In a bid to ensure compliance of mandatory online monitoring of pollution norms by June 30 from 17 categories of hazardous waste-emitting industries, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)

The state Pollution Control Board (PCB) has directed field officials to ensure that all existing mining lease holders obtain environmental clearance within six months.

The deadline for making online monitoring of various pollution-related parameters mandatory has been extended till June 30 from the earlier March 31 for 17 categories of hazardous waste-emitting in

With the Union Government promulgating the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Ordinance, 2015, various cement plants in the state have heaved a sigh of relief as they will be

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has accorded the much-awaited forest clearance to the four-laning of National Highway-22 from Parwanoo to Solan, paving the way for initiating the pro

Solan, December 23: With gram sabhas failing to identify eligible families that are supposed to benefit from the centrally-sponsored National Food Security Scheme introduced in October last year in

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has banned the use of plastic containers for primary packaging of drugs.

With there being few employment avenues in this border industrial belt of Paonta Sahib, illegal mining has emerged as an employment avenue for hundreds of jobless youth.

Officials admit this fact and, according to an estimate, there are hundreds of families which thrive on this illegal trade along the Yamuna bridge in areas like Rampur Ghat and Devi Nagar.

The state Pollution Control Board is finally devising a strategy to deal with the situation in the state's industrial hub of Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN).

Despite the state government having imposed a ban on the use of plastic carry bags and other such packaging material, heaps of such material has been found strewn around in the Industrial Area of B