Cancer patients and those identified with cancer symptoms will undergo a check-up in the next four months so that treatment, where desired, can be started immediately.

Jhajjal and Giana villages in the Talwandi Sabo block of the district are now free of the cancer stigma with the spotlight shifting to other places following the ongoing statewide cancer survey.

Owing to the stigma, it had become an uphill task for residents of the two villages to find matrimonial alliances. Earlier, almost every household in the two villages had at least one cancer patient. But according to the latest cancer surveillance project report, there have been 12 cancer deaths in Jhajjal and four in Giana during the past five years and eight residents of Jhajjal and seven of Giana are undergoing treatment.

In what seems to be a "low-cost high-impact" project of the Punjab Government, the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department has allocated Rs 6.56 crore to over 12,885 villages in the state t

Cancer cases are on the rise in the state. This has come to light following a door-to-door survey conducted in Faridkot district by the Health Department.

It is a known fact that the State of Punjab, especially the Malwa region is experiencing a rising burden of Cancer amongst the Non-Communicable Diseases. Cancer is emerging as one of the major health concerns for the Public in general and the State in particular.

Bathinda: In an effort to gather data on those afflicted by cancer in the state, the Health Department has been asked to start a house-to-house survey on October 2 in this regard.

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.

It has never happened before in the erstwhile princely state of Faridkot. Its thousand-odd jamun trees that would be laden with the fruit every summer have borne none this year.

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

New Delhi: Exasperated at the way they have been treated, two more judges on the National Green Tribunal (NGT) have tendered their resignation, leaving the court in disarray as altogether six judge