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Water level of Sukhna Lake reaches near danger mark, alert sounded

On September 24, 2018, two flood gates were opened and lifted up to 9 inches in three shifts for releasing water from the side of Regulatory End.

Administrator’s Advisory council meet to discuss making area around Sukhna Lake vehicle-free

No vehicle will be allowed in the specific stretch that will be earmarked by the administration. At present, it becomes risky for visitors to cross the road from parking to Sukhna Lake due to the traffic.


Sukhna lake: Vendors assault each other over wooing customers

The incident occurred after two visitors, who had approached a vendor selling golgappa, suddenly changed their direction and went to a vendor selling bhelpuri.

Sukhna Lake: UT fishery department team collects samples of water, bird droppings

It is the second time since the arrival of migratory birds at the lake when water samples and bird droppings have been collected this year.

Chandigarh: Efforts bear fruit as fern plants start showing signs of growth

Fern plants collected from near and far-off places have started showing signs of growth at Fern House, which was inaugurated a month ago at Botanical Garden, Sarangpur. Caretakers have installed bamboo sticks for giving support to these plants, which are increasing in their size, and to growing bine (a twinning stem of flexible shoot). The […]

Chandigarh: Nine houses swept away after Kaushalya Dam floodgates opened

Fearing a mishap, power supply to this colony was also switched off. Other houses started getting washed away after 10:30 pm. The house of Nirmala, a widow and a mother of three sons, was the second one to go.


Sukhna Lake floodgates open after a decade as water level crosses danger mark

People from nearby villages, including Saketri, Kishangarh, Kansal, and visitors at Sukhna Lake thronged the regulatory end to witness the historic release of water.

High Court judges to visit Sukhna Lake, inspect sewage flow

The division bench, however, said it would select a date and visit the area for inspection. It said, “Can we start contempt proceedings on newspaper reports. No, we cannot.”

Chandigarh: New 3D technology draws bird lovers in large numbers

The images are linked to a mobile application, Digiwings. This application not only displays 3D images of the birds but one can also listen to the voice of birds as well as get to know more details about the avian species.

Chandigarh: Sukhna Lake water douses Kasauli fires

Two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters were pressed into service Saturday to lift water from the Sukhna Lake and use it to douse a massive forest fire at Kasauli that was spreading close to the Lower Mall and threatening the Air Force station as well.