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Captain Amarinder Singh inaugurates Bhagat Singh memorial, SAD cries foul
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

Launches Drug Abuse Prevention Officer scheme to involve people in the fight

Indians killed in Iraq: Trauma continues as two families told to wait at airport
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

They spent the day waiting at the Amritsar airport, after the district administration told them on Tuesday evening that the remains would arrive by morning.

Bank manager, 2 others booked for SBI gold loan fraud
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

RTI activist Rajiv Vashishth has alleged that empanelled goldsmith and the financier connived with a bank officials to replace gold given by customers with gold-like metal.

Absconding for 19 years, wanted terrorist held in Kapurthala
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

The SSP said that as and when a police party raid his native village Jagatpur Jattan in search of him, villagers informed police that he was no more and even the his kin had performed his last rites long back.

Sarabjit Singh’s Pakistan counsel dies
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

After Sarabjit’s death, Sheikh sought political asylum and moved to Sweden due to threats to his life and that of his family members in Pakistan.

On way to Vijay Sampla’s Jalandhar rally, unsuspecting BJP workers get a taste of Congress ‘pakodas’
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

On Sunday, Congressmen had set up pakora stalls at PAP Chowk, Jalandhar, barely 3 km from BJP’s rally venue. Pakoras were distributed by Congress workers dressed as graduates for a convocation ceremony.

Punjab: Sukhbir Badal, Vijay Sampla share stage at BJP rally, say tie-up to stay
Mon, Mar 19, 2018

Attacking the state’s Congress government, Sampla said that there was not a single efficient minister in the state government and that the state BJP will participate in the protest announced by SAD on March 20 to gherao the state Assembly.

Punjab demands Rs 21,150 crore in RBI credit for wheat purchase
Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Sources in the food and civil supplies department said that for smooth procurement of wheat, the approval should reach the state before the beginning of harvesting.

Punjab Technical University case: VB shifts case to its EOW, 9 absconding accused join probe
Fri, Mar 16, 2018

The former V-C and nine others were booked for committing financial irregularities to the tune of Rs 40 crores at PTU and allegedly ignoring appointment rules in the PTU to favour certain persons.

Rs 8-crore gold loan fraud comes to light at SBI branch in Hoshiarpur district
Fri, Mar 16, 2018

As per available information, fake gold ornaments were pledged as security in the branch for obtaining loans. The empanelled goldsmith and the financer got loans of Rs 8 crore sanctioned between May 2015 till February 5 this year.

Punjab: ‘Ineligible’ farmers too turn up at CM’s function, say Congress leaders promised them waiver
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

In the first phase, the government is considering debt waiver only in cases of marginal farmers who have taken loans from cooperative banks

Capt Amarinder Singh clears air: Won’t end free power for farmers
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

In 2nd phase, 29,192 farmers from five districts get debt waiver certificates at a function

Punjab’s irrigation tubewells: A 1200 feet deep challenge
Wed, Mar 14, 2018

As Congress government plans cash subsidy for farmers instead of free electricity in order to check water consumption, story of this guzzler tubewell shows persuading farmers won’t be easy.

Death by drug: 16 families that lost a loved one to drug addiction speak of Punjab’s big crisis
Wed, Mar 14, 2018

Indian Express spoke to 16 families that lost loved ones to addiction over the last year. From what these families said, drugs remain available in Punjab’s towns and villages, and without an adequate health intervention yet, addicts still have no hope

Farm loan waiver Phase-II in Punjab: 35,000 farmers to get certificates on March 14
Fri, Mar 09, 2018

With the second phase, the number of farmers getting farm loan waiver would reach up to 82,000, which is much below the target set by the government

CM Amarinder Singh dedicates to nation 2nd phase of Jang-e-Azadi memorial at Kartarpur
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar urged the Chief Minister to issue directions to the Education Department to make visits by school students to the memorial and other such historical places mandatory to imbibe in them a passionate spirit of patriotism.

Jang-e-Azadi event: Congress looks to ensure maximum participation
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

According to sources, the Congress government wants to give a befitting reply its bête noire SAD which has been organising ‘Pol Khol’ rallies across Punjab.

Tela attack in wheat crop noticed in parts of Punjab
Sun, Mar 04, 2018

Agricultural experts say farmers should use pesticides spray only if there are more than 5-7 Aphids per ear head of wheat crop. Tela usually attacks crop during rising temperature.

Waste to Wealth: For these families, LPG is now alternate fuel
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

A village in Punjab shows the way in delivering piped, metered biogas from dung to kitchens.

Punjab: A day before board exams, CCTV cameras installed at 56 exam centres
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

Earlier, there was proposal to install CCTV cameras in all 2,800 examination centres, but the plan had to be shelved due to lack of time.