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Police wait for forensic report before filing charge-sheet

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Convinced that the stepmother Meenu Kaur had murdered the 21-year- old girl Prapti at their Ansari Marg residence in Dehradun on February 8, police are now awaiting the forensic report after receiving which they would file the charge sheet regarding the case. Police said that they had reached...

Greening and curbing consumption vital for enhancing green cover

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

To tackle the pressure of human population on forests and to further improve green cover, it is vital to increase greening and reduce consumption of forest resources, said the Forest Survey of India (FSI) director general Saibal Dasgupta. He was addressing the media here a few days after the FSI’s India...

Road mayhem continues, five persons die, eight injured

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | PNS | PauriDehradun | in Dehradun

Five persons died and eight others, including two children, were injured in a road accident when a vehicle going from Pokhri to Chandee skidded off and plunged into 70- metre deep gorge near Ganiyala village on the Pokhri-Harishanker-Rita motor road under Pokhri block in Chamoli district around 36 kms...

DGP orders officials to focus on Traffic management

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Alarmed over the accident spree continuing to take toll of lives, the state director general of police Anil K Raturi asked the police officers and personnel to give as much importance to traffic management as they give to maintaining law and order. He said this while presiding ...

State police to reward those helping injured in road accidents

Friday, 16 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In a humanitarian gesture, the State police have decided to felicitate the persons and the police personnel who would be found admitting those injured in the road accidents at hospitals or found saving lives by some other means with ‘traffic man of the month’...

New Nazul land policy approved

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In a major decision, the Uttarakhand Cabinet approved new Nazul land policy on Wednesday which paved way for regularisation of commercial and residential Nazul land in the State. An estimate of the State Government reveals that there exists a total of 24197186 square metre of Nazul land in the State which...

Kedarnath shrine’s portals to be opened on April 29

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The portals of the Kedarnath shrine will be reopened to the public on the early morning of April 29. The date was declared at a traditional ceremony held in Ukhimath on the occasion of Mahashivratri observed on Wednesday. Following rituals and astrological calculations, it was decided that the auspicious time...

Mercury to keep rising in coming days

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Dehradun along with other parts of the State would see cloudy sky on Thursday, though there is no possibility of rain, say the weathermen. However, ground frost would form in some isolated areas of the hills during the next 12 hours, they add. With no likelihood of another wet spell,...

BJP mulls action against Champion

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The State unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is contemplating disciplinary action on the Khanpur MLA, Pranav Singh Champion who has openly criticised the functioning of U’khand Government. Irked by the posturing of the Champion, BJP is planning to slap show cause notice to the MLA. Champion who is a...

Dehradun most polluted

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Of the five most ecologically sensitive cities in India, Dehradun is the most polluted. Such is the level of air pollution in Dehradun that the air quality here is worse than in the cities of NCR and other major cities like Mumbai and Bengaluru, said the founder of the think...


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