Sanctions 70 lakh for a study by the ICMR to prevent recurrence of disease

Bowing to the pressure from farmers and environmental NGOs, Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited it is learnt to have decided to drop the idea of constructing a 38-km-long tunnel in the much-hyped 775 M

Himachal Pradesh-based environmental organisations are elated over the recent High Court judgment against cement majors Jaiprakash Associates Limited for flouting environmental norms and illegally acquiring land for setting up their mega business ventures.

Non-governmental organisation Him Parivesh that had filed the petition in the High Court had said: “The years of struggle of the communities and their stand against the Jaypee power project and cement plant has been vindicated by the High Court's decision.”