Chandigarh/IBNS: A day ahead of the Centre's call, Punjab has extended the state-wide lockdown to stem the spread of the deadly Novel Coronavirus till May 1.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday confirmed community transmission of novel coronavirus in the state and urged the Centre to help the state governments in the fight against the deadly outbreak, said a media report.
Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Health Department on Tuesday gave a 24-hour deadline to all Tablighi Jamaat members of the Delhi Nizamuddin Markaz event, who were hiding out in the state, to report to the nearest police station, or else face criminal prosecution.
On March 31, 2020, a crowd of Islamist radicals attacked the Gurudwara in Nankana Sahib city. The crowd gathered in the evening in front of the main entrance of the Gurudwara and started throwing stones. The extremists threatened to eliminate every single Sikh faithful from the city and announced that they would give the location with an Islamic name.
Phagwara/UNI: A 65-year-old widow, suffering from common cold, reportedly committed suicide by consuming celphos at her residence in nearby village Khurampur on Saturday night over fear of getting infected by Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the police said on Sunday.
Jalandhar/UNI: Six sections of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were on Wednesday deployed at vulnerable locations and hot spots of the city to enforce the ongoing lockdown to contain the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: The death toll in Novel Coronavirus increased to four in India as a patient passed away in the northern state of Punjab on Thursday.
Hoshiarpur/UNI: Four persons were killed when a speedy truck trailer hit their car near Adda Randhawa, 35 kms from here on Hoshiarpur-Dasuya road on Friday.
Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday reiterated that his government will not let the Kartarpur Corridor shut down under any circumstances.
Amritsar/UNI: A local court on Wednesday awarded eight years imprisonment to five accused, including a former DIG and two women, and four years sentence to the DSP in a mass suicide case.
Amritsar/UNI: About 15 people reportedly died, when firecrackers caught fire near Palasaur village in Tarm Taran district, during a religious procession on Saturday afternoon.
Mohali/IBNS: Several people are feared to be trapped under the debris as a three-storey building that collapsed in Punjab's Mohali district on Saturday, media reports said.
Hoshiarpur/UNI: A woman along with his 5-year-old son and car driver died in an accident near Jhingar Kalan (Dasuya) about 44 Kms from here, police said here on Wednesday.
Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh will inaugurate the two-day 'Punjab State Youth Fair' at Chandigarh University in Gharuan on January 30.
Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has convened an all-party meeting on January 23, to evolve a comprehensive strategy to tackle the critical water situation in the light of the fast-depleting water resources in the state.