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In the last fifteen years (2003-2018), India lost nearly 2,39,572 hectares of forest land due to various developmental activities such as mining, thermal power plants, and dams besides road constru

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/02/2019 regarding unauthorized construction in the forest area at Haridwar. According to the applicant, such constructions adversely affect the environment adjoining Rajaji National Park, Shivalik Elephant Reserve, Tiger Reserve and wildlife habitats within the 100 meters of river Ganga.

Nainital: In some cheer for wildlife conservationists, the tiger population in Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) has likely shot up to 250, a substantial rise from 215 big cats in the reserve in 2014, ac

Dehradun: A 41-year-old man from Mothrowala, Clement Town succumbed to the swine flu virus in the Mahant Indiresh hospital on Thursday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birendra Kumar Pegwal Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 24/01/2019 regarding illegal mining along Song River, Suswa River and Jakhan River at Doiwala, District Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The report submitted by a Joint Committee of State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) and the District Collector, Dehradun shows that mining is being carried out through two Government agencies i.e. Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation (UFDC) and Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited (GMVN). However, the said two agencies have further hired contractors.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Sabha, Danpur Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 24/01/2019 regarding prohibition of polluting activity by M/s Bansal Industries, in District Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, by operating a rice mill without arrangement for disposal of industrial waste and the requisite consent of the Uttarakhand State Pollution Control Board (State PCB).

Dehradun: A 36-year-old woman, resident of Dehradun’s Shahdra road, died of swine flu on Tuesday at Sant Mahant Indresh (SMI) hospital, and five more persons tested positive for the contagious dise

Dehradun: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed imposition of environmental compensation on Uttarakhand government for initiating construction of a new legislative assembly buildin

Dehradun: A two-day pre-fire season workshop on forest fires conducted by Forest Survey of India (FSI) started here on Wednesday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunil Rawat Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 15/01/2019 regarding illegal construction within 100 mtrs. of Chandrabhaga river at Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.

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