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Pollution control in Buddha Nullah

Ludhiana, Punjab: The officials of the Municipal Corporation (MC), Punjab Pollution Control Board, and other departments visited the Buddha Nullah regarding the cleanliness of the area on Saturday. It is worth mentioning that recently a committee was formed on the directions of chief minister Parkash Singh Badal regarding the issue of cleaning of rivers in state. MC additional commissioners, Sumeet Jarangal ...

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Kalasanghia drain set to be pollution-free, claims PPCB

Jalandhar, Punjab: A highly polluted water body in Punjab, Kalasanghia Drain, which has reportedly caused cancer and other serious ailments among villagers living along its banks for the past over two decades, will soon be a boon for the farmers of the area, with the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) committed to clean this water body. With the PPCB authorities tightening ...

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Pollution around Golden Temple to be curtailed

Amritsar, Punjab: To keep the Golden Temple environs pollution-free, the state government will soon install an ‘air control monitoring station’ worth Rs 1.5 crore at the shrine. It will also set up a power substation to ensure uninterrupted supply in the shrine’s vicinity to check the use of generators that lead to pollution. After a meeting with officials of the SGPC, ...

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Darbar Sahib: Yadgaar, Non-Sikh Tourists & Pollution

Amritsar, Punjab: we went to Darbar Sahib, Amritsar for darshan of and, as reported in last week’s column, also for a Sikh Council UK follow up meeting with Jathedar Akal Takh Sahib. After about 4 years, when I last visited this most sacred and historical of Sikh shrines, the change in the mix of devotees and tourists was only too ...

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Golden Temple’s kitchen to be re-designed to check pollution

Amritsar, Punjab:  The free kitchen at the Golden Temple is a major pollutant, something that has been contributing to discolouration of the shrine’s gold-plating, a study conducted recently by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi, has found. The institute suggested redesigning of the kitchen, an advice that the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has already started working upon. ...

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