In short supply, men and machine for sanitation job in Dehradun
Dehradun presents a dirty picture
To prevent the recurrence of indefinite Kedarnath highway impasse that resulted after the 2013 flash floods, the administration is working feverishly to strengthen the alternative route to Kedarnath via Tehri Garhwal.
While there’s no study to establish the decline of house sparrows in Uttarakhand, scientists and wildlife experts have based their claim on the basis of lack of sighting of these birds around human habitation. Changing lifestyle, modern agricultural practices and development are significant reasons behind the decline.
The police department in Uttarakhand will hold one of its largest drives to recruit women in the police force, giving them priority to investigate crime against women, an official said on Thursday.
The Haridwar district court has slapped `3 lakh as fine on the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee for preparing food with sub-standard chilli powder. 200 students had fell sick after eating the food.
At least 75% of domestic violence cases in Uttarakhand involve “newlyweds”, police said on Wednesday, a trend experts attributed to stress of modern life on the institution of marriage.
Acid, of different concentration level, is being sold in the city without identifying buyers, violating the apex court guidelines.
Mussoorie, one of Uttarakhand’s most popular tourist destinations, attracts more than 2 million visitors annually but is hard pressed to get them to stay for long because of the lack of new attractions, say tourism industry experts.
There is good news for birdwatchers. The Uttarakhand government has notified two state forest ranges as Naina Devi Bird Conservation Reserve (NDBCR).
Though Prime Minister Narendra Modi on International Women’s Day reaffirmed the government’s resolve to end discrimination and injustice against women while announcing the setting up of One Stop Crisis Centres, official in Uttarakhand are unaware of the project.
The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Haridwar unit has manufactured the country’s first indigenous 800 MW turbo generator.
Check twice before you book yourself a room in the country’s famous Corbett Tiger Reserve. It is possible that the official website of the park will direct you to a private website offering discounted packages and jungle safaris!
The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said its cooperation for the budget session of the Uttarakhand assembly would be conditional to the Speaker acceding to its request to raise issues like an alleged nexus between the government and the mining and land mafia.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Rajaji National Park authorities are planning to take up a special project to provide better livelihood opportunities to people dependent on the forest.