Two kids purportedly killed by snakebite

Two kids purportedly killed by snakebite

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 | PNS | Haridwar

Two siblings died reportedly due to snakebite in their shanty here. The police are treating the deaths as suspicious and have sent the bodies for post mortem examination. The police received information on Tuesday about two children lying dead in a hut in the Saptrishi area.  Rinku, the father of two...

India, Nepal should resolve border tangle: Veterans

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Armed forces veterans of Uttarakhand are of the view that India and Nepal should solve the boundary issue in the border district of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand with mutual understanding and talks. Amid border row with India, the Nepal Government on Monday had endorsed a new map in which the Lipulekh and...

Pool testing starts in State

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

After much deliberation, the State health department has started the pool testing technique for sample testing of Covid-19 in the State. On the day, the lab of the Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) started employing this technique and probably from tomorrow the lab of medical college Haldwani would also switch...

Migrants changing Covid landscape of U’khand

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

By taking the virus to the areas which were only few days ago were free from the contagion of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), the returning migrants are changing the geographical distribution of the disease in Uttarakhand. Pauri, Uttarkashi and Almora districts which were in green zone for Covid-19 were put in...

Coronavirus count jumps to 111 in Uttarakhand

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The graph of the contagion of the Covid-19 in Uttarakhand has hit the upward curve with 15 new patients of the disease coming to fore on Tuesday. These cases caused a spike in the number of patients of the disease as the Covid-19 count reached 111 on the day. On Tuesday...

SCPCR seeks probe against Rudrapur police personnel

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

After receiving a complaint from a Rudrapur resident against a few police personnel who allegedly entered the complainant's house forcefully and beat her family members, the chairperson of State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) Usha Negi asked the Udham Singh Nagar district magistrate for a probe in this...

State consulting ICMR on rapid testing of returning migrants at border

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 | PNS | Nainital

The State Government has informed the Uttarakhand High Court that it is seeking the advice of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) regarding the rapid testing and antigen testing of migrants returning to Uttarakhand at the State’s borders.  Considering this, the court has directed the State Government to inform the...

Prevent virus from spreading to villages: Pritam

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief, Pritam Singh has suggested that the arrangement of quarantine for the returning migrants should be made at the base camps in the State.  He said that the State Government should set up quarantine centres at district, Tehsil or block headquarters for migrants when the number...

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