Stuggling to contain stubble-burning, Punjab features among the top four states with maximum cities that have failed to meet the national air quality standards in India.
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Fined Rs 75 lakh, violators, backed by farmer unions, refuse to pay
At a time when the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) is buying power at high rates from thermal plants, its hydel plants produced 33 per cent more electricity from April to August than
A research report recently prepared by the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) is set to cause alarm in Punjab and Haryana.
The body had directed the govt to issue the notification within 30 days | Farmers paid Rs 2 lakh to govt three years ago
The tanneries in Kasur in Pakistan, where the world-famous handmade “Kasuri jutti” is made, is spreading pollution across the border in Punjab.
Farmers in the state are in for testing times. Having suffered during wheat procurement, followed by loss of cotton due to whitefly attack, the agrarian community is now pinning hopes on paddy
Call it lack of awareness or adamant attitude of the farming community, the unhealthy and dangerous practice of stubble burning continues unabated in almost all parts of the state.
While Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal wants state Governor and Chandigarh Administrator Shivraj V Patil to "intervene and take effective steps to prevent the flow of industrial and domestic wast
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