Acting on a petition filed in public interest blaming Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of indulging in favouritism in setting up water purifiers mostly in areas falling under his own const

New Delhi: Punjab may soon be the trendsetter for maintenance of highways across the country. The state has fixed stiff deadlines for road contractors to repair any damage that is spotted.

Arbout 26 per cent of the water samples collected by the Bathinda health authorities in eight months (between January and August) have failed the bacteriological test during first testing, conducte

Many rail bridges in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir are facing threat of being damaged due to illegal quarrying of stone and other building materials from the riverbeds by the minin

Bathinda: With engineers of Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) mounting pressure on the Punjab Government, it might not be an easy task for Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal to meet his commitm

Bathinda: The announcement by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on the shutting down of the ash-spilling 440 MW thermal power station of Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) in the he

The Central University of Punjab has set up a state-of-the-art DNA sequencer on its city campus here for advanced research in the field of cancer.

Factory effluents, sewage find their way into cultivated fields
SP Sharma
Tribune News Service
The Lasara drain carrying toxic water to Bathinda
The Lasara drain carrying toxic water to Bathinda.

The recently sown cotton crop on around 37,000 hectares in Ferozepur and Muktsar districts has been destroyed following a freak hailstorm and rain two days earlier.

Reports received here by the Agriculture Department indicate the newly sown cotton crop has been partially damaged in Bathinda and Mansa districts.

New Delhi: The Yamuna continued to rise steadily in the city, touching 206.48m by 9pm on Tuesday. The Central Water Commission (CWC) now expects the water to reach its highest point on Wednesday morning by when it should rise another metre to about 207.30m.

CWC had to revise its earlier estimate due to massive volume of water released at Hathnikund.