Taking a serious note on the issue of non-forest activity or construction in forest areas, particularly McLeodganj and Rivalsar (Mandi), the National Green Tribunal (NGT) restrained any person from

With the new Companies Act, 2013, making it mandatory for all the companies with a turnover of Rs 1,000 crore or net profit of Rs 5 crore or more to earmark 2 per cent of their net profit for the p

Conservationists, who raised voice against the killing of two leopards in Mandi by the hunter authorised by the Wildlife Department of the state, have alleged that the orders were fudged by certain

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Namita Maniktala Vs. State of HP & Ors dated 29/07/2013 regarding waste disposal in river Beas.

The flash flood triggered by landsides inundated 10 shops in the Bagi bazaar and washed away 12 bighas of land in Mandah and Baha villages in the Shegli gram panchayat in the Kataula area in Drang

Mandi, June 20: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today released Rs 10 crore to provide immediate relief to victims and the Border Roads Organisation for the restoration work on the Hindustan-Tibet Ro

Shimla, May 26: With the vulture population in the state going up from a mere 30 to 800 in the last one decade, the wildlife wing of the Forest Department has decided to identify new protected area

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.

Shimla, May 17: The state will import new and healthy genetic strains of trout from countries like Norway and Hungary with advice from experts at the Directorate of Cold Water Fisheries at Nainital

The state Wildlife Department will get a fresh population estimation of leopards, snow leopards and monkeys done with the help of experts who will suggest ways and means to reduce man-animal conflict resulting in increased attacks by wild animals.

Experts from an NGO headed by Vidya Athreya, a wildlife biologist, will hold a meeting with the officials of the Wildlife Department here on May 20 to work out a strategy for reducing the increasing man-animal conflict. There is also a proposal to undertake radio-collaring of at least six leopards which will help in analysing their behaviour and tracking their movement.

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