With the flood situation in Patiala villages worsening following the breach in the SYL Canal on Tuesday night, Punjab has requisitioned the services of the National Disaster Response Force.

One Ram Singh, 17, of village Sarala Kalan in Ghanaur died and three others are still fighting for their life after they were electrocuted by an electric pole which fell into the water.

Patiala: Aiming at providing clean drinking water to the residents of Patiala city, the city Water Supply and Sewerage Board has prepared a canal water project worth Rs 134 crore. As per project details, big water works would be set up in 75 acres of land.

Gives nod to nursing college in Patiala Medical College

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has given, in principle, approval to sanction Rs 220 crore for upgrade infrastructure of government hospitals on Monday. The fund will be provided by the Punjab Infrastructure Development Board and Rural Development Board.

Agriculturists and agro-industrialists from Punjab and Haryana will no longer be able to complain that they are hardly aware about the investment opportunities available to them in the agriculture sector in the huge African market.

The present study deals with the impact of agriculture crop residue burning on aerosol properties during October 206 and 2007 over Punjab state, India using ground based measurements and multi-satellite data.

Patiala: To educate all children in Punjab, a campaign has been launched in slum areas to educate children under the

A team from the Union Ministry of Food and Civil Supplies has taken samples of PAU-201 variety of paddy from different places in Patiala.

Patiala: The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has conducted raids at some of the dyeing units of Ludhiana yesterday and proceedings for action against erring units have already been initiated.

UNWTO team holds discussions with authorities of the district administration in Patiala

With the approval of the Punjab Tourism Master Plan by the state government in November 2009, the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has now embarked on a plan to implement the same in a specific time frame.

A division bench comprising Chief Justice Mukul Mudgal and Justice A K Mittal of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday issued notices to Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL); the state transport commissioner and the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Pardeep Kumar and Ashok Kumar, residents of Patiala.

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