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Tuesday, August 11, 2020



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.

Disaster response force takes stock of arrangement

August 25, 2011 3:52 am

The commandant of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) took stock of the preparations made by the Faridkot administration on the possible risks of floods in the area.

More water enters Ferozepur villages

August 24, 2011 1:01 am

With 80,000 cusec of water flowing in Sutlej,even the residential areas of eight villages in Ferozepur are currently under water.

Flouting norms,sand being mined along Sutlej

August 05, 2011 3:28 am

With water levels low in the Sutlej,contractors in various parts of the state are illegally mining sand from the river bed flouting all environment norms.