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Tuesday, September 21, 2021



Punjab: Four drown in Sutlej river

May 30, 2021 4:04 am

It is learnt that 10-12 youth, all belonging to the families of daily wagers, had gone to Aauliyapur village from where Sutlej river passes, to take bath.

2 yrs on, NGT disbands panel formed to monitor pollution in Sutlej, Beas

January 30, 2021 3:16 am

The tribunal has now asked Punjab government to monitor the pollution in the two rivers and said that the state may take the services of this committee if it wants.

Punjab: NGT disbands panel formed to monitor pollution in Sutlej, Beas

January 29, 2021 9:39 pm

The NGT said that the “ownership of the issue may now be taken over by the Chief Secretary, Punjab who may...personally monitor progress of compliance at least once in a month and also evolve an appropriate administrative mechanism to handle the grim situation”.

Polluted by Pakistan’s tanneries, dirty flows the Sutlej in Punjab border villages

September 13, 2019 10:51 am

The tanneries are situated in Pakistan’s Kasur district famous for its ‘Kasuri Jutti’ and other leather products. The district has over 300 tanneries.

Four drown in Sutlej while immersing lord Ganesh idol

September 11, 2016 9:57 pm

While immersing the idol, one of them slipped into the river and three others who tried to save their friend were also swept in the strong currents, police said.

Martyr’s Day at Gandhi Dham in Phillaur: Saplings planted, statue garlanded

January 31, 2015 12:00 am

Environmentalist Sheetal Parkash planted 50 fruit plants at same spot from where plants were uprooted earlier.

No solution,only ‘relief’ as problem continues

April 08, 2014 5:31 pm

For the third time in the last five years,while waters from the Sutlej have wasted crops in Ferozepur and Fazilka,agricultural land in Muktsar has also met the same fate due to overflow of nallahs

Nawanshahr admn bans sand mining in Sutlej river

June 22, 2012 2:51 am

The Nawanshahr deputy commissioner on Thursday banned sand mining in river Sutlej following a probe by the district revenue officer,which found that demarcation of sites meant for mining has disappeared and as a result,illegal mining was rampant in the area.

Sutlej bridge project to destroy forest cover

February 26, 2012 12:37 am

The project will eat up 0.9211 hectares of forest land and 1257 plantations during the course of its development.

Bundh erosion: Dept seeks Rs 25 lakh more

September 21, 2011 12:35 am

Drainage department is still repairing the bundh at Kherabet but excessive water levels in the Sutlej have ensured that the department has met with little success.