Bathinda: The Punjab forest and wildlife department claims to have planted 7.87 lakh saplings under the compensatory afforestation scheme during the ongoing fiscal year so far.

To complete major road projects across the State, Punjab Government has decided to file a review petition before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to vacate the stay imposed on felling of trees alo

Punjab was among worst-hit states in last 2 years

BATHINDA: Combine harvester operators have refused to follow the Punjab government's directions to fit their machines with straw management system (SMS), an instrument which leaves no crop residue

Rajya Sabha MP Shamsher Singh Dullo had asked several questions, including if “it is a fact that the number of cancer patients is on the rise in the country, particularly in the states of Punjab an

CHANDIGARH: While the global climate change is expected to reduce production of rice in Punjab and Haryana, at the same time it is likely to increase potato output in the two states.

Five more cases of swine flu surfaced in the city today. A six-year-old girl from Bapudham Colony was admitted to the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research.

Such is the situation that Patiala’s Rajindra Medical College has exhausted its stock of testing kits and the lab is now waiting for kits from the Centre.

Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) teams have inspected 225 authorised vehicular pollution-checking centres and found 100 such centers violating norms.

“The commission agent filed a case in the court against the farmer. He had deposited a cheque in the bank without informing the farmer.