Tehri residents get solar powered water pump to overcome water shortage

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A five horse power (HP) solar-powered water pumping project that will solve the water problems of 26 families was inaugurated by the newly appointed Mandi Parishad president Jot Singh Bisht at Ban Gaon village in Tehri Garhwal district. Bisht congratulated the villagers for installing the one-of-its-kind solar power pumping project with an estimated More...

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Bank manager robbed off Rs 18 lakh

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