State Editions

Dress code to curtail our freedom: Teachers

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

The State Government’s intention to implement dress code for Government school teachers has met strong resistance from the teaching community. The teachers are terming it as an attempt to curtail their freedom. The agitating teachers are of the view that by imposing dress code the Government is also questioning their...

‘Heavy rainfall on June 27 in State’

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

The Uttarakhand Meteorological centre has forecast heavy rainfall at isolated places in Uttarakhand on June 27. However, the current rainy spell will continue as rain/thunder showers is likely to occur in some placesfrom June 24 to June 26. Moderate rain/thunder showers are also likely to lash all the five shrines —...

UPES starts orientation programme for MBA freshers

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) has started a special orientation programme ‘M Cube’ for the new students of MBA. The three week programme would commence from June 27. The objective of the programme is to help the student understand relevant aspects of the university and important facets...

Police to soon get remand of double murder accused: SP

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

Dehradun Police would soon secure police remand of the accused of the double murder case, involving two minor siblings in Rishikesh Parvaan Singh, from the court, said Dehradun SP Rural Sarita Dobhal. The accused is now in Suddhowala jail after being remanded on 14 days’ judicial custody. She said that...

NEET results out

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

The result of much awaited National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) – 2017 was declared on Friday. The results have ended the anxiety of large number of medical aspirants who were holding their breath for last entire week. In a sort of let down not even a single student from the...


Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | in Dehradun

3 members of up’s bavariya gang held Dehradun: Dehradun Police have arrested three members of the Uttar Pradesh-based Bavariya gang, infamous for chain snatching, from Sahaspur area on Friday. The accused have been identified as Vijay Kumar, Sanjay and Ganesh, all natives of Shamli, Uttar Pradesh. Some of the stolen...

Latest book by Mona Verma gets critical acclaim

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

A book for children penned by a city-based fiction writer Mona Verma that was recently released is drawing appreciation with the critics praising it as an attempt to bring back the lost era of storytelling with illusory and mystical undertones that a child’s innocence craves for. Presiding over the book release...

Anti-encroachment drive continues amid protests by Vyapar Mandal

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

Dehradun Bandh called by the Doon Valley Mahanagar Udyog Vyapar Mandal against Thursday’s anti-encroachment drive launched by Dehradun district administration has evoked little response with most of the traders choosing to open shops on Friday. The traders being divided into two groups — one close to BJP and the...

Some cheer, some gloom

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

The anti-encroachment drive conducted along the road from the ISBT to Clock Tower in Dehradun has elicited mixed reaction through the general public has appreciated the move, opining that it will go towards decongesting the various localities through which the road passes. Welcoming the administration’s move, Shaan Malik, an auto-rickshaw driver...

Traffic advisory fails to lessen morning ordeal

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

Anti-encroachment drive launched on Thursday continued on Friday resulting in traffic jams on various roads in the city. Though the police had drafted a traffic plan to spare the commuters inconvenience on the roads it seemed to have come to no avail with vehicles remaining stuck in serpentine snarls for...



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