haryana bench in Hisar, Punjab’s in Chandigarh - Times of India

GST appellate tribunal: Haryana bench in Hisar, Punjab’s in Chandigarh  Times of India

CHANDIGARH: The Union government has established the Haryana state bench of GST appellate tribunal in Hisar. A notification in this regard has been issued ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:56 pm


Punjab's Mansa district gets best performing district award - Daily Pioneer

Punjab's Mansa district gets best performing district award  Daily Pioneer

For implementing Poshan Abhiyan (National Nutrition Mission) at the grass root level and fighting against malnutrition, Punjab's Mansa district was conferred ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:32 pm


Water starts receding in Punjab areas, threat of epidemic diseases emerges - Daily Pioneer

Water starts receding in Punjab areas, threat of epidemic diseases emerges  Daily Pioneer

The floodwater from the deluged areas of Punjab, particularly Jalandhar, Ropar and Ferozepur districts began receding on Friday, giving rise to the threat of an ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:32 pm


As flood waters recede, threat of epidemic rises in Punjab - India TV News

As flood waters recede, threat of epidemic rises in Punjab  India TV News

Flood waters accumulated in several areas of Punjab, particularly in Jalandhar, Rupnagar and Ferozepur districts, began receding on Friday as the intensity of ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:29 pm


Paddy acreage dips in Punjab this season - The Hindu

Paddy acreage dips in Punjab this season  The Hindu

Farmers in the State shift to basmati rice, cotton as they give better returns.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:52 pm


Punjab: 9 government schoolchildren test positive for jaundice; health department on toes in Patiala - Times of India

Punjab: 9 government schoolchildren test positive for jaundice; health department on toes in Patiala  Times of India

PATIALA: Around nine students, including six boys and three girls of a government school have been tested positive for jaundice in Ulana village of Gh.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:35 pm


Punjab, Haryana to see below-normal rain until September 4 - The Tribune India

Punjab, Haryana to see below-normal rain until September 4  The Tribune India

Vibha Sharma Tribune News *Service* New Delhi, August 23. Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh are likely to get less-than-normal rain until September 4, ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:13 pm


Awareness workshop on National Food Security Act 2013 in Punjab - United News of India

Awareness workshop on National Food Security Act 2013 in Punjab  United News of India

Uniindia: Sri Muktsar Sahib, Aug 23 (UNI) To create awareness about National Food Security Act 2013, a workshop was organised on Friday in Red Cross ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:34 pm


Two migrant labourers die in Punjab - United News of India

Two migrant labourers die in Punjab  United News of India

Uniindia: Phagwara, Aug 23 (UNI) Two migrant Labourers were asphyxiated to death while repairing an electric motor in a well in nearby village Garrha, police ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:49 pm


Punjab students get 'golden' chance to pass state board exams - News Nation

Punjab students get 'golden' chance to pass state board exams  News Nation

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has decided to give a "golden" chance to the students, who have failed in the Class X or XII examinations in the ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:45 am


Accused of regional bias over Punjab floods, Kapil Sharma issues clarification - The Tribune India

Accused of regional bias over Punjab floods, Kapil Sharma issues clarification  The Tribune India

Tribune Web Desk Chandigarh, August 23. Host Kapil Sharma came forward to show his support for the flood-stricken Punjab on Thursday.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:29 am


UT, Punjab, Haryana join hands to check liquor smuggling - Times of India

UT, Punjab, Haryana join hands to check liquor smuggling  Times of India

The Chandigarh administration and state governments of Punjab and Haryana have joined hands to curb liquor smuggling in the region.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:21 am


Punjab health, rural departments row over Rs 20 crore dues - Times of India

Punjab health, rural departments row over Rs 20 crore dues  Times of India

There seems to be no end in sight to the plight of people in rural areas of Punjab as the state's health department has refused to supply medicines to.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:13 am


Punjab: Debate over Bhakra Dam spillway rages on - Times of India

Punjab: Debate over Bhakra Dam spillway rages on  Times of India

Even as the debate over the way Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) handled the excess water continues to rage, Punjab finds itself in a spot over fu.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:06 am


