Manali: A international conference on sea-buckthorn is to be held in India, Ravi Thakur, the legislator from Lahaul and Spiti disclosed to Hill Post. Thakur, who along with scientists from Palampur Agriculture University are on tour to Potsdam, Germany, to attend a seven-day International Conference on sea-buckthorn said that efforts…Read more ›
Articles by: Sanjay Dutta
Sanjay Dutta, an engineer by qualification but is a journalist by choice.
He has worked for the premier new agency Press Trust of India and leading English daily Indian Express.
With more than a decade of experience, he has been highlighting issues related to environment, tourism and other aspects affecting mountain ecology.
Sanjay Dutta lives in a village close to Manali in Kullu valley of Himachal.
Manali: Three persons, including two children, were killed and fourteen others injured when their vehicle skidded off the Naggar-Jana road, yesterday morning and rolled about 500 feet down the hillside near Nagger, 22 Kms from here in Kullu district. Seven of those injured in the accident are stated to be…Read more ›
Manali: Two weeks Bird Ringing specialized Training for wild life guards and establishing Bird Ringing Centre at Sairopa of Great Himalayan National Park concluded today at Sairopa.In which 368 number birds of 57 species were captured and ringed during the exercise disclosed Conservator of Forests GHNP, Mr. B S Rana….Read more ›
Manali: Construction work on the strategically important Rohtang tunnel , a 1,495-crore ($290 million) project near Manali in Himachal Pradesh came to a partial halt after a portion of the tunnel collapsed , official sources disclosed on Saturday. No loss of life has been reported. According to the sources, a…Read more ›
Manali, Oct 13: Three trekkers, including one British national, were reported dead in landslide hit area below Shetidhar peak, about 35km from here. A group of climbers was coming back towards Beas Kund after successful summit of Shetidhar peak yesterday at around 3.30pm. Police and experts from the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and…Read more ›
Manali: Propagating from US to Maharashtra, then many other southern and northern states of India, the invasive and poisonous weed “congress grass” (parthenium) is now spreading unbelievably fast in Himachal Pradesh and causing “flora terrorism”. The gajar buti, carrot weed or Congress grass (Parthenium hysterophorus) is becoming a nuisance not only…Read more ›
Manali: Environmentalists say retreating glaciers and melting snows on high Himalayan peaks could impact millions of people in the Indian subcontinent who rely on rivers fed by the massive ice sheets on the mountains. A surge in tourism is impacting the mountains in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state. Tucked in the…Read more ›
Manali: Tweleve patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite found in areas with heavy scrub vegetation, have been reported at Lady Willington Hospital Manali disclosed Dr Philip Alex Medical superintend of Hospital Twelve cases was reported this year out was which three…Read more ›
Manali: The recent havoc in Uttrakhand and Kinnaur that not only caused an unparalleled disaster but has forced few societies with similar geographical conditions to reconsider the development plans being pursued in their areas and the results that could follow. Tribal people of Lahaul and Spiti, a tribal district of…Read more ›
Manali: The nightmare of sudden outburst of clouds in Uttarakhand resulting in massive destruction that has taken thousands of human lives only exemplifies the gross environmental geo- disturbances having been allowed in the Himalayan belt. No less harm has been caused in the Kullu – Manali valley for depletion of natural…Read more ›