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Punjab increases night curfew by two hours from 9 pm to 5 am to tackle COVID-19 surge
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Punjab increases night curfew by two hours from 9 pm to 5 am to tackle COVID-19 surge

Stating that the coronavirus situation in Punjab is critical, chief minister Amarinder Singh warned people of more stringent measures if they don't follow precautionary protocol

Farmers protest: Amarinder Singh calls for all-party meeting in Punjab on 2 Feb to show united front over stir
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Farmers protest: Amarinder Singh calls for all-party meeting in Punjab on 2 Feb to show united front over stir

The parties are likely to discuss the Republic Day violence, 'the attack on farmers at the Singhu border, and the massive vilification campaign against the farmers' in the meeting

Over 25 cr join nationwide strike against Centre's farm, labour laws; farmers face tear gas, water cannons on march to Delhi
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Over 25 cr join nationwide strike against Centre's farm, labour laws; farmers face tear gas, water cannons on march to Delhi

While tension prevailed in Delhi and Haryana as farmers marched to the National Capital, states like Kerala, West Bengal, Odisha, Tripura, Puducherry, Assam, and Telangana witnessed a complete shutdown on Thursday

Amarinder Singh says Punjab govt took prompt action in Hoshiarpur rape case, accused arrested 'without delay'
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Amarinder Singh says Punjab govt took prompt action in Hoshiarpur rape case, accused arrested 'without delay'

Punjab chief minister claimed that the Adityanath govt had delayed action in the Hathras rape case, which is "why Rahul Gandhi had to rush to Hathras, to secure justice for the victim's family"

After farmers' protest, Shiromani Akali Dal urges Centre not to present farm ordinances for approval in Parliament
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After farmers' protest, Shiromani Akali Dal urges Centre not to present farm ordinances for approval in Parliament

SAD, which is a member of the ruling NDA at the Centre, issued the statement amid a widespread criticism by many farmers' organisations of the three farm sector ordinances promulgated by the Centre during the lockdown

COVID-19 tally rises by 69,652; sero-surveys show 29.1% of Delhi, 27.7% of Punjab exposed to virus
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COVID-19 tally rises by 69,652; sero-surveys show 29.1% of Delhi, 27.7% of Punjab exposed to virus

In Punjab, the prevalence of COVID-19 antibodies was highest at 40 percent in Amritsar district, followed by 35.6 percent in Ludhiana, and 33.2 percent in SAS Nagar

Punjab minister Manpreet Singh Badal goes into self-quarantine after Bathinda Police chief tests positive
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Punjab minister Manpreet Singh Badal goes into self-quarantine after Bathinda Police chief tests positive

Meanwhile, MLA Manpreet Singh Ayali also said he had tested positive for COVID-19 after developing "mild" symptoms

Ensure 100% COVID-19 testing coverage in containment zones using rapid antigen method, says Amarinder Singh
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Ensure 100% COVID-19 testing coverage in containment zones using rapid antigen method, says Amarinder Singh

The chief minister also said that people working as shop workers, mandi workers, and frontline government employees should get tested this week, declaring it a 'testing week'

Punjab spurious liquor deaths: 38 dead, eight arrested; police to conduct raids in Amritsar, Batala, Tarn Taran
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Punjab spurious liquor deaths: 38 dead, eight arrested; police to conduct raids in Amritsar, Batala, Tarn Taran

The Punjab DGP said that a resident of a village in Amritsar district had been arrested for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and under provisions of Excise Act

Punjab govt grants conditional permission to reopen gyms, restaurants, malls; night curfew to remain in place
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Punjab govt grants conditional permission to reopen gyms, restaurants, malls; night curfew to remain in place

The night curfew will remain in force from 11 pm to 5 am and during the period, movement of individuals for all non-essential activities shall remain prohibited, the govt said

Punjab govt makes e-registration, 14-day quarantine must for those arriving in state from 7 July
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Punjab govt makes e-registration, 14-day quarantine must for those arriving in state from 7 July

The objective of e-registration is to avoid any inconvenience to the travellers due to crowding and long queues at the border checkpoints, the state government said.

In Punjab, construction workers bear brunt of post-lockdown real estate slump, but welfare funds to the tune of Rs 1,000 crore remain unspent
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In Punjab, construction workers bear brunt of post-lockdown real estate slump, but welfare funds to the tune of Rs 1,000 crore remain unspent

In Punjab, funds to the tune of Rs 1,000 crore received by the government through a labour cess are presently lying unspent.

Panjab University exam 2020 to be held from July; varsity issues SOPs, asks staff to download Aarogya Setu app
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Panjab University exam 2020 to be held from July; varsity issues SOPs, asks staff to download Aarogya Setu app

Panjab University said that it will be conducting the term-end examinations from July, publishes SOPs to be followed by students and exam invigilators

Coronavirus Lockdown: Punjab education minister tells schools to not demand fees; notices sent to 23 institutions
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Punjab education minister tells schools to not demand fees; notices sent to 23 institutions

As many as 23 schools have been brought to task for not following the guidelines issued by the Punjab government.

Punjab cabinet approves Lokayukta Bill for introduction in ongoing Assembly session; legislation covers all public functionaries including CM
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Punjab cabinet approves Lokayukta Bill for introduction in ongoing Assembly session; legislation covers all public functionaries including CM

Bill seeks to replace the existing Punjab Lokpal Act, 1996 and will cover all public functionaries, including the chief minister

Coronavirus outbreak: Doctors to be stationed at Amritsar airport from tomorrow to screen passengers, say govt officials
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Coronavirus outbreak: Doctors to be stationed at Amritsar airport from tomorrow to screen passengers, say govt officials

'Our civil surgeons have taken a meeting with the officials concerned at both airports and they have been alerted', said Dr Gagandeep Singh, State Programme Officer, Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme.

Amarinder Singh taunts SAD over Delhi polls fallout with BJP, says Akali Dal isn’t quitting NDA to save its chair in Union Cabinet
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Amarinder Singh taunts SAD over Delhi polls fallout with BJP, says Akali Dal isn’t quitting NDA to save its chair in Union Cabinet

A day after the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) accused Amarinder Singh of making the Gandhi family happy to "save" his chair, the Punjab chief minister on Wednesday retorted, saying the SAD was not quitting the NDA at the Centre to save Harsimrat Kaur Badal's chair in the Union Cabinet.

Amarinder Singh's comment against Harsimrat Badal reflects 'feudal mindset' towards women, says SAD
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Amarinder Singh's comment against Harsimrat Badal reflects 'feudal mindset' towards women, says SAD

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Wednesday hit out at Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh over his remarks against party leader and Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, saying his comments reflected his "feudal mindset" of treating women as secondary.

Captain Amarinder Singh calls on Narendra Modi in first ‘courtesy meeting’ since Lok Sabha election results
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Captain Amarinder Singh calls on Narendra Modi in first ‘courtesy meeting’ since Lok Sabha election results

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and termed it a "courtesy meeting".

Saving the thatheras: In age of stainless steel, artisans making brass, copperware get new lease of life
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Saving the thatheras: In age of stainless steel, artisans making brass, copperware get new lease of life

The thatheras are a community of artisans making and selling brass and copper ware in India, who've gradually faded out, as stainless steel took over our lives. In order to save the craft of the thatheras, a group of students from Delhi's Shri Ram College of Commerce have volunteered to help the community.