Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 10/10/2019 regarding pollution of river Ashwani Khud in Himachal Pradesh. The river was found to be full of plastic. There was accumulation of solid waste in the drains joining the river. The Tribunal in its previous order had called for regular removal and cleaning and installation of trap nets on major rivulets and drains connected to Ashwani Khud.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sher Singh Vs Govt. of Himachal Pradesh dated 16/05/2019 regarding illegal encroachment of the government land in forest area of Mauza NAC Narkanda, Tehsil Kumarsain.

Among the orders was also one which stated that no diversion of the forest lands allotted to a Protection Working Circle in any Working Plan under FRA and FCA must take place till the next date of

SMC asked to deposit Rs 3 cr for cutting 530 deodars, another 700 affected trees

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suresh Gupta Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 02/01/2019 regarding illegal felling of green trees in Shimla. Also in spite of the order of the High Court, numbers have not been mentioned on the trees. The marking on the trees is by washable paint which is fading.

SHIMLA/DHARAMSHALA: Major fires reported in large areas of the state have claimed four lives so far, including of deputy ranger Ashok Kumar, while six people were injured in fire-fighting operation

Dust storm hits many places in Jodhpur and Bikaner divisions in Rajasthan

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Shiv Singh & Others Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 25/04/2018 regarding land acquisition proceedings initiated by the state of Himachal Pradesh for acquisition of the appellants land under the provisions of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013. The acquisition was for public purpose, namely, "construction of road from Bus Stand Ruhil to Upper Ruhil via Kuper”.

The Himachal Pradesh government may file a review petition in the Supreme Court against a National Green Tribunal (NGT) directive banning constructions in green belts in Shimla, a state minister in

SHIMLA: With the existing dry weather conditions posing threat of jaundice and some cases already being reported from Mandi, Solan and Shimla districts, Himachal Pradesh chief secretary Vineet Chaw