The Haryana State Flood Control Board on Wednesday approved 66 schemes to be implemented by the Irrigation Department and 20 schemes by the Public Health Engineering Department.

Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda directed that the schemes be implemented district-wise. He also emphasised the need for focusing on construction of water bodies to harness water and recharge the water table.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday requested neighbouring Punjab to release forthwith the State

Mohali: A State forest department team was allegedly attacked by about half a dozen gangsters involved in illegal mining of sand in the forest areas of Mohali, leaving a guard seriously injured.