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Introspection on various issues held in BJP’s Garhwal division

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Introspection on various issues took place in meeting of the Garhwal division of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at State party office on Tuesday. The meeting was held to discuss Gram Swabhiman Abhiyan of the party. Addressing the party workers the National Joint General Secretary of BJP ( organisation) Shiv Prakash...

Dalit impact visible in meeting

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The worry of recent Dalit agitation and its impact on the prospects of BJP was clearly visible in the session. In the meeting Shiv Prakash asked the party to prepare a list of the villages having significant population of the Dalits. He directed that the BJP Ministers, office bearers, MLAs...

CM to hold department wise review meeting

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat would hold department wise review of implementation of public welfare schemes from May 1 to 11. The Secretary to CM, Radhika Jha informed that Additional Chief Secretaries (ACS), Principal Secretaries ( PS), Secretaries and Secretaries (in-charge) will prepare outcome based presentations on all the...

Bali Guv pays obeisance at Mansa Devi temple

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

The Governor of Bali, I Made Mangku Pastika who is on a two- day visit to the holy city paid obeisance at the revered Mansa Devi temple on Tuesday. He had reached Haridwar on Monday and performed Ganga Arti at Har Ki Paidi in the evening....

Ignorance, apathy continue to thwart its purpose

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | Monisha Bahuguna | Dehradun | in Dehradun

With nearly a month passing since the authorities apparently stepped up enforcement of the ban on polythene bags and polystryene disposables, lack of awareness among the buyers and sellers remains a major problem thwarting the efforts aimed at enforcing the ban effectively in Dehradun. To address this issue the Municipal Corporation...

MCD to raise awareness about ban

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Municipal Corporation of Dehradun has collaborated with various groups of concerned citizens to raise public awareness on different aspects of the ban on polythene and polystyrene (thermocol) disposables. Saumya Prasad of Nature Science Initiative, actively assisting the drive said, “We are coming up with new ideas for raising awareness. Our...

Rawat, Upadhyay and others granted bail by CJM court

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The court of chief judicial magistrate in Dehradun granted bail to Uttarakhand cabinet minister Harak Singh Rawat, former Pradesh Congress Committee president Kishore Upadhyay among others on Tuesday in connection with the agitation they staged in the Assembly in December 2009 when BJP was in power. The next hearing...

IISWC pen-down, tool down strike continues

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The technical, administrative and supporting staff of ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation (IISWC), Dehradun is observing pen-down and tool down strike since April 23 in support of their demands. The strike continued on Tuesday with staff members expressing solidarity with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Central...

Paramour behind murder of Neha Yadav

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

While dwelling on the case of the alleged murder of 28- year- old Neha Yadav, the police said on Tuesday that her 30- year- old paramour, Sonu Kumar, had murdered her and later committed suicide by jumping into the upper Ganga canal in Haridwar in remorse as per the...

Pedestrians pose hindrance to traffic here

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

While encroachment on footpaths and ill-planned constructions cause inconvenience to pedestrians in the city, the pedestrians walking on the road also pose a hindrance to traffic even as they themselves face a greater risk of mishaps. Considering this, the authorities have erected a metal fence along the footpath at the...



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