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.

As many as 1,159 patients have been tested positive for dengue so far throughout the state.

To check the increasing pollution levels in the country’s most polluted city, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has decided to study the vehicles’ contribution towards the problem in the ci

With a view to maintaining ecological balance and enhance the green cover in Punjab, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) will further intensify its ongoing drive for the plantation of sapling

India’s densely populated cities with poorly designed buildings makes 68 per cent of our urban population vulnerable to earthquakes.
“There are 344 towns which fall in the Zone 5 category (high risk category) making them amongst the most damage prone cities in the planet,” pointed out Shashidhar Reddy, vice-chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority.

A pilot survey has already been conducted in Amritsar, Imphal and Mumbai, will soon reach to other places.

For the first time, the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) plans to conduct a nationwide survey to assess the extent of drug abuse in various parts of the country.

Delhi is among 30 important cities in the country that fall into high-risk seismic zone, while Srinagar is among places at very high risk of earthquakes, the government said on Wednesday.

Being stuck in traffic is one of those unavoidable frustrations of urban living.

At least two dozen farmers were injured when the police resorted to a baton charge in the early hours of Thursday to break up their agitation against land acquisition in front of the Deputy Commissioner's office at Gobindpura of Punjab's Mansa district.

As many as 115 plastic carry bag manufacturing units in various parts of the state were found violating norms during a surprise check by the officials of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) today.