Shimla faces acute drinking water crisis

Shimla: The state capital is heading towards water scarcity as civic authorities have decided to ration water supply to its residents. The town is reeling under acute water shortage. Most of the water channels that were meeting water requirements of the town had dried up. Against a daily requirement of 45 MLD of water, the […]

Himachal hills sizzle with high temperatures

Shimla: High temperatures continued across Himachal Pradesh on Sunday with Shimla recording a high of 29.1 degrees during the day. However Una recorded a maximum temperature of 42.2 degrees Celsius, the weatherman said. ‘Most of the towns Sunday recorded a maximum temperature of three to seven notches above the average, mainly due to lack of […]

Oberoi Wildflower Hall served notice for environmental felony in Himachal

Shimla: Oberoi Group’s flagship Wildflower Hall hotel in Shimla has been served notice by the state’s pollution control board for violating environmental norms. State pollution control board member-secretary Nagin Nanda told news agencies that a notice has been issued to Wildflower Hall hotel for discharging sewage into a natural nallah in forests adjoining the hotel […]

Why Neogal Hydropower Project in Palampur does not deserve Carbon Credits

Concerned Citizens and Environment Action groups of Palampur have submitted detailed objections on the proposal by OM Power Project to claim Carbon Credits under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), to the United Nations Framework for Climate Change Convention’s (UNFCCC) Executive Board highlighting the serious damages caused by the 15 MW project to the Neogal river […]

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