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Friday, May 27, 2022



Boy dies in borewell: Police book owner for suicide abetment, rash driving

May 24, 2022 1:03 am

Police have identified the boy as Hritik and said that a autopsy of the body had been conducted, and the cremation of the child will take place on Tuesday after relatives of the family reach Jalandhar from Uttar Pradesh.

With 85 schools running in double shifts, Punjab not new to practice

May 21, 2022 9:19 am

Students of the government senior secondary schools in Bhargo Camp and Gandhi Nagar Camp, Ravidas Nagar and Kabir Nagar showed a similar positive response to the double shift school timings being followed in their institutions.

Power engineers’ body slams Centre for making them buy expensive imported coal

May 20, 2022 3:00 am

The minister had said that his department would be monitoring the discoms and anyone who failed to abide by the rule will see their target of blending imported coal with local one being increased to 15%.

Bhogpur sugar mill signs contract to only make Rs 80L during off-season operation

May 19, 2022 3:59 am

To generate income from the power plant during the off-season instead of leaving it idle, authorities of the Bhogpur mill, the state's first cooperative sugar mill, have entered into a contract with a Khanna-based private party to generate power.

As mercury soars, coal shortage pushes Punjab, Haryana to brink of power crisis

April 20, 2022 5:26 pm

The supply shortage has already led to temporary shut down of 2 units of GVK Goindwal Sahib thermal plant in Punjab, which generates 540 MW power.

More than 60% wheat procured by govt agencies still lying in Punjab grain markets

April 20, 2022 11:01 am

private players are doing much better in moving out the purchased wheat. They had procured 3.16 lakh tonnes till Monday out of which 2.62 lakh tonnes have already been lifted and only 53,810 tonnes is lying in the grain markets.

Punjab and Haryana set to miss wheat procurement target

April 19, 2022 2:36 am

So far, government agencies in Punjab have only purchased 54.74 lakh tonnes of wheat out of targeted 130 lakh tonnes, which comes to 42% of the total target.

Data shows heatwave affected wheat yield, Punjab agriculture dept expects 10-12 quintal loss

April 19, 2022 10:59 am

Based on the data gathered till now, Punjab’s per hectare yield is estimated to have gone down between 270 kg and 546 kg, around 5-10 per cent down on last year’s yield.

Illegal Sand Mining Punjab ex-CM’s nephew moves bail plea: ‘ED case politically motivated’

April 14, 2022 6:56 am

The bail plea says that Punjab Police had registered an illegal sand mining case against Kudaratdeep on March 7, 2018. “But in that case, after police probe, Kudaratdeep Singh, was exonerated in the same year,” says the petition.