Ipsita Pati is a senior correspondent with the Hindustan Times, covering Gurgaon. She has written on pollution, wildlife, forest cover, Maoists problems and illegal mining while working in different states of India including Jharkhand, West Bengal, Delhi and Haryana.
More than half of the Aravallis in Gurgaon and Faridabad notified under Section 4 and\/or 5 of the PLPA and these are the only Aravalli areas with a ‘forest’ tag. The rest of the Aravallis is not recognised as forest by the state government, experts ... read more
Though the health department is on an alert and has directed all private and government hospitals to inform the Civil Hospital immediately about any case of the H1N1 virus, no health advisory has been issued as yet read more
650 National Health Mission workers participated in a day-long strike at the Civil Hospital on Tuesday demanding cancellation of the suspension of a doctor, nurse and technician, who are facing inquiry for denying admission to a pregnant woman. read more
Of the 65 acres, which the NHAI requires for the toll plaza, 59 acres come under the Manesar gram sabha. The members of panchayat are against giving away forest land as the area is part of the Aravalli forests. read more