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Waste disposal raising a stink in P'kula

Panchkula, Nov. 24 -- The National Green Tribunal slapping a Rs.9-crore fine on the Panchkula municipal corporation has catapulted pervasive waste mismanagement in the city into the limelight. While ... Read More


Waste disposal goes on unabated at Jhuriwala

Panchkula, Nov. 18 -- Garbage dumping continued unabated at the Jhuriwala site a day after the National Green Tribunal directed the Panchkula and Kalka municipal corporations to pay a Rs 10 crore fine... Read More


P'kula, Kalka MCs to pay Rs.10 cr for unscientific dumping of waste

Panchkula, Nov. 17 -- The National Green Tribunal (NGT)'s principle bench imposed a fine of Rs 10 crore on the Panchkula and Kalka municipal corporations for unscientific dumping of waste on the land ... Read More


Green stance by day, violations at night

Panchkula, Nov. 16 -- Deputy commissioner (DC) Mahavir Kaushik, who led the midnight crackdown on residents protesting against garbage dumping at Jhuriwala, was part of the National Green Tribunal (NG... Read More


Looking for alternative dumping site: Panchkula MC commissioner

Panchkula, Nov. 15 -- In the wake of residents' protests against the dumping of garbage on forest land in Jhhuriwala village, the Panchkula municipal corporation is now looking for an alternative dump... Read More


Protesters evicted in midnight crackdown

Panchkula, Nov. 14 -- In a midnight crackdown, Panchkula administration on Sunday forcibly evicted at least 100 residents who had been protesting at the entrance of Jhuriwala dumping ground for the la... Read More


Chikungunya grips P'kula, cases spike from 20 to 117

Panchkula, Nov. 10 -- Panchkula has been seeing an unexpected rise in Chikungunya cases with the district adding 100 new infections in just 10 days to its tally, which reached 117 on Tuesday. The dis... Read More


ASI dismissed for demanding Rs.1-lakh bribe

Panchkula, Nov. 8 -- The Panchkula Police have dismissed an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) who was arrested for demanding a Rs.1-lakh bribe from a farmer earlier this week. Posted with the crime branc... Read More


Panchkula residents raise a stink about new garbage trucks

Panchkula, Nov. 6 -- Over six months after the responsibility for city's garbage collection shifted hands from older door-to-door collectors to a private company back in April, the municipal corporati... Read More


Dengue, chikungunya cases keep P'kula health dept on toes

Panchkula, Nov. 5 -- At a time when the city is already grappling with a dengue scare - with over 1,657 cases reported this season - steadily-increasing cases of chikungunya and malaria have posed a f... Read More