The exercise, which targets illegal encroachments and constructions on footpaths, lanes and roads, is being conducted in the supervision of Mussoorie-Dehradun Development Authority, Municipal Corporation of Dehradun, and the district administration.
The High Court directed the officials of the transport department and Uttarakhand Road Transport Corporation to carry out a continuous checking of transport vehicles in order to ensure the road safety is properly followed.
The order further declared every Uttarakhand citizen “as the human face for the welfare and protection of animals”.
A division bench of Justices Rajiv Sharma and Lok Pal Singh issued the order while listening to a public interest litigation filed in the court.
The Uttarakhand High Court had on June 18 put a ban on white water river rafting, other water sports and paragliding across the state till a transparent policy was framed on adventure sports.
The court order came as a response to a PIL alleging issuance of illegal leases in favour of private parties at the Ganga riverbed.
A massive tree plantation drive will be launched along the Rispana river next month to rejuvenate it. As part of a mission called Rispana to Rishiparna, the ancient name of the river, 3.5 lakh trees will be planted along the river in a single day right from its origin at Landhaur Shikhar Fall to Motharwala-Daudwala in the city where it merges with Bindal, the chief minister said.
A bench headed by acting Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim sought responses from the Ministry of Environment and Forests, the Uttarakhand government, the National Tiger Conservation Authority, the National Board for Wildlife, the National Buildings Construction Company (NBCC) and others in two weeks.
This was conveyed to Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat by the country director of ADB's India Regiment Mission Kenichi Yokoyama at a meeting between the two here today.
The hotels will each be in Rishikesh, Neelkanth and Mussoorie, a release issued here said.
An MoU was signed between NBCC Executive Director (Engg) Yogesh JP Sharma and Ecotourism Development Corporation of Uttarakhand Ltd MD Anup Malik to construct an eco-tourism circuit along Kotdwar-Ramnagar Kandi road.
The green panel also asked the state government to make a categorical statement about compliance of its December 10, 2015 directions on rejuvenation of the river.
The tunnel will reduce the travel distance from Dharasu to Yamunotri by about 20 km and travel time by about an hour.
There are 11 jails in the state which have a capacity to accommodate 3,378 prisoners but the actual number of inmates in these jails is 4,814, information provided by the office of IG (Prisons) in response to an RTI query here said.
The list approved by state BJP president Ajay Bhatt includes a number of senior party leaders such as Munna Singh Chauhan, Vinod Chamoli, Pushkar Singh Dhami, Umesh Aggarwal, Ganesh Joshi, Nilam Sehgal, Madhu Bhatt and Dipti Rawat
The governments of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have been contesting a civil suit before the Supreme Court since 2004 over the ownership of a resort in Haridwar
The prime minister will arrive at the Jollygrant airport in the afternoon today and leave straightaway for Mussoorie where most of his programmes are lined up for October 27, Dehradun SSP Nivedita Kukreti said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone to mark the commencement of the reconstruction & restoration projects.
During the visit, the home minister will interact with jawans of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), which guards the 3,488 km-long India-China border, and assess various development activities in the frontier.
The bus was travelling from Gaulikhal to Ramnagar when it came in contact with the wire at Marchula village in Sult area of the district, Almora's Disaster Management Control Room said.
In Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, a girl was killed and her parents were missing following a landslide yesterday that buried their house.
Also 11 cubs were found in the two tiger reserves, he had said yesterday releasing the latest figures for the year 2016 -17.
At a meeting, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and Baba Ramdev explored the opportunities to work together in areas including establishing herbal villages, promoting consumption of cereals, and setting up a large cowshed in the state.
The National Green Tribunal today directed the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) and the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to clarify their stand on widening of NH-34 from Dharasu to Gangotri in Uttarakhand.
Modi further talked about the negligence that traditional forms of medicine like Ayurveda were facing. The leader was inaugurating a research centre of the Ramdev-promoted Patanjali Ayurved.