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Construction materials removed from roadsides during special drive

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Special 14- day cleanliness drive which was launched by the municipal corporation of Dehradun (MCD) early this month has been going on at full throttle while the civic body workers are now engaged in clearing the roadsides of the construction materials found dumped across the city. Besides, they are removing...

Digital single lens cameras catch the youngsters' fancy

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

Digital single lens cameras are a big hit among the new generation. Priced around Rs30,000, they are capturing the fancy of the young budding photographers who are wildlife enthusiasts. Even the camera shops are hooking the youngsters by holding workshops in photography where the tricks using double zoom kits are...

Arya joins Congress after 22 years in BJP

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | PNS | Haldwani | in Dehradun

Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Hemlal Arya and his wife, district Panchayat member Neema Arya joined the Congress party. However, their joining the Congress has led to opposition and division within the party as he had contested the last assembly election as an independent candidate against Congress candidate and state...

Health dept promotes 13 Joint directors to Addl Directors

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The State health and family welfare department has promoted 13 joint directors (JD) to the post of additional directors (AD). In an order signed by the additional secretary Yugal Kishore Pant, Dr Sanjay Kumar Shah, Dr Shailja Bhatt, Dr Vinita Shah, Dr Bharati Rana, Dr Nirmala Punetha, Dr Saroj Naithani, Dr...

Reverse migration plan need of the hour: Doval

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

An out of the box thinking is needed to address the menace of distress migration from the mountainous parts of Uttarakhand, said Shaurya Doval, co founder of India Foundation who is also son of Ajit Doval, the National Security Advisor, while interacting with the media persons here on Monday. He said...

The Doval Junior skirts candidature’ s question

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Doval Junior adroitly avoided the question of his possible candidature from Garhwal Lok Sabha seat of Uttarakhand in the general elections 2019. With the incumbent Garhwal MP B C Khanduri publically declaring that he would not contest the next election, speculation is rife that Shaurya Doval could be...

Suri's sister welcomes SIT progress report submission in court

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The family members of the late advocate and Right To Information (RTI) activist Rajesh Suri are happy with the district court having directed the special investigation team (SIT) to submit a progress report in the case pertaining to his death in suspicious circumstances. The said report was submitted in the...

Transport workers on strike demanding salary hike

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Members of the Dehradun wing of Uttarakhand Transport Corporation went on a strike on Monday with several demands, including a hike in the salary of the transport employees. Dwelling on the demands, the president of the district wing of the union, Ravi Nandan Kumar said that their primary...

Question raised on CM's wife owning lands in violation of rules

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

While addressing a press conference in Dehradun on Monday, Jan Sangharsh Morcha president and a former BJP member Raghunath Singh Negi alleged that Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat’s wife Sunita Rawat who is a Government teacher is holding in her possession plots of lands worth crores of rupees in violation...

Long-awaited Uttarakhand Cricket Consensus Committee formed

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The State sports and youth welfare Minister Arvind Pandey announced while addressing a press conference here on Monday that Uttarakhand Cricket Consensus Committee (UCCC) has been formed some 18 years after Uttarakhand was formed. He said that the day would go down in the history of cricket of the State...



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