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PTI (2005.1.9): Assembly session tomorrow

[India News]: Dehradun, Jan 9 : The winter session of the Uttaranchal assembly, which begins tomorrow, is expected to be stormy with the opposition gearing up to corner the N D Tiwari government on the issue of increasing unemployment and development issues. Ahead of the…

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Tribune (2005.1.5): Women at receiving end in HP, Uttaranchal :NCW

Tribune News Service, New Delhi, January 5 Despite the highest female workforce participation, women in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal have no property rights, which often leads to lands remaining barren, because women unable to work on them can neither sell them nor give them away.…

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PTI: Forest area in Uttaranchal shrinking: report

[India News]: Dehra Dun, Jan 4 : Uttaranchal’s protected forest cover, which accounts for 23 per cent of its geographical area, is fast shrinking with several species of flora and fauna on the verge of extinction, according to a report by the state Pollution Control…

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Uttaranchal Governor to adopt 50 tsunami victims

Tribune News Service, Dehra Dun, January 1 Moved by the tsunami disaster, Governor of Uttaranchal, Sudershan Agarwal has decided to adopt 50 children from Tamil Nadu orphaned in the calamity. The Him Jyoti Foundation, a trust set up by the Governor to provide for the…

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ANI (2004.12.30): Tsunami raises old fears over Tehri Dam

[India News]: Tehri (Uttaranchal), Dec 30 : Environmentalists in Tehri, home to the world’s fourth biggest dam project, fear for the safety of millions of residents saying that the highly seismic region could get active again. After the Tsunamis killed thousands in Asia, people living…

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PTI (2004.12.25): Uncertainty, disasters mark 2004 for Uttaranchal

Saturday, December 25 2004, Dehra Dun: Speculation over the fate of Uttaranchal Chief Minister N D Tiwari, the country’s first woman Director General of Police and a series of major road accidents, landslides and cloudbursts grabbed the headlines in the State in 2004. [more]

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Tehelka (2004.12.25): Sow the seeds of revolution

The Chipko spirit is still strong in the Garhwal Himalayas by Harsh Dobhal for Tehelka.com Thirty years is a long time for any movement to continue. But the famous Chipko movement lives on — thriving and pulsating, challenging and sustaining, albeit in a different form.…

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Tribune (2004.12.21): UKD for Gairsain as capital of Uttaranchal

Tribune News Service, Dehra Dun, December 21 With the basic issue of a permanent capital remaining unaddressed, Uttaranchal is seeing demonstrations intensifying like never before. Backed by the most prominent regional party in the hill state, the UKD (Uttarakhand Kranti Dal), hundreds of activists trekked…

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PTI: Stand-off between govt, forest guards intensifies

Dehradun, Dec 15 : The stand-off between the Uttaranchal government and striking state forest guards has intensified with the authorities suspending 40 guards for negligence of duty. The state government has so far suspended 40 forest guards as a disciplinary action against them, official sources…

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IHT (2004.12.14): The valley vanishes

This sobering commentary, while romantic in its writing, points to a destructive present, where the old Uttarakhand is dying and the new one of mountain slums and environmental destruction is rapidly becoming the universal reality. Not only is this transformation physical, but also cultural —…

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