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Sand being illegally mined in the Ghaggar river area near Kakrali village in Kharar, Mohali.(HT Photo)

Despite monsoon ban, sand mined illegally in Dera Bassi’s Kakrali village

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Dera Bassi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 09:48 PM IST
People with mining contracts in the area have alleged that some unscrupulous elements were digging up sand on Sunday. They fled when they were spotted by men working for a contractor
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Body of 11-year-old swept away in Ghaggar found 2 days later

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Happy of Bhankharpur village in Dera Bassi was wading in the river with two of his brothers and a friend when a sudden surge swept him away while the others escaped.
A view of the Dadumajra dumping ground in Chandigarh.(HT files)
A view of the Dadumajra dumping ground in Chandigarh.(HT files)

HT Chandigarh Our Take: It’s time for tricity to clean up its act

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 10:22 PM IST
The blame for not developing clean and green cities rests squarely on the administrative failure and lack of accountability. All that the powers that be seem to be doing currently is passing the buck instead of coming out with a coherent time-bound strategy to improve things
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Will install 48 STPs to prevent sewage flow into Ghaggar: Bajwa

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2020 10:11 PM IST
The minister announced this on the floor of the House on a calling attention moved by Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLA Harinder Singh Chandumajra.

NGT panel slaps 4-crore fine on 15 industrial units

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Gagandeep Jassowal, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Directs pollution control bodies of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal and Chandigarh to increase frequency of inspections in industries
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Upgrade STPs or face the music: NGT to Chandigarh MC

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 01:26 AM IST
Tribunal says failure to meet new effluent discharge standards by December 2020 will invite 10 lakh fine every month
Sukhna Choe near Sector 26 Chandigarh(FIle photo)
Sukhna Choe near Sector 26 Chandigarh(FIle photo)

Untreated sewage still flowing into Chandigarh’s Sukhna rivulet

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 07:07 AM IST
Contrary to the Chandigarh civic body’s claim, the pollution control board found sewage being drained into the two Sukhna rivulets, that further drain into Ghaggar river

Mohali admn to safeguard stone crushers against mining mafia

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2019 12:45 AM IST
A team led by SDM visited the sites and assured stone crushers of police security
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Illegal sand mining: 15 booked for attacking cop, stealing impounded tractor in Pinjore

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By HT Correspondent, Panchkula
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2019 01:20 AM IST
Men came with stones, surrounded the seized tractor, thrashed the mining dept team and even snatched gold chain of one official
Ravinder Singh Baliala, Ratia MLA(HT Photo)
Ravinder Singh Baliala, Ratia MLA(HT Photo)

Haryana Assembly Polls: Ravinder Singh Baliala, Ratia MLA

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 09:57 PM IST
He was given an assembly ticket by the INLD in 2014 and had won his first election from Ratia.
In July, the breach in Ghaggar river banks at Phulad village near Moonak had resulted in flooding of crops on 10,000 acres in six villages, besides Moonak town.(Bharat Bhushan / HT File Photo)
In July, the breach in Ghaggar river banks at Phulad village near Moonak had resulted in flooding of crops on 10,000 acres in six villages, besides Moonak town.(Bharat Bhushan / HT File Photo)

Ghaggar in spate, nears danger mark in Sangrur

Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By HT Correspondent, Sangrur
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 12:22 PM IST
Deputy commissioner of Sangrur district Ghanshyam Thori said the administration has made all arrangements even as the Ghaggar river is flowing near the danger mark.
The army, NDRF and local residents trying to plug the remaining part of the breach at Phulad village in Moonak subdivision of Sangrur on Monday, July 22, 2019.(HT Photo)
The army, NDRF and local residents trying to plug the remaining part of the breach at Phulad village in Moonak subdivision of Sangrur on Monday, July 22, 2019.(HT Photo)

