Dharamsala: The Himachal Pradesh High Court has formed a committee under Deputy Commissioner, Kangra, RS Gupta, to submit a report on the impact of illegal mining on two railway bridges over the Ch

Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday urged the Centre to declare five existing road stretches in the state as National Highways to help strengthen the network in rural areas, which are emerging a

Season’s Toll: 30 Dead, 233cr Property Damaged, Major Roads Hit

Dharamsala: The state government would consider action against mining officials of Kangra district for failing to check illegal mining in the Beas and the Chaki rivers.

Many rail bridges in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir are facing threat of being damaged due to illegal quarrying of stone and other building materials from the riverbeds by the minin

Fifty-four hospitals were given show cause notices after they were found violating norms of bio-medical waste disposal last week, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) said on Sunday.

Patiala: The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) conducted surprise checks at 108 hospitals and health-care facilities across the state yesterday evening to check violations of the Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998.

During checking which continued till late in the evening, eight government hospitals and 12 private hospitals were found violating various provisions of BMW

Wildlife officials have set up diclofenac-safe

Ambika Soni, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Rajya Sabha Member from Punjab, has released a total of Rs 3.20 crore during the year 2010 under the MPLADS (Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme) fund for various projects in different districts of Punjab.

The funds have been released on the requests of political representatives of the people of villages from the H

Union Minister for Power and senior leader of All India Congress Committee, Sushil Kumar Shinde has said that 1000-MW Thermal Power Project was coming up near Pathankot shortly and people of J&K will be benefited in big way.

Addressing a large gathering at a function organized by J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) at Muthi to commemorate the martyrdom day of Mahatma Gandhi, Mr Shinde who was

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