NEW DELHI: In a bid to preserve the eco- sensitive Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, the National Green Tribunal today declared it a "silence zone" and prohibited religious offerings

KATHMANDU: Global warming is not only posing a serious threat to glaciers, it will also result in a loss of 33 per cent of total ice volume in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region by the end of th

In this season of elections in Meghalaya, cherry blossoms bloomed late leading to controversies over the state government’s much hyped festival and leaving Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, whose brainc

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pratiba Naitthani Vs. Union of India & Others dated 07/11/2017 regarding Gauri Kund spring near Kedarnath in the Himalayan Range in the State of Uttarakhand.

NGT directs the State of Uttarakhand and CGWA to make every effort to restore the hot spring which had been destroyed in 2013 during a natural calamity.

Aparna Pande, director of Hudson's India Initiative, said that weak states and contested sovereignties across the Himalayas have induced a number of regional actors to seek deeper physical and econ

Women, who do the majority of drudge work, in the economically and environmentally fragile Hindu Kush Himalayas region are disproportionately impacted by the effects of climate change.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Abhimanyu Rathor Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 19/09/2017 regarding degradation of environment and receding of the glaciers at Rohtang Pass. The Counsel appearing for the Applicant prays for time to file the Scheme for Rehabilitation (after the NGT ban on commercial activities and restrictions on the number of vehicles plying for tourists) in relation to house owners, taxis, particularly, diesel taxis, partial rehabilitation and incentive program for the people involved in tourism activities in these areas.

Move Will Alert People In Seismic Cities

Pheasants and Finches - two of the flagship Himalayan species seem to be reeling under the threat of climate change, states the preliminary findings of survey by Bombay Natural History Society (BNH

Vulture conservationists have stressed on the need to form state Vulture Conservation Action Plan to protect the species as electrocution continues to be a major threat to them in Uttarakhand.

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