The state government has banned mining in three major rivers of the state. The rivers include Chaki and Neugal in Kangra district and Seer in Bilaspur district.

The minister for IPH Ravinder Ravi gave this information while talking to The Tribune here today.

In an effort to conserve the few remaining vultures in Punjab, a

Chamba: The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) is currently spending nearly Rs 60 crore on construction and widening of roads, including bridges, besides environment management plans in Chamba district.

Experiments were conducted to control Lantana camara in Shiwalik hills of Punjab through chemical treatment.