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December 15, 2017 14:00:36 IST
Plastic ban in Haridwar, RishikeshThe National Green Tribunal bans use, sale, purchase and storage of plastic bags and plastic items like plates and spoons etc. along the Ganga in Haridwar's Har Ki Pauri, Rishikesh, till the upper areas in Uttarkashi. Fine of Rs 5000 to be imposed on violators. ...
Makeshift Gangotri Bridge linking Uttarkashi to China border collapsesThe lone bridge linking Uttarkashi to the China border collapsed today, disconnecting dozens of villages and causing inconvenience to daily commuters, especially school-going children and teachers.
Rains likely in UttarakhandAfter the first snow of the season, the hill state of Uttarakhand is likely to receive its first spell of winter rains, the Regional Met Office said on Monday.It said that rains were likely to occur in the hill region, primarily in Uttarkashi, Pithoragarh and ...
Uttarakhand floods: Still homeless, four years onTwenty families who were displaced during the 2013 floods in Uttarakhand have again approached the government in the hope that they will be resettled. The families, from Kafnaul village in Barkot area, yesterday met Uttarkashi District Magistrate Ashish Kumar Chauhan to apprise him of their situation. "We have approached the authorities a number of times but nothing has been done so far," said Dharmiyalal, who led the delegation to the district magistrate. In 2013, their homes near a local ...
Army readying for next Chinese intrusion in UttarakhandSo far, the Central Sector has never seen active hostilities, remaining peaceful even through the 1962 war.A reason for the Central Sector having remained peaceful is the towering Himalayan watershed that defines the border.Ajai Shukla reports. In August, knife-edge diplomacy between New Delhi and Beijing managed to defuse a tense 71-day confrontation between border troops at Doklam, near the border tri-junction between India, China and Bhutan. But now, India is readying for possible Chinese ...
NGT paves way for Chardham highway projectThe National Green Tribunal (NGT) has paved the way for the NH-34 stretch of the PMO's ambitious Chardham highway widening project, that will connect Uttarakhand's holy sites, as it disposed of a plea that alleged that the project was violating provisions of ...