Corona +ve patient dies at AIIMS Rishikesh

Corona +ve patient dies at AIIMS Rishikesh

Sunday, 24 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

A Covid-19 affected patient, a 55-year-old female from Bijnore of Uttar Pradesh (UP) died at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Rishikesh on Saturday.  This woman was also suffering from the cancer.  The AIIMS authorities however said that the cause of dearth of this Covid-19 patient was respiratory failure and...

Prepare work plan for every district: Health Secretary

Sunday, 24 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The newly appointed secretary, health and family welfare, Amit Singh Negi held a video conferencing session with the chief medical officers (CMO) of all districts, chief medical superintendents (CMS) and Principals of all government medical colleges on Saturday.  In the meeting Negi emphasised the need of preparation of a working plan...

1.50 lakh migrants back in Uttarakhand

Sunday, 24 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Even as the inbound and outbound movement of migrants continues, domestic flight operations are slated to resume from May 25. Currently, seven flights are slated to operate to and from Uttarakhand with one-third capacity. Stating this, the Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority (USDMA) additional chief executive officer Ridhim Agarwal said...

Rs 1,000 grant to tourism workers inadequate: Cong

Saturday, 23 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Congress leader Surya Kant Dhasmana has termed the Uttarakhand Government’s decision to pay Rs 1,000 each to 2.5 lakh workers associated with tourism and transport industry as an insult of these workers. He said that the provision of Rs 1000 is very less and inadequate. In a statement, the Congress leader...

Congress party angry at FIR on Sonia Gandhi

Saturday, 23 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The Uttarakhand Congress has expressed its strong protest for filing of a FIR against Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Karnataka. In a strongly worded statement, the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president, Pritam Singh said the senior Congress leaders are being deliberately harassed on the indication of Modi government.  He said that...

Joint families provide support in times like Covid-19 pandemic

Saturday, 23 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

The members of joint families are feeling more relaxed in general than members of nuclear families during the lockdown. This is the opinion of several families who shared their experiences with this correspondent. Many of them believe that living in a joint family creates a strong bond among the family members...

People throng markets ignoring social distancing & use of masks

Saturday, 23 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Contrary to government instructions several people can be seen in the city without masks and violating social distancing rule, especially since all the shops and businesses have been allowed to open daily in the provisional state capital Dehradun and other places in the state. The city president of Udyog Vyapar Mandal...

Geeta Ram Nautiyal suspended again

Saturday, 23 May 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

After the flak it received for reinstating suspended officer of social welfare department, Geeta Ram Nautiyal, the state administration on Friday cancelled the reinstatement decision of the officer. Nautiyal who is the main accused in the multi Crore scholarship scam would continue to remain suspended from his service. It is learnt...

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