India and China have signed an agreement for sharing flood-related hydrological data for Brahmaputra during the monsoon season. The agreement follows the renewal of an MoU between the two countries during the visit of the then External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee to Beijing in 2008.

Nangal: In yet another evidence of Himachal Pradesh industrial units polluting Punjab waters, industries situated in Babri village of the Tahliwal Phase II area of the hill state, have inserted a long pipe that opens into the Swan rivulet, spewing toxic pollutants into it.

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board (HPPCB) are at loggerheads over the issue of HP

THE untreated sewerage water of the cities is a big problem in Punjab with its stink making life a hell for the urbanites. With no treatment facilities at most of the places, water flows through open nullahs and pollute the water bodies, including rivulets, water streams and even the rivers.

After the administration and Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) drastically failed to meet its dead line of 2008 to preserve the natural water source

Industrial pollutants flowing down Sutlej from Himachal Pradesh have jeopardised the lives of thousands of winged visitors to the Nangal national wetland.

Residents complain of the colour of the river water, which has changed to black, near Brahmla Khad. Even the area contractor for fishing, Vijay Kumar, accepted that the water had changed its colour since Monday afternoon.

Chandigarh: Punjab chief minister, Parkash Singh Badal has unveiled a Rs 1,388-crore plan for the cleaning of river Satluj (Rs 1,076 crore), Beas (Rs 222 crore) and Sirhind canal (Rs 90 crore) to provide clean water from river and canal system within next two years.

The Punjab government has worked out an extensive plan to clean up pollution from the Sutlej and Beas over the next two years.

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said a comprehensive strategy had been worked out to ensure that effluents and other pollutants discharged into the rivers across its course in Punjab were stopped immediately.

Just days after dead fish was found floating on the Sutlej and industrial pollution wreaking havoc in the state, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal today sought the release of Rs 302 crore from the Union Environment Ministry to control pollution in the Sutluj and Ghaggar rivers. Badal today met Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh and sought the money.

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday urged Union Minster of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh to immediately release Rs 302 crore for the abatement of pollution of rivers Sutlej and Ghaggar.