The scam is related to the alleged conversion of land use with the connivance of officials to pay selected landowners compensation 20 times more than they deserved.
A bench of Justices M B Lokur, S A Nazeer and Deepak Gupta also allowed Maharashtra government's plea seeking clarification that there was no stay on construction activity in that state.
The court also asked the CBI to find out the involvement of forest officers in the poaching of tigers.
Discussing the possibilities of investment in Uttarakhand with Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat at a roadshow in Mumbai, Ambani said he was keen to provide internet connectivity in state schools and health centres besides expressing his willingness to offer support in creating storage facility for organic products.
The two-day 'Destination Uttarakhand: Investors Summit 2018' will be held in Dehradun from October 7.
The roadshow was organised here today in the run up to Uttarakhand's first ever investor summit.
He was part of a roadshow presided over by Uttarakhand Minister for Forests, Labour and Ayush, Harak Singh Rawat for the Uttarakhand Investors Summit to be held in Dehradun on October 7 and 8.
Uttarakhand Gau Seva Aayog is planning to launch a helpline number on the lines of emergency services like 100 (police) and 108 (ambulance), with appointed 'Gau Sangrakshaks'.
Those found guilty against various acts could face a jail term of three to 10 years along with hefty fines.
Reiterating his government's commitment to cow conservation, Rawat said Uttarakhand is the first state where special police squads have been raised.
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