ALMORA: The district of Almora has been selected for a pilot project to study means of disaster management, jointly organized by the National Institute of Disaster Management, under the home minist

The provision of declaring Biodiversity Heritage Sites (BHS) in the National Biodiversity Act 2002 provides an opportunity to give recognition to the community initiatives vis-a-vis the institution of the sacred natural sites (SNS). In brief, the salient feature of the Biodiversity Act 2002, as relates to the BHS, is that the state government in consultation with the local bodies may notify in official gazette, biodiversity rich areas, including the SNS as BHS.

DEHRADUN: With several parts of Uttarakhand receiving incessant rainfall and the Met department issuing warning of heavy showers in the state, the disaster management department has deployed 18 qui

A large number of villages in the Kumaon region are still without road connectivity as over 1,000 sanctioned roads in rural areas in Bageshwar and Almora districts have not been given forest cleara

In a bid to stem the ever-increasing problem of migration from the hills, the state government is investing about Rs 35 crore in projects related to agriculture and horticulture.

उत्तराखंड के अल्मोड़ा में बुधवार को बारिश कहर बनकर टूटी। भारी बारिश ने बिंता के नौलाकोट में तबाही मचा दी।

Uttarakhand continues to face winter wildlife challenges year after year.

To make the Kosi river, lifeline of Almora town, perennial and clean, a group of volunteers from Almora town today reached Kantli, Tyunsal and Someshwar villages in the Takula block and made the vi

Residents of eight villages near Almora town are protesting against the dumping of garbage by the Almora Nagar Palika Parishad near their homes and cattle grazing grounds.

Chief Secretary N Ravi Shankar said that in order to accelerate the pace of all round development of the State, forest clearances should be accorded top priority.