To make the State clean and pollution-free under the ongoing green drive, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday gave nod to provide 40 lakh saplings to all Government institutions a

Polluted water bodies in Malwa and Doaba regions continue to pose a challenge to the government, The Tribune reports

The Clean and Green Ludhiana Team of the Aam Aadmi Party started its campaign against pollution of water bodies on Sunday.

The Supreme Court today ruled that all 949 persons whose land was acquired in 2009 for two projects in Ludhiana were entitled to allotment of plots under the oustees policy.

Bharti Foundation today said it has appointed Sulabh International for constructing 12,000 toilets in rural households across 900 villages in Ludhiana district of Punjab.

The number of patients diagnosed with dengue at city hospitals has crossed the 100 mark.

The Punjab Government has identified eco-friendly techniques to rejuvenate 1,829 ponds in 1,333 gram panchayats across the State.

Deficient rainfall in the state has led to a sharp decline in the water table. It may take years to make up for the loss by way of natural recharging, even if the monsoon is normal next year.

Residents of villages in the Koom Kalan area, which has witnessed massive industrial development, are living under the fear of cancer.

New rules: Govt lifts moratorium for such clearances, to "re-assess" Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index on the basis of which 43 polluted areas in the country were being identified.