Dehra Dun: Water quality of the river Ganga in Hardwar is below the standards set by the Central Pollution Control Board for bathing, a recent study by an NGO says.
Water has been polluted due to continuous discharge of untreated waste and effluents from various drains directly into the Ganga, Dehra Dunbased NGO People

Barren soil undergoes several changes in its physical and chemical properties when brought under tree cover. Trees influence the soil by providing shade and litter at the surface and through their roots in the sub-surface layers.

AMITA VERMA
The scare of crocodiles has driven devotees away from the ghats of the Ganga river in Hardwar.

Two crocodiles have been sighted upstream in the Ganga river in the past two days. The first crocodile was seen by devotees taking a holy dip at the Birla Ghat in the Ganga on Saturday and as the news spread across the town, panic gripped the people.

Herbal products are becoming popular in society and their demand is showing regular increase in the market. A study was undertaken to assess the number of herbal products in selected categories of face care, tooth care, hair care and foot care at Haridwar, Uttarakhand. It was observed that maximum number of products were available under hair care category.

Following an uproar in the Uttarakhand assembly over rising pollution levels in the Ganga in Haridwar, Dehradun-based People

Sandeep Rawat
Tribune News Service

Haridwar, June 8
The Rajaji National Park, which is known for its flora, fauna and wildlife, seems to have become a soft target for wood smugglers.

Going by the huge number of precious trees being logged, the park could be termed a wood smugglers

Uttarakhand May Shut Supply For Canal Cleaning From April 15

Residents of south and east Delhi may soon have to face water shortage with the Uttarakhand government planning to shut down supply to Delhi for two weeks. Sources revealed that the shut down will take place from April 15 to facilitate cleaning of parts of the Upper Ganga Canal near Hardwar in preparation for the Maha Kumbh in 2010.

MANGLORE (HARDWAR): For farmers in this agricultural heartland of Uttarakhand the election issues are simple. They want the Neelgais to be kept out of their farms, a reasonable minimum support price (MSP) for their produce and status of industry for agriculture.

Dipak Kumar Dash | TNN

New Delhi: Commuters heading for holy shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamnotri besides Haridwar and Rishikesh can now hope for a better travelling experience from Delhi. Uttar Pradesh government has invited request for qualification (RQF) of constructing a 5.5 km long elevated expressway at Modinagar at a cost of Rs 400 crore. The road network is going to be one of the longest networks on any National Highway in the country.

A study was conducted to estimate the soil organic carbon pool under Eucalyptus, Poplar, Shisham and Teak plantations in Haridwar and Dehra Dun, districts of Uttarakhand and Yamunanagar District of Haryana State.

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