After getting positive response from the anti-polythene drive, the district administration has launched the second phase of the campaign against plastic bags.

The second phase aims at countering use of plastic bags in rural areas of the district.

New Delhi: DJB on Thursday shut down its two water treatment plants as officials said level of ammonia had been rising beyond permissible levels since the past couple of days. On Thursday, it shot up so much that the plants had to be shut down and the water released back into the river.

Chandigarh: The upcoming petrochemical hub in Panipat is all set to drive the growth of the petrochemical industry in north India.

Sujay Mehdudia

Capacity to be increased to 15 million tonnes by Nov. 2009 Project aims to utilise surplus Naphtha available Up gradation on at Gujarat refinery also

Panipat: Country

If you are driving down to Chandigarh or Shimla, expect a smoother and faster ride from now on. With the opening of the 3.4km elevated corridor on NH 1 on Wednesday, travellers will be able to avoid the notorious traffic snarls at Panipat

It's official now. The much-awaited Panipat flyover on the National Highway No 1 is finally going to be inaugurated on July 17. The flyover that was expected to be opened for vehicular traffic in the first week of June got delayed due to certain reasons. The bridge would now be inaugurated by union minister for shipping, road and transport T. R. Baalu and Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

PANIPAT: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Jaipal Reddy on Tuesday dedicated to the nation India's largest naphtha cracker plant at Indian Oil Corporation's (IOCs) Panipat Complex.

The complex has been commissioned in 46 months, which compares with the global standard for similar capacity plants and is ahead of average time taken in setting up similar units in India.

Chandigarh: The Haryana Power Generation Corporation (HPGCL) is venturing into solar power generation by setting up solar energy-based power plants at Panipat, Yamunanagar and Khedar in Hisar.

HPGCL plans to tap the vast solar energy potential and earn carbon credits by generating power through this clean source.

Yamunanagar: The power crisis further aggravated in the state today with the closure of unit-8 of the 250-MW super thermal plant, Panipat. The unit-8 was shut down last night following leakage in boiler.

Yamunanagar: The two major thermal plants of the state - the Yamunanagar-based Deen Bandhu Chhotu Ram Thermal Power Project of 600 MW and the Super Thermal Plant, Panipat, of 1360 MW - have come under the category of super critical stage due to shortage of coal in the stock for these plants.