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Spurt in H1N1 cases baffles experts

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The spurt in the number of H1N1-affected people during this time of the year has baffled the experts. The disease usually spreads during winter season. However, erratic weather conditions are being held responsible for the spread of the H1N1 virus. Swine flu being a viral disease, its virus is called H1N1....

Haridwar gears up for Prez visit

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

A day ahead of Ramnath Kovind’s maiden visit to Haridwar as the President, police and the district administration carried out mock drills at Har Ki Pauri and the road routes adjacent to it on Friday. Besides, potholes on the highway have been repaired and encroachments near the fabled ghat...

6 companies of PAC deputed

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

SSP Krishna Kumar VK said, “The entire area to be covered during the Presidential visit has been divided into 20 sectors and four SIs, five additional superintendents, 659 constables, 39 head constables aside from six companies of PAC and bomb disposal squads have been deputed. The SP city Mamta Vohra has...

Ganga Mahasabha elated

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

The officiating members of Ganga Mahasabha were elated over the first visit of Ram Nath Kovind as the President. Speaking to The Pioneer, president of Ganga Mahasabha said, “We are fortunate that the President is visiting Har Ki Pauri, he would also spend some time in the Ganga Mahasabha...

Rain likely to mar Kovind’s visit

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Rain might mar the maiden two-day visit of the President Ram Nath Kovind to Uttarakhand as the Met department warned of heavy to very heavy shower at a few places and extremely heavy shower at isolated places across the State, particularly in Haridwar, Dehradun, Nainital, US Nagar, Pithoragarh, Champawat and...

Police in Doon draft traffic plan ahead of visit

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Dehradun police have drafted a traffic plan as the President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to arrive in Dehradun after he visits Haridwar on Saturday. He is also scheduled to spend the night at Rajbhawan. Dehradun SSP Nivedita Kukreti said that traffic routes would be diverted at various places for a...

Foolproof security in place; police on high alert

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In view of the President’s Uttarakhand visit on Saturday, police officers were given necessary instructions to spruce up security during a briefing held at police lines on Friday. State additional director general of police (law and order) Ashok Kumar met the administrative and the police officers at police lines and...

Scheduled programme of Ram Nath

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradoon | in Dehradun

As per the scheduled programme, President Ram Nath Kovind would land at Dehradun Airport at around 2.55 pm on Saturday from where he would go to Haridwar to attend two programmes at Har ki Pauri and Divya Prem Seva Mission. He would then reach GTC, Dehradun at around 5:30 pm...

Kidney scam row: 2 more accused arrested

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In another breakthrough regarding the international kidney racket allegedly operating from a hospital in Doiwala, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) has arrested two more accused identified as Arun Kumar Pandey, native of Allahabad, currently living in Nehru Colony and Dr Ashok Tyagi, resident of Doiwala, on Friday. In course of interrogation...

Devotees offer prayers on first day of Navratri

Friday, 22 Sep 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Devotees offered prayer at temples as well as in their homes on Thursday, the first day of the Navratri. The nine-day long period during which Goddess Durga is worshipped in all of her nine forms started with the temples being decorated and illuminated. Devotees started thronging the temples since early...



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