The state government will seek funds from the World Bank for implementing major tunnel projects planned to improve road connectivity in the state.

In this paper, the role of "seabuckthorn" in greening the cold deserts of Himalayas in terms of its various uses like medicinal values, nutritional/food values and controlling soil erosion/landslides has been detailed.

The state vigilance and anti-corruption bureau seized a seven-foot-long leopard skin and arrested three persons at a naka near Yol bridge last night. Those arrested were Kapil Dev, Rakesh Kumar and Mandeep Choudhary of Baldhar. A case has been registered under Section 51 (1) A of the Wildlife Protection Act, Section 34 of the IPC and Sections 25, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act. The cost of the seized skin was estimates to be around Rs 5 lakh in the international market.

Dalhousie: The Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojna (RGGVY) launched in Chamba district is a major contribution of the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre. MP Chander Kumar claimed this while addressing a series of election rallies in the Dalhousie and Bhattiyat assembly constituencies.