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Uttarakhand Govt. and HNB Garhwal University join hands to clean Ganga

Uttarakhand Govt. and HNB Garhwal University join hands to clean Ganga

Under the PM Modi's Nmami Gange project, the government of Uttarakhand and officials at Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University have signed a memorandum of understanding...
Char Dham highway project is useless: Geologist KS Valdia

Char Dham highway project is useless: Geologist KS Valdia

PM Modi's ambitious Char Dham project could turn into an major faux paus for the government, warns renowned geologist KS Valdia. The 889-km highway project...
Dehradun scientists discover a new penguin colony in Antarctica

Dehradun scientists discover a new penguin colony in Antarctica

Scientists from Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun (WII) have made a remarkable discovery in the polar caps of Antarctica. The experts have discovered a new...
Uttarakhand’s state flower Brahma Kamal is on alarming decline, alerts WII scientists

Uttarakhand’s state flower Brahma Kamal is on alarming decline, alerts WII scientists

In the recent survey conducted by scientists at Wildlife Institute of India (WII), it has been found that Uttarakhand's state flower Brahma Kamal (Saussurea obvallata) has...
Good news! Tiger population go up at Jim Corbett and Rajaji National Park

Good news! Tiger population go up at Jim Corbett and Rajaji National Park

In a news that would delight any wildlife conservationist anywhere in the world, the number of tigers roaming in the famous Jim Corbett and Rajaji National Park...
Green Warriors: School children to form junior Eco Task Force with help of army jawaans

Green Warriors: School children to form junior Eco Task Force with help of army jawaans

More than 200 school children in Uttarakhand will be trained by the Eco Task Force to spread the green cover across  the state in coming months....
Himalayan Meet 2017: Govt to invite all Himalayan state CMs, PM Modi to be chief guest

Himalayan Meet 2017: Govt to invite all Himalayan state CMs, PM Modi to be chief guest

Uttarakhand government is preparing to make the upcoming Himalayan Meet 2017 a memorable for all the Himalayan states. On Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Rawat's initiative, the...
Lansdowne forest division to receive funds from WWF and Global Tiger Forum

Lansdowne forest division to receive funds from WWF and Global Tiger Forum

Lansdowne Forest Division has become the only 2nd forest division in the world to adhere to the strict CA|TS guidelines of World Wildlife Fund (WWF)...
To stop illegal tree-cutting, Maitoli villagers offer jungle to deity ‘Kokila Devi’ for its protection

To stop illegal tree-cutting, Maitoli villagers offer jungle to deity ‘Kokila Devi’ for its protection

While the amount of forest cover is decreasing all over the country, the folks in Maitoli village of Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand have started a unique...
For the Safety of Elephants now Sensors will be Installed on the Railway Tracks

For the Safety of Elephants now Sensors will be Installed on the Railway Tracks

For the safety of elephants crossing the railway tracks, the Rajaji Tiger Reserve will now install sensors on the railway lines stretching from Kansaro to...
Dubai, France & other International Countries to celebrate Harela Festival

Dubai, France & other International Countries to celebrate Harela Festival

To send a message of conserving our environment, the eco-friendly Harela festival of Uttarakhand will be celebrated all around the globe. Dubai, France, Finland and...
Frog population on the decline in Uttarakhand, HNB Garhwal University comes to rescue

Frog population on the decline in Uttarakhand, HNB Garhwal University comes to rescue

Mindless construction and development projects, depletion of natural water sources and natural disasters have resulted in the decline of frog population in the state. With...
Tehri felicitated with ‘Rajya Swachhta Gaurav Samman’ under Clean India Campaign

Tehri felicitated with ‘Rajya Swachhta Gaurav Samman’ under Clean India Campaign

Setting an example for other districts in the state, Tehri has become the cleanest district, bagging the Uttarakhand Swachta Gaurav Samman. Taking the Clean India...
Forest Department to offer free plant saplings to farmers in Uttarakhand

Forest Department to offer free plant saplings to farmers in Uttarakhand

With the onset of monsoon in Uttarakhand, the forest department have decided to provide free saplings to farmers in in order to help them earn...
Four-wheeler registration in Uttarakhand only after installing mobile dustbins: UTC

Four-wheeler registration in Uttarakhand only after installing mobile dustbins: UTC

Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC) will soon make installation of mobile dustiness in cars and other four-wheelers mandatory before issuing registration certificate. Uttarakhand CM gave a...
Brahma Kamal blossoms at Kedarnath’s Brahma Vatika, lures many pilgrims

Brahma Kamal blossoms at Kedarnath’s Brahma Vatika, lures many pilgrims

The precious Brahma Kamal blossoming at the Bhrahma Vatika founded by Police in Kedarnath is attracting the attention of many pilgrims. This is for the...
Uttarakhand’s Cleanliness Campaign is giving us goals for being Eco-friendly

Uttarakhand’s Cleanliness Campaign is giving us goals for being Eco-friendly

To make the city free from open defecation, Haldwani Municipal Corporation has placed stickers related to the cleanliness campaign on the E-rickshaws of the city....
Hailed as the Lifeline of Kumaon, Kosi is now on the verge of drying

Hailed as the Lifeline of Kumaon, Kosi is now on the verge of drying

Giving the boon of life to the denizens of Kumaon region, the life resurrecting Kosi River is now on the verge of drying. Owing to...
Nainital Lake gets a boon of life by Govt: Irrigation Department to revive the lake

Nainital Lake gets a boon of life by Govt: Irrigation Department to revive the lake

The ever so beautiful and serene, Naini Lake a "precious jewel of Kumaon" is one of the most popular tourist spots in Uttarakhand. Cradled in...
Doon to introduce Flood Zones to lessen the damage caused by Rispana & Bindal rivers

Doon to introduce Flood Zones to lessen the damage caused by Rispana & Bindal rivers

During Monsoon season, Doonites have to face problems due to the overflowing Bindal and Rispana rivers that cause havoc in the city. Therefore, to give...