One dozen stone crushers situated on the banks of the Beas in Jaisinghpur sub division will be closed following recent orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

With a two metre decline in groundwater level in the last 10 years, the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti has included Una in the list of 255 water-stressed districts in the country.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Kumar Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 04/07/2019 regarding hydro-stations in Himachal Pradesh not measuring the flow of water released to the downstream during the lean season which has resulted in higher pollution level and harm to the aquatic life due to water scarcity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Village Rampur, District Sirmaur Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 01/07/2019 regarding pollution caused by M/s Valley Iron & Steel Company, Rampur, Majri, Paonta Sahib, District Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. The complainant alleges burning of rubber tyres and using of prohibited raw materials in the processes of the unit.

Shimla: While Punjab has achieved the sustainable development target on under-five mortality rate (U5MR) with 25 deaths per 1,000 live births, Himachal Pradesh is yet to achieve the goal.

Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has bagged a mega engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order from SJVN Thermal Private Limited to set up a 2x660 MW ultra-s

The efforts to promote coffee cultivation in the temperate zone have started yielding the results and the area under the coffee plantation has increased four times from 7.34 hectares in 2014-15 to

The efforts of the wildlife wing of the Forest Department seems to have yielded positive results as there has been an appreciable increase in the number of the highly endangered snow leopards in th

Directorate of Energy, Government of Himachal Pradesh had undertaken the task of conducting Cumulative Environmental Impact Assessment (CEIA) Study for Chenab river basin in Himachal Pradesh with an objective to assess the cumulative impacts of hydropower development in the basin.

Severe heat wave conditions continued in Himachal and Una, which recorded a high of 45.2 degrees C, the temperature it witnessed on June 21, 2005.

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