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The India Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for Uttarakhand and has predicted heavy rainfall for the next few days.
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 11:48 AM IST
Lack of plain land in Nainital has led to constructions on slopes, which in turn, leads to traffic snarls during rains, hailstorm and snowfall.
Published on May 29, 2019 03:06 PM IST
The geological terrain around Nainital Lake has soft sedimentary rocks, which makes it fragile and prone to cave-ins and landslides.
Published on May 28, 2019 02:58 PM IST
The threat to Nainital’s ecology is due to climate change, development initiatives, rampant concretisation and lack of long term planning
Updated on May 27, 2019 03:35 PM IST
This will be a first of its kind detailed study to identify all major water recharge zones around the Nainital Lake.
Updated on May 20, 2019 02:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Nainital | HT Correspondent, Nainital
From 18 MLD until a few years ago to 12-13 MLD this summer, the administration has been cutting down the daily withdrawal limit from the Nainital lake, considered the lifeline of the small Himalayan hill station.
Published on Nov 07, 2018 03:55 PM IST
The landslides and road cave-in have rung alarm bells again and put the spotlight on the possibility of a major tragedy on the steep slopes around the Nainital Lake.
Updated on Sep 18, 2018 01:18 PM IST
With significant floating population and surge in the daily arrival of tourists, water consumption in Nainital has increased, while the main source of water supply – Nainital Lake — has shrunk over the years due to encroachments
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 10:00 PM IST
Inspired by an initiative of Madhya Pradesh’s happiness department, hundreds of kilometres away, people in this Himalayan hill station have also started a ‘Neki Ki Deewar’ that is being appreciated even by tourists, who arrive here in large numbers these days
Published on May 13, 2018 09:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Neeraj Santoshi, Nainital