Himachal rattled with earthquake for third day

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh was rocked with a slight intensity quake on Thursday evening. The tremor, measuring 3 on Richter Scale, occurred at 8:30 PM. There were no immediate reports of any injuries or damage. The epicentre of the earthquake was the Chamba – Lahaul border which was the same on Tuesday and Wednesday. Yesterday, Himachal Pradesh […]

Himachal HC notice to HIMUDA, SMC over JNNURM projects

Himachal HC notice to HIMUDA, SMC over JNNURM projects

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday asked Commissioner of Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) to file an affidavit on the delay in making functional Auckland tunnel, built with JNNURM funds, in the city. The court also issued direction to HIMUDA and SMC to file affidavit about the progress with regard to housing projects Ashiana-1 and […]

Hydel projects in Himachal a threat to eco-system

Hydel projects in Himachal a threat to eco-system

All power companies, big or small, and corporate houses executing various hydel projects in different valleys of Himachal Pradesh are playing dangerous games with the ecosystem. These companies have been openly flouting environment norms. There has been large-scale destruction of herbs, shrubs and trees. Dumping of debris in the local khuds and reserve forests has […]

Monsoon hits Himachal Pradesh

Monsoon hits Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: The monsoon finally reached Himachal Pradesh with state witnessing heavy showers in the past 24 hours bringing cheers to the farmers across the state. Showers lashed Shimla, Manali and other towns, leading to a sharp fall in temperatures. Manmohan Singh, director of the meteorological office in Shimla said the southwest monsoon has arrived at various […]

Himachal High Court says no to Sundernagar cement plant

Himachal High Court says no to Sundernagar cement plant

Shimla: In a major win for the environmentalist groups and NGOs in Himachal Pradesh, the green bench of Himachal Pradesh High Court today quashed the environmental clearance granted to Harish Cements Limited for it’s proposed cement plant near Sundernagar. The bench of Justice Rajeev Sharma and Justice Deepak Gupta said that the central government had […]

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