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Rare photos of the legendary Satyajit Ray on display

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Old and rare photographs of the iconic auteur, music composer and writer Satyajit Ray are now on display at an exhibition being held in Dehradun. A group dedicated to cinema, journalism and literature is behind the exhibition where around 70 rare photographs of the maestro taken at different times of...

Mini conclave held on food processing and automobile sectors in Rudrapur

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

A mini conclave on themes of Food Processing and Automobile sectors was organised in Rudrapur in Udham Singh Nagar district on Saturday. The event was part of the campaign to promote ‘Destination Uttarakhand- Investors Summit- 2018’ scheduled in October this year. The maiden investors’ summit, which will be organised at Dehradun...

MBBS’ fee hiked by 300%

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The parents of the students of Swami Ram Himalayan University have alleged that the university, violating all norms, has hiked the fees of MBBS course by 300 percent. They informed that university has hiked the fees of State quota MBBS students from ` 4 Lakh to `10 Lakh and All...

Demonstration at MCD over hiked house tax

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun

On the last day of submitting complaints regarding the hiked house tax by the Municipal Corporation of Dehradun, around 30 local residents along with members of different political parties held a protest demonstration at MCD office on Friday. The people demanded the civic body officials to immediately withdraw the 40...

Heap of waste stares Haridwar

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | Haridwar | in Dehradun

A day after the Kanwad Yatra ended, leaving a record of footfalls, the civic body has decided to plunge headlong into clearing the city of the huge heap of waste materials, found particularly strewn around the Kumbh area of Haridwar. It is learnt that the pilgrim figure this season touched...

KV for Kotdwar cleared

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Decks have been cleared for setting up a Kendriya Vidhyala (KV) in Kotdwar town of Pauri Garhwal. On the request of the Uttarakhand forest and AYUSH Minister Harak Singh Rawat, the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar directed the commissioner KVS, Santosh Mall to immediately initiate the process...

7 Doon footballers selected for Bhawanipur FC U-18 side

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

Seven footballers from Dehradun will represent the Kolkata based Bhawanipur football club (FC) under-18 side this season. The local footballers were selected after two-day trials in the provisional State capital Dehradun which concluded on Friday. The Bhawanipur FC is an established club of Kolkata. Established in 1910, Bhawanipur FC came to...

Price factor makes napkin project a failure

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The project initiated by the State Government to provide sanitary napkin-making tools to the village women in four districts of the State by way of empowering them economically as well as creating awareness among them about hygiene norms has been facing problem as the price of the napkins being made...

Two IAS officers likely to be questioned by SIT after Aug 15

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | Dehradun | in Dehradun

The Special Investigation Team (SIT)–formed to probe the high-profile NH-74 land acquisition and compensation scam-is likely to interrogate the two IAS officers under its scanner- Pankaj Kumar Pandey and Chandresh Yadav-any day after August 15 regarding their alleged role in the scam. As both the IAS officers are now in...

Helmet for pillion riders to be enforced from today

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | Purnima Bisht | Dehradun | in Dehradun

In pursuance of high court orders, the State police will start enforcing helmets for pillion riders on two wheelers from Saturday. The high court had ordered enforcement of this provision of the Motor Vehicles Act in order to ensure the safety of two-wheeler riders. However, due to factors including lack...



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