Sangrur district tops the state in rice yield per hectare and the total production during the Kharif 2013-14 season. This was revealed by the statistician of the Punjab Agriculture Department.

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld the Punjab Government’s right of land use for laying a pipeline to transport natural gas.

The SAD-BJP leaders kept blaming the Centre while campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections for not giving the state enough funds for development and welfare works.

That toxic industrial waste flows unabated in Buddha Nullah in Ludhiana and Kala Sanghian drain in Jalandhar is known, what baffles environmentalists in Punjab is that no political party is bothere

The controversy surrounding the alleged illegal sand mining at Gurugarh village near Machhiwara refuses to die down.

Villagers say it has been nearly three months since the Punjab and Haryana High Court issued an order directing the Khanna police to take appropriate action, but nothing had been done so far.

The price of being a prosperous, industrial city could be a few years of residents' lives, so says a paper by a Harvard professor.

The Centre has released an additional assistance of Rs 37.5 crore for the Buddha Nullah cleaning project.

However, according to experts, with nearly 80 per cent land in Punjab still under rice and wheat cultivation and the farmers not very receptive to the idea of resource management, the real challenge is to focus on conservation agriculture.

“There can be no big jumps in the production (of food grains) as the productivity level is already high,” says Dr SS Gosal, Director of Research, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU).

While the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation is all set to spend Rs 3 lakh on installation of two rainwater recharging wells at the mayor’s camp office near Rose Garden, the fact remains that after yea

The second phase of National Pulse Polio Programme, 2014, began in the city today. Drops were administered to over 1.56 lakh children up to the age of five years in the district.