Money Sent by NRIs to Punjab Increase by 10% on Week Rupee

With the Indian rupee witnessing a record fall against the US dollar, the flow of remittances by NRIs from Punjab has risen by up to 10 per cent in the last three months to benefit from the higher exchange rate. “Yes, there has been an increase in remittances by NRIs (who migrated from Punjab and […]

Earthquake in J&K, Tremors Felt in Punjab and Haryana

An earthquake of moderate intensity, that lasted a few seconds, struck Jammu and Kashmir at 8:03 am on Friday. No reports of loss of life or property were received, the MET office in Srinagar said. The quake, measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale, struck at 33.5 degrees north latitude and longitude 75. 5 degrees east. […]

Sikhs Farmers of Gujarat Reject Punjab Gov’s Advocate

Sikh farmers settled in Gujarat, who are battling the state’s decision to evict them permanently citing a land use law, have opposed a move by Punjab to depute its advocate general Ashok Aggarwal to argue their case in the Supreme Court. “It is our fundamental right to appoint a lawyer of our choice and no […]