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Police receive 1.45 lakh responses via mobile app

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In an achievement of sorts for the police, about 1.45 lakh online applications have been filed on Uttarakhand Police Mobile App since it was launched in Garhwal region in December 2015. Police sources say that so far 32, 105 persons have downloaded the Uttarakhand Police Mobile App in...

Govt, NDMA to conduct joint mock exercises in disaster-prone areas

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In view of a spate of low- intensity earthquakes that rattled Uttarakhand recently, the disaster management and rehabilitation department of the Uttarakhand government will conduct mock exercises in association with the National Disaster Management Authority, Government of India, in Garhwal division on Tuesday and in Kumaon division on...

Agitating visually impaired students on hunger-strike to press for facilities

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Intensifying their agitation, the students of the vocational courses of the National Institute of Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (NIEPVD) started a hunger-strike at the campus on Monday. Demanding immediate payment of pocket money and distribution of promised laptops these students are on warpath from last few days. On Monday...

Grow veggies yourself, Guv stresses need for change in mindset

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The general impression in the mind of the people regarding agriculture will have to be changed. All the people should be aware of the fact that even with limited space, time and resources, one can grow nourishing and healthful vegetables and plants, said Uttarakhand Governor Krishan Kant Paul. The Governor said...

DAV students union submits memorandum to principal, threatens to start agitation

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

A delegation of students union of DAV PG College met the principal of the college Devendra Bhasin at his office on Monday and submitted a memorandum raising various issues. The student union leaders told the principal that if urgent steps are not immediately taken, the students would be forced to...

Probe ‘crores of rupees’ spent by BJP in polls: PCC

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | pns | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee president has written to the State Election Commission demanding an inquiry into the “crores of rupees” spent by the Bharatiya Janata Party on its election campaign for the Vidhan Sabha 2017 election in Uttarakhand. The letter was submitted by a delegation of the PCC office-bearers...

2 held for theft, police recovers stolen items

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Dehradun police arrested two suspected thieves and recovered stolen items from them on Monday. Acting on a complaint lodged by one Rajendra Prasad Bhatkoti, resident Raiwala, informing police of his truck being stolen from Pragati Vihar in Rishikesh on the intervening night of February 10 and 11, police arrested Mohammad Istayaq,...

1 held with 3 leopard pelts, wildlife security comes under scanner

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

One man was arrested with three leopard pelts in a joint operation conducted by the Champawat police special operation group and the forest department. The latest seizure of leopard pelts has once again elicited focus on the cause for concern regarding wildlife security in the state. According to information provided...

Cops waiting for CCTV footage to identify killer in teacher’s murder case

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

Two days after a teacher was shot dead by unidentified assailants, the police are hoping that the footage from a closed circuit television camera installed about 100 metres away from the site of the murder might provide some clues to solve the case. A police team was sent to Patna...

Albendazole to be administered to 27 lakh children tomorrow

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Medical Health and Family Welfare Department would administer anti-helminthic tablet Albendazole to more than 27 lakh children in the State on February 22. The drive is part of the national de-worming day. Addressing newsmen here on Monday, the Director General (DG) health services, Dr D S Rawat said that...

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