Rajasthan government requested the CPCB to asses the extent of pollution by joint monitoring of the rivers and their tributaries as well as the canals originating from Punjab at Harike.

With rapid melting of glaciers in the Himalaya region, water level of Beas has increased manifold, prompting the dam authorities of Larji and Pandoh dams to open its floodgates to release additiona

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed the Punjab Pollution Control Board and the Central Pollution Control Board to test samples of waters of the Beas and Sutlej rivers and the Budda Nul

Days after Kiri Afghana’s Chadha Sugar Mills entered troubled waters, the situation turned bitter for it with the Punjab Government slapping an unprecedented fine of Rs 5crores as “environmental co

THE National Green Tribunal (NGT) on May 24, 2018 directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) to visit the spots affected by pollution in rivers Sutlej, Beas and the Budda Nala and submit a report in six weeks.

The complaint stated that there are very serious reports of grave and dangerous levels of poisonous pollution in the rivers, canals and drains has rocked the state of Punjab.

The manifesto had also promised that Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) will be made ‘accountable’ to take strict action against ‘industries disposing industrial toxic waste into water bodies, r

Up to Rs 1-cr fine on cards

Ten of 12 regional offices fail to show data of industrial units flouting norms, reveals RTI petition

The recent report of water pollution reported from river Beas leading to the death of countless fishes and aquatic species in the river has raised serious concerns over the Asian Development Bank (

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