Jalandhar: Despite Punjab being asked by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) to decrease at least 10 lakh hectare under water-guzzling paddy in state and use the same for maize cultivation, the g

Three years after over a lakh trees were axed and nearly two lakh plants uprooted for widening of the National Highway-I, Punjab is finding it hard to meet its afforestation target due to paucity o

Jalandhar: The border areas of Punjab are all set to go solar as the Punjab Energy Development Authority is planning to install a large number of solar-powered streetlights and water heating system

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday shot off a letter to Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar asking him to allot more mega food parks in the state to provide impetus to agro-processi

The next time you plug your mobile charger into a socket on a train, it might be powered by solar energy.

In a bid to check the theft of canal water, the Punjab Cabinet today approved amendments to Section 70 of the Northern India Canal and Drainage Act, 1873, to make it far more stringent and punitive

A cross section of people concerned about the power tariff hike being considered by the Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission, met its chairperson Romila Dubey in Jalandhar on Wednesday.

Fund shortage and lack of concern, or at times will, on the part of the government were among the hurdles in the setting up of sewage treatment plants.

Potato growers in the state, managed to repeat the feat they pulled off in 2001 by dumping their produce on roads in Jalandhar on Thursday even as Punjab Deputy Chief Minister was in the city at th

Irregular supply of raw material, financial crunch, delayed clearances key hurdles

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