Various city-based NGOs and individual stake holders apprised the Parliamentary Committee members about the pollution and environment related issues of the holy city here on Sunday.

Scores of full grown trees along the boundary wall of the historic Company Bagh on the Mall Road were axed today to pave way for the upcoming BRTS (Bus Rapid Transport System).

The sample reports of the Food Testing Laboratory at Chandigarh has found soft drinks of a multinational brand unsafe for human consumption. Foreign matter was found in drinks during tests.

Even as the Municipal Corporation is all set to float tenders for the setting up of the Solid Waste Management Plant at Bhagtanwala tomorrow, the Amritsar-based Pollution Control Committee is geari

Even after getting a green signal from the high court, the setting up of the Solid Waste Management Plant (SWMP) at Bhagtanwala has become a bone of contention with the MC authorities.

A study being conducted at Guru Nanak Dev University pointed to the rising level of uranium in the city’s groundwater table.

Punjab government has decided to cut more than 450 mango trees planted across 28 acres out of 101 acres orchard and plant pear trees citing financial reasons.

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday restrained Punjab from spending the first instalment of Rs 16.13 crores being disbursed by Union Urban Development Ministry for controlling contamination of un

In a move aimed at giving fillip to overall development of Amritsar, the Centre on Thursday agreed to develop the holy city as a ‘Smart City’ under its ambitious program to refurbish the country’s

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has pegged air quality in most cities worldwide below its guidelines for safe levels, but India appears among the worst.

According to the UN agency’s latest pollution data, Delhi (not Beijing) tops the list of most polluted cities. Among the world’s 20 most polluted cities in the world, 13 are in India. Of the 13, three are in Punjab: Amritsar (no. 14), Ludhiana (no. 15) and Khanna (no. 20).