Sixty-three cases of malaria have been reported from the district this monsoon season so far.

Health Dept blames unhygienic conditions at illegal ‘vehras’ for the high number of cases

Diarrhoea has started spreading its tentacles in areas like Muslim Colony and Sherpur from where more than 70 cases of mild diarrhoea and two deaths due to gastroenteritis have been reported in the last five days.

Two out of the six water samples collected from Jawahar Nagar camp area have failed the potability test. These water samples of MC water were collected by the Health Department on June 18.

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Monday stayed e-auction of minor mineral quarries in 19 districts of Punjab.

The organisations fighting for the rights of farmers have launched a struggle against government's decision to acquire agricultural land situated in at least seven villages of Ludhiana district.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gurdev Singh Vs Punjab PCB Ors regarding industrial pollution regarding 23/05/2013.

Efforts of the state government to clean Budha Nullah seem to be turning futile as effluents are still being discharged into the water body.

The Customs Department has written to the Ludhiana Mayor and assured him that it will appropriately dispose of 825 tonnes of garbage recovered from 40 containers at Dhandari dry port.

60 cities found to generate staggering 3,501 tonnes a day

The Integrated Processing Development Scheme, recently announced in the Union Budget for the textile sector, will enable development of new textile processing parks and also improve infrastructure, including effluent treatment facilities, in the existing textile processing centres through public private partnerships.

With an outlay of Rs. 500 crore for the XII Plan period, the scheme looks at leveraging Rs. 5,000 crore investment in the segment. The budget has proposed Rs. 50 crore allocation for 2013-2014. Details of the scheme are expected soon.