After the failure of the district administration and the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) to stop the flow of polluted untreated industrial and sewage waste into the Kala Sanghia drain, natural water source, villagers from Doaba region and Rajasthan on Wednesday decided to take matters into their own hands.

Thousands of affected people followed Punjab

Pakistan and India on Thursday made no headway to resolve Wullar Barrage dispute as both sides were not ready to change their historical stance, informed sources told Business Recorder.

Report prepared by Baba Seechewal based on survey in four dozen villages set along the rivulet

Member of Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and environmentalist Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal has prepared a startling report about hundreds of cancer cases which have come to light after a survey in the villages located close to the highly polluted Chitti Bein (rivulet) in Doaba region.

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Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has directed Himachal Pradesh government to include the 800-MW Kol Dam project in the Cumulative Environment Impact Assessment (CEIA) Study, which the ministry had recently ordered for the Sutlej basin.

The Union Environment Ministry has finally approved the Bio-Remediation Project for cleaning up the Buddha Nullah.

Ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) will deploy the latest technology to significantly cut down sewage load in Ludhiana

The Satluj Jal Vitaran Nigam (SJVN) Limited is set to generate 6,900 million units of power during the financial year 2011-12, which is beyond all the targets set and achieved in the past.

The SJVNL has signed an MoU with the Government of India for generation of 6,900 MU power with an expected revenue realisation of Rs 1,718 crore during the next financial year from its 1,500 mega watt Nathpa

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forest has decided to withhold forest clearance to Sutlej basin Shongtang-Karcham (450 MW) hydel project in Kinnaur district of Himachal Prdaesh, but has decided to give its go-ahead to Chanju-I (36MW)

The reference of a restaurant in Zurich, run by visually impaired people, came up during the Zero Hour on Thursday, as the issue of children from Fazilka who lost their eyes due to use of polluted water was raised by Congress MLA Sunil Jakhar.

Talking about the children in Dona Nanla village of Fazilka, Jakhar said they came to a television studio in Chandigarh on Wednesday and narrated their s