Nat’l clinical medicine body’s Punjab chapter launched in city - Times of India

Nat’l clinical medicine body’s Punjab chapter launched in city  Times of India

Ludhiana: The Punjab chapter of Indian Association of Clinical Medicine (IACM) was launched in the city on Thursday.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 10:53 pm


GST fraud of ₹60 crore unearthed in Punjab - The Hindu

GST fraud of ₹60 crore unearthed in Punjab  The Hindu

Punjab's Department of Excise and Taxation on Thursday said it has busted an alleged Goods and Services Tax (GST) bogus billing scam in Patiala, involving ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 7:12 pm


Sukhbir Badal blames illegal mining, Punjab government’s laxity for floods - Times of India

Sukhbir Badal blames illegal mining, Punjab government’s laxity for floods  Times of India

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday alleged that Punjab government was directly responsible for the misery of people d.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:28 pm


Crops on over 4,000 hectares in Punjab damaged by floods - BusinessLine

Crops on over 4,000 hectares in Punjab damaged by floods  BusinessLine

Crops on over 4000 hectares in Punjab have been completely destroyed by floods, a Punjab Agriculture department official said here on Thursday. Besides ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:04 pm


19 die in rain-related deaths in UP, Punjab villages inundated after Pak releases water in Sutlej - India Today

19 die in rain-related deaths in UP, Punjab villages inundated after Pak releases water in Sutlej  India Today

At least 19 people have lost their lives in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh where major rivers are in spate, while in Punjab several villages were inundated ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:00 pm


Janmashtami 2019: August 23 declared as Public Holiday in Punjab instead of August 24 - PTC News

Janmashtami 2019: August 23 declared as Public Holiday in Punjab instead of August 24  PTC News

Punjab Government on Thursday declared August 23 as the public holiday instead of August 24, amid the celebrations of Janmashtami 2019.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:31 am


Owing to heavy rains vegetable prices soar in Haryana, Punjab - The New Indian Express

Owing to heavy rains vegetable prices soar in Haryana, Punjab  The New Indian Express

Traders said tomato prices doubled from Rs 40 to Rs 80 per kg, peas cost Rs 90 per kg to Rs 120 per kg, cauliflower at around Rs 100 per kg from Rs 60-70 per ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:16 am


Kapil Sharma slammed for making an appeal only for flood hit Punjab, comedian issues a clarification - Times of India

Kapil Sharma slammed for making an appeal only for flood hit Punjab, comedian issues a clarification  Times of India

Comedian Kapil Sharma, who shared a video on his Twitter account today (August 22) seeking help for people affected by Punjab floods, has been slammed.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:40 am


Families of Punjab's disappeared pin hopes on Supreme Court bid - Al Jazeera English

Families of Punjab's disappeared pin hopes on Supreme Court bid  Al Jazeera English

Rights group which documented 8000 cases of enforced disappearances files case at top court, stirring hope for justice.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 6:08 am


Punjab: Drunk man rapes daughter, thrashes wife - India Today

Punjab: Drunk man rapes daughter, thrashes wife  India Today

The daughter alleged that her father had tried to assault her a number of times earlier too.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 5:33 am


Punjab, Assam and Mizoram Accords Under Rajiv Gandhi Strengthened Indian Union: Rahul Gandhi - News18

Punjab, Assam and Mizoram Accords Under Rajiv Gandhi Strengthened Indian Union: Rahul Gandhi  News18

The Punjab accord, also known as the Rajiv Longowal Accord, was signed by then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harchand Singh ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:49 am


Punjab: 53-year-old sexually assaults 8-year-old for 3 years, case registered - India Today

Punjab: 53-year-old sexually assaults 8-year-old for 3 years, case registered  India Today

A case has been registered against 53-year-old Baresh Kumar of Nangal town in Punjab, after he was accused of sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl who ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 3:40 am


Punjab sets up mobile wing for eradicating tuberculosis - Times of India

Punjab sets up mobile wing for eradicating tuberculosis  Times of India

To achieve the target of eradicating tuberculosis (TB) from the state by 2022, the Punjab government has set a mobile wing to provide quality health.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:06 pm


