Ludhiana: In the last three years, more than 75 pc of BPL families have taken power connections on their own

Delay by the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) in the implementation of the Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikarn Yojana (RGGVY), has defeated the purpose for which the Rs 154.58-crore plan was launched.

Kanchan Vasdev and Jyotika Sood
Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, January 20

The state government has set yet another deadline for the local dyeing industry to ensure discharge of effluents into Budda Nullah as per the stipulated standards of the Punjab Pollution Control Board.

Kanchan Vasdev and Jyotika Sood
Tribune News Service

The stretch of nullah that was cleaned by Budda Nullah Development Committee led by senior officer P. Ram in Kum Kalan village.
The stretch of nullah that was cleaned by Budda Nullah Development Committee led by senior officer P. Ram in Kum Kalan village. Photo: InderjeetVerma

Ludhiana, January 16

Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, January 15

Some Things Just Don

Kanchan Vasdev and Jyotika Sood
Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, January 14

Ludhiana: Punjab once again seems to heading towards a potato glut. A 15-year low price and high production of this crop is fast becoming a bane for potato growers, who are now demanding Government intervention for salvaging the situation.

The prevailing potato price in the state is Rs 1.50 per kg, which, as per Jang Bahadur Singh Sangha, secretary general,

Water-man Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal and his followers have decided to approach various political parties and motivate them to include environment of Punjab as a part of their election manifesto in the forthcoming Lok Sabha (LS) elections.

In 2000, it took a military operation to halt the march of water hyacinth in Harike, one of the internationally protected wetlands in India, famous for a large number of birds, both local and migratory. The invasive hyacinth problem was squeezing the life out of its 41-square-metre area for some time.

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