Corbett, Rajaji Tiger reserves closed for monsoon break


As per the practice, the Corbett Tiger and Rajaji Tiger reserves in Uttarakhand have been closed for monsoon break. Jim Corbett National Park is famous in the country for its eco tourism activities. Bijrani, Dhikala, Jhirna, Domunda, Sonanadi and Dhera are the zones where tourists flock in big numbers. There has been a spurt in the number of visitors More...

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By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Resolve acid attack cases within 3 months: Uttarakhand High Court

Nainital: Taking serious note of acid attack cases, the High Court has directed the lower courts to give such judgments within three months. In such cases, the government should constitute the Criminal Inaugural More...

By newsuttarakhand On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Uttarakhand High Court orders seizure of EVMs from 6 more seats

Just three days after ordering the seizure of EVMs in Vikasnagar constituency of Dehradun district, the Uttarakhand high court on Monday ordered sealing of EVMs in six more constituencies of the state — Mussoorie, More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, April 27th, 2017

DM’s of 5 major Uttarakhand districts transferred in a major administrative reshuffle

In the first major bureaucratic reshuffle since coming to power, the BJP government on late Thursday night gave new transfers and posting to as many as 19 IAS officers. The list includes new district magistrates More...

By newsuttarakhand On Monday, April 17th, 2017

Old notes worth over Rs 2 lakh found in field in Haldwani

Haldwani: Five months after old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes ceased to be legal tender, labourers involved in harvesting wheat crop at a field near Haldwani found a huge tranche of old Rs 1,000 notes that had been thrown More...

By newsuttarakhand On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

State irrigation department chalks up Rs 13 crore plan to rejuvenate water bodies in Nainital

The state irrigation department has drawn up a Rs 13 crore plan to rejuvenate water bodies in Nainital, including Naini lake, Bhimtal and Sattal. Officials of the state irrigation department said that the project More...

By newsuttarakhand On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Naini lake will transform into pond in 60 years if no action is taken warn experts

Nainital: Environment experts have predicted that the Naini Lake here will turn into a mere pond in the coming 60 years if the issue of less water in the lake is not addressed immediately. The observation of specialists More...

By newsuttarakhand On Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Forest guard killed near Corbett by mining mafia

Members of a mining mafia gang active on the river banks near Corbett ran over a forest department beat watcher with a tractor when he tried to oppose them. The incident took place near the Kosi riverbed in the More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Kandi road to be made National Highway with flyovers over Corbett belt says Harak Singh Rawat

Reacting to concerns by environmentalists regarding the proposed Kandli road between Garhwal and Kumaon cutting through Corbett, forest minister Harak Singh Rawat said that a flyover will be built over the patch More...

By newsuttarakhand On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Man Killer Tiger found dead in Nainital Zoo

The tiger which killed two people in the Bailpadav forest range of Ramnagar division on Thursday found dead under mysterious circumstances in Nainital zoo. The post-mortem report, however, suggests the feline died More...