Ministry of Tourism organises a webinar titled “Punjab- A historic perspective”

News: Ministry of Tourism organises a webinar titled “Punjab- A historic perspective” under Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series. Facts: Punjab: It is called ‘the land of Five Waters’ referring to the rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Sutlej, and Beas. Who controlled it? Much of the frontier was occupied by Maharaja Ranjit Singh also known as Sher-e-Punjab… Continue reading Ministry of Tourism organises a webinar titled “Punjab- A historic perspective”

Punjab farmers find a better way to grow paddy

News: Punjab Farmers are using direct seeding of rice(DSR) technique to grow paddy instead of traditional ‘transplanting’ practice due to labour shortage following an exodus of migrant labourers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Facts: Direct Seeding of Rice(DSR): It refers to the process of establishing a rice crop from seeds sown in the field rather than… Continue reading Punjab farmers find a better way to grow paddy

Virasat-e-Khalsa museum in Punjab sets record in footfall

The Virasat-e-Khalsa museum is set to find a place in Asia Book of Records for becoming the most visited museum in the Asian subcontinent on a single day. The museum had witnessed a record footfall of 20,569 visitors on a single day. The Limca Book of Records and India Book of Records had also listed… Continue reading Virasat-e-Khalsa museum in Punjab sets record in footfall