In briefs

In briefs

Saturday, 17 August 2019 | PNS

I-Day celebrated at THDCIL Dehradun: THDC India Limited (THDCIL) celebrated 73rd Independence Day at Rishikesh, Projects and Unit Offices on Thursday with the CMD DV Singh hoisting the national flag at corporate office. In his address, Singh underlined the importance of Independence Day and contribution of THDCIL in national development specifically...

Plasma jet tech may help rice farmers with fungal infections

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PNS | Haridwar

Rice being a staple of natives in Uttarakhand is widely cultivated in Haridwar and neighbouring districts. Every monsoon season, the cases of paddy field farmers facing problems of fungal infections on skin tend to rise. However, the indigenously developed plasma jet technology could provide effective treatment. Due to excessive itching, the...

Govt’s bold step will ensure development in J&K: Jamdagni

Thursday, 15 August 2019 | PNS | Haridwar

The BJP spokesman from Haridwar, Om Prakash Jamdagni said that the abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir is a bold step. He said, “Article 370 of the Indian Constitution gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir which has been the subject of dispute between India and Pakistan since...

UPRNL served notice on Monday’s mishap

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

The administration of the Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) has served a notice on Uttar Pradesh Rajkeeya Nirman Nigam Limited (UPRNL) for the freak incident on Monday when a portion of the false ceiling of the newly constructed OPD building caved in. The incident occurred on Monday afternoon when a...

MRI machine becomes operational again

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine of the Government Doon Medical College hospital which had developed a snag on August 3 has been repaired. The important radio diagnostic machine became operational on Monday. This machine was forced to bear additional load ever since the CT scan machine of the department...

U’khand villages to become clean & earn by waste recycling

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | Gajendra Singh Negi | Dehradun

In a major initiative which would help in reducing the scourge of plastic and other non bio-degradable wastes, the Panchayati Raj department of Uttarakhand is working on a plan to collect waste and recycle it on a large scale. Under Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA), the department the department would...

Beat watcher reportedly killed by tiger in Corbett

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | PNS | Ramnagar

A tiger is reported to have killed a daily wager beat watcher in Corbett national park on Tuesday. A native of Matela village in Almora district, Bishan Ram was patrolling with his colleagues in the Khinanauli range of Corbett in the morning. Suddenly, a tiger reportedly came out of the...

PM in Man Vs Wild will boost tourism, conservation: CM

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

Prime Minister Narendra Modi featuring in the popular Man Vs Wild programme on Discovery channel will provide a major fillip to tourism and wildlife conservation in Uttarakhand. Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said this while reacting to the screening of the episode shot at the Corbett national park in the...

Sunday Edition

Game on!

18 August 2019 | Pioneer | Agenda

Krishna, the nation builder

18 August 2019 | Dr. Asha Goswami | Agenda

Happiness in digital world

18 August 2019 | Dr Awdhesh Singh | Agenda

Faith does more than heal

18 August 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Let love play the game changer

18 August 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Art for the soul

18 August 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer