Punjab

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Modi reached Harshil village around 7.50 a.m. in a special Indian Air Force plane and distributed sweets to the personnel before leaving for Kedarnath around 9.10 a.m.

Amritsar: Protests staged by residents here against the Punjab government and the railways after 59 people were killed when a train crushed them as they were watching Dussehra celebrations, turned violent on Sunday leaving a few policemen injured following stone-pelting. The injured policemen, including Punjab Police commandos, were rushed to a government hospital for treatment. ALSO …

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered a probe into the train disaster in which 50 people watching the burning of a Ravan effigy from a railway track were feared crushed by a speeding train in Amritsar. A state mourning has been declared on Saturday and all offices and educational institutions will remain closed …

New Delhi: With Delhi air quality worsening, Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Thursday formed an inspection team to carry out surprise checks in the capital to check air pollution violations. Hussain asserted that the inspections by the six-member committee will be carried out to check “ground level steps” being taken by various municipal and local bodies …

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Wednesday announced an annual health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh each to around 43 lakh families in the state under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) and a state scheme. The state has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Centre for the implementation of the PM-JAY for 14.96 …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious healthcare programme Ayushman Bharat– Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) was rejected by five states including Delhi. This ambitious scheme was launched by Modi on Sunday which is said to be the world’s largest government-funded healthcare insurance programme, expecting to benefit 50 crore people. Modi claimed that the …

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Saturday confirmed that former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu has been invited for the swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan’s Prime Minister in-waiting Imran Khan on August 18 in Islamabad. “The chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan, who is going to be sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, has sent …