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Direct payments of over Rs 2,600 cr made to farmers: Punjab...

Chandigarh, April 20 | Punjab Food and Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu said under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme, direct payments of...

Punjab to bring law to give sanctity to teacher transfer policy

Chandigarh, April 20 | In a slew of decisions to further improve the functioning of schools in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh...

Bottom-placed teams SRH and Punjab Kings clash (Preview: Match 14)

Chennai, April 20 | Two bottom-placed teams, SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Punjab Kings (PBKS), will battle it out in an Indian Premier League (IPL)...

Punjab CM raises alarm over vaccine, oxygen shortage

Chandigarh, April 19 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday urged the Centre to send immediate supplies of vaccines and also give quick...

IndianOil starts oxygen supply to Delhi, Haryana, Punjab

New Delhi, April 19 | India's largest refiner, Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil), on Monday said it has begun the supply of 150 MT of...

DC’s Nortje raring to go against Punjab Kings

Mumbai, April 17 | After a demoralising loss against Rajasthan Royals that saw their bowlers hand away the match from a position of...

Documentary on Punjab’s fort built in sixth century

Chandigarh, April 17 | With a view to inspire the younger generation about the glorious historical and cultural heritage of Punjab, senior...

Punjab CM expresses grief over killings in US

Chandigarh, April 17 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday expressed shock at a mass shooting incident at a FedEx facility in the...

Punjab & Haryana HC Chief Justice tests Covid positive

Chandigarh, April 17 | Justice Ravi Shanker Jha, Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, has tested positive for Covid-19, it was...

Chahar bags 4 as Chennai thrash Punjab by 6 wkts (Ld)

Mumbai, April 16 | Seamer Deepak Chahar's four-wicket haul, in which he removed four of the top five Punjab Kings batsmen, powered Chennai Super...

Deepak Chahar flattens Punjab Kings with 4-wicket haul

Mumbai, April 16 | Chennai Super Kings (CSK) turned up a dominating show with the ball in skipper MS Dhoni's 200th match for the...

Punjab to deploy 270 ambulances for emergency care

Chandigarh, April 16 | Punjab has entered into a pact to procure 270 ambulances from Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd (ZHL), a private emergency medical service...

Is Sidhu in hunt of new political space in Punjab?

New Delhi/Chandigarh, April 15 | Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu is now trying to carve his own political space after being kept waiting for...

CSK need to shed off rustiness against Punjab Kings (Preview: Match...

Mumbai, April 15 | Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have their work cut out as they take on buoyant Punjab Kings in their second match...

Punjab CM orders strict enforcement of Covid protocols

Chandigarh, April 15 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered strict enforcement of Covid safety protocols to prevent any super-spread events, along...

Punjab promotes students of classes 5, 8, 10 to next class

Chandigarh, April 15 | With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing unabated across Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced promotion of students of...

Punjab CM slams Akalis, BJP for failure to uplift Dalits

Chandigarh, April 14 | Trashing it as nothing but poll optics, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ridiculed the Akali Dal and BJP...

Punjab to spend 30% funds under govt schemes for SC welfare

Chandigarh, April 14 | The Punjab government will spend at least 30 per cent of funds under all government schemes for the welfare of...

Punjab CM demands postponement of class X, XII exams

Chandigarh, April 14 | Given the surge in Covid-19 cases, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought postponement of the Class X and XII...

Devotees in Punjab, Haryana throng gurdwaras to mark Baisakhi

Chandigarh, April 13 | Devotees across Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday thronged gurdwaras, including the Harmandir Sahib popularly known as Golden Temple in Amritsar,...

Samson’s ton on IPL captaincy debut goes in vain as Punjab...

Chennai, April 12 | Sanju Samson (119 off 63 balls) scored a hundred on his Indian Premier League (IPL) captaincy debut but couldn't take...

Hooda, Rahul take Punjab Kings to 221/6 against RR

Mumbai, April 12 | A 105-run partnership for the third wicket in just 46 balls between skipper K.L. Rahul and Deepak Hooda helped Punjab...

Rajasthan Royals win toss, elect to field against Punjab Kings

Mumbai, April 12 | Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field against Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League here at the...

Punjab CM gets second jab of vaccination

Chandigarh, April 12 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday got the second dose of the coronavirus virus vaccine.He appealed again to all...

Firing case: Punjab CM ridicules Sukhbir reaction to HC order

Chandigarh, April 11 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday ridiculed Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Badal's reactions on the high court 'decision' in...

