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​ HC asks state to make dialysis machines in Almora functional within 7 months - Times of India

NAINITAL: Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Wednesday ordered the state government to make dialysis machines functional for people in Almora district hospital within seven months. DK Joshi, counsel for the petitioner said, “The state health department ...

HC seeks reply on dialysis machines worth Rs 1.1 crore lying defunct in Almora - NYOOOZ

NAINITAL: Uttarakhand high court on Monday asked the state government to provide explanation on dialysis machines worth Rs 1.10cr lying defunct since last 11 years in Almora district. The petitioner cited example of two such shops in Garud area of ...

To listen to PM, schools reschedule pre-boards - Times of India

Sources in the district education office said that the exams were scheduled in the morning on Friday but after getting a directive on Thursday from the education directorate regarding mandatory listening of the programme in the morning, they had to ...

After Delhi, Uttarkahand Police to launch Project Yuva - Times of India

The initiative, under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), aims to empower youths by upgrading their skills and helping them secure better livelihoods. The state police has also teamed up with the National Skill Development Council (NSDC) for ...

Now Hill Patrol Unit - Daily Pioneer

To check road accidents happening in the mountainous parts of the State thick and fast and taking toll of lives, the State police have decided to form Hill Patrol Unit (HPU) on the pattern of City Patrol Unit (CPU) in the mountainous districts of the ...

All 11 idle trauma care units to be merged with dist hosps - NYOOOZ

Initially, the trauma centres, which are located close to district hospitals or are situated within 100 m distance, will be merged. There are three trauma centres in Dehradun district (one each in Rishikesh, Vikasnagar and Dehradun). Chamoli and Almora ...

DPR for Naini lake revival ready - NYOOOZ

The Almora district magistrate also presented a report on Kosi river revival that sought funds of Rs 17.39 crore.The Naini lake DPR recommended revival of Sukhatal and repair of 67 nullahs connected to Naini lake. DEHRADUN: The Nainital district ...

7 of 11 jails in Uttarakhand overcrowded, but 4 face inmate shortage - Times of India

The RTI reply revealed that Pauri district jail has 153 inmates against the capacity of 150 and Roorkee sub-jail has 364 inmates against the capacity of 244. In Kumaon, Nainital district jail has 113 inmates against the capacity of 71 and Almora ...

DTR team arrests 2 Delhi-based smugglers, seizes 2 leopard skins - NYOOOZ

Following which, the team raided the farm house of Bhasin near Gandhi park in Nazafgarh locality under Chhawala police station in Delhi and arrested Gopal Singh Negi, a resident of Almora district in Uttarakhand. The operation was carried out with the ...

Little headway in govt proposal to develop 'Vivekananda Trail' - NYOOOZ

The “Vivekananda Trail” was proposed between Kathgodam in Nainital district and Mayavati in Champawat district, which was visited by the Indian monk in 1901. Despite tourism minister Satpal Maharaj's claims to develop a tourism track along the route ...

Uttarakhand: An Organisation Along With Doon School Has Taken Up The Cause Of Restoring Ghost Villages - The Logical Indian

Migration in any part of the world is a very tough challenge to tackle, and the problem of migration in Uttarakhand's Pauri Garhwal and Almora district is susceptible. Reports say that the migration is very high in both the district thus many villages ...

In Almora, plan to revive Kosi river awaits fund flow - Hindustan Times

A project to revive the Kosi river, considered a lifeline of Almora town in the Kumaon region, will be executed after funds are received, officials said. Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched a campaign in November last year to clean up Rispana ...

Cold death toll rises to 4, mercury would dip further - Daily Pioneer

Matela in Almora district quivered at -4.6 degrees Celsius. Mukteshwar in hills braved the cold at -1.0 degrees Celsius, informed Met Official. Visibility dropped considerably upto 50 metres at many places, including Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar in the ...

Cold wave claims 4 lives in Haridwar, Roorkee - Times of India

Bone-chilling winds continued to sweep the region and temperatures touched a minimum of 5 degrees Celsius in Haridwar district. Maximum temperature of 22.4 degrees Celsius was recorded at Dehradun while lowest minimum temperature of -3.6 degrees ...

Delhi filmmaker on New Year trek dies after falling into ditch - Times of India

DWARAHAT (ALMORA): Naresh Kumar, a32-year-old resident of Baljeet Nagar in west Delhi, who was on a trek from Pandavkholi to Bharatkot in Almora district along with six other friends to celebrate the New Year in the hills, died after he slipped and ...

Most of 31000 Uttarakhand dam affected families to get "peanuts" as compensation, says fresh calculation - COUNTERVIEW

Pointing out that similar is the case in with 13 out of the 20 impacted villages of Almora district, the analysis says, “In Champawat district, where out of the 15 villages, seven will be impacted, the compensation rate is worse, Rs. 0.50 per naali ...

Push to use GIS in district-level projects - The Asian Age

Recently, Uttarakhand, which has adopted geospatial governance in three districts of Almora, Tehri and Nainital, decided to set up GIS cells in all its 13 districts. Almora district's GIS cell director J.S. Rawat said that in the state government ...

Dehradun: Six school teachers die as SUV falls into gorge - News Nation

... into a gorge in the Almora district. The vehicle, a Bolero, met with the accident near Chitai temple about 10 km from Almora, Superintendent of Police P Renuka Devi told PTI on phone. The incident occurred at around 9 am and the vehicle was ...

Four killed, 6 injured in jeep accident in Almora - The Statesman

Four teachers lost their lives in a road accident, when their jeep fell into a deep gorge in district Almora on Thursday. Six other teachers suffered injury in the mishap, which took place in Chetai Jalidhar. The teachers were heading their schools. It ...

Father postpones minor girl's wedding in Almora district for fear of jail term - Hindustan Times

The father of a minor girl in Almora district postponed her wedding Friday night and asked the bridegroom's party which was on its way to the wedding venue to return home after being warned of a possible jail term for child marriage. The incident took ...

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.