DEHRADUN: In a first, members of paramilitary forces like BSF, ITBP, CSIF etc along with forest officials were provided training at the Forest Research Institute (FRI) on Monday on "Forest Fire Dis

DEHRADUN: With dengue claiming its first victim in Uttarakhand, the citizens are a worried lot.

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Governor Dr K K Paul constituted a high-powered committee on Monday to prepare a detailed report on the causes and other aspects of the forest fires in Uttarakhand.

The National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS), G. B.

DEHRADUN: Showing solidarity by coming out openly in support of the fight against mining on the banks of Ganga river in Haridwar spearheaded by Matri Sadan institute, various environmental groups s

DEHRADUN: The schools in Doon valley and Mussoorie which generate a large amount of the waste produced in the two towns, are now starting to get serious about eco-friendly waste management.

DEHRADUN: It was hard work acknowledged for Preeti Handa Kakkar, a Doon professor who recently bagged the "Young scientist award" for her work presented on how fish health and aquatic life is distu

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand's capital will see a blanket ban on the use of polythene bags by July 17, and violators will have to cough up steep spot fine of up to Rs 5,000.