Five days on, 30-ft Ghaggar breach still remains to be plugged

Hindustan Times, Moonak (Sangrur) | By Avtar Singh, Moonak (sangrur)
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 08:45 AM IST
The flood water has damaged over two dozen houses in Moonak town and paddy crop of five villages along the banks of the river.
Army and NDRF personnel trying to plug the breach created by the Ghaggar river at the Phulad village in Punjab’s Sangrur.(Bharat Bhushan / HT Photo)
Army and NDRF personnel trying to plug the breach created by the Ghaggar river at the Phulad village in Punjab’s Sangrur.(Bharat Bhushan / HT Photo)

Ghaggar river recedes in Sangrur, but 60-ft breach is yet to be plugged

Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By HT Correspondent, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2019 09:02 AM IST
Teams of the army, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Khalsa Aid, an NGO (non-governmental organisation), besides a group of local residents were at work as the floodwater inundated the Moonak-Patran main road.
Villagers helping army and NDRF personnel in plugging the breach in the Ghaggar river at Phulad village of Moonak sub-division of Sangrur district on Friday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Villagers helping army and NDRF personnel in plugging the breach in the Ghaggar river at Phulad village of Moonak sub-division of Sangrur district on Friday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)

Ghaggar breach widens, crop on 8,000 acres submerged

MOONAK/PATRAN | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2019 05:03 AM IST
The floodwater inundated paddy crop on 5,000-acre land at Surjan Bhaini, Salemgarh, Makorad Sahib, Bhundar Bhaini and Phulad villages besides Moonak town.
Nearly 4,650 cusecs water was recorded in the Ghaggar river near Rania town of Haryana’s Sirsa district.(HT Photo)
Nearly 4,650 cusecs water was recorded in the Ghaggar river near Rania town of Haryana’s Sirsa district.(HT Photo)

With Ghaggar in spate, farmers in Haryana’s Sirsa on night vigil to guard embankments

Hindustan Times, Sirsa | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2019 12:40 PM IST
Recently, the district administration had asked the farmers to keep an eye on the river’s water level and to start night vigil to ensure the situation does not go out of hand in a flood-like situation.
Paddy fields submerged into knee-deep water on Patiala-Dakala road on Wednesday , July 17, 2019.(Bharat Bhushan / HT Photo)
Paddy fields submerged into knee-deep water on Patiala-Dakala road on Wednesday , July 17, 2019.(Bharat Bhushan / HT Photo)

Ghaggar river flowing near danger mark, Sangrur villagers fear for their safety

Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By HT Correspondent, Sangrur
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 01:11 PM IST
The district administration said the rate of increase was only 2-feet on Wednesday, against the 7-feet rise in water level on Tuesday.
People moving to safer places after water entered their houses in the Gopal Colony locality of Patiala, Punjab, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.(Bharat Bhushan / HT Photo)
People moving to safer places after water entered their houses in the Gopal Colony locality of Patiala, Punjab, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.(Bharat Bhushan / HT Photo)

Ghaggar river breaches danger mark in Patiala, 250 families shifted

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Vishal Rambani
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2019 10:03 AM IST
As a precautionary measure, deputy commissioner Kumar Amit ordered shifting of 250 families of Gopal Colony to a safer area.
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(Representative image)

Punjab man gets 12-year imprisonment for murder bid on wife, killing unborn child

Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 10:13 PM IST
His aide also sentenced to 12-yr jail, court slaps a fine of 1.55 lakh each on them
There has been a spurt in illegal mining cases in the district ever since the monsoon ban on mining has been lifted.(HT File)
There has been a spurt in illegal mining cases in the district ever since the monsoon ban on mining has been lifted.(HT File)

Of 74 illegal mining cases in Mohali, 64 still being probed

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Saurabh Chauhan
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2018 10:17 AM IST
District administration wants probe to speeded up but mining dept, cops grappling with staff crunch
A truck without a registration number at a mining site in Dera bassi.(HT Photo)
A truck without a registration number at a mining site in Dera bassi.(HT Photo)

Illegal mining: Sand mafia using vehicles without registration numbers in Mohali

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 10:56 PM IST
The drivers of sand-laden vehicles get booked while owners go scot-free.
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