The entire racket was allegedly being run from the property of one Harpreet Singh, who owns a house in village Khandoor, said the DSP.
Most above 60 still working to earn a living; infection, starvation were biggest fears among elderly during lockdown.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As apparel shops open their shutters, they have met with an unexpected demand for undergarments.
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.
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.
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.
The arrival marked beginning of the return of migrant workers to Punjab for farm work amid the continuing exodus to their home states.
Dr Inderjeet Singh is known as the 'Murrah Man' for his extensive research and expertise in this breed of buffaloes.
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.
Dr Dua was a professor in the department of veterinary sciences and incharge, Centre of Wildlife Studies, GADVASU.
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.
“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.
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.