Kedarnath chopper service: NGT seeks reply from Centre, Uttarakhand
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
Reacting to a plea on unregulated chopper operations causing disturbance in the eco-sensitive zones, especially in the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, the NGT on Tuesday sought responses from both central and Uttarakhand governments.... read..
In a first, Uttarakhand monitors forest fires with drones
New Delhi/Nainital |Monday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
In a first, the Uttarakhand Forest Department has launched a drone for real-time monitoring of the forest fire and to take preventive measures, officials said here on Monday.... read..
Rain bring down temperatures in Uttarakhand, J-K
Haldwani (Uttarakhand) [India] | April 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A fresh spell of rain lashed Uttarakhand's Haldwani region, causing a drop in temperature.... read..
NDMA conducts its first mock exercise on forest fire in Uttarakhand
New Delhi | Thursday, Apr 20 2017 IST
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted a first-of-its-kind state-level mock exercise on forest fires in Uttarakhand today.
The mock exercise, aimed at assessing the efficacy of integrating the preparedness and response mechanisms of ... read..