Punjab: IIT Ropar students, staff evacuated; sent to safer places - Times of India

Punjab: IIT Ropar students, staff evacuated; sent to safer places  Times of India

IT was a testing time for IIT Ropar during the worst floods in the Rupnagar district of Punjab during last three decades.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:07 pm


Meeting between Punjab and Haryana on SYL remains inconclusive - The Tribune India

Meeting between Punjab and Haryana on SYL remains inconclusive  The Tribune India

Ravi S Singh Tribune News *Service* New Delhi, August 21. A joint meeting of officials of Punjab and Haryana governments led by their respective chief ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:08 pm


Monsoon batters Punjab as state faces worst flood in 40 years - India Today

Monsoon batters Punjab as state faces worst flood in 40 years  India Today

The Bhakra Nangal Dam, considered a key factor in making farmers of Punjab prosperous, has this year brought misery for people of the states. Punjab is facing ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 10:21 am


Punjab: 20 villages flooded in Jalandhar's Lohian Khas area - India Today

Punjab: 20 villages flooded in Jalandhar's Lohian Khas area  India Today

Around 20 villages were flooded in Lohian Khas following damage to a nearby dam due to incessant rains and overflow of a water channel in the region, district ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:57 am


Punjab: Army helicopters airdrop food packets in flood-hit areas of Jalandhar - India Today

Punjab: Army helicopters airdrop food packets in flood-hit areas of Jalandhar  India Today

Helicopters of the Army were pressed into *service* on Wednesday to airdrop food packets in flood-hit villages of Punjab's Jalandhar district as they remain ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 9:40 am


Punjab loss at Rs 1,700 crore - Times of India

Punjab loss at Rs 1,700 crore  Times of India

The Punjab government has estimated the damage to crops and infrastructure, both public and private, by the floods at Rs 1700 crore.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:14 am


Over 300 villages in Punjab badly affected by floods - India Today

Over 300 villages in Punjab badly affected by floods  India Today

More than 300 villages, mainly in Punjab's Ropar, Jalandhar and Ferozepur districts, were badly affected in floods by the Satluj river, damaging crops in ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:04 am


Explained: Why rain in Himachal Pradesh is to blame for floods in Punjab - The Indian Express

Explained: Why rain in Himachal Pradesh is to blame for floods in Punjab  The Indian Express

As Punjab grapples with floods, which Chief Minister Amarinder Singh termed as “unprecedented”, the blame is more on the rainfall in catchment area of Sutlej ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:22 am


Punjab: Army roped in for plugging in breaches, IAF to drop food packets in flood hit areas of Jalandhar - Times of India

Punjab: Army roped in for plugging in breaches, IAF to drop food packets in flood hit areas of Jalandhar  Times of India

LOHIAN (JALANDHAR): With nearly 30000 acres of land submerged in water of more than 50 villages in the district due to eight breaches along river Sat.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 4:40 pm


Flood-like situation prevails in Punjab, Haryana, people from low-lying areas evacuated - India Today

Flood-like situation prevails in Punjab, Haryana, people from low-lying areas evacuated  India Today

Even as no *fresh* spell of rains was recorded in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana during the past 24 hours, the flood water in rivers added to the woes of ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 3:38 pm


As floods wreak havoc, Punjab releases Sutlej water to Pakistan - Moneycontrol

As floods wreak havoc, Punjab releases Sutlej water to Pakistan  Moneycontrol

As North India is ravaged by floods, many low-lying areas of Punjab are inundated because of the swollen Sutlej river. At least 10 districts of Punjab are under ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 1:43 pm


Indian monsoon, flood update from Punjab, Assam, Kerala, Delhi - Quartz India

Indian monsoon, flood update from Punjab, Assam, Kerala, Delhi  Quartz India

Monsoon floods continue to ravage India. While the southern states of Karnataka and Kerala are still dealing with the destruction, northern India is now bracing ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 5:08 am


Punjab CM assesses flood damage, announces Rs 100 cr for relief measures - India Today

