Himachal Pradesh has set up biodiversity management committees initially in 366 gram panchayats in biodiversity-rich Chamba, Kullu, Shimla, Sirmaur, Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti districts under a Unite

With a backdrop of the snow-capped Himalayas stretched out across a vibrant blue sky, it is hard to dispute the sign as you enter Komik that declares it to be the world’s highest village with a roa

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushma Bisht Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 09/08/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management at Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. The Deputy Commissioner, Mandi submits before the Tribunal that the matter in relation to municipal solid waste, landfill and plant at Mandi are being taken up by all concerned authorities with utmost seriousness and certain finances have also been received by him. NGT grants time by way of last opportunity.

Shimla: Taking cognizance of the illegal felling of 477 trees in Tara Devi temple area of Shimla, National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the concerned people to plant 4,770 trees, besides payin

Torrential rain last night resulted in flash flood at Gazan village, about 12 km from here, and damaged roads, houses and vehicles.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Dutta Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/08/2017 regarding forest fires across the State of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. NGT directs that the MoEF & CC in consultation with the States formulate National policy/Guidelines for forest fire prevention and control, which should be updated periodically.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on Its Own Motion Versus State of Himachal Pradesh dated 01/08/2017 regarding large scale illegal felling of trees near Tara Devi Temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The trees were of Deodar and Oak and were on a private property adjoining to Tara Devi temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Further, it was reported in the newspaper that cutting of the trees was without prior permission of the authorities.

Darlaghat units exempted from being included in eco-sensitive zone of Majathal sanctuary

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 21/07/2017 regarding degradation of environment and receding of the glaciers at Rohtang Pass, Himachal Pradesh. National Green Tribunal directed the Himachal Pradesh government to file an affidavit stating the number of taxis operating in Kulu and Manali under the different associations as well as a status report on the ropeway project on the Manali-Rohtang road.

Himachal Pradesh Government was promoting alternative sources of energy like solar and wind energy for consumers of tribal and far flung areas of the State, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said in S