Solan, July 24: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said the Forest Conservation Act, 1980, had been relaxed for development projects involving one hectare forest land and the state government wou

To tackle climate change and restore monkeys and wildlife to the wilds, the state government is implementing a Rs 310-crore afforestation project that aims at growing broad-leafed trees and oak spe

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Thursday decided to adopt a uniform policy for leasing Government land for hydro projects and gave its nod for premature release of 15 prisoners in State jails.

An earthquake of 4.2 magnitude hit the Kangra valley last night.

As many as 47 panchayats of Chamba district have recently been declared "nirmal" panchayats for being completely free of open defecation under the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA).

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Karam Chand & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/04/2014 regarding forest clearance granted to the GMR Bajoli Holi Hydropower Limited for setting up of 180 MW Bajoli-Holi Hydroelectric project on the basin of river Ravi in between Bajoli and Holi.

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Shimla, February 19: The government today cancelled the licence issued to JP Cements for a cement plant in Chamba district for failing to show satisfactory progress.

Soil Gas Meters installed at various locations

A research team of Career Point University has undertaken a project expected to open new frontiers in earthquake detection in the region. Under the project, headed by Dr Naveen Thakur and Dr Jitender, assistant professors in the university's Physics Department, Soil Gas Meters (SGMs) have been installed at different locations.

Biting cold wave conditions abated in the state as the minimum temperature increased by a few notches and the weather remained dry due to overcast skies.

Higher reaches in tribal areas of Keylong, Udaipur and Kalpa had recorded 2 cm of fresh snow.

The Asian Development Bank has agreed to finance the construction of the 48 MW Surgani-Sundla hydro-electric project in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.