Collapse of canal system much to blame, applications for tube wells mount

Former Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh who was recently elected as MP from Amritsar, on Wednesday warned the State government and district administration against indiscriminate cutting of tr

The Union Government has approved a sewerage treatment plant and water supply scheme in Amritsar and integrated municipal solid waste management facilities in Ludhiana under Jawaharlal Nehru Nation

The urban development ministry on Monday approved three new projects worth Rs 28,000 crore for Punjab under the Jawahar Lal Nehru National Urban Renewable Mission.

Border fence has divided the land mass between India and Pakistan but not the environment.

Thanks to little campaigns by kids in schools, dissuading public from bursting crackers during Diwali, Punjabis kept their promise not to paint the green Diwali black this year.

It has been a year since Varanasi associated itself with the Green Pilgrimage Network but it is yet to start working on the project.

Even as the state government is planning to make Amritsar a world-class city, it has miserably failed in the primary task of providing safe drinking water to its residents.

With no sewage treatment plant, the residents are forced to consume unsafe water and endure the foul smell emanating from the drains. No steps have yet been initiated by the state government or the local authorities to treat the polluted waters of the Tung Dhab drain, which passes through different parts of the city.

The storm that lashed the region last evening has taken a toll on the paddy crop in Amritsar and neighbouring districts with reports of lodging of crop received from several places.

3 killed, 37 hurt in Chandigarh area Power outage in region

At least three persons were killed and scores injured after high-velocity winds slammed parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh this evening. Power supply was severely affected in the region. An old building in Ludhiana that collapsed following Sunday’s squall.