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SC seeks MCI response on pleas for exemption from NEET

New Delhi, May 3

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Medical Council of India to respond to a batch of applications by various state governments and associations of private medical colleges seeking to hold their own separate examinations for admission to undergraduate medical courses.

Wearing 'Punjabiat' through tradition and catchy slogans

Chandigarh, May 3

This is one thing that Punjabis don't mind wearing on their sleeves - 'Punjabiat'. Even the younger generation of Punjabis, be it in India or abroad, are quite inclined to do so.

Punjab to develop 200 smart villages

Chandigarh, May 1

The Punjab government on Sunday announced an ambitious project to develop 200 villages into smart villages.

Punjab to spend Rs.3,500 crore on urban mission: Sukhbir

Chandigarh, April 28

Aiming to accelerate the pace of development works in the state, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday announced the government would spend Rs.3,500 crore on strengthening urban infrastructure.

Kohinoor was given to Britain, says Pakistan

Islamabad, April 27

Pakistan's Punjab government has said that the famed Kohinoor diamond was given to Britain following an agreement reached with the East India Company in 1849.

Punjab to get seven new chief parliamentary secretaries

Chandigarh, April 26

The Punjab government on Tuesday said it would induct seven more chief parliamentary secretaries.

1993 Delhi blast convict Bhullar gets 21-day parole

Chandigarh, April 23

Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, convicted in the 1993 Delhi bomb blast, was on Saturday ordered to be released on a 21-day parole by the Punjab government.

Pakistani Punjab to send 500 youth to China to learn language

Lahore, April 21

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said the Punjab government plans to send 500 youths to China for learning the Chinese language "which is the need of the hour".

RBI's Rs.17,523 crore credit limit for wheat procurement: Punjab

Chandigarh, April 20

The Punjab government on Wednesday said that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had authorised it a Cash Credit Limit (CCL) of Rs.17,523 crore for wheat procurement.

Kirpal's body reaches India; family alleges foul play

Amritsar, April 19

The body of Indian prisoner Kirpal Singh, who died under suspicious circumstances in a Lahore jail last week, arrived in India on Tuesday. His family members alleged that his body bore injury marks and foul play led to his death, but doctors who conducted an autopsy denied this.

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  • Joshi Math: Members of the special team deputed by the Punjab government ...

    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.

  • People affiliated to various organisations burn effigy of Punjab ...

    June 2, 2015

    Amritsar: People affiliated to various organisations burn effigy of Punjab government during a demonstration in Amritsar, on June 2, 2015.

  • Congress workers stage a demonstration against the policies of SAD led ...

    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.

  • Punjab Principal Secretary Health and Finance Vini Mahajan visits people ...

    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.

  • A man who lost his vision after undergoing eye surgery at an eye camp ...

    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.