Amritsar: From April 1, the Golden Temple will replace the use of plastic carry bags with compostable ones to make its contribution to environment protection.

CHANDIGARH: With the Union government setting a target for reduction of pollution, the UT administration has decided to prepare a comprehensive action plan.

CHANDIGARH: In a bid to tap its full resources and become a 100 percent renewable energy powered city, the Chandigarh administration has asked the union ministry of power to increase the quota of r

Chandigarh: To cut down their reliance on costly conventional power, city-based industrial units are now eying to make use of the roofs on their units by installing solar panels, bringing down thei

Khamano (Fatehgarh Sahib): An industrial unit in Fategarh Sahib's Khamao town may just have a solution, that too a profitable one, to end stubble burning in Punjab.

Patiala: Union finance minister Arun Jaitley's decision to make a special budgetary provision for management of crop residue in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan has been h

Shimla: The state government has decided to rein in industrial units releasing pollutants into the Sirsa river in the Shiwalik foothills.

Patiala: Following efforts put in by the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), major pharmaceutical companies having their manufacturing plants in and around Derabassi in Mohali district have deci

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh mayor Davesh Moudgil along with municipal commissioner Jitender Yadav and other senior officers visited the new waste to compost unit at the garbage processing plant, GPP Dad

Ludhiana: The sale of swine flu vaccines has decreased this year due to change in strain of viruses and hospitals reporting lesser cases.