Punjab, India

State in northern India

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Punjab, India: State in northern India
Punjab is a state in northern India. Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the north and northeast, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest; by the Indian union territories of Chandigarh to the east and Jammu and Kashmir to the north. It shares an international border with Punjab, a province of Pakistan to the west. The state covers an area of 50,362 square kilometres, which is 1.53% of India's total geographical area, making it the 19th-largest Indian state by area out of 28 Indian states. With over 27 million inhabitants, Punjab is the 16th-largest Indian state by population, comprising 23 districts. Punjabi, written in the Gurmukhi script, is the most widely spoken and the official language of the state. The main ethnic groups are the Punjabis, with Sikhs (57.7%) and Hindus (38.5%) as the dominant religious groups. The state capital is Chandigarh, a union territory and also the capital of the neighbouring state of Haryana. Three tributaries of the Indus, viz., Sutlej, Beas, and Ravi, flow through Punjab.

Canadian Authorities Investigating ‘Air India Threat’, MEA Condemns Canada’s Inaction| OneIndia News [Video]

Canadian Authorities Investigating ‘Air India Threat’, MEA Condemns Canada’s Inaction| OneIndia News

Gurupawant Singh Pannun threatened grave danger to Air India on November 19. Advising Sikhs to avoid flying, he declared a 'GLOBAL BLOCKADE.' Delhi and Punjab airports tightened security, responding to..

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Pakistan Air Force base Mianwali under attack, explosions and heavy firing reported | Oneindia News [Video]

Pakistan Air Force base Mianwali under attack, explosions and heavy firing reported | Oneindia News

The Pakistan Air Force Base in Punjab's Mianwali on Saturday morning (Nov 4) with reports claiming several heavily armed jihadis including multiple suicide bombers attacked the airbase. #Pakistan..

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Delhi-NCR Air Pollution: BJP’s Shehzad Poonawalla blames Kejriwal-led AAP | Watch | Oneindia News [Video]

Delhi-NCR Air Pollution: BJP’s Shehzad Poonawalla blames Kejriwal-led AAP | Watch | Oneindia News

On air pollution in Delhi, BJP leader Shehzad Poonawalla says, "...Delhi has become a gas chamber under Arvind Kejriwal... He has ensured that AQI levels are at their highest in the last four to five..

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Indira Gandhi Assassination Hoodie: Singer Shubh reacts to the entire controversy | Oneindia News [Video]

Indira Gandhi Assassination Hoodie: Singer Shubh reacts to the entire controversy | Oneindia News

Canadian singer Shubh, who was recently under fire for his alleged support for Khalistan, found himself at the centre of a new controversy after he was seen on the stage holding up a hoodie with an..

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Indian Air Force deploys indigenous MR-SAM air defence system after S-400 | Oneindia News [Video]

Indian Air Force deploys indigenous MR-SAM air defence system after S-400 | Oneindia News

India’s indigenous Medium Range Surface to Air Missile Air Defence System has been deployed in Punjab’s Adampur. The system is a joint production of the Defence Research and Development..

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