Chandigarh, Jun 20 (PTI) Scholar of Sikhism Dr Jodh Singh passed away at his residence in Patiala on Sunday after a brief illness, his family said. He was 70.

.Chandigarh, India
Milkha Singh's wife, Nirmal Kaur, has died due to COVID-19 complications. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Nirmal Kaur, the wife of former athlete Milkha Singh, died due to COVID-19 in private hospital 
  • She was the former captain of the Indian women's volleyball team 
  • She is survived by her husband, one son and three daughters

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced the formation of Malerkotla on Friday. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @capt_amarinder)

  • Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh and UP CM Yogi Adityanath had a short exchange of words
  • Adityanath had called the formation of Malerkotla, a 'divisive policy' of Congress party
  • Punjab CM said, 'What does he know of Punjab's ethos or history'

.Punjab, India
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  • All students of classes 5,8 and 10 to be promoted to next class without examination
  • A decision on class 12 PSEB exams will be taken at a later stage
  • India is currently experiencing a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases

Diljaan hailed from Punjab's Kartarpur. (Photo credit: Instagram/@diljaanlive)

  • Diljaan Singh was a prominent Punjabi singer
  • He died on Tuesday in a road accident on the Amristsar-Jalandhar highway
  • He was the runner-up in ‘Sur Kshetra’, the singing talent show that featured contestants from India and Pakistan

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Passengers wait in a queue to give samples for their COVID-19 test after arriving at a railway station, in Mirzapur. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India on March 22 recorded a daily high of 46,951 cases, the highest since November
  • Punjab Chief Minister said that 81% of the new COVID cases in the state were found to be the UK variant
  • Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot also voiced concenrs over rising cases of COVID-19 across the country

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A video of former Jammu & Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah has went viral. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • In the video, Farooq Abdullah can be seen grooving to the Shammi Kapoor song of the 1960s
  • He ropes in Punjab CM, who can be too seen shaking a leg
  • The video of Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh's granddaughter's wedding