To counter the increasing incidents of illegal mining for sand and gravel and their smuggling to Punjab and Haryana, the hill state is gearing up to check it by strengthening the hands of the Minin

An earthquake of 4.2 magnitude hit the Kangra valley last night.

Una sizzles at 45ºC after 25 years

Despite the fact that there is a complete ban on mining and quarrying in the Neugal river and other tributaries of the Beas, large-scale illegal mining and quarrying is going on unchecked in Palamp

The encroachment of forest land on the McLeodganj-Dharamkot road has become a threat to reserve forests and rare deodar trees.

The ban on the sale of tea gardens is a bane for small farmers of Kangra.

Govt has neither legalised encroachments nor recovered lease money

Residents of Sakoh village near Dharamsala are up in arms against the supply of contaminated water. They alleged they were getting water infested with pests in taps.

Mining, despite a ban, in the Chakki rivulet in this subdivision bordering Punjab has been posing a threat to 12 gram panchayats, leaving local residents and environmentalists worried.

Once farmers of Khanni, Maira, Baduee, Baranda, Lodwan, Kandwal and Mohtli gram panchayats used to produce around 5,000 tonnes of foodgrain in a year by using the Chakki water for irrigation.

Palampur, April 23: Increase in cases of renal failure, gastric ulcer, hepatic, cancer and tuberculosis in the state has become a matter of serious concern.

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