Super Pink Moon lights the sky: Here is all you need to know

Manik Berry, The Fact News Service New Delhi, April 8 The Super Pink Moon 2020 is here, helping the world cope with the COVID-19 pandemic as nature presents a full-scale…

MOHALI : The Face of Emerging Punjab

The FACT News Service Punjab , April 8 Written by : Jasmeet Ghuman The Face of Emerging Punjab. Evolution from an Industrial township to the Commercial hub, the jewel in…

Punjab reports 100th case of COVID-19

The Fact News Service Punjab, April 8 Punjab today reported a new case of COVID-19 from Jalandhar, increasing the state’s tally to 100. The new case is that of a…

Sikh community shuts down Gurdwaras in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

The Fact News Service Peshawar, April 7 The Gurdwaras in the Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province in Pakistan have been shut down by the Sikh community in the…

COVID-19: Cooperation Department extends Norms for Scale of Finance

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 7 The Cooperation Department has decided to extend norms already fixed for the year 2019-20 with regard to the scale of finance fixed for…

UT advisor seeks views on opening liquor shops, Twitterati goes tipsy

Manik Berry, The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 7 UT advisor Manoj Parida is back with another Tweet, this time asking people’s advice on opening liquor stores during the lockdown.…

Indian-American journalist dies of COVID-19 in New York

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 7: Indian-American journalist Brahm Kanchibotla has died of COVID-19 that is ravaging New York, the epicenter of the pandemic in the US. The journalist…

531 doctors registered as volunteers to provide services in Govt. hospitals: Balbir Singh Sidhu

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 7: To provide services in Government hospitals, 531 Doctors, 4680 Nurses, 2056 pharmacist and 1648 Lab Technicians have come forwarded and registered themselves as…

34 cases registered as Punjab Police cracks down on fake news and spread of communal rumours

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 7: In a major crack down on spread of rumours and panic in the light of COVID-19 crisis, the Punjab Police has registered 34…

Fight COVID-19 with strong will power and adherence to precautionary measures, appeals COVID-19 survivor

The Fact News Service Chandigarh/Nawanshahr, April 7: Fateh Singh (35), son of Baba Baldev Singh, the first victim of COVID-19 in Puniab, has successfully braved the trauma as well as…

Fire at IELTS institute in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 6 A major fire broke out here at an IELTS preparation institute in sector 17, Chandigarh on Monday afternoon. The classroom and office items…

COVID-19: Pak cancels Baisakhi celebrations at Gurdwara Panja Sahib

The Fact News Service Punjab, April 6 The Pakistan authorities have cancelled the Baisakhi event at Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Punjab province, Pakistan. The celebration from April 14, where over…

3 COVID-19 positive persons traveled by bus from Delhi to Himachal

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 6 The three Tablighi Jamaat members, who tested positive for coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, had traveled by two buses from Delhi to…

Punjab SC Commission orders probe into delaying cremation of Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 6 Punjab State Commission for Scheduled Castes will look into the matter of delaying the cremation of Padma Shri awardee Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa.…

COVID-19: With five new cases, Punjab tally now at 76

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 6 Five new cases were reported from Ropar, Kapurthala, Mohali and Fatehgarh Sahib districts on Monday, taking the total cases in Punjab to 76.…

Capt. asks DGP to finalize security plan for wheat procurement

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 4 April Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday directed DGP Dinkar Gupta to finalize a comprehensive security plan to ensure smooth procurement of…

Apprehensions of grid failure ‘misplaced’: Ministry of Power

The Fact News Service New Delhi, 4 April The Ministry of Power has issued a statement clarifying the fears of a grid failure in following PM Modi’s appeal for a…

Guru Nanak Dev Hospital staff holds protest against sub-standard safety gear

The Fact News Service Amritsar, 4 April Members of the Coordination Committee, para-medical, and health employees organized a protest highlighting the lack of safety gear. the protest was organized at…

Is The Corona Pandemic providence? Should no one be held accountable questions Dr Dharinder Tayal

The FACT News Service Chandigarh : 04th April 2020 The earth has almost stopped spinning and come to a standstill.  Humanity has frozen in its track. Streets are littered with…

Badal demands health minister resignation over Bhai Nirmal Singh case

The Fact News Service Punjab, 4 April SAD chief Sukhbir Badal has demanded the resignation of Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, amidst reports of negligence in the case of…

Three people recover from COVID-19 in Chandigarh, discharged

Chandigarh [India], April 4 (ANI): Three people were discharged on Saturday after they fully recovered from COVID-19.This effectively brings down the Union Territory's tally of active COVID-19 cases to 15."Salute the doctors of Chandigarh who are riski...

Hazoori Ragi Nirmal Khalsa’s daughter tests positive for COVID-19

The Fact News Service Punjab, 4 April The daughter of late Hazoori Ragi, Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa has now tested positive for COVID-19 and is admitted to a hospital in…

4 new COVID-19 cases from Punjab, 1 more death in Himachal Pradesh

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 4 April 3 more case of COVID-19 have come to light in the Mansa district of Punjab, all were attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat gathering…

Rotary Chandigarh Midtown donates essentials to PU sanitization staff

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 3 April Rotary Chandigarh Midtown, through its RCC supported by Social Substance, distributed about 150 soaps, 70 masks and 100 gloves at Panjab University. The…

Delhi-based woman visiting Baddi shows COVID symptoms; dies at Chandigarh PGI

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 4: A Delhi-based woman, who showed symptoms of coronavirus, died at PGIMER in Chandigarh on Friday. She was referred to Chandigarh from Brooklyn Lifeline…

