PANCHKULA: Acknowledging that garbage segregation is crucial for Panchkula, the civic body here plans to train its residents. Presently, not a lot of people are serious about this key issue.

CHANDIGARH: In view of rising cases of swine flu and deaths due to the disease, the Union health ministry has sent a team to Punjab assess the situation and assist the states in strengthening their

MOHALI: The municipal corporation has decided to impose complete ban on usage of polythene bags in the city. The agenda point put up during the recent MC house meet has been duly approved.

CHANDIGARH: The wildlife wing of Himachal forest department organised the first meeting of State Level Technical Committee (SLTC) under Securing Livelihoods, Conservation, Sustainable Use and Resto

PATIALA: Selling power during peak hours and then purchasing it during the lean period has helped Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) save millions, according to its chairman and managin

CHANDIGARH: To achieve the solar power generation target, set up by the ministry of new and renewable energy, the Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest), has no

CHANDIGARH: The state of Punjab, which has the lowest forest cover and percentage of land under green cover in the country, is finally taking initiatives to better its position.

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Tuesday bagged the ‘Jaivik India Award’ for promotion and implementation of organic farming.

Shimla: With seven river stretches- Sukhana, Markanda, Sirsa, Ashwani, stretches of Beas, Giri and Pabbar-in Himachal Pradesh found to be polluted and identified as “critically polluted” , the Nati

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has announced that demand notices will be issued by March 31, 2019, for around 44,000 tubewell connections pending since January 1, 2014, and the connections woul

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