The complaint stated that there are very serious reports of grave and dangerous levels of poisonous pollution in the rivers, canals and drains has rocked the state of Punjab.

The study said particles deposited on or in the vicinity of the road may be re-entrained or resuspended into air through vehicle-induced turbulence, shearing stress of tyres and high windspeed.

“It has become important for the city to have an alternative source of water.

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday granted a week’s time to Special Investigation Team (SIT) to complete felling of the apple plants in the apple-belt of Shimla as part of a court-ordered

While earlier it was only paddy stubble burning that had Punjab officials on its toes after harvesting in October-November, now the trend to burn wheat stubble is catching up among farmers.

Haryana Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Om Prakash Dhankar said the government has sought report from all deputy commissioners about the estimated loss to the crop.

The petitioners in the plea have said that Punjab is deficient of water and even the groundwater stands depleted in at least 14 lakh tube wells.

Dr Upendrajeet Singh Gill, Assistant Director Malaria, union territory health department, said that the malaria wing has been directed to take strict action against the violators of the city’s civi

In 2006, the HSIIDC had acquired 955 acres of land under Section 17 of the Land Acquisition Act at Industrial Model Township, Manesar.

Three private companies had challenged the government decision banning the sale of the 20 insecticides, which had been found harmful for humans and animals

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