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Teary farewell given to Rakesh Chandra Raturi

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

A teary farewell has been given to the martyred soldier Rakesh Chandra Raturi who was killed in the terror attack on Sunjuwan Armycamp in Jammu and Kashmir on January 10 at Kharkhari cremation grounds with full State honour on Wednesday. His son performed the ritualistic ‘Mukhagni’ before the mortal...

Free treatment to TB afflicted

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

Determined to identify the people afflicted with Tuberculosis before the World TB Day is observed on March 24, the district TB hospital is all set to launch an active case finding campaign from February 16 to February 28 in three blocks of Haridwar district, including the biggest block Bahadrabad. The...

Youths will get loan easily: Min

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

In order to mitigate migration from the mountainous regions of the State, loans should be provided through the Uttarakhand Multi Purpose Finance Development Corporation to the youth to facilitate for self employment. The State Transport, Social Welfare, Border Area Development and Backward Area Development Minister Yashpal Arya said this while...

Domestic help held in theft

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

In connection with a sensational theft where jewellery, cameras worth lakhs of Rupees and licensed fire arm along with bullets were stolen from a house located in Shahinbagh, Jaimaniwala (Guniyal Gaon), the police have arrested a former help of the family. The stolen jewellery and other things have been recovered...

ABVP affiliated students burn VC’s effigy

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

The students owing affiliation to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) burned the effigy of the Vice Chancellor (VC) of HNB Garhwal University at DAV College campus on Wednesday. The students are agitated as the University has not released the date of the semester examinations for four colleges of Dehradun. The...

Armed Forces Veterans take out rally

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

In protest against slapping of cases against troops of 10th Garhwal Rifles (GR) by Jammu and Kashmir government, large number of armed force veterans took out a protest march on Wednesday. Under the banner of ex- servicemen association many former armed forces personnel assembled at the parade ground and...

Asha workers stage protest march in support of demand

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In support of their various demands the Asha facilitators and Asha workers staged a protest march to State secretariat on Monday. These workers owing affiliation to the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) assembled at the protest site near parade ground and engaged in vehement slogan shouting against the government. The workers...

Lakhs of devotees pay obeisance to Lord Shiva

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Lakhs of devotees paid obeisance to Lord Shiva at various temples, including Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Tapkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Panchayati temple and Kali temple in Raipur on the occasion of Mahashivratri on Tuesday. However, the celebration had started since Monday night as the devotees, particularly the women, had thronged the local...

Shiva temples decked up across holy city

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

The Shiva temples located in the holy city were appropriately decked up for the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivaratri on Tuesday. Devotees thronged in their thousands the fabled temples of Daksh, Bilwakeshwar and Pardeshwar aside from Shankar Ashram since early morning. No temple- big or small-was left where Ganga...

Police intervention: Under-age marriage stopped

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

An alleged under-age marriage was stopped thanks to the timely intervention of Kankhal police on Tuesday. The groom along with his relatives and friends decided to give the wedding a miss after they came to learn that a police team was camping at the village where the alleged wedding of...


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