The fact that national-and state-level policy to tackle the monkey menace in the last five years has been driven by orders from the judiciary and not from the legislature is indicative of both the

villagers of Paonta Sahib tehsil in Himachal Pradesh have accused pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy of not complying with an order of the Himachal Pradesh High Court passed on July 27, 2006, staying its

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Kullu is a major growing district of Himachal Pradesh. The study was undertaken with the specific objective to examine the cost of cultivation of garlic in the valley in terms of various farm management cost concepts.

Irrigation is human being's efforts to substitute for any deficiency in natural rainfall with the objective of a steady expansion in crop output. The impact of irrigation on income/output is a difference between the magnitude of irrigated and un-irrigated income/over all crop yield per hectare.

protests against the 1,000-mw Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Project in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh, took a violent turn on December 9, 2006, when the police opened fire on protestors trying to break

The Himalayas possess one of the largest resources of snow and ice, which act as a huge freshwater reservoir. Monitoring the glaciers is important to assess the overall reservoir health. In this investigation, glacial retreat was estimated for 466 glaciers in Chenab, Parbati and Baspa basins from 1962.

This paper documents the main findings of the vulnerable profiling work carried out in the State of Himachal Pradesh, India, as a mean to support the planning of food security and livelihoods promoting interventions at the state level. The paper analyses the main characteristics and causes of food insecurity and vulnerability, seeking to identify who and where the vulnerable and food insecure are, why they are at risk of becoming food insecure and what options exist to reduce this risk.

Studies carried out in Sal forest of Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh revealed that the artificially reclaimed sites develop much faster in terms of soil and vegetation as compared to abandoned mines.