Almora: More than 100 half-burnt and fully burnt trees were allegedly cut in high-altitude villages of Gunji and Navi near Dharchula in Kumaon recently in contravention of rules, local villagers ha

DEHRADUN/ALMORA: Over 900 villages across the state had plunged into darkness when cloudbursts and incessant rains hit Uttarakhand on July 1. Of these, around 150 are still in the dark.

ALMORA: A recent review of the Uttarakhand government agenda of providing adequate sanitation facilities in rural households in Almora in 2015-16 showed that 27% of the population in the rural area

ALMORA: The district of Almora has been selected for a pilot project to study means of disaster management, jointly organized by the National Institute of Disaster Management, under the home minist

In a bid to stem the ever-increasing problem of migration from the hills, the state government is investing about Rs 35 crore in projects related to agriculture and horticulture.

ALMORA: Severe rain and hailstorm, which lashed many parts of Kumaon and Garhwal last week, dashed the hopes of thousands of farmers who saw their crops getting destroyed much like their counterpar

There is good news in store for Almora residents as the town is set to get uninterrupted water supply in the summer after the Kosi river barrage, which is expected to be completed by April, is func

Bageshwar town, the headquarters of Bageshwar district, has no sewers.