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Past articles by raakhi:

France-based NRI music therapist wants people to make environment their first priority

"I am concerned about Punjab looking at the exploitation of our river bodies… I want to develop artistic and environmental science projects to make people understand the importance of the environment for all of us," Dr Sunny Sandhu said. → Read More

Punjab Inc: Meet the startup mentor from Ludhiana

TAN Advisors Pvt. Ltd. was envisioned as an organisation that would work towards the growth of startup ecosystem in the region. → Read More

Who is Amit Rattan Kotfatta, the AAP MLA arrested in Punjab in bribery case

Amit Rattan Kotfatta joined the AAP in 2022, two years after the SAD expelled him over charges of duping party workers on the pretext of providing them with business opportunities → Read More

Who is Surat Singh Khalsa and why Quami Insaaf Morcha wants him to be at its protest

Surat Singh Khalsa has been in the DMCH since June 2016 and his hospital bills are being borne by the Punjab Government. → Read More

Punjab: CBI raids houses of 2 SKM leaders in connection to multi-crore FCI scam

At Harinder Singh’s house, CBI officials carried out the raid from Tuesday morning till evening and took away a few documents as well. → Read More

Who is Gurinderjit Singh Jawanda, the Punjab govt appointee in eye of storm

The Punjab government appointed Gurinderjit Singh Jawanda as the chairperson of Punjab Information and Communication Technology Corporation Limited and Governor Banwarilal Purohit questioned the move. → Read More

Punjab CM Mann interacts with farmers to get inputs for new agriculture policy

At the interaction with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann, sugarcane farmers blamed delayed payments by sugar mills for the reduction in the area under sugarcane cultivation. → Read More

Punjab heading towards man-made power and financial crisis: engineers’ body

The association fears that the financial crisis of PSPCL may aggravate if the Punjab government doesn't clear the pending subsidies and power bills of the government departments. → Read More

The woman from Phillaur who’s got designs on the world

Today she is known for her beautiful buildings and bespoke furniture. Meet Shubham Poply, founder of Shubham Poply Designs and Furniture Indesign Pvt Ltd. → Read More

Bicycle industry launches protest over installation of reflectors

UCPMA president D S Chawla also sat on a hunger strike and the industry had declared plans of a chain hunger strike if demands are not met, but that strike too has been deferred for three days. → Read More

Sikh activist Surat Singh Khalsa ends 8-year fast seeking release of Bandi Singhs

Khalsa had said his protest sought the release of nine Sikh prisoners who had been languishing in jails for more than 30 years even after completing their jail terms. → Read More

As Rahul Gandhi visits Golden Temple, Oppn parties invoke history to attack Bharat Jodo Yatra

While the Shiromani Akali Dal said that the Gandhi family is the ‘same family which attacked Harmandir Sahib’, the BJP said the Bharat Jodo Yatra will ‘freshen wounds caused by Congress’. → Read More

Barnala farmers go organic, grow 40 crops in 4 acres & haven’t come a cropper

The key mantra of Jawandha brothers to get profit in farming is – “Process the thing you grow in your field and then sell it, by growing just two crops a year. By selling it in mandi, we can't make farming profitable. We need to think smart.” → Read More

Farmers arriving in droves, set up district-wise tents

“Farmers from these districts will keep replacing each other in rotation so as to continue the 'pakka dharna' till our demands are met,” said Harnek Mehma, president of BKU Dakaunda, Ferozepur district. → Read More

Punjab parties’ silence over Zira stir ‘deafening’ as AAP govt moves to break impasse after 5 months

Zira farmers protesting since July 24 against a liquor factory for allegedly polluting their villages have called out AAP govt for its 'repression' and Oppn for their 'apathy and non-committal' stance → Read More

Coming up in Barnala, first man-made wetland of Punjab

The wetland will have a pond over five acres and plantations in around 25 acres. → Read More

Body of Punjab man found buried in field 22 days after his kidnapping; five held

Kidnappers had sought ₹30-lakh ransom and threatened to kill the 20-year-old man if police were informed. → Read More

New deputy commissioner’s day out with the common man in Fazilka

In an informal interaction with the deputy commissioner, most of the students from Class X onwards told her that they wanted to join the Army → Read More

Another pakka dharna in Sangrur, this time by Zamin Prapti Sangharsh Committee

The dharna, the committee said, will be staged to push for a bunch of demands that they claimed were long-pending. → Read More

Man steals 2 bags of wheat from truck, driver ties him to bonnet, drives 1.5km to police station

According to details, the incident was reported on Sunday when a man, supposedly in his 20s, was nabbed by the driver of the truck — identified as Zail Singh — for allegedly stealing two bags of wheat from the vehicle. → Read More