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India will be in a position to vaccinate its adult population by end of 2021: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

India will be in a position to vaccinate at least all of its adult population by the end of 2021, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said...

COVID appropriate behaviour not being followed in 50 most-affected districts in 3 states: Government

Central teams have reported non-adherence of COVID-19 appropriate behaviour in almost all of the 50 most-affected districts in Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Punjab, the Union health...

Vaccinate everyone above 45 years in Punjab by end of April: Chief secretary

Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan on Saturday directed the health department to vaccinate all persons above 45 years of age within this month aimed at...

Punjab CM warns of stricter curbs if COVID situation does not improve by next week

A day after announcing curbs to tackle coronavirus, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said a decision on stricter restrictions will be taken after...

HC grants bail to labour rights activist Naudeep Kaur, released from Karnal jail

Labour rights activist Naudeep Kaur was freed on bail Friday by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, which said slapping charges like attempt to murder...

At Niti meeting, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh raises farm laws, vaccination, GST compensation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure urgent resolution to the ongoing farmers’ “unrest”, and an early release of...

Congress wants special session, but yet to get time from Governor to meet: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday said the Congress wanted a special session of the state assembly so a no-confidence motion could...

Punjab govt to recruit 50,000 people till March 31; Cabinet gives nod to restructuring 10 depts

Kickstarting the process of recruitment to 50,000 government posts during the current fiscal, the Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved restructuring 10 departments, paving the way...

Kejriwal, Amarinder Singh in Twitter spat over ongoing farmers’ protest

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh engaged in a Twitter spat on Monday over the ongoing farmers’ protest...

‘Delhi Chalo’ explainer: What the farmers’ protest is all about

Thousands of farmers have reached the national capital on their tractor-trolleys and other vehicles, responding to the “Delhi Chalo” call against the agri-marketing laws enacted...

Athletics fraternity shocked after former shot-putter Iqbal Singh charged with murder in US

New Delhi: Charged with murdering his wife and mother in the USA, former Indian shot-putter Iqbal Singh’s contemporaries remember him as a fiercely competitive athlete...

migrant workers: Punjab industry fears ‘exodus’ of migrant labourers

CHANDIGARH: Industry in Punjab fears “exodus” of migrant workers from the state after the Centre allowed stranded labourers to move back to their respective places....

Haryana CM announces double wages for extended working hours in industry

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that the industrial units that would follow the social distancing norms and would carry out their...

Dr. Manmohan Singh to guide Punjab in Covid revival

The Punjab Government on Monday took the initial steps towards formulating the state’s post-COVID revival strategy, with the Montek Singh Ahluwalia led Group of Experts...

Wheat harvesting: Wheat harvesting in Punjab, Haryana next week

CHANDIGARH: India’s bread-basket states of Punjab and Haryana will start harvesting wheat from next week, marking the launch of the first major economic activity after...