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'Good work Sonu', says Punjab CM on actor's charity

Chandigarh |Friday, 2020 1:15:07 AM IST

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday praised Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who was born and brought up in the state, for his charity amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Punjab CM to decide on lockdown extension on May 30

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

The Punjab government will decide on the future course of action with respect to the lockdown in the state on May 30.

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14-day quarantine must for foreign returnees in Haryana

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST

The Haryana government has directed all Deputy Commissioners to ensure that international travellers arriving in the state will remain in institutional quarantine for the first seven days and then hom

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Punjab seeks fiscal stimulus of Rs 51,102 cr from Centre

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

Amid mounting economic woes, the Punjab government on Wednesday decided to seek a fiscal stimulus of Rs 51,102 crore from the Centre to help the state tide over the financial crisis triggered by the C

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Punjab sees COVID-19 recovery rate at 91%

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST

Besides posting the highest Covid-19 recovery rate of 91 per cent in the country, Punjab has also done exceedingly well in keeping all critical mortality rate amongst the lowest at 1.3 per cent, with

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Punjab hikes fees of medical colleges

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST

To ensure better medical education and infrastructure facilities for students, the Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday decided to increase the fee for the MBBS course in government and private medical college

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25 new Covid-19 cases in Punjab, 43 in Haryana

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

Twenty-five Covid-19 cases were reported in Punjab on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases to 2,106.

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Haryana CM stresses water conservation, crop diversification

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the state was making policies to save water and had sought farmers' suggestions and feedbacks.

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Punjab to go for additional borrowing amid corona crisis

Chandigarh |Wednesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST

With Punjab staring at 30 per cent shortfall in revenue receipts in the 2020-21 fiscal, the Council of Ministers on Wednesday gave in-principle approval to a slew of reforms to make the state eligible

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SAD condemns Akali worker's murder in Punjab

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2020 1:15:07 AM IST

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal, here on Monday, condemned the murder of Akali worker Manjot Singh and murderous assault of two other youths, including an NRI, saying political

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2.90 lakh migrants sent to home states from Haryana

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST

A total of 2.90 lakh migrant labourers has been sent to their home states through 77 trains and 5,500 buses from Haryana, an official said on Tuesday.

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Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior passes away (Lead)

Chandigarh |Monday, 2020 3:45:07 PM IST

Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior died in a private hospital on Monday, his family said. He was 96 and was in a critical condition for nearly a fortnight.

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