Impact: The prices of sand and gravel will come down.

Ludhiana: Members of the Ludhiana Builders’ Association have complained to the government that the state’s building industry is in the grips of a very active mining mafia.

Jalandhar: A handful of agricultural scientists in Punjab may have found a solution to the problem of the state’s rapidly lowering groundwater level.

Still not included under a national programme for prevention of the disease.

More than 300 taken ill; cases also reported from Hoshiarpur dist.

Under the Professional Institutional Networking (PIN) of Ministry of Rural Development, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) sanctioned the Impact Assessment study in three districts namely Sirsa in Haryana, Sirmaur in Himachal Pradesh and Hoshiarpur in Punjab. NREGS was started in the first phase in these selected districts.

Facing criticism for preferring pvt sector, the govt to set up project in public sector

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

Dharamsala: The state government would consider action against mining officials of Kangra district for failing to check illegal mining in the Beas and the Chaki rivers.

A Day after residents of the Doaba region and Rajasthan blocked the discharge of industrial waste into the Kala Sanghia drain, the district administration made it clear to industrialists that polluting units would not be tolerated.