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.

The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which was tabled in the Vidhan Sabha today, points out lacunae in the execution of works under the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojna.

More than 110 of the 138 water blocks in Punjab have shown a steep fall in the water table, ringing the alarm bells.

As many as 74 samples, of the 524 samples of various food items collected, failed to clear the safety test on account of substandard or misbranded food items.