DEHRADUN: Gangotri glacier, one of the largest in Uttarakhand, is retreating at 12 metres per year, said scientists at the GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED) who a

DEHRADUN: Just days after taking charge of the mines and mineral development, minister Nav Prabhat has claimed that he will stop all illegal and mechanized micro (river sand) mining from river beds

Retreat of Gangotri glacier will not have drastic influence on the flow of Ganga as the river is not totally dependent on glaciers for its water even in the head-water region, said the government o

DEHRADUN: It was a joyride that turned fatal on Sunday afternoon when the car of four Rishikesh-based youngsters got buried under the huge debris of a landslide near Narendra Nagar, blocking the Ri

Dehradun: Incensed at the inordinate delay of eight years in construction of a road to their villages, hundreds of villagers of the Sarbadiyar region in Uttarkashi cut over 700 trees to express the

Indiscriminate blasting of mountains to build roads or other infrastructure has rendered the fragile areas of the state more susceptible to landslides and floods, say experts and scientists.

DEHRADUN: International Road Federation (IRF), a Geneva based global body consisting of 90 countries working for better and safer roads worldwide which also has deparment of Road Tranport and Highw

Over 700 families in Tehri have been left temporarily homeless after heavy rainfall and thunderstorms wreaked havoc in the hill district of Garhwal.

Weatherman has forecast rain or thundershowers in most parts of West Bengal for the next two days

Forest fires this season, which began in February have so far destroyed nearly 4048 hectares of land in Uttarakhand in 1857 incidents.