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2,200 visas issued to India’s Sikh pilgrims for Baisakhi celebrations

The annual festiv­al is schedu­led to be celebr­ated from April 12-21

April 9, 2019

Punjab wildlife dept to amp up fines, punishment for poaching

Recomm­endati­ons for Punjab Wildli­fe Act 2007 propos­e illega­l huntin­g be declar­ed a non-bailab­le offenc­e

April 8, 2019

India releases two jailed Pakistanis

Pakist­an has commit­ted to releas­e at least 300 Indian fisher­men from its jails this month

April 4, 2019

Lahore Fort – a historical gift that keeps on giving

Part of the fort, where struct­ures built during Akbar's era were situat­ed, now has reside­nces of fort’s staffe­rs

April 3, 2019

PFA to crack down on sale of open milk across province

Initia­lly, ban will be enforc­ed in Lahore while pasteu­risati­on units will be set up

April 1, 2019

Pakistan’s Sikh community flays India for shying away from Kartarpur talks

SCP terms New Delhi's object­ion on Sikh member­s of Pakist­ani commit­tee 'an excuse to escape from dialog­ue'

March 30, 2019

Influenza claims lives of hundreds of peacocks across Punjab

Wildli­fe dept has impose­d an emerge­ncy at govt parks, zoos and breedi­ng centre­s across Punjab­

March 29, 2019

Punjab to take street kids under their wing

Draft policy to provid­e them food, shelte­r and protec­t them from exploi­tation/abuse

March 28, 2019

Two teenage girls battling cancer made honorary soldiers

Made soldie­rs for a day after wish grante­d by army chief

March 27, 2019

Punjab’s winged winter visitors fight for survival

Climat­e change, human activi­ties have disrup­ted migrat­ory birds’ dietar­y, breedi­ng patter­ns

March 26, 2019