Twenty-six people have died of swine flu in Punjab in recent days, the state's health minister said on Monday.
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The Punjab government has decided to re-introduce examinations for primary and middle standards to give a boost to the academic standards in government schools, a minister said on Sunday.
Amid reports that 20-25 youths from Punjab drowned after a boat in which they were headed to the US capsized near Panama, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to send a team to the US to trace survivors of the accident.
Despite the cold weather, tens of thousands of devotees visited gurdwaras across north India on Saturday morning to offer prayers on the occasion of the 349th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh guru Gobind Singh.
The Punjab government announced on Friday that it will provide compensation on the same day to families of farmers who commit suicide.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit the Pathankot air base, which was attacked by suspected Pakistani terrorists on January 2, on Saturday, police sources said.
The Punjab government on Thursday ordered a ban on the manufacturing of 'gutka', 'pan masala' and processed, flavoured and scented chewing tobacco and any other food products containing tobacco or nicotine in the state with immediate effect
The Congress on Wednesday attacked the BJP, saying whenever the party has been in power at the Centre, the incidnets of terrorism have gone up.
The Punjab government on Monday urged the Centre to accord "sensitive" status to areas along the international border with Pakistan in view of recent attacks by Pakistani terrorists.
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October 11, 2012
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May 10, 2012
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January 21, 2012
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September 15, 2011
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September 14, 2011
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June 30, 2015
Joshi Math: Members of the special team deputed by the Punjab government interacts with the pilgrims of Hemkunt Saib at Joshi Math in Uttarakhand on June 29, 2015.
June 2, 2015
Amritsar: People affiliated to various organisations burn effigy of Punjab government during a demonstration in Amritsar, on June 2, 2015.
March 30, 2015
Amritsar: Congress workers stage a demonstration against the policies of SAD led Punjab Government as well as BJP led Central Government in Amritsar, on March 30, 2015.
December 5, 2014
New Delhi: Punjab Principal Secretary Health and Finance Vini Mahajan visits people who lost their vision after undergoing eye surgery at an eye camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district of Punjab; currently being treated at an Amritsar Hospital on Dec 5, 2014. At least 15 people lost their vision after undergoing the cataract surgery. The Punjab government has ordered a probe into the free eye check-up camp and also announced interim relief of Rs.1 lakh to each of the affected families, whose members have lost eyesight in the tragedy.
December 5, 2014
Amritsar: A man who lost his vision after undergoing eye surgery at an eye camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district of Punjab being treated at an Amritsar Hospital on Dec 5, 2014. At least 15 people lost their vission after undergoing the cataract surgery. The Punjab government has ordered a probe into the free eye check-up camp and also announced interim relief of Rs.1 lakh to each of the affected families, whose members have lost eyesight in the tragedy.