Punjab CM assesses flood damage, announces Rs 100 cr for relief measures  India Today

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday took stock of the flood situation in the state and announced Rs 100 crore for emergency relief and ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 6:16 pm


Punjab floods: Students still stuck inside IIT Ropar campus - Times of India

Punjab floods: Students still stuck inside IIT Ropar campus  Times of India

PATIALA: Students at IIT Ropar were still stuck inside the campus on Monday, after rain water entered into the premises of their institute yesterday.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 5:44 pm


Punjab government declares state floods as ‘natural calamity’ - Times of India

Punjab government declares state floods as ‘natural calamity’  Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Punjab government on Monday declared the current flood situation in the affected villages of the state as a natural calamity, with chief m.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 4:01 pm


Demolition of Ravidas temple: SC asks Punjab, Haryana, Delhi to ensure no law & order situation arises - India Today

Demolition of Ravidas temple: SC asks Punjab, Haryana, Delhi to ensure no law & order situation arises  India Today

A bench comprising Justice Arun Mishra and Justice MR Shah asked governments of Punjab, Haryana and Delhi to ensure that no law and order situation is ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 7:19 am


Flood threat rises in Punjab, Haryana; authorities go into huddle - The Tribune India

Flood threat rises in Punjab, Haryana; authorities go into huddle  The Tribune India

Tribune News *Service* Chandigarh/Ropar, August 18. Several places in Punjab and Haryana reported floods on Sunday after continuous rain battered the ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 1:21 am


209 villages evacuated in 3 districts of Punjab - India Today

209 villages evacuated in 3 districts of Punjab  India Today

Flooded Bhakra Dam and rivers, including Sutlej and Swan River have wreaked havoc in Punjab. More than 209 villages, including a dozen in Anandpur Sahib, ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 9:57 pm


Rain havoc: 28 dead, 22 missing in Uttarakhand, Himachal, Punjab - India Today

Rain havoc: 28 dead, 22 missing in Uttarakhand, Himachal, Punjab  India Today

Heavy rains lashed northern parts, leaving at least 28 people dead and 22 missing in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab on Sunday, while a flood alert ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 5:08 pm


Punjab govt declares holiday in Sangrur, Barnala on August 20 - ANI News

Punjab govt declares holiday in Sangrur, Barnala on August 20  ANI News

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], Aug 18 (ANI): The Punjab government has declared a holiday in Sangrur and Barnala on August 20 on account of the martyrdom ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 3:52 pm


Punjab Agriculture Department raids vendors selling spurious pesticides, agriculture inputs - Economic Times

Punjab Agriculture Department raids vendors selling spurious pesticides, agriculture inputs  Economic Times

Chandigarh: In a bid to provide genuine pesticides and quality agriculture-inputs to the farmers in Punjab, the Agriculture Department has launched a special ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 10:16 am


Punjab on alert after heavy discharge of water in Sutlej - India Today

Punjab on alert after heavy discharge of water in Sutlej  India Today

Due to the release of water from the Ropar Headworks in the Sutlej river, the Punjab government has put a precautionary alert in the areas nearby the river in ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 9:44 am


Punjab on Alert After Release of Excess Water from Bhakra Dam - News18

Punjab on Alert After Release of Excess Water from Bhakra Dam  News18

Chandigarh: An alert has been sounded in several districts of Punjab following the release of excess water from Bhakra dam through the spill gates after heavy ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 12:56 pm


Torrential rains lash northern states, alert sounded in Punjab - Times of India

Torrential rains lash northern states, alert sounded in Punjab  Times of India

India News: Heavy rains lashed northern states with an alert sounded in Punjab following the release of excess water from Bhakra dam and the Yamuna nearing ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 12:26 pm


Punjab & Sind Bank cuts MCLR by 20 basis points for various tenors - Business Standard

Punjab & Sind Bank cuts MCLR by 20 basis points for various tenors  Business Standard

Read more about Punjab & Sind Bank cuts MCLR by up to 20 basis points on Business-standard. State-owned Punjab & Sind Bank (PSB) on Saturday said it ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 8:10 am


