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SJA wins Hugh Catchpole debate 2018

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Students from 24 schools from across the country participated in the two-day Hugh Catchpole English Debates 2018 at the Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC) here. The students of RIMC, Doon International School, La Martiniere College Girls, Lucknow and Saint Joseph’s Academy flexed their debating muscles in the finals held on...

Official visits Yatra terminal at Rishikesh

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

With officials still checking preparations for the Char Dham Yatra almost a week after the portals of two of the Char Dham shrines- Gangotri and Yamunotri were reopened for the public, Garhwal commissioner Dilip Jawalkar inspected the Yatra terminal at Rishikesh on Sunday. He also checked the preparations for the...

Pauri DM directs removal of encroachments from Yatra route

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | PAURI | in Dehradun

The Pauri District Magistrate Sushil Kumar instructed officials of departments concerned to remove encroachments from the Char Dham Yatra route especially in Srinagar, Kotdwar and Satpuli areas of the district. He also directed them to identify the sensitive and most sensitive sites on the motor roads while also repairing the...

Auto-rickshaw drivers not ready to instal fare meters

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

Despite the clear instruction of the transport department, auto rickshaw drivers have remained adamant in their opposition to mandatory installation of fare meters. The members of Doon Auto Rickshaw Union sat on demonstration at Parade Ground on Sunday and demanded that installation of fare meters in auto rickshaw should not...

Despite myriad proposals, admin not serious about regulating traffic

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Several proposals have been sent to the State administration for improvement of traffic system in the provisional State capital but the State administration seems to be sitting on such proposals. Police sources said that the numbers of private vehicles in the city are increasing on the roads and Dehradun (Mussoorie)...

Ganga Saptami observed with religious fervour

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

Thousands of devotees took part in Ganga worship and arti at Har Ki Paidi on the occasion of Ganga Saptami on Sunday. Families of priests and other devotees brought milk and delicacies prepared in pure ghee (clarified butter) for offerings to goddess Ganga and sought blessings from the holy river...

Massive cleanliness drive launched across country to make Ganga water clean, potable

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

A massive Ganga cleanliness campaign was launched by the volunteers of the socio-cultural organisation Gayatri Teerth, Shantikunj on Sunday in Haridwar and in other rivers across the country. The volunteers cleaned the Ganga ghats from Ganga Kutir to Jwalapur area on both sides of the river. It was a sight...

Police arrest one Bangladeshi national,residing illegally

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Dehradun police have arrested a Bangladeshi national identified as Alok Mukherjee who was allegedly living illegally in Sahaspur area on Sunday. Despite expiry of his visa, he had continued to live in Dehradun. According to the police, he was also found to have a forged Aadhaar card and other documents...

Very light to moderate rain, thunderstorm expected at isolated places

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Meteorological centre has forecast very light to light rain/thunderstorm at isolated places especially in the mountainous regions of the state for a few days from April 26 onward. The temporary change in weather may bring some relief for the authorities trying to tackle fbeing reported from various parts of...

30 bus conductors suspended in ticket scam

Monday, 23 Apr 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

In connection with alleged scam in issuing tickets on reserved quota for parliamentarians in roadways buses, 30 bus conductors who were working on contractual basis and special category were suspended on the weekend. In addition to this, five regular conductors were also suspended. Sources said that as per preliminary investigation,...



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