Uttarakhand capital Dehradun is placed poorly at 26th position among the 28 capital cities surveyed for Swachh Bharat rankings.
Finally, a big respite has come for residents of Dehradun city, especially of the Sahastradhara area who have been living a miserable life near the trenching ground of the Dehradun Municipal Corpor
Out of its six housing projects for rehabilitating the urban poor of the city under the Centre's JNNURM scheme, the Dehradun Municipal Corporation could start construction only in two, while three
The pledge by local residents to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali went in vain as crackers were burst recklessly in a number of residential areas in Dehradun.
As in past years, the Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB) will be measuring the noise and air pollution levels in Dehradun during the Deepawali festivities.
Despite regular claims of an intensive anti-dengue campaign in the city by the health department new cases of dengue are continuing to surface with alarming regularity.
Waste Warriors, a local NGO, has joined hands with Microsoft and Nokia to conduct a revolutionary educational programme for schools named ‘Create to Inspire’.
Dehradun, once known as the city of grey heads and green hedges, is losing its greenery.
Traffic congestion and rising vehicular pollution are considered to be among the major factors marring the environment in the once clean and green Dehradun.
DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand's capital will see a blanket ban on the use of polythene bags by July 17, and violators will have to cough up steep spot fine of up to Rs 5,000.
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