Shimla: Himachal will take up the issue of illegal mining from the riverbed in the Damtal-Chakki area of Kangra and Paonta Sahib in Sirmaur with the neighbouring states to check the illegal practic

Green tribunal stays land acquisition process

A new technology is all set to rapidly revolutionise Himachal Pradesh

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forest has decided to withhold forest clearance to Sutlej basin Shongtang-Karcham (450 MW) hydel project in Kinnaur district of Himachal Prdaesh, but has decided to give its go-ahead to Chanju-I (36MW)

Dharamsala: The Congress will oppose Grasim industries

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has rejected the proposal of the Himachal government to use 775 hectares of forestland for the Renuka Dam project in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh.

The project was categorised as one of national importance. Once completed, it was supposed to provide 275 million gallons of potable water per day to Delhi.

Two labourers lost their lives and three people were injured at Kanlog in Shimla due to heavy rains on Sunday morning. A temporary hutment made of tin sheets collapsed in an under-construction building resulting in the death of two people.

The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has sanctioned Rs 145.72 crore for the construction of carriageways along nearly 89 kilometres of road on two major national highways, mainly in the districts of Kangra and Sirmaur.

Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said he received a communication on this from Union Minister for Surface Transport Kamal Nath on Monday.

Solan: Jain Irrigation Systems Limited, world

Of the 151 fire incidents reported in last one week, at least 95% were forest fires

With the temperatures remaining nearly 10-12 degrees Celsius above normal, amid the extreme dry weather conditions, forest fires are spreading fast across the state. Nearly 150 fire incidents across six districts of the state were reported in the last one week.

And the summer has only begun.