Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today released a book authored by Dr Manmohan Panwar titled “Nice Policy of Uttarakhand” at a function held at the Bijapur guest house today.

Ghagga (Gidderbaha), Dec 14 : Babu Singh, Surjit Singh, Malkit Singh, brothers Angrej Singh and Harnek Singh of Ghagga village in Gidderbaha sub-division have reportedly died due to hepatitis-B, C.

At least 8,000 persons have been displaced in the district due to floods since August 14. Though there is no loss of human life, there are reports of loss to livestock in certain areas.

In what seems to be a "low-cost high-impact" project of the Punjab Government, the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department has allocated Rs 6.56 crore to over 12,885 villages in the state t

The monsoon showers over the past fortnight have brought a smile to the face of Rattan Singh, a 36-year-old paddy farmer in Muktsar district of Punjab. The delay in the rains had left him fearing that his 10-acre farm would dry up. The recent rains, though, have made him believe that his troubles are over.

Manjit Kaur could hardly have believed it but she has been cured of a two-decade-old list of ailments. Her cure has come neither through a doctor nor a stack of pills, but instead from a community-based safe drinking water project commissioned in her native Muktsar district, Punjab, four months ago.

Now Kaur, 45, is among the first in queue to fetch a 20-litre can of treated water in her village twice a day. It was contaminated water that gave her joint pains and bleeding gums. Now that the water is clean, Kaur's health is reviving.