Literature festival held

Literature festival held

Sunday, 25 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

Authors from many parts of the country participated in the ‘Lititude Literature Festival’ at Big Break Studios, here on Saturday. The festival is being organised the Uttarakhand Literary Circle, a subsidiary of India Literary Circle. Noted cardiologist and author of the book,  ‘Please Mom! It’s my Life’, Dr Jaideep Singh Chadha,...

Maharaj presents wood model of Char Dham to Prez

Saturday, 24 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

The State’s Tourism and Culture minister Satpal Maharaj along with ex-cabinet minister Amrita Rawat met the President Ram Nath Kovind along with wood craftsmen from Uttarakhand. They presented a Char Dham model made of wood to the President on the occasion. During his visit to the President, the minister was also...

Ad hoc teachers oppose open recruitment plan

Saturday, 24 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

The education department’s decision to give additional weightage of 12 marks to the Ad hoc teachers - who earlier were shiksha mitra (SM) - who have passed the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) level 1 and invite open recruitment requisition of teachers on the posts where they were working has shocked...

Heritage expert offers to restore old clocks in Clock Tower

Saturday, 24 August 2019 | PNS | DEHRADUN

Amidst news of the historic clocks on the six faced Clock Tower to be replaced by modern digital clocks, local heritage expert Lokesh Ohri has offered to restore the old clocks free of cost. However, the municipal commissioner Vinay Shankar Pandey said that the clocks are non-repairable and MCD will...

U’khand finding it hard to get doctors of reserved categories

Saturday, 24 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

The shortage of young medicos belonging to the reserved categories is hitting the State health services of Uttarakhand hard.  In the forthcoming recruitment of medical officers, the Uttarakhand Medical Services Selection Board (UMSSB) more than 70 percent of total posts would be kept reserved. Recently the state administration has sent...

DM says there will be no shortage of platelets

Saturday, 24 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

The district magistrate (DM) of Dehradun, C Ravishankar has assured that there would be no shortage of platelets for dengue patients. On Friday, the DM made inspection of dengue wards of Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) hospital, Gandhi Centenary Eye hospital and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (Coronation) hospital. In the visit,...

Dengue cases continue to mount, 12 new cases reported

Saturday, 24 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

Dengue is continuing to hit the residents of Doon valley. On Friday, 12 new cases of the dreaded vector borne disease were reported by the district health authorities.   With these cases, the number of dengue affected patients in Dehradun has jumped to 545. Out of these patients 531 patients are residents...

Project to make U’khand villages plastic free to start from October 2

Saturday, 24 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

Enthused by positive response shown by the central Government, the Panchayati Raj department is gearing itself for laying the foundation stone of the Common Waste Recycling Facility (CWRF) at Haridwar on October 2.  It is learnt that the union government has in principle agreed on the proposal of Uttarakhand to set...

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