Amidst confusion over fate of PAU-201 rice variety in the state markets, the Punjab Food and Civil Supplies Department has lodged its protest with the Union Agriculture Ministry over the way the ministry

Signs memo with atomic centre

Concerned at the number of cancer cases reported from south west Punjab the Guru Nanak Dev University will monitor natural uranium in water proving detrimental to health of people.

The information system has detailed groundwater level data, groundwater quality with regard to major ions and pesticide residues information. The Project has been supported as a
pilot project in the country by NRDMS, Department of Science and Technology to provide the web site at all village Knowledge Centers in the districts. Agriculturally developed and

The experiments were conducted at the farmer's fields in a cluster of villages of Chugawan block of Amritsar district during summer and winter seasons of 2006-07 to evaluate recommended dose of urea, plant population and lopping for basmati rice and zero tillage for wheat vis-a-vis farmers' practices.

As inequality within households, across households and in society as a whole has deepened in the post-Green Revolution era, there is an urgent need to revamp the rural economic and social development process in Punjab. This is the conclusion of a study conducted by Satjeet Singh as a part of his doctorate degree.

Patiala: Directly sown paddy, sans the troublesome puddling exercise, could prove to be a boon for farmers and lead to saving of as much as upto Rs 7,000 per acre for farmers of Punjab.

New Delhi: Earth Hour, an hour when world over people will voluntarily turn off all non-essential lights in a bid to pledge their bit to fight climate change, is just a week away. The event was formally launched in Delhi on Friday night with a concert by rock band Advaita and musician Sajid Akbar.

The state government has given its approval to the detail project report with a total outlay of Rs 222.18 crore for the futuristic development of the holy city.

Amritsar: With an eye on the Lok Sabha polls, MP Navjot Singh Sidhu today staged a show of strength on the occasion of the inauguration of the Solid Waste Management Project for Amritsar, which was unveiled by Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal.

Chandigarh: While the Panjab University (PU) had declared the first Monday of every month as