Councillors elected unopposed to MCD executive committee

Councillors elected unopposed to MCD executive committee

Friday, 10 January 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The names of the councillors elected unopposed to the Municipal Corporation of Dehradun’s executive committee were announced by municipal commissioner Vinay Shankar Pandey on Thursday.  The list includes Urmila Thapa from ward number four, Rajesh Parmar from ward number 79,  Archana Pundir from ward number 42, Alok Kumar from ward number...

Strike in banks affects cheque transactions worth Rs 300 crore

Thursday, 09 January 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Cheque transactions amounting to about   Rs 300 crore were affected in the state due to employees of various nationalised banks participating in the strike called by trade unions on Wednesday. According to assistant general secretary of Uttaranchal Bank Employees Union (UBEU), Vinay Kumar Sharma, “All nationalised banks like Punjab National Bank...

Various trade unions participate in strike against Govt policies

Thursday, 09 January 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Various trade unions undertook part in the nation-wide strike held on Wednesday. A number of union members participated in the protest demonstration despite the rain in Dehradun. State working president of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), Samar Bhandari said, “Everyone from the public to the private sector including banks, defence,...

HC to Patanjali College: Refund hiked fee in 8 wks

Thursday, 09 January 2020 | PNS | Nainital

The High Court of Uttarakhand has ordered the Patanjali Ayurved College, Haridwar, to return the increased fee amount charged from its students within eight weeks. The single bench of justice Manoj Kumar Tiwari issued this order while hearing on a contempt petition filed by students against the college for not...

Baffled by shameful defeat, BJP now cries foul: Cong

Thursday, 09 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

State Congress on Wednesday flayed Chhattisgarh BJP for leveling false allegations against PCC Chief Mohan Markam over mayoral elections. Congress’s state general secretary and chairman of its communication wing Shailesh Nitin Trivedi in a statement said the BJP leaders, including Raipur South MLA, Brijmohan Agrawal, are baffled by the shameful defeat...

Congress’s Dr Tirki retains Mayoral post in Ambikapur

Thursday, 09 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

nContinuing its winning streak, the ruling Congress on Wednesday captured Mayoral post in Ambikapur Municipal Corporation, making it the ninth corporation in a row across the state. After this victory, clinching Mayoral post in Korba Municipal Corporation is now the    target of the Congress for a clean sweep in local urban...

Opposing CAA is anti-Dalit, says Sanjay Nirmal

Thursday, 09 January 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

About 80 per cent of those who came to India to escape religious persecution in Bangladesh and Pakistan are either members of the scheduled caste or Dalits. Opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act which is in their favour, amounts to opposing the welfare of the Dalits. The Bharatiya Janata Party Anusuchit...

E-Cabinet to promote paperless culture in governance: CM Rawat

Thursday, 09 January 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat formally initiated the e- cabinet at state secretariat on Wednesday. The objective of the e— cabinet is to promote the culture of paperless work in offices and develop institutional memory. The CM said that the new system would not only reduce the use of paper...

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