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19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference held at FRI: 100 crore plants to be planted each year

19th Commonwealth Forestry Conference held at FRI: 100 crore plants to be planted each year

Global warming is taking its toll all around the world, with melting caps of the glaciers to the dried up rivers. One cannot ignore the...
Horticulture to be introduced as a compulsory subject for U’khand students

Horticulture to be introduced as a compulsory subject for U’khand students

To put a cap on migration and offer a new source of livelihood to the hill folk of Garhwal and Kumaon region, now horticulture study...
Badrinath, Kedarnath & Hemkund receives Snowfall

Badrinath, Kedarnath & Hemkund receives Snowfall

While few cities of Uttarakhand have seen a new high in the mercury level, the other high altitude places like Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib and Rudranath...
Supreme Court bans highway liquor shops, stay order on Uttarakhand liquor ban

Supreme Court bans highway liquor shops, stay order on Uttarakhand liquor ban

In order to curb the menace of drunk driving, Supreme Court provided a relaxation in its earlier judgment regarding shutting down liquor shops on national as well...
Uttarakhand HC declares Gangotri & Yamunotri Glaciers as Living Human Entities

Uttarakhand HC declares Gangotri & Yamunotri Glaciers as Living Human Entities

After bestowing the status of living entities to Ganga and Yamuna rivers, the Uttarakhand High Court has now declared Gaga and Yamunotri glaciers as 'living...
U’khand aims at becoming Alcohol free State: Liquor banned in 3 districts

U’khand aims at becoming Alcohol free State: Liquor banned in 3 districts

A feat for the women of Uttarakhand who had been constantly raising their voice against liquor consumption in the state as HC bans liquor in...
Burning Waste in Open triggers Pollution and Air borne diseases in Dehradun

Burning Waste in Open triggers Pollution and Air borne diseases in Dehradun

Dehradun which proudly boasts of its lush green environs is being slashed by the denizens who instead of conserving its beauty are ruining it. Being...
Electricity Price rises by 5.7% in Uttarakhand

Electricity Price rises by 5.7% in Uttarakhand

Its time to regulate the use of power at home and save energy as electricity prices in Uttarakhand have seen a hike of 5.7%. With...
Lady tweets Trivendra Rawat, CM directs police to take action

Lady tweets Trivendra Rawat, CM directs police to take action

With one tweet Shweta Mashiwal from Mumbai taught a life long lesson to few trouble making students to how to behave in public places. Late...
Bhenti and Majiyadi Villages of U’khand facing major water crisis from past 3 years

Bhenti and Majiyadi Villages of U’khand facing major water crisis from past 3 years

Bhenti and Majiyadi, the two bijou hamlets of Uttarakhand are facing severe problems due to acute drinking water crisis that has been hitting them hard...
U’khand rejoices as Germany will lent Rs 100 crores to increase the export of herbs

U’khand rejoices as Germany will lent Rs 100 crores to increase the export of herbs

To increase the quality and export of rare and medicinal herbs in the International markets, Germany will lend Rs 100 crores to India. This lump...
Government Employees, Get Ready! Uttarakhand to Enforce Transfer Act

Government Employees, Get Ready! Uttarakhand to Enforce Transfer Act

The Trivendra Rawat government in Uttarakhand is leaving no stones unturned in its fight to curb the corruption from the state. the BJP government recently introduced...
Govt. Schools having student strength less than 10 will be shut down soon

Govt. Schools having student strength less than 10 will be shut down soon

A new law has been passed in the state slating that the government schools having student strength less than 10 will be shut down in...
Services of 5,500 Uttarakhand Guest Teachers to end on March 31, 2017

Services of 5,500 Uttarakhand Guest Teachers to end on March 31, 2017

The services of about 5,500 guest teachers posted in the far-flung areas of Uttarakhand will end after a week. The department had an agreement with...
Uttarakhand: World Bank sanctions $100 million loan for better healthcare

Uttarakhand: World Bank sanctions $100 million loan for better healthcare

The international financial institution World Bank has inked a landmark heath care deal worth 100 million USD with Centre and government of Uttarakhand. Under the...
Char Dham Yatra to become easier: Survey completed, railway tracks will be laid soon

Char Dham Yatra to become easier: Survey completed, railway tracks will be laid soon

In the coming years the pilgrimage to God’s own heaven on earth, Char Dham will become easier as it will be soon connected by swift...
PM Meets CM Rawat in Delhi, asks for zero tolerance in Corruption

PM Meets CM Rawat in Delhi, asks for zero tolerance in Corruption

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Rawat met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah in New Delhi on Thursday. During this meeting, PM asked...
Dehradun airport breaks record with maximum number of flying passengers

Dehradun airport breaks record with maximum number of flying passengers

2016-2017 has been a golden year for the state as the Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun has shattered the records by witnessing a maximum number...
Uttarakhand: Online Registration Mandatory for Farmers to avail subsidies

Uttarakhand: Online Registration Mandatory for Farmers to avail subsidies

Uttarakhand Food Department have made it mandatory for farmers to register themselves online in order to avail for any government schemes and subsidies as well as for...
Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga and Yamuna Rivers as living beings gives them legal rights

Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga and Yamuna Rivers as living beings gives them legal rights

After New Zealand’s Whanganui River received the honour of being the first river to be granted the status of a living entity having legal rights...