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Farmers exempted from paying installments

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Gajendra Singh Negi | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Farmers taking loans under Deen Dayal Upadhyay farming loan scheme would be exempted to pay installments for first ten months. The banks would also not charge any penalty during this period. Under the scheme banks `one lakh for a period of three years on an interest rate of only two...

Govt plans to open new colleges: Min

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The State Government is planning to open new Colleges in Dehradun and Haridwar as there is big student load on the existing colleges, said the higher education minister Dhan Singh Rawat. He however added that these colleges would be opened only when the arrangement for land and buildings for...

Janata Darbar programme loses sheen

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The much hyped Janata Darbar programme in which Chief Minister and his colleagues listen to public grievances at party office of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is losing sheen. The number of people coming to the programme has progressively decreased in last few weeks. On the directive of CM Trivendra Singh Rawat...

Char Dham Yatra concludes with the closing of Shrine’s portal

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | Badrinath | in Dehradun

The Char Dham Yatra concluded for the year with the portals of Badrinath shrine being closed to the public ceremoniously on Sunday evening. This was the first time in 17 years when the portals of this shrine were closed during the evening for the winter months. A day before the...

World Toilet Day: Reality check on safe sewage disposal

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | Radhika Nagrath | Haridwar | in Dehradun

The World Toilet Day marked on November 19 is about spreading awareness to build toilets and sensitise people towards safe sewage disposal. Despite tall claims made by the State and Central Governments of making states Open Defecation Free (ODF), a lot more needs to be done on ground level. The call...

Hyd’s missing boy still not reunited

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | Haldwani | in Dehradun

In a case which appears to be that of gross police negligence, a seven year old boy from Hyderabad who had gone missing and had been found in Haldwani by a citizen has still not been reunited with his parents. The reason for this is that though the missing boy...

MLA, DM hear grievances of people

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | PAURI | in Dehradun

In the remote area of Pauri district- Dwarikhal block, Yamkeshwar MLA Ritu Bhushan Khanduri and Pauri District Magistrate Sushil Kumar heard the complaints and issues of the villagers and addressed most of them at a Janata Darbar held in the premises of Dwarikhal block of Yamkeshwar Tehsil on the weekend....

Seminar on Orthopedic problems held

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Modern techniques on treatment of shoulder pain were discussed during a symposium of orthopedic surgeons organised at Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical and Health Sciences on Sunday. The experts in the symposium opined that ignoring the shoulder pain can prove to be a significant health issue and what is...

DCMEIT-2017 held at Kandoli campus

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The School of Business and School of Computer Science of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) organised a Doctoral Colloquium in Management, Economics and Information Technology (DCMEIT-2017) at the Kandoli campus of UPES in association with Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE), Pune and Vigyan Bharti. The...

Art competition in two categories held

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 | PNS | PAURI | in Dehradun

An art competition in two categories - junior and senior along with essay writing competition was held in the DAV Inter College premises on Sunday by the Umesh Dobhal Trust in the memory of famous artist Dharnidhar Chandola and the founder of the Trust Rajendra Singh Rawat ‘Raju’. More than...



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