Four members of a family were killed, while five others, including SDM of Almora district, were feared dead in rain-related incidents as heavy showers lashed Uttarakhand on Wednesday, causing fresh

The Energy Resource Institute (TERI), New Delhi, will help apple growers in the state to tide over the problem of obsolete and senile plants and provide virus-free elite rootstocks to them so that

Uttarakhand continues to perform well and Uttar Pradesh poorly on key health indicators as per the findings of the Annual Health Survey (AHS) conducted in 284 districts of nine States.

The nine States for which health indicators were released on Friday constitute 50 per cent of the country’s population. While Shravasti district of Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) – the number of deaths of children less than one year of age per 1000 live births – of 100, three districts of Almora, Pithoragarh and Rudraprayag in Uttarakhand recorded a comparatively low IMR of 20.

1,300 Fire Cases Till June, More Jungle Areas Hit Than In Past 2 Yrs

As the current financial year is coming to an end, the Almora district administration has stressed on the need to complete all the pending developmental projects in time with proper utilisation of

As a precursor to the installation of the Stratosphere-Troposphere Radar (ST-Radar) for atmospheric study in the Himalayan region, the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake of

Though Mid-day Meal Scheme (MDMS) is being executed successfully in the Almora district, but more than 1,000 primary schools do not have kitchen and potable water facilities in the district.

With an aim to supply round the clock potable water to those residents living in the fringe areas of the State, the Union Government has decided to sanction Rs 100 crore projects in the State.

While informing about the upcoming projects, State Drinking Water Minister Prakash Pant said that a proposal was sent to the Union Government for the upgradation of Gantakarn pumping drinking water projec

Dehra Dun: Central teams arrived here on Thursday to make an assessment of the damage caused by landslides, cloudbursts and floods following incessant rain in various parts of Uttarakhand.

Three teams from the Centre comprising officers and experts of various departments have landed in Uttarakhand for making the assessment, a government spokesman said.

Natural disasters

During their three

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