DEHRADUN: Reiterating the state government’s commitment to curb the use of plastic, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that chief ministers of all states should focus on mini

Dehradun: An Italian veterinary sciences professor at the University of Torino in Italy has said that the disease which is rendering Himalayan blue sheep blind in Gangotri National Park (GNP) and h

The Uttarakhand government has launched a comprehensive study to understand early blooming of rhododendron also known as buransh, the state flower of Uttarakhand, and zeroed in on three sites in Na

Nainital: After the water supply from Naini Lake was reduced to 8 million litres per day from 14 million litres, in order to make sure it’s water levels didn’t dip as dangerously as they did last y

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.