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  • Killer leopard declared man-eater

    Killer leopard declared man-eater

    The fear of a man-eating leopard continues to haunt people living in and around Raiwala on the Haridwar-Dehradun-Rishikesh highway. A labourer was killed by a leopard in the affected area on Monday morning. Thirty-seven year old Kala Singh and seven other persons were sleeping on the roof of a forest post near Nepali farm. The …

    May 21, 2018
  • U’khand to recruit more for tackling fires

    U’khand to recruit more for tackling fires

    Owing to strike of the forest guards, the Uttarakhand forest department has decided to recruit home guards, PRD Jawans and ex-servicemen for firefighting in the forest of the hill state. The Uttarakhand forest department has decided to deal the agitation of the forest guard and forester strongly by passing a strict order. The departmental order …

    March 28, 2018
  • U’khand bird fest kicks off

    U’khand bird fest kicks off

    The 5th Uttarakhand Spring Bird Festival began at Thano on a high note with bird lovers spotting a grey-backed shrike. This bird species was not previously recorded in Thano, located 24 km from Dehradun. The Uttarakhand Forest Department, in association with NGOs, has started the bird festival. The preliminary checklist of Thano range indicates the …

    March 9, 2018