Tag: Pong dam

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  • Pong Dam to become birdwatchers’ paradise

    Pong Dam to become birdwatchers’ paradise

    Wildlife department to setup tents for boarding/lodging of birdwatchers who otherwise have to shift to other places like Dharamshala which results in missing early hours suitable for bird watching.

    September 28, 2018
  • Floods threaten Punjab, Army asked to stay alert

    Floods threaten Punjab, Army asked to stay alert

    Government orders closure of educational institutions on Tuesday as incessant rains lash state.

    September 25, 2018
  • A battle for

    A battle for

    Awaiting rehabilitation for the last 46 years, the Pong Dam oustees in Kangra district are now preparing for a final fight against the governments of Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan to get their promised rights. The people who gave their land to pave the way for the construction of Maharana Pratap Sagar, known as Pong Dam …

    June 24, 2018
  • A dam too far

    A dam too far

    The Pong dam oustees in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh have been struggling to be rehabilitated for five decades now. After half a century of battle, these ‘refugees of progress’, who were uprooted to pave way for the Pong dam to facilitate irrigation of fields in Rajasthan in early 70s, have not got their due. …

    November 27, 2017