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

The Kangra district Vigilance and Anti- Corruption Bureau (VACB) had started a spot inquiry into the alleged illegal felling of trees on private lands under Suliali gram panchayat on Sunday.It has

A mysterious vegetable disease has hit the bumper tomato crop at Lagor village under the Ganhi-Lagor panchayat in the Nurpur block known for producing hybrid tomato for years.

A special police force comprising 31 police personnel, which was deployed about a fortnight ago to guard the Chakki riverbed in the lower Kangra district to check illegal mining, has been withdrawn.

The force was deployed at seven places to keep a round-the-clock vigil on illegal mining in the riverbed. Though following the directions of the high court the police had set up two chowkis at Kandwal and Tika Pail in March 2010, it seemed ‘ineffective’ to check the menace. The sudden withdrawal had evoked a sharp reaction from environmentalists in the area.

There is a ray of hope for Pong Dam oustees from Himachal Pradesh who have been fighting the Rajasthan government for over 50 years to get land allotted to them in lieu of their land acquired for t

The traditional rainwater harvesting system of lower hill areas is being neglected by the government.

The Union Minister of Agriculture has accorded administrative approval for the implementation of a Pilot Weather-Based Crop Insurance Scheme (WBICS) for rabi 2012-13 season.

An earthquake rocked the Kangra valley at 5:51 pm today. It measured 3.6 on the Richter scale and lasted five seconds. Its epicentre was in the Kangra mountains.

Higher parts of Himachal Pradesh witnessed unseasonal snowfall on Tuesday while several other parts of the State received heavy rain as the monsoon remained active in the region.

Lahaul and Spiti districts received snowfall during the month of September after 21 years, while Rohtang Pass (13,050 ft), the sprawling Dhauladhar ranges in Kangra, Sarchu, Kunzam, Baralacha and Chansel passes also got snowfall.

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