The health authorities have sounded an alert across the state following the death of a 16-month-old girl and a 65-year-old man, both from Una district, due to swine flu.

The ministry of environment, forests and climate change has sanctioned a project, Securing Livelihoods, Conservation, Sustainable Use and Restoration of High Range Himalayan Ecosystem (SECURE) whic

The High Court has refused to stay transfer of forest land to an Asian Development Bank-funded hydro-power project in Kinnaur district being executed by Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited.

Pollution control board to submit action plan before green tribunal by January 31

Order of the National in the matter of Prabh Dayal Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 09/01/2019 regarding a petrol pump sanctioned by HPCL namely M/s Ambika H.P. Center, Manali to Rohtang Road, village Bang, District Kullu, State of Himachal Pradesh is on the river bank and during flood lot of oil spilled over into the water. Location of the petrol pump is not as per Rules.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Namita Maniktala Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 09/01/2019 regarding compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 at Mandi in the State of Himachal Pradesh. The Tribunal has noted in earlier orders that the solid waste was being dumped in the river Bias on account of non-compliance of the rules by the concerned municipal local bodies.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Himachal Grit Udyog & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/01/2019 regarding stone crushing units in Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunita Thakur, Pradhan, Bageshwari Mahila Mandal, Sudher Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 02/01/2019 regarding illegal dumping of garbage in village Sudher near Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) workshop affecting public health which is contrary to the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suresh Gupta Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 02/01/2019 regarding illegal felling of green trees in Shimla. Also in spite of the order of the High Court, numbers have not been mentioned on the trees. The marking on the trees is by washable paint which is fading.

Shimla: With seven river stretches- Sukhana, Markanda, Sirsa, Ashwani, stretches of Beas, Giri and Pabbar-in Himachal Pradesh found to be polluted and identified as “critically polluted” , the Nati

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