Bathinda: Openly defying the orders of the Punjab government banning stubble burning, farmer organization Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) called upon its members to lay siege to the officials

Despite tall claims of the District Health Department on preparedness to deal with dengue, malaria and swine flu, these diseases have started showing their presence.

Summers are here and so are ailments related to the hot weather conditions. Suspected dengue patients have started arriving at hospitals in the city.

Despite tall claims of Municipal Corporation Bathinda (MCB) officials regarding the heavy scheduled fogging to tackle the issue of mosquito breeding across the city, things continue to remain on pa

Though Congress is ready for mass resignations following the Supreme Court’s verdict on the SYL, farmers, the affected party, are muted in their reaction.

As many as 80 cases of dengue and around 30 cases of chikungunya were reported in the last few weeks in Bathinda.

Groundwater samples from alluvial aquifers of Bathinda district, southwest Punjab were measured for physicochemical parameters as well as major ion chemistry to evaluate the groundwater suitability for drinking and irrigation purposes and to present the current hydrochemical status of groundwater of this district.

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Efforts have been made by the Health Department in Bathinda this year to counter and prevent dengue with its door-to-door awareness campaign and by multiplying the ‘gambusia’ fish that eats up the

The solid waste management plant has not yet become operational as after the completion of its building, it still awaits clearance from the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB).

With one more death, the swine flu death toll reached five today in the district. A 64-year-old patient from Nyi (New) Basti died this morning.