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.

A four-member team of highly qualified engineers from Engineer India Limited, a semi-government firm, reached here today.

With the Centre allocating Rs 2,037 crore for cleaning the Ganga, residents want the state government to allocate funds for cleaning various rivers in the state, especially the Sutlej.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of M/s Vishivkarma Bikes Vs. P.P.C.B. & Ors. dated 08/07/2014 regarding the running of an electroplating industry causing pollution, District Ludhiana, Punjab.

Genetic testing can help prevent breast cancer. The test is yet to gain popularity in India.

Area stinks as municipal authorities have not lifted garbage for the past three months

Madan Mohan Mittal, industries and commerce minister, Punjab has issued strict Instructions to all the district officers and other officers of the department to check the illegal mining in the stat

Consideration of projects for environmetnal clearance based on Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI) - reimposing of moratorium in respect of critically polluted areas and projects/activities to be allowed in critically Polluted Areas under moratorium.

The state of Punjab, earlier regarded as an agriculturally developed region of India, has been passing through a severe economic crisis. The capital-intensive mode of production, propagated by the green revolution in the mid-1960s, is turning out to be non-viable for the small peasantry and hence, they are being involuntarily manoeuvred towards shifting away from farming. Based on a field study in Punjab during the year 2012-13, it was observed that 14.39% of the farmers had left farming since 1991.

Hanumangarh-based progressive farmers Shobha Singh Doodi and Shabnam Godara, chairperson and vice-chairperson, respectively, of zila parishad, have filed a public interest litigation (PIL) with the