State Editions

City wears a festive look

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

The holy city has worn a festive look on the first day of Navratri on Thursday. Things started a day before when the temples were cleaned and entrances were decorated. After the period of Amavasya ended on Wednesday afternoon the mangal kalash (sacred pot) was set up by the...

‘Proper care required after organ transplantation’

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

Lack of required care following a transplant procedure can result in rejection of the newly gained organ by the body leading to the failure of the transplant. Experts are of the view that some measured steps can go a long way in preventing further damage to the patient or even...

‘Conflict between executive, judiciary due to incompetency’

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

The conflict between executive and judiciary and their encroachment in each other’s territory is due to incompetency, said former Governor of Mizoram and Pondicherry, Lt Gen Madan Mohan Lakhera (Rtd), while addressing 5th National moot court organised at IMS Unison University here on Thursday. He said that besides knowledge of...

Kuhoo Garg asks Govt to provide facilities to players

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

Badminton player Kuhoo Garg, who recently won gold medal in the mix double international open championship held in Greece has asked the Government to provide facilities to the players to help them perform well at international level competitions. She said this after she was felicitated by Uttranchal Press Club on...

CS stresses scheme to reduce human-wildlife conflict

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

Chief secretary S Ramaswamy directed that an effective scheme be drafted for mitigating human-wildlife conflict. He said this while chairing a meet at the secretariat on the mitigation of the human-wildlife conflict. He said that an effective plan should be made to protect the people and crops from wild animals....

Teachers appointed without fulfilling Govt norms, case registered

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

A case has been registered against a school management committee for appointing teachers allegedly without fulfilling Government norms in Dehradun on Thursday. Notably, Special Investigation Team (SIT), constituted by the state police and led by additional SP Shweta Chowbey, is now investigating the charge of some teachers having got appointment...

One killed another hurt in road accident

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

One died and another was injured when the bike they were sitting on slipped on Paudha Road at Premnagar area on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Amit Pandey, native of Madhya Pradesh while the injured is Amit Godiyal, resident of Rishikesh. Both were students of a private university....

People still carry out Maharaja Agrasen’s ideals

Friday, 22 Sep 2017 | Radhika Nagrath | Haridwar | in Dehradun

Although the founder of Agrahari and Agrawal communities, Maharaja Agrasen was born over five thousand years ago, his ideals of socialism and economic equality in the society are still being carried out by his posterity. Commemorating Agrasen Jayanti on 21 September coinciding with the first navratra, the members of the...

CM given full freedom to run Govt by Shah

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

Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat has emerged stronger at the end of the two day visit to the provisional State capital of the national Bharatiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah. Much to the chagrin of his opponents within the party, Rawat was given a virtual carte blanche...

Congress questions Shah’s various claims

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

The Utarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee president Pritam Singh questioned various claims made by the Bharatiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah during his two-day visit to Dehradun recently. He said that the Ministers and MLAs of the BJP were dissatisfied with the functioning of the State Government and it was...



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