If the Indian paper industry has to grow exponentially, it must upgrade the quality of its product with one simple input: the increased use of pcc or precipitated calcium carbonate, which is found in abundance in Sirmour district of Himachal Pradesh or continue to face the threat of imported high grade paper at a high cost. This is the contention of a Florida-based scientist Dr.

Hathli is sub-tributary of river Beas in outer Himalayas. It is getting polluted due to wastewater of Hamirpur town in Himachal Pradesh, India. The pollution impact is severest in the low flow months. Steep slopes, pools, riffles and small waterfalls thus characterize the stream. the streambed consists of stones and cobbles.

Can a town be overweight? Shimla, capital of Himachal Pradesh, has managed to become just that. The load, as always, has been piling on over the years. In this case, storey by storey.
The erstwhile summer capital of the British empire, once hailed as the Queen of Hill Stations, has now become an outsized, uncontrolled monster in urgent need of therapy.

A meet on evaluating the value of forests

Himachal government plans to denotify four sanctuaries

Bhoomi, Karnataka: computerised 20 million records and fully implemented in all 177 talukas Tamil Nilam, Tamil Nadu: covers 206 talukas and provides additional services of birth/death

Land rights and their divine connection

Divine wrath could put ski resort deal on ice

Blast in illegal drug unit in Solan

This book explores two principal contradictions in environmental politics in India--between conservation and large-scale development projects, and between short-term electoral politics and long-term imperatives of environmental conservation. The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in Himachal Pradesh, north-western India, is home to the western Tragopan--an endangered pheasant. It shares its habitat with the local population living on the park's fringes. This book demonstrates that both conservation and development are inter-related and inherently political.

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