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Himachal CM condemns terror attack

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Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday condemned the terror attack in Punjab.

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“Such cowardly and inhumane activities by the terrorists won’t be tolerated,” he said in a statement.

He said directions had been issued to the Himachal Pradesh Police and administration to keep a strict vigil on inter-state borders.

Director General of Police Sanjay Kumar said a high alert had been sounded in the border areas of Chamba district, adjoining Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir.

 

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Himachal Pradesh Collaborates with World Bank for Developing Waste Management Strategies

A World Bank team led by environment specialist Pyush Dogra and a Korea Green Growth Trust Fund team headed by Lee Dong Hoon are currently touring the state.

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Himachal Pradesh will collaborate with the World Bank and the Korea Green Growth Trust Fund for developing agro climatic zone-based municipal solid waste management strategies, a state government official said on Wednesday.

A World Bank team led by environment specialist Pyush Dogra and a Korea Green Growth Trust Fund team headed by Lee Dong Hoon are currently touring the state.

The areas of collaborations include climatic zone-wise option for integrated solid waste management, support for technology transfer and financial assistance for developing small and micro models for waste management, Additional Chief Secretary R.D. Dhiman told reporters here.

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The areas of collaborations include climatic zone-wise option for integrated solid waste management, support for technology transfer and financial assistance for developing small and micro models for waste management. Pixabay

State Environment Department Director D.C. Rana said the teams would undertake technical analysis of solid waste management in three countries – Pakistan, Nepal and India. In India, they will work with the Himachal Pradesh government.

 

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He said the analysis would be completed in nine months and thereafter the implementation of activities would start, including mobilisation of funding for solid waste management.

Rana said the teams would visit industrial hub Baddi on Thursday and later Dharamsala town. (IANS)