The state is all set to have its first “waste to power” project by March this year at the Sugarfed plant in Nakodar.

The state government will stop giving out subsidies to farmers who burn crop residue, says a communication to all Chief Agricultural Officers.

The state’s largest solar plant (33.5 MW), spread over 140 acres, was inaugurated by Union Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Badal and Minister for New and Renewable Energy Bikram Majithia at J

The state government has received offers of more than 2,000 acres of land, mainly in Bathinda and Mansa districts, from farmers for leasing it out to the Punjab Energy Development Authority (PEDA)

The mining mafia continues to dig into the Sutlej riverbed here as the authorities concerned have failed to tighten the noose around the culprits.

The production of Bt cotton has gone up from 7.50 lakh bales in 2002 to 21 lakh bales in 2013, showing its mass acceptance in the state, said Baljinder Singh Nandra, general manager, corporate affa

Clean drinking water and adequate water supply to the fields located at the tail-end of canals are the two main issues that will determine the outcome of the Talwandi Sabo byelection on August 21.

Despite drawing flak for unprofessional deliverance of mid-day meals in government schools at several places in the state, Punjab has bagged the second position among states and union territories i

Dengue is spreading its tentacles in Punjab. More than 500 cases of dengue have been confirmed by the state health department after the monsoon receded in mid-September.

The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which was tabled in the Vidhan Sabha today, points out lacunae in the execution of works under the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojna.