At least 500 people were left stranded after a landslip blocked a highway in Uttarakhand on Saturday.

The provision of declaring Biodiversity Heritage Sites (BHS) in the National Biodiversity Act 2002 provides an opportunity to give recognition to the community initiatives vis-a-vis the institution of the sacred natural sites (SNS). In brief, the salient feature of the Biodiversity Act 2002, as relates to the BHS, is that the state government in consultation with the local bodies may notify in official gazette, biodiversity rich areas, including the SNS as BHS.

After setting up the country's first earthquake warning system (EWS) at Dehradun and Pithoragarh, the Disaster Management and Mitigation Centre (DMMC) is all set to install similar systems at Chamo

Rocks, boulders and mud debris falling from Varunavat Parvat over the Tambakhani Tunnel shocked Mamta (5), a resident of the Gyansu area in Uttarkashi, as she woke up around midnight a few days ago

DEHRADUN: Experts have discovered that the massive crack on Varunavat Parvat near Uttarkashi was formed because of the poor quality of slope treatment methods used on the mountain after an earlier

Deep cracks appearing on Varunavat Parvat above the Tambakhani tunnel in Uttarkashi district have led to continuous landslides due to heavy rains, resulting in road blockades.

Minister for Drinking Water and Education Mantri Prasad Naithani called on Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti in New Delhi today.

In an endeavour to boost tourism, the state tourism department has come up with an exclusive package tour to Dayara Bugyal, a lush green meadow situated in Uttarkashi.

NAINITAL: The Uttarakhand high court has disposed of a PIL opposing notification of eco-sensitive zone in Uttarkashi district of the state.

Rudraparayg DM Raghav Langar said the Met department issued snowfall alert in areas above 3,500 meters and heavy rain fall alert in areas situated above 2,000 to 3,500 meters, starting from 9 am on