Hoshiarpur: Contrary to the claims of the state government for preventing discharge of municipal and industrial wastes into the two main rivers of the Doaba belt, the situation has not shown any improvement.

Though the government has taken up a scheme under the National River Conservation Project (NRCP), phase II, being executed by the Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board, defiling of Sutlej

Centre fails to resolve power-sharing issue, next hearing on Nov 16
R Sedhuraman

Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Chandigarh today informed the Supreme Court that they were left with only the judicial option to resolve the dispute over sharing the power generated by the Bhakra Nangal and Beas projects as there was no consensus at the four Secretary-level meetings held in May-J

Too many hydel projects spell ecodisasterRerouting Water

400 hydel projects in four river basins of Himachal Pradesh could end in environmental disaster
600 more awaiting allotment
They could

SHIMLA, 14 SEPT: The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) authorities today opened the spillways Pong Dam in Himachal Pradesh as a precaution after the water level in the dam crossed the danger mark but authorities ruled out flood threat to lower riparian areas.

Spillways is the passage for release of surplus water from a dam.

Nothing to panic about: BBMB

Relentless rains and heavy inflows this season led to the tilting of the upper part of the Bhakra dam by more than one inch today, forcing the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) authorities to announce an immediate stop on any further filling of the reservoir.

Sophisticated instruments installed in the various galleries of the dam noticed the tilt, which is call

Chandigarh: The Union minister for environment and forest Jairam Ramesh said Centre has cleared projects worth Rs 504 crore for cleaning of Sutlej and Beas rivers in various districts of Punjab.

Anandpur Sahib, September 5
With the opening of spillways of the Bhakra reservoir this morning, villages of Anandpur Sahib situated downhill the Sutlej started flooding by the evening. As the water level touched 1680.05 ft in the morning, the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) opened spillways at 9 am today.

The Haryana government today sought to amend its original suit filed in the Supreme Court opposing Punjab

Jalandhar, August 20
As the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) has informed the Punjab Government regarding the opening of floodgates of the Gobintingd Sagar reservoir at the Bhakra Dam shortly, the district administration has sounded an alert in villages along the Sutlej in Phillaur, Nakodar and Shahkot subdivisions.

Deputy Commissioner Priyank Bharti said today that:

The Bhakra-Beas Management Board has sounded its intent to increase the discharge of water following continuing rainfall leading to unacceptably high levels in its reservoirs.