Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kailash Singh & Others Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 09/05/2023.

Grievance in the application is against illegal mining at village Sorag, tehsil Kapkot, district Bageshwar. It is stated that in the course of such illegal mining, blasting is also done which affects the safety of the houses in the area, about 4000 standing trees, water course and grazing land.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suraj Singh Karki  Vs State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Uttarakhand & Others dated 09/12/2022.

Appeals were filed against grant of environmental clearances (EC) dated September 9, 2022 by State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Uttarakhand for mining soap stone at village Nayal Biladi, tehsil and district Bageshwar, Uttarakhand.

Bageshwar: Heavy rainfall followed by landslide wreaked havoc in Bageshwar. Several parked vehicles were buried under rubble near Saryu river on Tuesday.

NAINITAL: With the onset of summer, and the threat of forest fires looming large, the state government has allocated Rs 1.5 crore to 3700 van panchayats (bodies of villagers residing near forests)

NAINITAL: Around 21 students of Vijaypur Inter College, a government-aided school in Kanda village of Kumaon’s Bageshwar district were admitted to the district hospital late on Tuesday after compla

NAINITAL: Ordering a "complete ban" on all mining activities+ in the state for four months, the Uttarakhand high court on Tuesday directed the state government to constitute a high-powered committe

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

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.

Villages in the Pungar valley, the Nakuri belt and the Kanda region of Bageshwar district are facing a threat of environmental imbalances and its after-effects in the form of natural disasters as s

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