Illegal dumping at the Suketi khud on the outskirts of the town is going on unabated for the past few days. Debris and mud can be seen on the banks of the Suketi khud.

More than 700 fish have died in the past three days at Rewalsar Lake situated in the Rewalsar town of Mandi district.

Unscientific mining and lack of mining policy based on scientific data was creating a situation for natural disasters in Himachal Pradesh.

The situation was such that on the one hand, the debris being created from infrastructure projects such as power and road constructions was being dumped in rivers, thereby raising their water levels, especially during monsoons, while on the other, illegal mining was destroying the ecology of many rivers and threatening national infrastructure.

Though the Supreme Court has given directions to the state government to check illegal mining along riverbeds, large-scale illegal mining of sand from the Beas is going on unchecked from Jalogi to

The German Development Financial Institution, KfW, has agreed to finance Rs 1,700 crore for the 191-MW Thana Plaun Hydroelectric Project on the Beas in Mandi district under the "Himalayan Developme

After getting a cold response from the past governments, residents of eight panchayats under Sundernagar subdivision in Mandi district have again pinned their hopes on the Virbhadra Singh-led Congr

The people of Sutlej valley have rejected the draft study report on the cumulative environment impact on the river basin presented by the Indian Council for Forestry Research and Education, Dehradun, on behalf of the Himachal Pradesh government.

Local representatives and environmentalists said over the weekend that a month’s notice should have been given for the public consultation after sharing the executive summary of the environment impact assessment (EIA) report under the Environment Impact Assessment Notification. They complained that a short notice of just four days was given to the stakeholders.

As the state high court and national green tribunal have hardened their stand on pollution taking place in Himachal Pradesh, now the state Pollution Control Board too has started acting tough again

Encouraged by the success of the vulture propagation and conservation project, the wildlife wing of the Forest Department has decided to broaden the ambit of the project by bringing other species like eagles, buzzards and falcons under it.

The dwindling population of vultures in the state has registered an appreciable increase to almost 800 ever since protected areas were created for these natural scavengers in Kangra district.

American and Norweigian wildlife experts will help the Forest Department in mapping the sites where leopard attacks have been common.