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Massive cleanliness drive launched across country to make Ganga water clean, potable

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

A massive Ganga cleanliness campaign was launched by the volunteers of the socio-cultural organisation Gayatri Teerth, Shantikunj on Sunday in Haridwar and in other rivers across the country. The volunteers cleaned the Ganga ghats from Ganga Kutir to Jwalapur area on both sides of the river. It was a sight...

Police arrest one Bangladeshi national,residing illegally

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Dehradun police have arrested a Bangladeshi national identified as Alok Mukherjee who was allegedly living illegally in Sahaspur area on Sunday. Despite expiry of his visa, he had continued to live in Dehradun. According to the police, he was also found to have a forged Aadhaar card and other documents...

Very light to moderate rain, thunderstorm expected at isolated places

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Meteorological centre has forecast very light to light rain/thunderstorm at isolated places especially in the mountainous regions of the state for a few days from April 26 onward. The temporary change in weather may bring some relief for the authorities trying to tackle fbeing reported from various parts of...

30 bus conductors suspended in ticket scam

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

In connection with alleged scam in issuing tickets on reserved quota for parliamentarians in roadways buses, 30 bus conductors who were working on contractual basis and special category were suspended on the weekend. In addition to this, five regular conductors were also suspended. Sources said that as per preliminary investigation,...

Govt should encourage honesty: IFS officer

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Government should encourage the honest officers for bringing in good governance and such officers should be promoted and not harassed, said Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi while speaking at a seminar organised by the State forest department on the occasion of Civil Services Day on Saturday. Chaturvedi, known...

Rs 10-lakh subsidy to start homestay in hills

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In a significant decision, the State Government has decided to provide a subsidy of Rs 10 lakh for starting a homestay project in mountainous areas. In the new ‘Home Stay Policy’ implemented on April 20, a new set of guidelines have been set in place for converting houses for homestays...

CM meets Israel delegation, discusses issues, including security

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat while meeting a delegation from Israel at his camp office in Dehradun on Saturday said that the improved ties between the two countries at the initiative of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi would benefit Uttarakhand too. He is learnt to have discussed with the...

Free breast cancer screening camp in Dehradun

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Can Protect Foundation organised a free screening camp for breast cancer and prevention at Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (Coronation) Hospital in Dehradun on Saturday. Head of Can Protect Foundation Dr Sumita Prabhakar informed that during the free screening camp organised for the women from the city, the doctors attached...

GDMC to submit undertaking to MCI soon

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The administration of Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) is now busy preparing the draft of an undertaking to be submitted to the Medical Council of India (MCI) in which it would assure that the shortcomings as pointed out by the apex body of medical education would be sorted out soon. The...

Seven northern States to appoint nodal officers

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

To effectively curb activities of inter-State gangs, nodal officers in seven northern States would be designated. These nodal officers would continuously be in touch with one another by the medium of a whatsapp group and would have regular exchanges of information. A decision regarding this has been taken in the...



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