PANCHKULA: Acknowledging that garbage segregation is crucial for Panchkula, the civic body here plans to train its residents. Presently, not a lot of people are serious about this key issue.

The Municipal Corporation’s decision to install a weighing bridge at the garbage dumping site in Sector 23 has not gone down well with Panchkula residents.

PANCHKULA: Burning of garbage on the roadside by sanitation workers is a common sight in Panchkula and residents continue to brace the stench that emanates from the dump.

NGT directed HUDA and pollution control board to comply with laws governing management of landfill sites.

The number of dengue cases in the city rose to 357 on Monday. This is more than the number of cases reported in the last four years.

The first-of-its-kind survey, to ascertain the total number of trees and their varieties in Panchkula.

The air pollution on Diwali night registered a marginal fall as compared to last year in Panchkula, but the level of sulphur dioxide recorded a considerable increase, indicating more use of crackers having a high content of the harmful gas.

Data collected by the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) showed that the air pollution -- suspended particulate matter (SPM) -- recorded this year was 514.67 micrograms per cubic metre (mpcm), while last year it was 600 mpcm, but the peak value of the harmful sulphur dioxide in the air increased from 66 mpcm to 99.69 mpcm on Diwali night.

101 firms show interest in ‘realtor-friendly’ policy; max applications for Gurgaon projects

The much-touted Affordable Housing Policy-2013, launched by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on August 6, is set to make housing out of aam aadmi’s reach across the state, especially in major cities.

Ushering in a policy of affordable housing in Gurgaon and other prime areas of the state, the Haryana government plans to build 1.25 lakh flats under the first phase.

Cabinet gives nod to new policy. A 500 sq ft flat worth Rs 20 lakh on cards

Owning a flat may seem a far-fetched idea to the common man but Haryana’s ‘Affordable Policy 2013’ is set to change all that. With the Cabinet giving its nod to a policy for mass availability of dwelling units at rates that are easier on the common man’s pocket, a 500 sq ft flat will now cost Rs 20 lakh in the high potential towns of the state.

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