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61 years on, many Pong Dam oustees are still powerless, landless

November 11, 2022 8:09 am

While scores of such oustees are settled at different places in the state, at least 400 families, mostly engaged in menial jobs, are settled in Dehra subdivision in Kangra district alone.

110 bird species at Pong Dam sanctuary

February 03, 2022 3:24 am

The total population of the flagship species, Bar-headed Geese, is 47,598, said Anish Sharma, DFO and spokesperson wild life .

Amid heavy rains in several parts: From Bhakra to Pong, most dams record shortfall in live storage

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.

40% of families displaced during Pong Dam construction yet to be settled: Himachal govt

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.

Over 1 lakh migratory water birds visited Himachal Pradesh’s Pong dam lake sanctuary this winter

February 08, 2021 9:14 pm

Thousands of them died at lake due to bird flu outbreak

Avian flu seems 'contained' at Pong Dam: Pong Dam Wildlife official

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.

Bird flu scare: Himachal government bans supply of poultry products from other states for a week

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.

215 more migratory birds found dead in Himachal's Pong Dam lake sanctuary, toll now 4,235

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.

Pong Dam level rises by 11 ft in 36 hours, water to be relased in Beas today

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.

Power generation disrupted at Pong dam, Mukerian hydel project

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.