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Ex-speaker Kunjwal riled over new list of district chiefs, talks to state in-charge - Times of India

While a good number of party members at Haridwar and other districts expressed their annoyance, party stalwart and former assembly speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal – who is also MLA from Jageshwar in Almora district – took strong offence. Upset over the ...

6 die in separate accidents, 126 roads remain blocked - Daily Pioneer

Meanwhile, 24 motor roads are blocked to traffic in the district. In Almora district, a car fell off the road near Soral killing two and injuring three of the persons in the vehicle. The injured were taken to Haldwani for treatment. One rural road is ...

In the Hill Town of Almora, Those Who Employ Manual Scavengers See No Reason to Stop - The Wire

A group of men from the Valmiki community informed him that the entire district of Almora has no sewage-cleaning machine. “It had to be brought from the city of Haldwani, 90 km away from Almora. They charged Rs 15,000 for bringing the machine and ...

Review meeting leaves Cong MLAs dissatisfied - The Tribune

The stock taking exercise of development activities by Chief Minister TS Rawat of seven Assembly segments falling under Bageshwar and Almora districts of Kumaon division on Monday turned out to be satisfactory for the BJP MLAs, while the Congress MLAs ...

CM for prompt completion of pending works in Almora and Bageshwar - Daily Pioneer

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat reviewed the status of the development declarations made by him for the Assembly constituencies spread over Almora and Bageshwar districts at the State secretariat on Monday. While reviewing Almora Assembly ...

G-Tourism: Using GIS in tourism - Geospatial World (press release) (blog)

GIS mapping was done by the GIS Cell in Almora District, Uttarakhand. The cell operates with the support of Natural Resources Data Management System (NRDMS), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and the Government of ...

Vikram Rawat is U'khand Youth Congress president - The Tribune

He defeated his nearest rival Ajay Tyagi by 115 voters. Amardeep was elected the District Haridwar Youth Congress president, Sandeep Bhandari as the District Chamoli Youth president, Amit Raj as the Pauri District Youth Congress president, Santosh ...

15-year-old boy burnt alive in Ranikhet - NYOOOZ

NAINITAL: In a tragic incident, a 15-year-old boy was burnt alive in Ranikhet in Almora district by unknown assailants while he was on a morning walk. The victim was found with severe burn injuries barely 200m from his house by local residents on Thursday.

64yearold on the run after raping minor niece - NYOOOZ

ALMORA: An FIR was registered in Danya police station of Almora district on Friday against a 64-year-old man for allegedly raping his 14-year-old niece. Her uncle forcefully took her to his house and then raped her. She later narrated the ordeal to her ...

Corbett Tiger Reserve: Fix damages to be paid by hotel owners: HC - Hindustan Times

The Uttarakhand high court has asked the authorities concerned to fix the compensation/damages to be paid by hotel and resort owners for encroachments and unauthorised constructions around Corbett Tiger Reserve in Nainital and Almora districts on ...

HC constitutes empowered committee to check encroachments around Corbett - Hindustan Times

The Uttarakhand high court on Thursday constituted a four-member empowered committee to check encroachments of land around Corbett Tiger Reserve in Nainital and Almora districts. The directions were by the division bench of justices Rajiv Sharma and ...

Uttarakhand CM reshuffles in-charge ministers for all districts - Hindustan Times

Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday reshuffled ministers in-charge of monitoring development schemes in the state's 13 districts. ... Harak Singh Rawat, Yashpal Arya and Subodh Uniyal will monitor Almora, Dehradun and Pauri, respectively.

There's little to worry over migration from Uttarakhand - National Herald

The real surprise comes from the figures for Pauri and Almora on one hand and Dehradun on the other. The former two districts are generally known to be the ones with the highest rates of migration as evidenced by the fact that they had negative rates ...

Government teacher gets 3 years in jail for securing job on fake degree - Times of India

DEHRADUN: The court of judicial magistrate in Almora convicted a government teacher for securing a job in state education department on forged documents and sentenced him to three-year rigorous imprisonment and slapped an additional fine of Rs 5,000.

CBSE Class 10 results: State toppers want to pursue career in medicine, aeronautics - Hindustan Times

Almora's Shashita Sadaf emerged as the state topper in the Class 10 examination results declared by the CBSE on Tuesday. Shashita, a student of Army School at Ranikhet in Almora district, scored 497 marks out of 500, which comes to 99.4 percent. She ...

Pancheshwar project: The dam-ning aspect of Indo-Nepal relations - National Herald

For India, this means some 134 villages in the three districts of Almora, Champavat and Pithoragarh, will be submerged, displacing around 30,000 rural families. It will also drown precious forests, rare flora and fauna. Less land for farming will also ...

Priority accorded to setting GIS cells in each district - Daily Pioneer

The GIS cells have presently been established in five districts- Uttarkashi, Tehri, Almora, Pithoragarh and Udham Singh Nagar while necessary action is being taken to establish such cells in the remaining districts, said the disaster management ...

CSIR-IIIM organizes awareness prog - The Northlines

Dr. Rajendra Bhanwaria and Chandrapal Singh discussed about agro-technology, cultivation practices and agricultural economics of the crops under Aroma Mission suitable for Almora district viz., Lemon grass, Rosa grass, Jammu Monarda, Ocimum, etc.

Last chance to reply on monkey menace, stray cattle issue: HC to state - Times of India

In 2015, 52 students of various government schools from Almora district had sent postcards and letters to the chief justice describing their ordeal on how monkeys enter their schools and snatch away their food. The court, treating the complaint as a ...

Youth dies during physical test for Army recruitment - Times Now

Jitender Singh, aspiring to join the Indian Army, originally from Almora district of Uttar Pradesh, was living in Delhi's Sangam Vihar area with his family. A police officer told IANS, "Jitender was called to appear for physical test. He collapsed after running ...

Almora district is a district in the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand state, India. The headquarters is at Almora. It is 1,638 meters above sea level. The town of Almora is surrounded by Pithoragarh district to the east, Garhwal region to the west, Bageshwar district to the north and Nainital district to the south.

Ranikhet, Almora district
Ranikhet, Almora district
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°35′50″N 79°39′25″E / 29.59718°N 79.6570°E / 29.59718; 79.6570Coordinates: 29°35′50″N 79°39′25″E / 29.59718°N 79.6570°E / 29.59718; 79.6570
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
Division Kumaon
Headquarters Almora
 • Total 3,082 km (1,190 sq mi)
Elevation 1,646 m (5,400 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 621,927
 • Density 205/km (530/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 263601
Telephone code 91-5962
Vehicle registration UK-01
Climate Alpine (BSh) and Humid subtropical(Bsh)
Annual temperature 28 to -2 °C
Summer temperature 28 - 12 °C
Winter temperature 15 to -2 °C

Almora district (Hindi: अल्मोड़ा जिला) is a district in the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand state, India. The headquarters is at Almora. It is 1,638 meters above sea level. The town of Almora is surrounded by Pithoragarh district to the east, Garhwal region to the west, Bageshwar district to the north and Nainital district to the south.

The hill station of Almora is situated on a horseshoe-shaped ridge of a mountain, the eastern portion of which is called Talifat and the western one is known as Selifat. The landscape of Almora attracts tourists each year for its views of the Himalayas, cultural heritage, handicrafts and cuisine, and is a business hub for the Kumaon region. Developed by the kings of Chand dynasty, it was later maintained and further developed by the British regime.