State Editions

87 swine flu cases recorded in State

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Swine flu is continuing its onslaught on the residents of provincial State capital as one more patient has succumbed to the disease. Twelve new cases of the disease were also reported on the day taking the tally of H1N1 affected persons to 87. The latest victim of the disease is a...

Death of two cadets shocks IMA

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The death of two cadets in as many days in the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA) has raised concern among the parents of the cadets over the methods of training adopted by the academy. On August 18, Gentlemen Cadet (GC), Deepak Sharma, a resident of Bhatinda in Punjab at Lehman...

CM orders pension disbursal after woman’s agonising tweet

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Following a tweet regarding an aged woman in the Almora district who had not received her pension for the past six months, the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat forward the same to the district magistrate, a day after which a cheque for the pension amount was presented to the intended...

300 applicants get financial assistance by CM

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The bulk of the people who approached the Chief Minister on Monday applied for financial assistance. About 300 out of more than 400 applications received during the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat’s open public audience were regarding the need of the applicants for financial assistance. The Chief Minister heard the...

Lack of toilets in Haridwar a cause of concern

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | Radhika Nagrath | Haridwar | in Dehradun

With the Central and the State Governments flaunting their commitment to make India and the State clean through providing toilets to the people, the reality in the holy city Haridwar is far from reassuring. The fuel pumps, the commercial complexes and the mela zone being devoid of proper toilet...

20L pilgrims take holy dip on Amavasya

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

An estimated number of 20 lakh pilgrims have taken the holy dip in the Ganga on Monday on the occasion of Somvati Amavasya, claim the officials. The influx of devotees had begun on Sunday. A long weekend and the auspicious occasion beckoned the people from Delhi and...

Min Satpal carries out surprise inspection

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

Taking the officials by surprise through an unannounced inspection, the Minister-in-charge of Haridwar Satpal Maharaj who is also the State tourism and irrigation Minister went through the files of the irrigation department and of others related to the basic amenities like toilets and the administration on Monday. He also inspected...

Max hospital launches new lazer tech

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Max hospital here has launched Holmium Laser technology for removal of kidney, gall bladder and urinary stones. This Laser based technology is an energy efficient and minimally invasive technique for the treatment of obstructing urinary and kidney stones of any size. Informing about technology Senior Consultant and head of Department...

2 fast trains to ply on Bareilly-Bhojipura Lalkuan route

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017 | OP Agnihotri | LALKUAN | in Dehradun

The 12,209 Kanpur Central- Kathgodam Garib Rath Express and 12,353 Howrah-Lalkuan super fast express, instead of their present route of Bareilly-Rampur-Lalkuan will ply on the Bareilly-Bhojipura-Lalkuan route. This decision of the railways will considerably decrease the distance between the two destination points and also result in noticeable time saving for...

Ganga Maiya saved us: Rescued passengers of Kalinga-Utkal Express

Monday, 21 Aug 2017 | Radhika Nagrath | Haridwar | in Dehradun

70 year old Ramesho in Premnagar ashram was all thanks to the ‘Ganga Maiya’ who saved her and her groupmates coming to Haridwar for Somvati Amavasya snan on the fateful night of Saturday when 12 coaches of Kalinga-Utkal Express got derailed near Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar. Nearly 300 passengers in the...



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