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The CPCC had surveyed the N-Choe recently and discovered that discharge from untreated sewage from Mohali area mixes with the N-Choe at the Garden of Springs outlet and pollutes the drain.(HT File Photo)

Resurvey sewage discharge points along seasonal rivulets in 3 days: NGT tells Chandigarh MC

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 12:00 AM IST
UT administration was also directed to complete phytoremediation of the two rivulets within the month
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

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
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
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NGT directs civic body to plug illegal waste discharge into choes

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2019 12:51 AM IST
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.
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.
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.
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.
(Representative image)
(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
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