Water samples in some of the nine villages of Fatehgarh Sahib have traces of nitrate.

With today’s price hike of Rs 3.14 per litre and Punjab’s unwillingness to reduce state taxes, petrol prices in the state are amongst the highest in the country at Rs 74.5 per litre.

Chandigarh: Punjab is expected to ride on a technology breakthrough by the Chinese, whereby straw can be used as cent per cent raw material for running boilers.

An experiment to produce power from straw was made at Jalkheri in Fatehgarh Sahib district in 1992, but without any success.

An attempt to revive the project by handing it over to a private firm in 2001 also did not succeed due to la

The Punjab government today approved the Master Plans for the planned development of eight towns, including Sultanpur Lodhi, Hoshiarpur, Tarn Taran, Sangrur, Bhaga Purana, Rama Mandi, Kotkapura and Fatehgarh Sahib.

A decision to this effect has been taken in the 22nd meeting of Punjab Regional Town Planning and Development Board under the Chairmanship of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Bada

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Chandigarh: Nine villages of Fatehgarh Saheb in Punjab are looking forward to integrated self-help community development projects with the help of the University of Utah and the School for Public Health of PGI.

The University of Utah, USA, chief of public health Steve Alder said after an exploratory visit last year, the team had selected a local NGO, Mehar Baba Charitable Trust (MBCT), and the

Fatehgarh Sahib: Lakhs of rotten wheat bags in open godowns of different villages of Fatehgarh Sahib are emanating unbearable stench after recent rains.

Health minister releases roadmap for 2010; de-addiction centres, upgrade of hospitals planned

Punjab may be the breadbasket of the country, but not only are its traditional wheat-growing areas producing less, overall productivity in the state has stagnated and is even on the decline.

Thunder, lightning and intermittent showers early this morning followed by the varying spells of sunshine throughout the day were perhaps not enough to provide respite from a thick veil of polluted smog that has been enveloping parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the past more than a week.