The reports on the jaundice outbreak in Shimla and Solan submitted to the state government by the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have

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

Officials of Paonta Sahib regional office of the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) today collected samples of waste water of a pharmaceutical unit following complaints by local villagers that th

Solan, December 23: With gram sabhas failing to identify eligible families that are supposed to benefit from the centrally-sponsored National Food Security Scheme introduced in October last year in

With few facilities for the safe and scientific disposal of municipal solid waste in various semi-urban and rural habitations in Solan district, people here are a worried lot.

To counter the increasing incidents of illegal mining for sand and gravel and their smuggling to Punjab and Haryana, the hill state is gearing up to check it by strengthening the hands of the Minin

To deal sternly with any kind of violations by cement plants, the state government today directed the Mining, Excise, Forest and Environment Departments to initiate action against JayPee Cement com

The state Pollution Control Board is finally devising a strategy to deal with the situation in the state's industrial hub of Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN).

Nearly 50 per cent of the 2,063 units operating in the state are working without valid consent, thus adding to pollution in industrial areas.

The Darlaghat-based cement plant of Ambuja Cements Limited (ACL) has been forced to shut its operations since Monday following pending clearance of its mining lease.

The action follows the issuance of a notice by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) on January 22 where the plant has been directed to stop its operations with immediate effect as it had failed to procure the mandatory clearance from the National Wildlife Board (NWB).