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  • Fewer winged guests at Pong reservoir this year

    Fewer winged guests at Pong reservoir this year

    Lesser number of migratory birds from Siberia and other Central Asian countries made it to Pong Dam in Kangra district this year, owing to fluctuating climatic conditions in Himachal Pradesh. Though the number of species has risen from 93 to 117 this year. The findings have been revealed in 3-day long annual waterfowl count at …

    February 2, 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