Ansari arrived in Budapest Saturday evening, and over the next two days of his visit, two MoUs will be signed with Hungary, including one on water management — the Cabinet cleared the proposal for which two days ago.
Forest fires are a common occurrence in the hills of Uttarakhand, but this year, the magnitude has been much higher. The story of a village in Tehri Garhwal and the resistance of its women shows why the local community needs to be the first line of defence.
The Uttarakhand High Court judgment on the disqualification of the nine Congress rebels will be pronounced on Monday, but Bhatt says they are preparing for the floor test without counting the rebel votes.
“There are 7 or 8 major fires in Garhwal now, of which a little over half are fresh fires,” said Sanjay Gunjyal, IG, Garhwal. There was more relief with rain being reported from Uttarkashi and some parts of Garhwal.