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Cheap liquor sold in premium brand bottles in Punjab: Amusement park Hardy’s World owner held

June 17, 2020 12:36:29 am

The entire racket was allegedly being run from the property of one Harpreet Singh, who owns a house in village Khandoor, said the DSP.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Covid-19 hit livelihood of 65% elderly, finds survey

June 17, 2020 3:12:39 pm

Most above 60 still working to earn a living; infection, starvation were biggest fears among elderly during lockdown.

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Punjab: Covid fatalities double in one week, authorities blame comorbidities

June 15, 2020 11:18:25 pm

The death rate in the two consecutive weeks remained unusually high for state that reported its first novel coronovirus positive case on March 9, and the first death from the disease 10 days later on March 19.

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ICAR-CIPHET hosts webshop on effect of Covid on post-harvest food handling

June 15, 2020 2:46:13 am

The aim was to formulate a policy paper on combating the coronavirus in the production mechanism system for action and guidance of national agencies to ensure zero loss to farmers in production and post-production processing.

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Ludhiana: Man hangs self to death, told wife on video call he was going to do so

June 15, 2020 2:29:51 am

Police said that Amit Kalsi (35), worked as a computer operator at a private school in Civil Lines of Ludhiana. His wife Davinder Kaur had gone to her parents' home in Machhiawara Friday.

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Ludhiana: Farmer shot dead over land deal dispute; owed Rs 4.5 lakh to accused

June 14, 2020 6:10:25 am

Gurwinder Singh (45) allegedly killed Jarnail Singh (65) whom he had recently sold 6 acres land for which latter still owed him Rs 4.5 lakh, police said. Both are residents of the same village. Jarnail used to live alone while his two sons live abroad.

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Punjab: Degrees in hand but no jobs, women in villages join paddy transplantation work

June 14, 2020 1:14:44 pm

In village Akbar Khudal it is a common sight to see village women, young girls studying in colleges, unemployed girls or the ones who have lost jobs working in the fields. Women are working in fields of other farmers at Rs 3200 per acre.

Ludhiana: Migrant farm labourer who returned on June 6 tests Covid-19 positive

June 13, 2020 11:07:39 pm

The migrant was working in fields of a farmer and had come from Bihar on June 6 as part of a group of 35 brought to Punjab via private bus hired by the farmer.

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Punjab: ‘It seems like people think Covid is gone’

June 13, 2020 11:23:06 am

A day before the weekend curbs come into play, a large number of people were seen roaming around in congested markets, eating from roadside vendors, wearing masks nor maintaining social distancing.

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As shops open, a surge in demand for undergarments: From ‘no one’s buying even undergarments’ to not enough to meet demand

June 11, 2020 1:10:15 pm

As apparel shops open their shutters, they have met with an unexpected demand for undergarments.

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As going gets tough, a gig economy mushrooms

June 11, 2020 1:08:52 pm

Mandeep and his taxi driver are now part of the gig economy that has cropped up in Punjab and elsewhere where people are taking up short-term contracts or freelance work mostly in abscence of permanent jobs.

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Ludhiana: Wife, son held for 75-yr-old’s murder after domestic fight

June 10, 2020 11:38:02 pm

Sub-Inspector Madhu Bala, SHO, Sarabha Nagar police station, said that Charanjit Kaur, along with her son Jatinder Singh, had gone to her parents' place in Ropar for some days after a fight with her husband.

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Punjab: Barnala drug smuggler, three cops test positive

June 8, 2020 10:19:01 pm

Three police officers and a 51-year-old man who owns a medical store in Malerkotla, who came in contact with the accused, have also tested positive so far. The drug smuggler's wife (28) and 70-year-old mother too tested positive Sunday evening.

Farmers’ outfit begins ferrying migrants back to Punjab

Farmers’ outfit begins ferrying migrants back to Punjab

June 6, 2020 12:39:51 pm

The arrival marked beginning of the return of migrant workers to Punjab for farm work amid the continuing exodus to their home states.

Punjab: Buffalo is black gold for farmers, says new GADVASU V-C

June 6, 2020 3:55:25 pm

Dr Inderjeet Singh is known as the 'Murrah Man' for his extensive research and expertise in this breed of buffaloes.

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Punjab woman’s decapitated body found in Meerut: ‘Tantrik’ held; kin thought she was alive as he kept changing her WhatsApp photo 

June 5, 2020 7:47:01 pm

Nearly a year after Uttar Pradesh Police recovered the body of a young 'unidentified' woman with the head and hands chopped off, from a field in Meerut on June 14, 2019, the case was finally solved Tuesday. 

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Ludhiana: Eminent GADVASU scientist Dr Kirti Dua passes away

June 2, 2020 11:53:51 pm

Dr Dua was a professor in the department of veterinary sciences and incharge, Centre of Wildlife Studies, GADVASU.

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Punjab: 40-yr-old computer teacher dies in Mansa after his bike collides with stray bull

June 2, 2020 10:21:16 pm

Pardeep Kumar, a resident of Mansa city, was on Court road when the stray bull came in his way, due to which his vehicle lost balance and he fell off.

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People missing the Manmohan Singh govt: Manpreet Badal

June 1, 2020 10:46:16 pm

“Today people were remembering and recalling the tenure of former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh who managed the country's economy well despite the global recession in 2009-10,” Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal said.

WHILE NORMAL TRAIN BOOKINGS RESUME Applications for Shramik trains continue during Unlock 1.0, nearly 20k registrations since June

Daily Shramik trains from Punjab stop today

May 29, 2020 1:54:21 pm

So far, 17.7 lakh migrants had registered themselves on the Punjab government’s portal to go to different parts of India, out of which 15.4 lakh wanted to go to UP and Bihar only.