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Not in favour of total lockdown, but will impose if needed: Punjab CM: Even as he made it clear that he was not in favour of a complete and harsh lockdown, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday warned people against laxity in adherence to the curbs...
Punjab asks Centre to provide more oxygen tankers: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday appealed to the Centre for more oxygen tankers to be made available to the state, which did not have enough such vehicles to transport the life-saving gas for seriously ill Covid-19 patients. The...
Punjab to regularise all telecom towers: To strengthen the telecommunication infrastructure in the state as part of its focus on e-governance and e-commerce, the Punjab government has decided to regularise all telecom towers installed unauthorisedly between December 5, 2013, and December 7, 2020. The decision was taken at...
Ensure timely payment to farmers through DBT system: Punjab CM: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday directed all procurement agencies to ensure prompt lifting and timely payment to farmers through the newly introduced direct benefit transfer (DBT) system. Reviewing the wheat procurement progress at a virtual meeting...
Assam imposes night curfew to check Covid surge: To check the rapid surge in the number of Covid-19 cases, the Assam government on Tuesday enforced a night curfew across the state from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., officials said. Assam Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua said in his order...
Punjab orders 30 lakh Covishield doses: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday directed the health department to order 30 lakh Covishield doses for vaccination of the 18-45 age group, with directions to use the CM Covid Relief Fund for meeting the vaccine requirements of the poor. The...
Uttarakhand avalanche: 8 dead, 384 safely rescued: A total of eight people have died after an avalanche hit Uttarakhand's Chamoli Garhwal district near India-China border at 4 p.m. on Friday, the Indian Army said. The force said six people are critical and are undergoing medical treatment. The road access...
Mamata accuses Centre of diverting oxygen supply to Bengal: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the Central government of diverting the oxygen supply meant for Bengal to the other states, which will create shortage of oxygen in the state, jeopardising the treatment of Covid...
Sidhu questions Amarinder for ‘evading’ responsibility in sacrilege case: In a first veiled attack directly aimed at Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, his former Cabinet colleague and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday questioned him for 'evading' responsibility as the Home Minister during the 2015 sacrilege...
Punjab to hold virtual celebrations of 400th Prakash Purab: The Punjab government has decided to hold virtual celebrations to kick off the 400th Prakash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur from April 28 amid the uncertain situation resulting from the continuous surge in Covid-19 cases, Chief Minister Amarinder...