An earthquake rocked the Kangra valley at 5:51 pm today. It measured 3.6 on the Richter scale and lasted five seconds. Its epicentre was in the Kangra mountains. The impact was experienced in Kangra, Chamba
Against attack on Morcha leaders SHIMLA: Hundreds protested against the February 14 attack on five leaders of
Impact of exceptionally high rain and snowfall on Chir pine plantations in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh
Climate and its variability have been and continues to be the principal source of exceptional fluctuations which wreaked havoc on forests. In Chamba, up to an elevation of 1,800 m chir pine (Pinus roxburghii Sargent) is the main naturally occurring coniferous tree in forests.
The role of hydroelectric power projects in the climate change: a case study of Ravi basin in Himachal Pradesh
Dams have had serious impacts on the lives, livelihoods, cultures and spiritual existence of indigenous, tribal and illiterate people, moreover on the physical environmental conditions and on the biodiversity of the area concerned. The dam related developmental activities in Ravi catchment area have been threatening the biodiversity in the whole catchment.
Apple orchard characterization using remote sensing and GIS for Kinnaur, Chamba and Sirmaur districts in Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh offers ideal condition for horticulture-based economy because of its diversity in topography, altitude, and agro-climate.
Patients seek cures from a variety of medical systems. In the traditional medical systems, medical traditions partly cover other sectors of social life. In contrast to traditional health care system, the official health care system is based on Western science and technology. Gaddis employ different ways in case of sickness. Traditional medical knowledge is coded in to household cooking practices, home remedies; ill health prevention and health maintenance beliefs and routines. Like other rural parts of India, health care in Bharmour among Gaddis is characterised by medical pluralism.
<font class="UCASE"><b>goa town planning minister resigns:</b></font> Embroiled in a controversy over the Goa State Regional Plan 2011, the state's town and country planning minister, Atanasio Monserrate, resigned from the cabinet on January 3, 2006. In less than a week, the Goa chief minister, Pratapsinh Rane, sworn in BJP legisator Manohar Azgaokar in his place. Rane described the resignation as a decision "taken in haste'. But Monserrate blamed his party colleagues for his resignation, as they did not back him in the controversy surrounding the regional plan.