‘Muck removed from the barrage is being deposited near Alaknanda’

Dehradun: Jaiprakash Power Ventures Limited’s 400-MW Vishnuprayag hydro-power project that incurred much damage during the mid-June deluge is flouting environmental norms by depositing muck on the riverside, say environmentalists.

Govt to rope in Wildlife Institute of India to get the coveted status

The government will approach the Wildlife Institute of India to help identify the outstanding universal value of the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in Kullu to pave the way for the bestowing of the world heritage status on it.

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand high court on Monday banned all construction activity within 200 metres of all rivers in the state — including the Ganga and its tributaries such as the Alaknanda, Bhagira

Heavy showers continued to lash various parts of Uttarakhand, where a number of houses were damaged in Chamoli following a cloudburst while many other settlements in Uttarkashi district are sinking

Parts of the Indian Himalayan region are facing the risk of major earthquakes in the future, according to a study conducted by city-based National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI).

Three members of a family were today killed in a house collapse as a fresh spell of rains stalled relief operations in the flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, where the authorities said that the number of p

गोपेश्वर: पपड़ियाणा गांव में लगातार हो रहे भूस्खलन से रोकथाम के लिए ग्रामीणों ने भूस्खलन वाले स्थानों पर पौधरोपण कार्यक्रम चलाया।

डालि लगौंण तुमारी समौंण कार्यक्रम के तहत पपड़ियाणा गांव के किकिरियांण तोक में पौधरोपण कार्यक्रम की शुरुआत की गई। ग्रामीणों ने भूस्खलन वाले इस क्षेत्र में 50 से अधिक विभिन्न प्रजातियों के पौधे रोपकर इनके संरक्षण की भी शपथ ली। कार्यक्रम के आयोजक शिक्षक धनपति शाह ने कहा कि भूस्खलन की रोकथाम के लिए पौधरोपण जरूरी है।

Rescue work in Uttarakhand to gain momentum with reopening of 16 roads.

Monsoon fury continued to wreak havoc on Uttarakhand on Tuesday with flash floods, landslips and cloudbursts claiming 54 lives and leaving 61,890 Char-Dham yatris stranded in Chamoli, Rudraprayag,

Dehradun : Cloudbursts, floods and landslides brought on by incessant rain over the past 48 hours have left a trail of destruction across north India, killing at least 60 people, injuring scores an