Taking cognizance of media reports about road closure due to landslide and suspension of Char Dham yatra due to weather alert, the Union Cabinet Secretary, Ajeet Sethi, reviewed the condition of U

With rains lashing most parts of the higher reaches of the state, the rivers in Uttarakhand are flowing close to the danger mark, prompting the government to put the state's disaster response force

The mountainous regions of Uttarakhand are disaster-prone and have lacked development as compared to the plain regions.

Away from all the attention being focused on the temple towns of Kedarnath and Badrinath, temples at Yamunotri and Gangotri, which compete the ‘char dham’ pilgrimage, are facing a serious risk.

Ten disaster-affected villages of Rudraprayag district are not dependent on the erratic power supplies of the State electricity department now, the streets of these villages are being lighted up by

Way back in 1986, Rajiv Gandhi launched the Ganga Action Plan. But years later, after much water (sewage) and money have flowed down the river, it is as bad as it could get. Why are we failing, and what needs to be done differently to clean this and many other rivers?

According to recent estimates by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), faecal coliform levels in the mainstream of the river - some 2,500 kilometres from Gangotri to Diamond Harbour - remain above the acceptable level in all stretches, other than its upper reaches.

An additional allocation of Rs. 100 crore was also made

The Cabinet Committee on Uttarakhand (CCU) approved a package of Rs. 7,346 crore for the flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.
The CCU, which was formed under the Uttarakhand Reconstruction and Rehabilitation plan, held a meeting in New Delhi on Monday under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Sometime due to major accident and leakage the situation become worst for the nearby peoples. Kedarnath is a town located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple located at the latitude of 30.73 and the longitude of 79.06. This region is seismically and ecologically very sensitive and delicate, even a minute changes (anthropogenic or natural) can create a dangerous disaster. A natural hazardous has been happened in Kedarnath valley due to torrential rainfall during 16 and 17 June 2013.

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

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Legal Aid Committee, National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/08/2013 regarding ecological and environmental disaster that occurred in the State of Uttarakhand and massive constructions and projects raised on the various hills of the State of Uttarakhand.