Haridwar: Despite the National Green Tribunal's (NGTs) ban on the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags in the pilgrim cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh, the use of polythene bags is going on unabat
Dehradun: In a setback to Uttarakhand, the Union environment ministry has declined the Himalayan state’s plea for a ‘green bonus’ for its contribution in enhancing the forest cover in the country.
Haridwar: In a move to give boost to eco-tourism in Dehradun, state administration have announced that it will make an eco-tourism park by spending Rs 70 crore on a patch of around 12.45 hectares i
Nainital: While hearing a public interest litigation (PIL), filed by one Himanshu Chandola, concerning industries polluting the environment in the hill state, Uttarakhand high court on Thursday dir
Dehradun: Falling two slots from last year’s 15th rank, Uttarakhand this year was relegated to the 17th position among 21 states of the country in the healthcare rankings recently released by centr
Karnaprayag: Pilgrims going to the Badrinath shrine are encountering what are certainly not pleasant sights.
Nainital: With Gaula river, lifeline of Haldwani, touching its lowest level in six years, threat of acute water scarcity looms large in the city and its adjoining areas.
Haridwar: The Uttarakhand forest department has recorded a loss of Rs 23.59 lakh due to ravaging wildfires that have gutted 1369 hectares of forest cover in 1099 fire incidents till date in the sta
Nainital: Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday directed the state pollution control board to inspect 180 ‘red category’ industries and file a report by June 10 about the measures being taken to sh
Uttarkashi district faces acute water scarcity during the summer season. Many experts say that the reason for this crisis is because the region lacks efficient water management practices.
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