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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 ...

Migration menace worst in Pauri, home to many CMs - Daily Pioneer

In comparison, 16207 persons from Almora district, another migration affected one, have permanently migrated from their homes. What is more 47,488 persons have temporally migrated from the Pauri district over the past ten years. The report suggests ...

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 ...

During army recruitment test, man dies of heart attack - ABP LIVE

Gurugram: A young man aspiring to join the army died on Thursday while participating in a physical test in Gurugram. Image representational: PTI Deceased Jitender Singh, 22, originally hailed from Almora district of Uttarakhand but was presently living ...

Uttarakhand: Woman gets 3 months jail for falsely implicating man in POCSO - Times of India

The court also added that the fine imposed on the mother is not sufficient to compensate the man and observed that this matter be placed before District Services Legal Authority for "compensation and rehabilitation of the senior citizen who happens to ...

Wildfire loss in March three times higher than last year - Hindustan Times

On March 29, forest fire destroyed computers, a printer, biometrics system and other infrastructure of a government high school at Chaukhutiya in Almora district. Students were in the playground when the incident happened. According to forest ...

748 'ghost' schools in U'khand have no students, buildings shut - Times of India

Pandey said that the school buildings were being transferred to village panchayats for their maintenance in reply to the question asked by BJP MLA from Salt (Almora district) Surendra Singh Jeena. Pandey said that no separate fund would be allotted to ...

748 schools in Uttarakhand have no students — 581 in 10 hill districts - Hindustan Times

Uttarakhand has 748 schools that have no students. More than 200 of these schools are in Almora and Pauri, the two hill districts that have recorded maximum forced migration since the state's formation in 2000, the government informed the assembly ...

Superstar Rajinikanth arrives in Kumaon hills to meditate in cave of guru - Times of India

DWARAHAT (Almora): Tamil superstar cum recently turned politician Rajinikanth arrived at Pandukholi near Dwarahat in Almora district on Sunday. Accompanied by a few of his friends, the actor on horseback went to a cave believed to be that of Mahavatar ...

Bus falls into gorge in Almora, 13 killed - The Statesman

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has expressed grief over the accident. The Chief Minister interacted with Nainital and Almora district magistrate asked them to speed up search and rescue operation. Local police, revenue department and ...

13 killed, 14 injured as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand - Hindustan Times

Thirteen people were killed and over a dozen injured after a bus fell into a 150-metre deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Almora district Tuesday, police said. District Magistrate Eva Ashish Srivastava said the incident took place at Totam village, 80 km from ...

13 killed after bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand - Financial Express

Thirteen people were killed and 14 injured after a bus fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Almora district today, officials said. District Magistrate Eva Ashish Srivastava said the incident took place 120 km away from the district headquarters ...

Thirteen dead in Uttarakhand bus accident - United News of India

Thirteen dead in Uttarakhand bus accident. Nainital, Mar 13 (UNI) At least 13 people died on Tuesday and over twelve others were injured in a bus accident in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. The bus was heading towards Ramnagar in Nainital district ...

Uttarakhand: 13 killed, 12 injured as bus falls into gorge in Almora - The Indian Express

Atleast 13 people were declared dead, and 12 others were injured, on Tuesday, as a 25-seater bus fell 150 feet into a gorge, at Totam in Uttarakhand's Almora district. The bus had started from Deghat in Almora district, and was going to Ramnagar, 118 ...

13 dead, 12 injured as bus falls into gorge in Almora - Times of India

Dilip Singh, a resident of Kholiya village in Almora district who was injured in the accident, said, “I don't remember much. It happened all of a sudden. There was a deafening noise, a jerk and before we knew it, the bus had plunged into the gorge ...

Uttarakhand: Thirteen die after bus falls into gorge in Almora district - Scroll.in

Thirteen people died when a bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge near Totam in Uttarakhand's Almora district on Tuesday, ANI reported. The bus had 24 people on board. The accident took place on the Ramnagar-Almora road around 10 am, The Times ...

13 killed, 11 injured as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand - NYOOOZ

https://t.co/ociQzKk12C — ANI (@ANI) 1520928788000NAINITAL: At least 13 people are said to be killed and 11 injured in an accident near Totam village in Almora district after a private bus tumbled down a 150 feet gorge. #SpotVisuals: 13 dead as a bus ...

Uttarakhand: 13 Killed After Bus Falls Into Gorge on Ramnagar-Almora Road - LatestLY

The State Disaster Response Force and District Police were pressed into action. The ill-fated bus was travelling from Deghat in Almora to Ramnagar in Nainital district, officials said. The latest fatal road incident highlights the looming danger on ...

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.


अल्मोड़ा
District
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
Area
 • 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)
Languages
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
Website almora.nic.in

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.