In a move to invite industry to the cash-strapped Punjab, the state government is ready to amend and even bring in a new industrial policy, Industries & Commerce Minister Anil Joshi said Wednes

Bathinda: The cotton price here witnessed a forward leap of about Rs 230 per quintal today as the Centre yesterday lifted the ban on its export.

Passengers on an unusual train journeying the through the thick of Punjab polls discuss their ailments afflicting an entire generation. Strangely, for the state's politics, which is as much blinded by materialism as the people there, these problems just don't exist.

Human pesticide poisoning has become major public health issue these days. Throughout the world highest levels of pesticide exposure are found in the farm workers, applicators and people living adjacent to heavily treated agricultural land. Pesticides are linked to various chronic diseases like cancers, infertility, kidney failure, repr oductive problems and nervous disorders.

GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat's dream of becoming the 'gas gateway' to North India received strong financial backing worth Rs 4,500 crore from a dozen-odd nationalized banks on Monday, when state-sector com

Talwandi Sabo (Bathinda): Karnail Singh suffers from renal cell carcinoma, a form of kidney cancer.

For the first time, ecology will become an issue in the state assembly elections with environmentalists floating a front that will vote for candidates committed to an agenda which supports sustaina

Upon taking over the reins of the state, the SAD-BJP government conceived establishing six new thermal plants in the state to generate 10,640 MW of power.

The delay in the widening of the water channel at Bhainibagha Rajbaha has left more than 15 villages in Bathinda and Mansa high and dry.These villages have not been getting water for irrigation and

The high mercury content in compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) notwithstanding, more awful for the residents in this part of Punjab is the increasing number of thermal plants.

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