To deal with the problem of excessive discharge of untreated water released by about 48 tanneries and to encourage more tanneries to set up their tannery units in the Local Leather Complex the

The existing norms for declaring any area drought hit say that the crop danger there should have exceeded 50 per cent. Punjab's position is peculiar in this regard. The crop loss there is not that

At least two dozen villages of Khadar have been submerged in the surging waters of the Ganges. The river has also breached a road connecting village Jalalpur to Mawana town. The district

The Punjab Government will soon prepare a population policy on the pattern followed by Haryana. Mr. Ramesh Chandra Dogra, Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab said the formulation of a

As many as 20 residents of the local Phagwari mohalla and the Garha locality in Punjab were hospitalised due to gastroenteritis allegedly caused due to the consumption of contaminated water as the

Andhra Pradesh is stealing a march over other states. The legislation proposed by state Health Minister K Siva Prasad Rao, making the AIDS test mandatory for all persons of marriageable age, is a

The flora is flourishing and the fauna is returning. suddenly Neelgai can be seen nibbling at saplings and the elusive peacock, another pleasant sight, strutting in the rain. It seems the ecological

Close on the heels of campaigns like 'smoke and pollution free Diwali' and an 'eco-friendly Holi', the NGOs are now moving on to more such collaborative efforts with school students to ensure the

Residents are sore over poor sanitary conditions in different parts of Kaithal town and it appears that the civic body has become defunct. A number of small drains and nullahs remain filled with

A patrolling team of forest officials led by Range Officer S.C. Katoch, arrested two Bangalas, members of nomadic tribe of snake charmers, and recovered two live Bengal monitor lizards from their

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