30 March

Fairs and Festivals of Punjab

Fairs:   Muktsar Fair (January): One of the largest Sikhs fairs, it is held in themiddle of January on the Markar Sankranti day. The festival is held in commemoration of the heroic fight of the Chali Mukte, who laid down their lives warding off an attack on 29 December 1705 (the last day of the […]

22 March

PEPSU (Patiala and East Punjab States Union)

The Patiala and the East Punjab States Unions, or the PEPSU was formally inaugurated by Sardar Vallabha Bhai Patel (then Home Minister and Incharge of Indian State Department), on 15 July, 1948, by merging together the eight East Punjab Princely States of Patiala, Nabha, Jind, Faridkot, Kapurthala, Kalsia, Nalagarh and Malerkotla. The government of the […]

21 March

Environmental pollution

Environmental pollution, be it of air or water, is a man-made calamity and currently, the biggest threat that mankind has ever faced. It is estimated that the world need not go in for the Third World War for total extinction – if the present rate of environmental pollution continues. Pollution of the environment is the […]