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ONLY A MOUNTAIN OF WASTE, NO ENERGY

ONLY A MOUNTAIN OF WASTE, NO ENERGY

09 Nov 2019 | 10:44 AM

The move to set up state’s first waste-to-energy power plant has been delayed by almost two-and-a-half years, due to inordinate time consumed in the approval of the project by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change.

No water, sanitation, mobile toilets raise stink

No water, sanitation, mobile toilets raise stink

09 Nov 2019 | 10:44 AM

Mobile toilets placed by the Jhajjar Municipal Committee in Jhajjar city around two years ago are proving nothing but a white elephant due to the non-availability of water and proper sanitation.

‘Substandard’ cloth, jute bags fail to impress Ambala residents

‘Substandard’ cloth, jute bags fail to impress Ambala residents

09 Nov 2019 | 10:44 AM

The cloth and jute bags which the district administration had been distributing to promote the ban on single-use plastic have been rejected as “substandard” and of “no use” by a majority of local residents.

Have some patience to stand and stare!SO ORDINARY

Have some patience to stand and stare!

09 Nov 2019 | 10:44 AM

I was stuck. Nothing unusual. It was two days after Diwali, a time when all Indian men are on the streets trying to reach out to their sisters.

Haryanvi Meghdoot who defended the most challenging post in Siachen

Haryanvi Meghdoot who defended the most challenging post in Siachen

09 Nov 2019 | 10:44 AM

Captain Sunil Khokhar was a second generation soldier. His father Satish Kumar Khokhar served in the Army for 28 years and retired as Honorary Captain.

Pollution threat looms large over Western Jamuna Canal

Pollution threat looms large over Western Jamuna Canal

09 Nov 2019 | 10:44 AM

Municipal Corporation, Yamunanagar-Jagadhri, Municipal Committee, Radaur, and several gram panchayats of Yamunanagar district are polluting the water of Western Jamuna Canal (WJC) by flowing domestic effluent in its water.

On a mission to save water

On a mission to save water

09 Nov 2019 | 10:44 AM

A Class XII student is spearheading a unique water conservation model in the aqua-doomed millennium city.

Ratnawali — Epitome of ancient, modern culture

Ratnawali — Epitome of ancient, modern culture

09 Nov 2019 | 10:44 AM

The Department of Youth and Cultural Affairs, Kurukshetra University, organised its 35th edition of state-level youth festival ‘Ratnawali’ (bunch of gems).

Inaugurated 2 months ago, synthetic track starts peeling off in Karnal

Inaugurated 2 months ago, synthetic track starts peeling off in Karnal

09 Nov 2019 | 10:44 AM

Within two months of its inauguration, the synthetic track at the Karan stadium, where over 150 athletes practice daily, has started peeling off at several places.

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Land reforms crucial for investmentHIMACHAL GLOBAL INVESTORS MEET

Land reforms crucial for investment

09 Nov 2019 | 8:13 AM

Himachal Pradesh desperately needs large private investment for the long haul to generate more revenue and employment. While the geography of the state limits the choice of industries, various legal bottlenecks and red tape make the arrival of investment very difficult.

Solan caught in traffic snarls

Solan caught in traffic snarls

09 Nov 2019 | 11:10 AM

Traffic jams have become a regular feature in Solan town due to the ongoing work to expand the road network and manifold increase in vehicular rush.

Parwanoo-Solan highway without bus bays

Parwanoo-Solan highway without bus bays

09 Nov 2019 | 8:13 AM

There are no bus bays on the 39-km section of the Parwanoo-Solan highway that is being expanded to four lanes. The road-widening project, which began in September 2015, is in the advanced stage (around 80 per cent complete) and is expected to be completed by March next year.

Promote eco-friendly ‘taur’ for livelihood

Promote eco-friendly ‘taur’ for livelihood

09 Nov 2019 | 8:43 AM

There will hardly be anyone in the lower Himachal region who does not know about ‘taur’. A person may not have seen the plant, but must have surely eaten food served in ‘pattals’ or plates made from its leaves. In fact, ‘pattals’ are part of the culture of this region.

‘Anokhi Dali’ Mela & legend of HrinyakashyapVIGNETTES

‘Anokhi Dali’ Mela & legend of Hrinyakashyap

09 Nov 2019 | 8:13 AM

Recently, 91 persons of varied age undertook a 5-km nature walk from Jubbar Hatti (near Shimla Airport) to Dounti, a village at Kahla panchayat in Kandaghat block of Solan district, under the aegis of the Shimla Amateur Garden and Environment Society (SAGES).

Tussle to control paragliding

Tussle to control paragliding

09 Nov 2019 | 8:13 AM

Bir Billing is ranked among the top 10 paragliding sites of the world by various adventure sport magazines. It attracts thousands of paragliders from across the world every year. Paragliders and tourists, who fly in solo or in tandem flights, take off from the Billing ridge located at a height of 2,400 metres, hover in the sky along the ridges of Dhauladhar mountain ranges before landing at Bir.

Hill roads a haunt of stray cows

Hill roads a haunt of stray cows

09 Nov 2019 | 8:13 AM

The state government has not been able to construct five sanctuaries and three big shelters for cows, and as a result stray cattle continue to roam on roads and destroy crops of farmers in hills.

Dasehra stalls in Kullu a bone of contention

Dasehra stalls in Kullu a bone of contention

09 Nov 2019 | 8:39 AM

Temporary stalls set up for the seven-day Dasehra festival are allowed to continue to do business even after Diwali, putting additional burden on the natural resources of the area.

Bypoll victory silences CM’s criticsBEYOND THE NEWS

Bypoll victory silences CM’s critics

09 Nov 2019 | 8:39 AM

It seemed that the odds were stacked against Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur in the two Assembly byelections but he saved the day for the BJP and himself.

Kalka-Shimla train turns 116JOTTINGS FROM HIMACHAL

Kalka-Shimla train turns 116

09 Nov 2019 | 8:13 AM

Today, the Kalka-Shimla Railway line turns 116. On November 9, 1903, with a steam locomotive pulling passenger coaches out of Kalka, the train had its first commercial run. The line was an extension of the Delhi-Ambala-Kalka branch of the East Indian Railway.

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