With 29 tigers, Rajaji’s eastern wing has reached saturation, while tigers need to be deported to the reserve’s western wing which currently has only two tigers, director of the Rajaji Tiger Reserve Sanatan Sonkar said.
Anil Kumar Raturi will replace M A Ganapathy on Monday to assume office as the 10th Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttarakhand. Raturi has previously also held the position of DGP (Rules and Manuals), Vigilance Director and Prosecution Director.
Heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand has resulted in an increase in the water level of various rivers and lakes across the state. Many rain-fed and other rivers like Alaknanda, Saryu, Gomti, Pindar, Mandakini, Gori, Kosi, Suyal and Nandakini were in spate.
“The counsel appearing for the Uttarakhand government and the state pollution control board submit that they will take all requisite steps to ensure that there is no illegal mining in the state and there are no stone crushers which pollute the environment,” the bench noted.
Ram Avatar, a resident of Khatima of Udham Singh Nagar district committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree
Uttarakhand is a yoga hub with Rishikesh being the self-styled “yoga capital of the world”. However, unemployed instructors claim that the yoga business in Uttarakhand benefits only a few.
Crediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the international recognition earned by yoga in recent years, CM Trivendra Singh Rawat said it was a matter of pride for every Indian
Last year, soaring temperatures caused massive fires in the state that destroyed nearly 4048 hectares of green cover in 1857 incidents.
A detailed project report (DPR) should be prepared for the lake’s conservation in consultation with scientists, Trivendra Singh Rawat said. He asked experts to devise methods to recharge old water bodies that have dried up or are on the verge of drying up.
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said the Budget was in accordance with the promises made by the BJP in the vision document presented to the state before the Assembly elections in February
It is alleged that inflated sums of money were paid as compensation between 2013 and 2016 to a few land owners whose plots were acquired for widening NH-74 in Udham Singh Nagar district
Appraising him for 2015-16 in December last year, AIIMS rated him “one” out of 10 in Perf-ormance Appraisal Report (PAR)
Govt seeks to restore Nainital’s lake, whose catchment area has choked and levels fallen over the years
The petitioners had challenged the dissolution of the committee on the grounds that it had been done before completion of its three year tenure without specifying any reasons for the move.
In the FIR, allegations have also been raised against officials for allegedly changing land use from agriculture to non-agriculture on an earlier date so that a higher compensation amount could be paid for the acquired land.