In what could be a big boost to those fighting against rampant mining in Uttarakhand, the state government is contemplating making Haridwar and Udham Singh Nagar districts as no-mining zones.

DEHRADUN: Haridwar has emerged as the TB capital of the state with total 1,030 new cases detected in the last one year.

The Uttarakhand Pollution Board has initiated action against five sugar mills of Udham Singh Nagar after water samples taken from their premises by a National Green Tribunal (NGT) team were found t

Different teams of the anti-mining vigilance cell raided different cities for the fourth consecutive day today in order to check illegal mining in the state’s riverbeds.

HALDWANI: Udham Singh Nagar administration plans to install an advanced garbage treatment plant in Rudrapur in collaboration with a Delhi-based private firm.

Under attack from the opposition over the alleged illegal mining, the Uttarakhand government on Thursday said it would amend the policy to make the mining laws more stringent.

DEHRADUN: The Uttarakhand government has sent a proposal to the Centre seeking to relocate about 2,400 people from more than 300 villages located in landslide-prone areas in nine hilly districts to

An Illegal Mining Vigilance Force has been set up in Uttarakhand to rein in the illicit trade.

The Government’s flagship health insurance scheme for the poor has sharply reduced out-of-pocket expenditure in three States, says an evaluation by German enterprise GIZ and independent research bo

With an aim to boost growth, the Centre has announced a series of new sops with an estimated cost Rs 250 crore for Uttarakhand. These include a textile park, two spice parks, two convention centres and horticulture cold- storage chains.

“We have brought new schems to boost growth in Uttarakhand with an estimated cost of Rs 250 crore. We have also held talks for increasing investments and FDI in the state,” said Anand Sharma, Union commerce, industry and textiles minsiter, after holding talks with Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna and industrialists here yesterday.

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