Chandigarh: Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, today announced a contingency plan for farmers grappling with a drought-like situation in the state.

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

Kapurthala: Scores of fish have been found dead at the Kanjli wetland.

Passengers travelling in long-distance trains will soon get respite from the stench of toilets with Railways set to replace them with "odourless" bio-toilets.

To ensure hygienic railway tracks, the rail coach factory (RCF) in Kapurthala is set to roll out five long-route trains fitted with bio-digestive toilets.

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has decided to take legal action against two municipal committees (MCs) for allegedly failing to prevent sewage water from flowing into rivers and has dire

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

The Rail Coach Factory (RCF) in Kapurthala won the prestigious the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award, for the third time in a row, beating 350 other organisations including big corporate houses.

Ludhiana: Presence of high levels of uranium in drinking water at Faridkot has raised an alarm amongst the residents with the NGO Baba Farid Center for Special Children which brought this issue to light some two years back demanding that the drinking water in this once princely state should be declared unfit for human consumption.

In a major crackdown, teams of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) conducted surprise raids at 15 industrial units of Majha and Doaba region of the state. During the raids, some of the industrial units were found violating the pollution norms with respect to air and water.