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Sangrur records most farm fires, but Amritsar has burnt more area

November 6, 2022 8:57:45 am

According to the report, till November 5, Punjab has witnessed 29,400 fire incidents against 28,792 till November 5, 2021. Last year till November 5, Punjab had witnessed 6.86 lakh hectares (16.95 lakh acres) of burnt area.

‘Delhi Kisan Morcha’ anniversary: 31 farm unions to take out protest march to Raj Bhavan on Nov 26

November 4, 2022 8:44:39 am

Bhartiya Kisan Union (Dakaunda) general secretary Jagmohan Singh said that after the protest march, they will submit a list of their demands to the Centre and the state government.

Of 24,000 fire counts so far in Punjab, 26% recorded in 2 days

November 4, 2022 5:21:21 pm

Sangrur topped stubble fires in the state, with data showing 3,173 fires — including 452 fires on Thursday — being recorded till date. It is followed by Tarn Taran and Patiala where 2,847 and 2,537 fire counts were recorded respectively.

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Punjab sees 3,634 farm fires in a day

November 3, 2022 9:40:38 am

The state recorded 17,921 farm fire cases in the corresponding period (from September 15 to November 2) last year.

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SC stays proceedings in forgery, cheating case against SAD leaders

November 2, 2022 9:13:16 am

The complainant alleged that the party claimed to be a secular party and gave a declaration to abide by the principles of secularism in its constitution filed before ECI while it contests elections for a religious body, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, thereby being a religious party.

Study abroad: Part 4 | A few Punjab students in Canada return as home is where the heart is

November 2, 2022 5:28:30 am

After two years of struggle back home he found a good job for himself and became a district election programmer, which the Punjab government appoints on a contract basis in every district of the state to handle election-related data and other things.

SC stays proceedings in forgery, cheating case against Shiromani Akali Dal leaders

November 1, 2022 4:57:08 pm

In 2009, Hoshiarpur resident Balwant Singh Khera had filed a criminal complaint accusing SAD of submitting two different constitutions -- one with the Gurdwara Election Commission and the other with the EC -- to seek recognition as a political party.

Study Overseas: Part 3 | Punjab students ‘graduate’ from university of hard knocks

November 1, 2022 10:55:44 am

As things in everyday life get more expensive and chaotic with each passing day, many students – undeterred by this bumpy ride – try to ride out the storm by keeping their feet on the ground.

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2 books on Delhi farmers’ stir released in Jalandhar

November 1, 2022 9:02:06 am

The books titled “Trolley Yug” and “378 Din” are dedicated to the Delhi farmers’ morcha against the now-repealed three central farm laws.

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Fort houses Punjab Police Academy: Social activist writes to govt, top cops to evict Phillaur fort

October 31, 2022 9:24:06 am

The Punjab Police is encroaching on the monument which should be handed over to the ASI at the earliest, Dilbhagh Singh added.

Study Overseas: Part-2 | Cash-strapped parents bend over backwards for children’s foreign dream

October 31, 2022 8:42:22 am

Paramjit Singh, in his late 40s, had to arrange around Rs 22 lakh to send his daughter to Canada for pursuing studies after completing her 10+2 here in commerce stream.

Study Overseas: Part-1 | ‘Cost’ fails to deter Punjab students from going abroad

October 30, 2022 3:10:27 am

According to the British High Commission, the UK had issued 1,17,965 sponsored study visas to Indian students in one year till June 2022, which is an increase of 215% compared to 2019 when only 37,396 sponsored study visas were issued.

Woman from Punjab makes it to top 5 of Miss Great Britain pageant

October 29, 2022 1:06:36 pm

Rajni Singh, a 41-year-old from Phagwara, was the fourth runner-up in the pageant held last week. Singh, who overcame a host of health issues, said wanted to break stereotypes and represent and inspire women of colour.

Punjab crosses the 10,000 mark of stubble burning by recording over 2,000 fires on Friday

October 29, 2022 2:38:16 pm

Punjab has so far recorded a 26.5 per cent increase in stubble burning cases compared to last year, officials said.

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Punjab halfway through in harvesting paddy, 81 lakh tonne procured so far

October 28, 2022 4:56:12 am

In October 2021, state had harvested only 39% paddy

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Vacant posts in Punjab’s power sector lead to worries about supply, efficiency

October 28, 2022 4:15:23 am

Before the start of the paddy season on June 2 this year, the director distribution and the director commercial in PSPCL as well as the director technical in PSTCL were granted 4-month extensions.

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Justice finally delivered, say kin of slain US’ first turbaned Sikh police officer

October 27, 2022 5:38:41 pm

Extended family members of Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal in Punjab, though relieved by the death sentence of a US man who had fatally shot the Indian-American police officer, said that the void caused by his death can never be filled.

Seechewal starts kar sewa to clean rivulet near Kanjali

October 27, 2022 7:52:34 am

Baba Seechewal and his followers started removing the hyacinth with the help of the JCV machine and Seechewal himself drove the machine and removed the hyacinth from the choked rivulet

Punjab crosses last year’s stubble-burning incidents to date

October 27, 2022 7:31:16 am

In a single day over 1,000 fires mark crossed on Wednesday

YouTube channel, paintings on walls: How Pathankot is becoming zero farm-fire district

October 27, 2022 5:48:51 am

The toxic gas present in the smoke produced during paddy stubble burning is extremely dangerous for humans, animals and plants.

Punjab breathes poor, but cleanest since 2020

October 26, 2022 5:43:18 am

While poor air quality was reported from across most big cities in Punjab, the air was comparatively better from last year and 2020. The average air quality was 268 (poor) and 328 (very poor) in 2021 and 2020, respectively.

Stubble burning: Punjab records over 73 per cent farm fires in just 9 days, cases may go up

October 24, 2022 4:36:02 am

Of the total field fire cases to date this year, 73% of them were reported in the past nine days or so. Similarly, out of the total paddy arrivals hitherto, around 69% of them reached the mandis during the same period.

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After two years of high rejections, Canada student visa success rate improves

October 24, 2022 2:19:29 am

Even the good profiles were being rejected without any reason and students had to wait 8-10 months or more to get visas but now in some relief the rejection rate has started improving though quite slow

In Punjab, Union minister Som Parkash launches first phase of ‘Rozgar Mela’

October 23, 2022 2:41:33 am

At RCF Kapurthala, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industries Som Parkash distributed appointment letters to the new recruits from Punjab. They have been recruited in ESIC, Department of Posts, BSF, and various nationalised banks.

Congress protests at Khatkar Kalan seeking Sarari’s dismissal

October 22, 2022 11:18:46 am

Warring said that if the government did not take any action against Sarari, the party would intensify its agitation across the state.