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Deep inside Kanasar forest, felled Deodars and a vow of secrecy

The recoveries have worried the state forest department, for this is the second such discovery of widespread timber felling discovered in the last 12 months.

In the Kanasar forests though, there is another impediment to administrative action -- a veil of secrecy.
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 12:25 PM IST
By, Dehradun

HC orders Uttarakhand to respond to plea against stone crushers in residential areas

A division bench comprising chief justice Vipin Sanghi and justice Rakesh Thapliyal issued notice on a petition filed by Independent Media Initiative Society Haldwani

Lawyer Dushyant Mainali, who appeared for the petitioner, said the Uttarakhand high court has given the state government four weeks to file its response (Uttarakhand high court)
Published on Sep 20, 2023 08:39 PM IST

Elephant killed in train-hit incident in Haridwar

Forest officials said a movement of four elephants was spotted around midnight near the Sitapur railway track

The fatal accident occurred near the Jamalpur-Sitapur railway crossing, falling in the Haridwar Forest Division. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 19, 2023 04:49 PM IST

KTR hits out at PM Modi for his comments on Telangana formation

Telangana industries minister KT Rama Rao has criticized Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comments on the formation of Telangana. Modi had claimed that the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana had led to bitterness and bloodshed. Rao called Modi's remarks "disparaging" and "ignorant", and defended the celebrations that took place in Telangana after its formation. The Bharatiya Janata Party defended Modi's comments, stating that he was criticizing the handling of the situation by the Congress party rather than opposing Telangana's formation.

KT Rama Rao (File)
Updated on Sep 19, 2023 12:24 AM IST

Fire breaks out at Mussoorie’s iconic Sidus Rink hotel

Prima facie, the reason behind the fire is believed to be a short circuit. The fire department has begun the investigation into the incident, said fire station officials in Mussoorie

The fire was controlled after four hours (Ht Photo)
Published on Sep 17, 2023 02:50 PM IST
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