Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday said in order to bolster income of farmers, the Uttarakhand government would be allowed to bring about necessary changes in the law enabling t

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vimal Bhai Vs Tehri Hydro Development Corporation & Others dated 13/04/2017 regarding dumping of construction debris into River Alaknanda. It is the case of the applicant that this indiscriminate dumping of construction material and debris into River Alaknanda is polluting it and the Project Proponent of the Vishugud-Pipalkoti Hydroelectric Power project is responsible for this pollution of the River.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vimal Bhai Vs. Tehri Hydro Development Corporation & Others dated 11/01/2017 regarding dumping of muck and construction waste into the river Alaknanda by Tehri Hydro Development Corporation, Chamoli District of Uttarakhand.

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A minimum of eight units, in Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts were selected through probability proportional to size sampling technique (PPS) to study the work profile of nettle units in Uttarakhand. Fifty per cent of nettle units were established in the years 2007-2008. It was observed that 72.50 per cent and 62.50 per cent of nettle fibres were used in Uttarakashi and Chamoli respectively. They used 100 per cent nettle fibre which is a harvest wild growth in this area.

HARIDWAR: Work on the much anticipated 125-km long Rishikesh-Karnaprayag railway line, which will make Char Dham Yatra more accessible for the pilgrims, is expected to begin in December 2016.

DEHRADUN: The Uttarakhand government's ambitious project of creating a new legislative Assembly building at Bharisain in Gairsain, the proposed summer capital of the state, has hit a road block as

DEHRADUN: With heavy rain and frequent landslides blocking more than 130 roads in various districts of Uttarakhand, patients from far-flung areas are struggling to reach hospitals.

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand has the higher number of landslide prone or unstable zones among the north Himalayan states including Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, according to a report submitted i

Man-made forest fires in the traditionally populated zone (about 800–2000 m altitude) are common in much of the Central Himalaya, and are a major topic of environmental debate. This study based on an analysis of data of the State Forest Department at Uttarakhand on incidence of forest fires shows that these are high-frequency, low-severity surface fires of small size, largely determined by the moisture conditions of the pre-monsoon season (from March to mid-June), and the traditional practices of biomass collection by local people.

The rescue operations launched in the wake of heavy rains and cloudbursts in hilly state of Uttarakhand were wound up today in most places except in Bastadi in Pithoragarh district which bore the m

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