Faridkot Deputy Commissioner Dr S Karuna Raju has expressed dissatisfaction over the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) in the district.

Apart from the paddy crop transplanted on thousands of acres, the recent floods in Punjab also destroyed cotton sown in an area measuring around 9,200 acres. According to figures released by the Department of Agriculture, 2,000 acres of standing crop have reported severe damage in Faridkot district alone.

This new study confirms that children in Faridkot area have for long been exposed to a large number of heavy metals, including lead, barium, cadmium, manganese and uranium. It has the study has been conducted by Baba Farid Center for Special Children. <br>

The absence of any systematic study by Indian or foreign scientists has left sufficient room for wide and wild speculation on the probable causes of high incidence of cancer in parts of Punjab

The scourge of Malwa

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Tribune News Service

Sample Of Nullah Opening Into Satluj Tests Positive For High Uranium Content: German Lab
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Kinnow growers in Abohar have been forced to switch to cultivating vegetables; houses in villages have developed cracks

Farmers in Punjab have been waiting for a tube well connection for as long as 18 years. However, for a lucky few, especially farmers of the

Aug. 30: Children in Punjab are being born with birth defects due to pollution from coal-fired power stations, according to an investigation by a British newspaper.

Water is one of the most valuable resources. The agriculture sector is the largest consumer of water resources in the developing countries. Assured supply of water is necessary for sustainable agriculture.