High alert in Punjab after heavy rainfall forecast for next two days - Times of India

High alert in Punjab after heavy rainfall forecast for next two days  Times of India

Amid a forecast of heavy rainfall in the state in the next 48 to 72 hours, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday night ordered a high alert.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 12:50 am


Paddy, tube wells and depleting groundwater: Why Punjab’s water resources are under strain - The Hindu

Paddy, tube wells and depleting groundwater: Why Punjab’s water resources are under strain  The Hindu

Rice cultivation in Punjab, which thrived in the past due to the easy availability of water resources and free supply of electricity to farmers, is under considerable ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 6:35 pm


Now, One Road in Each Dist of Pakistan's Punjab Will Be Called Kashmir; Names of Parks to Be Changed Too - News18

Now, One Road in Each Dist of Pakistan's Punjab Will Be Called Kashmir; Names of Parks to Be Changed Too  News18

Lahore: The government in Pakistan's Punjab province has decided to name 36 roads and five major parks after Kashmir to express solidarity with the Kashmiri ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Punjab Govt Issue Alert in State After Heavy Rain Prediction - News18

Punjab Govt Issue Alert in State After Heavy Rain Prediction  News18

Punjab CM has asked the deputy commissioners to be prepared to deal with any exigency in view of the warning from the Indian Meteorological Department of ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


By Supporting What Happened in J&K, Akali Dal Has Betrayed Punjab - The Wire

By Supporting What Happened in J&K, Akali Dal Has Betrayed Punjab  The Wire

SAD won numerous elections on the planks of federalism and state autonomy. It has now betrayed that history, and the people of Punjab.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Direct payment system for grain farmers of Punjab, Haryana soon - Economic Times

Direct payment system for grain farmers of Punjab, Haryana soon  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Central government has decided to implement a major agricultural trade reform in two north Indian states by directly paying farmers the ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Punjab: Farm labourer beaten to death in Tarn Taran - India Today

Punjab: Farm labourer beaten to death in Tarn Taran  India Today

The victim, identified as Sukhdev Singh (50), was working with the accused farmer Satbir Singh for the last six years.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Punjab CM warns anti-national forces against spoiling nation's peace and harmony - India Today

Punjab CM warns anti-national forces against spoiling nation's peace and harmony  India Today

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has warned inimical forces against any attempt to spoil the peace and harmony in the country and urged people to join ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Punjab education minister guarantees 50 percent grant to smart school policy - India Today

Punjab education minister guarantees 50 percent grant to smart school policy  India Today

School Education and Public Works Minister of Punjab, Vijay lnder Singla said the state government is soon implementing a smart school policy.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Temple demolition in Delhi shakes Punjab, Haryana - Times of India

Temple demolition in Delhi shakes Punjab, Haryana  Times of India

Parts of Punjab observed a complete shutdown on Tuesday in a strike called by Dalit groups to protest against the demolition of a temple in Delhi's Tu.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


532 kg heroin seizure case: Punjab cop kills self in lockup, he was posted in Attari - India Today

532 kg heroin seizure case: Punjab cop kills self in lockup, he was posted in Attari  India Today

He was arrested by the special task force of the Punjab police on Monday night. Another SHO Zorawar Singh was also arrested in this connection.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


The Curious Case Of Punjab's 'Illegal' Travel Agents - HuffPost India

The Curious Case Of Punjab's 'Illegal' Travel Agents  HuffPost India

Many of the 'illegal' agents on a list released by the MEA have actually been granted licences by the Punjab government.

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Punjab govt to provide over 28,000 agro-machines to farmers to prevent stubble burning - Economic Times

Punjab govt to provide over 28,000 agro-machines to farmers to prevent stubble burning  Economic Times

To achieve the task of zero stubble burning, Punjab's agriculture department will provide more than 28,000 agro-machines/farm equipment to the state's farmers ...

Published on 11 August 2019 | 7:00 am


4 Punjab Cops Sacked For Raiding Priest's House Without Permission - NDTV News

4 Punjab Cops Sacked For Raiding Priest's House Without Permission  NDTV News

Three Assistant Sub-Inspectors of Police (ASIs) are among four Punjab policemen dismissed from *service*, over four months after they raided a priest's house in ...

