State Editions

Route diversion for Yoga day

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

Police have announced a route diversion plan for the city in view of the International Yoga Day programme slated at FRI campus on Thursday where the Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be present along with over 50,000 participants. The route diversion would be effected from 3 am to 10am...

CM stresses on home stay for self-employment

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

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat laid stress on promotion of the schemes like‘ Home Stay’ by way of encouraging the youths to go for self- employment ventures while addressing a multipurpose camp at Ghat in Chamoli on Tuesday. He also said that his Government is pulling out all the stops...

Shut down factories flouting norms, silence loudspeakers in residential areas: HC

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

The high court of Uttarakhand has directed the State authorities to shut down industries operating in violation of regulations. The high court further directed enforcement of ban on loudspeakers in residential areas which should be maintained as noise-free zones. According to the case details, Mahendra Singh of Bhagwanpur in Haridwar district...

No need to panic, says MDDA

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

In view of the recent order of the Uttarakhand high court quashing the notification regarding enforcement of the Dehradun master plan 2005-2025, the Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority (MDDA) has sought directions from the State administration. Officials stress that home owners and others need not panic as the master plan itself has...

Monsoon likely to arrive in U’khand on June 25

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

As per the State metrological department forecast, monsoon is most likely to hit Uttarakhand soon. The weather men said that the tentative date of the arrival is June 25. Bikram Singh, the Met office director, said, “There have been no sign of monsoon activity for nearly a...

HC quashes conversion of Nazul land to freehold for illegal encroachers

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

The High Court of Uttarakhand has quashed the provision of the state government's 2009 Nazul policy according to which such land was made freehold in the favour of encroachers. Finding this policy provision to be unconstitutional and illegal, the high court has also imposed a penalty of Rs5,00,000 on the...

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...



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