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

Thirty-one government schools in Bageshwar district have failed to construct toilets for their students despite a 2012 Supreme Court order instructing all state-run schools to build toilets within

Amid growing fears of the Indian house sparrow fast disappearing, a Wildlife Institute of India’s study has raised hopes on conservation and presence of house sparrows in Uttarakhand.

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