In a case of alleged “misappropriation of material”, Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has placed under suspension deputy chief engineer, distribution circle, Barnala; additional super

Out of 146 samples of drinking water collected from government schools in Sangrur district, 57 have failed laboratory tests.

Availability of potable water in schools, especially in rural areas, is a major problem.

Sangrur district tops the state in rice yield per hectare and the total production during the Kharif 2013-14 season. This was revealed by the statistician of the Punjab Agriculture Department.

Two farmers of Sangrur district have been awarded for adoption of innovative agricultural techniques and commercialisation of agriculture.

No case registered for violating the ban on practice

The burning of paddy stubble is going on unabated despite a complete ban on the practice in Sangrur district, causing various medical problems to people, especially elderly persons and children.

Naina packaged drinking water, manufactured by Shri Sai Mineral Corporation, located at Mehlan village in Sunam tehsil in the district, has been tested unsafe for human consumption for the second t

Blame it on the deficient rains last year or its overexploitation by farmers, the groundwater level has fallen alarmingly in Sangrur district.

Health authorities to initiate legal action against Sangrur shopkeepers

A large number of powdered food supplements, promising rapid body growth, are being sold in every part of the state. The district health authorities recently collected six samples of such products procured from shops situated at Sunam, Dhuri and Dirba in the district.

The sewage disposal system maintained by the local municipal council seems to be on the verge of a breakdown as only one of the five motors installed is working.