Ludhiana continues to be the city with highest urban population, Mohali at second spot

Chandigarh: A specialised laboratory equipped to check contamination of groundwater by uranium and other heavy metals will be set up and run in conjunction with the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (B

Punjab is the first state to report presence of uranium in drinking water in rural areas with almost 70 per cent samples sent to Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) testing positive for presence o

Even as he accepted Punjab’s case for enhanced allocation to augment the rural water supply system, as it faces the problem of presence of uranium, arsenic, and heavy metals in ground water used for drinking, Union Rural Development and Panchayats Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday advised the State government to introspect and analyse its performance record on utilisation of previous grants for the purpose.

The Centre will be providing separate funds under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) for enhancing road connectivity in the six border districts of Punjab.

Gurdaspur: Hazardous smoke resulting from burning of wheat stubble can be seen billowing out of every other field in the region despite the act being illegal.

As many as 1,159 patients have been tested positive for dengue so far throughout the state.

With a view to maintaining ecological balance and enhance the green cover in Punjab, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) will further intensify its ongoing drive for the plantation of sapling

The Indian government may have banned dicolfenac, a livestock painkiller, but the drug still continues to be sold in Punjab.

Chandigarh Punjab pollution control board (PPCB) has slapped notices on 54 government and private hospitals for violation of various norms for managing and handling bio-medical waste. Teams of the nodal agency conducted raids throughout the state and found that a large number of hospitals have been violating pollution control norms. KS Pannu, chairman of the Board told FE that