India will host a special side event during the UN Climate Change Conference opening on Monday at Marrakech, Morocco, on the 12 Himalayan States that face the impact of a changing climate.
After a meeting with Uttarakhand officials, the Union Environment Ministry agreed to permit 10 hydroelectric power projects of less than 25MW capacity approved prior to the date of eco-sensitive zo
Four days after the Rajasthan Congress leaders met the Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in New Delhi to request for a probe into an alleged scam in a
With the appointment of the third committee of experts by the Union Environment Ministry to review a few contentious hydroelectric power projects in Uttarakhand, the debate on their feasibility has
For the first time in India, a system to detect earthquakes and disseminate warnings has been installed in Uttarakhand, where researchers have predicted an earthquake of magnitude 8 or greater.
With illegal sand-mining continuing unabated in the Ganga in Haridwar district, Swami Shivanand of the Matri Sadan Ashram has resumed his fast.
“Temblor might occur tomorrow, or 50 years later, but it will hit the State”
The Supreme Court has declined to intervene in the case in which the Nainital High Court had ordered the Uttarakhand government to return about 100 acres of land to the Chharba gram panchayat.
Uttarakhand, the State with the second highest tiger population after Karnataka, now has a second tiger reserve, besides the Corbett Tiger Reserve.
Illegal mining continues in many areas in Haridwar, despite a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order banning such activity.
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