Priyungal, a far-flung village situated at an altitude of 2,600 m in Kolka gram panchayat in Chamba district, has been identified to be made as a ‘model village’ under the the village development p

The residents have been protesting from a long time against the 1000 MW hydro electric project run by the private company Jaiprakash Associates. According to them, the project has directly affected the traditional sources of water and forests and has snatched the livelihood of hundreds of tribal families in the area.

The higher reaches of Chamba district today experienced the season’s first spell of snowfall.

Hunting is the prime suspect in the global extinction of many species and is posing a major threat to populations of hundreds of species worldwide even in the absence of other forms of habitat destruction.This study was designed to investigate impact of wild ungulate offtakes on their populations in the forests in and around Chamba district of the Western Indian Himalaya.

Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday urged the Centre to declare five existing road stretches in the state as National Highways to help strengthen the network in rural areas, which are emerging a

Having spent over Rs 50 lakh on executing development and cultural works under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MNREGA) scheme in villages covered under Har Gaon Ki Kahani, the Tourism Department will now link these places with established tourist circuits so as to bring dividends to people.

It is with the objective of promoting rural tourism and bringing into limelight c

The multi-crore Renuka Dam project is on hold, and 800 MW Kol Dam is also under the scanner of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests. Hul (4.5 M), a private sector project in Chamba, is witnessing daily protests by locals seeking scrapping of all the clearances given to it.

Members of the Sal Ghati Sangharsh Morcha have been on an indefinite protest in the Jadera area near Chamba against the 4.5-MW Hul stage-I micro hydel project for the past nine days.

Their contention is that there will be no water left for the ongoing and future drinking water and irrigation schemes for Sillagharat, Jadera, Barour, Sungal, Kaila and Paloohin gram panchayats if this project is a

Useasonal rains, hail and thunderstorm have hit Himachal

Manali: Heavy snowfall plunged the mercury few notches below freezing point in Himachal Pradesh