Thursday, January 28, 2021

'Still feel like a child eager to learn music', says Gurbani singer Kartar Singh after inclusion in Padma Shri awardees list

Ludhiana (Punjab) | January 27, 2021 10:43:05 AM IST
After his name was announced in the list of Padma awardees yesterday, popular Gurbani singer Kartar Singh on Wednesday said that he feels elated to know that he will receive a Padma Shri award.... read..

Bird flu confirmed in Dera Bassi poultry farm

Mohali (Punjab) | January 27, 2021 10:13:19 PM IST
The ongoing avian influenza has been confirmed at a poultry farm in Punjab Dera Bassi, District Collector of Mohali informed on Wednesday.... read..

R-Day Beating Retreat ceremony receives overwhelming response despite fewer spectators

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 26, 2021 8:13:11 PM IST
Amid the COVID-19 scare, only the Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers and their families were allowed to witness the ceremonial Beating Retreat ceremony at the Attari border of Punjab's Amritsar during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations on Tuesday.... read..

Punjab CM kicks off Rs 213 crore projects for Patiala

Patiala |Tuesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Augmenting his government's efforts to ensure the holistic development of the state and to harness its optimum tourism potential, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday virtually kicked off a slew of development projects worth Rs 213.37 crore as... read..

Punjab CM condemns violence during tractor march, urges genuine farmers to return to Delhi border

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 26, 2021 7:43:11 PM IST
Terming as unacceptable the violence perpetrated by certain elements during today's tractor march in the national capital, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh urged all genuine farmers to immediate vacate Delhi and return to the borders, where t... read..

Punjab CM blames AAP for attack on Congress leaders at Singhu border

Patiala (Punjab) | January 26, 2021 12:43:10 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday blamed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers for the attack on state Congress Member of Parliament Ravneet Singh Bittu and Member of Legislative Kulbir Singh Zira at Singhu Border.... read..

Be peaceful, country is with you: Punjab CM urges farmers to maintain peace during tractor rally

Patiala (Punjab) | January 26, 2021 2:13:11 PM IST
Asserting that his heart was with the farmers protesting against the central laws on the Republic Day, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday appealed to the farmers to ensure that their 'tractor rally' event remains peaceful.... read..

My heart goes with farmers on R-Day: Punjab CM

Patiala (Punjab) |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Asserting that his heart was with the farmers amid the Republic Day celebrations, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said the Centre had deliberately kept Punjab out of the high-powered committee initially as they knew that the voices of pro... read..

Maintain peace during tractor rally, appeals Punjab CM

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 25, 2021 5:13:22 PM IST
Ahead of the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday appealed to the farmers to ensure that the event remains peaceful while urging the Centre once again to heed the troubled voice of the farming com... read..

NSUI holds tractor rally in Amritsar in support of protesting farmers

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 25, 2021 5:43:08 AM IST
National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the Congress party, held a tractor rally in Amritsar on Sunday in support of the farmers protesting against the three farm laws.... read..

Punjab CM dedicates January as 'Dheeyan Di Lohri' to promote women empowerment

Patiala (Punjab) | January 25, 2021 9:13:14 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday kick-started the National Girl Child Day celebrations with a clarion call to protect the life and liberty of girls.... read..

Army captain from Mohali to represent PINAKA MLRS contingent on Jan 26

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 24, 2021 11:43:15 PM IST
An engineer from Mohali and son of a Junior Warrant Officer (Retd) of Indian Air Force who joined Army after a brief career as data Scientist in Bengaluru before joining the Indian army will be representing the Pinaka Multi Launch Rocket System (MLRS) con... read..

Punjab council urges Centre to extend ex-gratia benefits to families of deceased farmers

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 24, 2021 5:13:08 PM IST
The Punjabi Cultural Council (PCC) on Sunday urged the Centre to consider extending ex-gratia benefits to the farmers who have lost their lives during the ongoing farmers' protests in the national capital.... read..

Punjab AAP MLAs to move towards Delhi on tractors tomorrow to support farmers' parade

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 24, 2021 10:43:16 PM IST
All MLAs of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will move towards Delhi on tractors from Shambhu at Punjab-Haryana border to support the tractor parade of farmers on Monday, said the party's Punjab unit.... read..

AAP's 'baseless allegations' exposes shocking levels of deceit, says Punjab CM

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 24, 2021 11:43:12 PM IST
Mocking the 'brazen lies' of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the non-evidence shared by the party to support their baseless allegations against him had shown the extent of their desperation and had e... read..

Punjab CM increases 'Shagun' for construction workers' daughters to Rs 51,000

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 23, 2021 6:43:14 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced a hike in the 'Shagun' amount for the marriage of daughters of construction workers in Punjab from Rs 31,000 to Rs 51,000.... read..

17,600 birds culled on day 2 of culling operation in Punjab's SAS Nagar

SAS Nagar (Punjab) | January 23, 2021 10:43:05 PM IST
As many as 17,600 birds were culled on Saturday at Alfa Poultry Farm in Dera Bassi of Punjab's SAS Nagar.... read..

Punjab CM directs PIDB to expedite state developmental works

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 22, 2021 6:43:03 PM IST
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday directed the Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB) to expedite all developmental works in the state, during the 36th meeting of the board.... read..

Culling of poultry birds starts tomorrow in Punjab's Dera Bassi

SAS Nagar (Punjab) | January 22, 2021 12:43:17 AM IST
Culling of poultry birds will commence from January 22 in the Dera Bassi area of Punjab's SAS Nagar as the National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) in Bhopal confirmed bird flu strain in the tissue samples forwarded for ascertaining th... read..

Punjab CM announces jobs for kin of farmers who died during protests on Delhi borders

Chandigarh (Punjab) | January 22, 2021 11:43:11 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday said his government will provide jobs to a family member of the 76 farmers who passed away during the protest against three farm laws on Delhi borders.... read..

5.2-kg heroin, AK-47 rifle seized in Punjab's Amritsar, FIR registered

Amritsar (Punjab) | January 21, 2021 9:43:03 AM IST
5.2 kg heroin, one AK-47 rifle and some valuables were allegedly seized by police in Gharinda area of Amritsar on Wednesday.... read..
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