Sunday, Nov 27, 2022



Girls riding boat across Sutlej to reach school in Punjab: Govt panel recommends setting up of pontoon bridge, shifting students to hostel

November 26, 2022 9:36 am

The four-member committee was constituted after National Human Rights Commission , taking suo motu cognizance of The Indian Express report.

16 voters and a hamlet called Ka: All quiet on this poll front

November 12, 2022 10:06 am

Last week, a team from the Election Commission visited Ka, in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, and set up a booth for its 16 voters — the lowest voter count among the 7,881 polling stations in the state. The election officials also helped the residents with their voting and Aadhaar cards.

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.