Impact: The prices of sand and gravel will come down.

Fazilka: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal chose to launch the “Green Punjab Mission” from Fazilka today as the district has a mere 1 per cent forest area against the recommended 33 per cent.

The fall in hydro-power generation in some northern states has affected the power scene in Punjab.

The Centre will be providing separate funds under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) for enhancing road connectivity in the six border districts of Punjab.

Amritsar’s narrow lanes force authorities to alter original plan; scheme may miss 2014 deadline

Amritsar: New Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) releasing negative results in March after testing 16 major food brands, including Nestle's Maggi noodles, McDonald's, KFC, Haldira

Pakistan and India are to begin technical talks for installing the joint electricity transmission system between Amritsar and Dina Nath, Lahore.

Cites an ‘exhaustive’ survey conducted by govt in affected areas; PTU expert rubbishes claim

The success of the onion diplomacy that played out earlier this year seems to have set the stage for the possibility of electricity trading between India and Pakistan.

The holy city of Amritsar will join the Green Pilgrim Cities Network, the first global network aimed at greening pilgrimage to be launched in Assisi, Italy, from October 31 to November 2.

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