Belying claims of the state government of providing clean drinking water in the state, particularly in the cancer-hit Malwa region, data from the Department of Public Health reveals that only about

Ludhiana continues to be the city with highest urban population, Mohali at second spot

Patiala: With two thermal units closed following boiler leakage, a fault in the 220 KV transmission lines and disruption in the 400 MW supply from Adani Power, electricity supply in the state has b

Chandigarh: Oil and Natural Gas Commission’s former engineer I.S. Kalsi was today asked by the Punjab and Haryana High Court to submit his report on uranium content in Malwa waters.

Absence of rain, heat affect growth of green fodder resulting in poor yield by milch cattle

Bathinda: Low to very high traces of uranium were detected in water samples taken from tubewells in 43 villages in Bhagta Bhai Ke, Mour, Nathana, Phul and Rampura blocks of the district.

Chandigarh: A specialised laboratory equipped to check contamination of groundwater by uranium and other heavy metals will be set up and run in conjunction with the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (B

With both the state government not releasing funds in time, the staff managing the mid-day meal scheme in various schools of Punjab has been finding it hard to keep the initiative going, find The T

Patiala: The demand for power in the state touched an all-time high of 2,273 lakh units (LU) yesterday while the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) could supply only 1,966 LU.

The present study was carried out on stored rice variety PAU 201 in Punjab that was not permitted for milling and public distribution due to the presence of damaged grains at levels exceeding the regulatory limits of 4.75 per cent. The aim of the study was to determine fungal and aflatoxin contamination in the rice samples to assess hazard from the presence of damaged grains.
Presence of iron in discoloured rice grains was also assessed.