DEHRADUN: Assi Ganga in Uttarkashi has become the first energy efficient valley in the country with all the eight gram sabhas (1,550 households) having only LED bulbs, said Society of Pollution and

Union Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Uma Bharti will launch a new national drinking water programme named ‘Swajal’ from Uttarakashi district in Uttarakhand on February 20.

UTTARKASHI/DEHRADUN: When the rhododendron blooms in Uttarakhand, there is a special cheer that spreads in the hills which only the beautiful red flowers can bring.

Nainital: The Uttarakhand high court on Wednesday asked the state government to file its reply on the formation of a lake in Gaumukh, due to landslides in October and December, by February 16.

DEHRADUN: Six months after the tenure of a monitoring committee that was constituted by the environment ministry to ensure compliance of guidelines of Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone ended, no effort

NEW DELHI: Obstructive rules of the environment ministry and its notifications issued without considering ground realities have proved to be roadblocks for development in Maoist-affected areas, hig

Three persons were killed and seven others injured as lightning struck Chaisheel Bugyal area of the Uttarkashi district on late Friday night.

The MoEF clarified its stand on the directions of the Tribunal, who had observed in the last hearing that there seemed to be conflict between the environment and water ministry

Climate variability and changes are the emerging challenges for Indian agriculture with the growing population to ensure national food security. A study was conducted to assess the Climatic Change effects in medium to low altitude areas of the Himalayan region causing changes in land use and cereal crop productivity with the various climatic parameters. The rainfall and temperature changes from 1951 to 2013 were studied at four locations of varying altitudes, namely Hardwar, Rudra Prayag, Uttar Kashi and Tehri Garwal.

Gangotri glacier’s rate of receding slows, but base thinning: Experts Development (GBPNIHESD) who conducted a study of the glacier located in Uttarkashi from 2008 till 2016.