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Pisciculture one of a good option to double farmers’ income: CM

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Pisciculture (fishery) is one of a good option to double the income of farmers, said the Chief Minister (CM) of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat while addressing a programme organised on the occasion of World Fishery Day at Madho Singh Bhandari Kisan Bhawan here on Tuesday. He said that there is...

‘Slap Gangster Act against menacing criminals out on bail’

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

A day after the Roorkee court shootout, resulting in the death of a gangster, ADG law and order Ashok Kumar asked the police officers to slap Gangster Act against those who continue to commit crimes while out of the jails on bail. He also asked them to clamp down heavily...

Book on Ruskin Bond’s life and works is out

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

A book on the life and works of renowned English author Ruskin Bond has been brought out which is of equal interest for the research scholar as well as the general reader, especially Bond fans. Titled Fiction and Film: The Romantic Imagination of Ruskin Bond, the book is based on...

Corbett to be closer to Delhi

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In a few days, the Corbett tiger reserve will be about 50 kilometres less distant from Delhi. The distance between Corbett and the national capital will be shortened with the Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan along with the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and State...

Promote outstanding research: CM

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat has exhorted the Vice Chancellors (VC) of the universities to promote outstanding research which has far reaching consequences for the State. He was addressing a seminar on Quantitative and qualitative management in higher education in Doon University here on Tuesday. He said that...

Girls’ hostel and joint laboratory inaugurated

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Chief Minister inaugurated a girl’s hostel and combined laboratory at Doon University on Tuesday. He also inaugurated new office of Rashtriya Uchhattar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) inside the university campus. The CM talked with Principals and teachers of five colleges from the Edu- set Centre of RUSA. He sought...

U’khand to be first State to have convocation attire

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | Gajendra Singh Negi | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Uttarakhand would be the first State in the country to have traditional attire for convocation ceremonies of its universities. If everything goes as per the plan, then from January 1, 2018, common attire for the convocation would be implemented. The State Minister for Higher education, Dhan Singh Rawat told The Pioneer at...

CARA visits female hospital to take stock of situation

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

A team of Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) visited the female hospital of the Government Doon Medical College on Tuesday. The team suggested some improvement in the process of adoption and ‘Jeevan Jyoti Palna’ scheme. As part of the scheme a cradle (palna) is set up in the hospital for...

Centre refuses to bail out State education deprtment

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

With Union Government refusing to bail out the beleaguered education department of Uttarakhand on special Basic Teacher Certificate (BTC) issue, more than 13000 Government school primary teachers of the State have no option but to enroll for the bridge course offered by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). The...

BTC fiasco: PSS stir from Wed

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Agitated over the negligence of State Government and education department on the Special BTC fiasco, the Prathemik Shikshak Sangh (PSS), the association of Government school primary teachers, would start a massive agitation from Wednesday at state education directorate. The teachers of different districts would observe mass leave on a...



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