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Steep Rise In Stubble Burning Incidents In Punjab This Year
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Steep Rise In Stubble Burning Incidents In Punjab This Year

According to Central Pollution Control Board, stubble burning has increased by 46.5 per cent during 2020 in comparison to 2019 ...
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Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases, Punjab Government Orders Night Curfew From December 1, Doubles Fine For Not Wearing Masks
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Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases, Punjab Government Orders Night Curfew From December 1, Doubles Fine For Not Wearing Masks

The night curfew in Punjab imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 will also restrict opening timings of all hotels, restaurants and marriage palaces till 9.30 pm ...
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Stubble Burning Continues In Parts Of Punjab
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Stubble Burning Continues In Parts Of Punjab  

The process of burning farm residue and vehicular emission are the major causes of air pollution in parts of north India, deteriorating the air quality around this time of the year ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Expands Contact Tracing Of COVID-19 Positive Patients To 15 People, Makes RT-PCR Rule
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Punjab Chief Minister Expands Contact Tracing Of COVID-19 Positive Patients To 15 People, Makes RT-PCR Rule

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh directed 24x7 testing facility to be made available at district hospitals; all fever cases, and other symptomatic coming to health facilities to be tested with RT-PCR, and all patients attending the flu corners to be tested with RT-PCR ...
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Sensitise Farmers Against Stubble Burning, Which Can Worsen COVID Situation: Punjab Minister Aruna Chaudhary To Panchayats
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Sensitise Farmers Against Stubble Burning, Which Can Worsen COVID Situation: Punjab Minister Aruna Chaudhary To Panchayats

Stubble burning during the Kharif harvesting season in Punjab and Haryana is a major environmental issue that has even been adding to the pollution levels of neighbouring Delhi for the past few years ...
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297 Stubble Burning Incidents Reported From Punjab From September 21 To 25, 100 More Than Last Year
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297 Stubble Burning Incidents Reported From Punjab From September 21 To 25, 100 More Than Last Year

According to experts, in the last few years, air pollution in the national capital has been worsening due to stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana ...
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In Punjab, International Travellers To Be Tested For COVID-19 By Rapid Antigen Test On Arrival For Home Isolation
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In Punjab, International Travellers To Be Tested For COVID-19 By Rapid Antigen Test On Arrival For Home Isolation

If Rapid Antigen Test comes positive for COVID-19, the person may opt for home isolation or government isolation facility or private facility on payment basis and will be treated as per COVID-19 management protocol ...
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Increasing Caseload Among The Young, Makes Punjab's Fight Against The COVID-19 Pandemic Tough
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Increasing Caseload Among The Young, Makes Punjab’s Fight Against The COVID-19 Pandemic Tough

According to the Department of Health and Family Welfare of Punjab, about 74 per cent of COVID-19 cases are among the people below 50 years of age and this is majorly because there is a lack of adherence to preventive measures like wearing masks and following social distancing among the people ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Launches State-Wide Smart Ration Card Scheme To Cover 1.41 Crore Beneficiaries Under National Food Security Act
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Punjab Chief Minister Launches State-Wide Smart Ration Card Scheme To Cover 1.41 Crore Beneficiaries Under National Food Security Act

According to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Smart Ration Card empowers the beneficiary to get his entitled quota of foodgrains from any Ration Depot in the State of Punjab ...
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COVID-19: Punjab Chief Minister Announces Relaxations In Lockdown In Urban Areas
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COVID-19: Punjab Chief Minister Announces Relaxations In Lockdown In Urban Areas

On Monday (September 7), Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh held a virtual meeting with ministers to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the state ...
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Free Food Packets For Poor Families To Encourage COVID-19 Testing In Punjab
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Free Food Packets For Poor Families To Encourage COVID-19 Testing In Punjab

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh believes that the distribution of free food packets would encourage poor families to go for early testing for COVID-19, which was imperative to check the spread of the pandemic ...
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Punjab Allows Free Walk-In Testing For COVID-19 At Government Hospitals, Mobile Vans
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Punjab Allows Free Walk-In Testing For COVID-19 At Government Hospitals, Mobile Vans

According to the Chief Secretary of Punjab, the state instructed district officials to explore rapid antigen test at private hospitals and pharmacies/chemist shops at a nominal manpower cost not exceeding Rs 250 per test, with proper training and kits to be provided by the government ...
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