National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has started a 'Krishi Jal' campaign for water conservation and water resource mapping in 1,000 villages of Pithoragarh and Champawat dis

Nainital: Forest fires broke out in Chaafi in Nainital district and Ladhiya in Champawat district and were controlled by the forest department on Wednesday.

Several houses were buried under debris following a cloudburst near the Barsali forests of Karnaprayag in Chamoli district early this morning.

With illegal felling of the Cedrus Deodara (Deodar) going on unabated, Champawat district administration has decided to move the God’s court to protect the tree species.Being unable to prevent ill

With India and Nepal now agreeing to construct the long-pending Pancheshwar dam project at the confluence of the Mahakali and the Saryu rivers in Uttarakhand's Champawat district, a long –awaited p

To maintain cleanliness of all the rivers of the district that merge in the Ganga, the Champawat district administration has sent a proposal of constructing 100 toilets across the district under th

The proposed site has experienced several earthquakes

Environmentalists have said that the construction of the Pancheshwar dam will rub salt on the yet to heal wounds left by the construction of the Tehri dam.

The Uttarakhand Government on Monday decided to raise a battalion of the State Disaster Response Force on the lines of the National Disaster Response Force.

Announcing this here the Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said the SDRF would comprise of volunteers below the age of 40 from the PAC and other State police agencies.

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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