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Punjab To Have Bio-Fuel Projects

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Invest Punjab has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Punjab State Office-Renewable Gas Association of India for setting up bio-fuel projects and compressed bio-gas plants (Bio-CNG) that will help in reducing the greenhouse gas emissions generated by stubble burning.

Kanwar Grewal: The Valorous Voice Of Farmers Protest

Nov 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

On November 7, the musician released his new song 'Sek,' an emotional musical on the plight of protesting farmers, the song focuses on the deaths of farmers during the protests and talks about the sorrow that their families have to face.


Farmers’ Unions Meet Tomorrow; To Decide On Future Stir Course

Samyukt Kisan Morcha(SKM’s) core member said: ‘Our call of tractor march to Parliament still stands. A final decision on the future course of the agitation and MSP issue will be taken in a meeting of the SKM at Singhu Border on Sunday’.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Bats For India Pak Bonhomie During His Kartarpur Visit

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said: ‘There is a need to open windows in the walls erected in 74 years (between India and Pakistan)’, while also stressing on opening of trade between the two countries.


Farm Laws Repealed: The Biggest Victory Of Farmers' Movement In Recent Decades

Observers consider it even bigger than the anti-displacement land movement of 2006-08 in Singur-Nandigram-Kalinganagr resulting in the scrapping of an archaic land acquisition act in 2013.

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19 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repealed: At Ghazipur Border, Announcement Met With Cautious Enthusiasm

Vikas Pathak

The farmers are not-committal at Ghazipur border to when they would return back to their homes.


19 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repealed: A Masterstroke By PM Modi Ahead Of UP, Punjab Polls

Harish Manav

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had put a condition to repeal the agriculture law for the alliance of his new party Punjab Lok Congress with BJP.


19 November, 2021

How Pash's Poetry Kept Farmers' Protest Spirited

Suhas Munshi

The stirring poem, titled 'Sab Ton Khatarnaak' (The Most Dangerous), has become the leitmotif of the farmers' protests. And like a slow burning flame, it kept the hearts of many protestors, in cold dark nights, lit with hope.


18 November, 2021

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi Urges India And Pakistan To Simplify Formalities For Sri Kartarpur Sahib Pilgrimage

Harish Manav

Channi, who visited Pakistan to pay obeisance at the revered shrine Sri Kartarpur Sahib, on his return to the country said: ‘this is a historic occasion as the corridor has been reopened after the pandemic’.


18 November, 2021

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi Visits Gurdwara Darbar Sahib In Pakistan

Outlook Web Desk

Channi along with a group of 30 people, including his cabinet ministers visited the revered shrine in Pakistan, through Kartarpur corridor.


15 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: SC Directs Centre To Hold Emergency Meeting

Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court urged the Centre to take measures like stopping non-essential construction transport, power plants and implementing work from home.


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11 November, 2021

Punjab Govt Passes Resolution In Assembly Against Centre’s Farm Laws

Harish Manav

Leader of opposition in the assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema of the Aam Aadmi Party, also accused the Akalis of supporting the farm laws.


11 November, 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi Says SAD Undermined Federal Structure Of Country In League With BJP

Harish Manav

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he always implored Union Government to roll back 'black' agri farm laws.


09 November, 2021

Reopen Kartarpur Sahib Corridor: Harsimrat Badal Writes To PM Modi, Proposes Land Swap With Pakistan

Harish Manav

Former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal wrote to PM Narendra Modi about a land swap proposal between India and Pakistan for the merger of the holy shrine at Kartarpur Sahib with India in exchange for a suitable chunk of land elsewhere.


09 November, 2021

Sidhu Effect? Channi Cabinet To Take A Call On AG Deol's Resignation After Repeated Barbs From Navjot Singh Sidhu

Harish Manav

The second item on the agenda of the Charanjit Singh Channi government is to please the blue-collar workers before the assembly poll by increasing the minimum wages.


09 November, 2021

Why Punjab's 'Masterstroke' CM Charanjit Singh Channi Is Racing Against Time To Prove Himself

Harish Manav

Charanjit Singh Channi, who comes from a poor family, has been on a massive outreach program towards the poor sections of the state.


04 November, 2021

Diwali: Delhi Gasps For Breath As Air Quality Inches ‘Severe’ With Firecracker Bursting

Outlook Web Desk

The firecrackers were burst in the national capital in violation of the ban imposed by the government.


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03 November, 2021

Delhi’s Air Quality Continues To Remain ‘Poor’, No Respite On Diwali

Outlook Web Desk

According to the Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 314. It was 303 on Tuesday and 281 on Monday.


Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
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