Sonu Sood is Punjab’s brand ambassador for vaccination

Chandigarh, April 11 | Sonu Sood, the Messiah of the migrants who refuses to call himself so, has donned a new hat. Beginning Sunday,...

Morris key for Rajasthan Royals against Punjab Kings (Preview: Match 04)

Mumbai, April 11 | Indian Premier League's (IPL) most expensive player of all time Chris Morris will be on display and facing a huge...

At 105, she becomes flag bearer for vaccination in Punjab

Moga (Punjab), April 11 | Kartar Kaur, a 105-year-old woman from this Punjab town, received her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine...

Punjab CM mourns demise of veteran actor Satish Kaul

Chandigarh, April 10 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday condoled the demise of veteran Punjabi actor Satish Kaul (76), who passed away...

Amarinder compromised interests of Punjab: Sukhbir Badal

Chandigarh, April 10 | Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder...

Wheat procurement in Punjab begins as ‘arhtiyas’ call off stir

Chandigarh, April 10 | Wheat procurement kicked off in Punjab on Saturday with the Arhtiyas calling off their proposed strike after Chief Minister Amarinder...

Vaccine will last for five days only: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, April 10 | With Punjab left with only five days of supply (5.7 lakh Covid vaccine doses) at the current levels of vaccinating...

Amid row, Punjab to start procurement of 130 lakh tonnes of...

Chandigarh, April 9 | With the 'arhtiyas' announcing a boycott of wheat procurement in Punjab beginning on Saturday owing to direct payment to farmers...

Clear Rs 937 cr projects relating to Guru Tegh Bahadur: Punjab...

Chandigarh, April 8 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clear the state governments proposal for launching...

Punjab estimates procuring 130 lakh metric tonnes wheat

Chandigarh, April 8 | The procurement of wheat in Punjab will begin from April 10 with an estimate to procure 130 lakh metric tonnes,...

Gayle’s simplest advice works wonders for Punjab’s Pooran (Interview)

By Khurram HabibNew Delhi, April 7 | Nicholas Pooran, who had the best batting strike rate for batsmen with over 300 runs in the...

Pak intruder shot dead in Punjab; heroin, 2 AK-47 seized

Chandigarh, April 7 | A Pakistani intruder was neutralised by the Border Security Force (BSF) and Punjab Police in a joint operation along the...

Rectify all black spots on highways on priority: Punjab Chief Secy

Chandigarh, April 5 | To make the roads in Punjab safer and smoother for commuters, Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan on Monday directed the departments...

Covid: Centre rushes high-level teams to Maha, Chhattisgarh, Punjab

New Delhi, April 5 | The Central government has set up 50 high level multi-disciplinary public health teams and deployed them to 50 districts...

Doctors concerned over rising pollution in Punjab

Chandigarh, April 5 | Concerned over the rising air pollution and its severe health impact on the people of Punjab, medical practitioners of the...

Centre encroaching upon rights of states: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, April 5 | Reiterating his full support for the farmers and the arhtiyas, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday flayed the BJP-led...

Hops FC surprise Punjab Heroes in Delhi women’s football

New Delhi, April 4 | Hops FC surprised Punjab Heroes FC 3-0 in a Football Delhi Women's League match played at the Dr Ambedkar...

Punjab CM writes to Goyal on rural development fund allocation

Chandigarh, April 4 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to the Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, seeking rural...

Punjab CM writes to Modi on continuation of DBT scheme

Chandigarh, April 3 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking continuance of the existing system of...

Ludhiana academy wins Punjab state basketball

New Delhi, April 3 | Star-studded Ludhiana Basketball Academy (LBA) scored a comfortable 43-33 win over Jalandhar to win the men's trophy in the...

UK variant found in Punjab a potential threat: CSIR-CCMB Director (Ld)

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, April 3 | The UK variant of coronavirus found in Punjab is a potential threat due to its efficiency in...

Not a single new temple built in Punjab, SGPC claims against...

By Navneet MishraNew Delhi, April 2 | The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has expressed displeasure over a resolution passed by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak...

Revenue collection in Punjab up by Rs 10,382 crore in 2020-21

Chandigarh, April 2 | The revenue collection in Punjab has witnessed an upward trend during 2020-2021 to the tune of Rs 10,382.08 crore in...

Cong eyes Brahmin votes in UP after Punjab forms Brahmin Board

New Delhi, April 2 | After the Punjab government set up a board for the welfare of Brahmins in the state, the Congress in...

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Foldables smartphones to reach 18M units globally by 2022

New Delhi, April 20 | Foldables which accounted for just a fraction of a per cent of the 1.3 billion total addressable market...