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Two Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets take off

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

Two Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets took off from the Dehradun airport on Monday as part of an exercise aimed at activating the civil airport to keep a future option open for the Indian Air Force (IAF). The supersonic state-of-the-art fighter jets took off with a roar at 11.56 am and...

Family members continue protest

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PNS | Haldwani | in Dehradun

Family members of the late transporter Prakash Pandey who had committed suicide citing financial woes, continued their protest on the fourth day on Monday. Officials reached the protest site on receiving information about Pandey’s widow Kamala Pandey’s health deteriorating. However, when they tried to get her admitted to the Government...

Major security breach in CM’s security

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

In what can be termed as major security breach, Army Jawans reportedly placed drums on the landing spot where the helicopter of Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Trivendra Singh Rawat was slated to land at GTC Helipad on Sunday. An alert pilot of CM’s chopper, however, spotted these deliberately placed obstacles, hovered...

Religious fraternity members threaten to sue NHAI officials

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

Incensed over the death of two members of the religious fraternity in a car accident on National Highway, the fraternity threatened to register a case against the officials of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) while the local traders demanded the resignation of the Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari....

Rebel Champion’s supporters vent anger against Karnwal

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

Seemingly unfazed by the State BJP leadership slapping show-cause notice on the ‘rebel’ MLA from Khanpur, Pranav Singh ‘Champion’ on disciplinary grounds, the camp loyal to the controversial lawmaker from Khanpur continued to lash out at the legislator from Jhabreda Deshraj Karnwal. The followers of ‘Champion’, mostly Dalit community...

National level BSF wrestler sent to jail on sodomy charge

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

A national level wrestler from the Border Security Force (BSF), an accused of a sexual assault case involving a 13 –year- old boy at a camp of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Kashipur, was sent to jail after being produced in the court on Monday. The accused BSF...

HC orders status quo on Urban bodies’ delimitation

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PNS | Nainital | in Dehradun

Hearing on petitions regarding the delimitation of urban local bodies to absorb rural areas into the ULBs, the Uttarakhand High Court has directed that the status quo be maintained. The high court has sought a reply from the State Government on the issue by March 6 when the case is...

DGBR visits Project Shivalik headquarters to review work

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Director General of Border Roads (DGBR), Lieutenant General Sanjeev Kumar Shrivastava visited Project Shivalik headquarter on Monday to review the progress of the works of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) assigned to Project Shivalik. Reviewing works underway and planned by BRO in Uttarakhand, the DGBR examined the criticalities and...

ABC Centre hits more than stipulated target

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | Monisha Bahuguna | Dehradun | in Dehradun

About two years after it was inaugurated at Kedarpuram area in Dehradun during August 2016, the Animal Birth Control (ABC) Centre has been able to sterilise more than its target number of stray dogs in the city. At the same time, the stray dogs sterilised and treated here are finding...

Twelve missing minors traced so far under ‘Operation Smile’

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PNS | PAURI | in Dehradun

Twelve missing minors have been traced so far in Chamoli district since the latest chapter of Operation Smile was launched by the district police on February 1. Police said that all the minors thus traced have been handed over to their respective families in assistance with Bal Kalyan Samiti. Two...


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