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Sambhar: A Lake No More

SAMBHAR: Far from being a wetland, Sambhar in Rajasthan is no more a lake. Anthropogenic…

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Hindustan Salts Seeks Surplus Land For Rock Salt Processing In Himachal

Hindustan Salts Ltd, a central public sector enterprise, requested the Himachal Pradesh government to provide…

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26-Jan-2018

Sambhar: A Lake No More

SAMBHAR: Far from being a wetland, Sambhar in Rajasthan is no more a lake. Anthropogenic pressures have killed a wetland of international importance in the state. Ramsar site number 464 under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the Sambhar Salt Lake, once a large saline lake fed by four rivers set in a shallow wetland, is dangerously close to extinction. The lake has dried up and the flamingoes that used to visit the lake in thousands have reduced to just a few. Sa

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26-Jan-2018

Hindustan Salts Seeks Surplus Land For Rock Salt Processing In Himachal

Hindustan Salts Ltd, a central public sector enterprise, requested the Himachal Pradesh government to provide surplus land on lease for further processing and increasing ‘rock salt’ output in Drang, Mandi on Monday.

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