Tag Archives: Environment

Flower show, painting contest sensitise people on environment

Ludhiana, Punjab: A chrysanthemum show, and a painting competition, was organised at Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara in Sarabha Nagar on Sunday. More than 200 varieties and sub-varieties of the chrysanthemum flower were displayed at the show. A large number of individuals and educational or industrial institutions took part in the competition. An on-the-spot painting competition on environment and flowers named ...

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Untreated water being released in Kala Sanghian drain

Jalandhar, Punjab:  Environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal, who is also a member of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB), along with supervisor engineer of the board SP Garg on Tuesday made a surprise check at the sewerage treatment plant of a leather complex and found the 5mld treatment plant was being bypassed and untreated water was being released in Kala Sanghian ...

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Seechewal reminds Kaypee of poll promise

Jalandhar, Punjab: The member of Parliament from Jalandhar, Mohinder Singh Kaypee, had to face an awkward situation during a function here on Saturday when environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal reminded him of his pre-poll promise, which the former has failed to keep. “Parliament di miyad khatam hone ja rahi hai Kaypee sahib, hun taa paani waste haa da nahra laga devo ...

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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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Sikhism’s Ecological Roots: Protecting Mother Earth

 Kiratpur Sahib, Punjab: Earlier this winter, seventy new medicinal plants were sown in the garden of Naulakha Bagh in Kiratpur Sahib, Punjab, along the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains. As aged fingers reached down through the dirt to create space for young saplings, this group of Sikh elders revived a centuries old tradition of planting culturally important plants at historic Sikh ...

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