Climate

U’khand HC Directs Monitoring Of Gaumukh Glacier

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand high court on Thursday directed the state government to monitor the glacial lake near Gaumukh glacier, the origin of the river Ganga on monthly basis. The court was hearing a public interest litigation filed in December 2017 stating that the snout of Gaumukh has been impacted by the debris deposited as a result

NGT To Hear Petition Against Felling Of 2000 Trees In Doon

DEHRADUN: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) will hear a case regarding the felling of trees on the Sahastradhara Road in Dehradun of Uttarakhand. The petition filed by Rajat Narayan, a resident of Delhi has been listed for hearing on July 26. Protests inspired by the ‘Chipko Movement’ have been going on for some time now

Breath Of Fresh Air: Delhi Govt To Launch Drive To Curb Dust Pollution

NEW DELHI: The Arvind Kejriwal Government, in a major move to curb air pollution in the national capital, has issued a directive to run a special drive on the Construction and Demolition (C&D) portal from July 15 to 30 which was launched in 2021. As of now, 600 sites have registered themselves on the portal.

PM Modi Pitches For Natural Farming

SURAT/ NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for adopting natural farming saying that it is like serving Mother Earth, by protecting the quality of the soil and its productivity. PM Modi was addressing a Natural Farming Conclave that was held in Surat. He expressed confidence that Jan Andolan (People’s movement) regarding natural farming will

10 Die, Over 40 Missing As Cloudburst Hit Amarnath Yatris

  SRINAGAR: At least 10 pilgrims of the Amarnath Yatra died while more than four dozen were missing after a cloudburst hit the Baltal area in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The area, which falls in the Ganderbal district, houses a base camp for the pilgrims of the Amarnath Yatra. At the time of filing