Illegal stone mining is continuing unabated in the Jaunpur development region, causing ugly scars on mountains that have become loose due to digging.

Forest, Mining Department officials also involved, allege residents

Eminent environmentalist Suresh Bhai of the Himalayi Paryavaran Shiksha Sansthan based at Matali in Uttarkashi says both state and Union governments are playing politics and doing nothing to clean

The fragile eco-system around the Gangotri glacier cluster in Uttarkashi district is feeling the effects of global warming.

The 2 MLD sewage treatment plant (STP) at Gyansu in Uttarkashi that was constructed in 2010 is lying non-functional and untreated sewage is still flowing into the Bhagirathi.

Rocks, boulders and mud debris falling from Varunavat Parvat over the Tambakhani Tunnel shocked Mamta (5), a resident of the Gyansu area in Uttarkashi, as she woke up around midnight a few days ago

Deep cracks appearing on Varunavat Parvat above the Tambakhani tunnel in Uttarkashi district have led to continuous landslides due to heavy rains, resulting in road blockades.

Dehradun District Magistrate Ravinath Raman has broken the impasse between the Landour Cantonment Board and the Municipal Council (MC) of Mussoorie over garbage dumping in the cantonment area.

Away from all the attention being focused on the temple towns of Kedarnath and Badrinath, temples at Yamunotri and Gangotri, which compete the ‘char dham’ pilgrimage, are facing a serious risk.

Taking cue from the residents of remote villages in Kumaon region, the villagers from around more than dozen villages near Mussoorie have threatened to boycott the Lok Sabha elections if their dema