Kail trees in the Tutikandi belt in Shimla forest range have started drying up. The needles have turned brown. The Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Panthaghati, found frasses coming out of holes

The district administration has decided to launch a cleanliness fortnight beginning from the Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 both in the urban and rural areas of the Sonepat district, Haryana. A decision

The much publicised policy to regularise encroachments on government land has virtually proved to be a trap for those who have illegally occupied forest land and applied for its regularisation. While

Efforts to promote dry land farming under the Indo-German Changer project has brought prosperity to people of arid and infertile hills of Kangra district. Launched in 1994 the Rs 50 crore project has

The Punjab government has drawn up a comprehensive plan for developing one village in each block of the state as "Adarsh Pashu Dhan Pind" (Model livestock village) to bring "white revolution" in the

The Power Financial Corporation has sanctioned Rs 180 crore for augmentation one underperforming unit of the Bathinda thermal plant besides agreeing to up the loan amount for the proposed Lehra

India is lobbying developing countries to ensure that the developed world shares 0.7 per cent of their annual GNP pledged at the Rio Earth Summit 10 years ago as Official Development Assistance with

India has ratified the contentious Kyoto Protocol by submitting the instruments of accession to the protocol at the United Nations Headquarters two days ago, union Minister for Environment and

A Union Agriculture Ministry team finished a tour of the drought affected areas of Haryana. "They had come to make an assessment of the situation themselves. Now it is up to the Central Government to

In a bid to prevent wastage of energy, the Haryana Government has decided to reduce consumption of electricity in its offices. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting presided over by the

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