4 killed by train, CM directs probe

4 killed by train, CM directs probe

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Four persons are reported to have died on the Laksar-Haridwar railway track when a train was undertaking trial on Thursday following the double tracking of the stretch. According to sources, the train was moving at over 100 kilometres per hour as part of the trial when the mishap occurred about...

Six deaths, 249 new cases reported on Thursday

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The tally of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in Uttarakhand climbed to 92842 on Thursday with the state health department reporting 249 new cases of the disease. The department also reported the death of six patients of the disease on the day after which the death toll mounted to 1555 in...

Chief veterinary officer rules out bird flu in Dehradun district

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Stating that there have been no unusual deaths of birds in the Dehradun district yet that indicated presence of any avian influenza or bird flu outbreak, the chief veterinary officer (CVO) SB Pandey said that the district administration has sent a sample of one of the recently dead birds to...

Candid Notes

Friday, 08 January 2021 | Gajendra Singh Negi

Foot in the mouth The habit of putting his foot into his mouth could prove costly for the head of the saffron party in the Himalayan state. Instead of showing the way to the younger lot of the party by his conduct and leading by example the happy go merry leader...

26-year wait over: Lambagarh slide zone treatment done

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

After constructing the much awaited Dobra Chanthi bridge, the state government has completed another important work which had been stuck for the past 26 years. The treatment of the Lambagarh slide zone on the highway to Badrinath has finally been completed and will be dedicated to the public within the...

Covid-19 vaccine dry run in State today

Friday, 08 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The dry run, a precursor of mass vaccination of Covid-19 would be undertaken in 130 hospitals across all 13 districts of the State on Friday. The state government has earmarked the places where the dry run of vaccine would be undertaken and beneficiaries identified. As per the provisions of the...

Child protection committee to hold seminar in Dehradun on Jan13

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

In view of increasing substance abuse among children and for prevention and rehabilitation of such minors in the State, the Uttarakhand child protection committee is organising a state-level seminar in Dehradun on January 13. According to the secretary of the committee, Yogendra Yadav, the seminar will discuss several points like how...

Om Birla to inaugurate programme of panchayat representatives

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

The Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla would inaugurate a programme for the panchayat representatives of different parts of the country in Dehradun on January 8. In the programme these representatives would be informed about the democratic procedures and programmes of the parliament. The speaker of Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha Prem Chand...

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