Principal Scientist, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) and Programme Head, National Level Vulture Conservation team, Dr Vibhu Prakash underlines how vultures are important for the survival of humans.
The monsoon has been partial to Chandigarh this year as compared to its two neighbouring cities, Mohali and Panchkula. Both cities have rainfall deficit of over 60 per cent. The rainfall in Mohali from June 1 till date is only 85.1 mm, which is the lowest of all three cities. Panchkula fared slightly better with […]
AHEAD OF the arrival of monsoon, Panchkula administration has set up flood control rooms at district and sub-division levels for residents to alert about any water-logging or flood-like situation anywhere in the district. A Central Flood-Control Room has been set up in Mini-Secretariat, Sector 1 and people can call on 0172-2562135 and can submit the […]
A budget of Rs 30 lakhs was set aside by the government for providing accommodation to participants, which included providing mattresses, coolers, fans, water tankers, food and buses for ferrying the children to the venue.