TARNTARAN: In the Mand area of the district, 10,000 acre crop has been submerged with the rise in the water level of the Beas and Sutlej rivers.
With heavy rain predicted in the coming days, high flood risk looms large over another 20,000 acres of agricultural land and houses in 62 villages in the area.
Posted in Natural Calamities
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NEW DELHI: On Thursday, the National Green Tribunal asked the government to impose a fine of rs. 50,000 on people dumping waste in the Ganga, which is holiest river for millions of Hindus but one of the most polluted in the country.