Judgement of the National Green Tribunal dated 07/03/2017 in the matter of Sadi Ram Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others regarding mining operations without Environment Clearance in village Chokuni, District Almora, Uttarakhand. NGT directs payment of environmental compensation of Rs. 5 lakh for illegal and unauthorized felling/cutting of 27 trees, in violation of the laws in force.

DEHRADUN: Titli Trust has made its finding public after conducting a joint survey with Wildlife Conservation Society on leopard afflicted forest divisions of the state for a year.

DEHRADUN: Just days after taking charge of the mines and mineral development, minister Nav Prabhat has claimed that he will stop all illegal and mechanized micro (river sand) mining from river beds

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.

NAINITAL: Thousands of people living in 83 villages of Kumaon region, which are close to rivers, are now at the mercy of the weather after the monsoon reached Uttarakhand on Wednesday.

Aided by widespread rainfall since Tuesday, forest fires which ravaged thousands of hectares of green cover in Uttarakhand were doused completely on Thursday with no reports of fresh blaze from any

Uttarakhand forest fires are a man-made disaster, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday as the National Disaster Response Force claimed that the inferno had gone out in more than 70

NAINITAL: Not only the plains of north and western India, but several parts of hill state Uttarakhand are also staring at the water shortage with the onset of summer.

Dehradun: The number of diabetes patients in Uttarakhand has more than doubled in the past five years, with the state witnessing a rise in both type I and type II diabetics, according to the latest

ALMORA: A recent review of the Uttarakhand government agenda of providing adequate sanitation facilities in rural households in Almora in 2015-16 showed that 27% of the population in the rural area

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