Roorkee: Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has slapped a stiff joint penalty of almost Rs 4.8 lakh on two senior engineers of the department for “an inordinate delay in providing

NAINITAL: A water rationing system implemented in January to save Naini lake – the main source of water for Nainital – has left around 600 families in the lake town almost without water.

Dehradun: According to the recently published National Family Health Survey (NFHS) IV, as many as 72.5% of children surveyed in the age group of 12 to 23 months, considered a crucial period in a ch

DEHRADUN: Successive air quality surveys are presenting an alarming trend of cities in Uttarakhand in particular state capital Dehradun -- considered a green haven with clean and fresh air -– being

NAINITAL: A forest fire engulfed 10 acres of Tirachhakhet in Bhowali, 7 km from Nainital town, on Tuesday, triggering panic as flames reached dangerously close to about a dozen houses in the area.

UTTARKASHI/DEHRADUN: When the rhododendron blooms in Uttarakhand, there is a special cheer that spreads in the hills which only the beautiful red flowers can bring.

DEHRADUN: Over 400 students from 37 different schools took part in an environmental pledge to save the planet and to improve water, sanitation and hygiene for every child at the Parmarth Niketan as

Nainital: The Supreme Court has stayed Uttarakhand high court’s order banning any construction within a radius of 2 km from major lakes in Nainital, including Naini lake.

DEHRADUN: More than a year ago, the National Tiger Conservation Authority had recommended notifying Nandhaur wildlife sanctuary as a tiger reserve but soon after the proposal was met with oppositio

Nainital: The Uttarakhand high court on Wednesday asked the state government to file its reply on the formation of a lake in Gaumukh, due to landslides in October and December, by February 16.