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Himachal minister warns of looming water crisis, says sources drying up

March 19, 2021 10:51 pm

The state received deficient snow and rain in the winter, due to which water sources are not being adequately recharged through meltwater from snow cover and glaciers, he said. Several other MLAs spoke about water shortage in parts of the state.

2 yrs on, NGT disbands panel formed to monitor pollution in Sutlej, Beas

January 30, 2021 3:16 am

The tribunal has now asked Punjab government to monitor the pollution in the two rivers and said that the state may take the services of this committee if it wants.

Punjab: NGT disbands panel formed to monitor pollution in Sutlej, Beas

January 29, 2021 9:39 pm

The NGT said that the “ownership of the issue may now be taken over by the Chief Secretary, Punjab who may...personally monitor progress of compliance at least once in a month and also evolve an appropriate administrative mechanism to handle the grim situation”.

Lockdown Impact: Beas cleanest in state, little improvement in Sutlej downstream from Ludhiana

April 25, 2020 9:55 pm

A comparative study of river water quality was conducted between March 20 and April 2o by the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) under the National Water Monitoring Programme (NWMP).

Rajasthan flagged polluted water from Punjab last year

June 12, 2018 10:33 am

Rajasthan government requested the CPCB to asses the extent of pollution by joint monitoring of the rivers and their tributaries as well as the canals originating from Punjab at Harike.

Beas pollution: Chadha sugar mill a serial offender

May 26, 2018 6:35 am

Documents accessed by The Indian Express show they had failed to comply with the direction to install online emission and effluent monitoring system by June 30, 2015.

Molasses spill in Beas river a severe setback to aquatic bio diversity in state: Top expert

May 24, 2018 12:39 am

Dr Johal contested the statement of the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) officials that that the water in the river is now of better quality.

NGT takes cognisance of Punjab AAP MLAs’ complaint on river water pollution

May 24, 2018 12:35 am

The complaint stated that there are very serious reports of grave and dangerous levels of poisonous pollution in the rivers, canals and drains has rocked the state of Punjab.

Spillage of molasses in Beas — PPCB puts sugar mill on notice, Captain Amarinder Singh cracks the whip too

May 24, 2018 12:29 am

The CM sought a detailed report from the Department of Environment on the inquiry initiated into the incident, which had damaged aquatic life and polluted the river waters.

Spillage of molasses in Beas — A boatman bemoans: I would drink from it often... will I do it again?

May 24, 2018 12:24 am

In the only action so far against the sugar mill, the state’s wildlife department has produced a challan in a court at Batala, which has kept the next hearing for June 2.


Mandi Tragedy: Beas river dried up to help ongoing search operation

June 14, 2014 4:17 pm

Nearly two-hour long special search operation to find bodies of Hyderabad engineering students in Beas river was carried out on Saturday.

Himachal tragedy: Friends, family bid adieu to Devasish Bose

June 12, 2014 10:06 am

Priests offer prayers during the funeral service of Devasish Bose.