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

To check the increasing pollution levels in the country’s most polluted city, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has decided to study the vehicles’ contribution towards the problem in the ci

New Delhi: The government\'s plan to promote natural gas as a cleaner transportation and industrial fuel may remain a pipe dream, with the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) caught

In an effort to check pollution, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has ordered closure of eight electroplating units in Jalandhar for discharging effluents into the sewerage system, the PPC

Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) Chairman K S Pannu in a press statement on Sunday claimed that following the stringent directions by the board that came with warnings of strict action in case

Raids conducted by the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on 68 electroplating industries in Jalandhar and Ludhiana have found 42 of them flouting norms that make it mandatory for industries to

At least two dozen farmers were injured when the police resorted to a baton charge in the early hours of Thursday to break up their agitation against land acquisition in front of the Deputy Commissioner's office at Gobindpura of Punjab's Mansa district.

Plant to treat 7 lakh litres of toxic effluents discharged by 91 units

The implementation of the the Punjab Preservation of Sub Soil Water Act, 2009, under which farmers cannot sow paddy before June 15, has been instrumental in improving pre-monsoon rains and saving the rapidly depleting groundwater, according to agriculture experts.

This year alone, the state has already witnessed around six pre-monsoon rain showers between June 1 and June 18.