Around 200 individuals in the state will now be known as ‘power farmers’, thanks to Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) that has roped in natives to set up solar power generatio

DEHRADUN: Gangotri glacier, one of the largest in Uttarakhand, is retreating at 12 metres per year, said scientists at the GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED) who a

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand has the higher number of landslide prone or unstable zones among the north Himalayan states including Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, according to a report submitted i

DEHRADUN: It was a joyride that turned fatal on Sunday afternoon when the car of four Rishikesh-based youngsters got buried under the huge debris of a landslide near Narendra Nagar, blocking the Ri

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.

DEHRADUN: In an attempt to promote solar power generation in the state, the Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) has decided to set up over 2,000 units which will produce 44 MW o

As many as 76 villages in Uttarakhand have been living in the dark since 1947, the year in which India attained independence.

Much like the calculation of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) that indicates a country's economic health, the Dehradun-based Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organization (HESCO) is

DEHRADUN: Rapid concretization is sweeping across rural Uttarakhand as per the latest census report, which states that about 78.81% of houses are 'pucca houses'.

At least seven permissions for sand mining, many of them given last year, were found to be in violation of norms laid down by the Union ministry of environment and forests.