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The scientists of Wildlife Institute of India situated in Dehradun have spoken of the presence this squirrel in the Bhagirath valley, and rare photographs of the have also been found.
The Woolly flying squirrel was considered extinct 70 years ago in the IUCN Red List.(ANI)
Published on Aug 17, 2020 06:29 PM IST
Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
Seth said that he had identified a number of issues like construction of railway over bridge at various locations, etc that need to be addressed.
Seth also pointed out that people of small town like Muri didn’t have privilege to travel in Garib Rath as the train doesn’t stop at Muri railway station.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 02:06 PM IST
The body named, Centre for Research, Development and Conservation of Himalayan Forestry Resources- an autonomous body- will work for “development and collection of quality seeds of forest species, preparation of quality clones and livelihood issues”.
The Uttarakhand forest department finally got the approval from the state government in November, to form a research body to conserve the flora of the Himalayan state.(HT FIle / Reprenstative Image)
Updated on Dec 03, 2018 03:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |
This would be the first-of-its-kind census in Delhi at a time when the question of felling trees for development projects has become a contentious issue and led to an intervention by the Supreme Court
A Gular tree in the Hauz Rani City forest nursery.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2018 11:45 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |
Vatsala Shrangi and Joydeep Thakur
Forest officials also fear that lack of expertise might lead to wrong coordinates of tree’s position being uploaded, which might in turn lead to more errors when satellites are used to locate the trees and monitor their health.
Delhi cabinet minister Satyendra Kumar Jain plants a sapling in the Yamuna flood plains as part of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s mega tree plantation drive on Saturday.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 09, 2018 01:04 AM IST
The reason Rawat thinks the yoga day will boost tourism is because of the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the mega event which he reasons was watched by people across the world.
PM Narendra Modi and CM Trivendra Singh Rawat discuss a point at FRI ground in Dehradun on Thursday.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 10:34 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service, Dehradun |
Indo Asian News Service
City-based photographer Abhishek Bishnoi, who has seen and shot the famed building umpteen times said, the event has “magnified the glory” of the iconic FRI.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga during a mass yoga event in Dehradun on Thursday.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 10:18 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Dehradun |
Press Trust of India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led around 50,000 people in marking the fourth edition of the
International Yoga Day on Thursday at the sprawling campus of the Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Uttarakhand’s capital Dehradun. The prime minister was joined by state chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Union minister of state for Ayush Shripad Naik. The United Nations declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga in 2014 after PM Modi called for the day to be adopted as a global celebration of yoga, an ancient practice that began in India more than 5,000 years ago.Thousands observed the day with public sessions of yoga and meditation across the country. Here are the highlights of the day:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga on International Yoga Day in Dehradun.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 22, 2018 12:06 AM IST
Dehradun’s district magistrate asked the forest department last week to keep the ground safe and “clear” the area of snakes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on International Yoga Day, June 21.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun on International Yoga Day.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 19, 2018 11:54 AM IST
FRI will host the main event on International Yoga Day on June 21 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending it
The tree planted by Indira Gandhi in 1981 was uprooted in storm in 2010. The FRI had planted another one in its place.(Vinay Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 18, 2018 09:00 PM IST
The Uttarakhand government’s directive for ensuring participation of 50,000 youth in the international yoga day main event here on June 31 is keeping “officials on their toes”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the international yoga day main event at the sprawling Forest Research Institute ground in Dehradun on June 21.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 12, 2018 08:54 PM IST
Uttarakhand will be placed on the world map with its capital hosting the main national event on International Yoga Day on June 21, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Thursday said
CM Trivendra Singh Rawat and yoga guru Ramdev at the rehearsal session, ahead of the International Yoga Day, in Dehradun on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 10:25 PM IST
Early flowering of a number of high altitude species has worried experts, who stress on conducting a scientific study to find out the reasons behind the phenomenon
Brahma Kamal is state flower of Uttarakhand.(Credit: GS Rawat)
Published on Jun 06, 2018 10:03 PM IST
The state capital of Uttarakhand will be the venue for this year’s national programme on the International Yoga Day on June 21 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi attending it
The prime minister will participate in the national programmes to be organised in Dehradun to mark the Yoga Day which is a matter of immense pride for Uttarakhand, says chief minister Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.(HT File Photo)
Published on May 28, 2018 10:01 PM IST
Land consolidation is needed to safeguard crops from wild animals, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said while inaugurating Summit on Climate Resilient Mountain Agriculture on Wednesday
Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat (2nd from left) felicitates a representative of a gram panchayat for better performances during the first day of Summit on Climate Resilient Mountain Agriculture in Dehradun on Wednesday.(Vinay Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on May 02, 2018 09:55 PM IST
The state forest department has asked the Forest Research Institute to present a detailed report on its claim that the ban on felling of trees in the areas 1,000 metre above sea level has led to an increase in forest fires
The pine trees constitute 26.07% of the total forest cover in Uttarakhand.(HT File)
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 10:14 PM IST
The forest department along with Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee is set to design a portable machine to make briquettes out of pine needles, that is a major source of forest fire in the state
A pine forest in Dehradun. Pine needles are a source of wildfires.(HT File)
Published on Apr 23, 2018 09:45 PM IST
Rise in forest fires is emerging as a threat to environment and life across the country.
A Indian air force helicopter patrols during a rescue mission at Kurangani Hill in the district of Theni on Monday.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 13, 2018 07:21 AM IST