Preparations for resumption of quarrying in the Gaula river should be completed by officials of the Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation (UFDC) in three days.

An expert committee will be constituted to review the alignment of the proposed bridge over the Kusei river at Belbahali near Anandpur in Keonjhar district.

Saptari, July 6: The Koshi River Deluge Struggle Committee on Sunday staged a sit-in by halting the traffic movement in Saptakoshi Barrage for an hour demanding compensation for the losses from Kos

NAINITAL: The major rivers of Uttarakhand are under severe stress with excessive sand mining from the river bed and commercial activity along the banks.

Uttarakhand high court on Wednesday scheduled June 3 as the next date for hearing a public interest litigation on illegal mining on the banks and outskirts if river Kosi.

The Uttarakhand high court, taking a serious note of illegal mining of the Kosi riverbed in Udham Singh Nagar's Bajpur, on Wednesday sought responses of the state secretary for industrial developme

Ganges river dolphin abundance has undergone a predominant decline across its range since monitoring began. In Nepal, disappearance from some of the rivers it once used has already occurred. Today this species can only be found in three river systems in Nepal, the Karnali, Sapta Koshi, and Narayani, but numbers are low in these locations. To determine the abundance of dolphins remaining in the Karnali system (which includes the Karnali, Geruwa, and Mohana), and factors affecting dolphin habitat use, we conducted surveys where we recorded dolphin presence.

The government has promised to bring the Yamuna river under the the Environment Protection Act within two months to ensure "free flow of the river".

There is good news in store for Almora residents as the town is set to get uninterrupted water supply in the summer after the Kosi river barrage, which is expected to be completed by April, is func

Union water resources minister Uma Bharti on Monday said the Centre has allocated Rs900 crore for the three intra-river linking projects received from Bihar, maintaining that their successful imple

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