The glacier that gives life to Ganga is disappearing

The glacier that gives life to Ganga is disappearing

Monday, 02 September 2019 | lokesh Ohri

On a recent trek to the mouth of the Ganga, one was surprised to see markings all along that indicated how the glacier has been receding over the years. It was shocking that despite scientific evidence that the glacier has indeed been receding over the century, very little is being...

Shortage of teachers; NSUI organises protest

Sunday, 01 September 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

On the issue of shortage of teachers in the Government colleges of the State, the activists of National Students Union of India (NSUI), held a vehement protest on streets of the State Capital on Saturday. Large number of the NSUI workers assembled at Rajiv Bhawan, the State headquarters of State...

Dengue threatening school children in Doon

Sunday, 01 September 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

With Dengue assuming almost epidemic proportions in provisional State Capital, the children studying in different schools here have come under direct threat of the disease. Incidentally, Dehradun is known for its famed schools and students from all parts of the country are studying in them. With incidents of dengue and...

U’khand to take saints’ suggestion

Sunday, 01 September 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

In its endeavour to organise a mega and safe ‘Maha-Kumbh ’in Haridwar in the year 2021, the State Government would invite suggestions from different Akhara Parishads. The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said on Saturday that a meeting with the representatives of Akhara Parishads would be organised on October 11....

HC seeks report on encroachments in two weeks

Saturday, 31 August 2019 | PNS | Nainital

Taking a stern note of encroachments in the rivers, ravines and nullahs in the Dehradun valley, the high court of Uttarakhand has directed the Dehradun district magistrate to submit a detailed report within two weeks. The case will be taken up for hearing next on September 16. The division bench...

HC asks if meat sold is from legal abattoirs

Saturday, 31 August 2019 | PNS | Nainital

Hearing in a case regarding sale of meat from illegal slaughter houses, the high court has directed all the district magistrates to ascertain whether the meat being sold is from authorised slaughterhouses. They have been directed to submit their detailed report in the court on September 22 by the division...

Inter-Ministerial Central Team inspects disaster-affected areas

Saturday, 31 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

The inter-ministerial central team led by Ministry of Home Affairs joint secretary Sanjeen Kumar Jindal met chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat after inspecting the disaster affected areas in Uttarkashi and Chamoli districts. Rawat said that there should be relaxation in standards for natural disasters in mountainous areas. Similarly, financial assistance for...

Contractual workers of GDMC suspend strike

Saturday, 31 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

In view of the dengue surge in Doon valley, the striking contractual workers of the Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) hospital suspended their strike on Saturday. The president of the forum  of contractual workers of the GDMC hospital, Govind said that they have postponed their strike till September 10. He said...

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