PATIALA: Even as the district administration and the health department had chip-in all its efforts to curb the dengue menace last year, it all seems to have turned futile with a large number of den
PATIALA: The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) said on Saturday that vehicular and industrial emissions were the main cause of pollution in the national capital region (NCR) of Delhi, and not f
PATIALA: Incessant rains across the region have raised water levels in the Pong and the Ranjit Sagar reservoirs, improving the average generation capacity at these two hydropower stations.
PATIALA: The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has decided to revise the renewable purchase obligations for Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) till 2022 by inviting
Patiala: With regulatory measures having failed to curtail instances of stubble burning, the Punjab government has put a ‘practical action plan’ to deal with the burning of crop residue.
LUDHIANA: On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day on July 28, an awareness talk was organized by Dr Nirmaljit Singh Mallhi of SPS Hospital on Saturday, who said rapid changes in lifestyle — like eat
PATIALA: A campaign launched by the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) to check vehicle pollution monitoring centres across the state has revealed that around 50% of these were violating norms f
LUDHIANA: The 90% of injecting drug users (IDU) are always at high risk of getting infected with Hepatitis C and even have chances of becoming HIV positive.
PATIALA: The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) had welcomed the decision taken by the five Sikh Priests at Akal Takht Sahib on June 14 in which the highest temporal authority of the Sikhs has d
LUDHIANA: In a move which will annually save crores of rupees of the railway authorities, the Ludhiana railway station is all set to get a solar power system for generating 2 megawatt of power to f
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