Decreasing water level in Tehri lake poses threat to nearby villages


Residents of 12 villages living around the Tehri lake are tense following fear of land subsidence due to decrease in the water level of the Tehri Dam lake. With the decrease in water levels, the embankments of the lake at several places begin to erode, resulting in frequent landslides threatening the existence of the affected villages in the region. More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Jet-skiing competition to be held during Tehri festival

In a bid to promote adventure tourism, a two-day festival will be held at Tehri Lake from October 15 in which for the first time jet-skiers will perform flips and synchronized moves on the 42 sq km lake surface. More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Bridge near Ghonti village opened for public

Tehri MP Mala Rajya Lakshmi Shah, Pratap Nagar MLA Vikram Singh Negi and rebel BJP MLA from Ghansali Bhim Lal Arya inaugurated the newly constructed bridge near Ghonti village at a function held in Tehri Garhwal More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, July 17th, 2016

Water levels up by 33 meters in Tehri Dam due to heavy rainfall

The water level in the Tehri reservoir has shot up by 33 metres due to the heavy downpour in the hill state, even as it is still 52 meters short of the maximum level, set by the central water commission. Even as More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, June 20th, 2016

Bus falls into ditch near Devprayag, one woman pilgrim dead

A 50-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh died and 11 others were injured after a bus carrying char dham pilgrims fell into a 20 metre deep ditch near Mulyagaon in Devprayag area of Tehri district on Sunday. The condition More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, June 13th, 2016

Locals in panic mode after another cloud burst strikes Tehri village

Panic gripped Tungana and Develeshwar Tok villages following a cloudburst in the Bhilangana block of Tehri Garhwal district today. Though no loss of life was reported, houses and cattle sheds in large numbers were More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Bank manager robbed off Rs 18 lakh

A Punjab National Bank manager posted in Naugaon area of Uttarkashi district was allegedly robbed of Rs 18 lakh in Tehri, while he was on his way to Dehradun to deposit the money in a bank branch at Ashley Hall. Three More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Cloudburst near Chamba wreks havoc

A cloudburst wreaked havoc in Khuret and Pujaldi villages near Chamba in Tehri Garhwal district around 11 pm on Thursday. It damaged several fields, standing crops, drinking water pipelines, roads, water mills and More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Forest Blaze shuts down NH 58 near Badrinath

The forest department began rolling out “strict measures” to tackle rising incidents of forest fires in the state even as a blaze near Badrinath Highway (NH 58) during peak traffic on Thursday left scores More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Sea plane landing on Tehri Lake to become a reality soon

Addressing a gathering at the inaugural ceremony of Mussoorie Winterline Carnival, Rawat  announced the launch of sea plane landing on Tehri Lake by the state tourism authorities. The move intends to attract domestic More...