Published on 11 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Punjab Comes Out in Strong Support of Kashmiris - The Citizen

Punjab Comes Out in Strong Support of Kashmiris  The Citizen

CHANDIGARH: One state that is vociferously raising its voice in support of the people of Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 and 35.

Published on 10 August 2019 | 7:00 am


How a Jharkhand man duped Punjab CM's wife Preneet Kaur by getting her ATM PIN, password - India Today

How a Jharkhand man duped Punjab CM's wife Preneet Kaur by getting her ATM PIN, password  India Today

Seven days ago, the mastermind Ataul Ansari, called up Preneet Kaur when she was attending the Parliament session. Masquerading as am SBI manager, ...

Published on 8 August 2019 | 7:00 am


How Punjabs Dalits fight over a piece of land for dignity, not profit - Business Standard

How Punjabs Dalits fight over a piece of land for dignity, not profit  Business Standard

“Our struggle is not just about money. It's about owning a farm where we can go without fear,” said Paramjit Kaur, standing at the door of her kitchen, rolling a ...

Published on 8 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Kashmir Article 370: Punjab bans any kind of celebrations or protests - India Today

Kashmir Article 370: Punjab bans any kind of celebrations or protests  India Today

After the Centre on Monday revoked Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the government in neighbouring Punjab prohibited any ...

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Punjab: Man kills 5 family members, commits suicide - India Today

Punjab: Man kills 5 family members, commits suicide  India Today

The man allegedly shot dead his grandmother, father, mother, sister and her three-year-old daughter with a revolver.

Published on 3 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Amarinder Singh directs Punjab officials to ensure Amarnath pilgrims return safely - India Today

Amarinder Singh directs Punjab officials to ensure Amarnath pilgrims return safely  India Today

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh directed the Pathankot district administration on Friday to ensure the safe return of the Amarnath pilgrims after they were ...

Published on 2 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Did this daring robbery happen in Punjab? - India Today

Did this daring robbery happen in Punjab?  India Today

A CCTV footage showing a robbery at gunpoint in broad daylight is viral, with the claim that it happened in Punjab's Ludhiana. India Today #AFWA team probes ...

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Punjab Minister orders probe into alleged delay on Harbhajan Singh's Khel Ratna snub - India Today

Punjab Minister orders probe into alleged delay on Harbhajan Singh's Khel Ratna snub  India Today

Harbhajan Singh requested Punjab Sports minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi's intervention in the matter and the minister subsequently ordered a probe into the ...

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Doctors from Punjab, Haryana join nationwide strike - India Today

Doctors from Punjab, Haryana join nationwide strike  India Today

Medical services were affected in Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday after doctors of state-run hospitals joined a day-long strike called by the Indian Medical ...

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Could have won Khel Ratna if Punjab government had sent my nomination on time: Harbhajan Singh - India Today

Could have won Khel Ratna if Punjab government had sent my nomination on time: Harbhajan Singh  India Today

Harbhajan Singh has responded to his nomination for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award being rejected by the Central government owing to a long delay in his file ...

Published on 30 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Punjab, Haryana farmers diversify a tad from rice - BusinessLine

Punjab, Haryana farmers diversify a tad from rice  BusinessLine

Better prices commanded by crops like cotton and maize last year and crop diversification strategies adopted by Punjab and Haryana governments have ...

Published on 29 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Punjab CM Amarinder Singh scraps Fazilka deputy commissioner's dress code order - India Today

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh scraps Fazilka deputy commissioner's dress code order  India Today

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday night scrapped a dress code order issued by Fazilka deputy commissioner that required women staff of the ...

Published on 27 July 2019 | 7:00 am


No loudspeakers without permission: Punjab, Haryana High Court - India Today

No loudspeakers without permission: Punjab, Haryana High Court  India Today

The Punjab and Haryana High Court have directed that no loudspeaker should be used by any person in the state without written permission of the authorities.

Published on 27 July 2019 | 7:00 am








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