Ajit Bhardwaj, Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Kangra, has recovered a fine of Rs 1 lakh from miners indulging in illegal mining in the subdivision during the last two months and impounded hundred

The Union Environment and Forest Ministry has approved the diversion of 1.80 hectares of forest land in the Sultilla area of Nurpur for constructing the proposed building of the local Arya Governme

Baijnath town and its adjoining dozen villages have been facing a drinking water crisis for the past four days.

Dharamsala, June 26: Heavy rainfall in the month of June in the lower areas of the state is a harbinger of flash floods.

The Wildlife Wing of the Forest Department will undertake a monkey census on June 29 to see whether the sterilisation of 68,000 simians in the state has succeeded in putting a much-needed check on

The final Census data has brought out an overall improvement in sex ratio in the state from 968 to 972 over a decade, but a declining trend in the rural areas is a cause of concern.

Notwithstanding the implementation of the Himachal Pradesh Groundwater (Regulation and Control of Development and Management) Act, the measure has failed to check overexploitation of groundwater du

The construction of the Shah Canal, which will bring the state’s share of irrigation water from Pong Dam to farmers of Kangra district after a wait of about 40 years, is complete.

Solid waste collected by the Dharamsala Municipal Council is being disposed of in an unscientific manner despite the fact that the civic body is spending lakhs of rupees for the purpose.

The state government will urge the Central Empowered Committee to exclude trees on private land from the working plan of the Forest Department in Kangra, Una and Hamirpur so that the locals can get