Taking cognizance of the illicit felling of a deodar tree despite a ban, the Himachal Pradesh high court on Tuesday summoned top state government officials.

SHIMLA: Keeping in view the multiple uses of bamboo and its products, Himachal Pradesh's forest department will soon launch a bamboo-based livelihood project, it was announced on Thursday.

Rain damage has mounted to Rs 48 crore in Kangra district in the last two months. Deputy Commissioner, Kangra, Ritesh Chauhan, stated this at a press conference today.

The 2005 Kashmir earthquake of magnitude Mw 7.6 produced 75 km surface rupture showing 3–7 m vertical offset. The surface rupture nearly coinciding with the bedrock geology-defined Balakot-Bagh Fault (BBF) indicates reactivation of the fault. The BBF extends SE with right-step to the Reasi Thrust in Jammu region. Further SE extension of the Reasi Thrust has been mapped with different nomenclature to the 1905 Kangra earthquake meizoseismal region, suggesting linkage between the earthquake and the active fault.

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Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma today stated that land would not be acquired without the consent of farmers for the expansion of the Kangra airport.

Despite the High Court order, the felling of deodar trees continues unabated in Dharamkot and McLeodganj.

The ailing Kangra-tea industry may get a fresh lease of life with the high possibility of it getting the Geographical Indication (GI) registration with the European Commission (EC) which will open

Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday said 20 swine flu deaths have been reported in the state, while 79 patients are still admitted in different hospitals of the state.