The State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has finally woken up to chalk out an action plan to address air pollution in the state’s industrial hub of Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN) after it figured

SHIMLA: Taking cognizance of the burning of medical waste generated by medical colleges- Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Shimla, and Dr Rajendra Prasad Medical College and Hospital, Tan

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Baljeet Singh Vs. UOI & Ors. dated 16/05/2017 regarding illegal sand mining along Neugal river, Palampur District, Himachal Pradesh.

NGT directs the miners whose tractors have been impounded to pay environmental compensation of Rs. 7,500 each which would be paid to the Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board and also file an undertaking before the Tribunal, the Pollution Control Board and the Police Authority that they would not use the tractors for carrying on illegal mining activity and transportation of such material.

Despite a complete ban on mining in the state and subsequent orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the administration has so far failed to check illegal mining going on in the rivulets of th

The first-ever Disaster Analysis and Management report compiled by the state government emphasises the high vulnerability of major parts of five districts of Kangra, Chamba, Hamirpur, Kullu and Man

As many as 150 water supply schemes with estimated expenditure of Rs 1716.59 crore under various components of Prime Minister Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) submitted by the Himachal Government are

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Narinder Kumar Shukla & Others Vs Jagish Saphiya & Others dated 27/05/2016 regarding a stone crusher unit from the bank of river Beas with its junction of Khad Bhariva at Village Sakoh, Tehsil Jaisinghpur, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Prashanti Surya Construction Co. (M/s Prashanti Surya Construction Co.) & Others Vs Central Empowered Committee & Others dated 04/05/2016 regarding hotel, shopping complex and bus stand constructed by M/s Prashanti Surya Construction, at Mcleodganj, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh in alleged violation of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

SHIMLA: No monkey business any more — at least in tourist hotspot Shimla. Declared vermin, the marauding monkeys will be shot down in areas outside forests to check their menace.

Norms eased
— The Centre has authorised individual states to operate in their own area after obtaining permission.

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