A team led by Dr. Resmi Sebastian, assistant professor at the institute’s Civil Engineering Department, has discovered tantalum, a rare metal, in Punjab soil. This discovery holds significance not only for Punjab but for India, given tantalum’s widespread use in ..
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The Punjab and Haryana High Court, on November 17, declared the Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020, unconstitutional. The law, which mandated 75% reservation in private jobs for Haryana residents, was deemed discriminatory by the court. This article ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
In recent times, the issue of stubble burning in Punjab, India, has drawn significant attention due to its severe environmental impact. While farmers resort to burning crop residue to prepare fields for the next wheat crop, this practice contributes to ..
Category: Agriculture Current Affairs
Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri recently inaugurated Asia’s largest Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) plant in Lehragaga, Punjab. Key facts The compressed Bio Gas (CBG) plant in Lehragaga was constructed at the cost of Rs.230 crore ..
Pakistan is currently battling its worst monsoon floods in a decade, which has killed more than 1,100 people, caused more than USD 10 billion in damages and submerged nearly a third of the country. Also, the United Nations issued a ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Recently Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala collectively decided to name Chandigarh International Airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh. Earlier Punjab Vidhan Sabha had passed a resolution to name the airport as ‘Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh ..
Category: States Current Affairs