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Environmentalists frown over indiscreet burning of trees

Amritsar, Punjab: Many trees, shrubs and green vegetation on the stretch of Airport road from a private Hartej Nursing home to Gumtala by-pass have been burnt. This move by unidentified persons has infuriated the city-based environmentalists and vigilant citizens. Mission Aagaaz executive director Deepak Babbar maintained that it was another negative fallout of rapid urbanisation. The city is bursting at ...

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PPCB raids an eyewash: Seechewal

Patiala, Punjab: The board is biased and its functioning lacks transparency, says the environmentalist. Alleging that the functioning of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) was completely biased and lacked transparency, noted environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal said that it was high time the PPCB officials “pulled up their socks and acted in a professional manner” to check the growing menace of pollution ...

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