SHIMLA: The local traders have welcomed the Himachal Pradesh government's recent notification of banning the use and sale of thermocol cutlery across the state.

With over 110 confirmed dengue cases reported in less than a week from the town of Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh, a central team is reaching there to deal with the situation, officials said on Sunda

SHIMLA: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) is not happy with the status report filed by the Himachal Pradesh government on pollution at Rohtang Pass.

Surge in cases in last one week; 8 more test positive on Thursday

In water-scarce Shimla, where energy ministers from across India flew to discuss woes of the power sector, the host state pushed for immediate and long-term reforms in the hydro power sector.

Himachal Pradesh government will soon study the vulnerability of all villages of the state towards climate change after which adaptation projects would be carried out.

SHIMLA: Three hydel power projects — Renuka dam, Kishau dam and Jispa dam — have seen no progress in the past three years, thus affecting power production in Himachal Pradesh and water and power ne

“Of total 21, which were taken up for discussions to remove all hurdles,11 projects ( 339 MW) were at the execution stage and 10 others had not made any progress for years.

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh's plans to harness hydropower in a big way have received a jolt with investors reluctant to take up projects.

SHIMLA: With a ban on thermocol cups and plates coming into force in Himachal Pradesh on June 5, the district administration of Sirmaur is planning to rope in self-help groups for producing traditi

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