The Himachal Pradesh government may file a review petition in the Supreme Court against a National Green Tribunal (NGT) directive banning constructions in green belts in Shimla, a state minister in

PUNE: January this year was something of a paradox in the age of global warming. It was the coldest January since 2012, but this winter was the fourth warmest the last 117 years.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Manali Hoteliers Association Vs Ramesh Chand & Others dated 05/03/2018 regarding hotel, lodges, home stays operating without consent of the State Pollution Control Board and flouting environmental laws in Manali, Himachal Pradesh. Manali Hoteliers Association had objected to the NGT Order which had asked for closure of hotels flouting environmental laws and said that Section 39 of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1977 prescribes the procedure for non-compliance which has to pass a statutory provision.

SHIMLA: Green activists have started opposing the construction of dams along the Yamuna basin.

Despite the HP High Court and National Green Tribunal (NGT) ban on illegal mining in the Neugal river, the menace continues unabated in the area.

SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh government is going to float global tender for the 960 MW Jangi-Thopan-Powari hydro power project proposed at Satluj basin in Kinnaur district.

SHIMLA: Failure of the authorities to check industrial pollution in Nalagarh area of Solan district is wreaking havoc on residents.

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today launched integrated power development scheme at Nagrota Bagwan to provide 24x7 power supply in 54 towns.

DHARAMSHALA: Chief minister Jairam Thakur during his address at CSK Agricultural University revealed that he had worked hard to make Himachal first open defecation free (ODF) state during his stint

Shimla: The state government has decided to rein in industrial units releasing pollutants into the Sirsa river in the Shiwalik foothills.