Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today announced the setting up of a state-level committee headed by him with the Leader of Opposition and experts as its other members to explore ways and means to ch

The Nepal earthquake has shifted the concern of experts towards unsafe buildings in the state. Falling in seismic zones IV and V, these high-rise buildings pose a threat to residents.

SHIMLA: Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, on Tuesday, said that impact of environmental changes and hazards is most significantly felt by those who live on ground zero.

Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday said 20 swine flu deaths have been reported in the state, while 79 patients are still admitted in different hospitals of the state.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Yogendra Mohan Sengupta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 12/03/2015 regarding non-forest activity in forest areas of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Court on its Motion Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Ors. dated 09/03/2015 regarding cutting of 200 trees near the Tara Devi Temple, Shimla. The Court in its order directed the State of Himachal Pradesh and Forest Department to submit the complete plan of reforestation in terms of the earlier order of the Tribunal on the next date of hearing.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Court on its Motion Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Ors. dated 22/01/2015 regarding cutting of trees near the Tara Devi Temple, Shimla.

In a first, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered three persons — the owner of the land, a hotelier and his agent — to pay a fine of Rs 10 lakh to the forest department for allegedly choppi

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Court on its Motion Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Ors. dated 20/01/2015. The Tribunal noted that the trees have been felled illegally, unauthorizedly and without permission of any of the competent authority. It is further stated that some of the trees have been felled in the Government forest land.

Biting cold wave conditions persisted in most parts of Himachal as minimum temperatures stayed close to freezing point.

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