August 01, 2021 8:54 am
According to CWC data, the current live storage of Gobind Sagar (Bhakra) dam on the Sutlej river is 15 percentage points less this year till July 29 against the same date last year.
March 16, 2021 9:40 pm
In a written reply to a query by Dehra MLA Hoshyar Singh, Forest Minister Rakesh Pathania said that during the construction of Pong Dam in 1968-72, people displaced from the area were to be rehabilitated not in Himachal but in Rajasthan.
February 08, 2021 9:14 pm
Thousands of them died at lake due to bird flu outbreak
January 17, 2021 7:21 pm
Twenty-one more birds were found dead in the sanctuary on Sunday, including only one in the entire Dhameta range of the sanctuary, chief wildlife warden Archana Sharma said.
January 11, 2021 8:45 pm
Wildlife officials said 122 more migratory birds of various species were found dead in Pong Dam Lake wildlife sanctuary on Monday, taking the migratory waterbirds toll to 4,357.
January 11, 2021 5:49 am
Meanwhile, for the fourth day in a row, a large number of dead poultry birds were found dumped by the side of the Chandigarh-Shimla highway in Solan district on Saturday.
September 25, 2018 12:58 am
The maximum capacity of the Pong Dam, which is located in Talwara in Hoshiarpur district, is 1390 ft and the water had already touched the level of 1386.15 ft by 7 pm on Monday.
August 08, 2018 1:17 am
Dam officials said there was a demand of release of 8,000 cusecs of water from Pong dam by irrigation department, but 20,000-24,000 cusecs of water had entered Beas river from Chakki Bank Khadd on Sunday due to which dam water was not released.
July 23, 2018 4:22 am
In previous years, the dam used to cross 1300 ft level by mid-July, said a senior officer at Bhakhra Beas Management Board (BBMB), Talwara.
April 09, 2014 11:41 am
Heavy inflow of water in Pong dam and Chakki Khadd (water stream) led to flooding in the agricultural land of around two dozen villages in two districts of Doaba region