The government on Wednesday approved the widening of highways in Maharashtra and Punjab, which entails investments of over R3,000 crore.

The Centrally-funded scheme is being run in Moga, Sangrur and Ajitgarh districts

Punjab government has released a fund of Rs 21 crore earmarked for the mid-day meal scheme in the state for the month of October. The Centrally-funded scheme is being run in Moga, Sangrur and Ajitgarh districts of the state with the assistance of NGOs, an official spokesperson said today.

To ascertain the exact count of farmer suicides in the state, the government has finally decided to conduct the second round of survey, which would reveal the number of farm suicides from 2010 up t

Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) cases have shown a worrying increase in the state and their number has shown almost 100% rise in eight southern districts of Punjab in the past one year.

Naina packaged drinking water, manufactured by Shri Sai Mineral Corporation, located at Mehlan village in Sunam tehsil in the district, has been tested unsafe for human consumption for the second t

Contrary to tall claims by both state and central governments about reining in the suicide trend among farmers and agriculture labourers of Punjab, a survey conducted by state's universities reveal

Sangrur, July 23: Under the National River Conservation Plan (NRCP), the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has sanctioned Rs 48.94 crore to set up sewage treatment plants at Lehragaga, Khan

Blame it on the deficient rains last year or its overexploitation by farmers, the groundwater level has fallen alarmingly in Sangrur district.

Health authorities to initiate legal action against Sangrur shopkeepers

A large number of powdered food supplements, promising rapid body growth, are being sold in every part of the state. The district health authorities recently collected six samples of such products procured from shops situated at Sunam, Dhuri and Dirba in the district.

Can approach purchasers, receive payments directly as govt prunes their role

Arhtiyas or commission agents in Punjab will not be able to reap the healthy benefits of a good harvest. Pruning the role played by arhtiyas in procurement, the Punjab Government has decided to provide farmers an option of directly receiving payments for their produce after holding negotiations with the purchasers.