Two more positive cases in Chandigarh

The Fact News Service, A 59 year old female and 10 months old baby girl (child and her Grandmother), primary contacts of NRI couple (Positive for COVID-19) have also tested…

PM Modi to share a ‘video message’ with the country

The Fact News Service New Delhi, 2 April Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted today that he will share a video message with the nation tomorrow morning at 9:00 AM. In…

UT advisor tweets asking who enforced a better curfew, leopards or cops

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 2 April UT advisor Manoj Parida took to Twitter on Thursday, asking who enforced a better curfew, leopards or the police? The tweet came in…

Patiala Police conducts flag march against curfew violators

The Fact News Service Patiala, 2 April The Patiala Police carried out a flag march in various residential colonies in the district, following complaints of curfew regulations violation by many…

Hoshiarpur reports 6th case of COVID-19, villagers worried for relatives in New York

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 2 April Hoshiarpur has reported another case of COVID-19, raising the area’s tally to 6. Residents are also alarmed as more than 2,000 people from…

250 Indians stranded in Iran test positive for COVID-19

The Fact News Service New Delhi, 1 April The Centre today informed the Supreme Court of India that 250 Indians stranded in Qom, Iran have tested positive for the COVID-19.…

NSA Doval got the Markaz vacated, visa violators being tracked- Report

The Fact News Service New Delhi, 1 April Reports are now pouring in, stating that the Markaz leadership of the Tablighi Jamaat initially resisted from vacating the place. It is…

3 new COVID-19 cases from Mohali, tally rises to 11

The Fact News Service Chandigahrh, 1 April Three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported from Mohali here today. Adding these, the tally of cases from Mohali has touched 11.…

9 People from Punjab attended Tablighi Jamaat

The Fact News Service, Thousands of people attended the Tablighi Jamaat gathering in Nizamuddin who later returned to other states including Telangana, West Bengal, Karnataka, and Gujarat. Amongst these 125…

Doctors, patients and health department staff no longer need curfew passes

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 31: Health department staff, doctors and regular patients in Punjab will no longer require curfew passes, while Banks/ATMs will be allowed to operate the…

Nutrition Supplements to beneficiaries at their doorsteps

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, March 31: Scaling up efforts against on-going crisis of COVID-19, the Punjab government has started the process to supply nutrition supplements to all the beneficiaries…

Panchkula nurse gets COVID-19, 47 health workers at risk

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 31 March A Panchkula nurse tested positive for the COVID-19 here today. Other healthcare workers working without safety gear are also at a risk. The…

Another leopard is seen in the city beautiful

The Fact News Service, After a leopard was reported roaming around sector 5, Chandigarh, now one more case has been reported with the UT police. A leopard was seen at…

Delhi govt. acts after COVID-19 cases spike from Nizamuddin

Manik Berry/ The Fact News New Delhi, 30 March After a sudden spike in the COVID-19 infection count in Delhi, the Kejriwal government took several measures to contain the possibility…

Punjab extends curfew till 14 April, new measures taken

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 31 March The Punjab government has extended the state curfew till April 14, in wake of the spreading COVID-19 in the state. Multiple decisions, including…

Chandigarh reports 5 new cases of coronavirus, takes total tally to 13

Chandigarh, March 30: Chandigarh reported five more cases of coronavirus on Monday, taking the number of cases in the city to 13, an official release by the UT administration said.…

The direct Chinese connect for Italy becoming new Covid-19 epicenter

Manik Berry Chandigarh, 30th March It has been in question as to why Italy became the epicenter of COVID-19 spread in Europe. There have been reports on various matters, in…

Patiala Youth might’ve infected hundreds before quarantined

The Fact News Service Patiala, 30th March A major case of a COVID-19 positive Patiala youth has come to light, raising alarms that he might have affected hundreds with the…

Rapid rise of COVID-19 in Punjab, new case in Mohali

Manik Berry/ The Fact News Chandigarh, 30 March A 65-year old was tested positive for COVID-19 here in Mohali today. “We are tracing all his contacts and their tests will…

Chd governor holds Press Conference on steps taken to battle COVID-19

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, 28 March 2020 Today, Sh V P Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT Chandigarh held a press conference and interacted with the Journalists.…

Testing times for students and teachers as online classes the only resort

Manik Berry/ The Fact News The education system has taken a severe hit from the COVID-19, with the lockdown reducing the teaching days in the academic calendar. While some of…

Impact of coronavirus on students

Gurkirat Kaur/TheFactNews Schools dismissed, Colleges shut and Universities have closed their gates. But is this really a sad thing? Delhi IITians chanting ‘Jai corona’ says the opposite story. Where every…

MAJOR 2020 EVENTS AFFECTED BY COVID-19

Gurkirat Kaur/ The Fact News While the coronavirus is out, the world sits at home. The year ‘2020’ had to be a crucial year in every field. But because of…

Rumours are more fatal than the virus

Gurkirat Kaur/ The Fact News ‘Gau mutra’ reaching the price of Rs. 500 per bottle and videos of people showering in ‘Gobar’ are proving that Corona itself is not as…

Fridays are no longer the same

Gurkirat Kaur/ The Fact News Panic, confusion, restlessness is all over the place. Restrictions everywhere, offices closed, malls shut and ‘movie theatre screens’ are left blank. COVID19 has affected even…